Masergy a revelation for the CTO of Profit Enhancement Systems

February 6, 2020 | 116 views

After years as the CIO for Panavision, John Buccola became the CTO for IT consultancy Profit Enhancement Systems (PES). See how his years of partnering with Masergy to deliver innovative solutions made John a vocal supporter of Masergy Managed SD-WAN, Unified Communications, and Managed Security solutions.

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Ericsson’s 5G platform adds unique core and business communication capabilities

Article | August 23, 2022

To leverage the full benefits of 5G and cloud native investments, orchestration and automation are now a critical matter of business. Ericsson’s 5G platform is now being strengthened with new solutions that enable smarter business. David Bjore, Head of R&D and Portfolio, Business Area Digital Services, Ericsson, says: “Through our core networks, service providers can get to market faster and can capitalize on new services, through leading consumer and enterprise communication and monetization solutions, enabling them to stay ahead in the race for 5G business, today and tomorrow.”

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Ericsson researchers top 4.3Gbps downlink on 5G millimeter wave

Article | June 9, 2022

With a technical specification comprising 8 component carriers (8CC) aggregating 800MHz of millimeter wave spectrum, Ericsson engineers achieved delivery rates of 4.3Gbps – the fastest 5G speed to date. Ericsson Radio System Street Macro 6701 delivered data with downlink speeds of 4.3Gbps over-the-air to an industry partner test device during interoperability testing. The commercial solution, including network and terminal support, will be available to 5G consumers during 2020.

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Intelligence Brief: How is 5G changing network ownership?

Article | June 28, 2022

5G necessitates a different network strategy. Unlike previous generations, 5G deployment is not only about adding more sites and increasing backhaul capacity. In fact, it is more about rethinking the whole network architecture to make it agile. The high capacity requirements of 5G will necessitate the use of small cells in cities and areas of high footfall (such as airports) to complement national macro networks. Private networks (for example to sell into enterprise customers) and the concept of a neutral host (such as for sports stadiums) are further examples of diversification.

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5G Needs Edge Computing to Deliver on Its Promises

Article | February 11, 2020

Edge computing will be a key enabler for 5G to deliver on its bandwidth and latency requirements. In the short term, it can enable developers to provide a “5G experience” at scale. In the long term, it will be necessary to optimise customer experience for real-time, data hungry applications. Telecoms operators have reported that 5G in the lab can deliver network speeds that are more than twenty times faster than LTE1. But, this does not reflect the experience of the average user. And 5G roll out in many countries will be limited in terms of coverage and capabilities for several more years, given that the ultra-low latency standards will only be revealed in 3GPP’s Release 16 later this year. This is why it is likely that, for 5G to deliver on its promises, it must be coupled with edge computing.

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Google Cloud forges 5G edge deal with AT&T, launches telecom-tailored version of Anthos

Light Reading | March 05, 2020

Google Cloud today announced a comprehensive new strategy to help telecommunications companies digitally transform. Google Cloud’s strategy focuses on three key business outcomes for telecommunications companies: monetizing 5G as a business services platform, engaging customers with data-driven experiences, and improving operational efficiency across telecom core systems. Enabling and Monetizing 5G as a business services platform. Google Cloud is partnering with telecommunications companies to harness 5G as a business services platform. To meet this goal, Google Cloud today unveiled its Global Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC) strategy, which will deliver a portfolio and marketplace of 5G solutions built jointly with telecommunications companies; an open cloud platform for developing these network-centric applications; and a global distributed edge for optimally deploying these solutions.

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New York's utility to test private LTE network with several vendors

Light Reading | March 05, 2020

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation's largest state-owned power utility, is about to begin testing a massive private LTE network that it hopes to use for applications ranging from energy metering to flying inspection drones. "NYPA is looking to build a 3GPP standards-based private LTE network to support its efforts to help modernize the electric grid in New York State. This secure and reliable network will support NYPA's efforts to enhance its operational and programmatic capabilities and leverage the benefits of evolving innovation in wireless equipment," the agency wrote in a filing with the FCC requesting permission to begin testing the network.

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Cisco Likes Facebook’s WiFi Partner Program

SDxCentral | February 06, 2020

Cisco joined Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi Technology Partner Program, which aims to deliver internet access to underserved areas, and said it will build network hardware and software that is compatible with Express Wi-Fi as part of this effort to bring more people online. Express Wi-Fi partners with carriers, internet service providers, and local entrepreneurs to extend connectivity to underserved locations around the world and bring more people together, faster. Cisco joins the likes of Nokia, Telefonica, Cambium Networks, Arista Networks, and Ruckus Network, which already participate in the WiFi program.

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Google Cloud forges 5G edge deal with AT&T, launches telecom-tailored version of Anthos

Light Reading | March 05, 2020

Google Cloud today announced a comprehensive new strategy to help telecommunications companies digitally transform. Google Cloud’s strategy focuses on three key business outcomes for telecommunications companies: monetizing 5G as a business services platform, engaging customers with data-driven experiences, and improving operational efficiency across telecom core systems. Enabling and Monetizing 5G as a business services platform. Google Cloud is partnering with telecommunications companies to harness 5G as a business services platform. To meet this goal, Google Cloud today unveiled its Global Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC) strategy, which will deliver a portfolio and marketplace of 5G solutions built jointly with telecommunications companies; an open cloud platform for developing these network-centric applications; and a global distributed edge for optimally deploying these solutions.

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New York's utility to test private LTE network with several vendors

Light Reading | March 05, 2020

The New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation's largest state-owned power utility, is about to begin testing a massive private LTE network that it hopes to use for applications ranging from energy metering to flying inspection drones. "NYPA is looking to build a 3GPP standards-based private LTE network to support its efforts to help modernize the electric grid in New York State. This secure and reliable network will support NYPA's efforts to enhance its operational and programmatic capabilities and leverage the benefits of evolving innovation in wireless equipment," the agency wrote in a filing with the FCC requesting permission to begin testing the network.

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Cisco Likes Facebook’s WiFi Partner Program

SDxCentral | February 06, 2020

Cisco joined Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi Technology Partner Program, which aims to deliver internet access to underserved areas, and said it will build network hardware and software that is compatible with Express Wi-Fi as part of this effort to bring more people online. Express Wi-Fi partners with carriers, internet service providers, and local entrepreneurs to extend connectivity to underserved locations around the world and bring more people together, faster. Cisco joins the likes of Nokia, Telefonica, Cambium Networks, Arista Networks, and Ruckus Network, which already participate in the WiFi program.

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