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Vanilla Plus and Frost & Sullivan together have undertaken a survey in various OSS and BSS fields. As we saw in the Part 1 of the article, below are a set of questions and answers and also responses that are received for each one of it, along with a graphical representation. Today is the continuation of […]
Virtual networks will be majority provider of services in 5 years, says Frost / VanillaPlus survey: Part 2
Analysts at Frost & Sullivan have been working with VanillaPlus to find out from our readers about the difficulties facing communication service providers (CSPs) involved in digital transformation of their business and operations. We asked them to respond to 10 key questions and yesterday we reported on the first five. In part 2 of our summary, Jeremy Cowan looks at proprietary platforms and automation. (more…)
Vanilla Plus and Frost & Sullivan together have undertaken a survey in various OSS and BSS fields. Below are a set of questions and answers and also responses that are received for each one of it, along with a graphical representation. Part 2 of the article continues tomorrow.
- Do you have a market-ready microservices strategy for OSS? (more…)
Sigma Systems, the provider in catalog-driven software, has appointed Vladimir Mitrasinovic as senior vice-president of sales and managing director for EMEA and APAC. (more…)
Churn is a constant; not just within telco but in any competitive vertical industry. But it’s a particularly serious problem for carriers, given fierce levels of competition and saturated markets. (more…)
Incipio, a start-up facilitator and accelerator in the tech and telecoms industry, has partnered with Al Dhow Capital Holding K.S.C, a Technology venture capital fund based out of Kuwait, to support competitive network analytics provider Teragence with its first round of investment. (more…)
At the bottom of the BSS stack, close to the network, you’ll find the box known as (billing) mediation. Its function (loosely); to collect and pre-process usage records before upstreaming them for billing. This operating paradigm has held true for well over a decade. In a great many ways, mediation has been the poor cousin of the BSS market. (more…)
With the ever-increasing demand for cloud computing, mobility and video streaming, there is a growing burden being placed on our global networks, writes Loudon Blair, a senior director in the Corporate Strategy Office at Ciena. Indeed, system overload is now an imminent possibility for many organisations due to the vast amount of traffic coming – and yet to come – from Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices, 4K and 8K video streaming and virtual reality applications. This is of course in addition to the substantial amount of over-the-top (OTT) service streaming of voice and video already commonplace in daily use.
TM Forum, the industry association driving digital business transformation of the communications industry, launched a blueprint that helps communication service providers (CSPs) address the industry-wide problem of managing hybrid network environments. (more…)