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What are the features and benefits of 5G technology for businesses? WHAT ARE THE FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF 5G TECHNOLOGY FOR BUSINESSES?

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Jul 18, 2019

As carriers pilot fifth-generation cellular networks, or 5G, most discussions have swirled around the benefits for consumers and smartphones. But businesses can reap significant advantages, too, beginning with the introduction of fixed wireless 5G -- as a point-to-point broadband replacement -- and ...

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Verizon Launches 5G MiFi M1000 Hotspot VERIZON LAUNCHES 5G MIFI M1000 HOTSPOT

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Jul 18, 2019

Verizon has launched their long-awaited first 5G-capable hotspot, the MiFi M1000 by Inseego. The M1000 will run customers $649.99 outright, or $499.99 with a 2-year contract. The 5G data service itself is also quite costly – 5G data is available with Verizon’s unlimited plan for $90 per ...

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Early 5G delivers 112Mbps average and 988Mbps peak speeds EARLY 5G DELIVERS 112MBPS AVERAGE AND 988MBPS PEAK SPEEDS

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Jul 17, 2019

As several of the world’s earliest next-generation cellular carriers have unveiled their peak 5G network speeds, others have relied on uncertain promises of “blazing fast” performance to set customer expectations. Today, crowdsourced network coverage service Opensignal actually dis...

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Microsoft-AT&T partnership is a preemptive strike in 5G MICROSOFT-AT&T PARTNERSHIP IS A PREEMPTIVE STRIKE IN 5G

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Jul 17, 2019

AT&T and Microsoft announced a multiyear partnership that will see AT&T move its non-network infrastructure computing needs to the Microsoft Azure cloud as it becomes a “cloud first” company. Aside from the 270K employees at AT&T that will now migrate to the Office 365 platfo...

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More Fiber for a Successful 5G Future MORE FIBER FOR A SUCCESSFUL 5G FUTURE

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Jul 17, 2019

The global 5G race is rapidly heating up, with countries leading in technology battling to roll out their own 5G networks. Already we have seen South Korea announce the world’s first 5G network in April and also the world’s first commercialized set of 5G networks, beating the US by a mar...

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UTStarcom Intros 5G-ready Timing Solutions UTSTARCOM INTROS 5G-READY TIMING SOLUTIONS

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Jul 17, 2019

UTStarcom this week at Softbank World 2019 introduced the SyncRing XBC340 and SyncRing XBC341, the latest additions to its SyncRing family of network synchronization equipment. Designed to play the role of highly accurate boundary clocks in a PTP IEEE1588v2 network, the SyncRing XBC340 and XBC341 Et...

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The Next-Gen Managed Network Security THE NEXT-GEN MANAGED NETWORK SECURITY

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Jul 17, 2019

Enterprises need one end-to-end network security solution that protects the entire attack surface from Cloud to IOT and from users to data. The MTN’s Managed Firewall Security   Solution does so by taking a more collaborative approach across the entire network infrastructure to enabl...

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HOW VIRTUAL NETWORKING CHANGES WHEN YOU ADOPT VMM HOW VIRTUAL NETWORKING CHANGES WHEN YOU ADOPT VMM

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Jul 16, 2019

One of the things that a lot of administrators seem to really like about Hyper-V is its relative simplicity, especially when compared to some of the competing hypervisors. Perhaps nowhere is this simplicity more evident than in Hyper-V’s support for virtual networking. Natively, Hyper-V’...

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WISPA, Microsoft, Google Push for C-band Co-channel Sharing, Saying It Could Support Gigabit Fixed Wireless WISPA, MICROSOFT, GOOGLE PUSH FOR C-BAND CO-CHANNEL SHARING, SAYING IT COULD SUPPORT GIGABIT FIXED WIRELESS

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Jul 16, 2019

Microsoft, Google and the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) are urging the FCC to allow co-channel spectrum sharing in the C-band. The proposal would allow fixed wireless operators to use the same spectrum band as incumbent users, who are comprised largely of satellite operator...

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Verizon and Ericsson claim to be first to introduce cloud-native technology in a live wireless core network environment VERIZON AND ERICSSON CLAIM TO BE FIRST TO INTRODUCE CLOUD-NATIVE TECHNOLOGY IN A LIVE WIRELESS CORE NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

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Jul 16, 2019

In a proof-of-concept trial in a live network environment, Verizon and Ericsson have introduced cloud native, container based technology on the core of Verizon’s active network. This trial, the first container- based wireless EPC (Evolved Packet Core) technology deployment in a live network in...

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Three UK, Nokia Launch 5G-ready Cloud Core Network THREE UK, NOKIA LAUNCH 5G-READY CLOUD CORE NETWORK

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Jul 16, 2019

Three UK and Nokia have launched what they claim is the world’s first 5G-ready fully integrated cloud core network, in preparation for the rollout of 5G. This new 5G-ready core network, which sits in a virtual environment, offers increased security, flexibility and cost savings, allowing Three...

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SailPoint Levels-Up their ABM Strategy with Intent Data SAILPOINT LEVELS-UP THEIR ABM STRATEGY WITH INTENT DATA

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Jul 15, 2019

The buyer’s journey has changed in a way which leaves many sales and marketing teams struggling to find insight from within what we call the Dark Funnel. However, many technology companies are starting to build solutions to address the radical new way customers engage and buy today by collecti...

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Duo Security Sets BDRs up for Success with 6sense DUO SECURITY SETS BDRS UP FOR SUCCESS WITH 6SENSE

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Jul 15, 2019

The role of a Business Development Rep can be a daunting one. Knowing where to prioritize when you have over 1,000 accounts and knowing what content to reach out to them and engage them with can be an impossible task. But if you have the right intent data that can show you where the account is in th...

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Kagan: Who has the fastest 5G signal today? KAGAN: WHO HAS THE FASTEST 5G SIGNAL TODAY?

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Jul 15, 2019

Today, 5G wireless is getting so much attention in the media and the marketplace. It raises the question, which wireless carrier offers the best, fastest and most consistent 5G connection? So, let’s take a closer look at the current state of wireless technology and try to answer that question....

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7 reasons to get 5G service in 2019 7 REASONS TO GET 5G SERVICE IN 2019

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Jul 15, 2019

ll the buzz around 5G makes it seem like the next must-have technology. However, because it requires a new phone and a top-tier unlimited plan, it can be hard to know when it makes sense to make the jump to 5G. While 5G still isn't ready for everyone, there are some people that will benefit from...

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Orange Business Services, Cisco Partner to Power Next Generation SD-LANs ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES, CISCO PARTNER TO POWER NEXT GENERATION SD-LANS

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Jul 15, 2019

Orange Business Services and Cisco announced that they will work with customers to develop SD-LAN solutions in its Open Labs program. The Orange Open Labs provide a global mix of physical and virtual resources for innovation and development. This helps companies explore their future connectivity and...

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Real 5G is nearly three times faster than LTE, but not everywhere REAL 5G IS NEARLY THREE TIMES FASTER THAN LTE, BUT NOT EVERYWHERE

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Jul 15, 2019

It’s all over the internet that 5g is better then 4g LTE, but how much better is it in the real world? According to Opensignal’s crowdsourced data, it’s indeed a lot faster, but mainly in the US! They found that peak download speeds on 5G reach just past 1.8Gbps in the States versu...

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Get Ready Now for 5G with SD-WAN GET READY NOW FOR 5G WITH SD-WAN

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Jul 13, 2019

The new speeds that 5G promises are game-changing. Mentions of 5G being 100 times faster than the current 4G technologies have opened up the ability for some incredible new technologies to spring to life. We’ve long had the conversation about how SD-WAN can significantly lower latency, and 5G ...

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5 Ways That 5G Could Shape Fintech in Malaysia 5 WAYS THAT 5G COULD SHAPE FINTECH IN MALAYSIA

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Jul 12, 2019

With bold claims like powering self-driving cars and streaming virtual reality, the promise of 5G in Malaysia has captured the imaginations both tech-geeks and casual internet surfers alike. Moving past some of these futuristic claims, just the basic premise of 5G being twenty times faster than 4G a...

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Why Wireless Will Drive Industrial IoT WHY WIRELESS WILL DRIVE INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jul 11, 2019

Catchphrases catch on, at least in principle. Take the Internet of Things or IoT. It’s easy for people to understand what it is. The internet, but for things—at home, at work and in cars, factories, fields and mines. IoT is catching on, but why hasn’t it caught on farther, faster? ...

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Why co-evolution of 4G & 5G matters, suggestion on 5G migration: ZTE WHY CO-EVOLUTION OF 4G & 5G MATTERS, SUGGESTION ON 5G MIGRATION: ZTE

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Jul 11, 2019

ZTE considers that the co-evolution of 4G and 5G networks is a key issue as these two technologies will be sharing many resources and will be offering each other a strong support in the next decade. This is why, ZTE believe that it is essential for CSPs to modernize networks as 5G-oriented as possib...

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For Networking Geeks Only: Why Router-on-a-Stick is Good FOR NETWORKING GEEKS ONLY: WHY ROUTER-ON-A-STICK IS GOOD

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Jul 11, 2019

Networking expert Bjørn Jensen of WhyReboot is tired of hearing integrators rail on the "router-on-a-stick" scheme for home networks. "I've heard grumbles in our industry about how the router-on-a-stick method should NEVER be used because performance is better on the switch...

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Big Switch Networks Rolls Out Entry Point Products BIG SWITCH NETWORKS ROLLS OUT ENTRY POINT PRODUCTS

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Jul 11, 2019

Big Monitoring Fabric enables end-to-end visibility and security for applications based on their networking behavior for on-premises and public cloud deployments. Big Mon Analytics Node uses analytics for troubleshooting application performance, connectivity and oversubscriptions issues within the d...

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Peerless Network Now Offers Cloud PBX Services for Enterprises PEERLESS NETWORK NOW OFFERS CLOUD PBX SERVICES FOR ENTERPRISES

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Jul 10, 2019

More expansion news for Peerless Network! The company announced today it is now offering Cloud PBX services for enterprises to easily manage telephone numbers, services, routing, configuration and inventory over a cloud-based IP network via one system. The Peerless Cloud PBX is a UCaaS model that af...

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Wireless alliance: You might want to move some access points for Wi-Fi 6 WIRELESS ALLIANCE: YOU MIGHT WANT TO MOVE SOME ACCESS POINTS FOR WI-FI 6

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Jul 10, 2019

Businesses could find themselves repositioning wireless access points and even facing increased bandwidth demands as Wi-Fi 6 hits the market in the coming months, according to a white paper released today by the Wireless Broadband Alliance. Nevertheless, the news is mostly good for prospective busin...

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3 Ways 5G Can Impact Law Enforcement Technology 3 WAYS 5G CAN IMPACT LAW ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY

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Jul 10, 2019

In some major cities across the country, 5G is already available, and soon, the rest of the world will be able to experience its impact. As 5G gets closer to becoming a reality, public safety officials are asking how this shift will impact modern policing. 5G enables low latency applications and pro...

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Will 5G usher in the era of cloud gaming? WILL 5G USHER IN THE ERA OF CLOUD GAMING?

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Jul 10, 2019

Nintendo, a name synonymous with an Italian plumber and a misspent youth, made the headlines this week for a revelation about 5G, summing up exactly what is happening in the gaming industry and how it is set to evolve. Speaking at a shareholder meeting, Ko Shiota, general manager of platform technol...

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Orchestration and Automation Solutions for the 5G Era ORCHESTRATION AND AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR THE 5G ERA

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Jul 09, 2019

In our previous blog, we looked at how Cisco can help service providers (SPs) deliver high-quality 5G solutions to their enterprise customers. We now continue the story by focusing on two important 5G-network enablers: automation and orchestration. In the light of today’s changing market trend...

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5G boosts the maximum real-world download speed by up to 2.7 times 4G users’ top speeds 5G BOOSTS THE MAXIMUM REAL-WORLD DOWNLOAD SPEED BY UP TO 2.7 TIMES 4G USERS’ TOP SPEEDS

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Jul 09, 2019

In Opensignal’s latest analysis of 5G, we’ve looked at the maximum real-world speeds seen in eight countries which have launched 5G services. The maximum download speeds smart phone users see are much faster than the average speeds experienced by 5G users as we expected. The highest maxi...

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Explaining 5G: Millimeter wave, sub-6, low-band and other terms you need to know EXPLAINING 5G: MILLIMETER WAVE, SUB-6, LOW-BAND AND OTHER TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Jul 09, 2019

Carriers like to cover their ads with phrases that you would not know unless you had been following 5G news closely. 5G is using technology in more sophisticated ways that ever before and the bringing in much more technical phrases to explain its coverage and speed. These are some of the phrases you...

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Britain’s 5G roll-out – What is plan B? BRITAIN’S 5G ROLL-OUT – WHAT IS PLAN B?

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Jul 09, 2019

The government has ambitious aspirations in respect of Britain’s digital connectivity, setting what it describes as “clear, ambitious targets for the availability of full fibre and 5G networks”. The aim is to connect 15 million premises to full-fibre by 2025, with coverage across a...

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Improving visibility in the age of SDN IMPROVING VISIBILITY IN THE AGE OF SDN

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Jul 09, 2019

Increasingly today, enterprises of all kinds are turning to software-defined networking (SDN). The versatility of multicloud, paired with the freedoms granted by unshackling from a single infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offering, has acted as enough of an incentive for enterprises to make the swi...

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Why Sales Leaders Need to Digitally Transform Their Teams WHY SALES LEADERS NEED TO DIGITALLY TRANSFORM THEIR TEAMS

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Jul 08, 2019

Three key trends are driving the need for sales leaders to digitally transform their organizations. First, b-to-b buyers are conducting more of their purchase journey in the digital arena and demanding the same kind of frictionless and seamless customer experience they enjoy as consumers. Second, th...

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The Most Important Metric for Sales Leaders in Subscription Businesses to Track and Use to Drive Revenue Growth THE MOST IMPORTANT METRIC FOR SALES LEADERS IN SUBSCRIPTION BUSINESSES TO TRACK AND USE TO DRIVE REVENUE GROWTH

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Jul 08, 2019

Subscription businesses that charge customers monthly for using their offerings are expanding rapidly in response to consumers’ and b-to-b buyers’ desire to try a product and walk away easily if they’re not achieving the expected value. However, the subscription-based business mode...

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EE Offers 5G Mobile Broadband Plans with HTC 5G Mobile Smart Hub EE OFFERS 5G MOBILE BROADBAND PLANS WITH HTC 5G MOBILE SMART HUB

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Jul 08, 2019

EE recently launched the UK’s first 5G mobile broadband plans, enabling customers to create a 5G-powered Wi-Fi hotspot providing the fastest speeds, even in the busiest places. EE’s 5GEE WiFi service will give users access to 5G speeds and improved performance for those who need the very...

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TIM to Roll Out 5G Network in 6 More Italian Cities by Year-End and 120 Cities by 2021 TIM TO ROLL OUT 5G NETWORK IN 6 MORE ITALIAN CITIES BY YEAR-END AND 120 CITIES BY 2021

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Jul 08, 2019

TIM announced expansion of its 5G commercial service to Naples (at The Universiade Village), following its initial roll out in Rome and Turin. Within the year, TIM said its 5G network will arrive at another six major cities – Milan, Bologna, Verona, Florence, Matera and Bari. By 2021 TIM is ta...

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5G, the Imminent Evolution of Networking 5G, THE IMMINENT EVOLUTION OF NETWORKING

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Jul 08, 2019

Over the past couple of periods, the idea of 5G networking promises to carry out a lot of things. Aside from lightning-fast download and upload capabilities, 5G are expected to be implemented in the manifestation of Internet of Things (IoT)—where everything around you ranging from printers, ai...

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The Complete Guide to 5G THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO 5G

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Jul 08, 2019

The fifth generation of mobile network connectivity, or 5G as it is more commonly known, is at the very height of its own hype cycle. In short, the newest ultra-wide network promises to provide wider mobile Internet coverage, along with faster data download and upload speeds. Earlier predictions exp...

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New Business SD-LANs from Orange Business Services and Cisco NEW BUSINESS SD-LANS FROM ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES AND CISCO

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Jul 08, 2019

Orange Business Services and Cisco add another piece to their partnership, developing joint innovation to help customers turn their local business network (LAN) into a more flexible and powerful SD-LAN, a "software-defined" LAN. Given the excellent results achieved with SD-WAN customers, O...

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5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected 5G CONNECTED CAR PLANS GET BOOST AS EU WI-FI PLANS REJECTED

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Jul 08, 2019

Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states. As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater influence than might have been possible had the plans...

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Why adopting SD-WAN can save you big bucks WHY ADOPTING SD-WAN CAN SAVE YOU BIG BUCKS

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Jul 05, 2019

Everyone acknowledges that SD-WAN(software-defined networking in a wide-area-network) can save money. More than half of IT leaders expect a 25-50% return on investment (ROI) from SD-WAN, but most people only talk about the savings gained from moving from moving MPLS circuits to IP or broadband circu...

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What does open source SD-WAN look like, and do we need it? WHAT DOES OPEN SOURCE SD-WAN LOOK LIKE, AND DO WE NEED IT?

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Jul 04, 2019

Today's software-defined WAN, or SD-WAN, offerings already use open source building blocks in their underlying architectures. The adoption of open source in SD-WAN occurred primarily because the SD-WAN market already accepted many underlying open source components, and vendors were focused on ti...

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Samsung Looks to Multivendor, 5G RAN Future SAMSUNG LOOKS TO MULTIVENDOR, 5G RAN FUTURE

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Jul 04, 2019

Samsung says that it is taking a multivendor approach to deploying 5G radio access networks. The vendor says that it has been focused on "open interfaces within radio access networks." This is designed to deliver services more efficiently to consumers and businesses. Following early succes...

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Networking Knowhow – How to get that ‘In’ you deserve NETWORKING KNOWHOW – HOW TO GET THAT ‘IN’ YOU DESERVE

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Jul 04, 2019

Critical to success in the workplace is not just the ability to do your job effectively, developing an extensive network can be critical to this. More often than not, most business opportunities and referrals will arise from these networks. But what happens if you don’t have an ‘in&rsquo...

