Editorial Webinar: How SD-WAN and NFV are taking telecom virtualization to market
Fri Mar 24 17:02:50 EST 2017
After years of hype, trials and tribulations, commercial telecommunication virtualization deployments are finally beginning to enter the market. This webinar will take a look at where telecom and mobile operators are in terms of using SD-WAN and NFV for commercial services, what challenges they have seen in terms of those commercial roll outs, target market [...]
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Test and Measurement: Ixia Security Report finds shifting network environment
Fri Mar 24 10:20:28 EST 2017
Networks are expanding in multiple dimensions — and that means that potential vulnerabilities are as well, according to a new report from Ixia. Attack surfaces are increasing in step with “thegrowth in IT complexity in three specific dimensions: (1) the number of data locations where data resides, (2) data throughput, and (3) IT tool complexity,” [...]
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How OTT services save operators money on infrastructure
Fri Mar 24 10:07:13 EST 2017
Google and other “over-the-top” services have helped drive a demand for mobile data that has prompted wireless carriers to invest billions in network infrastructure. But at the same time, these services are saving operators money when it comes to deploying that infrastructure. Lynn Smith, program manager at Vertex Innovations, listed three ways that OTT and [...]
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FCC updates 800 MHz rules
Fri Mar 24 09:22:27 EST 2017
Rule change should benefit AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint Five years after opening up the 800 MHz spectrum band for mobile broadband, the Federal Communications Commission says it has taken steps to enable operators to deliver service more efficiently while safeguarding public safety systems. The FCC said that wireless carrier will be able to transmit [...]
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