Defeating the Overwhelming Complexity Constraint 12/2/2014 - This marks the third in my four-part series on the three constraints (aka "3Cs") marketing taxonomy presented at the recently concluded Alcatel-Lucent 2014 Technology Symposium. In the first two parts of this series I examined the 3Cs from a high level in terms of its overall simplicity for explaining the challenges faced by service providers in getting from the constrained world in which they operate to one of a ubiquitously available, high-performance and secure broadband future that was both adaptable to changing market demands and capable of providing new and profitable services efficiently and effectively.
Overcoming the Limited Connectivity Constraint 11/24/2014 - One of the highlights for the recently concluded Alcatel-Lucent 2014 Technology Symposium was the presentation by the company of its new messaging taxonomy. It is centered on overcoming what Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) sees as the three constraints (aka "3Cs") that are currently major challenges for service provides in a world facing a tsunami of data traffic which is increasingly unpredictable.
New Routing Platform Provides Competitive Edge 11/24/2014 - The recent announcements from Alcatel-Lucent of the expansion of their IP Edge Routing solutions platforms, which include virtualized IP Edge Service Routers and the compact hardware-based 7750-a, already have the industry buzzing. These are seen not just as giving Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) the ability to give their service provider customers the ability to be better competitors, but also have caught the attention of industry observers who are looking anew at ALU as a threat to the major players in the routing business.