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The FCC voted three to two to codify regulation on Internet service providers, regulating them as a public utility for the first time. Under the new rules, cable companies that also operate broadband networks will be prohibited from slowing or speeding up traffic for OTT companies. For IoT there will be no immediate impact. However, verticals that require service level agreements may need to consider future regulations.
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An emerging set of considerations in DCI is how the DCI networks take part in higher level service controls employed by cloud & application providers. Operators & customers want services that respond dynamically to service requests and application requirements, leading to broad developments in SDN and service automation above the transport layers of operation in DC and wide area infrastructures. For DCI these developments question whether DCI networks can be enhanced by employing simplification and automation designs included in transport SDN solutions.
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Global Certification Forum’s machine to machine task force is studying how certification can support the emerging M2M business models of members and the range of M2M use cases for mobile connectivity. It is also identifying standards relevant to network to M2M device interoperability and stability.
Business Case for Brocade Analytics for Mobile Network Operators
- 2MarIn the article “How Big a Threat Is VoWi-Fi to the LTE Operator?” (Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8hgAzT073Q) I illustrated the potential threat cable voice-over-Wi-Fi is to the mobile network operator. In Part II of the LTE threat I...24FebACG Research announces the 2014 winners of the company’s first ever Omega Awards. The award honors excellence in two categories: message marketing with HotSeat, Whiteboard and Spotlight Innovation videos and operational excellence. Winners for 2014:...
- 24FebACG Research announces the 2014 winners of the company’s first ever Omega Awards. The award honors excellence in two categories: message marketing with HotSeat, Whiteboard and Spotlight Innovation videos and operational excellence. Juniper Networks earned...23FebAn analytics offloading use case conducted by ACG Research compares the total cost of ownership of Brocade’s architecture with two PMO alternative architectures. The Brocade architecture has 23 percent to 33 percent lower TCO than...
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