As an industry, our visions of progress in SP offerings are filled with
virtualized functions, elastic workloads, orchestration, APIs, scalable
infrastructures and almost everything software-defined. None of this is
flawed, and we get strong, regular glim...
Above: Monica Paolini, President Senza Fili Consulting interviews Craig
Conaway, Global Mobile Backhaul Sales Lead, at Small Cell World Summit
in LondonIn the last few months, I have spent a lot of time researching
and pondering on what had changed in the...
Attend Light Reading's 8th Annual "Backhaul Strategies for Mobile
Operations" conference in New York on Tuesday, June 25. Hosted by Heavy
Reading's Patrick Donegan and Gabriel Brown, the conference provides a
unique one-day opportunity to hear from, and n...
El gran impulso de las políticas ambientales en la industria Los
fabricantes de dispositivos, los proveedores de equipos de
telecomunicaciones, los grupos internacionales de la industria y los
proveedores de servicio, unen esfuerzos para lograr un ambient...
Big Momentum for Environmental Policies in the Industry Device
manufacturers, Telecom equipment providers, International industry
groups and Service providers are summing efforts towards consistent
sustainability environment for the industry, “green” is b...
By: Craig ConawayAbove: Cisco at Mobile World Congress 2013MWC 2013 was
the year of small cells! It seems like every venue every vendor is
somehow in the small cell business. Cisco not withstanding has launched
small cells and with it our new small cell b...
The SDU Mobility team team is pleased to announce availability of the
UMMT 3.0 System, the third architecture release targeting Next
Generation Cell Site Backhaul (NGCSB). UMMT 3.0 builds upon the
foundation delivered by UMMT 2.0 and 1.0, which introduced...
Last week I went to my first Cisco Live! Event in San Diego, California
and it was an amazing experience. The San Diego Convention Center was
decked out in Cisco gear everywhere. With over 17,000 attendees at the
event (an all time record) the show floor ...
Hi Everyone!I just got back from CTIA Wireless 2012 in what I would call
the city of beads, New Orleans, LA. This was a double-first experience
for me, my first large industry wide tradeshow and my first time in
NOLA. It’s been 10 months since I started a...
SDU is pleased to announce availability of the second release of the
Unified MPLS for Mobile Transport (UMMT) System. This system builds upon
the industry leading scale and operational simplicity of UMMT 1.0 for
LTE, with additions of legacy transport for...
In my last post (here) I looked at some of the tradeoffs for data
offload between radio spectrum, backhaul and core network available with
current technology. None of them hit the sweet spot on all three. This
time, I’ll start looking at advances in the s...
The Cisco Systems Development Unit (SDU) is pleased to announce
availability of the first release of the Unified MPLS for Mobile
Transport System (UMMT) – bringing industry leading developments in the
scale and operational simplicity of MPLS to the highly...
By: Craig Conaway Mobile Internet For the MassesResidents and visitors
cringe when they consider the infamous traffic congestion faced trying
to mobilize even the smallest fraction of Mumbai’s 20 million people
over poor infrastructure – both on the roads...
By Craig Conaway As I reflect back on our week in China I am impressed
by several things: The Modernization, the Order and the sheer masses of
everything, people, cars, new building projects.On one hand if you
dropped me off downtown Beijing at Simultan V...
After many months of preparation, a small focused team will begin a
Global Road show to raise awareness of Cisco’s refreshed Carrier
Ethernet and RAN Backhaul Portfolio for Service Providers. Cisco has
been deeply engaged with our SP customers on the tran...
Today I was studying the seamless MPLS approach from this page:https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/docs/multiprotocol-label-switching-mpls/mpls/116127-configure-technology-00.html But there is a point where I really struggle.See the picture below.H...
Quick Question please, In MPLS network with VRFs, there are two labels on the packet, one is the MP-BGP label and the other is LDP label. Does the MP-BGP label have EXP bit? Or it's only on the LDP label? Thank you
Having an issue where the amount of radius sessions are not in sync with the BNG sessions. We use IPoE for authentication, so any COAs that need to sent from radius to the bng need to be known by radius and that is where the issue lies. ...
I'm reviewing our hardware for replacement planning, and have most of the EoS dates, except for the following:ASR-9001A9K-MPA-20X1GEA9K-MPA-4X10GEA9K-MPA-8X10GE Any info or references are appreciated. Thanks,Phil