Infosim® Labs: Insights on Infosim® Innovation and Research

If you have been following Infosim®’s recent activities, e.g. through our posts on LinkedIn and Twitter, you might have recognized that there is a lot of innovation and research going on at Infosim®. The topics we are working on include common trends, such as SDN/NFV, IoT/Industry 4.0., 5G, or Security. However, our interest is not limited to these trends.

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How the SaaS model of Network & Services Management can transform your IT operations

It is really next to impossible to avoid hearing about how “The Cloud” is transforming business everywhere. Well-known technology companies from the old guard like IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, and Adobe, to established tech powerhouses Google and Amazon, to pretty much every new hot startup like Cloudera are all promoting how they are using the cloud to deliver their product using a SaaS delivery model.

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How much would you pay for free software?

In the past few years, open-source software (OSS) has experienced a real boom. Driven from its free availability and the spirit of dedicated communities, OSS managed to spread like a wildfire and made its way into various sectors: healthcare, science engineering, and the food industry, just to name a few. It is no wonder as the benefits are tempting: free software bundled with free support from its community.

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IoT Challenges and Opportunities in the NMS Space

Experts have called the Internet of Things (IoT) both the greatest opportunity as well as the most daunting challenge to come along in IT since the commercialization of the Internet in the early 1990’s. In the IoT, sensors and actuators embedded in physical objects—from roadways to pacemakers—are linked through wired and wireless networks, often using the same Internet Protocol (IP) that connects the Internet.

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