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June 19, 2020

Netcracker, an NEC company, has long distinguished itself by offering a suite of OSS and BSS systems for communications service providers that take a very business-oriented approach. Its Netcracker 12 suite brought a strong integrated story to its overall offerings. Now, Netcracker 2020 completes th ...

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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 ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

This BLOG, written after Mobile World Congress, held in February 2019 in Barcelona, outlines some of the key learnings and trends in the Commsoft markets and provides snippets of my current view of future trends in important areas of evolution of the technologies and markets of Communications Serv ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Paul Parker-Johnson, Practice Lead Cloud Virtual Systems Infrastructure, ACG Research, gives the opening address (sponsored by Layer123) at the SDN + NFV World Congress in the Hague, which focused on business case considerations in adopting SD-WAN solutions.[embed]https://youtu.be/Nha-io1ZTNk[/embed ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Panel Discussion This TelecomTV Superpanel, sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Intel, was held at the truly remarkable Louwman Museum in The Hague, and brought together an exceptional team of very senior NFV experts in a lively and informative debate examining the proposition that IoT is a ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Future virtual networks will bring the much-needed business agility, network agility and service agility to telcos. But this raises a question: Are telcos’ operational structures, processes and operation teams ready to handle such agility?vAnd if not, what do telcos need to meet such chall ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

O.K., so you have got your network virtualized! What’s next? If it’s business as usual, we would move to operation phase and start reaping the virtualization benefits. But here is a point. It is not just about implementing a technology like SDN or NFV; rather, it’s about the skills to run ... ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Mobile network traffic is expected to increase 45% annually with video representing 60% of all mobile traffic. To meet the demand, networks will need to be intelligently and cost effectively scaled for secure services delivery, especially the Gi-LAN. As volumes grow, the number of concurrent users, ...