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Privacy is a Myth!

This blog talks about some of the ways in which data is generated about consumers, and how it can be used to deliver relevant ads to consumers.
Categories Tags The title of this blog will raise many eyebrows. After all, don’t we all cherish our privacy? We don’t want people or organizations to obtain information about… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/privacy-myth/

Takeaways from Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2016

Summary of Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2016 - by ICT Industry Principal Alaa Saayed.
Categories Tags Earlier this month, I had the pleasure to attend Huawei’s global analyst summit which was held in the modern metropolis of Shenzhen, in Southeast China. Th… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/takeaways-huawei-global-analyst-summit-2016/

Mobile Data Usage – Trends and Operator Implications

A blog on the growth of mobile data traffic and mobile operator strategies to manage this growth.
Categories Tags   The Surge in Mobile Data Frost & Sullivan’s research into the US mobile data services market indicates that the mobile data traffic in the US is increasi… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-data-usage-trends-and-operator-implications/

AT&T’s ECOMP is Yuge

Stratecast commentary on the release of AT&T's ECOMP architecture
Categories AT&T's ECOMP is Yuge by Tim McElligott AT&T recently shared its platform vision for product- and service-independent capabilities for the design, creation and l… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/ts-ecomp-yuge/

Super Bowl 50 Shatters Mobile Data Usage Records

Smartphone users drive surge in mobile data traffic during Super Bowl 50.
Categories Tags The evolution from basic features phones to smartphones has been nothing short of phenomenal. Frost & Sullivan research indicates smartphones accounted for jus… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/super-bowl-50-shatters-mobile-data-usage-records/

What to Expect from the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2016

Frost & Sullivan predictions and analysis of what to expect in 2016 from the Internet of Things
Categories Tags At the start of each year, analyst firms make predictions about different technologies and overarching themes that will dominate an industry. Most analysts tha… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/what-expect-internet-things-iot-2016/

Mobile Field Service + IoT Connectivity = Game-Changing Responsiveness

What do you get when you combine a mobilized field service delivery system with a state-of-the-art IoT platform? Very happy customers and new ways to make money.
Categories Tags What do you get when you combine a mobilized field service delivery system with a state-of-the-art IoT platform?  Very happy customers and new ways to make mon… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-field-service-iot-connectivity-game-changing-responsiveness/

Mobile Asset Management: Beyond Simple Tracking

For Mobile Asset Tracking (MAT) vendors, the quickest way to fail is to focus solely on an asset's location. GPS information is great; but it's not where the profits are.
Categories Tags For Mobile Asset Tracking (MAT) vendors, the quickest way to fail is to focus solely on an asset’s location.  GPS information is great; but it’s not where the … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/mobile-asset-management-beyond-simple-tracking/

2016: The Year of the Infrastructure Vendor Partnership

Categories Tags With the landscape of equipment vendors shifting rapidly, the confirmation of the Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) pairing seems all the more timely. 2016 will b… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/2016-year-infrastructure-vendor-partnership/

Daniel Ruppar Interview @ Digital Health Summit Studio CES 2016

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas - Check out Frost & Sullivan Research Director of Transformational Health Daniel Ruppar
The Digital Health Summit, http://www.digitalhealthsummit.com, produced by Living in Digital Times, convenes one of the broadest spectrum of health care and technology audiences i… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/daniel-ruppar-interview-digital-health-summit-studio-ces-20161/

Daniel Ruppar Interview @ Digital Health Summit Studio CES 2016

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas - Check out Frost & Sullivan Research Director of Transformational Health Daniel Ruppar
Categories Tags The Digital Health Summit, http://www.digitalhealthsummit.com, produced by Living in Digital Times, convenes one of the broadest spectrum of health care and te… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/daniel-ruppar-interview-digital-health-summit-studio-ces-2016/

Movers & Shakers with Dr. Stu Elby, Infinera

Fireside chat with Dr. Stu Elby, SVP for Cloud Network Strategy and Technology at Infinera and ex-VP and Chief Technologist of Verizon Labs.
Categories Tags By Ronald Gruia, Director Emerging Telecoms, Frost & Sullivan   We were honored to have a chat with Dr. Stu Elby, SVP for Cloud Network Strategy and Technol… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/movers-shakers-dr-stu-elby-infinera/

Nokia/ALU Merger: Scale and Execution Yield Competitive Advantage

An analysis of the merger in the aftermath of Monday's Nokia announcement that it gained control of Alcatel-Lucent via a successful public exchange offer.
Categories Tags The telecom vendor space has gone through a flurry of M&A activity in recent years, driven by activist shareholders and private equity funds focusing on balanc… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/nokiaalu-merger-scale-and-execution-yield-competitive-advantage/

Hyperledger: Giants respond to Blockchain challenge

It’s the beginning of 2016, and it’s pretty clear now that Blockchains are going to be a big part of the future of IT and Software (at least!). The technological foundations of the information age are weaker than we’d like to admit. The year’s major cyber…
Categories Tags     Blockchains: a new fundamental It’s the beginning of 2016, and it’s pretty clear now that Blockchains are going to be a … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/hyperledger-giants-respond-blockchain-challenge/

Digital Channels Are Driving Customer Contacts to the Cloud

More customer contact applications are in the cloud, but this number will rise with customers' increasing preference for digital channels.
Categories Tags Customer contact centers will continue to lift their solutions to the cloud. A new Frost & Sullivan research report, North America Hosted/Cloud Contact Center … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/digital-channels-are-driving-customer-contacts-cloud/

Cisco Collaboration: Simplicity is More Than Less SKUs

Themes from Cisco Collaboration Summit 2015
Categories Tags   At the eighth annual Cisco Collaboration Summit in San Francisco last week I tweeted that if I could walk away with one word to describe the theme it woul… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/cisco-collaboration-simplicity-more-less-skus/

The carrier side of HPE and other HPE Discover takeaways

A summary of HPE’s carrier strategy going forward as its first post-split Discover event wrapped up.
Categories Tags A summary of HPE’s carrier strategy going forward as its first post-split Discover event wrapped up.  The company created a separate NFV business unit to b… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/carrier-side-hpe-and-other-hpe-discover-takeaways/

Discovering the New HPE #HPEDiscover

Ronald Gruia's impressions of HPE's discover event in London, which came at the heels of the split of the old Hewlett-Packard into two separate companies: HPE Inc. dedicated to PC and printers, and HPE, which is focusing on transformational solutions tack…
Categories Tags   Discovering the New HPE    http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/discovering-new-hpe-hpediscover/

The Indispensable Future of Network Mediation

Network mediation is distinguished by its increasingly vital role for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in collecting, filtering, correlating, and sometimes enriching the data it collects. Today, CSPs could not survive without it. As we move into a …
Categories Tags By Tim McElligott First came instinct, then superstition: two serviceable, but non-optimal drivers of decision making. Then came big data. No, not thee Big … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/indispensable-future-network-mediation/

The Thirst for Power: Is Electric Liberation any Closer?

Humans have always had a thirst for power – while political and economic supremacy is still a goal for some, most of us are happy just getting enough juice just to keep our gadgets running.
Categories Tags Humans have always had a thirst for power – while political and economic supremacy is still a goal for some, most of us are happy just getting enough juice jus… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/thirst-power-electric-liberation-any-closer/