Kubernetes and CloudNative Conference (KubeCon + CloudNativeCon) covers Kubernetes and related projects from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) — part of the Linux Foundation. This year, the North American conference was held at Huntington Place conference center in Detroit, MI, from October 24-28. Over 16,000 registered attendees showed up. AvidThink did as well — contributing…
Sustainability — Innovation, Opportunity, an Urgent Call to Action at IIT BayCon
Indian immigrants seeking further education in US institutions and high-tech jobs in Silicon Valley have enriched the diversity and vibrancy of the San Francisco Bay Area. One institution in India has achieved strong name recognition, even outside the Indian immigrant community, and that is the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). IIT comprises multiple campuses, with…
Telco Cloud Transformation and 5G Enterprise Future Panel | Credit Suisse 2022 24th Annual Communications Conference
The following is a transcript of the panel conversation between Grant Joslin, Telecom Equity Research VP at Credit Suisse, and Roy Chua, Principal and Founder, AvidThink, during Credit Suisse’s 2022 24th Annual Communications Conference in June 2022. The content has been lightly edited for readability. The on-demand recording of the panel is available for viewing…
SD-WAN Deployment Challenges and How to Overcome Them
Problems experienced during SD-WAN deployment could reframe the overall customer experience. MEF has sought to address these challenges through the introduction of the industry’s first SD-WAN service standard.
MEF Jumps on the SASE Bandwagon
As with the SD-WAN standard, MEF surveyed early market entrants to ensure that real-world experience and actual SASE products were considered in future standardization.
MEF SD-WAN Certification Turns 1: Lessons Learned from the Industry’s First SD-WAN Standard
The MEF SD-WAN standard (MEF 70) has turned 1. This post offers lessons learned from collaborating with some of the world’s most prominent SD-WAN managed service providers and their vendors in certifying their services and products.
AWS Wavelength on Verizon – A Real-World Perspective – Part 2
AvidThink (with assistance from technology experts) performed a second round of basic throughput and latency tests on AWS Wavelength on Verizon’s network.
AWS Wavelength on Verizon: A Real-World Perspective – Part 1
AvidThink (with assistance from technology experts) ran a real-world basic test suite on AWS Wavelength on Verizon’s network. Here are the results.
What is “Going to Work” Anyway?
The commercial real estate (CRE) community, including the vendors that serve them, is on a steep learning curve to keep their businesses, and their tenants’ businesses, alive.
Telcos to the Rescue (Sort Of)
In the battle against COVID-19 bandwidth has emerged as a lifeline. Here are some of the ways Telcos are helping amid the pandemic.