With smartphone adoption, OTTs and hacker advancement is progressing like never before, with digital content continuously at risk. Many organizations have built an entire practice around the issue. One such leader in content security is Conax, a part of the Kudelski Group, who enables secure content revenues for over 400 operators, representing 140 million pay-TV consumers in 85 countries globally. Amidst the chaos of CommunicAsia2016, Conax EVP Principal Architect, Tor Helge Kristiansen, spoke exclusively to Active Telecoms about the company’s…
Nokia’s recognizable brand spans the globe, from America to Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Undoubtedly its most diverse region, Nokia’s operations in Asia Pacific-Japan (APJ) covers a wide range of countries including Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. With more than 5,000 employees across the APJ region, Nokia is able to offer a strong local presence and understanding of specific requirements…
Since its inception in 2010, Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has grown into a major satellite operator in Qatar in the Middle East. Based in Doha, with the aim to be a truly global satellite operator and services provider, Es’hailSat started the operation of its first satellite Es’hail-1 at 25.5° East in 2013 supporting key broadcasters in the region, beIN SPORTS and Al Jazeera Media Network. Es’hailSat President & CEO, Mr. Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, spoke to Active Telecoms about…
As one of the world’s leading telecom vendors, Ericsson is one of the most qualified industry leaders to predict future telecom trends. One area of particular focus for the Swedish communication technology provider is 5G. Ericsson expects 5G to enable organizations to move into new markets and build new revenue streams with radically new business models and use cases, including Internet of Things (IoT) applications. At BroadcastAsia2016 held in early June in Singapore, Magnus Ewerbring, CTO, Ericsson, Asia Pacific, spoke…
Elitecore Technologies has over 16 years of experience in delivering next-generation BSS, packet core, and carrier Wi-Fi solutions having over 175 network deployments with 59 service providers worldwide. The company proudly serves 13 of the top 30 global telecom operators. In the following interview, Vaibhav Mehta, Sr. VP – New Business Development, Elitecore Technologies, discusses Elitecore’s unique capabilities to monetize IP networks; pain points facing operators; the struggle operators face to increase ARPU in the data market; and the Elitecore’s…
Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, first took shape in 1977. Its first satellite was launched in 1983, revolutionizing satellite television. Today, Eutelsat stands as one of the most innovative, service-led operators in the commercial satellite business. Eutelsat operates 40 satellites that provide premium coverage for Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas. Ghassan Murat, commercial development director for Eutelsat Middle East, discusses the company’s recent partnership with OSN for more HD channels, its joint venture…
In light of the fact that Nokia has recently been identified by Current Analysis as the number 1 vendor of 4G public safety technology in a study involving 100 global operators, Noel Kirkaldy, head of Vertical Solutions Business Development, Middle East and Africa, Nokia discusses the company’s involvement with critical communications, as well as its selection by Nedaa in Dubai to deploy smart city solutions based on a 5G-ready next generation network. Nokia has been identified as #1 vendor of…
Canadian-based Mitel is a provider of enterprise and mobile communications and powers over 2 billion connections every day, helping businesses to connect, collaborate and take care of their customers. The company has over 2,500 channel partners and regional headquarters around the globe. In the following Q&A, Mehmet Balos, Vice President, International Sales, Mitel, discusses the future of LTE, Mitel’s Mobile Carrier solutions, and its NFV technology which is essential for the future of 5G. Tell us about your portfolio of…
Raj Samani is an active member of the info-security community. He assisted in the RSA Wireless Survey for London in 2006, participated on the consultation committee for RIPA Part III, and features in the Info-security Europe Hall of Fame 2012. As a highly accomplished author, Mr. Samani is the vice president and chief technical officer, EMEA, for Intel Security. In the following interview, Samani shares his thoughts on the evolution of technology and security. Can you tell us about Intel…

VP of QLogic on new FastLinQ Ethernet-based technology

Written on Sunday, 17 April 2016 06:42
US-based QLogic is a global leader and technology innovator specializing in high performance server and storage networking connectivity products. Leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide rely on QLogic for their server and storage networking solutions. At this year’s Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, QLogic introduced new ethernet connectivity products for its telco, enterprise, managed service provider, cloud and storage customers. In the following interview, Greg Scherer, VP & CTO, QLogic, at Mobile World Congress 2016, shares his insights about…
Comarch stands as a leading global powerhouse, specializing in the design, implementation and integration of advanced IT services and software. The Middle East is an important region for the company as it expands its M2M and internet of things (IoT) portfolio. Marcin Dabrowski, vice president, Comarch, shares insights about the company’s strategy in the Middle East, recent partnerships with STC and Nokia, and expansion into smart cities. Comarch provides a range of IT systems and software services: banking, healthcare, insurance,…
In December 2015, Eaman Al Roudhan made history as the first appointed female CEO of Zain Kuwait. She brought over 20 years of experience to her role, to work closely with the Zain Group Board and executive team to enhance Zain Kuwait's market leadership. In the following interview, Mrs. Roudhan opens up about her role at Zain Kuwait. Zain Group is one of the leading telecom innovators across the Middle East. Its innovation shone through in November when the company…
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