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    CISCO RIDES HIGH ON RISING NETWORK COMPLEXITIES

    May 16, 2019

    Cisco’s equipment has endured multiple security attacks and flaws on various fronts, including a heightened number of security advisories of late, but it doesn’t appear to be hitting the company’s bottom line. The company still dominates the global switch and router markets and its...

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    TATA, CISCO REDEFINE ENTERPRISE NETWORKING WITH NEW MANAGED SD-WAN

    May 16, 2019

    The leading global digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications and Cisco have extended their partnership to enable enterprises to transform their legacy network to a customised and secure multi-cloud native hybrid network. The combination of Tata Communications’ IZO cloud enablement pl...

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    ARISTA RELEASES 400G ETHERNET SWITCH-ROUTER PLATFORMS FOR LARGE-SCALE NETWORKS

    May 15, 2019

    Arista Networks released its latest 400 gigabit Ethernet switches designed specifically for large-scale virtualized and cloud networks. The new family of switches, 7800R or R3 series, are the third generation of Arista’s R-Series family of universal spine switches, which includes 7500R and 728...

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    VODAFONE UK PINS 5G LAUNCH PLANS ON JULY 3

    May 15, 2019

    Vodafone plans to start offering 5G service in seven cities across the United Kingdom on July 3 at current pricing levels. The multi-national operator says it will also offer 5G roaming in Germany, Italy, and Spain later in the summer. The first cities to get 5G service include Birmingham, Bristol, ...

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    NETSURION STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF AGILITY AND FLEXIBILITY IN THE SD-WAN MARKET

    May 14, 2019

    The enterprise SD-WAN market is thriving with big-name competitors, but what of the small-to-midsized business (SMB) sector? That’s where Netsurion has staked its claim, injecting itself confidently into a market segment that’s eager to see how a cloud-based network-security managed solu...

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    THE BENEFITS OF OPEN SOURCE NETWORKING FOR ENTERPRISE IT

    May 14, 2019

    IT organizations report a range of benefits from open source software, including innovative design, time to market and agility. While open source software helps reduce some costs, deployment in production environments is generally accompanied by a vendor-supplied support contract.

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    DELL TECHNOLOGIES PARTNERS WITH ORANGE FOR NEW-AGE SOFTWARE-DEFINED MOBILITY COMING WITH 5G

    May 14, 2019

    Dell Technologies and Orange are exploring new technology areas -- such as near real-time edge computing and IoT services -- to meet the demands coming with 5G. 5G, just being rolled out, provides next-gen mobile Internet connectivity at speeds never attained before, resulting in new distributed clo...

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    CHINA MOBILE, HUAWEI COMPLETE 4K LIVE STREAMING TEST ON 5G DUAL-BAND CONVERGENT NETWORK WITH CHINESE BROADCASTER

    May 13, 2019

    China Mobile and Huawei recently completed what they claim is the industry's first 4K live streaming test on a 5G dual-band convergent network in Beijing with China Central Television(CCTV). Compared with the previous fixed-point 4K live streaming tests, this test has successfully expanded the a...

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    OPTUS DETAILS NSW AND VICTORIAN SUBURBS TO GET ERICSSON 5G

    May 13, 2019

    Optus has laid out 50 sites to receive 5G, via Ericsson kit, across Australia's two most populous states.
    In Victoria, which has yet to receive any Optus 5G Home Broadband, its site will cover: Abbotsford, Arthurs Seat, Braybrook, Brunswick, Campbellfield South, Coburg, Croydon South, Dan...

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    MELLANOX INFUSES ETHERNET SWITCHES WITH NETWORK TELEMETRY TECH

    May 13, 2019

    Mellanox bolstered its Ethernet switches with network telemetry technology to monitor the data plane for public clouds, private clouds, and enterprise computing. The monitoring technology, which it named What Just Happened (WJH), helps enterprises identify anomalies in the data plane. According to t...

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    VODAFONE UK TO START 5G NETWORK IN JULY WITH 5G SMARTPHONES

    May 13, 2019

    Vodafone will offer 5G roaming in the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain over the summer. At present, Vodafone 5G services will be available in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool and London. Vodafone 5G will be available in Birkenhead, Blackpool, Bournemouth, Guildford, Newbury, ...

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    UTSTARCOM, CHINA MOBILE LAUNCH AI AND 5G-POWERED SMART COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATOR

    May 13, 2019

    UTStarcom announced that the company launched the goBox, its first 5G-powered smart commercial refrigerator.  The launch was done together with China Mobile Group Zhejiang Company (Hangzhou).
    The goBox smart vending machine creates a new way of shopping by not only enhancing the buying e...

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    THREE PRODUCTS THAT SHOW HOW MICROSOFT IS LEADING THE IOT AND EDGE REVOLUTION

    May 12, 2019

    The IoT and edge computing markets are getting crowded. Post the Big Data revolution, IoT and AI have become the key drivers of the public cloud. Almost every cloud vendor has invested in industrial IoT and edge computing. Back in 2015, Amazon acquired 2lemetry sparking a trend. Since then, Amazon h...

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    NOKIA SOFTWARE, THE HIDDEN JEWEL THAT IS LOOKING AT INDIA’S 5G PUSH

    May 10, 2019

    Nokia Software is eyeing trials for India’s 5G telecom network, and has made a case for participating in the pilot runs citing its expertise in deploying 5G networks commercially in the United States, South Korea and Japan. “India is both a very important talent base and large, local mar...

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    5G AMERICAS ATTRACTS, BUILDS CONSENSUS FOR EXPANDING WIRELESS ECOSYSTEM

    May 09, 2019

    Early instances of 5G in the United States have limited coverage, but the work from standards adoption to commercial deployments is occurring at a rapid pace, Chris Pearson, president of 5G Americas, told SDxCentral this week at the Big 5G Event. “5G is a commercial reality [and] I think we&rs...

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    VERIZON VIRTUALIZES BASEBAND FUNCTIONS USING INTEL, NOKIA VRAN GEAR

    May 09, 2019

    Verizon, working with Intel and Nokia, said it achieved full virtualization of baseband functions, which is the heaviest portion of computing on the radio access network (RAN), using general purpose hardware.
    In earlier wireless networks, custom-built hardware and software were coupled togeth...

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    HUAWEI'S FIRST 5G PHONE WILL DEBUT IN LONDON ON MAY 16

    May 08, 2019

    Chinese tech giant Huawei will unveil its first 5G phone at an event in London on May 16.
    The phone follows swiftly in the footsteps of the Huawei P30 Pro, which the company showed off at a launch event in Paris in March. In an interview with CNET at the event, Huawei CEO Richard Yu said he e...

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    VERIZON TAKES MAJOR STEP TOWARDS COMMERCIALIZATION OF MULTI-ACCESS EDGE COMPUTE

    May 08, 2019

    Verizon has reached another major milestone on the path to deploying revolutionary new wireless technologies such as Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) and network slicing which, in combination with 5G technology over mmWave spectrum, will lay the foundation for previously unimagined latency-dependent ...

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    IMAGE: MOBILEDGEX TELUS, MOBILEDGEX TO TRIAL EDGE COMPUTING

    May 07, 2019

    Canadian carrier Telus and Deutsche Telekom-backed edge computing company MobiledgeX are working together on a mobile edge computing trial network in Canada. This will be the first Canadian deployment for MobiledgeX. Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO at Telus, said that partnering with MobiledgeX to pilot its wor...

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    MICROSOFT CEO: HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD ‘BEING DRIVEN BY SOFTWARE

    May 07, 2019

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off the company’s annual MS Build developer conference this week in Seattle by describing the opportunity available to software developers as connectivity changes not only the consumer world but also drives the digital transformation of enterprises and indust...

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    FIRSTNET SURPASSES 600K CONNECTIONS

    May 07, 2019

    FirstNet connections have reached more than 600,000, and most of those connections are new to the network, not AT&T subscribers migrating to FirstNet plans and devices, the carrier said. “A majority of agencies and nearly 50% of FirstNet’s total connections are new subscribers (not A...

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    NEW 5G NETWORK COULD INTERRUPT WEATHER FORECAST SATELLITES

    May 06, 2019

    The roll-out of 5G mobile networks could have a big impact on weather forecasters' ability to predict major weather events. Weather satellites use certain radio frequency bands in the electromagnetic spectrum to monitor water vapour in the atmosphere, but bands near these frequencies may also be...

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    SMARTPHONES PRODUCTION IN THE KOREAN MARKET IS COMING TO AN END

    May 06, 2019

    Korean market has been one of the leading in production of smartphones, thanks to home grown companies like Samsung and LG. However, it now seems that the once-bustling smartphone plans for productions are now about to fade out. Both smartphone brands from South Korea — Samsung Electronics and...

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    ALTICE USA GEARS UP FOR SUMMER MOBILE SERVICE LAUNCH, SAYS 5G FWA IS ‘NICHE’ — FOR NOW

    May 06, 2019

    Cable provider Altice USA is in “heavy testing” for a mobile service launch that company executives said is on track to happen this summer — and company CEO Dexter Goei told investors that he isn’t particularly worried about 5G fixed wireless access as a home and business bro...

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    SPAIN GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO VODAFONE, TELEFONICA TO CARRY OUT 5G TRIALS

    May 06, 2019

    The Spanish government has issued the permits for two 5G pilot programs in the country, which will be funded by financial resources from the state and the European Union (EU). The two 5G trials will require a total investment of over $40 million. Around $11 million will be co-funded by state agency ...

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    LG UPLUS TO EXPAND 5G NETWORK NATIONWIDE

    May 06, 2019

    LG Uplus will build 25,000 more fifth-generation (5G) base stations nationwide by June to increase the total number up to 50,000 to deliver stable and high-quality coverage of the super-fast network service, the firm said Monday. The country's third-largest mobile carrier plans to secure a total...

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    CYBERA INJECTS CLOUD MANAGEMENT INTO ITS SD-WAN PLATFORM

    May 04, 2019

    SD-WAN provider Cybera this week added a cloud management system on top of its SD-WAN platform for greater network insights. Cybera has been around since 2001. Its primary offering is a multi-tenant platform, CyberaOne, which is built on an architecture that provides SD-WAN, cloud-based security, an...

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    DELL TECHNOLOGIES AND ORANGE INK TELCO 5G DEAL

    May 01, 2019

    Dell Technologies and Orange agreed to work together on 5G and edge computing use cases, and also to develop a new edge platform to support telecommunications operators’ requirements. The new agreement with Orange follows a 5G memorandum of understanding that Dell China signed with China Unico...

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    5G SUBSCRIBERS IN SOUTH KOREA REACH 260,000

    May 01, 2019

    5G subscriptions in South Korea have already reached 260,000, local press reported, citing data from the government. The country’s three carriers launched commercial 5G services on April 3. The government said that users are complaining about the coverage and the speed of the next-generation w...

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    DELL TECHNOLOGIES CTO HIGHLIGHTS KEY ROLE OF EDGE COMPUTING FOR 5G

    May 01, 2019

    LAS VEGAS–Seven years ago, the company that would become Dell Technologies saw the potential for hybrid, multi-cloud computing models. At the time, “We got beat up on mercilessly,” Dell Technologies CTO John Roese said in an interview with RCR Wireless News during Dell Technologies...

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    WONDERING WHY 5G SMARTPHONES WOULD BE MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE THAN 4G?

    Apr 30, 2019

    The newest technology trend is already upon us. 5G looks set to take the world by storm with all the major OEMs configuring their upcoming devices to be compatible with new age network technology. However, one aspect of 5G which can prove to be bothersome to a lot of people is the pricing devices, e...

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    VERIZON STOPS CHARGING CUSTOMERS $10/MONTH TO USE ITS 5G NETWORK

    Apr 29, 2019

    pril has been all about 5G over at Verizon. It began with Verizon launching 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis which was then followed up with an announcement for the next 20 cities that will receive 5G. When its 5G service first launched, Verizon planned on charging an extra $10 per month for it with th...

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    AT&T LAUNCHES WIRELESS NETWORK FOCUSING ON RAPIDLY GROWING INTERNET OF THINGS

    Apr 29, 2019

    AT&T is taking a step toward making the Internet of Things even more functional, launching a wireless network across the US designed to link IoT devices for $5 a year. It’s called the NarrowBand Internet of Things, or NB-IOT. AT&T thus joins T-Mobile, which launched a similar offering ...

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    VODAFONE QATAR CONTINUES INVESTING IN WIRELESS NETWORK THROUGH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH HUAWEI

    Apr 29, 2019

    Vodafone Qatar and Huawei have entered into a strategic agreement to significantly expand and enhance Vodafone Qatar’s entire wireless network infrastructure including a largescale 5G technology rollout. The agreement will see “two industry leaders at the forefront of digital innovation ...

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    FCC VOWS 5G NETWORKS WILL BE A PRIVATE SECTOR PROJECT

    Apr 29, 2019

    In case anyone was unclear, Ajit Pai wants you to know that the government isn't planning to take over the wireless sector. Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has penned an op-ed describing his plan to facilitate the launch of hyper-fast, fifth-generation wireless servic...

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    DELL EMC, BIG SWITCH TAKE ON CISCO WITH OPEN NETWORKING DEAL

    Apr 26, 2019

    Big Switch Networks inked an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Dell EMC for Big Switch’s SDN products. The two companies already partnered on Dell EMC’s open networking product line, and the new OEM agreement aims to deepen that collaboration while taking market share...

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    WHAT CLOUDS? AMAZON, MICROSOFT CLOUD BUSINESSES CONTINUE TO SHINE

    Apr 26, 2019

    Amazon and Microsoft both released their latest quarterly results this week that showed it was unlikely either company lost any of their current stranglehold on the cloud infrastructure services market.
    Market heavyweight Amazon reported that its Amazon Web Services (AWS) business generated n...

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    T-MOBILE TO LAUNCH 5G ON 600 MHZ IN THE SECOND HALF OF 2019

    Apr 26, 2019

    T-Mobile said during its first quarter 2019 earnings report Thursday that it plans to launch 5G on 600 MHz as soon as it has compatible smart phones in the second half of 2019. The company also said it added 656,000 branded postpaid customers during its first quarter 2019 as part of total branded po...

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    NOKIA REPORTS ‘WEAK’ Q1 2019 EARNINGS ATTRIBUTED TO 5G

    Apr 25, 2019

    Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri jumped right in with the bad news on the company’s first quarter 2019 earnings call today. “Q1 was a weak quarter for Nokia as we expected,” he said. “We pointed to a soft first half and a particularly weak first quarter, followed by a robust second half...

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    VERIZON EXPANDS 5G TO 20 MORE CITIES; PRE-ORDER OPEN FOR SAMSUNG S10 5G PHONES

    Apr 25, 2019

    Following the launch of 5G services in Chicago and Minneapolis, Verizon announced 20 new cities where it will turn on its 5G Ultra Wideband network this year. Verizon previously said it will launch 5G services in parts of at least 30 cities in 2019. The new cities include Atlanta, Georgia; Boston, M...

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    HERE’S WHICH LEADING COUNTRIES HAVE BARRED, AND WELCOMED, HUAWEI’S 5G TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 25, 2019

    Huawei has faced mounting political pressure in recent months as the U.S. asks allied countries to block Huawei from being a part of next-generation mobile networks known as 5G. Washington has accused the Chinese telecom equipment maker of being a national security risk, alleging its gear could be u...

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    HUAWEI CALLS FOR MORE OPEN, MODULAR 5G DEPLOYMENTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Huawei is now calling for cooperation across every facet of the wireless networking industry in the adoption of new cell site technology that will better support current networks through 5G and beyond. Speaking at the recent Huawei Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, company CMO Peter Zhou pointed to two co...

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    SOFTBANK AND GOOGLE PARENT TIE UP ON FLYING 5G STATIONS FOR PHONE SERVICES USING BALLOONS AND DRONES

    Apr 25, 2019

    Mobile phone carrier SoftBank Corp. and Google LLC parent Alphabet Inc. said Thursday they will jointly set up airborne mobile phone base stations, using balloons and aircraft in the stratosphere, to cover wider areas for next-generation 5G wireless services. SoftBank’s year-old HAPSMobile and...

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    HUAWEI REPORTEDLY GETS THE GREEN LIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN BRITAIN’S 5G ROLLOUT, A WOULD-BE SETBACK FOR THE U.S.

    Apr 25, 2019

    Top British officials apparently have decided to let the Chinese technology giant Huawei help develop an ultra-fast 5G wireless network in the United Kingdom, according to reports, in spite of pressure by U.S. officials to freeze out the company on security grounds. The leak of the apparent decision...

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    WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY CHIP IMPROVES POWER AND RELIABILITY OF IOT DEVICES

    Apr 24, 2019

    Silicon Labs has introduced its Wireless Gecko platform, Series 2, designed to make internet of things (IoT) products more powerful. The Series 2 includes small-form-factor system-on-chip (SoC) devices with a dedicated security core and on-chip radio delivering what the company claims is more than t...

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    DOCKER AND ARM EXPAND CLOUD-NATIVE TO THE EDGE, IOT

    Apr 24, 2019

    Docker Inc. and Arm are working to ease the development of cloud-native applications for edge and IoT devices. The move is the initial phase of a new partnership between the two companies. The initial phase of the partnership focuses on delivering a seamless developer environment, starting with the ...

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    VMWARE REBUILDS EDGE, IOT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM, PUSHES IT TO THE CLOUD

    Apr 24, 2019

    VMware rebuilt its edge infrastructure and IoT management platform, Pulse IoT Center. Its 2.0 version is now a cloud service and includes several new device management and security capabilities.
    The company first launched the platform in May 2017. While the original product was based on an in...

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    CUMULUS UPDATES NETWORK OPERATIONS TOOLSET FOR MODERN NETWORKS

    Apr 24, 2019

    today updated its network operations toolset — which monitors the health of the entire data center stack — with features to reduce business disruptions and achieve web-scale.The toolset, called NetQ, is built specifically for data center networks, which increasingly includes containers a...

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    HUAWEI GETS LIMITED 5G NOD FROM UK

    Apr 24, 2019

    The United Kingdom has reportedly decided that Huawei telecommunications equipment should not be entirely banned from that country’s 5G networks, although the China-based vendor’s participation will be limited. A report from the Daily Telegraph said the U.K.’s National Security Cou...

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    RANCHER LABS RELEASES SLIM OS FOR ITS EDGE-FOCUSED K3S PLATFORM

    Apr 24, 2019

    Rancher Labs has developed an operating system for its recently launched edge-specific k3s Kubernetes distribution designed for resource-constrained environments and easier management when deployed within the k3s environment. Sheng Liang, CEO and co-founder of Rancher Labs, said the conveniently nam...

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    CHINA UNICOM SIGNALS INTENT TO BE AMONG FIRST WITH 5G

    Apr 23, 2019

    China Unicom is gearing up to become the first Chinese carrier to launch commercial 5G services for consumers next month and firmly position China as one of the frontrunners that will drive the next generation of mobile technology. China seemed to have lost momentum compared to rival regions, after ...

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    HARNESS RAISES $60 MILLION TO DISRUPT, BOOST CONTINUOUS DELIVERY MARKET

    Apr 23, 2019

    Continuous delivery startup Harness today closed a $60 million Series B funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners, Google Ventures, and ServiceNow Ventures. Existing vendors Big Labs, Menlo Ventures, and Unusual Ventures also participated. The startup is now valued at $500 million, accordi...

