There are 12 blogs written by Jason Rupe.
Managing Network Quality and Capacity With Proactive Network Maintenance
August 28, 2020
You probably know that Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) is about finding and fixing problems before they impact the customer to ensure highly reliable and available cable broadband services. But the other side of PNM is about managing the capacity or bandwidth available in the network. PNM may have started with the former concept in mind, […]
Network Capacity Management Using Proactive Network Maintenance
June 29, 2020
You probably know that Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) is about finding and fixing problems before they impact the customer. But the other side of PNM is about managing the capacity or bandwidth available in the network. PNM may have started with the former concept in mind, but the latter is becoming more important as we […]
August 29, 2019
No doubt our cable industry has a unique culture of working and innovating together to solve technical issues. But there are best practices from other communities which we can build from; these practices inform how we can continue to develop toward more reliable services. By “reliable,” as it relates to service, I mean reliable, available, […]
July 31, 2019
The 10g platform is going to provide reliable service. As the cable industry embarks on the development of 10G services, there is a lot of work ahead, but we already have a strong foundation of experience and technology to build upon. The 10 Gbps goal is about performance. But it must come with low cost, […]
Cable Network Reliability: ProOps Platform for PNM and More!
July 23, 2019
Cable network reliability has many important dimensions, but operators are all too familiar with the significant cost of maintenance and repair, and some with the advantages of Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM). But not everyone has taken full advantage of PNM. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons for that, and what CableLabs is […]
Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM): Cable Modem Validation Application(s)
April 10, 2019
Sometimes, two apps are better than one. We now have two versions of the Cable Modem Validation Application (CMVA) available for download and use: a new lab automation version, and a data exploration version. Thing One and Thing Two Lab automation and certification have unique requirements, but investigation and invention require flexibility. Because the CMVA […]
Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM): Are You InGeNeOS?
February 19, 2019
I love a good acronym! InGeNeOS™ is an acronym built from Intelligent General Next Operations Systems. It’s the name of a CableLabs working group that solves Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM) issues for the cable industry, and it might be for you. What’s So InGeNeOS about PNM? The InGeNeOS group focuses on discussing, inventing, building and […]
Proactive Network Maintenance: Where Is Common Data Collection Going Next?
January 22, 2019
Welcome to 2019, and the future of Proactive Network Maintenance (PNM)! As CableLabs’ PNM solutions mature, we look toward developing a framework for PNM that everybody can use. On December 21, 2018, CableLabs released the Combined Common Collection Framework (XCCF) version 2.0. This new version includes several enhancements, including refactoring to make it easier to […]