ARTICLES


                                        2017                                     


"Why Service Providers Need Universal CPE"

Walker Skinny Wire - Summer 2017 - Page 10


"Digital Services Powered by Humans" (HTML version)

Enterprise Services Outlook Magazine - Jan-Feb 2017 - page 30


"Network Modernization Means Operator Innovation"

Walker Skinny Wire - Winter 2017 - Page 10



                               2016                                    


"Executive Viewpoint 2017 Prediction: ADVA Optical Networking – NFV"

Virtual Strategy Magazine - December 9, 2016


"Virtual CPE: Gateway to NFV Success"

ADVA Optical Networking Tech Brief - November 9, 2016


Leveraging Existing Networks for Virtualized Services

Walker Skinny Wire - Summer 2016 – pages 10 and 11


Fear of NFV Failing

Walker Skinny Wire - Summer 2016 – page 19

"Carrier Ethernet and NFV" (co-author)

MEF - July 28, 2016


"Leveraging NFV Infrastructure to Drive Revenue"

Virtual-Strategy Magazine - July 15, 2016


"The Business Value of Software-Defined Networking"

Enterprise Networking Magazine - May 2016 - page 18


"Staffing Your Organization for Telco Innovation"

Walker Skinny Wire - Winter 2016


"Overture: Prayson Pate's 2016 Trends"

Developing Telecoms - January 2016


                             2015                                     


"Optimizing Profitability with Pure-Play NFV"

Pipeline Magazine - August 2015


"Making Virtual Reality Real"

OSP Magazine - June 2015


"Realizing the Benefits Promised by NFV"

Walker Skinny Wire - Winter 2015, page 13


"Virtualize but Verify"

CIO  Review - April 2015 - pp 40-41


"Real Intelligence is Required for Virtualized Services"

Connect-World Asia-Pacific III 2014, pp 22-24 - March 23, 2015


"Routing is More Than Routers"

CIO Review - Juniper Networks Special Edition, pp 44-45 - January 9, 2015



                                  2014                                    


"OTT – If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them"

Telecom Ramblings - December 10, 2014


"Network Functions Virtualisation - going small has a big upside"

Connect-World EMEA 2014 - October 2014


"Is NFV the future or an over-hyped story?"

COMPTEL PLUS Show Daily, Day 2 - October 7, 2014


"SDN and NFV: Expect the Unexpected"

Pipeline Magazine - Innovation - June 23, 2014


"How SDN and NFV are Enabling CSPs’ Growth"

PC Quest / India - April 29, 2014


"Blueprint: NFV, SDN and Carrier Ethernet Make Progress"

Converge! Network Digest - March 18, 2014


"Carrier Class Orchestration for Network Virtualization"

Walker and Associates - Skinny Wire - Winter 2014 Edition - March, 2014


"Simplifying Private Cloud Delivery - Part 2"

Cloud Computing Magazine - 1st Quarter 2014 - February 3, 2014


"Simplifying Private Cloud Delivery - Part 1"

Cloud Computing Magazine - 4th Quarter 2013 - January 3, 2014



                                  2013                                   


"Ethernet over Bonded Copper for Competitive Business Services"

Overture Networks - December 6, 2013


"SDN Enables Automation and Virtualization"

TIA - The Future of the Network 2013 - October 2013


"Looking at Ethernet over Copper issues, drivers"

COMPTEL PLUS FALL 2013 Show Daily - Day 1 - September 24, 2013


"Architecting the Metro Edge for Accurate One-Way Frame Delay Measurements"

Ethernet Academy - September 15, 2013

This is currently the highest-rated technical article at Ethernet Academy.


"Bringing the Power of the Cloud to the Metro Edge"

Converge! Network Digest - June 16, 2013


"BYOD and the breakdown of the castle walls: An IT allegory"

Connect-World North America 2013 - April 9, 2013



                       2012 and Before                           


"Predicting When 10GigE is Right For Mobile Backhaul"

Vision2Mobile "Mobile Applications and Networks" - May 2012


"The Rise of the Global Ethernet"

OSP Magazine - April 2012


"Cloudy Forecast: No need for rainmakers"

Connect-World - March 2012


Design Idea - "Passive Network is Totally Resistive"

EDN - August 2, 1990



INTERVIEWS / QuotAtions


Quotations: "Cloud Burst"

PM Network - October 2017 - Pages 1, 36, 40


Interview: "ADVA: Operators Key to Multivendor Virtualization"

Light Reading - September 26, 2017


Interview in "DNA of a CTO," page 24

Veredus / Hays Recruiting - June 1, 2017


Quotations in "Will SD-WANs Buck Past Trends?"

