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Lower cost alternatives to Fiber Deep with PON
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5/17/2019  | 
Want to learn how cable operators can save up to 65% on a fiber deep or PON deployment? Read about a study that takes a fresh, new hybrid approach to network evolution that leverages FTTH.
Assurance driven network automation is key to 5G success
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5/17/2019  | 
The industry is building 5G using innovations such as service-based architecture (SBA), network functions virtualization (NFV), cloud-native computing (CNC) and software-defined networking (SDN). 5G networks will also incorporate edge clouds and network slicing technology. Read the white paper now
EXFO & Three UK drive customer experience in all-telco cloud network
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5/17/2019  | 
Download this case study and learn how EXFO helped Three UK deploy fully virtualized NFV service assurance for Europe’s 1st full telco cloud network.
Tackling 5G challenges with service assurance
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5/17/2019  | 
Download this case study and learn how EXFO helped Three UK deploy fully virtualized NFV service assurance for Europe’s 1st full telco cloud network.
Fiber network monitoring – A case study in Australia
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5/17/2019  | 
Industry expert perspectives on 5G
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5/17/2019  | 
Smarter digital transformation – The critical roles of automation, real-time insights and 100% visibility
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5/17/2019  | 
This paper lays out EXFO’s blueprint for such an integrated test, monitoring and analytics platform to support all aspects of CSP operations and transformations.
QoE-driven network and business optimization
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5/17/2019  | 
This paper explores the different factors that impact QoE and proposes different methods for measuring QoE and leveraging this information intelligently among different teams. Using customer case studies, we introduce meaningful QoE metrics that show how QoE-oriented network optimization contributes to intensified consumption of mobile data services, enhanced customer loyalty and increased revenues.
Making the most of a limited resource: how to use spectrum more efficiently in the era of 5G
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5/17/2019  | 
This white paper aims to contribute to the discussion through theoretical and practical observations related to efficient spectrum utilization.
Unlocking the full potential of geolocation – State-of-the-art and compelling use cases
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5/17/2019  | 
In this white paper, we will highlight the different geolocation techniques available for mobile operators through their cellular infrastructure and generally based on radio signals transmitted and received between mobile phones and base stations.
Industry expert perspectives on 5G
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5/17/2019  | 
Hawaiki ushers in a new era of digital communications in the Pacific
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5/16/2019  | 
Deploying a subsea network is a colossal enterprise—that’s why it’s so important to choose the right partner and equipment. With a complete portfolio of end-to-end solutions and tailored professional services, it’s no wonder that EXFO has been trusted to test over 80% of new undersea cables*. Read our latest case study to find out more about how EXFO’s fiber and transport testing solutions are helping to bring light to the abyss and facilitating cross-continental communications.
Best practices for next-generation PON testing
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5/16/2019  | 
With gigabit broadband now becoming a bare essential, as well as the opportunities presented by business services and 5G small cell support, service providers are starting to consider upgrading their current fiber architectures with next-generation PON equipment. This paper will look at what operators should know to ensure their infrastructures can support such an evolution.
Getting the most out of Fiber Deep and Remote PHY
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5/16/2019  | 
This white paper explores the challenges, technology, architecture, and testing solutions associated with Remote PHY and fiber deep.
5G radio access networks: the way forward
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5/16/2019  | 
EXFO’s new free technical poster, 5G radio access networks: the way forward, gives a handy and detailed overview of key considerations service providers should be aware of as they embrace 5G. Download it today!
Optical component testing in a rapidly evolving 5G world
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5/16/2019  | 
Ever since low loss optical fiber was introduced in telecom networks, fiber-based components have been evolving to address new challenges. The examples are many–from couplers allowing easy signal redirection to multiplexers combining several optical signals with low insertion loss.
ACG Research: Modernizing the Cable Network Infrastructure
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5/14/2019  | 
The Distributed Cloud: Infrastructure at the Edge
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5/7/2019  | 
This white paper discusses the technologies and solutions that will be used to build the robust distributed cloud infrastructure needed to drive current and future services.
