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News Article | May 16, 2017
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HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When crowds descend for major events including rugby events in Hong Kong or motorsport in Singapore, emergency services, government agencies and businesses of all sizes need seamless communications to deliver the best experience. From the busy airport gate, to the noisy concert and the bustling local shopping centre – reliable, team communication gives workers the tools they need to get the job done. The latest radio systems from Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) DIMETRA TETRA portfolio deliver highly-scalable and efficient communications to meet the critical communications needs of all organisations in any circumstance. DIMETRA X Core is a new, fully-scalable TETRA system to support mission-critical communications for public safety as well as enterprise organisations including utilities, public transport and oil and gas companies. DIMETRA X Core enables TETRA users to get the most out of their existing DIMETRA TETRA network today while preparing for mobile broadband capabilities tomorrow. The system features an efficient software-defined core to reduce system operating costs as well as enhanced cyber security features to protect from ever increasing threats. DIMETRA X Core is built for long-term, mission-critical communications performance for the next 15 years or more. The system is an ideal replacement for existing DIMETRA TETRA systems that will enhance and prolong the life of existing Radio Access Networks. As technology evolves, so will DIMETRA X Core systems with their advanced, flexible and fully scalable architecture enabling system design and expansion from one site to 5000 or more. As needs change, the system can easily accommodate new users and capabilities simply by enabling software licenses. Regular software updates also help to keep TETRA networks operating at their peak while opening up new, broadband-enabled capabilities. This includes smart interfaces to WAVE Work Group Communications providing push-to-talk solutions and Intelligent Middleware to extend voice communication and applications between radio and broadband networks to users of radios, computers, smartphones and other devices. DIMETRA X Core also lowers the long-term total cost of ownership for organisations by minimising the amount of hardware and physical space needed to operate the system. This results in less energy consumption and lower costs for maintenance and operation. With scalable and flexible pricing based on network coverage, capacity and capabilities, customers pay only for what they need. “ DIMETRA X Core enables emergency services and enterprise organisations to extend the life of their DIMETRA networks while preparing for additional capabilities offered by the broadband technologies of tomorrow,” said Bruce Brda, executive vice president, Products and Services at Motorola Solutions. Of the 1,000 DIMETRA TETRA digital radio systems Motorola Solutions has delivered globally from its Centre of Excellence in Berlin, 400 of those are within the Asia Pacific region. DIMETRA 9.0 is the latest system software release for DIMETRA X Core as well as for existing DIMETRA system customers. It provides new features including the Inter System Interface to connect voice communication over multiple TETRA networks across regions and borders. The update also ensures organisations are better protected from ever increasing cyber security threats. Motorola Solutions’ DIMETRA Express is a single-site TETRA digital radio system all in one-box that can be deployed within 15 minutes, saving time, and helping to increase performance, reliability and responsiveness. Motorola Solutions DIMETRA Express was developed to meet demand from customers and partners for a product that is easy to deploy and cost efficient enough to be used for smaller projects. It also enables smaller organisations in sectors including manufacturing, public transport, hospitality or oil and gas, to benefit from high-quality audio, short data services (SDS) and telephony services. Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) creates innovative, mission-critical communication solutions and services that help public safety and commercial customers build safer cities and thriving communities. For ongoing news, visit www.motorolasolutions.com/newsroom or subscribe to a news feed. MOTOROLA, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2017 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.


