SmartCom Summit discusses how a novel virus is forcing us to work from home, almost eliminates business travel, and creates a huge opportunity for Cloud/API integrators. Is the new next a world run by Big Tech, or is it the fruit of local Service Providers and Integrators? Whoever is writing the code, we need an [...]
One of the telcos that saw the opportunity in providing carrier-grade APIs to developers at enterprises is Dutch incumbent KPN. The KPN API Store was developed in the KPN Innovation Hub and officially launched in 2019. APIs play an important role today in developing new propositions or adding functionalities to existing solutions. KPN aims to [...]
This Summer, #peoplefirst and #digitalacceleration shaped the inaugural SmartCom Summit talk show. Challenged by Covid-19 to find new event formats, a group of analysts and experts came together (partly virtual) to talk about the major trends in Smart Communications, in five themes: broadband/5G, smart communities, future of work, cloud & APIs and CPaaS. The talk [...]
Telecom is sexy again. Who would have thought… Covid-19 has created a once in a century challenge, and after a decade of being a toy for innovators and early adopters communication and collaboration technology has been adopted by the early and late majority all at once.
Telecom is sexy again. Who would have thought… Covid-19 has created a once in a century shift. For a long time, unified communication and collaboration was mostly used by technology innovators and early adopters, and regarded as complicated and not good enough by the majority of workers.