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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The New Next Generation WiFi

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Tips to Improving your Wireless LAN

    Ensuring that all wireless network clients get the service levels they need is a major challenge, especially when smartphones, tablets and other clients control their own connectivity and roaming decisions. Read More.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What to expect from 802.11ac WiFi Technologies

    With the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi technologies, the IEEE standard takes many of the best techniques the Wi-Fi industry has learned about 802.11n and has made extraordinary improvements on them. This paper provides a detailed look at these improvements such as wider channels, higher-rate modulation and higher-level MIMO.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The New Next Generation Wi-Fi

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top Tips to Improving your Wireless LAN

    Ensuring that all wireless network clients get the service levels they need is a major challenge, especially when smartphones, tablets and other clients control their own connectivity and roaming decisions. Read More.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The New Next Generation Wi-Fi (German)

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Unify Your Networks For The Mobile Enterprise Infographic

    In order for a corporation to embrace the personal cloud era, offering connectivity and quality delivery of multimedia applications everywhere on any device, it must transform to a mobile enterprise. It will need an infrastructure that includes a right sized core, pervasive WLAN, unified access and an automated network that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What to expect from 802.11ac

    With the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi technologies, the IEEE standard takes many of the best techniques the Wi-Fi industry has learned about 802.11n and has made extraordinary improvements on them. This paper provides a detailed look at these improvements such as wider channels, higher-rate modulation and higher-level MIMO.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Key Steps to Successfully Migrate to 802.11ac

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly. Whether you are an early adopter who has already started...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Wireless LAN ClientMatch Technology

    Ensuring that all wireless network clients get the service levels they need is a major challenge -- especially when smartphones, tablets and other clients control their own connectivity and roaming decisions. ClientMatchâ„¢ technology is an RF management technology that puts the WLAN infrastructure in control of client connectivity and roaming....

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    A New ERA of Mobile Backhaul

    To rise above the data storm and improve your bottom line, you need to prepare your backhaul networks for supporting the evolution to the next technological upgrade and the transition to heterogeneous networks comprised of both macro and metro sites. Alcatel-Lucent through its comprehensive portfolio of backhaul products and professional...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Agile Optical Networking

    Optical networking isn't just about pushing traffic anymore. The insatiable demand for mobile, video and cloud-based services is placing enormous pressure on your network - and it’s no longer enough to simply increase capacity. What's required is a scalable, versatile and dynamic networking solution that can adapt to the ever-changing...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Secrecy Sum-Rates with Regularized Channel Inversion Precoding Under Imperfect CSI at the Transmitter

    In this paper, the authors study the performance of regularized channel inversion pre-coding in MISO broadcast channels with confidential messages under imperfect Channel State Information at the Transmitter (CSIT). They obtain an approximation for the achievable secrecy sum-rate which is almost surely exact as the number of transmits antennas and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Video Shakes Up the IP Edge

    As consumers demand ever more video and video consumption methods, the broadband IP networks used by many service providers to offer residential services will be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of data. The problem will be most acute at the IP edge of a triple-play provider's network, where video traffic...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Massive MIMO and Small Cells: Improving Energy Efficiency by Optimal Soft-Cell Coordination

    To improve the cellular energy efficiency, without sacrificing Quality-of-Service (QoS) at the users, the network topology must be densified to enable higher spatial reuse. The authors analyze a combination of two densification approaches, namely "Massive" Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) base stations and small-cell access points. If the latter are operator-deployed, a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    SNR Efficient Approach for the Design of Hybrid Filter Bank A/D Converters

    The future applications of cognitive radio require digitization systems being capable to perform a flexible conversion in terms of bandwidth and resolution without increasing unreasonably the power consumption. The digitization systems based on Hybrid Filter Banks A/D Converters (HFB-ADC) introduced in provide an attractive solution for achieving this purpose. One...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Turning Small Cells into Big Profits

    With small cells that leverage both cellular and Wi-Fi technologies, Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) can deliver focused capacity and coverage, offload data from macro networks, and offer innovative new services. But deploying the right combination of small cells technologies and services is crucial for service uptake and Return On Investment...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Multi-Carrier Multi-Rate Utility Optimization in Heterogeneous Networks Via CSMA-Based Algorithms

