Beauty is a subjective matter.
I’d like to take a brief departure from the usual technical blog post and delve into a topic that we don’t often address with you directly: marketing. Now I know what you’re thinking, but please keep reading. I think you’ll be surprised.
Driven by the consumer market, the notions that ‘youth equals beauty’ and ‘new is best’ are always present in the backs of our minds. And although we were taught to respect our elders, at the same time didn’t we try to keep a safe distance from them?
Last month, IIR held its first-ever MEF Congress in Latin America, Carrier Ethernet World Americas (CEW Americas). Although smaller in size than its sibling events in Europe and Asia Pacific, CEW Americas is the largest conference and exhibition for Ethernet networking and services professionals in the Latin America region.
How many times have you found yourself struggling to achieve something, only to forget what prompted you to try it in the first place? Isn’t that the case with the hype surrounding the shift to a packet-based infrastructure for wireless backhaul?
Although I will often complain of the amount of traveling I do, I absolutely love it when I get to interact with the smart folks in our industry. As an Analyst Relations professional, I am lucky enough to “have” to meet with the top telecoms analysts. And sometimes my travels take me to meet the analysts that are looking at specific countries or regions.
I am just back from the Philippines, where we recently hosted a roadshow for telecoms operators. We met with the smart people behind the telecoms sector in the country and engaged in an exciting discussion of the challenges facing them in the next few years. Basically, we had one question for them: what’s been keeping you up at night lately?
Welcome to 1NetAvenue, the official ECI Telecom corporate blog. We’re very excited to bring you this blog, which will contain posts on all things telecoms but have a strong focus on packet-optical transport, wireless backhaul, open access and utility telecom. Here, you’ll hear from a variety of ECI folks across the many regions and markets we serve. Our senior management, technology experts, solutions gurus, field personnel and others are looking forward to bringing you their fresh, insightful views on a wealth of topics.