NEW YORK -- Introducing technology that eliminates Carrier Ethernet operational pain points and the need for multiple pieces of equipment, and doing it in a finger-sized and extraordinarily flexible form factor, RAD Data Communications has changed the rules of the Ethernet service game.
RAD's new Micro Network Interface Device (MiNID), introduced this week at Ethernet Expo Americas, is a fully functional and hugely intelligent SFP form-factor solution that plugs into the SFP cage of any manufacturer’s host unit. When an SFP device is inserted into the patent-pending sleeve, it is transformed into a Carrier Ethernet demarcation and SLA verification device for remote service monitoring and fault isolation.
Its compact size makes the MiNID an ideal solution for small cell backhaul applications, as well as virtual private networks and carrier-wholesale provider network termination.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.
During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.
She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.