2014: The Technologies, Themes, Topics (and Reports) You Spaced On!

Peter Jarich
Peter Jarich

Summary Bullets:

  • Every year, we write many analyses which “get lost in the shuffle” – read many fewer times than our average report.
  • The topics of these reports are varied – SDN/NFV, video, OSS/BSS, services, small cells – but all include important insights for telecom vendor and operator success.

Where we looked at some of our most read reports from 2014 in an earlier report, it may be even more important to look at the reports that weren’t so well read. Just like the “cool kids” back in school, the top reports showcase what everyone was paying the most attention to. Those reports at the bottom of the list, however, tell an equally important story – specific topics that may be getting ignored, at the peril of telecom stakeholders (think the “not so cool kid” from high school that ended up changing the world). Continue reading “2014: The Technologies, Themes, Topics (and Reports) You Spaced On!”

2014: The Technologies, Themes, Topics (and Reports) You Cared About

Peter Jarich
Peter Jarich

Summary Bullets:

  • In 2014, SDN and NFV dominated our “most read reports list,” speaking to what was on the minds of telecom carriers and vendors around the world.
  • A preoccupation with virtualization (network and/or function) could be dangerous if it distracts from other key network technology evolutions.

By definition, some of the analyses we pen will get more attention than others. That attention may be due to any number of factors – the time at which the report was posted, the author, a particularly engaging title – but it’s only natural to assume that the topic of a report is what drives the greatest interest.

To this end, one might wonder: What were the top 10 event analyses and advisories from Current Analysis’ Service Provider Infrastructure practice in 2014? Continue reading “2014: The Technologies, Themes, Topics (and Reports) You Cared About”