Technology, Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications

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DreamWorks Animation embraces “transformation as lifestyle”

By Neil Ward-Dutton, IDC As the CG animation studio responsible for the Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, Trolls and How to Train Your Dragon franchises, DreamWorks Animation (DWA) is an enormously respected business. In part it has achieved this status by wholeheartedly embracing the need to transform its core processes and operations – over and over […]

The ISDN Cut-Off – why should you pay attention?

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The ISDN cut off is happening, and if you’re not already prepared, you need to start immediately. Copper services have been disconnected since November 2018, thanks to the roll out of the NBN. Voice services have so far remained intact, but ISDN voice services using the old copper-based networks will also be disconnected starting this […]

Communication service providers must transform support systems to realize 5G’s true potential

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Until now, each transition to the next generation of wireless networks, most recently 3G to 4G, has been incremental and relatively seamless. But the jump from 4G networks to 5G is expected to be monumental and fundamentally disruptive. 5G is more than just a faster, lower-latency version of 4G; it represents the first generation wireless […]

The role of telcos in the future of edge computing

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When we talk about the rise of IoT, the vast number of connected devices is usually among the first things mentioned. But it’s not really about the number of devices, it’s the massive data volumes those billions of devices will generate. Think about it. A smart factory has tens of thousands of parts. Coordinating the […]