The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) celebrated the fortieth anniversary of Ethernet last month ahead of its quarterly meeting in San Diego. Ethernet’s father, Bob Metcalfe, presided as Metro Ethernet Forum President Nan Chen announced certification of 20 companies whose products passed rigorous testing for Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0.
This conference briefed telecom and enterprise executives on current trends revolving around the explosive growth in machine-to-machine communications (M2M). Three panel sessions explored major current issues, including security for embedded devices, M2M in social networks, and the integration of M2M deployments with backbone ERP software.
Download presentations from this years M2M Conference at CeBIT.
This seminar examines the impact, emerging challenges and the opportunities created by PC/TV convergence on broadcasting. It comes as YouView, the proliferation of subscription video services such as Netflix, LOVEFiLM and Now TV, and the rise in connected television ownership by consumers further blur the boundaries of what constitutes television.
The Convergence Summit North is the only regional exhibition and networking event in the North of England for the Comms and ICT Trade Channel with over 70 leading suppliers exhibiting, free educational seminars to attend, an array of new product introductions, show special promotions plus fantastic networking opportunities.
New Delhi, India:
Serving the industry for 20 years, the Exhibitions India Group is proud to play an integral role in the changing landscape of the Indian Information and Communication environment.As we move towards a world connected economies, the milestone 21st edition of Convergence India 2013 expo is themed as "Enriching A Billion Lives". The expo will focus on new-age technologies and merging business solutions, enabling to enrich the lives of a billion people.
The Convergence Summit South is THE only place to be this October to see the latest technologies and products leading the Voice, Data and Mobile sectors. As the UK’s largest Channel event with over 100 exhibitors, free seminars, a new industry speed dating feature, numerous new product launches plus the best networking environment.
When it comes to access networks, fiber is the technology that’s getting all the attention these days, and for good reason, as it offers superfast speeds for the latest broadband services. Yet for all the talk of fiber, the reality is that the majority of the world’s existing access wireline infrastructure is copper based, and service providers everywhere are looking to make the best use of this installed infrastructure.
This might not be the year the world ends, as some say the Mayans prophesized, but it may seem like it for a telecommunications industry under pressure to meet booming demand for Internet resources.
By some projections, the explosion in adoption of Internet connected devices such as laptops, tablets, smart phones, blue ray players and Internet TVs could strain network bandwidth beyond capacity as soon as this year, causing cases of services loss as available access to network bandwidth becomes completely consumed by peak demand.
Oracle released the results of a performance test demonstrating that Oracle Communications Converged Application Server running on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and using the Linux operating system, can deliver services for communications service providers (CSPs) looking to provide next-generation voice, video and data services over internet protocol (IP)-based networks.