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ESG Research White Paper: The Latest Insights with Cybersecurity
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Video: Confidently secure your business with SecureX
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Reimagine Security with a Security Platform Approach
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

A security platform approach creates quantifiable improvements for your business: operational efficiencies, innovation, empowering resources through automation, reducing complexity, rationalizing ROI, reducing risk and measuring success.

Simplify your Security with the Broadest, Most Integrated Platform
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Reduce Complexity with a Built In Platform Experience
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

SecureX is a cloud-native, built-in platform experience within our portfolio and connected to your infrastructure. It is integrated and open for simplicity, unified in one location for visibility, and maximizes operational efficiency to secure your network, endpoints, cloud, and applications.

SD WAN: The New Landscape for Networking
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Frost & Sullivan Webinar: Managed versus DIY SD WAN
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Video: Benefits of SD-WAN
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

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Report: See how a 60% reduction in unplanned downtime is possible
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

Organizations that deploy advanced networking technologies can achieve significant value. This IDC study showcases the quantifiable results organizations interviewed by IDC have realized as a result of embracing advanced networking technologies.

IDC shares three critical requirements of SD-WAN
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

Enterprise SD-WAN requires integrated security built directly into the SD-WAN platform; multicloud connectivity; and the ability of an SD-WAN platform to guarantee high levels of application reliability, no matter where that application is hosted.

White Paper: How to Address Post-Quantum Security Threats
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

There is some confusion and noise in the communications market on post-quantum security threats. This paper is an attempt to provide some clarity on the issues and the possible solutions and demonstrate how Cisco is preparing in this new era.

White Paper: Optimize your Network for IP with Converged SDN Transport Architecture
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

Cisco is advocating a new Converged SDN Transport architecture to bring about simplification in order to drive higher scale and lower TCO for IP services.

Network Modernization: Heavy Reading White Paper & Case Study: The Most Promising TDM to IP Solution for Network Modernization Today
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

This Heavy Reading white paper discusses the modernization challenge and presents CEM over MPLS-based networks as the most promising solution for operators and their customers. Underscoring the point that CEM is ready today, we provide a case study of Verizon's circuit-to-packet modernization using CEM with MPLS, which is being deployed today.

Take Your Network to the Next Level with Single-Lambda 100G Pluggable Optics
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

As a network operator, you can always count on Cisco to focus on optics solutions that provide real-world benefits. Read this solution overview and learn how to transform your network with world-class optics.

What are breakouts and how do you use them?
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

Breakout mode on network equipment (switches, routers, and servers) opens up new ways for network operators to keep up with the pace of bandwidth demand. By adding high speed ports that support breakout, operators can increase face plate port density and enable upgrade to higher data rates incrementally.

Leading Lights Awards 2020 Winners & Finalists Ebook
Information Resources | 10/21/2020

The Leading Lights Ebook showcases some of our highlights from this year’s awards – commending the communications industry’s leading companies, teams and individuals of 2020.

5G Edge Servers for vRAN, O-RAN & MEC
Information Resources | 10/20/2020

Advantech 5G Edge Servers expand operators’ base station hardware choice by providing them with an enhanced range of white-box servers that has been specifically designed for vRAN and the telco edge to meet high availability and carrier-grade network needs.

Private 5G Networks for Industrial IoT
Information Resources | 10/20/2020

The Advantech Private 5G Network solution combines industrial-grade hardware with full-stack radio access and core software in a fully integrated platform.

Edge Computing in Telco Networks: Gaining the Competitive Edge
Information Resources | 10/16/2020

Heavy Reading's "Edge Computing in Telco Networks: Gaining the Competitive Edge," summarizes the results of our Q2 survey of global service providers (SPs) on their plans for edge computing.

Build an Open, Next-Generation Virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN)
Information Resources | 10/15/2020

In an increasingly complex network landscape that includes co-existing 4G and 5G deployments, multiple centralized and distributed deployment models and several radio interface standards, communications service providers (CoSPs) need a way to increase agility, openness and flexibility while keeping costs under deployment and maintenance control.

