The original telco central offices of the past had legacy mainframe-like telephone switches with legacy voice features, which was ideal in the 1980’s and 1990’s but are archaic today. With VoIP over LTE in the cloud, these local offices can be re-architected into 5G nano-datacenters that provide very low latency fixed and mobile access and distributed edge computing that will enable new and innovative hyperconverged IT/CT applications and services that avail new business models and network monetization opportunities for operators.Continue reading
Special guest, Anca Petre, COO of 23 Consulting joins neXt Curve to discuss how the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries are applying Blockchain technologies to create new value and reshape their industry model. What is the Blockchain promise and what is possible versus hype?
neXt Curve Research Principal, Dean Freeman, attended the Internet of Things World 2018 trade show that took place May 14th to the 17th at the Santa Clara Convention Center to gain insight on what is new and happening in the world of the IoT.Continue reading
With the rapid decline in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, attention has been shifting toward Blockchain, the technology that underlies cryptocurrency applications. We have heard a lot about tokens but what are they and what role do they play in the Blockchain story? Special guest, Omar Rahim, CEO of Energi Mine and Lawrence Lerner, CEO of RChain Holdings, joined neXt Curve to discuss the importance of the token in the context of business model design and the creation of new and transformative economic value leveraging Blockchain technology.Continue reading
Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain are tremendously misunderstood and misrepresented in the media and within the industry today. The challenge in properly understanding Blockchain and its applications such as Bitcoin is rooted in the fact that Bitcoin is neither a technology, a currency or digital gold. It is what people think and imagine it to be at the moment, which is the problem that also infects the discourse around Blockchain.Continue reading
Business leaders need to tread carefully. The Blockchain gold rush is on and there is plenty of fool’s gold out there. However, just like the Internet, technologies such as Blockchain can have significant implications for your business and industry and should be taken seriously.Continue reading