— Flying in the face of Yahoo!’s recent decision to curtail all teleworking, Time Warner Cable Business Class just unveiled its Teleworker Solutions, a suite of four bundled packages serving businesses across the greater New York City area, New York State, New England and the Carolinas. Features include Internet access offering 50 Mbps x 5 Mbps; secure Wi-Fi, routing all traffic through firewalls; Business Class Phone with unlimited calling and voicemail; and managed security, combining a firewall, anti-virus/anti-spyware tools and a desktop personal-security suite.
— The Small Cell Assurance Solution (SCAS) from JDSU reportedly is the first portfolio specifically designed to perform critical testing, monitoring and optimization for small-cell networks. The SCAS portfolio includes NetComplete EtherASSURE, a scalable software platform that provides centralized and automated testing that helps ensure backhaul networks are performing up to SLAs, automates workflow processes and improves operational efficiency.
— ARRIS will display the latest platform in its cable edge portfolio, the ARRIS E6000 Converged Edge Router (E6000 CER), at the China Content Broadcasting Network Exhibition. The CCAP-capable E6000 CER supports a redundant design with no single point of failure as well as offering hitless fail-over, hot-swapping of cards and field-deployment-ready IPv6. ARRIS says the platform allows operators to maximize revenue off a single chassis; features a self-healing design that decreases outages; and preserve capital investment with flexible platforms that offer “wire once” architecture with software upgradeability and mid-plane design.