Peter Jarich

Articles by Peter Jarich

Jarich: SDN - a rose by any other name… still wouldn't be NFV

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We've talked about Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) multiple times this year. While still relatively new concepts, there's general consensus that both have the potential to revolutionize the way in which we think about mobile networks and services: SDN thanks to driving service velocity and manageability, and NFV thanks to rethinking the platforms on which networks are built and how network capacity is (cost-effectively) turned up or torn down. To be sure, there are still plenty of questions around them.

Jarich: IT vendors help make telecom cool again

 

We're all friends here, so we can be honest--right? Okay. In the broader tech world, telecom isn't always seen as the sexiest or coolest segment of the market.

Jarich: Has China lost its innovative spirit? (Huawei, ZTE and the future of competition)

Peter Jarich Here at Current Analysis, we get a lot of questions about Huawei and ZTE. If you don't already know, our focus is the Competitive Response Lifecycle; instead of market

Jarich: Mobile World Congress - small cells, Wi-Fi, video and the new pragmatism

Peter Jarich By this point, you probably know most of what took place at Mobile World Congress last week. Between late-February previews, the daily updates from Barcelona and the

Jarich: Why the mobile core is more important than ever

Peter Jarich Compared with advances in mobile devices, M2M business models, app stores or application development, the mobile core doesn't generally get the attention reserved for...

Jarich: Has 4G moved beyond 4G World?

Peter Jarich Where 4G World first focused on WiMAX (under the WiMAX World moniker), it's evolved to focus on LTE as the industry itself largely moved on from WiMAX and the ecosystem built

Jarich: In defense of U.S. operator innovation – Wi-Fi, alliances, apps vs. tiering and capping

Peter Jarich With the 235th anniversary of American Independence just a few days behind us, I want to take a moment to recall a conversation I had last month. Up in Boston for a

Jarich: Market predictions, LTE, WiMAX, enhanced voice and the customer value proposition

Happy New Year. Hopefully you're reading this after getting a chance to relax over the holidays. Or, maybe you work for one of those companies where everyone takes off through the 1st week of

Jarich: What's with all the new demo and experience centers?

Several weeks back, my team and I went to visit a few customers and prospects in northern Europe. Among the stops were the new Ericsson Studio (officially opened on Aug. 31) and NSN's recently

The yawn that was Mobile World Congress 2010 - page 2

Previous page Femto. Two years ago, MWC saw femtocell solutions going commercial; integration partnerships were built, core network solutions were launched, reference designs introduced. Last year,