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AI brain and network virtualisation key for 5G AI BRAIN AND NETWORK VIRTUALISATION KEY FOR 5G

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Jul 03, 2019

In the first three generations of telecommunication services, data analytics and Big Data played a major role. With 4G, Artificial Intelligence (AI) got embedded into the services that telcos provided for customers and in services that vendors collectively provided for telcos. With the advent of 5G,...

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5G Isn’t Here Yet: How to Leverage 4G to Create Optimal CX 5G ISN’T HERE YET: HOW TO LEVERAGE 4G TO CREATE OPTIMAL CX

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Jul 03, 2019

Today’s headlines are bursting with promises of 5G — and now, even 6G is becoming part of the conversation. But the fact is, globally, 4G is still the name of the game and will be for quite some time, with 72 percent of networks expected to run on the fourth-generation cellular network t...

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HUAWEI EXPLAINS THE ADVANTAGES OF SA/NSA 5G PHONES HUAWEI EXPLAINS THE ADVANTAGES OF SA/NSA 5G PHONES

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Jul 03, 2019

The development of 5G network is now at its commercialization stage. There are some things we need to know about this new network. 5G smartphones can either support NSA (non-standalone) or SA (standalone) networking. As of now, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is the only dual-mode 5G mobile phone in the mar...

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Smart Networks for Smart Cities SMART NETWORKS FOR SMART CITIES

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Jul 03, 2019

By 2050, 75% of the world’s population will live in urban areas that are increasingly connected and powered by smart technologies. APAC alone accounts for the largest share of spending in the Internet of Things (IoT) - the emerging technology that will take us closer to the smart cities of the...

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Digital App-etizers: Networks in the crosshair, but enterprises want more DIGITAL APP-ETIZERS: NETWORKS IN THE CROSSHAIR, BUT ENTERPRISES WANT MORE

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Jul 03, 2019

Worldwide, 2017 witnessed 178.1 billion of mobile app downloads. This number is projected to grow to 258.2 billion app downloads by 2022. On the business end, recent study highlights that on an average an enterprise has 464 custom applications deployed today. Enterprises of all sort is reaping maxim...

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3 Reasons to Secure Your Wifi Network 3 REASONS TO SECURE YOUR WIFI NETWORK

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Jul 03, 2019

While the internet gives us a useful tool at our disposal when it comes to business, interaction with friends and family, and a lot more, it also expands the approaches that criminals can take. People have been using the internet for nefarious activities since it was first created, and that won&rsqu...

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Best Practices for Network Simulations BEST PRACTICES FOR NETWORK SIMULATIONS

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Jul 02, 2019

Network simulation offers an efficient, cost-effective way to analyze application and network performance, identify potential problems, understand the root cause, and assess alternative mitigation strategies. For best results, the analysis should leverage an at-scale, accurate model of the network a...

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Emerging IoT Protocols: When to Select 5G or Wi-Fi 6 EMERGING IOT PROTOCOLS: WHEN TO SELECT 5G OR WI-FI 6

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Jul 02, 2019

It’s unclear when the emerging protocols for high-speed voice and data transmission are going to flip the switch, but it is apparent the industrial IoT marketplace won’t adopt a single solution. From farming to self-driving cars and smart cities, the choice of 5G or Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) wi...

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How to Get Ready for 5G’s Data Boom at the Enterprise Level HOW TO GET READY FOR 5G’S DATA BOOM AT THE ENTERPRISE LEVEL

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Jul 02, 2019

The shift to 5G means more speed but also potentially more costs and new hardware considerations. Here's how to handle the increased data traffic to come. 5G has the potential to radically change data storage and delivery--which means important changes to come at the enterprise level. With 5G ev...

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5G in India: What can it do for you and your business? 5G IN INDIA: WHAT CAN IT DO FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS?

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Jul 02, 2019

5G networks, and promises of revolutionary advancements in technology and ultra-fast mobile speeds, are on the way to markets across the globe. As countries like the US, China and South Korea lead the way to a full roll-out of 5G, India’s government and industry stakeholders are working in tan...

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Satellite Giants Battered by New C-Band Proposals for 5G SATELLITE GIANTS BATTERED BY NEW C-BAND PROPOSALS FOR 5G

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Jul 02, 2019

The satellite companies that are currently using vast stretches of midband spectrum in the US for TV services face challenges to releasing some of that spectrum for 5G. Despite increasingly heated debate around the issue, several FCC commissioners are promising that a resolution on the topic is immi...

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Why Cloud Networking is Essential for Forwarding Thinking Organizations WHY CLOUD NETWORKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR FORWARDING THINKING ORGANIZATIONS

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Jul 01, 2019

As companies go through various seasons of their growth, IT is expected to be ready to respond at any given time. If the business expands, IT has to expand. If the business is moving to multi-site, IT has to respond with solutions. IT departments have must be ready to respond to anything but also ma...

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Ericsson, China Mobile Showcase 5G-powered AGV ERICSSON, CHINA MOBILE SHOWCASE 5G-POWERED AGV

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Jul 01, 2019

Ericsson and China Mobile demonstrated an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) prototype on an end-to-end, stand-alone 5G network at Mobile World Congress 2019 Shanghai. With the growing adoption of industry digitalization and improvements in industrial automation and intelligence, AGV is becoming increas...

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How to compare DIY and outsourced SD-WAN HOW TO COMPARE DIY AND OUTSOURCED SD-WAN

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Jul 01, 2019

Software-defined WANs (SD-WANs) are growing at an incredibly fast pace. When you look at the benefits, it’s not hard to understand why.  The cost savings for MPLS, the flexibility for application performance, ease of management and the security benefits for branch offices make it an attra...

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5G to contribute 900 bln USD to Asian economy in next 15 years: GSMA report 5G TO CONTRIBUTE 900 BLN USD TO ASIAN ECONOMY IN NEXT 15 YEARS: GSMA REPORT

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Jun 30, 2019

5G will contribute almost 900 billion U.S. dollars to Asia’s economy over the next 15 years, said the Global System for Mobile Communications Alliance (GSMA) during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) held from June 26 to 28 in Shanghai. The report, Asia Pacific edition of the GSMA’s Mobile ...

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Cisco Awarded FCC Chairman’s Awards for Accessibility and Advancement CISCO AWARDED FCC CHAIRMAN’S AWARDS FOR ACCESSIBILITY AND ADVANCEMENT

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Jun 28, 2019

We are proud to announce that Cisco was awarded the Chairman’s Awards for Advancement and Accessibility (Chairman’s AAA) for creating accessibility features for the blind on its 8800 Series Phones. The Chairman’s AAA is an FCC program recognizing products, services, standards and o...

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Broadband network transformation: Open and software-centric BROADBAND NETWORK TRANSFORMATION: OPEN AND SOFTWARE-CENTRIC

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Jun 28, 2019

We are at a pivotal time in the telecom industry as bandwidth demands driven by the 4th Industrial Revolution impact how service providers are building their next-generation networks. Traditional networks are extremely expensive, and they are not sustainable or scalable in a new era of connectivity ...

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All the Ways SD-WAN Reduces Costs ALL THE WAYS SD-WAN REDUCES COSTS

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Jun 27, 2019

Everyone acknowledges that SD-WAN can save money. As the chart shows, more than half of IT leaders expect a 25-50% return on investment (ROI) from SD-WAN, but most people only talk about the savings gained from moving from moving MPLS circuits to IP or broadband circuits. While this transition does ...

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‘Snowflake’ Networks: Putting a Freeze on Automation ‘SNOWFLAKE’ NETWORKS: PUTTING A FREEZE ON AUTOMATION

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Jun 26, 2019

Like snowflakes in a snowstorm, snowflake networks look consistent when viewed from a distance, but show many differences upon close examination. A snowflake network will typically use slightly different hardware models, running different operating system versions, with different interconnection met...

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How the Government and Private Sector Can Keep 5G Networks Secure HOW THE GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR CAN KEEP 5G NETWORKS SECURE

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Jun 25, 2019

Last week the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) called on U.S. policymakers, wireless carriers and technology leaders to work together to ensure that United States economic and national security remains secure as wireless carriers roll out the 5G cellular networks. In a white paper ...

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Juniper Networks’ Mist Systems Forges Forward with AI-Infused Offers JUNIPER NETWORKS’ MIST SYSTEMS FORGES FORWARD WITH AI-INFUSED OFFERS

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Jun 25, 2019

As Mist Systems and Juniper Networks partners wait it out until a unified partner program is in place – reportedly within the year – Mist on Tuesday introduced a cloud-managed 802.11 (Wi-Fi 6) access point (AP), Mist Edge for distributed campus environments, and AI-driven support service...

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How AI, Machine Learning Will Benefit Network Management HOW AI, MACHINE LEARNING WILL BENEFIT NETWORK MANAGEMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will benefit network management and network monitoring going forward. And MSPs will need to know exactly how AI and machine learning will benefit them in order to use them effectively for customers. In-house enterprise IT management will look more an...

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How to Optimize Your Conversion Funnel, from ToFu to BoFu HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR CONVERSION FUNNEL, FROM TOFU TO BOFU

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Jun 24, 2019

No matter who your customer is or what you’re selling, it’s more likely than not that your customer will have to go through several steps before choosing to buy your product or service. Think about your own shopping habits: you don’t just buy the first thing you see. The first thin...

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21 Ways to Triple Your B2B E-Commerce Conversions 21 WAYS TO TRIPLE YOUR B2B E-COMMERCE CONVERSIONS

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Jun 24, 2019

It takes thoughtful work to scale an e-commerce store. I’m sure you’ve had a few growing pains of your own getting to the point where you are today. However, you’re reading this because you may not be content with where your conversions are at this precise moment. You may not even ...

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Could the Breadcrumb Technique Help Boost Your Landing Page Conversions? COULD THE BREADCRUMB TECHNIQUE HELP BOOST YOUR LANDING PAGE CONVERSIONS?

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Jun 24, 2019

We’ve all heard the term “less is more”. And we’ve been told this applies for landing pages too. I.e. your forms should be short and only ask for only the bare minimum of required information if you want to convert. As an example, one of the main questions someone typically h...

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Protecting yourself on the internet: WiFi security PROTECTING YOURSELF ON THE INTERNET: WIFI SECURITY

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Jun 24, 2019

First things first… What does WiFi stand for? Well, no one really knows for sure. It does NOT stand for “Wireless Fidelity” as was reported in a news release back in the fall of 1997. Technically speaking, the term “WiFi” or “Wi-Fi” is a trademarked nicknam...

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27-year-old Search Marketing CEO Lands 13-stop U.S. Speaking Tour 27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

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Jun 23, 2019

Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique presentation, 5 Data-Validated Tactics to Increase the Experienced Marketer’s Qualified Lead Volume (…and 3 Tactics Guaranteed to Fail) with their audiences across t...

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Easy Language Learning by Vera F. Birkenbihl – The Decoding Method EASY LANGUAGE LEARNING BY VERA F. BIRKENBIHL – THE DECODING METHOD

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Jun 21, 2019

Forget about cramming vocabulary: the best way to learn a language is by using decoding exercises. Translate a German sentence word-by-word into your native language – thus you will learn the word’s meaning as well as the language’s grammar. Decoding means to “decipher”...

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17 predictions about 5G networks and devices 17 PREDICTIONS ABOUT 5G NETWORKS AND DEVICES

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Jun 18, 2019

As market after market switches on 5G, we are at a truly momentous point in time. No previous generation of mobile technology has had the potential to drive economic growth to the extent that 5G promises. It goes beyond connecting people to fully realizing the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Fourth...

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SHOULD YOU GET READY FOR 5G NETWORK? SHOULD YOU GET READY FOR 5G NETWORK?

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Jun 13, 2019

Are you ready 5G network? It is coming soon and it will leave an impact on every inch of technology. If you thought 4 G was fast, 5 times can be several times faster than that, which means that you can finish movie and game downloads in a few seconds. Be prepared to get faster speeds of the internet...

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Are Businesses Ready for 5G Technology? ARE BUSINESSES READY FOR 5G TECHNOLOGY?

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Jun 13, 2019

5G technology has been in development for a while now and it appears it’s finally ready to start being implemented in the UK. Mobile provider Three, has recently announced it will be rolling out the technology starting from next month. The question is, are businesses ready for this advanced ne...

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Cisco Takes Aim at Collaboration Friction CISCO TAKES AIM AT COLLABORATION FRICTION

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Jun 13, 2019

At Cisco Live this week, Cisco made several announcements aimed at reducing friction in collaboration. Users are no longer impressed with HD video and audio or mobile apps; today there is more interest in updates and enhancements that drive experience and engagement. For Cisco, that means making the...

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3 important SD-WAN security considerations and features 3 IMPORTANT SD-WAN SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS AND FEATURES

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Jun 13, 2019

Perhaps more than in any other part of your network, a software-defined WAN strategy needs to be equal measures networking and security. By definition, software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) interfaces with and runs across external, often public, networks, which could attract many threats. Additionally, the ...

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Secure SD-WAN vs NFV: Unraveling the Hidden Costs of WAN Edge Technologies SECURE SD-WAN VS NFV: UNRAVELING THE HIDDEN COSTS OF WAN EDGE TECHNOLOGIES

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Jun 12, 2019

According to Gartner, enterprise consumption of WAN bandwidth is increasing by up to 30% annually. It’s no wonder that enterprises are constantly evaluating their WAN-edge deployment options and looking for alternatives that will enable them to meet their networking and bandwidth needs without...

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Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Networks Ecosystem: Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts 2015 – 2030 LOW POWER WIDE AREA (LPWA) NETWORKS ECOSYSTEM: OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES, STRATEGIES, INDUSTRY VERTICALS & FORECASTS 2015 – 2030

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Jun 12, 2019

“Until recently, most M2M and IoT services have largely relied on licensed cellular, wireline and satellite networks for their wide area connectivity requirements. Cellular networks, in particular, have enjoyed significant success in the arena. However, for many low bandwidth IoT applications,...

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When to use 5G, when to use Wi-Fi 6 WHEN TO USE 5G, WHEN TO USE WI-FI 6

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Jun 12, 2019

We have seen hype about whether 5G cellular or Wi-Fi 6 will win in the enterprise, but the reality is that the two are largely complementary with an overlap for some use cases, which will make for an interesting competitive environment through the early 2020s.

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Network Segmentation: Best practices to secure the portal NETWORK SEGMENTATION: BEST PRACTICES TO SECURE THE PORTAL

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Jun 12, 2019

In the marvelous world of digital, enterprises are in a constant hunt for all the infinity stones – The Internet, The Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Software Defined Networks – to become invincible – Agile, Flexible, Fast and Software Defin...

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SD-WAN: An accelerator for growth SD-WAN: AN ACCELERATOR FOR GROWTH

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Jun 12, 2019

With each new year comes a new list of the world’s most successful companies. Many are instantly recognizable, from smartphone giants like Apple to software stalwarts like Microsoft. These companies understand the power of cloud computing technology in digitally transforming and reimagining th...

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Champlain Cable Selects FirstLight for Internet and Cloud CHAMPLAIN CABLE SELECTS FIRSTLIGHT FOR INTERNET AND CLOUD

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Jun 11, 2019

Champlain Cable, a manufacturer of high-performance insulated wire for automotive, commercial vehicle, Navy shipboard, industrial, and marine oil and gas markets, has selected FirstLight to upgrade its high-speed fiber Internet service and provide cloud solutions. With manufacturing plants in Colche...

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5G ‘could replace home broadband’ as Three launches ‘fastest ever’ network in UK 5G ‘COULD REPLACE HOME BROADBAND’ AS THREE LAUNCHES ‘FASTEST EVER’ NETWORK IN UK

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Jun 11, 2019

In the not-too-distant future, 5G could allow home broadband users to ditch wires altogether, opting to have the internet delivered wirelessly instead. Mobile network Three has confirmed it will launch its 5G network in August, with a package targeted at home users. The network plans to reach 25 UK ...

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Wireless Network History And 5G Technology Benefits; 5GN And TLS WIRELESS NETWORK HISTORY AND 5G TECHNOLOGY BENEFITS; 5GN AND TLS

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Jun 11, 2019

Humans have come a long way in terms of technological development in every area of life. For transportation, we have developed airways and waterways vehicles and reduced the reliability of road vehicles (to some extent). In the healthcare sector, we now have machines that can operate the patient on ...

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Aerohive Drives Enterprise Networking Innovation at Cloud-Speed AEROHIVE DRIVES ENTERPRISE NETWORKING INNOVATION AT CLOUD-SPEED

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Jun 11, 2019

Aerohive Networks , a leader in cloud-managed networking, unveiled two new innovations that further strengthen Aerohive’s cloud managed networking vision. Through extensive interviews with customers, partners and industry analysts, Aerohive has identified that the enterprise demands not just a...

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Cisco brings unified experience to Webex Teams, Jabber CISCO BRINGS UNIFIED EXPERIENCE TO WEBEX TEAMS, JABBER

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Jun 11, 2019

Cisco said on Tuesday that it is unifying its collaboration portfolio to simplify the experience for users and IT administrators. The networking giant said all its devices are now on the same operating system and that all of its apps now have improved interoperability. For instance, Cisco said Jabbe...

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Why did China issue four 5G licences? WHY DID CHINA ISSUE FOUR 5G LICENCES?

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Jun 11, 2019

Following months of waiting for official approval and nearly three years of testing, China’s mobile industry can begin final preparations to introduce commercial 5G services after the regulator last week issued four licences. As expected, three permits went to the incumbent mobile operators, C...

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Three’s 5G Network to Launch in August THREE’S 5G NETWORK TO LAUNCH IN AUGUST

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Jun 10, 2019

Three UK has said it will begin its 5G rollout with a home broadband service in London but will offer both mobile and home broadband 5G services in 25 towns and cities across the country before the end of the year. The firm will become the third mobile network to launch their own 5G services after E...

