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DDoS Trends Report
Information Resources | 7/7/2020

Organizations across the globe remain dependent on the Internet as a means to conduct business and deliver their services to other businesses and consumers alike. This report contains observations from DDoS attacks against Corero customers in 2019, as well as comparisons against previous years.

The Challenge of 5G Security
Information Resources | 7/7/2020

This report from Omdia provides an analysis on initial security requirements for service providers looking to implement 3GPP security for their 5G networks with special emphasis on enterprise and industrial 5G applications.

5G Brings New Opportunities to Operators
Information Resources | 7/2/2020

Clearly the market most impacted by 5G technology is telecom, which will be required to deploy large amounts of networking infrastructure, such as virtual radio access networks (vRAN) to support the new spectrum and resulting use cases. Learn more about 5G opportunities and solutions in this brief.

COVID-19 and Corporate Strategies in the US and China: A Seismic Event Demanding Change and Action From Top Executives
Information Resources | 7/2/2020

See how your industry peers are thinking and designing for their futures in the new reality caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We interviewed executives, IoT, and DevOps leaders in late April in the US and China to get their opinions on 5G, applications for the edge, container-based development and much more.

Blue Planet 5G Automation
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

Accelerating the journey to zero-touch slice lifecycle management.

Converging and Automating 5G Networks
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

Complete, open solution allowing MNOs and wholesale operators to build best-in-breed networks for competitive advantage while enjoying a broader and more secure vendor supply chain.

Laying the 5G Foundation with an Evolved Mobile Transport Network
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

This white paper discusses how to build a solid foundation for your 5G deployment.

New Packet Network Design for Transporting 5G Converged Traffic
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

This white paper explains why the move to offering 5G mobile services is about far more than just a wireless upgrade.

Intelligent Modernization of Network Operations at China Unicom
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

This Heavy Reading study describes China Unicom’s TianShu system which taps into the operator’s OSS/BSS data as well as detailed information from network management systems to provide comprehensive information that facilitates network construction and operations and maintenance processes.

CenturyLink, Dell Technologies partner for private cloud at the network edge
Information Resources | 7/1/2020

This case study describes how CenturyLink worked with Dell Technologies to offer its CenturyLink Private Cloud, running VMware Cloud Foundation on Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, giving new levels of flexibility, performance and results in a fully automated software-defined data center solution.

Achieve Transformative Revenue Growth Using “Location Intelligence”
Information Resources | 6/26/2020

Revenue growth for network operators and managed service providers require identifying their total addressable market, targeting the right accounts, and pricing to maximize close rates. Location Intelligence delivers insights that optimize each of these areas while automating currently manual efforts.

Cybersecurity for Small and Midsized Businesses: A New Opportunity for Service Providers
Information Resources | 6/17/2020

This white paper explores common security issues faced by small- and midsized-businesses and how ISPs can help address them.

Case Study: How Service Providers Can Deploy a Cloud-Based Security Service at a Low Cost
Information Resources | 6/17/2020

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has a mandate to run a safe, secure and reliable .CA domain for all Canadians. In this case study, you'll read about how CIRA selected Akamai as a security vendor, and today evaluates more than 100 billion DNS queries daily.

White Paper: Get Effective Layered Security Protection from Threats Inside and Outside Service Provider Networks
Information Resources | 6/16/2020

Cisco uses a trustworthy framework that embeds security throughout the lifecycle of our solutions in order to assist service providers in operating critical infrastructure required to satisfy today’s global connectivity needs.

White Paper: Cisco 8000 Series Routers: Trustworthy Hardware Designed to Protect Against Threats and Attacks
Information Resources | 6/16/2020

The Cisco 8000 Series Router (8000 Series) is the foundational routing device to support the next evolution of the Internet, and Cisco has addressed security throughout the entire development cycle of the product.

Modernize your network edge with ASR 9000 series
Information Resources | 6/16/2020

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White Paper: The Cisco 8000 Series Router: A Breakthrough in Routing
Information Resources | 6/16/2020

Cisco introduces a breakthrough in routing with the Cisco 8000 Series Routing platform. A router that can anchor networks for a decade or more for vast scale for 400 G connections and up to 259 Tb/s., from predictable OpEx rather than CapEx.

White Paper: IOS XR7: The New Operating System that is Thin, Fit and Modern
Information Resources | 6/16/2020

Meet IOS XR7. The newest version of one of the most widely deployed operating systems in the world. IOS XR7 is thin, fit and modern to provide the simplicity, power and trust you need in an operating system today.

