Dear reader, 

a lot of interesting articles were posted in SNMPcenter during the course of previous week.

Smart Home, remote performance monitoring of Cisco SAN, first 5G implementations in Europe and Gigabit LTE are some subjects covered.

So here they are in case you missed them:

---
Smart Home

Introducing secure in-home package delivery with IoT and simplifying the smart home

Smart Home is gradually becoming a reality but faces challenges. An example of a smart home application is using IoT to control key lock access. Just recently, Amazon unveiled Amazon Key—a "smart lock" designed to allow their delivery people drop off packages inside of homes in an effort to lower package theft. Amazon's Secure Package Delivery with IoT Amazon's In-Home Kit …

Read more.

---
Virtual Instruments

Virtual Instruments and CISCO integration for Cloud Performance Monitoring

Virtual Instruments and Cisco are partnering to create solutions that play important roles in the performance, reliability and scalability of Cloud solutions. Cisco is integrating its Cisco SAN Telemetry Streaming with Virtual Instruments product, the VirtualWisdom performance management platform. This integration is expected to increase the breadth of visibility into SAN systems, while reducing both the complexity and cost of …

Read more.

---
Robots go swimming

Robots go swimming

A growing number of tech startups are focusing on waterways—using robots to clean them up and better understand what's happening beneath the surface. Here's a look at three. A Roomba for waterways Potentially toxic sediment builds up in waterways--with major environmental consequences. The stuff, for example, can smother marine life and increase flooding vulnerability. But the equipment typically used for …

Read more.

---
Digital India

Digital India: Driving the Next Wave of Innovation

Summet Arora, SVP Engineering CISCO, reported some really impressive figures, statistics and predictions for Digital India, i.e. India's Digital Growth. Summet blog post was published following India’s first ever Mobile Congress kicked off in New Delhi in September.   Digital India- Massive Internet Wave With more than 400 million current users, the country’s Internet adoption is the second largest in …

Read more.

---
Transpacific continuous data encryption success at 100Gbps

Transpacific continuous data encryption success at 100Gbps

Ericsson has recently reported that together with Telstra and Ciena they have successfully trialed 100 Gbps continuous data encryption while maintaining speed and reliability over 21,940 km across multiple cable systems. The trial was about demonstrating the ability to encrypt data securely while in transit between Los Angeles and Melbourne, using Ciena’s ultra-low latency 100 Gigabit wire-speed encryption solution. With …

Read more.

---
Continuous Software Updates in Telco

How continuous software updates (Agile) is coming to Telco

If continuous software updates makes sense on PCs, tablets and phones regularly, why should it be any different for telecom nodes that handle mobile broadband traffic for entire cities? To provide continuous software updates, one must provide both continuous delivery and continuous deployment. These two terms are sometimes confused so let's see what they mean.   What is continuous delivery …

Read more.

---
5G services

Telia, Ericsson and Intel First to Make 5G Real in Europe

Ericsson announced last week two new projects that will bring 5G services to life in both Tallinn and Stockholm in 2018, two of the most digitized cities in the world. The projects are: a high-speed 5G connection to a commercial passenger cruise ship delivering internet connectivity to the ship and its passengers while in port of Tallinn an industrial use …

Read more.

---
Gigabit LTE technologies

The Road to 5G and the Gigabit LTE milestone

Gigabit LTE is an important milestone for operators as they are progressing on the road towards 5G. Achieving Gigabit LTE is a big challenge for operators, as it requires additional licensed spectrum that in most cases is limited. A previous survey showed that only 16% of global operators can achieve Gigabit LTE solely on licensed spectrum. Unlicensed spectrum in the …

Read more.

---
IoT achievements smart cities and connected cars

IoT achievements addressing Smart Cities & Connected Cars challenges

Latest IoT achievements make the deployment of IoT solutions more feasible for the near future. This is good news for the industry as recent forecasts calculate a total number of around 18 billion connected IoT devices by 2022. Big IoT projects are being planned for smart cities and connected cars, with examples including: The Ministry of Electricity and Water of …

Read more.

---
Gigabit LTE network

Gigabit LTE Network Launched in China

Network speeds are on the rise! China Unicom with Ericsson have recently commercially launched a Gigabit LTE network, allowing subscribers to enjoy the services and benefits available with high-speed mobile broadband data. According to Hao Liqian, General Manager, Hainan branch, China Unicom, this development is according to their strategy to offer the most advanced services to individuals and enterprises on …

Read more.

---
Technology trends 2017

Five technology trends for 2017 by Ericsson CTO

Ericsson CTO, Erik Ekudden just recently presented technology trends for 2017,  a report which looks at five trends identified that are part of an ongoing transformation of the industry and continuous technology evolution. These five technology trends include adaptable technology, machine intelligence, IoT security, distributed IoTplatforms, and augmented and virtual reality. Technology Trends Details The first trend, ‘An adaptable technology base’, …

Read more.

---
Telecom Operators doing Integration

Are Telecom Operators to resume the role of Integrators again?

Fabien Voyer, Director of Marketing Strategy, Orange mentioned during the recent TMForum Live event that roles that have been traditionally held by Telecom Operators, Service Providers, Vendors and System Integrators are changing hands. It seems like operators are resuming roles that they had seemingly left behind. According to Voyer, there is definitely a shift in the way Orange operates: “... …

Read more.

---
Rest API

What is a REST interface and what are its benefits?

Here is a summary of what you need to know about REST: REST is an acronym for Representational State Transfer REST is an architecture style for designing networked applications. The idea is that, rather than using complex mechanisms such as CORBA, RPC or SOAP to connect between machines, simple HTTP is used to make calls between machines REST requests made …

Read more.

---

Please Whitelist my Email

I don't want you to miss these important newsletters because they end up in your spam or junk folder! So please, "whitelist" or "safelist" my email address -  newsletter@snmpcenter.com - so you don't mistakenly delete them.

 

Thank you again for joining my free newsletter, and I wish you nothing less than success.

 

Cheers!

Chris Rizos

---