Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

CHIPS and Science Act becomes law, as US chipmaking investments rise

Edge data center market to double in next 5 years, researchers say

Edge data center market to double in next 5 years, researchers say

5G, IoT and video-streaming demand, as well as growing data volumes, are helping to drive a move toward the edge, a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.com says.

The average US 5G connection is getting faster

The average US 5G connection is getting faster

All three major national US carriers saw substantial increases in their average 5G connection speed over roughly the second quarter of 2022.

Ericsson, Thales and Qualcomm testing satellite 5G services

Ericsson, Thales and Qualcomm testing satellite 5G services

The goal is globally available connectivity, but it’s unclear whether satellite 5G will have a major market share.

World’s first Wi-Fi 7 router hits the market

World’s first Wi-Fi 7 router hits the market

H3C’s Magic BE18000 is the first Wi-Fi 7 access point offered for retail sale.

HPE adds to GreenLake on-prem cloud features

HPE adds to GreenLake on-prem cloud features

HPE’s GreenLake upgrades include backup, recovery, and storage.

Telecom companies, FAA strike deal on 5G interference for airplanes

Telecom companies, FAA strike deal on 5G interference for airplanes

Airlines will have to fix or replace older systems that could be vulnerable to interference.

Digital infrastructure outages get more costly

Digital infrastructure outages get more costly

Power failures and human error are key culprits of data center and infrastructure outages of late, according to the Uptime Institute.

Qualcomm finalizes Cellwize deal, in pursuit of 5G RAN improvements

Qualcomm finalizes Cellwize deal, in pursuit of 5G RAN improvements

RAN automation technology is the target as Qualcomm looks to buttress its 5G operator business.

What is edge computing and why does it matter?

What is edge computing and why does it matter?

With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute, storage, and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.

Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition

Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition

The chipmaker’s acquisition of VMware is the latest in a lengthy string of high-ticket deals, as Broadcom moves to focus on its software portfolio.

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.

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