The telecoms sector in 2017 finds itself increasingly challenged as operators and end-users respond to multiple challenges, such as the emergence of software-based networks, the steady erosion of voice revenues, and the growth of 'free' communications services.
This Technical Guide on network functions virtualization covers NFV basics, how NFV fits into existing network systems and how to write an NFV request for proposal (RFP) to get you what you need.
The telecommunications industry was already in a redefining shift in consumer preferences, business models and infrastructure development prior to the economic crisis. Faced with challenges in declining revenues, a maturing mobile industry and increased competition from new entrants, the industry finds itself in dire need of new models for growth.
Telecom networks are evolving thanks to new technologies such as 5G. This evolution will affect various types of organizations, internet service providers (ISPs) and available services. In this e-guide, learn why it is critical for ISPs to explore 5G and its capabilities now, in order to determine how to offer 5G services and support customers.
This transcript, a printable version of the video from enterprise expert Tom Nolle, addresses the marginalization that operators face from over-the-top disintermediation - caused by exploding operating costs that result from declining revenue per bit.
The automation of the financial software that lies at the heart of any business – accountancy, budget management, general ledger, payroll, and so on – is a prize many organisations are eyeing up, with machine learning and robotic process automation close to mind. Find out everything you need to know by downloading this PDF E-Guide.
In this week's Computer Weekly, 13 years after Computer Weekly first reported on flaws in the Post Office IT system, a public inquiry finally allows victims to reveal the devastating impact on their lives. Enterprises are starting to evaluate the uses of 5G. And we look at how SMEs have turned to e-commerce after the pandemic. Read the issue now.
What does a software and cloud lifecycle management transition look like? Dive inside this quick blueprint to step through a software and cloud lifecycle management workshop of your own, revealing the lifecycle challenges your own organization might be grappling with — sometimes without even knowing — and pointing towards the answers of best fit.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the mingling of virtual and physical worlds and find positive applications and worrisome implications from augmented reality. We find out how to run a virtual hackathon during the pandemic – pizza still included. And we look at how to improve performance of your private cloud. Read the issue now.