Accelerating the 5G Fronthaul Gateway – FAQ Sheet
Information Resources | 10/15/2020

The Intel® FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card (Intel® FPGA PAC) N3000 is programmable and allows the optimization of data plane performance to achieve low costs while maintaining a high degree of flexibility.

Accelerate Your Data Center with Intel® FPGAs
Information Resources | 10/15/2020

SmartNICs based on the Intel® SmartNIC FPGA C5000X platform help cloud service providers (CSPs) make the most of their network capabilities and help improve revenue from infrastructure investments.

SmartNICs with Intel® FPGAs Boost Performance for Converged Broadband Networks
Information Resources | 10/15/2020

FPGA-based Intel SmartNICs for telecommunications can transform wireless and wireline broadband access networks by providing increased visibility into network traffic at the edge, enabling new services and revenue streams.

Our networks keep us going: Quality at the heart of critical networks
Information Resources | 10/12/2020

Read this e-book to Learn more about the demands placed on modern IP and Optical networks during challenging times.

Podcast: Meeting network demands in an era of uncertainty
Information Resources | 10/12/2020

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Video: Networks are what keep us going
Information Resources | 10/12/2020

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Networks keep us going
Information Resources | 10/12/2020

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Radio Access Network Evolution: The Cornerstone for Growth
Information Resources | 10/9/2020

This paper explore the security challenges that must be addressed to fully realize the potential of 5G network deployments.

Webinar: The Rise of Automation and Orchestration in Service Provider Networks
Information Resources | 10/7/2020

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The Path to Open and Disaggregated FTTx
Information Resources | 10/2/2020

This Heavy Reading white paper begins with an overview of the drivers leading operators to evaluate disaggregation for their next-generation fixed access networks.

Virtualizing and Distributing the Cable Network
Information Resources | 10/2/2020

This e-book highlights some of the early advances made by cable operators of all sizes— including Comcast, Vodafone, Buckeye, Comporium, Westman Communications, and 1Tennessee—in virtualizing their cable access networks and expanding their capacity.

Stake Your Claim of This $17B Edge Opportunity
Information Resources | 10/1/2020

This research, commissioned by World Wide Technology and performed by Analysys Mason, forms the basis of our new report, "The Edge Disconnect." It highlights the drivers for enterprise edge adoption and provides insight into the challenges decision makers face in making edge a reality for their business.

Edge Strategy in 10 Steps
Information Resources | 10/1/2020

The primacy of mobile edge computing means service providers should take a proactive approach to defining your organization's edge proposition and the role it will play in the edge ecosystem. Find out how in this interactive workbook, which provides a logical process to help service providers determine their role in the enterprise edge ecosystem.

Scaling Edge Inference Deployments on Enterprise IoT Implementations
Information Resources | 10/1/2020

This paper presents the overall Edge Inference Infrastructure based on OpenVINO and Intel's processors and accelerators. The outcome of this joint work is a full end-to-end IoT reference architecture with ingredients, capabilities and features from hardware/device, Operative System (OS) and containerization that meets customer requirements.

How Telcos can build services portfolio with Edge
Information Resources | 10/1/2020

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15 edge use cases in key industry verticals
Information Resources | 10/1/2020

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Network Performance Score
Information Resources | 9/30/2020

Download this free interactivity test white paper to learn how to simultaneously measure the fundamental performance characteristics of 5G mobile networks.

White Paper: Build Accurate Traffic Matrices with Demand
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This paper outlines the need for traffic matrices, describes how Demand Deduction works and how traditional approaches fall short of building accurate, complete traffic matrices.

White Paper: Changing the Way Service Providers Build 5G Networks
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

Estimates show today’s 5G marketplace for service provider delivered services more than doubling to $123 billion by 2025. Cisco Cloud Services Stack for Mobility is a complete mobile core solution designed to address this massive expansion.

White Paper: Learn Best Practices for Core Network Capacity Planning
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This whitepaper will discuss best practices for core network planning.

White Paper: Designing a Scalable Network to Unleash the True Potential of 5G
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This paper looks at how PLDT and Cisco are designing a new and scalable network architecture that can unleash the true potential of 5G.

