Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

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.

John Deere gets more connected with Samsara integration

John Deere gets more connected with Samsara integration

New integration with edge devices to allow more visibility into connected agriculture support equipment

SD-WAN may be getting cheaper

SD-WAN may be getting cheaper

Research from TeleGeography says prices for SD-WAN, particularly at low-bandwidth sites, have started to decline.

Global enterprise IoT market strong but faces challenges

Global enterprise IoT market strong but faces challenges

Enterprise IoT growth has to battle skills and chip shortages, but maturing 5G and AI will help drive it forward.

CISA warns of attacks against internet-connected UPS devices

CISA warns of attacks against internet-connected UPS devices

Threat actors have targeted power supplies whose control interfaces are connected to the internet, and CISA says that they should be disconnected immediately.

Data center infrastructure spending still growing as cloud providers keep buying

Data center infrastructure spending still growing as cloud providers keep buying

ODMs lead the way as public cloud nears 50% of data center hardware spend.

Chile takes the crown for fastest broadband in the OECD

Chile takes the crown for fastest broadband in the OECD

New data has highlighted the extremes of broadband internet service speeds across the 37 countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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