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A real 5G Business Case that works: 5G Hotspots A REAL 5G BUSINESS CASE THAT WORKS: 5G HOTSPOTS

whitepaper

May 16, 2019

5G is now being deployed by mobile operators around the world. With the first services coming
online. But there is a problem – the initial cost to build far exceeds the expected initial revenues,
such that payback on the network b...

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5G First Look 5G FIRST LOOK

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May 15, 2019

The 5G race has officially started, with operators in South Korea and the US scrambling to launch the first publicly available 5G networks. To bring clarity to how 5G networks will perform under real-world conditions, the “5G First Look” ...

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VMware Cloud on AWS Networking and Security VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS NETWORKING AND SECURITY

whitepaper

May 14, 2019

The VMware Cloud on AWS Networking and Security provides information about configuring networking and security for VMware Cloud on AWS. This information guides you in how to configure networking for both NSX for vSphere and NSX-T based SDDCs. Intende...

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BUSINESS NETWORKING ANYWHERE, ANYTIME. BUSINESS NETWORKING ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.

whitepaper

May 14, 2019

Please read the following notice carefully before proceeding to read this Whitepaper document issued
by SLOTHEE HOLDING INC., an exempted company incorporated and existing under the laws of the
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, BVI (hereinafter &...

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Operator Requirements for 5G Core Connectivity Options OPERATOR REQUIREMENTS FOR 5G CORE CONNECTIVITY OPTIONS

whitepaper

May 11, 2019

For the introduction of 5G, 3GPP has specified 5 possible configurations or ‘Options’ for connecting to an EPC or new 5G core network (6 if the current 4G system is included). re-use of existing EPC Core functionality. Option 3 has been f...

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Five Benefits of Wireless WAN Through Nationwide First ResponderNetwork FIVE BENEFITS OF WIRELESS WAN THROUGH NATIONWIDE FIRST RESPONDERNETWORK

whitepaper

May 11, 2019

Today first responders use the public cellular network for much more than two-way radios. LTE has made wireless Internet a key tool for data, video, and other high-speed features. However, during natural disasters and other emergencies, wireless netw...

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SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp for CoLocation SD-WAN CLOUD ONRAMP FOR COLOCATION

whitepaper

May 10, 2019

What is the Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp for CoLocation solution? The Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp for CoLocation solution aggregates your branch office Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) or traditional routing infrastructure network services to key regional lo...

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The Race to 5G: Advancing the Safety and Efficiency Benefitsof Enhanced Mobile Connectivity THE RACE TO 5G: ADVANCING THE SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY BENEFITSOF ENHANCED MOBILE CONNECTIVITY

whitepaper

May 09, 2019

The integration of high-speed fifth-generation (5G) wireless networks in transportation will be transformative for everyday Americans—generating billions of dollars in economic benefits, reducing congestion, and saving lives. 5G is the latest i...

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Leading the New Era of WiFi 6 LEADING THE NEW ERA OF WIFI 6

whitepaper

May 08, 2019

Nighthawk® AX4 WiFi 6 Router is powered by the industry’s latest WiFi 6 (802.11ax) standard with 4 times increased data capacity provides consistent and powerful signal strength to all your connected devices. Blazing-fast combined WiFi spee...

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Service exposure: a critical capability in a 5G world SERVICE EXPOSURE: A CRITICAL CAPABILITY IN A 5G WORLD

whitepaper

May 08, 2019

Exposure – and service exposure in particular – will be critical to the creation of the programmable networks that businesses need to communicate efficiently with Internet of Things (IoT) devices, handle edge loads and pursue the myriad o...

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Deploying Avaya Aura® Application Enablement Services in Virtualized Environment DEPLOYING AVAYA AURA® APPLICATION ENABLEMENT SERVICES IN VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT

whitepaper

May 05, 2019

While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information in this document is complete and accurate at the time of printing, Avaya assumes no liability for any errors. Avaya reserves the right to make changes and corrections to the infor...

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Industrial Wireless Communication INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

whitepaper

May 04, 2019

Totally Integrated Automation from Siemens demonstrates in a host of successful applications around the world the extent to which integrated solutions can be created today with shared tools and standardized mechanisms. Selective further development o...

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Towards Smart and Reconfigurable Environment:
Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Wireless
Network TOWARDS SMART AND RECONFIGURABLE ENVIRONMENT: INTELLIGENT REFLECTING SURFACE AIDED WIRELESS NETWORK

whitepaper

May 03, 2019

Abstract—Intelligent reflecting surface (IRS) is a new and revolutionizing technology that is able to significantly improve the performance of wireless communication networks, by smartly reconfiguring the wireless propagation environment with t...

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5G Evolution and Beyond “6G? 5G EVOLUTION AND BEYOND “6G?

whitepaper

Apr 28, 2019

UL heavy traffic Industrial Ethernet use cases including broadcasting, deterministic traffic (TSC/TSN) Higher mm-wave and Tera-Hz bands (new FR) Extreme long range communication - NTN / HAPS Extreme short range communication – Lean cable replac...

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How will 5G transform Industrial IoT? HOW WILL 5G TRANSFORM INDUSTRIAL IOT?

whitepaper

Apr 24, 2019

Spatial diversity is essential Coordinated multi-point (CoMP) provides spatial diversity with high capacity CoMP enabled with dense deployment of small cells with high bandwidth backhaul Other diversity limited Frequency diversity does not address RF...

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Smart Wi-FiTM Booster Gen 2 SMART WI-FITM BOOSTER GEN 2

whitepaper

Apr 15, 2019

The steps in this Quick Start Guide are for customers who have the Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2. For all other modems, you will need a min of 2 x Wi-Fi Boosters. Please follow the instructions under the support tab at telstra.com/smartwif Please ensure ...

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ReleaseNotes forIOS XE SD-WANRelease 16.11
and SD-WAN Release 19.1 RELEASENOTES FORIOS XE SD-WANRELEASE 16.11 AND SD-WAN RELEASE 19.1

whitepaper

Apr 15, 2019

ReleaseNotes forCiscoIOSXESD-WANRelease16.11andCiscoSD-WAN Release 19.1 These release notes accompany the Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software Release 16.11, which providesSD-WAN capabilities for Cisco IOS XE routers, and the compatible Cisco SD-WAN Software...

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THE 5G ECOSYSTEM: RISKS & OPPORTUNITIES FOR DoD THE 5G ECOSYSTEM: RISKS & OPPORTUNITIES FOR DOD

whitepaper

Apr 03, 2019

The term “5G” refers to the oncoming fifth generation of wireless networks and technology that will produce a step-change improvement in data speed, volume, and latency (delay in data transfer) over fourth generation (4G and 4G LTE) netwo...

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A National Spectrum Strategy to Lead in 5G A NATIONAL SPECTRUM STRATEGY TO LEAD IN 5G

whitepaper

Apr 02, 2019

The growth in the availability of mobile wireless broadband connectivity over the past decade has reshaped the American experience—the way Americans work, learn, shop, run businesses, transport their families and goods across the Nation, farm, ...

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The Complete Guide to SD-WAN THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SD-WAN

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Apr 01, 2019

A software-defined wide area network is a virtual WAN overlay that enables businesses to deploy hybrid or all broadband WANs using multiple types of connectivity. SD-WAN leverages Internet bandwidth, enabling businesses to reduce or completely elimin...

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Amazon CloudWatch User Guide AMAZON CLOUDWATCH USER GUIDE

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Mar 28, 2019

Amazon's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Amazon's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Amazon. All ot...

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SSL/TLS Certificates and Their Prevalence on the Dark Web (First Report) SSL/TLS CERTIFICATES AND THEIR PREVALENCE ON THE DARK WEB (FIRST REPORT)

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Mar 01, 2019

As organizations focus on the digital transformation of their businesses, the importance of encryption as the cornerstone of security and privacy is increasingly vital. In 2018, over 70 percent of internet traffic was encrypted. Experts believe that ...

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Addressing 5G Network Function Requirements ADDRESSING 5G NETWORK FUNCTION REQUIREMENTS

whitepaper

Mar 01, 2019

5G is now an area of significant strategic focus in the communications industry. With deployment starting in 2019, there are potentially transformational shifts to look forward to 5G NR will introduce new radio technology, using directional antennas,...

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Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic
Forecast Update, 2017–2022 CISCO VISUAL NETWORKING INDEX: GLOBAL MOBILE DATA TRAFFIC FORECAST UPDATE, 2017–2022

whitepaper

Feb 18, 2019

The Cisco® Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update is part of the comprehensive Cisco VNI Forecast, an ongoing initiative to track and forecast the impact of visual networking applications on global networks. This...

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IoT Security Maturity Model: Description and Intended Use IOT SECURITY MATURITY MODEL: DESCRIPTION AND INTENDED USE

whitepaper

Feb 15, 2019

The goal of aSecurity Maturity Model (SMM) is to provide a path for Internet of Things (IoT)providers to know where they need to be and how to invest in security mechanisms that meet their requirements without over-investing in unnecessary security m...

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5G New Radio Network Planning 5G NEW RADIO NETWORK PLANNING

whitepaper

Feb 08, 2019

Abstract- In this whitepaper, frstly, we give a brief overview of the key enabling technologies for 5G New Radio (NR). Secondly, we analyse 5G NR network planning requirements. Finally, we use Ranplan Professional to study three 5G NR deployment scen...

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THREE USE CASES FOR TRANSFORMING BRANCHES WITH FORTINET SECURE SD-WAN THREE USE CASES FOR TRANSFORMING BRANCHES WITH FORTINET SECURE SD-WAN

whitepaper

Feb 04, 2019

Digital transformation (DX) of traditional branch networks offers several advantages for distributed enterprises. Many organizations are switching from performance-inhibited wide-area networks (WANs) to software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) architectures tha...

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SECURITY FOR IOT SENSOR NETWORKS SECURITY FOR IOT SENSOR NETWORKS

whitepaper

Feb 01, 2019

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), a part of the National Institute of 2 Standards and Technology (NIST), is a collaborative hub where industry organizations, 3 government agencies, and academic institutions work together to add...

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Bringing Field Testing Into the 5G Lab System Verification Life Cycle BRINGING FIELD TESTING INTO THE 5G LAB SYSTEM VERIFICATION LIFE CYCLE

whitepaper

Jan 31, 2019

5G is revolutionizing the connected world, bringing broadband capacity, gigabit speeds, ultra-reliability, low latency, and massive machine type communication. Overall, there is an expectation that 5G will be an innovation platform that fosters an en...

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A MEASURED APPROACH TO MAKING SD-WAN WORK MEASURABLY FOR YOU! A MEASURED APPROACH TO MAKING SD-WAN WORK MEASURABLY FOR YOU!

whitepaper

Jan 25, 2019

Managing enterprise network connectivity and circuit costs has always been a huge challenge. However, it is now possible to address this problem with an automated and, programmatic approach called SD-WAN or Software-defined Wide Area Networks. Buildi...

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The 5G Future and the Role of Satellite THE 5G FUTURE AND THE ROLE OF SATELLITE

whitepaper

Jan 24, 2019

Today, we are on the verge of seeing what a truly “connected world” looks like. It’s projected that soon there will be 6 billion people, 30 billion devices and 50 billion machines online. That’s essentially everyone and everyt...

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The Future of 5G THE FUTURE OF 5G

whitepaper

Jan 22, 2019

The future of 5G will not affect organizations immediately, but it's important to start thinking about changes in the long term. There's no doubt that 5G networks will arrive soon. AT&T will deploy 5G to a dozen cities in 2018, according ...

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Intent Based Campus Fabrics With Software Defined Access INTENT BASED CAMPUS FABRICS WITH SOFTWARE DEFINED ACCESS

whitepaper

Jan 21, 2019

What’s the difference between a traditional campus LAN and Cisco’s Software-Defined Access (SD-Access)? Following on from an article that we wrote regarding the differences between Catalyst IOS and NX-OS, this is the first in a series tha...

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Optical Networking Opportunities in the 5G Infrastructure Market: 2019-2028 OPTICAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET: 2019-2028

whitepaper

Jan 16, 2019

5G is the next generation of mobile technology, which will begin to appear in the later part of 2018 and early part of 2019. Supposedly, the 5G “revolution” will bring true mobile broadband to the world and may do to wireline broadband te...

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Automated Discovery for a Leading Networking company AUTOMATED DISCOVERY FOR A LEADING NETWORKING COMPANY

whitepaper

Jan 15, 2019

If you’re ready to improve your network and are deciding between SD-WAN, SD-WAN 1.0, and SD-WAN 2.0, knowing the difference between each solution will help you make the right choice for your business’s needs. It’s understandable tha...

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5 Data Security Challenges for Modern Collaboration 5 DATA SECURITY CHALLENGES FOR MODERN COLLABORATION

whitepaper

Jan 13, 2019

5-Data-Security-Challenges the Panama law firm which had its data stolen, Mossack Fonseca, was specialized in helping clients establish offshore financial holdings. Unfortunately, when storing client data, it lacked basic network security such as ser...

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) NIST CYBERSECURITY FRAMEWORK (CSF)

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Jan 12, 2019

The NIST Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (NIST Cybersecurity Framework, or CSF) was originally published in February 2014 in response to Presidential Executive Order 13636, “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybers...

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Versa SD-WAN – Simple, Secure and Reliable Branch to Multi-Cloud Connectivity VERSA SD-WAN – SIMPLE, SECURE AND RELIABLE BRANCH TO MULTI-CLOUD CONNECTIVITY

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Jan 11, 2019

Multi-cloud connectivity moves the Internet perimeter from a centralized and secure HQ location, to a distributed model, where every branch location receives direct and optimized cloud access with security. The combination of SD-WAN and multi-layered...

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DEPLOYING PERVASIVE SECURITY WITH AWS TRANSIT GATEWAY AND FORTINET CLOUD SERVICES HUB DEPLOYING PERVASIVE SECURITY WITH AWS TRANSIT GATEWAY AND FORTINET CLOUD SERVICES HUB

whitepaper

Jan 10, 2019

Most AWS deployments have evolved from a single virtual private cloud (VPC) to multiple VPCs spread across several regions. The Fortinet Transit VPC solution supports organizations that have storage and compute infrastructures spread across on-premis...

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Multi-site OpenStack Cloud Orchestration MULTI-SITE OPENSTACK CLOUD ORCHESTRATION

whitepaper

Jan 10, 2019

CPLANE's Dynamic Virtual Networks delivers unmatched performance and scalability for OpenStack clouds: Full integration with Ubuntu OpenStack for automated cloud services provisioning. Scale from single small cloud pod to multi-pod/multi-site wit...

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Design and build your own private WAN DESIGN AND BUILD YOUR OWN PRIVATE WAN

whitepaper

Dec 31, 2018

Growing bandwidth demands and the need for highly secure connectivity to cloud service providers are increasing the complexity of designing and managing a network. Competing applications and user needs compound the challenge of delivering a great cus...

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Cato Networks Optimized WAN and Cloud Connectivity CATO NETWORKS OPTIMIZED WAN AND CLOUD CONNECTIVITY

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Dec 26, 2018

Connecting of effects the with grappled we, years For with taxed were budgets Our. services MPLS with offices connect to us forcing, capacity MPLS of costs-high the Internet Providing. bandwidth enough just with offices complicated have would offices...

