SD-WAN: Aligning the Network with Digital Transformation, Cloud, and Customer Engagement

| September 27, 2017

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Digital transformation is a growing, urgent imperative for enterprises and organizations worldwide. Network resources to support digital initiatives are coming under intense scrutiny. Increasingly, that focus concentrates on the wide area network.

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4G, 5G Open RAN technology trials to launch this year

Article | March 18, 2020

Trials of 4G and 5G Open RAN will commence in the UK, Germany, Spain and Brazil this year after Telefónica confirmed a “strategic ecosystem collaboration” with Altiostar, Gigatera Communications, Intel, Supermicro and Xilinx, Inc. Telefónica said the partnership will examine design and developments, integration efforts, operational procedures and testing activities required to deliver Open RAN across its global footprint. This work will specifically include development, optimisation, testing and industrialisation of Open RAN technologies. In a statement, the firm said: “Open RAN represents a paradigm change in network technology where radio baseband hardware is based on standard servers, interfaces between network equipment are open and standardized by the O-RAN Alliance, and the baseband software runs in the Telco Cloud by adopting the Automation and Zero-Touch capabilities that the NFV/SDN paradigm can bring.”

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GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SD-WAN: FEATURES YOU NEED TO START USING TODAY

Article | March 20, 2020

Software-defined wide-area network, also known as SD-WAN, is an implementation of software-defined networking (SDN) technology applied on WAN. This can include WAN connections such as broadband Internet, MPLS, and 4G. One of the most common reasons large businesses use SD-WAN is that it helps them connect their branch offices to centralized datacenters located over large geographical distances. While being very helpful to enterprises in a variety of ways, SD-WAN initially lacked several features such as application-aware routing, integrated firewalls, analytics tools, and more.

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5G Network Growth: 5G Available in 378 Cities Globally, According to VIAVI Report

Article | February 27, 2020

In a recent release, Viavi Solutions revealed new industry data that indicates a rapid surge in the spread of 5G technology over the last year. As of January 2020, commercial 5G networks have been deployed in 378 cities across 34 countries, according to the new VIAVI report, “The State of 5G Deployments.” South Korea leads the world at 85 cities with 5G availability, followed by China with 57, the United States at 50, and the U.K., with 31. In terms of regional coverage, EMEA is ahead, having 168 cities where 5G networks have been deployed, Asia is second with 156 cities, and only 54 cities are covered by 5G across the Americas. Deployments include both mobile and fixed wireless 5G networks, under the report’s parameters.

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How will 5G transform transport?

Article | February 26, 2020

If 2019 was the year that 5G’s impact on transportation spluttered into life, then 2020 will see it move through the gears and start to transform the way we travel.While the arrival of the much-vaunted, fully autonomous vehicle is still some way away, most of the world’s major car brands are set to release new 5G-enabled models which link into the internet of things (IoT) and offer drivers and their passengers a wealth of new opportunities. According to analysts Gartner, the share of cars actively connected to a 5G service will grow from a current base of 15 per cent to 74 per cent by 2023 and 94 per cent five years later.

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