SDN and NFV have got technologists involved in some pretty heavy debates; for example is it hype or will it enable service providers to develop new business models? But one area of discussion stretches beyond the boundaries of technologists. Will SDN/NFV change the organizational structure of service providers? I caught up with Brian Levy and David Noguer Bau and asked them to share some of the discussions they’ve been having with service providers.Read more...
Ever struggled to explain your IT strategy to non-technical business functions within your organisation? Successful communication of complex IT challenges at a senior level can be make or break for the CIO.
Colin Constable, Juniper Strategic Alliance Group CTO, former Chief Network Architect of Credit Suisse and a founding member of Jericho delivered a keynote presentation at the IBM Forum facility last week that may help you in your next board meeting. This blog summarises his presentation.Read more...
IT Trends bear a striking resemblance to London buses.
You can wait ages for one to come along and then find that, annoyingly, three arrive all at the same time. Think of it, as we came out of the dot com crash of the early 2000’s, things were relatively quiet in terms of major trends and then, seemingly from nowhere, we get hit with Cloud, Consumerization, Machine to Machine and Smart Grid to name but a few, all of which leave businesses looking at their IT departments with the same facial expression that a child has when confronting parents with their latest homework: knowledge and expectation.Read more...