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Why open source programs are the future for telecommunications

Open source software will lead the way for telecom solutions.
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DevOps Enabled by the “Cloud” Drives a Paradigm Shift to IT

The emergence and growing maturity of “Cloud” has necessitated “DevOps”, and vice versa. DevOps is primarily about business agility, but tactically it’s a mind-shift for breaking down the normal tension between Development Teams…

Northbound SDN/NFV: Smarter Transformation

This article was original published in the APAC CIO Outlook Magazine - December 2015 with a focus on Northbound and Soundbound technologies for SDN & NFV Solutions. Manjeet Dhariwal is the Co-founder and CIO of a Global IT Services company…

SDN for Revenue Enablement & Market Share Opportunities

This article was original published on SDxCentral.com, from guest author, John Chapman, EVP of CloudSmartz. Challenges & 360˚ Solutions for SDN & NFV As service providers look to upgrade their legacy networks and systems and tap new…
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NFV:  Where is the Light at the end of the Tunnel?

The Network Function Virtualization and Software-defined Networking market is thriving -- proofs-of-concept (PoCs) are moving into the commercialized phase this year which are driving a significant increase in the adoption of SDN/NFV-related…

You’re hot on SDN/NFV – But are you ready to jump in?

The good news is that folks are talking about (even some folks are executing PoCs) SDN/NFV in terms of understanding the technology. The fall season is also loaded with educational and technology conferences and webinars that are addressing…

Disaster Has Struck: First, Take Care of your Employees

Over the past many years, there has been a trend for all business executives, not just technology leaders, to sponsor and act as stakeholders in improving or re-establishing effective disaster recovery and business continuity plans for their…

10 Tips for Mobile Security & Application Lifecycle Management

Custom enterprise mobile applications are a critical next step that most organizations are eager to take if mobile security can safeguard information at the same level as fixed IT infrastructure. Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application…

Taking the SDN / NFV Revolution Northbound

Every organization seems to have different views for defining SDN and NFV.  So first, I think it’s important to clarify what CloudSmartz means when we use the terms SDN and NFV. Below is how we describe SDN/NFV and the various benefits that…

Approaches to SDN & NFV for a Winning Strategy

This post was originally published on Telecom Ramblings As progress continues with Software-defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), there are several different approaches that are triggered by markets you are serving…