Not all SD-WAN are created equal

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With the explosive growth in cloud and rich-media applications deployed at branches, distributed enterprises are seeking Next-Generation WAN architectures that deliver high performance, in-stop application availability and industry-leading security.

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Why we need a new approach to network energy efficiency

Article | March 11, 2020

Our recent report about breaking the energy curve offers a blueprint for service providers to evolve their networks towards nationwide 5G while lowering energy consumption. In doing so, service providers can achieve something which historically has never happened before. They can finally break the network energy curve. Today’s mobile networks already consume a considerable amount of energy at a global energy cost of USD 25 billion. As we move ahead into 5G, the energy stakes look set to get even higher.

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Britain's got open RAN talent, hopes clueless govt.

Article | March 11, 2020

Opportunity knocks for open RAN hopefuls in the UK. They have been invited by the government to enter a competition offering cash prizes from a pot of £30 million ($41.3 million) for the best-performing contestants. Think of it as a Britain's Got Talent for open RAN, probably untelevized and without Simon Cowell as a judge. It is the UK's latest attempt to help cultivate 5G alternatives to big kit vendors Ericsson and Nokia, which are set to be the country's dominant 5G infrastructure providers once operators have expunged all traces of China's Huawei – something the government has ordered them to do by 2028.

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What's New In 5G - May 2021

Article | March 11, 2020

The next-generation of wireless technologies - known as 5G - is here. Not only is it expected to offer network speeds that are up to 100 times faster than 4G LTE and reduce latency to nearly zero, it will allow networks to handle 100 times the number of connected devices, revolutionizing business and consumer connectivity and enabling the "Internet of Things." Leading policymakers - federal regulators and legislators - are making it a top priority to ensure that the wireless industry has the tools it needs to maintain U.S. leadership in commercial 5G deployments. This blog provides monthly updates on FCC actions and Congressional efforts to win the race to 5G.

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Lanner Launches Open, Scalable, and Programmable Edge Solution for Enterprise 5G

Article | March 11, 2020

In a recent release, Lanner Electronics, a global leading manufacturer of advanced network appliances announced the release of a new Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) platform. Developed in collaboration with Barefoot Networks, an Intel company, NoviFlow, and Fortinet, the platform reportedly integrates Intel Xeon Scalable processor-based compute nodes, Barefoot Tofino P4-programmable Ethernet switch silicon, Fortinet's Fortigate VNF, and NoviFlow's CyberMapper programmable networking software. By deploying network-based capabilities in edge infrastructure to secure applications and data, the next-gen MEC solution will be able to simplify network architecture, accelerate application deployment, eliminate cabling complexity, and enable zero-touch provisioning of network edge infrastructure, the companies said.

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As a Global IT Solutions Provider, we connect people with technology that enhances growth, elevates productivity, and empowers innovation. Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, healthcare, and education markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites.

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