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Oracle to Buy Acme Packet

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Oracle has agreed to buy Acme Packet for $1.98 billion in cash, a deal the technology heavyweight said will accelerate the deployment of all-IP networks....
Oracle to Buy Acme Packet

Oracle to pay $1.7B for network service provider Acme Packet

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The deal is expected to benefit Oracle as its business customers move to all-IP networks. [Read more]...
Oracle to pay $1.7B for network service provider Acme Packet

The Internet won the mobile broadband war (but you could still lose)

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Mobile operators might as well give in and work with web companies when it comes to delivering services via mobile broadband. That’s the conclusion of the latest report out from Allot Communications, a company that aims to sell software and gear to companies like Verizon and AT&T. Allot’s latest mobile...
The Internet won the mobile broadband war (but you could still lose)

Telcos race toward an all-IP future

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At the CES Broadband Unlimited conference, communications execs explain why new native IP networks are essential for consumers and the next generation of connected devices. [Read more]...
Telcos race toward an all-IP future
"The telephone network is obsolete": Get ready for the all-IP telco
Vint Cerf: Internet competition has "evaporated" since dial-up
Deal-crazy Oracle to buy Acme Packet for an astounding $2.1B

How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?

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Telcos feel like they are between a rock and hard place. When you consider the transition to all IP networks, the margin pressures associated with meeting the insatiable demand for mobile data and the threat that over-the-top services represent to their businesses; it’s clear that they are doing more than...
How an old-school telco gear maker got the cloud religion. Can it convert the carriers?
Oracle continues acquisition spree, gobbles up network management biz Tekelec

FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

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The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it? [Read more]...
FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

Oracle Buys Tekelec To Move Closer To Carriers And Their Overstretched Data Networks

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Oracle continues on its acquisition trail to build out a more full-service operation targeting the carrier market. Today it announced that it would acquire Tekelec, a provider of network signaling, policy control, and subscriber data management solutions. It says it plans to integrate Tekelec’s solutions into its Communications portfolio, and...
Oracle Buys Tekelec To Move Closer To Carriers And Their Overstretched Data Networks

Auvik, Started By A Sandvine Co-Founder And An Ex-BlackBerry CTO, Gets $6M To Take Enterprise Network Control To The Cloud

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Auvik Networks, a Canadian enterprise networking startup co-founded by repeat entrepreneur Marc Morin (co-founder of now-public Sandvine and of PixStream, sold to Cisco); David Yach, a former CTO of BlackBerry’s software division; and ex-Sandvine product manager Alex Hoff, is today announcing that it’s raised it first round of outside funding:...
Auvik, Started By A Sandvine Co-Founder And An Ex-BlackBerry CTO, Gets $6M To Take Enterprise Network Control To The Cloud

Intelligence is a mobile developer's best friend

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Yes, 4G and LTE networks are huge improvements over previous-generation mobile networks, but they’re not about to cure mobile-data woes without some smart development to help them. Speaking at GigaOM Mobilize on Thursday, Aspera’s Serban Simu and Akamai’s Kris Alexander espoused the value of both intelligent network design and intelligent...
Intelligence is a mobile developer's best friend
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