Communications platform as a service (CPaaS) is a cloud-based service that allows organizations to add real-time communication capabilities like voice, video and messaging to business applications by deploying application program interfaces (APIs).
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a signaling protocol used for initiating, maintaining, modifying and terminating real-time sessions that involve video, voice, messaging and other communications applications and services between two or more endpoints on IP networks.
A consultant is an experienced individual in a given field who provides expert advice for a fee. Consultants typically work as independent contractors and are hired on a short-term basis. A consultant may also be an employee at a consulting firm.
Viral marketing is any marketing technique that induces websites or users to pass on a marketing message to other sites or users, creating a potentially exponential growth in the message's visibility and effect.
Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) is a technology that puts data from different sources together on an optical fiber, with each signal carried at the same time on its own separate light wavelength.
Infrastructure is the foundation or framework that supports a system or organization. In computing, infrastructure is composed of physical and virtual resources that support the flow, storage, processing and analysis of data.
The Paris Agreement is an international agreement intended to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and combat global climate change. The Paris Agreement aims to accelerate and intensify global response to climate change through technical, financial, industrial and other means.
Cloud bursting is an application deployment model in which an application normally runs in a private cloud or local data center but can also run in a public cloud when the demand for computing capacity spikes.
IBM Bluemix Local is a private version of the IBM Bluemix public cloud platform. Users deploy the IBM Bluemix Local platform on their own on-premises hardware, behind their firewall within their own data center.