With cloud and virtualization becoming more pervasive within the enterprise, the one thing that's holding back the greatest benefits is the network itself, argued Brendan Ziolo, head of large enterprise strategy at Alcatel-Lucent, in a Network Computing column.
Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia are leading vendors in the LTE network infrastructure, according to the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report published last week.
The rumors of Alcatel-Lucent's exit from the enterprise market are somewhat exaggerated. Here's why.
Nokia is in advanced talks to acquire wireless network equipment maker Alcatel Lucent, the Finnish firm confirmed on Tuesday.
BYOD can be a boon for employee productivity and satisfaction, but it can be a bust for IT departments struggling to protect the corporate network from risks introduced by all of the BYOD devices.
One of the most productive and useful innovations in the history of communications may not happen because some folks are making headway characterizing it as unnecessary.
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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.