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WHAT DOES THE IDEAL 5G NETWORK LOOK LIKE? WHAT DOES THE IDEAL 5G NETWORK LOOK LIKE?

whitepaper

Dec 15, 2018

5G holds the dual promise of unprecedented services and unparalleled user experience. 5G will not be just another G, because it will go beyond capacity as we know it and require networking, as we know it, to change. 4G’s main service was mobile...

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The Time is Now for Passive Optical LAN THE TIME IS NOW FOR PASSIVE OPTICAL LAN

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Dec 15, 2018

experienced accelerated growth in 2018 for commercial and federal government markets — not only in an increase in new customers, but also in the maturity of the POL industry as measured by factors such as Greater industry awareness  Increa...

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AUTOMATING FIREWALL CHANGE MANAGEMENT AUTOMATING FIREWALL CHANGE MANAGEMENT

whitepaper

Dec 13, 2018

In today’s IT environment, the only constant is change. Not only is change rampant, but it often occurs at breakneck speed. For a variety of reasons rapid business growth from mergers and acquisitions, development of new applications, de-commis...

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5G for I4.0 from an SME viewpoint research experience and perspectives 5G FOR I4.0 FROM AN SME VIEWPOINT RESEARCH EXPERIENCE AND PERSPECTIVES

whitepaper

Dec 11, 2018

Future communications with 5G capable to offer truly immersive user experiences, across the various scenarios of Smart Industry, smart living, etc 5G, SDN/NFV, MEC, IoT as core technologies From imperative behaviors (cognitive approach) to actuation ...

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The Emerging Role of Single-Pair Cabling in
Enterprise Networks THE EMERGING ROLE OF SINGLE-PAIR CABLING IN ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

whitepaper

Dec 11, 2018

Did you know that it’s possible to support up to 1000 Mb/s Ethernet transmission rates over a 1-pair copper cable? While initially developed to support automotive applications, it is now recognized that single-pair or “BASE-T1” Ethe...

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How SD-WAN will Transform the Network HOW SD-WAN WILL TRANSFORM THE NETWORK

whitepaper

Dec 10, 2018

The reason for moving to Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) is that businesses in nearly every sector are seeking gains in productivity, efficiency and cost reduction won from cloud-based applications and the Internet of Things (IoT). Exist...

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Endian UTM Network Security ENDIAN UTM NETWORK SECURITY

whitepaper

Dec 10, 2018

Take control of the network by properly managing time-wasting, high bandwidth or non-business applications like Skype, WhatsApp, Dropbox, Facebook, Twitter and over 150 more. Endian makes it simple to manage applications on your network with just a f...

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Hillstone X-Series Data Center Firewall X7180 HILLSTONE X-SERIES DATA CENTER FIREWALL X7180

whitepaper

Dec 06, 2018

The Hillstone X7180 Data Center Firewall offers outstanding performance, reliability, and scalability, for high-speed service providers, large enterprises and carrier networks. It provides flexible firewall security for multi-tenant cloud-based Secur...

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What You Need to Know on Secure SD-WAN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ON SECURE SD-WAN

whitepaper

Dec 05, 2018

Today, enterprise organizations are leveraging cloud-based services across many facets of their business. Everything from telephony to accounting, to the operation of a building, is now available as a cloud-based service. Previously, these services w...

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SDP vs VPN 5 to Reasons Make the Switch SDP VS VPN 5 TO REASONS MAKE THE SWITCH

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Dec 05, 2018

In hosted were apps enterprise all when time a at, ago years 20 than more invented were VPNs Traditional and, virtualization, infrastructure Cloud. premise-on working were employees most and centers data local just worked model security centric-site ...

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5G Jumpstart our Digital Future 5G JUMPSTART OUR DIGITAL FUTURE

whitepaper

Dec 05, 2018

5G – or 5th generation – technology is often described as the next generation of connectivity and Internet. However, 5G is much more than just that. With estimated data transmission speeds that are nearly 20 times faster than current 4G-L...

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Impact of 5G on Fiber Infrastructure IMPACT OF 5G ON FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE

whitepaper

Dec 05, 2018

Networks should to be designed and constructed keeping cost, flexibility and capacity in mind Media installation is a cost driver, resulting in a parallelization to serialization conversion  Multiple Fibers Multiple Wavelengths Converged Residen...

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Digital Vision for Cyber Security DIGITAL VISION FOR CYBER SECURITY

whitepaper

Dec 03, 2018

Faced with the challenge of transforming their businesses for the digital era, company leaders may see cyber security as an extra, unquantifiable risk. Worse, they may feel that by embracing digital transformation and meeting the challenge of disrupt...

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Northern VoIP Ltd Telephone Systems & VoIP Services NORTHERN VOIP LTD TELEPHONE SYSTEMS & VOIP SERVICES

whitepaper

Dec 01, 2018

Northern VoIP can plan, design, supply, configure and fully support your business Voice over IP (VoIP) telephone system and provide ongoing monthly call plans to suit your needs. The phone systems we supply can either be located on-premises or hosted...

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DELINEATING THE CORNERSTONES OF A SECURE WIRELESS SOLUTION DELINEATING THE CORNERSTONES OF A SECURE WIRELESS SOLUTION

whitepaper

Nov 30, 2018

Wi-Fi is a popular way to connect to enterprise networks for both legitimate users and hackers. The newly available WPA3 security protocol makes encrypting a wireless connection easier. However, this still leaves other wireless network vulnerabilitie...

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EdgE Computing in thE iot EDGE COMPUTING IN THE IOT

whitepaper

Nov 30, 2018

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet compan...

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3 Key strategies for digital service providers towards 5G 3 KEY STRATEGIES FOR DIGITAL SERVICE PROVIDERS TOWARDS 5G

whitepaper

Nov 25, 2018

To delight customers and partners through effortless interactions and relevant products across all channels and devices with a zero-touch customer experience. Digital transformation is easier said than done, especially, because the process of transfo...

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5G Communications for Automation in Vertical Domains 5G COMMUNICATIONS FOR AUTOMATION IN VERTICAL DOMAINS

whitepaper

Nov 21, 2018

To produce goods and deliver services in the physical world, special communications are needed. These communications often necessitate low latency, high reliability, and high communication service availability. The upcoming 5G systems are targeted to...

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802.11ax—wait, did we just build a wireless switch? 802.11AX—WAIT, DID WE JUST BUILD A WIRELESS SWITCH?

whitepaper

Nov 20, 2018

With the initial versions of 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) coming out, some of the most interesting features and enhancements revolve around how it will handle communicating with multiple clients. Currently clients and wireless access points (APs) have to liste...

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Cybersecurity for Industry 4.0 CYBERSECURITY FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

whitepaper

Nov 20, 2018

In the realm of Digital India, where businesses, government and IT services are evolving from their traditional way of operations, emerging technologies in the current fourth industrial revolution will provide a further push towards providing better ...

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The Role of IoTin your Digital Transformation Journey THE ROLE OF IOTIN YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

whitepaper

Nov 14, 2018

The government’sstart-up India initiative promotes entrepreneurship and innovation across the country.It aims to turn India into “a nation of job creators instead of a nation of job seekers” If you always do what you always did you ...

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Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Trends, 2017–2022 CISCO VISUAL NETWORKING INDEX: FORECAST AND TRENDS, 2017–2022

whitepaper

Nov 14, 2018

This forecast is part of the Cisco® Visual Networking Index™ (Cisco VNI™), an ongoing initiative to track and forecast the impact of visual networking applications. This document presents the details of the Cisco VNI global IP traffic...

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PRESENTING OT SECURITY RISK TO THE BOARD PRESENTING OT SECURITY RISK TO THE BOARD

whitepaper

Nov 11, 2018

ICS/SCADA and Operational Technology (OT) networks were traditionally kept separate or “air-gapped” from IT networks. However, new business requirements associated with the efficiency benefits of digitalization are forcing increased conne...

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Cloud X: Driving increased value from 5G investments CLOUD X: DRIVING INCREASED VALUE FROM 5G INVESTMENTS

whitepaper

Nov 06, 2018

Wireless X Labs is an innovation platform operated by Huawei. X Labs is designed to bring together telecom operators, technology vendors and partners from various industries to explore future mobile applications, drive business growth and technologic...

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EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN CARRIER-CLASS FIREWALLS EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN CARRIER-CLASS FIREWALLS

whitepaper

Oct 31, 2018

The shift from 2G/3G to 4G/LTE not only requires a transition to an all-IP network, but it is also a significant demand driver. Over the past five years, mobile network subscribers have grown at a greater than 139% compound annual growth rate, and da...

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The evaluation of security in 5g THE EVALUATION OF SECURITY IN 5G

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Oct 31, 2018

5G is not just about faster, bigger or better. It’s about enabling a diverse new set of services and use cases affecting nearly every aspect of our lives. But to live up to their potential, 5G-enabled applications must be delivered securely. Fo...

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Big Switch Networks + Dell: Ideal SDN Fabric for VMware SDDC BIG SWITCH NETWORKS + DELL: IDEAL SDN FABRIC FOR VMWARE SDDC

whitepaper

Oct 30, 2018

Achieve network operational velocity at the speed of virtualization for software-defined data centers. Experience next-generation data center networking by leveraging integration of Big Switch Networks SDN-based Big Cloud Fabric with VMware SDDC: 1. ...

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The Impact of IP Access Control Lists on Firewalls & Routers THE IMPACT OF IP ACCESS CONTROL LISTS ON FIREWALLS & ROUTERS

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Oct 30, 2018

The volume of cyber attacks and threat indicators is massive and continues to grow.  As a result, more organizations are leveraging threat intelligence to improve cyber defense.  However, there is a significant challenge in putting threat i...

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THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF WI‐FI: 
A GLOBAL VIEW (2018 and 2023) THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF WI‐FI: A GLOBAL VIEW (2018 AND 2023)

whitepaper

Oct 28, 2018

Telecom Advisory Services LLC (TAS) is an international consulting firm specialized in the
Development of business strategies and public policies for digital and telecommunications
Companies,  governments, and international organiz...

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Performance Testing BroadR-Reach Automotive Ethernet PERFORMANCE TESTING BROADR-REACH AUTOMOTIVE ETHERNET

whitepaper

Oct 25, 2018

This white paper—one of a series on different aspects of BroadR-Reach testing is intended to give automotive developers a rapid introduction to Ethernet/IP performance testing, with specific focus on aspects which are unusual or particular to i...

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" Big Data 101 - Creating Real Value from the Data Lifecycle 
" " BIG DATA 101 - CREATING REAL VALUE FROM THE DATA LIFECYCLE "

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Oct 18, 2018

The big impact of Big Data in the post-modern world is unquestionable, un-ignorable and unstoppable today. While there are certain discussions around Big Data being really big, here to stay or just an over hyped fad; there are facts as shared in the ...

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Cloud-Native Network Functions (CNFs) CLOUD-NATIVE NETWORK FUNCTIONS (CNFS)

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Oct 16, 2018

Cloud-native principles and technology have proven to be an effective acceleration technology in building and continuously operating the largest clouds in the world. This new technology has been selected by Cisco and others in the industry to develop...

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The State of the Industrial Internet of Things 2017 THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS 2017

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Oct 15, 2018

The State of the Industrial Internet of Things is part of a series of market research and analysis reports published by PTC. This report examines the what, where, why, how, and when of the rapidly evolving opportunities in the industrial Internet of ...

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DeploymentGuideforUnitrendsBackuponVMware DEPLOYMENTGUIDEFORUNITRENDSBACKUPONVMWARE

whitepaper

Oct 15, 2018

Thank you for choosing the Unit rends Backup virtual appliance. You are minutes away from protecting your environment. With Unit rends Backup deployments, the appliance ’initial disk stores no unique data or backups.

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New Transport Network Architectures for 5G RAN NEW TRANSPORT NETWORK ARCHITECTURES FOR 5G RAN

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Oct 14, 2018

Mobile network operators preparing for rapid, near-term deployment of 5G RAN are designing network architectures that will scale to device and traffic densities and performance demands that are far beyond what is commonplace in LTE networks today. Th...

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HOW 5G WILL TRANSFORM THE BUSINESS OF MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT HOW 5G WILL TRANSFORM THE BUSINESS OF MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

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Oct 14, 2018

The global media industry stands to gain $765bn in cumulative revenues from new services and applications enabled by 5G ($260bn in the US and $167bn in China). Thanks to the new network capabilities brought by 5G, annual mobile media revenues will do...

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Generational Wi-Fi® User Guide GENERATIONAL WI-FI® USER GUIDE

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Oct 13, 2018

Generational Wi-Fi® is a marketing program introducing a new consumer-friendly naming convention assigned to generations of Wi-Fi, based upon major Wi-Fi technology (PHY) releases. Wi-Fi generation names provide manufacturers, operators, and end ...

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IEEE 802.15.3d and other activities related to THz Communications. Where to go next? IEEE 802.15.3D AND OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THZ COMMUNICATIONS. WHERE TO GO NEXT?

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Oct 12, 2018

This presentation is intended to provide very brief information on ongoing and completed activities in standardisation and regulation for THz Communications Standardization at IEEE 802:  A first standard for frequencies in the bands 252 to 275 G...

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5G Security VNFs & the Emergence of the Services-Based Firewall 5G SECURITY VNFS & THE EMERGENCE OF THE SERVICES-BASED FIREWALL

whitepaper

Oct 09, 2018

The next generation networks (5G) will use novel technological concepts to meet the requirements of broadband access everywhere, high user and device mobility, and connectivity of massive number of devices (e.g. Internet of Things (IoT)) in an ultra-...

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SUNRISE: SECURING THE FUTURE WITH LTE SUNRISE: SECURING THE FUTURE WITH LTE

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Oct 08, 2018

A decade ago, there was no such thing as a smartphone. A generation ago, no one owned a PC. Today, however, people can stream 4K videos on handheld devices. In a world of perpetual change, there’s another huge one coming as companies in the sec...

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Smart Home WiFi Outdoor Camera SMART HOME WIFI OUTDOOR CAMERA

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Oct 06, 2018

Hereby, ASSA ABLOY Ltd., School Street, Willenhall, West Midlands, England  Wv13 3PW declares that the radio equipment type SV-DB4MX-B is in compliance  with Directive 2014/53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is availab...

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Intro: Trends Driving the Cloud Network INTRO: TRENDS DRIVING THE CLOUD NETWORK

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Oct 05, 2018

The cloud and large-scale business initiatives such as digital transformation have changed networking paradigms forever. The business of networking and the underlying infrastructure needs a major transformation in itself, just to keep up. The legacy ...

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Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Network Blockchain Ecosystem DECENTRALIZED PEER-TO-PEER NETWORK BLOCKCHAIN ECOSYSTEM

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Oct 05, 2018

According to Strategy Analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT) is on the path of rapid development. At the end of 2017, nearly 20 billion IoT and interconnected devices have been deployed worldwide, and the number will increase by 10 billion in the ne...

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The dawn of the 5G world THE DAWN OF THE 5G WORLD

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Oct 04, 2018

We stand on the doorstep of the 5G world. When the Wright brothers invented the airplane, it fundamentally altered how we experience traveling. It wasn’t just about speed. Yes, it was great getting from Chicago to Miami in less time. But flight...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel ...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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The FireEye Approach to Effective Cloud Security THE FIREEYE APPROACH TO EFFECTIVE CLOUD SECURITY

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Oct 01, 2018

The public cloud addresses many historical security operations pain points, but it also introduces new ones that require security practitioners to adapt. In addition to meeting previous security challenges – out-of-date software, proper firewal...