Light Reading - September 30, 2016


Quotations in "Partnerships Focus on Openness, Interoperability"

New IP Agency - July 28, 2016


Video Interview - "Advice to CSPs: Use the cloud to deliver the cloud"

TelecomTV - June 2, 2016


Video - Leading Lights 2016 Highlights

Light Reading - May 25, 2016


​Interview - "Pure Play NFV: Lessons Learned from Masergy's Virtual Deployment for a Global Enterprise"

Black Swan Telecom - February 2016


Quotation in "The Four Layers of Virtualization"

Pipeline Magazine - January 2016


Quotation in "Virtualization - How to Manage Performance"

TM Forum Quick Insights - November 16, 2015


Video Interview - "The Path to Service Provider Transformation"

TelecomTV - July 31, 2015


Quotation in "Deploying NFV at the network edge for extra agility"

TelecomTV - June 26, 2015


Quotation in "Masergy to Launch Global Enterprise NFV Service"

Light Reading - June 25, 2015


Quotation in  "Carrier Cloud & NFV Get Real at MWC"

Rayno Report  - March 5, 2015


Picture in "Windstream upgrades network with Overture 6500 Multi-Service Ethernet Platform"

telecomkh.com - November 21, 2014


Quotation in "Industry embraces the “Third Network” and Lifecycle Service Orchestration at GEN14"

telecomkh.com - November 21, 2014


Interview: "Agile development coupled with performance management of virtualised services, unlocks the NFV opportunity for operators"

Global Telecoms Business - Sept/Oct 2014- pg 111


Quotation by Art Cole - "SDN Automation: Not as Simple as You Might Think"

Enterprise Networking Planet - July 1, 2014


Interview by Tim Kridel - "Virtual Reality: Virtualization and Automation"

Carrier Ethernet News - May 27, 2014


Interview with Pankaj Maru

Express Computer Magazine / India - April 16-30, 2014


"OSPredictions - Telecom Insights for 2014"

OSP Magazine - January 27, 2014


Interview by Dan O'Shea for "SDN Takes a Transport Trip"

Fierce Telecom eBook: "Putting the spotlight on software defined networks" - May 30, 2013


Interview with Sean Buckley of Fierce Telecom for mention in "Virtual Network Interface Device - Top wireline technologies in 2013"

Fierce Telecom - February 20, 2013


Interview by Allison Boccamazzo - "Catching Up with Overture Networks: 2012 and What to Expect in the New Year"

TMC InfoTech - December 20, 2012


Interview by Tim Kridel for an article titled "Service OAM: Too Much of a Good Thing?"

Carrier Ethernet News - August 23, 2012


Interview by Tim Kridel for an article titled "Who Cares About CE 2.0 Multiple Class of Service?"

Carrier Ethernet News site - July 24, 2012


Interview by Joan Engebretson for an article titled "Virtualized Access Could Benefit Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Access Market"

Carrier Ethernet News - June 19, 2012


Interview by Dan O’Shea of FierceTelecom

eBook on Connection-oriented Ethernet - April 2012


​​​​​​​​​US Patents


Dynamic Control of a Phase-Locked Loop

United States 6,531,926 - Issued March 11, 2003


Measurement of Packet Delay Variation

United States 6,728,209 - Issued April 27, 2004


Use of a Circular Buffer to Assure In-Order Delivery of Packets

United States 6,741,603 - Issued May 25, 2004


Automatic Adjustment of Buffer Depth

United States 6,757,292 - Issued June 29, 2004


Flexible Mapping of Circuits into Packets

United States 6,768,748 - Issued July 27, 2004


Protected Switching Ring

United States 6,928,050 -Issued August 9, 2005


Command Line Interface with Indication of Network Element Status

United States 7,069,512 - Issued July 27, 2006


Multipoint Protected Switching Ring

United States 7,339,887 - Issued March 4, 2008


Apparatus and Method for Rapid Detection of Unidirectional Breaks in a Network Ring

United States 7,355,965 - Issued April 8, 2008