5G Labs: Telstra, Ericsson & Machine Type Communications
From Mobile World Congress 2016, TIA NOW discusses 5G test trials with Telstra’s Chief Technology Officer, Vish Nandlall, and Ericsson’s Senior Vice President and Group CTO Ulf Ewaldsson, to deepen our understanding of the latest innovations, architectures and use cases important to 5G.
Connect What Matters: IoT in a Smart City
Dell’s moniker for Mobile World Congress 2016 is “ Connect What Matters,” and for good reason. Connecting M2M industrial devices has quickly advanced into critical applications in smart cities, connecting infrastructures like bridges and dams. But now there are new solutions in the smart city that are benefiting from IoT technologies and a new technology…
Data Center Solutions: A Business Case
Advanced compute and server solutions are the backbone that support billions of device connections and are based on open standards to help maximize compatibility, scalability and expandability of our communications networks. How are these new server and storage solutions helping telecommunications companies bring their intellectual property to market faster and ultimately help lower operational expenses,…
DevOps – The Clash of Two Worlds
DevOps is no longer limited to the FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google) in Silicon Valley, but now telcos are finding the value of leveraging the DevOps methodology. "DevOps is cultural shift about how we develop and deploy applications,” said Pierre Olivier Mathis, Director of Telco Global Solutions at Red Hat. Mathis says that…
Edge Densification Technologies
Edge Densification means increasing the throughput per square meter. Today this means deploying any number of technologies based on the venue, carrier involvement, and business model requirements. So how do you determine the best solution for the application and how is this going to become repeatable and easier?
Edge Densification: Opportunity and Obstacles
The edge represents a huge market opportunity. Tier 1 venues, the middleprise and outdoor urban are all in play. But they all have unique cycles and market drivers – so where are we placing our bets? What problems need to be solved and who plays a role in solving them?
Industry Analysts Review MWC 2016
It’s always best to wrap up MWC at the very end of the show with the analysts that were front and center with the carriers and suppliers that we all want to hear from. The analysts joining us discuss 5G, edge computing, narrow-band IoT, NFV, virtual reality and new revenue streams for carriers.
It’s Foggy at the Edge: IoT Platforms for MNO Scalability
In order to connect and support 50 to 70 billion sensors in the next decade, enterprise stakeholders in the IoT value chain need to adopt IoT platforms to achieve MNO scale, and soon achieve the MNO route to market. In the Dell TIA NOW studio at MWC 2016 to tell us how IoT platforms are…
Living on the EDGE: What is Edge Densification?
It’s universally agreed that the “edge” has consisted of large and highly visible outdoor and indoor public venues, solved by direct capital investment by willing carriers. However, the carrier has reached a level capex exhaustion that is requiring the ecosystem to rethink the edge densification business. Is this indirect model forcing the entire ecosystem to…
Maximizing the Innovation Potential of our Organizations
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, joins us at MWC 2016 to tell us all how to maximize the innovation potential of our organizations. What does it mean to “catalyze direction” and why do we need to move to a post-industrialized way of working in our companies?
On-Demand Deployment – Carrier Transformation to NFV
The deployment phase is where Orange feels the value lies, in order to create real world solutions for optimal customer experience in the NFV space. Yves Bellago, Director of Technical and Network Strategy at Orange, tells TIA NOW why the transformation to "on-demand" is integral for carriers as they transition from POCs to actual deployments.
SOLiD Swivels to Middleprise and Edge Densification
Mike Collado, Vice President of Marketing for SOLiD tells TIA NOW how the middleprise represents the line of demarcation where wireless operators will no longer fund in- building systems. Collado says this change in the industry means a clear shift for SOLiD’s market focus, moving towards the middleprise and investing in outdoor DAS and transport…