Alcatel-Lucent IP And Microwave Integration As mobile network infrastructures evolve from time division multiplexing (TDM) to IP, and with the shift in radio technology from 2G/3G to LTE and beyond, the ability to extend IP/MPLS networking out to the furthest reaches of the mobile backhaul network delivers real operational value.
Get to Fast, Faster As service providers face rapidly increasing bandwidth demand from consumers, businesses and governments, they are recognizing the need for immediate access to faster speeds.
Application Performance Management For Business VPN Services Application performance management has become a significant area of focus not only for service providers looking to provide value-added WAN optimization services, but also for those service providers looking to provide application-based SLAs as part of their cloud strategy. Alcatel-Lucent 5670 Reporting and Analysis Manager (RAM) has the capability to collect, analyze and report on application performance and behavior, as well as end-user quality of experience.
Delivering An Intelligent Electricity Network For Future Generations As part of this communications transformation, EnergyAustralia is deploying Alcatel-Lucent's carrier-grade Internet protocol (IP) solutions to eventually connect 200 major electricity substations and network operations centres via a single, reliable and costeffective communications network.
Advanced Analytics For Residential Application Assurance The Alcatel-Lucent Application Assurance (AA) solution offers residential service providers the capability to develop differentiated services. These new personalized broadband services deliver a higher Quality of Experience (QoE) for subscribers and reduce the total cost of ownership for required service provider network infrastructure.
Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router The 7750 SR combines advanced edge routing and 3GPP mobile gateway functions in a single element with exceptional performance and scalability and with high operational flexibility, to address the exponential rise in the number of mobile users, connected devices and network applications.
Advanced Analytics For Business VPN Application Assurance An Alcatel-Lucent Application Assured VPN (AA-VPN) offers service providers the capability to develop differentiated, revenue-generating business VPN services while solving critical challenges for enterprise customers as they centralize application delivery and ultimately adopt cloud services.
Wi-Fi Professional Services Due to Wi-Fi's unlicensed nature, some operators have been skeptical of it and even viewed Wi-Fi as a direct threat to their licensed spectrum offerings. Opinions have changed with the availability of Carrier Wi-Fi, and it is now regarded as a strategic solution for both wireline and mobile operators.
Motive ServiceView for Mobile Motive ServiceView for Mobile builds a simpler and better customer experience around the mobile device. This solution empowers service providers to pursue a holistic customer experience management vision by combining capabilities like device activation, comprehensive care services and big data analytics.
LTE For Metro Railway Operations This white paper examines the following topics:
• The value proposition of LTE as a means to support next-generation train-to-wayside communications (TWC) for urban train operations
• The challenges involved in adopting LTE technology
• How the Alcatel-Lucent LTE-based TWC solution meets the requirements for next-generation TWC
• Strategies for overcoming the challenges involved in adopting LTE
Rapid Business Assessments For Healthcare Healthcare IT departments are stretched to the limit. New regulations, applications, devices and a highly demanding clientele make it hard for healthcare IT departments to prioritize existing projects, achieve long term executive objectives and take time to listen to their user community — there's just too much work to do and not enough time to do it.
Article: Clinic-In-A-Box Hospitals need to be able to rapidly get new sub-acute facilities on-line with minimal hassle. This is the idea behind Alcatel-Lucent's Clinic-in-a-Box solution
Voice of Smart City Citizens-Wuxi presentation A presentation exploring the involvement of citzens in the development of their city in becoming a smart city. This PPT focuses on Wuxi in China which has transformed from an ancient city to internet of things.
Voice of Smart City Citizens-Zurich presentation A presentation exploring the involvement of citzens in the development of their city in becoming a smart city. This PPT focuses on Wuxi in China which has transformed from an ancient city to internet of things.
Voice of Smart City Citizens-Saudi presentation A presentation exploring the involvement of citzens in the development of their city in becoming a smart city. This PPT focuses on Saudi Arabia which once known as a city in the desert has become known for its knowledge economy.
Unconstrained datacenter networks for the cloud era The value of cloud services lies in the rapid and cost-effective instantiation of applications that can be consumed by users anywhere. Enterprises expect cloud services to increase their agility in turning up applications while simplifying their operations.
