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Broadband Cloud Computing Fiber to the Premise Networking Optical Networking Software Defined Network

New Sponsor Brings a Career Twist

The sponsor for this and future issues of the Viodi View and ViodiTV is the Broadband Forum. For those not familiar with the Broadband Forum (BBF), the mission of this 25+-year-old non-profit “is to unlock the potential for new markets and profitable revenue growth by leveraging new technologies and standards in the home, intelligent small […]

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Internet of Everything Networking Software Defined Network Wireless

Broadband Built Block-by-Block by Blockchain – Part 2 – 5G

“What Helium has created in this blockchain is truly a unique incentive. That is, the only incentive of its kind that can start a wireless network creation model without a lot of money. It is pretty cheap and simple to do. And, that hasn’t been done before…..It is something that can apply to all wireless […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Cybersecurity Internet of Everything Networking Regulatory Technology Wireless

Resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing – Right Now

“Miss the beat, you lose the rhythm, And nothing falls into place” Van Halen, circa 1991, Right Now Van Halen’s insight about timing and seizing the moment in its song, Right Now, is a great metaphor for the current situation with PNT. As background, the most prevalent source of PNT, Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, is […]

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Alan Weissberger Networking Software Defined Network

Is Lifecycle Services Orchestration (LSO) Ready for Large Scale Deployments & Where?

By Alan J Weissberger and Kaustubha Parkhi Introduction: MEF is developing LSO (Lifecycle Services Orchestration) specifications in order to automate the entire lifecycle for services orchestrated across multiple provider networks and multiple technology domains within a single provider network. LSO, with open APIs, enables network service providers to transition from a silo-structured BSS/OSS approach towards […]

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Alan Weissberger Cloud Computing Networking Software Defined Network Technology

Assessment of Open Networking, Bare Metal Switches, White Boxes, and NFVi

The Vision and Reality of Open Networking: From 2012 to at least 2016, there was tremendous industry buzz about disaggregation of the network switch, transport equipment, and network appliances. Many industry “experts” and stock market analysts said that purpose-built hardware would be replaced by “open network” software running on commodity “white boxes” and “bare metal […]