Monthly Archives: May 2014

Advancements in Connected Vehicles to Come from Innovative Start-ups

It is well-known that the automobile industry moves slow in terms of technology adoption.  However, one thing is clear: Major automobile brands are committed to the connected information market.  Today, many vehicles today have infotainment for entertainment, connected with devices … Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities abound for the SDN/NFV Evolution

“There’s a change coming, maybe an evolution or maybe a revolution, the jury is still out, but it’s coming,” says Simon Osborne, CTO, Fulfillment at Comptel. Osborne’s statement sums up the current state of SDN/NFV/OSS. Even the basic definition of … Continue reading

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The What and Why of Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is an industry-wide initiative that has captured the imagination and commitment of the telecommunications industry in the past year. Many industry initiatives have focused on improving the bandwidth delivered over the telecom access networks and a … Continue reading

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Enough Already! Seven things about Software Defined Networking we’re tired of hearing

A major goal of SDN is to both simplify and consolidate network functions, replacing specialized hardware with commodity switches, servers, etc. It enables vertical integration with application control over the network through SDN APIs. There sure is a lot of … Continue reading

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