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    SOFTWARE SECURITY FLAWS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR ARE MAJOR NETWORK VULNERABILITY POINTS, IXIA FINDS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Software security flaws — including those with available fixes that haven’t been applied — and human behavior continue to be the top sources of network vulnerabilities, according to a new report from Keysight Technologies’ Ixia group. In its third annual security report, Ixia...

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    COMMERCE SECRETARY APPOINTS NEW SPECTRUM COMMITTEE MEMBERS; NEW FIRSTNET BOARD MEMBER SOUGHT

    Apr 22, 2019

    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee — better known as the CSMAC — has a new roster of 30 outside expert members, appointed by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The CSMAC is led by co-chairs Jennifer War...

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    HUAWEI’S Q1 REVENUES UP 39% YEAR-ON-YEAR

    Apr 22, 2019

    Huawei posted revenues of CNY179.7 billion ($26.8 billion) in the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 39% year-on-year, the company said in a release. The vendor’s net profit margin in Q1 2019 was about 8%, slightly higher compared to the same period last year. “Huawei maintained its f...

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    SIZING UP THE FIRST WAVE OF US 5G DEPLOYMENTS

    Apr 20, 2019

    The sprint to 5G in the United States is on, but only a fraction of the population has access to the technology and even fewer have devices that can use it. In that respect and for purposes of mass market adoption, it’s a marathon, not a sprint. Marketers for the nation’s two largest net...

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    ORANGE PARTNERS WITH FRENCH FIRMS TO TEST 5G TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 19, 2019

    The announcement was made at the Orange Business Summit, taking place this week in Paris, France.
    “5G will not be just another new development in mobile uses. This is a technological leap that announces a significant transformation of business models for all companies and in all sectors...

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    ROGERS CTO SAYS 600 MHZ SPECTRUM WILL BE KEY TO LAUNCH 5G

    Apr 19, 2019

    Canadian carrier Rogers Communications said its spectrum in the 600 MHz band will allow the firm to provide 5G technology in a wide area coverage without a huge cost, the company’s CTO Jorge Fernandes said during a conference call with investors. “So for us, the 600 MHz spectrum is incre...

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    FIBER, VRAN AND DENSIFICATION: A Q&A WITH SOLID

    Apr 19, 2019

    Network densification is about a lot more than beefing up macro sites and deploying new small cells. Connecting all of these radio sites and tying them back into the core, data centers and other ICT locations, is fiber optic cabling. And, given current and future densification needs, fiber to the ed...

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    CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS TO NETWORK DENSIFICATION

    Apr 19, 2019

    Given the pervasive challenges associated with network densification, particularly backhaul and site acquisition, and the emergence of 5G at millimeter wave frequencies, what can operators do to deliver the service their customers expect? Ericsson’s Martin Ljunberg, strategic product manager, ...

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    SWEDISH ERICSSON AND SWISSCOM LAUNCH EUROPE'S FIRST LARGE SCALE 5G NETWORK

    Apr 18, 2019

    The Swedish supplier of network equipment said in a statement that the 5G network, launched in 54 cities in Switzerland, had been switched on just after midnight on April 17th, after Swisscom secured a license to operate a 5G network in the country. Ericsson made the announcement as it reported a fi...

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    INCREDIBLY IMPRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALS: JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. (JNPR)

    Apr 18, 2019

    Price Performance of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) has had quite a remarkable price journey over the past year. During the past 12 months, its highest price was $30.80, which this stock reach on 11/08/18, compared to its lowest price during that period – whic...

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    FUJITSU COMPLETES DESIGN OF EXASCALE SUPERCOMPUTER, PROMISES TO PRODUCTIZE IT

    Apr 18, 2019

    Fujitsu and Japanese research institute Riken announced the design for the post-K supercomputer, to be launched in 2021, is complete and that they will productize the design for sale later this year. The K supercomputer was a massive system, built by Fujitsu and housed at the Riken Advanced Institut...

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    EXTREME 5G NETWORK RESEARCH GETS FUNDING

    Apr 18, 2019

    Wireless transmission at data rates of around 45gbps could one day be commonplace, some engineers say. “Fiber-in-air” is how the latest variant of 5G infrastructure is being described. To get there, a Britain-funded consortium of chip makers, universities, and others intend to aggressive...

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    VERIZON MEDIA OPENS EIGHT STUDIOS GLOBALLY, INCLUDING 5G STUDIO IN LOS ANGELES

    Apr 18, 2019

    Verizon Media, the telco’s content subsidiary formerly known as Oath, has been busy building out its network of video production facilities around the world: In the first few months of this year, Verizon Media opened or upgraded studios in New York, London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil ...

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    CLOUDIAN GIVES MSPS ACCESS TO S3-BASED SCALABLE STORAGE AND CLOUD SERVICES

    Apr 18, 2019

    Cloudian’s latest offering — a managed service provider (MSP) program — targets two lucrative markets: cloud storage and managed cloud services. It enables MSPs to offer cloud storage and services such as data management and disaster recovery built on Cloudian’s Amazon S3-bas...

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    CLOUDGENIX RAISES $65 MILLION, TAKES ON CISCO, LEGACY SD-WAN

    Apr 17, 2019

    SD-WAN provider CloudGenix raised $65 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its total funding close to $100 million. The round included existing vendors Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Mayfield Fund, and Intel, as well as new investor ClearSky Ventures. CloudGenix CEO Kumar Ra...

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    APPLE SETTLES WITH QUALCOMM - THE 5G IPHONE LOOKS MORE REAL (U)

    Apr 17, 2019

    In a completely unexpected twist to what was shaping up to be a colossally dull never-ending global lawsuit, Apple and Qualcomm have reached a settlement that means both sides can work together, at least for the next six years. Apple settles with Qualcomm The two companies announced their new d&eacu...

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    NETWORKS PREPARE FOR 5G NEW RADIO

    Apr 17, 2019

    5G New Radio (NR) originates with a vision of pervasive connectivity, extreme data rates, and low-latency yet highly reliable networks. The international telecommunications union (ITU), working with the international mobile telecommunications (IMT), created the IMT-2020 vision that identifies three ...

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    NATION-STATE ATTACKERS EXPLOITING DNS AT SCALE, CISCO REPORTS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Cisco Talos is warning of a new attacker group it has dubbed "Sea Turtle" that is exploiting DNS information at scale across large government agencies. According to the report which was released on April 17, the Sea Turtle attack has already compromised at least 40 different organizations,...

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    SK TELECOM TO DEPLOY 5G FOR MILITARY ACADEMY IN KOREA

    Apr 16, 2019

    Korean telco SK Telecom has signed an agreement with the Korea Military Academy (KMA) for the provision of innovative technologies, including 5G, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), the company said in a statement. Under the terms of the deal, SK Telecom and the Army’s elite schoo...

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    GERMANY’S REGULATOR WILL NOT EXCLUDE HUAWEI FROM 5G CONTRACTS

    Apr 16, 2019

    Germany’s telecoms regulator Bundesnetzagentur confirmed that Chinese vendor Huawei will not be excluded from 5G contracts in the country, the Financial Times reported Jochen Homann, the president of the agency, as saying. “The position the Bundesnetzagentur takes is that no equipment su...

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    5G NETWORK’S MAJOR ADVANTAGE FOR MILITARY SIMULATION

    Apr 16, 2019

    South Korea’s 5G network went live earlier this month. KT Corp., the nation’s second largest wireless operator, claims to have launched the “world’s first nationwide commercial 5G wireless network” with enterprises and consumers now actively u...

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    INTEL SAYS IT WILL EXIT 5G PHONE MODEMS JUST HOURS AFTER APPLE, QUALCOMM SETTLE

    Apr 16, 2019

    Intel will no longer be working on 5G chips for phones, leaving Apple with only one supplier for its iPhones, Qualcomm -- the same company that it was battling in court until midday Tuesday.
    Intel late Tuesday said it plans to cease working on modems for 5G, the next-generation of wireless te...

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    COMARCH HELPS LG U+ TO LAUNCH 5G NETWORK IN KOREA

    Apr 16, 2019

    Krakow, Poland-based Comarch said its solution breaks down IT architecture silos and enables efficient fulfillment of modern 5G-based services, increasing network management effectiveness and cutting associated costs through automation. This network launch for LG U+ is the first step toward comprehe...

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    QUALCOMM DRIVING 5G NR TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION FORWARD TO UNLOCK THE FULL POTENTIAL OF 5G

    Apr 15, 2019

    The year 2019 is an especially exciting one as our 5G vision turns into a commercial reality for both mobile mmWave and sub-6 GHz spectrum bands, with 5G network and device launch announcements coming from all over the world. As 5G R&D lead at Qualcomm Technologies, I ...

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    GOOGLE, HYPERLEDGER LAUNCH ONLINE IDENTITY MANAGEMENT TOOLS

    Apr 15, 2019

    In two separate announcements last week, Google and Linux's Hyperledger project launched tools aimed at enabling secure identity management for enterprises via mobile and other devices.
    Google unveiled five upgrades to its BeyondCorp cloud enterprise security service that enables identity...

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    MICROSOFT SURRENDERS CONTROL OVER WINDOWS 10 UPGRADES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Apr 15, 2019

    Every few months, the Redmond, Wash. company switches up scheduling or support or something about Window 10, just to make sure everyone is paying attention. Earlier this month, Microsoft again reshaped Windows 10's delivery. Or maybe the change wasn't about disbursing updates, but about not ...

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    FREEDOM MOBILE TURNS ON WIRELESS NETWORK IN LINDSAY, ONTARIO

    Apr 15, 2019

    Freedom Mobile, Shaw’s wireless brand, has quietly expanded its network coverage to Lindsay, Ontario. Lindsay has a population just over 20,000 and the coverage map on its website reports the network is active within the core of the area. In a statement to MobileSyrup, Chethan Lakshman, Vice P...

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    GOOGLE BOOSTS G SUITE WITH COLLABORATION, AI, INTEGRATION FEATURES

    Apr 12, 2019

    Google on Wednesday announced a slew of enhancements to G Suite, its productivity suite that includes Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, Hangouts Chat and a variety  of other business apps. The additions, many of them still in beta, are aimed at boosting users’ productivity, helping them...

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    RURAL OPERATORS AND 5G: PLAN OR PLUNGE AHEAD?

    Apr 12, 2019

    The black monopole macro sites and gray small cells went up easily, the architecture shifting seamlessly from LTE to non-standalone 5G New Radio and then to standalone 5G. It’s just that easy –when all the network elements are miniature, plastic versions of the real thing, neatly labeled...

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    TIM, ERICSSON INSTALL 5G DEMO ZONE AT ROME’S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Apr 12, 2019

    Italian telco TIM and Swedish vendor Ericsson have installed a 5G demo area at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci airport. The new demo area will allow arriving and connecting travellers to experience 5G technology, TIM said. The 5G demo area will be located at the Terminal T3 arrivals’ baggage cl...

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    TEST AND MEASUREMENT: AT&T CITES OOKLA FOR FASTEST NETWORK CLAIM; OOKLA RESPONDS: YES, BUT …

    Apr 12, 2019

    AT&T recently claimed “fastest national network” status, based on crowdsourced, device-based Ookla Speedtest data — and this week, Ookla responded with a blog entry that provided more insights on the data and a subtle “slow your roll” to the carrier. According to AT...

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    VERSA RELEASES CLOUD-MANAGED SD-WAN BRANCH AND SECURITY

    Apr 12, 2019

    Versa Networks released a cloud-managed SD-WAN branch and security service designed for managed service providers and mid-market enterprises. Alongside the Versa Titan offering, it released Versa Cloud Services Gateway, a series of appliances that provide security and SD-WAN. In conversation at MWC ...

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    SOUTH KOREA PROVES ITS 5G DEPLOYMENT METTLE

    Apr 12, 2019

    5G is quickly gaining momentum in South Korea. KT Corp., the nation’s largest wireless operator, claims to have launched the “world’s first nationwide commercial 5G wireless network” with enterprises and consumers now actively using the network.  The operator also says i...

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    IOT SECURITY STARTUP ARMIS RAISES $65 MILLION SERIES C

    Apr 11, 2019

    Sequoia Capital led the round, with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Intermountain Ventures. Bain Capital Ventures, Red Dot Capital Partners, and Tenaya Capital also joined the round as return investors. Carl Eschenbach, a partner at Sequoia, joined Armis’ board of directors. Th...

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    DISH NETWORKS VIEWS VIRTUALIZATION AS 5G’S ‘REAL PARADIGM SHIFT’

    Apr 11, 2019

    Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen told attendees at this week’s Competitive Carriers Association Mobile Carriers Show that his company’s plans to use virtualization and software as the foundation for its 5G network plan is a “real paradigm shift.” And that th...

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    SECURITY COLLIDES WITH MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SD-WAN MARKET

    Apr 11, 2019

    It shouldn’t come as a shock that the SD-WAN market is hot right now. It brought in $700 million in 2018 and is projected to hit $17 billion in 2025, according to Global Market Insights. IHS Markit recently found that during the fourth quarter of 2018, the SD-WAN market grew 26% from the previ...

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    TELEFONICA LAUNCHES IOT CYBERSECURITY UNIT

    Apr 10, 2019

    Recognizing the great threats posed to the IoT world, Telefónica has launched its own IoT Cybersecurity Unit, a new project that combines the company’s expertise in both cybersecurity and IoT. The initiative is twofold: On one hand, the unit will strive to expand the existing catalog of...

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    AT&T EXPANDS MOBILE 5G TO 7 MORE CITIES

    Apr 10, 2019

    AT&T is now offering 5G services to mobile customers in a total of 19 cities across the U.S. The company has expanded its mobile 5G offerings to parts of seven new cities: Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Orlando, Florida; and California cities Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and San ...

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    AI FROM CLOUD TO EDGE FOCUS OF NEW QUALCOMM CHIP

    Apr 09, 2019

    Some of the primary enhancements associated with 5G are major increases to cellular speed and similarly significant reductions to latency. This combination is seen as the enabler of applications like mobile augmented and virtual reality, as well as autonomous control of vehicles. But, in addition to...

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    WI-FI 6 GAINING MOMENTUM WITH BOINGO LAUNCHING COMMERCIAL TRIAL

    Apr 09, 2019

    Wi-Fi 6, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, is designed for high-density user environments and features uplink and downlink OFDMA, 8×8 multi-user MIMO and 1024 QAM. With network equipment and device support moving along, Boingo today announced a commercial trial of the latest Wi-Fi generatio...

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    PRIVATE LTE: NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR AN EXISTING MODEL

    Apr 09, 2019

    AURORA, COLORADO–Private LTE may be attracting attention, but private cellular networks are not a new model, according to industry experts at a Besen Group seminar on private LTE ahead of the Competitive Carriers Association’s Mobile Carriers Show this week in Denver. “This isn&rsq...

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    AT&T ADDS SEVEN MORE MOBILE 5G CITIES

    Apr 09, 2019

    AT&T on Tuesday said it is now offering standards-based mobile 5G service in seven additional cities–Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, bringing its presence up to portions of 19 markets. AT&T turned up its initial slate of a dozen markets i...

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    INDUSTRY VOICES—ENTNER: AT&T’S 5G SERVICE IN DALLAS DELIVERS IMPRESSIVE SPEEDS

    Apr 09, 2019

    We are at the dawn of a new generation with 5th generation networks launching. As with every new technology, some launches are smoother and others are rougher. Since we are all doubting Thomases, we travel to the places where these networks are actually up to see with our own eyes if they work.
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    INDUSTRY VOICES—ENTNER: AT&T’S 5G SERVICE IN DALLAS DELIVERS IMPRESSIVE SPEEDS

    Apr 09, 2019

    We are at the dawn of a new generation with 5th generation networks launching. As with every new technology, some launches are smoother and others are rougher. Since we are all doubting Thomases, we travel to the places where these networks are actually up to see with our own eyes if they work.
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    5G DRIVES GLOBAL RISE IN TELECOM INVESTMENT

    Apr 08, 2019

    The world’s 50 largest network operators combined for annual revenue and investments of more than $1.4 trillion in 2018, according to a new report from Dell’Oro Group. The firm estimates that the group of 50 carriers comprise about 80% of worldwide capex and revenue in the telecom sector...

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    BEYOND SD-WAN: VMWARE’S VISION FOR THE NETWORK EDGE

    Apr 08, 2019

    VeloCloud is now a Business Unit within VMware since being acquired in December 2017. The two companies have had sufficient time to integrate their operations and fit their technologies together to build a cohesive offering. In January, Neal Weinberg provided an overview of where VMware is headed wi...

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    FIRST INTELLIGENT METRO ROUTER FOR 5G AND CLOUD ERA

    Apr 08, 2019

    Huawei launches the industry's first intelligent metro router series, NetEngine 8000, at MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2019. To help operators build simplified and intelligent metro networks required for the 5G and cloud era, Huawei has announced its new intelligent metro router series, the NetEng...

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    ARTICLE EXPRESSES CONCERN THAT GOOGLE AND OTHER TECH GIANTS ARE QUIETLY BUYING UP UNDERSEA CABLES

    Apr 07, 2019

    Big tech's ownership of the internet backbone will have far-reaching, yet familiar, implications, says Tyler Cooper, a broadband policy watcher and editor at Broad band Now. In an op-ed published in Venture Beat he writes: "Consumers will soon need to decide exactly how much faith they want...

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    HOW THE ‘DOUBLE SIXES’ OF WI-FI ARE DRIVING THE FIXED WIRELESS RENAISSANCE

    Apr 07, 2019

    Wi-Fi and unlicensed bands have long lived in the deep shadow of its cellular brethren. But even as 5G continues to loom large, the truth is that Wi-Fi and unlicensed bands as of right now have never been blessed with a brighter future. And that future is all about the ‘double sixes’: Wi...

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    VERIZON LAUNCHES 5G SERVICE IN TWO CITIES

    Apr 06, 2019

    Verizon Wireless turned on its first 5G cell sites on April 3, 2019, a week earlier than expected. The company reports that its ultra wideband service is available in Chicago, in areas near the Loop and other areas near downtown, including the Magnificent Mile and the Gold Coast. In Minneapolis, the...

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    ZTE, CHINA MOBILE LAUNCH BROADBAND SOLUTION FOR MARINE USERS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Chinese vendor ZTE has partnered with a regional branch of China Mobile to launch a marine broadband satellite solution. ZTE said that this new broadband satellite solution, dubbed “Heweitong,” can solve the common problems of marine communication, such as poor coverage, slow data rate, ...

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    PRIVATE NETWORKS FOR MINES A PRIORITY FOR NOKIA, ERICSSON

    Apr 05, 2019

    HANNOVER, Germany–Based on conversations with executives from network infrastructure vendors Nokia and Ericsson during the Hannover Messe industrial fair, both companies see the mining industry as a huge opportunity for driving private network sales.So, of all the industrial verticals to pick ...

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    AT&T AIMS TO ‘BREAK THE VENDOR AND TECHNOLOGY LOCK-IN’

    Apr 05, 2019

    AT&T is redoubling efforts to reduce the power and control that infrastructure vendors have held over the telecom industry for decades. The carrier this week made a series of announcements at the Open Networking Summit aimed at fostering a more open and interoperable approach to the hardware and...

