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Most Commented Content posted in August 2017
TT Caption Contest: Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings
Mike Robuck  
8/7/2017   217 comments
Artificial intelligence is the theme for the latest Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest.
Seen & Heard: Yahoo Faces Litigation for Data Breaches
Mike Robuck  
8/31/2017   89 comments
Judge's ruling is a setback for Verizon's attempts to limit its liability for Yahoo's email hacks.
Lack of Skilled Employees a Hurdle for Carriers
Mike Robuck  
8/25/2017   88 comments
Service providers need to re-train current employees and hire new ones to meet the needs of new technologies and applications.
AT&T's Gilbert: The Goal of AI Is Automation
The Digerati  
8/22/2017   64 comments
AT&T views artificial intelligence as the means to do data-powered automation.
Cognitive AI: Humanizing Network Apps
Kishore Jethanandani  
8/3/2017   40 comments
Cognitive AI will pose new challenges for service providers with its exponentially higher data volumes susceptible to spikes.
BT's McRae: Common Service Models Aid Automation
The Digerati  
8/17/2017   28 comments
McRae talks about how BT is tapping into common service models and machine learning.
TT Cartoon Caption Contest Winners
Mike Robuck  
8/21/2017   27 comments
The results are in for the Telco Transformation cartoon caption contest on artificial intelligence.
A Mixed Bag for Autonomous Car Features
Mike Robuck  
8/7/2017   27 comments
A survey by IHS Markit found that preferences for autonomous vehicle features varied across different countries.
Seen & Heard: Verizon Pushes Back Launch of Online TV
Mike Robuck  
8/11/2017   27 comments
Verizon is pushing back the launch date of its new online TV service due to a lack of licensing deals for content.
AI: Seizing the Prize
Mike Robuck  
8/8/2017   21 comments
AI will have a sizable economic impact by 2030, according to a report.
SDN Controls the Smart City Labyrinth
The Digerati  
8/22/2017   20 comments
Smart cities need software-defined networking to unify networks, data and services.
Seen & Heard: AT&T Widens Fixed Wireless 5G Trials
Mike Robuck  
8/30/2017   18 comments
AT&T's fixed wireless 5G trials will touch down in three additional markets by the end of the year.
Orange's Shanaah Talks Smart City Analytics
The Digerati  
8/23/2017   17 comments
Orange Business Services relies on its own IoT analytics platform to enable smart city services.
Swisscom's Rupp on Virtual Reality
The Digerati  
8/21/2017   17 comments
Swisscom Event & Media Solutions chief digital officer talks about the operator's initiatives in VR, plans for the future and expectations for virtual reality.
IHS Markit's Howard: Automate Everything
Mike Robuck  
8/14/2017   17 comments
Analyst Michael Howard spoke about the benefits of automation during a recent Telco Transformation radio show.
Red Hat's Hood on Web-Scale IT's Impact on IoT & 5G
The Digerati  
8/2/2017   17 comments
Web-scale IT offers improved efficiencies for carriers' IoT, 5G and LTE services and applications.
Cloud Confusion for Organizations – Report
Mike Robuck  
8/3/2017   17 comments
Security concerns are causing some organizations to move their workload applications from public clouds to on-premises locations.
Level 3 Serves Up Scalable Ethernet Feature for AWS
Joe Stanganelli  
8/23/2017   16 comments
A new self-serve Ethernet feature from Level 3, Level 3 eLynk, purports to make network connections to the cloud as flexible and agile as the cloud itself.
Berriman Dissects PCCW's 360D Experience
The Digerati  
8/29/2017   16 comments
Having distributed one of the earliest broadcasts of a live sporting event in 360-degree video, PCCW Global's Alex Berriman discusses what he learned from the experience, and his views on the market opportunity.
Digital Transformations Dogged by Lack of Leadership
Mike Robuck  
8/28/2017   14 comments
A survey of US senior-level executives found that most weren't executing on their digital transformation strategies.
NTT's Okoshi on Enabling Cloud-Based Digital Transformations
Joe Stanganelli  
8/24/2017   13 comments
NTT Communications guides customers through complex network decisions.