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SK Telecom Demos 5G-powered In-Vehicle ATSC 3.0 Mobile Broadcast SK TELECOM DEMOS 5G-POWERED IN-VEHICLE ATSC 3.0 MOBILE BROADCAST

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Jun 10, 2019

SK Telecom announced that it, together with Sinclair Broadcast Group and Harman International Industries, demonstrated next-generation TV broadcasting by combining ATSC 3.0-based broadcast network and SK Telecom’s 5G network. ATSC 3.0 is a suite of new broadcast TV transmission standards that ...

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5G subscribers in South Korea are set to top 1 million this week 5G SUBSCRIBERS IN SOUTH KOREA ARE SET TO TOP 1 MILLION THIS WEEK

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Jun 10, 2019

South Korea recently became one of the world’s first country to start offering commercial 5G services. Now, due to strong demand for the latest gadgets and aggressive promotion strategy, it will reportedly have more than one million 5G mobile subscribers this week. For those who are unaware, S...

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How will a 5G network power the future? HOW WILL A 5G NETWORK POWER THE FUTURE?

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Jun 09, 2019

Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the government will be holding auction for spectrum, which includes airwaves that will be used to offer 5G or fifth-generation services, in the current calendar year. While some countries such as South Korea and the U.S. have begun rol...

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The Essex Business Networking Group prepares for summer break with last exciting event THE ESSEX BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP PREPARES FOR SUMMER BREAK WITH LAST EXCITING EVENT

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Jun 07, 2019

Organisers of The Essex Business Networking Group have announced that they will be holding their last event before the summer break this month.Sponsored by Haslers Chartered Accountants, West Essex Life Magazine and Lexus Woodford, the event regularly attracts hundreds of Essex’s leading profe...

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What is the hype with the newly launched 5g network? WHAT IS THE HYPE WITH THE NEWLY LAUNCHED 5G NETWORK?

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Jun 06, 2019

After years of hype, carriers are finally turning on their 5G networks. Just don’t be surprised if you’re nowhere near one. Who launched it? Both Verizon and AT&T have launched their mobile 5G networks, while KT argues that a robot in South Korea is its first 5G customer. Sprint turn...

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Pluribus Networks Intros Cost-Efficient Gateway Router PLURIBUS NETWORKS INTROS COST-EFFICIENT GATEWAY ROUTER

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Jun 06, 2019

Pluribus Networks, the open networking and next generation software-defined networking (SDN) vendor, on Thursday announced the Freedom Series DC gateway router, a white-box, multitenant data center router optimized for public cloud interconnect. The Pluribus Freedom Series DC Gateway Router is a ful...

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Networking Hardware Market Analysis -Worldwide Opportunities, Revenue, Production, Demand and Geographical Forecast To 2024 NETWORKING HARDWARE MARKET ANALYSIS -WORLDWIDE OPPORTUNITIES, REVENUE, PRODUCTION, DEMAND AND GEOGRAPHICAL FORECAST TO 2024

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Jun 06, 2019

Networking Hardware market report provides a comprehensive overview of current trends and new product development in the global Networking Hardware market. Featuring global and regional data and over top key players profiles, this report provides the ultimate guide to exploring opportunities in the ...

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Cisco wil use AI/ML to boost intent-based networking CISCO WIL USE AI/ML TO BOOST INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

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Jun 05, 2019

Cisco explains how artificial intelligence and machine learning fit into a feedback loop that implements and maintain desired network conditions to optimise network performance for workloads using real-time data. Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are expected to be some of the big topics ...

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Cisco will use AI/ML to boost intent-based networking CISCO WILL USE AI/ML TO BOOST INTENT-BASED NETWORKING

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Jun 05, 2019

Cisco explains how artificial intelligence and machine learning fit into a feedback loop that implements and maintain desired network conditions to optimize network performance for workloads using real-time data. Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are expected to be some of the big topics ...

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How the 5G revolution is starting to change cities HOW THE 5G REVOLUTION IS STARTING TO CHANGE CITIES

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Jun 04, 2019

Telecom companies are racing to roll out 5G networks across the world, kickstarting a new generation of internet connectivity that will supercharge businesses from retail to automobiles. While 5G is expected to be rolled out gradually over the next few years, there’s already one place to look ...

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Is Your Company Doing Any of These Five Things? If So, It’s Time to Move to SD-WAN. IS YOUR COMPANY DOING ANY OF THESE FIVE THINGS? IF SO, IT’S TIME TO MOVE TO SD-WAN.

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Jun 04, 2019

Many paths lead to SD-WAN. Much like the 300,000 gold diggers who flocked to California during the 1849 gold rush, enterprise WANs everywhere are all headed toward a single destination. Today however, it’s not a shiny metal drawing treasure seekers into the hills--it’s an edge device and...

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Viettel completes Vietnam’s first 5G call VIETTEL COMPLETES VIETNAM’S FIRST 5G CALL

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Jun 03, 2019

During the trial, conducted as part of Viettel’s ongoing 5G technical testing program, the companies achieved a downlink speed of 1.5Gbps to 1.7Gbps. The Vietnamese government has been pushing for Vietnam to become one of the world’s early 5G adopters to help ensure the nation is at the ...

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Which network is currently ahead in the race to 5G? WHICH NETWORK IS CURRENTLY AHEAD IN THE RACE TO 5G?

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Jun 03, 2019

There's no denying that 5G is kind of a big deal. Partially launched in the UK (depending on your network and location), it means faster speeds when on the move and lower latency so things like streaming video just got better.  With a more reliable connection, you'll be able to enjoy hi...

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Sprint officially turns on their mobile 5G network in several cities SPRINT OFFICIALLY TURNS ON THEIR MOBILE 5G NETWORK IN SEVERAL CITIES

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Jun 02, 2019

Sprint has officially entered the 5G market, turning on their new and upgraded network in a few places around the US. This is just the start of their 2019 plans to have 5G turned on in several new cities, and should be a big boost in coverage and speeds for anyone in one of those areas. First up on ...

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SOFTBANK CHOOSES NOKIA FOR 5G SOFTBANK CHOOSES NOKIA FOR 5G

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May 30, 2019

Nokia has been doing well in the networking business in recent time. Together with the Italian operator TIM, Nokia achieved data transport of 550 Gigabits per second on the 350 km Rome to Florence backbone network. This is also a European record for long-distance data transmission using the High-Spe...

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Vietnam makes its very first 5G phone call VIETNAM MAKES ITS VERY FIRST 5G PHONE CALL

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May 30, 2019

Vietnam’s first 5G phone call was made Friday on the network of Viettel, the country’s largest telecommunications company. The trial called, made publicly with the participation of the Ministry of Information and Communications, showed that the speed of Viettel’s 5G mobile network ...

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5G: everything you 5G: EVERYTHING YOU'LL NEED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE

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May 30, 2019

5G is coming very soon – in fact, in a few places it’s already here. It’s the next generation of mobile networks, following on from 4G/LTE, and it promises much higher speeds, lower latency and more reliable connections, so you can browse, play, stream and download faster, or in hi...

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Gogo is developing a 5G network for planes GOGO IS DEVELOPING A 5G NETWORK FOR PLANES

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May 29, 2019

In-flight internet provider Gogo has announced plans to bring 5G to the North American skies starting in 2021. Gogo says the new 5G service is being designed to power faster in-flight Wi-Fi on smaller commercial airlines in the continental United States and Canada, those companies’ even smalle...

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Enterprise 5G To Generate $45 Billion By Mid-2020s: Telsyte ENTERPRISE 5G TO GENERATE $45 BILLION BY MID-2020S: TELSYTE

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May 29, 2019

Enterprise 5G is forecast to generate $45 billion annually by the mid-2020s through next generation application development, IT services, platforms and connectivity according to new Telsyte research. The report, Australian Enterprise IoT & 5G Study 2019, said 68 per cent of IT and business leade...

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Huawei Launches Free 5G Courses At Two Popular South African Universities HUAWEI LAUNCHES FREE 5G COURSES AT TWO POPULAR SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES

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May 28, 2019

While Huawei is facing severe challenges over its 5G technology particularly from the US, the Chinese tech giant is forging ahead with its 5G programme in Africa. Huawei has partnered with two South African universities to launch a free 5G course. Aimed at postgraduates studying ICT at Wits Universi...

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Can Viettel develop its own 5G tech? CAN VIETTEL DEVELOP ITS OWN 5G TECH?

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May 28, 2019

Viettel, the largest mobile operator in Vietnam, has outlined bold 5G ambitions which go much further than mere network deployments and high-speed services for its subscriber base. The operator reportedly is working on its own core 5G technology, with the aim to develop 80 per cent of the tech at ho...

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Singapore’s IMDA consulting on 5G policy framework SINGAPORE’S IMDA CONSULTING ON 5G POLICY FRAMEWORK

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May 28, 2019

The regulator is seeking feedback from the telecommunications industry and the public on the best approach to 5G spectrum allocation, the baseline requirements for spectrum winners and driving the development of the broader 5G ecosystem. IMDA plans to allocate the 3.5-GHz and the 26-GHz to 28-GHz fr...

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5G revolution in Koreaㅡit 5G REVOLUTION IN KOREAㅡIT'S HERE NOW

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May 27, 2019

In April 2019, all three Korean operators have turned 5G mobile service into reality. Samsung has delivered the largest share of 5G network solutions as well as 5G NSA core in Korea. Unprecedented 5G use cases are now commercially available to consumers with 5G smartphone

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FARMINGTON HILLS EVENT PROVIDES NETWORKING BRIDGE FARMINGTON HILLS EVENT PROVIDES NETWORKING BRIDGE

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May 26, 2019

Bridget Barnes Espinosa spends much of her time working with immigrant business owners in Detroit, making connections through her cross-cultural consulting firm, Puente Cultural Integration. On May 29, she’ll bring together some of those entrepreneurs and local vendors for BRIDGE Bilingual Bus...

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5G Is Still in Its Infancy 5G IS STILL IN ITS INFANCY

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May 26, 2019

Huzzah! The wireless industry has finally delivered on years of promises and hype and is finally offering the first super-fast 5G networks. Sort of. Verizon in April became the first U.S. carrier to offer 5G service via a phone, though the phone in question was a Motorola model with an ugly 5G add-o...

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What is hybrid cloud networking and how is it evolving? WHAT IS HYBRID CLOUD NETWORKING AND HOW IS IT EVOLVING?

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May 23, 2019

Hybrid cloud networking is the interconnection between private cloud resources and public cloud infrastructure that supports the movement of workloads in those environments. Linked by telecom services and the infrastructure that underpins that connection, hybrid cloud networking facilitates the tran...

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Is It Time for Open Source SD-WAN? IS IT TIME FOR OPEN SOURCE SD-WAN?

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May 23, 2019

The benefits of an open market may sound worthwhile — flexibility, speed, cost-saving, freedom, scalability, neutrality — but there are certain corners of the greater technology and software industry where openness has not quite reached, including SD-WAN. In recent months it seems that t...

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Everything You Need to Know About 5G EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT 5G

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May 23, 2019

Wireless carriers around the world are beginning to deploy 5G, the latest and greatest in mobile broadband technology. Like the evolution from 3G to 4G, the jump to 5G will mean faster speeds, lower latency and many other benefits. It’ll be a major boost for businesses, gamers, livestreamers a...

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The Future of Industrial Networking THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING

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May 22, 2019

There’s still a lot to understand about industrial networking, especially since Ethernet is now “everywhere,” from the enterprise to the factory floor. But there are different Ethernet communication protocols at the fieldbus level and there are advanced technologies that add to an ...

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The Promise and Peril of 5G THE PROMISE AND PERIL OF 5G

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May 21, 2019

With increasing frequency, we are hearing about a revolution that is taking place in technological connectivity—one being spearheaded by the development of 5G (fifth generation) networks. But what can 5G do, really? Faster movie downloads and near instantaneous access to information on phones ...

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The future of 5G Wireless Technology: Speed & Security THE FUTURE OF 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY: SPEED & SECURITY

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May 21, 2019

It's being called the 5th generation of wireless technology and many consumers have good reason to be excited about the 5G revolution. 5G technology will allow devices to download information a lot faster than the current 4G and LTE networks. Smartphones aside, there's a buzz about its integ...

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Four Critical Reasons for Investing in Your WAN Edge FOUR CRITICAL REASONS FOR INVESTING IN YOUR WAN EDGE

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May 20, 2019

The traditional network model of a central, physical data center hub with spokes running out to fixed locations has gone the way of the mainframe and electric typewriter – once mainstays of business. Today’s workforce is increasingly mobile, while business-critical productivity and colla...

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Ranplan expands portfolio of 5G network planning tools RANPLAN EXPANDS PORTFOLIO OF 5G NETWORK PLANNING TOOLS

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May 20, 2019

Ranplan Wireless has expanded its portfolio of indoor and outdoor planning tools for designing and optimising 3G, 4G (LTE), Small Cells, Wi-Fi and new 5G wireless networks. Ranplan In-Building and Ranplan In-Building Lite are powerful stand-alone tools that speed up the planning and deployment of Sm...

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MultiTech Introduces mPower Edge Intelligence Software MULTITECH INTRODUCES MPOWER EDGE INTELLIGENCE SOFTWARE

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May 20, 2019

In a recent release, Multi-Tech Systems, a global supplier of M2M and IoT communication solutions, has introduced its mPower Edge Intelligence, a new embedded software offering that builds on its application enablement platform, to deliver programmability, network flexibility, enhanced security and ...

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Top US tech giants begin to cut off vital Huawei supplies TOP US TECH GIANTS BEGIN TO CUT OFF VITAL HUAWEI SUPPLIES

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May 20, 2019

Top US corporations from chipmakers to Google have frozen the supply of critical software and components to Huawei, complying with a Trump administration crackdown that threatens to choke off China's largest technology company. Chipmakers including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have told ...

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Internet of Things: A Hyper-Connected World INTERNET OF THINGS: A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD

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May 19, 2019

When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole.” Famed inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla said this in an interview with Collier’s magazine in 1926. Fast-forward nearly 1...

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Verizon’s 5G network is now hitting gigabit download speeds VERIZON’S 5G NETWORK IS NOW HITTING GIGABIT DOWNLOAD SPEEDS

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May 16, 2019

What a difference a few weeks can make. Last month, I came to Chicago for the launch of Verizon’s 5G network, which is now live both here and in Minneapolis. The inaugural 5G device was the Moto Z3 equipped with Motorola’s 5G MotoMod, and my experience — and that of many other tech...

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Accelerate Business With Bicle: The E-Mobility Networking Platform ACCELERATE BUSINESS WITH BICLE: THE E-MOBILITY NETWORKING PLATFORM

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May 16, 2019

Starting as an e-bike business portal one year ago, Bicle® is a digital platform that allows industry professionals in the e-mobility industry to have a social network and build business connections. The website covers all aspects of e-mobility from electric automotive vehicles, light electric v...

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Arm Showcases Latest IoT Test Chip Musca-S1 for Secure IoT device Designing ARM SHOWCASES LATEST IOT TEST CHIP MUSCA-S1 FOR SECURE IOT DEVICE DESIGNING

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May 15, 2019

At the Samsung Foundry Forum, Arm, in a joint effort with Samsung Foundry, Cadence, and Sondrel, showed the first 28nm fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) embedded MagnetoResistive Random Access Memory (eMRAM) IoT test chip and advancement board. The Musca-S1 is intended to offer decision t...

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How Will 5G Wireless Impact Healthcare? HOW WILL 5G WIRELESS IMPACT HEALTHCARE?

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May 14, 2019

The 5G wireless network has been a topic of discussion in 2019, providing unprecedented speed and capacity compared to previous generations of cellular networks. Its implications for general phone usage are obvious, with users downloading and streaming content faster, however this high-speed network...

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Not All SD-WANs Are Created Equal NOT ALL SD-WANS ARE CREATED EQUAL

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May 14, 2019

As SD-WAN surges toward maturity and more companies join the market, separating the hype and buzzwords from the actual technology is getting more difficult. John Proctor, president and CEO of Martello Technologies, told SDxCentral in an interview that “the SD-WAN market is still fairly new, bu...

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Shining a Light on 5G Industry Progress SHINING A LIGHT ON 5G INDUSTRY PROGRESS

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May 13, 2019

For almost a decade, Samsung and our partners across industry and government have worked tirelessly to develop and nurture the technologies that will thrust the world into a whole new level of intelligence and connectivity. Often referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, this fundamental shif...

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Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson Top 100Gbps in Trial Microwave Link over Millimeter-wave Spectrum DEUTSCHE TELEKOM, ERICSSON TOP 100GBPS IN TRIAL MICROWAVE LINK OVER MILLIMETER-WAVE SPECTRUM

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May 13, 2019

Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom recently achieved a landmark data transmission rate by consistently topping 100 Gbps in a trial microwave link over 1.5km. Conducted at the Deutsche Telekom Service Center in Athens, the joint innovation project represents a major technical breakthrough, achieving more ...

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With Great Wi-Fi Comes Great Vendor Headaches, Unfortunately WITH GREAT WI-FI COMES GREAT VENDOR HEADACHES, UNFORTUNATELY

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May 13, 2019

These are weird times in Enterprise wireless. We have a Wi-Fi culture that continues to push wired Ethernet further to the margins for client access, and where access points were once THE THING that vendors competed on, they are now just part of big honkin’ super systems and grand stories to t...

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THE FIRST MID-RANGE 5G SMARTPHONES FROM HUAWEI WILL ARRIVE IN 2020 THE FIRST MID-RANGE 5G SMARTPHONES FROM HUAWEI WILL ARRIVE IN 2020

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May 11, 2019

The first worldwide 5G network has made its debut in South Korea last month, followed a few weeks later by the first European network, the one launched in Switzerland. Even the first 5G smartphones have made their debut on the European market but so far these are expensive models while to see a mid-...

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Five ways to make Office 365 the catalyst for network transformation FIVE WAYS TO MAKE OFFICE 365 THE CATALYST FOR NETWORK TRANSFORMATION

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May 10, 2019

Office 365 doesn’t work well in a traditional hub-and-spoke corporate network. There. I said it. If enterprises don’t transform legacy networks to accommodate Office 365, their end users will force them to. Gartner predicts cloud software revenues to grow more than 17% in 2019. Driving t...

