RESEARCH PAPER: OpenSync Initiative Envisions Cloud-Managed Modern Services

By Patrick Moorhead, Mark Vena - December 18, 2018
The home network, the role of internet service providers (ISPs), and consumers themselves have evolved and changed enormously over the past 25 years. At the dawn of the Internet age, broadband access was typically hardwired to a single point in a home, near a desktop PC and cable modem. Other PCs or notebooks in the home could not access it. Click on the logo here to download the paper:

Table Of Contents

  • The Home Network And ISP Infrastructure Landscape
  • The Problems That ISPs Face
  • OpenSync: A New Framework Whose Time Has Come
  • What Problems Does OpenSync Solve?
  • OpenSync's Technical Underpinnings
  • Founding OpenSync Partners
  • Conclusions
  • Figure 1: The Evolution Of The Smart And Managed Home
  • Figure 2: OpenSync Core Capabilities

Companies Cited

  • Bell Canada
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco
  • Comcast
  • Hulu
  • Liberty Global
  • Netflix
  • Plume
  • Qualcomm
  • Quantenna
  • Samsung
  • Shaw Communications
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Patrick founded the firm based on his real-world world technology experiences with the understanding of what he wasn’t getting from analysts and consultants. Ten years later, Patrick is ranked #1 among technology industry analysts in terms of “power” (ARInsights)  in “press citations” (Apollo Research). Moorhead is a contributor at Forbes and frequently appears on CNBC. He is a broad-based analyst covering a wide variety of topics including the cloud, enterprise SaaS, collaboration, client computing, and semiconductors. He has 30 years of experience including 15 years of executive experience at high tech companies (NCR, AT&T, Compaq, now HP, and AMD) leading strategy, product management, product marketing, and corporate marketing, including three industry board appointments.

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