UK Government moves its tax platform to the Cloud

HMRC is moving its tax platform to the Cloud and rolling out an automated infrastructure to support its internal Platform as a Service (Paas) in a bid to offer a set of new and redesigned digital services. According to Business Cloud News, which recently ran a story on the news, Kalbir Sohi, an infrastructure design […]

IXaaS, vPaaS

WebRTC is here to stay

Writing a piece for NoJitter, independent WebRTC consultant Tsahi Levent-Levi says that WebRTC is here to stay and there’s plenty of evidence it’s ready for prime time. He says for all the hype around WebRTC – an API definition drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that supports browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video […]

IXaaS, vPaaS, Web RTC

Connecting systems & networks; from open source to carrier grade service: our Design Architect’s perspective

Gael Martin has been hard at work at SmartIPX heading up the upgrade of our network to use the first-in-class Orchid One Network Session and Application Manager, a highly advanced evolution of a session border controller (SBC), from Cataleya. We chatted to him about his work at SmartIPX and the challenges facing the telecoms industry […]

G.Martin, IXaaS, Staff Post, vPaaS

Why Interconnect as a Service (IXaaS) is the next big thing

For years the way Telecommunications Interconnection took place was traditionally an unregulated monopolistic activity either controlled by the state or via large Service Providers (SPs) with vested interests in maintaining the status quo. The advent of new mass market broadband technologies in the mid to late 1990s via Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) and Symmetric […]

IXaaS, Managed Services