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TM Forum Live! Takeaways: The Digitized Economy, NaaS Catalyst and Ipanema Acquisition

06/22/2015 |
Cyril Doussau

Earlier this month, the InfoVista team attended TM Forum Live! in Nice, France. Looking back at the event, there was no shortage of interesting conversations with customers, press and analysts and industry peers about how the telecommunications industry must transform to keep up with the future requirements of the digital world. Specifically, there were three […]

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IWCE Recap: Meeting the Demands of Public Safety Network Planning

06/03/2015 |
Jason Suplita

Connectivity brings many great benefits to our society – for instance, easy and real-time communication across large distances, and access to myriad sources of information and educational materials. But, among these use cases, public safety communications is truly the most valuable to our safety and well-being. When there is a fire, natural disaster or other […]

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TM Forum Catalyst Will Reveal the Blueprint for Zero Touch Network as a Service

05/21/2015 |
Christopher Cullan

What form will the future of networking take? It’s a question the community constantly asks itself and doesn’t shy away from. Look no further than TM Forum’s Catalyst Program for tangible answers to this question by the industry’s ecosystem. The Catalyst initiative encourages digital and communications service providers (CSPs) and other ecosystem players to develop […]

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Mentum Ellipse Update Brings New Layer of Intelligence to Mobile Backhaul Planning

05/20/2015 |
Astrid Wastegård

With mobile traffic loads continuing to grow globally at a compound annual growth rate of 57 percent, the capacity requirements put on mobile backhaul have never been more challenging.. To meet subscribers’ appetite for mobile data, mobile operators have grown their networks to become more complex and new, holistic approaches are required to cost efficiently […]

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Improving Application Experience for Vodafone’s Enterprise Customers

05/04/2015 |
Christopher Cullan

Communications service providers (CSPs) are facing a growing list of obstacles when it comes to supporting business customers, including increased complexity imposed by cloud computing, disappearing revenue streams, constant pricing pressure and mounting bandwidth demands. Meanwhile, wide area networking (WAN) costs for enterprises continue to rise, end users continue to complain of poor application experience […]

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How to Understand Subscribers’ Mobile Behavior and Optimize Investments

04/22/2015 |
Astrid Wastegård

The mobile ecosystem has become a major driver of the global economy. In 2014, the mobile industry generated 3.8% of global gross domestic product (GDP), and this number is estimated to grow at a faster rate than the rest of the economy, contributing 4.2% to the world’s GDP by 2020 (GSMA Mobile Economy 2015). Behind this […]

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How XO Communications Chose a ‘One-Stop’ Carrier Ethernet Service Assurance Platform

04/15/2015 |
Christopher Cullan

Communications service providers (CSPs) will go to great lengths to deliver a compelling customer experience. This includes valuable network services backed by meaningful, easy-to-interpret performance intelligence for their business customers that maximizes the network service’ value. To do so, often requires development of APIs plus expertise unique to each network equipment vendor, and software programs […]

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Bring the Mobile Subscriber Experience into Focus

04/09/2015 |
Andre Sequerah

Mobile operators have long relied on network KPIs to monitor and measure quality of service (QoS). However, these KPIs don’t always tell the whole story. Many mobile operators are meeting all of their performance metrics, but still get lots of complaints from subscribers. To better track QoS and to improve customers’ quality of experience (QoE), […]

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