Internet

Internet | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

08 how deloitte is embedding security
fiber optics

SD-WAN

Is SD-WAN out to kill MPLS?

SD-WAN is something everyone's talking about but is it better than MPLS? My answer is yes... and it's easier to explain than baseball.

internet web browser

Don’t let subdomains sink your security

Subdomain takeover is a DNS problem that can hurt the credibility of your organization, and too many enterprises let it continue.

verizon samsung 5g

Verizon launches 5G fixed wireless in parts of 21 more cities

Verizon's 5G Business Internet offerings run from 100Mbps to 400Mbps for enterprise and SMBs with no data limits and a 10-year price lock for new customers.

the latest in innovation in the sd wan managed services market1400

SD-WAN may be the key to smart network services

Managed SD-WAN devices at the edge could be how network operators personalize services for enterprises.

coronavirus remote worker work from home romolotavani getty

Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as work-at-home doubled

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

IPv6 wireless network protocol

IPv6: How to configure static and DHCP IP addressing and deal with DNS

IPv6 offers several ways that aren’t possible in IPv4 to assign IP addresses, and DNS set-up has differences as well.

edge door gateway dark light

BGP: What is border gateway protocol, and how does it work?

BGP is how the autonomous networks that make up the internet share routing information to find the best route for IP traffic.

spark on the globe shutterstock 7869750551

Giant space antenna designed to beam 5G to Earth

A stratospheric Internet service is one step closer to launching, according to its developers.

IP addresses [IPv4, IPv6] identify laptop computers as a team meets.

What is an IP address? And what is your IP address?

IP addresses give devices on IP networks their own identities so they can find each other.

A laptop user in a remote, rural location benefits from wireless range and connectivity.

Vendors lengthen the range of 5G millimeter-wave transmissions

Tests involving Ericsson and Qualcomm overcame some of the limiting characteristics of 5G millimeter connectivity, more than doubling its effective distance.

miniature figurines work with string lights / idea execution / microservices / connectivity

Researchers set a new world-record Internet speed

Researchers have logged the fastest ever data speed over optical fiber, using methods that could be applied to upgrade existing networks

domain name systems dns

What is DNS and how does it work?

The Domain Name System resolves the names of internet sites with their underlying IP addresses adding efficiency and even security in the process.

ipv6 new IP

What is IPv6, and why aren’t we there yet?

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of IP addresses available under Ipv4, yet despite its efficiency and security advantages, adoption is still slow.

wireless network - internet of things edge [IoT] - edge computing - digital transformation

Cisco challenge winners use AI, IoT to tackle global problems

Top prize goes to a startup in Kenya with a milk-chilling transit system that uses AI and IoT to optimize inventory management.

loon aerial

Balloon-powered internet service goes live in Kenya

Alphabet spinout Loon uses balloons to create a floating network of cell towers.

health doc connect care telemedicine

The pandemic reveals the need for better telemedicine

As the COVID-19 crisis grew, areas that lacked high-speed internet access couldn’t benefit from remote telehealth exams.

spinning globe smart city iot skyscrapers city scape internet digital transformation

Why didn't COVID-19 break the internet?

The internet survived huge surges in traffic during the coronavirus pandemic because the infrastructure was designed to survive just such an emergency.

Remote worker  >  A man works from home with his dog

Troubleshooting remote-employee experience is a must in the era of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive wave in remote working, and this is causing some new pains for organizations, particularly network operations. Since shelter-in-place orders were given, I’ve talked to about 50 IT and...

Load More