Are carrier-neutral data centres the ultimate solution?

If the question “Are carrier-neutral data centres the ultimate solution?” was posed a decade ago, the answer would have been “not really” or, at best, “maybe”. In 2018 it is difficult to understand why one would want to ask the question. Vendor- or carrier-neutral data centres are becoming increasingly dominant. However, this does not mean […]

Emerging technology: The zero-touch network

While the concept of the zero-touch network has been around for several years, there is no clear definition of the term. One suggested definition is: “A network that, over time, automatically ensures high availability, reliability, and efficiency of its services delivery.” The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) describes a zero-touch network as a management system […]