Velocix Content Delivery Network Consumers want access to high-quality multimedia entertainment at their convenience on a broad range of devices, including Tvs, PCs, tablets and smartphones. but factors such as surging consumer demand, proliferating video content, increasing video quality and the shift to on-demand viewing are putting pressure on current broadband network infrastructures and business models.
Meeting Pervasive Ethernet-Based Service Demands with Integrated Packet Transport The rising demand for Ethernet-based cloud, mobile and video services continues to apply enormous pressure on networks. Soon 80 percent of all new software will be available through the cloud, approximately 58 percent of all web traffic will be video based and, by the end of the decade, there will be 20 billion smart devices1 connected to the network.
Network Functions Virtualization: From Vaporware To New Era Cloud technologies are rapidly changing the way businesses process and store information. Cloud computing takes advantage of two technology trends: virtualization and powerful industry-standard server hardware with a common instruction set architecture.
The Missing Piece: Voice of the Smart City Citizen Executive Summary A presentation exploring the involvement of citzens in the development of their city into a smart city. This PPT provides an overview of all four cities studied, revealing the voice missing from all and comparing the different ways that a city can develop to become smart.
Solution Sheet: Seeing is Believing: IP Video Innovation IP Video lets you deliver an exceptional multiscreen video experience to customers. It's a powerful distribution channel for your content partners — and a game changer for your business. With Alcatel-Lucent IP Video innovations, you can build a massively scalable IP Video platform that leverages the latest cloud and streaming technologies.
Solution Sheet: Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan The Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan solution helps service providers build compelling data-centric plans, offers and business models that help drive new revenue without increasing operational burden.
Agile Optical Networking: More Than Moving Light For decades now, since the inception of data services and the internet, unrelenting traffic growth has driven optical networks to unprecedented scale and ever higher bit rates: 100g today, 200g and 400g in the near future.
Velocix Enhanced Video Experience Alcatel-Lucent addresses the needs of service providers with the Velocix Enhanced Video Experience (EVE), a foundation for delivering next-generation multiscreen video streaming services over IP-based content delivery networks (CDNs).
Packet Microwave For Metro Cell Backhaul The transition to higher capacity 3G and 4G/LTE networks and the introduction of small cells are the strategic tools that mobile network operators (MNOs) have at their disposal to keep pace with rapidly increasing mobile service demand.
Experience is Everything Customer experience is now at the core of mobile business success. But growing churn, complexity and expectations are making it difficult for service providers to deliver an experience that can stand out from the competition, satisfy customers and boost profitability.
Getting Smart About Smart Cities: Recommendations For Smart City Stakeholders The goals of this research report are:
• To understand the main drivers for transforming a city into
a "Smart City"
• To understand the expectations of citizens living in Smart Cities
• To provide a snapshot of different Smart City projects, their drivers, and business models
• To understand the key role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in a Smart City project
The A.R.T. of Policy Management Delivering the next generation of mobile broadband services. With the explosion of mobile broadband, service providers must offer innovative, personalized subscriber services while generating new streams of revenue.
Mobilize the Data Plan: The Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan Solution Around the world, mobile and fixed-mobile operators are evolving their approach to mobile and broadband tariffs. These service providers want to shift their focus towards offers that can capitalize on the growing demand for mobile data and stabilize declining voice and SMS revenues.
Dynamic Communications for the Smart Grid - Driving smarter energy management and usage The power grid is vital to delivering the energy that people have come to expect in their personal and professional lives. Ensuring the safe and reliable delivery of high-quality power is the utility's primary objective. While utilities have for many years met this goal very successfully, factors such as aging power grids, increasing demand and the incorporation of renewable energy are now leading many of them to transform the way they do business.
Velocix Unified Caching - Delivering Any Content from Any Source This paper presents an evolution that will enable unified caching to become a vital element of every on-net CDN. Embodied by Velocix unified caching, this evolution will allow service providers to support enhanced CDN and transparent caching capabilities using a single, flexible on-net CDN deployment. This unified approach will help service providers streamline their processes and deliver any content from any source with a consistent QoE.
