Blockchain Standards & Regulations Progress

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced a new addition in the blockchain standards on September 29th, with the release of Draft NISTIR 8301, “Blockchain Networks: Token Design and Management Overview,” which provides a high-level technical overview and conceptual framework of token designs and management methods – highlighting [...]

2020-10-27T15:25:54+00:00Oct 29th, 2020|Categories: Blockchain, Standards|0 Comments

Introduction to SNMP protocol, definition, MIBs, OIDs, ports and more

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for network management, i.e. to monitor and configure devices on IP networks. I have been working on many network management products over the years, and most of them were related with SNMP one way or another, so I tend to [...]

2020-11-03T14:01:46+00:00Feb 8th, 2020|Categories: NMS, Standards|Tags: |0 Comments

Introduction to FCAPS – Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security

The FCAPS definition Fault Management Configuration management Accounting Performance Management Security FCAPS is a model created by TMN to be used by Network Operators and Service Providers to compare capabilities and features of Management & Monitoring Systems. The FCAPS model is used for Element [...]

2020-11-03T09:28:23+00:00Nov 29th, 2019|Categories: NMS, Standards|1 Comment

Re-imagining OSS/BSS

The recent TMForum’s Digital Transformation conference at Nice France, focused on the evolution of Operational Support Systems (OSS) and Business Support Systems (BSS), as the OSS/BSS industry is facing a transformation. The biggest challenge is that the OSS architecture is changing and is becoming based on openAPIs and common data stores that [...]

2020-10-27T15:32:41+00:00Jun 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured, NMS, Standards|0 Comments

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 [...]

2020-10-27T15:51:40+00:00Sep 4th, 2017|Categories: 5G Mobile Networks, Featured, Standards|0 Comments

Are you mature enough for machine learning?

SNMPcenter: TMForum is lately focusing heavily on digital transformation. They believe a framework is needed to help organizations access their status and readiness for digital transformation. Here is how they describe it:   Shelly Palmer, CEO, The Palmer Group, argues you need to be ready before you start to experiment [...]

2020-10-27T16:23:22+00:00May 29th, 2017|Categories: AI/ML, Featured, Standards|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 [...]

2020-10-27T16:37:31+00:00Feb 28th, 2017|Categories: Featured, IoT, Standards|0 Comments

Status of Standards for SDN in Wireless Transport

Operators are busy working to define and publish wireless transport standards in an effort to drive the wireless transport ecosystem - software providers, integrators and hardware vendors, towards a software driven vision. The goal of operators is to create a standardized interface for connecting all types of microwave devices to [...]

2020-10-27T16:20:37+00:00Dec 5th, 2016|Categories: Featured, SDN / NFV, Standards|0 Comments

All about SNMP Standards – SNMPcenter

SNMP Standards from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) will help you understand, select and build SNMP-based monitoring & management solutions. This is a summary of the standards available. Click on the RFC number to go to the IETF related info page. A complete list of SNMP standards can be [...]

2020-10-27T16:26:34+00:00Dec 1st, 2016|Categories: Standards|Tags: |2 Comments

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) MIBs of RAD devices

Overview The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an Internet-standard protocol that can be used to manage RAD devices on IP networks. SNMP can be used to graph various data with tools such as CACTI, MRTG or any other SNMP-enabled monitoring tool. SNMP write support is only available for [...]

2020-10-27T16:33:57+00:00Jan 21st, 2014|Categories: Standards|Tags: |0 Comments
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