Alcatel-Lucent continues to accelerate industry adoption of ‘NFV’ with the addition of new members to the growing CloudBand™ open community! post image

Summary: Alcatel Lucent's CloudBand™ Ecosystem Program adds NFV technology providers to advance networks’ transition to the ‘carrier cloud’ to drive new revenue potential and operational efficiency Alcatel-Lucent  is advancing the industry adoption of NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) by adding 19 companies to its CloudBand™ Ecosystem Program – the first open community of platform and virtual application [...]

Guest Blog: Five Questions You Should Always Ask Your Cloud Vendor! post image

Summary:Selecting a cloud vendor isn’t something that should be done lightly. If your business is to trust a vendor with its data, you need to scrutinize it from every angle. Here are five questions to get you started.   When it comes to selecting a cloud vendor, an organization has nothing but options. With the [...]

Department of Telecom to focus on ‘Wi-Fi’ at public places! post image

(Summary: Department of Telecom is seeking fresh perspective on some of the key areas, including broadband connectivity, across Indian cities. The initial presentation, set ambitious target for new government & Wi-Fi would be back at focus, especially at public venues.) India's Telecom Ministry, DoT, is setting the agenda for newly elected government, who is likely to [...]

Ruckus Wireless taking ‘WLAN’ Controller to ‘Cloud’; compliant with 3GPP NFV! post image

Summary: Ruckus Wireless, the industry leading WLAN OEM, has taken big leap, by offering WLAN controller in 'Cloud', thereby reducing the complexity of deploying Carrier Class Wi-Fi. The development would help Wi-Fi Managed Service providers, in deploying Carrier grade Wi-Fi equipment, at public hotspots, SM enterprises & other venues, for hassle free 'Management' functionality over 'Cloud'.    Ruckus [...]

Claude Shannon: The Einstein of ‘Digital Information’- All you want to know about ‘Shannon’s Limit’ post image

(Summary: Shannon's limit is fundamental concept in Information Theory, but requires multidisciplinary understanding to grasp it fully. The limit specifies how much capacity (data rate) any particular channel has under noisy condition. It forms the 'basis' of 'digital age', where every new generation of technology, we find the 'Data Rates' on-air/wire is doubled or even [...]

Nokia ’630′ (First Windows 8.1 Phone in India) Vs Moto ‘G’- Who’s better! post image

Nokia has launched new Windows Smartphone, Nokia Lumia 630, in India. This is the first Lumia series Windows phone loaded with Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Slated to be successor to Lumia 520 (2013), '630' comes in two variants of Single SIM & dual SIM, at different prices. The company has positioned the phone in lower-mid [...]

Nokia ‘XL’ Vs Nokia ‘X’ Vs Moto ‘E’! post image

(On coming Saturday, Indiblogger, in collaboration with Microsoft, has organized a Nokia XL APPTEST event for bloggers community. The event would be held at 'The Oberoi, Delhi', where celebrity host-gadget guru Rajiv Makhni & master chef Vikas Khanna would be hosting the event. It would be a gala event- not to miss out!) Nokia 'XL' is launching in [...]

Motorola ‘E’ (The Power packed phone) at just Rs 6999 Vs Canvas Doodle ’3′ Vs Moto ‘X’! post image

We (Indians) never got enough of Motorola Smartphones. Soon after launch of 'RAZR' series, it disappeared from Indian market. Although the company continued to launch DROID series in other markets, it has deliberately (?) avoided any major India launches. After Apple has shown some enough seriousness about Indian Smartphone market in recent times, it's time [...]

Lok Sabha Election 2014: A View from Twitter on last day of Voting! post image

As General Elections 2014 became more tech or rather social media savvy, how can politicians & their ardent followers ignore Twitter? Twitter, as always touted, could be one of best & fastest social media tool at disposal to reach millions of followers with just single tweet. And some of our tweeter savvy politicians have indeed [...]

Recap of some recent industry forecasts for Small Cells, Femtocells & Wi-Fi! post image

Wi-Fi: According to Cellular New, Worldwide Wi-Fi deployments reached a total of 4.2 million hotspots in 2013, which will continue to grow at 15% CAGR (2013-18) to exceed 10.5 million. Of which, Asia Pacific region has 68% of total hotspots, followed by 12% in LATNAM, 9% Europe & 8% are deployed at North America. In Asia [...]

IDC Report: IT Services market in India witnessed a growth of 6.5% Y-o-Y (2013), lead by IBM! post image

The India IT services market in second half of 2013 has seen a sluggish growth compared to same period in 2012, as the dynamic market conditions compelled enterprises to take a cautious approach towards their technology budgets. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) the IT services market in India witnessed an year on year [...]

Reliance Jio installing dual band antennas for LTE network roll-out! post image

After rolling out telecom towers in Delhi-NCR region since Jan-2014, as reported, Reliance Jio is gearing up closer to launch of its Network in some of its key circles, including Delhi-NCR.  Jio has already partnered with Samsung Electronics for 4G BTS equipment deal last year and till date the only confirmed OEM partner on roll for [...]

Sony Xperia Z2: Great hardware,  classy Android Smartphone but no LTE (4G) for India! post image

After disappointment of Samsung S5 (no LTE for India), another big announcement of week, from Sony, has disappointed me. Sony's new flagship smartphone (launched in different versions & form factors globally including LTE, Wi-Fi & Tablet) Xperia Z2, has everything an Android smartphone owner love to have, but no LTE (4G) support for India at the [...]

Phone Review: Spice Mi-426 Mettle Flo 4X Dual SIM Android! post image

Good: Handy, well built, lightweight, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, 1 GHz Processor, Dual SIM, Decent 3.2 Mega Pixel Camera with flash, long battery life. Low budget. Bad: No 3G, RAM only 256 MB, very limited internal storage of 512 MB, no native Office Productivity tools support. Summary: Spice Mi-426 is well built, lightweight, 2G only [...]