4 Edge Computing Technologies Enabling IoT-Ready Network Infrastructure

IoT - The Internet of Things

Network Infrastructures around the world are going through a massive transformation to keep up with the anticipated proliferation of Internet of Things and to enable 5G wireless network based services in future not so far. Groundbreaking technologies and solutions evolving in the SDN, NFV and Edge Computing space are laying a foundation for agile and …

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High-performance, high-availability enterprise SD-WAN and vCPE

Introduction Network functions virtualization (NFV) has come a long way from the conceptual whitepaper released in 2011 by the European telecommunications and standards institute (ETSI). Today, leading communication service providers (SK, AT&T, Verizon, Deusche Telecom to name a few) have made steady progress in these 6 years, virtualizing sizeable chunk of their networks, everyday deploying …

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Fulfilling NFV goals with Blue Planet SDN/NFV, Lanner’s HTCA NFVi platforms

The Network functions virtualization (NFV) movement came about as a way for communication service providers (CSPs) to overcome issues with vendor lock-in, new service deployment agility, flexibility and management and organization (MANO) issues. With major collaborative open source projects and the largest telecoms on the forefront of NFV development, major strides have been made to …

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The Birth of the “ATCA-like” FX-7000 Series

A global leader in enterprise firewalls and a customer of Lanner was faced with the challenge of creating a firewall for the telecom market that could provide 20 Gbps IPS throughput, support up to 100 Gbps firewall throughput, be easily upgraded, and at the same time be offered at an entry-level price. After working closely …

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The Advantages of Lanner HybridTCA™ over ATCA Platforms

Lanner Electronics, a premier provider of tailored, high-capacity carrier telecommunication platforms, is announcing its HybridTCA™ (Hybrid Telecommunications Computing Architecture) hardware platform to carrier and enterprise customers. The trend of extending Ethernet networks beyond familiar LAN has led Internet service provides to deliver Carrier Ethernet services to Enterprises, businesses and residential end-users. The growing ubiquity of …

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Getting Acquainted with Lanner’s HybridTCA Platform for Cloud Computing

For years Lanner has been solving customers’ problems and fulfilling requests by adopting the latest technologies such as Crypto acceleration and DPI, with the aim of integrating more innovative features into our industry-leading hardware appliances; and doing so has in turn facilitated the development of a mutually beneficial synergy between Lanner and the internet security …

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Cloud Computing in the Network Data Center

Cloud computing is becoming a critical function within the network core as operators strive to improve efficiency, deliver added value, and create new business opportunities. While these trends promise important benefits, they also present challenges. Telecom cloud services must blend data center and telecom capabilities, offering excellent performance, cost, energy, space, and manageability, along with …

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Meeting the Demands of SDN and NFV by Leveraging Intel® Open Network Platform

Intel® ONP (Open Network Platform) is a reference architecture to encourage the wide adoptions of SDN (Software Defined Network) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization). This move by Intel clearly points out that the network industry is walking through a transition from hardware-based to a more software-focused ecosystem. With the rapid development of open-source and open-standard …

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Accelerate High Volume Video Delivery with hardware-based HEVC Technology

Background Nowadays, no matter the average people or enterprises, or even governmental organizations, there is a rising dependence on digital multimedia for purposes including marketing, entertainment, campaigns and information. According to researches, the average of digital media consumption is rising approximately 20% or more (at the time of this writing). This indicates that we are …

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Optimized NFVI-ready Network Platform for Carrier-grade Virtual Network Security

Background Network Function Virtualization (NFV) is a new network architecture concept that uses IT virtualization technologies to decouple network functions, such as router, firewall, network address transition (NAT), and domain name service (DNS), from proprietary hardware appliances so that they can run as software on general purpose network platform. NFV aims to help telecom service …

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