Open Source Telecom, Time to Embrace Web Economics

The use of open-source software and commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware is making a profound impression on the telecom market — one that seems destined to follow the path blazed by web economics. To date, the telecom industry has not yet fully embraced open-source and COTS hardware, something that I believe is a fait accompli — regardless of any course of action taken by traditional vendors. Continue Reading @ OStatic.