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 […]

It’s official: the DDoS attack on Dyn in October was not just huge but a record breaker, earning the unenviable badge of world’s largest Distributed Denial of Service hack. Scott Hilton, Executive Vice President of Products at Dyn, placed the number of infected IoT devices at the source of the attack at 100,000, with peaks […]

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 […]

With VoLTE being offered in over 34 countries today, it is one of the hottest topics in the communication services industry right now. Given the investment required to introduce VoLTE, it is essential that the service be a success, both in terms of superior customer experience and network cost savings. In order to ensure the […]

When developing a cloud monitoring strategy, you’ll need to cover the 5 essentials. This handy checklist will help you vet any new cloud or hybrid IT infrastructure monitoring solution to make sure that your team establishes the visibility needed in this new environment.  Multitenancy Everyone knows that IT departments have silos. Different groups want to […]

  It’s that time of year again when real Viavi customers share their greatest network nightmares. These bloodcurdling tales of IT terror will give you chills and send you scrambling for your monitoring tools. 1. The Case of the Disappearing Network Let’s face it, nothing’s worse than logging on to find that your entire network […]

Starting to roll out gigabit services? Be sure to stop by the Viavi Solutions booth #1444 at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this week at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Find out how you can deliver reliable gigabit services faster and over any access medium. Cable, WiFi, fiber—no problem. We offer state-of-the-art, simple-to-use test solutions to help your […]

Inspect Before You Connect

Secret to Reliable Network Performance Networks are growing at a rapid pace and to meet the demands for more data and faster speeds, fiber is being deployed more than ever before. Bigger and faster networks amount to larger risks – making reliable network performance a chief concern. With that in mind, where should you be […]

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