Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition

Microsoft security vulnerabilities drop after five-year rise

Microsoft security vulnerabilities drop after five-year rise

While elevated privilege attacks remain a critical security concern when using Microsoft products, a new report says that the raw number of vulnerabilities is dropping.

Exium expands SASE, 5G-based security for midsize enterprise networks

Exium expands SASE, 5G-based security for midsize enterprise networks

The on-premises module offers new capabilities, based on 5G standards, for midsize businesses.

Broadcom reportedly working to acquire VMware

Broadcom reportedly working to acquire VMware

The San Jose-based chipmaker is eyeing virtualization powerhouse VMware, for what would be a blockbuster tech acquisition.

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE in 5G networks

Canada bans Huawei, ZTE in 5G networks

Ottawa government’s move follows similar bans in other English-speaking countries, citing potential security risks to 5G communications networks.

AMD makes steady gains on Intel in server chip market

AMD makes steady gains on Intel in server chip market

Epyc server chips help AMD gain ground in data center against Intel despite major fall-off in x86 shipments.

5G uploads aren't fast enough for enterprise needs

5G uploads aren't fast enough for enterprise needs

A survey of wireless ISPs shows that the download speeds of their 5G services are significantly faster than 4G, but the gains in upload speed are less impressive.

Red Hat debuts edge features for Linux, Kubernetes platform security

Red Hat debuts edge features for Linux, Kubernetes platform security

At its annual Summit event, Red Hat is rolling out new edge-computing features for the company’s well-known enterprise Linux distribution, and security features for its Advanced Cluster Security for Kubernetes platform.

5G mid-band spectrum winners receive their FCC licenses

5G mid-band spectrum winners receive their FCC licenses

Key midband spectrum for 5G deployment was officially licensed out by the FCC to the winners of last year’s Auction 110.

Dell bolsters storage lineup with 500 software upgrades

Dell bolsters storage lineup with 500 software upgrades

Updates to Dell's PowerStore, PowerMax and PowerFlex product lines are aimed at boosting automation, data mobility and security.

5G, automotive to drive semiconductor revenue through 2022

5G, automotive to drive semiconductor revenue through 2022

A new Gartner report foresees sharp growth in semiconductor revenue during the year, slackening during 2023 as supply and demand start to balance out.

Dell releases reference designs for retail, manufacturing edge solutions

Dell releases reference designs for retail, manufacturing edge solutions

New edge modules to help enable advanced retail solutions like smart vision, as well as simpler system integration.

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