    The authors study algorithms for carrier and rate allocation in cellular systems with distributed components such as a heterogeneous LTE system with macrocells and femtocells. Existing work on LTE systems often involves centralized techniques or requires significant signaling, and is therefore not always applicable in the presence of femtocells. More...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Stability Metrics and Criteria for Path-Vector Routing

    Since so far, most studies on path-vector routing stability have been conducted by means of ad-hoc analysis of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) data traces. None of them consider the specification of an analytic method including the use of stability metrics for the systematic analysis of BGP traces and associated meta-processing...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Market Share Analysis Between MNO and MVNO Under Brand Appeal Based Segmentation

    The authors are interested in this paper by the competition between MNO and MVNO on a population of heterogeneous customers, with different perceptions of operators offer. The MVNO buys resources from MNO at the wholesale price and offers an added value supposed to be better and at a lower price...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Building an Outsourcing Relationship

    With the transformation now taking place in telecommunications, more Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are considering outsourcing part or all of their network, business, and IT operations. While many CSPs are focused on reducing costs, taking a broader view and a relationship approach to a managed services engagement can actually provide...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Classroom in the Cloud

    Transformational change is required in the area of education to improve outcomes for students. Telecommunications service providers are in a unique position to help educational institutions harness the rapidly expanding base of mobile and connected devices to accelerate the use of digital content in the classroom. By provisioning reliable network...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Signal Processing in Large Systems: A New Paradigm

    For a long time, detection and parameter estimation methods for signal processing have relied on asymptotic statistics as the number n of observations of a population grows large comparatively to the population size N. Modern technological and societal advances now demand the study of sometimes extremely large populations and simultaneously...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Modeling and Evaluation of Address Resolution Scalability in VPLS

    More and more services are provided by large data centers with a potentially very large number of physical or virtual hosts. As the number of hosted services and service consumers increases, also the number of hosts inside a data center raises to cope with the increasing end-user demand. Current data...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Optimized Constraint-Based Scheduling of OSPF Graceful Restarts for Maintenance Purposes

    This paper proposes a solution for the automation and optimized orchestration of maintenance operations in IP/MPLS transport networks by capitalizing on the standardized graceful restart mechanisms. The operator is only responsible for setting maintenance targets and constraints, and then assessing progress reports. In this context, the maintenance planning issue is...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Pushing the Limits of Copper

    The ever growing demand for higher data rate is pushing existing electrical broadband communication systems, using coax or twisted pair cabling, to the limit. While optical access systems inherently have a much higher transmission capacity, upgrading the access network entirely to fiber remains a costly and time-consuming effort. Therefore, many...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Towards a Flexible Resource Management System for Content Centric Networking

    Content Centric Networking (CCN) is a new and promising architecture that can provide better security and much improved content delivery service than the current Internet. Each router in CCN has a content store that caches objects according to a replacement algorithm and a pending interest table that stores pending requests...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    In-Network Caching Effect on Optimal Energy Consumption in Content-Centric Networking

    In Content-Centric Networking (CCN), the in network caching feature provides several attractive advantages such as low dissemination latency and network transport load reduction. Thus, CCN requires less transport energy but additional energy to provide a caching capability at every content router. In this paper, the authors investigate the minimum energy...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Multiuser Transmit Security Beamforming in Wireless Multiple Access Channels

    In this paper, the authors investigate beamforming approaches for multiple access secrecy channels. This paper investigates the equivalency between beamforming weight solutions under a fixed sum transmit power constraint and those under a fixed secrecy rate when multiple eavesdroppers are available. They propose an advantageous semidefinite-programming based beamforming solution for...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Concurrent Data Transmissions in Green Wireless Networks: When Best Send One's Packets ?