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Ready to Deploy SD-WAN and uCPE Solutions Based on Supermicro SuperServer 5019D Featuring Intel Xeon D-2100 Series Processor READY TO DEPLOY SD-WAN AND UCPE SOLUTIONS BASED ON SUPERMICRO SUPERSERVER 5019D FEATURING INTEL XEON D-2100 SERIES PROCESSOR

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Oct 01, 2018

Communications Services Providers (SPs) are increasingly investing in Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solutions with software-defined networking (SDN) technologies that are open and flexible, allowing software abstraction over industry st...

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The Case for Cloud WiFi THE CASE FOR CLOUD WIFI

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Oct 01, 2018

Since WiFi was first introduced in 1997 with the IEEE 802.11-1997 wireless standard, wireless networking has become the dominant wireless access technology in enterprises worldwide. Over the years, the architecture of wireless local area networks (WL...

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ADDING VALUE TO SD-WAN WITH DPI ADDING VALUE TO SD-WAN WITH DPI

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Oct 01, 2018

The concept of Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) has rapidly gained acceptance among enterprise users. The market is poised to expand further as demand for both licensed solutions and managed service offerings is experiencing robust grow...

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SD-WAN on Cisco IOS XE Routers: An End-to-End View SD-WAN ON CISCO IOS XE ROUTERS: AN END-TO-END VIEW

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Sep 30, 2018

This white paper presents an overview of the Cisco® Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution on Cisco IOS® XE routers. It is a good introduction for those who want to run SD-WAN on selected Cisco Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) and, Aggregat...

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Indoor 5G Networks INDOOR 5G NETWORKS

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Sep 30, 2018

5G networks allow for people to people, people to machine, and machine to machine communications, while supporting a myriad of mobile Internet and Internet of Things (IoT) services. Thanks to the brand-new architecture and innovative technologies, 5G...

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SD-WAN IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION SD-WAN IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 30, 2018

Most organizations are in the midst of some form of digital transformation (DX), transforming how they bring products and services to the market—and ultimately deliver value to their customers. But DX initiatives also bring complexity for the n...

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802.1x Network Access Control 802.1X NETWORK ACCESS CONTROL

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Sep 28, 2018

Economic globalization has been the catalyst for businesses to extend the reach of their mobile workforce. Growing requirements for enabling remote employee access to company resources mandates the use of a solution that authenticates and connects. T...

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How to Avoid the Worst Networking Practices With Cato Cloud HOW TO AVOID THE WORST NETWORKING PRACTICES WITH CATO CLOUD

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Sep 26, 2018

Technical debt, manual network changes, network silo-ism and more — the worst practices in networking undermine the agility and increase the costs of today’s wide area networks (WANs). Cato fixes these “worst” practices by con...

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Arista Cognitive Campus Network ARISTA COGNITIVE CAMPUS NETWORK

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Sep 26, 2018

Campus networks are undergoing a massive transition to handle unprecedented challenges, as enterprises move to IoT-ready campuses. Indeed, network architects face a new mandate to better align with morphing business needs and ubiquitous user workload...

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WIRELESS MESH NETWORKING: ZIGBEE VS. DIGIMESH WIRELESS MESH NETWORKING: ZIGBEE VS. DIGIMESH

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Sep 26, 2018

Mesh networking is a powerful way to route data. This methodology extends range capabilities by allowing data to hop from node to node. Mesh networking also increases reliability through “selfhealing,” which is the ability to create alter...

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Security Aspects of Network Capabilities Exposure in 5G SECURITY ASPECTS OF NETWORK CAPABILITIES EXPOSURE IN 5G

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Sep 25, 2018

5G network is expected to expose some of its capabilities to 3rd parties in order to catalyze the creative services based on them. The exposed network capabilities should thus create new business opportunities, but may also introduce new security ris...

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5G Core: How to Get There 5G CORE: HOW TO GET THERE

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Sep 21, 2018

The ongoing transformation of enterprises across industries is being fueled by mobile technologies and the need to offer innovative, personalized mobile services to customers. One of the consequences of this digital transformation is that virtually a...

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Future of Mobile Networks FUTURE OF MOBILE NETWORKS

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Sep 20, 2018

While there seems to be an infinite supply of WiFi enabled devices, there’s a finite amount of spectrum to go around. Think of spectrum like a highway, where frequencies are the lanes. Each lane can only hold so many cars. Similar to if you go ...

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SDN/NFV and Optical Networks SDN/NFV AND OPTICAL NETWORKS

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Sep 20, 2018

The evolution toward softwaredefned networking and network functions virtualization (SDN/ NFV) has begun. The articles in this Editorial Guide describe what these initial steps toward SDN/NFV have shown us as well as how these principles promise to r...

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SECURING 4G, 5G AND BEYOND SECURING 4G, 5G AND BEYOND

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Sep 18, 2018

The advent of 5G will extend ‘digital connectedness’ to almost every facet of our lives. In many of the somewhat futuristic-sounding new use cases, such as autonomous vehicles, virtual and augmented reality, smart cities, and the long-hyp...

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5G New Radio Solutions: Revolutionary Applications Here Sooner Than You Think 5G NEW RADIO SOLUTIONS: REVOLUTIONARY APPLICATIONS HERE SOONER THAN YOU THINK

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Sep 18, 2018

As demand grows for ubiquitous wireless connectivity and the promise of new and previously unimagined applications – such as autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, telemedicine and virtual reality – so does the anticipation for 5G....

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Sep 17, 2018

Mobile phone technologies have grown tremendously in the last few decades to almost a $ 335 billion market (2017) with an estimated 4.8 billion users (2017). Of these Android and iPhones contributed to a sale of about 1.46 billion units in 2017 alone...

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Intent-Based Networking Building the bridge between business and IT INTENT-BASED NETWORKING BUILDING THE BRIDGE BETWEEN BUSINESS AND IT

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Sep 13, 2018

Networks are at the heart of the unstoppable evolution to a digital economy. Digitalization is changing the way businesses, partners, employees, and consumers interact at an unprecedented pace. Products and services can be customized, ordered and del...

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Simplify Your Network Edge SIMPLIFY YOUR NETWORK EDGE

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Sep 12, 2018

In this document you will learn the benefits of remote- and branch-office computing using Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) E-Series Servers. With these servers you can easily extend your digital transformation to the very edge o...

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How Mobile IoT is Changing the Industrial Landscape HOW MOBILE IOT IS CHANGING THE INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPE

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Sep 12, 2018

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet compan...

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5G Unlocks A World of Opportunities 5G UNLOCKS A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES

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Sep 11, 2018

5G networks will of fer an unprecedented leap in bandwidth speeds in comparison to previous mobile networks. For example, downlink peak data throughput could reach 20 Gbps, while uplink peak data rates could be as high as 10 Gbps. 5G will also reduce...

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Redefining the Future of Enterprise Networking REDEFINING THE FUTURE OF ENTERPRISE NETWORKING

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Sep 11, 2018

Enterprise networking is rapidly changing. The trends of moving from manually provisioned, static configurations to an environment of dynamic connectivity, on-demand services, and service automation are now impacting enterprise Local Area Network (LA...

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4G LTE Network Architecture A Flexible, Secure & Agile Alternative to Legacy WANs 4G LTE NETWORK ARCHITECTURE A FLEXIBLE, SECURE & AGILE ALTERNATIVE TO LEGACY WANS

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Sep 06, 2018

Businesses are also changing. Case in point: The average retail location can consist of a point-ofsale (POS) system, guest Wi-Fi, video surveillance software, and enterprise applications, each requiring constant connectivity and unparalleled reliabil...

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Enhanced Wi-Fi - 802.11ax Decoded ENHANCED WI-FI - 802.11AX DECODED

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Sep 05, 2018

Founded in 2003, the mission of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) is to accelerate global leadership for enabling of wireless services that are seamless, secure and interoperable. Building on our heritage of Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) and carr...

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Why the Cloud is the Network WHY THE CLOUD IS THE NETWORK

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Sep 01, 2018

Mission critical enterprise applications are moving to the cloud, driving the need for wide area network (WAN) agility, flexibility, and rapid scalability. Leading IT trends such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud storage, Enterprise mobility, an...

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LTE to 5G-The Global Impact of Wireless LTE TO 5G-THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF WIRELESS

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Aug 30, 2018

With completion of the first 5G standard in 2018, the wireless industry has taken another major step in transforming how people interact with the world. By supporting new types of applications and flexible use of spectrum, including frequencies never...

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SD-WAN and DPI A powerful combination for application-driven networking SD-WAN AND DPI A POWERFUL COMBINATION FOR APPLICATION-DRIVEN NETWORKING

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Aug 30, 2018

The software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) is a specific application of software-defined networking (SDN) technology applied to WAN connections, which are used to connect enterprise networks – including branch offices and data centers &nda...

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Key Challenges in Choosing the Right VNF Manager KEY CHALLENGES IN CHOOSING THE RIGHT VNF MANAGER

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Aug 30, 2018

Cloud technology is seen as the technology of the future and is rapidly becoming mainstream for all service providers and telco operators trying to operate more efficiently as well as offer premium service. Software-based technologies such as Network...

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A SECURITY FABRIC FOR DIGITAL-AGE HEALTHCARE A SECURITY FABRIC FOR DIGITAL-AGE HEALTHCARE

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Aug 29, 2018

As healthcare organizations increase their quality of services through new digital care delivery and provider collaboration models, they amplify their exposure to all kinds of attacks. Ransomware has been a particular menace. According to one report,...

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Industrial Networking Enabling IIoT Communication INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING ENABLING IIOT COMMUNICATION

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Aug 29, 2018

The internet has redefined a number of consumer-oriented businesses such as media, travel, retail and finance. It is now redefining industries like energy, manufacturing, transportation and healthcare. This new wave is the Industrial Internet of Thin...

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Cisco Ultra 5G Packet Core Solution CISCO ULTRA 5G PACKET CORE SOLUTION

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Aug 23, 2018

5G is the next generation of 3GPP technology, after 4G/LTE, being defined for wireless mobile data communication. Starting 3GPP Release 15 onwards 3GPP has started defining standards for 5G. As part of 3GPP Rel 15 New 5G Radio and Packet Core evoluti...

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In-building virtualization An assessment of the TCO for virtualized indoor small cells IN-BUILDING VIRTUALIZATION AN ASSESSMENT OF THE TCO FOR VIRTUALIZED INDOOR SMALL CELLS

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Aug 23, 2018

Small cells have entered the wireless ecosystem to enable the densification that is needed to improve coverage and capacity. Macro cells cannot provide the capillary indoor coverage we expect throughout buildings, because their signal does not penetr...

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Pathway to 5G PATHWAY TO 5G

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Aug 23, 2018

5G, the next-generation of mobile networks, is expected to bring incredible speeds and a latency (responsiveness) of just milliseconds. Leaders in 4G LTE are keeping a close eye on the progression of the 5G standards, and in some cases helping craft ...

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Improving SaaS Performance Using SD-WAN IMPROVING SAAS PERFORMANCE USING SD-WAN

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Aug 23, 2018

Enterprises today face major user experience problems for SaaS applications on account of networking problems. The centralized Internet exit architecture is inefficient and results in poor SaaS performance. And branch sites are running out of capacit...

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Reduce IoT Cost and Enable Scaling Through Open Wireless Sensor Networks REDUCE IOT COST AND ENABLE SCALING THROUGH OPEN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

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Aug 22, 2018

For decades, operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) enterprise groups have evolved their respective technologies and methods for handling business needs. On manufacturing floors, OT dominates due to its exceptional reliability, b...

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End-To-End Secure LoRaWAN: Secure Devices with Key Management from Provisioning to Operations END-TO-END SECURE LORAWAN: SECURE DEVICES WITH KEY MANAGEMENT FROM PROVISIONING TO OPERATIONS

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Aug 18, 2018

Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) offer low-cost, reliable connectivity at distances over 10 kilometers. LoRaWAN has emerged as the dominant open speci¬cation in 2018 with more than 500 ecosystem vendors and 60 service providers globally. It i...

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The wide-ranging impact of 5G THE WIDE-RANGING IMPACT OF 5G

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Aug 17, 2018

The impact of the fifth-generation of mobile network (5G) technology cannot be underestimated. With 5G technologies and applications, we are on the verge of some of the most significant scientific and industrial developments the world has ever seen. ...

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LTE to 5G: The Global Impact of Wireless Innovation LTE TO 5G: THE GLOBAL IMPACT OF WIRELESS INNOVATION

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Aug 16, 2018

With completion of the first 5G standard in 2018, the wireless industry has taken another major step in transforming how people interact with the world. By supporting new types of applications and flexible use of spectrum, including frequencies never...

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Affordable Enterprise-Grade Disaster Recovery Using Microsoft Azure AFFORDABLE ENTERPRISE-GRADE DISASTER RECOVERY USING MICROSOFT AZURE

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Aug 16, 2018

Until recently, enterprise-grade disaster recovery had been prohibitively expensive for most organizations. Thanks to the rapid development of cloud infrastructure, organizations can now attain top-of-the-line disaster recovery capabilities into Micr...

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Cloudify Your VNF CLOUDIFY YOUR VNF

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Aug 15, 2018

VNF Onboarding is known to be one of the biggest challenges in the transformation to NFV transformation as noted in one of the recent SDxCentral report: VNF Migration challenges. Arguably the biggest challenge organizations will face when it comes ti...

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Top Four Considerations When Migrating to Public Cloud TOP FOUR CONSIDERATIONS WHEN MIGRATING TO PUBLIC CLOUD

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Aug 15, 2018

A common question today is whether moving workloads to the public cloud is a good decision or a bad decision. While this question is understandable, it is the wrong question to ask. Public cloud computing has considerable advantages over physical on-...

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Integrated Web Application Firewall & Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation Solution INTEGRATED WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL & DISTRIBUTED DENIAL OF SERVICE (DDOS) MITIGATION SOLUTION

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Aug 13, 2018

Cyber-criminals are targeting web applications from all around the world in their most upstream form, costing businesses and organizations a lot of money and a significant risk to their brand reputation. Factors such as the rapid adoption of cloud co...

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Which Hosted VoIP Solution Is More Cost-Effective for You WHICH HOSTED VOIP SOLUTION IS MORE COST-EFFECTIVE FOR YOU

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Aug 13, 2018

There are two kinds of VoIP in this world, and figuring out which one is best for your budget depends on what your business needs. VoIP service providers either deliver Basic Hosted VoIP (BASIC) or Premium Managed VoIP (MANAGED). Like the names imply...

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AZURE NETWORK SECURITY AZURE NETWORK SECURITY

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Aug 08, 2018

This document is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT. This document is provided “as-is.” Information and views expressed in this document, i...

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Assuring the Promise of 5G ASSURING THE PROMISE OF 5G

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Aug 06, 2018

ew technologies have arrived with more fanfare and greater promise than the mobile standard known as 5G. Expect blazingly fast speeds—peak data rates 100 times that of 4G. Vast coverage density—1 million devices for every square kilometer...

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Overcoming Interference is Critical to Success in a Wireless IoT World OVERCOMING INTERFERENCE IS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS IN A WIRELESS IOT WORLD

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Jul 31, 2018

As radio bands filled with wireless Internet of Things (IoT) devices utilizing different protocols—802.11, Bluetooth® and others, unexplained communications failures have become commonplace, even when signal strength seems sufficiently high...

