Posts about Software

They say April Showers bring May Flowers, but did you also know that January Seeding keeps the Innovation Engine Speeding? Wow, rhyming can be painful sometimes and I’m once again reminded that I should stick to engineering. It’s now June and as I pass by all the wildflowers growing here in Texas I appreciate the chaotic but at the same time coherent display of colors – the result of random seeds that have grown to be part of the cityscape ...
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As engineers at a global company with competition around every corner, we believe that continuous innovation is the key to competitive differentiation. But innovation is an elusive thing and doesn’t appear on demand. The popular image we have when we think of innovation is that of the lone engineer having a light-bulb moment. Sometimes it does happen that way, but true light-bulb moments are unpredictable and can be few and far between ...
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Masergy and Overture recently announced the first true deployment of pure-play virtualization at the service edge. Getting there took some time and effort, and we learned a lot along the way. Over the next few weeks, I will be sharing details of the lessons we learned on the road to real-world NFV deployment. In the meantime, here’s a brief overview of the most important of those lessons...


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New trends and rapid technological advances in IT and telecommunications are changing the way telecom networks are designed, deployed and managed. The list of innovations driving the continuously increasing demand for bandwidth is long. Mobile end-user devices are becoming smarter, rich media content such as video is commonly adopted for business and private consumption, applications are increasingly implemented in a network-based fashion and are pushed into the cloud, social media became part of our daily lives – and many more. Consequently, the architecture of the Internet has changed as well over the last years. Widely spread usage of e-mail, e-commerce, search engines, social networks and cloud computing are only a few examples driving this change.
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