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Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

August 16, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

Cisco’s strategy of diversifying into a more software-optimized business is paying off – literally. The software differentiation was perhaps never more obvious than in its most recent set of year-end and fourth quarter results. (Cisco’s 2018 fiscal year ended July […]


Software

Revolutionizing WANs with Cisco IOS XE Software-Defined Architecture

August 7, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Your distributed office wide area networks are about to get disrupted—in a good way. Software-defined WANs are upgrading application performance to enable people in branch offices, stores, and clinics to operate at peak efficiency. But before today, many organization needed […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

The Future of 5G is on the Edge

August 6, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

It’s been uttered time and again – 5G isn’t just another G. It will usher in a new era of connectivity, acting as the catalyst for applications like AR/VR, V2I and V2V communications and the IoT. The telecoms industry moves […]


Software

Fronthaul specs for virtualized RAN approved by xRAN Forum

August 1, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Network virtualization is a long-term movement in the telecom industry; the long-term goal is to create fully programmable, automated networks built with commercial off the shelf hardware rather than more expensive proprietary solutions. To achieve that goal, interoperability is a […]


Software

Open vRAN Update: NETCONF/YANG Comes to 5G RAN!

July 31, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

One of the key principles of the Open vRAN ecosystem that Cisco and its ecosystem partners announced earlier this year, is to establish open, standard interfaces and management for vRAN. Recently the xRAN Forum has defined the use of IETF’s […]


Hardware, Software

Nokia gets major 5G win with T-Mobile US contract

July 30, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

To advance regulatory approval for a proposed merger, Sprint and T-Mobile US executives have been playing up the ability of the combined company to more rapidly deploying commercial 5G services in the U.S. Meanwhile both carriers are continuing with separate […]


Software

Grifols Increases IT Efficiency and Builds Global Data Center Network with Cisco ACI

July 25, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Cisco ACI enabled Grifols to define application and security policies upfront, with simplified administration and implementation. Also, ACI’s centralized management and comprehensive visibility across end-to-end network, simplified the troubleshooting process. Further, ACI’s multi-site capability allowed Grifols to connect all its […]


Software, Wireless

The new era of network densification requires operational excellence

July 25, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

According to the latest Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, mobile data traffic has been growing 60% to 100% per year and total traffic will increase sevenfold by 2021 from 2016 levels. Growth in network traffic is […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

Network Automation and Cisco Live

July 12, 2018

Via: NetCraftsmen

Network automation was a big topic at Cisco Live 2018. Susie Wee announced that Cisco’s DevNet now has more than 500,000 registered users. There was coverage by other bloggers including: Michelle Burbick — Cisco Opens Up on Programmable Future Zeus […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

AT&T VP of Cybersecurity discusses threat intelligence

July 11, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Threat intelligence solutions were a primary motivator of AT&T’s acquisition of AlienVault, which is expected to close in Q3 this year. To get a better understanding of the operator’s goals with the acquisition, RCR Wireless News posed a few questions […]