For companies that ship products, the supply chain is the backbone. Getting your gear to the right place, at the right time and in the right condition, while making the process as seamless and cost-effective as possible, is key to success in today’s globalized market. That’s why our recent activity in China is so significant ...

 
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The first few months of 2018 has led to great leaps in the US cloud hyperscalers in terms of deployments and testing of next-generation solutions, such as 400Gbit/s. However, Chinese hyperscalers are building their infrastructure with notable differences, some of which are materializing in the type of equipment being deployed. While this has often been attributed to a technological gap with Western cloud providers, I believe some of the difference is actually driven by physical limitations of the cloud in China. Three major differences have emerged in the past six months ...

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Today’s mobile network operators face a more challenging set of decisions than ever before. For many years, frequency synchronization delivered by TDM-based technologies was sufficient for the timing demands of mobile networks. Then came the evolution to packet- and Ethernet-based networks, which required additional features, such as the ability to transport timing information in packets ...

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Right now, we’re at the infancy in the development of a whole new layer of added business value. AI and especially deep learning have tremendous potential to improve network planning and operations. You can get dizzy thinking about how much data is collected and monitored each day in networks across the world, and yet the vast majority of it goes ignored. It’s only when some network failure occurs that we dig into our pile of data to understand what happened ...

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