Anite, now part of Keysight Technologies, has released the latest version of its Nemo Cloud platform with a dashboard and graphical interface that delivers a real-time view of field testing and measurement projects. Designed to support 2G/3G/LTE and LTE-A network optimization, the solution also enables the remote management of teams working in the field to reduce costs and improve productivity.The dashboard and reporting features allow network engineers to coordinate multiple field testing and optimization projects simultaneously in real-time. They are able to leverage a continuous feed of live data to identify, analyse and address network issues. Field testing processes are fully automated with alerts put in place to notify engineering teams of any issues, should they arise. No manual work is needed to gather and send the data. The entire process is managed remotely from a single location, significantly reducing OPEX.Cloud-based monitoring and analytics tools have become essential for operators and network equipment providers as they look to drive down costs and increase productivity. They need access to real-time information to better manage and implement measurement projects. It’s now possible to manage multiple projects simultaneously using a state of the art dashboard and graphical interface that accesses live data feeds, to gain visibility of the performance of a network in real-time. Issues can be addressed as soon as they are identified without having to wait until the data has been processed. Nemo Cloud can be accessed remotely allowing engineers to view results from any given location, enabling teams to be more flexible and responsive, which in turn will streamline processes and reduce operating costs.Nemo Cloud is a unique, end-to-end online service that connects various Nemo products into one powerful, industry-leading solution enabling the remote access and control of Anite’s measurement and analytics solutions, as well as efficient data sharing between users.Keysight announced the acquisition of Anite in 2015. Anite will starts to operate as Keysight from February 1st 2017. To learn more about Nemo Cloud click here.
Everybody now talks about high school sprinting sensation Yoshihide Kiryu, recognizing the 17-year-old is the fastest current man in Japan.Well, it is perhaps arguable. KEYWORDS Yoshihide Kiryu, Ryota Yamagata, 100 meters RELATED PHOTOS GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES Sprinter Ryota Yamagata Some may consider Ryota Yamagata is the nation’s sprinting champ, because, even though Kiryu’s has a better personal-best time (10.01 seconds) in the 100 meters, Yamagata appears to be more consistent at a higher level than the teenage athlete, who was invited to the Birmingham Diamond League meet in England in late June, but finished last in his heat (a lukewarm 10.55 seconds).And unlike Kiryu, who makes his debut in an IAAF World Athletics Championships meet or an Olympics in Moscow, Yamagata’s already proven that he could come through when it matters most.Yamagata competed in the 2012 London Olympics and ran a personal-best 10.07 seconds in the heats and advanced to the semifinals, where he ran 10.10. Both times were impressive because Japanese track athletes have often failed to excel on the biggest stage; on the other hand, they’ve had greater success in local competitions.Yamagata fell behind Kiryu, where the latter crossed the goal line in a noteworthy 10.01, Japan’s second-fastest time ever, in April’s Oda International Memorial meet in Hiroshima. But he got his revenge against the Rakunan High School sprinter in June’s national championships.So, Kiryu may be faster than Yamagata. Yet you could say that Yamagata is stronger.But as the 2013 IAAF World Athletics Championships draws near, Yamagata, 21, confessed that he has yet to gain his best form for the Aug. 10-18 event.“I feel like I’m getting my feelings better, gradually,” Yamagata said after a Thursday news conference at Tokyo’s National Training Center, where the Japan national team spoke to the media before the upcoming world championships. “I still have some technical issues that I need to correct. Technically, what I had last year and what I have this year are completely different.”Yamagata, a Keio University student, wouldn’t reveal what those problems were. He said that he was trying some new things, and felt they were positive. But, he added, it was a little too early to judge whether those attempts were the answers for the issues.Team Japan sprint coach Hiroyasu Tsuchie hinted that the way Yamagata kicks the ground is slightly different than how he did last year.But Tsuchie said that Yamagata is much stronger physically now, and once he regains his opening kicks, he should be a better runner.