interview with Bartosz Michalik & Marcin Paszkiewicz
What technical steps are required to orchestrate NFV/SDN and legacy multi-vendor
networks? This tutorial explains the role of key development standards
like OpenDaylight and integration challenges in the new era.
interview with Ari Banerjee
What’s it going to take to transform a bunch of VNFs into a large, synchronized
network of VNFs that delivers a huge commercial advantage for operators?
A leading supplier of OSS/BSS solutions explains why closed loop automation
and policy are key.
interview with Thomas Vasen
Mobile telecoms are eager to sell their time- and location-sensitive big data
to marketers in other industries. But a key bottleneck exists: finding
a way to efficiently access and manage the huge data voluimes involved.
In this article, a supplier of mediation software explains his firm’s
approach to tackling the problem.
interview with Rick Aguirre
The volume of telecom network traffic is often so huge it outstrips the ability
of even “big data” engines to analyze it fast enough. In this
article, you’ll learn about a business that filters and formats very large
data sets and delivers the relevant data for applications like: data monetization,
network optimization, network peering monitoring, and unstructured data storage.
interview with Stephen Rickaby
Mobile is still reeling from the shock of being taken out of the driver’s
seat in terms of services offered on the handset. But will telecoms
make a services come-back? This interview with an expert in the thick
of Telco 2.0 transformation action discusses the strategic issues involved and
also analyzes Oracle’s recent moves to acquire Acme Packet and Tekelec.
interview with Benedict Enweani
Tired of risky and expensive “big bang” systems integration projects
that don‘t solve problems? In this article you’ll learn how
deductive reasoning can be used to weave through mountains of tangeled and misaligned
data. The approach uses a repeatable method to orchestrate solutions at
relatively low cost and can be applied to many B/OSS and assurance problems.
interview with Richard Thomas
Some wonderful value is created by presenting data in a way that allows enterprises
or internal departments to best extract meaning. This point is a amplified
through a Verizon case study where service assurance data was presented to a
high-end fashion retailer during a multimedia event delivered live in over 200
global stores. The data was presented in differently, keyed to the invidual
needs of the retailer’s internal teams.
interview with Darrell Merschak
As new, low-cost and non-Bellcore switches penetrate the North American
market, interexchange carrier are no longer delivering accurate billing usage
data to rural ILECs and wireless providers. This article explains the
issue and proposes SS7 probes as a uniform source for establishing accurate
usage data handshakes between carriers.