This mutually beneficial partnership will empower Angie to deploy its 5G Primed network rapidly across multiple cities and nations, where the company will deliver on its sea-change promise of the most superior fiber-backhauled platform. Angie Communications, a newly launched multi-nation Internet Service Provider that specializes in multi-gigabit connectivity, and part of the world's largest telecoms start-up in terms of projects, and Fibrolan Ltd, a specialist communications infrastructure firm based in Yokneam, Israel, today announced the signing of a major vendor financing agreement, valued at up to US$15 Million, to support Angie’s multi-nation 5G Primed network roll-outs, following their successful close collaboration to deliver initial projects in the Netherlands. Angie is building the world's only multi-nation multi-purpose next-generation communications infrastructure, anchored on optical fiber infrastructure that the firm either directly owns or leases from — or builds in cooperation with — some of the world's largest fiber network operators. In aggregate, Angie will connect its Wireless Extreme subscribers to multi-ten terabit pipes. Angie’s deployment of Fibrolan’s Falcon series for fiber backhaul purposes throughout its global projects makes Angie a key and strategic Fibrolan partner. The Angie team pioneered the FTTH (Fiber-To-The-Home) industry back in 2000, and while novel access solutions are very rare to come by, after FTTH, the team is now pioneering 5G primed Wireless Extreme access that will diminish the need for cable and DSL or even FTTH connections. As such, it is a major strategic aim for Angie to team up with sector-specific partners, such as Fibrolan, who fully appreciate the intrinsic multiple bottom-line value, significant rewards, major economic and technological hurdles being overcome, and realization of Angie’s promises across all vertical sectors. With its Ultra-Intelligent Switching devices, Fibrolan’s flagship Falcon series has entered its 3rd generation. Networks based on Falcon systems offer advanced capabilities, with 1G, 2.5G and 10G interfaces, operating at full wire speed performance and capable of unique and highly flexible packet processing and network control, thus empowering Angie to operate the most state-of-the-art fiber-backhauled wireless access network. The Falcon also future-proofs Angie’s deployments with unique flexibilities that enable the company to cater for mobile technologies such as LTE and 5G small cells, and a broad set of enhancements to optimize network function and performance. Shamir Stein, CEO of Fibrolan, stated on working with Angie: “The close partnership between Angie and Fibrolan was the result of a perfect match between our companies. Fibrolan provides its advanced solutions, along with more than 20 years of global experience in design, production and delivery of access infrastructure. Moreover, the agile nature of both companies has been excellent grounds for co-development of highly optimized solutions for Angie’s deployments, resulting in a world-leading, unparalleled and extremely competitive network.” Neal Lachman, CEO of Angie Communications, said, “To be truly pioneering and innovative, Angie is bonding strong partnerships with technology vendors who share a similar spirit and attitude. Fibrolan is a strategic partner in practically all aspects. With their customized Falcon solution that is developed on the basis of Angie’s specific infrastructure design and deployment models, we now have a purpose-built product that stands at the core of Angie’s multi-10-gigabit local fiber backhaul networks. Our first deployments with Fibrolan are in Rotterdam and Amsterdam in the Netherlands, with other cities rapidly starting up in the UK and the USA. Being pioneers in next-generation communications, we are already discussing future solutions with Fibrolan for outdoor as well as indoor networking.” Previously, Fibrolan and Angie announced that the firms finalized their joint research efforts and were now able to implement the most innovative deployment methods and equipment in all Angie markets. Earlier, Fibrolan and Angie formed a technology consortium with Access Point technology pioneer IgniteNet and mmwave technology pioneer Elva-1 to benefit Angie’s ambitious plans with purpose-built and customized technological solutions. The consortium published its “blueprint,” laying out the building blocks of 5G wireless infrastructures, on May 8. The document had an immediate effect on the communications industry and will continue to make waves, as it is the first real-life deployment and business blueprint for 5G networks. Angie and its technology partners, including Fibrolan, have all the pieces of the puzzle figured out, the optimal blueprint model devised (business, financial, and technological), with proven live sites in place to replicate, scale, move, and deliver extremely fast. Angie was founded by an international team of highly qualified technology professionals. Angie’s team includes renowned visionaries and industry pioneers who have helped shape the Fiber-To-The Premises, 4G mobile and 5G wireless industries. Angie’s founding team has a combined 500+ years of experience in business; its executive team consists of industry pioneers and experts with a combined 300 years of telecom experience. Angie is proud Partner Sponsor of the Broadband World Forum in Berlin, 24-26 October, 2017, where the consortium partners will be present at Angie’s 100+ square meter information booth. Angie’s CEO will be a keynote speaker on October 25. For more information about Angie’s Gigabit Wireless Extreme projects, please visit www.angiewireless.com/news or watch the explainer video with NBA Hall of Fame legend and Angie angel investor Rick Barry, here. Founded in 1996, Fibrolan has broad experience in the development, production, delivery and long-term support of communication infrastructure systems. The company specializes in multiple key areas, such as Intelligent Access Networks, Timing and Synchronization and xWDM. These enable Fibrolan to deliver comprehensive solutions for a variety of applications and market verticals. One of the company’s most important assets is its ability to deliver optimized solutions to its customers (including dedicated development), in record time, thanks to its start-up attitude, combined with extensive and solid infrastructure and knowledge, based on more than 20 years of experience. Fibrolan has been supplying equipment and services to Telco, Government and other customers since inception, and continues to penetrate new market segments.