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    FUSION BROADBAND MIGRATES ITS SD-WAN SERVICES TO IBM CLOUD FOR GREATER SCALE

    Apr 05, 2019

    Australian SD-WAN provider Fusion Broadband migrated its SD-WAN services to the IBM Cloud, which has supported a 400 percent growth of these services. Fusion Broadband claims to be the first SD-WAN provider in Australia, first launching carrier and technology-agnostic SD-WAN services around 2013. &l...

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    NOKIA SEES PRIVATE NETWORKS AS AN LTE-TO-5G TRANSITION

    Apr 04, 2019

    HANNOVER, Germany–Nokia has made clear it sees private networks for industrial users as a market segment with huge potential. And, this week at the Hannover Messe industrial trade fair in a country with a massive industrial economic base, Stephane Daeuble, Nokia’s head of industry vertic...

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    NEC DEPLOYS OPEN SOURCE-BASED SD-WAN, SECURITY PLATFORM AT MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY

    Apr 04, 2019

    The Japanese IT services provider NEC completed a trial of its open source-based SD-WAN Security Common Platform at the University of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. This was the company’s first proof of concept (PoC) using the platform. The university required a service that could connect its sever...

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    CAMBIUM NETWORKS SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH JENNE

    Apr 04, 2019

    Cambium Networks, a provider of wireless networking solutions, is the latest vendor added to distributor Jenne Inc.’s line card, the companies announced today. Jenne will add the full line of Cambium Networks’ wireless network solutions to its enterprise networking portfolio. Cambuim&rsq...

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    VERIZON’S 5G NETWORK IS LIVE AND FAST, IF YOU CAN FIND IT

    Apr 04, 2019

    In a bid to claim the title of the first consumer-ready 5G network in the world, Verizon surprised us by lighting up its 5G nodes across Chicago and Minneapolis ahead of schedule. Obviously, there was no way we couldn't book a flight to the Windy City and see what this next-gen network was capab...

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    LF NETWORKING RELEASES COMPLIANCE, VERIFICATION TESTING

    Apr 03, 2019

    Linux Foundation Networking (LFN) today released a compliance and testing tool that enables network operators to automate for validation requirements developed within the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP). With relatively few open source projects doing validation and testing, the move is akin ...

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    SKT GETS READY TO CLAIM GLOBAL 5G FIRST, AS VERIZON MUSCLES IN

    Apr 03, 2019

    The mobile 5G race is now on: SK Telecom (SKT) and Verizon are gearing up to stake their claim as the first mobile carrier in the world to launch 5G services that actually work on new 5G smartphones.
    The South Korean operator, which has already been actively messaging on its 5G position along...

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    HOW CLOUD NETWORK ARCHITECTURE CAN REDESIGN THE ENTERPRISE EDGE

    Apr 03, 2019

    Traffic and mobility are two major network areas growing rapidly and continuously, and various cloud network architectures are catalysts for this rise. A recent IHS Markit survey of 292 North America-based network professionals explored the changing needs for enterprise edge connectivity and the tra...

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    A REVIEW OF SD-BRANCH AND ITS PROGRESSION FROM SD-WAN

    Apr 03, 2019

    The goal of software-defined branch is to merge network functions and management into a single platform, but the branch architecture still lacks maturity, despite some early deployments. Changes in the networking industry can take years, if not decades. Distributed enterprises have consistently sear...

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    HONG KONG’S FIRST 5G EXPERIENCE SHOWCASE

    Apr 02, 2019

    According to a recent report, the largest telecommunications operator in Hong Kong and a property company have jointly held what they are calling Hong Kong’s first in-mall 5G experience showcase.
    The Future is Now 5G Experience Showcase, which was held over four days, comprised six expe...

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    YOURNEST LEADS FUNDING IN NETWORKING PLATFORM STARTUP LAVELLE

    Apr 02, 2019

    Lavelle Networks, which offers a networking platform for enterprises, has raised $2 million (Rs 13.7 crore at current exchange rate) in a Series A round of funding led by deep-tech early-stage investor YourNest Venture Capital and joined by existing investors Ideaspring Capital, KAAJ Ventures and AS...

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    THE 3 PILLARS OF SD-WAN QOS AND QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROVIDERS

    Apr 02, 2019

    Software-defined WAN is embracing traditional security functions -- and even wireless LAN capabilities, in some cases -- as it morphs into a software-defined branch. But this increase in scope can cause an increase in complexity. Browse any vendor's SD-WAN or SD-branch offering and you'll fi...

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    WEST VIRGINIA IS 22ND STATE TO ADOPT RULES FOR 5G SMALL CELL DEPLOYMENTS

    Apr 02, 2019

    FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and the CTIA have both congratulated West Virginia as being the latest state to adopt new rules they say will streamline 5G small cell deployments. The legislation, which was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice last week, limits government fees and speeds review per...

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    MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD? IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT SD-WAN

    Apr 01, 2019

    Moving your corporate computing functions to the cloud? The advantages of doing so are well documented and businesses have well and truly gotten the message. Australia’s collective investment in cloud computing is expected to reach $6.6 billion a year by 2020 and $7.7 billion by the following ...

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    A ROADMAP FOR OPERATORS IN THE 5G & CLOUD ERA

    Apr 01, 2019

    In 2018, the curtain rose on 5G commercial adoption. Data from Huawei global industry vision (GIV) shows that by 2025, daily communication traffic per capita will hit 4 GB. Cloudification is pervading enterprise and industry digital transformation -- 85 percent of enterprise applications will underg...

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    WHY DID APPLE KILL ITS AIRPOWER WIRELESS CHARGER?

    Apr 01, 2019

    More than a year and a half after it announced it would release a wireless charger capable of concurrently powering up an iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods, Apple on Friday said it had thrown up its hands in defeat.In a statement released Friday, Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineeri...

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    5G: A DEEP DIVE INTO FAST, NEW WIRELESS

    Apr 01, 2019

    The next step in the evolution of wireless WAN communications - 5G networks - is about to hit the front pages, and for good reason: it will complete the evolution of cellular from wireline augmentation to wireline replacement, and strategically from mobile-first to mobile-only. So it’s not too...

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    TO IMAGINE THE '5G' FUTURE, REVISIT OUR RECENT WIRELESS PAST

    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 exploit i...

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    KOREAN CARRIERS DEPLOY THOUSANDS OF 5G SITES AHEAD OF COMMERCIAL LAUNCH

    Mar 29, 2019

    KT Corp said it has already installed 15,000 base stations while rival carrier LG Uplus deployed 18,000 5G base stations Korean carriers SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus are rapidly deploying 5G base stations ahead of the planned commercial launch of this technology, which is scheduled for the first days...

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    ERICSSON AND NOKIA BOTH HAVE 16 PUBLIC 5G WINS

    Mar 29, 2019

    Both vendors publicly working with AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile US on 5G With first-blush services turned up in the U.S. and a few other key global markets, operators are planning to scale out 5G networks throughout 2019. And, with a pipeline full of compatible commercial devices coming to market, ...

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    ARUBA’S SD-BRANCH ADDRESSES WAN AND BRANCH TRANSFORMATION

    Mar 29, 2019

    The software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market is red hot as most businesses have not rearchitected the WAN in over 30 years. The current hub and spoke model based on MPLS was put in place to handle client/server traffic where the majority of company applications and data lived in the compan...

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    AT&T AND ERICSSON USE ONAP FOR NETWORK SLICING

    Mar 28, 2019

    At next week’s Open Networking Summit in San Jose, California, Ericsson and AT&T will demonstrate a network slicing collaboration that will show how quality of service (QoS) can be guaranteed for “slices” of the network that are dedicated to premium users. The companies chose t...

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    SNS ANALYSTS PREDICT 5GAA WILL GET WAIVER FOR C-V2X IN 5.9 GHZ BAND

    Mar 28, 2019

    Despite the ongoing debate between C-V2X and 802.11p/DSRC and regulatory challenges, analysts at SNS Telecom & IT predict that by the end of 2022, V2X will amount to a market worth $1.2 billion, with an installed base of nearly 6 million V2X-equipped vehicles worldwide.In fact, global spending o...

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    HOW INSURANCE IS RIDING THE CLOUD FOR RAPID NEW GROWTH

    Mar 28, 2019

    During the past decade, the once stodgy, tech-averse insurance industry has evolved to become tech-savvy. The modern insurance community has embraced robust solutions that improve operational efficiencies, leverage analytics in more actionable ways and build intuitive front-end systems. One primary ...

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    SWEDISH COMPANIES INCREASINGLY USING PRIVATE NETWORKS TO COMMUNICATE WITH ECOSYSTEM

    Mar 28, 2019

    A survey by datacentre company Equinix asked Swedish chief technology officers (CTOs) how they preferred to handle communications with partner companies and clients. A total of 64% said using datacentres as hubs in private networks used to communicate between partners in ecosystems was becoming more...

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    SINGAPORE’S UOB SIGNS UP FOR VMWARE CLOUD ON AWS

    Mar 28, 2019

    Singapore’s United Overseas Bank (UOB) has become the first organisation in Southeast Asia to sign up for VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of efforts to speed up the time it takes to deploy and develop applications in a hybrid cloud environment. Announced in 2017, VMware on AW...

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    T-MOBILE AUSTRIA LAUNCHES 5G NETWORK WITH 25 BASE STATIONS

    Mar 27, 2019

    T-Mobile Austria says the conclusion of the 5G spectrum auction in Austria in early March and the licenses it purchased gave it what it needs to deploy 5G throughout the country. And the company activated its first 5G base stations in Austria on Tuesday. The 25 initial 5G base stations are located p...

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    C-BAND ALLIANCE APPOINTS PITSCH TO LEAD ADVOCACY

    Mar 27, 2019

    The C-Band Alliance (CBA) has a new spokesperson: Peter Pitsch was appointed head of advocacy and government affairs, replacing Preston Padden, who left the position earlier this month to spend more time with his family in Colorado. Pitsch is no stranger to the alliance and its goals. He has advocat...

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    US OPERATORS ENCOUNTER LIMITS OF 5G ON MMWAVE SPECTRUM

    Mar 27, 2019

    Millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, for better or worse, is going to play a critical role in 5G networks. As such, operators will encounter many challenges as they engineer their networks to reach a level of availability and resilience required to fulfill the promise of 5G. The problems are varied an...

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    AIRSPAN LOOKS TO DISRUPT 5G NETWORK ECONOMICS WITH OPEN RAN PLATFORMS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Successful integration of Mimosa Networks gives combined company broader market reach
    As operators around the world strategize and invest in continued enhancement of LTE networks and push to deploy and commercialize 5G, the way networks are architected is fundamentally changing. To flexibly p...

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    KT AND SAMSUNG ACHIEVE 1GBPS SPEED OVER THE AIR ON THE 5G COMMERCIAL NETWORK IN SEOUL

    Mar 26, 2019

    KT Corporation (KT) and Samsung Electronics today announced that they have successfully achieved 1Gbps speed over the air using KT’s 5G commercial network deployed in Seoul, which has been providing 5G mobility commercial service from December 1, 2018, in collaboration with Samsung’s Net...

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    JP MORGAN AND CISCO TO HOST A TECH TALK ON CISCO'S ENTERPRISE NETWORKING STRATEGY

    Mar 26, 2019

    SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco will host a conference call with JP Morgan and Cisco's Scott Harrell, Senior Vice President and GM of Enterprise Networking, to discuss how the company is deploying Intent Based Networking across all network domains including, the campus and...

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    CISCO LAUNCHES EARLY-STAGE INVESTMENT FIRM HEADED BY FORMER NEA PARTNER JON SAKODA

    Mar 26, 2019

    Cisco Systems Inc. today launched Decibel, a new, early-stage venture capital firm that will run independently from the networking giant. Decibel is led by former New Enterprise Associates general partner Jon Sakoda, who quit the venture capital firm in May 2018 and struck out several months later t...

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    PENTAGON EMBARKS ON 5G WITHOUT HUAWEI

    Mar 26, 2019

    The U.S. military is preparing for 5G. A Pentagon official this week detailed plans to experiment with 5G technologies and, as expected, Huawei will play no part in that effort. Ellen Lord, the Department of Defense’s under secretary for acquisition and sustainment, said the Pentagon is in dis...

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    SD-WAN STATE OF THE NATION: SD-WOT SYNDROME

    Mar 25, 2019

    In today’s evolving technology landscape, developing a successful business is no longer just a matter of finding a great location, hiring the best people and offering products and services the market demands. In order to stay ahead of the competition, developing a successful business requires ...

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    TARANA WIRELESS RAISES $60M FOR GIGABIT-CAPABLE FWA SOLUTION

    Mar 25, 2019

    Santa Clara, California-based Tarana Wireless has raised $60 million from satellite operator EchoStar and Khosla Ventures for its fixed wireless solution. The follow-on financing comes after the company raised $28 million, led by OneWeb founder Greg Wyler’s 1010 Holdings. Tarana Wireless is de...

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    GOOGLE’S STREAMING GAME PLATFORM STADIA HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR 5G

    Mar 25, 2019

    Google made waves in the streaming video world last week when it unveiled its new cloud-based gaming platform Stadia. Users will be able to stream Stadia on a variety of connected devices, such as tablets, laptops and TVs, without needing a special game console. They can play the game with either ex...

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    WORRYING ABOUT HUAWEI: IS CHINA WINNING THE G5 RACE?

    Mar 25, 2019

    Prefatory Note:The following post contains my responses to questions posed by Sputnik News Agency a few days ago. The effort to warn European countries not to use equipment from the Chinese telecom giant, Huawei, is part warning and part threat. It claims to be a matter of security, but seems like a...

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    GLOBAL VOICE OVER WIRELESS LAN MARKET 2019 INDUSTRY SURVEY, MARKET SIZE, COMPETITIVE TRENDS, OUTLOOK AND FORECASTS 2023

    Mar 25, 2019

    Voice over wireless LAN (VoWLAN, also VoWi-Fi[1]) is the use of a wireless broadband network according to the IEEE 802.11 standards for the purpose of vocal conversation. In essence, it is voice over IP (VoIP) over a Wi-Fi network. In most cases, the Wi-Fi network and voice components supporting the...

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    YI’S NEWEST WIRELESS HOME CAMERA WITH FACE RECOGNITION IS DOWN TO $45 TODAY

    Mar 25, 2019

    If you wanted a wireless home security camera a couple of years ago with advanced technology like AI-powered face recognition, you would’ve had no choice but to spend $300 on a Nest Cam IQ. If you want one today, however, you only have to spend $44.99. Amazon has a 10% coupon for the YI Home C...

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    OSLO, NORWAY TO INSTALL WIRELESS ELECTRIC CHARGERS FOR TAXI FLEET

    Mar 25, 2019

    Electric taxis are seen as key to a widespread zero-emission transportation future, but charging has remained a major barrier. Because cab drivers have unpredictable schedules, it can be difficult to keep a consistent charge. Depending on where the chargers are located, drivers may also have to go o...

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    PLANNING 5G NETWORKS

    Mar 25, 2019

    The benefits of 5G will be felt first by IoT, smart cities, public safety and other real-time applications requiring fast wireless communications. While deployments are starting to appear, it is foreseen that 5G will co-exist with other radio access technologies (RATs) such as LTE-A/Pro, NB-IoT and ...

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    5G TRIALS HIT DOT HURDLE, MAY NOW START BY YEAR-END

    Mar 25, 2019

    India’s fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology trials are expected to start by the end of 2019 or early next year, according to a recently constituted committee looking into the pilot initiative.  “5G trials may happen towards the end of this year or early next year. Early deployme...

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    RIDING ON 5G TECH, TECH MAHINDRA AIMS TO BOOST COMMUNICATIONS REVENUES

    Mar 25, 2019

    After years of slow growth in the telecommunication segment, Tech Mahindra is expecting to get back to strong growth mode in this business, primarily driven by fifth-generation (5G) cellular mobile technologies. According to Manish Vyas, president of communications business and chief executive offic...

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    INTRODUCING EV CONNECT, THE E-MOBILITY SECTOR’S LEADING NETWORKING SERIES

    Mar 21, 2019

    Current± publisher Solar Media is delighted to announce the launch of EV Connect, sponsored by National Grid. EV Connect is to be a series of networking events for professionals in the e-mobility sector, offering those in the industry the platform to meet, share insights and build relationshi...

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    VODAFONE IDEA STRIKES DEAL WITH NOKIA FOR NETWORK UPGRADE IN INDIA

    Mar 21, 2019

    Indian carrier Vodafone Idea has inked a partnership Nokia for the deployment of a LTE network across multiple service areas. As part of the agreement, Nokia will deploy Single RAN Advanced, massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and small cells. Nokia’s Single RAN solution will enable ...

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    NVIDIA LAUNCHES NEW HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FOR ON-PREM AND CLOUD PROVIDERS

    Mar 21, 2019

    Nvidia used its GPU Technology Conference in San Jose to introduce new blade servers for on-premises use and announce new cloud AI acceleration. The RTX Blade Server packs up to 40 Turing-generation GPUs into an 8U enclosure, and multiple enclosures can be combined into a "pod" with up to ...

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    PREP TO BECOME A CERTIFIED CISCO NETWORK PRO WITH THIS $59 BUNDLE

    Mar 21, 2019

    Today’s companies rely on solid networks to keep their employees and operations connected. For this reason, network experts are in high demand and compensated handsomely. The Complete Cisco Network Certification Training Bundle helps you dive into this lucrative career, with nine courses worki...

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    FORWARD NETWORKS CREATES DIGITAL TWINS TO ASSURE NETWORK PERFORMANCE

    Mar 21, 2019

    Palo Alto, California-based Forward Networks can create a virtual twin of a network to assure network performance. The firm was launched by four Stanford University Ph.D.s five years ago and has raised $33 million in two funding rounds. Forward's software taps into configuration data and operati...

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    5G IS ONLY JUST ARRIVING, BUT 6G PLANS ARE UNDERWAY

    Mar 21, 2019

    The event’s agenda is scheduled to kick off with discourse about what 5G will be and then move on to subjects such as mmWave (millimeter wave) localization, the convergence of sensing and communication after 5G, ambient and quantum backscatter communications, integrated circuit designs for ter...

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    APPLE'S NEW IMACS: BETTER FOR CONSUMER AND ENTERPRISE PROS

    Mar 19, 2019

    Making the decision to release updated iPads and iMacs in the week before launching the service shows the company’s determination not to divert focus from that launch, reflecting the millions of dollars it has spent pulling the service together. "If Apple announced new Pads, it would turn...

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    HOW APPLE IS ABOUT TO IMPROVE IWORK

    Mar 19, 2019

    Many enterprise users will be interested to learn that Apple has introduced significantly faster iPad mini and iPad Air models – they may also be interested to learn about new features the company will soon introduce in Pages, Keynote and Numbers that make its free productivity suite even more...

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    SLACK ROLLS OUT ENTERPRISE KEY MANAGEMENT, BUT HAS NO PLANS FOR END-TO-END ENCRYPTION

    Mar 19, 2019

    Slack has given large business customers control over the keys used to encrypt and decrypt data created in its team collaboration application.  The enterprise key management (EKM) feature was initially unveiled at the company’s Frontiers event in San Francisco in September, ahead of a clo...

