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Private LTE cellular enables remote learning for a Utah public school district

Using recently available citizens broadband radio service (CBRS) wireless spectrum and help from a state-wide non-profit, Murray City schools deployed a network that gives students the bandwidth to attend virtual classes


NetApp overhauls cloud storage lineup

NetApp continues to evolve its cloud strategy while maintaining on-premises support.

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Startup gives IT control of GPU pools to maximize their use

Run.AI is launching software that orchestrates shared use of organizations' GPU resources rather than dedicating entire processors to specific AI workloads.


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Graphcore beefs up data center AI offerings

New AI servers can boost performance into supercomputing territory with a smaller footprint.

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Why aren’t optical disks the top choice for archive storage?

Optical storage can last a century, give faster access to data, and is backward compatible with earlier optical technology, yet disk drives and tape rule in long-term storage.

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Cisco upgrades network and collaboration tools for hybrid work

Cisco is integrating its ThousandEyes agents to the Webex collaboration platform to give greater visibility into conferencing connections.

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Weekly internet health check, US and worldwide

ThousandEyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, provides Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS.

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What is Open RAN?

Standards for cellular radio-access networks known as Open RAN could make deployment of 5G and other cellular networks less expensive and result in faster innovation of features and services.

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Gartner: Top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond

Expect the unexpected – that’s one element of Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2022 and beyond, presented this week at the firm’s annual IT Symposium/Xpo Americas.

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How to right-size edge storage

Enterprises need to consider capacity, power and connectivity when choosing storage options for edge computing deployments.


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Gartner says IT spending to top $4 trillion in 2022

Gartner says IT budgets are growing at the fastest clip in 10 years, fueled by purchases of infrastructure software and devices.

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MTU size issues, fragmentation, and jumbo frames

The maximum transmission unit (MTU) is the largest number of bytes an individual datagram can have without either being fragmented into smaller datagrams or being dropped along the path between its source and its destination. For...

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Arm creates virtual IoT chips to accelerate development

Virtual instances of new designs will give developers a head start on creating apps before the silicon arrives.

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Aruba switch can cut the need for separate, single-function appliances

The Aruba CX 10000 switch integrates a DPU from Pensando that helps support firewall, DDoS, encryption, network-address translation, load balancing, network telemetry, and automation.

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Looking Forward: 5G, Digital Transformation, and the Network of the Future

5G holds promise to further society’s digital transformation, delivering solutions and applications for consumers and enterprises alike, and connecting the un-connected and under-served.  While phase-1 of the 5G buildout in...