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posted in August 2016
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Cloud-Agnostic Platforms Fuel AT&T's IoT DevOps
Joe Stanganelli  
8/31/2016   9 comments
AT&T is embracing all types of cloud providers in order to let IoT developers and customers pick their preferred platform.
NFV Juggling Act
Infographics  
8/30/2016   5 comments
NFV is poised for a breakout year in 2016 as operators move towards deployments.
IoT: Khan Lays Out AT&T's Investments, Partnerships & Challenges
The Digerati  
8/30/2016   29 comments
AT&T is building out its IoT platform across several fronts, including satellite connectivity and working with developers.
Survey: Execs Value Digital Business Model, Aren't Confident on Execution
Mike Robuck  
8/29/2016   27 comments
While 72% of the executives in a recent survey believe digital transformation is key, only 15% think they are capable enough.
Bezeq Pilots Smart City Trial
The Digerati  
8/29/2016   39 comments
Bezeq has deployed hundreds of sensors in the city of Modi'in as part of its smart cities pilot program.
TT August Cartoon Caption Contest in Focus
Mike Robuck  
8/29/2016   130 comments
Summer may be waning, but the Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest marches on in August.
Moore Details GCI's OSS/BSS Upgrade
The Digerati  
8/25/2016   10 comments
Alaskan service provider GCI modernized its BSS/OSS capabilities to improve customer experience and service agility.
Report: 81% of SPs Will Deploy NFV by 2017
Mike Robuck  
8/24/2016   12 comments
While SDN and NFV are reforming the service provider landscape, there are still barriers to overcome.
Adopting a DevOps Mindset
The Digerati  
8/24/2016   14 comments
DevOps is not just a way of approaching a software development project, it's a mindset change, too, says Gerardo Dada of SolarWinds.
CenturyLink's Newkirk: DevOps Culture Puts Customers First
The Digerati  
8/23/2016   22 comments
DevOps is helping CenturyLink to focus on creating value for its end users.
Food for Thought With Telenor's Sandberg
Mike Robuck  
8/23/2016   10 comments
The On-The-Air-Thursdays radio show will tackle 5G, AI, IoT and digital transformation with Telenor's Bjørn Taale Sandberg.
DevOps Goes Mainstream
Infographics  
8/22/2016   16 comments
DevOps is taking off as service providers look to speed up their rate of innovation while also creating a single company culture.
DevOps: AT&T's Saxena on Building a 'One-Team Culture'
The Digerati  
8/22/2016   14 comments
AT&T used DevOps to make sweeping changes across its entire organization in order to work towards its virtualization goals.
Infographic: Digital Transformation Challenges Defined
Infographics  
8/19/2016   15 comments
A survey of European telecom operators highlights some of the challenges they face with their digital transformations.
AT&T Building Coalition to Speed Up 5G
Mike Robuck  
8/17/2016   20 comments
In an attempt to build a consensus on 5G standards and speed up deployments, AT&T is working with other tech leaders.
Telenor Throws Support for AI, Big Data Into Norway Lab
Mike Robuck  
8/17/2016   8 comments
Telenor has partnered with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology on an artificial intelligence and big data research lab.
Linux Foundation Embraces Big Data With Addition of PNDA
Mike Robuck  
8/16/2016   4 comments
The Linux Foundation has added open-source big data analytics as a new project.
Seen & Heard: EU Mulls Telecom Rules for Web Providers
Mike Robuck  
8/15/2016   17 comments
The European Commission is mulling new proposals that would make Internet companies play by the same rules as telecom service providers.
TT Poll: Digging Into DevOps
Mike Robuck  
8/12/2016   47 comments
The benefits of implementing a DevOps mindset across an entire organization are clear, but there are some potential pitfalls.
Telstra to Invest $2.3B in Digitization, Networks
Iain Morris  
8/11/2016   15 comments
Australian operator plans major investment program to improve customer service and prepare for arrival of 5G.
July Caption Contest: The Winner Is...
Mike Robuck  
8/11/2016   28 comments
The voting results are in for last month's cartoon caption contest.
Broadband Forum Debuts vCPE Spec
Mike Robuck  
8/10/2016   5 comments
The Broadband Forum's new specification covers virtual residential gateways.
AT&T's Pacewicz Details Network Functions On Demand Service
The Digerati  
8/10/2016   38 comments
AT&T has booted up an NFV-based platform to provide services on the fly to enterprises.
Seen & Heard: Facebook Blocks Ad Blockers
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2016   37 comments
Facebook has come up with a workaround for disabling ad-blocking software programs.
Seen & Heard: Apple Plucks AI Startup Turi
Mike Robuck  
8/8/2016   11 comments
Apple could be planning to use Turi's artificial intelligence and machine learning to better compete against Google, Facebook and Microsoft.
AT&T's Gilbert: AI Is Very Real
The Digerati  
8/8/2016   8 comments
AT&T is banking on artificial intelligence to create a new network that anticipates customers' needs.
OPEN-O: Cracking the OSS Quandary
Mike Robuck  
8/4/2016   4 comments
While there is a move underfoot by service providers towards NFV and SDN in networks and services, there still needs to be a connection to legacy OSS.
Spurring Digital Transformations Forward
Infographics  
8/3/2016   24 comments
A recent survey found that the majority of the respondents believed their industries would be disrupted by digital trends, but a large number of those organizations are unprepared.
Q&A: Verizon's Lonker Maps Out Virtual Network Services
The Digerati  
8/2/2016   10 comments
Verizon is meeting the evolving demands of its business customers by offering NFV-based services through its Virtual Network Services suite.
Orange Business Services CEO on the 'Digital Journey'
The Digerati  
8/2/2016   7 comments
Orange Business Services CEO says digital transformation is about addressing new customer needs as well as staying ahead of the competition.
Seen & Heard: Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft Top Cloud Scorecard
Mike Robuck  
8/1/2016   20 comments
IHS Markit ranked the top seven cloud IT infrastructure service providers in a recent study.
Advancing Cybersecurity Goes Beyond Tech
The Digerati  
8/1/2016   6 comments
Security needs to evolve to keep pace with next-generation platforms and services.




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