LAN & WAN

LAN & WAN news, trend analysis and opinion

cisco
cybersecurity shield and gear image

pluribus adaptive cloud fabric

Pluribus recharges, expands software-defined network platform

Pluribus replaces current SDN software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric.

verizon virtual

Would Verizon really publish my unlisted landline number?

If I cancel Verizon's extortionary $5.25-a-month privacy-protection "service," will the carrier really punish me by publishing my landline number – unlisted now for 10 years – against my will and even if I first ask politely that they...

Net neutrality graphic

FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to announce plans to repeal the agency's 2015 net neutrality rules on Wednesday.

IBM Watson artifical intelligence cognitive computing

IBM applies AI to factory QA

IBM's Watson artificial intelligence technology has found plenty of white-collar work in places like hospitals and banks, but soon it will be off to get its hands dirty on the factory floor.

ethernet cables

Cisco switch taps into Time Sensitive Ethernet; software bolsters industrial network mgmt.

Cisco introduced three products aimed at increasing the speed of communications while controlling and analyzing the substantial data stream of the factory floor.

Internet privacy

Why we need the FTC to police ISP privacy practices

The move to scrap the FCC's rules for ISPs leaves the industry without any federal oversight and puts internet privacy at risk.

20151005 cisco hq sign3 100620822 orig

ONUG gets closer to making SD-WANs talk to each other

A group of networking engineers and vendors is making progress toward an API that would help enterprises merge SD-WANs from different vendors.

walmartlabs sunnyvale lobby

Ecommerce giants look to dominate payment gateways

Success for ecommerce giants like Amazon and eBay involves building a ecommerce ecosystem. A critical component of that is the payment system.

Oracle headquarters

Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, AI and VR

Oracle is hiring people for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual...

juniper

Juniper takes a swipe at Extreme’s network buying spree, plans

This acquisition has hindered Brocade/Extreme's ability to meet your long-term goals. They can no longer deliver networking solutions that will help you embark on your digital transformation journey. Juniper Networks can

data integration

Industry 4.0 is the blueprint for the future of IT

When you think about IT's future, you probably don’t think about factories. But the evolution of Industry 4.0 may be the model for the future of IT organizations.

books

Read all about IT: CEOs see IT as more important than ever

As IT rises up the list of business priorities, CEOs are more likely to read about new technologies than they are to ask their CIOs for information, a Gartner survey found

future what is next

11 technologies developers should explore now

From machine learning to digital twins, opportunities abound in emerging (and converging) tech trends

Two executives using wi-fi in office

Using Passpoint for private Wi-Fi networks

Enterprise access points already support Passpoint. As implementation in phones moves forward, non-carriers are finding interesting new applications.

future wifi

The future of Wi-Fi: The best is yet to come

This article will describe the current major activities in Wi-Fi technologies and products, and explore the key issues and challenges that remain.

20160510 onug nick lippis

Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

IBM's graphene chip

Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

042117blog mit building

MIT selling 8 million coveted IPv4 addresses; Amazon a buyer

MIT is selling half of its 16 million valuable IPv4 addresses – an increasingly scarce stash it has held since the birth of the Internet. While details of the sale have not been made public, at least some of those addresses have...

Load More