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    IBM LAUNCHES GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN-BASED PAYMENTS NETWORK

    Mar 19, 2019

    IBM today unveiled Blockchain World Wire, a near real-time global payments network based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) for regulated financial firms. The blockchain-based network will offer a new way for  cross-border payment exchange and international settlement. (The settlements can ...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE SENTINEL USES DATA ANALYTICS TO IMPROVE SECURITY

    Mar 19, 2019

    Giving a wider range of fresh cyber-attack threats and information to IT security workers 24/7 is the aim of a new Microsoft Azure security tool—Microsoft Azure Sentinel—that was just released by the company in preview mode. Built to streamline the collection of IT security information a...

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    QUANTUM TECH SECURES 5G WIRELESS NETWORKS

    Mar 18, 2019

    Research at the University of Bristol has for the first time shown how quantum technology can be used to make 5G wireless networks more secure. The research addresses widely reported concerns on security vulnerability of 5G networks which are predicted to transform the telecommunications industry in...

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    OPEN CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND AUTOMATION ARE KEY TO 5G

    Mar 18, 2019

    Early 5G deployments are limited in coverage scope and capacity but, as operators fine tune their spectrum allocation, scale service offerings and the technology continues to mature, expect much more than simply an enhanced mobile broadband experience. Indeed, the long view on 5G envisions low laten...

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    KAGAN: HOW 5G WIRELESS CHANGE WAVE WILL IMPACT EVERY INDUSTRY

    Mar 18, 2019

    If you look for events that will kick an industry into high-gear for growth, look no further than the wireless industry, which is primed with 5G, AI, IoT and other new areas. This is important to understand whether you are in management, a worker, investor, partner or regulator. This will not only t...

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    AT&T OPENS API MARKETPLACE TO COMPLEMENT SDN PORTFOLIO

    Mar 18, 2019

    AT&T today launched a new API marketplace designed to provide businesses with software code to add new services on their sites and applications. It built the marketplace on Ribbon Communications’ Kandy, a cloud-based communications software development platform.“We see the AT&T A...

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    INFOVISTA ENHANCES ITS SD-WAN FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS, MID-MARKET ENTERPRISES

    Mar 18, 2019

    Infovista released the most recent update to its Ipanema SD-WAN to better serve mid-market enterprises and managed service providers. The update includes additional application intelligence capabilities, a cloud-based orchestrator, session-based routing and path selection, and a cloud application da...

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    WILL CHINA ROLL OUT ITS 5G TECHNOLOGY FOR COMMERCIAL USE IN 2019?

    Mar 18, 2019

    If the data transmission speed of the 4G network is 10 times faster than the 3G network, then 5G is far beyond that. It was said that 2018 was the year of 5G in China. Self-driving vehicles, high-resolution livestreaming, smartphones, remote surgeries – the entire industry is painting a wonder...

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    ORANGE STRIKES $25M SD-WAN AND SECURITY DEAL WITH MELBOURNE-BASED AURECON

    Mar 18, 2019

    Orange Business Services has been selected by Melbourne-based Aurecon to manage its global SD-WAN and cyber security services across 60 sites in more than 20 countries. The agreement will see the system integrator enter into a five-year network transformation deal with the infrastructure advisory fi...

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    LATIN AMERICA'S SOFTWARE DEFINED WIDE AREA NETWORK (SD-WAN) MARKET RESEARCH AVAILABLE IN NEW REPORT

    Mar 17, 2019

    Growing adoption of cloud-based applications and demand for effective network management by enterprises are key growth drivers for the market. The Latin American SD-WAN market was valued at $29.7 million in 2017 and is forecasted to witness a CAGR of 38.1% during 2018–2023. Factors such as gro...

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    5G HASN’T EVEN ARRIVED YET, BUT THESE ETFS BASED ON THE NEW TECHNOLOGY ARE SOARING

    Mar 17, 2019

    The prospect of 5G is already paying off. Three exchange-traded funds pegged to the rise of fifth-generation connectivity, the next phase of wireless communications often referred to as 5G, are outpacing the S&P 500 so far in 2019. While the S&P 500 has gained over 12 percent this year, the ...

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    VERIZON’S 5G ULTRA WIDEBAND PRICING SCHEME IS A HINT AT WHAT’S TO COME

    Mar 15, 2019

    How much will consumers pay for 5G services? According to Verizon, they will pay an extra $10 per month. But analysts say that Verizon’s pricing scenario (which it revealed earlier this week) is really just a trial to see whether consumers will pay an additional fee for 5G. And unlike past wir...

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    SEQUANS CEO GEORGES KARAM ON WORKING WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN ON SATELLITE LTE FOR IOT, M2M

    Mar 14, 2019

    LTE over satellite could come to play a critical connectivity role for emerging global IoT and M2M networks. Northern Sky Research estimates there will be 5.8 million M2M and IoT connections via satellite globally by 2023. This week, semiconductor firm Sequans announced it has partnered with aerospa...

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    T-MOBILE URGES FCC TO DENY AERONET PETITIONS FOR 70/80 GHZ BANDS

    Mar 14, 2019

    Citing the need for high-speed backhaul for the nation’s mobile broadband ecosystem, T-Mobile is urging the FCC to deny petitions by Aeronet Global Communications, which wants to see rule changes for the 70/80 GHz and 92-95 GHz bands to allow the use of maritime and aviation scheduled dynamic ...

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    ARYAKA CHANNEL CHIEF: OLEN SCOTT TALKS SD-WAN’S ‘ENORMOUS TAILWIND’

    Mar 14, 2019

    The former channel chief for EarthLink and Windstream recently joined Aryaka Networks to lead the vendor’s channel program. Aryaka announced his appointment as senior vice president of worldwide channels two weeks ago. The globally focused SD-WAN provider has tasked him with expanding and impr...

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    WIRED AND WIRELESS LAN ACCESS INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS, GROWTH FORECAST FROM 2018 TO 2024

    Mar 14, 2019

    The 'Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure Market' research report assembled by Market Study Report, LLC, provides a succinct analysis on the recent market trends. In addition, the report offers a thorough abstract on the statistics, market estimates and revenue forecasts, which furth...

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    BELL AND TELUS TIE IN WIRELESS NETWORK QUALITY TO RANK ABOVE ROGERS SAYS REPORT

    Mar 14, 2019

    According to Victoria-based company, Tutela, their mobile network quality tests have concluded Bell and Telus are identical in offering Canadians the fastest mobile speeds in Canada, just slightly edging out Rogers. The company’s report, titled “State of Mobile Networks March 2019”...

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    ERICSSON, VOLVO CE AND TELIA LAUNCH INDUSTRIAL 5G NETWORK FOR REMOTE-CONTROLLED OPERATIONS

    Mar 13, 2019

    Ericsson has partnered with Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) and mobile operator Telia Company to launch an industrial 5G network in Sweden. Ericsson has supplied hardware and software from its 5G platform, including 5G NR and core products. The network is being operated through a testing license f...

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    LOCKHEED MARTIN, SEQUANS DEVELOP LTE-OVER-SATELLITE SOLUTION

    Mar 13, 2019

    The aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is working with Sequans Communications to develop new LTE for satellite technologies. The two companies are enabling LTE end user devices to connect directly to geostationary satellites in what they’re describing as a world-first achievement with wide applic...

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    FROST & SULLIVAN ANNOUNCES FINDINGS OF GLOBAL SILVER PEAK SPONSORED GLOBAL SD-WAN SURVEY

    Mar 13, 2019

    Global market research and consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan, has recently announced the findings of a global end-user market survey sponsored by leading software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solution provider, Silver Peak. The survey offers insights into enterprise IT decision makers&rsqu...

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    AT&T, VERIZON TAKING 5G TO THE EDGE WITH SD-WAN

    Mar 13, 2019

    With the economics of fifth-generation technology based largely on monetizing low-latency application services, US carriers are using specialist software to move traffic more efficiently as they roll out 5G across their domestic networks. Both AT&T and Verizon are pitching to enterprise customer...

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    SEQUANS ADAPTS LTE CHIPS FOR SATELLITE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Sequans is modifying its LTE chipsets to be able to directly communicate with satellite systems, in a partnership with Lockheed Martin. Lockheed developed an LTE-to-satellite specification, and Sequans is adapting its LTE chipsets to support that — which the companies called a “world-fir...

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    NEW ARCHITECTURE OF 5G IS A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR IT-FOCUSED COMPANIES

    Mar 12, 2019

    While 5G certainly led most conversations during the recent Mobile World Congress, next in line were supporting technology sets like virtualization and edge computing. At a high level, to successfully build out 5G, operators will need to take a more IT-centric approach using general purpose compute ...

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    SPECTRUM IS THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE 5G OPPORTUNITY (READER FORUM)

    Mar 12, 2019

    5G will be a major leap forward for mobile technology, bringing not just faster speed and lower latency, but also introducing mobile connectivity to a vast range of industries. However, for the promise of 5G to realize, and for the technology be deployed as widely as possible so that the most people...

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    OPEN SOURCE SILICON PROJECT INNOVATES CHIPS IN COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

    Mar 12, 2019

    A group of organizations involved with semiconductor innovation intends to form a new open source project, the CHIPS Alliance, which will be hosted by the Linux Foundation. The project will focus on developing open source code relevant to the design of silicon devices, which could include a variety ...

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    A10 NETWORKS APPOINTS NEW GLOBAL FIELD SALES CTO

    Mar 12, 2019

    A10 Networks has announced that Ravi Raj Bhat has been appointed global field sales CTO and shared services SVP, reporting to Chris White, executive vice president of worldwide sales. Bhat’s responsibilities include driving a global technical community, both internally across sales, product ma...

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    ORANGE INKS $25M SD-WAN DEAL WITH GLOBAL ENGINEERING FIRM AURECON

    Mar 12, 2019

    Orange Business Services scored a five-year, $25 million deal with engineering company Aurecon to overhaul Aurecon’s existing infrastructure with its Flexible SD-WAN. Under the deal, Orange will manage networking and security services across the engineering firm’s 60 sites spread over 20...

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    WIRELESS BANDWIDTH TACKLES LOCAL SMS DILEMMA WITH LAUNCH OF LOCAL A2P MESSAGING

    Mar 11, 2019

    The FCC’s decision late last year to classify text messaging as an information service is having an impact on shared short codes.That's what led in part to Bandwidth’s release of its Local A2P Messaging solution, which it describes as a first-of-its-kind API that allows businesses to...

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    HOW TO REDUCE ERP SECURITY RISKS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are among the most critical enterprise applications that an organization operates and as such, they represent a lucrative target for attackers. In a session at the RSA Conference last week, Onapsis CTO JP Perez-Etchegoyen outlined what's behind ERP brea...

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    MIAMI HEAT SHOWS HOW THE DIGITAL GAME IS PLAYED

    Mar 11, 2019

    Matthew Jafarian was clearly excited as he described the success of the Miami Heat basketball team over the last year. But this wasn’t really about success on the court. It was about its huge success increasing ticket sales and revenue, despite the departure of the team’s big-name player...

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    WHY MICROSOFT EXCHANGE UNIFIED MESSAGING CHANGES ARE A BIG DEAL

    Mar 11, 2019

    Unified Messaging (UM) has been a key business application since it was first introduced, ensuring that messages do not fall into a black hole, unacknowledged and ignored. By centralizing voice messages, fax and emails into a single interface, UM increases efficiency and team collaboration. Microsof...

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    TELIA, ERICSSON AND VOLVO CE LAUNCH SWEDEN’S FIRST 5G NETWORK FOR INDUSTRIAL USE INCLUDING MINING

    Mar 11, 2019

    Telia, Ericsson and Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) have launched Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use today at Volvo CE’s facility in Eskilstuna. Volvo CE will then become one of the first in the world to use 5G technology to test remote-controlled machines and autonomou...

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    RAIN, HUAWEI PARTNER ON FIRST 5G COMMERCIAL NETWORK

    Mar 10, 2019

    The move has made South Africa one of the first countries globally to launch 5 G network on a commercial basis. With Huawei’s end-to-end 5G solutions, Rain has been able to build the 5G network using its 3.6GHz spectrum. In the first phase of the rollout, Rain has deployed a number of 5G sites...

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    CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:CSCO) POSITION CUT BY HOURGLASS CAPITAL LLC

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    Hourglass Capital LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 6.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 324,874 shares of the network equipment provider’s stock after selling 21,150 shares during the ...

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    ARE ANALYSTS BEARISH CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:CSCO) AFTER LAST WEEK?

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    Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 68 investors sold Cisco Systems, Inc. shares while 701 reduced holdings. 140 funds opened positions while 557 raised stakes. 3.17 billion shares or 0.63% more from 3.15 billion shares in 2018Q3 were ...

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    INVESTORS ARE KEEPING AN EYE ON SHARES OF CISCO SYSTEMS INC (CSCO)

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    Taking a quick look at recent session activity on shares of Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO), we can see that the stock price recently hit 51.07. At the open, shares were trading at 50.72. Since the start of the session, the stock has topped out with a high of 51.13 and bottomed with a low of 50.51. After n...

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    FACEBOOK SUBSIDIARY FCL TECH SEEKS AUTHORITY FOR 6 GHZ TESTS

    Mar 08, 2019

    However, Facebook has made no secret of its interest in seeing the entire 6 GHz band opened up for unlicensed technologies while protecting existing users. It’s part of a group of tech companies lobbying for that to happen. Among other things, they say making the 6 GHz band available for unlic...

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    GLOBAL SOFTWARE-DEFINED WIDE AREA NETWORK (SD-WAN) MARKET 2019 – CISCO SYSTEMS, INC., CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC., ARYAKA NETWORKS INC.

    Mar 08, 2019

    The detailed analysis of Market Overview on Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Market include Drivers & restraints, Trends and Opportunities, Potential Application, competitive landscape and business tactics for decision making. The market report covers up-to-date marketing information ...

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    GERMANY TO REQUIRE SUPPLIERS OF 5G NETWORKS BE 'TRUSTWORTHY'

    Mar 07, 2019

    German authorities published a list of security requirements for telecoms networks Thursday, amid concerns about the possible involvement of China's Huawei in future 5G infrastructure. The United States has been lobbying for allied countries and companies to block Huawei from providing equipment...

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    BREAKTHROUGH RESEARCH USING QUANTUM CRYPTOGRAPHY ADDRESSES SECURITY IN 5G NETWORKS

    Mar 07, 2019

    New research has demonstrated a ground-breaking solution for securing future critical communications infrastructures, including emerging 5G networks. The research addresses widely reported concerns on security vulnerability of 5G networks which are predicted to transform the telecommunications indus...

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    SOUTH KOREA DELAYS COMMERCIAL 5G SERVICE OVER PHONE AND CARRIER ISSUES

    Mar 07, 2019

    South Korea’s government rushed the country’s top cellular carriers to launch “commercial” 5G networks last year, but as of now 5G phones and services still aren’t available to consumers, the Korea Herald reports today. Consequently, the government expects carriers to m...

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    UNTANGLE INTROS SD-WAN ROUTER IN NEW SECURITY FRAMEWORK

    Mar 07, 2019

    Network security firm Untangle announced a new security framework that leverages new-age technologies such as software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) for its approach to provide security orchestration across the enterprise. The Untangle Network Security Framework is designed to provide protec...

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    O-RAN ALLIANCE CONTINUES TO DRAW VENDOR SUPPORT DESPITE GOAL OF BREAKING VENDOR LOCK-IN

    Mar 06, 2019

    Operator members of the O-RAN Alliance, which is dedicated to creating open interfaces to enable multi-vendor radio site configurations, want to ultimately get around vendor lock-in, hasten deployment time and lower capital costs. Given this goal, why do vendors continue to join the group?
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    T-MOBILE, C-BAND ALLIANCE TRADE PUNCHES IN BATTLE OVER MID-BAND SPECTRUM

    Mar 06, 2019

    While T-Mobile continues to poke holes in a controversial proposal by the C-Band Alliance (CBA) that would free up spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band for 5G, the CBA is addressing technical points raised by AT&T, Ericsson, Comcast and NCTA—the Rural Broadband Association.CBA’s attempt ...

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    CITRIX LEANS IN ON AUTOMATION TO SECURE ITS SD-WAN

    Mar 05, 2019

    Citrix Systems enhanced its SD-WAN in order to increase automation and security. This includes new securityfeatures that enable companies to extend user-centric policies to the branch and connect employees to cloudapplications and software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms.The platform also has integrat...

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    FCC FINALIZES QUALIFIED BIDDERS FOR 24 GHZ AUCTION

    Mar 05, 2019

    As the Federal Communications Commission moves quickly to open up additional millimeter wave spectrum for commercial use, it has identified 38 qualified bidders who plan to participate in the upcoming 24 GHz auction. That’s two fewer qualified bidders than the previous mmWave auction for spect...

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    NOKIA JOINS ERICSSON IN SUPPORTING US CELLULAR 5G EFFORTS

    Mar 05, 2019

    Both vendors will supply 5G NR radio gear and other network equipment Last week during Mobile World Congress Barcelona, U.S. Cellular announced a 5G supplier deal with Ericsson and now, a week later, the carrier is diversifying its supplier pool with a similar deal with Nokia. Based in Chicago, U.S....

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    SONICWALL AIMS AT EVASIVE CYBER THREATS TARGETING WIRELESS NETWORKS, CLOUD APPS, ENDPOINTS

    Mar 05, 2019

    SonicWall has announced new platform offerings and enhancements for small, mid-sized and distributed businesses and enterprises to protect against targeted attacks on wireless networks, cloud apps and endpoints. In addition to a new line of firewalls designed to consolidate security, networking and ...

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    WATCHGUARD EXPANDS SECURE WI-FI PORTFOLIO WITH 802.11AC WAVE 2 ACCESS POINT FOR MIDSIZE ENTERPRISES

    Mar 05, 2019

    WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in network security, secure Wi-Fi and network intelligence, today unveiled a new secure, 802.11ac Wave 2 access point (AP), the latest in its family of secure Wi-Fi products. The AP125 offers major performance improvements over Wave 1 APs, giving midmark...

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    SOFTBANK DEPLOYING CISCO SRV6 NETWORK

    Mar 05, 2019

    Cisco is collaborating with SoftBank on the world’s first Segment Routing IPv6 (SRv6) deployment. With the anticipation of the coming 5G era, Cisco has been assisting SoftBank to deploy an SRv6 network nationwide to build a future network architecture that is extremely scalable, with improved ...

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    EXPANDING ITS CYBERSECURITY PORTFOLIO, VMWARE LAUNCHES A FIREWALL

    Mar 05, 2019

    Adding to the flurry of product announcements coming out of the RSA Conference this week in San Francisco, VMware Inc. today introduced a firewall offering designed to provide an added layer of security for enterprise applications. The new Service-defined Firewall builds on two of the company’...

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    WITH NEW PLAN, GOOGLE MAKES CLOUD DATA STORAGE MORE PREDICTABLE

    Mar 05, 2019

    The ability to pay as you go is one of the big selling points for cloud services, doing away with overpaying for servers or enterprise software licenses that may end up underused. But the flipside is that cloud services costs such as data storage can be unpredictable budget-busters.Google LLC today ...