Tomorrow’s Agile Operations
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5/3/2019  | 
This Appledore whitepaper shows how various operations functions fit together and how you can reduce the frequency of “re-invention”, by re-using both software and experience.
The Digital Journey to Enhanced Customer Experience
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4/29/2019  | 
While digital transformation has been talked about for some time, most CSPs are still only taking their first steps towards the adoption of new technologies, new working practices and new corporate cultures. But there are signs this is happening. This report highlights some of the ways in which major operators, and their customers, are adapting.
5G Security Strategy Considerations
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4/24/2019  | 
5G introduces some new security considerations. This white paper documents what is fundamentally new about 5G, the security implications of 5G, and the security-related challenges and opportunities for service providers as they make the transition to 5G.
Winning at the Edge - Nokia Edge Cloud
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4/15/2019  | 
With the imminence of advanced machine communications use cases and 5G, low latency will become a basic requirement, driving the further distribution of cloud capabilities across the network, closer to the traffic, and by consequence building a layered architecture. This is the inception of the concept of an Edge cloud.
The Edge Cloud: An Agile Foundation to Support Advanced New Services
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4/15/2019  | 
As telecom networks continue to evolve towards 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), there is a growing requirement to provide low latency services, as well as to increase capacity. While higher and more flexible network capacity is being achieved with cloud technologies, the industry has so far adopted a centralized architecture, inspired by the IT cloud.
Enabling Applications at the Edge of the 5G Network
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4/15/2019  | 
Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) is rapidly becoming established as an essential mobile network technology for improving the customer experience and supporting new business opportunities, especially under the Internet of Things. Placing cloud computing capabilities at the edge of the network, close to the users, enables the delivery of ultra-low latency, very high throughput services.
Nokia AirScale Cloud RAN
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4/15/2019  | 
From today’s well-established 4G deployments, 4.5G, 4.5G Pro and 4.9G will be progressively rolled out to deliver higher network performance and better customer experiences, culminating in commercial 5G services. Deploying a Cloud RAN today will give you the business agility, scalable capacity, network efficiency and technology flexibility you need as you prepare for the diverse demands of the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G.
Best Practices for 5G Transformation
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4/15/2019  | 
Future Radio Networks must adopt flexibility to diverse 5G demands
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4/15/2019  | 
Making the Most of A Limited Resource: How to Use Spectrum More Efficiently in the Era of 5G
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4/2/2019  | 
Radio/RF spectrum or simply – for the purposes of this document – spectrum has been a "hot" mobile industry topic, especially when a new mobile network generation (like 5G now) is introduced. This white paper aims to contribute to the discussion through theoretical and practical observations related with using spectrum efficiently.
Telco Cloud in a Multi Cloud World – The Definitive Guide
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4/1/2019  | 
5G’s promise of network transformation will give communications service providers (CSPs) unprecedented agility and flexibility to deliver the right combination of services to customers on demand. However, this agility and flexibility introduces a host of operational challenges that CSPs must address in order to make this network transformation efficient and cost effective.
VMware vCloud NFV: Succeed in a Multi-Cloud World
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4/1/2019  | 
VMware vCloud NFV is a fully integrated, modular, multi-tenant Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) platform for Communication Service Providers. It provides compute, storage, networking, management and operational capabilities enabling operators to simplify, scale, and secure production NFV services. CSPs can offer new and differentiated services today, while re-building their networks with maximum flexibility and security to support 5G.
MWC 2019 Complete Guide
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3/21/2019  | 
Mobile World Congress 2019 was, for many, the event when 5G became more 'real.' This report, comprising key Light Reading reports from Barcelona, highlights some of the key trends and developments witnessed at MWC19.
Network Automation Survey Report
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3/19/2019  | 
This new Automation Exchange survey report uncovers the motivations, challenges and progress of companies investing in network and data system automation. The survey examines how the overall priorities of organizations are dictating the areas for automation investment and the implementation status of functions that can lead to a more frictionless experience for customer and partners.
