The term "open" is often used in conjunction with software-defined network architectures. Convenience stores are "open" too, many of them all-day long, but SDN vendors do have their own conveniences in mind.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 30, including Open Whisper Systems unveiling free app to encrypt voice calls on iPhones, LinkedIn's redesign of mobile app, Alcatel-Lucent taking pole position in the small cell gear market share, greenhouse gas emissions from charging mobile devices to double in the next five years and enterprise mobility solutions market to grow at 23 percent CAGR.
The way to implement higher bandwidth services on the way to 10gig involves the deployment of a quality-of-service management technique that net neutrality regulations might prohibit.
Just when you thought the last mile had to be ripped and replaced, Bell Labs unveils a formula for keeping things as they are.
Last year, Oracle acquired one of the principal players in the session border controller space. This year, it's injecting that space with its IT-based vision of service orchestration.
The man whose employer literally owns a century-and-a-half of telecommunications legacy explains why that legacy will be less important moving forward.
An analytics system makes good sense for use in a customer support environment. On the other hand, it could make really great sense for use in a network management system.
If a global telecom network behaved more like a cloud service provider, reasons NTT, it could at least present functionality to service providers in an upwardly and downwardly scalable way--even during a natural disaster.
If your smartphone seems to lack energy and you find yourself looking for the nearest wall outlet more than you like, the fault may be with your apps--not your phone.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Friday, 2/21 including: the rapid increase in global digital content spending, Alcatel-Lucent and Red Hat's new alliance, the future of streaming music-enabled car infotainment systems, mobile news sites in the U.K. have success and why it is thought that network infrastructure is so important to the workforce management software market.