The proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with numerous potential benefits. Baby monitors, smart meters, even the connected car are all made possible by IoT technology. With this, the sheer volume of IoT connected devices is projected to explode in coming years, surpassing even the number of mobile handsets we use today.
There’s no question that mobile phones and the internet have completely transformed how consumers and businesses communicate today and these technologies seem to amaze us with their innovation on an almost daily basis.
This all-IP revolution and the evolution to and anticipation for the next-generation network, has brought about the need for the telco industry to undergo a transformation.
Advances in technology can often be a great leveller in industries, and the telecoms industry is no exception. The availability of new technologies in various markets has changed the expectations of consumers and businesses irrevocably.
The cloud has fundamentally changed the way organisations, including Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), provide and consume computing resources. Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) is one of the principle technologies underlying cloud-computing platforms and is often discussed in terms of its technology and features, such as resource pooling, rapid elasticity, and on-demand self-service.
When the mobile world meets next month in Barcelona to discuss how everything is mobile, Interop Technologies and our technology experts will be discussing how everything can be virtualized as well as we exhibit in Hall 1 Stand 1C02 at Mobile World Congress February 22-25.