Case Study: Automating multivendor networks to improve network robustness and reliability
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

This Heavy Reading case study shows how Telefónica is automating its IP network to improve network robustness and reliability, and to automate its disaster recovery with the Cisco Crosswork Network Automation software family.

White Paper: Congestion in Your RAN? Get Relief with CUTO
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

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White Paper: Prepare for the Future with Low-Latency Upstream Scheduling in Remote PHY
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Cable networks are radically transforming to a high-capacity, low-latency, multi-service edge access network. Enabling low-latency UpStream scheduling in Remote-PHY accelerates this transformation and prepares cable networks for the future.

White Paper: Transform Cable Hubs into Application-Centric Cloud Sites
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Cable network operators have a tremendous opportunity to transform their existing hub sites into next-generation application-centric cloud sites. Learn how cable MSOs can leverage their networks to support more applications and generate more revenue.

MacStadium Case Study: Connecting and Automating Multiple Data Centers in Days instead of Months
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Increase the speed of client deployments, accelerate large-scale network changes from months to one day, and improve infrastructure security, visibility, and automation with Cisco Nexus 9000 and Cisco DCNM.

Success Story: How Telefonica improved repair time and time to market with Cisco NSO and Crosswork
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

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White Paper: Open vRAN can Improve Your Network Security
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

As operators expand radio networks with upgrades and new buildouts, open architectures offer clear benefits, including standardized interfaces, greater visibility and security capabilities. Read this white paper to learn more about these capabilities.

White Paper: Transform Your Cable Access Network with Remote PHY
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

An extension of DOCSIS 3.1, Remote PHY (Physical) helps cable operators overcome the limitations of analog fiber and break through the Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial bottleneck. Read this white paper to learn how Remote PHY transforms your access network.

White Paper: Reimagine the Service Edge: The Four Pillars of Transforming to Telco Cloud
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

With 5G, a new generation of B2B services will emerge. However, greater intelligence and computational capabilities need to take place at the service edge before Service Providers can deliver them. Transform your service edge using four key pillars.

EMA White Paper: Promote Trust in Organizations with a Single Source of Network Truth
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Many network engineers distrust network automation. One reason is a lack of insight into network intent and network state. Explore how IT organizations can establish a source of network truth to drive a successful network automation pipeline.

IDC White Paper: Improve Your Cellular Network Capacity Without Breaking the Bank
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

IDC introduces Cisco Ultra Traffic Optimization, and the impact it will have on mobile networking. Two operators —Spark and STC — attest to CUTO's efficacy in significantly improving cellular network capacity without breaking the bank.

White Paper: Go Cloud Native to Grow Revenue, Reduce Costs and Mitigate Risk
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

This white paper addresses how cable operators can go cloud native to grow revenue, reduce costs and mitigate risks.

451 Report: Delivering the Cloud Experience on Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

With cloud figuring largely in future IT environments, on-premises infrastructures must not only integrate well with public cloud service providers but must also become more cloud-like in their delivery of IT resources.

New Revenue Growth Engine for Cable Mobile xHaul Over DOCSIS
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Native Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) technology provides a good entry point for cable operators to move into xHaul (Backhaul, Midhaul, and Fronthaul) for mobile – their next great revenue-generating opportunity.

White Paper: Capitalizing on the Economic Benefits of Network Automation
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

This special Cisco sponsored report from ACG Research reviews a new study on the ROI and TCO benefits of network automation and orchestration for Service Providers.

White Paper: A Case for SmartWiFi from Shaw Business
Information Resources | 6/15/2020

Learn how Shaw Business is using SmartWiFi for SMBs.

Ebook: Building trust through automated security operations
Information Resources | 6/8/2020

In this eBook you will learn about how trust will be measured in 5G and more.

Use case: Building trust in the 5G industrial IoT ecosystem
Information Resources | 6/8/2020

Find out how CSPs can protect their customers' robots, drones and other industrial IoT systems and devices from attack.

TIP OpenRAN: Toward Disaggregated Mobile Networking
Information Resources | 6/3/2020

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5G Success Stories
Information Resources | 6/2/2020

These three 5G stories detail early insights with coverage gaps, orchestrated service assurance, and success with launching 5G networks.

White Paper: The Elevated Importance of RF Propagation Modeling
Information Resources | 6/2/2020

This white paper takes a closer look into why RF Propagation Modeling is an important consideration for communications service providers looking to deploy 5G networks.