White Paper: Improve Business Agility with a Telco Data Center
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This paper looks at how telco cloud built with telco data center design is the key foundational architecture to enable new services made possible by 5G.

White Paper: Transform Cable Hubs into Application-Centric Cloud Sites
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

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.

How does Open RAN drive efficiency and enhance 5G adoption?
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

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Customized Open RAN deployment models
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

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White Paper: Critical Nature of Systems Integration in Accelerating Open RAN
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This white paper establishes the need for Open RAN within service providers’ network architecture and its ability to help accelerate 4G capabilities while providing a simple and accelerated path forward for adopting 5G.

9 Steps to Ensure Smooth Transition Between Old RAN and Open RAN
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This white paper details key steps operators must take to deploy an end-to-end solution and ensure a smooth transition between old RAN systems and innovative new Open RAN solutions.

Building a 5G Blueprint to Speed Deployment and Time to Revenue
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

This white paper features a case study with Dell Technologies and WWT as they jointly invest to accelerate service provider 5G rollout and service delivery.

5G Interactivity Test White Paper: Measuring 5G mobile networks performance characteristics
Information Resources | 9/28/2020

nload this free interactivity test white paper to learn how to simultaneously measure the fundamental performance characteristics of 5G mobile networks.

Design for the Future - Telco Cloud Infrastructure
Information Resources | 9/21/2020

In this paper Heavy Reading takes a look at the evolutionary path the carriers are on – the technologies that have yielded benefits and those – often the same ones - that have fallen short of expectations.

Which Path to Convergence Is Right for You?
Information Resources | 9/14/2020

Our eBook offers some vital technology insights, examines changes at infrastructure level, and helps identify what solution is right for you. Download this white paper to help you define the best approach to adapt your networks in today’s fast-changing environment.

Helping FTTx Networks Like Yours
Information Resources | 9/14/2020

Whatever your specific requirement—whether an end-to-end design offering speed and efficiency or a tailor-made solution—this white paper will help you develop the best possible solution for your networks.

Beamformer Antenna Technology
Information Resources | 9/14/2020

This white paper goes into a deep dive and introduce the principles of beamforming, including passive and active beamforming, different configurations and their underlying technologies.

IDC Info Snapshot: Managing 5G Service Operability Quality and Reliability Expectations
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Download this IDC report to learn how to deliver better experiences for customers and employees, while improving profitability and operational resilience.

Connecting the Dots: Automating Customer and Network Workflows to Deliver Better Experiences and Greater Productivity
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Download this whitepaper and learn how consolidation of network and customer data opens up new ways to manage the network more effectively, become predictive and proactive and ultimately deliver a frictionless customer experience.

Service Health With AIOps From ServiceNow
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Download this whitepaper and see how ServiceNow creates cloud visibility, improves service health and optimizes cloud costs.

Dual-Mode 5G Core: TCO Benefits
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Explore the cost reduction opportunities of dual-mode 5G Core in this TCO report.

Building a New World - Evolution From EPC to 5G Core 2.0
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

This paper closely examines some key areas, or steps without order, that are more akin to "building blocks," that everyone will need to address to become successful in the future business landscape.

IDC Info Snapshot: Digital Network Operations – Are You Ready for What's Coming?
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Download this IDC report to learn why it is clear that telecom customer care and network operations functions must become more resilient to meet changing market needs.

Powering IT Operations in a Cloud-First World
Information Resources | 9/10/2020

Download this whitepaper and see how ServiceNow creates cloud visibility, improves service health and optimizes cloud costs.

Cignal AI Report: The Nokia PSE-V coherent chipset
Information Resources | 9/9/2020

This report gives you an independent third-party analysis of our 5th-generation PSE-V chipsets and where they sit within Nokia's coherent solutions strategy. What are the competitive pros/cons?

Interactive eBook - Nokia WaveFabric Elements (PSE-V)
Information Resources | 9/9/2020

This executive-level, end-to-end summary explores solutions overcoming key data explosion challenges with superior network economics and intelligent designs that balance performance and efficiency. A great comprehensive summary of Nokia's coherent solutions built for the next decade, key applications, network/user benefits and essential product details.

