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  • Microsoft Azure Launches Cloud-Based Voice Gateway for Operators

    Microsoft Azure recently announced the general availability of Azure Communications Gateway. This product lets operators connect their fixed and mobile voice networks to Teams Phone, Microsoft's cloud-based system.

  • Microsoft Introduces Azure Operator Nexus to Simplify Deployment of Network Functions

    Microsoft recently announced the public preview of Azure Operator Nexus, a hybrid, AI-enabled, carrier-grade cloud platform designed to meet the specific needs of network operators.

  • Transform Telco Network Deployment and Management with AWS Telco Network Builder

    AWS recently announced the new service AWS Telco Network Builder (TNB), which enables customers to deploy, run, and scale telco networks on AWS infrastructure. It is designed for communication service providers (CSPs) who want to use AWS for their 5G networks.

  • Rancher Labs Release Lightweight Kubernetes Distribution "k3s" for Edge, IoT and Telco Platforms

    Rancher Labs has announced a new open source project, k3s, which is a lightweight Kubernetes distribution that has been optimised towards running within resource-constrained environments, such as edge or IoT locations, or within telco and manufacturing systems.

  • Continuous Delivery of Telecom Software at Ericsson

    The telecom industry has seen changes in service delivery processes in recent years via the adoption of DevOps principles and tools. Ericsson’s talk at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 in London and their and continuous delivery paper outline the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.

  • Microsoft Previews Windows Azure Application Integration Services

    In late December 2011, Microsoft announced the pre-release of a set of services labeled Windows Azure Service Bus EAI Labs. These enhancements to the existing Windows Azure Service Bus make it easier to connect (cloud) applications through the use of message routing rules, protocol bridging, message transformation services and connectivity to on-premises line of business systems.

  • EA as a Catalyst for Innovation

    Melvin Greer, a senior fellow at Lockheed Martin, challenged enterprise architects to drive EA as an enabler of innovation at various talks and most notably in his interview with Government Computer News. InfoQ spoke with Melvin Greer to clarify his vision of enterprise architecture and its impact on the relationship between IT and business.

  • ZapThink on Enterprise IT Trends in The Next Decade

    Zapthink 2020 was announced recently as Zapthink’s conceptual framework to explain the trends and crisis that will shape Enterprise IT over the next decade. Jason Bloomberg (Managing Partner, Zapthink LLC) announced the explained the birth of Zapthink 2020 to InfoQ.

  • CBDI-SAE Reference Framework Continues to Evolve

    CBDI talks about the history and evolution of the CBDI-SAE reference framework in the September 2010 Journal Report. CBDI-SAE reference framework has evolved in the in the past few years by embracing Event Driven Architecture (EDA), Real time Business Intelligence (BI) and Cloud architectural patterns and process principles based on continuous improvement.

  • The Top-Down vs Bottom-Up SOA Debate Revisited

    A long standing debate in the SOA community about top down vs. bottom up approaches to SOA resurfaced recently, after open source ESB maker MuleSoft announced the release of a management console said to support their bottom-up approach to SOA management philosophy.

  • Article: Mainframe Integration with JBoss ESB and LegStar

    In a new article, Fady Moussallam & Mark Little describe how to use the open source JBossESB to integrate legacy COBOL CICS applications without necessarily having to rely on XML and Web Services stacks.

  • Article: Getting Started With Spring Integration

    In this article, Joshua Long introduces the readers to Spring Integration, an extension of the Spring framework supporting the Enterprise Integration Patterns. After a short introduction into Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), the article presents an example of the integration between an email application and a blogger one.

  • SOA Equals Integration?

    After several years of existence, SOA continues on without a full consensus opinion on what exactly SOA is. A recent presentation at Gartner AADI Summit by Yefim Natis started a never ending debate about relationships/differences between SOA and integration.

  • Nokia sees the Silverlight

    Nokia announced it will make Microsoft Silverlight 2.0 available for its S60 phones running Symbian OS as well as Series 40 devices and Nokia Internet tablets. Silverlight will give developers opportunities to create rich and interactive applications running on multiple platforms.

  • Don't Let Consumers and Service Providers Communicate Directly

    Ron Schmelzer of ZapThink discusses why most integration-developers aren't "doing" SOA and why this is bad for Service Oriented Architecture. He discusses the problem and illustrates some straightforward approaches to alleviate it, which don't always require significant investments in new infrastructure.