Featureshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2211©2017 Capacity Media60FeaturesNew approaches can bring ‘Smooth Talking’ to enterprise comms without breaking the budgetMoussa Zaghdoud, senior director and head of cloud business Unit at ALE, looks at a new Enterprise Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) Survey from Wainhouse Research to explore the trends and preferences in business communications.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3771453/New-approaches-can-bring-Smooth-Talking-to-enterprise-comms-without-breaking-the-budget.htmlThu, 30 Nov 2017 17:00:00 GMTCapacity’s Asia Wholesale Survey Directory 2018http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3767227/Capacitys-Asia-Wholesale-Survey-Directory-2018.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMTSDN: The future of businessThe emergence of SDN over the last few years has undoubtedly changed the way we operate in the wholesale space but telecommunications as a whole.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3762975/SDN-The-future-of-business.htmlMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:45:00 GMTConfidence, Innovation & Leadership report 2017Cloud, internet of things, security and software-defined networks are challenges that the wholesale carrier industry is facing, says Capacity’s new report on Confidence, Innovation and Leadershiphttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3762986/Confidence-Innovation-and-Leadership-report-2017.htmlMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTRebuilding after a perfect stormAs the world is left reeling from three of the most powerful storms to cross the Atlantic, we round-up some of the biggest relief campaigns taking place in the telco sector and what we can do to helphttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3762968/Rebuilding-after-a-perfect-storm.htmlMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTGlobal carriers back ‘City as a Platform’ initiativeThe TM Forum is coordinating carriers, vendors and cities themselves to set new standards for smart cities and has started out by recruiting signatories for its 10-point manifesto on its City as a Platform idea.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3763149/Global-carriers-back-City-as-a-Platform-initiative.htmlMon, 30 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTGlobal Carrier Awards 2017 - Winners announcedThe 13th Global Carrier Awards saw around 400 members of the community celebrating industry achievements over the last year, with Interoute and Colt Technology Services among the big winners at this year’s event.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3762212/Global-Carrier-Awards-2017-Winners-announced.htmlThu, 26 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTA higher level of messaging protectionDeutsche Telekom’s SMS+ offering provides a dynamic one-stop-shop for secure international messaging. Christian Wollner and Matija Percan explain howhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3761426/A-higher-level-of-messaging-protection.htmlMon, 23 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTThe era of digitisation is here! Embrace or be disrupted!We are living in an era of instant gratification and instant fulfillment – consumers look for all the answers on their smart devices and in such a scenario, businesses need to fast embrace this digitisation in order to create more value and drive digital enablement.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760226/The-era-of-digitisation-is-here-Embrace-or-be-disrupted.htmlFri, 20 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTConfidence, Innovation & Leadership 2017Reserve your place now!http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3760347/Confidence-Innovation-and-Leadership-2017.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTPrepare for the seismic shift of OTT videoOTTs have long been seen as a threat to the carrier landscape, but a shift to video brings opportunities for the wholesale community, writes James Pearcehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3759804/Prepare-for-the-seismic-shift-of-OTT-video.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 00:30:00 GMTSubtle now, but discrimination is still there, say leading women in telecomsIt may be 2017, but prejudice is still rife in the industry, say nine leading telecoms women. What are companies doing about it, asks Alan Burkitt-Gray, and how are executives fighting discrimination?http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3759718/Subtle-now-but-discrimination-is-still-there-say-leading-women-in-telecoms.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 00:15:00 GMTSD-WAN provides a growing opportunityMore companies plan to implement SD-WAN. TeleGeography’s senior manager for enterprise research Greg Bryan discusses opportunities highlighted at the recent WAN Summit in Singaporehttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3759723/SD-WAN-provides-a-growing-opportunity.htmlTue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 GMTGlobal Carrier Awards 2017 - Shortlist AnnouncedCapacity is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 Global Carrier Awards.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3756816/Global-Carrier-Awards-2017-Shortlist-Announced.htmlTue, 10 Oct 2017 15:45:00 GMTUS and Caribbean telcos braced for more hurricanes after Harvey horrorHurricane Harvey has moved on, but now the telecoms community in Florida and Puerto Rico are bracing themselves for Hurricane Irma, the latest category five storm barrelling its way towards them.