New Stories

From WHOLESALE

Tier 1 International Access Solved: Sidestepping the Low QoS & High Cost Risks of Wholesale Connections

interview with Manoj Jain

Tier 1 International Access Solved: Sidestepping the Low QoS & High Cost Risks of Wholesale Connections

A new wholesale service allows smaller operators to secure indirect Tier 1 access and minimize the hassles, high cost, and risks of tacking up international routes on their own.

From WHOLESALE

Connectivity as a Service: Providing Last Mile Access to the Cloud with Private Networks

interview with Mary Stanhope

The cloud revolution can‘t leap to the next level till “last mile” access issues are solved.  This article explains how “connectivity as a service” firms deliver access for cloud application providers, enterprises, small business, and telecoms.

From WHOLESALE

Roaming Strategy in the Bill Shock Age: Fresh Ideas to Win the Trust of Silent Roamers

interview with Jason Bryan

Despite WiFi competition and pricing rules, smart operators can figure out ways to turn roaming into a big winner.  A roaming expert talks about strategies and poses questions that people in the roaming biz need to consider.

More Stories

A Wholesale System that Adapts its Level of Automation to the User From BIZ ASSURANCE

A Wholesale System that Adapts its Level of Automation to the User

interview with Arnd Baranowski

Generic, low-cost COTS or expensive, but customizable are the key options in enterprise software.  But imagine if you could simply configure COTS software to fit the automation needs of a particular staff person’s level of expertise or training.

From WHOLESALE

Coping with Chaos: The Copernican Revolution in Wholesale

interview with Jan Dingenouts

Vaporized margins have changed the  wholesale business forever.  A consultant explains the shakeup, the staff cuts, and the new reliance on automation.  Where is wholesale headed and how can retail operators leverage their partner relationships?

Connecting High-Bandwidth Core Networks to Emerging Markets in the Middle East & Asia Pacific From SERVICES & DEVICES

Connecting High-Bandwidth Core Networks to Emerging Markets in the Middle East & Asia Pacific

interview with Michael Ourabah

The CEO of a boutique global Ethernet carrier explains the challenges of designing and building resilient networks that reach emerging markets from Dubai and Johannesburg to Hong Kong and Istanbul.

The Race to Serve Enterprises with Revenue-Generating IT Services Virtualized by SDN & NFV From ANALYTICS & ASSURANCE

The Race to Serve Enterprises with Revenue-Generating IT Services Virtualized by SDN & NFV

interview with Gal Ofel

The SDN/NVF movement is giving telcos a new revenue-generating play in the cloud: virtualized network and IT services to enterprises in areas like security, enterprise service assurance, enterprise application prioritization and content caching.

Lifecycle Service Orchestration: Enterprise Ethernet & Cloud Exchange Meet OSS & SDN/NFV
From ANALYTICS & ASSURANCE

Lifecycle Service Orchestration: Enterprise Ethernet & Cloud Exchange Meet OSS & SDN/NFV

interview with Marie Fiala Timlin

SDN and lifecycle service orchestration are key to the next generation of telco-to-enterprise services.  In this interview, an expert explains how lifecycle service orchestration adds value to SDN, cloud exchanges, enterprise Ethernet, and mobile backhaul.

The Business Strategy of OTT VoIP Providers: Lessons from a Leading Softswitch Supplier
From SERVICES & DEVICES

The Business Strategy of OTT VoIP Providers: Lessons from a Leading Softswitch Supplier

interview with Steve Petilli

Understanding the strategy of VoIP OTTs is vital to carrier business plans.  This interview traces the history of OTT strategy and their tactics for growing market share.  Also examined are the softswitch suppliers who will increasingly deliver billing and anti-fraud solutions to the OTTs.

A Global Voice Network on the Fly: Own It & Manage It Virtually with a Cloud BSS/OSS
From WHOLESALE

A Global Voice Network on the Fly: Own It & Manage It Virtually with a Cloud BSS/OSS

interview with Rene Mendez

Lease a global IP voice network together with a real-time intelligent BSS/OSS to manage it.  In this interview, you’ll learn the benefits of a virtual network business, one that launches quickly and removes the maintenance headaches and the vast majority of costs needed to build a network from scratch.

Recent Articles