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Telecom sector may cut over 60,000 jobs

October 26, 2018
Telecom sector may cut over 60,000 jobs

The telecom sector may let over 60,000 employees go by the end of this financial year as a result of consolidation, which is forcing operators, infrastructure providers, tower companies and associated retail units to optimise their staffing, experts said. However, an industry body said the worst is over and companies are looking to hire in […]

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Versa Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

October 26, 2018
Versa Named a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

Versa Networks, innovator of Secure Cloud IP architecture, today announced that Versa has been recognized as a Visionary in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure. As the foundation of Secure Cloud IP, Versa’s FlexVNF WAN-edge software platform is the only solution that delivers fully integrated, automated and programmable enterprise-class security and enterprise-class […]

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What is Application Specific Networking (ASN)?

February 6, 2018

You cannot simply release any app onto any network and expect it to work first time – the network performance and QoS need to match the apps’ requirements. Software Defined Networking (SDN) allows a network to be programmed, and ASN can build that programming into the app itself – claimed NetFoundry Founder, Galeal Zino Article […]

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IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017

October 4, 2017
IoT & Cloud Innovation Awards 2017

The winners of the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards 2017 were announced at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s most significantly innovative start-ups and established companies in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud/Datacenter and Cybersecurity arenas. Six company categories were awarded […]

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Apstra, Prof. David Cheriton Triumph at NetEvents 2017 Innovation Awards

October 4, 2017
Apstra, Prof. David Cheriton Triumph at NetEvents 2017 Innovation Awards

The winners of the IoT, Cloud & Cybersecurity Innovation Awards 2017 were announced at the NetEvents Global Press & Analyst Summit in San Jose, California, USA. For the Hot Start Up category, the finalists, including Mansour Karam CEO and Founder of Apstra were nominated by the international press community and had to present “shark tank” […]

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India’s New Telecom Policy may ensure Internet for all

September 17, 2017
India’s New Telecom Policy may ensure Internet for all

The New Telecom Policy, expected by March 2018, will focus on providing affordable internet access to 1.3 billion Indians and facilitate domestic manufacturing to curb dependence on imports. Telecom minister Manoj Sinha told ET the call drop situation has improved and competition will ensure quality services at affordable rates. “Internet to all will be the […]

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Telecom Secretary Says India Will Create 25 Million Jobs

September 17, 2017
Telecom Secretary Says India Will Create 25 Million Jobs

Allaying fears of telecom captains, including Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani, IT and Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan today said in the next seven years, more than 25 million jobs could be created in digital infrastructure space. “If Internet of Things alone can create 10-15 million jobs, the digital infrastructure space will create more than 25 […]

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Telecom sector to create 3 million jobs by next year

August 29, 2017
Telecom sector to create 3 million jobs by next year

The telecom sector could generate 30 lakh jobs by 2018 on the back of rapid 4G technology deployments, rising data consumption, use of digital wallets and smartphone adoption, Money Control reported citing an ASSOCHAM-KPMG study. The optimistic job assessment comes at a time when telecom companies are battling financial stress and competition has led to […]

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The telecom industry’s battle for customer acquisition and retention

February 11, 2017
The telecom industry’s battle for customer acquisition and retention

Five months after its launch, the tremors caused by the Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio’s entry into the telecom sector continue to force the longtime players in the industry to adopt new strategies to survive the bruising price war that has been kicked off. Jio’s liberal data packs, unlimited voice calls and nationwide roaming has had […]

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