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vCPE Offerings: Learning from Past Mistakes

Thursday, May 12, 2016

With OTT services for consumers, most operators have seen potential revenues “slip through” their networks; vCPE gives them the opportunity to capture and consolidate a bigger share of the enterprise market. But for that to happen, they have to offer flexible deployment options.There are two basic architectures for virtual CPE deployment: (1) a centralized cloud […]

vCPE: Crossing the Chasm in 2016?

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Up to 15% of new enterprise network connections will use vCPE in 2016. This is what a majority of respondents indicated in a recent poll*. After having seen vCPE rise to the top of proposed NFV use cases and reading multiple articles about operators trials for such services, it looks like 2016 will be the […]

The New Winning Combination: Open Networking + Traffic Intelligence

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The telecom sector is undoubtedly poised to push for more technological enhancements – on software and hardware ends – as demand for data and mobile services, specifically digital services continuous to grow. Amid the many changes that are taking place across various network functions, open networking and traffic intelligence is set to experience some of […]

Don’t Try This at Home! Why Should DPI Be Left to a Specialist?

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

There are some things you should NOT try to do yourself. Building and maintaining Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology is an example of something most companies should not try to do themselves.DPI and IP classification are key technologies residing inside modern networking equipment, used to optimize traffic, to measure quality of experience, or to protect […]

The Real CTOs of NFV: Jerome Tollet, Qosmos

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

This interview is part of a series of interviews called The Real CTOs of NFV, by Prayson Pate, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Overture.This interview of Jerome Tollet, Qosmos CTO, was published on LinkedIn Pulse on November 10, 2015.For other entries in the Real CTOs of NFV series, please click here.Author’s Note: There’s a […]

What Will Future Networks Look Like?

Friday, April 17, 2015

I regularly get this question and usually summarize my vision with the following points. I think future Networks will be: 1. Virtualized (SDN and NFV)2. Much more automated than today3. Built using components4. Leveraging open source frameworks The two first principles have been widely discussed within the networking industry, so let me focus instead on […]

Announcing the Market’s First Standards-Based, Dedicated Service Classifier

Friday, February 20, 2015

In competitive markets, with rapid innovation at the application layer, telecom operators need to strengthen their ability to address emerging use cases and business models. They are looking for fast & easy service creation, and at a lower cost than today. A key ingredient to achieve these goals is intelligent, dynamic, service chaining. This is […]

Qosmos 2015 Trends and Outlook

Monday, January 19, 2015

#1 Mobile subscribers will decide what they pay for An average 3G subscriber consumes around 800 MB per month. Predictions estimate that with 4G this will rise to about 1 GB to 2 GB … which means that most mobile subscribers pay for more than they actually use. New virtualized architectures based on SDN and […]

Standardizing Service Chaining Models for Next-Generation Service Provider Architectures

Monday, November 17, 2014

With intense competition in the communications industry, service providers are looking for ways to offer new services faster and more cost-effectively. Dynamic service chaining allows you to do just that. With application-aware service chaining, you can quickly and efficiently create and deliver new, composite services by routing network flows through multiple, linked service functions (SFs). […]

New Ways to Monetize Mobile Services: Leverage Application-Aware Service Chaining in the Gi-LAN

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Mobile network operators are beginning to adopt network functions virtualization (NFV), in particular for services functions in the Gi-LAN: video optimization, content caching, parental control, URL filtering, and other value-added services (VAS). Virtualizing these services onto standard hardware will obviously lead to increased flexibility, operating efficiencies and cost reductions. But even more interesting, these operators […]