Telecommunications Services

Telecommunications companies leverage technology to deliver information across distances via video, phone, Internet, on-demand, and other services.

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  • For CIO Professionals

    REPORT: Prepare For Blockchain's Impact On The Telecommunications Sector

    Distributed Ledger Technology Offers The Potential For New Services And Efficiencies For Telcos And Their Customers

    February 15, 2019 Dan Bieler

    The telecommunications sector has been slow to embrace the opportunities of distributed ledger technology, AKA blockchain. This follower approach is risky: The emerging virtualization of network infrastructure could give rise to a new wave of attacks on potential telco revenue opportunities by over-the-top players and technology firms. This report helps CIOs in and around the telecom sector by outlining the opportunities that blockchain can bring to telcos and in which areas other businesses should collaborate with telcos around blockchain.

  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    REPORT: Join The Progressive Web App Movement

    Apple's On Board To Help You Build A Mobile Website That Combines The Frictionlessness Of The Web With The Experience Of An App

    February 12, 2019 Ted Schadler

    Now that Apple supports the progressive web app (PWA) standards that Google pioneered, it's time to join organizations like eBay, the Financial Times, Flipkart, Starbucks, and West Elm in the movement to build progressive web apps that combine the discoverability and reach of the web with the experience and engagement of an app. As a digital leader, it's your responsibility to spark a progressive web app movement at your firm to bring app-like experiences to your mobile web. This report shows you how.

  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    REPORT: It's Time To Make Every Web Application A Progressive Web App

    Mobile Apps Will Slip To A Niche Role As PWAs Combine The Discoverability Of The Web With The Experience Of An App

    February 12, 2019 Michael Facemire, Ted Schadler

    The technology pendulum has swung from the web being all the rage to the web being a terrible experience. Now, it's swinging back to the web being all the rage again, thanks to progressive web apps (PWAs), which deliver an app-like experience with the discoverability of the web. This report details what application development and delivery (AD&D) pros need to know about PWAs, in what scenarios PWAs are a better option than a native mobile app, and why it's wrong to build any new web application that's not a progressive web app.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: What To Consider When Exploring Passive Optical LAN

    Make Accurate Comparisons With Traditional LANs When Building Your Next Network Design

    January 31, 2019 Andre Kindness

    The impact of digitalization and smart offices has raised businesses' concerns about energy consumption around the globe. Some vendors are pitching passive optical LAN (POL) as a way to save up to 80% on networking construction and energy costs over traditional local-area networking (TLAN). But when making comparisons, beware of inconsistencies and omissions that may skew the results. This report helps infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals understand critical information to make sound networking decisions based on real-world conditions.

  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    REPORT: Understanding The Cloud Services Provider Landscape

    Landscape: The Cloud Computing Playbook

    January 17, 2019 Bill Martorelli, Liz Herbert

    With cloud computing services now central to modern technology strategy, the challenge for infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals is to focus on selecting the right partners and planning for long-term value. Most tech firms are jumping into the cloud business, but they may not be delivering on true cloud computing promises. This report gives an overview of the landscape of cloud service providers (CSPs) to help I&O leaders and other IT decision makers best select their strategic partners and negotiate with providers for the greatest benefits. This document is an update of a previous report to reflect the current market.

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