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    MWC WRAP: 5G, 5G, AND HUAWEI

    Mar 05, 2019

    The dust is starting to settle after MWC Barcelona, but some of the conversations that were held during the event will continue to shape the 5G landscape in the year ahead. The event was dominated by 5G – which was only to be expected given the recent momentum behind network launches that bega...

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    CISCO CEO SAYS GOVERNMENTS SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT HUAWEI

    Mar 05, 2019

    The executive said that 5G networks will be deployed by a combination of suppliers from Europe, China and the U.S.Cisco System’s CEO Chuck Robbins said that governments should not be worried about the possibility that Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies will dominate the race to deploy 5G wirel...

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    GLOBAL SD-WAN MARKET 2019 LEADING PLAYERS ANALYSIS – CISCO, CITRIX SYSTEM, ARYAKA NETWORKS, CLOUDGENIX, ECESSA

    Mar 04, 2019

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    VMWARE RELEASES RAFT OF SOLUTIONS FOR TELCOS

    Mar 04, 2019

    VMware is aiming to capture the communications services provider market, launching new telco focused solutions for 5G and the cloud economy. The VMware Telco Cloud platform is optimised for both 4G and 5G - a single architecture that supports both networks - to help communication service providers g...

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    SD-WAN WILL BE KEY TO NAVIGATING THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

    Mar 04, 2019

    Virgin Media, Cisco and Innovate are routing the cloud in a more progressive direction through SD-WAN.
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    JUNIPER TO BUY MIST SYSTEMS FOR $405 MILLION

    Mar 04, 2019

    Juniper Networks today said it will acquire wireless LAN (WLAN) startup Mist Systems for $405 million. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year. Juniper CEO Rami Rahim wrote in a blog post that the purchase would expand the company’s enterprise portfolio into the wirele...

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    HUAWEI BUILDS CHANNEL FOR NZ ENTERPRISE BUSINESS

    Mar 04, 2019

    With early direct customer wins to its credit, Huawei is now building a channel for its enterprise products in New Zealand. Best known as a supplier of networking gear to telcos, the Chinese giant also targets enterprises with a range of server, storage and networking gear and software. To date, its...

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    HOW TO USE THE SAVE-DATA REQUEST HEADER IN ASP.NET CORE

    Mar 04, 2019

    HTTP headers contain data stored as name/value pairs that are passed between the server and the client. These headers are passed along with the request or the response. The Save-Data header is a “client hint” request header that is available in Chrome and Opera web browsers.The Save-Data...

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    5G AT MWC 2019: A LITTLE MAGIC, A LITTLE SMOKE AND MIRRORS

    Mar 03, 2019

    The scene on the big display in front of me looks like something from Grey's Anatomy. A team of doctors and nurses lean over a patient who's draped with a white cloth, while a TV screen beside the operating table displays a video of the patient's colon.Suddenly, a yellow line appears on ...

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    CHINA AND 5G: THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY

    Mar 03, 2019

    To understand China’s investment in this field, the importance of 5G should be considered. It will bring several new features, unlike previous generations of mobile technology that incorporated one main evolution alone. This would bring an increase in speed and broadband of wireless networks u...

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    FACEBOOK 5G WIRELESS INTERNET: THE MIGHTY PLAYER WHEN THE GAME IS ON?

    Mar 01, 2019

    Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the social media behemoth is venturing into telecommunication industry services. Facebook has made a pact with Common Networks, the San Francisco based competent newbie player in telecom services, to provide the 5G wireless internet at the frequency of 1 gigabit per second...

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    XIAOMI MIWIFI MESH ROUTER WITH GIGABIT ETHERNET, WI-FI, WIRELINE NETWORKING ANNOUNCED

    Mar 01, 2019

    Xiaomi has announced its first mesh router in China, called MiWiFi. It allows for creating a mesh network of wireline, wireless, or gigabit Ethernet networks. The router comes with four amplifiers, allows wireline and wireless networking, and is able to create a basic mesh network with speeds up to ...

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    WIRELESS NETWORK TEST EQUIPMENT MARKET SIZE 2019: INDUSTRY GROWTH, COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS, FUTURE PROSPECTS AND FORECAST 2025

    Mar 01, 2019

    The report Wireless Network Test Equipment Market Research highlights key dynamics of Global Wireless Network Test Equipment sector. The potential of the Wireless Network Test Equipment Market has been investigated along with the key challenges. The current Market scenario and future prospects of th...

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    SONICWALL TAKES AIM AT EVASIVE CYBER THREATS TARGETING WIRELESS NETWORKS, CLOUD APPS, ENDPOINTS

    Feb 28, 2019

    The company also provides real-time protection for cloud applications, including Office 365, G Suite, Box and Dropbox, in addition to equipping organizations with advanced Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) capabilities.“Cybercriminals take advantage of unintentional gaps left in the securi...

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    US ALLY UAE WILL DEPLOY HUAWEI 5G TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH-SPEED WIRELESS NETWORKS

    Feb 28, 2019

    US pressure to get European countries and others to ban Huawei technology and equipment has suffered asetback. At a recent telecommunications conference in Barcelona, Etisalat,UAE’s state telecom company, announced it will move forward with their strategic partnership with the Chinese technolo...

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    WIRELESS NETWORK CARD MARKET PRODUCTION MARKET BY MAJOR PLAYERS, VOLUME, DEVELOPMENT, OPPORTUNITIES, MARKET DYNAMIC FORCES & FORECAST 2024

    Feb 28, 2019

    Wireless Network Card market reports provides a comprehensive overview of the global market size and share. Wireless Network Card market data reports also provide a 5 year pre-historic and forecast for the sector and include data on socio-economic data of global. Key stakeholders can consider statis...

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    HOW TO MOVE TO A DISRUPTIVE NETWORK TECHNOLOGY WITH MINIMAL DISRUPTION

    Feb 27, 2019

    Disruptive network technologies are great—at least until they threaten to disrupt essential everyday network services and activities. That's when it's time to consider how innovations such as SDN, SD-WAN, intent-based networking (IBN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) can be t...

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    SECURE SD-WAN DELIVERS ALL THE PRODUCTIVITY BENEFITS OF CLOUD BASED APPLICATIONS

    Feb 27, 2019

    Traditionally, branch offices have been treated as a satellite to the core network, often receiving slower connections to the data centre and delayed access to information. As organizations undergo digital transformation, however, its advantages need to be extended to the entire workforce, including...

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    OPTIMIZING CYBER SECURITY AND TRUSTED COMPUTING ON TODAY’S CONNECTED MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

    Feb 27, 2019

    The number of data communication links and interactions between an aircraft and the ground systems supporting it are ever increasing. If not properly protected by taking trusted computing measures, every system, sensor, and module on the aircraft can create a potential vulnerability that unauthorize...

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    GLOBAL SD WAN MARKET TO EXHIBIT SIGNIFICANT OPPORTUNITY ASSESSMENT DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD

    Feb 26, 2019

    The WAN market is witnessing a radical shift as SD-WANs or software-defined WANs are gradually taking over the router market. SD-WAN is a substitute for traditional router and supports multiple types of network connections including broadband, MPLS, 3G and LTE by incorporating a centralized software...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE USE CASE : NETWORK FUNCTIONS VIRTUALIZATION

    Feb 26, 2019

    Doug Green Publisher of TelecomReseller challenged me to write on use cases for artificial intelligence. While the term AI has been around since the 1930s and expanded into indepth discussion by Alan Turing and his colleagues and others, the Imitation Game or Turing Test was considered the benchmark...

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    CLOUD-BASED NETWORK TRANSFORMATION FROM CORE TO EDGE PROPELS 5G REVOLUTION

    Feb 26, 2019

    Data is at the heart of an unprecedented $10 trillion 5G market opportunity by 2035. The vast volume of data generated and acted on every day is driving the transformation of communication networks, disrupting industries and inspiring a global ecosystem of technology companies to seize a seemingly l...

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    CLOUD, MOBILE DEPLOYMENTS WEAKEST LINKS IN ENTERPRISE NETWORKS: REPORT

    Feb 26, 2019

    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a cyber security solutions firm, in its third installment of the 2019 Security Report highlights how threat actors are increasingly targeting the weakest, least protected points in an organization’s IT infrastructure – their public cloud and mobile...

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    ACCORDING TO NEW REPORT ON WIRELESS SECURITY IN LTE NETWORKS MARKET TO REACH

    Feb 26, 2019

    Feb 26, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- The fourth generation (4G) Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for cellular communications represents a significant leap in terms of capacity and serviceability. However, it also poses a unique challenge because it reveals vulnerabilities that the former IP n...

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    WI-FI 6 EXPLAINED: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEXT GENERATION OF WIRELESS NETWORKING

    Feb 26, 2019

    Wi-Fi naming is getting a makeover -- and it's not a moment too soon. Until now, Wi-Fi standards have been an alphanumeric soup with designations like 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac. And if that wasn't bad enough, the letters didn't seem to "mean" anything. Is 11g faster than 11...

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    WAVEFX LAUNCHES BONDED CELLULAR WIFI FROM ANY LOCATION

    Feb 26, 2019

    Several of the company's clients were asking to webcast from not only remote locations but also environments where it was impossible to gain a good enough LAN or wifi connection.The Link Pro solves the problem as it is basically a high performance WiFi Access Point which gives high speed interne...

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    GLOBAL VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (VPN) MARKET- ECONOMIC GROWTH AND MARKET SEGMENTATION 2019-2024

    Feb 26, 2019

    Market Research Explore recently published the Global Virtual Private Network (VPN) Market Research Report 2019 to provide expansive delineation of the global Virtual Private Network (VPN) industry grounded on a provincial and international level. The study gyrates around considerable market facets ...

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    THE VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK OF YOUR INTERNET MAY NOT BE FULLY PRIVATE

    Feb 25, 2019

    About a quarter of internet users use a virtual private network, a software setup that creates a secure, encrypted data connection between their own computer and another one elsewhere on the internet. Many people use them to protect their privacy when using Wi-Fi hotspots, or to connect securely to ...

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    GLOBAL INDUSTRIAL ETHERNET MARKET 2019 – BELDEN, SIEMENS, MOXA, PHOENIX CONTACT, RED LION CONTROLS, CISCO, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC

    Feb 25, 2019

    The Global Industrial Ethernet Market Report study with in-depth overview, describing about the Product/Industry Scope and elaborates market outlook and status to 2025. The market study breakdown data by manufacturers, region, type and application, also analyzes the market status, market share, grow...

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    NEW PLATFORM HELPS ENTERPRISE NETWORKS GET CLOSER TO THE EDGE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Driven by the growth of mobile computing, IoT devices and the upcoming 5G rollout, edge networking is on the rise and leading businesses to take a fresh look at their networking strategies.But going from a traditional approach to a virtualized, cloud-native, and software-driven network that connects...

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    WIRELESS LAN (WLAN) ANTENNAS MARKET IS EXPECTED TO GROW WITH A HEALTHY CAGR DURING 2018-2026

    Feb 25, 2019

    The Latest Research Report “Wireless LAN (WLAN) Antennas Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2026” provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – Ma...

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    WHERE IS THE CURRENT ‘CUTTING EDGE’ FOR NETWORK AND SERVICE VISIBILITY?

    Feb 24, 2019

    Network and service assurance needs are evolving rapidly, as more applications — both network functions that support telecom network operations, and enterprise applications — are becoming virtualized. SNS Research estimates that service provider SDN and NFV investments will have a compou...

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    CISCO INSTALLS 4,000 EDGE NODES FOR RAKUTEN’S WIRELESS NETWORK

    Feb 24, 2019

    Rakuten seems to be everywhere, all of a sudden. This is the e-commerce company that’s building a greenfield wireless network in Japan. The other day in Denver I heard a commercial on the radio with the announcer spelling R.A.K.U.T.E.N. My ears perked up. Really, the company is advertising its...

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    CISCO AND GOOGLE STATION TEAM TO SCALE WI-FI ACCESS GLOBALLY

    Feb 24, 2019

    BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress Barcelona -- Cisco today announced that it is working with Google Station on a mission to include one billion people in the growth opportunities of the digital economy. The program will provide communities with limited connectivit...

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    CISCO AT MWC BARCELONA: SHOWCASING INNOVATION ACROSS ITS PORTFOLIO TO SUPPORT BILLIONS OF NETWORKED CONNECTIONS

    Feb 24, 2019

    The 5G movement is in steep ascent. Cisco has had over 100 active engagements with global customers on 5G. 40 service providers are actively trialing and deploying Cisco 5G Now solutions. The company continues to mark major milestones in helping its customers realize the benefits of a true cloud-sca...

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    RAKUTEN SLASHES MOBILE NETWORK COSTS WITH CLOUD TECH

    Feb 21, 2019

    As Rakuten prepares to debut in Japan as a fourth major mobile carrier, it is tapping a new technology to reduce its network investment to just a fraction of conventional levels and offer competitive pricing.The Japanese internet service company on Wednesday unveiled equipment to be used for its mob...

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    T-MOBILE TO DEPLOY FULL 5G COVERAGE IN THE HAGUE DURING 2019

    Feb 21, 2019

    The Dutch telco said the deployment of this technology will allow the city to deploy several smart city initiativesThe Hague is set to become the first Dutch city to receive full 5G coverage, as local carrier T-Mobile announced plans to start the roll out the technology this year.Saskia Bruines, dep...

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    ZTE UNVEILS 5G FRONTHAUL OUTDOOR OPTICAL TRANSPORTATION PRODUCT

    Feb 21, 2019

    The Chinese vendor said the new product supports 200G bandwidthZTE has unveiled what it claims is the industry’s first 5G fronthaul 200G outdoor optical transport network product.The Chinese vendor said that the ZXMP M721 OD62 is easy to install and maintain and can be applied to the metro edg...

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    VODAFONE CONNECTS 5G PHONES TO LIVE 5G NETWORKS IN MADRID AND BARCELONA

    Feb 21, 2019

    The company plans to test 5G speeds in Barcelona’s streets during Mobile World Congress next weekVodafone claimed to be the world’s first operator to connect 5G smartphones to its live 5G network in the Spanish cities of Madrid and Barcelona, the carrier said in a statement.As it paves t...

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    5G WIRELESS TECH RACE IS ON. CISCO REPORT FINDS AMERICANS HAVE AN EARLY LEAD

    Feb 21, 2019

    US policymakers keep wringing their hands over a competition with China to build the world's first mass-market 5G wireless network. But a new report from Cisco may offer reasons to breathe easier. By 2022, fifth-generation cellular networks will power as many as 9 percent of mobile data connecti...

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    TELE2 RUSSIA LAUNCHES SUNVIZION NETWORK INVENTORY & PLANNING SOLUTION

    Feb 20, 2019

    Tele2 Russia has launched SunTech’s SunVizion Network Inventory and Planning solution to store and manage information about logical and physical network elements and optimise the processes related to network management.With 40 million subscribers, Tele2 Russia is one of the biggest mobile oper...

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    GLOBAL WIRELESS MESH NETWORK GRAPH, STATUS AND PROSPECT REPORT 2019-2024

    Feb 20, 2019

    MarketResearchNest Reports adds “Global Wireless Mesh Network Market Growth (Status and Outlook) 2019-2024”new report to its research database. The report spread across 132 pages with multiple tables and figures in it.This comprehensive Wireless Mesh Network Market research report includ...

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    AMID 5G BUILDOUT, AT&T OFFLOADS MORE TRAFFIC TO WIFI

    Feb 20, 2019

    AT&T said it expanded its WiFi offloading agreement with Boingo from a handful of locations to more than 80. Those locations include major US airports and other locations where AT&T needs additional network capacity.The move is noteworthy considering AT&T is also currently pulling a numb...

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    WI-FI 6, 5G PLAY BIG IN CISCO’S MOBILE FORECAST

    Feb 19, 2019

    The popularity of mobile devices will continue its dramatic growth over the next four years as new technologies kick in with higher density and bandwidth, according to Cisco’s annual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update (2017 – 2022) released this week. Perhaps the key forecast: Mo...

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    HPE PARTNERS WITH SAMSUNG ON 5G, LAUNCHES TELCO EDGE SYSTEM

    Feb 19, 2019

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today launched an edge system for telecommunications networks and announced a new 5G partnership with Samsung. The two companies will provide a joint edge-to-core virtual radio access network (vRAN) product based on Samsung’s radio network technologies and syst...

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    VODAFONE TRIALS 5G TECHNOLOGY AT MANCHESTER AIRPORT

    Feb 19, 2019

    The trial is part of a larger 5G test being carried out by the telco across ManchesterU.K. carrier Vodafone said that it has switched on 5G technology at Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport is the first of several travel hot spots where Vodafone is currently trialling 5G.Vodafone said that 5G mas...

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    NEW QUALCOMM 5G MODEM SUPPORTS MILLIMETER WAVE AND SUB-6 GHZ

    Feb 19, 2019

    Qualcomm X55 5G modem extends support to both millimeter wave and sub-6 GHz frequenciesWith Mobile World Congress Barcelona set to get underway next week, expect to see a number of 5G New Radio capable device launches to support early operator deployments. Almost all of this first wave of Android-ba...

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    EVALUATING BACKUP BANDWIDTH WITH A PORTABLE WAN EMULATOR

    Feb 19, 2019

    I’ve been using WAN emulators for well over 20 years and tried all sorts of Windows, Linux, and appliances. Personally, I prefer an appliance instead of trying to build my own since I don’t have time to deal with maintaining another computer, figuring out which update messed things up, a...

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    FORWARD NETWORKS: PRODUCT OVERVIEW AND INSIGHT

    Feb 15, 2019

    Forward Networks' software platform enables network and applications teams to verify intent and predict network behavior, Forward’s solution brings the benefits of intent-based networking to large enterprises: agility, predictability, and scalability. The company provides a robust network ...

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    SNAPROUTE UNVEILS CLOUD-NATIVE NETWORK OS

    Feb 15, 2019

    SnapRoute, a 2-year-old startup launched by former Apple engineers and backed by the likes of AT&T and Microsoft, is rolling out a new network operating system that leverages containers and microservices and is designed to integrate into DevOps environments while improving network agility.The co...

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    WIRELESS CHARGING FROM A TO Z: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Feb 15, 2019

    The term wireless charging has been around since... well, Nikola Tesla attempted to demonstrate it in 1901. For nearly a century after, however, the technology was without many practical uses, except, perhaps, for a few electric toothbrush models. Over the past decade, wireless charging matured thro...

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    TEST AND MEASUREMENT: KEYSIGHT, AT&T AND OTHERS JOIN FORCES ON OPEN RAN WHITE BOX

    Feb 15, 2019

    Keysight Technologies, AT&T and some of their fellow Open Radio Access Network Alliance members have developed a white-box O-RAN millimeter wave unit for 5G networks that will be showcased at Mobile World Congress, in a live demo that the companies say “combines essential building blocks t...

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    7 WAYS TO ENSURE IT GETS THE CREDIT IT DESERVES

    Feb 13, 2019

    "To give credit where credit is due." It's a wonderful thought, one that's often uttered when an enterprise achieves a significant business success or reaches an important milestone. Yet when it's time to hand out honors and awards the IT department is often forgotten, despite ...

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    ERICSSON, INTEL JOINTLY DEVELOPING SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 5G

    Feb 13, 2019

    Software-defined infrastructure focuses on using common hardware to support variable 5G workloadsAs service providers increasingly take an IT-centric approach to building and managing increasingly complex networks, there’s a move toward swapping out single-purpose hardware for more flexible in...

