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Sony and Verizon Demonstrate How 5G Stands to Transform Live Sports Production SONY AND VERIZON DEMONSTRATE HOW 5G STANDS TO TRANSFORM LIVE SPORTS PRODUCTION

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Dec 06, 2019

Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc., Sony Mobile Communications Inc. and Verizon joined forces with NBC Sports to test how 5G can change the way live sports broadcasts are captured and produced. During the Houston Texans vs New England Patriots football game at NRG Stadium on December 1st, 20...

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Game-Changing Business Model: Private LTE for AMI and Smart Utility Programs GAME-CHANGING BUSINESS MODEL: PRIVATE LTE FOR AMI AND SMART UTILITY PROGRAMS

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Dec 01, 2019

The landscape of telecommunications options available to support utilities’ Operational Technology (OT) solutions is rapidly evolving - at a pace compared only by the changing needs of the OT requirements themselves. As utilities replace first generation Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) ...

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5G TERMS AND ACRONYMS 5G TERMS AND ACRONYMS

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Nov 15, 2019

The promise of 5G is faster and more reliable communications. 5G opens doors to exciting new connections to Internet of Things (IoT) networks, autonomous driving, broadband wireless, and interruption-free video viewing. Whatever you develop 5G technology for, it will be imperative to understand desi...

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5G Security and Privacy for Smart Cities 5G SECURITY AND PRIVACY FOR SMART CITIES

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Nov 10, 2019

Wireless telecommunications technology has undergone a tremendous evolution in the last few decades, from making simple phone calls (1G) and sending text messages (2G), to connecting to highspeed internet (3G) and providing multimedia and entertainment services (4G). Futuristic technologies such as ...

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Assuring the Promise of a Secure 5G Future ASSURING THE PROMISE OF A SECURE 5G FUTURE

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Nov 01, 2019

The benefits 5G will bring to consumers, network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), and service providers (SPs) are both numerous and game-changing. 5G will radically improve the mobile broadband services that consumers enjoy and enable connectivity to billions of global devices to create a boom in the...

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Overcoming the 5G Challengesof Monitoring, Assurance,and Automation OVERCOMING THE 5G CHALLENGESOF MONITORING, ASSURANCE,AND AUTOMATION

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Oct 30, 2019

5G is expected to bring a wealth of new opportunities to the telecom sector. These opportunities will be associated with low latency, faster data speeds, and the ability to costeffectively connect many Internet of Things (IoT)-type devices. Globally, 5G should start taking off in earnest by 2020. By...

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First Steps in 5G FIRST STEPS IN 5G

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Oct 25, 2019

5G offers a dramatic improvement over 4G’s capabilities. The physical layer specifications began with the 5G New Radio (NR) initial release 15. Release 15 specifications focus on enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) and ultra-reliable, lowlatency communications (URLLC) to achieve very fast data ra...

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Migrating Fixed Access to 5G Core MIGRATING FIXED ACCESS TO 5G CORE

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Oct 25, 2019

The advent of 5G is seen by many operators as a once in a generation opportunity to converge their networks. Their motives for convergence are varied but include This is in addition to the new service capabilities enabled by the 5G Core (5GC). This is also discussed further in MD-427 (ref. 1). Howev...

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Introducing 5G networks –Characteristics and usages INTRODUCING 5G NETWORKS –CHARACTERISTICS AND USAGES

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Oct 20, 2019

The next (5th) generation wireless network will address the evolution beyond mobile internet to massive IoT (Internet of Things) for the horizon 2020. The main evolution compared with today’s 4G and 4.5G (LTE advanced) is that beyond data speed improvements, new IoT and critical communication ...

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Indoor 5GScenario Oriented INDOOR 5GSCENARIO ORIENTED

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Oct 10, 2019

Following the finalization of the 3GPP Release 15 standard for 5th Generation (5G) mobile communications and the issuance of 5G licenses in various countries, 5G deployment is now accelerating internationally. As of July 25, 2019, 5G has been put into commercial use on 27 networks worldwide, with mo...

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SD-WAN in the Age ofDigital Transformation SD-WAN IN THE AGE OFDIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Oct 01, 2019

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 network operations team. With business-critical ser...

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5G INFRASTRUCTURE PPPTRIALS & PILOTS 5G INFRASTRUCTURE PPPTRIALS & PILOTS

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Sep 27, 2019

The 5G Infrastructure PPP programme and its related projects are achieving outstanding progress and impact over the three consecutive phases (specification, development, experimentation/pilots), as regularly highlighted in the PPP programme and projects websites and news (https://5g-ppp.eu/). 54 pro...

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"5G TransformCar Racing" "5G TRANSFORMCAR RACING"

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Sep 26, 2019

Formula One, or F1, is the highest level of racing competition in the world today. There are more than 600 million fans worldwide who tune in to watch the races each year. The sport showcases an array of thrills through the speed, strength and agility of its drivers and the skill and technical excel...

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Using SD WANto prepare fora 5G future USING SD WANTO PREPARE FORA 5G FUTURE

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Sep 21, 2019

5G is the next generation of cellular network technology. With peak speeds (in the near future) of up to 10 gigabits per second, 5G will be approximately 100 times faster than today’s 4G. High-capacity, high-speed bandwidth–along with 5G’s unique architecture and supporting technol...

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Edge, 5G, and IoT EDGE, 5G, AND IOT

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Sep 19, 2019

The amount of data generated at the edge is growing at massive rates. Gartner predicts edge data will comprise 75% of enterprise data by 2022, up from 10% today. Many use cases cannot accept the inherent latency in sending data over a network. Network downtime is a non-starter for use cases in 3 whi...

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West Midlands 5G WEST MIDLANDS 5G

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Sep 18, 2019

Make it easier and cheaper to deploy mobile infrastructure and support market expansion, including the implementation of the wide-ranging reforms to the Electronic Communications Code (ECC), on site access and consideration of further planning reforms. Support the growth of infrastructure models tha...

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5G Network Visibility:Why CSPs Need Visibility across AllDomains, Technologies, and Vendors 5G NETWORK VISIBILITY:WHY CSPS NEED VISIBILITY ACROSS ALLDOMAINS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND VENDORS

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Sep 17, 2019

In the world of network engineering and operations, network visibility is a much soughtafter yet hard-to-define goal. Generally speaking, communications service providers (CSPs) want more of it, provided that the monitoring activity itself does not put an excessive load on the network or become cost...

