Archive | October, 2014

Accanto Systems Acquires InstantCEM

Accanto Systems, an established provider of customer experience management (CEM) and network analytics, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy InstantCEM, an application provider enabling device-based customer experience feedback and operator communication. (more…)

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Telco Systems Unveils Virtualized Firewall and Routing Network Functions

Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative SDN & NFV and multi-service Carrier Ethernet 2.0 and MPLS edge solutions, has announced the release of its first two TelcoApps, vFirewall and vRouter, enabling service providers to achieve the significant benefits of distributed network functions virtualization (NFV) throughout their telecom networks. (more…)

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Network Neutrality: Fantasy or Folly?

Martin Geddes has some pretty clear views on the feasibility of network neutrality. Read his latest explanation here. And we consider the practicalities of operating a ‘neutral’ network, and the significant implications for OSS… (more…)

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Ericsson Acquires Sentilla for Cloud and Analytics

Ericsson has announced that it has acquired California-based Sentilla Corp., a provider of IT infrastructure intelligence software. The deal enhances Ericsson’s ability to help service providers support IT organizations that are struggling to overcome new network complexities introduced by mobility and the cloud. (more…)

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KentMcNeil Oct2014

OSS Evolution, Federated OSS

Guest writer Kent McNeil urges us to think about processes first instead of the usual system-centric thinking that frequently results in increased OSS complexity. (more…)

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NetScout to Acquire Danaher Communications Business

NetScout Systems, a provider of performance analytics and operational intelligence solutions, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Communications business of Danaher Corporation, comprising Tektronix Communications, Arbor Networks, and certain parts of Fluke Networks. (more…)

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