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Open Source Will Drive Telecom Innovation: Telestax’s Restcomm Is Poised To Set The Precedent

(Source: Christopher R. Wilder) Last week was a whirlwind at the TADSummit and Telestax’s Restconn Customer Advisory Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The first part of the week was the TADSummit (Telephony Application Developer Summit). The conference hosted nearly 200 telecom innovators in-person with another 400 viewers streaming online each day. The TADSummit is designed to …

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Open Networking Is Gaining Steam, But Challenges Persist

Open Networking User Group Earlier this month I attended the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) event in NYC, the bi-annual opportunity to hear from customers about how networking is still not meeting their needs and what vendors need to be doing to address the situation. While the networking kingpins like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise own …

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RESEARCH PAPER: Bringing Dev Ops to WAN Orchestration

The complexity of today’s WAN environments breeds inflexibility and inefficiency. Managing the deployment and operation of WAN connections has proven to be both manual and time consuming, driving up costs to companies deploying them. Any delays in rolling out new services means that businesses miss out on opportunities that could drive new revenue streams. With Gluware 1.0, …

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Open Networking: Even The Most Conservative Enterprise Analysts Can’t Ignore It

Over the past two years my firm has been very vocal about the trend towards “open networking“. It threatens to unlock the vertical network stacks that companies like Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, and Arista Networks were very successful with the past two decades. I give credit to the companies listed above who are slowly moving towards SDN (software-defined networking), …

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Is Dell Opening Networking’s Pandora’s Box?

I love Pandora, the music service that lets me customize my music stations to what I want to hear, letting me design my stations around my actual needs. If you remember the Pandora story, she was the first woman created by the gods, and she opened the box that needed to remain closed. Very fitting as …

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Are Frustrated Cisco End Users Now Driving The SDN Agenda?

Unbeknownst to many, there will be a very important meeting tonight that could have a significant impact on SDN’s (Software Defined Networking) future. Tonight, the ONUG (Open Networking Users Group) board of directors, including executives from Bank Of America, Citigroup, Fidelity Investments, GAP Inc, JP Morgan Chase, and UBS will meet with the leaders who are defining SDN standard.  While I’m …

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