Archive for 2011

Strategies for Achieving Better Modeling Accuracy

12/19/2011 |
Bernard Breton

By Bernard Breton, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, +/0+/ While the use of network-based measurements in the design and optimization of wireless communication networks is on the rise, propagation modeling remains a core practice for anyone involved in wireless communication. Propagation modeling, unlike measurements, can be used to determine new radio configurations, which is a critical […]

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Video: How Wholesale Backhaul Service Providers and Mobile Network Operators Can Maximize the Benefits of Migrating to Ethernet Backhaul (Part 2)

12/15/2011 |
Cyril Doussau

By Cyril Doussau de Bazignan, Director of Product Marketing, InfoVista As introduced in my blog post earlier this week, here is my interview with Ari Banerjee, senior analyst of Heavy Reading, on the topic of how service quality visualization powered by Vista360, InfoVista’s award-winning Web 2.0 performance assurance portal, can help wholesale backhaul service providers […]

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How Wholesale Backhaul Service Providers and Mobile Network Operators Can Maximize the Benefits of Migrating to Ethernet Backhaul (Part 1)

12/14/2011 |
Cyril Doussau

By Cyril Doussau de Bazignan, Director of Product Marketing, InfoVista In a turbulent economic climate and commoditized industry, primarily driven by price erosion, many are wondering how wholesale providers can reinvent themselves to sustain their value and increase their margins.  Several industries went through a similar challenge and while none predicted a possible turn-around, smart […]

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Vlog: How Service Differentiation Can Accelerate Carrier Ethernet Revenue

12/01/2011 |
Christopher Cullan

By Christopher Cullan, Product Marketing Manager, Business Services Solutions, InfoVista Due to the rise of ‘dumb pipes,’ communications service providers (CSPs) need to ensure the delivery of high-bandwidth and high-quality service to end-users and can thus accelerate Carrier Ethernet revenue. By combining service-level specifications and bandwidth profiles of Carrier Ethernet with service quality visualization, operators […]

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Being the Difference: How Operational Excellence Underpins Market Differentiation

11/17/2011 |
Christopher Cullan

By Christopher Cullan, Product Marketing Manager, Business Services Solutions, InfoVista   One of the biggest challenges facing today’s communications service providers (CSPs) is achieving market differentiation. Essentially, this means that they have to successfully navigate the transition from providing ‘dumb pipes’ to creating and delivering high-margin services, like application-aware networking, Carrier Ethernet-based services and cloud. […]

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How Wireless Service Providers Can Make Carrier Ethernet a Competitive Advantage

11/03/2011 |
Juan Prieto

By Juan Prieto, Product Marketing Manager – Mobile Solutions, InfoVista As the amount of mobile data traffic continues to grow, wireless service providers (WSPs) are increasingly looking to Ethernet backhaul to cope. Next-generation Ethernet backhaul offers the opportunity for WSPs to raise margins by lowering the cost per bit of managing mobile data traffic. However, […]

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