Analyst Angle: Power at the edge. Processing and storage move from the central core to the network edge
Tue Feb 21 13:52:22 EST 2017
Location, location, location. Multiple-access Edge Computing (MEC) and edge computing in general are gaining acceptance in both fixed and mobile networks as we increasingly realize the power of location in wireless networks and especially in virtualized networks. This does not mean the centralized cloud or the big data centers hosting the network core will [...]
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Xilinx launches 5G RF-analog SoC for millimeter wave
Tue Feb 21 11:12:11 EST 2017
Chipmaker Xilinx is looking to meet the challenges of “5G” power and form factor requirements by going analog to reduce size and power consumption with an integrated system-on-chip. The aim of the new Xilinx SoC is “to really enable a whole new level of design around the commercialization of 5G systems,” said Kirk Saban, senior [...]
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Qualcomm, Intel launch gigabit LTE modems
Tue Feb 21 11:03:21 EST 2017
“5G” may be right around the corner, but LTE still has some ground to cover before it fades into the sunset. Both Qualcomm and Intel announced new modem chips designed to support faster LTE connections and boost bandwidth by enabling mobile operators to more efficiently use their spectrum resources. Both modems support gigabit LTE, which [...]
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Verizon partners with Ericsson to bolster virtualization, SD-WAN
Tue Feb 21 10:52:24 EST 2017
Verizon Enterprise Solutions to use Ericsson platforms for support of virtualized global Managed Network Services platform, SD-WAN services. Verizon Communications Enterprise Solutions division deepened its network virtualization partnership with Ericsson, noting the vendor will provide enabling technology for the operators virtualized global Managed Network Services platform. The enabling technologies include Ericssons Cloud Manager and Order [...]
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