Trending: Network Performance News This Week, May 24-30, 2015

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This week's roundup of telecom news includes a look at telecom's customer service problem, predictions about growth in 100G networking and IP traffic, the cultural shift inherent with DevOps, the angst of Google Fi wannabe early adopters waiting for an invitation, and SDN's role in the future of cloud computing. 

Survey says telecom has a customer service problem
Telecom, like government, has a customer service problem: users are dissatisfied with both the quality of the services they receive, and the quality of help they get when problems arise. RCR Wireless articles

100G: Ready for Prime Time

Driven by user demand and availability of optical and physical layer devices, 100G networking is poised for significant growth through 2017. Light Reading article

LatAm: Video will triple IP traffic by 2019
Dominated by Brazil and Mexico, IP traffic in Latin America is forecasted to triple from 4.3 exabytes per month to 12.9 exabytes per month, between 2014 and 2019. RCR Wireless article

DevOps: A Huge Cultural Shift for Telecom
Because services are increasingly being launched with software, DevOps is now a necessity in the telecom industry. But, it's still a big cultural shift. SDxCentral article

Google Fi can’t keep up with demand
Faced with more demand than it expected, Google is telling would-be Google Fi customers they'll have to wait up to 30 days just to get an invitation to the new service. RCR Wireless article

SDN – taking the right path
At least for Asia-Pacific businesses and government agencies, Software Defined Networking (SDN) seems the best bet for enabling innovation and exploiting cloud environments. RCR Wireless article.