News Article | February 27, 2017
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Dali Wireless, Inc., leader in fronthaul innovation for virtual radio access networks (RAN), and ASOCS, Ltd., a pioneer in virtual-RAN and provider of network function virtualization (NFV)-compatible virtual base station (vBS) solutions, today announced a joint initiative to provide virtual-RAN for carriers and enterprises. The companies will demonstrate the new solution in Dali Wireless’ booth #6J60 at Mobile World Congress 2017. This solution combines Dali’s virtual Fronthaul Solution with ASOCS’ virtual Base Station solution to create a disruptive, end-to-end virtual RAN that delivers an order of magnitude increase in capacity at lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). This highly scalable solution enables large venues in sectors such as sports, hospitality, healthcare and real estate to provide next-generation telecommunications services as well as support for add-on applications and secure Mobile Edge Computing (MEC). Dali’s virtual Fronthaul Solution virtualizes the radio resources of a network producing a highly elastic multipoint-to-multipoint configuration that improves network efficiency and bandwidth management. Dali’s fully digital solution ensures superior signal quality and is highly flexible and scalable. Leveraging Software Defined Networking (SDN), it works with any wireless technology or transport, adapts to any topology, and easily scales to add MIMO, new operators, new frequency bands, and IP pass through. ASOCS’ vBS is a fully virtualized Base Station capable of running software of all layers and functions on virtual machines. Virtualization of baseband processing on Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) servers reduces operational and capital expenditures. Performing real-time baseband processing allows for dynamic and automated allocation of baseband resources based on actual data traffic, and eliminates the need to over provision base stations to meet peak demand. The Dali-ASOCS integrated solution provides complete end-to-end virtualized RAN with unmatched network efficiency, and a greatly improved user experience at a significantly reduced TCO. Based on jointly conducted research, Dali Wireless and ASOCS forecast CapEx savings of up to 65 percent and OpEx savings that can reach nearly 80 percent for network owners transitioning from a traditional RAN to the Dali-ASOCS end-to-end virtual RAN solution. As capacity demand grows, these savings translate into a capacity increase of more than ten times, at no additional cost. “ASOCS is taking virtualization of baseband resources to a whole new level. By joining forces, our companies are now able to deliver a disruptive end-to-end solution that not only provides a cost-effective way to address the insatiable demand for mobile data in the 5G era; it also opens up new industry realms via the emergence of mobile edge applications, especially for the enterprise market,” said Albert Lee, CEO of Dali Wireless. “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with an innovative partner like ASOCS.” “The combination of our vBS with Dali’s innovative virtual Fronthaul solution creates the revolutionary neutral-host, end-to-end virtual RAN solution. This opens the door for carriers to offer enterprises seamless mobile service and enhanced applications to their customers, guests, and employees,” said Gilad Garon, CEO, ASOCS. “We are excited to work with a cutting-edge company like Dali.” About Dali Wireless Dali Wireless is a wireless infrastructure innovator providing new and better ways to handle exponential growth in mobile data traffic. Dali’s fully digital wireless signal routing solution revolutionizes in-building and outdoor coverage and capacity by eliminating interference and maximizing spectrum usage. The Company’s ground breaking patented virtual Fronthaul Interface (vFI™) is an intelligent aggregator-router and key enabler of RAN virtualization elevating networks to 5G readiness. Mobile operators, large enterprises and public safety networks around the world deploy Dali technology to ensure high quality service and a seamless migration to 5G. See http://www.daliwireless.com or follow us on Twitter @daliwireless. About ASOCS ASOCS is a pioneer in virtual Radio Access Networks (vRAN) and a provider of fully virtualized, NFV-compatible virtual Base Station (vBS) solutions. Transitioning LTE baseband processing from proprietary, bundled hardware, to a software-rich application that runs on Commercial Off -The-Shelf (COTS) servers significantly improves spectrum efficiency, and enables Open Mobile Edge Clouds (OMEC) at any scale, from in-building and campus deployments to outdoor Macro networks. With a strong ecosystem of partners, ASOCS collaborates with tier one carriers, enterprises and cloud companies to revolutionize the way cellular networks are deployed, managed and scaled. Visit http://www.asocsnetworks.com to learn more.