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5G EcosystemThe digital haven of opportunities 5G ECOSYSTEMTHE DIGITAL HAVEN OF OPPORTUNITIES

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Sep 09, 2019

5G will be a game changer for India with the potential to create significant social and economic impact. As the 5G ecosystem develops in the country, telcos are expected to focus beyond connectivity towards collaboration across the telecom value chain and cross-sector, leading to the creation of new...

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Going Greener with 5G GOING GREENER WITH 5G

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Sep 07, 2019

Both to curb their greenhouse gas emissions and cut operating costs, mobile operators are doubling down on efforts to reduce their energy consumption. From an energy perspective, the most demanding part of a mobile network is the radio access network – the base stations that communicate wirele...

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5G:The next retail revolution 5G:THE NEXT RETAIL REVOLUTION

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Aug 30, 2019

5G, the fifth generation of cellular technology, can help transform the way retailers connect with their customers — wirelessly. Today, retailers may be authorized to collect data and solutions from a host of different endpoints to trigger customer-requested targeted marketing. Retailers are a...

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Wi-Fi 6 Industry Impact Report WI-FI 6 INDUSTRY IMPACT REPORT

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Aug 25, 2019

To hear technologists describe it, Wi-Fi 6 is about to transform connectivity. The next-generation Wi-Fi connectivity technology – along with the emerging 5G cellular generation – will shake up the way we connect with each other. The ability of Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11ax, to instantly route tr...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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Ceramic materials for 5Gwireless communicationsystems CERAMIC MATERIALS FOR 5GWIRELESS COMMUNICATIONSYSTEMS

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Aug 15, 2019

American Ceramic Society Bulletin covers news and activities of the Society and its members, includes items of interest to the ceramics community, and provides the most current information concerning all aspects of ceramic technology, including R&D, manufacturing, engineering, and marketing. The...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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5G Spectrum GSMA Public Policy Position 5G SPECTRUM GSMA PUBLIC POLICY POSITION

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Jul 31, 2019

5G is expected to support significantly faster mobile broadband speeds and lower latencies than previous generations while also enabling the full potential of the Internet of Things. From autonomous vehicles to smart cities and fibre-over-theair, 5G will be at the heart of the future of communicatio...

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Brand Style Guide BRAND STYLE GUIDE

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Jul 31, 2019

Members of Wi-Fi Alliance are bound to follow the requirements of the Brand Style Guide pursuant to the Certification Mark License Agreement. Please contact brand usage wi-fi.org if you have any questions about Wi-Fi Alliance mark usage requirements. Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi logo, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, ...

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THE ROAD TO 5G NETWORKS THE ROAD TO 5G NETWORKS

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Jul 31, 2019

The fifth generation of wireless networks, 5G, represents an evolutionary process of previous generations of wireless networks. This next generation of wireless technology is intended to provide 20 Gbps download speeds and latency of one millisecond (i.e. download speeds 200 times faster and one-ten...

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Planning a Global Network Refresh? PLANNING A GLOBAL NETWORK REFRESH?

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Jul 30, 2019

CIOs and IT leaders are recognizing the importance of their global network infrastructure as a foundation for digital transformation. Investments in network platforms that are both instantly configurable and dynamically optimizable are required in order to innovate at today’s accelerated veloc...

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SD-WAN and Network Connectivity Design: A Three-Step Process to Balance Price, Performance, and Risk SD-WAN AND NETWORK CONNECTIVITY DESIGN: A THREE-STEP PROCESS TO BALANCE PRICE, PERFORMANCE, AND RISK

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Jul 29, 2019

SD-WAN and the dynamic nature of hybrid networks are making it easier than ever for CIOs to diversify WAN connectivity with both private and public access methodologies. But this new agility brings with it the responsibility to engineer the smartest network design. After all, IT architectures impact...

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The WRC series Regional Spotlights: Impact of mmWave 5G THE WRC SERIES REGIONAL SPOTLIGHTS: IMPACT OF MMWAVE 5G

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Jul 28, 2019

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 companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry...

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SD-WAN Security Guide SD-WAN SECURITY GUIDE

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Jul 26, 2019

Today nearly every IT decision maker wants to invest in innovation that will facilitate network performance and agility without compromising security. For many, the answer is software defined wide area networks or SD-WAN. The intersection between security and SD-WAN is critical in keeping data not o...

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Why Masergy’s Managed SD-WAN Is The World’s Most Reliable, Agile, Cost-Effective, and Secure Solution For Global Enterprises WHY MASERGY’S MANAGED SD-WAN IS THE WORLD’S MOST RELIABLE, AGILE, COST-EFFECTIVE, AND SECURE SOLUTION FOR GLOBAL ENTERPRISES

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Jul 24, 2019

Organizations are leveraging technology to transform the way they conduct business, from the products and services they deliver to the manner in which they interact with customers, partners, and employees. This digital transformation is critical to success and requires a fundamental reconsideration ...

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Enabling Cloud Migration and Solving Traditional Network Problems ENABLING CLOUD MIGRATION AND SOLVING TRADITIONAL NETWORK PROBLEMS

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Jul 24, 2019

New innovations are driving a golden era for wide area network (WAN) advancement. What’s triggering transformation? The change is driven by the introduction of Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions. The goal of this white paper is to explore why SD-WAN is perceived as the latest creation ena...

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5G Core Technology Trend 5G CORE TECHNOLOGY TREND

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Jul 21, 2019

When 5G was born, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, big data, network slicing, edge computing and other new technologies were also booming. 5G networks integrating these technologies are incomparable with traditional networks, and 5G is not only expected by the...

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Making 5G Work MAKING 5G WORK

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Jul 20, 2019

5G is moving fast. Accelerating 5G deployments globally are having a ripple effect throughout the mobile ecosystem. 5G also represents an exponential increase in technical complexity. Key challenges come from 5G new radio (NR), massive multiple input multiple output (MIMO), millimeter-wave (mmWave) ...

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11 cool things your firewall should do 11 COOL THINGS YOUR FIREWALL SHOULD DO

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Jul 17, 2019

Traditional stateful packet inspection firewalls focus on blocking network layer threats by evaluating the ports and protocols used by network layer traffic. The latest next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) utilize deep packet inspection to scan the entire packet payload to provide advanced intrusion pr...

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5G The Future of IoT 5G THE FUTURE OF IOT

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Jul 17, 2019

Market drivers provide added value through connectivity of all “things” ranging from street lighting to home appliances to industrial robotics. Providing connectivity to things has become easier with improvements in the economics of end devices, large investments in IoT systems, adoption...

