Category: Software

HP on NFV standards vs. market agility

Jeff Edlund, CTO of Hewlett-Packard’s Communications and Media Group, spoke with RCR Wireless News about reconciling the work of standards bodies with the need to be responsive to market demand, particularly in the quickly evolving new world of virtualization. Network function virtualization is an area of considerable interest this year, but the bodies working on […]

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Oracle: Leveraging network data for monetization

Oracle: Leveraging network data for monetization

Liam Maxwell, VP of products for Oracle Communications, talked with RCR Wireless News about big data from the network, and how that ties into Oracle’s marketing automation service Eloqua and its communications portfolio. In the video below, Maxwell touches on how last year’s acquisitions of diameter signalling and policy control company Tekelec and multimedia service delivery company Acme Packet […]

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Worst of the Week: Microsoft’s tough love

Worst of the Week: Microsoft’s tough love

Well, it looks like Microsoft finally found out what has been ailing Nokia’s handset business over the past several years, and this week took some action.

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Software: Equipment sales to top $1T through 2018; SDN, NFV sales to hit $5B by 2020

Software is becoming an increasingly important part of telecommunication networks and deployments as both wired and wireless carriers look to add functionality to operations while increasing simplicity and reducing costs. RCR Wireless News is keeping an eye on recent developments through its weekly “Software” wrap up. –Telecommunication software equipment remains a hot seller, with a […]

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Microsoft to slash 18,000 jobs, two-thirds from Nokia handset division

Microsoft to slash 18,000 jobs, two-thirds from Nokia handset division

Microsoft’s latest attempt to turn around its flailing mobile operations is set to cost 18,000 employees their jobs, with most of those cuts coming from its recently acquired Nokia handset division. The computer software giant announced today that its “restructuring plan” was designed to “simplify its organization and align the recently acquired Nokia devices and […]

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Network testing as a foundation for service assurance

Network testing as a foundation for service assurance

Anritsu acquired NetTest nine years ago to expand its offerings beyond test and measurement instruments to service assurance. In this video, Neil Tomlinson of Anritsu discusses the company’s strategy for approaching the service assurance market by building on its early familiarity with new technologies and network deployments through its network testing solutions. “As technology evolves, we’ve […]

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Software: Sprint taps Zact, ItsOn for personalized prepaid platform

Software is becoming an increasingly important part of telecommunication networks and deployments as both wired and wireless carriers look to add functionality to operations while increasing simplicity and reducing costs. RCR Wireless News is keeping an eye on recent developments through its weekly “Software” wrap up. –Sprint announced it would tap Zact Mobile and ItsOn […]

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Cisco: NFV set to upend current wireless carrier business models

Cisco: NFV set to upend current wireless carrier business models

Virtualization is set to take the telecommunications space by storm as operators search for ways to more cost efficiently run their network operations in the face of growing consumer demand for mobile broadband services. One company that has been keeping track of that demand is Cisco, which earlier this year reported that mobile operators handled […]

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Ovum: CEM to pace enterprise application spend

Enterprises are increasingly focused on the mobile environment, with many verticals dedicating a vast majority of their IT spending on ensuring a more complete environment for employees and customers. In fact, Gartner last year predicted that the number of mobile customer retention management applications available through app stores would grow from 200 in 2012, to […]

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Small Cell Forum to tackle NFV

Small Cell Forum to tackle NFV

The virtualization movement continues to gain steam as the mobile space looks for ways to increase efficiency while reducing costs. The latest push comes from the Small Cell Forum, which announced plans to address network function virtualization as part of its on-going “release program.” The trade organization said the new initiative will “evaluate virtualization options […]

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