Posts about PTP

The new year is almost upon us and so it’s time to look ahead. What will be the hot trends in network timing, and what technologies will change the synchronization game in 2020? 2020 will see more applications requiring greater levels of network timing accuracy, and that means the migration to IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) will accelerate. This is already happening in many verticals with examples in the power utility industry, financial sector, cable networks and in enterprise data centers ...
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The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show is the number one place to discuss technology innovation for the entertainment industry. Last month, I was pleased to be at NAB Show New York, chatting to attendees at our booth and presenting the detail of our new solution for next-generation broadcast network synchronization ...
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Perhaps no network is as critical to the world economy as the power grid. Without electricity, after all, there is no data, no connectivity, not even (gasp!) Netflix.

Increasingly, electric utilities are transitioning to smart power grids to enhance efficiency and drive down costs. By implementing two-way communications between smart devices in the field and centralized data facilities, and then coupling that with intelligent analytics, operators gain unprecedented insight into consumption patterns, grid performance and other metrics to ensure optimal levels of operation at all times ...

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2019 is set to be the year of 5G when the next-generation network technology finally arrives and changes the face of the mobile world. But for operators to make a success of 5G deployments, they need to prepare their transport and synchronization architectures for a host of new challenges ...

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The deadline for implementing a new EU directive in financial markets is approaching soon. On January 3, 2018, MiFID II (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) will come into effect. It will create a more stable environment for securities markets, investment intermediaries and trading venues in the EU ...
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