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    OMAN DATA PARK ADDS FORTINET SD-WAN TO ITS MANAGED SERVICES PORTFOLIO

    Feb 13, 2019

    Oman-based cloud and managed service provider Oman Data Park selected Fortinet’s SD-WAN service to boost its managed security services portfolio. This is the first managed SD-WAN that the service provider has offered as part of its portfolio of managed enterprise services.This addition extends...

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    JUNIPER’S NEW 5G ON-RAMP PRODUCTS INCLUDE 400 GBE TRITON CHIP

    Feb 12, 2019

    Juniper Networks, fast off a disappointing fourth quarter, announced a refresh to its metro, edge, and core products to help operators ramp-up 5G services.The products are designed to help carriers create a secure, automated, and cloud-centric architecture for next-generation wireless. “Servic...

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    QUALYS EXTENDS CLOUD PLATFORM WITH PATCH MANAGEMENT

    Feb 12, 2019

    Qualys announced a new patch management application on Feb. 12, providing organizations with the ability to more easily manage the often complex process of keeping infrastructure software updated.
    Qualys Patch Management (PM) is part of the Qualys Cloud Platform service that runs with a singl...

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    NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE COMPLEXITY CITED AS SECURITY CHALLENGE

    Feb 12, 2019

    The complexity of the healthcare network infrastructure is a barrier to remediation and mitigation of security incidents, according to 166 health information security professionals surveyed for the 2019 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey.Respondents were asked to rate various barriers to remediation and mit...

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    HOW FINANCE IT SHOULD VIEW CHINA, BREXIT AND CLOUD

    Feb 11, 2019

    Given some of the current forces yanking the global economy to and fro, it’s probably fitting that the proverb (or is it a curse?) “May you live in interesting times” is said to have originated in China.
    Current trade tensions between China and much of the rest of the develo...

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    10 PRODUCTIVITY-BOOSTING APPS FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

    Feb 08, 2019

    Teams is Microsoft’s chat-based collaboration tool that connects employees via group chat, direct messaging and file sharing. Teams has a big advantage over rivals because it can hook into Microsoft’s various office productivity apps, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. But users still...

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    C-BAND ALLIANCE RESPONDS TO BACKLASH

    Feb 08, 2019

    The C-Band Alliance (CBA) recently responded to a number of critics of its proposal to make 200 megahertz of 3.7-4.2 GHz spectrum available for 5G, saying many commenters wrongly contend that the “market-based approach” that it’s advocating for violates the Communications Act and f...

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    HOW FORTINET'S INTENT-BASED SEGMENTATION MAKES SDN EASIER TO DO

    Feb 08, 2019

    Recently, security vendor Fortinet announced something called intent-based segmentation (IBS) to help make the process easier. The term “intent-based” refers to having the ability to have a system configure and maintain itself based on business intent. If you’re not familiar with t...

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    CTIA PRESSES CONGRESS FOR MORE MIDBAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G

    Feb 07, 2019

    The first full hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation of the 116th Congress was all about—wait for it—5G and spectrum. CTIA President and CEO Meredith Attwell Baker called it “fitting” in her written testimony. The United States is well p...

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    CELLPHONE LOCATION DATA FROM T-MOBILE, AT&T AND SPRINT WAS SOLD TO BAIL BONDSMEN

    Feb 07, 2019

    Between 2012 and 2017, a nefarious company named CerCareOne leveraged real-time location data from telecom companies to sell information to bail bond companies, according to an investigative report in Motherboard. The location data from carriers, including T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint, was captured...

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    AT&T TAPS MIRANTIS TO UPDATE ITS NETWORK CLOUD FOR 5G

    Feb 07, 2019

    Cloud platform provider Mirantis has won a three-year deal with AT&T to help the carrier build out the next generation of its Network Cloud for 5G. The companies aren’t providing an exact dollar amount of the deal except to say it’s worth more than $10 million.AT&T is building ou...

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    RECONFIGURABLE COMPUTING BREATHES NEW LIFE INTO NFV

    Feb 07, 2019

    Though Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) have been around for a while now, many organizations are still weighing the benefits and drawbacks of adopting these technologies. SDN and NFV hold great promise because they separate software from hardware, which el...

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    TURKCELL REAPS BENEFITS OF VIRTUALIZED NETWORK THANKS TO AFFIRMED NETWORKS, RED HAT

    Feb 06, 2019

    Turkcell and Affirmed Networks announced they have just deployed one of the largest virtualized mobile networks in the EMEA region, supporting more than 35 million mobile broadband subscribers and carrying over a terabit per second of customer traffic across the region.The news follows last February...

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    ERICSSON OPENS NEW 5G TRAINING FACILITY IN TEXAS

    Feb 06, 2019

    Ericsson earlier this week held a grand opening and tour of its new training center in Lewisville, Texas, the largest such facility in the U.S. for the infrastructure vendor. The goal is to train more technicians, tower climbers and specialists in the skills necessary to deploy 5G.FCC Commissioner B...

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    UTILITIES, TECH FIRMS FORM ALLIANCE FOR PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL IOT NETWORKS

    Feb 05, 2019

    A group of companies representing telecom equipment vendors, spectrum licensees and utilities have formed an alliance to advance the development of private broadband networks for energy providers. The Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) includes 13 founding companies that want to drive modernization e...

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    MAREK’S TAKE: WILL FIXED 5G BE A BROADBAND SAVIOR FOR WIRELESS OPERATORS?

    Feb 04, 2019

    FierceWireless readers, it has been awhile. After a two-and-a-half-year hiatus from FierceWireless to work for a startup, I’m currently taking some time off to travel the world and see some sights other than trade show convention halls. However, I’ll be checking in every now and then to ...

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    TRIAL OF 1GBPS 5G MOBILE NETWORK FOR UK AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES TO START

    Feb 04, 2019

    The AutoAir project, which is supported by a £4.1m Government grant, has confirmed that the UK’s first independent 5G enabled trial of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) will go live this month at the Millbrook Proving Ground (Bedfordshire). Mobile broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps a...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS LOOKS TO PROTECT ENTERPRISES FROM IOT SECURITY RISKS

    Feb 04, 2019

    Extreme Networks announced its Defender for IoT technology on Feb. 4, providing enterprises with a network-level platform for IoT security.Defending against risks from rogue or unmanaged internet of things (IoT) devices that might be present on an enterprise network is no trivial task. The Extreme N...

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    MICROSOFT INTRODUCES CLOUD OFFERINGS FOR WHERE NETWORKS AREN’T

    Feb 04, 2019

    Microsoft unveiled two product offerings Monday that give it a play in offering cloud services at the “tactical edge”—areas where network connectivity is poor, mobility and portability are required, and circumstances are not ideal.The company announced the offerings, called the Del...

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    MICROSOFT LAUNCHES PUBLIC PREVIEW OF AZURE IOT HUB DEVICE STREAMS

    Jan 31, 2019

    To encourage continuing development and secure connectivity for a diverse range of new internet of things devices, Microsoft has launched a public preview of its Azure IoT Hub Device Streams to help make it happen. An IoT Hub device stream is a data transfer tunnel that provides connectivity between...

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    CISCO BOOSTS IOT MANAGEMENT, SECURITY WITH NEW DEV TOOLS AND HARDWARE

    Jan 30, 2019

    Cisco yesterday announced new IoT networking products and developer tools to boost scale, flexibility, and security for industrial IoT deployments. The hardware that Cisco announced – new Catalyst switches and an Integrated Services router for the network edge – are arguably not as impor...

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    CUMULUS AND NUTANIX INTEGRATE HCI, OPEN NETWORKING

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cumulus and Nutanix partnered on an integrated product that combines Nutanix’s hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) stack with Cumulus’ open networking software.The new systems, available now, deploy Cumulus NetQ on switches and Nutanix AHV nodes. NetQ is the vendor’s telemetry-base...


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    APPDYNAMICS UNVEILS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR AIOPS ERA

    Jan 29, 2019

    AppDynamics, a Cisco company, today unveiled a new platform that will unite all the areas of its application monitoring business. It also helps the company position itself with an AIOps mindset — using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate IT operations — to navigate the challenges of...


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    VERIZON REPORTS MODEST WIRELESS, WIRELINE GROWTH IN Q4

    Jan 29, 2019

    Verizon on Tuesday reported its fourth quarter earnings, including a 1.9% year-over-year growth in service revenue, 1.2 million postpaid subscriber adds and year-over-year revenue growth of 2.1% to $24.3 billion. On the wireline side, Verizon’s Fios service picked up 54,000 customers and saw a...


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    5G WILL LEAD TO A DECENTRALIZED WORKFORCE

    Jan 29, 2019

    The concept of a decentralized workforce, one in which employees effectively collaborate without being physically present in the same office or work area, has tantalized businesses—as well as many workers—for years. Yet despite rapid advancements in Internet and mobile technologies, the ...


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    CISCO ISSUES PATCHES FOR SEVERAL SD-WAN SOFTWARE VULNERABILITIES

    Jan 28, 2019

    Cisco released patches for new security vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software. In total, Cisco found four vulnerabilities within its Viptela-based SD-WAN solution. The most critical vulnerability was discovered in the vContainer of the SD-WAN that would allow an authenticated, remote attacker to ca...


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    5G SA CORE, HANDSET DEPLOYMENTS TO BE DELAYED, DELL’ORO SAYS

    Jan 28, 2019

    Analysts are predicting delays in standalone (SA) 5G core network and 5G handset deployments, which are now not expected to hit the streets until 2020. That would be a year later than earlier expected and trail current deployments focused on the non-standalone (NSA) version of the 5G New Radio (NR) ...


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    GERMANY COULD HAVE FOUR 5G PLAYERS FOLLOWING AUCTION

    Jan 28, 2019

    One of the worst fears of Germany’s three incumbent mobile network operators (MNOs) may now be realized: the market’s upcoming 5G spectrum auction could usher in a fourth MNO to the market less than five years after the number of mobile network players was reduced from four to three.1&am...


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    HOUSE COMMITTEE INVESTIGATES FCC OVER 5G INFRASTRUCTURE ORDER

    Jan 28, 2019

    The House Energy and Commerce committee has asked the Federal Communications Commission to produce communications records between FCC employees and network operators related to the commission’s recent order preempting local control and pricing of infrastructure access, alleging that FCC repres...


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    ERICSSON RETURNS TO TOP-LINE GROWTH IN 2018, HONES IN ON 5G

    Jan 25, 2019

    Ericsson’s senior management was in bullish mood as the Swedish vendor posted financial results for 2018 that it believes put it comfortably on track to achieve its financial targets and exploit the expected growth in demand for 5G technology.CEO Börje Ekholm trumpeted the fact that Erics...


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    MICROSOFT SNAPS UP ANOTHER OPEN SOURCE STARTUP: CITUS DATA

    Jan 25, 2019

    Microsoft snapped up another open source startup this week — Citus Data, which specializes in big data and analytics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Citus Data was founded in 2010 by Umur Cubuku, Ozgun Erogan, and Sumedh Pathak. It is headquartered in San Francisco, with an additional of...


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    ARE CONSUMERS WILLING TO PAY (MORE) FOR 5G?

    Jan 24, 2019

    Two recent studies highlighted consumers’ willingness to pay a premium for 5G service, but devices, and whether 5G actually provides a new kind of customer experience, could prove to be sticking points.Matrixx Software recently surveyed more than 4,000 mobile users in both the U.S. and the U.K...


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    EUROPE LEADS 5G TRIAL ACTIVITY WITH 139 PILOTS

    Jan 24, 2019

    Europe ended 2018 with a total of 139 5G trials in 23 countries, according to the latest report by the European Commission’s 5G Observatory. According to the report, preparations are intensifying in Europe as the first 5G networks are ready to be opened for business. “European mobile ope...


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    FRANCE TO SEEK TOUGHER OVERSIGHT OF 5G NETWORK GEAR

    Jan 24, 2019

    France will require telecommunications companies to allow more government oversight and control of the equipment required for next-generation 5G wireless networks due to security concerns, a government official said on Jan 22.The move comes as several Western nations have barred China's Huawei f...


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    ARRCUS JOINS THE 400G ETHERNET SWITCH PARTY

    Jan 23, 2019

    White box OS startup Arrcus today launched 100 gigabit and 400G Ethernet switches based on its network operating system. These switches target hyperscalers, service providers, and enterprises that are running data-intensive applications. Last July shortly following a $15 million Series A round, the ...


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    STACKROX EXTENDS ITS CONTAINER SECURITY PLATFORM

    Jan 23, 2019

    StackRox extended the capabilities of its Container Security Platform with additional visibility, profiling, and network management features.StackRox – which scored $25 million in additional funding last spring — provides security for containerized cloud-native applications. This most re...


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    CISCO DISCLOSES ARBITRARY EXECUTION IN SD-WAN SOLUTION AND WEBEX

    Jan 23, 2019

    Cisco has disclosed a critical vulnerability in its SD-WAN Solution that allows for arbitrary code execution as the root user. Improper bounds checking by the vContainer allowed for potential authenticated attackers to send malicious files to an affected instance, which can cause a buffer overflow o...


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    INDUSTRY VOICES—ENTNER: THE MARKETING WARS: 5G EDITION

    Jan 23, 2019

    Over the last few weeks, the first opening salvos of the 5G marketing wars have been fired. Every time we have a new generation of wireless technology rolled out, the competitive mix has the opportunity to be reshuffled. Verizon won the race to 3G and 4G decisively by launching and rolling out next-...


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    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM FLAGS FURTHER 5G TESTS IN 2019

    Jan 22, 2019

    Deutsche Telekom (DT) signaled plans to expand its 5G test locations in 2019, although Berlin is clearly set to remain the focal point in the early stages of the German carrier’s 5G rollout strategy.A new 5G test site will be established in Darmstadt near Frankfurt am Main in the first quarter...


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    CANONICAL BRINGS IOT SECURITY TO UBUNTU CORE

    Jan 22, 2019

    Embedded systems and IoT devices in the field often are hard or impossible to reach and are vulnerable to hackers and crackers. That makes systems that are self-sufficient and inherently secure a good thing – and why Canonical has brought the features of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to these devices in Ub...


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    MOBILE, FIXED AND EDGE ARE ‘PILLARS’ OF AT&T BUSINESS 5G STRATEGY

    Jan 22, 2019

    Right now commercial 5G services, inherently limited to device availability—although that will change throughout 2019, reach a very limited number of consumers and businesses. But as 5G scales out, it is being billed as the connectivity fabric that will enable significant digital transformatio...


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    ERICSSON, SINGTEL OPEN 5G FACILITY IN SINGAPORE

    Jan 22, 2019

    Ericsson, Singtel and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) have opened what they claim is the country’s first live 5G facility.The facility, named 5G Garage,  runs on 3.5 GHz trial spectrum granted by Singapore telecom regulator IMDA.Ericsson and Singtel said that the 5G facility will serve as a tr...


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    SK TELECOM SECURES CONTRACT TO DEPLOY 5G-BASED SMART TRAFFIC SYSTEM

    Jan 21, 2019

    South Korea’s largest carrier, SK Telecom, was awarded a contract to deploy 5G infrastructure to support a smart traffic system in Seoul, local press reported.Seoul’s cooperative-intelligent transport system (C-ITS) project has a total budget of KRW25.4 billion ($22.6 million) and is exp...


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    MALWARE USED BY “ROCKE” GROUP EVOLVES TO EVADE DETECTION BY CLOUD SECURITY PRODUCTS

    Jan 21, 2019

    Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 recently captured and investigated new samples of the Linux coin mining malware used by the Rocke group. The family was suspected to be developed by the Iron cybercrime group and it’s also associated with the Xbash malware reported on last month. The threat actor Roc...


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    HUAWEI COMPLETES THIRD PHASE OF CHINA’S NATIONAL 5G TRIAL

    Jan 21, 2019

    Chinese vendor Huawei  confirmed it has completed 5G New Radio testing using 2.6 GHz spectrum in the 5G trial organized by the IMT-2020 (5G) promotion group.To date, Huawei has officially completed the third phase of China’s 5G Technology R&D trial including laboratory and field testi...


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    EDGE COMPUTING, FIXED WIRELESS PART OF AT&T’S 5G STRATEGY FOR BUSINESS

    Jan 21, 2019

    AT&T executives, along with a variety of other industry voices, have previously touted the 5G opportunity for businesses, but without many details about specific services.On Monday AT&T broadly outlined three service pillars underpinning the carrier’s approach to 5G in business, which ...


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    MAINTAINING CELLULAR GROWTH UNTIL LARGE-SCALE 5G IOT ADOPTION IN THE MID 2020S (ANALYST ANGLE)

    Jan 19, 2019

    The notion of “peak smartphone” is widely discussed of late, including by the Economist.  Revenues are flattening with longer replacement cycles, saturating markets, resistance to Apple’s price increases, decreasing prices among Android’s fiercely competitive OEMs and al...


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    ZTE COMPLETES 5G TEST WITH CHINA UNICOM

    Jan 18, 2019

    The 5G trial verified several technologies including massive MIMO, 5G NR, NSA and dual connectivity ZTE and China Unicom have completed a 5G call using ZTE’s 5G prototype smartphone in a Shenzhen 5G field trial, according to the telecom equipment company.The test completed the verification of ...


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    T-MOBILE LURES FORMER ERICSSON CTO TO HEAD ITS 5G STRATEGY

    Jan 18, 2019

    Former Ericsson executive Ulf Ewaldsson is joining T-Mobile US’ network operations where he will serve under current T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray. The move is the latest by a former top Ericsson exec to a domestic carrier.Ewaldsson is joining T-Mobile US later this month as senior vice president f...


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    HUAWEI TAKES 5G SUPREMACY SHOT AT ZTE

    Jan 18, 2019

    Huawei has claimed the upper hand against rival ZTE by completing a 5G New Radio (NR) trial in the 2.6 GHz spectrum band. The latest proclamation comes as both China-based vendors look to put a torrid 2018 behind them.The two vendors are vying to take the lead in 5G testing under the aegis of the IM...


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    IBM, JUNIPER INK $325 MILLION HYBRID-CLOUD DEAL

    Jan 17, 2019

    IBM Services and Juniper Networks signed a $325 million deal that will see IBM help manage the networking giant’s on-premises and cloud infrastructure and workloads.Working with IBM will allow Juniper to “collaborate with them on innovative solutions for our cloud-first business model,&r...


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    AWS UNVEILS NEW DATA BACKUP SERVICE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services announced AWS Backup, a centralized service for customers to back up their data across both AWS’ public cloud as well as their on-premises data centers.The company said enterprises are having to deal with data located in multiple services such as databases, block storage, o...


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    NEW MALWARE UNINSTALLS CLOUD SECURITY PRODUCTS, UNIT 42 RESEARCHERS SAY

    Jan 17, 2019

    Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 found new cryptomining malware that can uninstall cloud security software.Rocke, a Chinese hacking group that has previously targeted public cloud infrastructure, developed the new coin miner. Cisco’s Talos threat research unit first wr...


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    FCC’S 5G ORDER WITHSTANDS INITIAL LEGAL CHALLENGE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Last year the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, with an eye on supporting domestic 5G deployment rollouts, passed an order superseding city-level controls associated with siting wireless infrastructure. The order kicked in on Jan. 14 following a Jan. 10 court decision upholding the FCC’s...


