Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Mobile Security – A Very Scary World

2017-06-01T15:04:24+00:00Categories: Mobility, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mobile Security - A Very Scary World   Santosh Krishnan, Lookout Last month, AOTMP’s Telecom Management Industry Update started exploring mobile security and enterprises’ ten-dency to react to intrusions and problems, rather than employ proactive strategies. One area that stood out was the question of how the cloud impacts mobile security. Turns [...]

Possible Sprint-T-Mobile Deal Could Be Another Nextel Disaster

2018-02-21T15:04:01+00:00Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , |

Possible Sprint-T-Mobile Deal Could Be Another Nextel Disaster Enterprises Using Either Provider Should Remain Alert As the Trump administration continues to roll out, rumblings of movements and shakeups among telecom service providers are beginning to take place. One possible union reported by Reuters and storming through the sector – a tie-up between Sprint and [...]

What Should Enterprises Expect From the Windstream-EarthLink Merger?

2017-06-01T14:44:42+00:00Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , , , |

Q&A: What Should Enterprises Expect From the Windstream-EarthLink Merger? Now that Windstream has completed its $1.1 billion purchase of EarthLink, many an organization relying on one or the other’s services will want some guidance on how to proceed. Protecting network costs and arrangements is paramount, as is understanding the new capabilities supported by merging [...]

Droning On: Verizon’s Skyward Buy Targets Enterprises

2017-06-01T14:46:01+00:00Categories: IoT|Tags: , , |

Droning On: Verizon’s Skyward Buy Targets Enterprises IoT is Becoming Big Business The use of drones in business is not new but it has come with challenges that were difficult to surmount without significant resources. Given all of the planning and regulations involved, an enterprise would need big money and the right people to [...]

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Migrating to SIP

2018-02-21T15:22:32+00:00Categories: Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Migrating to SIP For years, enterprises have relied on the PSTN to serve as the foundation of their telecom environments. However, due to an FCC order calling for the transition from PSTN to IP environments, organizations will soon have no choice but to adopt an IP-based technology. Within the [...]

Cass-Efftel Deal ‘Is Going to Create Uplift’

2017-06-01T13:05:15+00:00Categories: Market Alert|Tags: , |

Cass-Efftel Deal ‘Is Going to Create Uplift’ U.S.-based TEM provider Cass is buying Britain’s Efftel in a deal that represents significant momentum for the telecom/IT management market as a whole. Indeed, it demonstrates that vendors can support TEM on a global scale, said Timothy C. Colwell, senior vice president of Efficiency First® Adoption at [...]

Why Does the Telecom Management Industry Exist?

2017-03-02T11:39:50+00:00Categories: Telecom Management Industry|Tags: , |

Bill Hinton VP & General Manager, Vendor Practice AOTMP Why Does the Telecom Management Industry Exist? A Conversation, Series of Recollections, and a Slew of Acronyms  Many years ago, when I was planning on entering college and, more specifically, having to choose a college major. Unsure of what direction to take my [...]