Tag Archives: Salesforce.com

Cloud Asia 2013 Preview, 15-16 May 2013, Singapore. The Cloud Event for Asia

Cloud Asia enters its third year co-organized with Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority).  Cloud Asia 2013 runs from the 15-16 May 2013 in Singapore.  An exciting change from last year’s event is entry to CloudAsia and the co-located Cloud Security Alliance Asian Congress is free for all enterprises, small and medium businesses, and operator users. Here are my […]

Start-ups to Watch: Crunched, Sales and Marketing Calls made Measurable

Continuing the series of ‘Start-Ups To Watch’ that are building their businesses on Telecom APIs; I had the good fortune to chat with Roger Billerey-Mosier, VP Engineering and Product at Crunched, introduced through Voxeo Labs and reviewed on their weblog.  The next company in this series is Drum from NetDev; I’ve known the CEO, John […]

The Future of Over-the-Top Enterprise Services

In a recent No Jitter article on “The Future of Over-the-Top Enterprise Services” I conduct a thought experiment on what would happen if Salesforce.com decided to buy Twilio? Much is made of the impact of OTT (Over The Top) services such as Skype–applications that run on top of legacy public networks and offer, at reduced […]

No Jitter Article: Integrating Collaboration and Document Management with the Cloud

Here is a link to an article I wrote for No Jitter on the dawn of true information communication technology (ICT) services, in which IT and Communication services are enabled and integrated by cloud computing and APIs. Cloud-based document management services are growing rapidly, e.g. DropBox, Box.net, Mozy, KnowledgeTree, SpringCM, WebEx and recently Google Docs.  […]

SDP Global Summit 2012, Rome, 11th-14th September

The SDP (Service Delivery Platform) Global Summit 2012 takes place in Rome from the 11th-14th September. On Tuesday the 11th September is the API focus day.  I recently founded a Telecom APIs group on Linkedin, its generating some interesting discussions such as: Discussion on “Is WAC Dead?” Survey on “The recently specified OMA RCS APIs?” […]

Telcos and the Small Medium Business. Quantifying the Relevance.

Much is made of the Telco’s natural fit in delivering IT Solutions to SMB (Small Medium Business), and hence the much touted Cloud Service Broker opportunity for telcos.  I am a small business, and this assumption doesn’t ring true.  Telcos in my experience struggle with the SMB segment because they are structured to sell pre-packaged […]

CloudAsia 2012, Preconference Workshop

CloudAsia 2012 is the second year of the conference co-organized by Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority), the summary of 2011 is here and here.  In a later article I’ll review the main conference.  CloudAsia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government […]

Broadband World Forum Summary

The Broadband World Forum is the main telecommunication industry’s event for broadband, drawing thousands of attendees from more than 100 operator companies and all the top broadband vendors.  Keynotes at the event came from industry leaders such as Hans Vestberg, CEO Ericsson, Jean-Phillip Vanot, SVP of Innovation and Marketing for Orange, and Mika Vehviläinen, COO […]

Service Delivery Platform Virtualization

Virtualization is a hot topic, made more so by IBM’s potential acquisition of Sun; two leading proponents of virtualization and cloud computing.  From an enterprise perspective the drivers for virtualization are saving cost; and improving employee efficiency, manageability of IT and enterprise security.  Take for example desktop virtualization, e.g Sun Ray thin clients, it’s your […]

eComm Conference 2009 Update, March 3-5 2009, San Francisco Airport Marriott

Last year I heard many people (Thomas Howe, Martin Geddes, and Brough Turner to name just a few) talking very positively about a new conference, eComm (Emerging Communications Conference), it attracted 300 people and 80 speakers from 15 countries.  eComm brings together people leading the change in telecoms from both inside the industry and out.  […]