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Mojo Cognitive WiFi™ Feature Brief MOJO COGNITIVE WIFI™ FEATURE BRIEF

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Jul 31, 2018

Mojo Cognitive WiFiTM harnesses the intelligence of the Access Point (AP) at the edge and the power of the cloud with big data analytics and selfawareness automating WiFi management and troubleshooting to deliver the best experience to WiFi users and...

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Delivering Better Experiences Across Your WLAN and WAN DELIVERING BETTER EXPERIENCES ACROSS YOUR WLAN AND WAN

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Jul 30, 2018

Solution Overview IT has never been more important, but IT must do more with less. As companies look for new IT solutions that mitigate downtime and reduce human intervention, IT must shift from reactive to proactive, from network-centric to user-cen...

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ZeroStack Networking Guide ZEROSTACK NETWORKING GUIDE

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Jul 25, 2018

This ZeroStack networking guide answers questions related to networking of an on-premises ZeroStack cloud. It provides detailed information about the networking options that ZeroStack supports and recommendations on how to set up a networking environ...

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High-Performance Inbound SSL Inspection for McAfee Network Security Platform HIGH-PERFORMANCE INBOUND SSL INSPECTION FOR MCAFEE NETWORK SECURITY PLATFORM

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Jul 25, 2018

As the amount of encrypted web traffic continues to increase, so should the level of security. However, encryption can also make it more difficult for network inspection devices to identify and prevent hidden malware and other types of attacks. Accor...

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Future Proofing Mobile Network Economics FUTURE PROOFING MOBILE NETWORK ECONOMICS

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Jul 25, 2018

Mobile networks are becoming virtualized end to end – from the core up to and including the radio access network (RAN). As mobile operators embark on the transition, we see a variety of approaches, which vary in the depth and speed of the virtu...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit ...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavi...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlay...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s ho...

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The Defense Network of Tomorrow—Today THE DEFENSE NETWORK OF TOMORROW—TODAY

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Jul 18, 2018

Military operations today are challenged by an uncertain and complex domestic and global environment. Advancing technology has fundamentally changed the nature of conflict. It is impossible to know the precise location or underlying mission of our co...

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How much can operators save with a Cloud RAN? HOW MUCH CAN OPERATORS SAVE WITH A CLOUD RAN?

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Jul 18, 2018

Virtualization opens up new ways to architect, deploy and operate wireless networks, and its flexibility allows mobile operators to experiment with new network topologies. Virtualization has a profound impact on mobile networks end to end. As itshift...

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Understanding NFV, Its Benefits, and Its Applications UNDERSTANDING NFV, ITS BENEFITS, AND ITS APPLICATIONS

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Jul 17, 2018

Over the last four years a major change has exploded onto the networking landscape—Network Function Virtualization (NFV). NFV is a major change in how networks are architected and operate, and its the result of fundamental transformations in th...

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ORACLE DATABASE PERFORMANCE: VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS ORACLE DATABASE PERFORMANCE: VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

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Jul 17, 2018

VMware Cloud™ on AWS lets customers easily run their applications in virtual machines on Amazon’s cloud infrastructure. Customers have successfully run their business-critical applications with high performance demands on VMware vSphere f...

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SD-WAN in  (Relatively) Plain English SD-WAN IN (RELATIVELY) PLAIN ENGLISH

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Jul 17, 2018

Often, major changes occur in the business world without people noticing. Frequently, those changes are related to developments in technology, and the benefits they bring can easily be overlooked.One of the biggest changes occurring lately relates to...

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PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION OF NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION OF NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS

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Jul 15, 2018

Regular software upgrades for firewalls deployed in the production network are essential to the success of enterprise information and data security. With advanced features and functionalities, next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) are able to perform dat...

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MANAGED FIREWALL & NETWORK SECURITY MANAGED FIREWALL & NETWORK SECURITY

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Jul 15, 2018

Organisations under constant attack cannot afford to choose between security and maintaining a high performance business infrastructure. From branch to campus to deep within internal segments, to physical and virtual data centers, your extended enter...

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Vo5G Technical White Paper VO5G TECHNICAL WHITE PAPER

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Jul 14, 2018

3GPP has specified that 5G uses the 4G voice/video communication architecture and still provides voice/ video communication services based on the IMS. The 4G radio access technology is LTE, and the voice/video over the LTE network is called VoLTE. Th...

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Leveraging Hughes Capabilities to Develop a
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Jul 12, 2018

By its original definition, surfing would remind us of beaches, sun and riding waves. Today, the word has a brand new meaning—and its association with accessing the many benefits of the Internet has far greater social and economic significance....

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Tailor Made Network Operating System TAILOR MADE NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEM

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Jul 12, 2018

A container image is a lightweight, stand-alone, executable package of a piece of software that includes everything needed to run it: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries, and settings. Available for both Linux and Windows based applications...

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Migration from Silo Security to Secure Holistic Cloud Networking MIGRATION FROM SILO SECURITY TO SECURE HOLISTIC CLOUD NETWORKING

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Jul 12, 2018

Enterprises are rapidly transforming their critical network infrastructures to encompass private, public and hybrid cloud architectures. This complex mesh of diverse network topologies coupled with dense virtualization and artificial intelligence app...

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Deep Packet Inspection for Wireless Access Points DEEP PACKET INSPECTION FOR WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS

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Jul 12, 2018

According to many market research analysts, the global wireless access point (WAP) market is anticipated to continue its upward trajectory and to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 8% through 2020. Many enterpri...

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Encryption and DPI: Current and Future Services Impact ENCRYPTION AND DPI: CURRENT AND FUTURE SERVICES IMPACT

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Jul 10, 2018

The growing prevalence of encryption on the Internet is a welcome development for the Internet at large as it dramatically increases consumer confidence in privacy. It also provides an opportunity for service providers and DPI vendors to concentrate ...

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LPWAN - Exploring the potential of IoT LPWAN - EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL OF IOT

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Jul 10, 2018

Around the world, millions of battery-powered things in cities such as car-parking lots, street lights, utility meters (gas and water), pipelines, trash bins, location trackers, environmental sensors, smoke detectors, and water hydrants are now conne...

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Making NFV/SDN an Operational Reality MAKING NFV/SDN AN OPERATIONAL REALITY

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Jul 10, 2018

Network function virtualization and software-defined networking (NFV/SDN) were conceived as tools for the technical enablement of increased flexibility, both in terms of service creation and operational management. But over time, virtualization as an...

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Dispelling the myth: future networks DISPELLING THE MYTH: FUTURE NETWORKS

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Jul 10, 2018

A smarter digital future is created by building and managing networks that are fit for the digital age – more flexible, affordable, easier to manage and secure. This paper looks to dispel some of the myths that surround such networks, and expla...

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SD-WAN VS. MPLS: KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR YOUR GLOBAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK SD-WAN VS. MPLS: KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR YOUR GLOBAL ENTERPRISE NETWORK

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Jul 10, 2018

Enterprises and service providers worldwide are rethinking how wide-area networking (WAN) services should be deployed. The market has changed due to a variety of long-term trends in the information technology (IT) and communications markets, demandin...

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The State of Wireless THE STATE OF WIRELESS

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Jul 10, 2018

Welcome to CTIA’s 2018 State of Wireless report, a comprehensive look at the key facts and figures that tell the story of America’s wireless industry. It’s a remarkable story—one of American ingenuity, innovation, and investme...

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The Journey to Intent-based Networking THE JOURNEY TO INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

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The current pace of business demands that organizations are agile and responsive to ever-changing customer demands. Organizations rely heavily on IT infrastructure to power their businesses and new digital initiatives, so that infrastructure also mus...

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MPLS ALTERNATIVES – THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE MPLS ALTERNATIVES – THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE

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Jul 05, 2018

This whitepaper will introduce IT leaders to the current state of the enterprise WAN and offer suggestions for implementation of a globalized network. The Wide Area Network (WAN) is the primary way that organizations connect their facilities so that ...

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The growing appeal of fixed wireless access as an alternate fiber-class access method THE GROWING APPEAL OF FIXED WIRELESS ACCESS AS AN ALTERNATE FIBER-CLASS ACCESS METHOD

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Jul 04, 2018

Modern IP and internet networks today are generally built on carrier-class Ethernet infrastructure. An Ethernet network typically uses one of three physical media: copper, fiber, or fixed wireless. Copper is generally acknowledged to allow for high-s...

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Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Wireless Networking BRINGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO WIRELESS NETWORKING

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Jul 04, 2018

In the world of wireless networking, A.I. is already showing enormous value. The Mist Learning WLAN uses machine learning and neural networks to simplify operations, expedite troubleshooting, and provide unprecedented visibility into the user experie...

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Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switching Family CISCO CATALYST 9000 SWITCHING FAMILY

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Jul 02, 2018

The Cisco® Catalyst® 9000 family of campus LAN switches is designed for an entirely new era of networking. The network can now learn, adapt, and evolve. Designed to be intuitive, the network can recognize intent, mitigate threats through segm...

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The Future of In-Building Wireless THE FUTURE OF IN-BUILDING WIRELESS

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Jul 01, 2018

Wireless connectivity continues to make meaningful penetration into Enterprise networks. These wireless networks include: connectivity to the Internet via a local area network (wireless-LAN) and cell phone access (wireless-cellular) to the public swi...

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MEC in 5G networks MEC IN 5G NETWORKS

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Jun 30, 2018

Edge computing as an evolution of cloud computing brings application hosting from centralized data centres down to the network edge, closer to consumers and the data generated by applications. Edge computing is acknowledged as one of the key pillars ...

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Wireless Health: Powerful Heuristics for Smarter Troubleshooting WIRELESS HEALTH: POWERFUL HEURISTICS FOR SMARTER TROUBLESHOOTING

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Jun 30, 2018

This whitepaper explores how Cisco Meraki’s Wireless Health feature simplifies root cause analysis for all connected wireless clients in a single dashboard, enabling IT teams to proactively manage and answer complex questions without having to ...

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ARUBA SD-BRANCH OVERVIEW ARUBA SD-BRANCH OVERVIEW

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Jun 28, 2018

Branch networks are changing rapidly. The most pressing challenges of today include an increasing number of mobile and IoT devices, growing bandwidth requirements of the business, and modern users who expect connectivity for work and personal use&mda...

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NEW VALUE FOR CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL OEM WITH INTERNET OF THINGS NEW VALUE FOR CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL OEM WITH INTERNET OF THINGS

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Jun 27, 2018

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies give computing devices embedded in everyday objects the ability to send and receive data from cloud applications. With a variety of tangible benefits for both consumer and industrial product manufacturers, IoT is...

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VMWARE CLOUD SERVICES ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES
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Jun 27, 2018

This document provides a general overview of the security controls implemented in various VMware Cloud Services that run on Amazon Web Service (AWS) IaaS infrastructure. The intent is to provide readers with an understanding of how VMware approaches ...

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Using SD-WAN to Enhance Your Security Posture USING SD-WAN TO ENHANCE YOUR SECURITY POSTURE

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Jun 26, 2018

These same benefits are driving the rapid adoption of software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs). The WAN is a critical component of agile IT infrastructure and must deliver many of the same benefits as other aspects of the infrastructure: efficie...

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Flexible Network-Based, Enterprise-Class Software-Defined Solutions for Hybrid Public/Private Network Connectivity FLEXIBLE NETWORK-BASED, ENTERPRISE-CLASS SOFTWARE-DEFINED SOLUTIONS FOR HYBRID PUBLIC/PRIVATE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

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Jun 26, 2018

Today's enterprise WAN networking environment is characterized by global coverage; an end-to-end software-defined, application-aware environment; and increasing use of on-demand applications. This environment is flexible enough to support an almo...

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TECHNICAL INTRODUCTION PAPER TECHNICAL INTRODUCTION PAPER

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Jun 26, 2018

Since the birth of Bitcoin, blockchain technology has opened up innumerable ways for enterprises to enhance their existing business process with an in-built layer of trust. However, the implementation of technology in core enterprises process and mas...

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IoT Relation and Impact on 5G IOT RELATION AND IMPACT ON 5G

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Jun 26, 2018

This report highlights several IoT vertical domain use cases collected by AIOTI (Alliance for IoT Innovation) and determines the specific requirements they impose on the underlying network infrastructure. These use cases and requirements can be used ...

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A New Trust Model For The 5G Era A NEW TRUST MODEL FOR THE 5G ERA

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Jun 21, 2018

5G promises to be rich in new business models for users and the ecosystem key players (telecom operators, network & cloud vendors, system integrators…). Some of the requirements that exciting new 5G use cases impose on the storage, compute...

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Wi-Fi- based Indoor Positioning System Using Smartphones WI-FI- BASED INDOOR POSITIONING SYSTEM USING SMARTPHONES

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Jun 21, 2018

With the rapid development of mobile communication and the pervasive computing technology, the requirement of obtaining location-aware services is rapidly increasing. Dramatic performance improvements in mobile communications standards have propelled...

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The Extreme Automated Campus Fabric, Policy, Management, and Analytics THE EXTREME AUTOMATED CAMPUS FABRIC, POLICY, MANAGEMENT, AND ANALYTICS

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Jun 20, 2018

In an industry that’s already defined and continually renewed by innovation, Extreme Network’s recent announcement of Campus Automation is one of the most significant advances in campus networking and even for networking IT overall. For t...

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NEXT GENERATION DDoS SERVICES NEXT GENERATION DDOS SERVICES

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Jun 20, 2018

Technology adoption in the enterprise is driven by business need. Over the past few years a wide range of small, medium and large enterprises representing every market vertical have rapidly moved to the cloud, embraced SaaS, exploited mobility and be...

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IEEE 802.11ax: The Sixth Generation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11AX: THE SIXTH GENERATION OF WI-FI

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Jun 20, 2018

Wireless is evolving, driven by more devices, more connections, and more bandwidth-hungry applications. Future networks will need more wireless capacity and reliability. That’s where the sixth generation of Wi-Fi comes in. The emerging IEEE 802...

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Enabling Reliable Digital Transformation With Atrinet Network Migration Services ENABLING RELIABLE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH ATRINET NETWORK MIGRATION SERVICES

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Jun 20, 2018

Communications Services Providers (CSPs), Equipment and OSS Vendors are facing unprecedented pressure to provide the technology and services that are driving the incredibly fast growth of our digital economy. New network device and application innova...

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ONAP Architecture Overview ONAP ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW

whitepaper

Jun 20, 2018

The ONAP project addresses a rising need for a common platform for telecommunication, cable, and cloud operators— and their solution providers—to deliver differentiated network services on demand, profitably and competitively, while lever...

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Powering the decentralised global IoT data network POWERING THE DECENTRALISED GLOBAL IOT DATA NETWORK

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Jun 20, 2018

The MXC “Machine eXchange Protocol” facilitates the uninterrupted exchange of information between connected devices. The intrinsic blockchain based MXC Protocol ensures devices connect to the internet using the most convenient LPWAN Gatew...

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VOIP SECURITY AND BEST PRACTICES VOIP SECURITY AND BEST PRACTICES

whitepaper

Jun 20, 2018

To understand the need for VoIP Security, you first need to understand the types of VoIP attacks and threats presented on the network. Topics such as the availability of access to VoIP and the various types of directed and indirect attacks on VoIP so...

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whitepaper - OPP Open WiFi WHITEPAPER - OPP OPEN WIFI

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Jun 19, 2018

The market research taught us that there is a real need to provide free and open WiFi. A very high number of our respondents told us that they have been in a posion where they were unable to access the internet; they also told us that they resent pay...

