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Category: Analysis


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Analyst Angle: Why the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint will succeed this time

April 20, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

The marriage between T-Mobile and Sprint has played out like a long saga of unrequited love: the two sides have much to gain by consummating a merger, but authorities oppose it, and there have been differences about the size of […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

9 ways CSPs can incorporate AI into their business today

April 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Artificial Intelligence. The words themselves sound complex, and that may be off-putting to communications service providers (CSPs) struggling to determine how AI might help their business grow. There are so many questions for service providers. Why should you care about […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

The Role of the Network: Cost Center or Business Enabler?

April 10, 2018

Via: Network Computing

Is the network considered a contributor to an organization or a cost center? While a contributor helps an organization attain key goals such as revenue or efficiency, a cost center is considered necessary plumbing that saps resources. Which category does […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

How to virtualize the core network

April 6, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Core network virtualization Network operators are virtualizing their core networks in an effort to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. By enabling virtualization in the core network, service providers can significantly decrease operational expenditure (OPEX) and capital expenditure (CAPEX), […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

How will LTE Unlicensed affect Wi-Fi performance?

April 3, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi has enjoyed a quasi-monopolistic usage of the 5 GHz in the last few years but that is changing as Multefire and LTE Unlicensed in general are making inroads in once considered “Wi-Fi” bands. We thus feel it is about time […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Network Refresh or Design: Get a Second Opinion!

March 30, 2018

Via: NetCraftsmen

If you were told you had a serious health problem, you’d probably get a second opinion. Why? Money, risk, consequences. Well, before spending a lot of money on a network refresh, you should probably also get a second opinion, and […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Analyst Angle: Trending at MWC 2018

March 28, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

As expected, MWC 2018 was a lot about buzzwords 5G, AI, VR, digital transformation, digital identity, smart cities, connected cars, IoT and everything in between. With 5G non-standalone standards now in place, the conversation is moving away from proof of […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

CISOs: What you can control – and what you can’t – in GDPR

February 14, 2018

Via: CSO

There’s a lot of confusing rhetoric around GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). I’d like to help clear up some of it. I’m not a GDPR expert; however, I am a CISO with pretty deep experience in the implementation of risk […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How to ensure that giving notice doesn’t mean losing data

February 13, 2018

Via: CSO

Most IT teams invest resources to ensure data security when onboarding new employees. You probably have a checklist that covers network access and permissions, access to data repositories, security policy acknowledgement, and maybe even security awareness education. But how robust […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

How prepared is the telecom industry to deploy NSA 5G NR?

February 9, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Now that there’s a non-standalone 5G NR standard in place, how has the rest of the telecom industry aligned to support promised commercial rollouts as early as the second half of 2018? Serge Willenegger, Qualcomm SVP and GM of 4G/5G […]