Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

IT workforce suffering under COVID-19, waiting on herd immunity for rebound

Deloitte: 5G to drive edge, open RAN to the forefront in 2021

Deloitte: 5G to drive edge, open RAN to the forefront in 2021

5G cellular wireless, edge computing technology face a year of growth

Wi-Fi spectrum gains to boost wireless capabilities in 2021

Wi-Fi spectrum gains to boost wireless capabilities in 2021

Recent FCC moves to open new spectrum to unlicensed users is about to expand enterprise Wi-Fi in a big way.

FCC's 5G-frequency auction prompts $2 billion in bids on the first day

FCC's 5G-frequency auction prompts $2 billion in bids on the first day

A broad chunk of wireless spectrum that the Federal Communications Commission has put up for grabs to the highest bidder will enable the most advanced 5G services.

SUSE’s Rancher acquisition brings containerization support

SUSE’s Rancher acquisition brings containerization support

Rancher’s Kubernetes management capabilities should set up SUSE for supporting digital transformation.

Edge computing: When to outsource, when to DIY

Edge computing: When to outsource, when to DIY

Enterprises can choose on-premises edge computing options or hire public edge services, but the right choice depends on factors including budget, in-house expertise and regulatory requirements.

German IoT startup Dryad wants to help prevent forest fires

German IoT startup Dryad wants to help prevent forest fires

Dryad Networks is prepping an IoT network of sensors connected via a solar-powered wireless mesh for deployment in forests as an early warning system to detect fires.

Talk of a national 5G network leaves a lot of questions unanswered

Talk of a national 5G network leaves a lot of questions unanswered

A rumored Trump administration proposal for a national 5G network has drawn a Congressional inquiry about what could be a sea change in spectrum-allocation policy.

IBM, Red Hat, and AT&T team up for private edge deployments

IBM, Red Hat, and AT&T team up for private edge deployments

An alliance of IBM and AT&T brings together 5G, Kubernetes and cloud management in an effort to simplify enterprise edge-computing deployments.

Forrester: Get ready for IoT networking chaos

Forrester: Get ready for IoT networking chaos

The varying network needs of IoT devices may force enterprises to master many connectivity technologies.

Machine learning in network management has promise, challenges

Machine learning in network management has promise, challenges

Automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence are becoming critical network-management capabilities as network complexity skyrockets.

Verizon deals with Microsoft, Nokia aim at making private 5G easier

Verizon deals with Microsoft, Nokia aim at making private 5G easier

At this stage of 5G availability, offerings that blend fast cellular service with compatible software and hardware may attract early adopters.

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