NXTcomm 2008 is history and the shows executive director explains what the show tried to accomplish and several attendees weighed in with their thoughts as well
ECIs president and CEO Rafi Maor explains how carriers can provide scalable services and why managed services is a tempting business for vendors
Ken Hertzler, Director, NEC Corp. of America says virtualizing the data center can save CPU cycles, power, and money.
Sun Microsystemss Greg Calhoun talks about how his company can help service providers be more energy efficient
NECs Naoki Satomi discusses IMS and its challenges
NECs Yoshichika Iida talks about the future of optical networking
Radwares David Aviv explains the role of application delivery controllers in the next-generation data center.
ECIs chief marketing officer, Laura Howard, explains the effect convergence is having on carrier networks and how systems vendors can do more to go green
NXTcomm is replacing Supercomm, and the shows executive director explains that NXTcomm is truly different because its a 'convergence marketplace.' It is still built on core telco technologies and companies but has an eye on the applications and content that will spur those core technologies to greater growth.
Kelly Egan of Swarmcast says his company's service is complementary to what content delivery networks can provide
NXTcomm Day 3: Broadband
After a year in the job, Nortel CTO John Roese tells LRTV how things are changing now that the days of corporate malfeasance are behind them. Hes very excited at seeing the results of all Nortel's R&D being rolled out to customers, especially for IPTV, and how after a bit of neglect therell be a greater focus on network management, with maybe a purchase in the wind. Plus a bit of banter on the debate around PBT and why 100 Gig may not be here quite as soon as you think
Cienas Gary Smith on whether Optical+Ethernet is a real equipment category or just a carrier fad. After returning to profitability, Cienas seen huge growth, but how does it keep this going, and is there a purchase to be made in the access arena? Plus, why we might be seeing 100 Gig sooner than you think
Is IPTV mass market? Not at Wal-Mart apparently. Microsoft TV's Christine Heckart on the latest developments in IPTV. It's got a new name: Mediaroom. Plus, despite its increasing presence in the market, why Cisco isn't seen as a competitor and AT&T's quite happy with the way things are going
They've been talking about it for ages, but carriers are finally in a position to take on the more traditional content providers. But do telcos have the X-factor? Motorola CEO Ed Zander keynotes. And an update on IPTV
Genband is a leading provider of VoIP and multimedia applications, signaling and media gateways for softswitched-controlled or IMS-based fixed and mobile networks. These applications and solutions enable service providers to rapidly deploy multimedia services, while providing a foundation to transition legacy networks to next generation networks.
Day One of the show, and one of the big themes is convergence. It's been talked about for a while, but where are we at? AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Nortel CTO John Roese give LRTV their views. Tomorrow it's content: Is it still king?
First there was Supercomm. Then there was Globalcomm. Now there is NXTcomm. As the new show is set to open in Chicago, LRTV takes a peek at whats on offer this week.