The traditional model used to sell telecommunications infrastructure required a significant up-front capital expenditure (CAPEX) with life-long software and hardware maintenance expenses. This is a real challenge for the emerging cloud communications service providers, many of which are starting from scratch.
Our “Cloud Communications – Drivers and Barriers” webinar where we examine the market trends, technologies and alliances driving the adoption of cloud communications, is now on YouTube. Joining us to help explain some of these trends is Clark Peterson, Chairman of the Cloud Communications Alliance. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74HutjHtUXA
An Interesting keynote this week from Fortinet’s CEO, Ken Xie sharing that we’re entering the fourth stage of network evolution, requiring greater intelligence closer to the edge. Xie predicts that the next round of major innovations will be at the edge. We agree. Continue reading Will the Edge Eat the Cloud?