All posts by Alan Quayle

The Software Defined Telco

Guest Post by Ross Garrett, Director Product Marketing. Layer 7 Technologies a CA Technologies company. Back in 2011, Marc Andreessen famously stated that “software is eating the world” and predicted that – over the subsequent decade – almost every major industry would be disrupted and transformed by software and the innovations of Silicon Valley. Just … Continue reading The Software Defined Telco

Building the TAD Ecosystem

Given the feedback received since the release of the TAD Manifesto and the responses to the TAD Questionnaires, Telecom application developers range from: Hardcore Telecom Application Developers building communications platforms and services on open source and proprietary platforms such as OpenCloud, Asterisk, Free Switch, Mobicents, Clearwater, etc..  These are the developers that understand re-origination, codec … Continue reading Building the TAD Ecosystem

Mojo Lingo Guest Post, The Voice of the Telecom Application Developer

Guest post from Ben Klang of Mojo Lingo on the Telecom Apps Ecosystem from a developer’s perspective. At Mojo Lingo, we build voice applications that work like magic. That means we’re focused on one thing: happy users communicating effortlessly in real-time. Today I want to talk about the Telecom App landscape from our perspective, as … Continue reading Mojo Lingo Guest Post, The Voice of the Telecom Application Developer

7 Reasons to attend the TADSummit

The TADS Agenda has been updated with additional telco case studies, developer ‘show and tells’, and world-class panels.  Huawei is the latest TADS sponsor, demonstrating their leadership of the large telecom vendors in understanding the importance of telecom application development to the future of the industry. Here are 7 reasons to attend the TADSummit: Learn … Continue reading 7 Reasons to attend the TADSummit

TAD Manifesto Feedback Part 1

Since the release of the Manifesto it’s been an intense week, thank you for all the feedback, keep it coming.  We’re receiving lots of excellent advice; and having many discussions addressing confusions in the market.  This will help make the Manifesto easier to understand, especially on some of the assumptions and defining some of the … Continue reading TAD Manifesto Feedback Part 1

Why are you holding TADS in Bangkok?

Its a question often asked, “why are you holding TADS (Telecom Application Developer Summit) in Bangkok?  Why not London or the Bay Area?” There are operational and strategic reasons. Operationally At the same time as TADS in Bangkok is ITU Telecom World with 7000 of the telecoms industry attending at the same location of the … Continue reading Why are you holding TADS in Bangkok?

Webinar on TADSummit and TADManifesto 3rd Oct

A TADS Webinar discussing the TADManifesto and TADSummit will run on Thursday 3rd October at 10AM NYC time, 7AM San Francisco, 4PM Central European Time, and 10PM China time.  The webinar will be streamed live here, so check out this entry at that scheduled time and we will have a Google buy xanax on the … Continue reading Webinar on TADSummit and TADManifesto 3rd Oct

Telecom Application Developer Manifesto

The Telecom Application Developer Manifesto can be viewed and downloaded below.  Please send your feedback to, thank you. This is just the first draft, its going to evolve rapidly as its a living document.  In particular, the needs and responsibilities in building the ecosystem needs work.  Its tone is independent and to-the-point, such frankness … Continue reading Telecom Application Developer Manifesto