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2019 SD-WAN Market Trends Report 2019 SD-WAN MARKET TRENDS REPORT

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Jul 16, 2019

As organizations look to modernize and optimize their network infrastructure, many are considering next-generation technologies such as software defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions. These deliver many benefits, including cost-effectiveness, increased flexibility and security, and the ability to refresh a...

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Microsoft Azure Networking Virtual WAN deliveredas a service for superior branch connectivity in acloud-first world MICROSOFT AZURE NETWORKING VIRTUAL WAN DELIVEREDAS A SERVICE FOR SUPERIOR BRANCH CONNECTIVITY IN ACLOUD-FIRST WORLD

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Jul 15, 2019

Connecting your branch offices to applications hosted on Microsoft Azure should not be complicated. In addition to leveraging Aryaka’s software-defined, global private network to connect directly to Microsoft Azure, Microsoft and Aryaka have partnered together to bring the Azure Virtual WAN as...

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Kubernetes Native Infrastructure andOperator Framework for 5G Edge Cloud Computing KUBERNETES NATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE ANDOPERATOR FRAMEWORK FOR 5G EDGE CLOUD COMPUTING

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Jul 15, 2019

Automate day lifecycle management of containerized applications in Kubernetes Leverage CRDs to deploy Kubernetes native services that can access Kube API events Operator SDK simplifies creation of Operators in Go (or leverage Helm or Ansible automation)  Helm Operator allows you to convert Helm...

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JUNIPER NETWORKS LEARNING PATHS JUNIPER NETWORKS LEARNING PATHS

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Jul 15, 2019

The professional-level courses in the Service Provider Routing and Switching, Enterprise Routing and Switching, and Junos Security learning paths contain additional troubleshooting training. Juniper will host a private, instructor-led class for up to 16 students. Training can be delivered at a custo...

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Supporting the expanding role of wireless innovation in UK industry SUPPORTING THE EXPANDING ROLE OF WIRELESS INNOVATION IN UK INDUSTRY

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Jul 15, 2019

In its role as the UK’s Communications regulator Ofcom manages the UK’s airwaves. These are used in every type of wireless communication from TV and radio to the very latest smartphones. All industries are increasingly engaged on a journey towards “Digital Transformation”. Ex...

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Huawei AC6805 Wireless Access Controller Datasheet HUAWEI AC6805 WIRELESS ACCESS CONTROLLER DATASHEET

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Jul 14, 2019

The AC6805 is a high-specification wireless access controller (AC) for medium- to large-sized enterprise campuses, enterprise branches, and school campuses. The AC6805 can manage up to 6K access points (APs) and provide up to 40 Gbit/s forwarding performance. It features high scalability and offers ...

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A Zigbee Based Wireless Datalogging System A ZIGBEE BASED WIRELESS DATALOGGING SYSTEM

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Jul 11, 2019

This paper is designed using embedded technology. Typically, an embedded system is housed on a single microprocessor or microcontroller board with the programs stored in it. Microcontroller is more preferred to microprocessor as it contains all the features of a computer including central processor,...

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5G Core Network Load Test System with DPDK 5G CORE NETWORK LOAD TEST SYSTEM WITH DPDK

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Jul 11, 2019

Intel XL710 (40Gbps) For high performance, to use “Legacy memory mode” instead of “Dynamic memory mode”Enabled by specifying --legacy-mem command-line switch to the EA Mellanox ConnectX-5 (100Gpbs)  Can’t work properly with legacy mode, need to use “Dynamic m...

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Wireless Handheld Ultrasound for iOS and Android WIRELESS HANDHELD ULTRASOUND FOR IOS AND ANDROID

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Jul 10, 2019

Clarius is unlike any other handheld ultrasound device. It produces highresolution images and transmits them wirelessly to most iOS or Android smart devices. With many automated imaging controls, including optimal gain and frequency settings, Clarius is almost as easy to use as the camera on your sm...

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LoRaWAN™: global standard for Low Power Wide Area IoT networks LORAWAN™: GLOBAL STANDARD FOR LOW POWER WIDE AREA IOT NETWORKS

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Jul 10, 2019

Why IoT needs LPWAN?: long-range communications at a low bit rate allow connecting objects at very low power, enabling years of autonomy for sensors operated on a battery, therefore supporting the rise of the Internet of Things. II. LoRa® and LoRaWAN™- two sides of the same coin: LoRa wire...

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Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista 2500 Network Management System ALCATEL-LUCENT OMNIVISTA 2500 NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 09, 2019

The Alcatel-Lucent OmniVista® 2500 Network Management System (NMS) provides cohesive management and network-wide visibility, increasing IT efficiency and business agility. It provides a full set of management tools for converged mobile campus. This single platform enables operators to easily pro...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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Who is leading the 5G patent race? WHO IS LEADING THE 5G PATENT RACE?

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Jul 08, 2019

The long-term vision is that 5G will empower the invention of thousands of new products, technologies and services, increase productivity and allow for new industries to emerge. A global 5G network will unify mobile communication in order to connect individuals or devices to everything through the I...

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5G for the UK manufacturing sector 5G FOR THE UK MANUFACTURING SECTOR

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Jul 04, 2019

Digital Catapult would like to thank companies in the 5G Manufacturing Working Group for their contribution to the research for this paper. The Working Group’s objective is to identify the role of 5G and use cases in the digitalisation of the manufacturing sector in the UK.

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Is the hype around 5G real? IS THE HYPE AROUND 5G REAL?

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Jul 03, 2019

5G is new, exciting, and fraught with the risk that non-linear opportunity provides. What is 5G, really, and its capabilities and limitations? We define 5G and separate related technologies, examine the practical and theoretical differences with 4G, and draw conclusions on the potential value to wir...

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New Game-Watching Experience in 5G Smart Stadiums NEW GAME-WATCHING EXPERIENCE IN 5G SMART STADIUMS

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Jul 02, 2019

Stadium 5G network p 5G macro \small cell p Outdoor + indoor coverage p High capacity with large BW p Both up and down high speed low latency p Video Processing with AI p edit and compose metadata p Video analyze Multi-angle switching p Metadata presenting p UGC review & sharing p Ad interactive...

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5G Implementation Guidelines 5G IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES

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Jul 02, 2019

5G is becoming a reality as early adopters have already commercialized data-oriented 5G networks in 2018 and are planning to launch consumer mobile 5G in 2019 and beyond. Whilst early adopters do not necessarily require guidance, there are still majority of the operator community that are yet to lau...

