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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Confidential Execution of Cloud Services

    In this paper, the authors present Confidential Domain of Execution (CDE), a mechanism for achieving confidential execution of software in an otherwise untrusted environment, e.g., at a Cloud Service Provider (CSP). This is achieved by using an isolated execution environment in which any communication with the outside untrusted world is...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Brokering SLAs for End-to-End QoS in Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing introduces a novel model of computing that brings several technological and business advantages. Customers can rent cloud services on a pay-per-use model, without the need for big investments for resources that have to be designed for peak workloads, whilst being at risk of remaining under-utilized for most of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Data Centre Optimisation Enhanced by Software Defined Networking

    Contemporary cloud computing infrastructures are being challenged by an increasing demand for evolved cloud services characterized by heterogeneous performance requirements including real-time, data-intensive and highly dynamic workloads. The classical way to deal with dynamicity is to scale computing and network resources horizontally. However, these techniques must be coupled effectively with...

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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 (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

    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

    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. ClientMatch™ technology is an RF management technology that puts the WLAN infrastructure in control of client connectivity and roaming....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    End-to-End Service Quality for Cloud Applications

    In this paper, the authors aim to highlight the importance of end-to-end service quality for cloud services, with a focus on telecom carrier-grade services. In multi-tenant distributed and virtualized cloud infrastructures, the enhanced level of resource sharing raises issues in terms of performance stability and reliability of cloud services, threatening...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    CloudNetSim - Simulation of Real-Time Cloud Computing Applications

    In this paper, the authors describe CloudNetSim, a project aiming to realize a simulation platform supporting their ongoing and planned research activities in the area of resource management and scheduling for distributed QoS-sensitive and soft real-time applications. It is based on OMNeT++, integrating in the platform a set of modules...

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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

    Analysis and Implementation of the Multiprocessor BandWidth Inheritance Protocol

    The Multiprocessor-BandWidth Inheritance (M-BWI) protocol is an extension of the BandWidth Inheritance (BWI) protocol to symmetric multiprocessor systems. Similarly to Priority Inheritance, M-BWI lets a task that has locked a resource execute in the resource reservations of the blocked tasks, thus reducing their blocking time. The protocol is particularly suitable...

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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

    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

    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 // 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

    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

    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 // 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 // Jul 2010

    Transforming To A Sustainable Wireless Business Model: Building Optimized Strategies For LTE Transformation

    To meet the ever-increasing demands for more bandwidth, flexibility and reliability, mobile service providers will soon have to make the move to 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks. But to truly leverage all the benefits that IP and LTE offer, service providers must take the opportunity to evolve to a...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Embedded SFE: Offloading Server and Network Using Hardware Tokens

    The authors consider Secure Function Evaluation (SFE) in the client server setting where the server issues a secure token to the client. The token is not trusted by the client and is not a trusted third party. This paper shows how to take advantage of the token to drastically reduce...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    A Security Enhancement and Proof for Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA)

    In this paper, the authors consider Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA), a popular client-server Key Exchange (KE) protocol, commonly used in wireless standards (e.g., UMTS), and widely considered for new applications. The authors discuss natural potential usage scenarios for AKA, attract attention to subtle vulnerabilities, propose a simple and efficient...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Geo-Opportunistic Routing for Vehicular Networks

    Road topology information has been recently used to assist geographic routing in urban vehicular environments to improve the overall routing performance. However, the unreliable nature of wireless channels due to motion and obstructions still makes road topology assisted geographic routing challenging. This paper begins by reviewing conventional road topology assisted...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    A Near-Optimal Scheme for TCP ACK Pacing to Maintain Throughput in Wireless Networks

    The advent of fourth generation technologies in wireless networks and the rapid growth of 3G have heralded an era that will require researchers to find reliable and easily implementable solutions to the problem of poor TCP performance in the wireless environment. Since a large part of the Internet is TCP-based,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    A Round-Based Pricing Scheme for Maximizing Service Provider's Revenue in P2PTV Networks

    In this paper, the authors analyze a round-based pricing scheme that encourages favorable behavior from users of real-time P2P applications like P2PTV. In the design of pricing schemes, they consider price to be a function of usage and capacity of download/upload streams, and quality of content served. Users are consumers...