    In this paper, the authors consider the scenario of a cellular network where base stations aim to transmit several data packets to a set of users in the downlink, within a predefined time, at minimal energy cost. The base stations are non-cooperating and the instantaneous transmission rate depends on the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Voice Over LTE: The New Mobile Voice

    4G LTE enables mobile operators to deliver a new conversation experience of enriched voice, enlivened video and intuitive messaging. VoLTE unlocks this experience, enabling 4G LTE's all-IP services for the mobile broadband consumer. VoLTE's infrastructure also leads directly to cloud communications and WebRTC's convergence of telecommunications and the web. Now...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    IPv6 Transition in Fixed and Mobile Environments

    IPv6 migration has become an important topic for most network operators as the projected increase of Internet Protocol (IP) - enabled applications, services and consumer devices - is expected to exhaust the available public IPv4 address space in the coming years. Although IPv6 has been around for some time, very...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Analysis of Multicell Cooperation With Random User Locations Via Deterministic Equivalents

    The authors consider the uplink of a one-dimensional 2-cell network with fixed Base Stations (BSs) and randomly distributed User Terminals (UTs). Assuming that the number of antennas per BS and the number of UTs grow infinitely large, they derive tight approximations of the ergodic sum rate with and without multicell...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Optimized Time-Domain Resource Partitioning for Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination in Heterogeneous Networks

    Heterogeneous Networks (HetNets) are expected to be one of the major performance enhancement enablers of LTE-Advanced. Due to significantly challenging interference scenarios, enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC) based on Almost Blank Subframes (ABS) is the key technology enabler that makes HetNets a reality. The key factor determining the gain of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Enhanced MIMO Subspace Detection With Interference Cancellation

    A low-complexity detection algorithm is proposed for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) systems with many transmit and receive antennas. The authors involve QR Decomposition (QRD) to triangularize the effective MIMO channel matrix so that several MIMO sub-systems can be individually established, which allow detecting several (possibly overlapping) groups of data streams separately....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Performance of Mutual Information Inference Methods Under Unknown Interference

    In this paper, the problem of fast point-to-point MIMO channel mutual information estimation is addressed, in the situation where the receiver undergoes unknown colored interference, whereas the channel with the transmitter is perfectly known. The considered scenario assumes that the estimation is based on a few channel use observations during...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Wi-Fi Roaming - Building on and SF and Hotspot 2.0

    This research collaboration paper between Alcatel-Lucent and BT describes the need for heterogeneous network policies in a multi-operator environment. It analyses how new standards like the 3GPP Access Network Discovery and Selection Function (ANDSF) and the Hotspot2.0 initiative can complement each other to meet those needs whilst identifying a number...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Alcatel-Lucent Light Radio Wi-Fi Solution Turning Wi-Fi Hotspots into a Hot Business Opportunity for Wireless Service Providers

    With maturity in both technology evolution and standards development, Wi-Fi has effectively become "Another wireless technology" which allows extended network coverage and capacity - for both wireless and wireline network operators and service providers - through the use of operator managed and controlled Wi-Fi access points. This paper describes the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Alcatel-Lucent Lightradio Wi-Fi Solution

    With maturity in both technology evolution and standards development, Wi-Fi has effectively become "Another wireless technology" which allows extended network coverage and capacity - for both wireless and wire line network operators and service providers - through the use of operator managed and controlled Wi-Fi access points. This paper describes...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Comparison of Linear Precoding Schemes for Downlink Massive MIMO

    The authors consider the downlink of a Time-Division Duplexing (TDD) multicell multiuser MIMO system where the Base Stations (BSs) are equipped with a very large number of antennas. Assuming channel estimation through uplink pilots, arbitrary antenna correlation and user distributions, they derive approximations of achievable rates with linear precoding techniques,...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What to expect from 802.11ac

    With the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi technologies, the IEEE standard takes many of the best techniques the Wi-Fi industry has learned about 802.11n and has made extraordinary improvements on them. This paper provides a detailed look at these improvements such as wider channels, higher-rate modulation and higher-level MIMO.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The New Next Generation WiFi

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    The New Next Generation Wi-Fi