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A glossary for the terms and types of WAN technologies A GLOSSARY FOR THE TERMS AND TYPES OF WAN TECHNOLOGIES

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May 09, 2019

In the beginning, there were LANs. Well, it wasn't the very beginning, but the creation of LANs eventually led to other networking advancements, such as wide area networks and different types of WAN technologies. LANs, or local area networks, connect computers and devices in the same geographic ...

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SD-WAN Traffic Steering Moves Enterprise Apps Across Clouds SD-WAN TRAFFIC STEERING MOVES ENTERPRISE APPS ACROSS CLOUDS

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May 09, 2019

Traffic steering classifies traffic and matches application requirements with network characteristics, conditions and behaviors. It’s similar to a car’s GPS or Waze effect that directs drivers to the best route for their destination, based on conditions like congestion, accidents and pri...

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Machine learning meets 5G wireless MACHINE LEARNING MEETS 5G WIRELESS

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May 08, 2019

Channel sounding of 5G signals started years ago with the intent of gaining knowledge on how 5G signals will react in a real-world environment. From those experiments, engineers have developed channel models. 5G New Radio is, however, much more complex than LTE given beam steering and mmWave signals...

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How 5G is used for creating and consuming live traffic maps HOW 5G IS USED FOR CREATING AND CONSUMING LIVE TRAFFIC MAPS

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May 08, 2019

The latest Mobile World Conference (MWC) event was all about the transition from 4G to 5G technology. At the same event, location intelligence startup Mapbox demonstrated how 5G networks are used for creating and consuming live maps on smart devices, leading to safer and more efficient traffic manag...

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SD-WAN Considerations For Sourcing Professionals SD-WAN CONSIDERATIONS FOR SOURCING PROFESSIONALS

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May 07, 2019

Over the last several years, SD-WAN has become one of the hottest topics across the IT and Telecom space. I want to use this blog to provide some context for sourcing professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the technology and make more strategic supplier selections. To start, let&rsq...

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How SD-WAN Overcomes Last Mile Constraints HOW SD-WAN OVERCOMES LAST MILE CONSTRAINTS

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May 07, 2019

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May 7, 2019
As more businesses require 24/7 uptime of their networks, they can’t afford to “put all their eggs in one basket.” Even MPLS with ...

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Why 5G requires new antenna designs to deliver faster speeds WHY 5G REQUIRES NEW ANTENNA DESIGNS TO DELIVER FASTER SPEEDS

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May 06, 2019

Mobile network operators worldwide are beginning their initial rollouts of 5G network services, surfacing difficulties in how to deploy 5G mobile networks. In order to deliver faster speeds to subscribers, 5G standards require more complex antenna designs and deployment strategies, according to ABI ...

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7 Reasons Why 5G Should Not Excite You Just Yet 7 REASONS WHY 5G SHOULD NOT EXCITE YOU JUST YET

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May 05, 2019

5G is coming. Well, technically it has started rolling out in developed countries, kind of, may be, slowly! This 5th Generation cellular network is theoretically 10 times faster that 4G -LTE. That means instead of waiting 5 minutes to download a movie on Netflix on 4G, it will take just 30 seconds o...

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Will Wi-Fi 6, 5G, and CBRS Continue to Co-Exist? WILL WI-FI 6, 5G, AND CBRS CONTINUE TO CO-EXIST?

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May 03, 2019

This is the final blog in a 4-part series on three prominent wireless technologies, the previous blogs included: Is Wi-Fi 6 the Dominant Choice for the Future of Wireless Technology? Can 5G Actually Replace Wi-Fi? What is CBRS Technology? Should I Care About It? In this post, I want to wrap up with ...

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5G moves multifamily wireless from amenity to utility 5G MOVES MULTIFAMILY WIRELESS FROM AMENITY TO UTILITY

blog article

May 02, 2019

Revolutionary. Transformative. Game changer. These are just a few descriptors attached to 5G, the next generation of wireless that will succeed 4G. The new standard is set to vastly improve connectivity between people and things. It dominates press headlines and takes center stage at nearly every te...

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Using SD-WAN to Secure the Digital-First Workplace USING SD-WAN TO SECURE THE DIGITAL-FIRST WORKPLACE

blog article

Apr 30, 2019

The digital workplace has been in everyone's mind since the arrival of the cloud in everyday business. This is not a single technological solution, but an overall approach that brings together different technologies to enable centralized and simplified IT management, to provide users with a pers...

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Cisco Ushers in a New Wireless Era with Wi-Fi 6 CISCO USHERS IN A NEW WIRELESS ERA WITH WI-FI 6

blog article

Apr 29, 2019

Cisco is announcing solutions that can help customers embrace a new age of wireless connectivity.  Wi-Fi 6 (also known as 802.11ax) is the new standard for Wi-Fi networks.  Built on the same fundamental wireless innovations as 5G, these new standards could reshape how businesses and consum...

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Three Secrets to SD-WAN Success THREE SECRETS TO SD-WAN SUCCESS

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Apr 29, 2019

It’s no secret that business applications are moving out of the data center and into the cloud. In fact, more than 40 percent of business applications now reside in the public clouds according to RightScale. This migration has forced organizations to re-evaluate their network architectures and...

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StarHub Unveils SD-WAN Solution Through Partnership with ngena STARHUB UNVEILS SD-WAN SOLUTION THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH NGENA

blog article

Apr 28, 2019

StarHub unveiled an innovative Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution through its partnership with the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance (ngena), which currently has 24 international partners. As a partner of ngena, StarHub is connected to a single global network through a co...

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To Be Cloud-Native or Cloud-Tourist Involves Pervasive Design Decisions TO BE CLOUD-NATIVE OR CLOUD-TOURIST INVOLVES PERVASIVE DESIGN DECISIONS

blog article

Apr 28, 2019

The term “cloud-native” is often invoked for applications that run in the cloud. In fact, only a few of these applications are actually “cloud-native”. And those that are typically involve stateless workflow indicative of most web-scale projects. Is this distinction important...

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5G Set to Change Mobile World As We Know It 5G SET TO CHANGE MOBILE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT

blog article

Apr 27, 2019

From smartphones and smart TVs to autonomous cars able to communicate with other vehicles on the road, it’s all part of the emergence of a vast network of devices and technologies called the Internet of Things (IoT). Just as the internet connected personal computers, the IoT is connecting all ...

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Want to Empower Your IT Team? Give Them Better Network Security That’s Easy to Use WANT TO EMPOWER YOUR IT TEAM? GIVE THEM BETTER NETWORK SECURITY THAT’S EASY TO USE

blog article

Apr 26, 2019

With our recent acquisition of Duo, Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewalls work with Duo to give you the enhanced security your business requires today. Just as importantly, it addresses a concern we’re hearing more frequently from our customers: How to help an overwhelmed IT team. Better n...

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Networking over coax: evolutions in both LAN and WAN NETWORKING OVER COAX: EVOLUTIONS IN BOTH LAN AND WAN

blog article

Apr 26, 2019

As regular readers may recall, Comcast is my broadband Internet (WAN) service provider. And regular readers may also recall that MoCA is one of the LAN technologies in current use in my home (containing my office), along with 802.11ac mesh wireless and GbE Cat5e and Cat6 wired (powerline isn't c...

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Wyebot is Capable For WLAN Performance Monitoring and Testing WYEBOT IS CAPABLE FOR WLAN PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND TESTING

blog article

Apr 26, 2019

For the past few months I’ve been evaluating Wyebot, a cloud-managed wireless network performance tool that jumps to life quickly and has some nice features. I’ve laid hands on a number of competing products- those solutions that promise to solve wireless problems and to alert you when t...

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Aruba Networks Continues Innovation In Wireless Area ARUBA NETWORKS CONTINUES INNOVATION IN WIRELESS AREA

blog article

Apr 26, 2019

to setup a manufacturing unit here. “Aruba’s entire R&D facility functions between Chennai and Bangalore, and we should be able to inaugurate our manufacturing plant in India sometime in June to September,” said Santanu Ghose, Director, Aruba, HPE, on the sidelines of the Netwo...

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The Consequences of a Broadband Deployment Report With Flawed Data THE CONSEQUENCES OF A BROADBAND DEPLOYMENT REPORT WITH FLAWED DATA

blog article

Apr 25, 2019

The Federal Communications Commission is required by law (under Section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996) to initiate a notice of inquiry and report annually on whether advanced telecommunications capability is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion. This annual ...

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Multi-Cloud Is Real, But So Are Its Blindspots MULTI-CLOUD IS REAL, BUT SO ARE ITS BLINDSPOTS

blog article

Apr 25, 2019

Multi-cloud is marching its way beyond “buzz word” to a real deployment scenario. Some key drivers behind this new normal include: Preference: Different internal teams can have different preferences when picking clouds due to each team’s competency and specialization No lock-in: To...

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Demystifying SD WAN cost savings DEMYSTIFYING SD WAN COST SAVINGS

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Apr 25, 2019

Enterprises relying on MPLS can significantly reduce networking cost by implementing software defined wide are networks. In addition to cost saving, SD-WAN enables automation, intelligence and centralized management which makes enterprise networks cloud ready. Weighing all these factors into conside...

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Benefits of 5G BENEFITS OF 5G

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Apr 25, 2019

With all the focus on creating a nationwide fifth generation (5G) network, questions often arise about why it is important for the U.S. to lead in 5G development, the benefits of moving to 5G, and why is there a continual push for more spectrum to be made available for 5G. The first benefit of devel...

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New options to enable remote access in the network NEW OPTIONS TO ENABLE REMOTE ACCESS IN THE NETWORK

blog article

Apr 25, 2019

We're witnessing a transition toward software-based networking across almost every aspect of IT. Without repeating any holy grail marketing statements about software-defined WAN, we do have to discuss the future of VPN services and how software is driving change both now and in the future.

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Palo Alto Networks at ONUG Spring 2019 and Understanding the Security Landscape for SD-WAN PALO ALTO NETWORKS AT ONUG SPRING 2019 AND UNDERSTANDING THE SECURITY LANDSCAPE FOR SD-WAN

blog article

Apr 24, 2019

With many organizations adopting a direct-to-internet networking strategy for their branch locations, there is considerable interest in how to architect the security. This is especially true if the organization is also adopting SD-WAN as part of their branch networking strategy. That’s because...

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The Benefits of SD-WAN for Banks and Credit Unions THE BENEFITS OF SD-WAN FOR BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS

blog article

Apr 24, 2019

In the age of digital transformation, it can be difficult for financial institutions to offer their business operations and customers the most value. Here’s an easy place to start: software-defined wide area networking. SD-WAN taps software to route a network connection through the fastest pat...

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Cisco SD-WAN Partnership Propels Nitel CISCO SD-WAN PARTNERSHIP PROPELS NITEL

blog article

Apr 24, 2019

Nitel has expanded its partnership with Cisco in hopes of giving partners unparalleled software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) flexibility. The company has integrated Cisco Secure SD-WAN (powered by Viptela) into the Nitel Connect SD-WAN platform. Nitel already partners with Versa Networks fo...

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Key Findings on the State of Operational Technology and Cybersecurity KEY FINDINGS ON THE STATE OF OPERATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND CYBERSECURITY

blog article

Apr 24, 2019

Operational technology (OT) refers to the hardware and software used to run industrial control systems (ICS), such as SCADA, that serve as the foundation of various areas of critical infrastructure. This includes industries that are essential to public safety and well-being, including power plants, ...

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Here’s how to fix Windows was unable to find a certificate error HERE’S HOW TO FIX WINDOWS WAS UNABLE TO FIND A CERTIFICATE ERROR

blog article

Apr 24, 2019

If you have set up a new wireless router or Internet connection, the possibility is that you may end up with the Windows was unable to find a certificate to log onto to the network error while trying to connect to the network. Disable FIPS for your network. If you’re getting Windows was unable...

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Four Steps to Managing Complexity and Simplifying your SD-WAN Migration FOUR STEPS TO MANAGING COMPLEXITY AND SIMPLIFYING YOUR SD-WAN MIGRATION

blog article

Apr 23, 2019

One of the main concerns when adding any new technology to your infrastructure is creating a more complex architecture. While an SD-WAN can help simplify your overall network architecture and management, it is important to assess your network to eliminate as much complexity as possible while plannin...

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5 Criteria for Evaluating Managed SD-WAN Solutions 5 CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING MANAGED SD-WAN SOLUTIONS

blog article

Apr 23, 2019

SD-WAN has made networking sexy again—and for good reason. Many CIOs view SD-WAN technologies as key to their cloud-first strategies. After all, it's known for optimizing WAN performance and connecting branch offices quickly and securely all while reducing costs. But, the market is flooded...

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Managing 5G migration MANAGING 5G MIGRATION

blog article

Apr 23, 2019

How do you streamline the upgrade to integrated networks to allow for quick 5G deployment? A new approach from Huawei may have some of the answers. Operators need to act quickly and efficiently to meet current demand, while ensuring networks are flexible and adaptive to rise to the challenges 5G wil...

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Wi-Fi 6 Devices are Coming. Is Your University Campus Ready? WI-FI 6 DEVICES ARE COMING. IS YOUR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS READY?

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

In the transportation world, communities everywhere are upgrading road systems to prepare for the driverless revolution, reduce congestion, speed up overall traffic flow and increase capacity – much of it driven by population increases and the anticipated arrival of connected vehicles. Urban p...

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How SD-WANs Can Help Secure Endpoints HOW SD-WANS CAN HELP SECURE ENDPOINTS

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

With Silicon Valley constantly in search of the new, new thing, everyone from vendor bloggers to conference organizers to research firm analysts have touted the next big thing as SD-WAN (software-defined wide area networking). For example, researchers at IDC project that the market for SD-WAN will g...

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Is Software-Defined Networking Right for Your Small Business? IS SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING RIGHT FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS?

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

Still an emerging technology, SD-WAN sees large adoption rates: About two-thirds of IT professionals recently reported they already have some of their WAN software-defined, while half have active SD-WAN projects. The enthusiasm for the tech comes down to its ability to help businesses find the faste...

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School WLAN design: Top-of-Line Wi-Fi 6 and an AP in Every Classroom SCHOOL WLAN DESIGN: TOP-OF-LINE WI-FI 6 AND AN AP IN EVERY CLASSROOM

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

As we are fond of saying around here at Ruckus HQ (and in the field, and on the phone, and in webinars, over drinks, etc.) all answers in Wi-Fi begin with, “it depends”. As a rule of thumb, and this has been consistent for many years, a school typically needs 1 Ruckus AP for every other ...

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Obstacles and Opportunities in Cybersecurity Regulation and Legislation OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN CYBERSECURITY REGULATION AND LEGISLATION

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

As our world becomes increasingly dependent on the internet, more safeguards must be put in place in order to keep our information and services we rely on secure. In the last few years, we have seen an increase in regulations and legislation passed to uphold these safeguards, but it is unclear how m...

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What do SD-WAN, Logistics, and Speed Have in Common? WHAT DO SD-WAN, LOGISTICS, AND SPEED HAVE IN COMMON?

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

We’ve shared stories before about the speed of deployment that we can do with our automation as well as our large network-focused project, engineering, and support team. But, why does speed matter? Most IT projects are just that, they’re projects. They’re often long-term rollouts t...

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Enhanced Routing Protocol for Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks ENHANCED ROUTING PROTOCOL FOR EFFICIENT WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS

blog article

Apr 22, 2019

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) rely on low-power and lossy networks (LLNs) for a wide range of applications. Nodes in LLNs have limited resources and often operate in harsh communication environments. However, this also leads to loss in tr...

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11 Powerful hi-tech routers for seamless connectivity 11 POWERFUL HI-TECH ROUTERS FOR SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY

blog article

Apr 20, 2019

When you rely on your Wi-Fi to get things done or for gaming, it’s essential that you get a strong connection. These powerful hi-tech routers will ensure that you enjoy seamless connectivity around your home. Is it worth upgrading my router? Quite possibly. A more powerful router may help you ...

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Retirement of the Copper Wireline Leaves Some Vulnerable RETIREMENT OF THE COPPER WIRELINE LEAVES SOME VULNERABLE

blog article

Apr 20, 2019

It’s no wonder that with the availability of new communications technology, telco providers are retiring copper wirelines. This new technology is rendering the 100-year-old copper landline technology - once so integral to our communications infrastructure - obsolete, and thus leading many telc...

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Cisco and Google Cloud: Flexible Cloud for Government CISCO AND GOOGLE CLOUD: FLEXIBLE CLOUD FOR GOVERNMENT

blog article

Apr 19, 2019

The Federal Government has been advocating a move to the cloud for almost a decade now. And yet, a great amount of applications are still sitting in agency data centers. This is due to several reasons: complexity of re-writing the application for the cloud, belief that the cloud is not as secure as ...

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Securing the New Network Edge SECURING THE NEW NETWORK EDGE

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

This is a summary of a byline article written by Fortinet’s John Maddison, entitled “Addressing the Challenges of Moving Security to the Edge,” that first appeared in Security Week on April 04, 2019.
For the most part, the traditional network perimeter is gone. In its place ...

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HOW ARYAKA’S MANAGED SD-WAN HELPED ELEMENT SOLUTIONS SUCCEED WITH A COMPLEX AND RISKY BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE HOW ARYAKA’S MANAGED SD-WAN HELPED ELEMENT SOLUTIONS SUCCEED WITH A COMPLEX AND RISKY BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

As they say, business happens. Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, expansion, and CHANGE! All necessary, but at times quite disrupting. While the role of technology as a disruption enabler has been widely noticed, with old business models being radically disrupted by new ones with a “technolo...

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SDWAN 2.0: The Right Stuff for a Multi-Cloud World SDWAN 2.0: THE RIGHT STUFF FOR A MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

When I started my career in networking  (longer ago than I care to admit), the industry was struggling with incompatible systems at the protocol and interface level. As a budding young engineer concerned with ordering a chaotic technosphere, the OSI model seemed like just the remedy. That was a...

