Next-Generation Business Models News
February 03, 2016
ICYMI: Versa Networks and EMC present providers with turnkey 'vCPE in a box;' Aryaka released a new managed SD-WAN service; and ONUG formed a hybrid cloud working group.
November 11, 2015
While the broad tech partnership between Cisco and Ericsson looks good on paper, such deals often fail over time.
September 10, 2015
Microsoft acquired VoloMetrix to mine Office 365 data for better intelligence on employee productivity.
May 06, 2015
The choice of sales veteran Chuck Robbins to replace retiring Cisco CEO John Chambers points to continuity in product development.
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Building a compelling business case for NFV is challenging, but essential. Telecom expert Tom Nolle explains how to convince CFOs that the time is right for implementation. Continue Reading
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Going from PSTN to VoIP services, this two-part series looks at the evolution of voice and its challenges, from enabling 911 to user identification. Continue Reading
Cloud storage solutions should be positioned as a business data insurance policy, not a cheap storage solution that can increase business survivability and garner better rates. Continue Reading
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