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Validating 5G Technology Performance Assessing 5G architecture and Application Scenarios VALIDATING 5G TECHNOLOGY PERFORMANCE ASSESSING 5G ARCHITECTURE AND APPLICATION SCENARIOS

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Jul 01, 2019

The involvement of vertical customers in the ongoing deployment of 5G networks increases the need for performing tests and measurements, considering the stringent requirements of the vertical applications and the introduction of new business models. The exploitation of network and computing resource...

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What does 5G Really Mean for Video? WHAT DOES 5G REALLY MEAN FOR VIDEO?

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Jul 01, 2019

Will provide a low latency, high bandwidth network to billions of existing and new static and mobile devices Intelligent - Will provide new technologies for improved bandwidth management and smart edge applications Competitive – Will provide an alternative to digital terrestrial and wired netw...

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BEST PRACTICES FOR A DELL EMC ISILON LEAF SPINE NETWORK BEST PRACTICES FOR A DELL EMC ISILON LEAF SPINE NETWORK

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Jun 30, 2019

For over a decade, Dell EMC Isilon scale-out NAS nodes have been using InfiniBand switches as the private network for the backend intra-cluster node to node communication. The OneFS 8.1 operating system introduced the use of Ethernet switches for the backend node to node communication. Further, OneF...

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5G Network Slicing Business Opportunities for Multimedia 5G NETWORK SLICING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR MULTIMEDIA

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Jun 30, 2019

The world is on the cusp of the next industrial revolution: an era of Intelligent Connectivity that combines 5G, AI, IoT and Big Data. 5G will transform the way that we live and work, connecting people and things faster than ever before. It will bring faster, richer and more immersive entertainment ...

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Cisco Multidomain Integrations forIntent-Based Networking CISCO MULTIDOMAIN INTEGRATIONS FORINTENT-BASED NETWORKING

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Jun 28, 2019

Cisco ACI with App Dynamics integration — identify problems faster by correlating applications and network data: Monitor performance, improve performance, and provide consistent security for your business applications wherever they go Enable visibility into application tiers and their correlat...

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Development in the mobility technology ecosystem—how can5G help DEVELOPMENT IN THE MOBILITY TECHNOLOGY ECOSYSTEM—HOW CAN5G HELP

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Jun 26, 2019

Technology-driven ecosystems are emerging in the automotive industry. Here’s what companies need to know about the new automotive technology stack, the players driving this transformation, and the issues they are grappling with. The current whirlwind of disruptions buffeting the automotive wor...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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The Birkenbihl-Approach to Language Learning THE BIRKENBIHL-APPROACH TO LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 21, 2019

Learners experience difficulties because even if vocabulary has been learned well, the words have been learned as individual units (e.g. “put” with several possible translations into the native tongue of learner) while now in context only one of these possibilities describes the meaning....

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Converging 5G and IoT: a faster path tosmart manufacturing CONVERGING 5G AND IOT: A FASTER PATH TOSMART MANUFACTURING

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Jun 14, 2019

Many manufacturers are seeking opportunities to accelerate their business through the adoption of digital technologies to enable the fourth industrial revolution (i4.0). Technologies such as autonomous robots and big data analytics are enabling companies to make the leap to smart, data-driven flexib...

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Partner With A Gartner VisionaryFor Your Managed SD-WAN Solution PARTNER WITH A GARTNER VISIONARYFOR YOUR MANAGED SD-WAN SOLUTION

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Jun 12, 2019

Masergy empowers the world’s most reliable, secure, and cost-effective SD-WAN solutions purpose built for the enterprise. For the 3rd consecutive year, Gartner has named Masergy a Visionary in their Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global report. The integration of our secure SD-WAN edge a...

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Leading the World to 5G LEADING THE WORLD TO 5G

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Jun 12, 2019

5G is a unifying connectivity fabric that will connect virtually everything around us, expanding the reach of mobile to new services, applications, deployments, and spectrum types. Today, we are preparing for the first commercial launches of 5G NR, which is based on Release 15 of the 3GPP global sta...

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Transport Network Requirements and Architecture for 5G TRANSPORT NETWORK REQUIREMENTS AND ARCHITECTURE FOR 5G

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Jun 10, 2019

1 Latency budget FH: 4G is 75μs to 100μs while ultra low latency requires under 50μs - MH: New for 5G @ 1ms to 3ms max - BH: Unchanged  Connectivity - 4G using CPRI is P2P and P2MP - 5G is Cloud based and will also need MP2MP Synchronization - 4G using GPS - 5G using PTP and SyncE Mass...

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Embracing Digital Transformation Through SD-WAN EMBRACING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH SD-WAN

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Jun 10, 2019

Traditional MPLS-based WAN has been the cornerstone of enterprise connectivity for the last decade. However, branch networking requirements are changing with the widespread adoption of cloud services that are connected over the Internet. In effect, businesses are driven to rely more heavily on publi...

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5G Solutions for Network Equipment Manufacturers 5G SOLUTIONS FOR NETWORK EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS

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Jun 10, 2019

Network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) are accelerating product launches to gain market share in 5G. 5G requires new technologies and performance improvements that challenge the way engineers design, test, and optimize 5G base stations (gNBs) and network equipment. Keysight’s expertise and sol...

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5G Impact on Mobile Solutions 5G IMPACT ON MOBILE SOLUTIONS

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Jun 09, 2019

When we look at 4G LTE, it has delivered exciting experiences to consumers: fast internet browsing, high-definition video streaming, smooth and reliable video conferencing (most of the time) and online gaming. Mobile infrastructure takes a leap every nine or ten years, and 4G LTE first went live in ...

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5G in industrial operations 5G IN INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS

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Jun 05, 2019

Boasting features such as faster connectivity, greater reliability and security, lower latency and network slicing,1 5G has gained a lot of attention in the industrial world In August 2018, Audi started testing 5G as a solution for robotic motion control use cases. Though the trial is ongoing, resul...

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10” WiFi Digital Photo Frame with Touchscreen IPS LCD Display and 16GB Built-in Memory 10” WIFI DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME WITH TOUCHSCREEN IPS LCD DISPLAY AND 16GB BUILT-IN MEMORY

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Jun 02, 2019

Aluratek’s Digital Photo Frames are a wonderful way to bring your treasured photos and memories to life with incredible image clarity in rich and vibrant colors all on the TFT true color LCD at 1024 x 600 resolution at an ideal 16:9 aspect ratio. The functional and stylish frame makes a great ...