News Article | February 28, 2017
Site: www.businesswire.com

ASOCS Ltd., a pioneer in RAN virtualization, today unveiled its in-building virtual Radio Access Networks (vRAN) solution. The solution delivers on the promise of the Network Function Virtualization (NFV) initiative carried out by carriers around the globe aiming to virtualize network services currently being carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware. Virtualizing baseband processing in the Radio Access Network (RAN) is one of the hardest elements to virtualize due to its real-time nature. ASOCS’ virtual base station (vBS) runs software performing real-time baseband processing on Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) servers using a cloud-architecture. This fully virtualized solution allows for dynamic and automated allocation of baseband resources based on actual data traffic, eliminating the need to over provision base stations to meet peak demand. The vBS is designed for networks at any scale, from nationwide outdoor networks to campus and in-building networks. Wireless users are consuming more data than ever before, which is straining the carrier networks. With over 80% of mobile usage happening indoors, more and more carriers are adding capacity inside buildings- at the edge of their network. Using base stations connected to Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), carriers are delivering enhanced services to their users where most data is being consumed. To address this need, ASOCS has integrated its vBS with DAS solutions creating an and end-to-end vRAN solution. “The value of bringing capacity into the enterprise in the form of a virtual Base Station is two-fold. First, being a cloud based on standard IT-servers, the solution looks and feels like any other IT cloud, and is simple to implement and manage. Second, it creates an open mobile edge cloud (OMEC) for carriers or enterprises to offer applications that either consume a lot of bandwidth, require low-latency performance, or can terminate locally without traveling back to the core network,” said Eran Bello, Chief Marketing Officer, ASOCS. “The pre-integrated ASOCS’s vRAN solution and cellular processing capabilities with HPE’s OpenNFV platform and IT telecommunications expertise enables communications service providers (CSPs) a fast transition to a multi-vendor NFV solution at their network edge, where a great deal of capacity is consumed,” said Werner Schaefer, vice president & general manager, NFV, HPE. ASOCS is demonstrating its vRAN solution at MWC2017 at stand 2E60, Hall 2 in the IMA Pavilion and at the HPE OpenNFV Partner Showcase at stand 3E11, Hall 3. ASOCS is a pioneer in virtual Radio Access Networks (vRAN) and a provider of fully virtualized, NFV-compatible virtual Base Station (vBS) solutions. Transitioning LTE baseband processing from proprietary, bundled hardware, to a software-rich application that runs on Commercial Off -The-Shelf (COTS) servers significantly improves spectrum efficiency, and enables Open Mobile Edge Clouds (OMEC) at any scale, from in-building and campus deployments to outdoor Macro networks. With a strong ecosystem of partners, ASOCS collaborates with tier one carriers, enterprises and cloud companies to revolutionize the way cellular networks are deployed, managed and scaled. visit www.asocsnetworks.com to learn more.


News Article | February 27, 2017
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BARCELONA, Spanien, 27. Februar 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), ein bedeutender internationaler Anbieter von Telekommunikations-, Unternehmens- und Verbraucher-Technologielösungen für das mobile Internet, gab heute bekannt, dass das Unternehmen gemeinsam mit Intel® Corporation eine 5G IT Baseband Unit (BBU) der nächsten Generation herausgebracht hat. Die IT BBU ist die erste 5G RAN-Lösung, die auf SDN/NFV (Software Defined Networking/Network Function Virtualisation)-Virtualisierungstechnologien basiert. Die modulare IT BBU setzt fortschrittliche SDN/NFV-Virtualisierungstechnologien ein und ist 2G/3G/4G/Pre5G-kompatibel, unterstützt Cloud-Radio Access Networks (C-RAN), Distributed-RAN (D-RAN) und 5G Central Units und Distributed Units (CU/DU) und ist mit diesen robusten Fähigkeiten bestens für die zukünftige Weiterentwicklung ausgerüstet. IT BBU steht für eine neue, auf Intel®-Architektur basierende Generation von Plattform für die modulare Baseband-Verarbeitung, die über enorme Kapazität, hohe Integration und multimodale flexible Netzwerkfunktionen verfügt, dank ausgeklügelter Algorithmen und Mechanismen den Energieverbrauch deutlich reduzieren kann, vertikale und flexible, auf mehrere Szenarien ausgelegte Bereitstellung in Unternehmen gewährt und hybride 4G- und 5G-Netze unterstützen kann, um die Investitionskosten des Betreibers wirksam zu schützen. Mobilfunknetze werden in Umfang und Funktionen traditionell durch den Ausbau der Hardware erweitert, eine Methode, die allerdings sowohl den Energieverbrauch als auch die Betriebs- und Wartungskomplexität erhöht, was sich in erhöhten Gesamtbetriebskosten (TCO) niederschlägt und damit negativ auf eine langfristige Weiterentwicklung und Evolution der Netze auswirkt. ZTEs neue Netzwerkplattform-Generation nutzt SDN/NFV-Technologien, um diesen Herausforderungen zu begegnen. Mit der Virtualisierung der Funktionen von Netzwerkgeräten kann die Plattform für Baseband-Verarbeitung diversifizierte Netzwerkfunktionen flexibler übertragen, was, zusätzlich zur Senkung der gesamten Investitionskosten, Netzwerkimplementierung und -optimierung deutlich beschleunigt „Intel-Technologie hält die Cloud und Milliarden von intelligenten, vernetzten Geräten am Laufen, und wir freuen uns deshalb sehr, auf dem Gebiet 5G partnerschaftlich zusammen zu arbeiten. Unsere tiefgreifende Zusammenarbeit wird die langfristige Entwicklung beider Unternehmen unterstützen", erklärt Jianguo Zhang, Senior Vice President ZTE. „Als führender Anbieter von Kommunikationsausrüstungen und -lösungen engagiert sich ZTE stark für Forschung und Entwicklung bei den Virtualisierungstechnologien, und 5G ist Teil unserer