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nGenius Business Analytics: Deliver Subscriber Analytics Like a Rock Star!
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10/31/2017  | 
With nGenius® Business Analytics powered by ASI Smart Data, you’ll receive in-depth subscriber analytics and gain a unique view into how your subscribers are really behaving.
More Flexibility. More Bandwidth. More Control- DOCSIS 3.1 Migrate Today to Plan for the Future
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10/31/2017  | 
As people bring more connected devices and activities into their homes, they are demanding faster broadband and new types of services. DOCSIS 3.1 creates a bigger pipe to the home to more flexibly and cost-effectively provide fiber-like speeds at a fraction of the cost of fiber.
Software-Based Cable Access Networks: A Fresh Look by Harmonic at the Benefits and Migration Path for Cable Operators
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10/27/2017  | 
Demand continues to grow for high-speed broadband services such as OTT streaming, video on demand, and data-intensive applications. Cable access architectures will need to be re-architected to support these requirements. Learn how to overcome the challenges of cable with software, discover the benefits of a Software-Based CCAP solution and how to the migration from hardware to software.
Automating Dynamic Quality of Service Management with Juniper Extension Toolkit
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10/25/2017  | 
This white paper describes how O3b Networks uses Juniper Extension Toolkit (JET)2 APIs to directly program the control plane on Juniper Networks® MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers and dynamically manipulate quality of service (QoS) to maintain a high-quality user experience.
VMware and Netrounds Active Assurance Solution for Communications Service Providers
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10/20/2017  | 
Discover how Active Assurance from Netrounds and VMware can provide your organization with end-to-end service and infrastructure visibility, active service monitoring and analytics, and service remediation to drive optimal network performance and deliver higher QoE for your customers. Download the solution brief today!
Maximizing the Performance of DOCSIS 3.0/3.1 Processing on Intel® Xeon® Processors
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10/19/2017  | 
The growing number and diversity of connected devices within the home and the desire for bandwidth-hungry online experiences, such as 4K video streaming and VR, are fueling exponential growth in the demand for faster home connectivity. Nielsen’s Law of Internet Bandwidth states that users’ data demands grow by 50 percent every year—meaning demand more than triples every three years.
4G & 5G Ready Network Slicing
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10/19/2017  | 
Operators seeking to support diverse services can use network slicing to configure virtual network instances, optimized to specific customer/application requirements, faster and at less cost than traditional dedicated networks. This paper explains how slicing can be introduced in 4G networks, while building a foundation for 5G. New capabilities, such as a Virtual Slice Selection function, enable fine-grained network slicing across legacy and virtualized, multi-vendor network environments.
The Cohesive Cloud: VNF-Based Managed Service Implementation Strategies
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10/19/2017  | 
Only four years ago, the implementation of a network functions virtualization (NFV)-based cloud for many communications service providers (CSPs) was considered a radical step in the transformation process. In contrast, today few CSPs would disagree that their future, on some level, is the cloud. There are several reasons for this sudden shift, but the key drivers relate to a fundamental change in the telco rules of customer engagement and service delivery model.
Multigigabit Speed and Symmetrical Data Service with Full Duplex DOCSIS* 3.1
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10/18/2017  | 
The growing number and diversity of connected devices within the home and the desire for bandwidth-hungry online experiences, such as 4K video streaming and VR, are fueling exponential growth in the demand for faster home connectivity. Nielsen’s Law of Internet Bandwidth states that users’ data demands grow by 50 percent every year—meaning demand more than triples every three years.
The Role of the Network Management System in Virtualized Networks
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10/17/2017  | 
NB-IoT, a Broad Road to the IoT
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10/17/2017  | 
Software-Defined Access Networks
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10/17/2017  | 
Gee, That’s Fast!
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10/17/2017  | 
A New Dawn for the Central Office
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10/17/2017  | 
FDD Massive MIMO Leading 4G Innovation
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10/16/2017  | 
SIRO gets serious about Gigabit
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10/16/2017  | 
Intelligent access: Make Your Networks Faster, Better and Smarter
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10/16/2017  | 
5G Helps Cloud Native Evolution
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10/11/2017  | 
Transforming Towards Digital Business: Embrace, Act, Accelerate
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10/5/2017  | 
Accelerating Digital Operations Transformation
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10/5/2017  | 
Providing New Services with SD-WAN
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10/5/2017  | 
SD-WAN Deployment Roadmap
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10/5/2017  | 
The race among service providers to meet growing enterprise demand for SD-WAN is in full swing. SD-WAN represents new revenue opportunities that can’t be ignored. This eGuide discusses how SD-WAN addresses WAN challenges, factors in delivering an integrated SD-WAN solution that provides the best user experience, and flexible options for various technical and go-to-market approaches with SD-WAN. Download the eGuide now and learn how you can increase service differentiation through SD-WAN.
SD-WAN Implementation & Differentiation Layer Strategies
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10/5/2017  | 
While many service providers are looking to generate new revenue streams and create service differentiation through offering SD-WAN managed services, the emerging technology still has a lot of implementation questions. This Heavy Reading white paper lays out the technical considerations that must be addressed to ensure your SD-WAN implementation leads to continued success. Key areas covered include: security and service delivery platform requirements, and OSS orchestration and integration.
Vertical Use Cases for SD-WAN
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10/5/2017  | 
As enterprise SD-WAN adoption continues to increase, service providers are scrambling to assess how they can gain new customers while providing additional value to existing ones by offering SD-WAN as a managed service in key vertical markets. This brief discusses the business and technical factors contributing to the rise of SD-WAN and what it means for service providers’ approach in key vertical markets such as logistics, retail, business services, banking, and oil and gas.
SD-WAN Infographic: WAN Requirements are Changing, Grow Your Revenue Streams
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10/5/2017  | 
WAN requirements are changing as disruptive technologies such as SD-WAN continue to shape the market. This infographic shows the WAN market trends, enterprise business drivers, various go-to-market approaches, and the benefits of offering SD-WAN managed services on an open platform. Check out this infographic and find out how to grow your revenue streams with SD-WAN.
Watermarking Solutions: A Content Owner’s Shield from Piracy
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10/1/2017  | 
Analyst firm Frost & Sullivan explains how new content protection mechanisms can deter and detect TV content piracy, outlining alternative approaches to watermarking TV content distributed over the internet.


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