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Satellite-based internet possible by year-end, says SpaceX

Amazon, Tesla-associated SpaceX and OneWeb are emerging as just some of the potential suppliers of a new kind of data-friendly satellite internet service that could bring broadband IoT connectivity to most places on Earth.

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Survey finds SD-WANs are hot, but satisfaction with telcos is not

A recent survey of over 400 IT executives by Cato Networks found that legacy telcos might be on the outside looking in for SD-WANs.

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Online performance benchmarks all companies should try to achieve

With digital performance more important than ever, companies must ensure their online performance meets customers’ needs. A new ThousandEyes report can help them determine that.

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Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

Knowingly or not, enterprises employ IPv6 for many of their internet connections, and that means CASBs should support the protocol, too, in order to enforce policies on all customer traffic. Here's how major CASBs stack up.

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Performance-Based Routing (PBR) – The gold rush for SD-WAN

The inefficiency factor in the case of traditional routing is one of the main reasons why SD-WAN is really taking off.

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Facebook gets into the fiber-optic connectivity business

Facebook created a subsidiary called Middle Mile Infrastructure to sell excess capacity on its fiber, starting with new fiber-optic routes between its data center campuses in Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina.

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SD-WAN: 10 essential considerations

SD-WAN offers cost savings, improved reliability, security and more.

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Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router

Cisco is warning organizations with remote users using a particular wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.

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ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now

Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some of these attacks that can compromise corporate data.

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Can IoT networking drive adoption of IPv6?

Enterprises have been slowly moving away from IPv4 and toward IPv6, but the process might be speeded up because adopting IPv6 has advantages for the booming business of networking the internet of things.

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ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

ICANN will complete the switchover this week to a new internet security key that protects DNS, the internet's address book. The old Root Key Signing Key will be decomissioned Jan. 10.

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Space data backbone gets U.S. approval

LeoSat plans to build a constellation of low-orbit satellites that provides max transmission speed of 5.2 gigabits per second and latency of 20 milliseconds.

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What to expect from SD-WANs in 2019

SD-WAN matures, moving out of the early-adopter phase and into the mainstream. That means big changes ahead for the market.

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Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco's annual look at the state of the internet finds that IoT, tons of new internet users, video surveillance, and IP WAN traffic drive traffic growth.

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DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private

The IETF has standardized DNS over HTTPS (DOH), which encrypts DNS queries so eavesdroppers can’t tell what sites users connect to.

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Which cloud performs better, AWS, Azure or Google?

Performance varies widely among the big three cloud service providers – AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure – and their networks are a big reason why, a ThousandEyes study reveals.

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Bell Labs: Nokia's Future X 5G networking can help boost business productivity

Cloud-assisted driving, remote surgery, touch-sensitive VR, along with a jump in industrial productivity, are coming. But they depend on the evolution of network infrastructure toward 5G.

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Fight for net neutrality rules gains momentum

The U.S. Supreme court’s refusal to remove a lower court’s decision to uphold net neutrality rules could help supporters in future legal battles if the policy is re-introduced.

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ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch

The KSK rollover involved generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, according to ICANN. Such resolvers run software that converts...

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Radical shake-up proposed for the internet

The World Wide Web could return to the retro decentralized 1990s if momentum for a blockchain-like protocol gets into gear.

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