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Tekelec, Verisign simplify ENUM sharing

Jun 23, 2008 1:23 PM

Tekelec and Verisign this week implemented a draft IETF spec that will make it easier for service providers to manage ENUM addresses across multiple carrier networks....
NXTcomm08: NextPoint hires Global Logic for mobile development

Jun 20, 2008 2:55 PM

LAS VEGAS--Carriers arenít the only telecom companies embracing managed services. ...
Sunís McNealy touts open source for telecom

Jun 18, 2008 6:40 PM

LAS VEGAS--Service providers must embrace the same open source economics as their Web 2.0 rivals if they are to compete in a world where computing and telecom are merging at breakneck speed, Sun Microsystems chairman and co-founder Scott McNealy said Wednesday in a NXTcomm08 keynote address...
JDSU targets wireless backhaul testing

Jun 18, 2008 6:36 PM

LAS VEGAS--JDSU this week at NXTComm08 launched a test and service assurance platform focused on helping service providers manage the performance of Ethernet networks delivering wireless backhaul services...
Spirent takes testing in-home

Jun 17, 2008 12:00 AM

Spirent Communications today unveiled the Spirent Tech-X Flex, a handheld network and service quality tester to identify and troubleshoot IP Video services within the consumerís home. The product tests service quality over Multimedia over Coax (MoCa networks), as well as Ethernet and Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN)...
NXTcomm08: GenBand, a profile in unexpected success

Jun 16, 2008 11:20 AM

When Charlie Vogt took over as president and CEO of what was then known as General Bandwidth in 2004, he announced a strategy for making the company a dominant player in the media gateway business that included expanding its product set, increasing revenues and developing partnerships with other equipment makers. ...
Microsoft Mediaroom adds ecosystem partners

Jun 16, 2008 9:47 AM

Microsoft today announced major new additions to its Microsoft Mediaroom ecosystem, including three systems integrators, two testing and quality assurance companies, and a new encoder partner in Harris...
Allot extends DPI product suite

Jun 16, 2008 8:00 AM

In conjunction with NXTComm08, Allot Communications today introduced a series of new deep packet inspection (DPI)-based products with partners including PeerApp and Qosmos. The joint products allow Internet video and voice-over IP (VoIP) applications, respectively, to leverage DPI in new services and improved user experience...
NXTcomm names Eos award winners

Jun 2, 2008 12:31 PM

Alcatel-Lucent was a double winner today as NXTcomm announced its 2008 Eos Awards, honoring companies for the best new technologies or enterprise solutions in 12 categories of wireless, broadband and next-generation technologies for public and enterprise networks...
Assuring IP service quality is job one

May 30, 2008 12:00 AM

As IP services proliferate, keeping them up and running to the same uptime and quality metrics as traditional telephony services is becoming a challenge for all service providers...

The power of pragmatism

May 27, 2008 4:47 PM

The past few weeks, Iíve spent time talking with vendors and service providers about a number of next-generation network topics, including the transition to IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS); the role of QOS and SLAs in next-generation carrier offerings; and more. One theme seems consistent: service providers have to balance the ideal of the next-generation network vision with the reality of delivering revenue-generating services in the here and now...


IMS deployments on the rise

May 15, 2008 1:55 PM

As vendors and service providers prepare for the NXTcomm conference in Dallas next month, news of growing IMS contracts and deployments represent a strong step forward for this up-to-now languishing technology...

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