Featured Editorial - Next Generation Communications
Making the End-to-End Video User Experience Seamless and Compelling 8/25/2015 - There is little doubt that when it comes to the creation, delivery and management of streamed video, whether TV or IPTV or services provided to enable OTT services, the video ecosystem is becoming ever more complex. Customers don't care about technology but they do care about having great, frictionless experiences.
Using ICT to Make Smart Cities Smart 8/19/2015 - I recently had the opportunity to review a paper on smart cities authored by Marc Jadoul, strategic marketing director and Jacques Vermeulen, director of smart cities at Alcatel-Lucent. The authors provided rich context as to the complexities of smart city projects and why information and communications technologies (ICT) are so foundational to such efforts.
Network Group Encryption Emerges as Powerful IP-Network Security Solution 8/11/2015 - With the daily headlines about data breaches in the commercial, government and private spheres, concerns about all aspects of data storage, processing and transmission-data at rest or on the move anywhere-have never been more top of mind. And, what we typically see from the data security experts when bad things happen is that those compromised did not employ a long and growing list of best practices which, not surprisingly, always includes a requirement for stronger and more comprehensive use of encryption.