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3749405/US-and-Caribbean-telcos-braced-for-more-hurricanes-after-Harvey-horror.htmlFri, 08 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMTA day in the life of James Wekesa, Chief Commercial Officer at WIOCCJames Wekesa is a deal maker. As the chief commercial officer at Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC, Wekesa has an interesting and varied job which includes managing strong, mutually beneficial relationships with WIOCC’s 14 African shareholders.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747887/A-day-in-the-life-of-James-Wekesa-Chief-Commercial-Officer-at-WIOCC.htmlMon, 04 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMTIt pays to be in the mobile money gameThe mobile payments market is growing rapidly, with 54% of users now buying something through their smartphone on a regular basis. But how is this impacting wholesale? James Pearce finds out.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747122/It-pays-to-be-in-the-mobile-money-game.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:45:00 GMTMarket trends: in briefA number of industry market trend reports have recently been published so Natalie Bannerman takes a look at the evolving worlds of interconnection bandwidth, SDN, NFV and colocationhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747134/Market-trends-in-brief.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMTSoftware-defined access is key theme at US conferenceOne term kept resurfacing repeatedly at the Adtran Connect conference in Alabama in August: software-defined access (SD-access). It was on the lips of executives from some of the biggest names in the North American telecoms industry, including Comcast, Verizon and CenturyLink, to name a few.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747120/Software-defined-access-is-key-theme-at-US-conference.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:30:00 GMTData centre operator leaderboard: Q2 2017 rankingsThe most influential data centre operators in North America, EMEA, Oceania and Asia have been announced in Cloudscene’s lastest leaderboard findings.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747132/Data-centre-operator-leaderboard-Q2-2017-rankings.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:15:00 GMTDjibouti telecom: a gateway to the worldThe Republic of Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, is 23,000km square with a population of fewer than a million citizens. The country’s regional importance, however, is in disproportion to its size.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747118/Djibouti-telecoma-gateway-to-the-world.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:15:00 GMTAn emergent AfricaAfrica is the world’s second largest continent, home to more than 1.2 billion people, but until recently, it was considered a slow mover for telecoms.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747112/An-emergent-Africa.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMTChanging face of Carrier EthernetIn many advanced Carrier Ethernet markets, the technology is getting ready to move into a fresh phase, writes Gareth Willmer.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747128/Changing-face-of-Carrier-Ethernet.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMTThe hidden costs of a virtual worldMany wholesalers are investing more than ever in fraud prevention and revenue assurance, writes Peter Kirwan. The complexity of virtualised networks suggests more of the same will be required.http://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3747130/The-hidden-costs-of-a-virtual-world.htmlFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 GMTConnection speeds are on the up in first quarter of 2017Akamai Technologies’ first quarter 2017 State of the Internet Report is based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platformhttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731549/Connection-speeds-are-on-the-upin-first-quarter-of-2017.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 01:15:00 GMTDisruptive ideas for a new eraWholesale telecoms is starting to explore innovative ideas that break with decades of traditional thinking. Guy Matthews investigateshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731474/Disruptive-ideas-fora-new-era.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 01:00:00 GMTReimagining IP networksGround-breaking IP routing innovation from Nokia represents a leap forward in the evolution of the Internet. We take a look at a product range that delivers the performance, intelligence and security that is needed for the cloud and machine erahttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731544/Reimagining-IP-networks.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 00:30:00 GMTAre we changing as fast as the world?As innovation takes hold in all sectors of industry, Natalie Bannerman spent time with Equinix’s management and customers to hear about some of the challengeshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731478/Are-we-changing-as-fast-as-the-world.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 00:15:00 GMTTop ten innovations in wholesale technologieshttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731481/Top-ten-innovations-in-wholesale-technologies.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 00:15:00 GMTA market in motionCarriers are looking at ways to work more closely with generators of video traffic, from traditional broadcasters to disruptive OTTs. Guy Matthews looks at what can be done to cater more profitably for such customershttp://www.capacitymedia.com/Article/3731446/A-market-in-motion.htmlFri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 GMT