Will Townsend, Patrick Moorhead

Three 5G Networking And Cybersecurity Predictions For 2023

2022 flew by quickly, and it’s that time again to forecast what the new year holds for my focus areas as an ARInsights ARchitect Analyst Power 100-ranked global industry analyst. Networking and security are hotter than ever, especially in 5G and zero trust, so let’s dive into my predictions. #1: Fixed wireless access achieves terminal velocity; IoT …

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Three Sport And Entertainment Venues That Understand The Value Of Connectivity

It’s easy to take connectivity for granted. Although there is still a digital divide in some rural parts of the United States, many enjoy ubiquitous connectivity in the form of fiber home broadband, mobile network services and public Wi-Fi. However, where connectivity begins to break down in my humble opinion is in sport and entertainment …

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RESEARCH PAPER: The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Networking As A Service

Enterprise customers demand new and flexible ways of consuming networking services. Information technology (IT) leaders face challenges on multiple fronts, including the emergence of hybrid work, supporting line of business needs, rapidly transitioning business models, incremental profits, and a general macroeconomic slowdown caused by recent inflationary pressures. All compounded by a shortage of skilled staff …

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OTT Regulation And Digital Accessibility Center Stage At 5G Techritory 2022

I recently returned to Riga, Latvia, for 5G Techritory and its return to an in-person gathering post-pandemic. The event has put the Baltic region squarely on the technology map in its fifth year. I have had the pleasure of being involved as a speaker since its inception – serving as a moderator on a multitude of topics …

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AWS Re:Invent 2022 Aims To Evolve Telcos Into Tech-Cos

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent conference is decidedly back post-pandemic, ringing in at more than 350,000 in-person and virtual attendees this year. The focus on telco at re:Invent has been somewhat light in the past, so I was encouraged by this year’s theme of accelerating the sector from “telco to tech-co.” As stated by AWS leaders, …

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Cisco Flexes Its IoT Muscle At The Indy Autonomous Challenge

I recently attended the Indy Autonomous Challenge at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Cisco is the lead sponsor for the event in its second year. I want to share my experience from that cold and rainy day and provide insights regarding what I found compelling, emphasizing what’s under the hood. The Indy Autonomous Challenge …

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