    802.11ac is well on its way to becoming the standard for next-generation Wi-Fi. The gigabit speed, improved capacity and reliability that 802.11ac brings to wireless LANs (WLANs) are amplified as mobile users, devices and application usage continue to grow rapidly.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Top Tips to Improving your Wireless LAN

    Ensuring that all wireless network clients get the service levels they need is a major challenge, especially when smartphones, tablets and other clients control their own connectivity and roaming decisions. Read More.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Tips to Improving your Wireless LAN

    Ensuring that all wireless network clients get the service levels they need is a major challenge, especially when smartphones, tablets and other clients control their own connectivity and roaming decisions. Read More.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    What to expect from 802.11ac WiFi Technologies

    With the new 802.11ac Wi-Fi technologies, the IEEE standard takes many of the best techniques the Wi-Fi industry has learned about 802.11n and has made extraordinary improvements on them. This paper provides a detailed look at these improvements such as wider channels, higher-rate modulation and higher-level MIMO.

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Is Your Network Ready? - Meeting the Challenges of Today's New Communications Environment

    The end-user is shaping the future of the communications, and content industries - happily changing the business dynamics associated with everything from the most rudimentary services from incumbent service providers to an exotic mix of interactive, blended, personalized offerings from companies like Google, YouTube, eBay, and MySpace. Demand for new,...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    The Enterprise Network Partner - Management and Transformation

    Enterprises are increasingly outsourcing voice and data network management and transformation to equipment vendors, systems integrators and managed service providers. A knowledgeable global communications solution provider can offer the managed services needed to efficiently and cost effectively administer the enterprise network from end to end. This same managed services team,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Alcatel-Lucent End-to-End IP Wireless-Broadband Solution for WiMAX

    Operators deploying WiMAX need a reliable, streamlined way to roll out broadband Internet and voice services today - while preparing for high-speed growth and new mobile interactive multimedia services. Alcatel-Lucent provides the industry's first comprehensive package of WiMAX infrastructure and services to meet these crucial requirements. Fully integrated and tested,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Alcatel-Lucent Mobile Evolution Transport Architecture

    The mobile market is changing, and to remain competitive, mobile service providers must deliver new services at lower cost. Mobile user demand continues to move beyond basic data services like instant messaging and email to more delay sensitive applications like streaming media and real-time multimedia. In response, broadband wireless technologies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Strategies for Supporting Next-Generation Networks

    As service providers compete to roll out advanced end-user services over Next-Generation Networks (NGNs), they must consistently meet accelerating customer performance and service expectations to maintain their competitive edge. A key component in balancing these efforts is the development of a new maintenance model that goes beyond conventional product-level support....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Preparing for Convergence: Network and IT Come Together

    The topic of convergence has been front and center in the telecommunications industry for the past five years. The term itself has many meanings and interpretations. However, for the purposes of this paper, the authors discuss the convergence of IT and networking technologies as an enabler of personalized and blended...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Alcatel-Lucent Distributed Switching Featuring the Alcatel-Lucent Mobile NGN Solution

    Wireless service providers must cut OPperating EXpenditures (OPEX) and CAPital EXpenditures (CAPEX) as revenue growth fails to keep up with subscriber growth. Meanwhile, the push toward 2.5G and Third Generation (3G) technologies means carriers must make extensive capital investments in their networks. The Alcatel-Lucent Mobile Next-Generation Network (NGN) Solution substitutes...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Business. Services. Network. Delivering Predictable, Efficient and Effective Transformation

    A common perception in the communications industry is that the very existence of network operators is in jeopardy. In reality, they are in the best position to lead the industry through a marketplace transformation that will redefine the way services are delivered and how customers use them. The competition for...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    PBB-VPLS: Next-Generation Access for VPLS Service Networks

    Ethernet has been widely used in LANs for years, and it is an inexpensive and scalable solution for small network environments. Recently, however, service providers and enterprises have faced challenges when they try to extend Ethernet-based point-to-point E-Line1 services and multipoint to-multipoint E-LAN2 services at the regional metro level and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Integrated and Virtualized IPSec VPN Services

