Feature Stories

Ericsson’s Cloud IoT Device Connection Platform (DCP)

Ericsson, the world-wide leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology, is focusing on Internet of Things (IoT) and working to provide products and services that cover this exciting new world of connected things. Ericsson's Cloud IoT Device Connection Platform (DCP) is it's core IoT product that is complemented with [...]

2017-02-16T07:16:20+00:00 Feb 23rd, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Products|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ericsson’s Cloud IoT Device Connection Platform (DCP)

IoT security is important – Unsecured IoT devices are used in DDoS Botnets

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on the DNS infrastructure are neither new nor rare. What is new, however, is the scale of the attacks, and the use of a network of compromised IoT devices as the source of the attack. IoT security is thus becoming a very important issue [...]

2017-02-14T11:32:10+00:00 Feb 22nd, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories|Tags: , |Comments Off on IoT security is important – Unsecured IoT devices are used in DDoS Botnets

4G LTE Cellular Networks – Performance Monitoring Complexity & What are the challenges affecting end-user’s experience?

Carrier Service Providers (CSPs) are facing challenges stemming from the increased 4G LTE Performance Monitoring complexity. To address these challenges, many CSPs, especially Tier-1 and Tier-2 ones, are partnering with innovative performance monitoring software vendors & integrators. The biggest challenge a CSP faces is how to improve real-time visibility of the operational status of [...]

2017-02-17T09:50:12+00:00 Feb 15th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Use Cases|Tags: , |Comments Off on 4G LTE Cellular Networks – Performance Monitoring Complexity & What are the challenges affecting end-user’s experience?

MIB integration risks when using umbrella OSS without deploying the vendor’s own NMS

Most professionals working in the network design and NOC design of Carrier Service Providers (CSP) are frequently facing a dilemma. Should they implement a vendor's Element Manager (EMS) and integrate it to their OSS/NMS umbrella systems or should they directly manage the vendors devices from the umbrella OSS/NMS? Let's [...]

2017-02-10T15:04:10+00:00 Feb 13th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, NMS Essentials|Tags: |Comments Off on MIB integration risks when using umbrella OSS without deploying the vendor’s own NMS

How IoT and technology are shaping homes of the future

Thanks to the Internet of Things, it is now common for homeowners to control different aspects of their home with apps, thus implementing the vision of the IoT Smart Home. An app to turn off the lights. An app to adjust the thermostat. Another app to turn on the house [...]

2017-02-11T09:22:34+00:00 Feb 10th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on How IoT and technology are shaping homes of the future

Three Ways to Improve Network Performance for NOC professionals

There is hardly a Network Operations Center (NOC) professional who has not witnessed degraded network performance. Performance degradation is critical as it creates unhappy subscribers and therefore unhappy NOC supervisors! So the question  is, what can a NOC professional do to improve network performance using the variety of tools at hand? As the [...]

2017-02-10T08:38:10+00:00 Feb 10th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Functions (FCAPS)|Tags: |Comments Off on Three Ways to Improve Network Performance for NOC professionals

IoT pet tracking – How Internet of Things can help pet owners monitor their pets

It is really amazing how broad the spectrum of IoT applications is.  IoT pet tracking is a good example of Internet of Things being employed to solve practical problems in the every-day life of humans and their best friends as reported by Cisco's bog "The Network". The Austrian firm Tractive, is just [...]

2017-02-09T08:11:09+00:00 Feb 9th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on IoT pet tracking – How Internet of Things can help pet owners monitor their pets

Entuity 2017 Predictions: SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud

Entuity CTO has recently published an interesting article presenting Entuity SDN predictions for 2017 and it is about SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud. The piece on predictions for 2017 was published on VMBlog by Entuity’s CTO, Jeff Roper. Interestingly, Entuity SDN predictions describe that the slow pace [...]

2017-02-08T14:27:40+00:00 Feb 8th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: , |Comments Off on Entuity 2017 Predictions: SDN, SD-WAN and Right Sizing In The Cloud

IoT-enabled pigeons helped fight pollution in London

The success of a pollution-fighting pilot program involving pigeons and the Internet of Things has taken flight in a big way. This month, it has expanded to involve humans. The Pigeon Air Patrol recruited about 100 volunteers in London to wear air quality sensors. But this newest phase never would [...]

2017-02-08T14:28:18+00:00 Jan 22nd, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories|Tags: |Comments Off on IoT-enabled pigeons helped fight pollution in London
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