Kernstrategie. Die Kooperation zwischen ZTE und Intel wird ein einfacheres, flexibleres und offenes Netzwerk für Telekom-Betreiber liefern und deutlichen Mehrwert für die Anwender bringen". „Wir stellen fest, dass die Kommunikationsdienstleister die SDN/NFV-Technologien zügig als Grundlage für ihre 5G-Netze übernehmen", sagt Sandra Rivera, Corporate Vice President bei Intel Corporation und General Manager der Network Platforms Group. „Unser Ziel gemeinsam mit ZTE ist, die kommerziellen, cloud-fähigen 5G-Netzwerklösungen zu beschleunigen. ZTE hat mit der funktionalen intelligenten Integration der neuesten Intel® Architektur-Prozessoren demonstriert, dass diese Transformation im Netzwerk für die Anforderungen von 5G-Netzen realisiert werden kann, einschließlich extrem niedriger Latenz, sehr hoher Bandbreite und erweiterter Kapazität". ZTE ist Anbieter von fortschrittlichen Telekommunikationssystemen, mobilen Endgeräten und Technologielösungen der Enterprise-Klasse für Verbraucher, Carrier, Unternehmen und Kunden des öffentlichen Sektors. Die Bereiche Telekommunikations- und Informationstechnologie gehen zusehends ineinander über, und ZTE setzt sich im Rahmen seiner M-ICT-Strategie dafür ein, seinen Kunden hervorragende, integrierte und durchgängige Innovationen zu liefern, die Werthaltigkeit bieten. Die Produkte und Services von ZTE finden bei mehr als 500 Betreibern in über 160 Ländern rund um den Globus Absatz, seine Aktien werden an den Börsen von Hongkong und Shenzhen gehandelt (H Share Stock Code: 0763.HK / A Share Stock Code: 000063.SZ). Das Unternehmen investiert zehn Prozent seines jährlichen Umsatzes in Forschung und Entwicklung und spielt darüber hinaus eine wichtige Rolle in einer Reihe von internationalen Gremien zur Entwicklung neuer Standards. ZTE hat sich der gesellschaftlichen Verantwortung der Unternehmen verschrieben und ist Mitglied des UN Global Compact, des globalen Pakts der Vereinten Nationen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.zte.com.cn. Intel ist eine eingetragene Marke der Intel Corporation in den Vereinigten Staaten und/oder anderen Ländern.


News Article | February 20, 2017
Site: www.nanotech-now.com

Home > Press > 'Lossless' metamaterial could boost efficiency of lasers and other light-based devices Abstract: Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a material that could reduce signal losses in photonic devices. The advance has the potential to boost the efficiency of various light-based technologies including fiber optic communication systems, lasers and photovoltaics. The discovery addresses one of the biggest challenges in the field of photonics: minimizing loss of optical (light-based) signals in devices known as plasmonic metamaterials. Plasmonic metamaterials are materials engineered at the nanoscale to control light in unusual ways. They can be used to develop exotic devices ranging from invisibility cloaks to quantum computers. But a problem with metamaterials is that they typically contain metals that absorb energy from light and convert it into heat. As a result, part of the optical signal gets wasted, lowering the efficiency. In a recent study published in Nature Communications, a team of photonics researchers led by electrical engineering professor Shaya Fainman at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering demonstrated a way to make up for these losses by incorporating into the metamaterial something that emits light -- a semiconductor. "We're offsetting the loss introduced by the metal with gain from the semiconductor. This combination theoretically could result in zero net absorption of the signal -- a 'lossless' metamaterial," said Joseph Smalley, an electrical engineering postdoctoral scholar in Fainman's group and the first author of the study. In their experiments, the researchers shined light from an infrared laser onto the metamaterial. They found that depending on which way the light is polarized -- which plane or direction (up and down, side to side) all the light waves are set to vibrate -- the metamaterial either reflects or emits light. "This is the first material that behaves simultaneously as a metal and a semiconductor. If light is polarized one way, the metamaterial reflects light like a metal, and when light is polarized the other way, the metamaterial absorbs and emits light of a different 'color' like a semiconductor," Smalley said. Researchers created the new metamaterial by first growing a crystal of the semiconductor material, called indium gallium arsenide phosphide, on a substrate. They then used high-energy ions from plasma to etch narrow trenches into the semiconductor, creating 40-nanometer-wide rows of semiconductor spaced 40 nanometers apart. Finally, they filled the trenches with silver to create a pattern of alternating nano-sized stripes of semiconductor and silver. "This is a unique way to fabricate this kind of metamaterial," Smalley said. Nanostructures with different layers are often made by depositing each layer separately one on top of another, "like a stack of papers on a desk," Smalley explained. But the semiconductor material used in this study (indium gallium arsenide phosphide) can't just be grown on top of any substrate (like silver), otherwise it will have defects. "Rather than creating a stack of alternating layers, we figured out a way to arrange the materials side by side, like folders in a filing cabinet, keeping the semiconductor material defect-free." As a next step, the team plans to investigate how much this metamaterial and other versions of it could improve photonic applications that currently suffer from signal losses. This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research Multidisciplinary Research Initiative (N00014-13-1-0678), the National Science Foundation (ECE3972 and ECCS-1229677), the National Science Foundation Center for Integrated Access Networks (EEC-0812072), the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (N66001-12-1-4205) and the Cymer Corporation. For more information, please click If you have a comment, please us. Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.


