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CSPs: Service Assurance Key to Automation Plans
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8/28/2018  | 
This 10-question survey was developed in conjunction with three sponsors and the TLC, a group of highly targeted CSPs that participate in strategic research. TLC members receive private invitations to take part in anonymous surveys, which enables them to provide insights that might otherwise go undisclosed.
The State of the Platform as a Service Market – 2017
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8/24/2018  | 
Read this online overview of the PaaS market from Gartner and learn why more and more organizations are adopting a cloud platform to quickly meet their customers’ needs and stay ahead of changing market conditions.
SAP Infographic
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8/24/2018  | 
SAP Cloud Platform is an open platform as a service that provides unique in-memory database and application services. Quickly build, extend, and integrate modern mobile-enabled apps – simply – to meet your business needs now.
Driving Business Innovation: The Critical Role of IT
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8/24/2018  | 
As organizations transform their business processes to better compete in the digital economy, the role IT plays in this journey is a critical one. IT departments must lead the drive for business innovation while enabling the organization to quickly adapt to the new technologies and applications needed to succeed. Should they fall short, they risk being seen as a cost center and a prime target for outsourcing, rather than a value creator.
Solution Brief SAP CP
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8/24/2018  | 
Businesses face new priorities every day – from rewarding employees to better addressing customer needs or improving supply chain visibility. SAP Cloud Platform enables your organization to build the exact application you need quickly, easily, and economically. Based on open standards, SAP Cloud Platform offers complete flexibility and control over your choice of clouds, frameworks, and applications.
Ransomware Defense for Dummies
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8/23/2018  | 
Ransomware is attracting widespread attention, and for good reason. To stay one step ahead of the attackers you need a multi-layered defense that integrates with your existing architecture. But where do you start? Lots of questions come to mind. We’ve got the answers. Read this eBook to discover what you can do today to keep your endpoints, network and data safe from attacks.
Cisco Umbrella for Service Providers
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8/23/2018  | 
Cisco Umbrella for SPs Easy Protect is a cloud security service that can be easily attached to internet service. Umbrella protects at the DNS-layer, stopping threats before they ever reach an organization’s network or endpoints.
Cisco Umbrella for MSSPs
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8/23/2018  | 
CCisco Umbrella for MSSPs is a cloud security service that is built to help MSSPs grow their business. The service provides end users with on-network and off -network protection by blocking malware, phishing, and command and control callbacks. Umbrella protects at the DNS-layer, stopping threats before they ever reach a client’s network or endpoints.
TIM Case Study by Cisco Umbrella
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8/23/2018  | 
As Italy’s businesses grew increasingly vulnerable to the threat of ransomware, data breaches, and other malicious malware attacks, service provider Telecom Italia (TIM) sought an innovative solution to effectively and efficiently protect the network and data of its business users. Powered by Cisco Umbrella for Service Providers, TIM Safe Web brings new security protections for 600,000 business customers and a competitive-differentiating revenue opportunity to TIM.
The Total Cost of Ownership: Advantages of VMWare vCloud NFV Openstack in the Virtualized Packet Core of Service Providers’ Mobile Networks
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8/21/2018  | 
CSPs are using VMware vCloud NFV OpenStack to benefit from the openness that OpenStack provides while efficiently delivering new services to market. Read this 3rd party report to realize the advantages of VMware vCloud NFV OpenStack showing a 47% lower TCO than an alternative solution for a Virtualized EPC.
5G-Ready NFV Infrastructure - A Transformation Journey Towards Full Automation
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8/21/2018  | 
To realize the maximum benefits of 5G services, CSPs will require a transformation of their networks. Read this paper developed in close collaboration between Telia and VMware to see how CSPs can deliver an efficient network infrastructure to deliver new services along with creating an on-demand network to support new business models.
Telco Operations in an NFV World
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8/21/2018  | 
5G promises to deliver new innovation for CSPs. . However, it also introduces a host of operational challenges that CSPs must address to make this network transformation efficient and cost-effective. Learn in this e-book how VMware vCloud NFV enables CSPs to drive unprecedented agility and flexibility network operations for 5G.
Preparing Telecommunication Operations for Cloud Native Virtual Network Functions
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8/21/2018  | 
Cloud native applications and VNFs, as an evolution of the virtualization of the telecommunication network, have the potential to substantially improve capital efficiency for CSPs. This paper will examine how CSPs can assess and begin to take a step by step approach to becoming more cloud native.
Redefining IT‘s Role to Become the Innovative Engine of the Organization
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8/20/2018  | 
IT is treading a delicate path between trying to provide the business with the new technology and services required to compete in a digital economy and keeping existing technology and services running. However, maintaining the current state is consuming a greater proportion of the IT budget, resources, and focus. Many organizations need to support a wide range of IT delivery approaches and adopt new technologies rapidly.
Algorithmic and Hardware Advancements for Power-efficient AI
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8/17/2018  | 
Deep neural networks of today are growing quickly in size and use too much memory, compute, and energy. To make AI truly ubiquitous, it needs to run on the end device within a tight power and thermal budget. One approach to address these issues is Bayesian deep learning.
Carrier VoIP Security and Fraud Prevention Market and Solution Overview
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8/17/2018  | 
RedShift Networks Ensures the Security of Your Cloud-based, Real-time Unified Communications and Collaboration, Including VoIP and Video. Last year, RedShift helped customers identify more than 27 million VoIP Security threat alerts across the installed base and over 13 thousand Fraud incidents per year, approximately 250 per week. Customers leveraging RedShift’s solution proactively observe more than 5 thousand SIP BotNet attacks targeting each UCTM system deployed on a continuous basis.
Cost Realities of VoIP Security
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8/17/2018  | 
This webinar discusses: - Increase of cyber security activity in the VoIP/SIP realm - Specific examples use cases of breaches at a technical level - Global carrier impact from VoIP security threat vectors over the last 12 months.
Can Small Service Providers Take Advantage of NFV?
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8/16/2018  | 

We’ve certainly seen a slew of Network Function Virtualization (NFV) projects recently that the big telcos tout – virtualization and automation create a more agile infrastructure conducive to service delivery in an economically feasible way.

But what about the small(er) operators? Can they also take on NFV projects for the same benefit?

Smart Data Provides the Missing Link for Operators’ Digital Transformation
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8/13/2018  | 
Communications service providers (CSPs) did not make money out of the first wave of digital services from native digital companies, which were designed for consumers. Now they have the chance to capitalize on a much bigger opportunity – digital services for business.
The Pivotal Role of Service Assurance Systems in NFV/SDN Environments
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8/13/2018  | 
Network virtualization technologies of network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are increasingly being prioritized by communications service providers (CSPs). This white paper seeks to provide some insight into these costs savings from a service assurance perspective, using a supporting virtualized IMS business case.
Fiber to the X Fundamentals
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8/9/2018  | 
A complete overview of principles, technologies, architectures and business models for future networks.
Code42: The Journey to Securing Data at the Edge
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8/2/2018  | 
As threats to intellectual property increase, however, so do the possible impacts to companies’ bottom lines. That’s where Code42 shines: offering enterprise-level software for fast, secure endpoint protection, recovery and visibility. But the business needed a partner to handle their hardware while they offer software. That’s where Avnet Integrated comes in.


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