backhaul

How edgy should your edge compute be?

Here at Cisco, we consider edge computing to mean that data is processed before it crosses any wide area network (WAN). Crossing the WAN—whether to send data to a traditional data center on-prem or in the cloud—introduces latency and incurs additional costs, both of which edge computing is intended to avoid. That being said, there […]

November 15, 2016

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5G is coming! Are your migration plans ready?

Download our new 5G ebook, Three Keys to Success Preparing Your Mobile Network for 5G 5G is coming, 5G is coming!!! That’s what our technology Paul Reveres are calling as they ride through our industry journals. And they are right, 5G is coming and it’s coming fast. Oh what to do, and what to do […]

Closing the Small Cell Loop

Folks, We are in the midst of exciting times. As the small cell industry gathers here in London for the annual Small Cells World Summit, I’m delighted to welcome the...

February 21, 2013

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SoftBank Breaks the Backhaul Bottleneck

As shown in the most recent Cisco Visual Networking Index, Japan is one of the fastest growing countries when it comes to mobile data traffic. Like many service providers, SoftBank, one of Japan’s leading mobile operators, has wrestled with how to manage this vast amount of traffic in an efficient and effective manner. To address […]