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    5G SPECTRUM AUCTIONS TO RAMP IN 2019

    Jan 16, 2019

    Switzerland this month is also set to begin an auction of spectrum in the 700 MHz, 1.4 GHz, 2.6 GHz, and 3.5 GHz bands.Indeed, 2019 is set to be an important year for 5G spectrum allocations — and not just because of the many auctions that are planned. The World Radiocommunication Conference (...


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    CYBEATS RELEASES IOT SECURITY, MONITORING APP ON PALO ALTO NETWORKS FRAMEWORK

    Jan 16, 2019

    IoT security startup Cybeats announced that its IoT monitoring and security app, deemed IoT Radar, is now available on the Palo Alto Networks Application Framework. This news comes about a month after the startup raised $3 million in a seed round.Cybeats is a Toronto-based company that was founded i...


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    VMWARE PKS UPDATE EMBRACES AZURE, KUBERNETES SECURITY

    Jan 16, 2019

    VMware added support for Microsoft Azure, deeper integration of Kubernetes, and more security into its latest PKS 1.3 release. The platform is a hosted Kubernetes offering that taps work from sister company Pivotal.Wendy Cartee, a senior director at VMware, noted that PKS now supports the Azure Clou...


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    VEEAM LANDS $500M TO ‘DOMINATE MULTI-CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT’

    Jan 16, 2019

    Data management company Veeam Software scored a $500 million investment led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.The funding comes on the heels of Veeam competitor Rubrik closing a $261 million funding round at a 3.3 billion valuation. And it&rsquo...


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    NOKIA NUAGE SD-WAN SUPPORTS MONEYBALL-LIKE ANALYTICS APP FOR SOCCER

    Jan 15, 2019

    Nokia’s Nuage SD-WAN technology is supporting a cloud-based data analytics service for professional soccer organizations around the world.The analytics service is provided by SciSports, whose application engine resides in the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). SciSports’ analytics engine colle...


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    LOGICMONITOR STEPS UP ITS MONITORING FOR MICROSERVICES, CONTAINERIZED APPLICATIONS

    Jan 15, 2019

    Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based monitoring provider LogicMonitor implemented new capabilities into its platform to help DevOps professionals peer into microservices and containerized applications. LogicMonitor’s self-named performance monitoring platform is based on a SaaS architecture and ...


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    DRIVESCALE SAYS COMPOSABLE IS THE ANSWER TO DATA-INTENSIVE COMPUTE

    Jan 15, 2019

    DriveScale’s founders wanted to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning when they started their company. But the technology wasn’t called composable infrastructure back then.“That was before 2013, and they were looking at the changing data center applications and work...


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    IN-BUILDING 5G HIGHLIGHTED DURING VZTUF

    Jan 15, 2019

    The annual Verizon Technology Users Forum event, formerly called the In-Building Technology Users Forum, is taking place this week in Austin, Texas, and, as with everything telecoms, 5G is a major part of the conversation. Right now 5G deployments are largely focused on creating outdoor hot spots in...


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    INTEL SEES 5G CONVERGING COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTING

    Jan 15, 2019

    Taking advantage of the  massive throughput and low latency of 5G requires a new approach to building telecom networks. Often described as born in the cloud, 5G will require not just workload support associated with large, centralized data centers, but also taking that same type of computing pe...


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    5G SOLUTIONS AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES 2018-2023: MARKET RESEARCH BUNDLE OF 12 REPORTS

    Jan 14, 2019

    5G Solutions and Market Opportunities 2018 - 2023 represents the most comprehensive research available covering 5G technology, strategies, solutions, challenges and opportunities. This research covers core 5G technologies and operational issues as well as network slicing, smart antennas, security, a...


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    CUTTING THROUGH THE HYPE AND PROTECTING YOUR BRAND IN THE ERA OF 5G

    Jan 14, 2019

    Whether you are a consumer or a tech junkie, chances are you’ve probably heard about 5G and its incredible capabilities. As the fifth generation of wireless technology, 5G is touted by many experts as the future of wireless. Claims of being "first to deploy" and delivering "5G-a...


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    SPRINT LOOKS AHEAD AT 2019 TO BROADEN ITS MANAGED SD-WAN SERVICE

    Jan 14, 2019

    Since launching its managed SD-WAN offering in May 2017, Sprint has updated the service and expanded its footprint. But in 2019, the provider is looking to make its biggest updates yet in order to offer a more flexible and diverse SD-WAN service.When Sprint first launched the service it focused on t...


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    SD-WAN IS USELESS UNLESS YOU MONITOR IT

    Jan 14, 2019

    SD-WAN brings the promise of greater resiliency and lower costs, but as with any new network technology it can leave NetOps teams in the dark as the company revises its strategy to monitor and manage the new networks.While most SD-WAN vendors offer some form of monitoring with their services, John S...


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    TELEFONICA VALIDATES WIND RIVER’S CLOUD PLATFORM FOR ITS UNICA PROJECT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Telecom giant Telefónica validated Wind River’s Titanium Cloud platform as a virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM) for NFV workloads within the operator’s Unica virtualization project. That validation included the ability to work within a multi-VIM environment. The testing incl...


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    ERICSSON HAILS 5G TEST ON ANOTHER SUB-6 GHZ BAND

    Jan 14, 2019

    Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies said they successfully tested a 5G data call based on the non-standalone 5G New Radio standard using spectrum in the 2.6 GHz frequency band.The two vendors framed this latest test as an important move because it added another sub-6 GHz band to their collection of f...


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    HUAWEI’S NEW DATA CENTER SWITCH USES EMBEDDED AI CHIP

    Jan 14, 2019

    Huawei’s latest data center switch uses an embedded artificial intelligence (AI) chip to boost network performance.The vendor announced the new product at its spring 2019 event, and it follows news that Intel and Facebook have an AI chip for data centers under development. It also comes as the...


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    FOUR FUTURE TRENDS IN TACTICAL NETWORK MODERNIZATION

    Jan 11, 2019

    Our adversaries possess increasingly sophisticated communications and information technology (IT), allowing them to leverage advanced wireless technology and smartphones while actively moving in ground vehicles. They are also able to execute cyber and electronic warfare attacks in tactical settings ...


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    RAN DISAGGREGATION FOCUS OF AT&T, NOKIA PARTNERSHIP

    Jan 11, 2019

    5G is often described as the first generation of cellular “born in the cloud,” which describes a dynamic, flexible network that’s increasingly automated through the use of NFV and SDN tools. This gives operators more flexibility while also lower equipment costs by swapping out prop...


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    SPRINT TRUMPETS 5G DATA CALL ON 2.5 GHZ SPECTRUM

    Jan 11, 2019

    Sprint made good use of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week to tout its agenda for 5G and IoT. This included the announcement that it had completed a 5G data call using its 2.5 GHz spectrum and massive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) on the carrier’s live commercia...


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    WHAT 2019 HOLDS FOR NETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES

    Jan 11, 2019

    It’s been a very exciting year for networking in Asia with numerous major trends gradually reshaping the telecoms and networking worlds – and the next twelve months promise to be equally exciting.My top trend for 2018 has to be the continued digitization of the global economy; from trans...


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    SOFTWARE DEFINED (SD) WAN AS A SERVICE MARKET ANTICIPATED TO GROW AT A SIGNIFICANT PACE BY 2025

    Jan 10, 2019

    SD WAN or Software Defined Wide Area Network is a type of connectivity which can be delivered to the customers as a managed service using software planning. It provides multiple features such as LTE, load sharing across WAN connections and others. Digital transformation by various companies for unlo...


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    MARTELLO TECHNOLOGIES USES SD-WAN TO OPTIMIZE IOT SYSTEMS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Martello Technologies is leveraging the technology developed for its SD-WAN to optimize IoT network operations and systems. This work is part of the Canadian firm’s participation in the BlackBerry and L-Spark Accelerator Program — a program working to build network performance management...


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    ERICSSON TAKES $687M CHARGE TO OVERHAUL BSS UNIT

    Jan 10, 2019

    Ericsson will take a $687 million charge to support an overhaul of its digital business support systems (BSS) business unit that will impact its results for the fourth quarter of 2018. Approximately $348 million of that amount will be treated as restructuring charges. In addition, further restructur...


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    CLOUD SECURITY ACQUISITIONS, ONELOGIN $100M FUNDING ROUND PREVIEW WHAT’S IN STORE

    Jan 10, 2019

    Cloud identity and access management startup OneLogin closed a $100 million Series D round, bringing its total funding to $175 million. It’s the latest in a flurry of cloud security funding and acquisition announcements in the opening days of 2019.San Francisco-based OneLogin, founded in 2009,...


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    ZTE COMPLETES THIRD PHASE OF CHINA’S NATIONAL 5G CORE NETWORK TESTS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Chinese vendor ZTE said it has completed the third phase of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s IMT-2020 5G core network tests.In a statement, ZTE revealed it has completed the third-phase testing, which involves evaluating the performance of the network function vi...


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    ACCENTURE, KPN DEMONSTRATE 5G-BASED INDUSTRIAL APPS IN THE NETHERLANDS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Accenture said it is currently working with Dutch telecommunications company KP and other partners in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in the Rotterdam Harbour area.The goal of this initiative is to prove the value of 5G applications with customers...


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    VERIZON 5G HOME’S RELATIONSHIP STATUS WITH CABLE? IT’S COMPLICATED

    Jan 09, 2019

    Verizon it absolutely targeting cable companies with its 5G Home internet service. But it also wants to be the cable guys’ “best long-term partner,” said Ronan Dunne, EVP of Verizon and president of Verizon Wireless.Dunne, speaking at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference in Las...


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    ZTE RISES ABOVE POLITICAL WOES WITH CORE 5G NETWORK CLAIM

    Jan 09, 2019

    China’s mobile operators are gearing up to launch commercial 5G services in 2020, and domestic vendors Huawei and ZTE have been busy ensuring that those 5G networks will pass muster when it comes to technological robustness and standards compliance.In China, at least, it would seem that the tw...


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    SEASON GROUP ENTERS THE IOT MARKET WITH THE LAUNCH OF SG WIRELESS

    Jan 09, 2019

    Hong Kong-based Electronics Manufacturer, Season Group, today announced the launch of its subsidiary, SG Wireless.SG Wireless is a full stack IoT solutions provider, expanding on Season Group's existing manufacturing experience and assisting customers in taking their Internet of Things (IoT) con...


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    WI-FI 6 WITH ODFMA OPENS A WORLD OF NEW WIRELESS POSSIBILITIES

    Jan 08, 2019

    Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is viewed by many to be game changing, as it’s the first major architectural change to the wireless LAN since its inception. Unlike other standards, which were just faster versions of the previous incarnation, Wi-Fi 6 is built from the ground up to support a wo...


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    AT&T, NOKIA TIGHTEN 5G FOCUS ON O-RAN, AKRAINO

    Jan 08, 2019

    AT&T is working with Nokia to produce a software platform to allow for the development of open source software aligned with the O-RAN target architecture. That platform code will accelerate the deployment of open source software for the 5G radio access network (RAN).The specific work is to devel...


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    WHAT’S IN A NAME? 5G WIRELESS CLAIMS, BUT NO REAL NETWORK

    Jan 08, 2019

    5G E? 5G Plus? 5G Ultrawideband? Will the real 5G please stand up?AT&T has drawn ridicule by relabeling the network used by some of its phones as "5G E" to signal that the next-generation wireless network is here. Problem is, phones capable of connecting to 5G aren't coming for ano...


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    5G INTEGRATED TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS AND KEY TECHNOLOGIES BASED ON OTN EVOLUTION

    Jan 07, 2019

    As a new generation of mobile communication standards, 5G becomes a hotspot in the industry. The 5G network provides eMBB (enhanced Mobile Broadband), uRLLC (ultra Reliable & Low Latency Communication) and mMTC (massive Machine Type of Communication) services, and has new requirements of transpo...


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    SPRINT AND T-MOBILE THROW MORE 5G PIECES ON THE TABLE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Sprint and T-Mobile US connected a few more pieces in their complex 5G network plans that were also significant wins for vendor partners Samsung and Intel.Sprint’s latest 5G push involves plans to launch a standards-based 5G smartphone from Samsung this summer. The device will be able to acces...


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    HUAWEI WORKS WITH ARM, NOT INTEL, ON NEW CPU

    Jan 07, 2019

    Huawei today announced a new CPU, called Kunpeng 920, based on Arm architecture. The new 64-core CPU along with Huawei’s new TaiShan server is designed to boost the development of computing in big data, distributed storage, and Arm-native applications.William Xu, director of the board and chie...


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    US SENATOR WARNS ABOUT THE USE OF HUAWEI GEAR IN CANADA’S 5G NETWORKS

    Jan 07, 2019

    The inclusion of Huawei technology in Canadian carriers’ 5G network infrastructure would pose a risk to the U.S., a senior American senator said during a recent interview with CBC News.“There are no two countries that are closer connected than the United States and Canada,” said De...


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    STUDY FINDS 64% OF AMERICANS EXPECT 5G WILL BE WIDELY AVAILABLE BEFORE 2020

    Jan 07, 2019

    Some 64% of Americans believe 5G technology will be widely available in the U.S. before 2020, according to a research study carried out by T-Mobile US and HarrisX.The new 5G Consumer Index tracking 5G-related consumer attitudes is planned to be produced quarterly. The inaugural survey found that a l...


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    CELLCOM SELECTS PARALLEL WIRELESS FOR NETWORK EXPANSION

    Jan 07, 2019

    Parallel Wireless, the provider of the end-to-end software-based network solutions for 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G, has announced that it was selected by Wisconsin-based wireless carrier Cellcom for their network expansion. Parallel Wireless will connect both consumer and business subscribers in the markets ...


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    QUALCOMM INVESTS ALMOST $15 MILLION IN BAICELLS WITH FOCUS ON 5G

    Jan 04, 2019

    Qualcomm has led a RMB100 million ($14.55 million) Series B+ round in Baicells Technologies, a Chinese small cell company, for the development of 5G technologies.The investment, which was made through the company’s Qualcomm Ventures investment arm, will be chiefly focused on the development of...


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    HUAWEI EXPECTS 2018 REVENUES TO EXPAND BY 21% YEAR-ON-YEAR

    Jan 03, 2019

    Chinese vendor Huawei expects to record revenues of $108.5 billion in 2018, which would represent an increase of 21% compared to the previous year, the company said in a statement. Huawei rotating Chairman Guo Ping said that Huawei has already signed 26 commercial contracts for 5G with leading globa...


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    T-MOBILE, SPRINT DEAL APPROVAL DELAYED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    Jan 03, 2019

    The ongoing U.S. government shutdown is delaying an important regulatory approval necessary for T-Mobile US to close on its $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint. That deal has been pressed by both operators as necessary for the combined entity to provide a robust 5G competitor to market heavyweig...


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    T-MOBILE, SPRINT DEAL APPROVAL DELAYED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    Jan 03, 2019

    The ongoing U.S. government shutdown is delaying an important regulatory approval necessary for T-Mobile US to close on its $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint. That deal has been pressed by both operators as necessary for the combined entity to provide a robust 5G competitor to market heavyweig...


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    SOLARWINDS NETWORK MANAGEMENT REFRESH ADDS SDN MONITORING

    Jan 03, 2019

    SolarWinds announced a refresh of its network management offerings that adds monitoring of software-defined networking (SDN) systems, adding support for Cisco's ACI initiative and new anomaly detection capabilities.The Austin, Texas-based IT management software specialist said its SolarWinds Net...


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    SOLARWINDS NETWORK MANAGEMENT REFRESH ADDS SDN MONITORING

    Jan 03, 2019

    SolarWinds announced a refresh of its network management offerings that adds monitoring of software-defined networking (SDN) systems, adding support for Cisco's ACI initiative and new anomaly detection capabilities.The Austin, Texas-based IT management software specialist said its SolarWinds Net...


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    AT&T’S 5G E BRANDING DRAWS CRITICISM

    Jan 02, 2019

    AT&T activated a limited, standards-based mobile 5G service in parts of 12 markets last month; the launch device is a mobile hot spot that can connect to the carrier’s millimeter wave spectrum and AT&T has touted two 5G-compatible Samsung devices slated to hit the market this year.AT&a...


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    KAGAN: IS MARKET GETTING EXCITED TO SEE T-MOBILE US WIRELESS PAY TV?

    Dec 31, 2018

    Wireless pay TV is growing, and that growth will only accelerate with 5G in the next couple years. AT&T DirecTV NOW started the party by offering wireless pay TV over the last year or two. Based on their success, Verizon says they will follow. The same with T-Mobile who acquired Layer3 TV and pl...


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    WILL 5G LAUNCH NATIONALWIDE IN THE U.K. IN 2019?

    Dec 26, 2018

    Will 2019 be the year that 5G is rolled out nationwide in the U.K.? Fifth generation mobile, to give 5G its proper name, will vastly increase the bandwidth and, therefore, the amount of data that can be distributed at one time and the speed with which it can be sent. It is the technology that will s...


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    NORTH AMERICA TO DOMINATE 5G CONNECTIONS IN 2019

    Dec 26, 2018

    North American telecommunication operators will account for nearly half of worldwide 5G connections by the end of next year, according to industry trade group 5G Americas.Using insight from analyst firm Ovum, 5G Americas predicts that there will be 336,000 5G connections in North America by the end ...


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    HUAWEI SAYS IT WILL RAMP UP 5G WIRELESS DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

    Dec 26, 2018

    China’s embattled telecommunications firm and smartphone maker Huawei Technology Co. Ltd. is rolling up its sleeves, vowing to push on with its 5G network development despite its technology being banned by several Western nations.Huawei Chairman Liang Hua told media Tuesday that the firm&rsquo...


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    NETWORK SECURITY FIREWALL MARKET REPORT 2018 IS SET FOR GLOBAL LEAD WITH IMMENSE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS BY 2026

    Dec 26, 2018

    A Research Report on Network Security Firewall Market Potential Growth, Share, Demand and Analysis of Key Players- Research Forecasts to (2018 – 2026). The global Network Security Firewall Market research report covers main factors responsible for the development of the global Network Security Firew...


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    HUAWEI REMAINS AN ‘IMPORTANT’ 5G NETWORK EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER: BT

    Dec 26, 2018

    Huawei remains “an important supplier” of access equipment in the 4G, 5G network and fixed network of Britain’s leading telecom service provider BT, a spokesman of the British company told Xinhua on Monday.BT is not only the largest mobile operator in Britain but also the largest p...


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    TELECOM'S 5G REVOLUTION TRIGGERS SHAKEUP IN BASE STATION MARKET

    Dec 25, 2018

    With fifth-generation wireless networks set for launch across developed markets in the coming months, competition is intensifying among manufacturers of mobile infrastructure equipment. But the small group of companies that have dominated the market for 3G and 4G networks faces considerable disrupti...


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    2018 WAS THE YEAR OF 5G HYPE. THE 5G REALITY IS YET TO COME

    Dec 25, 2018

    When T-Mobile's chief executive went before Senate lawmakers this year to make the case for his company's merger with Sprint, he argued that the deal could help preserve U.S. dominance in high-tech wireless networks for smartphones and other devices. “We’ll make sure America wins...