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  • Videos // Oct 2010

    See the possibilities of a future with an Application Fluent Network

    See how an Alcatel-Lucent Application Fluent Network can help you build a high performing, low complexity converged network. No matter what industry you're in, get the performance you need to meet your growing network demands: Enable real-time application delivery Adapt dynamically to the requirements of new users and applications...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Secure Cloud Computing With a Virtualized Network Infrastructure

    Despite the rapid development in the field of cloud computing, security is still one of the major hurdles to cloud computing adoption. Most cloud services e.g. Amazon EC2 is offered at low cost without much protection to users. At the other end of the spectrum, highly secured cloud services e.g....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Mobile Agent-Based Applications : A Survey

    A mobile agent is a computer entity capable of reasoning, use the network infrastructure to run in another remote site, search and gather the results, cooperate with other sites and return to his home site after completing the assigned tasks. Mobile Agent based applications research activities are increased and are...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    iSSEE: IMS Sensors Search Engine Enabler for Sensors Mashups Convergent Application

    Integrating the sensing capabilities in Internet Protocol network will open the opportunities to build a wide range of novel multimedia applications. The problem when using sensors (e.g. temperature sensor, camera, audio, humidity, etc ?) connected to the network is to know dynamically at any time if they are always connected...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Toward a Cloud Operating System

    Cloud computing is characterized today by a hotchpotch of elements and solutions, namely operating systems running on a single virtualized computing environment, middleware layers that attempt to combine physical and virtualized resources from multiple operating systems, and specialized application engines that leverage a key asset of the cloud service provider...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2006

    FTTP Shootout - Active Ethernet Vs PON

    Triple play rollouts are one of the bright spots in the global telecom industry. Carriers and municipalities that announce plans to rollout triple play (voice, video and data) services are faced with a number of choices for an access mechanism - DSL, Fiber or even wireless. This paper focuses on...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2006

    Managed Services Demystified - An Overview for Telecom Service Providers

    Facing increasing competition and commoditization from traditional telecom products, service providers are either in the process of or planning for the move to next generation, converged, network infrastructures in order to offer new, revenue-generating services. Making this transformation can be complex and difficult. However, if done correctly, working with a...

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Three-Screen Advertising: New Ad Revenues for Service Providers

    Media companies have long benefited from dual revenue streams, selling content to consumers while also selling time or space to advertisers. Service providers are now entering the media business with multimedia content on their broadband portals and mobile phone decks, as well as IPTV services. How can they best leverage...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    A Clear Path to 100Gigabit Ethernet on the Alcatel-Lucent Service Router Portfolio

    In helping service providers profitably meet the massive bandwidth demands driven by explosive growth in video traffic and sophisticated consumer and business IP services, Alcatel-Lucent is the first to deliver 100 Gigabit interfaces that combine speed, services and industry-leading power efficiency. Leveraging the power and flexibility of innovative FP2 silicon,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Creating the Trusted, Dynamic Enterprise: An Enterprise Security Blueprint

    Securing communications for all voice and data applications as well as employee mobility is the key to supporting new business models and enabling a trusted dynamic enterprise that competes effectively in today's business environment. Rapid advances in communications technology have been accompanied by an equally rapid multiplication in security threats,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Benefits of MPLS in the Enterprise Network

    As enterprises evolve to keep pace with the ever-changing business climate, enterprises' networking needs are becoming more dynamic. Their networks must be able to deliver sophisticated applications quickly and efficiently while minimizing costs. MPLS is a technology that can be very beneficial to enterprises and this paper outlines what MPLS...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Secure Voice Over IP (VoIP) Solutions: Delivering a Robust, Secure VoIP Solution That Counters Both External and Internal Threats While Providing Superior Quality of Service

    This paper discusses the key security challenges to consider when deploying VoIP solutions, and describes Alcatel-Lucent's VPN Firewall Portfolio and how it meets the security requirements of today's and tomorrow's VoIP networks and applications. Creating high levels of security is essential to fully leverage VoIP technology and the many advantages...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    A Yankee Group Webcast for Alcatel-Lucent.

    In our multimedia, multichannel, always-on world, meeting your enterprise network performance demands has never been more difficult. Join industry analyst Camille Miller from the Yankee Group for a discussion on the challenges facing modern networks and proven approaches to taking them on ... simply and proactively. Find out how holistic,...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    A Yankee Group Webcast for Alcatel-Lucent

    In our multimedia, multichannel, always-on world, meeting your enterprise network performance demands has never been more difficult. Join industry analyst Camille Miller from the Yankee Group for a discussion on the challenges facing modern networks and proven approaches to taking them on ... simply and proactively. Find out how...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Improving Business Service Uptime:Proactive network performance management solutions ensure optimal business service for the Dynamic Enterprise

    The time is ripe for IT organizations to take steps to improve network uptime and performance. This paper looks at the reasons why it's been so difficult for IT departments to meet higher service level targets for the network, and how network performance management can overcome the challenges of ensuring...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Safe Campus Benchmark: A Comprehensive Guide and Report Card for Improving Emergency Response on College Campuses

    Colleges and universities are in the business of stimulating learning, education and research. Historically, that mandate has been fulfilled by providing open campuses that allow students, faculty and staff to use libraries, laboratories and meeting rooms for collaboration at all hours. But maintaining an open environment that fosters a continuous...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Embracing the Green Economy: The Dynamic Enterprise Vision Provides an Integrated Approach to Better Business in a Greener World

