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Telecom Network Management News
August 01, 2016
In the era of cloud integrations and frequent network changes, fewer organizations are building in-house network test labs, relying instead on virtual and third-party tests.
May 02, 2016
New Verizon data centers are part of a two-pronged strategy of helping customers and taming suppliers through open technology.
March 16, 2016
In this week's blogs roundup, an engineer argues that network engineers shouldn't all become network programmers, and a blogger says Cisco's Enterprise NFV will help simplify branch offices.
January 15, 2016
Many network engineers position themselves as specialists, but one SDN blogger says it's time to stop. Also in this blog roundup: network resolutions and predictions for 2016.
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A three-pronged network strategy takes an evolutionary approach to selling revolutionary technology changes internally, with a bigger chance of success. Continue Reading
Service providers are rapidly adopting NFV infrastructure, but addressing NFV security in the process is essential, with network and security teams working together. Continue Reading
Subsea cabling is out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind. Many organizations don't realize just how dependent they are on underwater fiber to stay online and in business. Continue Reading
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Troubleshooting SDN routing issues when the routes change quickly in real-time requires a new kind of network monitoring tool that can virtually roll back routing changes. Continue Reading
To enable legal voice call interception in the world of VoIP, service operators need to find a way to gain accurate user identity and authentication. Continue Reading
Going from PSTN to VoIP services, this two-part series looks at the evolution of voice and its challenges, from enabling 911 to user identification. Continue Reading