Video: Manage, Control and Plan Domain Controller
Information Resources | 5/27/2020

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How Streaming Service Providers Can Combat Subscription Churn
Information Resources | 5/22/2020

In this comprehensive guide, learn about different types of churn, explore tactics to lower churn rate, understand how audience engagement can improve the overall experience and engage users to put them on the path to continued subscription.

Solution Brief: Open Multi-vendor uCPE Solution Powers Smart City Initiative
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Read this solution brief to learn about the Open Multi-vendor uCPE Solution Powers Smart City Initiative.

White Box Selection Guide: Join the SD-WAN Transformation at the Enterprise Edge
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Advantech’s feature flexible white-box uCPE product range offers a solid foundation for deploying SD-WAN and additional virtual network functions from key industry partners. Download this selection guide to learn more.

Service Provider Blueprint: Implementing Practical, Cost-Effective uCPE
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Learn how the uCPE as an edge compute platform is a key to customer-centric business transformation enabled by cloud-native applications.

Performance Results: Enabling Virtualized uCPE, MEC Services
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) devices bring new flexibility and remote service deployment automation to communication service provider (CommSP) networks. Download this solution brief to learn more..

Building the 5G experience
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Build the right foundation for customer experience in the 5G era.

Grow Your Revenues With Innovative Customer Engagements and Business Models
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This e-book focuses on how to deliver the services customers will crave and pay for with innovative new business models and partner ecosystems designed for 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Nokia Experience in 5G IMPACT Brochure
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This brochure introduces the Nokia IMPACT platform.

Nokia WING and 5G
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Read about new business models to monetize 5G investments in the latest whitepaper from Nokia.

Whitepaper: 5G security – a new approach to build digital trust
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Build the four key requirements of digital trust to make a success of 5G.

Whitepaper: 5G security operations - Insource or outsource?
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

In this white paper, CSPs will discover the most efficient and cost-effective path to transform their security operations for the 5G era.

Grow your revenues with innovative customer engagements and business models
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This e-book focuses on how to deliver the services customers will crave and pay for with innovative new business models and partner ecosystems designed for 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The journey toward successful 5G monetization starts today
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Monetize 5G use cases and business models from day one.

Ebook: The operational agility to capitalize on the 5G opportunity
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

Find out why a fundamental shift in all aspects of 5G operations — people, process and tools — is needed to increase agility.

Use case: Operational agility in action - Keep pace with shifting demand
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

See how agile 5G operations can help CSPs adapt and re-purpose video surveillance solutions for multiple industry verticals.

Three ways to boost customer experience across the 5G FWA journey
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This paper discusses the challenges and opportunities in implementing 5G FWA services from a customer experience perspective.

Drive brand loyalty with 5G experiences that go beyond
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This eBook provides examples of how we can help CSPs boost loyalty through AI, automation and insights with three use cases and customer references that address personalization, proactive care and self care.

Ebook: Redefining service quality for the 5G era
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

In this eBook you will find out why it’s time to rethink the definition of "quality" and reimagine network operations for the 5G era.

Use case: Optimize your 5G operations to meet sky-high quality expectations
Information Resources | 5/19/2020

This use case looks at an emerging application for which service quality is truly mission-critical: autonomous, connected passenger drones.

Video: The Inside Story of Advantech White-box uCPE Solutions
Information Resources | 5/18/2020

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Designing a Secure Telework Program
Information Resources | 5/14/2020

Organizations should support telework as a component of their business continuity plan. Doing so creates new networking and security challenges since resources are being used in very different ways than they would be by on-site employees. This whitepaper explores the security concerns and requirements that should be in place to create a secure remote workplace for employees.

How Service Providers Can Optimize Managed SD-WAN and SD-Branch Delivery and Management
Information Resources | 5/14/2020

This whitepaper will explore the key considerations for service providers to implement managed SD-WAN services.

Fortinet Cybersecurity Solutions for Managed Security Service Providers
Information Resources | 5/14/2020

The growth potential of managed security services is substantial and forecast to remain so. For MSSPs, this growth trend presents both opportunities and challenges. To win and retain business, you must demonstrate the ability to deliver security services more competently and less expensively than clients can achieve on their own. This whitepaper focuses on three use cases that can be used to expand an MSSP service portfolio.

WAN Evolution Presents Opportunities to Service Providers
Information Resources | 5/14/2020

The evolving network edge of a modern distributed business is forcing a rethink of how traffic is managed and secured. The changes are creating new opportunities for MSPs and MSSPs to grow revenue with new value-added services built on SD-WAN and SD-branch technologies. This whitepaper explores the options to consider when investing in SD-WAN and SD-branch solutions.

