Healthcare providers have an urgent requirement for connected devices and innovative health IT solutions. Vendor-agnostic and Open Medical connectivity solutions are in demand, as they facilitate the integration of devices from different original equipment manufacturers.
via Frost & Sullivan
Network Functions Virtualization is a new way to design, deploy and manage networking services. NFV removes many critical network functions from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run as software. This may not sound like such a big idea at first, but it’s actually revolutionary.
via TM Forum
Dell’Oro Group said the Wireless Packet Core (WPC) market declined in double digits year-over-year to under $890 million in revenues. Service providers in all regions of the world continue to conduct trials and proofs of concept for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), which is slowing down the purchase of the current available systems.
via Dell’Oro Group
Mobile investment is growing as quickly as mobile device usage and revenue, with $14 billion invested in Q1 2015 – that’s up 120% compared to Q1 2014. The $41 billion of mobile investments in the 12 months to Q1 2015 was dominated by travel/transport and mCommerce software apps.
In 2014, it was estimated that the mobile technology industry directly employed approximately 12.8 million people globally and 11.8 million people indirectly, bringing the total impact to just under 25 million jobs.
Telecom network operators require substantial help from the vendor community. They need SDN and NFV platform professional services, starting with consulting, then planning, which leads to systems integration, and finally to training their technical staff to run these software-defined networks.