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October 7, 2011  9:37 PM

Looking at, and through, clouds: A check of key vendors’ cloud strategies



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Amazon, Amazon EC2, Apple, appliances, Cloud computing, cloud computing services, cloud ecosystem, cloud provider, Cloud Services, Ericsson, Google, networking market, networking vendors, Oracle, Oracle Public Cloud, Sony

There are signs that the networking industry is doing a bit more weaving and bobbing as it looks for a position that sustains revenue and profit growth. One big item is the story that Sony...

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September 10, 2011  12:48 AM

Is technology-strategy planning season beginning or stalling out?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, application development, Cisco, content monetization, enterprise neteworking, Ericsson, network operators, networking strategy, networking vendors, NSN, service layer platforms, technology planning

We’re heading into the fall now, and with the change in season will come a new period of technology-strategy planning for both enterprises and the service providers. I’ve tracked the former group with a formal fall survey since 1982 and the latter since 1991, and the results of the surveys are...


June 17, 2011  8:28 PM

Vendors get a clue about the service layer



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Amdocs, Bridgewater, Ericsson, OSS/BSS, service layer, service management, Telcordia

An interesting potpourri of tech events might be telling us something about the business future of tech in general and the networking space in particular. Didn't Ericsson just...

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June 16, 2011  1:46 AM

Ericsson’s OSS/BSS buy and the ripple effect on competitors



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Juniper, NSN, OSS/BSS, Telcordia

There was probably joy in finance-land when Ericsson made its move to acquire Telcordia. The company -- formerly Bell Communications Research or Bellcore -- was at the same time the “labs” of the RBOCs and the foundation for the support of and


December 21, 2010  3:23 PM

NSN’s three vendors standing vision — but which ones?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, application enablement, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, Juniper, NSN, procurement zones, service layer, telecom equipment vendors

NSN’s CEO has recently suggested that the telecom sector will consolidate with only three major players remaining; Ericsson,


December 16, 2010  1:01 PM

Potential NSN minority stake sale has good news/bad news



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, managed services, NSN, outsourcing, service layer

There are renewed stories that NSN is looking to sell about a third of the company to a private equity consortium. The stories aren’t...


September 22, 2010  1:20 PM

Will tech M&A activity fill need for broad-based product strategy?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, equipment vendors, Ericsson, Huawei, M&A, mergers and acquisitions, Nortel, NSN, OEM, technology industry, ZTE

Companies are now actively pursuing mergers and acquisitions to consolidate and improve economies of scale. Even when mergers and acquisitions don't directly consolidate the companies (


January 14, 2010  1:35 PM

NSN/Ericsson won TeliaSonera LTE deal, displacing Huawei



Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, Ericsson, Huawei, LTE, NSN, packet infrastructure

NSN has apparently scored a big win at TeliaSonera, displacing Huawei from the list of vendors the Scandinavian provider approved for its national LTE rollout. Ericsson is the other national player, and Huawei is now limited to...


December 14, 2009  1:26 PM

TeliaSonera’s commercial LTE launch: The industry is watching



Posted by: Tom Nolle
4G, Ericsson, Huawei, LTE, TeliaSonera

Whether there’s seasonal joy in Who-ville these days may be less important than whether there’s LTE joy in Scandinavia. There, operator TeliaSonera has launched the first commercial LTE service, and it will offer...


November 18, 2009  2:09 PM

Bidding for Nortel’s Ethernet assets highlights NSN’s needs



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Ciena, Ericsson, Ethernet, Nortel, NSN

Yesterday was the final date for the submission of bids for Nortel’s metro Ethernet assets. Financial analysts are generally saying that the


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