OpenCloud Webinar – The Future of Real-Time Communications


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OpenCloud Webinar – The Future of Real-Time Communications

  1. 1. The Future of Real-Time Communications Laying Foundations for Success© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012
  2. 2. “The only constant is CHANGE” Heraclitus of Ephesus, c.500 BC© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 2
  3. 3. Convergence creates opportunity LTE Fixed Mobile Wi-Fi 3GBroadband Broadband 2.5G Rapid Ubiquitous Data Evolution OPPORTUNITY a broader CONVERGENCE context for telecoms Smart Devices Diverse Possibilities Smart Laptops Tablets Phones 3G Modems © Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 3
  4. 4. OTT players have seized the initiative 2007 2012RCS Conceived RCS Born “Over-the-top providers could capture as much as 16% of mobile voice revenue in the next five years” Analysys Mason, Sep-2011© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 4
  5. 5. Real-time communications is a core revenue driver Typical Revenue Split Voice Messaging Data Where is the future? Own VoIP HD-Voice ? 30% Voice over LTE Video over LTE Real-time Communications 65% RCS 5% WebRTC© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 5
  6. 6. Nobody knows the future! Rich in opportunity A broader context for telecoms ? Full of uncertainty Fast-moving Ever-changing What do network operators need to turn uncertain opportunity into REVENU€ ?© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 6
  7. 7. What do network operators need?Speed – first to satisfy market opportunities OpportunitiesAgility – quick to adapt to market changes VoLTECapacity – to chase multiple opportunitiesFreedom – to choose which opportunities to chaseTradition is holding operators back Video WebRTC© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 7
  8. 8. The Service Layer is key to Real-Time CommsService Controls how services work Layer Determines how services generate chargeable events API Exposure The Service Layer Charging OCS(s) Call Control Messaging Policy Control© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 8
  9. 9. Traditional implementation is “closed”Separate closed “silo”s deployed for each use-case. Basic Voice Prepaid Enterprise VoLTE Services IN Services RCS MMTel Legacy The Way Forward? Inflexible  Slow to adapt  Expensive  Uncompetitive VENDOR is in control© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 9
  10. 10. Open Service Layers put Operators in controlAn open platform that spans legacy and next generation networks Basic Voice Prepaid Enterprise VoLTE Services IN Services RCS MMTel Open, Standards-based Service-Layer Platform Legacy The Way Forward Flexible  Quick to adapt  Reduced costs  Competitive NETWORK OPERATOR has control © Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 10
  11. 11. Summary – The Future Opportunity & Uncertainty Real-TimeNetwork Comms OTT CompetitorsOperators Opportunities To compete Speed Operators Agility & need: Freedom© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 11
  12. 12. A flexible, open service layer provides thefoundation for the future from traditions that Break free hold progress back Lose the chains – Take the Lead© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 12
  13. 13. Thank You Questions?To view the recorded webinar, please register here:© Copyright OpenCloud Ltd 2012 13
  14. 14. For further information:OPENCLOUD LTD (HQ) WEBSITESEdinburgh House www.opencloud.comSt Johns Innovation Park http://developer.opencloud.comCowley RoadCambridge CB4 0DS EMAILUnited Kingdom info@opencloud.comTEL +44 (0)1223 395 611FAX +44 (0)1223 223 021 MEDIA ENQUIRIES pr@opencloud.comOPENCLOUD NZ LTDLevel 5Sovereign House34 Manners StreetWellington 6011New ZealandTEL +64 (0)4 498 0069FAX +64 (0)4 385 2794 14