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Why New 5G Services Will Be Free WHY NEW 5G SERVICES WILL BE FREE

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

Where there are opportunities there are problems. You might think I’ve got that the wrong way around but not when it comes to 5G and mobile phone billing. Billing is hard, really hard. Some people contend that mobile phone networks make it deliberately confusing so that you don’t end up ...

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5G: Three Areas to Watch 5G: THREE AREAS TO WATCH

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

Sometimes I wish the 3GPP standards organization would just quit numbering random milestones in the progress of cellular technology -- though they are good for the consulting business. In reality, there are important things going on all the time in wireless, but when 3GPP identifies a new “gen...

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How SD-WAN Provided an Alternative to MPLS – A Case Study HOW SD-WAN PROVIDED AN ALTERNATIVE TO MPLS – A CASE STUDY

blog article

Apr 18, 2019

What’s transitioning like to SD-WAN? Ask Nick Dell. The IT manager at a leading automotive components manufacturer recently shared his experience transitioning his company from MPLS to Cato SD-WAN. During the webinar, we spoke about the reasons behind the decision, the differences between carr...

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Ericsson and Swisscom in European commercial 5G ERICSSON AND SWISSCOM IN EUROPEAN COMMERCIAL 5G

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

Ericsson and Swisscom, the telecommunications service provider in Switzerland, have switched on the large-scale commercial 5G network in Europe to support commercially available smartphones. The long-term strategic partners went live with the network in the first minute of April 17, following Swissc...

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Cisco and Redline Team at ENTELEC 2019 CISCO AND REDLINE TEAM AT ENTELEC 2019

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

The 91st Annual ENTELEC Conference & Expo runs April 23rd – 25th at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.  As one of the premier events for communications and control technologies in the energy industry, it brings together leading communications, IT/OT and networking p...

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AI in Cisco IT Operations: Finding Golden Needles in Ever Larger Haystacks AI IN CISCO IT OPERATIONS: FINDING GOLDEN NEEDLES IN EVER LARGER HAYSTACKS

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

Customers often ask us whether artificial intelligence (AI) will be the kind of game changer that analysts are predicting. From what I’m seeing, the answer is an unconditional yes. The trick is figuring out the right use cases. While any computer can calculate pi to a million places faster tha...

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Driving the digital transformation of AgTech, an interview with Prospera CEO Daniel Koppel DRIVING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF AGTECH, AN INTERVIEW WITH PROSPERA CEO DANIEL KOPPEL

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

Cisco invested in IoT very early on, mainly to gain market visibility and build the ecosystem. As part of that IoT strategy, we’ve focused on verticals that create strategic value to Cisco, mostly around the IoT business unit. And as such, digital agriculture has always been an emerging catego...

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Change is the only constant – vPC with Fabric Peering for VXLAN EVPN CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT – VPC WITH FABRIC PEERING FOR VXLAN EVPN

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

Dual-homing for endpoints is a common requirement, and many Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MC-LAG) solutions were built to address this need. Within the Cisco Nexus portfolio, the virtual Port-Channel (vPC) architecture addressed this need from the very early days of NX-OS. With VXLAN, vPC was enha...

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Navigating Your Security Options with SD-WAN NAVIGATING YOUR SECURITY OPTIONS WITH SD-WAN

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

For virtualized security, as more companies adopt SD-WAN technology to enhance the agility of their networking architecture, they must give strong consideration to how and where to apply security across the network. For example, retailers with a lot of store locations can benefit from virtualized SD...

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Custom Network Development? No Problem. CUSTOM NETWORK DEVELOPMENT? NO PROBLEM.

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

We love to talk about the cool projects we’ve gotten to do at QOS. From working with some of the largest SD-WAN deployments today to some of the smallest as well. From customers just down he street to those with sites across the globe in dozens of countries. From all of these experiences we&rs...

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Moving to the Cloud? SD-WAN Matters! MOVING TO THE CLOUD? SD-WAN MATTERS!

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

This is the second installment of the blog series exploring how enterprises can realize the full transformation promise of the cloud by shifting to a business first networking model powered by a business-driven SD-WAN. The first installment explored automating secure IPsec connectivity and intellige...

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HCI Powered vSAN – Why Should Customers Care HCI POWERED VSAN – WHY SHOULD CUSTOMERS CARE

blog article

Apr 17, 2019

VMware vSAN powers hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions with vSphere-native, flash-optimized storage for private and public cloud deployments. A core building block for the Software-Defined Data Center, more than 17,000 organizations have deployed vSAN - from edge to core to cloud – o...

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Westcon-Comstor Builds a more Visible WAN WESTCON-COMSTOR BUILDS A MORE VISIBLE WAN

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

For Michael Soler, a senior infrastructure manager at Westcon-Comstor, a major IT distributor, moving to a software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) was as much about taking control of the network as it was about saving money. The move accomplished both, according to Soler. “It’s been ...

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Nyansa Reveals Voyance IoT, An AI-based Solution to Integrate IoT Security and Device Performance NYANSA REVEALS VOYANCE IOT, AN AI-BASED SOLUTION TO INTEGRATE IOT SECURITY AND DEVICE PERFORMANCE

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

NetReveal platform enhancements empowering financial institutions to combat financial crime and fraud. Nyansa, an innovator of AIOps solutions, recently revealed Voyance IoT, the industry’s first inclusive AI-based solution to integrate IoT security and device performance analytics in a solita...

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What SDN is and where it’s going WHAT SDN IS AND WHERE IT’S GOING

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

Hardware reigned supreme in the networking world until the emergence of software-defined networking (SDN), a category of technologies that separate the network control plane from the forwarding plane to enable more automated provisioning and policy-based management of network resources. SDN's or...

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4 Real World Challenges in Enterprise Networking & How SD-WAN Can Solve Them 4 REAL WORLD CHALLENGES IN ENTERPRISE NETWORKING & HOW SD-WAN CAN SOLVE THEM

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

Even though an enterprise network is considered the lifeline of an organization, there are certain challenges that have limited the efficiency of the enterprise networks. Malware threats, limited data replication performance, network availability, sluggish network connectivity  — all are ...

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What Will 5G Really Mean For You? WHAT WILL 5G REALLY MEAN FOR YOU?

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

Over the past few months, we have seen a storm of hype about 5G, the next evolution in mobile network technology. Handset manufacturers are starting to come to market with 5G-ready smartphones, while many mobile network operators worldwide looking to deploy 5G networks in 2019 and 2020.  KT in ...

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Improve enterprise IT procurement with Private Catalog, now in beta IMPROVE ENTERPRISE IT PROCUREMENT WITH PRIVATE CATALOG, NOW IN BETA

blog article

Apr 16, 2019

With the sheer number of applications in today’s enterprises, it can be hard for procurement departments and cloud administrators to maintain compliant and efficient procurement processes for their cloud development teams. Last week at Next we introduced you to Private Catalog, a new service f...

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The Internet of Things Ushers in a New Wave of Cybersecurity Needs THE INTERNET OF THINGS USHERS IN A NEW WAVE OF CYBERSECURITY NEEDS

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

The internet has changed rapidly since its inception in 1983. The way we communicate, consume news and media, shop, and collect data are just a few examples of the way the internet has changed the world. A term you may have heard crop up in recent years is IoT, or The Internet of Things. IoT is abou...

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Building Flexible Workplaces with Cloud Technology BUILDING FLEXIBLE WORKPLACES WITH CLOUD TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

As employees demand more flexibility, companies are looking to the cloud for answers. Digital disruption is dramatically changing the way companies operate, paving the way for new ways of working. Mobile computing, cloud networks, social media and data analytics, among others, are ushering a new way...

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IoT business challenges and best practices IOT BUSINESS CHALLENGES AND BEST PRACTICES

blog article

Apr 15, 2019

It seems that ambiguity surrounds many technology buzzwords and phrases. For instance, the phrase Internet of Things, what does it mean, and what impact can this have on our lives and business? If you were to ask a dozen people to define what the Internet of Things really means, you would likely get...

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Fujitsu: Solution For 5G Transport Networks FUJITSU: SOLUTION FOR 5G TRANSPORT NETWORKS

blog article

Apr 14, 2019

Fujitsu unveiled an expanded Smart xHaul transport solution to accelerate seamless and efficient evolution to 5G networks. The complete solution is offered in collaboration with HFR Networks and Volta Networks. It enables 5G transport networks to leverage legacy 4G Centralized Radio Access Network (...

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Q&A: How to control access to IoT data Q&A: HOW TO CONTROL ACCESS TO IOT DATA

blog article

Apr 14, 2019

IoT is responsible for driving the biggest quantity of data into data lakes for businesses to analyze and leverage for analytics. With so much data at stake, companies must control who can and cannot access that data. This is the concern of Gerry Gebel, vice president of business development at Axio...

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The Path to 5G Is Clear: And We Just Turbocharged Network Innovation THE PATH TO 5G IS CLEAR: AND WE JUST TURBOCHARGED NETWORK INNOVATION

blog article

Apr 12, 2019

Our deal is complete. And, ARRIS is now officially part of CommScope. Here, Bruce McClelland, newly appointed COO of our combined company, shares his vision of the future of networking – and why CommScope is uniquely positioned to shape it. Read the blog.

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Turning Game of Thrones into Game of Drones with 5G TURNING GAME OF THRONES INTO GAME OF DRONES WITH 5G

blog article

Apr 12, 2019

When we talk about tech, we're almost always looking ahead into the future. But what happens when we look back into the past? The other day I was a bit taken aback by one of those 'This time, 10 years ago' reminders from Facebook...you know, the ones where they show you what you posted 1...

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Why Wi-Fi 6 is a breakthrough technology for the IoT WHY WI-FI 6 IS A BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGY FOR THE IOT

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

Tom Soderstrom, the IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), recently wrote an article titled “The Next Computing Wave: Ultra Powerful, Ultra-Accelerated, Ultra Connected.” The article, published on MeriTalk, touches on a number of topic...

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Impact of 5G on Location technology IMPACT OF 5G ON LOCATION TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

We bring you a few interesting facts about the impact of 5G on Location technology. Why did we decide to inform you about this topic? Well, location tech is the most interesting area of advancement in 5G. In the modern world, it means that 5G is stepping up, bringing entirely new techniques that imp...

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Developing with SD-WAN, a Cisco Champion Radio Podcast (S6|Ep.10) DEVELOPING WITH SD-WAN, A CISCO CHAMPION RADIO PODCAST (S6|EP.10)

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

In this episode of Cisco Champion Radio, we chat with Adrian Iliesiu about developing with SD-WAN and how you can streamline your workflow with vManage. Interviewing Adrian are Cisco Champion hosts, Daren Fulwell and David Peñaloza.

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Consistent Security in the Cloud Requires Consistency CONSISTENT SECURITY IN THE CLOUD REQUIRES CONSISTENCY

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

For the past four years running, we've asked global respondents about the challenges faced on their journey to a modern, multi-cloud operating model. For the past three years, we've consistently been told the top challenge is "consistent security across all applications". Now certa...

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Developing with SD-WAN, a Cisco Champion Radio Podcast DEVELOPING WITH SD-WAN, A CISCO CHAMPION RADIO PODCAST

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

In this episode of Cisco Champion Radio, we chat with Adrian Iliesiu about developing with SD-WAN and how you can streamline your workflow with vManage. Interviewing Adrian are Cisco Champion hosts, Daren Fulwell and David Peñaloza

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Episode 1: Why SD-WAN matters for physical retail EPISODE 1: WHY SD-WAN MATTERS FOR PHYSICAL RETAIL

blog article

Apr 11, 2019

Simplifying the IT architecture is super important for retailers — for scalability and technology efficiency to name a few reasons. The challenge that presents itself is the core foundation and the network that all the digital touchpoints rely on. Many times, it’s just not there. The goo...

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Keeping the Momentum Going for Cisco Webex and Google Cloud Customers KEEPING THE MOMENTUM GOING FOR CISCO WEBEX AND GOOGLE CLOUD CUSTOMERS

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

In the world of open, public APIs, the SaaS world is undoubtedly moving toward integrated solutions. Developers are creating apps for popular platforms, and sites like Salesforce App Exchange and G Suite Marketplace are filled with hundreds, if not thousands of apps to boost productivity.

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Network Automation: Choosing the Right Tool for the Job NETWORK AUTOMATION: CHOOSING THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOB

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

My father is a real craftsman.  He always used to tell me whilst I was growing up (and still does to this day :-), “you cannot do all the jobs with the same tool. You would not use a hammer to cut wood, right?” He’s right of course, and the same folk wisdom is true for network...

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How 5G will make telcos major players in gaming HOW 5G WILL MAKE TELCOS MAJOR PLAYERS IN GAMING

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

At Digital Transformation World this May, Santi Magazù, Vice President, PlayGiga will share his insights and experience of launching cloud gaming propositions through 5G. In the lead up to the big event, read his article below. Gaming is an enormous market with high customer engagement. A rec...

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Introducing Anthos: An entirely new platform by Google Cloud for managing applications in multi-cloud world INTRODUCING ANTHOS: AN ENTIRELY NEW PLATFORM BY GOOGLE CLOUD FOR MANAGING APPLICATIONS IN MULTI-CLOUD WORLD

blog article

Apr 10, 2019

Let’s face it, even in the best of cases, enterprise IT can be rigid, complex and expensive. When we talk to customers with extensive on-prem investments, they tell us they want to take advantage of the cloud’s scalability, innovative services and geographic scope, but they’re worr...

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Google Cloud Introduces Cloud Run, A New Serverless Computing Stack GOOGLE CLOUD INTRODUCES CLOUD RUN, A NEW SERVERLESS COMPUTING STACK

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Apr 10, 2019

Google Cloud Next ’19: When it’s about to increase developer velocity, or to lower the operational overhead of managing infrastructure, with the use of serverless compute developers can focus on writing code that delivers business value. Oren Teich, Product Management Director, said, &ld...

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A Quick Guide to SD-WAN Security: Internet Risks, Bundled Features, and Buyer Tips A QUICK GUIDE TO SD-WAN SECURITY: INTERNET RISKS, BUNDLED FEATURES, AND BUYER TIPS

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Apr 09, 2019

oday nearly every IT decision maker wants to invest in innovation that will facilitate network performance and agility without compromising security. For many, the answer is SD-WAN. The intersection between security and SD-WAN is critical in keeping data not only accessible but safe. Here’s a ...

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What does HTTPS protect? WHAT DOES HTTPS PROTECT?

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Apr 09, 2019

Unlike the fine folks at The SSL Store, the majority of the world doesn’t spend its time thinking about encryption. In fact, it’s a concept most people have a rudimentary knowledge of, at best. So things like prime factorization and perfect forward secrecy don’t really move the nee...

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New SD-WAN ASIC Changes the Playing Field NEW SD-WAN ASIC CHANGES THE PLAYING FIELD

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Apr 09, 2019

All digital transformation can be boiled down to two fundamental requirements. The first is application performance. Today’s distributed organizations require instant and universal access to SaaS applications such as O365 and SalesForce, as well as rich media services such as VoIP and video co...

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International IoT Day: The role of IoT in shaping the IT landscape in India INTERNATIONAL IOT DAY: THE ROLE OF IOT IN SHAPING THE IT LANDSCAPE IN INDIA

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Apr 09, 2019

At a remote corner of Satara district in Maharashtra, thousands of cows are wearing sensors that track everything from pregnancy, diseases, state of vaccination and other health-related parameters. This dairy farm in Bhilawadi has proven that the Internet of Things (IoT) can deliver value to Indian ...

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Juniper Networks Reveals Cloud-Delivered Verison of Its SD-WAN Solution JUNIPER NETWORKS REVEALS CLOUD-DELIVERED VERISON OF ITS SD-WAN SOLUTION

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Apr 09, 2019

Juniper Networks announced a cloud-delivered version of its SD-WAN solution. Juniper’s Contrail Service Orchestration now gives enterprises a simple way to manage and secure not only the WAN infrastructure but also branch LAN and Wi-Fi networks typically deployed alongside it.

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Google Cloud announces new regions in Seoul and Salt Lake City GOOGLE CLOUD ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONS IN SEOUL AND SALT LAKE CITY

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Apr 09, 2019

In three years, Google Cloud has opened 15 new regions and 45 zones across 13 countries. We continue to expand our global footprint to support our growing customers around the world. Today we’re announcing two new additions to our global infrastructure: new Google Cloud regions in Seoul, South...

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What is the average price for an SD-WAN service? Here’s some data that will help WHAT IS THE AVERAGE PRICE FOR AN SD-WAN SERVICE? HERE’S SOME DATA THAT WILL HELP

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Apr 09, 2019

How much should you expect to spend on for an SD-WAN service? It’s a question that I’m often asked and one that depends highly on your network configuration. Pricing involves capacity at locations, whether it’s fully managed or not, and the services being included.

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3 signs you’re going overboard with cloud features 3 SIGNS YOU’RE GOING OVERBOARD WITH CLOUD FEATURES

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Apr 09, 2019

I’ve been working with new trendy tech for years, and one of the things that’s been driving me crazy is not the speed at which things move but the fact that my clients want to keep up at any cost.There are several new features (aka cloud services) that are announced or released from publ...

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How to Improve Network Packet Broker Functionality with DPI-Based Traffic Classification HOW TO IMPROVE NETWORK PACKET BROKER FUNCTIONALITY WITH DPI-BASED TRAFFIC CLASSIFICATION

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Apr 09, 2019

The latest generation of Network Packet Brokers (NPBs) are playing a key role in simplifying network management and the move to virtual infrastructures. They have strengthened their capabilities and strategic value by adding intelligence that ensures a network tool only receives the data it needs to...

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Enea, Fortinet Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Secure SD-WAN on uCPE ENEA, FORTINET PARTNER TO ACCELERATE ADOPTION OF SECURE SD-WAN ON UCPE

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Apr 09, 2019

Enea announced a partnership with Fortinet, a global supplier of cybersecurity solutions, around secure SD-WAN for white box universal customer premise equipment (uCPE). The partnership aims to provide a flexible and cost-effective solution integrating Enea NFV Access and FortiGate Next Generation F...

