Meeting the Network Requirements of Cloud and Virtual Computing with Local Management

January 1, 1900

The widespread adoption of virtualized computing (including as the enabling technology in “Clouds”) and the various ways that enterprises will change to fully exploit it will have a profound effect on the network and on IT Network Operations Groups. Customer expectations are changing. New requirements are emerging, service levels are becoming more stringent and some time-tested strategies for managing costs and ensuring adequate service levels are being invalidated.

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5G Open RAN Ecosystem

whitePaper | June 29, 2021

There is no end to the process of network augmentation, and current augmentation process needs to be further enhanced to better serve the future customer needs. To this effect, the networks should be flexible, agile and scalable. In addition, in the 5G era, creation of new vertical markets utilizing the mobile networks will be facilitated. Under these circumstances, operators need to keep evolving their networks by adding new network equipment and/or replacing existing equipment. With open interfaces and open application programming interfaces (APIs), operators can freely choose and adopt best-of-breed solutions among various vendors considering time-to-market and cost in this process by only adding or replacing the required components at the required time without having to swap other equipment that are connected.

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WEAVING THE 5G EDGE – THE ENABLING POWER OF PROGRAMMABLE FABRICS

whitePaper | June 22, 2021

5G brings edge computing to the forefront, and the edge has become much more complex and critical. For those contemplating new 5G rollouts or making non-standalone (NSA) to standalone (SA) transitions, understanding how to take advantage of this unique solution architecture could reduce costs and improve customer outcomes. This research brief will examine the novel use of programmable fabrics in edge architectures and how this hybrid approach can minimize the deployment footprint, reduce power consumption and cooling needs, and improve network performance.

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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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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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5G Wireless: Understanding the Basics

whitePaper | June 8, 2021

5G networks will be available soon, and it’s time to prepare your network to take advantage of this high-speed, lowlatency technology. 5G wireless technology will represent an even greater leap forward in network performance, enabling enterprises to tap into a broad range of new applications and services.

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ARIADNE – On communication-theoretic models for programmable wireless environments enabled by reconfigurable intelligent surfaces

whitePaper | June 2, 2021

With the current deployment of the fifth generation (5G) of communication systems, it is now a critical time to identify enabling technologies for the sixth generation (6G) of communication systems. 6G systems are expected to fulfill more stringent requirements than 5G systems, on transmission capacity, reliability, latency, coverage, energy consumption, and connection density.

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Verizon Wireless

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We continuously innovate and learn from the best. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Our work perks include competitive pay, health and wellness benefits, tuition assistance and more.

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