OpenTouch Video Store Enterprises are looking for an innovative, cost-effective video media vehicle to communicate with, educate and entertain their employees, partners, suppliers and customers. The Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch™ Video Store enables enterprises to create, upload and share videos across their organizations, improve audience awareness, reduce time-to-information and control the videos employees share.
HLN Capacity and Efficiency Business Value Smartphones, tablets, mobile devices and a proliferation of compelling applications and content have changed user behavior and put users in command of the telecommunications services they want to buy. Users want high-speed fixed and mobile broadband access from anywhere, at any time, and they expect a superior customer experience.
HLN Customer Business Value The telecommunications market is undergoing profound change: broadband traffic continues to grow thanks to affordable smart devices, ubiquitous connectivity, more compelling applications, and increasing fixed and mobile penetration. As the driving force behind these market trends, smartphones, mobile devices and personalized applications and content have put users in command of the services they want to use.
Video Shakes Up The IP Edge As consumers demand ever more video and video consumption methods, the broadband IP networks used by many service providers to offer residential services will be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of data. The problem will be most acute at the IP edge of a triple-play provider's network, where video traffic will grow 2.5 times faster than traffic on subscriber links.
Deploying IP/MPLS Communications Networks for Smart Grids Power utilities worldwide are embarking on Smart Grid projects such as Grid Modernization, Substation Automation, Distribution Automation, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure. Communications network transformation to a highly available IP/MPLS network for mission-critical communications is a foundation to the Smart Grid architecture.
Article: Revolutionizing railway communications with LTE As Long-term evolution (LTE) is rolled out on commercial mobile networks across the world, LTE is also being adapted to railway communications, allowing operators to improve the efficiency of their critical communications and enhance passenger experience by offering new and innovative services.
Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router: Your Edge In Service Evolution Driven by the latest innovations in Internet-based services and multimedia-enabled TVs, PDAs and smartphones, consumers are once again fueling change in the network services industry. Whether it's mobile subscribers consuming more applications and video content while on the road, residential customers demanding more personalized, on-demand video services, or enterprises looking to fully leverage the efficiencies of cloud computing, service providers (SPs) are faced with both the challenge — and the opportunity — of evolving their services to meet the changing needs of their customers.
Alcatel-Lucent Service-Aware Management for end to end LTE As mobile and IP technologies converge, network management has become increasingly complex. This transformation poses significant operational challenges to mobile service providers. Traditional element and network management solutions do not allow service providers to keep pace with the volume and complexity of todayâ€™s mobile services. Manual processes are too slow and error prone. Reactive problem detection leads to longer outages and dissatisfied customers. And integration with existing systems and processes is expensive and time-consuming.
Alcatel-Lucent Business IP VPN Solution Meeting Next Generation IP VPN Demands Rapidly And Efficiently
Changing business requirements are putting increased pressure on service providers to deliver more services, faster.
Alcatel-Lucent Aging Communications Systems: Risks And Opportunities After several years of little to no investment in IT infrastructure, enterprise communications equipment is aging: performance is degrading and operationssupport costs are increasing. Aging communications systems cannot support the video, mobility and unified communications and collaboration capabilities that enterprises may require.
Alcatel-Lucent The 2012 Cloud Networking Report Part 1: The Emergence of Cloud Computing and Cloud Networking. The 2012 Cloud Networking Report (The Report) will be published both in its entirety and in a serial fashion. This is the first of the serial publications.
Turning Small Cells into Big Profits Using economic simulation to make the right decisions for your market.
With small cells that leverage both cellular and Wi-Fi® technologies, mobile network operators (MNOs) can deliver focused capacity and coverage, offload data from macro networks, and offer innovative new services.
Building An Outsourcing Relationship This white paper discusses twelve crucial areas to consider when engaging an effective MSP — factors that can contribute to transformation and innovation, as well as cost savings.
Application Fluency In The Campus Data Center A modern data center network needs to respond to the new requirements of server and desktop virtualization and deliver a high-quality experience for students, faculty and staff. The network must also support the plethora of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices that outnumber desk-bound devices.
