Telecom organizations boosting support for open source

Source: RCRWireless NEWS Organizational support for open source initiatives is easing the integration of platforms into the telecom world. One key challenge for growing the support of open source into the telecommunications space is through various organizations that are looking to either bolster the use of open source or build platforms based on open source specifications. These ...
 

2017 Predictions: SDN in 2017 – domain-specific solutions powered by specialized processors, zero latency and open source

Source: RCRWireless News Telecom operators are expected to continue investing and deploying in SDN platforms, though advances need to be made in order to reach their full potential. Editor’s Note: With 2017 virtually upon us, RCR Wireless News has gathered predictions from across the mobile telecommunications space on what they expect to see in the new year. Telecommunication ...
 

Open Source. The Cheap Alternative?

Source: PACKET PUSHERS One of the instinctively attractive qualities about open source software (OSS) is that it’s free. That is, you can download the software and have at it without a pesky purchase order. Depending on the license, there are no strings attached. Go ahead. Use the open source. Feel the community goodness. Feel joy at sticking it to whichever ...
 

Taming 2 Cloud App Performance Enemies

Source: DevOps.com Whenever you hear the words “the network’s slow today,” or, even worse, “the network’s down,” you know somebody miscalculated. It may have been the person who decided to buy the wrong hardware, or maybe the one who signed up the wrong telecom provider. Often, that slowdown or outage was the result of somebody underestimating server demand ...
 

The Next Era for Telcos: Zero Latency Computing, Fog Computing, NFVi and Automation

Source: Pipeline Volume 13, Issue 4 Transformation is nothing new to the telecommunications industry. In fact, it’s pretty much a given. The breakup of the Bell system more than two decades ago encouraged competition amongst service providers, all striving to provide additional value in a commodity space. Technology later created a new competitive dimension. Wireless communications, ...
 

The Paradigm Shift For Telcos: Enabling An Infrastructure For Zero-Latency Computing

Source: Channel Partners The telecommunications industry is at a critical crossroads. Facing tough competition from cloud providers; demand from customers who want faster connectivity to on-demand services and advanced technologies like IoT, virtual reality and robotics, service providers – with their legacy infrastructures, current cloud implementations and existing bandwidth – are not meeting market demands. The answer needs to ...
 

Serro CEO to Participate on Prominent Keynote Industry Panel at the Linux Foundation’s Upcoming OpenDaylight Summit in Seattle

Source : PRNewswire Serro, trusted advisor and leading technology services firm to the world’s largest enterprise and e-commerce organizations, announced today that company CEO Nitin Serro will participate on the Keynote Industry Panel at the upcoming OpenDaylight Summit hosted by the Linux Foundation. As a Bronze-level sponsor of the event, Serro will showcase some real world use ...
 

Serro’s Satellite Network Uses OpenDaylight to Automate Service Delivery

Source: The Linux Foundation, OpenDaylight Serro Solutions designs networks and data centers for customers that range from healthcare to transportation to enterprises and startups. They partner with companies including Boeing, General Dynamics, Unisys and others. One of their clients is a networking communications service provider that operates a global network of medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites. The ...