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Wireless

Ericsson pushes orchestration as central to 5G profitability

March 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

With limited 5G deployments commercially available in some key global markets right now and operators set to quickly scale out coverage, the early focus is on enhanced broadband, both fixed wireless and mobile, with revenue not expected until the 2020 […]


Software

How to Design for Software Robustness and Resiliency in High-Performance Routing Environments

March 20, 2019

Via: The Fast Mode

Digital communications networks are of growing importance for society at large, including a wide variety of key industries, as essential, mission-critical infrastructure. IP routers supporting an ever-growing number of IP-based applications are at the heart of today’s advanced communications networks. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

SoftNAS Cloud 0day found: Upgrade ASAP

March 20, 2019

Via: CSO

SoftNAS users should upgrade their virtual appliance immediately following the discovery of a security issue in the product’s session management. Texas pen-testing outfit Digital Defense discovered the vulnerability during an engagement and coordinated disclosure with SoftNAS. Version 4.2.2 contains the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cyber risk management challenges are impacting the business

March 19, 2019

Via: CSO

There was quite a bit of banter about boardroom cybersecurity actions at this year’s RSA Security Conference. No surprise here; business executives understand what’s at stake and are asking CISOs to provide more cyber risk data and metrics, so they […]


Wireless

Open cloud computing infrastructure and automation are key to 5G

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Early 5G deployments are limited in coverage scope and capacity but, as operators fine tune their spectrum allocation, scale service offerings and the technology continues to mature, expect much more than simply an enhanced mobile broadband experience. Indeed, the long […]


Wireless

5G cities aren’t necessarily tops in 4G, Rootmetrics finds

March 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

As mobile network operators begin to roll out their initial 5G markets, there isn’t a lot of overlap between their top-performing cities for LTE and where they are making their forays into 5G. Analysis from Rootmetrics, which recently released its […]


Hardware

New wavemeter promises enhanced sensors and comms networks

March 13, 2019

Via: Optics.org

A breakthrough in the measurement of laser wavelength could have an impact in applications where that parameter is critical, including optical sensors and communications networks. Researchers at the University of St Andrews have developed a device said to offer a […]


Wireless

Ericsson, Telia, Volvo test 5G network for industrial use

March 12, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson, Volvo Construction Equipment and Telia said they are already operating what they claim is Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use. Operated with a test license, the 5G network is comprised of Ericsson commercial hardware and software, including 5G […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Navigating a challenging cybersecurity skills landscape

March 12, 2019

Via: CSO

As much as tools and technology evolve in the cybersecurity industry, organizations remain reliant on clever, well-trained humans with incisive critical thinking skills to protect themselves from the perilous cyber threat landscape. But just as the threat landscape continues to […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

As networks open up, who aggregates the disaggregation?

March 11, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Today 5G deployments are relatively limited in coverage scope, although that will rapidly change as the telecom industry enters a multi-year investment supercycle. The early focus will be on delivering enhanced mobile broadband but, as standards continue to progress, that […]