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We want IoT…but what is it? – IoT Maturity across business sectors

While virtually all business leaders (98 percent) have an understanding of the Internet of Things (IoT), many are unclear of the exact definition of IoT and what it means for their business. So says a new study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company focusing on IoT maturity across business [...]

Mar 13th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories, Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to secure IoT devices to protect your Enterprise Networks

 Secure IoT devices is not a luxury any more. Recent news headlines describe hackers intrusions into otherwise strong, well-defended networks. These hackers targeted low-profile, low-value network components like CCTV and DVRs Internet of Things (IoT) devices. So why is IoT becoming the target of choice for skilled hackers? Well, vendors do not [...]

Mar 7th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Feature Stories, Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Internet of Things (IoT) Cellular Connectivity Primer – Terms and Standards

Internet of things (IoT) is a very hot topic but to understand it, one needs to understand also the IoT cellular connectivity terms and standards. According to the World Economy Forum (WEF),  IoT is likely to be the next major value opportunity across industries. The number of connected devices, which enable [...]

Feb 28th, 2017|Categories: Feature Stories, Technologies|Tags: |0 Comments

Why use NETCONF/YANG when you can use SNMP and CLI?

The main usage of NETCONF is to configure devices. But wait! We have been doing that for many-many years and we know the advantages and disadvantages of using SNMP and CLI to configure devices and networks. Do we really need  another protocol? To answer that question, let's take a closer [...]

Oct 25th, 2016|Categories: Technologies|Comments Off on Why use NETCONF/YANG when you can use SNMP and CLI?

Wireless Transmission Enterprise Connectivity – Bandwidth on Demand Realized with SDN

Following the previous article that discussed the importance of SDN for Wireless Transmission networks, it is time to focus on a specific problem of Wireless Transmission and see how it can be solved with SDN. The problem selected is Bandwidth on Demand for Enterprise connectivity. Let's start with how enterprises [...]

Apr 28th, 2015|Categories: Technologies, Use Cases|Tags: , |Comments Off on Wireless Transmission Enterprise Connectivity – Bandwidth on Demand Realized with SDN

Wireless Transmission – The importance of SDN for simpler management

Wireless Transmission Challenges Wireless Transmission faces new unprecedented challenges as a result of adoption of cloud services, the dramatic increase of video usage, the increase of device mobility as people use now more their smartphones than desktops and the gradual realization of "Internet of Things". The two main challenges that [...]

Apr 23rd, 2015|Categories: Technologies, Use Cases|Tags: , |Comments Off on Wireless Transmission – The importance of SDN for simpler management

South-bound vs North-bound Interfaces used for Network Management

Most people involved in the Network Management get confused with two terms frequently used to describe the interconnections between the network and the network managers as well as the interconnections between various management systems (OSS). The terms that get people confused are: Southbound Interfaces (SBI) Northbound Interfaces (NBI) The analogy [...]

Apr 5th, 2013|Categories: NMS Essentials, Technologies|Tags: |2 Comments
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