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Upgrade Now Or Wait? The Business Case For Wi-Fi 6 UPGRADE NOW OR WAIT? THE BUSINESS CASE FOR WI-FI 6

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Apr 08, 2019

Wi-Fi 6, also known as IEEE 802.11ax and “High Efficiency” wireless, is focused on improving throughput for wireless networks with a high client density. For organizations that care about wireless user experience, Wi-Fi 6 should be keenly interesting.

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SD-WAN Orchestration Gives Business a Great Performance SD-WAN ORCHESTRATION GIVES BUSINESS A GREAT PERFORMANCE

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Apr 08, 2019

A magnificent piece of music performed live by a symphony of talented musicians can be an unforgettable experience. But, can you imagine sitting in the theater, watching the musicians with much anticipation – but the conductor is a no-show?

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5 Exciting Reasons to Bring Your SMB to the Cloud 5 EXCITING REASONS TO BRING YOUR SMB TO THE CLOUD

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Apr 08, 2019

Are you a small-to-medium business (SMB) considering moving from an on-premises enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool to Oracle ERP Cloud? While productivity, security, and cost efficiency are major motivators for any organization looking to take advantage of this generational shift in computing, ...

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Stepping Out: 5G Finds Its Stride in 2019 STEPPING OUT: 5G FINDS ITS STRIDE IN 2019

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Apr 08, 2019

Every past generation of cellular mobile communications has delivered lower latency and greater cost efficiency. It’s clear that this alone wasn’t going to be enough for 5G, yet for some time the industry wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. The primary reason was market confusion: ...

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4 Ways Private Sector Security Professionals Can Make Peace With IoT Platforms 4 WAYS PRIVATE SECTOR SECURITY PROFESSIONALS CAN MAKE PEACE WITH IOT PLATFORMS

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Apr 08, 2019

Internet of Things-connected devices are not just new security tools; they are tools that could spark a security revolution. Smart security cameras are an excellent example. While they record video just like traditional cameras, they do not require a human monitor to identify threats and alert autho...

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Securing the Internet of Things SECURING THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Apr 08, 2019

It’s getting harder to remember a time before the internet, and with continuous advances in technology, particularly in the realm of the Internet of Things (IoT), people’s lives are becoming more connected, easier and better. Thanks to IoT, we’re becoming healthier by competing wit...

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A New Perspective: Changing How We Think About Cybersecurity Training A NEW PERSPECTIVE: CHANGING HOW WE THINK ABOUT CYBERSECURITY TRAINING

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Apr 08, 2019

What if someone told you that there was a new way to commute to work in the morning? A way that was more efficient than taking the highways or backroads to avoid traffic – a way that would allow you to save time, headaches and the dangers of driving altogether…you’d be interested,...

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What to expect in the new Microsoft Edge Insider Channels WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE NEW MICROSOFT EDGE INSIDER CHANNELS

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Apr 08, 2019

Today we are shipping the first Dev and Canary channel builds of the next version of Microsoft Edge, based on the Chromium open-source project. We’re excited to be sharing this work at such an early stage in our development process. We invite you to try out the preview today on your devices, a...

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5 ways 5G could transform tech 5 WAYS 5G COULD TRANSFORM TECH

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Apr 07, 2019

5G is the hottest buzzword in the telco industry right now. The first 5G mobile devices can be used in the US and South Korea, with other countries preparing to support the new network standard. But 5G doesn't just mean faster video downloading for your phone. Here's how next-gen connectivit...

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Amazon aims inclusive Internet with 3,236 satellites AMAZON AIMS INCLUSIVE INTERNET WITH 3,236 SATELLITES

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Apr 07, 2019

In a bid to provide internet to the “unserved and underserved communities around the world”, Amazon is working to launch a constellation of 3,236 satellites into low-Earth orbit. The project “Kuiper” will consist of 784 satellites at an altitude of 367 miles from the earth, 1...

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Google Home User Data Can Be Seen on Shared WiFi Networks and Devices Controlled by Other Users, Not for Use in Universities and Offices – EXCLUSIVE GOOGLE HOME USER DATA CAN BE SEEN ON SHARED WIFI NETWORKS AND DEVICES CONTROLLED BY OTHER USERS, NOT FOR USE IN UNIVERSITIES AND OFFICES – EXCLUSIVE

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Apr 06, 2019

The user name, device name, streaming information, and other details of Google Home devices are visible to any user on shared networks such as those found in Universities and offices Users that are not the registered owner of a Google Home device can also change the device name, control the volume, ...

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How Cloud-based Wi-Fi enables real-time retail HOW CLOUD-BASED WI-FI ENABLES REAL-TIME RETAIL

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Apr 06, 2019

Boston Retail Partners (BRP) recently published a detailed survey that explored the real-time retail expectations of shoppers. The survey, cited by ChainStoreAge, notes that 57% of retailers offer in-store Wi-Fi, while 45% of retailers provide customer-facing in-store Wi-Fi. In addition, the survey ...

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What Are Wi-Fi Standards? What Are Its Types? [Explained] WHAT ARE WI-FI STANDARDS? WHAT ARE ITS TYPES? [EXPLAINED]

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Apr 05, 2019

Wi-Fi has a brief history, and it’s been over two decades. It was invented and first released for consumers in 1997 when a committee called 802.11 was created, which further lead the creation of IEEE802.11, a standard that defines communication for wireless local area networks (WLANs).
...

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5G Networks’ Update On Melbourne Data Centre Acquisition 5G NETWORKS’ UPDATE ON MELBOURNE DATA CENTRE ACQUISITION

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Apr 05, 2019

5G Networks Limited (ASX: 5GN) operates in the telecommunication services sector and is engaged in the operations of providing services oriented to data networking, cloud and hosting, etc. The company has a culture, which is firmly centred around people, collaboration and trust. The company today, o...

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LINKSYS launches Velop Tri- Band WIFI System in India LINKSYS LAUNCHES VELOP TRI- BAND WIFI SYSTEM IN INDIA

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Apr 05, 2019

Linksys announced the introduction of Velop, its premier Whole Home WiFi product in India. Velop is the Tri-Band modular WiFi system that can be installed in various mesh configurations providing fast and reliable WiFi to the edge of a home network. The Linksys Velop Whole Home WiFi is available at ...

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Making the most of your XG Firewall MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR XG FIREWALL

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Apr 04, 2019

XG Firewall v17.5 recently delivered several new innovations including Lateral Movement Protection, management via Sophos Central, and a variety of new features focused on education. With Maintenance Release 4 (MR4) announced earlier this week, there are a few new important features I want to ensure...

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Poor Wi-Fi Can Cause Teachers to Disconnect from Digital Learning POOR WI-FI CAN CAUSE TEACHERS TO DISCONNECT FROM DIGITAL LEARNING

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Apr 04, 2019

Are teachers really on board (and online) with digital learning? Students look so fearless swiping and tapping on iPads and Chromebooks. Teachers, on the other hand, can look a little shell-shocked when things don’t go as expected. Like when the Wilton middle school in Connecticut debuted onli...

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Verizon First in the World to Activate 5G Network – Top Trending Stories VERIZON FIRST IN THE WORLD TO ACTIVATE 5G NETWORK – TOP TRENDING STORIES

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Apr 04, 2019

Verizon is the first carrier in the world that has activated 5g network across two United States cities — Chicago and Minneapolis. It is the first in the world to put the 5g system online. Verizon said that 5G network will soon cover over 30 different markets. The 5G network works 10 times fas...

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SK Telecom Unveils Details of 5G Network with 5G Price Plans SK TELECOM UNVEILS DETAILS OF 5G NETWORK WITH 5G PRICE PLANS

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Apr 04, 2019

SK Telecom this week announced details of its 5G network along with 5G price plans and services.
SK Telecom said it has built a total of 34,000 units of 5G base stations. The company rolled out its 5G network in data traffic-concentrated areas, including main areas of 85 cities nationwide (Se...

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Blockchain Still Receives Less Investment than AI and IoT BLOCKCHAIN STILL RECEIVES LESS INVESTMENT THAN AI AND IOT

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Apr 04, 2019

A new report by media outlet HardFork has revealed that there is still much more interest from high-profile tech companies in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) than in blockchain technology. Citing a report compiled by enterprise identity firm Okta, the report states that...

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Cisco Blog > Innovation
Innovation CISCO BLOG > INNOVATION INNOVATION

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Apr 04, 2019

“Dream big, start small.” This may sound like a clichéd phrase from a motivational poster, but it’s actually a very valuable piece of advice for enterprises to heed when deploying Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. By now, we all know that IoT has the power to drive digit...

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Vodafone Idea Limited automates the India mobile enterprise with Cisco VODAFONE IDEA LIMITED AUTOMATES THE INDIA MOBILE ENTERPRISE WITH CISCO

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Apr 04, 2019

Vodafone Idea Limited, the largest telecom service provider in India, is deploying a state-of-the-art, automated multicloud network across the country to enable an unmatched experience for its retail and enterprise customers. Vodafone Idea Limited’s automated cloud scale architecture is synchr...

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Nokia, Qualcomm Power up 5G Industrial IoT Use-Cases using Live OTA 5G NR Network NOKIA, QUALCOMM POWER UP 5G INDUSTRIAL IOT USE-CASES USING LIVE OTA 5G NR NETWORK

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Apr 03, 2019

Qualcomm Technologies announced demonstrations of industrial IoT applications using a live over-the-air 5G NR network at Hannover Messe 2019 in Germany.The test which was conducted with Nokia and with nine other companies, utilized mobile test devices powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem ...

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Intel Announces Advancements In Hardware, Cloud And Connectivity, Collaborates With Facebook INTEL ANNOUNCES ADVANCEMENTS IN HARDWARE, CLOUD AND CONNECTIVITY, COLLABORATES WITH FACEBOOK

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Apr 03, 2019

Researchers predict that Artificial Intelligence will make its way to a majority of computer systems by the year 2023. Intel has always been pro-AI, and the company even has a Developer Program to encourage programmers to develop AI systems based on Intel’s Xeon Chips. At the Open Compute Proj...

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How are 5G and geospatial powering future cities? HOW ARE 5G AND GEOSPATIAL POWERING FUTURE CITIES?

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Apr 03, 2019

Accurate geospatial information helps governments design better cities, improve public services and engage with citizens. Urbanization of the future would be driven by geospatial data and location would be a crucial component in digitalization of cities. And as cities get smarter, much of this locat...

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What is proxy and why do you need it? WHAT IS PROXY AND WHY DO YOU NEED IT?

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Apr 03, 2019

Let’s talk about the least sexy but most vital part of your workplace: network security. At a school or large office, there is usually an intricate system of security measures keeping private data safe. Many are familiar with firewalls when talking about network security, perhaps because of th...

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DNS is Key to Connected Customers DNS IS KEY TO CONNECTED CUSTOMERS

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Apr 02, 2019

DNS remains one of the least appreciated application services in existence. Its role is so important, that its failure is considered catastrophic. If every DNS system stopped answering queries, it would bring the digital economy to its knees within minutes.

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SD-WAN SD-WAN'S ROLE IN ENHANCING THE CAPABILITIES OF CLOUD-BASED ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

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Apr 02, 2019

The increasing demand from businesses for more flexible and reliable network technologies has helped augment the adoption graph of software-defined wide area networks across a multitude of application areas. The technology has emerged as a viable solution to address challenges created when using sim...

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How To Best Design Your WAN for Accessing AWS, Azure, and the Cloud HOW TO BEST DESIGN YOUR WAN FOR ACCESSING AWS, AZURE, AND THE CLOUD

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Apr 02, 2019

In 2014, Gartner analysts wrote a Foundational Report (G00260732, Communication Hubs Improve WAN Performance) providing guidance to customers on deploying communication hubs, or cloud-based network hubs, outside the enterprise data center. Five years later, that recommendation is more important than...

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What Is The New Wi-Fi 6 And How Is It An Improvement On Standard Wi-Fi? WHAT IS THE NEW WI-FI 6 AND HOW IS IT AN IMPROVEMENT ON STANDARD WI-FI?

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Apr 02, 2019

All around us, cellular and wireless data delivery systems are being upgraded. Mobile technology is being boosted by the much-hyped 5G and wireless technology is moving into its less talked about sixth generation – Wi-Fi 6. But what exactly is Wi-Fi 6 and how will it impact? "Along with 5...

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Multi-Modal Wireless Security: Air, Users, and Data MULTI-MODAL WIRELESS SECURITY: AIR, USERS, AND DATA

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Apr 02, 2019

Wireless networks are integral to most business’ computing infrastructures. The security on these networks needs to be planned with the utmost care. Unfortunately, we often see that the planning for air security is an afterthought. It shouldn’t be. And it’s not difficult to plan ho...

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What is 5G? And why are people talking about 6G already? WHAT IS 5G? AND WHY ARE PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT 6G ALREADY?

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Apr 02, 2019

5G wireless is an umbrella term to describe a set of standards and technologies for a radically faster wireless internet that ideally is up to 20 times faster with 120 times less latency than 4G, setting the stage for IoT networking advances and support for new high-bandwidth applications. It will b...

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What is 5G? How is it better than 4G? WHAT IS 5G? HOW IS IT BETTER THAN 4G?

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Apr 02, 2019

5G wireless is an umbrella term to describe a set of standards and technologies for a radically faster wireless internet that ideally is up to 20 times faster with 120 times less latency than 4G, setting the stage for IoT networking advances and support for new high-bandwidth applications. What is 5...

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The Internet Is Everywhere - but Challenges Remain THE INTERNET IS EVERYWHERE - BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN

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Apr 02, 2019

In every business, the story is the same. More cloud, more SaaS, and the move to Internet-centric networks to deliver them, in conjunction with MPLS - or replacing it.“Move to the Internet.” It seems like a simple solution, but for many reasons the www is still the ‘wild wild west&...

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Sky’s the Limit for Cloud-Based SD-WAN Security SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR CLOUD-BASED SD-WAN SECURITY

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Apr 02, 2019

There are parts of IT security that are inherently complex. For example, thoroughly understanding and working with the nuts and bolts of cryptographic hashes takes a fair amount of math. Development of secure applications requires attention to detail and specialized knowledge. However, there are als...

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Automation Can Close the Gap on Cyber Exposures AUTOMATION CAN CLOSE THE GAP ON CYBER EXPOSURES

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Apr 01, 2019

See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil: It is tempting for physical security professionals to take this passive approach to cybersecurity. End users can be blind to threats and vulnerabilities from their security system and other IoT devices. Many integrators and installers don’t feel comfor...

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Why Flexible Security Is a 5G Business Essential WHY FLEXIBLE SECURITY IS A 5G BUSINESS ESSENTIAL

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Apr 01, 2019

In today’s digital world, the more trust a user has in a service, the more likely they are to buy it. At the same time, digital service providers seek to monetize their investment in security through the provision of cloud-based managed security services. In the era of 5G, flexible security is...

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Managed Firewall Services MANAGED FIREWALL SERVICES

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Apr 01, 2019

As cybercrime continues to plague companies of all sizes, across all industries both public and private, we wanted to take this opportunity to explore options that can help protect your data and your business. We are often asked whether “Security as a Service” is the right option for man...

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How 5G Will Make the Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) Model a Reality HOW 5G WILL MAKE THE NETWORK-AS-A-SERVICE (NAAS) MODEL A REALITY

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Apr 01, 2019

Cellular networks have become an important connectivity asset for businesses, allowing them to support mobile workers and devices that sit outside the enterprise. Despite the importance of connectivity, mobile networks have been limited in their ability to provide unique experiences for different ty...

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Tomorrow’s Customer Experience: Why Cisco Invested in Whatfix TOMORROW’S CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE: WHY CISCO INVESTED IN WHATFIX

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Apr 01, 2019

Too often, enterprises spend significant sums on application development, deployment and planning, only to see a small fraction of users actually use the application. And convincing users to adopt newly released features? Even harder. Traditionally, enterprises focus on improving application adoptio...

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There’s a Billion Ways to Use Cisco Webex Board THERE’S A BILLION WAYS TO USE CISCO WEBEX BOARD

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Apr 01, 2019

A thing of beauty, isn’t it? All written out like this?” Those are the words of Douglas Mason, talking with Taylor Mason in the March 31 episode of Billions, the hugely popular high-stakes drama about finance and power that airs on Showtime. Billions dramatizes the lives and conflicts of...

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To imagine the ‘5G’ future, revisit our recent wireless past TO IMAGINE THE ‘5G’ FUTURE, REVISIT OUR RECENT WIRELESS PAST

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Apr 01, 2019

The mobile industry is cranking up its hype machine for sleek new “5G” networks that it says will make your phone and everything else faster and wonderful. If you believe the marketing. But no one can really say how 5G will change your life; many of the apps and services that will exploi...

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3 S.A.F.E. Observations from Enterprise Connect 2019 3 S.A.F.E. OBSERVATIONS FROM ENTERPRISE CONNECT 2019

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Apr 01, 2019

Enterprise Connect is one of the premier annual events in business communications and collaboration. A vast, vender-neutral forum, it's the perfect setting to acquire in-depth insights necessary for making informed decisions about IT investments and enterprise operations.  This year's c...

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Getting a fresh start with Airtame in your new IT role GETTING A FRESH START WITH AIRTAME IN YOUR NEW IT ROLE

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Apr 01, 2019

Have you started a new IT admin role and are newly in charge of your company’s Airtame deployment? Here are a few tips for a stress-free start So, you’ve landed your dream job as an IT admin or CIO at a school or business, or finally got that promotion you were aiming for. Congratulation...

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5G access in the making—are you ready to party? 5G ACCESS IN THE MAKING—ARE YOU READY TO PARTY?

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Mar 29, 2019

Work hard, play hard. That’s the mantra I lived by in college. Times have changed since then. I’m now working hard to attend soccer games, drive around town for play dates, and enjoy a barbecue with friends on the weekends. Yet I can’t help but think of 5G from this perspective. Th...

