A cloudy forecast

The forecast for unified communications in the cloud seems bright with clear skies ahead. Alan Shen, Vice President of Consulting Services, Unify Square, weighs in on the benefits and pitfalls of UC in the cloud.

The in-thing

In a world driven by as-a-service models, telco providers stand to suffer if they do not get their fair share of the services they provide. How can they differentiate themselves in terms of delivering Internet of Things infrastructure, and what hurdles must be overcome in this process?

Mubarik Hussain, Head of IT, Petroserv

Fresh infrastructure: the grass is greener

Bogged down by legacy systems and stubborn employees, Petroserv’s IT was suffering. The Qatari firm’s Head of IT, Mubarik Hussain, shares his story of how he instigated a complete technology overhaul, and has since reaped the rewards.


Cisco launches new NFVI solution

Cisco recently introduced its new NFV Infrastructure Solution (NFVI), which according to the company, combines both virtual and physical environments, and provides all the necessary compute, storage, and networking infrastructure to run NFV network services.


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