Network Performance Management

InfoVista Took to MEF16 to Discuss How CSPs can Deliver Innovative Services with LSO

11/22/2016 |
Christopher Cullan

While we always look forward to the annual MEF event, this year’s conference was especially satisfying, as InfoVista took home the 2016 Excellence Award for Third Network Technology Solutions Multi-Vendor Innovation of the Year, which we showcased as part of our proof-of-concept (PoC). This marks the second consecutive year that we’ve been recognized in the […]

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In Santiago, Chile’s Operators Get Acquainted with MEF, CE 2.0

10/14/2016 |
Christopher Cullan

After exhausting the limits of my Portuguese language skills the previous week in Rio, I carried on to Santiago, Chile. Spanish can’t be much more difficult, I presumed, but I was quickly corrected and advised that Chilean Spanish is often considered one of the hardest Spanish accents to understand, ¿Cachai? (which means “you know what I […]

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MEF Seminar Brings Brazil’s Major Operators to Rio

10/12/2016 |
Christopher Cullan

I arrived in Rio just as the last of the barricades from the Paralympics were being placed on trucks. I proceeded to wander the afternoon-markets alongside Copacabana beach, practicing my Portuguese to use for my introduction to a presentation on “Multi-Operator Service Delivery: From Months to Minutes…” at the MEF seminar set for later that […]

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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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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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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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