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Robots go swimming

A growing number of tech startups are focusing on waterways—using robots to clean them up and better understand what's happening beneath the surface. Here's a look at three. A Roomba for waterways Potentially toxic sediment builds up in waterways--with major environmental consequences. The stuff, for example, can smother marine life [...]

2017-11-01T09:18:38+00:00 Nov 1st, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Use Cases|Tags: |Comments Off on Robots go swimming

Transpacific continuous data encryption success at 100Gbps

Ericsson has recently reported that together with Telstra and Ciena they have successfully trialed 100 Gbps continuous data encryption while maintaining speed and reliability over 21,940 km across multiple cable systems. The trial was about demonstrating the ability to encrypt data securely while in transit between Los Angeles and Melbourne, [...]

2017-10-10T12:25:39+00:00 Oct 10th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Technologies|Comments Off on Transpacific continuous data encryption success at 100Gbps

How continuous software updates (Agile) is coming to Telco

If continuous software updates makes sense on PCs, tablets and phones regularly, why should it be any different for telecom nodes that handle mobile broadband traffic for entire cities? To provide continuous software updates, one must provide both continuous delivery and continuous deployment. These two terms are sometimes confused [...]

2017-10-06T12:55:07+00:00 Oct 9th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Technologies|Tags: |Comments Off on How continuous software updates (Agile) is coming to Telco

The Road to 5G and the Gigabit LTE milestone

Gigabit LTE is an important milestone for operators as they are progressing on the road towards 5G. Achieving Gigabit LTE is a big challenge for operators, as it requires additional licensed spectrum that in most cases is limited. A previous survey showed that only 16% of global operators can achieve [...]

2017-09-04T12:53:19+00:00 Sep 4th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Technologies|Tags: |Comments Off on The Road to 5G and the Gigabit LTE milestone

What is a REST interface and what are its benefits?

Here is a summary of what you need to know about REST: REST is an acronym for Representational State Transfer REST is an architecture style for designing networked applications. The idea is that, rather than using complex mechanisms such as CORBA, RPC or SOAP to connect between machines, simple HTTP [...]

2017-06-16T13:58:06+00:00 Jun 16th, 2017|Categories: Technologies|Tags: |Comments Off on What is a REST interface and what are its benefits?

GDPR: Will you be responsible or response-able?

At TM Forum Live! (in Nice in May), Microsoft’s Karel Dekyvere will deliver a presentation on ‘Security & privacy standards and regulations – what is enough, is there ever too much?’. In this post, he takes a looks at the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. The General Data Protection [...]

2017-03-08T12:25:41+00:00 Mar 15th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories, NMS Essentials|Tags: , |Comments Off on GDPR: Will you be responsible or response-able?

Humanizing smart cities

At TM Forum Live! in Nice in May, Chris Cooper will give a presentation and take part in a panel debate on ‘A citizen-centric approach toward a scalable smart city platform‘. In this post, he looks at humanizing smart cities. “The city is what it is because our citizens are [...]

2017-03-08T12:14:34+00:00 Mar 14th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Use Cases|Tags: , |Comments Off on Humanizing smart cities

We want IoT…but what is it? – IoT Maturity across business sectors

While virtually all business leaders (98 percent) have an understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT), many are unclear of the exact definition of IoT and what it means for their business. So says a new study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company focusing on IoT maturity across business [...]

2017-03-08T12:00:16+00:00 Mar 13th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories, Technologies|Tags: , , |Comments Off on We want IoT…but what is it? – IoT Maturity across business sectors

Not your parents’ BSS/OSS: A digital stack for operators in the internet economy

At TM Forum Live! (in Nice in May), UXP Systems’ Gemini Waghmare will present a case study with Liberty Global: Why digital identity is the key to becoming a digital platform provider. In this post, he discusses the importance of identity management. The rise of millennials and the concept of [...]

2017-03-08T10:48:41+00:00 Mar 10th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Use Cases|Tags: |Comments Off on Not your parents’ BSS/OSS: A digital stack for operators in the internet economy

The power of process mining

At TM Forum Live! (in Nice in May), Orange Caribbean and sOftbridge technology will deliver a case study on process mining. In advance of the show and their presentation, Patrick Charra, CIO, Orange Caribbean, gives an introduction to the topic. Tracking in hunting is the science and art of observing animal [...]

2017-03-08T10:20:18+00:00 Mar 9th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories, Use Cases|Tags: |Comments Off on The power of process mining
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