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Resiliency, latency, and security on the core Internet are problem areas for mission-critical cloud-based business applications, as are the irregular last-mile access networks that exist in many countries.
 
According to Ovum’s network infrastructure analysts, although cloud computing is a well-defined concept it will require a strong physical network infrastr

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Recognizing that the telecom sector will plateau over the next decade, ZTE Corporation has expanded its presence in the IT space by setting up a cloud computing unit, the company's third major division after wireless and wireline.
 
“The industry won't be able to support the 25% annual growth we've seen over the past 25 years, so we need a new area to drive gr

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It is an unfortunate fact that “the cloud” is still heavily overhyped to the point where a good deal of IT activity is devoted to convincing business decision makers that cloud computing is actually not some ephemeral science fiction story, but a legitimate way to augment and improve in-house computing capabilities.
 
This disconnect between hyperbole an

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There can be no doubt that cloud computing is the new gold rush of the 21st century, and it will define the IT landscape for at least the next decade. What started more than 10 years ago as an experiment in selling software-as-a-service is now turning into a full-blown activity for service providers to offer their services and solutions under the cloud umbrella.
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Network operators are as interested in cloud computing as third-party cloud services providers - perhaps even more so - but the way the cloud and the network come together is of special interest to operators.
 
With more than a trillion dollars invested in networks worldwide, operators are understandably focused on how the cloud can help monetize the enormous networ

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ZTE announced its “Uni-Evolution” strategy to demonstrate its “Network-Wide Unification” concept, aiming to maximize the utilization of resources through network unification to enable operators to adapt to the marketplace with greater flexibility.
 
This strategy includes the entire lineup of the unified solutions covering terminals, pipes an

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In the next five years, cloud computing will become firmly established as a trusted and legitimate Information Technology (IT) delivery model. Further, in alignment with analyst reports and my conversations with customers, I predict that between 20-30% of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market will

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Amazon and Rackspace own today's cloud computing market, but telecom operators aren't going down without a fight—even if they haven't quite figured out how to make telecom cloud services profitable.

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ZTE is now ranked top in the field of cloud computing in China with 107 patent applications under its belt.
 
 In addition, five new proposals from ZTE on the infrastructure, architecture, and ecological system of cloud computing have been approved by ITU-T at the 5th FG Cloud Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
 
ZTE has begun its inv

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AT&T is focusing its plans to deploy global network-based cloud, mobility and network sourcing solutions to companies across a range of industries.
 
AT&T is planning investments totaling nearly $1 billion in 2011 to deploy next-generation services for businesses ranging from the smallest firms to the world’s largest and most sophisticated multinational

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