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5G Security: Forward Thinking Huawei White Paper 5G SECURITY: FORWARD THINKING HUAWEI WHITE PAPER

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May 31, 2019

As vertical industries are thriving —Vehicle Network, Internet of Things (IoT), AR/VR, and high speed railways, just to name a few — they all demand fast yet ubiquitous network access to gain a new momentum. The rise of new business, new architecture, and new technologies in 5G will pres...

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Building 5G IoT on the Solid Foundation of LTE IoT BUILDING 5G IOT ON THE SOLID FOUNDATION OF LTE IOT

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May 31, 2019

With the first 5G commercial mobile broadband networks getting off the ground, and the first devices coming to market, the focus of industry leaders is shifting toward exploring what’s next. 5G IoT is naturally the next major opportunity for the cellular industry. A leading industry analyst fi...

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Securing Vulnerable ICS and OT Networks SECURING VULNERABLE ICS AND OT NETWORKS

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May 30, 2019

Driven by the need to stay competitive, organizations are converging information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) networks, which is increasing the complexity and vulnerability of previously isolated industrial control system (ICS) networks. This digital evolution coupled with the exp...

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Wireless (In)Security & Wireless Intrusion Prevention Technology for Complete Security WIRELESS (IN)SECURITY & WIRELESS INTRUSION PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY FOR COMPLETE SECURITY

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May 28, 2019

WiFi Access Planning Device Redundancy Minimum Signal Strength User Density WiFi Client XMT Power WiFi Sensor Planning Device Redundancy External Coverage WiFi Client XMT Power Secure entire network from WiFi based attacks Secure WiFi devices from untrusted nearby WiFi devices Detect & prevent D...

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THE STATE OF MOBILE NETWORK EXPERIENCE THE STATE OF MOBILE NETWORK EXPERIENCE

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May 28, 2019

South Korea was the only country to score over 50 Mbps in Download Speed Experience, with the majority of countries scoring in the 10-20 Mbps range across our users. We saw a huge range of scores in this metric, with the lowest average score being less than 2 Mbps The biggest variation between Uploa...

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Subscription Software for SD-WAN/Routing SUBSCRIPTION SOFTWARE FOR SD-WAN/ROUTING

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May 28, 2019

Introducing Cisco DNA Software Subscription for SD-WAN/Routing EA Perspective SD-WAN and Routing Financial Predictability Service Level Assurance Co-termination of SW Subscriptions Know Where You Stand with EA Workspace Easy to Manage Driving Accelerated Value Realization Includes flexible payment t...

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5G Mobile Communication Networksand Standards Development Assistedby StandICT 5G MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORKSAND STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTEDBY STANDICT

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May 28, 2019

Participation in standards requires long-term continuity/commitment Often the requirement is to attend meetings in person, e.g., IEEE 802 Takes time to work through the layers towards influence and leadership in standards Standards development long-term activity per-se (typically takes around 5 year...

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Unlocking the benefits of 5G for the enterprise customer UNLOCKING THE BENEFITS OF 5G FOR THE ENTERPRISE CUSTOMER

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May 25, 2019

The DNA of an enterprise 5G use case Machine enhanced decision making Minimising human error and improving the quality of decision making Providing operations personnel or customers with deep knowledge and experience overlays Ubiquitous access to data and computer power, reducing friction and wastag...

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Risk-Aware Wireless Positioning in Maritime Environment RISK-AWARE WIRELESS POSITIONING IN MARITIME ENVIRONMENT

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May 23, 2019

The evolution of wireless communications systems has promoted various applications that
require user positions in various environments including indoor, maritime and aerial environments.
This progress has also brought advanced wireless location tracking (i.e., positioning) schemes
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Supervisory Control for Wireless Networked PowerConverters in Residential Applications † SUPERVISORY CONTROL FOR WIRELESS NETWORKED POWERCONVERTERS IN RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS †

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May 19, 2019

This paper presents a methodology to design and utilize a supervisory controller for networked power converters in residential applications. Wireless networks have been interfaced to multiple power factor correction (PFC) converters which are proposed to support reactive power. Unregulated reactive ...

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

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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 build is not expected until 2022 at the earliest an...

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AWS Networking Competency AWS NETWORKING COMPETENCY

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May 16, 2019

The goal of the AWS Competency Program is to recognize AWS Partner Network Partners (“APN Partners”) who demonstrate technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialized solution areas. The Technology Partner Validation Checklist (“Checklist”) is intended for APN ...

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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” intelligence service from IHS Markit offers an ear...

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

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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. Intended Audience This information is intended for anyone...

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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 – “Distributor”).This notice appl...

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

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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 fully specified in an early drop of 3GPP Release 15...

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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 networks can become overwhelmed with citizen traffic, ...

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

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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 locations or colocations and allows you to deploy mu...

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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 iteration of enhanced mobile broadband that deliver...

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

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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 speeds up to 3Gbps and an optimized dual-core processo...

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

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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 of new commercial opportunities in the 5G world.

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

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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 information in this document without the obligation to ...

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Industrial Wireless Communication INDUSTRIAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

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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 of industrial communication with SIMATIC NET is lin...

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BETTER NETWORKING EXPERIENCES: ASSISTED LIVING AND NURSING CARE BETTER NETWORKING EXPERIENCES: ASSISTED LIVING AND NURSING CARE

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May 04, 2019

There is nothing more important than family. With the senior population growing at an unprecedented rate1 and living longer, the need for postretirement care has surged. Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) provide multiple levels of care, including assisted living and independent living ar...

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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 the use of massive low-cost passive reflecting elem...

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DEFENDING OUR DATA: HUAWEI, 5G AND THE FIVE EYES DEFENDING OUR DATA: HUAWEI, 5G AND THE FIVE EYES

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May 01, 2019

The greater part of my thirty-eight-year career in the British Intelligence and Security Community was defined by meeting the threat to the UK’s national security from Communist states. The fact that the British Government now appears to have decided to place the development of some its most s...

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Wireless Competitive Comparison WIRELESS COMPETITIVE COMPARISON

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Apr 30, 2019

Differentiate between non-encrypted and encrypted apps to help ensure appropriate treatment of business critical traffic. Cisco access switches can inspect traffic and application flows to enforce network access policy and protect against attacks via Cisco IOS Flexible Net Flow, DNS-AS, NBAR, and Ci...

