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March 28, 2020

The radical shift from onsite-based work, education and health services to home-based services to attempt to contain the COVID-19 virus brought dramatic and immediate impacts to the telecommunications networks and the OTT services that run on those networks. Both fixed and mobile networks are seeing ...

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March 28, 2020

Domain Control and Orchestration is an emerging new software category, driven by the need to implement the automated hybrid physical and virtual networks of the future The operating environment for communications service providers (CSPs) is changing in profound ways. It’s important for CSPs to ...

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March 28, 2020

Overall revenue from Converged Cable Access Platform solutions in 4Q 2019 was soft, continuing a trend that has prevailed throughout 2019. Revenue in 2019 was down about 28% year on year from 2018. This softness is at least partly related to the reduction in capital spend of major MSOs. In fact, s ...

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March 28, 2020

The telecommunications industry has been riding the hype wave of virtualization over the past few years, and the cable industry has not been immune to this trend. To be sure, virtualization brings significant benefits in terms of improved operations, better resiliency, feature velocity, better custo ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

This blog, written after Oracle OpenWorld 2019, held in September 2019 in San Francisco, outlines some of the Oracle announcements as well as key learnings and trends in the CommSoft markets. It also provides snippets of my current view of future trends in important areas of evolution of the technol ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), a promising new technology that brings optimization, visibility and flexibility into the WAN environment, has been experiencing significant growth. Our research shows that the top use cases for SD-WAN are Internet connectivity to cloud-based applicat ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

This blog, written after Oracle’s Modern CX event (#ModernCX) in Las Vegas in March, outlines some of my key take-aways about the Oracle CX Suite capabilities and directions for communications service providers. Oracle CX Suite Overview Oracle CX provides functionality supporting B2 ...