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CXTech Week 10, News and Analysis

Welcome to the CXTech Week 10 Newsletter. The purpose of this post is to highlight, with commentary, some of the news stories in CXTech this week. What is CXTech?  The C stands for Connectivity, Communications, Collaboration, Conversation, Customer; X for Experience because that’s what matters; and Tech because the focus is enablers. Examples of what falls […]

IMS World Fourm and IMS Status Report

In April I’ll be running a pre-conference workshop at the IMS World Forum on “Market Status and Case Studies,” its aimed at both non-technical and technical managers responsible for, or whose platform / service will need to inter-operate with, IMS.  The workshop’s objectives are: Provide a deep-dive quantified analysis of the IMS market status, enabling […]

IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Status Report: Emerging from the Trough of Disillusionment?

I recently completed a report for Mind Commerce entitled: “IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Status Report: Emerging from the Trough of Disillusionment?”  This report provides a valuable independent IMS status report that can help all in the industry have a clear view on its current status and the likely paths operators will take in the evolution […]

IN (Intelligent Network) Returns!

Many of the incumbent vendors are bringing their old IN (Intelligent Network) systems to end of life; and in some cases proposing technology that was built 5-10 years ago so is generally based on old or proprietary architectural principles, e.g. Ericsson TSP (Telecom Server Platform) – some of us may remember the TSP announcements made […]

Service Delivery Platform (SDP) Asia. Day One

This article provides a brief summary on Day One of Informa’s SDP Asia conference in Singapore on the 26th November.  A preview of the conference was given in this article.  With 70 registered attendees and about 55 attendees in the room on Day One, APAC is bucking the trend in conference attendance by showing solid […]

SDP Asia Update, 26-28 November, Singapore

At the end of November I’ll be attending Informa’s SDP Asia conference in Singapore.  I’ll be running a post-conference workshop on the 28th November, and a couple of sessions through the conference (26-27 November).  Outlines of the sessions are shown below, and the conference brochure can be downloaded here.  The purpose of this article is […]

IMS/SDP North America, 5-7 November, Dallas TX

The purpose of this article is to provide a summary of my findings from Informa’s IMS/SDP (IP Multimedia Subsystem) North America conference that ran from the 5-7 November in Dallas TX; I gave a preview of the event in this article.  I’ve also put a few slides together to give a flavor of the conference […]

IMS/SDP North America Preview, 5-7 November, Dallas TX

Earlier this month I gave a weblog preview of Informa’s SDP (Service Delivery Platform) Asia conference in Singapore.  I’ll also be attending Informa’s IMS/SDP (IP Multimedia Subsystem) North America conference (5-7 November) in Dallas TX.  This weblog article provides a preview of the North American event.  Bringing the discussion on IMS and SDP together is […]

Service Delivery Platform Landscape

Following in the series of market landscapes such as On Device Portal, Fixed Mobile Convergence, Service Management, and a very high level one on Service Delivery Platform (SDP).  I’m presenting a richer SDP landscape, however, it is challenging to compare SDPs because of the vast scope of functionality and the numerous definitions that exist. A […]

OSS Consolidation Part 2: Recommendations on Service Delivery

What is a ‘service delivery architecture’?  It really depends upon with whom you are talking.  Are they are a vendor trying to sell IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem), or a Java games download platform; or are they an operator responsible for value-added communication services, IPTV, or content services.  Each will likely give quite different answers.  Service […]