Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

5G: mm-wave signals could power self-charging IoT devices

Report: 5G network slicing could leave flaws for bad actors to exploit

Report: 5G network slicing could leave flaws for bad actors to exploit

Missing security-validation steps in network slicing design pose a risk of serious privacy and security breaches.

5G services: Another FCC auction to jumpstart carrier deployments

5G services: Another FCC auction to jumpstart carrier deployments

The FCC is auctioning off 100MHz more of mid-range radio-frequency licenses suitable for 5G services and to trying to make it easier for the winners to put them to use quickly.

Aruba chief: Enterprises must adjust to new normal of remote working

Aruba chief: Enterprises must adjust to new normal of remote working

Keerti Melkote, president and founder of Aruba, talks future networks, edge computing and 5G.

John Deere invests $500k in private 5G licenses to support flexible factory networks

John Deere invests $500k in private 5G licenses to support flexible factory networks

With FCC licenses it bought at auction, John Deere can move ahead with 5G now rather than wait 5-7 years for carriers to get around to providing it in rural areas.

Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as working from home doubled

Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as working from home doubled

A report released today by Comcast details the sharp upswing in Internet usage during the ongoing pandemic.

Linux server certifications becoming a must-have for IT pros

Linux server certifications becoming a must-have for IT pros

Becoming Linux-certified professionals can provide financial and career advantages.

Report: IT employment improves in January

Report: IT employment improves in January

IT job losses driven by COVID-19 stabilized as hiring trends rebounded.

Network slicing: Wireless virtualization to build 5G services and conserve spectrum

Network slicing: Wireless virtualization to build 5G services and conserve spectrum

What is network slicing and how can it make efficient use of carriers’ wireless capacity to enable virtual networks that exactly fit customer needs?

Will carriers use 5G to provide edge services?

Will carriers use 5G to provide edge services?

5G wireless can be used as dumb-pipe transport for data, but providers could build new services such as edge computing on top of it and sell them to enterprises.

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

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

Middle-management IT salaries take a hit, bonuses and raises ‘all but eliminated’ by COVID-19, an IT-management consultancy report says.

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

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