Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

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

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.

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.

Kyndryl rolls out Dell partnership for disaster recovery and security

Kyndryl rolls out Dell partnership for disaster recovery and security

New offering aims to synchronize disaster recovery and business continuity with cybersecurity.

Samsung beats Intel as top semiconductor seller as overall demand rises

Samsung beats Intel as top semiconductor seller as overall demand rises

Intel lost its place atop the 2021 semiconductor revenue list to Samsung, as global demand and revenue in the chip sector rose, according to Gartner.

Nokia pulls most of its business from Russia

Nokia pulls most of its business from Russia

The Finnish telecom equipment vendor will maintain current networks for humanitarian reasons, but the pullout could hurt future network development in Russia.

5 VMware products need patching against serious security vulnerabilities

5 VMware products need patching against serious security vulnerabilities

VMware urges patching Workspace ONE Access and VMware products that include components of VMware Identity Manager.

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