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Monetizing your 5G partners MONETIZING YOUR 5G PARTNERS

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Mar 29, 2019

Partner monetization capabilities are critical because the primary goal for all parties in a digital ecosystem is to generate revenue. Platform providers such as Amazon Web Services, Google Ads and YouTube are successful not only because of their platforms’ functional capabilities but also bec...

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How to eliminate the security risk of redundant data HOW TO ELIMINATE THE SECURITY RISK OF REDUNDANT DATA

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Mar 29, 2019

When you move, you have a few choices of what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated. You could sell or donate most of the stuff you’ve accumulated over the years. Or, you could just move it, because you don’t have the time or the energy to figure out what you keep and how to ...

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Keysight Technologies and Qualcomm® Launches 5G KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES AND QUALCOMM® LAUNCHES 5G

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Mar 29, 2019

Keysight Technologies, Inc. a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company, in partnership with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. which is a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has revealed t...

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Automating SD-WAN: Deploying with Intelligence and without Manual Effort AUTOMATING SD-WAN: DEPLOYING WITH INTELLIGENCE AND WITHOUT MANUAL EFFORT

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Mar 28, 2019

The SD-WAN space has made some major strides in the last few years. From moving out of that “early adopter” phase into a mainstream status as the answer for network ill-performance. With that, enterprises and multi-nationals are struggling to identify the SD-WAN solutions that can not ju...

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Cyber Security Edge Analytics CYBER SECURITY EDGE ANALYTICS

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Mar 28, 2019

For most, “analytics” represents a broad term, and rightfully so. As the prevailing winds of digital transformation continue to push interconnection to the digital edge, a plethora of real-time analytics requirements (and capabilities) have irreversibly raised the ante for immediately av...

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5G could be the foundation of next-gen 5G COULD BE THE FOUNDATION OF NEXT-GEN 'CLOUD VR'

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Mar 28, 2019

Virtual reality proponents see 5G as part of the answer to an vexing problem: What happens if you want high-resolution VR, but don’t have a powerful enough PC to run it? Meet cloud VR, the next stage in VR’s evolution. Rendering the scene on a remote server and then streaming it to a hea...

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6 Steps to a More Secure IoT 6 STEPS TO A MORE SECURE IOT

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Mar 28, 2019

Concerns about securing the Internet of Things have not stopped firms from implementing IoT. Fueled by the potential of IoT to help reduce costs, improve efficiency, and provide more visibility into all facets of operations, manufacturers continue to push plans to roll out connected IoT technology.

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Networks to platforms – What’s delaying telco transformation? NETWORKS TO PLATFORMS – WHAT’S DELAYING TELCO TRANSFORMATION?

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Mar 27, 2019

If there is one word that has been [overly]heard, seen and spoken in telecoms and technology in the past decade – that is “transformation”. And, when we talk about different transformations in different industries, the one that is frequently discussed, yet least accomplished is &ld...

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Why Enterprises Use Private LTE as Wireless LAN WHY ENTERPRISES USE PRIVATE LTE AS WIRELESS LAN

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Mar 27, 2019

WiFi has a valuable place in our world. However, as IoT devices and high-bandwidth applications continue to spread their tentacles into every industry, it is clear that one of WiFi’s biggest limitations is in large areas where a wireless LAN is needed. Challenges of WiFi related to cost, perfo...

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How to stream Netflix using a VPN from anywhere in the world HOW TO STREAM NETFLIX USING A VPN FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

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Mar 27, 2019

Netflix is the world’s premier movie streaming service. Granted, it also provides an incredible selection of made-for-TV films, series, cartoons, and other exciting online entertainment options. Netflix has servers all over the world. They are primarily based in the United States, but there ar...

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Addressing Cloud-based DNS – It’s Time to Move ADDRESSING CLOUD-BASED DNS – IT’S TIME TO MOVE

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Mar 27, 2019

DNS remains one of the least appreciated application services in existence. Its role is so important, that its failure is considered catastrophic. If every DNS system stopped answering queries, it would bring the digital economy to its knees within minutes.

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Why Enterprises Use Private LTE as Wireless LAN WHY ENTERPRISES USE PRIVATE LTE AS WIRELESS LAN

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Mar 27, 2019

WiFi has a valuable place in our world. However, as IoT devices and high-bandwidth applications continue to spread their tentacles into every industry, it is clear that one of WiFi’s biggest limitations is in large areas where a wireless LAN is needed. Challenges of WiFi related to cost, perfo...

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Is Digital and 5G Forcing the OSS/BSS Vendors to Grow up and Reach Their Potential? IS DIGITAL AND 5G FORCING THE OSS/BSS VENDORS TO GROW UP AND REACH THEIR POTENTIAL?

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Mar 27, 2019

Recent research by Global Market Insights revealed that the global OSS/BSS market is set to grow to more than $50 billion by 2024. This would suggest that the BSS space is set for a major bounce. But before we get too carried away, let's consider the recent Ericsson news about its failed Revenue...

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How to Invest in 5G Stocks HOW TO INVEST IN 5G STOCKS

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Mar 27, 2019

In the last decade, one of the most obvious areas of improved technology has been the growth and mass adoption of smart mobile devices. Near the end of 2010, 4G (fourth-generation) wireless networks began coming out for commercial and consumer use, allowing for greater download speeds and with lower...

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How 5G Can Advance the SDGs HOW 5G CAN ADVANCE THE SDGS

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Mar 27, 2019

A powerful tool for achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda is already here. African governments must come together not only to invest in building 5G networks, but also to seize all of the opportunities those networks create – including a quality education for all. DDIS ABABA –...

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Enter The Cloud Maturity Era (Until The Next One) ENTER THE CLOUD MATURITY ERA (UNTIL THE NEXT ONE)

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Mar 27, 2019

The last few months have been quite interesting from a cloud perspective with lots of new innovations.
Just before the end of the year we announced and made available our latest hybrid solution, a product of collaborating with AWS, the Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on AWS (yes there ar...

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4 Data Center Cabling Strategies That Will Make Your Job Easier 4 DATA CENTER CABLING STRATEGIES THAT WILL MAKE YOUR JOB EASIER

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Mar 27, 2019

When people think about data centers, the first things that come to mind are probably exciting technologies like high-density server racks and liquid cooling solutions. Next in line might be a bit of the human touch, such as remote hands services or on-site security solutions. What most people proba...

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Reducing WAN Spend when Adopting UCaaS REDUCING WAN SPEND WHEN ADOPTING UCAAS

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Mar 27, 2019

Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) is increasingly attractive to organizations looking to eliminate the cost of operating on-premises platforms and PSTN access contracts. However, those looking to adopt UCaaS to save money may be in for a nasty surprise. UCaaS offerings move unified communi...

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Huawei is reportedly building its own chip factory in the UK HUAWEI IS REPORTEDLY BUILDING ITS OWN CHIP FACTORY IN THE UK

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Mar 26, 2019

Huawei is the world’s second largest smart phone manufacturer, but the company has essentially been blocked from selling smart phones in the U.S. The U.S. smart phone market continues to be an Apple-Samsung duopoly, and Huawei is currently under a concentrated stream of pressure applied by the...

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SCALABLE Networks: Cyber Resilience Using Network Simulation SCALABLE NETWORKS: CYBER RESILIENCE USING NETWORK SIMULATION

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Mar 26, 2019

An alternative to testing by using physical networks is to use high-fidelity, at-scale, network simulation, which provides a low-cost, low-risk, and easy-to-use means for assessing the resilience of networks to diverse cyber threats. Simulations can be used to assess cyber resilience without subject...

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DataBank Launches New Cloud Connect Service to Enable Fast, Secure and Compliant Offsite Cloud Backups DATABANK LAUNCHES NEW CLOUD CONNECT SERVICE TO ENABLE FAST, SECURE AND COMPLIANT OFFSITE CLOUD BACKUPS

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Mar 26, 2019

Downtime for any sized enterprise can have a significant financial impact, as well as damage brand credibility. Data Bank, a leading provider of enterprise-class data center, connectivity, managed services and cloud solutions, announces the expansion of its data protection services through a partner...

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What you should know about serverless computing before you start WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SERVERLESS COMPUTING BEFORE YOU START

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Mar 26, 2019

Are you considering serverless computing? So is everyone else in IT. A recent survey released by New Stack reveals that half of IT executives in the survey say they are already running with a serverless architecture, and 28 percent intend to do so within the next 18 months. The survey of 608 compani...

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Why is the UK jeopardising its Five Eyes partnership over 5G? WHY IS THE UK JEOPARDISING ITS FIVE EYES PARTNERSHIP OVER 5G?

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Mar 25, 2019

The looming UK decision on 5G and Huawei has profound consequences for the UK, for the four other members of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group (the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) and for the future technological landscape of Europe. But it’s in danger of happening while those ar...

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Make Your WiFi Faster With These Router Locations MAKE YOUR WIFI FASTER WITH THESE ROUTER LOCATIONS

blog article

Mar 25, 2019

The heart of every WiFi network is a router. Many of us like to place it either near the TV or even hide it completely. Depending of course on what it looks like and how it fits the environment. But we often look over the importance of location. A correctly positioned router can noticeably improve t...

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Tips for securing SD-WAN in the retail environment TIPS FOR SECURING SD-WAN IN THE RETAIL ENVIRONMENT

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Mar 25, 2019

Until recently, many retailers often either limited their interactions with individual stores to a weekend sale and inventory update combined with physical communications such as email and phone calls.Or, they implemented a secured hub-and-spoke connection between each store and the central network,...

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5 Edge Computing Use Cases With Huge Potential 5 EDGE COMPUTING USE CASES WITH HUGE POTENTIAL

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Mar 22, 2019

Edge computing is an exciting development in network infrastructure that is only beginning to realize its potential. While it’s easy to find explanations about what edge computing is and how it works, most companies really want to know how it could affect their business. Internet of things (Io...

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New TrendSpotting Episode Focuses on “Pushing 5G to the Edge” NEW TRENDSPOTTING EPISODE FOCUSES ON “PUSHING 5G TO THE EDGE”

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Mar 22, 2019

Check out JSA’s fourth episode of Trend Spotting focuses on “Pushing 5G to the Edge” on the floor of Telecom Exchange in Dallas Have you checked out the latest  in JSA’s interactive video series, Trend Spotting, where we highlight what’s on the minds of top decisio...

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KT Selects Ericsson to Roll Out 3.5 GHz NSA 5G Network KT SELECTS ERICSSON TO ROLL OUT 3.5 GHZ NSA 5G NETWORK

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Mar 22, 2019

South Korean Operator, KT has awarded Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services starting early April 2019. Korean operators have joined forces to target early April 2019 as the go-live date for the world’s first nationwide provision of 5G comme...

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VMware announces new features in WMware Cloud, Dell EMC integrations VMWARE ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURES IN WMWARE CLOUD, DELL EMC INTEGRATIONS

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Mar 22, 2019

VMware has announced advancements to VMware Cloud that further the company’s vision for delivering a digital foundation to support customers’ and partners’ digital transformation.
These advancements include updates to VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware vCloud Director, and Clou...

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Study finds AT&T’s 5G E slower than T-Mobile and Verizon’s 4G STUDY FINDS AT&T’S 5G E SLOWER THAN T-MOBILE AND VERIZON’S 4G

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Mar 22, 2019

It’s obvious to some that 5G is going to be a smart phone seller over the next couple of years. Not only that, but it could also persuade some people to switch to a carrier that has the fastest 5G network in their area. The thing is, most people will unlikely need or notice issues with their m...

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3D optical sensing is ready for prime time 3D OPTICAL SENSING IS READY FOR PRIME TIME

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Mar 22, 2019

The 3D optical sensing market is once again surging – and it’s all thanks to Apple. What will we see in the next wave of end products enhanced by this technology, how will other market segments approach—and eventually use—3D optical sensing, and which suppliers stand to gain ...

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Why 6G research is starting before we have 5G WHY 6G RESEARCH IS STARTING BEFORE WE HAVE 5G

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Mar 21, 2019

While much of the world is still wondering how long it will take to get 5G networks, and what it could mean to their lives and economies, a group of telecommunications researchers is looking further ahead to what comes after that: 6G. Next week in Levi, Finland, a group of 250 researchers will gathe...

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5 Common Types of Enterprise Networks an NPM Tool Can Monitor 5 COMMON TYPES OF ENTERPRISE NETWORKS AN NPM TOOL CAN MONITOR

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Mar 21, 2019

More often than not, enterprises have more than one type of network built in their infrastructure. Usually, the company needs multiple networks operating at once to cover all necessary areas of their business. They need to satisfy the demands of their employees, as well as any other group of people ...

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How Edge Computing is Shaping Data Center Networking Trends HOW EDGE COMPUTING IS SHAPING DATA CENTER NETWORKING TRENDS

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Mar 21, 2019

The miniaturization of computer processing has caused a fundamental shift in the ways networks gather and analyze data. While the traditional network is very centralized in structure, today’s internet of things (IoT) devices operating on the network’s edge are increasingly capable of han...

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SD-Wan Consideration Factors for Global Companies SD-WAN CONSIDERATION FACTORS FOR GLOBAL COMPANIES

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Mar 21, 2019

For global companies still operating with a legacy WAN architecture, WAN modernization is mandatory today for a variety of reasons. For example, digital transformation is based on business speed, and the lack of network agility can hold an organization back. A company that has to wait months to inst...

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Infovista Enhances SD-WAN with Application Intelligence and Cloud-Native Orchestration INFOVISTA ENHANCES SD-WAN WITH APPLICATION INTELLIGENCE AND CLOUD-NATIVE ORCHESTRATION

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Mar 21, 2019

Infovista, a leader in modern network performance, announced new cloud-native management and control with next-generation Application Intelligence+ for Ipanema SD-WAN, delivering improved application performance across any WAN.The enterprise network has become the central nervous system of modern di...

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The Enterprise Prepares for IoT THE ENTERPRISE PREPARES FOR IOT

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Mar 21, 2019

Enterprise IT organizations are deeply familiar with the concepts behind the Internet of Things -- connected devices that generate and harvest data and can be monitored to help predict problems, needed maintenance, and replacement. IoT extends that idea beyond the IT infrastructure to an enterprise&...

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The Enterprise Prepares for IoT THE ENTERPRISE PREPARES FOR IOT

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Mar 21, 2019

Enterprise IT organizations are deeply familiar with the concepts behind the Internet of Things -- connected devices that generate and harvest data and can be monitored to help predict problems, needed maintenance, and replacement. IoT extends that idea beyond the IT infrastructure to an enterprise&...

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Molex Announces Membership in Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance MOLEX ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP IN NETWORKING FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES (NAV) ALLIANCE

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Mar 20, 2019

Molex has joined the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance to collaborate with other industry leaders in the development and adoption of next-generation multi-gig Ethernet automotive networking. Founded by Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, NVIDIA, and the Volkswagen Group of America, the NAV...

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Cloud in the Crosshairs CLOUD IN THE CROSSHAIRS

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Mar 20, 2019

When the Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) was launched 14 years ago, 10 Gbps attacks made headlines and took networks down. Today, attacks forty times that size are routinely mitigated with little to no disruption to online services. Indeed, that is good news. But think about that for...

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Five Things You Should Know About WiFi Performance and Reliability FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT WIFI PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY

blog article

Mar 20, 2019

Frustrating might be too mild a description for the emotions a subpar wireless network can evoke. When it’s fast and reliable a wireless connection can help you accomplish some pretty amazing feats, but when the signal keeps dropping and the speed is so slow you might as well be on dial-up&mda...

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DQE Communications Brings Fiber-Optic Network to School Districts in Western PA DQE COMMUNICATIONS BRINGS FIBER-OPTIC NETWORK TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN WESTERN PA

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Mar 20, 2019

DQE Communications (DQE), has been contracted by ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 (IU28) to provide its member school districts with high-speed internet services. DQE is the premier provider of high-speed, fiber optic networks for businesses and carriers throughout Southwestern PA, Eastern OH and Northern ...

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SD-WAN: Hitting the Mainstream SD-WAN: HITTING THE MAINSTREAM

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Mar 20, 2019

2018 was the year that interest in SD-WAN began to ramp up in the networking industry as more enterprises started to assess the benefits of the technology, and more early adopters started to make concrete purchasing decisions. In this SD-WAN: Hitting the Mainstream e-guide sponsored by ComputerWeekl...

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How To: International SD-WAN and Edge Network Deployment HOW TO: INTERNATIONAL SD-WAN AND EDGE NETWORK DEPLOYMENT

blog article

Mar 20, 2019

It’s no surprise that companies today struggle to identify the best-suited network for their business. It’s not a “one size fits all” world and especially companies with locations across borders, it’s not even a “one size fits” experience. Working with custo...

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Southern Telecom’s 270 Peachtree Street Colo Facility is GigSouth’s New Network Hub SOUTHERN TELECOM’S 270 PEACHTREE STREET COLO FACILITY IS GIGSOUTH’S NEW NETWORK HUB

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Mar 19, 2019

In Follow Up to Recent Partnership, Southern Telecom’s Atlanta Colocation Facility offers GigSouth Data Storage and Backup, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery GigSouth has selected Southern Telecom, Inc. (STI)’s colocation services via the company’s 270 Peachtree Street fac...

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Thrive vs. Survive the Data Onslaught THRIVE VS. SURVIVE THE DATA ONSLAUGHT

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Mar 19, 2019

The importance of data in not only business but our day-to-day lives continues to grow – no one is arguing that. But the pace at which it’s growing is mind-blowing. In a recent study sponsored by Seagate Technology, IDC forecasted that the global data sphere will grow to 163ZB by 2025. C...

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Data Center Experts Weigh in on Future of 5G and IoT DATA CENTER EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON FUTURE OF 5G AND IOT

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Mar 19, 2019

Data centers have long played a central role in the development of IT infrastructure. They have been quick to adapt to new technologies that enable companies to deliver the products and services that customers demand. As advancements in processors have made Internet of Things (IoT) devices more viab...

