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Multiplexing for Multiple Benefits: Network Slicing and the Future of High-Performance Extranets in 2020+

Multiplexing for Multiple Benefits: Network Slicing and the Future of High-Performance Extranets in 2020+

Those of us who have been developing ultra-secure, real time Extranets recognize the value of what the current “lingua franca” is now calling “Network Slicing.” During the last decade, one of the companies I had the honor to lead (Ribbon Communications) mastered the art of virtualizing session border control, which has been broadly embraced by telecommunications service providers given their move to software defined networking which makes it possible for them to offer services to multiple clients, including large enterprises, over a shared physical network infrastructure.

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Enough Good To Go Around: A New Internet Currency

Enough Good To Go Around: A New Internet Currency

We’re facing serious challenges as a planet and a society as we head into the third decade of the 21st Century. My wife and I have three amazing grown children and one grandchild, and the generational view continues to broaden and lengthen as we consider the future.

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The Exchange of Everything; The Extranet for Everything

The Exchange of Everything; The Extranet for Everything

With new technologies that enable edge compute combined with cloud compute, with the advent of 5G, and with the success of network virtualization enabling us to move to network cloudification, we are ready to take superfast, super-secure and super-efficient Extranets to an entirely new level. Industry-sponsored Extranets will change the way networks services, from the first to last millimeter, are designed and funded.

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