BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION AND THE ROLE OF STRATEGIC CIO LEADERSHIP

  • Samuels D.

The role of CIOs is changing, as they fulfill an even more proactive role in corporate strategy development.

FOSTERING OPEN INNOVATION IN THE DYNAMIC ENTERPRISE

  • De Romemont O.

Organizations that overcome a variety of barriers can foster innovation and process improvement to derive a powerful competitive advantage.

SYNCHRONOUS ETHERNET: A METHOD TO TRANSPORT SYNCHRONIZATION

  • Ferrant J-L
  • Mayer M.

This article discusses the evolving transport architecture, covering some of the synchronization distribution problems to many endpoints where mobile backhaul and TDM emulation occur. It shows how synchronous Ethernet fits into both the Ethernet and synchronization architectures, and discusses how this helped development in standardization bodies. Standardization allows the key ...

VERY COMPACT EXTERNAL CAVITY DIFFRACTION-COUPLED TAPERED LASER DIODES

  • Krakowski M.
  • Lecomte M.
  • Michel N.
  • Parillaud O.

To maintain the same beam quality as that of a single emitter and to be close to diffraction limit, we have combined a phase corrected array, emitting at lambda = 975 nm, coherently using the Talbot effect. First, to improve the beam quality of the array, a phase correcting system ...

INTUITIVE NETWORK APPLICATIONS: LEARNING FOR PERSONALIZED CONVERGED SERVICES INVOLVING SOCIAL NETWORKS

  • Dinoff R
  • Santos P

The convergence of the wireline telecom, wireless telecom, and Internet networks and the services they provide offers tremendous opportunities in services personalization. We distinguish between two broad categories of personalization systems: recommendation systems, such as used in advertising, and life-style assisting systems, which attempt to customize or specialize services to ...

ENABLING IPTV: WHAT'S NEEDED IN THE ACCESS NETWORK

  • Vanhastel S.

Service providers around the globe have begun commercializing triple play services to better compete with cable and satellite operators. While this is helping boost average revenue per user (ARPU), it is placing unprecedented stress on the traditional high-speed Internet infrastructure. This article examines the issues of deploying triple play services ...

MOVING BEYOND YESTERDAY'S NETWORK

  • Chanal P

This paper introduced the consolidating services over a common IP/MPLS infrastructure only addresses the delivery challenges MSO (multiple system operators) face as they work to address residential and commercial service requirements. To address service quality and reliability issues, MSOs must look beyond the uderlying infrastructure to the routers that route ...

ENABLING ENTERPRISE-WIDE COLLABORATION

  • Hackenson E.

A year of integrating technologies at Alcatel-Lucent.

ENTERPRISE MOBILITY

  • Carden P.

Why a compelling end-user experience demands integration of network-based and premises-based solutions.

THE CONSUMERIZATION OF THE ENTERPRISE

  • Dubois C.

From connecting to collaboration, the professional communications environment is becoming increasingly complex: enterprises need to deliver an enriched customer and employee communications experience, improve market share and generate revenue growth while improving productivity and ROI.

WITH MOBILE TV PROJECTED TO TAKE OFF, ARE SERVICE PROVIDERS READY?

  • Mittermayr H.

Une évaluation des facteurs clés de succès pour tirer avantage de cette demande imminente.

ONEMAX LAUNCHES WORLD'S FIRST WIMAX REV-E NETWORK IN THE 3.5 GHZ SPECTRUM

  • Girma J-C
  • Mechaly A.

WiMAX technology offers both basic and advanced communications services in the Dominican Republic.

MILLENNIALS: THE FUTURE IS NOW

  • Giere J.

The Millennials, 11-25-year-olds who have grown up with mobile phones and Internet access, will define the services of tomorrow.

COMBINING WEB 2.0 AND IMS: THE ROAD TO NEW SERVICES AND BUSINESS MODELS

  • Amosse H.
  • Dorbes G.

la découverte du chaînon manquant entre les services de communications d’ancienne génération et les nouveaux services Internet.

MAPPING THE WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY MIGRATION PATH : THE EVOLUTION TO 4G SYSTEMS

  • Rissen J-P

L’émergence de technologies sans fil évoluées prépare l’avènement de la nouvelle génération de standards de communications mobiles haut débit.

DESIGN AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL ICP PLASMA TOOL FOR HIGH SPEED AND HIGH ACCURACY DRIE PROCESSING

  • Launay N.

Advanced Deep Reactive Ion Etching (DRIE) with high etch rates (30 ?m/min) is achieved by using an etching system with a novel ICP (Inductively Coupled Plasma) source and substrate holder (chuck). Waferstepper dual side lithography (front- to backwafer overlay ? 500 nm) is used to fabricate electrical overlay test structures ...

THE PREPARATION AND APPLICATION OF CRUDE CELLULASE FOR CELLULOSE-HYDROGEN PRODUCTION BY ANAEROBIC FERMENTATION

  • Fan S-Q

Strategies were adopted to cost-efficiently produce cellulose-hydrogen by anaerobic fermentation in this paper. First, cellulase used for hydrolyzing cellulose was prepared by solid-state fermentation (SSF) on cheap biomass from Trichoderma viride. Several cultural conditions for cellulase production on cheap biomass such as moisture content, inoculum size and culture time were ...

WIMAX-EVDO INTERWORKING USING MOBILE IP

  • Feder P.
  • Isukapalli R.
  • Mizikovsky S

WiMax, a fourth-generation wireless-access technology, has made significant progress both in the standard forums and with wireless network carriers. To ensure service continuity to a legacy end user, it is important for a WiMax mobile device to interwork with existing third-generation access networks before it is uniquely and ubiquitously deployed. ...

A SURVEY OF RESEARCH ON THE APPLICATION-LAYER TRAFFIC OPTIMIZATION PROBLEM AND THE NEED FOR LAYER COOPERATION

  • Gurbani V.
  • Hilt V.

A significant part of Internet traffic today is generated by peer-to-peer applications, used traditionally for file sharing, and more recently for real-time communications and live media streaming. Such applications discover a route to each other through an overlay network with little knowledge of the underlying network topology. As a result, ...