5G Fronthaul

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts on the Evolution of Fronthaul, links to other posts below. As wireless operators announce their plans for the introduction of 5G services, ecosystem players are developing and introducing a new range of capabilities to pave the way for a smooth transition from 4G to 5G. […]

Unless you’re independently wealthy, you probably live on a budget. These days, there are all sorts of tools and resources to help you keep your financial house in order. Whether you have assistance from an accountant, use a software program or mobile app, or simply scribble numbers in a notebook, they all start the same […]

Packet-based monitoring with active test helps solve user experience and performance challenges in hybrid IT and cloud environments. Network operations teams tasked with monitoring cloud environments and highly distributed networks are finding that active test monitoring is an important complementary solution to traditional packet-based monitoring. Currently, packet-based network monitoring is a proven solution for managing […]


When you look at this image, do you see a chalice? Do you see two men in profile? Now that I’ve mentioned both images, can you see both images at once? Fiber testing can be like this trick, you have to be able to see more than what is obviously in front of you. In […]


Our recent webinar with Light Reading, Lessons Learned: Efficient Deployment & Maintenance of FTTH/PON Networks, garnered several questions from the attendees. We thought that even those who may not have caught the live webinar might benefit from this Q&A. If you’d like to see the webinar recording, please visit the Light Reading Testapedia page.  Q. Is […]

We are proud to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Frank Griffith, VIAVI Global Director of Channels, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners. […]

A New Obsession This past year, I’ve become hooked on Wild West stories. I owe this new obsession to streaming video services; as they all seem to be churning out new shows that take us back to the 1800’s, when early settlers from all walks of life converge together in the new frontier in search […]

VIAVI Solutions has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) for the fifth year in a row. In the 2018 report, VIAVI is again recognized as a leader in its category based on the company’s “ability to execute and completeness of vision.” The Gartner Magic Quadrant […]

The evolution to virtualization and cloud, network automation, massive traffic growth, IoT, increasing service velocity and revenue growth…together with the advent of 5G.  These are just some of the challenges mobile service providers face today. Consumers are demanding that mobile services are always on, always available, and everything is connected. In response, operators are deploying […]