A New Era Of Mobile Backhaul Mobile services. It is a huge market, expected to reach $1.3 trillion (in constant U.S. dollars) by 2016.1 It is also a highly competitive market with very demanding customers. To keep customers and grow market share, mobile network operators (MNOs) must deliver an outstanding customer experience. To stay profitable, they must do so at the lowest possible total cost of ownership.
Professional Services For Mobile Backhaul The mobile radio access network (RAN) is evolving rapidly, driven by the need to improve capacity and coverage while keeping capital and operating expenses under control.
Responding To Mobile Capacity Challenges With Packet Optical Mobile Backhaul Demand for mobile services continues to increase at a phenomenal rate, both in terms of the number of subscribers and the bandwidth per subscriber. To remain competitive and reduce the potential for churn, mobile operators need to be able to grow their networks' capacity in line with the growth in demand.
Wireline Mobile Backhaul For Metro Cells A new role is emerging for wireline operators who are prepared to leverage their fixed broadband access network to provide wireline mobile backhaul. Explosive growth both in the number of wireless subscribers and bandwidth consumed poses a tremendous challenge to mobile network operators (MNOs).
Troubleshooting at the Speed of Light With our increasing dependence on broadband, service disruptions are not acceptable, and the need for cost-effective fiber monitoring and troubleshooting is escalating.
Converging TV VOD Delivery and Distributed CDNs Interest in multiscreen strategies — including next-generation TV offerings, such as TV Everywhere and online content services — is growing, as Multiple System Operators (MSOs) focus on increasing their Revenue Generating Units (RGUs).
CDN Interoperability The rapid growth of over-the-top (OTT) video and multiscreen pay TV services has prompted network service providers to make significant investments in their infrastructure.
Alcatel-Lucent Metro Cells The Bigger Picture
Mobile network operators (MNOs) need cost-effective solutions to deal with the predicted exponential growth in mobile data traffic on their networks, in order to maintain their subscribers' quality of experience (QoE).
Alcatel-Lucent Social Communications Compliant with GSMA Rich Communications recommendations (RCS and RCS-e), Alcatel-Lucent Social Communications provides tools for the consumer and enterprise markets to enable people to effortlessly connect, communicate and share within and outside their social graph with privacy and trust.
A Classroom In The Cloud Building on Service Provider Infrastructure and Business Models to Create a K-20 Education Platform that Reduces Cost, Improves Engagement and Measures Student Success.
Architecting Wireless Field Area Networks Communications network deployments in electric utilities have traditionally focused on supporting the transmission grid. These wide area network (WAN) deployments provide real-time visibility to support applications, such as teleprotection, to maintain grid reliability.
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Virtual Desktop Solution Desktop virtualization can increase the productivity of information technology (IT) teams by transforming how they configure and deploy endpoint devices, manage desktops, and support end user applications.
Alcatel-Lucent Digital Media Store (DMS) E-book sales are quickly taking off, overtaking hard-copy books in some markets. Many non-Englishspeaking markets are being underserved by the large e-books stores like Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Enterprise Data Center Connect When choosing the best technology and the right products to meet their data center connect (DCC) networking requirements, enterprises must fully understand the challenges to be addressed and the applications that must be supported.
7950 XRS Family DataSheet The Alcatel-Lucent 7950 XRS is the world's most powerful core router platform. Delivering unprecedented density and efficiency without compromising the versatility to support evolving traffic demands, the 7950 XRS handles the full range of service provider routing needs for years to come.
ACG TCO on Core 7950 XRS Driving Scale and Operational Efficiency in the IP Core: TCO Analysis of the Alcatel-Lucent 7950 XRS Core Router.
Rethinking the IP Core Position The Internet represents the ultimate platform for creativity and communication, and has become central to every aspect of our lives - at work, at home, and everywhere in between.
Voice over LTE: The new mobile voice Alcatel-Lucent and the ENPC School of International Management have completed a joint research project created to identify and investigate megatrends that have the potential to fundamentally transform society in general and the information and communications technology industry (ICT), in particular.
Dynamic Communications for Public Safety For public safety agencies, saving time means saving lives. Charged with protecting citizens daily and responding quickly and effectively to emergencies, public safety personnel cannot allow any operational obstacles to interfere with their mission.
