One Interface for Services and Devices: Advanced Multi-Vendor Network Management

How nice would it be to have 1 common interface... A single GUI, not a bunch of different tools... for everything? One aspect of network management: Inventory/deep discovery. This is something that on the surface sounds simple, but really is the foundation for everything else that takes place in...read more

Cisco for Service Providers

What to do if you're managing Cisco? The first thing to do is research the tools that are out there. Redcell Service Provider Solutions for Cisco provide an integrated network and service management for Cisco advanced technologies. They provide a solid foundation so you can build successful and...read more

Marketing rubber hits the reality road

The world is full of marketing talk. Any company can say they are a “leader”, “largest” or “most comprehensive”. Marketing messages and logos pop up everywhere. IBM recreated their logo on an atomic scale and Rolling Rock generated buzz by suggesting they were going to imprint their logo on the...read more

Managing The Evolution of LTE

GOAL: Manage LTE to Delivery High Quality Mobile Broadband at the Lowest Cost Long Term Evolution (LTE) provides the bandwidth necessary to deliver advanced and compelling services. It will no longer be good enough to maintain the quality of the network. Service providers must differentiate...read more

Service Provider Fulfillment and Assurance - Keep Those SLAs

Problem! Service Providers lose millions of dollars annually because of poor processes during the provisioning process.    Partially integrated business and operation support systems force operators into manual and tedious processes such as manual CLI, validation, and data entry. We all love our...read more

Discover Hidden Resources

One of the most troubling aspects of network management, especially managing a far-reaching network is the potential for undiscovered devices and assets. Not only are undiscovered devices a potential liability in terms of updates, network drain and unmonitored activity, they also pose lost revenue...read more

Identify your bandwidth hogs

A recent campaign by Dorado Software regarding network monitoring and bandwidth usage is getting a good amount of attention.Bandwidth hogs have been around since there have been networks. Some high-bandwidth usage is to be expected from most companies: software uploads and downloads, data porting...read more

Dorado Customer Success - UK Service Provider

In a recent post we covered a Customer Success Story available on our website that highlighted Dorado Software’s ability to gain control of an enterprise IT network, including network monitoring, network management and network traffic analysis. There’s another success story on the Dorado Website...read more

Dorado V6 Service Studio - Discovery

In an earlier post we announced the release of Dorado’s Redcell V6 Service Studio. In this post we briefly drill down into the Discovery aspect of V6 Service Studio and it's contribution to Dorado's enterprise network monitoring software.In a nutshell, Service Studio Discovery enables our customers...read more

The Complete Network Assessment

The Dorado Software downloads section is a quality repository of solution notes, data sheets, white papers and podcasts that cover a wide variety of topics. From drill-down information regarding Dorado’s suite of network management tools to the latest information on LTE and 4G and enterprise network...read more

Dorado Releases Redcell V6 Service Studio

Dorado Software, Inc. (http://doradosoftware.com), a leading provider of infrastructure and service management software, today announced the availability of  Redcell v6 Service Studio, the revolutionary new creation platform to deploy IP services without having to worry about the underlying network...read more

Automated Remediation, Virtualization and Cloud - Dorado Ahead of the IT Curve

It seems like these days, talk of cloud computing and network virtualization is all the rage. And there's nothing wrong with that! Virtualization can save valuable storage and energy resources, while there are myriad advantages to the cloud for both consumers and providers. To celebrate the history...read more

Lights-Out IT Management

We were just perusing the collection of white papers on the Dorado Software website  and ran across a great write-up regarding lights-out IT Management. If you haven’t seen the actual white paper, you can get it here.In a nutshell, Lights-Out IT Management is the ability to provide automated...read more

VIP Passes Available for TM Forum Management World 2010 in Nice

Speaking of conferences, look for Dorado in Booth 18 at the TM Forum Management World 2010 conference in Nice France from May 18 – 20. TM Forum Management World 2010, now in its 11th year, is a leading global communications management conference for the information, communications and entertainment...read more

Big Conferences, Big Solutions from Dorado

We’re busy gearing up for the conference season (does it ever actually take a break?) and can’t wait to show attendees our new network and device deployment, monitoring, management and inventory tools. Below are a few of the conferences we are attending in the immediate future. Make sure and stop by...read more

'3 Must-Haves' for (NCCM) Network Change & Configuration Management

Several months ago we put together a presentation on Network Change & Configuration Management that had some pretty cool nuggets. It was spearheaded by our own Mike Grote, Dorado Software's VP of Product Management. Regardless of what systems or procedures you decide to choose for running your own...read more

Key Dorado Staff Speaking on Mobile Backhaul and Network Management

Our own Scott Golding, VP of Product Management, OSS here at Dorado Software has been globe-trotting recently speaking at various Service Provider events including the MEF’s Ethernet Wholesale Summit in Paris, France and the 2nd Annual Mobile Backhaul Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. Scott's main topics...read more

Mobile opportunities in health care IT

Today I came across a nice article in Channel Insider by Leah Gabriel Nurik titled, "Health Care Opportunities Beyond Economic Stimulus."  Here is a summary of the article: "Opportunities in health care IT reach beyond what is funded by the economic stimulus package. A new solution offered by...read more

Cable network provider first to test LTE in Belgium

Source: Total Telecom Telenet, one of Belgium's first broadband providers to invest in LTE technology, said yesterday that it will start testing a LTE network offering with expectations to offer the superfast network to consumers sooner than its competitors. No news about network monitoring...read more

'What to Consider in Modernizing Your Network Monitoring Solution'

Today I found a nice, unbiased article on network monitoring from Gus Bekdash. He's a managing consultant at Forsythe Solutions Group. Gus has a few great tips for companies who are looking for network monitoring solutions; here it is in his own words:   Organizations exploring monitoring solutions...read more