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End-to-End 5G-Ready: Application Placement & Heterogeneous Network Slicing

End-to-End 5G-Ready: Application Placement & Heterogeneous Network Slicing

As an industry, we often get caught up in the new technologies which will enable the last mile of 5G. Approaching Mobile World Congress (MWC), a show where the “new car smell” wafts from the...

Neglected Factors in 5G-SDN-R & Wireless Transport SDN

Neglected Factors in 5G: SDN-R & Wireless Transport SDN

Software-Defined Networking (SDN) concepts are alive and well in the indomitable march to 5G. Control plane to data plane separation, network programmability, and closed-loop automation techniques...

Neglected Factors in 5G: Network Slicing

Neglected Factors in 5G: Network Slicing

It may seem odd to long-time networkers that networking slicing is discussed extensively in relation to 5G deployment. After all, haven’t we been using VLAN, VPNs, VRFs and a whole host of ways to...