DSL Acceleration: Making It Work The deployment of wireline broadband networks in all developed markets (as well as some emerging markets) has been a spectacular success for both network operators and regulators.
Shaping the Future of Multiscreen Video The TV and video business is rapidly transforming from walled garden-based services to online video, linking consumers with more compelling content on a broader range of connected devices.
Soaring into the Cloud The worldwide market for cloud services is still developing and must be navigated properly if service providers are going to capitalize on this opportunity to transform their business and ensure they don't become a commoditized network provider.
Alcatel-Lucent 2011Global Cloud ITDM Study Penn, Schoen and Berland Associates, LLC, conducted online interviews among 3,886 information technology decision makers (ITDMs) in the United States, United Kingdom, France, India, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
Deploying IP/MPLS In Mobile Networks As mobile service providers prepare for the evolution to wireless broadband, they require a robust packet transport infrastructure that supports CDMA/EV-DO and GSM/UMTS/HSPA today and is well suited to support LTE and fixed-mobile convergence (FMC).
LTE Mobile Transport Evolution As cell sites are rolled out in support of Long Term Evolution (LTE) services, and the increase in mobile data services continues unabated, it is expected that average bandwidth requirements will increase beyond 100 Mb/s per macrocell site.service delivery.
Trump Ocean Club Case Study As the largest and tallest building in Latin America, everything about the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel exudes quality and sophistication; rising 70 stories above Panama Bay, the luxury hotel attracts discerning guests from all over the world.
Alcatel-Lucent Data Center Services Data centers are under extreme pressure. Real-time applications, virtualization, server-to-server traffic, desktop presence information, security, and video have all combined to push the limits.
Converged Network Plan And Design The Alcatel-Lucent Application Fluent Network is based on a resilient architecture with automated controls in which the network dynamically adapts to the application, user and device to provide a high-quality user experience, as well as simplified operation. This helps enterprise use their networks to better achieve business results.
MARIESTAD TÖREBODA ENERGY Mariestad Töreboda Energy AB (MTEAB) is a utilities supplier serving central Sweden. It provides electricity, district heating, Internet and telephony services to residents and businesses.
BRAZILIAN CORPORATE POWERHOUSE - JMalucelli "The whole experience with Alcatel-Lucent solutions has been extremely positive. We're deploying the equipment into all of our locations, and any new branches or offices immediately get given the latest configuration. We've been so impressed with the quality of products that we are actively seeking opportunities to deploy a broader range of Alcatel-Lucent equipment into critical points in our infrastructure, such as the JMalucelli Data Center."
MARTINHAL BEACH RESORT & HOTEL Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel needed a convergent, flexible and reliable IP communications infrastructure to ensure first-class guest services and operational efficiency.
GREENER: Green, Energy-Efficient Network Re-organization Green Energy Efficient Network Reorganization Economic and environmental drivers have made energy efficiency a critical concern for telecommunications operators worldwide. Both wireline and wireless operators are seeking hardware and software solutions to reduce mounting energy bills.
MANGO: Mobile audio-video to go Mango is a novel service that enables rich content delivery over hot-spots to a mobile phone. The mango service has two components 1) a large scale network of caches each with a fixed-line (or 3G) backhaul, and a radio front end (currently Bluetooth, which can evolve to Femtocells) for communicating with mobiles 2) an easy to use applications for phones that allows user to browse/share/search/download content.
MONEY BEE: Operator-enabled mobile crowdsourcing service MoneyBee is a comprehensive operator-enabled mobile crowdsourcing service for emerging markets. Mobile phones present the best platform to support a crowdsourcing application for emerging markets, and telecom operators are in the best position to offer and support such a service. MoneyBee is accessible to mobile phone users in emerging markets through their mobile operators.
TELEPORT: Traffic congestion solution using Bluetooth Teleport is a traffic congestion solution that accurately estimates travel time using Bluetooth based cell phone penetration and a low-cost Bluetooth sensor network. The key idea is based on the observation that most phones carried by commuters even in emerging markets have short-range radio interfaces present on the phone.
