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October 05, 2018
AT&T has linked its IoT services to the blockchain offerings of IBM and Microsoft. The AT&T blockchain effort is aimed at retailers, manufacturers and healthcare organizations.
September 19, 2018
Juniper Networks has introduced the Contrail Edge Cloud. The platform for running service providers' network edge applications includes Contrail Networking and Red Hat OpenStack.
February 20, 2018
Enterprises prefer purchasing managed SD-WAN services, rather than taking the DIY SD-WAN deployment approach, according to recent research from Frost & Sullivan.
January 22, 2018
The capabilities of 5G wireless technology and event-driven networking hold the promise for telecommunication's future, but solving the remaining challenges will determine the outcome.
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A network service provider (NSP) is a company that owns, operates and sells access to internet backbone infrastructure and services. Continue Reading
5G wireless networks offer enterprises a lot of intriguing possibilities. What is 5G, and what has to happen before the high-speed, low-latency technology becomes a reality? Continue Reading
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Network operators should embrace three new types of telecom services -- hosting, information processing and experiences -- to increase revenue and compete with OTT services providers. Continue Reading
Providers' SD-WAN services currently compete largely on cost, but network operators hope to gain market share with network-based SD-WAN feature differentiation. Continue Reading
CORD architecture offers service providers a compelling way to combine open hardware and software in the central office, boost service delivery and enable NFV capabilities. Continue Reading
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Switching to a new managed SD-WAN service provider doesn't have to be difficult for businesses unhappy with their existing service. Check out four steps to ease the transition. Continue Reading
SDN, NFV and SD-WAN are creating a new set of software-based offerings that managed network service providers can roll out to enterprises faster and at lower cost. Continue Reading
As network connections revenue declines, next-gen network services that deliver a user experience can transform the business. Note to operators: Missing this opportunity is not optional. Continue Reading
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To enable legal voice call interception in the world of VoIP, service operators need to find a way to gain accurate user identity and authentication. Continue Reading
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
Operators need to reduce network Opex to maximize new services revenue, and different approaches are emerging to address the challenge. Continue Reading