TT Poll: Balance, Flexibility Critical for Pay-TV Providers
Aditya Kishore  
8/14/2017   13 comments
A recent Telco Transformation poll found that a balanced pay-TV and OTT offering, and pricing and packaging flexibility, were the most important requirements for a pay-TV provider to succeed today.
Standardization Key to SDN Growth: Orange's Isch
The Digerati  
8/16/2017   12 comments
Orange is working with Colt, AT&T, TM Forum and MEF to standardize SDN for interoperability across networks.
TT SDN Poll a Dead Heat
Mike Robuck  
8/18/2017   10 comments
SDN has evolved from its early days of inception, which is reflected in this Telco Transformation poll.
Verizon's Hornby: Cloud Benefits from Web-Scale Principles
The Digerati  
8/18/2017   10 comments
Verizon is achieving improved efficiencies in its cloud operations by implementing web-scale operations.
Networks Need Telemetry – BT's McRae
The Digerati  
8/24/2017   10 comments
With networks becoming more complex, service providers need to work on their telemetry game plans, according to BT's Neil McRae.
Security Ownership a Concern for IoT – Report
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2017   10 comments
A report by Canonical found that various IoT entities were reluctant to take ownership of IoT security issues.
PCCW's Berriman Talks Live 360-Degree Video
The Digerati  
8/7/2017   10 comments
PCCW Global's eSports & VR specialist, Alex Berriman describes the challenges surrounding the company’s live 360-degree broadcast of the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament earlier this year.
What Can SDN Do for You? – Level 3's Saenger
The Digerati  
8/30/2017   10 comments
Level 3's Adam Saenger shares what he and his company have learned about ensuring that an SDN deployment is successful.
Verizon's Hakl: SDN Creates Virtualized World
The Digerati  
8/11/2017   8 comments
Infusing SDN into cybersecurity, Verizon's SDN strategy aims to bring better security, more intelligent automation and lower costs to the latest in network-infrastructure demands.
Orange's Isch: SDN Drives Automation
The Digerati  
8/15/2017   7 comments
Orange is using SDN to enable automation on its networks.
Business Service Applications Tops TT Poll
Mike Robuck  
8/4/2017   7 comments
Business service applications were the hands-down winner in a poll on web-scale services and applications.
Level 3's Saenger: SDN Takes a Village
The Digerati  
8/28/2017   7 comments
Level 3's Adam Saenger talks about the important roles that both employees and customers play in creating SDN success for both enterprise customers and network carriers alike.
Telus' Gedeon: SDN Key for Automation of New Functions & Features
The Digerati  
8/31/2017   7 comments
SDN is just one part of the transformation to virtualization; it also includes a human element, according to Telus' Ibrahim Gedeon.
BT's McRae: SDN Is All About Automation
The Digerati  
8/16/2017   6 comments
BT's chief network architect talks about how SDN is a critical piece of his company's automation plans.
OCP's Carter: Open-Source Agility Begets Web-Scale Agility
The Digerati  
8/10/2017   6 comments
OCP CTO Bill Carter talks about the agile environment needed to realize web-scale IT initiatives, what telcos can learn from enterprise IT on web scalability and more on the importance of web-scale IT.
AT&T's Malhotra: The Evolving World of Enterprise Connectivity
Manish Malhotra  
8/1/2017   5 comments
With ever-changing bandwidth needs, enterprises need to have a flexible WAN design in place that includes SDN, NFV and SD-WAN.
OCP's Carter: Open Hardware for Faster Web-Scale IT
The Digerati  
8/8/2017   5 comments
The open-hardware movement, spurred on by the Open Compute Project, is helping network carriers to deploy web-scale IT faster and more efficiently.
Level 3's Saenger: SDN a Gateway to Automation
The Digerati  
8/29/2017   5 comments
An adaptive networking approach to SDN, taking into account a variety of variables and the roles they can play, is what makes for good network virtualization, says Level 3's Adam Saenger.
TT Radio Show: Service Providers' SDN Ambitions & Plans
Mike Robuck  
8/9/2017   3 comments
IHS Markit's Michael Howard will provide his insights into carriers' SDN strategies during Thursday's radio show.




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