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What is 5G? Fast wireless technology for enterprises and phones

5G networks will boost wireless throughput by a factor of 10 and may replace wired broadband. But when will they be available, and why are 5G and IoT so linked together?

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Cisco cements software intentions with API, developer programs

Cisco’s API First strategy prioritizes API development and ensures backward compatibility.

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Arm , Apple’s chip design partner, plans US stock listing

Softbank and Arm have confirmed plans for a US IPO for Arm stock. "The size and price range for the proposed offering have yet to be determined," they said.

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6G is coming sooner than you think, FCC chief Rosenworcel says

The FCC is taking lessons learned from 5G rollout as it prepares rules for 6G and presses Congress for spectrum auction authority.

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Cisco to offer Webex air-gapped cloud system for security, defense work

The upcoming cloud system will provide an added layer of network and data handling security for companies working on national security and defense projects and collaborating through the Webex app.

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Wi-Fi HaLow: Wireless for the internet of things

High bandwidth, long range, unlicensed spectrum, low power, and less complexity can make Wi-Fi HaLow a better option than Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 for some IoT applications.

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War tests Ukrainian telecom, internet resilience

One year after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the country’s overall resilience and defiance has been inspiring, but the telecommunications and internet connectivity situation has grown much more difficult.

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T-Mobile, Xfinity are tops in latest Ookla speed test report

T-Mobile’s fast 5G deployment has average connection speeds well above the competition, while competition among fixed broadband providers stays tight.

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Work from home is here to stay, so how should IT adjust?

WFH strategy should cover the basics of performance and security, but also extend to ergonomics, online meeting etiquette and data retention

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What is Wi-Fi and why is it so important?

The ubiquitous wireless technology Wi-Fi has become indispensable for home networking, public internet connectivity, supporting the internet of things and much, much more.

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Linux Foundation to blaze a path forward for mainframes

The Linux Foundation's Open Mainframe Project is targeting the development of mainframe applications and skill sets, and now has its own Big Iron to work with.

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AWS (sort of) brings private 5G to market

New private 5G managed service from AWS lets enterprises kick the tires on a private mobile network, but so far it only supports 4G LTE.

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802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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Private 5G: Its use in enterprises faces challenges

The availability of services from AWS, Cisco and HPE is propelling private 5G forward, but enterprises still have to contend with the technology's costs, device limitations, and competition from established alternatives such as Wi-Fi...

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Arista bundles edge networking gear for small enterprises

Arista’s Cognitive Unified Edge service is a turnkey package of Arista network and security gear all controlled via a single dashboard.

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What is beamforming and how does it make wireless better?

Beamforming uses the science of electromagnetic interference to make Wi-Fi and 5G connections more precise.

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Dell upgrades entry-level block-storage array

PowerVault ME5 doubles the performance and capacity of Dell's ME4 storage platform and is optimized for SAN and DAS.

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What is MU-MIMO, and why is it essential for Wi-Fi 6 and 6E?

Multi-user, multiple-input, multiple-output technology supports concurrent users accessing Wi-Fi 6 and 6E networks in both uplink and downlink scenarios

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