    The growing demand for network-based IPSsecurity (IPSec) Virtual Private Network (VPN) services is driven by both end users and service providers. Businesses are relying on carriers to provide IP Secencrypted security services so they can connect their remote offices and workers to the company's trusted IP VPN. Service providers can...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    IP Transformation and Stakeholder Engagement - Managing Stakeholders During Complex Change Programs

    IP Transformation programs introduce significant change into the business, technical and service delivery environment. While most companies are struggling to address the challenge of complex change within the company, the impact of complicated change programs on their associated external stakeholders cannot be underestimated. This paper examines the impact large change...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Alcatel-Lucent End-to-End IMS Solution

    Traditional telecom service providers now face competition from Internet players who have developed conversational services, such as VoIP and IM, based on the Internet and Web 2.0 applications. Alcatel-Lucent offers IMS-based solutions that can be configured to address the unique needs of each service provider as they deal with the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Alcatel-Lucent Modular Cooling Solution Redundancy Test Results for Pumped, Two-Phase Modular Cooling System

    Current heat exchange methods for cooling data centers are inherently inefficient in meeting the requirements imposed by today's dense, high-speed computing equipment, and they can contribute considerable costs to operating expenditures. The Alcatel-Lucent Modular Cooling Solution (MCS) can reduce energy consumption (with respect to transport of waste heat to the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Evolving Voice Over Broadband with Enhanced Communication Services

    Although today's legacy PSTN networks are still generating revenue, their stream of income is under attack by internet-based voice offerings from alternative service providers. In addition, their operational costs are increasing as the network ages. To meet these challenges and secure their customer base, many operators are now offering broadband...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Alcatel-Lucent Modular Cooling Solution Pumped, Two-Phase Modular Cooling Humidity Variation Test Results

    As part of ongoing efforts to operate as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible, service providers continue to search for new ways to reduce energy consumption and address environmental and green computing initiatives in their data centers. The increasing speed and density of computer hardware that enables these centers generates more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Transforming Voice - IMS for PSTN Modernization in ETSI Markets

    For many service providers, the PSTN network is aging and operational costs continue to increase. This triggers the need to make strategic choices for voice network evolution. Even if some service providers still see legacy voice growth, they must make architectural choices that enable new revenue generating services in the...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Optimization Secrets to Network Success: Small Changes Deliver Big Results

    Operators are looking for ways to free up cash flow for re-investment. Operators can reduce recurring maintenance and operations costs with measurable quick payback projects to fund future programs or contribute to EBITA growth KPIs. As well, operators can consolidate assets to address shifting technology, acquisitions and strategic partnerships, positioning...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Bringing Mobile Multimedia to Best-in-Class Smartphones

    Current approaches to the delivery of mobile multimedia do not address mobile network provider requirements for service launch, spectrum efficiency, performance, and monetization. To properly meet end user demand for anywhere, anytime, any device communications and entertainment, and enable collaboration with Application and Content Providers (ACPs) on the delivery of...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    MPLS-TP the Key Enabler of Converged Packet Transport Networks

    Service providers are experiencing compounding challenges from an exponential increase in demand for communications and information exchange along with the rising expectations of content providers and end users for the highest quality of service/experience. As IP-based traffic increases, service providers must consider a new packet transport technology that is capable...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Alcatel-Lucent Ultimate Wireless Packet Core

    With mobile broadband data usage growing at a rapid pace, mobile operators are struggling to support the increased bandwidth requirements of these services. Faced with capacity bottlenecks in their existing 2.5G/3G packet cores, operators are confronted with the following choice: upgrade their existing network infrastructure to a more current Wideband...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Smart Choices for the Smart Grid

    Evolving traditional electric grids into smart grids will improve delivery, enable automated demand response, reduce operating costs and cut carbon emissions. As is often the case with any emerging platform, for many utilities the technological pathway to realizing the smart grid vision is not perfectly clear. With extensive experience designing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Application Performance Management for Enterprise WANs

    The current pace of technological evolution presents the typical enterprise IT organization with many opportunities and many challenges. The availability of cost-effective, feature-rich VPN services provides enhanced capability to expand regionally, streamline operations, and take advantage of globalization opportunities. Due to the critical nature of these business services, a practical...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Interworking LTE EPC with W-CDMA Packet Switched Mobile Cores

