Business Ethernet

Originally developed in 1976 by Xerox at their Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Ethernet is a well-established technology for distributing data around local networks. The term “ether” is used because Ethernet standards can operate over a variety of paths, including coaxial cable, Cat 5, fiber optics and radio waves...

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Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance

The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) is a special-purpose trade organization committed to accelerating the adoption of innovative technologies for personalized health and healthcare. Our community includes C-suite and senior-level executives, entrepreneurs, operating companies of all sizes, foundations, educational institutions, scientists, physicians, and policy makers.

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Where's 5G? Not Here

whitePaper | June 9, 2021

Telecommunications providers have talked up what a difference 5G will make for both individual consumers and big business, due to its many benefits. But although it was scheduled for 2020, its release is still being held up by providers, governments, and other issues.

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Access-to-Core Optical Transport Network Switching

whitePaper | June 21, 2021

Layer 1 transport services are a highly profitable offering that service providers can sell to enterprises. These services, which include ethernet, fiber channel, and legacy SDH/SONET, provide connection to data centers and other corporate locations. However, it has always been a challenge to provision these services fast enough, due to the rigid, low-cost nature of optical access networks. This paper highlights how an innovative and economical access-to-core Optical Transport Networking (OTN) switching solution can enable service providers to provision these lucrative services rapidly, speeding up time to revenues, maintaining customer satisfaction, while also guaranteeing service availability.

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Smart 5G networks:enabled by networkslicing and tailoredto customers’ needs

whitePaper | January 5, 2020

5G mobile networks will provide even more speed and higher quality than its predecessors. Importantly too, they will also introduce a novel architecture solution that allows the creation of a set of logically independent networks that run on a common physical infrastructure. Each of these logically independent networks (network slices) can be designed to fulfill specific business needs, making 5G a truly smart network. It is anticipated that in the initial phases of 5G, there may be a limited number of standardised slices, however mobile operators will be able to create bespoke slice types where business requirements of customers cannot be met by any of the standardised slices.

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Empowering industries at the network edge

whitePaper | July 20, 2021

As the telecommunications industry speeds toward 5G, organizations are looking for new technology that will enable them to deliver more capabilities to their customers, faster. As part of this need to transform, companies are increasingly looking to open technology to help them build out that framework to develop real solutions to real problems.

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SLICING FOR SHARED 5G FRONTHAUL AND BACKHAUL

whitePaper | June 18, 2021

This white paper introduces the concept of 5G mobile access network sharing and use cases for providing multiple mobile access network services over a common underlying fronthaul and backhaul infrastructure. This white paper was originally published by MEF.

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The Future of IT Network Security

whitePaper | July 12, 2021

It’s no secret that the sudden drastic changes in the way we work over the past nine months have negatively impacted user experience and increased cybersecurity risk. IT departments have scrambled to empower newly remote employees, seeking ways to enable ubiquitous application access and improve network performance. But the acceleration of the Future of Work has come at a cost. Business continuity concerns have caused organizations to focus on improving the user experience for remote employees at the expense of security and IT professionals know this isn’t sustainable. Menlo’s new research report captures the concerns of IT professionals at U.S. based organizations as they grapple with the acceleration of digital transformation in the age of COVID-19.

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The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) is a special-purpose trade organization committed to accelerating the adoption of innovative technologies for personalized health and healthcare. Our community includes C-suite and senior-level executives, entrepreneurs, operating companies of all sizes, foundations, educational institutions, scientists, physicians, and policy makers.

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