VILLAGENET: Providing broadband access to villages Villagenet is a low-cost, high performance mesh architecture that provides broadband access to villages. This proposes a low risk (low-cost) entry point for operators, in rural regions. It targets the rural markets where there are large populations with low paying capacities.
AREG: Optimizing Recycling With Alcatel-Lucent Omnipcx Office Solution The waste-disposal company AREG in Neuburg am Inn, Germany uses modern communications technology to overcome hurdles in communication, which not only speeds up order and delivery processes but also means that they donâ€™t miss any prospective orders thanks to an easy-to-use call management system.
Hamilton Southeastern School District Case Study The Hamilton Southeastern School District, located in Fishers, Indiana, who's mission is for every student to reach their maximum potential, preparing students for a successful post-secondary education and to excel within a quickly evolving modern workforce.
OMV, Austria: Optimizing Oil Production At The Wellhead OMV, Central Europe's largest oil and gas company, wanted to optimize production at the wellhead and signifi cantly reduce operational costs. So it called on Alcatel-Lucent to implement a turnkey integrated communications solution.
Alcatel-Lucent Proactive Care Services Alcatel-Lucent Proactive Care Services provide early insight into network problems through proactive maintenance and proactive network care. Recommendations enable service providers to address issues before they escalate to affect services, revenue and the customer experience.
Podcast:Tips for Enhancing Virtual Desktop QoE Cloud services, such as virtual desktop, are marketing their operating efficiency and cost savings. But end users must feel satisfied with performance, or they will turn to other office tools.
Alcatel-Lucent: Our innovation at the heart of communications Alcatel-Lucent's innovations are helping to realize the potential of a connected world. It starts with the birth of modern communications through archived footage of the invention of the phone, right into the future where communications are empowering people, bringing them together, like never before.
Smart Plan Solution Demonstration The Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan solution helps service providers "mobilize the data plan." Yesterday's traditional voice users are today's and tomorrow's heavy mobile data users.
Smart Plan Solution Demonstration The Alcatel-Lucent Smart Plan solution helps service providers "mobilize the data plan." Yesterday's traditional voice users are today's and tomorrow's heavy mobile data users.
Mobile Learning Today more than 69 million children do not have access to basic education.
Alcatel-Lucent Living in a Smart City - Wuxi China In a city where the population is growing rapidly, discover how ICT helps the Chinese city of Wuxi to deliver new services to all citizens, from infants to the elderly, while respecting longstanding cultural traditions.
Alcatel-Lucent Mobilize the Data Plan Mobile broadband usage is exploding. Operators can leverage the growing opportunity around real-time mobile data, earn customer loyalty and stabilize declining voice and SMS revenues.
Alcatel-Lucent Youconnect...it's "magic"! Youconnect is a new service launched by Alcatel-Lucent with the 3 main mobile operators in France. Discover how, thanks to this mobile application, you can register to vente-privee.com in 3 clicks!
Alcatel-Lucent iCocoon: Immersive Video Conferencing System Collaboration between remote teams is more important than ever before. This movie will show the research results of the iCocoon project. It investigated how future video conferencing systems can become more immersive and engaging, by utilizing 3D and computer-vision technologies.
A New Era of Mobile Backhaul Service providers have Get the backhaul you need to go big with small cells. Alcatel-Lucent's mobile backhaul portfolio addresses provides the flexibility, scalability and operational simplicity to deliver the best customer experience at the lowest possible total cost of ownership (TCO).
Embedded OTDR: Troubleshooting at the speed of light Service providers have invested heavily in fiber infrastructure to meet increased demand for residential and business services. Fiber cables are built to resist a variety of outdoor factors, but faults can happen - affecting service delivery for large numbers of users. Alcatel-Lucent's embedded OTDR innovation provides fiber monitoring and troubleshooting to prevent this from happening.
InsideOut: Alcatel-Lucent's newscast - episode3 Welcome to InsideOut, a news wrap up program that brings the exciting happenings from the four corners of the globe to you, in a different way. We dig into Alcatel-Lucent's hottest events, announcements and news.
