Since Americans typically spend about 5 hours each day watching TV, wouldn’t it be nice to predict how the network will behave when many of those TV watchers migrate from SD to HD content? Read how to do that and more to protect your network from the bandwidth tsunami.
With demand for broadband escalating, carriers need to deliver on the promise of broadband to any customer in their service area, without having to invest billions of dollars upgrading networks. But, is there really a technology they can tap which does not require major network upgrades or changes? Or is this some old miner’s tale?
by Patricia Alsina, Mohamed Touré, and Teresa Bazzle
When looking at Fiber-To-The-x (FTTx) networks, it is important to start at the beginning: the Central Switching Center (CSC), or Central Office. Read why the CSC needs as much attention as other segments of the network, and how to do it right.
Recent natural disasters, along with public and regulatory pressures, are forcing telecom providers to deliver extended emergency backup power. While the existing tried-and-true technologies will be with us for a long time, read about some new systems that may benefit providers and end-users in ways they couldn’t previously imagine.
Mobile backhaul has become a great business opportunity -- IF wholesale operators understand exactly what mobile operators really need now and in the future, specifically when it comes to synchronization.
Don’t believe unproductive myths. OSP is not just some dumb, fat pipe feeding an insatiable customer who gulps as much bandwidth as we can feed it. Nor is it about the cloud or a wireline vs. wireless tug-of-war. Read exactly what the OSP is about and its critical role in the future of our economy.
Cloud computing is more than a set of distributed computing technologies. Cloud computing is evolving globally, but China’s extraordinary cloud cities initiatives may be more powerful than you could ever imagine. Can the U.S. position its economic hubs and cloud computing services delivery as effectively as China? Only time will tell.
With 60 million home networks expected in U.S. households by 2015, service providers face an array of new challenges. After all, they have become the caretakers of the customer experience. Welcome home to a new set of problems.
There is a wealth of research and wisdom on the techniques of leading through change. What is not easily found is advice on how to self-prepare for change. Here are 4 simple and memorable techniques to help you prepare yourself for change.
All leaders and managers select bad hires even if they don’t know it. The difference is, really great leaders recognize their mistake and fire faster. There are 3 things a leader can do to help ensure they have the right people on their team.
According to a 2010 Workplace Bullying Institute Survey, slightly more than 1 out of 3 (35%) of U.S. workers have been bullied at work. Victims of workplace bullying will file lawsuits against their employers and managers for discrimination under Title VII and violations of the Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA). Can you allow your company to be exposed to preventable lawsuits and other legal actions? Clearly, the answer is no. As a manager, there are 5 concrete actions that you must take to prevent workplace bullying.