IoT optimisation: Enabling service providers to tap into the benefits of IoT

July 2018 – The ability to connect and deploy billions of sensors to monitor and control everything from cars and homes to oil rigs, industrial plants, and hospitals, is the digital future that will rest heavily on the Internet of Things (IoT) platforms. IoT clearly represents a huge opportunity for telecoms service providers to help drive global economic development for the foreseeable future. Continue reading IoT optimisation: Enabling service providers to tap into the benefits of IoT

A virtual va-va-voom – how service providers can achieve true flexibility and adopt a sustainable pay-as-you-grow model

June 2018 – There’s been a lot of talk about virtualisation in the telecoms world over the past decade. We’ve heard all about how it will enable service providers to drive down capital expenditure, simplify configuration and maintenance, and improve the agility of their networks, allowing them to provide the highest Quality of Experience (QoE) to the end user, who demands 4G access. But are service providers truly seeing the fruits of their labour? Have they actually got to grips with today’s virtual world?  Continue reading A virtual va-va-voom – how service providers can achieve true flexibility and adopt a sustainable pay-as-you-grow model

Overlook 5G Security At Your Peril

ISBuzzNews, May 2018

It’s clear that service providers cannot afford to cut corners when it comes to securing their networks and must look to a solution that will guarantee protection from attacks via a multitude of entry points. If 5G is set to dominate not only the telecommunications industry, but the tech world in general, providers must invest in security solutions to combat the ever-growing issue.

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Overlook 5G security at your peril

May 2018 – 5G is being hailed as the next big thing in the telecoms world. It’s seen as the enabler for IoT applications such as autonomous vehicles, healthcare solutions, and robotics – the future in other words, all thanks to its increased data speeds with incredibly low latency. With the number of worldwide 5G connections set to hit 1.4 billion by 2025 , you can understand why its imminent rollout is also music to the ears of equipment manufacturers. Once fully implemented, the likes of Apple and Samsung will be using the “5G enabled” tagline as a key selling-point to an ever-growing smartphone market.  Continue reading Overlook 5G security at your peril

NFV: How to get out of a virtual labyrinth

Telecoms.com, April 2018

For many years, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) has been the source of a lot of uncertainty for the telecoms industry. And by no means is the fight to dominate this technology over. The slow pace at which virtualization has progressed has meant that feelings of frustration have overcome the initial enthusiasm.

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The IoT Explosion

What can network operators learn from SMS when implementing IoT

February 2018 – The Internet of Things market is growing at an exponential rate. It’s set to quadruple in size, growing from $900 billion in 2014 to $4.3 trillion by 2024 , with more than 30 billion connected devices in use. But the huge number of devices and subscribers accessing the network will have consequences for operators. Operators will need to prioritise traffic – can you imagine if the smart grid were to stop working to prioritise advertising boards? Continue reading The IoT Explosion