Living In Smart Cities - Saudi Arabia
Saudi citizens are excited about the opportunity to have a voice in smart city development, satisfying basic need for Internet connectivity and a safe, modern way of life as well as supporting their entrepreneurial goals.
Alcatel-Lucent Wins TD-LTE Contract to China Mobile
China Mobile, the world largest wireless operator with over 650 mobile subscribers, announced plans to deploy a large scale TD-LTE network. Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell is pleased to be a part of China Mobile's plans.
VDSL2 Zero-Touch Vectoring VDSL2 Vectoring is a noise-cancelling technology. It removes the noise, or interference, among the VDSL2 lines in a bundle - so that each VDSL2 line can operate at its best and deliver 100Mbps at distances of up to 400m using service providers' existing copper infrastructure.
One flew over the cornfield "Innovative applications for civil drones Parrot, the French company famed for its automotive and multimedia products, launched into action with its AR.Drone in 2010. The concept was simple: a drone quadricopter equipped with two cameras and controlled using Wi-Fi from your smartphone.
Wireless Nomads: An interview with Patricia With Patricia's story, discover how wireless nomads quickly adopt new technologies and integrate their smartphones into their daily lifestyle to increase their ability to go from one place to another while interacting with their social network.
Wireless Nomads: An interview with Gene In Chicago, Illinois, we met a man named "Gene". He is a sound engineer and an emigrant from Russia. His wife and three children live in a small flat on the north side of the city.
Wireless Nomads: An interview with Thierry Early in our exploration we met a man named Thierry. Thierry can best be described as an early adopter "gadget guy" and a serial entrepreneur. Thierry owns a variety of mobile devices.
Living in a Smart City -- Zürich, Switzerland Long regarded as a prosperous and modern city, Zürich (Switzerland), impacted by global challenges, is now innovating with a 2000 Watt Society vision along with an open access network and smart grid services.
GII 2012: Ben Verwaayen, CEO Alcatel-Lucent Innovation is a fuel for the economy: of cities, of countries, of regions...it's not just the "Eureka" moments or technology; it's also new ways to package, to find and create value.
Bell Labs Demo - Interactions with smart objects - Open Days 2012 Objects are becoming smart, but how will they look like? The Internet of Things (IoT) vision promises to enhance the capabilities of everyday objects by augmenting them with information or services, but rarely highlight the change brought by such technologies from the end-user perspective.
Redefine the wireless experience with LTE Long Term Evolution (LTE)/4G will deliver a new wireless broadband experience for consumers and enterprise users, enabling limitless revenue generation possibilities for service providers and application and content developers.
Because expectations are high Eric Olson (Senior Vice President, Business for Social Responsibility) talks about what he expects of companies such as Alcatel-Lucent on their Corporate Responsibility practices in key areas such as energy efficiency, how they produce products and people in both the company and across communities.
It's how we work Corporate responsibility: is that part of a program, or is it part of your DNA? For us it is absolutely part of our DNA. We want it in evry aspect of our way of working. It is a part of the success formula of our organization.
Networking at the Speed of Science The Energy Sciences Network is the high speed network that supports the mission of the United States Department of Energy's Office of Science.
Neo-urbanization - the new paradigm shift
Neo-urbanization - a new mega-trend rising in India and other parts of the world - is the extension of traditionally urban benefits and opportunities to semi-rural and rural communities.
Rethink the IP Core Core routers need to scale in density, bandwidth and performance to keep up with the surge in video traffic.
Energy Efficient Networks: Service Providers' Green Choices In a world faced with growing environmental challenges and resource constraints, energy efficiency is one of the most critical issues facing service providers, particularly those deploying networks to areas not served by reliable electrical power.
Alcatel-Lucent Global Cloud Initiative CloudBand is a key element of Alcatel-Lucent's cloud initiative, which supports the adoption and transformation of Alcatel-Lucent's own platforms and applications to a cloud-based architecture.
The power of diversity Innovation comes from having diverse teams. It comes from somebody in a meeting saying, "What if?" or "Have you thought about dong it this way?" or asking "Why are we doing it this way?
The trajectory of progress Speed to market and a robust innovation pipeline are the most important ingredients. Once you're on the trajectory of progress, you increase your speed going forward.
