Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

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

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.

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.

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