“I think he’s getting better and better,” Tsuchie said. “And he should be able to stand at the start line with confidence by the time his races begin in Moscow.”Despite the technical issues, a goal for Hiroshima Prefecture native Yamagata for worlds was to remain in the semis.Ironically, he’s now changed that goal to the last eight, which of course means the final, because some of the best sprinters will not be flying to Russia.Missing American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell, both of whom have failed recent doping tests, could give Yamagata, a big, if not a better, chance to achieve it.Reigning 100-meter world champion, Yohan Blake of Jamaica, also pulled out due to a hamstring injury. Gay and Blake (9.69 for both) and Powell (9.72) are the world’s second-, third- and fourth-fastest men ever behind two-time-defending Olympic champion Usain Bolt (9.58).“Well, you could call it a good chance,” said Yamagata, who won the silver medal in the 100 at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, earlier this month. “I believe that I could go to the final if things will go in favor for me.”But he had mixed feelings at the same time.“Generally speaking, you know, I’m a fan of this sport, too, so it’s disappointing that I can’t see some of the top athletes,” Yamagata said with a bitter smile. “It’s also bad that the value of sprinting is going down.“However,” he continued, “it is a fact that my chance (to remain in the final) has expanded now. Although I’m not happy, I take it as a positive thing.”Takayoshi Yoshioka, who finished sixth in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1932, has been the only Japanese-born finalist in the 100 at an Olympics or world championships. IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5
Chief Executive Officer of the GTT, Justin Nedd, has assured members of the Essequibo Chambers of Commerce (ECC) that quality Internet and improved services will be given to residents and the business community in Region Two.Speaking at a special stakeholder meeting held in the boardroom of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) at Anna Regina, Nedd said he had heard the many complaints faced by residents and the business community, and is assuring that the company would do everything in its capacity and within its resources to have the issues resolved.GTT officials met with Essequibo Chambers of CommerceNedd said his team is willing to assist the ECC in whatever way possible, but businesses need to realise that GTT, as a telecommunications company, has many challenges. He, however, said that only recently the company launched its LTE service within the region, which is affording persons the ability to surf, stream and communicate much faster.Nedd also shed some information on the heavy taxes that have been imposed by the Government on the company, explaining that, at the end of the day, GTT is in the business for business and to make a profit.It was also explained that Essequibo is paying the cheapest rates for Internet wireless services, although the company has to invest millions to dispatch same.This meeting was organised by the Essequibo Chambers of Commerce and the Regional Democratic Council (RDC) to raise concerns with the telephone company in relation to the poor landline services and intermittent Internet being provided in Region 2. The GTT CEO and team visited one week after the request was made by the ECC for an audience to voice their concerns.President of the Essequibo Chambers of Commerce (ECC), Daleep Singh, although having raising several concerns with the GTT at the meeting — including the poor quality of Internet and landline services, limited Internet access, data cap, and giving businesses a rate reduction — congratulated the company for launching the high- speed Internet and boasted that his ‘point of sale’ is now made easier.He had, however, explained that while the service is faster than the ‘Atlantic Service’, there is still need for improvement, because businesses are suffering. He had also called on the company to examine the issues raised at the meeting, and rectify same in a prompt manner.Singh said that the ECC will, in the future, be doing constant follow-ups with the company on the issues raised.Nedd promised to support the ECC in whatever way possible, and to follow up on the areas that were receiving poor services. He also noted that the landline service is an obsolete one in the company, but said the company still pursues same because of its policies.Region Two Chairman, Daveanand Ramdatt, who was at the meeting, thanked the GTT officials for visiting the region promptly upon request, and said he was happy that the ECC and the company had met, since it was important that that partnership be extended, and he expressed the desire for both parties to work in close collaboration.He also said he was never aware of the taxes that the company pays to the Government, but said the RDC would continue to aggressively approach utility companies for the benefit of the people, once their services are poor.The GTT team that visited Region 2 included Public Relations Officer Allison Parker and Chief Commercial Officer Carlos Mendoza. (Indrawattie Natram)