It’s fascinating to see that, even with the dramatic growth in network bandwidth across the globe, service providers are still grappling with network capacity constraints. That’s because of a lack of strong service definitions for Ethernet services, a cost-effective transport option for enterprise and residential customers, and the immaturity of the wholesale Ethernet market.
At our 3rd annual Emerging LAN Technology Conference, Tellabs hosted an amazing group of early adopters, world-class distributors, value added partners, global integrators and future customers. All of us share a common interest in advancing the evolution of passive Optical LAN.
Fuzhou Power, a power company in southeastern China, needed to upgrade its internal communications network. Its goals were to enhance network reliability to ensure uninterrupted communications in the event of a cut to its fiber network. The solution: an automatic switched optical network (ASON).
With the constant growth in data traffic, managing capacity requirements while delivering high-quality services can be a constant balancing act.
Operators need to be able to effectively monitor their networks and easily interpret network performance information. But increasingly, the sheer volume of network data to be processed can slow the response to network problems.
According to Juniper Networks, human errors cause 50% to 80% of network outages. But, rather than being a direct cause, human errors are a symptom of network complexity.
Since each minute of downtime costing businesses on average $5,600, minimizing outages is on everyone’s priority list.
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