The road ahead for Platform as a Service (PaaS)

PaaS The road ahead for Platform as a Service (PaaS) Telecoms is in transition to a full cloud environment, where rapid deployment, reliability and technology upgrades will become a de facto standard - including Platform as a Service (PaaS). This opens up a wealth of service possibilities not feasible under more traditional “stove pipe” telecoms [...]
Managed Services, Network Operations (NOC), vPaaS

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

SmartIPX and Epsilon announce eINX Peering Partnership agreement

SmartIPX is delighted to announce our eINX Peering Partner agreement with Epsilon. Having already established our Voice Platform as a Service (PaaS) in the UK and Australia – based upon Cataleya’s Orchid One and Epsilon’s POP capabilities – the ability to leverage Epsilon’s innovative intelligent Network as a Service (iNaaS) via their eINX program is […]

Company News, Epsilon, vPaaS

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

PaaS (Platform as a Service) market is expected to grow to $14b in the next two years

Experts at research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) are forecasting that the worldwide public Platform as a Service (PaaS) market is expected to grow to more than $14 billion in 2017. “The CAGR for the worldwide public PaaS 2013–2017 forecast is almost 30%,” said Robert Mahowald, Program Vice President for SaaS and Cloud Software research. “Additionally, IDC research […]


The importance of mobile video highlighted in Citrix report

According to Citrix’s Mobile Analytics Report, video plays a central role in internal corporate communications, marketing and revenue generation—as well as in the entertainment diet of most mobile customers. Both personal and business usage can occur at any time of day, any day of the week, in any setting. Mobile data consumption continues to grow, […]

Industry News, vPaaS