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  • February 13, 2018 13 Feb'18

    Enterprises won't reap benefits of 5G until 2020s

    The first commercial 5G deployments are scheduled for later this year. One report's 5G timeline predicts many enterprises won't reap the benefits of 5G until the mid-2020s.

  • February 12, 2018 12 Feb'18

    Wireless vendors count on 5G equipment sales for rescue

    Wireless 5G equipment sales could take off in the next two years, possibly saving wireless vendors. AT&T increases the use of bots in its business, and Verizon expands owned fiber.

  • January 22, 2018 22 Jan'18

    5G wireless technology influences telecom's future

    The capabilities of 5G wireless technology and event-driven networking hold the promise for telecom's future, but solving the remaining challenges will determine the outcome.

  • January 05, 2018 05 Jan'18

    AT&T 5G headed for 12 U.S. markets this year

    AT&T plans to roll out 5G mobile services in a dozen U.S. markets by the end of the year. But details on the AT&T 5G services have not been released.

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  • 5G offers promise to bring AR/VR into enterprise mainstream

    5G is the catalyst needed to make industrial and enterprise augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality applications a reality, says Kaleido Insights's Jaimy Szymanski. Continue Reading

  • How networking can prepare for 5G mobile technology

    An 'average Joe' engineer discusses the impact 5G mobile technology may bring to his operation as developments around the standard heat up. Continue Reading

  • Interest in 5G wireless networks ramps up

    The ability for businesses to use 5G wireless networks is closer to becoming a reality as carriers continue to deploy 5G trials across cities in the U.S. and globally. While the technology that promises faster broadband speeds and enhanced data capacity is still in precommercial stages, 5G wireless networks are expected to transform how business is conducted around the world.

    In this issue of Network Evolution, find out how enterprises are exploring of the possibilities of 5G wireless networks and how they can prepare for them.

    Beyond 5G wireless networks, this issue looks at software-defined networking, and network managers share their reasons for choosing smaller SDN vendors instead of major providers like Cisco or VMware. A variety of software-based networking options are attracting enterprises that want to start their SDN evolution.

    In addition, the ongoing availability of new business collaboration tools and features offers end users multiple options to choose from, which can lead to overlapping features. Enterprises are faced with similar applications for things like email, messaging, video or conferencing, and IT managers have begun exploring options to consolidate these tools into a single platform. Here we look at best practices to develop a plan to help deploy unified communications (UC) tools and improve collaboration across the enterprise.

    Finally, in this month's Subnet, see how Durham County, N.C., is using network automation to create an efficient, seamless network experience for IT managers and users.

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