According to many market research analysts, the global wireless access point (WAP) market is anticipated to continue its upward trajectory and to grow at an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 8% through 2020. Many enterprises are utilizing cloudcomputing technology for cost-cutting purposes, eliminating investments required for storage hardware and other physical infrastructures. With significant growth expected in Internet usage, particularly bandwidth consuming video traffic, WAP vendors need to enable their customers to monitor and improve device performance, improve end user experience, and enhance security. These customers include general enterprises that offer Internet access to patrons like airports, hotels, retail / shopping centers and so on. These external Internet access providers can differentiate themselves by offering optimum service through advanced network analytics, traffic shaping, application control, security capabilities and more.
Virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) is a major breakthrough in network function virtualization (NFV). When
asked where they have deployed NFV in production networks, communication service providers (CSPs) consistently name vEPC as one of the top answers. Why is that?
In order to maximize their processing capacity, CSPs virtualize a subset of their network applications, including
mobile edge computing (MEC), base stations (small/macro
cells) and the mobile core, because these systems use a
The mobile packet core builds the foundation of the core
network on which mobile CSPs offer IP-based services to
their customers. Implementing vEPC solutions can help
CSPs obtain the scale necessary to accommodate growing
numbers of subscribers and large amounts of traffic or
connections while controlling costs and improving on quality of experience (QoE). In the past, evolved packet core
(EPC) solutions were deployed on purpose-built hardware.
NFV enables operators to deploy EPC c
A new mantra is emerging for IT professionals – Quality of Experience (QoE). In order to align monitoring and management practices with the true demands of the business, IT professionals must expand beyond traditional comfort zones of watching network and system health metrics to begin measuring and understanding the experience IT end users are having.
Join EMA Vice President of Research, Jim Frey, and Fluke Networks Director of Products, Doug Roberts, for this on-demand webinar and discussion that will reveal:
Published By: MASERGY
Published Date: Jul 20, 2007
Organizations of all sizes are evolving to an enlightened, business-focused method of choosing network services and service providers called Total Customer Experience (TCE). This white paper describes the evolution toward a TCE approach and the benefits and clarity that TCE brings to the marketplace.