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We are in close touch with customers about the challenges they face working in new environments. We have assembled a collection of our most popular resources to help you stay in the know. We’ll keep this page updated, so check back often for new resources.

5G


We have an extensive list of popular resources to help simplify the complexity and safely accelerate your journey to 5G from development through rollout.

Other popular 5G resources

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5G Network Digital Twin

The 5G Digital Twin is a new approach to testing and assurance providing an emulated, software replica of the 5G physical network that allows for continuous prototyping, testing, assuring and self-optimization of the living network.

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It’s Time to Be Pro-Active: Why 5G, SD-WAN and NFV require automated Active Assurance

Containing issues in today’s networks is a never-ending effort—and getting more intense as networks evolve to 5G, SD-WAN, and NFV. As networks are virtualized to support these next-gen services, manual troubleshooting simply can’t keep up. Service providers need new methods for assuring the network. This white paper explores two paths available for assuring the network: traditional passive assurance, relying on metrics collected passively as subscribers use the network. And active assurance, which utilizes highly realistic synthetic user traffic injected into the network at various points to assess performance and quality.

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The Simplification of Radio Channel Modeling

Testing is, of course, an essential step in wireless product development, but the correct balance between field and lab testing can be difficult to discern. Field test plans cannot practically capture the wide range conditions that a product will operate in, yet creating realistic radio channel environments in the lab has typically required a high degree of time and skill. Both of these approaches have only gotten more complex with the introduction of 5G radio technologies.

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Assuring the Evolution to 5G Poster

We’re about to enter the era of 5G, with blazingly fast speeds, vast coverage density, large area traffic capacity, and super low latency. 5G is more than a step up from 4G; it’s a radical leap that will dramatically improve mobile broadband services and empower the Internet of Things (IoT) by enabling connectivity to billions of global devices.

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FlexE Test Solution for 5G Backhaul

Introducing the industry’s highest density Flex Ethernet (FlexE) test solution addressing 5G transport, SPN and ITU-T G.mtn

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5G Data Performance and Challenges Along the Way

By 2025, it is estimated there will be 1.1 billion mobile 5G connections worldwide. With a large-scale roll-out set to occur much earlier than originally anticipated, the race is on to deliver!

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Mobile Video Streaming: Buffering…

Spirent conducted a study on mobile video streaming across different carriers, devices and services in two US cities. The results showed that having the latest smartphone, the most popular streaming service and excellent network coverage doesn't always equate to high quality. This infographic reveals some of what we found, a look at what motivates consumers to look elsewhere, and how Spirent can help you to keep your customers happy.

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Automation


This collection of resources looks at automation through the lens of a Lab-as-a-Service (LaaS) approach and how it delivers the lab resources required by developers, testers, pre- and post-sales support teams and others on an on-demand basis.

Other popular Automation resources

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Lab-as-a-Service for Physical and Virtual Hybrid Testbeds

With the network experiencing the most dramatic technology disruptions, this disruption is coming from the rethinking of how the network is being delivered and managed. Network function virtualization allows the industry to rethink and retool the network from the ground up. However, this is creating many challenges in the areas of service assurance and network testing and verification.

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Elements of a Successful LaaS & DevOps Solution Adoption

An automation solution is an answer to a productivity challenge. At one extreme, companies like Amazon will produce a new release on average of every 16 seconds. At the other end of the spectrum, very conservative organizations will generate a publicly consumable release, or GA, every six months. But, the vast majority of organizations find themselves in between.

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Streamline your Continuous Testing

Spirent’s Automation Platforms provide the bridge to close the chasm between Development and QA. Our solution ensures that the different teams are empowered with the same understanding of the end customers’ use cases and operational environments, thus increasing engineering efficiency.

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Cybersecurity


This collection of resources highlights how to tame the complexity of security while optimizing your investments and accelerating innovation.

Other popular Cybersecurity resources

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Optimizing Your Security Investments

We have devised a pragmatic framework for accurately assessing the strength of an organization’s security posture and continuously improving it. We call it the risk mitigation cycle.

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Assuring the Promise of a Secure 5G Future

There has been plenty of discussion about the benefits 5G will bring to consumers, network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), and service providers (SPs).

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A New Era in Trusted Network Security Testing

Historically assessing a network solution's performance in real-world terms relied on vendor provided information or private lab assessments.

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SD-WAN


Whether you are a SD-WAN vendor, service provider or an enterprise, this resource collection is designed to help you understand how to meet your expectations of cost savings in network operation, faster deployment and increased performance.

Other popular SD-WAN resources

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Spirent SD-WAN Underlay Assurance Solution

MSO Prepares for SD-WAN with Automation and Virtual Active Testing

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SD-WAN Testing of vCPE

The need for increasing service agility and reducing OPEX has motivated the rise of SDN and NFV paradigms and associated technologies.

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MEF Introduces MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Certification Program

Authorized Certification and Test Partner Spirent to validate that SD-WAN services and technologies conform to industry’s first SD-WAN services standard

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New Age of SD-WAN

Software-defined WAN is not just a service, but a new way of doing business.

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7 Ways to Test SD-WAN Performance

Learn about key test requirements for SD-WAN and how providers of that technology are certifying compliance with the industry’s first SD-WAN standard.

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Positioning, Navigation, & Timing


Stay current on how to validate the performance and resilience of critical infrastructure and communications networks reliant on global navigation systems, such as GPS, and improve the robustness and integrity of systems navigation and timing.

Other popular PNT resources

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Automotive Positioning – GNSS Receiver Selection Challenges

The rise of automation in automotive is changing the role of positioning technology. GNSS has moved from being a convenience feature to acritical component with implications on functional safety.

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Fundamentals of GPS Threats

Satellite navigation signals from space are precariously weak, and can easily be blocked, damaged or compromised by a growing array of threats - including solar activity, man-made interference, malicious faking of GPS signals, and the manipulation of position and timing information.

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Understanding multipath and obscuration

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