    As wireless operators begin the process of evolving their existing 2G and 3G networks to Long Term Evolution (LTE), a new all-IP Evolved Packet Core (EPC) will be required to support the network and to deliver the performance, scalability and quality of experience that new wireless broadband services will require....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Accelerated Process Development and Execution in Large IP Service and Network Migration Programs

    Migrating customers to next-generation IP-based network and services is a "Daedalian" project spanning several years. The complexity, cost, and time-critical nature of such a project demand detailed planning and strong, industrialized processes. Ensuring flawless execution requires in-depth knowledge of the steps involved, the supporting infrastructure, and the operational interdependencies. In...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Key Business Drivers for a High Leverage Network Architecture

    The emergence of non-traditional competitors that operate with the agility and innovation typical of web companies is creating pressure on service providers to find new sources of revenue and move toward new models of conducting their business. At the same time, the presence of multiple legacy protocols and the proliferation...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol for Synchronization in Telecom Networks

    This paper briefly describes the IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) standard and some important considerations for its use in telecommunications networks. The Alcatel-Lucent technology paper, "Synchronization in Packet-Transport Networks" provides a high level view of the application and related technologies. This paper offers a more detailed description of some...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Next-Generation Managed Services: The Key to Business Transformation

    Service providers are moving from a network-centric to service-centric environment to meet consumer and enterprise demand for innovative multimedia applications and services. Increasing focus on the end user and meeting this demand requires advanced network deployment. But in the current cash strapped environment how can this be accomplished while at...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Converged Mobile Backhaul

    Microwave packet radio technology has a key role to play in mobile backhaul when transforming to High Leverage Network architecture. It is a technology which keeps the transformation cost curve as flat and as short as possible. This paper demonstrates why microwave packet radio is the most economical choice for...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Synchronization Over Ethernet Networks

    While packet networks, for example, Ethernet, IP and MPLS networks have been optimally designed for data services, they are increasingly being called upon to support other services, including those traditionally delivered on a circuit-switched infrastructure. Many of these services and their interfaces have stringent timing requirements to ensure correct operation....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Highway-Agency Communications Decreasing Traffic Congestion and Reducing Greenhouse Gases with the Alcatel-Lucent Mission-Critical WAN Infrastructure

    Highway agencies can no longer cost-effectively deal with traffic congestion by simply building new roads infrastructure. Traffic congestion is the single largest greenhousegas contributor in most urban areas, resulting in a reduced quality of life in downtown neighborhoods and increased commute times for people who live in the suburbs. A...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Enhanced Public-Safety Communications

    Effective communication is at the heart of public safety. State and local agencies can be staffed with well-trained, responsive personnel, but if they cannot share information, they cannot serve the public interest. Analog-to-digital upgrades of LMR/PMR networks and new collaborative applications are improving operational efficiency with enhanced voice capabilities. New...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Reducing Power Consumption Improving the Heat and Power Efficiency of Switching and Telephony Equipment

    Enterprises around the world are seeking out IT suppliers whose products and solutions take the environment and human health into account. Reducing power consumption ranks high on the list of companies' environmental priorities - especially given its attendant benefits of bringing down operating and capital expenses. This paper looks at...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Streamlined and Sustainable: The Dynamic Enterprise

    By focusing in a holistic way on organizational priorities that integrate the network, people, processes and knowledge, 'Green' initiatives can marry eco-sustainability with core operational and strategic objectives. Applications such as teleworking, videoconferencing and others both reduce energy requirements (helping enterprises meet their environmental targets) and contribute to improved efficiency...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Managed On-Line Services a Positive, Value-Centric Response to Emerging Broadband Content and Applications

    With triple play service delivery now a reality, service providers are shifting their attention to new, innovative solutions that exploit the network's ability to create new services and business models. Nowhere is this quest more urgent than in the value chain for broadband applications and content delivered "Over-The-Top" (OTT) of...

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