Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cloud, SDN and Virtualization News, February 27th 2014

Alcatel-Lucent partners with Intel for Cloud Solutions Specifically the expanded collaboration will focus on three areas to accelerate the development of three Alcatel-Lucent platforms optimized on Intel architecture to improve performance and scale: Virtualized Radio Access Networks (RAN) portfolio, developing … Continue reading

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Big Data to help Manufacturing Sector Gain Competitive Edge

The manufacturing industry accounts for a significant share of GDP globally and represents a large ecosystem.  However, the vast majority of global manufacturers lack the ability to swiftly respond to marketplace uncertainty and volatility despite the fact that they believe … Continue reading

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Oracle Acquisition of Taleo: More Positioning for Oracle in Telecom

Oracle has agreed to buy human-resources software company Taleo Corp. (TLEO) for about $1.9 billion to expand in cloud computing and respond to a December deal made by SAP AG. (SAP). Oracle Corporation is one of the leading providers of … Continue reading

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Small Cell Targeted Advertising

There is a vague idea that mobile operators can use small cells in heterogeneous networks as a way to make revenue. Let’s discuss why this will only be a very small revenue stream. A monetized small cell in a small … Continue reading

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Business Process as a Service (BPaaS)

BPaaS connects customers and suppliers through a common platform that is delivered as SaaS. Four Benefits of BPaaS  Organizations looking to optimize performance and free up staff to focus on their core responsibilities should start looking into capabilities they can … Continue reading

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Big Data in Retail is “Anticipatory” Shipping for Amazon

According to the recent patent filed by Amazon, their invention will anticipate what customers buy to decrease shipping time. Amazon says the shipping system works by analyzing customer data like, purchasing history, product searches, wish lists and shopping cart contents. … Continue reading

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Wireless is Killing Desktop/Laptop just as Wearable Wireless will Overtake Smartphones/Tablets

Current State of the PC/Laptops as Personal Electronics: An Industry Segment in Decline By the end of 2013, the PC industry witnessed the swiftest decline ever as the number of units shipping fell 10% to 316 million (2009 numbers).  This … Continue reading

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