GENBAND Perspectives: Our Blog

In September I released the first version of my view of the current NFV landscape and ecosystems in an attempt to visually represent the key players in this movement.  Since the release of the initial version I have received some great feedback and have decided to update it for this quarter.   Key...
While M-Commerce has been all the rage over the last ten years, “M-Customer” is a term I’m coining in this column to describe customer engagement experiences through mobile devices. The innovation here has just begun and is closely linked to M-Commerce but pertains as much to customer retention and...
Earlier this year, I was blessed to be introduced to Dr. David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer of Samsung, when he delivered a keynote address at GENBAND’s Perspectives14 customer and partner summit in Orlando. I was drawn in to his vision for wellness enabled by such innovations as Samsung’s Gear Fit...
Enterprise communications continues to be one of the most important and mission-critical areas in most organizations today.  Providing global workforces with the latest in communications technologies is at the top of the priority list for most CIOs and IT leaders.  Earlier this year GENBAND...
Today at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress, there has been significant discussion and debate around Open Source and ecosystems. Why do we need Open Source movements and communities such as OpenFlow, OpenStack, OpenPlatformNFV? Why are ecosystems such as HP OpenNFV, Intel Network Builders and...
I am attending the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress in Dusseldorf this week and the event kicked off with the Open Network Foundation/Software Defined Networking (ONF/SDN) Workshop chaired by Marc Cohn of ONF/Ciena for an exciting week of the latest on SDN, NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) and...
As the participation in the Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) domain continues to rapidly grow, it was getting difficult to keep straight which companies played in what aspect of the overall NFV landscape and architecture. Out of that murkiness was born this NFV landscape view as an attempt to...
More people with smartphones… More Internet access points with the growth of Wi-Fi and hot spots… More developer platforms and the rise of real time communications APIs… The democratization of mobile communications has grown in many aspects, and in 2014 we find ourselves at the intersection of “...
The freelance economy is the future of work, even in the traditional workplace. Getting things done, especially in the hyper-connected information age, is happening more and more remotely, and is increasingly being measured in “job units.” How productive the coming generations of workers are will...

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