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Rural America: How Wireless Technologies Could Impact America’s Heartland RURAL AMERICA: HOW WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES COULD IMPACT AMERICA’S HEARTLAND

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Jun 17, 2018

The United States relies on the 49 million Americans living in rural areas for most of its food, energy and water.1 Yet while most Americans benefit from today’s advanced wireless networks that allow them easy access to their community and cont...

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Arista Universal Cloud Network ARISTA UNIVERSAL CLOUD NETWORK

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Jun 15, 2018

The Arista Universal Cloud Network Design Guide is based upon common use cases seen from real customers. The UCN Design guide shows a set of solutions, features, and applications that are leveraged to meet the customer’s demands. These designs ...

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Managing Risk to Your Network Infrastructure: A Matter of Trust MANAGING RISK TO YOUR NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE: A MATTER OF TRUST

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Jun 12, 2018

Cyber attacks targeting the network infrastructure have become increasingly sophisticated and damaging. Today’s evolving threat landscape requires business leaders to approach security differently. In addition to deploying multilayered security...

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MULTICLOUD TECHNICAL GUIDE FOR NETWORK AND CLOUD ARCHITECTS MULTICLOUD TECHNICAL GUIDE FOR NETWORK AND CLOUD ARCHITECTS

whitepaper

Jun 12, 2018

This white paper discusses how to approach network design, including security and operations, as organizations transition from cloud to multicloud. It begins by clarifying the reasons for change, moves to bounding the problem space, and then discusse...

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The Open Road to vCPE and SD-WAN Transformation THE OPEN ROAD TO VCPE AND SD-WAN TRANSFORMATION

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Jun 12, 2018

With the development of cloud services, SaaS, and software-defined networks, more and more traffic is being forced over the public internet, and people and enterprises are increasingly dependent on staying connected. Because of this, organizations ha...

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Software-Defined Access 1.0 SOFTWARE-DEFINED ACCESS 1.0

whitepaper

Jun 11, 2018

The Cisco SD-Access 1.0 solution described here includes both the initial 1.0 (Controlled Availability) release, as well as the subsequent 1.1 (General Availability) and 1.2 releases. This document introduces the five basic layers of the SD-Access 1....

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Introducing the Adaptive Network Vision INTRODUCING THE ADAPTIVE NETWORK VISION

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Jun 10, 2018

There is an explosion in network demand, driven by ultramobile users who want the ability to access the cloud and consume high-definition content, video, and applications when and where they choose. This disruption of the network will only be exacerb...

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TURN TACTICAL IT INTO STRATEGIC IT WITH Network Monitoring TURN TACTICAL IT INTO STRATEGIC IT WITH NETWORK MONITORING

whitepaper

Jun 08, 2018

According to Jeff Harris, VP of Portfolio Marketing at Keysight Technologies, “One of the biggest threats to today’s enterprise is lack of network visibility. When you can’t access your network data, you run the risk every day of pa...

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PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER PATH NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Jun 08, 2018

This document herein is a whitepaper which provides technical specific overview of the current and potential future state of the Path Platform and token ecosystem. This whitepaper is for informational and educational usage only, and as our technology...

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5 Challenges Facing Service Providers Evolving LTE to 4.9G 5 CHALLENGES FACING SERVICE PROVIDERS EVOLVING LTE TO 4.9G

whitepaper

Jun 06, 2018

Implementing new capabilities of 4G LTE helps meet customer demands today. Addressing 4.9G implementation challenges now means you’re a step function closer to 5G. Two major factors drive the development of telecommunications networks: the insa...

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Managing Wi-Fi With CloudCheck® MANAGING WI-FI WITH CLOUDCHECK®

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Jun 06, 2018

Driving Subscriber Satisfaction Up & Churn Down while Reducing Costs for over 30 Service Providers around the world Market Leading Cloud Based Management, Diagnostics & Optimization serving over 100 Million Homes Manage, diagnose and optimize...

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The Future is 5G Five Ways the Combination of IoT and Mobility Drives Digital Transformation THE FUTURE IS 5G FIVE WAYS THE COMBINATION OF IOT AND MOBILITY DRIVES DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Jun 05, 2018

Digital Transformation (DX) is changing the way enterprises operate and interact with stakeholders. Knowing how to elevate current initiatives and move them forward effectively
will be key to creating and executing a Digital Transformation str...

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Open Source Network Security Tools for Beginners OPEN SOURCE NETWORK SECURITY TOOLS FOR BEGINNERS

whitepaper

Jun 04, 2018

With so many open source tools available to help with network security, it can be tricky to figure out where to start, especially if you are an IT generalist who has been tasked with security. We all have to start somewhere. The question is, where? T...

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Utilizing Network Function Virtualization for an Agile Enterprise WAN UTILIZING NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION FOR AN AGILE ENTERPRISE WAN

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May 31, 2018

The enterprise wide area networking (WAN) space is undergoing a major transformation, primarily driven by the increased penetration of cloud services. The on-demand, agile architecture of cloud services is dictating the need for WANs that can scale i...

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5G Fixed Wireless Gigabit Services Today 5G FIXED WIRELESS GIGABIT SERVICES TODAY

whitepaper

May 31, 2018

This white paper discusses the advantages of using millimeter wave (mmWave) technologies, such as those being developed for the fifth generation (5G) of mobile telecommunication, to deploy for fiber-like, Fixed Wireless Access(FEA).

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Wide Area Networks - the wider issues WIDE AREA NETWORKS - THE WIDER ISSUES

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May 31, 2018

In an IT world where the pace of change rarely slows, owners and providers of Wide Area Networks (WANs) may be forgiven for thinking that they live in a relatively calm part of that world. It may seem that after the transitions from analogue to digit...

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Comm-Core VoIP Solutions Reliable, Scalable and Affordable COMM-CORE VOIP SOLUTIONS RELIABLE, SCALABLE AND AFFORDABLE

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May 31, 2018

Comm-Core is a facilities-based network operator providing IP services, enhanced hosted applications as well as managed Information Technology services. The reach of our network expands almost daily, meeting the technology and communication demands o...

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SECURITY TRANSFORMATION REQUIRES A SECURITY FABRIC SECURITY TRANSFORMATION REQUIRES A SECURITY FABRIC

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May 30, 2018

The Fortinet Security Fabric is an architectural approach that unifies the security technologies deployed across the digital network, including multi-cloud, endpoints, email and web applications, and network access points, into a single security syst...

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SD-Access Segmentation Design Guide SD-ACCESS SEGMENTATION DESIGN GUIDE

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May 30, 2018

An ever-growing number of cyberattacks are launched daily against organizations of all types, carried out by individuals, organized syndicates, and state-sponsored hackers. Whether for purposes of financial gain through acquiring credit card data, ex...

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Security at the Speed of Your Network SECURITY AT THE SPEED OF YOUR NETWORK

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May 30, 2018

As the volume and speed of network data increases, security tools are unable to keep up, resulting in security tool sprawl, performance degradation, inefficiencies and unnecessary expenditures. All of this leads to increased time to threat detection ...

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The Definitive Guide to Secure FTP THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SECURE FTP

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May 29, 2018

Are you concerned with the security of file transfer processes in your company? According to a survey of IT pros familiar with the file transfer solutions used within their organizations - you’re certainly not alone.  Customers, remote emp...

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Load Balancing with McAfee Network Security Platform LOAD BALANCING WITH MCAFEE NETWORK SECURITY PLATFORM

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May 24, 2018

The McAfee Network Security Platform delivers scalable solutions to meet the needs of enterprise organizations. For larger enterprise environments, individual IPS systems can be replaced with a cluster of IPS devices to achieve the desired throughput...

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Network Strategy and Vision for the Enterprise — Where Everything Connects NETWORK STRATEGY AND VISION FOR THE ENTERPRISE — WHERE EVERYTHING CONNECTS

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May 24, 2018

Companies and institutions need to integrate the latest digital innovations in mobility, data analytics, cloud computing and IoT to their existing business and computing systems if they are to gain business advantages. This process, known as digital ...

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Transforming for NFV, 5G and IoT: The Need for Lifecycle Service Assurance TRANSFORMING FOR NFV, 5G AND IOT: THE NEED FOR LIFECYCLE SERVICE ASSURANCE

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May 23, 2018

This whitepaper explores the key challenges of NFV, 5G and IoT transformations from the perspective of testing and assurance challenges and needs. To address these needs, Spirent is pioneering a new approach to testing and assurance called Lifecycle ...

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Machine eXchange Protocol Premium Network Infrastructure, Infinite Data Stream MACHINE EXCHANGE PROTOCOL PREMIUM NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE, INFINITE DATA STREAM

whitepaper

May 23, 2018

The decentralized infrastructure upon which MXC’s system is based is the future of Low Power Wide Access Network (LPWAN) and the Machine exchange Protocol (MXProtocol). Utilizing this solid device network foundation, MXC is introducing an extra...

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BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED

whitepaper

May 17, 2018

Digital transformation (DX) has brought new business capabilities to enterprises while simultaneously exposing new security risks. Network defenses that use a patchwork of disaggregated multivendor products are no longer effective within distributed ...

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DEVOPSIFYING NETWORK SECURITY DEVOPSIFYING NETWORK SECURITY

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May 15, 2018

This technical whitepaper presents and discusses the concept of “Connectivity as Code”, a complementary concept to “Infrastructure as Code” (IaC), and we will explain how it can be incorporated into the DevOps lifecycle for a ...

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5G Transport Networks 5G TRANSPORT NETWORKS

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May 15, 2018

The upcoming 5G standard has grabbed the industry spotlight. 3GPP divided 5G in two phases: Phase 1 (Rel-15) and Phase 2 (Rel-16). However, 3GPP agreed an accelerated plan for 5G deployment at the RAN plenary meeting held in March 2017 in Dubrovnik, ...

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Spotlight On The Total Economic Impact Of A Virtual Cloud Network SPOTLIGHT ON THE TOTAL ECONOMIC IMPACT OF A VIRTUAL CLOUD NETWORK

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May 15, 2018

`As organizations prioritize digital transformation initiatives, many are finding that legacy networks are holding them back. To support new business models, cloud adoption, and an explosion in connected devices, modern networks must support interope...

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5G Security to Drive Enterprise Investment 5G SECURITY TO DRIVE ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT

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May 09, 2018

Enterprise Chief Security Officers (CSOs) will have a big say in 5G investment decisions. Unless security options are diverse, customizable, open and transparent, CSOs won’t sign-off on new 5G use cases on the scale that telcos are hoping for. ...

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5G Security Innovation with Cisco 5G SECURITY INNOVATION WITH CISCO

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May 08, 2018

5G touches almost every aspect of the way we live our lives. It’s not just about faster, bigger or better, it’s about utilizing 5G as an enabler to a series of services that we all will consume in every aspect of our lives. The time is NO...

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Solving the Secure SD-WAN Paradox SOLVING THE SECURE SD-WAN PARADOX

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May 08, 2018

The traditional branch office WAN began to be deployed over fifteen years ago. The primary goal of that WAN was to connect branch office users with the resources they needed to access in one of their company’s data centers. Some of the key char...

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WILL SD-WAN ENHANCE YOUR ENTERPRISE NETWORKS FOR THE CLOUD? WILL SD-WAN ENHANCE YOUR ENTERPRISE NETWORKS FOR THE CLOUD?

whitepaper

May 04, 2018

Enterprise networks are now expected to support business critical internet traffic as well as the traffic inside the corporate perimeter, simply to allow staff to do their work. These traditional networks were designed to deliver applications from a ...

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enterprise digital transformation towards network virtualization ENTERPRISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TOWARDS NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION

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May 03, 2018

Network Virtualization is more than just a technological evolution of the traditional managed networks: it's a business transformation that enterprises are incorporating into their digital transformations to maintain their market relevance

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Network Edge Innovation With Virtual Routing NETWORK EDGE INNOVATION WITH VIRTUAL ROUTING

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May 03, 2018

While virtual routing use cases exist across network domains, their ability to easily and rapidly scale up bandwidth and services is a major advantage in the CSP edge network. CSPs traditionally implement a combination of physical routers and applian...

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5 New Features and Test Challenges for 802.11ax 5 NEW FEATURES AND TEST CHALLENGES FOR 802.11AX

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May 03, 2018

Consumer demand for wireless data access and throughput has grown steadily since wireless local-area networks (WLAN) first became popular with the adoption of the IEEE 802.11b standard in 1999. Today, users expect widespread availability of high spee...

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THE VIRTUAL CLOUD NETWORK THE VIRTUAL CLOUD NETWORK

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May 01, 2018

Businesses are evolving faster than ever before. Key technologies such as the cloud, mobility and the Internet of Things (IoT) are enabling organizations to undertake broad and deep digital transformations—changing the way companies operate, cr...

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Improving Reliability of Motion Control Networks IMPROVING RELIABILITY OF MOTION CONTROL NETWORKS

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May 01, 2018

The most popular Motion Control networks today are Ethernet based. Ethernet has won the battle for the hardware layer in these types of networks. The ubiquity of Ethernet in computer networks has led to speed and cost advantages that are difficult to...

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Network Security within a Converged Plantwide Ethernet Architecture NETWORK SECURITY WITHIN A CONVERGED PLANTWIDE ETHERNET ARCHITECTURE

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Apr 29, 2018

The prevailing trend in Industrial Automation and Control System (IACS) networking is the convergence of technology, specifically IACS operational technology (OT) with information technology (IT). Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) helps to enable I...

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Network Slicing NETWORK SLICING

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Apr 27, 2018

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet compani...

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Choosing an SD-WAN ser vice CHOOSING AN SD-WAN SER VICE

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Apr 26, 2018

More than four out of five companies considering SD-WAN are turning to a third-party service provider for help.1The reasons are clear: while SD-WAN can transform your network, improving performance, reliability and ROI, making that transformation can...

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Road to 5G: Introduction and Migration ROAD TO 5G: INTRODUCTION AND MIGRATION

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Apr 26, 2018

Unlike previous generations of mobile networks, the fifth generation (5G) technology is expected to fundamentally transform the role that telecommunications technology plays in the society. 5G is also expected to enable further economic growth and pe...

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Top 9 WAN Customer Care-abouts TOP 9 WAN CUSTOMER CARE-ABOUTS

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Apr 26, 2018

As the leading independent SD-WAN solution provider, Silver Peak has now helped more than 600 customers deploy solutions that address cloud-first enterprise challenges. This paper describes what customers have told us are the Top 9 benefits or &ldquo...

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Exploring IoT strategies EXPLORING IOT STRATEGIES

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Apr 23, 2018

A new Internet of Things (IoT) positioning framework captures different roles that service providers are testing and taking on in the IoT value chain, as they explore how to maximize the opportunities presented Charting the IoT landscapeIoT is one of...

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CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT CHECK POINT SECURE CLOUD BLUEPRINT

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Apr 20, 2018

Cloud computing has been widely adopted globally and is expected to grow even further in coming years. Business agility is undoubtedly the main benefit and key driver behind enterprise cloud adoption because IT resources can be acquired and deployed ...

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SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS SECURING CONVERGING OT NETWORKS

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Apr 19, 2018

A critical element of today’s digital transformation involves connecting OT systems to the IT infrastructure and even the internet. There are many reasons for this. Cloud-based services, for example, allow for more efficient and reliable monito...

