Friday, January 30, 2015

Verizon Adds Parental Controls to the Home Gateway

Verizon announced recently that "Our customers who have the FiOS Quantum Gateway router will now have access to a number of new parental controls and guest Wi-Fi capabilities. With this latest router update, parents can easily grant or restrict Internet access to any device on their home FiOS network. Additionally, parents are now able to set daily time limits on network-connected devices for management of screen-time.

And it’s free .. Manage children’s Internet usage on a per device basis so you can minimize binge TV watching! Establish parental control rules conveniently from the MyFiOS App, whether you’re home on the go Grant or limit Internet access for any connected device in your home which is perfect during final exam and PSAT preparation. Set daily or weekly time limits on any connected device in your home.

See "The Fastest Router Now Offers Easy Parental Controls and Guest Wi-Fi" - here.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

NI Deployments [335]: Telenor[Sweden] Selected MyCOM OSI for Performance Management

MYCOM OSI announced that the "NIMS-PrOptima™ Service and Network Performance Management platform has been selected by Telenor Sweden to manage the performance of its mobile and fixed networks.

Telenor Sweden’s strategy requires a new performance management solution to gather and use data from various network domains including RAN, CS Core, PS Core, VAS, IP and Probes. Telenor Sweden required the solution to be simple to use, enabling users to quickly analyze network performance with minimal time and effort spent on report development. Key requirements included system performance and scalability, comprehensively available off the shelf modules, an effective drag and drop GIS environment and support for supervision automation.

NIMS-PrOptima™ is a converged (Fixed/IP/Mobile) Service and Network Performance Management solution with out-of-the-box support for multiple technologies, domains and equipment vendors across access, backhaul, core and service networks. It processes large volumes of performance, configuration and services data in near real time, and has advanced correlation, analysis, reporting and visualization modules. It is also highly flexible via automation, workflow and configuration capabilities".

See "Telenor Sweden selects MYCOM OSI for Network Performance Management" - here.