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OVERRATED/UNDERRATED: 9 Cloud Technologies That are Under-Appreciated or Overhyped
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6/28/2017  | 
Cloud technology is revolutionary and transformative, but it's also overhyped. That's not surprising, given all the attention shining on the cloud. The cloud is changing nearly every aspect of business. But the marketing hype surrounding some aspects of cloud goes beyond all reason.
Profitable Growth with Managed Business Ethernet Services
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6/27/2017  | 
As enterprise adoption of cloud services moves into the mainstream, the author shares key insight as to why MSOs and CSPs should choose Ethernet as their preferred transport network, Ethernet business applications, and how to deliver profitable growth.
FloSports Extends Its Over-the-Top Reach, Builds Its Audience Case Study
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6/26/2017  | 
In the past two years, FloSports has grown its network from four verticals to 20 sites, leading the company to make significant investments in scaling its OTT technology to satisfy the demand of its viewers and become easily accessible on all screens.
FloSports Extends Its Over-the-Top Reach, Builds Its Audience Case Study
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6/26/2017  | 
In the past two years, FloSports has grown its network from four verticals to 20 sites, leading the company to make significant investments in scaling its OTT technology to satisfy the demand of its viewers and become easily accessible on all screens.
Reliance Jio Creates Magical Digital Lifestyles with the World’s Largest All-IP Network
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6/26/2017  | 
Reliance Jio leads the charge in Digitizing India and delivering Magical Digital Lifestyles for citizen services such as education, healthcare, security, financial, government, communications and entertainment.
NFV/SDN Research Programme Key Findings
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6/26/2017  | 
Service providers are transforming their business using NFV based services and SDN enabled networks. But the pace of transformation has been slow. To find out why, Cisco recently conducted a study to understand the progress and challenges that SPs are facing as they go through this transformation.
Cyber Economics: Validating DDoS managed Service Delivery Models
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6/23/2017  | 
One of the disappointing but undeniable realities of today's Internet age is that multi-vector distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyberattacks are growing exponentially year-over-year. Moreover, DDoS threat vectors are also increasing in sophistication, leaving many enterprises unable to defend themselves. This white paper provides a detailed overview of a proposed pricing model, presents the financial metrics and projected achievable returns for CSPs that commercially deploy the service.
Threat Intelligence: A New Frontier in Cybersecurity
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6/23/2017  | 
Developing the right cybersecurity posture is a critical imperative for today's business. Fundamental security building blocks that are common to all enterprises must be augmented with a value-added layer that reflects the unique structure of a business, its assets and liabilities, as well as those of its customers and partners.
Data Center Optics at the Heart of the Hyperdata World
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6/16/2017  | 
Data centers and data center interconnections are proliferating at a rapid rate due to the dawn of IoT and increasing use of connected devices. If you are looking to mitigate transceiver issues and wanting to learn more about EXFO’s industry’s leading iOptics intelligent pluggable optics test solution, download the white paper.
Managing Chromatic Dispersion...PAM4
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6/16/2017  | 
Rapidly growing infrastructure investments by webscale and hyperscale companies have led to the introduction of technologies designed specifically for their needs. Four-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM-4) is an example of this kind of promising technology.
VoLTE and Mobile-First Collaboration Services Empower Operators to Fight Back Against OTT Providers
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6/13/2017  | 
In this white paper by Total Telecom and PGi, you will learn how VoLTE and mobile-first collaboration services empower operators to fight back against OTT providers.
Enabling Location-based Services to Drive Business
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6/9/2017  | 
The latest advancements in location-based services (LBS) have brought major improvements in the accuracy, reliability and types of services delivered to consumers and businesses. Learn more in this white paper.
Best Practices: Leveraging Cloud and Colocation To Avoid Downtime
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6/7/2017  | 
It is critical for business applications to be up and running 100% of the time, but managing IT infrastructure is complex. Compare three comprehensive business continuity models that address traditional and emerging threats. Better understand the solution that makes sense for your business, whether that is dedicated or cloud-based backup, and how you can future-proof your solution.
Cisco Software Innovations for Cloud-Scale Networks
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6/6/2017  | 
Growing volumes of data and traffic in the digital economy are overwhelming data centers and driving new approaches to building networks. Cisco has created an operational solution to these demands. We call it Cloud-Scale Networking.
Transformation Through Innovation - A Service Provider Strategy to Prosper From Digitization
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6/6/2017  | 
Disruption has become the norm, and industries of all kinds have been forced into a quest for survival. As a service provider, you can see it happening. The digital business is redefining and shaking up entire industries: retail, transportation, media, advertising, entertainment, hotels, and professional services. The question is no longer if enterprise-sized businesses will retool to become digital, but when and how.
The Road to Cisco Infinite Broadband
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6/6/2017  | 
Disruption has become the norm, and industries of all kinds have been forced into a quest for survival. As a service provider, you can see it happening. The digital business is redefining and shaking up entire industries: retail, transportation, media, advertising, entertainment, hotels, and professional services. The question is no longer if enterprise-sized businesses will retool to become digital, but when and how.
Making Networks SDN-Ready with Segment Routing
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6/6/2017  | 
Read Heavy Reading white paper about why you should consider rolling out Segment Routing and make your infrastructure SDN-ready.
Evolving the Mobile Security Architecture Toward 5G
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6/6/2017  | 
While the mobile threat landscape is becoming more challenging, only a subset of leading mobile operators is keeping up with the software programmability that’s needed to help their mobile security architecture meet those threats. In one sense, 5G will provide better than ever continuity between the former and new generations of technology.
Prepare Your Mobile Network for 5G
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6/6/2017  | 
Your competitors are preparing for 5G, are you?
Transform Your Video Services with a Cloud Platform
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6/6/2017  | 
How agile are your video services? Consumer demands for video are constantly changing, while the cost of new service provision rises. But by taking advantage of cloud platforms for video, you can deliver new services quickly and efficiently.
The Silent Threat: Protect Your Video Business from the Risks Posed by Credential Sharing
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6/6/2017  | 
Credential sharing presents a significant challenge to your video business but the issue is not intractable. Most importantly, your organization needn’t face the challenge alone. Engage with Cisco as your video security partner. We understand the problem and are already using innovative technology combined with human intelligence to develop a proactive response to varied forms of piracy, including credential sharing.
The Science of Sound Part 2: Noise in the Workplace and the Promise of Mobile Conferencing
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6/5/2017  | 
In The Science of Sound, Part 2, we delve deeper into the issue of noise in the office and how distracting sounds in the work environment can inhibit your productivity and concentration — and we will teach you how to deal with unwanted workplace noise.
NETCONF/YANG: What’s Holding Back Adoption & How to Accelerate It
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6/2/2017  | 
NETCONF/YANG is the industry’s latest attempt to crack the network configuration challenge. With the advent of NFV, NETCONF/YANG will become a key tool for the configuration of programmable networks and a key enabler of automation. The move to a network configuration management standard is long overdue as communications service providers (CSPs) move into an era of dynamic, self-provisioning network services.
Cisco Orchestrated Assurance Powered by Netrounds: Automated Verification of Network Service Quality
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6/1/2017  | 
What if you could automatically verify that each provisioned service works when delivered and continues to work throughout its lifetime? Netrounds' active test and monitoring capabilities, orchestrated and fully automated through Cisco NSO, enable you to do just that.


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