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Rationalizing the CenturyLink/Level 3 Merger

This week’s CenturyLink announcement to acquire Level 3 Communications is the latest in the seemingly endless cycle of consolidation in both the network and voice services markets. Here are the things I plan on keeping an eye on as this particular acquisi…
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Windstream: SDN, Service Delivery Acceleration and Being a Duck

While listening to the various technology, product, and service updates from Windstream at their recent analyst summit, I was reminded of an old adage: “Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.”
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How to control the unstoppable?

The recent events regarding user data privacy in Brazil, as a consequence of Whatsapp's blockeage demand by the gorvernment on December 2015, bring about a much broader topic. How far does the freedom of speech, internet neutrality or the free use of the …
Categories Tags Are we discussing how to stop Neymar or Messi? No, we are talking about the essence of everything we do today: the Internet, but specifically in Brazil. On Jun… http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/how-control-unstoppable/

Taking it to the Edge: the new ‘super platform’

As billions of connected devices start joining the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses will experience exciting transformations in some areas and unwelcome disruption in others. Not least, the network environment itself will transform into an astonishing…
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General Fusion Harnesses the Power of the Stars

A Movers & Shakers interview with General Fusion CEO Nathan Gilliland, leading a company on the cusp of developing technology to create commercially viable fusion energy.
Commercial nuclear fusion or “fusion energy” is a long-standing goal in the energy business.  Essentially the same force that powers the stars, it promises clean, safe and almost … http://digitaltransformation.frost.com/expert-insights/viewpoints/general-fusion-harnesses-power-stars/

SDDC: Extending Your Grandfather's Virtualization

We’ve spent the last few weeks discussing the benefits a software-defined data center, or SDDC, and how IT is shifting to become a more service-oriented business unit.
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