Michael Patterson : Advanced NetFlow Traffic Analysis
Michael Patterson
Founder and Product manager for Plixer's Scrutinizer NetFlow and sFlow Analyzer as well as Flow Analytics.

Riverbed NetFlow Analyzer

Last year we had a customer contact us to help them invest in the ideal Riverbed NetFlow Analyzer. After receiving a good...

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How to Speed Small Cell Site Acquisition on a Large Scale

By: Jean Jones, Director, Wireless Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent

Outdoor small cells are now widely recognized as a great solution for expanding mobile capacity and coverage. And their use is expected to grow sevenfold by 2018.[1] So here’s the next big question: How can you put these cells where they’re needed, faster and at lower cost?

Maybe you’ve already encountered deployment issues, including difficulties with small cell site acquisition. According to an Informa Telecoms & Media survey, nearly 60% of mobile operators say that deployment problems are their biggest small cell challenge.[2] In other words, operators’ top concerns are not about small cell technologies or products. Instead, they’re about the practical aspects of getting these cells up and running on light posts, utility poles, bus stops, buildings and other street locations.

This blog looks at a collaborative approach that makes these deployment processes faster and easier. Alcatel-Lucent adopted these methods for our Metro Cell Express Site Certification Program. And we’re discussing them here, because this business model earned a top award in the small cell innovation leadership category.

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HumansFirst ColdSmoke Lets You Buy with your Smartphone

While speech-technology has come a long way, we still haven’t entered the world of Star Trek reruns where the computer can do...

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Structural Separation via REIT Equals Zero Taxes

Windstream got the endorsement of the IRS to transfer their assets - copper and fiber plant - to a REIT and...

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Connected Cars as an Everyday Lifestyle

By: Ellis Lindsay, General Manager, Customer Experience Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent 

I drive to work and back home in my car every day. I tune in to a radio station for traffic news and upcoming events nearby. Like many of you I’m sure, this is a typical everyday activity. And like never before, we are connected to our home, our families, our phones, our work and our friends in a network that seems to be always on. Shouldn’t we be in a lifestyle where we are consistently connected to the everyday activities in our lives? Well, let me introduce you to the world of Connected Cars. Full Story »

Don't Miss Fiber Mountain Session Next Week in Vegas

Next week at Software Telco Congress (the NFV and SDN event) in Las Vegas - collocated with ITEXPO, there will be some...

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Internet Telephony Expo: Still Relevant?

I’ve attended the ITExpo for many years, and lately I’ve been asking myself, “Is this event still relevant?” At one time,...

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Archives of all blog posts:
Riverbed NetFlow Analyzer
NetFlow Calculator for Supermen!
Software Defined Networks Demystified: 5 Truths
Cisco AVC Reporting: Flexible NetFlow Configuration
Configuring Citrix AppFlow Support
Palo Alto NetFlow Configuration
Been Hacked - What will you do?
Cisco AVC Webcast - Future Proof your Network
UserName with NetFlow or IPFIX
AKCP Reseller : AKCP Distributor
Securing Remote Networks Against Cyber Threats: part 2
Securing Remote Networks Against Cyber Threats: part 1
Router Overhead When Enabling NetFlow
Cisco Wireless Controller NetFlow Configuration
Building a NetFlow Cache: Exporting IPFIX
Amazon EC2 Monitoring: Network Performance
Enterasys Dragon: Intrusion Prevention System Log Analysis
Next Generation Firewalls with Application Performance Monitoring In Mind
Palo Alto Networks NetFlow Export includes Firewall Event Field in PAN-OS 5.0
IPFIX Vendors should implement RFC 5610
Log Management Solutons
Nimsoft Service Desk Pricing: Distributed NetFlow Solutions
NetFlow Training Seminar: NetFlow University
NetFlow Training Schedule for 2012
Flexible NetFlow Configuration example for Performance Monitoring for TCP, VoIP and Cisco NBAR
Ingress NetFlow or Egress NetFlow part 2
Ingress NetFlow or Egress NetFlow part 1
Cloud Service Monitoring
Temperature Monitoring Solutions with Remote Humidity Sensors
Cisco ASA Vs. Juniper SRX: NetFlow Reporting
How to roll out BYOD Security: Best Network Management
Detecting Advanced Persistent Threats with NetFlow and IPFIX
Monitoring BYOD traffic with NetFlow
Migrating to Flexible NetFlow : BEST PRACTICES
Monitoring Video Performance with NetFlow
End to End Visibility : Network Flow Path
Dropped NetFlow : Flow Sequence Numbers
Email Monitoring Software: Email Reporting
NetFlow Behavior Analysis Systems : Limited Impact
High Volume NetFlow Collector : Enterprise Traffic Analysis

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