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In the Applications Era, SD-WAN Brings Necessary Orchestration

09/13/2016 |
Jonathan Forest

Enterprise wide-area networks (WANs) have a tendency to become extremely cumbersome in a short amount of time. The economics of provisioning and remediation among the many different network layers while meeting SLAs for security and compliance can quickly become untenable for IT organizations that don’t have tools in place for orchestration and performance management. Enter […]

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How can CSPs fully realize the benefits of their NFV transformation?

09/06/2016 |
Cyril Doussau

Our industry has been reinventing itself alongside the adoption of NFV/SDN technologies going on three to four years now. While this switch has already become a reality for some, many communications service providers (CSPs) are just now planning the transition to an hybrid virtual/physical network leveraging the capabilities of orchestrators and controllers. With networks and […]

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Is Your Network Ready for Pokémon GO?

08/16/2016 |
Bernard Breton

To call Pokémon GO a phenomenon would be an understatement: post-launch, it only took a few days for the game to eclipse hugely popular mobile applications like Tinder and Twitter, while also topping WhatsApp, Instagram and Snapchat for average daily usage – 43 minutes and 23 seconds. Now, just over a month on the scene, […]

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CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit: Deliver Application Performance Workers Expect

08/11/2016 |
Ricardo Belmar

The modern workforce is characterized by mobility, which should come as no surprise given the nature of society’s many day-to-day interactions. Humans live in an increasingly multi-channel world, where they regularly interface with both the physical environment and the one that lives on their mobile devices. To meet the expectations of consumers who now expect […]

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Application Performance Management: The Golden Ticket for Successful Flash Sales

07/28/2016 |
Ricardo Belmar

Flash sales are hardly a new phenomenon in the retail sector. For generations, retailers have sent shoppers clamoring with “one-day-only” or “limited selection” markdowns that help the store owner turn over product and collect quick returns. But the flash sale has evolved as the retail landscape has transformed into a truly multi-channel arena. Now Cyber […]

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GBH Communications Curbs Workplace Complexity and UC Challenges with InfoVista

07/21/2016 |
Jose De La Paz

For three decades, GBH Communications has been at the forefront of providing enterprises with best-in-class audio-visual, video conferencing and cloud solutions. Our services empower companies to manage and map critical communications strategies that enable overall business functionality. And, with the adoption of unified communications (UC) applications like Microsoft Skype for Business reaching a critical mass, […]

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SaaS for Network Performance Management Helps Mobile Operators Balance CAPEX

07/05/2016 |
Cyril Doussau

As network technology evolves and subscribers’ bandwidth demands grow, communications service providers (CSPs) often struggle to balance the financial strain and operational challenges that network overhauls create. This is especially true for smaller Tier 2 and Tier 3 mobile network operators (MNOs) that need to deliver 3G, LTE, VoLTE and wireless services to their highest-value […]

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How 5G Will Play a Big Role in Making Widespread IoT a Reality

06/30/2016 |
Gregory Donnard

A recent report from BI Intelligence anticipates that widespread 5G technology is only a few years away for mobile network subscribers in North and South America. With internet-of-things (IoT) tech on the path to widespread proliferation in these markets, the timing couldn’t be better: A complementary Ericsson survey found that 95 percent of mobile network […]

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