TM Forum Day 1 Highlights - Customer Experience is Key TM Forum Management World is taking place this week in Dublin, and here are Day 1 Highlights -- Customer Experience is Key: Alcatel-Lucent is showcasing our services innovations around cloud, customer experience and managed services
TM Forum Day 2 Highlights - OSS/IT On Day 2 of TM Forum Management World in Dublin, Alcatel-Lucent consultants and industry analysts discuss the importance of OSS/IT to innovative new services as well as reduce CAPEX and OPEX.
The Magic of VDSL2 Vectoring
VDSL2 Vectoring is hot. Analyst firm — Broadbandtrends estimates that by 2017 — 27% of all VDSL2 lines will be Vectored. Stefaan Vanhastel — Marketing Director, Alcatel-Lucent Fixed Networks — will take us through the magic world of Vectoring and explain how it works, what it brings, and how this technology will literally change the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
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Sprint's Views on Business Integrity and Compliance
When making vendor selections, Sprint has clear business integrity and compliance standards that must be upheld. Sprint's Vice President of Supply Chain Gene Agee joins us to discuss the importance of business integrity, compliance and the key elements needed for best in class compliance programs.
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Video on Demand and the Bandwidth Challenge
Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs' has conducted a study to forecast video growth and quantify its impact on residential broadband networks. We talk to Tony Kourlas, product marketing manager at Alcatel-Lucent to reveal some of the key findings from this Bell Labs study and what it means for service providers.
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Countless Connections. One Customer Experience. Alcatel-Lucent.
The demand for broadband services is exploding as customers seek a richer and more personalized connected experience. Service providers are focused on enabling their customers with a superior experience as a means to attract and retain subscribers. David Stevenson, President of Alcatel-Lucent's Customer Experience Solutions, shares his perspective surrounding the Customer Experience Management industry buzz and the growing opportunities in the mobility space.
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Is Trust the New Currency?
How important is security and privacy to consumers and how can service providers secure their trust? Allison Cerra, VP of Marketing at Alcatel-Lucent, shares some fascinating insights into consumer perception of online privacy -- revealed through an interesting research approach known as "ethnography."
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Reliability and Availability of Cloud Computing
Alcatel-Lucent's reliability engineer Randee Adams tell us how her new co-authored book provides IS/IT system and solution architects, developers, and engineers with the knowledge needed to assess the impact of virtualization and cloud computing on service reliability and availability. It reveals how to select the most appropriate design for reliability diligence to assure that user expectations are met. The book is available from Amazon, Wiley.com, iBook and other retailers.
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New Conversation APIs from Alcatel-Lucent (Part 1 of 2)
Communications are evolving from a standalone service to a set of critical features that will be embedded into everything - appliances, applications, browsers, games, web-site, machines and more. APIs are the delivery mechanism that will make that happen and are the currency of today's data communication driven economy. Alcatel-Lucent has introduced a set of powerful New Conversation APIs enabling Service Providers to rapidly innovate on their IMS communications platform and in doing so bridge telecom and web services.
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The Future of Technology
Marcus Weldon - Alcatel-lucent CTO joins Digital Ideas. We discuss technology trends for 2012 and beyond with emphasis on what they mean to society, service providers and the equipment vendor community.
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The Future of Wireless is Wired
Marcus Weldon, Alcatel-Lucent's CTO explains why wires and fixed networks are always going to be an important part of our wireless world. We discuss unlicensed spectrum, 4G/LTE and predictions about wireless growth over the next 5 years.
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How to Strengthen Your Core: ALU VP Talks About the 7950 XRS
Alcatel-Lucent recently launched the most powerful and energy efficient core router family in the market today. Alcatel-Lucent's VP of Product Marketing - Lindsay Newell talks about the 7950 XRS, why core routing is more important than ever and why the latest core router technology is essential for Service Providers to provide their customers with the best user experience possible.
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Mobile Technologies Continue to Evolve
Markus Hofmann - head of research for Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs organization talks about what his team is doing to continue to evolve mobile technologies and what future applications we might see in mobile networks.
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