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From cats to crustaceans: The role of microservices in autotomizing NFV
The exact origin of an analogy is often hard to ascertain -- especially when it is one which is born, buried, rediscovered, revived, reimagined and ...
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Extending the Switch Abstraction Interface to the Wide Area Network
As I am not a real writer, in the sense that my output is generally neither coherent nor legible, I usually avoid offending individuals by reporting ...
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Container Mania Grips the Internet of Talk: Going cloud native for VoLTE with Kubernetes
I know many of you have been itching to hear more about my adventures with Pokémon Go, following this wildly unsuccessful attempt to garner more page ...
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The Enhanced Voice Services Codec - Improving audio for the Internet of Talk
OK, I’ll be the first to admit it -- I have a somewhat unhealthy fascination with codecs. While I’ve always been one for a thrilling tale of analog ...
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IoT - The Internet of Talk
Twelve gazillion connected devices. I think that’s the last official count for the number of “Internet of Things” endpoints mobile network operators ...
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5G Network Slicing - Separating the Internet of Things from the Internet of Talk
You know when you hear something relatively obscure for the first time and then come across it again soon after. And again soon after that. I had one ...
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Outtakes in NFV - Talking Clearwater Cloud-Native IMS Core
Want to know what happens to the video footage left on the cutting room floor, after the professionals have taken all they need... or can handle? ...
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The IP Multimedia Subsystem Comes of Age
They grow up so fast, don't they? It seems only yesterday that the 3GPP gave birth to the IP Multimedia Subsystem and now we are getting ready to ...
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Employing Blockchains in Consumer IoT Infrastructures
Like many of you, I have taken a back seat over the last few years as Bitcoin bedlam has swelled, subsided and swelled once again. Let’s be ...
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Guaranteeing QoS for the IoT - With the Obligatory Pokemon Go References
References that, like everyone else right now, I’m using to grab a few additional page views. Do I feel as slimy as an Ekans?1 Yes -- but my mother ...
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Deterministic, Time-Sensitive Networking for IoT
Having read my post on the Path Computation Element, “Pixie Dust and Unicorn Stuff,” and finding only one small error [see the footnotes for ...
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