Recent Articles

Olympic Update: The State of Wireless and Mobile Network Planning in Rio weeks before 2016 Games

06/20/2016 |
Affandy Johan

The Summer Olympics are coming to Rio de Janeiro in a matter of weeks. As is often the case with almost all host cities in the final days before the opening ceremony, organizers are reportedly scrambling to put the finishing touches on the whole production. While Rio has proven to be a particularly fraught host […]

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Webinar: Bridging the RAN Planning and Optimization Gap with Planet 6

06/15/2016 |
Affandy Johan

To ensure high quality of experience (QoE) for subscribers, mobile network planners need to be fully cognizant of live network and subscriber intelligence and traffic distribution at the earliest stages of radio network planning. In fact, real-world subscriber and traffic data needs to be incorporated at every level of the plan-build-operate radio access network (RAN) […]

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Big Communications Event 2016 & Schrodinger’s OSS

06/13/2016 |
Christopher Cullan

The third annual Big Communications Event in Austin this past month was rife with talk of orchestration, the digital telco and SDN. Terminology, especially at events, is always dizzying, mainly because terms ‘stick’ but their meanings are often very particular to the speaker and/or listener. I had one lengthy debate involving the meaning of SDN […]

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Webinar: Optimizing RAN with Network and Subscriber Insights for Maximum QoE

06/02/2016 |
Affandy Johan

At the same time that mobile networks are gaining complexity at an unprecedented pace, the pressure is on for mobile operators to deliver on equally inflated subscriber quality of experience (QoE) demands. It’s no secret that the mobile market has reached a saturation point. Subscribers now have more options for mobile connectivity than they used […]

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Ipanema Again Recognized as Visionary Within Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant

05/26/2016 |
Ricardo Belmar

For the sixth consecutive year, InfoVista’s application performance guarantee solution, Ipanema, has been recognized as Visionary in Gartner’s annual Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization. This report positions network and application performance tools to identify efficient and effective solutions. As has been the case for more than half a decade, Ipanema has been recognized as a […]

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Webinar: Successfully Assuring Performance for Increasingly Complex Networks

05/12/2016 |
Sergio Zveibil

Building out and assuring mobile backhaul has always been a challenge for mobile network operators (MNOs). This process requires coordinating a litany of mobile technologies, vendors and topologies to guarantee that subscriber QoS is on par with customer expectations. But MNOs are on the verge of facing a more challenging backhaul scenario than ever before. […]

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Using Hybrid WAN to boost UCC UX, productivity

05/09/2016 |
Oscar Olvera Irigoyen

In a recent Gartner study, researchers found that 30 percent of enterprises deploy MPLS and Internet in all branch offices. Therefore, to steer UCC and other application flows, IT organizations require a resilient WAN that uses parallel bounded links. A very cost effective way for teams to do this is to deploy a hybrid WAN […]

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Why Business Performance Hinges on UCC UX

04/25/2016 |
Oscar Olvera Irigoyen

In today’s enterprise landscape, user experience (UX) and business performance go hand-in-hand. In order for a company to succeed, enterprises need all employees to enjoy the best quality of experience (QoE) possible on all business-critical applications and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) tools. UCC solutions include instant messaging, voice, video, screen sharing and file sharing […]

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