Find a simplified path to hardware innovation
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3/19/2019  | 
Delivering software applications on validated hardware can help your customers get the most of your product. But the end-to-end solution can shift focus away from software. Read our whitepaper to find the best approach for hardware management.
Future Networking Survey Report
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3/18/2019  | 
This new Heavy Reading survey report provides insight into the key factors that will empower the future network-enabled communications and cloud markets. The survey examined the critical factors, both technological and market-related (new business models and market structures), driving the industry into the next decade.
1914.3 (RoE) eCPRI Transport
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3/15/2019  | 
5G operators must completely change the design of their Mobile Fronthaul and Mobile Backhaul networks to allow scaling supporting the massive increases in data traffic and tight latency requirements. This White Paper discusses the network architecture changes, new frame formats, expected timing, and latency requirements, and why they are required.
The Roadmap to Transforming the Customer Service Experience in Telecom
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3/13/2019  | 
For service providers, delivering excellent customer service isn’t just important –it’s your competitive advantage. ServiceNow has simplified getting started and mapped out the ten steps to transforming customer service in Telecommunications.
Solution Overview: Digitize your cable network for savings, scalability, interoperability and control
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3/12/2019  | 
Digitize and virtualize to transform your cable network for operational savings, scalability, cross-vendor interoperability and dynamic control. Add Remote PHY and DOCSIS 3.1 for cost savings from consolidation of hubs into smaller sites and more.
Webinar: Learn how Remote PHY can transform cable access networks for analog to digital, improving scalability, network visibility, and operations
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3/12/2019  | 
Learn how Remote PHY can transform cable access networks for analog to digital,improving, scalability, network visibility, and operations.
Video: Go cloud native to develop and deliver new services faster
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3/11/2019  | 
Implementing 5G Security: Priorities and Preferences
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3/4/2019  | 
5G will drive profound change in how communications service providers (CSPs) secure their networks. This whitepaper presents several findings from a recent 1Q 2109 to 2019 comprehensive study that addressed CSP security investment priorities, architecture preferences, and control plane considerations. It also assesses the value of implementing advanced capabilities such as content inspection and automated security policy enforcement.
Automation Resource Center
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3/4/2019  | 
Solution Overview: The Network Fabric for Distributed Cloud and 5G
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3/4/2019  | 
Learn how Pluribus Networks simplifies the networking of multiple edge compute locations through an open networking fabric based on distributed SDN intelligence and VXLAN virtualization, implemented on white box switches.
White Paper: Networking for the Distributed Cloud Era
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3/4/2019  | 
A new class of applications requires resources deployed at the network edge to deliver on key latency, bandwidth cost reduction, autonomy and data privacy requirements. Pluribus Networks’ controllerless next-gen SDN solution is ideal for distributed cloud.
Telecommunications and the Journey to the Network Edge
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3/4/2019  | 
The 5G era looks set to bring cloud-native virtualized functions and edge computing capabilities to the forefront of network operator strategies and, it's hoped, open up new revenue opportunities. Virtually every operator in the world – both wired and wireless – is now eying the 5G opportunity.
Customer Experience Management in 5G
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2/26/2019  | 
Operators have invested heavily in spectrum and infrastructure to build out the next generational wave of wireless radio communication technology and to gain their position within 5G’s expanding use cases. This report, based on a global survey of communication service providers, examines the deployment time-table of 5G capabilities from network operators, their monetization strategies and the customer experiences they believe are most worth their investment.
How Will 5G + AI Transform the Wireless Edge
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2/25/2019  | 
This white paper, commissioned by Qualcomm, describes the market drivers for and barriers to distributed computing in the 5G era. The paper also explores key use cases that will be transformed as AI processing is spread among the cloud, the edge cloud, and devices.
Improve your customer experiences by moving compute to the edge
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2/24/2019  | 
Live on the edge - improve your customer experiences by moving compute to the edge
Extend peering to the edge to deliver quality subscriber experiences
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2/24/2019  | 
Extend peering to the edge to beat the bandwidth explosion and deliver quality subscriber experiences.
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