Archive for March, 2012

Visibility is the Key to Network Right-Sizing

03/29/2012 |
Tim Young

By Tim Young, Editor-in-Chief, Pipeline Magazine I was recently talking to a good friend who is in the process of looking to buy a house.  He and his wife live alone, with no children or other relatives to require massive amounts of space.  Nevertheless, they were looking at houses that were quite large. Knowing that […]

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Managing the Explosion of Data with Service Assurance

03/27/2012 |
Marc Lippe

By Marc Lippe, Director, Worldwide Field and Corporate Marketing, InfoVista By now, everyone is familiar with the data explosion brought on by mobile broadband users and signaling traffic. Clearly, a challenge exists to meet this extraordinarily high demand. However, meeting that challenge cannot be achieved by just adding bandwidth. It takes network and user intelligence, capacity […]

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Delivering High-Value, SLA-Backed Ethernet Services to Business Customers

03/20/2012 |
Christopher Cullan

By Christopher Cullan, Product Marketing Manager, Business Services Solutions, InfoVista Wholesale and retail Ethernet customers want fast, affordable services that support their central business needs and critical applications, which require high bandwidth availability and low latency. To ensure reliable Ethernet delivery and meet business customers’ expectations, communications service providers (CSPs) must be able to proactively […]

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Harnessing the Potential of Ethernet Backhaul

03/15/2012 |
Juan Prieto

By Juan Prieto, Product Marketing Manager – Mobile Solutions, InfoVista Mobile data traffic is continuously growing due to the rapid adoption of mobile social networking, video and audio streaming applications as well as increase in machine-to-machine (M2M) connections. Like my colleague, Marc Lippe, recently mentioned, Cisco’s Visual Networking Index reported that it would reach 130 […]

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Backhaul Blind-Spots?

03/07/2012 |
Tim Young

By Tim Young, Editor-in-Chief, Pipeline Magazine Earlier this month, there was a bit of confusion over AT&T’s 2011 wireless data growth.  CEO John Stankey asserted that wireless data consumption was growing at 40% a year, down from estimates and far less than the 92% growth posited by Cisco and the 120% growth forecasted by the […]

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Carrier Ethernet Support of Multi-CoS is Here!

03/01/2012 |
Christopher Cullan

By Christopher Cullan, Product Marketing Manager, Business Services Solutions, InfoVista As a card-carrying member of the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), I truly believe and support the organization’s goals and many of its deliverables. In my university days, I wrote a paper comparing LAN technologies: token-ring to Ethernet. You can imagine how long ago that may […]

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