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Solution Architectures for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) SOLUTION ARCHITECTURES FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Apr 19, 2018

GDPR is a set of data privacy rules that apply broadly to both companies in the European Union (EU) and the usage of data pertaining to EU residents. The GDPR takes full effect on 25th May 2018 across the EU. The official regulation includes several ...

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Secure Routing Features in Thinklogical’s VX Router SECURE ROUTING FEATURES IN THINKLOGICAL’S VX ROUTER

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Apr 19, 2018

Evaluating and deploying the right infrastructure solutions are important steps for protecting the con!dentiality, integrity and availability of critical data. This white paper will outline how to limit security risks with Thinklogical’s VX Rou...

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Technical Preparation Needed for 5G Infrastructure Deployments TECHNICAL PREPARATION NEEDED FOR 5G INFRASTRUCTURE DEPLOYMENTS

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Apr 18, 2018

The introduction of fifth-generation (5G) mobile broadband technology is set to change how people and machines communicate and even how industries do business. 5G network deployments are expected to provide significant economic and efficiency gains i...

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Tackling Wi-Fi Waste: Unlicensed Spectrum Management TACKLING WI-FI WASTE: UNLICENSED SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT

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Apr 18, 2018

The spectrum for Wi-Fi faces a challenge to respond to demands generated by emerging technologies and new usages. Due to spread of smart devices and bandwidth hungry applications, there is significant demand for ubiquitous and higher data rate wirele...

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Deploying Hyper-V with Routing DEPLOYING HYPER-V WITH ROUTING

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Apr 12, 2018

The original method for deploying Hyper-V was to map each secondary virtual network interface card (VNIC) to a single guest instance, similar to what was done originally with KVM. However, with the introduction of the Route to IP Target functionality...

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Calculating Return on Investment for SD-WAN CALCULATING RETURN ON INVESTMENT FOR SD-WAN

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Apr 12, 2018

There are many ways to measure the financial return period of deploying SD-WAN. Many organizations justify their business case and cost by estimating return on investment (ROI), or the time it takes before the savings exceed the cost of deploying the...

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Tests Show SD-WAN Potential of Lanner vCPE Platform TESTS SHOW SD-WAN POTENTIAL OF LANNER VCPE PLATFORM

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Apr 10, 2018

As software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology becomes more popular, communications service providers (CommSPs) want to expand their service offerings to include smaller remote offices. Low system costs for these locations are important, a...

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Designing with ultra-low-power Wi-Fi DESIGNING WITH ULTRA-LOW-POWER WI-FI

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Apr 10, 2018

In the Internet of Things (IoT), devices and objects that were once autonomous are now connecting to each other, to the Internet, and in many cases, both. Many of these devices are battery powered and the more sophisticated and feature-rich the devic...

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Intent-Based Networking and Extending the Enterprise INTENT-BASED NETWORKING AND EXTENDING THE ENTERPRISE

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Apr 05, 2018

Cisco’s revolutionary Software-Defined Access (SDAccess) solution provides policy-based automation from the edge to the cloud. Secure segmentation for users and things is enabled through a network fabric, drastically simplifying and scaling ope...

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ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR ARUBA SECURITY SOLUTIONS FOR GDPR

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Apr 05, 2018

No matter what the objective or task, organizations operate best with a well-tuned mix of people, process and technology, and this is especially true when implementing cyber security protection. Cyberattacks have become more targeted, more organized ...

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HOW THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY POWERS THE U.S. ECONOMY HOW THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY POWERS THE U.S. ECONOMY

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Apr 05, 2018

We live in a time when the world is more connected than ever before. With more than 262 million smartphone users in the U.S.1 and a 238 percent increase in data traffic in the last two years,2 it is clear that the “always-on” promise is h...

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100BASE-T1 Ethernet: the evolution of automotive networking 100BASE-T1 ETHERNET: THE EVOLUTION OF AUTOMOTIVE NETWORKING

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Apr 05, 2018

Automotive electrical systems continue to increase in complexity, with a growing number of electronic control units (ECUs) implemented in vehicles. These ECUs are sharing real-time data on a much broader level, thus increasing the demand for network ...

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TACTICAL OPTICAL NETWORK The complete solution TACTICAL OPTICAL NETWORK THE COMPLETE SOLUTION

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Apr 05, 2018

The LMC Mini series introduces the mini media converter housed in a robust metal box. It provides Expanded Beam connectors for fiber optic cable and copper twisted pairs ports for harsh environmental conditions. The LMC rugged design extends the use ...

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Mojo Networks Corporate Overview MOJO NETWORKS CORPORATE OVERVIEW

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Apr 01, 2018

Experience your network before your users do Turn multi-function tri-radio APs into WiFi clients Proactively test your network’s readiness Validate user-reported WiFi issues

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WHY MDU PROPERTIES ARE MOVING TO MANAGED WI-FI WHY MDU PROPERTIES ARE MOVING TO MANAGED WI-FI

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Apr 01, 2018

Home will always be where the heart is. But what “home” actually looks like is changing. As a range of macro-economic and population trends converge, we’re seeing a historic boom in MDU living. Large numbers of people are moving fro...

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Using On-Board Optics for Networking Technology Innovation USING ON-BOARD OPTICS FOR NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

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Mar 30, 2018

To support data rates of 400Gbps and beyond, the Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) was formed three years ago to develop an industry standard for high-bandwidth on-board optics. COBO has recently published the OnBoard Optical Module Specification...

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Acceleration Performance Tests for IBM Rational ClearTeam Explorer ACCELERATION PERFORMANCE TESTS FOR IBM RATIONAL CLEARTEAM EXPLORER

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Mar 30, 2018

IBM Rational ClearCase is an industry-leading software configuration management (SCM) solution that improves productivity by providing sophisticated version control, work space management, parallel development support and build auditing. It is typica...

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Cellular V2X Communications Towards 5G CELLULAR V2X COMMUNICATIONS TOWARDS 5G

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The paper’s first section describes the current status of V2X, with a focus on the Americas region. It also provides insights into how emerging 5G technologies will accelerate the realization of advanced V2X communication to improve transportat...

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First Internet Broadband Marketplace FIRST INTERNET BROADBAND MARKETPLACE

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This white paper presents the Privatix concept of a decentralized autonomous P2P VPN network on blockchain with its own crypto-economy which will serve as the first bandwidth exchange marketplace. Based on the blockchain technology, the network will ...

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Harmonization 2.0: How Open Source and Standards Bodies Are Driving Collaboration Across IT HARMONIZATION 2.0: HOW OPEN SOURCE AND STANDARDS BODIES ARE DRIVING COLLABORATION ACROSS IT

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Mar 28, 2018

Standards have played a major role in telecommunications technology adoption for many years, validating the commercial viability of new technologies, facilitating multi-vendor interoperability, improving product portability and essential product qual...

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RE-PLATFORMING DATA WAREHOUSES – WITHOUT COSTLY MIGRATION OF APPLICATIONS RE-PLATFORMING DATA WAREHOUSES – WITHOUT COSTLY MIGRATION OF APPLICATIONS

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Mar 27, 2018

DATABASES NO LONGER AN OBSTACLE TO ADOPTING CLOUD-NATIVE TECHNOLOGY When enterprises want to move part or all of their data management to the cloud, the biggest problem isn’t typically to do with compute or storage, nor is it about performance ...

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Software Defined WAN SOFTWARE DEFINED WAN

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Mar 26, 2018

Digital transformation will be a significant driver of connectivity growth over the coming years, where businesses deploy 3rd party platform technologies, including cloud, big data and analytics, mobility, and social business, to unlock new sources o...

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LTE Evolution: Standardization & Deployment LTE EVOLUTION: STANDARDIZATION & DEPLOYMENT

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Mar 23, 2018

In the continuous and fast changing landscape of mobile telecommunications, the 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) Release 15 has just kicked off officially triggering officially the new era of fifth Generation of Telecommunication: 5G. Legacy...

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Network Telemetry Solutions for Data Center and Enterprise Networks NETWORK TELEMETRY SOLUTIONS FOR DATA CENTER AND ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

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Mar 22, 2018

One of the most prominent trends in the networking community in the last few years is network telemetry - which enables accurate measurement of the network’s performance in real-time. In this white paper we will discuss how network telemetry is...

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Four Technologies That Will Affect Your Enterprise Network, And How To Support Them In Your Premise Networks FOUR TECHNOLOGIES THAT WILL AFFECT YOUR ENTERPRISE NETWORK, AND HOW TO SUPPORT THEM IN YOUR PREMISE NETWORKS

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Mar 21, 2018

Business IP traffic is projected to have a combined annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2016 and 2021 to 45,452 Petabytes of data per month–about 4 Gigabytes per month for the average business user, according to the Cisco Visual Networking...

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Measuring the ROI of Riverbed SD-WAN MEASURING THE ROI OF RIVERBED SD-WAN

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Mar 21, 2018

This paper reviews the benefits of transitioning from a legacy wide-area network (WAN) to a next-generation WAN with Riverbed’s software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution. It calculates the potential return on investment (ROI) from deploying Riverb...

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New Localization Methods for 5G Wireless Systems and the Internet-of-Things NEW LOCALIZATION METHODS FOR 5G WIRELESS SYSTEMS AND THE INTERNET-OF-THINGS

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Mar 21, 2018

Disruptive technologies proposed for 5G wireless systems and the IoT hold promise of providing unprecedented localization capabilities for a wide range of application scenarios and target environments. This whitepaper summarizes the expected features...

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A Roadmap for End-to-End Monitoring of Enterprise Applications in Hybrid Multi-Cloud A ROADMAP FOR END-TO-END MONITORING OF ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS IN HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD

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Mar 20, 2018

ONUG provides a forum in which executives from IT organizations and vendors work together to develop guidance and recommendations for the IT industry. The ONUG Monitoring and Analytics (M&A) Working Group is focused on technologies and tools that...

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WebSphere Liberty Batch z/OS Java Batch z/OS Security WEBSPHERE LIBERTY BATCH Z/OS JAVA BATCH Z/OS SECURITY

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Mar 19, 2018

WebSphere Liberty Batch (or "Liberty Batch" for short) is IBM's implementation of the JSR-352 open standard for Java Batch processing. It is available on all operating system platforms supported by Liberty, including z/OS. For more on W...

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Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall ORACLE AUDIT VAULT AND DATABASE FIREWALL

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Mar 15, 2018

Cyber threats, privacy laws and well-known regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) have resulted in information protection becoming a top-level issue for the enterprise. As countries and ind...

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Acumos An Open Source AI Machine Learning Platform ACUMOS AN OPEN SOURCE AI MACHINE LEARNING PLATFORM

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Mar 14, 2018

Over the last several years, there has been tremendous excitement around and interest in the potential for machine learning (ML) technologies applied to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Over $11 billion has been invested by venture capitalists in new AI...

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Run by Code The Next Generation ‘Cloud-Ready’ Wide Area Network RUN BY CODE THE NEXT GENERATION ‘CLOUD-READY’ WIDE AREA NETWORK

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Mar 14, 2018

Private MPLS-based networks have been the mainstay of corporate connectivity for the best part of 10 years, but this old design is no longer suitable for today’s dynamic requirements. The ever-increasing demand for internet-delivered services a...

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Mar 13, 2018

The game of leapfrog between hackers and data security professionals continues. No sooner do organizations start to feel secure with the latest encryption standards than cyber criminals find ways to violate that security. Black hats are infiltrating ...

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The Power of Connectivity in the Hands of the People THE POWER OF CONNECTIVITY IN THE HANDS OF THE PEOPLE

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Mar 09, 2018

This technical white paper gives more details and assumes in-depth knowledge of complex systems, networking, encryption, and cryptocurrencies. Throughout each section, the general high-level architecture is presented, along with justifications for de...

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Architecting an SD-WAN with Quality of Service Over Broadband ARCHITECTING AN SD-WAN WITH QUALITY OF SERVICE OVER BROADBAND

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Mar 05, 2018

Internet connectivity is one of the cheapest and most widely available bandwidth options. However, when it comes to building a corporate wide area network (WAN), Internet connectivity is still not seen as a reliable medium for important business data...

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ARUBA 360 SECURE FABRIC A User-centric Approach to Network Security ARUBA 360 SECURE FABRIC A USER-CENTRIC APPROACH TO NETWORK SECURITY

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Mar 01, 2018

This document describes security vulnerabilities in modern networks and how organizations can address these using the Aruba 360 Secure Fabric, an enterprise security framework that gives security and IT teams a way to gain visibility and control. Thi...

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The State of Play of NFV Today: What Works, What Doesn’t and Where to Go Next THE STATE OF PLAY OF NFV TODAY: WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN’T AND WHERE TO GO NEXT

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Feb 28, 2018

In just the last five years, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has gained remarkable traction in an industry (telecommunications). AT&T, Verizon, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint and many other communications service providers have already made ...

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In recent years, the cost of sensors has decreased and the network capabilities designed to handle sensor data have evolved to meet application needs. As a result, the question for companies, businesses, organizations, and municipalities is no longer...

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How to Configure Miracast™ Wireless Display Implementations for Maximum Performance HOW TO CONFIGURE MIRACAST™ WIRELESS DISPLAY IMPLEMENTATIONS FOR MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE

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In this white paper we illustrate best practices for troubleshooting wireless environments and helping various technologies play together correctly in the same frequencies. We explore the root causes of these issues and how to solve them. For ScreenB...

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Feb 28, 2018

Today’s service providers are focused on providing optimal quality of service (QoS) to their customers. In our future 5G world, those customers will not only need to be connected 24/7, they will also need fast, agile services, access to massive...

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Benefits of 8x8 Wi-Fi Home Gateways BENEFITS OF 8X8 WI-FI HOME GATEWAYS

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Feb 27, 2018

Data usage and media consumption habits within a home have dramatically changed in recent times. The proliferation of over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and increased penetration of mobile devices with high resolution displays have resulted in vie...

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A SAFE Network Primer A SAFE NETWORK PRIMER

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Feb 27, 2018

Technological progress is a perpetual process of automation and abstraction. Difficult and complex tasks are made simple by software and machines until they are completely taken for granted. Meanwhile technology moves on, taking down new barriers to ...

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NETWORK PORTS IN VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD SERVICE NETWORK PORTS IN VMWARE HORIZON CLOUD SERVICE

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Feb 27, 2018

This document lists port requirements for connectivity between the various components and servers in a VMware Horizon® Cloud Service™ deployment. Two deployment models for the Horizon Cloud Service are covered: VMware Horizon Cloud Service ...

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FHWA White Paper on Mobile Ad Hoc Networks FHWA WHITE PAPER ON MOBILE AD HOC NETWORKS

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Feb 27, 2018

Advanced next generation communications technologies offer the potential to greatly improve safety, system efficiency, and mobility across our Nation’s roadways. These new technologies and processes can address both traditionally difficult as w...

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Getting Ready for 5G: Preparing a Skilled Workforce for Future Wireless Networks GETTING READY FOR 5G: PREPARING A SKILLED WORKFORCE FOR FUTURE WIRELESS NETWORKS

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Feb 27, 2018

Fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications networks are expected to disrupt nearly every job sector and ecosystem across the world as deployment of these technologies enables more robotics and automation, adding to productivity throughout the world ...

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Feb 22, 2018

One of the most critical components to the success of any growth-oriented enterprise is its wide area network (WAN), which is essential to delivering an exemplary customer and employee experience across all locations. From data access via mobile devi...

