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How edge networking and IoT will reshape data centers

With edge computing to process a surge in data produced by the internet of things, the function of enterprise data centers will shift to handling long-term data aggregation and analysis.

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Are you ready for 5G?

A move to the edge needs to come first.

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How millimeter-wave wireless could help support 5G and IoT

Millimeter-wave technology is becoming less expensive and easier to deploy, making it a candidate for many wireless connections, including backhaul, personal area networks, LANs and even mobile devices.

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How smartphones-as-laptops could change network requirements

The cost of enterprise mobile-device hardware and software could drive an architecture that supports end users via cloud access to applications with less reliance on local computing by the devices themselves.

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Protecting iOS against the aLTEr attacks

The new aLTEr attack can be used against nearly all LTE connected endpoints by intercepting traffic and redirecting it to malicious websites. This article summarizes how the attack works, and suggests ways to protect yourself from it...

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Qualcomm/Facebook gigabit Wi-Fi field trials to start in 2019

Qualcomm partners with Facebook to build a 60GHz urban Wi-Fi network, which the companies say will be faster to deploy than any fiber or copper solution.

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Get ready for upcoming 6G wireless, too

A research group is exploring 5G’s ultimate replacement -- terahertz-based 6G wireless -- which could be in commercial use within 10 years.

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5 reasons the IoT needs its own networks

Carriers are rolling out new low-power, narrow-band networks for the Internet of Things. Here are 5 reasons why, and one big potential issue with this strategy.

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Cisco's buying July Systems to bolster its Wi-Fi application options

Cisco says July Systems offers an enterprise-grade wireless location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.

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Digital businesses need a smarter network edge

With its Smart OmniEdge, Extreme Networks provides some much-needed innovation at the network edge.

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Building IoT-ready networks must become a priority

IoT is here and expected to grow immensely. Organizations must plan now for how to accommodate it and build IoT-ready networks, says Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s Heitor Faroni.

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The loss of net neutrality: Say goodbye to a free and open internet

The effort to restore net neutrality advanced after the U.S. Senate voted to reinstate the rules. The motion still has a battle ahead of it. If it fails, you can expect these long-lasting problems to surface.

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Extreme Networks' short-term growing pains are no cause for worry

Extreme Networks is now a major player in enterprise networking, but the company is experiencing some unforeseen integration challenges.

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Mobile data usage overtakes Wi-Fi, and CBRS threatens

Wi-Fi could be in for a rough ride. It’s getting hit by cellular data, plus a new chunk of data-friendly spectrum: the Citizen Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).

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It’s time for network professionals to elevate their game

Extreme Networks urges users to embrace change and help their companies do more through network innovation.

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5G is overhyped and expectations need reining in

Why 5G doesn’t yet have the use cases to justify the excitement

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Network-as-a-Service: A modern solution to today’s networking challenges

Cloud migration and mobility are putting huge pressure on networks. Enterprises need a better option, and NaaS delivers, providing network connectivity and security as a service.

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Lasers could power computers wirelessly

A thin beam of invisible laser light has been used to safely charge a smartphone across a room. The experiment by researchers at the Univeristy of Washington lends credence to the futuristic idea that one day all computers could...

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Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Not everybody in business IT seems like they’re having a great time at their job, but Aruba CTO Partha Narasimhan is an exception. He sat down with Network World at the company’s 2018 Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas to talk IoT,...

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Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Tech companies of every stripe are staking their claim to the IoT, and networking vendors like Aruba are no exception. But to hear co-founder and president Keerti Melkote tell it, his company’s pitch might have a little more heat on...

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