Intelligence Types: White Papers and Reports

DNS Threat Intelligence vs. AI Network Security

Domain Name System (DNS) is a protocol dictating how computers exchange data on the Internet. It turns a user-friendly domain name into an IP address that computers use to identify each other. DNS protocol is unencrypted by default. Most security vendors still heavily rely on signature-based detection, such as DNS firewalls and DNS blacklisting. It […]

Building the Next-Generation Network

In an age where change is the only constant, traditional methods only breed traditional results. Innovation, transformation and customer engagement are more than mere buzzwords; they are the key to a business’s survival and competitive edge. Delivering a quality product to the right audience in real time is the new imperative. Traditional technology is no […]

Connections Are Limitless, the Network Is Not

Consumers are ravenous for “all-you-can-eat” unlimited data plans. Communications service providers challenged by unrelenting customer demand for more capacity now must feed the need, and quickly. But expanding the network in the traditional way is unrealistic. That requires substantial funding and years to complete ‒ time the current network does not have.

What is a Living Network?

By 2020, Internet traffic will increase tenfold.  With demands on the network growing so profoundly, how can a CTO or CNO respond?  A new type of network is needed: one that is not static and inert, but, instead, learns, adapts and improves over time. That is a living network. Discover more in the WIRED Brand […]

Home Network Security for Network Operators

The lack of security is a massive risk for home users, but it is also a tremendous opportunity for network operators. They are in a unique position: They already have the hardware (broadband routers) deployed across millions of homes and can provide the necessary security for home users. Network operators can deploy AI solutions to […]

Satellite Backhaul: Future-Proofing the Customer Experience

With data demand increasing dramatically through the rise in popularity of connected devices, global mobile revenues are predicted to reach $1,200 trillion by 2020. Mobile network operators will gain a competitive advantage through a strategic focus on Quality of Service (QoS) and by extending reach, especially in rural and remote areas. This paper covers the […]

Selling to Telcos in the Age of Digital Transformation

A playbook for vendors in a changing sales and marketing environment Telecoms operators of all stripes are driving mass scale digital transformation. These are uncharted waters, with the ‘hoped for’ destination, a leaner, more agile and customer-centric organisation, better able to profit from digital services. Telcos are leaning on the vendor community to help them […]

Device Intelligence for Network Operators

Most network operators use basic identifying methods such as listing brand name or MAC address for devices. It allows them to provide generic device identification, in the best case scenario only recognizing personal computers and smartphones. In most cases, Internet of Things (IoT) devices are left unidentified and unprotected. Using device intelligence, network operators can […]

CSP Revenue Management: Enabling the Digital Service Provider Evolution

In October 2017, Heavy Reading conducted an online survey of 100 CSP representatives working for around 75 different organizations across the globe. The questionnaire assessed the current state of CSP revenue management systems and explored their priorities for modernization. The body of this report contains the responses to the 25 multi-part questions related to revenue […] Annual Industry Survey 2017

The 2017 edition of the Intelligence Annual Industry Survey once more raises the bar for insight into the incredibly diverse telecoms business. This year’s survey once more gathered the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the telecoms landscape, before taking a deep dive into six specific areas affecting telecoms today. From ultra-broadband to test and measurement via IoT, NFV, SDN, video and security, we examine the principal areas affecting telecoms operators today.

Are you prepared for the revolution in consumer entertainment?

There’s a seismic shift taking place in entertainment – and its effect on digital service providers is profound. On-demand media consumption will change every facet of your service offering – and sooner than you think. Leading service providers are already adopting new strategies to capitalize on the on-demand revolution.

eBook: Intelligent Smart Wi-Fi Brings Mobility to Your Home

While people are on the road, they can accept having limited Internet connection through mobile networks. Once they reach home, their expectation for Internet connectivity completely changes. The Challenge: Your customers want to freely roam their home. While people are on the road, they can accept having limited Internet connection through 3G, 4G, or SG […]

Virtualization: A Critical Capability for Service Provider Success in IoT, 5G & Beyond

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a huge opportunity for communications service providers (CSPs), because of the sheer scale of investment it will attract and the business impact it will have globally. This white paper looks at developments in the IoT landscape and the critical factors and obstacles that CSPs need to be aware of […]

Data Revelations – Nominum Data Science Security Report

From the front lines of the war on cybercrime, Nominum discovers new trends in ransomware, phishing, IoT-related threats and more. We analyzed 15.3 trillion DNS queries to produce this 46-page report that delves into the mind of a cybercriminal.

The State of Digital Transformation in Telecommunications

We conducted a survey of telecom operators to better understand which aspects of digital transformation are most important to them and where they are placing their investment “bets”. We asked them about the degree to which their organizations had already adopted technology and practices such as DevOps, Cloud and NFV. And we asked how they planned to address the OTT threat including aspects such as user data monetization (taking a leaf out of Facebook and Google’s book). In this report we present the results.

Digital Transformation Operator Survey Report

With tighter margins and the threat of declining ARPU the last thing service providers need is more revenue leakage. But according to the findings of a new and Openet operator survey, this is exactly the prospect facing many service providers. Download the results of this survey of 117 operators to find out more.

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