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

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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 replacement(e.g. PAN/RAN/DCB) Connectivity to swarms of....

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

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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 blockage/shadowing Time diversity limited as ultr...

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

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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 you already have a Wi-Fi network set up, with work...

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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 Release 19.1 for Viptela controller devices&mdash...

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Avaya Wireless Campus Phones and Devices AVAYA WIRELESS CAMPUS PHONES AND DEVICES

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Apr 09, 2019

Entry—level IP Phone with fresh design and a sleek, slim form factor. Small footprint on the desk for the office or cubicle worker. Perfect for use in public or walk—up scenarios such as lobbies, hotels, meeting rooms, student dormitories, retail or any user with basic communication need...

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

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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) networks. 5G will enable a host of new technologies tha...

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

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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, conduct financial transactions...and interact with...

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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 eliminate dependency on private MPLS connections. It off...

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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 other trademarks not owned by Amazon are the propert...

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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 this figure is expected to rise to 80 percent in 2...

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

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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, higher order MIMO, and millimeter wave (mmWave) s...

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Open Networking (white box) in the Enterprise OPEN NETWORKING (WHITE BOX) IN THE ENTERPRISE

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Feb 19, 2019

To share Open Networking experiences from an enterprise perspective (non hyperscale) Matt Turner Bi CCIE 16857 (Emeritus) Routing and Switching Data Center Network Manager at Qualcomm Inc.
Qualcomm Network Bio 30+ data centers (~850 switches, spine/leaf topologies) Many LAN & LAB switches...

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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

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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 report presents some of the major global mobile d...

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

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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 mechanisms.It seeks to help organizations identify ...

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

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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 scenarios - fxed wireless access (FWA), outdoor urban ...

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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

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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 that offer faster connectivity, cost savings, and oth...

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SECURITY FOR IOT SENSOR NETWORKS SECURITY FOR IOT SENSOR NETWORKS

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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 address businesses’ most 4 pressing cybersecuri...

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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

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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 environment where new services become possible and c...

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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. Building upon the idea of SDN, it extends software defin...

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

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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 everything connected, across every geography, supporting...

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The Future of 5G THE FUTURE OF 5G

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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 to the telecommunications company. Cell carriers w...

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

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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 that seeks to simplify the differences between tradit...

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

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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 technologies such as DSL, what mobile phones have do...

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Applying Security to the 5G world APPLYING SECURITY TO THE 5G WORLD

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Jan 16, 2019

5G & Evolving Architectures  Threats in 5G & Evolving Architectures Mitigating Threats in 5G & Evolving Architectures Use Cases 5G & Evolving Architectures Threats in 5G & Evolving Architectures Mitigating Threats in 5G & Evolving.

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Introducing Basic Network Concepts INTRODUCING BASIC NETWORK CONCEPTS

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Jan 15, 2019

Networks are everywhere or so it seems. You can hardly do anything with data that does not involve a network. Like the human networks that we are all part of, computer networks let us share information and resources. In business, the reliance on networks is even more pervasive than in homes or schoo...

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The SoDA report on Trends in Personalization THE SODA REPORT ON TRENDS IN PERSONALIZATION

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Jan 15, 2019

Delivering personalization to consumers at scale requires a combination of the right data and the right technology. Authors from Perficient Digital, Dept, Microsoft, Deepend and others speak to the rise in demand for these experiences, the successes (and candid challenges) that agencies are facing t...

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Global trends study Trends in Personalization GLOBAL TRENDS STUDY TRENDS IN PERSONALIZATION

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Jan 15, 2019

The Global Trends in Personalization Study is a collaboration between SoDA and Sitecore to assess investment plans, adoption of emerging technology, organizational priorities and key challenges relative to delivering personalized digital consumer experiences. Data was collected in January andFebruar...

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

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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 that their similar names can result in confusion and ...

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

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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 server-side document encryption and user access contr...

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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 Cybersecurity,” which called for the development o...

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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 security is required to make this work. Just as t...

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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-premises data centers and Amazon Web Services (AWS) VPCs...

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

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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 with hundreds of compute nodes and thousands of VMs.

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Why upgrade to Sitecore XP 9.1? WHY UPGRADE TO SITECORE XP 9.1?

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Jan 01, 2019

Digital marketers today are expected to deliver personalized customer experiences across ever-changing touchpoints, but are often challenged with distributed data sources, time-intensive testing and optimization, and omnichannel delivery options that may actually impede a clear view to the customer ...

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How to choose the best CMS for customer experience management HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST CMS FOR CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT

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Jan 01, 2019

We’ve come a long way since the days when a content management system (CMS) was simply a way to manage and update the content on your website. Today, a web CMS is just one type of technology you need to consistently deliver an excellent customer experience. While your web CMS is a crucial comp...

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

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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 customer and employee experience. Enterprise networks...

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Still Cheaper, Faster, Better: Making the Business Case for SD-WAN in 2019 STILL CHEAPER, FASTER, BETTER: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SD-WAN IN 2019

whitepaper

Dec 30, 2018

SD-WAN is a potential game-changer for wide area networking—on the same level as server virtualization has been for the data center. SD-WAN combines the use of multiple active branch links, intelligent direction of traffic across those links, and centralized, policydriven management of the WAN...

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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 branch from directly access traffic Internet back...

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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 broadband, hence the focus on the capacity and co...

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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  Increased players and customers Industry trends driving ...

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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-commissioning of old applications, new users, evolving n...

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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 based on emerging behaviors. Intuitive E2E orchest...

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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” Ethernet could fill the gap to support industrial (e.g...

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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). Existing wide area networks based on Multiprotocol Labe...

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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 few clicks, increasing productivity has never been ...

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

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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 Security-as-a-Service environments. The X7180 platform ...

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

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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 would all have been located on premise. With the gr...

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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 the the and, existence in nowhere were architectur...

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

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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-LTE connections, 5G will allow the avid Netflixer t...

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

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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 Residential/Business/Mobile Services Higher Data Rates.

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Digital Vision for Cyber Security DIGITAL VISION FOR CYBER SECURITY

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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 disruption from new technology rivals they are in danger ...

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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 in the cloud. The IP phones we supply will work o...

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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 vulnerabilities that hackers exploit. Thus, wireless security mu...

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EdgE Computing in thE iot EDGE COMPUTING IN THE IOT

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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 companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry...

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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 transforming a CSP into a DSP affects every aspect of the...