SAN JOSE, California y BARCELONA, España, 28 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), un proveedor líder de productos de semiconductor que permiten procesamiento seguro e inteligente para la empresa, centro de datos, redes por cable e inalámbricas mostrará una gran variedad de la amplia cartera de la empresa de productos y tecnologías para redes 5G, TelcoCloud, NFV/SDN y Radio Access Networks basados en procesadores de banda base OCTEON Fusion-M®, procesadores ThunderX® COTS ARMV8, OCTEON TX™ y LiquidIO® Intelligent NICs en el Congreo Mundial Móvil de esta semana en Barcelona, España. El mercado de infraestructura inalámbrica está preparado para crecer en un importante doble dígitos % CAGR hasta 2025 impulsado en gran parte por la densificación de redes existentes y la aparición de nuevas normas NFV/5G. Mayores tasas de datos, latencia reducida, un procesamiento más rápido están impulsando la industria a innovar en nuevas y emocionantes maneras. Las tecnologías 5G están permitiendo un sinfín de nuevas aplicaciones de alto volumen incluyendo banda ancha fija inalámbrica, computación edge para los coches autónomos, infraestructura IOT back-end para los miles de millones de nuevos dispositivos conectados online durante los próximos años. Se espera que estas nuevas aplicaciones impulsen el crecimiento sustancial en los próximos años. En el Congreso Mundial Móvil 2017 Cavium continúa mostrando su posición de liderazgo en productos de infraestructura inalámbrica con anuncios de tecnología y productos clave. Demostraciones de producto Cavium realizará las siguientes demostraciones de producto en el Hall 2, Stand 2M33: Para concertar una reunión en el Congreso Mundial Móvil, envíe un email a sales@cavium.com e introduzca MWC 2017 Meeting Request como asunto. Acerca de Cavium Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), ofrece una amplia cartera de soluciones de infraestructura para cálculo, seguridad, almacenamiento, conmutación, conectividad y procesamiento de banda base. Los productos SoC de doble núcleo altamente integrados de Cavium ofrecen soluciones de software compatible a través de puntos de bajo a alto rendimiento que permiten funcionalidad segura e inteligente en la empresa, centro de datos y equipo del proveedor de servicio. Los procesadores y soluciones Cavium son compatibles con un amplio ecosistema de sistemas operativos, herramientas, pilas de aplicación, diseños de referencia de hardware y otros productos. Cavium tiene su sede en San José, CA con centros de diseño en California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China y Taiwán.


