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Dual-stack networks
01 Jan 2009

A dual-stack network is the term used to describe a network composed of nodes that run multiple protocol stacks at the same time.

Infrastructure sharing
01 Jan 2009

In an era of shared facilities, co-location and the unbundling of the local loop, there’s nothing new about the idea of more than one company making use of the same physical infrastructure.

Quality of service for IPTV
01 Jan 2009

One of the biggest problems for telecoms operators involved in IPTV is that of broadband capacity constraints in their access and aggregation networks. With over-the-top services such as Youtube, bandwidth consumption is growing faster than new capacity can be deployed.

Test automation
01 Jan 2009

Why is enterprise-scale test automation necessary? In the era of Web-enabled development techniques, cycle times have diminished and speed-to-market is a central focus.

What is LTE?
01 Jan 2009

Long term evolution (LTE) is the term used to describe the next mobile network standard, which will deliver superfast voice and data connectivity.

What is telepresence?
01 Jan 2009

Telepresence refers to a set of technologies that enables a user to have the experience of being in a location they are not actually present in.

What is virtualisation?
01 Jan 2009

Traditionally virtualisation describes the techniques of hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from the way in which other systems, applications and users interact with them.

What is WDM-PON?
01 Jan 2009

Wavelength Division Multiplexing-Passive Optical Network (WDM-PON) is an access network technology that has the potential to significantly alter carrier infrastructures.