Aggregators of telecom Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) connect multiple carrier APIs with various other resources. The main interest groups are API providers and third-party developers. The API aggregator role is gradually gaining momentum within the market as developers create more innovative services, and as operators can also provide mash-ups as end-products. Carriers may perceive aggregators as a threat, as an operator may suffer from a dependency on third-party services, and uncertainty in the provided services and APIs.
The inaugural APAC Optical Fibre and Cable Conference will be held on the 14-16 October 2015 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Home of China's leading fibre optic cable companies and the beating heart of world fibre optic production.
The value chain for telephony APIs takes many forms depending on the specific capabilities of an API. Generically, the network API value chain initiates from carrier which serves as the primary resource pool for assets and capabilities. Through network APIs these assets are exposed to developers.
Developers may have to work in conjunction with Web/Enterprise asset providers to integrate functionalities with other applications or web interfaces.
Quality measurement is essential for any supply chain to be successful. Video is no different. A breakdown in the system causes unhappy customers, damages brand, and can ultimately be the downfall of the entire business.
Today, we are seeing increasing quality expectations; UHD/4K, and High Dynamic Range (HDR), just to name a few. And, as other new products and capabilities enter the market, every one of them will need performance and interoperability standards to properly integrate them and create value for the total system.
Data Discovery has become an essential capability for Business Intelligence (BI) programs to understand data and gain insights about the business and market. Effectively enabling data discovery's iterative process requires business analysts that are self-sufficient in data access and abstraction techniques.
The last twelve months can only be described as a whirlwind of new technology advances in the Big Data market. Perhaps the most notable of which has been the huge explosion of interest in the Apache Spark in-memory clustered execution environment. The momentum behind Apache Spark seems to be unstoppable with more and more vendors getting behind it and availability of Spark both on-premises and in the Cloud.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Internet firms such as Cisco, Google and Amazon will be subject to a new EU cybersecurity law forcing them to adopt tough security measures and possibly report serious breaches to national authorities, according to a document seen by Reuters.
The so-called Network and Information Security Directive has been stuck in talks between member states and EU lawmakers because of disagreements over whether to include digital platforms such as search engines, social networks, e-commerce sites and cloud computing providers.
As many in IT know, the term API stands for Application Programming Interface. An application programming interface (API) is a protocol intended to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other. What many outside of B2B networking do not know is that APIs enable network operators to capitalize on existing network infrastructure to facilitate third-party creation of a vast array of business opportunities for carriers worldwide.
Networks that are agile, efficient, and well orchestrated are the first priority if service providers are to meet the challenges of automated, speedy, and ultimately profitable service delivery. The holy grail of programmable networks is driving the acceleration in network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN).
NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd on Thursday showcased a suite of security products that safeguard everything from medical devices to Hollywood movie scripts, though its CEO acknowledged that his effort to transform the company remains a work in progress.
The Waterloo, Ontario-based company, whose smartphone market share has dwindled, is attempting to morph into a more software-focused entity.