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Securing Remote Access Using VPN SECURING REMOTE ACCESS USING VPN

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Feb 22, 2018

This white paper examines the reasons as to why a VPN is the right solution for protecting the network perimeter while providing secure access to a variety of devices ranging from office computing devices to cellular smartphones and IoT. The main ben...

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GTI 5G Network Architecture GTI 5G NETWORK ARCHITECTURE

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Feb 22, 2018

Unlike the exiting architecture that was designed for the delivery of personal communication services and content, 5G need support a wide variety of new applications and services, so the architecture evaluation is necessary, the network needs to be m...

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White Paper on “NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION” WHITE PAPER ON “NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION”

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Feb 22, 2018

Network virtualization is a technology which enables combining computer network resources into a single platform appearing as a single network. In this form of virtualization all hardware and software in the virtual network appear as a single collect...

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Feb 21, 2018

In this document you will learn the benefits of remote- and branch-office computing using Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) E-Series Servers. With these servers you can easily extend your digital transformation to the very edge o...

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Feb 21, 2018

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is revolutionizing data center networking by decoupling the control and data planes, and by enabling control plane programmability by applications. There has been tremendous innovation in data center networking appli...

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Feb 21, 2018

When we study how and why people get together, we can can examine what the future of connecting is going to be. We have explored the new paradigm of people gathering in the new decentralized world and the next evolution is required. Humankind is matu...

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Simplify The Evolution to 5G Networks with Active-Passive Antennas (APA) SIMPLIFY THE EVOLUTION TO 5G NETWORKS WITH ACTIVE-PASSIVE ANTENNAS (APA)

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Feb 20, 2018

The 5G world is almost upon us and with it will come new applications such as virtual reality, augmented reality, self-driving cars, digital healthcare, robotics, and massive use of the Internet of Things (IoT), all of which will affect our daily liv...

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Microwave and Millimetrewave for 5G Transport MICROWAVE AND MILLIMETREWAVE FOR 5G TRANSPORT

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Feb 20, 2018

For over 20 years, microwave has been the primary solution for the rapid and cost-effective roll-out of mobile backhaul infrastructure with over 50% of mobile sites worldwide today connected via Microwave (MW) or Millimetre Wave (mmW) radio links, up...

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MEC Deployments in 4G and Evolution Towards 5G MEC DEPLOYMENTS IN 4G AND EVOLUTION TOWARDS 5G

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Multi-access Edge Computing is regarded as a key technology to bring application-oriented capabilities into the heart of a carrier’s network, in order to explore a wide range of new use cases, especially those with low latency requirements. Whe...

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Accelerate NFV Adoption ACCELERATE NFV ADOPTION

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Feb 14, 2018

Communication service providers (CSPs) are under tremendous pressure to transform their business models and underlying infrastructures to better serve their customers. These organizations are implementing digital transformation initiatives that encom...

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Feb 12, 2018

Enterprise network architectures have been changing rapidly over the last few years. Trends such as BYOD, telecommuting, server and desktop virtualization (VDI), VoIP, SaaS and Wi-Fi adoption bring new challenges and requirements to the underlying ne...

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Cisco Global Cloud Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2015–2020 CISCO GLOBAL CLOUD INDEX: FORECAST AND METHODOLOGY, 2015–2020

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Feb 12, 2018

The Cisco® Global Cloud Index (GCI) is an ongoing effort to forecast the growth of global data center and cloud-based IP traffic. The forecast includes trends associated with data center virtualization and cloud computing. This document presents ...

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Why you need endpoint protection and firewalls working together for true security WHY YOU NEED ENDPOINT PROTECTION AND FIREWALLS WORKING TOGETHER FOR TRUE SECURITY

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Feb 09, 2018

Cyber security presents an increasingly difficult challenge for organisations today, with both the volume and sophistication of attacks continuing to increase. The accessibility of malware that even an unskilled cybercriminal can carry out a devastat...

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Cybersecurity Powered by Artificial Intelligence and the Blockchain CYBERSECURITY POWERED BY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE BLOCKCHAIN

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Feb 09, 2018

HEROIC.com is powering the future of cybersecurity with artificial intelligence and the blockchain to protect against current and next-generation cyber threats.As cyber threats are growing at an exponential rate, modern cybersecurity solutions are re...

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Cloud RAN and MEC: A Perfect Pairing CLOUD RAN AND MEC: A PERFECT PAIRING

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Feb 06, 2018

CRAN and MEC are highly complementary technologies. Collocating these helps make the economics of each of them significantly more attractive. Collocating CRAN and MEC also helps an MNO to support (and generate revenue from) some of the key 5G applica...

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CYBER: The Stakes Have Changed for the C-Suite CYBER: THE STAKES HAVE CHANGED FOR THE C-SUITE

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Jan 31, 2018

In 2018, two emerging trends will complicate this dynamic even further—tough new regulations and frightening new vectors of attack. FireEye and Marsh & McLennan, both leaders in our respective sectors, have collaborated to produce this cybe...

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The Convergence of Network Virtualization and DevOps THE CONVERGENCE OF NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION AND DEVOPS

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Jan 31, 2018

Somewhere in the vicinity of 20 years ago there was a big wave of networking innovation, spurred by the internet age. It gave birth to huge networking companies like Cisco, Juniper, and Ericsson. Then, the pace of innovation just kind of stagnated. B...

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Getting Started with Linux on Cumulus Networks GETTING STARTED WITH LINUX ON CUMULUS NETWORKS

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Jan 31, 2018

Cumulus Linux is a Linux distribution that is focused on layer 2 and layer 3 internetworking — switching and routing, respectively — using off-the-shelf whitebox switching hardware to accelerate the packet processing that would be done by...

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Fast-Tracking Digital: A Blueprint for Communications Services Providers FAST-TRACKING DIGITAL: A BLUEPRINT FOR COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES PROVIDERS

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Jan 31, 2018

For communications services providers (CSPs), becoming a digital business is no longer a choice; it’s essential for remaining relevant and competitive. Today’s customers expect best-in-class, omnichannel experiences that simplify and pers...

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NFV Test Solutions Performance Testing of Firewall Virtual Network Functions with CNLabs NFV TEST SOLUTIONS PERFORMANCE TESTING OF FIREWALL VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTIONS WITH CNLABS

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Jan 31, 2018

Virtual Networks Functions (VNF) are being used for increasingly complex network scenarios, involving multi -vendor products and platforms. A flexible VNF test framework is now seen as essential for ensuring all the different factors are taken into a...

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Achieve deeper network security ACHIEVE DEEPER NETWORK SECURITY

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Jan 30, 2018

Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have become the new norm in network security for organizations of all sizes. Unlike their predecessors which offered limited protection from today’s continually evolving threats, NGFWs deliver a much deeper lev...

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Rethinking Cybersecurity in the digital transformation era RETHINKING CYBERSECURITY IN THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION ERA

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Jan 30, 2018

Improvements in equipment including, but not limited to, design, engineering, materials, production methods or customer specifications may necessitate changes in the equipment that may result in inconsistencies between the contents of this publicatio...

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The Essentials of Linux Network Administration THE ESSENTIALS OF LINUX NETWORK ADMINISTRATION

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Jan 30, 2018

If you’re ever going to do anything interesting with Linux, just like any other OS, you need to be connected to a network, whether it’s your own local company network or the public Internet. In this paper to learn what you need to know to...

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Automation of SD-WAN Solution AUTOMATION OF SD-WAN SOLUTION

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Jan 30, 2018

The company provides integrated SD-WAN, WAN optimization, performance management and cloud-ready branch solutions to drive the cloud-centric enterprise. It is at the center of hybrid networking, cloud, SD-WAN, SaaS, mobile, big data, infrastructure v...

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MODULES FOR A WIRELESS WORLD MODULES FOR A WIRELESS WORLD

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Jan 30, 2018

The IoT (Internet of Things) has come to be considered one of the major communication advances in recent years, since it provides the platform for the development of numerous independent interactive services and applications. Industry experts predict...

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Campus LAN and Wireless LAN Design Guide CAMPUS LAN AND WIRELESS LAN DESIGN GUIDE

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Jan 30, 2018

There is a tendency to discount the network as just simple plumbing, to think that all you have to consider is the size and the length of the pipes or the speeds and feeds of the links, and to dismiss the rest as unimportant. Just as the plumbing in ...

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Antenna Ordering and Installation Guide ANTENNA ORDERING AND INSTALLATION GUIDE

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Jan 29, 2018

Cradlepoint has tested and certified that the antennas included in this guide provide the best performance with Cradlepoint products. The modem antennas work with the AER, ARC, and COR models that include an integrated modem. Some antennas may not be...

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Embedded VoIP for Commercial and Industrial Applications EMBEDDED VOIP FOR COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

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Jan 25, 2018

VoIP stands for Voice over Internet Protocol. It is a process for sending audio signals, primarily voice, over a data network, such as the Internet. The audio is converted into a digital signal and compressed to reduce data throughput requirements. T...

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Virtual Cloud Network Overview and Deployment Guide ORACLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE VIRTUAL CLOUD NETWORK OVERVIEW AND DEPLOYMENT GUIDE

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Jan 24, 2018

A virtual cloud network (VCN) is a virtual network that closely resembles a traditional network that you'd set up with firewall rules and specific types of communication gateways. A VCN covers a single, contiguous IPv4 CIDR block of your choice, ...

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Four IoT Platform Must-Haves That Can Accelerate Your IoT Deployment FOUR IOT PLATFORM MUST-HAVES THAT CAN ACCELERATE YOUR IOT DEPLOYMENT

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Jan 17, 2018

At the center of the Internet of Things is the massive volume of data it generates 24/7. However, the value of this network of connected “things” heavily depends on how businesses capture, access, and leverage this information. By selecti...

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Evolution of Fiber Wireless networks towards 5G network architectures EVOLUTION OF FIBER WIRELESS NETWORKS TOWARDS 5G NETWORK ARCHITECTURES

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Jan 15, 2018

The mission of 5G STEP FWD is to create a vibrant EU-based training and research environment for young European and international researchers, aiming at designing architectures, systems and algorithms for building the 5G cellular network of tomorrow....

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5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Wearable Devices 5G, THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) AND WEARABLE DEVICES

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Jan 15, 2018

There is significant interest in new applications of wireless technology with particular focus on Fifth Generation (5G) mobile technology; the Internet of Things (IoT), also known as machine-to-machine (M2M) communications; and wearable devices. The ...

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Evaluate Data Center Network Performance EVALUATE DATA CENTER NETWORK PERFORMANCE

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Jan 10, 2018

Data centers are the foundation for numerous services that many people today take for granted. Use of these services grows exponentially, causing large organizations to continuously establish new, huge data centers to support the increasing demands. ...

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Enterprise Best Practices for iOS devices and Mac computers on Cisco Wireless LAN ENTERPRISE BEST PRACTICES FOR IOS DEVICES AND MAC COMPUTERS ON CISCO WIRELESS LAN

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Jan 10, 2018

This document is intended for IT professionals responsible for designing, deploying, and managing Cisco Wireless LANs (WLAN). This reference design guide is updated to account for Cisco and Apple’s joint recommendations focused on the centraliz...

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Micro Focus Network Operations Management Suite Supports SDN and Network Virtualization Engineering and Operations MICRO FOCUS NETWORK OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SUITE SUPPORTS SDN AND NETWORK VIRTUALIZATION ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS

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Dec 31, 2017

Software-defined networking (SDN) is no longer hype. Enterprises are evaluating, testing, purchasing and deploying the technology today. SDN adds new network elements, new abstractions, new protocols, and new device relationships to data center netwo...

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Building the Next Generation Network BUILDING THE NEXT GENERATION NETWORK

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Dec 30, 2017

NFV is widely accepted in the industry as the platform for future networks and services. Service providers must now decide when to deploy NFV services and the associated infrastructure. This decision must be based on business strategy.

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PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) PREPARING FOR THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

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Dec 29, 2017

The continuing digitization and globalization of our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on the control and processing of personal data. And while this presents enormous opportunities for business, it accompanies a growing public awareness and c...

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INTRODUCING NETWORK-BASED SERVICES INTRODUCING NETWORK-BASED SERVICES

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Dec 29, 2017

This article is the next in a series investigating how network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined network (SDN) technologies enable service providers and their customers to experiment with network-centric services. In the previous pie...

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TESTING SD-WAN WITH REAL-WORLD CONDITIONS TESTING SD-WAN WITH REAL-WORLD CONDITIONS

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Dec 29, 2017

Distributed enterprises are saving money on network costs while increasing network reliability by taking advantage of new SD-WAN products. An SD-WAN network connects corporate headquarters and datacenters with local offices and SAAS applications thro...

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THE NETWORK SECURITY POLICY MANAGEMENT LIFECYCLE THE NETWORK SECURITY POLICY MANAGEMENT LIFECYCLE

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Dec 29, 2017

IT security organizations today are judged on how they enable business transformation and innovation. They are tasked with delivering new applications to users and introducing new technologies that will capture new customers, improve productivity and...

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10 MYTHS ABOUT WI-FI Higher Education 10 MYTHS ABOUT WI-FI HIGHER EDUCATION

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Dec 28, 2017

Students arriving on campus today have lived their entire lives as “digital natives.” Smartphones and social media providing information at their fingertips and instant contact with anyone, anywhere—this is the world they’ve a...

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Revolutionizing Mobile Network Economics REVOLUTIONIZING MOBILE NETWORK ECONOMICS

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Dec 28, 2017

The mobile industry is at a tipping point. In the 5G era, status quo network economics are unsustainable. The cost-per-bit models and network architectures that dictated 4G strategies will not support 5G use cases. The next mobile technology generati...

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Demand-Based Control Planes for Switching Fabrics DEMAND-BASED CONTROL PLANES FOR SWITCHING FABRICS

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Dec 28, 2017

Modern switching fabrics use virtual network overlays to support mobility, segmentation, and programmability at very large scale. Overlays are a key enabler of the Software-Defined Networking (SDN) model of control and data plane separation for netwo...

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5G in Perspective A Pragmatic Guide to What’s Next 5G IN PERSPECTIVE A PRAGMATIC GUIDE TO WHAT’S NEXT

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Dec 28, 2017

Six years after the advent of Long Term Evolution (LTE), it is helpful to look back at the truly transformational effect it has had on people’s lives around the world. One can argue that the arrival of LTE has had a larger impact than any other...

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Dec 28, 2017

Zener is a distributed Software Defined Firewall (SDF) solution. Zener protects global IT infrastructure by managing local host-based firewall technology. Zener ensures that centrally defined model-based firewall rules are correctly generated, distri...

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Dec 28, 2017

The world is expeditiously moving to the cloud to achieve greater agility and economy, following the lead of the cloud titans. Arista’s revolutionary innovations in software-driven cloud networking are propelling this dynamic transformation tha...

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Secure web gateway as a service: simplifying the path to network security SECURE WEB GATEWAY AS A SERVICE: SIMPLIFYING THE PATH TO NETWORK SECURITY

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Dec 28, 2017

Software as a service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) are just a few of the now commonplace solutions that have been born through the cloud. Rather than forcing companies to expend resources on deploying a...

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Dec 27, 2017

Montage is a wireless presentation solution allowing connected devices to share their screen and video camera among those connected. Montage is a tailored solution available on multiple platforms; • A hardware unit, based on CentOS 7.2, an enter...

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Dec 27, 2017

There are many technical topics to consider when running Oracle Database 12c Release 1 & 2 and Oracle Database 12c Release 1 & 2 RAC on AIX such as: status of Oracle certifications, 12c Release 1 & 2 patch sets, AIX code levels, tuning an...