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

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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 extend mobile communication services beyond mobil...

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

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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 listen to see if someone else is transmitting before th...

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Cybersecurity for Industry 4.0 CYBERSECURITY FOR INDUSTRY 4.0

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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 business solutions. Security and compliance in enh...

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

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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 will always get what you always got“

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

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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 forecast, key trends and the underlying methodolo...

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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 connectivity between IT and Operational Technology (OT)...

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

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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 technological innovations and build an open ecosystem.

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The State of Wifi vs Mobile Network Experience as 5G Arrives THE STATE OF WIFI VS MOBILE NETWORK EXPERIENCE AS 5G ARRIVES

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Nov 03, 2018

In 33 countries smartphone users now experience faster average download speeds using a mobile network than using Wifi according to OpenSignal mobile analytics. The range of countries where mobile proves faster vary widely from richer countries such as Australia, where the benefit of using mobile was...

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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 data traffic is growing at a rate greater than 60% p...

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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. For example, 5G will enable Massive Internet of Thin...

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

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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. Physical network intelligence via ‘one logic...

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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 intelligence into action because firewalls and rout...

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THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF WI‐FI: 
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Telecom Advisory Services LLC (TAS) is an international consulting firm specialized in the
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Performance Testing BroadR-Reach Automotive Ethernet PERFORMANCE TESTING BROADR-REACH AUTOMOTIVE ETHERNET

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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 in-vehicle networks and OABR. As a member of the OP...

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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 following sections of this whitepaper that validat...

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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 next-generation Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) ...

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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 Things (IoT) market.

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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. This is critical preparation for the 5G super-cycle ...

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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 double in the next 10 years to $420bn in 2028 ($124b...

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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 users with an easy to understand description for b...

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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 GHz has been published Work continues in IEEE 802 1...

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

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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-reliable and affordable way. Software Defined Netw...

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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 security industry prepare to make the leap to LTE (Lo...

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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 available at the following FR: Le soussigné, ASSA ...

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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 network was built for an era of relatively static ...

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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 next four years. With the growth of corporate IoT an...

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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 also gave us thrill of defying gravity and soarin...

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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 the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving the...

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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 firewall configuration, proper authorization policies and...

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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 standard x86 hardware. Additionally, these solutions...

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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 (WLANs) has evolved to keep pace with changing wirele...

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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 growth. Recent reports(1) forecast that sales of SD-WA...

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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, Aggregation Services Routers (ASRs) and Enterprise Network...

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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 networks are able to flexibly suit the needs of d...

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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 network operations team. With business-critical ser...

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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. The IoT and BYOD phenomenon constitutes a significa...

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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 converging security into a global, affordable, SLA-ba...

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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 workloads, using open software-driven cloud principles for...

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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 alternate paths when one node fails or a connection is ...

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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 risks. The security considerations depend on the expo...

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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 all enterprises are becoming digital service provid...

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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 from a one-lane highway to a three-lane highway, t...

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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 reshape optical networking.

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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-hyped Internet of Things (IoT), 5G has been the missi...

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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. 5G will be revolutionary, delivering higher data ...

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5G networks use-cases in 4G networks 5G NETWORKS USE-CASES IN 4G NETWORKS

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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. The mobile networks (2G, 3G and of late 4G), suc...

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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 delivered at the click of a button using web-based ap...

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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 of the network where your business directly meets c...

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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 companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry...

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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 latency and improve overall network efficiency. S...

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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 (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) architectures and o...

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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 reliability. At the same time, distributed enterprises, wh...

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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 carrier Wi-Fi, the WBA will continue to drive and supp...

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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, and globalization increase the importance of network...

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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 before used in cellular systems, 5G will provide ...

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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 – over large geographic distances. SD-WANs are g...

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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 Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defin...

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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, 88% of ransomware attacks are directed at the hea...

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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 Things (IIoT): an internet of things, machines, comput...

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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 evolution is being defined to cater to the needs of 5G ne...

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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 penetrate buildings well. Macro cells also struggle to k...

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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 them, to stay at the forefront of a 5G world. This...

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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 capacity to handle Internet traffic which is a concern be...

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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, but IT excels at aggregating data for analysis and ...

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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 is optimized for low power consumption, security, a...

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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. Consumer adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT),...

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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 before used in cellular systems, 5G will provide ...

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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 Microsoft Azure at a fraction of the cost. If your org...

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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 time to operationalize VNFs is a lack of processes. ...

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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-premises equipment solutions, including lower depl...

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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 computing, continued growth of web application traff...

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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, BASIC is a no-frills service that requires a do-...

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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, including URL and other internet website references...

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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. Large area traffic capacity— 10Mbps per sq...

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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 for good operation. This issue is especially prob...

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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 network administrators. Cognitive WiFi, built on ...

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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-centric, and from manual to automated.

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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 environment that provides the optimal solution to meet th...

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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. According to industry analyst Gartner: Through 2019, mo...

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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 virtualization process as well as in the chosen topolog...

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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 risk from errors and overpayments is often the mos...

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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 behavior are not working for any number of reasons. Most...

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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 overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app...

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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 hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll co...

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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 country’s next deployment, and nothing on the ...

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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 itshiftssome of the traditionally centralized core functi...

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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 the network and technology. The focus of this white ...

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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 for many years. It is now possible to do the same t...

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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 wide area networks (WANs), which provide the abil...

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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 data inspection, application identification, content ...

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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 enterprise needs security that won’t compromise p...

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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. The 5G radio access technology is NR, and the voice/...

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Leveraging Hughes Capabilities to Develop a
Satellite Broadband Service LEVERAGING HUGHES CAPABILITIES TO DEVELOP A SATELLITE BROADBAND SERVICE

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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. Yet, it may be surprising to note that nearly 60%...

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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, containerized software will always run the same,...

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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 applications has posed exponential security challenge...

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

whitepaper

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 enterprises are utilizing cloudcomputing technology for co...

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

whitepaper

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 on use cases benefiting the user experience rather...

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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 connected to the internet. These objects that are a par...

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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 end to itself has become more or less insignifica...

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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 explain how BT Intelligent Connectivity delivers smarte...

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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, demanding a more flexible and affordable access to cloud a...

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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 investment combining to create a world-leading wireless ec...

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

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Jul 09, 2018

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 must be extremely agile and responsive. Ideally, IT w...

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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 employees in all locations have access to the appl...

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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-speed, highquality, short-distance Ethernet transmi...

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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 experience. But we are just on the cusp of its true poten...