Video - Double network capacity with maximum performance
Information Resources | 9/9/2020

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Brochure - Network agility and scale for the 5G and cloud era
Information Resources | 9/9/2020

Take a look at how you can use a new generation of integrated ROADMs and C+L-band solutions to take network agility and scale to new heights, deliver differentiated services and unlock new business opportunities.

TSN fronthaul for converged 5G transport
Information Resources | 9/9/2020

This Heavy Reading white paper provides an overview of TSN for Fronthaul with an emphasis on what is driving the need for a packetized fronthaul transport option and how Ethernet meets fronthaul requirements in convergence, capacity, ultra-low latency, synchronization, operations, and resiliency.

Our children, our homes, ourselves: Cybersecurity threat, and a solution for a ‘new normal’
Information Resources | 9/8/2020

Irdeto commissioned an independent survey of more than 4,000 consumers in the UK, USA, France and Germany, asking; "How have the extraordinary events of 2020 affected consumer attitudes to cybersecurity in their own homes?"

Laying the Foundations for a 5G Data Center Through NFVi
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

This solution brief by SDxCentral covers how QCT built the QxStack with Cloud Native Platform.

How QCT MANO Opens the Door to 5G Data Center Success
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

This solution brief will cover the importance of management and monitoring in the 5G data center, the features and tools of QCT's MANO solution, why open source is key to enabling this, and how service providers can leverage this solution to provide consistent and issue-free connectivity to their customers.

Building Versatile uCPE Platforms Through Partnership
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

This solution brief will cover the industry trend in converting traditional customer premises appliances into uCPE and adopting SD-WAN as the first application.

Leading Telcos Are Innovating With New Digital Stacks to Disrupt Customer Experiences
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

Download this Heavy Reading white paper to learn how leading telcos are monetizing new connectivity services and experiences through digital-first operating models.

Solution Brief: Building High-Performance NFV uCPE for Small Offices
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

Download this whitepaper and learn about the integrated uCPE solution from Lanner and Enea, based on Lanner’s low-cost, entry-level, and ultra-lightweight uCPE white box solution and Enea NFV Access integrated NFVI software.

Use Case: Whitebox uCPE Enables High-Availability SD-WAN in Retail Edges
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

This use case will detail how a Tier 1 US CommSP utilizes the solution to provide a branch office network to a retail chain with more than 4,000 stores nationwide. The CommSP chose the solution because it can switch from an active connection to a backup connection without the need for a pre-established backup tunnel without a service disruption.

Selection Guide: Pre-Validated uCPE & SD-WAN Solutions
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

Lanner uCPE platforms provide a truly open network platform to work compatibly with client specifications, and even zero-touch provisioning for customer applications. Download this selection guide to learn more.

Solution Brief: Scalable Security Solutions for SD-WAN Networks
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

Download this brief to learn more about CyberElastic's scalable next-gen firewall.

Shaping Post-COVID Resilience for the Premium Content, Pay-TV & Telco Businesses
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

This report outlines the challenges service providers are facing and how NAGRA Insight uses AI to help decision makers in today's unique landscape drive business performance and operational excellence for the benefit of the entire ecosystem, from content creators to operators and subscribers.

Next Generation Central Office 2.0 (5GDC)
Information Resources | 9/1/2020

QCT launches Next Generation Central Office2.0 (NGCO2.0) solution (namely 5GDC solution), a comprehensive total solution with outstanding features for CoSPs to transform their existing networking infrastructure.

Video: Accelerating Multi-Vendor SD-WAN Deployment With Lanner Whitebox uCPE
Information Resources | 8/31/2020

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OMDIA Report: Using AI in the RAN: How AI Addresses the Challenges in the RAN
Information Resources | 8/20/2020

This report from Omdia investigates the role that AI will play to enable CSPs to reduce the costs and improve the operational efficiencies of the RAN.

Extend 5G Automated Assurance from the Cloud to the Radio Access Network
Information Resources | 8/20/2020

5G requires a highly scalable, modern RAN to ensure ultra-low latency applications are delivered according to strict SLAs. VMware's Smart Assurance empowers RAN networks by automating RAN configuration, optimization and remediation.

