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Re-defining OTT: Creating new Revenue Streams from Managed Services run Over the Top

Sep 29, 2014 by Mark Durrett

Overture Mark DurrettToday "over-the-top” or “OTT” strikes fear into wireline Communications Service Providers (CSPs).  What if OTT could inspire thoughts of opportunity rather than eliciting fear of revenue erosion?

Network Functions Virtualization is Poised to Drive Innovation and Change in the Metro Service Edge

Apr 21, 2014 by Mark Durrett

Overture Mark DurrettCommunications service providers (CSPs) have begun actively evaluating network functions virtualization, or NFV, as a way to reduce costs and accelerate service innovation.  NFV represents a bold step towards software-defined services and programmable networks, and one that will impact all aspects of the communications industry for years to come.

NOTE: This article originally appeared under the title of "Network Functions Virtualization - it's Here" in OSP Magazine.

A Visit from Uncle Sam

Sep 30, 2013 by Prayson Pate

No, I am not referring to an IRS audit.

We recently had a visit from members of the US government to discuss technology trends in a number of areas.  They asked us not to mention them by name or organization, but suffice it to say their interest in technology is both deep and broad.  We were able to share our thoughts in a number of areas of mutual interest.