Network Performance Management

The Rising Importance of Application Visibility Services

Frédéric Panya-Lestonnat

As enterprises host more of their applications off premises and in the cloud, communications service providers (CSPs) are feeling pressure to maintain the performance of and access to these off-site applications. Despite putting in place SLAs and other performance monitoring tools, many still hear from enterprise customers that their application quality is unpredictable, blaming the […]

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Why Vodafone’s Latest Initiative Needs End-to-End Network Monitoring to Succeed

08/12/2014 |
Sergio Zveibil

It is crunch time for mobile operators, especially with mobile data usage rapidly growing, predicted to increase 13-fold by 2017. Mobile operators are tasked with cost-effectively managing that mobile data demand in a way that positively impacts the customer experience, while also making sure new technologies are strategically deployed onto the network to further ensure […]

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GEN14: Carrier Ethernet Standards are Necessary for the Market to Succeed

07/24/2014 |
Christopher Cullan

It’s no secret that the Carrier Ethernet market is dominating service revenues globally for communications service providers (CSPs). Looking ahead, the Carrier Ethernet market is predicted to reach over $100 billion by 2017, with CSP spending on Carrier Ethernet equipment reaching $150 billion over the next five years. read more

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Integrating Mobile Network Performance Management Practices End-to-End

07/15/2014 |
Sergio Zveibil

As radio access networks become more complex – in part, due to the continued emergence of next-generation technologies and an uptick in mobile data traffic – mobile operators are increasingly in need of end-to-end visibility. Without a holistic view of their networks, they may struggle to effectively understand usage or to manage mobile network performance, […]

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InfoVista and Alcatel-Lucent Improve Network Performance Monitoring

06/10/2014 |
Christopher Cullan

InfoVista has consistently been committed to integrating its products with Alcatel-Lucent’s 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM). In fact, we’ve been a long-time member of the Alcatel-Lucent OSS Connected Partner Program and were named a Connected Premier Partner, the highest tier of Alcatel-Lucent’s program. Building on this market-leading position, we recently became the first vendor to […]

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Preventing QoS Degradation with Holistic Network Performance Management

06/02/2014 |
Sergio Zveibil

The failure of mobile network infrastructure can have far-reaching effects on subscribers, many of whom would be lost without access to their voice and data services. But, maintaining a high quality of service (QoS) is no doubt a consistent challenge. Network outages commonly occur due to physical link failures, network congestion and cell overload, according to […]

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