Proporciona soluciones de seguridad en red virtualizadas para COTS basadas en ARM y servidores vCPE SAN JOSÉ, California y BARCELONA, España, 28 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), un proveedor líder de productos de semiconductor que permiten procesamiento seguro e inteligente para la empresa, centro de datos, redes por cable e inalámbricas, y Trend Micro, líder mundial en soluciones de ciber-seguridad, anunciaron hoy la disponibilidad de la Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite (VNFS) en los procesadores de servidor COTS de centro de datos ARMv8 ThunderX de Cavium y procesadores OCTEON TX multicore. Las compañías van a mostrar los servicios móviles edge que incluirán las funciones de red virtual segura VNFS de Trend Micro como parte de la demostración de infraestructura de red virtualizada en directo de Cavium durante la celebración de esta semana del Congreso Mundial Móvil en Barcelona, España. "Cavium está mostrando su capacidad de tecnología compatible con los casos de uso completos de tipo End to End 5G que incluyen Security, Core y Radio Access Networks", indicó Said Raj Singh, vicepresidente del Cavium's Networking and Communications Group. "Además de las tecnologías del procesador ThunderX que funcionan con 5G RAN, las funciones virtualizadas BBU y centrales móviles, nos hemos asociado con un líder en seguridad de amenazas, Trend Micro, para demostrar a los operadores y fabricantes de equipamiento de telecomunicaciones las VNFs comerciales y servicios que funcionan en una plataforma en directo MEC y NFV". "Trend Micro cree que una arquitectura de servidor avanzada ARM beneficiará a los operadores de telecomunicaciones al tiempo que llevan a cabo la transición hasta un modelo 5G centrado en los centros de datos", destacó el doctor Terence Liu, vicepresidente de defensa de amenazas en red de Trend Micro. "La plataforma completa de ofertas de Cavium, sobre todo la gama de servidores ARMv8 ThunderX, nos permite ofrecer funciones de seguridad en red virtuales de altas prestaciones y flexibles para el edge de una red hasta el centro". La demostración en directo y de fuente abierta SDN/NFV de Cavium basada en el ONF/ON.Lab Mobile CORD dispondrá además de la Trend Micro™ Virtual Network Function Suite durante el MWC 2017. Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), ofrece una amplia cartera de soluciones de infraestructura para cálculo, seguridad, almacenamiento, conmutación, conectividad y procesamiento de banda base. Los productos SoC de doble núcleo altamente integrados de Cavium ofrecen soluciones de software compatible a través de puntos de bajo a alto rendimiento que permiten funcionalidad segura e inteligente en la empresa, centro de datos y equipo del proveedor de servicio. Los procesadores y soluciones Cavium son compatibles con un amplio ecosistema de sistemas operativos, herramientas, pilas de aplicación, diseños de referencia de hardware y otros productos. Cavium tiene su sede en San José, CA con centros de diseño en California, Massachusetts, India, Israel, China y Taiwán. Trend Micro Incorporated, líder mundial en soluciones de ciber-seguridad, ayuda a hacer un mundo seguro para el intercambio de la información digital. Nuestras soluciones innovadoras para consumidores, negocios y gobiernos proporcionan seguridad a capas para centros de datos, entornos en nube, redes y puntos finales. Todos nuestros productos funcionan de forma conjunta para compartir de forma integral la inteligencia de amenazas y proporcionar una defensa de amenaza conectada con visibilidad centralizada y control, permitiendo una protección mejor y más rápida. Con más de 5.000 empelados repartidos en unos 50 países y la inteligencia de amenazas mundiales más avanzada a nivel global, Trend Micro permite a las organizaciones asegurar su viaje para la nube. Si desea más información, visite la página web www.trendmicro.com.


News Article | February 14, 2017
Site: globenewswire.com

PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) today announced unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016 was $131.8 million, an increase of 25.5% compared to $105.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2015. “We ended 2016 with record revenues for the fourth quarter as well as the full year 2016 which marks our fourth consecutive year of growth. We expect this growth to continue as service providers increasingly deploy transformative solutions from our software defined access portfolio,” said Carl Russo, Calix, Inc. President and CEO. “However, as we invested in our services offerings we experienced higher than expected costs in our turnkey network improvement projects, particularly as activity accelerated to meet project schedules, resulting in earnings coming in below our expectations,” added Russo. The GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter of 2016 was $11.5 million, or $(0.23) per basic and fully diluted share, compared to a GAAP net loss of $9.5 million, or $(0.19) per basic and fully diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2015. “We can see a finite period through the first half of 2017 during which these higher costs will continue to impact a part of our services business,” said William Atkins, Calix, Inc. Executive Vice President and CFO. “We also see strong revenue momentum and an array of opportunities with both existing and prospective customers heading into 2017. We will continue to focus resources on our growth initiatives including the software defined access portfolio while optimizing our cost structure, as planned, in the traditional systems and services segment,” added Atkins. The company’s non-GAAP net loss for the fourth quarter of 2016 was $6.8 million, or $(0.14) per fully diluted share, compared to a non-GAAP net loss of $1.7 million, or $(0.03) per fully diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2015. A reconciliation of our fourth quarter 2016 operating results from GAAP to non-GAAP is provided in this release. Calix is providing forward-looking estimates for Q1 2017 and full year 2017 results as follows: The company is projecting revenue growth of 10% or more relative to 2016 and projecting to achieve a lower net loss on a non-GAAP basis for the full year compared to 2016. The company estimates that GAAP EPS will be approximately $0.10 lower for Q1 2017 and approximately $0.34 lower for full year 2017 due to the inclusion of stock-based compensation and amortization of intangibles. A reconciliation of the GAAP to non-GAAP outlook is provided in this release. In conjunction with this announcement, Calix will host a conference call at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) today to discuss its fourth quarter 2016 financial results. A live audio webcast and replay of the call will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Calix website at http://investor-relations.calix.com. Live call access information: Dial-in number: (877) 407-4019 (U.S.) or (201) 