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Huawei 2G/3G RAN Ranked As Leader by GlobalData
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9/28/2017  | 
Case Study: Evolution of Wide Area Networking
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9/22/2017  | 
SD-WAN case study of a fictional enterprise documenting the business benefits they achieved with Nuage Networks.
SD-WAN: Answering the Demands of the Cloud-Based IT ecosystem
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9/22/2017  | 
A joint research report from IDG Research and Nuage Networks documents the need for SD-WAN solutions and the business benefits that can be achieved.
Case study: Exponential-e
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9/22/2017  | 
Exponential-e is a British provider of cloud connectivity, business Internet, unified communications and IT services. This case study documents their deployment of the Nuage Networks VNS infrastructure as the foundation of their next generation SD-WAN cloud service.
Case study: Global Oil Corporation
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9/22/2017  | 
Case study of Nuage Networks VNS SD-WAN solution at a global oil and gas exploration and production firm. Benefits include dramatically reduced WAN costs, reduced time to bring sites online, and improvements in security policy management.
CSP Cloud VM Management & the Emergence of SmartNICs
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9/21/2017  | 
The purpose of this white paper is to document how NFV cloud architectures are driving a change in how Vms are managed, as well as the steps necessary to achieve seamless VM deployments. The paper documents why innovative approaches for managing VMs are necessary; analyzes the current options for VM management; introduces the SmartNIC reference architecture model; and presents a SmartNIC total cost of ownership (TCO) use case.
The Self-Driving Network Part II
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9/20/2017  | 
This white paper, the second in a two-part series, articulates the economic imperative behind the Self-Driving NetworkTM, the technology progression from automation to autonomy, and the organizational and skills transformation required. Part I: A Bolder Vision for the Industry introduced the Juniper Networks vision for the future of autonomous networking, tracing the history of innovation in the automobile industry to envision how the Self-Driving Network will evolve.
5G-Oriented Technical Innovation and Practice of ZTE
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9/14/2017  | 
Deutsche Telekom: Best-in-class experience
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9/11/2017  | 
ZTE 5G in Full Swing in Four Fields
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9/11/2017  | 
Coverage Analysis of LTE-M Category-M1 White Paper
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9/7/2017  | 
Accelerate OTA Evaluation of 5G Performance
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9/5/2017  | 
5G presents uncharted territory for RF engineers: mmWave, air interfaces, massive MIMO. As you explore new ground, FieldFox analyzers will help you assess trial networks. Download app note.
Case Study: Vodacom Partners with Intelsat to Deliver Rural Cellular Services in the DRC
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9/1/2017  | 
African mobile communications company Vodacom needed to quickly and cost-effectively provide service to millions of unconnected people across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Low population density, the rugged mountain terrain and a lack of infrastructure made building a terrestrial network cost prohibitive, so Vodacom looked to new avenues of connectivity. Learn how Intelsat helped Vodacom expand its service into rural areas and install over 700 rural sites. Read the case study.
The State of Global Broadband Connectivity Infographic
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9/1/2017  | 
Though it often seems like everyone is connected 24/7/365, many parts of the world remain unconnected, plagued by unreliable or non-existent terrestrial infrastructure. There is still enormous opportunity for service providers to connect the unconnected and continue expanding their service offerings. Check out Intelsat’s “The State of Global Broadband Connectivity” Infographic to learn about connectivity challenges in emerging markets and where opportunities for improvement lie.
Expanding Into New Markets? 5 Considerations to Do It Profitably
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9/1/2017  | 
With the availability of new high-throughput satellite (HTS) technology, you can instantly and cost effectively access mega-pools of capacity to deliver high-speed and reliable broadband connectivity to your customers – anytime, anywhere. Intelsat’s recent tip sheet on expanding into new markets will show you how to jump-start innovative new services, extend into hard-to-reach places or regions and satisfy traffic growth and capacity demands.
It’s HERE- the Missing Piece
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9/1/2017  | 
Opportunity for revenue growth abounds in new and emerging markets, but service providers face certain challenges, including high build-out costs, the need to move faster than competitors and service innovation pressures. Intelsat’s recent tip sheet, “The Missing Piece for Profitable Expansion into New and Emerging Markets,” looks at how providers can mitigate those pressures and quickly and cost-effectively add new infrastructure for network expansion.
What is the ROI and business impact of automating active testing and Orchestrated Assurance?
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9/1/2017  | 
Download the new white paper, Operational Imperative of Automated Active Testing and Monitoring, from Cisco and Netrounds and learn more about the business impact and ROI of Orchestrated Assurance!

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