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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 […]


News

New Worksoft Release Automates Integration, Testing Of Enterprise Applications

April 5, 2018

Via: CRN

Worksoft has debuted a significant new release of its application automation platform the developer says brings extended business process testing and discovery capabilities to enterprise application implementation and integration projects. For the company’s solution provider and systems integration partners, the […]


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 […]


Modern Media, Telephone

Have we reached the limits of mobile innovation?

April 4, 2018

Via: Media Week

A visit to Mobile World Congress follows a set pattern. And the most important part of the routine is the first day of the show when the new phones are launched. This year was no exception with Samsung, Sony and […]


Regulations

Appeals court nixes some FCC rules on robocalls

April 3, 2018

Via: Phys.org

A federal appeals court rolled back rules intended to deter irritating telemarketing robocalls, saying they were too broad. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said that 2015 regulations from the Federal Communications Commission could wrongly classify […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]


News

Why Sprint chose Synchronoss Technologies for transformation

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The number four wireless carrier, Sprint, has selected Synchronoss Technologies to lead them in their digital transformation to help prepare for growth going forward. This is the kind of thinking every company needs to have now as going digital becomes […]


Internet, Modern Media

From AT&T to Cable One: Who has the highest data caps in wireline, wireless and cable?

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

As consumers’ desire for content and other forms of entertainment served over the internet has risen, wireless and wireline service providers have looked for the best way to optimize their networks by implementing data usage caps. While the overall implementation […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

Verizon, CWA settle New York copper network dispute, agree on repairs, improvements

April 2, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) have reached a settlement requiring the telco to repair and make improvements to its copper network infrastructure throughout New York state. Under the terms of the agreement, the service provider agreed to […]