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Cradlepoint Extends the Benefits of First Responder Dedicated Networks CRADLEPOINT EXTENDS THE BENEFITS OF FIRST RESPONDER DEDICATED NETWORKS

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Mar 19, 2019

Every year disasters put lives at risk and cause damage to buildings, homes, and naturally preserved areas.  At the time of a disaster or emergency, multiple agencies with different responsibilities in the community are called upon to come together to protect lives, property, and to help establ...

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CEB FibreNet selects ECI for Fibre-optic Backbone Network in Mauritius CEB FIBRENET SELECTS ECI FOR FIBRE-OPTIC BACKBONE NETWORK IN MAURITIUS

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Mar 19, 2019

ECI has won a contract with CEB FibreNet - a subsidiary of the Central Electricity Board in Mauritius - to expand and leverage its existing fibre optic network coverage. Under the agreement, ECI will provide advanced telecom services and connectivity to the country as a whole and to realize the coun...

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How to Negotiate Better Carrier Contracts for SD-WAN, MPLS, and Other Managed Network Services HOW TO NEGOTIATE BETTER CARRIER CONTRACTS FOR SD-WAN, MPLS, AND OTHER MANAGED NETWORK SERVICES

blog article

Mar 19, 2019

Most people have limited experience in negotiating carrier contracts whether for traditional MPLS service or for SD-WAN services.  I have seen the best contract lawyers and attorneys from big-name law firms totally botch their review of a carrier contract since they didn’t have the first-...

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Get Hands-on with the Cisco UCS C480 ML GET HANDS-ON WITH THE CISCO UCS C480 ML

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Mar 19, 2019

It’s Chloe here, your trusty engineer-turned-biz-dev-manager. I’ve been working with the developer and partner ecosystem team in Cisco DevNet, and I’m especially excited to have the opportunity to reach the 2019 GPU Technology Conference developer audience with this post. I want to...

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Establishing a vibrant environment to grow innovation ESTABLISHING A VIBRANT ENVIRONMENT TO GROW INNOVATION

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Mar 19, 2019

By 2021, spending on smart city technology is expected to reach $135 billion. But a truly ‘smart’ city needs more than connected street signs, self-driving cars, smart parking meters and hyperloops to thrive. Although such technologies promise to streamline transportation, enhance public...

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Connecting the Unconnected: 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Will Play a Pivotal Role in Bridging the Digital Divide CONNECTING THE UNCONNECTED: 5G AND WI-FI 6 WILL PLAY A PIVOTAL ROLE IN BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

blog article

Mar 19, 2019

Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona showcased some of the newest mobile innovations along with interactive 5G demos and a bevy of product announcements. In the midst of all this progress and promise, there remains an undeniable fact — there are still Internet access disparities between re...

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How To Create Composite AWS Systems Manager Documents HOW TO CREATE COMPOSITE AWS SYSTEMS MANAGER DOCUMENTS

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Mar 19, 2019

I recently wrote an article about how you can use AWS Systems Manager (SSM) documents to automate tasks within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. As handy as these documents can be, each document tends to be dedicated to a single task. A document might, for example, be used to run Sysprep or to te...

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UCS Director and Cisco Intersight – Better Together UCS DIRECTOR AND CISCO INTERSIGHT – BETTER TOGETHER

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Mar 19, 2019

Cisco continues to invest and enhance our data center automation and private cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform, Cisco UCS Director. At the same time, we are leveraging the Cisco Intersight platform to deliver additional value and operational benefits when coupled with UCS Director. W...

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Trusted Infrastructure in a 5G World TRUSTED INFRASTRUCTURE IN A 5G WORLD

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Mar 18, 2019

As I reflect on Mobile World Congress, what an incredible event as we explored innovation that will shape humanity made possible with 5G.  User Endpoint (UE) that will transform healthcare, manufacturing, smart cities and more is not just about mobility connectivity, but about critical infrastr...

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5G Implications for Security 5G IMPLICATIONS FOR SECURITY

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Mar 18, 2019

Mobile network infrastructures have evolved dramatically over just a few short years. The evolution from 3G to 4G, for example, enabled the mobile infrastructure to deliver new data-centric services to consumer, such as rich multimedia, along with enhanced content capabilities and services. 5G will ...

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Delivering SD-WAN with White Glove Service DELIVERING SD-WAN WITH WHITE GLOVE SERVICE

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Mar 18, 2019

We usually associate the term “white glove,” with service that goes above and beyond the normal. One that brings everything to the customer, leaving no detail to chance or overlooked. This perfectionist approach is how some SD-WAN as-a-Service providers describe the way they do business....

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The Updated VMware Horizon 7.7 Help Desk THE UPDATED VMWARE HORIZON 7.7 HELP DESK

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Mar 18, 2019

VMware's Help Desk Tool, which provides basic help desk support for Horizon administrators and users, was first introduced in Horizon 7 version 7.2, which I covered in an article last year. Since then, VMware has renamed the tool simply to Help Desk, and has updated some of its features. In this...

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What WHAT'S NEW IN VMWARE HORIZON 7.8 AND CART 5.0

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Mar 18, 2019

VMware announced the availability of Horizon 7.8 and CART 5.0. CART is the client software that's used to connect to a Horizon desktop. Although no major changes were included in this release, it did include support for new OSes for the Horizon infrastructure and extended some existing features ...

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Cloud-based DCIM vs. On-premise: Just the Facts CLOUD-BASED DCIM VS. ON-PREMISE: JUST THE FACTS

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Mar 18, 2019

First, let’s review what data center infrastructure management (DCIM) is. It’s software that gives you visibility into critical infrastructure to monitor its performance, energy consumption, and environmental conditions, among other things. How important is DCIM? Put it this way: Running...

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KT to roll out 5G UHD live broadcasting KT TO ROLL OUT 5G UHD LIVE BROADCASTING

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Mar 18, 2019

KT will roll out its 5G-based UHD live broadcasting service in South Korea on Tuesday, the telco announced. The telco will provide an enterprise 5G network and 5G mobile news gathering (MNG) equipment to news broadcaster Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) for the live broadcast of its Morning Wide news...

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Dialing world for success in 5G era DIALING WORLD FOR SUCCESS IN 5G ERA

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Mar 18, 2019

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is making a strong push into overseas markets, after it strengthened its position as the second-largest player on its home turf. The Guangdong-based company believes that its 10 years of experience in exploring foreign countries, and its growing pool of patents and inte...

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Delivering SD-WAN with White Glove Service DELIVERING SD-WAN WITH WHITE GLOVE SERVICE

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Mar 18, 2019

We usually associate the term “white glove,” with service that goes above and beyond the normal. One that brings everything to the customer, leaving no detail to chance or overlooked. This perfectionist approach is how some SD-WAN as-a-Service providers describe the way they do business....

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Mike MIKE'S BLOG: 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET SET TO NEARLY DOUBLE EVERY YEAR THROUGH 2025

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Mar 18, 2019

Allied Market Research (AMR) is constantly pumping out new market forecast reports, and one of the group's latest contains some eye-popping numbers regarding planting the roots for 5G. AMR's new report, "Global 5G Infrastructure Market: Opportunities and Forecasts, 2018-2025", stat...

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Want to change the world? Join the Keysight IoT Innovation Challenge WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD? JOIN THE KEYSIGHT IOT INNOVATION CHALLENGE

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Mar 18, 2019

Technology has been transforming our world for millennia, from the invention of the wheel around 3,500 B.C., through Archimedes’ screw and the steam engine, to the Internet. These and other innovations have delivered huge benefits to our societies in terms of prosperity, health, and knowledge....

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Top-10 Ways a Failsafe SD-WAN Delivers Better QoE, Part 2 TOP-10 WAYS A FAILSAFE SD-WAN DELIVERS BETTER QOE, PART 2

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Mar 18, 2019

In the first half of our series on how a Failsafe SD-WAN enables superior Quality of Experience (QoE), we highlighted five specific benefits of failsafe SD-WAN technology. Each of those five SD-WAN capabilities contributes to better real-time experiences for enterprise end users.

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5 Cybersecurity Resources You Shouldn’t Scroll Past 5 CYBERSECURITY RESOURCES YOU SHOULDN’T SCROLL PAST

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Mar 17, 2019

With the cybersecurity environment changing so rapidly, it can be difficult to stay abreast of the latest threats and what they may mean for your business. Having a few go-to resources makes it easier to continue to educate yourself on this important topic. While there are hundreds of places you can...

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We WE'RE HERE TO HELP! TELL US WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT 5G

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Mar 17, 2019

The 2019 editions of CES and MWC have confirmed one thing: 5G is coming. The next generation of mobile connectivity remains obscure for many people. That is why, in preparation for a major dossier that we will publish in a few weeks' time, we would like to hear your questions or doubts about 5G....

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What is 5G and will it live up to the hype? WHAT IS 5G AND WILL IT LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?

blog article

Mar 17, 2019

Phone companies have made big promises for their new 5G networks, but will the next generation of wireless live up to the hype? Here's everything you need to know Since the first commercial wireless network went live in 1986, we've built a new one about every decade. The first-generation net...

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New Important Update for our Cisco RV340 Series AnyConnect Licensing NEW IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR CISCO RV340 SERIES ANYCONNECT LICENSING

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Mar 17, 2019

A quick note to update you on some new exciting updates to our RV340, RV340W, RV345 and RV345P. We have simplified the License Model for these RV Series models. The Bottom Line here is the additional Cisco AnyConnect Server is no longer required and 50 (yes, 50) tunnels on the server are enabled (Fr...

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Add custom network devices with just a few clicks ADD CUSTOM NETWORK DEVICES WITH JUST A FEW CLICKS

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Mar 15, 2019

For some time now, Dynatrace has provided the ability to register and monitor custom (network) devices using the Dynatrace API. Over the past few months, this functionality has been widely used to gain visibility into custom devices where OneAgent can’t be installed. It’s amazing to see ...

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The 5 Best Benefits of Edge Computing THE 5 BEST BENEFITS OF EDGE COMPUTING

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Mar 15, 2019

Edge computing is an exciting new approach to network architecture that helps organizations break beyond the limitations imposed by traditional cloud-based networks. Although cloud computing continues to play an important role in modern network architecture, the exciting possibilities offered by Int...

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SKT tests the limits of 4G/5G combo SKT TESTS THE LIMITS OF 4G/5G COMBO

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Mar 14, 2019

SK Telecom (SKT) and Samsung completed device interoperability tests using dual connectivity technology on 4G and 5G networks, reaching a peak data speed of 2.6Gb/s using a Galaxy S10 smartphone. The tests at Samsung’s facilities in Suwon used 100MHz of 3.5GHz spectrum (a 5G band) and 65MHz of...

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Marek MAREK'S TAKE—IS DISH GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT ITS FUTURE 5G NETWORK?

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Mar 14, 2019

Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen is known for driving a hard bargain. When his company snapped up wireless spectrum licenses in a variety of bands including the 700 MHz band and AWS-4 Band during recent FCC auctions, most of the industry assumed he’d sit on those licenses for a bit and then...

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Excited About 5G? Here Are The IT Challenges Accompanying It EXCITED ABOUT 5G? HERE ARE THE IT CHALLENGES ACCOMPANYING IT

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Mar 14, 2019

In pursuit of the super-fast, always-available digital delivery that is so vital to most businesses, the last mile has been the weakest link and the biggest challenge. Often used to describe the last leg of infrastructure that brings technological advances to an end user, the term “last mile&r...

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The Power of Cisco SD-WAN with 5G THE POWER OF CISCO SD-WAN WITH 5G

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Mar 14, 2019

Ian has spent the past 10 years working on leading communication enablement technologies across networking, telecommunications and healthcare. As a Product Manager in Enterprise Routing, Ian works on key Cisco strategic initiatives, including 5G, edge computing, and hyper-converged infrastructure. A...

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3 steps to take before deploying SD-WAN 3 STEPS TO TAKE BEFORE DEPLOYING SD-WAN

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Mar 13, 2019

As enterprises develop network strategies and technical roadmaps, one hot technology that will be on their radar is SD-WAN, a significant transformational solution in networking and a major change  from the MPLS status quo that most enterprises have deployed. As bullish as we are on SD-WAN, we ...

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Meet the vendor that claims it invented SD-WAN MEET THE VENDOR THAT CLAIMS IT INVENTED SD-WAN

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Mar 13, 2019

The vendor was founded in 2009 and claims to be the pioneer in the SD-WAN space for businesses. Scott has been in his role at the company for a little over a fortnight, but already has big plans to launch a new global channel go-to-market strategy to take full advantage of its partner relationships....

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TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Outlet review: The Kasa Smart KP200 covers all the basics TP-LINK KASA SMART WI-FI POWER OUTLET REVIEW: THE KASA SMART KP200 COVERS ALL THE BASICS

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Mar 13, 2019

TP-Link’s Kasa smart home line has long included a variety off plug-in smart outlets, and now the brand is extending into the wall. With its Kasa model KP200 Smart Wi-Fi Power Outlet, TP-Link offers a compelling way to turn any old outlet into a smart one—no smart hub required. Wiring th...

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Wi-Fi at 20: More Indispensable Than Ever WI-FI AT 20: MORE INDISPENSABLE THAN EVER

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Mar 13, 2019

In the 20 years since the first laptops with built-in Wi-Fi were introduced, the idea of totally wireless but completely connected personal devices has become commonplace. Today, many laptops don’t even have wired networking ports. Most IoT devices use Wi-Fi to communicate. Every smartphone ha...

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VMware Dominates the $359M SD-WAN Market VMWARE DOMINATES THE $359M SD-WAN MARKET

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Mar 13, 2019

A new report from IHS Markit found that in the fourth quarter of 2018 the SD-WAN market grew 26 percent from the previous quarter to reach $359 million. This number includes appliance, control, and management software. Built on VMware SD-WAN by Velocloud, Mosaic SoftWave SD-WAN managed services comp...

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How Lighting Can Create a Platform for Your Building’s Networking HOW LIGHTING CAN CREATE A PLATFORM FOR YOUR BUILDING’S NETWORKING

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Mar 13, 2019

Bluetooth® mesh is the first low-energy communication standard to provide a reliable, fast, and scalable wireless lighting control system. Silvair has successfully tested the new technology at its headquarters in Krakow and implemented it for a customer in Dallas. At Silvair's headquarters, ...

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5G Networks Must Be Secure and Reliable 5G NETWORKS MUST BE SECURE AND RELIABLE

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Mar 13, 2019

5G promises to revolutionize how people use technology. From transportation to health care to entertainment, the way people interact with wireless internet devices will change substantially. And as 5G enables data to be transmitted much more quickly, the number of devices connected to the internet w...

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5G vs 5G: Network Slices or Private Networks? 5G VS 5G: NETWORK SLICES OR PRIVATE NETWORKS?

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Mar 13, 2019

Here’s your bedtime history anecdote. Once upon a time (around 9th century BC) there lived a King called Shalmaneser in the Kingdom of Assyria, now northern Iraq. The king was worried. He had a hard time keeping his kingdom together and maintaining good relations with his neighbours. But in th...

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Learn how to overcome legacy WAN challenges with Aryaka Networks at Enterprise Connect 2019 LEARN HOW TO OVERCOME LEGACY WAN CHALLENGES WITH ARYAKA NETWORKS AT ENTERPRISE CONNECT 2019

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Mar 13, 2019

Are you attending Enterprise Connect 2019? We are too! Stop by the Aryaka Booth (1304) to discover why Aryaka is the industry-leading SD-WAN solution for global enterprises, enabling any application, anywhere in the world. Aryaka’s SD-WAN as-a-Service alters how enterprises connect sites and u...

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The “OK, So What Exactly Is 5G?” Syllabus THE “OK, SO WHAT EXACTLY IS 5G?” SYLLABUS

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Mar 12, 2019

Do you get excited when you hear the THX Deep Note sound effect before a film, even though you don’t know what THX means, does, or even stands for? If so, read on, because you may be at risk of buying an overpriced 5G-enabled smartphone for no discernible reason.

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Is Your Organization Prepared for the Enterprise 2G and 3G Shutdown? IS YOUR ORGANIZATION PREPARED FOR THE ENTERPRISE 2G AND 3G SHUTDOWN?

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Mar 12, 2019

Regardless which cellular carrier your organization uses, 2G and 3G networks are going away (or are already gone). While some carriers have announced shutoff dates and others haven’t made any public announcements, the end is inevitable. It’s been a good run, right? Many companies and pub...

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How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks HOW SD-WAN CHANGES THE GAME FOR 5G NETWORKS

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Mar 12, 2019

5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services, according to Kelly Ahuja, CEO, Versa Networks. Enterprises of all sizes and in every vertical market are developing digital transformation strategies in order to move fast with greater agility so that ...

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VMware Cloud on AWS with Transit Gateway Demo VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS WITH TRANSIT GATEWAY DEMO

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Mar 12, 2019

At AWS re:Invent 2018 last November, AWS introduced a regional construct called Transit Gateway (TGW). AWS Transit Gateway allows customers to connect multiple Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs) together easily. TGW can be seen as a hub and all the VPCs can be seen as spokes in a hub and spoke-type model...

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Do We Really Need 5G? The Key Facts You Need to Know DO WE REALLY NEED 5G? THE KEY FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Mar 12, 2019

First, there was 2G for phone calls and texting. Then, along came 3G for the Web. When 4G was released, our business processes, games, and video experiences improved. Now, there’s talk of 5G taking over and making everything better, faster, and more accessible. But, do we really need 5G? The 5...

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Plan for 5G during your network transformation PLAN FOR 5G DURING YOUR NETWORK TRANSFORMATION

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Mar 12, 2019

Mobile employees, distributed enterprises, and the move to the cloud are all forces that are driving organisations to transform their networks. But what about the arrival of 5G? Are you prepared for how that will affect your network? The growth of the mobile workforce and the need to provide a user ...

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Why gamers should care about Wi-Fi 6 WHY GAMERS SHOULD CARE ABOUT WI-FI 6

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Mar 12, 2019

While old-timers might recall their first wireless router was the original 802.11b standard, the Wi-Fi that most of us use today is of the 802.11ac variety. This current standard offers fast throughput to a larger number of devices, across both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies. However, it's be...

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