    The benefits of going green extend far beyond environmental concerns. The integration of new technologies, processes and applications can increase efficiency and strengthen the bottom line while reducing costs and relieving strain on resources and infrastructure. This holistic approach to going green - embodied in Alcatel-Lucent's Dynamic Enterprise solution -...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Innovating With Your Contact Center: Turning Your Customers Into Brand Advocates

    Today's technologically savvy consumers are more versatile in how they communicate and more sensitive to how service options resonate with their own communications habits. As a result, versatility in customer communications options is now the key to effective customer service. In addition, the economic downturn has made consumers sensitive to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Keeping Cool in the Data Center: A High-Efficiency Modular Solution

    Faster, more powerful and dense computing hardware generates significant heat and imposes considerable data center cooling requirements. Traditional Computer Room Air Conditioning (CRAC) cooling methods are proving increasingly cost-ineffective and inefficient. Studies show that using the volume of room air as a heat exchange medium is wasteful and allows for...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Improving Business Operations With Unified Video Communications

    Medium and large enterprises are finding new opportunities to reduce costs and improve team collaboration and customer service by deploying the latest enterprise video solutions. This paper assesses the main challenges enterprises face when introducing enterprise video - silos, low quality of service, pace of transformation. It reviews the key...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Contact Centers for Crisis Communication in a Disaster

    CiRM, e-services, and voice portals have transformed public service communication. They are now key elements for managing interactions between citizens and their governments in normal times and in crisis situations. And there are opportunities for governments and enterprises that operate in the field of public services to offer efficient and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Enabling Service-Based Application Development Through Social Objects

    Software development is typically a social activity; development is most often performed by a team of people who must collaborate effectively. Application development enablers, such as web services and their APIs, can be viewed as social objects that can be interacted with just as one may interact with other people...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Alcatel-Lucent XML Web Services

    This white paper presents the Alcatel-Lucent XML Web Services with an introduction to web services technology and a quick description of each Alcatel-Lucent XML Web Services. XML Web services are the corner stone that allows the integration of communication applications within business processes. Numerous definitions of Web Services exist, each...

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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 // Oct 2008

    Alcatel-Lucent 9900 Wireless Network Guardian

    Today's wireless networks now offer subscribers a true mobile broadband experience. As expected, increased penetration has caused increased traffic loads in the wireless operator's radio network. However, a significant portion of the increase results from the fact that identical packet can consume widely varying network resources, simply based on how...

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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 // Mar 2011

    Establishing Dynamic Management for Applications Onboarding

    The benefits of agility in applications on boarding and lifecycle management have become an area of intense interest for Communication Service Providers (CSPs). Agility provides the opportunity to create new revenue streams, participate in next-generation Web and video services and become more cost effective. These are essential goals if CSPs...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Increasing Competitiveness through Ongoing Operational Excellence

    Traditionally, the majority of network provider efforts to create a high Quality of Experience (QoE) for end users have been focused on deploying and maintaining a state-of-the-art network infrastructure to provide connectivity and advanced communication services. More recently, these efforts have included new business processes that improve service, such as...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Delivering a Better Mobile Broadband Customer Experience

    Mobile broadband is the most important source of potential revenue available to today's mobile service providers. As the market matures, however, service providers are finding it more and more difficult to differentiate their offerings and make them profitable. Intense competition, economic pressure, escalating consumer demands, and increasingly complex technologies are...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    White Spaces and Mobile Communications

    To support the continuing growth of data traffic on mobile networks and offset the increasing strain all this traffic is placing on those networks, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made unused wireless TV spectrum (commonly referred to as "White spaces") available for open, free and unlicensed use. As...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Seizing the Opportunity

    The telecommunications market is changing. As end user expectations evolve, bandwidth demands increase and Web 2.0 innovations change the way the world communicates, service providers are being forced to adapt their business to address a number of new challenges - increasing revenues, introducing new services, managing capacity, reducing costs and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Next Steps with Backhaul Transformation for Public Safety

    Many public safety agencies have evolved their LMR/PMR backhaul from a separate network to support of a converged multi-application, multi-agency WAN. With constrained budgets, this helps increase sharing among cooperating agencies and reduces operations costs by focusing on the management of a single converged network. This paper describes the key...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Mobile Backhaul Evolution Using Microwave Packet Radio

    Communications service providers want to support escalating capacity demands from customers with network architectures that support data services as well as traditional voice at sustainable cost. By deploying packet microwave in the access network, service providers can quickly reach more consumer and enterprise customers while delivering multiple services over a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Small Cells Technology Fuels New Consumer Market Opportunities

    Today, mobile technologies and devices are playing a larger role within many homes, replacing fixed lines and handsets. As a result, small cells technology, also known as femtocells, can open an entirely new marketplace within the family household, by increasing mobile service quality and connection speeds indoors. In addition, small...

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