TM Forum tracker: network transformation slow, despite being integral to digital transformation

Tracker reveals need for change in CSP/vendor relationships and importance of new talent for digital transformation success London, UK— 18 October 2018: TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, today released the results from its third bi-annual Digital Transformation Tracker (DTT). Conducted in the period June to August 2018, the global survey of more than 200 communications service providers (CSPs) and their technology suppliers tracks the progress of the telecoms industry’s digital transformation. The results show slower-than-expected progress towards network transformation, despite 44% of CSPs agreeing that…

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Italtel’s Managed Service Centre in Ciudad Real celebrates one year of operation

The centre in Ciudad Real operates and manages its customers’ service networks and platforms in Spain Ciudad Real, Spain, 21 June 2018 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, Managed Services, Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, is celebrating the first year of activity of its Managed Service Centre in Ciudad Real which was launched to provide 24-hour support to manage its customers’ networks and platforms. The Service Centre is Italtel’s first point of contact with its customers in Spain – which consist of global and…

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Ten Operators Deployed Openwave Mobility’s NFV Solutions in 12 Months

Exponential growth in data and mobile video is driving operators to virtualize their networks in 2018 REDWOOD CITY, Calif – February 27 2018 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, today announced that ten operators have deployed its NFV-based solutions in the past 12 months. This includes customers from North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Far East, bringing an additional 380 million end-users to Openwave Mobility’s subscriber base. The NFV deployments were primarily based on GiLAN. To manage the demand for mobile…

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STC Solutions and Aricent signs MoU to Build a Center of Excellence for SDN/NFV in Riyadh

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona and Santa Clara, California – February 26, 2018 – Today, Arabian Internet & Communications Services Co. (STC Solutions) and Aricent signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the world’s largest wireless industry event, MWC 2018, to build a Center of Excellence (CoE) in Riyadh. This will foster innovation and accelerate the adoption of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. “The CoE is an important element of our ongoing commitment to deliver on Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 supporting the nation’s digital transformation”,…

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Coriant and Aricent Collaborate to Deliver End-to-End SDN/NFV Capabilities for Network Operators

As NFV nears $15bn market value milestone, Aricent’s NFV MANO and Coriant’s Transcend™ enables operators to maximize the true benefits of virtualization MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona, and Santa Clara, California — February 26, 2018 — Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced that Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, will integrate its NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO) framework to accelerate and power the Transcend™ SDN Solution and deliver comprehensive end-to-end NFV/SDN capabilities for network…

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Orange Egypt Deploys NFV-based Mobile Traffic Management from Openwave Mobility to Deliver Exceptional Subscriber Experience

Orange Egypt can seamlessly manage high network traffic demands, growth in HD video and rising levels of encryption REDWOOD CITY, CA – February 21, 2018 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, announced today that Orange Egypt, has selected Openwave Mobility’s NFV-based Traffic Management solutions to deliver exceptional Quality of Experience (QoE), a crucial feature for today’s mobile subscribers. Openwave Mobility’s strategic SI partner is Eventum IT Solutions and the two have worked closely to support Orange Egypt. According to industry estimates, mobile data in the…

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MYCOM OSI Collaborates with Red Hat for Telco Cloud Assurance

Solution offers Automated Assurance across hybrid NFV networks LONDON, UK – 30th January 2018 – MYCOM OSI, the leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest communications service providers (CSPs), today announced a collaboration with Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, to assure and manage telco clouds. A highly scalable, reliable and agile telco cloud – in which telecom NFV and SDN architectures use IT cloud technology – is critical in enabling CSPs to become digital service providers (DSPs) and profit…

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Openwave Mobility 2018 Predictions – The Fightback Begins: Mobile Operators to Tackle HD, Encryption, NFV Realities and Security

REDWOOD CITY, California, 14 December 2017 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile data traffic management solutions, today released its predictions for 2018. The forecasts are based on two major pieces of analysis from Openwave Mobility in 2017. The Mobile Video Index (MVI) is based on live data gathered from over 30 global mobile operators and summarizes the state of play in mobile video. The NFV Playbook was based on NFV trials and deployments with insight from leading industry analysts. 2018 could be make or break for operator QoE…

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Italtel Introduces Open Innovation Program

New innovation model encourages industry partnerships to enable next-generation technologies Milan, Italy, November 20, 2017 – Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions, has launched an Open Innovation program, which will see it collaborate with start-ups and new businesses to leverage emerging technologies for applications such as Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and Digital Healthcare. The program will see Italtel collaborate with start-ups and smaller enterprises to develop and test their solutions, with the goal of jointly commercializing them. It…

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Italtel deploys green data center for the University of Pisa

New facility supports teaching and research activities and meets strict sustainability criteria Milan, Italy, November 6, 2017 – Italtel – a leading telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and all-IP solutions – has designed and deployed a new green data center at the University of Pisa, one of Italy’s oldest universities. Working within a Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Imprese (RTI, a temporary group of companies) with West Systems and Webkorner, Italtel built the data center within the Parco Regionale Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli. This is…

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