Addressing future uncertainties

At the 2017 Global Future Network Development Summit, David Wang, Huawei's President of Products and Solutions, gave a speech where he stated, that in terms of top-level architecture, future networks need to return to business fundamentals and that network planning and deployment should center around how to realize business value.

Avaya launches “Powered by Avaya”

Avaya has launched its “Powered by Avaya” cloud offering, designed to address the growing needs of mid-market companies for cloud-based communications solutions. “Powered by Avaya” will be made available through wholesale distributors to their channel partners or through selected resellers to deliver solutions direct to their end-user customers.

Model transformation is key for the telcos

The explosive growth in the consumption of digital media, content, applications and storage poses excellent opportunities for telecom services providers. Telco digital transformation is a complex process, however, that entails major changes in three areas: making the internal organization agile and efficient, driving constant innovation and unleashing new revenue streams. Customer-focus and speed-to-market in executing these strategies will be key success factors, according to insight from GlobalData.

Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica

Angola Cables, a leading telecoms operator, is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe. With an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa, Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point. NAPAfrica is Africa’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), with over 240 unique connected networks and 140Gbps peering traffic. NAPAfrica, which is colocated within all Teraco data centre facilities, provides peering across sub-Saharan Africa from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

China Mobile selects Brocade

China Mobile has selected an advanced network functions virtualization (NFV) solution from Brocade to support its most strategic corporate development initiative. Deployment of the Brocade(R) Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) within key China Mobile data centers will help the company deliver highly available and agile cloud services, while keeping operating costs under control.

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