689-8337 (outside the U.S.) The conference call and webcast will include forward-looking information. Calix, Inc. (NYSE:CALX) pioneered Software Defined Access (SDA) and is a global leader in platform innovations for Access Networks. Its portfolio of access systems and services combines AXOS, the revolutionary platform for access, with Compass cloud, an innovative SDA-based framework for network data analytics and subscriber experience assurance. Together, they enable communications service providers to transform their businesses and be the winning service providers of tomorrow. For more information, visit the Calix website at www.calix.com. Statements made in this press release and the earnings call referencing the press release that are not statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements relate to, but are not limited to, statements about potential customer or market opportunities, our opportunities with existing and prospective customers and our future financial performance (including our outlook for Q1 2017 and full year 2017). Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations, including but not limited to fluctuations in our financial and operating results, the capital spending decisions of our customers, changes in regulations and/or government sponsored programs, competition, our ability to achieve market acceptance of new products and solutions, our ability to grow our customer base, fluctuations in costs associated with our products and services, as well as the risks and uncertainties described in our annual reports on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, each as filed with the SEC and available at www.sec.gov, particularly in the sections titled "Risk Factors." Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date the statements are made and are based on information available to us at the time those statements are made and/or management's good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual performance or results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting forward-looking information, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws. Accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information The Company uses certain non-GAAP financial measures in this press release to supplement its consolidated financial statements, which are presented in accordance with GAAP. These non-GAAP measures include non-GAAP net income (loss), non-GAAP cost of revenue, non-GAAP gross profit, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating expense, non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP loss before provision of income taxes and non-GAAP basic and diluted income (loss) per share. These non-GAAP measures are provided to enhance the reader's understanding of the Company's operating performance as they primarily exclude certain non-cash charges for stock-based compensation, amortization of acquisition-related intangible assets, and non-recurring acquisition-related costs, which the Company believes are not indicative of its core operating results. Management believes that the non-GAAP measures used in this press release provide investors with important perspectives into the Company's ongoing business performance and management uses these non-GAAP measures to evaluate financial results and to establish operational goals. The presentation of these non-GAAP measures is not meant to be a substitute for results presented in accordance with GAAP, but rather should be evaluated in conjunction with those GAAP results. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP results to the most directly comparable GAAP results is provided in this press release. 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News Article | February 28, 2017
Site: phys.org

"A number of initiatives has been taken to reduce latency in the internet, and there are several causes of delays. What we have looked at specifically is something called "Bufferbloat" and how this creates latency, primarily in home networks. It is often in home networks that latency occurs, because the last-mile capacity to the home is lower than in the rest of the internet. This means there is a risk that the link becomes congested, which leads to queues being formed." The internet consists of a number of networks linked by routers, where data pass through to different parts of the Internet. A router can be compared to a road junction where data packets, like cars at a crossroads, form queues and are waved on according to predefined rules. It is perfectly natural that temporary queues are formed due to short-term variations in the traffic. What creates problems is when the queues fill up and stay that way for a longer time. Then traffic comes to a halt and the result is delays, so-called Bufferbloat. "The rules regulating how data is let through vary in different types of routers. You could say that there are different types of queueing systems, and we have studied how the flow of data across networks is influenced by these different systems." The "first come first served" principle (also called "first in – first out") is the simplest principle to use to regulate a queue, and is the most common one today. This principle means that the router lets through data packets in the order they arrive. But more advanced principles can give better performance, for example, the so-called fairness principle. This involves a queueing system that gives priority on the basis of a number of factors, and which mixes data flows from distinct sources, allowing the flows to proceed concurrently through the network instead of having to wait for each other. "What we have seen is that the traditional "first in – first out" principle is one of the factors causing latency, and that the fairness principle reduces latency considerably. With this "fairness queueing", the capacity between different users and applications is shared. We have developed an algorithm based on this principle that works well in WiFi networks, and which contains an automatic prioritisation of the small data packets that are important for a quick response, such as DNS lookups and game traffic." Together with researchers in the USA and Poland, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen has developed software that anyone can install in their home routers to reduce latency. "We have worked deliberately to make our research results available for all to use. Our algorithm, for instance, is included in software for home routers that anyone can install in their router to reduce latency in their home network." More information: On the Bleeding Edge: Debloating Internet Access Networks. kau.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?aq2=%5B%5B%5D%5D&c=1&af=%5B%5D&searchType=SIMPLE&query=On+the+bleeding+edge&language=sv&pid=diva2%3A1044014&aq=%5B%5B%5D%5D&sf=all&aqe=%5B%5D&sortOrder=author_sort_asc&onlyFullText=false&noOfRows=50&dswid=-4214

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