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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 segmentation and encryption, and learn and change over...

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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 switched telephone network (PSTN). In the past, these...

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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 for meeting the demanding Key Performance Indicato...

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

whitepaper

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 manually dig through the entire network stack. In ...

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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—all while the teams that run these distributed ...

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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 a paradigm shift in technology which creates oppo...

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VMWARE CLOUD SERVICES ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES
SECURITY OVERVIEW VMWARE CLOUD SERVICES ON AMAZON WEB SERVICES SECURITY OVERVIEW

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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 security for its cloud offerings, the key mechanis...

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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: efficiency, simplicity, visibility, and scalability. More...

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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 almost limitless combination of on-premise equipment, ...

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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 mass stream adoption is still limited due to the chal...

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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 by SDOs (Standards Developing Organizations), such...

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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 and network domains introduce sizable new risks t...

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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 mobile technology to become the fastest adopted t...

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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 the first time, all of the essential technologies, ...

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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 become ever more dependent on the connected world. T...

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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 802.11ax standard is the latest step in a journey of ...

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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 innovations seemingly emerge every day. Whether it&rsquo...

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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 leveraging existing investments.  Prior to ONAP, o...

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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 Gateway lying in range. This “convenience” ...

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VOIP SECURITY AND BEST PRACTICES VOIP SECURITY AND BEST PRACTICES

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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 solutions and devices. Discovery of VoIP solutions b...

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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 paying to access WiFi in public places. The vast majo...

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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 content, the most advanced technologies have not been ...

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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 have been repeatedly tested over the course of tim...

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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 solutions that provide defense in-depth, organiza...

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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 discusses key architectural decision points along the way....

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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 have been pushed to extend their network to more peo...

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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 1.0 architecture: Physical layer: Contains the hardw...

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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 exacerbated by the adoption of the Internet of Things (Io...

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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 passing through security breaches or exposing your b...

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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 and development may change is not a statement of ...

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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 insatiable demand for download speed and the desire to...

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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 residential home Wi-Fi networks Market leading an...

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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 strategy. One way to accomplish this goal is to combi...

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

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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? The sheer number of open source network security to...

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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 in real-time to take advantage of cloud services. N...

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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

whitepaper

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 digital networks, with their litany of jargon abbreviat...

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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 of our clients. With nation-wide coverage, Comm-Cor...

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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 system integrated through a combination of open standa...

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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, extortion through ransomware, access to personal dat...

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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 and response and a higher risk of a breach –...

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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 employees and business partners have to exchange crit...

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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. In this scenario, multiple load balancing option...

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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 transformation, delivers many benefits, enabling b...

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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 Service Assurance (LSA). The key principles which ...

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

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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 extraordinarily unique coin offering, Machine exchange ...

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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

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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 network structures, where data often resides in va...

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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 more agile application delivery. We will also desc...

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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, Croatia. This means that 5G will come earlier than...

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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 interoperability across data centers, multiple clouds, bra...

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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. Key aspects of 5G security that enterprises will s...

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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 NOW to consider the security implications and cyber ...

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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 characteristics of the traditional WAN were that it: U...

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

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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 central data centre, with low latency from each si...

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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 appliances in their net- work edge.

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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 speed WLAN to support data-intensive applications such...

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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, creating new business models and lifting employee pr...

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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 compete against. But the hardware layer is just t...

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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 IACS network technology convergence through the use...

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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 companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry ...

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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 be daunting. Companies need to consider a series ...

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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 pervasive digitalisation of a hyper-connected societ...

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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 “care-abouts” that an application-driven, Un...

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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 the most talked-about topics in the tech industry...

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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 more quickly. Once deployed, these resources can b...

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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 monitoring of remote devices and sensors. Tying manufact...

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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 chapters which are further broken down into &ldquo...

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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 Router solution, which includes a comprehensive overv...

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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 in the markets where they are deployed. Smart-facto...

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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 wireless networks. According to the 2016 Cisco Mobile Vi...

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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 within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, it’s po...

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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 SD-WAN solution. Traditional wide-area networking...

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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, as is delivering line rate performance for deep pac...

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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 device, the more power it consumes. In this IoT world o...

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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 operations while providing complete visibility and de...

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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 and more lethal. With the advent of mobile connect...

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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 here. While traffic growth is heavily driven by vid...

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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 bandwidth. Although Ethernet is a popular long-sta...

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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 of Ethernet in military, aerospace, broadcasting, ...

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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 from rural areas to urban centers, where apartments a...

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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, which includes standards for 400Gbps and 800Gbps...

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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 typical for developers using IBM Rational ClearCase to b...

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

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Mar 30, 2018

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 transportation experience and quality of life. For example, 5...

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First Internet Broadband Marketplace FIRST INTERNET BROADBAND MARKETPLACE

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Mar 28, 2018

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 contain thousands or even millions of exit nodes a...

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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 quality for customers, and expediting industry adoptio...

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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 or latency. The biggest barrier is moving the appl...

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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 of innovation and creativity that enhance customer ...

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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 technologies are still deployed and the market. A...

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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 evolving in modern data center networks. Details ...

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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 Index: Forecast and Methodology, 2016-20211 . Tha...

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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 Riverbed SteelConnect and explores additional quantitati...

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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 and resulting properties of upcoming localization...

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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 support application and network assurance. In 201...

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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 WebSphere Liberty Batch in general.

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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 industries are adopting new regulations, data protect...

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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 startups during 2014-16, with an estimated $6 bil...

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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 and communications has stretched the MPLS model to ...

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ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL ENCRYPTION IS NOW A TROJAN HORSE: IGNORE IT AT YOUR PERIL

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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 company networks by abusing encryption to shield t...

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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 design decisions. Our progress to date will be prese...

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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. There are too many questions about whether broad...

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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. This framework allows them to detect internal network...

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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 significant commitments to NFV initiatives as they...

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ENABLING WIDE AREA IOT SOLUTIONS WITH machineQTM, A COMCAST SERVICE ENABLING WIDE AREA IOT SOLUTIONS WITH MACHINEQTM, A COMCAST SERVICE

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Feb 28, 2018

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 whether an IoT (Internet of Things) deployment is...

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

whitepaper

Feb 28, 2018

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 ScreenBeam wireless display receivers, proper configurati...

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PREPARING FOR THE CONVERGED FUTURE PREPARING FOR THE CONVERGED FUTURE

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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 massively increased bandwidth capacity, and different lev...

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