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A New Approach to Network Architecture Fulfilling the potential of 5G will bring the need not only for new air interfaces and frequency bands, but also for an innovative and more dynamic approach to network architecture. 5G networks will have to be capable of providing flexible allocation of computing resources in order to enable all […]

Today, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond announced £1bn ($1.5bn) of funding to boost 5G and fiber connections in the country. Included in the Autumn Statement from Britain’s Treasury, the Chancellor said he wanted the ‘UK to be a world leader in 5G’. The UK will also be allocating £400m ($500m) for a […]

With more than 10 standards already being proposed for low-power applications related to the Internet of Things, it seems reasonable to ask why we might need another one. Yet NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT), which forms part of the LTE-Advanced Pro (3GPP Release 13) standard that was finalised in June 2016, is perhaps the most eagerly-anticipated new […]

At the MEF16 conference in Baltimore, Viavi partnered with three Tier 1 Carriers and a software orchestration vendor to execute a demonstration as part of the MEF Third Network Proof of Concept (PoC) Showcase. We competed against 13 other PoCs for the top honor—and came out ahead. The winning team is pictured here from left […]

Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) solutions have the potential to greatly improve the overall security of an enterprise’s data, by enhancing the security which an employee gains access to the data and/or a service. We can see today, that a vast majority of enterprises enable their employees with tools or services which are both internal […]

Within three years, experts predict that more than 86% of all workloads will be processed in the cloud. Cloud workloads will more than triple, with workload density (workload per physical server) increasing from 5.1 to 8.4. That’s a lot of important services moving into and growing within the cloud. It is expected that customer expectations […]

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