VR & AR: The Real Deal!
Pandora! In the motion picture Avatar, Pandora is a beautiful fictional place and a paradise for nature lovers. The 3D version of the film left a deep impression in my mind, as I am sure it did with many other moviegoers who might share my dream of experiencing a vacation in Pandora. Well, that may […]
Setting Sights on IoT Opportunities in Asia Pacific
The Internet of Things (IoT) is on course to transform businesses and create new revenue opportunities — is your organization ready to exploit it? It’s a recurring topic of interest that crops up frequently during my conversations with business leaders in the service provider industry. As networked devices become more pervasive, operators worldwide not only […]
Make your enterprise customers more mobile and secure with virtual private networks
The pace of business is accelerating. To keep up companies need to be able to move fast and seize new opportunities. That means keeping employees in touch with the people, tools and information they require, wherever and whenever they need them. If you can help them do this securely, the rewards can be huge. So […]
This weekend, I evinced a big change in my youngest daughter. She emerged from her summer couch potato cocoon and blossomed into an active youngster chasing after fictional creatures in natural sunlight. Within 2 days of its launch, Pokémon Go had number of users almost at par with Twitter, the popular social media network that […]
Complementary Technologies: VoWi-Fi and VoLTE
Learn more from Monica Paolini from Senza Fili and RCR Wireless Last week, my children used Facetime to chat with me while I was traveling to hear the latest Cisco...
Service Providers: Win with Cisco Innovation
The mobile revolution has only just begun… The number of terminals is growing exponentially and the use of video is an ever-increasing trend. A growth of 53% of the yearly mobile data traffic is forecast by 2020. In a context of deeply changing consumer habits, half of the service providers we know today will have […]
What’s driving future profits for mobile network operators?
From retail to entertainment, mobility is transforming industries across the spectrum. It’s part of the wider digitalization that is transforming our world and bringing new opportunities for businesses to get the edge over the competition. Or they could get left behind: it’s sink-or-swim. All kinds of organizations are making the most of the rapid changes […]
Sizes, shapes and screens (oh my!): Understanding the shifts and volume growth in global devices and connections
In the latest annual update to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, 2015-2020 we forecasted that the global number of IP connected devices and connections will grow from 16.3 billion in 2015 to 26.3 billion in 2020 – adding net new 10 billion device and connections. What could be exciting about the consistent growth […]
Networks of the Future: Extreme Times Call for Extreme Measures!
Here’s an observation that happened to serve as the basis of a keynote I had the opportunity to give the other day, at the TIA 2016 “Network of the Future” conference, in Dallas: Yes, it would be wonderful indeed if broadband service providers saw 50% annual revenue growth — if only to offset that 50% […]