Securing 4G, 5G and Beyond
Information Resources | 5/14/2020

The promise of 5G as an enabler of digital transformation is now a widely accepted narrative. However, the path to 5G is still a work in progress. A key enabler of 5G adoption and success will be security. This paper explores some of the technical and operational challenges facing mobile operators (MOs) as they prepare their core network infrastructure for the provision of first 4.5G and then full 5G mobile services, with special focus on the security layers that necessarily underpin them.

Report: 5G + AI: Ingredients for Next Gen Wireless Innovation
Information Resources | 5/8/2020

5G and AI are probably the two most disruptive technologies of recent times, capable of transformative changes across a range of industries. This intersection is fundamental to our vision of the intelligent wireless edge augmenting on-device processing and with 5G connectivity, creates a world of intelligently connected devices. This presentation talks about the new benefits that 5G + AI bring together, such as enhanced wireless communications, better privacy and contextualized intelligence.

Case Study: 5G V2X Sidelink Advanced Safety Use Cases
Information Resources | 5/8/2020

With 3GPP Release 16 being finalized soon, let's have a look at some of the highlights it will bring to C-V2X. This presentation talks about several 5G V2X sidelink enhancements and how some of these features provide overall capacity gains for 5G V2X applications. We also showcase some of the 5G V2X sidelink benefits such as distance-based reliability and rich sensor sharing using an over-the-air prototype.

The Future of Coherent Optical Networking
Information Resources | 5/7/2020

Video: WaveLogic 5 Extreme
Information Resources | 5/7/2020

Research Paper: Connectivity for successful SD-WAN
Information Resources | 5/7/2020

This Ovum research paper, sponsored by Telstra, takes a look at the top priorities for organizations driving change in the parameters for enterprise network connectivity, including key buying considerations for WAN transformation.

5 Steps to Monetize 5G
Information Resources | 5/7/2020

Tackling the Gigabit Home Networking Challenges
Information Resources | 5/4/2020

Seeking a greater understanding of home networking issues and the ways to resolve them, Light Reading's research arm, Heavy Reading, teamed up with VeEX to survey cable operators, telcos and other fixed-line providers across the globe. This white paper summarizes the results.

Network Performance Score
Information Resources | 5/4/2020

Download this white paper to learn how the NPS integrates voice and data KPIs to calculate an overall network score and deliver improvement recommendations.

Mobile Network Operations in a 5G World – A Real-World Survey
Information Resources | 5/4/2020

To better understand how mobile operators are addressing the challenges of planning, optimizing, and operating 5G radio access networks, research firm Omdia conducted a survey in 1Q20. This white paper analyzes the results.

HOW IS RPA+AI TRANSFORMING TELECOMMUNICATIONS?
Information Resources | 5/4/2020

Download this eBook to see how intelligent automation works in the telecommunications environment and discover ways to apply RPA and AI to keep pace with the rapid evolution of the industry.

Delivering the highest quality video today relies on monitoring that provides visibility into distribution networks at a granular level
Information Resources | 5/4/2020

Download this eBook to see how intelligent automation works in the telecommunications environment and discover ways to apply RPA and AI to keep pace with the rapid evolution of the industry.

eBook: SD WAN: The New Landscape for Networking
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

White Paper: Automate Your Certification Process to Onboard in Hours, not Days
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

Today, it takes a long time for to certify, test, and bring new devices on board. By introducing automation into your certification process, the time it takes to bring hardware and software online can be reduced to hours instead of days.

Research Study Results: Service Providers save 50-70% in costs with Automation and Orchestration
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

Say goodbye to customer coding and service disruptions. Service Providers who use Automation and Orchestration are significantly reducing costs.

Video: Benefits of SD-WAN
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

Simplify Your Network Cybersecurity Compliance Verification and Reporting with Cisco Crosswork Trust Insights
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

Operators of network infrastructures require tools to maintain integrity, availability, and authenticity. Cisco Crosswork Trust Insights is the answer.

Video: What is the Secure Network Access?
Information Resources | 4/27/2020

The path to cloud-native applications
Information Resources | 4/24/2020

Learn eight steps to guide your journey to cloud-native application development.

Etisalat’s journey to building a telco cloud
Information Resources | 4/24/2020

This paper describes Etisalat’s journey to build a a carrier-grade cloud infrastructure.

Transformation and opportunity at the telecommunications service provider edge
Information Resources | 4/24/2020

Telecommunications service providers have both a special role and a compelling set of opportunities in this evolving landscape. In this paper we explore the reasons why telecommunications service providers are pursuing cloud-based, software-driven infrastructure enhancements.

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