White Paper: Uhana by VMware – AI-Powered Analytics for 4G and 5G Networks
Information Resources | 8/20/2020

This paper reviews how operators must leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to achieve optimal control of applications and infrastructure in real time.

IDC White Paper: Making the Most of 5G Investment Through Analytical Insight and Automation
Information Resources | 8/20/2020

This paper reviews how automated collection, analysis and control of operations data from the core to the RAN will be crucial in ensuring 5G is successful as networks become more complex.

Industry 4.0: Minimizing Downtime Risk With Resilient Edge Computing
Information Resources | 8/18/2020

This whitepaper addresses how enterprise IT, edge IT and the cloud work together in Industry 4.0.

Powering Digital Transformation in Data Centers
Information Resources | 8/18/2020

The first-ever Global Data Center Digital Transformation Benefits Report analyzes more than 40 customer stories to provide concrete evidence on digitization's disruptive potential.

Digital Remote Monitoring and Dispatch Services' Impact on Edge Computing and Data Centers
Information Resources | 8/18/2020

This paper explains how seven trends are re-defining remote monitoring and field service dispatch service requirements and how this will lead to improvements in operations and maintenance of IT installations.

Three Types of Edge Computing Environments and Their Impact on Physical Infrastructure Selection
Information Resources | 8/18/2020

This paper defines three categories of edge environments – IT; commercial and office; and industrial and harsh – which have distinct challenges and needs based on the above two risk types.

Data Center Top Tips: 10 Issues That Can't Wait
Information Resources | 8/14/2020

Download this whitepaper to learn about ten key issues that should be given prompt consideration when developing your data center solution.

Appledore Report: Beyond OSS
Information Resources | 8/12/2020

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eBook: NaaS Demystified
Information Resources | 8/12/2020

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Whitepaper: The Role of Service Assurance in Successfully Operationalizing SD-WAN
Information Resources | 8/12/2020

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Heavy Reading: Network Slicing and 5G Future Shock
Information Resources | 8/12/2020

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Solution Snapshot Video: Blue Planet 5G Automation
Information Resources | 8/12/2020

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BT and Dell Technologies Partner to Offer New Managed Services to Enterprise Customers
Information Resources | 8/10/2020

BT is utilizing the Dell EMC Virtual Edge Platform (VEP) as part of BT's Dynamic Network Services portfolio. The Dell EMC VEP is an open uCPE platform that supports a wide variety of virtual network functions (VNFs). It simplifies the customer network environment by eliminating the need for dedicated hardware devices for each customer network function.

Anatomy of a 5G Network That Can't Fail
Information Resources | 7/31/2020

Read this white paper to explore the critical relationships between network ecosystems, technology failure and trust, why 5G SA and 5G NSA networks cannot afford to fail, and what you can do to prevent it.

Article: Is Your Information Close Enough to the Edge
Information Resources | 7/31/2020

As 5G rolls out, added capacity and performance is set to enable new applications from augmented and virtual reality to ultra-high definition video, such as 4k and 8k. However, provision of mobile broadband is the initial 5G application being rolled out by service providers because there’s a clear market need for it, and service providers are familiar with the network demands of mobile broadband services.

Success Story: NFV/Cloud Networks Readiness
Information Resources | 7/31/2020

Learn how this CSP expanded infrastructure and proactively met future traffic demands while reducing CAPEX and OPEX.

Infographic: Service Provider – 6 Key Findings
Information Resources | 7/31/2020

Multi-vector attacks are up; DDoS attacks are a top concern of service providers. While DDoS attacks evolve in size, volume, frequency, and complexity each year, attackers never stray from one bedrock principle: If it’s important to network operators and enterprises, it’s important to them.

Success Story: Improve Network Stability and Accelerate DDoS Attack Mitigation
Information Resources | 7/31/2020

Find out how this international service provider was able to improve network stability and accelerate DDoS attack mitigation. This capability allowed the service provider to maintain continuity of service between served destinations and ensure best cost routing for higher traffic volumes.

Case Study: Automating Multivendor Networks to Improve Network Robustness and Reliability
Information Resources | 7/27/2020

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.

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