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Next-Generation WAN: Connecting, People, Places, and Things NEXT-GENERATION WAN: CONNECTING, PEOPLE, PLACES, AND THINGS

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Dec 27, 2017

A paramount goal for many of today’s leading IT organizations is to enable Digital Transformation (DX) within their business operations. This means companies need to connect more people, places and things than ever before. Today’s enterpr...

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Dec 27, 2017

Today, virtually everything in business is becoming digitally enabled, and enterprise WANs are a driving force for this enablement. Business is conducted over distributed networks, yet when the network is unable to respond to changing business demand...

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Dec 27, 2017

This is in contrast to traditional routing, which only gets its next hop information at layer 3 which is totally ignorant to the health of any given path or circuit. Traditional networks also often only have a single path. SD-WAN solutions try to alw...

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Dec 27, 2017

Today’s most commonly used branch office WAN architecture was initially implemented around the turn of the century. This architecture is based on the use of MPLS for connectivity and the presence of high-priced, hardware-based appliances at eac...

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IN-BUILDING NETWORK EVOLUTION: FROM 4G TO 5G IN-BUILDING NETWORK EVOLUTION: FROM 4G TO 5G

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Dec 21, 2017

5G Networks, also known as 3GPP Release 16 (Phase 1) and Release 17 (Phase 2), promise to bring many technical innovations to the field of cellular technologies. The new networks will be able to provide a wide range of diverse applications, from asyn...

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Power over Ethernet: Empowering Digital Transformation POWER OVER ETHERNET: EMPOWERING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Dec 21, 2017

Digital transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, high-performance wireless (802.11ac Wave 2 and 802.11ax), and smart connected solutions and deployments have seen rapid growth in momentum in recent years. With the emergence of these techno...

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Incapsula Guide to Selecting a DDoS Solution INCAPSULA GUIDE TO SELECTING A DDOS SOLUTION

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Dec 21, 2017

From massive volumetric attacks to sophisticated application layer threats, DDoS attacks are bigger, smarter and more dangerous than ever. Given today’s threat landscape and the availability of inexpensive, “Do It Yourself” DDoS too...

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THE NEW PARADIGM IN NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS THE NEW PARADIGM IN NEXT-GENERATION FIREWALLS

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Dec 20, 2017

Today’s data center is more than just the building where the servers reside. It’s a dynamic entity spanning both physical and virtual resources. The data-center model itself has evolved from one where hard-wired connections drew a direct ...

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Verizon + Wireless +Security: Multi-pronged Strategies to Securing Mobile Networks VERIZON + WIRELESS +SECURITY: MULTI-PRONGED STRATEGIES TO SECURING MOBILE NETWORKS

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Dec 20, 2017

As wireless networks become increasingly more prevalent, new possibilities and challenges continue to emerge. Addressing security needs becomes paramount to delivering solutions that meet today’s demand for mobility. Verizon Wireless has been a...

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Five Requirements for SD-WAN FIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR SD-WAN

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Dec 20, 2017

Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) describes a series of techniques that, when employed together, abstract the underlying network topology and links from the sites, users, and systems that consume them. This allows businesses to think of ...

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Preparing the packet, optical and fixed access networks for the digital era: requirements for a cloud network platform PREPARING THE PACKET, OPTICAL AND FIXED ACCESS NETWORKS FOR THE DIGITAL ERA: REQUIREMENTS FOR A CLOUD NETWORK PLATFORM

whitepaper

Dec 20, 2017

This white paper outlines the key drivers and requirements for building cloud-based packet, optical and fixed access (IP, MPLS, optical, microwave and fibre access) networks for communications service providers (CSPs). The paper provides a definition...

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Mitigating the Operation and Maintenance Challenges of the Next Generation Mobile Networks MITIGATING THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE CHALLENGES OF THE NEXT GENERATION MOBILE NETWORKS

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Dec 19, 2017

This white paper focuses on operation and maintenance (O&M) of the next generation mobile networks (typically referred to as 5G), the challenges operators are facing, and potential ways to manage these. The next generation mobile networks will in...

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Trusted Wireless 2.0 – Basics and practical applications TRUSTED WIRELESS 2.0 – BASICS AND PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

whitepaper

Dec 19, 2017

The use of wireless technologies for industrial automation is becoming increasingly popular. This is partly due to the fact that wireless networking of remote system parts or mobile units is becoming more and more important. Additionally industrial w...

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SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING A smart network makes all the difference SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING A SMART NETWORK MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE

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Dec 18, 2017

Customers today have a distinct expectation of a consistently satisfactory end-to-end experience. Enterprises apply technology to transform their business model and deliver outcomes which cut across value chains. To ensure a swift response to changin...

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Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) Driving the digital transformation of the distributed enterprise SOFTWARE DEFINED WAN (SD-WAN) DRIVING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE

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Dec 15, 2017

For distributed enterprises, maintaining a secure, reliable and high performing wide area network (WAN) for every remote site can be an IT department’s biggest and most costly challenge. And as more businesses position themselves to support mor...

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Application Delivery as an Infrastructure Service APPLICATION DELIVERY AS AN INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICE

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Dec 15, 2017

The move to the cloud is in full swing; businesses are using cloud services to drive productivity, as gaming and social media startups are building businesses on cloud infrastructure and consumers are taking advantage of the cloud for anytime, anywhe...

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7 KEY FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING Wi-Fi NETWORKS 7 KEY FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN DESIGNING WI-FI NETWORKS

whitepaper

Dec 15, 2017

In the past, Wi-Fi network design meant little more than placing access points (APs) in conference rooms and break rooms, thereby providing isolated islands of Wi-Fi coverage in areas where people converged. In the age of smartphones and tablets, dat...

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REDEFINING REMOTE ACCESS USING SD-WAN REDEFINING REMOTE ACCESS USING SD-WAN

whitepaper

Dec 14, 2017

Organizations that use work-from-anywhere strategies need to support an increasing number of remote and mobile employees who need access to core business resources. This means tasks performed remotely have moved beyond simply sending and receiving em...

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5 Steps to a 5G-ready cloud 5 STEPS TO A 5G-READY CLOUD

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Dec 14, 2017

To take advantage of 5G, CoSPs must start preparing now. The communications service provider (CoSP) cloud brings the flexibility, scalability and responsiveness associated with the cloud to the entire CoSP value chain, making it easier to develop, la...

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Software Driven Cloud Networking SOFTWARE DRIVEN CLOUD NETWORKING

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Dec 14, 2017

Arista Networks, a leader in high-speed, highly programmable datacenter switching, has outlined a number of guiding principles for network designs serving private cloud, public cloud, enterprise and high-performance network use cases. Arista’s ...

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RE-THINKING SD-WAN and vCPE FOR IMPROVED SERVICE AGILITY RE-THINKING SD-WAN AND VCPE FOR IMPROVED SERVICE AGILITY

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Dec 14, 2017

The enterprise and service provider markets are going through major infrastructure transformation to keep up with growing demand for IT services. As they seek to support and explore new services, new Internet of Things initiatives and the new flexibi...

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HMC 860 Connectivity Security HMC 860 CONNECTIVITY SECURITY

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Dec 13, 2017

This document describes data that is exchanged between the Hardware Management Console (HMC) and the IBM Service Delivery Center (SDC). In addition, it also covers the methods and protocols for this exchange. This includes the configuration of &ldquo...

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Toward fully connected vehicles: Edge computing for advanced automotive communications TOWARD FULLY CONNECTED VEHICLES: EDGE COMPUTING FOR ADVANCED AUTOMOTIVE COMMUNICATIONS

whitepaper

Dec 13, 2017

Connected Vehicles and especially connected Autonomous Driving (AD) vehicles bring a whole new ecosystem with new requirements on the Cloud and the network architecture to support the new workloads and to satisfy the real-time service requirements. S...

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SDN-Enabled All-Optical Circuit Switching SDN-ENABLED ALL-OPTICAL CIRCUIT SWITCHING

whitepaper

Dec 12, 2017

Current data center network architectures cannot scale to meet the demands created by the proliferation of bandwidth-hungry mobile data applications and the associated rapid increase of internal (East-West) traffic volumes. The trend toward multi-ten...

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Evaluation of LTE-M towards 5G IoT requirements EVALUATION OF LTE-M TOWARDS 5G IOT REQUIREMENTS

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Dec 08, 2017

LTE-M, a machine-focused variant of the 3GPP LTE standard, is designed to meet the high-coverage, low-cost, and lowpower consumption requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT). In January 2017, a group of more than a dozen industry players evaluate...

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HPE and Arista Data Center Networking HPE AND ARISTA DATA CENTER NETWORKING

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Dec 08, 2017

HPE offers a range of data center networking solutions designed to address the growth of big data and storage, the expansion of web and cloud data centers, and the expansion of dense virtualized multi-tenancy environments across a set of increasingly...

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MPLS Segment Routing MPLS SEGMENT ROUTING

whitepaper

Dec 07, 2017

For many years, one of the biggest challenges in network design has been effectively managing traffic flow end-toend across the network. Stated more specifically: How is traffic intelligently classified and path engineered throughout the network? Fur...

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IUNGO.NETWORK Whitepaper IUNGO.NETWORK WHITEPAPER

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Dec 07, 2017

The emergence of a plethora of powerful personal and business internet applications has transformed how businesses and consumers operate. Explosive growth in internet consumption is being propelled by rapid advances in internet-related infrastructure...

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Global Load Balancing with Pulse Secure Virtual Traffic Manager GLOBAL LOAD BALANCING WITH PULSE SECURE VIRTUAL TRAFFIC MANAGER

whitepaper

Dec 07, 2017

Every year, global enterprises suffer application downtime due to failures in software or infrastructure, whether the applications are in secure data centers, or in public clouds. However you measure it, the cost of application downtime can be very h...

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Pulse Secure Virtual Web Application Firewall PULSE SECURE VIRTUAL WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL

whitepaper

Dec 06, 2017

Pulse Secure Virtual Web Application Firewall (vWAF) supports a full range of deployment options enabling you to choose the best fit for your architecture and application risk profile. Pulse Secure vWAF can be deployed as a virtual appliance, on a we...

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Why SD-WAN Alone is Not Enough WHY SD-WAN ALONE IS NOT ENOUGH

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Dec 05, 2017

The last ten years have been filled with massive shifts in the way applications and infrastructure are built, deployed, and managed. Fueled by innovation in cloud infrastructure, new application design technologies, and pervasive low-cost Internet co...

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Creating a Future-Ready Factory Network CREATING A FUTURE-READY FACTORY NETWORK

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Dec 01, 2017

The distinctions between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) in manufacturing are fading as smart devices and software-controlled systems drive more production lines. This trend means that a manufacturer’s IT team will b...

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HOW TO PLAN A SUCCESSFUL CAMPUS NETWORK MIGRATION HOW TO PLAN A SUCCESSFUL CAMPUS NETWORK MIGRATION

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Nov 30, 2017

There are many reasons why you might want to bring a new Wi-Fi vendor to your higher education campus. Unfortunately, the list of concerns associated with vendor migration can be just as long: disruptions to critical applications, dropped connections...

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How to get the benefits of cloud behind your firewall: IBM Cloud Private HOW TO GET THE BENEFITS OF CLOUD BEHIND YOUR FIREWALL: IBM CLOUD PRIVATE

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Nov 30, 2017

For most, the cloud represents accessing and consuming someone else’s compute resources. Images of a team of minions and automation quickly come to mind. While you no longer control the environment, you can now dynamically provision and access ...

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NFV and SDN – The Key to Service Delivery Transformation for CSPs NFV AND SDN – THE KEY TO SERVICE DELIVERY TRANSFORMATION FOR CSPS

whitepaper

Nov 29, 2017

As the disintermediation of value chains continues apace in the digital era, communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide confront rising customer churn, increasing pricing pressures, and declining prots. Growing competition from agile over-the...

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Transforming the Telco Central Office with NFV and SDN TRANSFORMING THE TELCO CENTRAL OFFICE WITH NFV AND SDN

whitepaper

Nov 29, 2017

The data revolution is transforming the consumer and business landscape with intelligent transportation, smart cities, home automation and IoT devices. The common theme: data is everywhere and is growing exponentially. Over the years, network service...

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5 Best Practices for Transitioning from Legacy Voice to VoIP and UC&C 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR TRANSITIONING FROM LEGACY VOICE TO VOIP AND UC&C

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Nov 28, 2017

Voice communications are undergoing a profound shift, with many organizations replacing legacy Private Branch Exchanges (PBXs) with Voice over IP (VoIP) and Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) solutions. Drivers of change include cost...

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State of SD-WAN Connectivity STATE OF SD-WAN CONNECTIVITY

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Nov 23, 2017

Enterprises are increasingly exploring and investing in SD-WAN solutions for cloud connectivity and adding more capacity to their networks in a cost-effective manner. SD-WAN mainly relies on two types of connectivity, the public Internet and private ...

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Maximizing Agility at the Network Edge MAXIMIZING AGILITY AT THE NETWORK EDGE

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Nov 22, 2017

The industry’s adoption of cloud-native designs is on. Cloud-native designs increase value by delivering applications rapidly and lowering the cost of delivery using open technologies at every layer of operation, from hardware to operating syst...

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Making Actionable Decisions at the Network’s Edge MAKING ACTIONABLE DECISIONS AT THE NETWORK’S EDGE

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Nov 15, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling innovative new connected ecosystems to emerge that amplify the value organizations provide to end customers. Smart cities, smart infrastructure, driverless cars and real-time guidance using location intelligen...

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5G-Oriented Indoor Digitalization Solution 5G-ORIENTED INDOOR DIGITALIZATION SOLUTION

whitepaper

Nov 15, 2017

Mobile Broadband connectivity has now come of age. 4G/LTE, which is the fastest growing mobile technology of all time, is delivering, and continues to increase, the user's experience of anywhere, anytime, fast delivery of services and content whi...

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Cloud VR–oriented Bearer Network CLOUD VR–ORIENTED BEARER NETWORK

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Nov 02, 2017

Cloud VR introduces the cloud computing technology to VR services. With fast and stable bearer networks, cloud-based video and audio outputs are coded, compressed, and transmitted to user terminals, implementing cloud-based VR service content storage...

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IoT Security Guidelines for Network Operators IOT SECURITY GUIDELINES FOR NETWORK OPERATORS

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Oct 31, 2017

This document provides top-level security guidelines for Network Operators who intend to provide services to IoT Service Providers to ensure system security and data privacy. Recommendations are based on readily available systems and technologies tha...

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Hillstone CloudEdge For Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Solutions HILLSTONE CLOUDEDGE FOR NETWORK FUNCTION VIRTUALIZATION (NFV) SOLUTIONS

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Oct 31, 2017

With the advancing technologies, business applications and operations naturally have become more dynamic in order to adapt. New applications or business operations are created almost every day. In addition to adding new applications, removing or modi...

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Network Security for the Cloud Generation— A Comprehensive Defensein-Depth Approach NETWORK SECURITY FOR THE CLOUD GENERATION— A COMPREHENSIVE DEFENSEIN-DEPTH APPROACH

whitepaper

Oct 31, 2017

Organizations once needed only a single on-premises security stack that protected endpoints in a single office. Those days are long gone. The new normal for the Cloud Generation is a threat landscape shaped by complex factors and demands: Data, devic...

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