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Category: Networks & Systems


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

Smarter fiber data transmission doubles capacity to the home

April 20, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and fiber broadband equipment supplier Genexis have developed data transmission techniques that can double or even triple the data transmission capacity of existing fiber to the home connections. Enjoying this increase requires you to […]


Networks & Systems

How Big Data, Mobility Up Ante for Collaboration

April 18, 2018

Via: No Jitter

Knowing the how, where, and why behind your employee and customer experiences matters more than you can ever imagine. With integration into every facet of society, mobility has changed the way the world works and how businesses operate. Consider these […]


Networks & Systems

Verizon Virtual Network Services Bundles Make Move to Virtualization Fast, Easy and Cost Effective

April 12, 2018

Via: Telecom Reseller

Enterprises know they need to embrace virtualization, but implementing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions can be complex, time consuming and expensive. Verizon is removing some of those barriers and streamlining the virtualization process with the launch of new Virtual Network Services […]


Networks & Systems

SD-WAN Over Global Private Networks

April 9, 2018

Via: Telecom Ramblings

As SD-WAN entering mainstream network services, people often think it as an innovative solution riding over the public Internet, bidding farewell to the private networks like MPLS traverses on. In reality this is not always the case. A recent event […]


Modern Media, Networks & Systems, Worldwide equipment sales

Microsoft’s $5B IoT Plan Will Arm Partners With New Products, Services

April 5, 2018

Via: CRN

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will invest $5 billion into Internet of Things initiatives over the next four years — a plan that is expected to benefit partners. In a blog post, the Redmond, Wash.-based company said some of […]


Networks & Systems

5G will require a strong wireline transport network

April 4, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As wireless operators prepare for the upcoming 5G wireless rush, Broadband Forum CEO Robin Mersh says they will need a robust wireline network. Mersh told attendees during this week’s Mobile World Congress 2018 trade show that the underlying transport network […]


Networks & Systems

Windstream says UCaaS, SD-WAN make up 30%-40% of enterprise revenues

March 30, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream may still be a bit early in the SD-WAN and unified communications as a service (UCaaS) games, but the service provider is finding that its bets are gaining momentum with more customers migrating to these newer solutions. Bob Gunderman, […]


Networks & Systems

Mobile network equipment makers eye 5G windfall

March 30, 2018

Via: Phys.org

Struggling mobile network equipment makers are eyeing a possible boom in business from the first rollout of super-fast 5G wireless networks. The European Union wants European firms to start offering 5G—seen as key to develop “next generation” services such as […]


Networks & Systems

The main points non-technical reporters get wrong about 5G

March 29, 2018

Via: Cell Tower and Wireless Telecommunications Blog

I find it fascinating how non-technical reporters (for example An Investor’s Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality and 5G Wireless Will Redraw the Wireless Industry Map: Who Stands to Lose?) try to simplify 5G and explain it in […]


Networks & Systems

What Field Service Managers Can Learn About AI from Video Games

March 28, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Back in 2002, developer Monolith Productions was showing off a technical demo of the AI systems in its upcoming game, No One Lives Forever: A Spy in H.A.R.M.’s Way. The Artificial Intelligence in this game was a pretty substantial leap […]