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    SMYRNA APPROVES FIRST 5G NETWORK

    Dec 25, 2018

    A 5G network through a private company, ExteNet Systems, will be installed in Smyrna’s right of way. The 7-0 decision was made on Dec. 17 by the Smyrna City Council.ExteNet is the first private network to approach the city, according to Councilman Ron Fennel. Over the past year, cities through...


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    5G E ISN’T REAL 5G. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Dec 24, 2018

    AT&T originally announced “5G Evolution” back in 2017. It’s not a technical standard, and it doesn’t mean anything. It’s just branding for marketing AT&T’s existing 4G network. Specifically, AT&T says its 5G E network includes features like “carr...


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    WATCHGUARD EXPANDS SD-WAN CAPABILITIES TO ITS UNIFIED SECURITY PLATFORM

    Dec 24, 2018

    WatchGuard has released version 12.3 of its Fireware operating system for its Firebox Unified Security Platform appliances. This features dynamic path selection capabilities to optimise WAN resources across complex, distributed networks while securing branch locations with a UTM platform focused on ...


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    WHY RUIN 5G BEFORE IT'S HERE? AT&T TO GIVE CUSTOMERS FAKE 5G ICON NEXT YEAR

    Dec 23, 2018

    If the rumors can be believed, next year AT&T customers will be the first to get a 5G icon in the upper right corners of their screens. A fake one. 5G doesn't exist yet. Yet, according to FierceWireless, the company confirmed that it will begin changing the “LTE” indicator on som...


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    HOW TO BOOST COLLABORATION BETWEEN NETWORK AND SECURITY TEAMS

    Dec 21, 2018

    When Tim Callahan came to Aflac four years ago to take on the role of CISO, enterprise security at the insurance giant was embedded deep in the infrastructure team. One of his first requests of the CIO: Let me extract security out into its own group. Callahan readily admits the culture shift was not...


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    CISCO PATCHES A CRITICAL PATCH ON ITS SOFTWARE-LICENSE MANAGER

    Dec 21, 2018

    Cisco this week said it patched a “critical” patch for its Prime License Manager (PLM) software that would let attackers execute random SQL queries.The Cisco Prime License Manager offers enterprise-wide management of user-based licensing, including license fulfillment. Released in Novemb...


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    HELP HIS CLIENTS IN THE CURRENT BUSINESS CLIMATE. NETWORK MANAGEMENT MUST EVOLVE IN ORDER TO SCALE CONTAINER DEPLOYMENTS

    Dec 21, 2018

    Applications used to be vertically integrated, monolithic software. Today, that’s changed, as modern applications are composed of separate micro-services that can be quickly brought together and delivered as a single experience. Containers allow for these app components to be spun up significa...


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    5 STEPS TO GET READY FOR 802.11AX

    Dec 20, 2018

    It’s a mobile, cloud and IoT world. Whether it’s a workplace, a classroom or a dorm room, people are using a variety of devices beyond the usual phone and laptop combo—smart TVs, gaming consoles and fitness trackers, for starters. Offices, stores and manufacturing floors are outfit...


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    INTEL, DELL STUDY FINDS DATA CENTER EXPANSION EATS UP THE BULK OF IT TEAMS’ WORK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Data center expansion and migrating to the cloud takes up the majority of IT managers’ work, according to a study commissioned by Intel and Dell.Interestingly, more respondents (55 percent) said data center expansion requires the majority of their efforts compared to migrating to external clou...


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    HUAWEI CONFIRMS INVITE TO TAKE PART IN INDIA’S 5G TRIALS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Chinese vendor Huawei confirmed that it has been invited by the Indian government to conduct 5G trials in the country, which are scheduled to start early next year, Indian press reported.The Indian government initially did not invite Huawei to take part in the 5G trials but has now formally invited ...


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    INDUSTRIAL, ENTERPRISE USERS TAPPING KOREA’S NEW 5G NETWORK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Although consumers in Korea won’t have  a 5G-compatible handset until Samsung releases one in the first-half of 2019, the recent 5G network activation is being tapped by industrial and enterprise-type users who are exploring a range of use cases. After following a shared infrastructure mo...


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    ORACLE’S PURCHASE OF TALARI MAKES IT THE FIRST MAJOR PUBLIC CLOUD PROVIDER TO OFFER SD-WAN

    Dec 20, 2018

    There’s a huge trend for SD-WAN providers to tie into public clouds. But Oracle is the first major public cloud provider to offer SD-WAN, itself. It will be offering SD-WAN as part of its Oracle Communications’ business.In 2017 Oracle tried to create its own SD-WAN technology in house. I...


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    5G: A REVOLUTION NOT WITHOUT RISKS

    Dec 20, 2018

    The recent diplomatic dust-up over Chinese telecoms company Huawei, one of the leaders in developing equipment for fifth-generation mobile networks, has demonstrated that this technology which promises to enable an internet of things and self-driving vehicles also poses risks. What is 5G, what will ...


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    BANNING HUAWEI FROM BUILDING NEW 5G WIRELESS NETWORK WON'T REALLY HURT CANADA'S BIG TELECOM FIRMS

    Dec 19, 2018

    If the federal government moves to ban Huawei from working to build Canada's new 5G network, it is unlikely to have a major financial impact on two of the country's top communications companies who have partnered with the China-based firm, analysts say. Huawei’s equipment is already us...


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    APPLE VS. THE WIRELESS INDUSTRY

    Dec 19, 2018

    The battle between Apple and Qualcomm is heating up as the U.S. FTC investigation and legal battles in China, Germany, and the U.S. go to court over the next few months.But in all the rhetoric and news coverage, it’s easy to forget the real issue and what’s a stake. The real issue is the...


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    AT&T TO LAUNCH MOBILE 5G IN 12 CITIES ON FRIDAY

    Dec 19, 2018

    AT&T says its mobile 5G network is already live in 12 U.S. cities and that it will officially launch services on Friday. But there’s a catch: 5G won’t be available to just anyone in those cities, at least not at first. The operator will make its 5G “puck” hot spot device ...


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    GSMA: MMWAVE SPECTRUM WILL ACCOUNT FOR 25% OF 5G’S VALUE

    Dec 19, 2018

    The use of millimeter wave spectrum for 5G will support an $565 billion increase in global gross domestic product by 2034 and $152 billion in tax revenue, accounting for 25% of the total value generated by 5G networks, according to a new GSMA report.While other reports have looked at the overall val...


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    AUSTRALIAN TELCO TELSTRA SECURES EARLY ACCESS TO 5G SPECTRUM

    Dec 19, 2018

    Australian carrier Telstra announced it had been given early access to the 3.6 GHz spectrum it won at a 5G auction last week, enabling it to switch on 5G for the first time at sites in Melbourne and Sydney. With these upgrades, the telco said it has now already completed 187 5G upgrades across the c...


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    3GPP ADJUSTMENT TO 5G SPECIFICATION WON’T IMPACT EARLY DEPLOYMENTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Addressing concerns around interoperability and deployment timelines that have been trickling through the industry of late, the chairman of 3GPP’s TSG RAN Balazs Bertenyi published a blog post detailing the impact of a change in the delivery schedule for 5G specifications.Bertenyi made clear: ...


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    WHAT’S THE OUTLOOK FOR UNLICENSED SPECTRUM AND 5G NR?

    Dec 19, 2018

    The use of unlicensed spectrum with LTE deployments has had a significant impact on the telecoms industry–operators can use Licensed Assisted Access to bolster network capacity and non-carrier interests can use MulteFire to operate their own networks for IoT-type implementations. So, with earl...


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    T-MOBILE AND SPRINT GET NOD OF APPROVAL FROM U.S. GOV AGENCIES

    Dec 18, 2018

    T-Mobile US and Sprint have received approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for their proposed $26 billion merger. In addition to CFIUS, the deal got a nod from the Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Defense Department. Surprising...


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    AT&T LAUNCHES MOBILE 5G IN 12 MARKETS

    Dec 18, 2018

    AT&T flipped the switch on its mobile 5G network in a dozen markets offering up the first competitive response to rival Verizon, which turned on its 5G Home network in October. The AT&T launch also has the carrier sliding in under its self-imposed deadline to launch its standards-based mobil...


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    PACKET AND NETRONOME TEAM UP ON MICROSERVERS BUILT FOR EDGE WORKLOADS

    Dec 18, 2018

    Packet and Netronome teamed up on microservers built for cloud-native and edge workloads. The jointly designed hardware uses Netronome’s SmartNICs (network interface cards) and will be deployed across Packet’s bare metal cloud and edge sites. And it is built for the Open19 Foundation inf...


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    3GPP DELAYS ‘SECOND WAVE’ OF 5G SPECS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Six months after hitting a critical milestone by approving the 5G standalone (5G SA) specification that is part of the Release 15 standard, the 3GPP appears to have encountered something of an obstacle in its work to complete what it described as the second wave of 5G specifications in Release 15.Ba...


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    HONG KONG’S TELECOM REGULATOR ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 5G SPECTRUM AUCTIONS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Hong Kong’s Communications Authority (CA) has unveiled its plans for the allocation of 5G spectrum. Beginning in April 2019, the regulator plans to offer a total of 4,500 megahertz, including 100 MHz in the 3.3 GHz band, 200 MHz at 3.5 GHz and 80 MHz at 4.9GHz, plus 4,100 MHz across the 26 GHz...


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    PARALLEL WIRELESS SCORES OPEN RAN DEAL WITH CELLCOM

    Dec 17, 2018

    Parallel Wireless is touting its ability to serve all the “Gs,” announcing that it was selected by Cellcom to supply its Open RAN solution as part of Cellcom’s network expansion in the Midwest. In a statement to FierceWireless, Cellcom said it’s adding Parallel Wireless to it...


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    SOLACE POWER RAMPS UP GROWTH PLANS FOR WIRELESS POWER TECHNOLOGY

    Dec 17, 2018

    Clean technology promotes sustainable economic growth, helps diversify the economy and opens up opportunities in new markets. To that end, the Government of Canada is helping Solace Power Inc. to increase its capacity to provide wireless power solutions to benefit sectors such as aerospace and defen...


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    TECH SAVVY: TECH NOT KEEPING UP? IT MAY BE TIME TO GET A NEW WIRELESS ROUTER

    Dec 16, 2018

    Homes are filled with more smart appliances and Wi-Fi-connected devices than ever, but when internet connections start slowing down, the problem could be a piece of overlooked hardware. Smart appliances—streaming devices like Apple TVs, Rokus or Amazon Firestick, Netflix, smartplugs, smart lig...


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    HOW SD-WAN IS DISRUPTING THE NETWORKING SPACE

    Dec 15, 2018

    While enabling digital and cloud transformation for networks of all sizes, SD-WAN also offers organisations a new way to deploy, manage, and operate their WAN infrastructure. It is beneficial to enterprise customers who demand more flexible, open, and cloud-based WAN technologies, rather than instal...


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    WIRELESS MOTOR MONITORING SYSTEM MARKET IS ANTICIPATED TO GROW AT A CAGR OF 6.37% BY 2022

    Dec 15, 2018

    Wireless Motor Monitoring System Market Share report adds by Market Study report provides a comprehensive synopsis of the industry pertaining to its growth portfolio over the estimated timeframe. the report provides a detailed overview of one or more factors covering major Market drivers, competitiv...


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    HOW WIRELESS RECHARGING WORKS – AND DOESN'T, YET

    Dec 14, 2018

    Though the days of hardwired wall-mounted phones are ending and wireless internet connections are common at home and on the go, people are still dependent on cords to charge their mobile devices. My research, and that of others in the field, is working toward the vision of removing power cords by re...


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    ORANGE TO LAUNCH 5G IN 17 EUROPEAN CITIES NEXT YEAR

    Dec 14, 2018

    French telecom group Orange said it aims to launch 5G technology in 17 major European cities across Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania and Spain during 2019.The telco said that these initial launches will pave the way for the company’s full-scale commercial launch of this technology,...


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    SK TELECOM FIRMS UP 5G MOBILE EDGE PARTNERSHIP WITH DEUTSCHE TELEKOM

    Dec 14, 2018

    Almost two weeks after launching its 5G commercial network in South Korea, SK Telecom flagged an agreement with German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom (DT) to carry out joint projects in the field of mobile edge computing (MEC) for 5G.The South Korean operator has agreed to partner with MobiledgeX, a...


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    CISCO RETIRES WORKHORSE MID-RANGE FIREWALLS

    Dec 14, 2018

    Cisco this week announced end-of-life for the FirePOWER 7000 and 8000 series firewalls, workhorse devices that many-a-partner has enjoyed for years.Cisco’s announcement set the last day to order product as 10 June 2019. In line with Cisco’s end-of-life policies, the product will be suppo...


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    TELUS: SDN GIVES US A DYNAMIC, AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED NETWORK

    Dec 13, 2018

    NFV is a key enabler of 5G, according to Telus’ Bryce Mitchell, director of NFV, cloud, and innovation labs at the Canadian telecommunication company.In terms of 5G, NFV allows service providers to virtualize all the appliances in the network, and it enables network slicing. And both of these ...


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    COMCAST IS WORKING ON A UCPE THAT RUNS MULTIPLE VNFS WITH ITS SD-WAN

    Dec 13, 2018

    According to Jeff Lewis, vice president of product management at Comcast Business, the most important aspect of Comcast’s SD-WAN offering is the orchestration layer. “The ability to provide multiple VNFs [virtual network functions] to a common uCPE is tantamount to success in the SDN wor...


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    CELLCOM PICKS PARALLEL WIRELESS VRAN SOLUTION TO EXPAND 4G, PREP FOR 5G

    Dec 13, 2018

    Comcast Business debuted its managed SD-WAN service in 2017. The service provider selected Versa Networks SD-WAN technology and relies on a universal CPE (uCPE) approach to deliver the service to its customers. Going forward, Comcast is focusing on new opportunities to update its SD-WAN to meet cust...


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    JUNIPER CTO TALKS CLOUD, HIGH-SPEED NETWORKING

    Dec 12, 2018

    Cloud computing is changing everything – just ask Juniper CTO Bikash Koley.Along with that notion Koley says that there are a number of certainties about the future of building out large cloud infrastructures: Multicloud is a real inflection point for enterprises and service providers; there w...


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    DENSE AIR OFFERS TO EXTEND REACH OF AUSSIE 5G NETWORKS

    Dec 12, 2018

    Dense Air, the only surprise bidder in Australia’s recent 3.6GHz spectrum auction, says it will launch a wholesale service that carriers can use to extend the reach of their own 5G networks. The relatively unknown London-based company paid $18.5 million for 5G spectrum licenses in the major me...


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    CHEYTEC CONTINUES TO GROW PARTNER BASE WITH COMMSCOPE DEAL

    Dec 12, 2018

    Deploying in-building wireless systems is a complicated process marked by numerous moving parts and the need for alignment between multiple stakeholders. And, given the size of the market opportunity, it’s in everyone’s–building owners, tenants, system integrators, OEMs, etc&hellip...


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    IBM, NVIDIA TEAM UP ON CONVERGED STORAGE FOR AI WORKLOADS

    Dec 12, 2018

    IBM and Nvidia joined forces on a converged storage system optimized for artificial intelligence (AI) workloads. The new IBM Spectrum AI with Nvidia DGX is a converged system that combines IBM’s NVMe flash storage and Spectrum Scale storage software with Mellanox networking on Nvidia GPU-based...


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    VMWARE WARNS THAT 3 HURDLES PREVENT MASS KUBERNETES ADOPTION

    Dec 12, 2018

    VMware sees three important hurdles that need to be overcome before Kubernetes can hit mass enterprise adoption. And by that the company means adoption by at least 100,000 enterprises. During a keynote address at this week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle, Wendy C...


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    NAPATECH AND INTEL PARTNER ON FPGA TECHNOLOGY FOR STANDARD SERVERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers. And today, Napatech and Intel announced they’ve combined some technology for Intel to offer an FPGA...


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    CIENA, JUNIPER LEAD DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT MARKET, DELL’ORO SAYS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Data center interconnect (DCI) equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years. It will jump from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group’s first DCI report. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent...


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    AT&T SAYS NETWORK PERFORMANCE DURING DISASTERS LED TO FIRSTNET CUSTOMER ADDS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Speaking during the recent Barclays Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference, Scott Mair, president of AT&T Operations, provided an update on FirstNet adoption and how that $40 billion network build sets the stage for 5G.Referencing hurricanes Michael and Florence, as well as w...


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    HUAWEI FLAGS 5G NETWORK SLICING LANDMARK, SIGNS NEW 5G DEAL

    Dec 11, 2018

    Huawei may be fighting political battles on a growing number of fronts, but the China-based vendor continues to forge ahead with new 5G network developments, as well as new contracts with mobile operators.The vendor announced what it clearly regards as a significant breakthrough in end-to-end networ...


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    TOP 5 FEATURES OF 3GPP RELEASE 15

    Dec 11, 2018

    The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is a consortium of telecommunications industry companies with varying focus areas that meet regularly to implement cellular communication standards. Contrary to what some understand 3GPP to be, they do not enforce these standards, but merely create them....


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    BIDDING OPENS ON £5BN NETWORK SERVICES 2 FRAMEWORK

    Dec 11, 2018

    Bidding has opened on the second iteration of the government’s Network Services framework. Network Services 2 has added three new lots and comes with an estimated potential value of £5bn – more than double the £2bn price tag assigned to its predecessor. The deal aims to allow...


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    2019: LOOK FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO SOFTWARE-DEFINED DATA-CENTER NETWORKS

    Dec 10, 2018

    To help IT pros attain top performance for their software-defined data-center networks (SDDCN), we have identified 10 crucial technology areas to watch and evaluate during 2019.SDDCN performance requires advanced network software to provision, manage and secure high-speed traffic flows, and network ...


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    QUALCOMM HOPEFUL OF FASTER 5G DEPLOYMENT IN INDIA

    Dec 10, 2018

    Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is hopeful that 5G technology would be deployed in India at the same pace 4G networks were rolled out and noted the new-age technology offered great potential for consumers and enterprises alike. Speaking to PTI, Qualcomm Incorporated President Cristiano Amon said he is ext...


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    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM LAUNCHES 5G NETWORK IN POLAND WITH HUAWEI EQUIPMENT

    Dec 10, 2018

    T-Mobile Poland claims to be the first off the 5G starting block in its domestic market, announcing the launch of what it described as the “first fully functional” 5G network in the Eastern European country with the support of Huawei Technologies.The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary said the ...


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    VMWARE ROLLS OUT NSX SERVICE MESH BASED ON ISTIO

    Dec 10, 2018

    Continuing its full-steam-ahead push into containers, VMware today announced a beta program for its new NSX Service Mesh. It’s based on Istio, and it extends VMware’s NSX networking and security capabilities across Kubernetes clusters via the Container Network Interface.A service mesh is...


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    SD-WAN WILL BE FUELED BY COLLABORATION BETWEEN CLOUD PROVIDERS AND VENDORS

    Dec 10, 2018

    The latest research from IHS Markit found that SD-WAN revenue reached $284 million during the third quarter of 2018, a 23 percent increase from the previous quarter. As SD-WAN grows, a number of collaborations between cloud service providers and vendors, as well as overall consolidation of providers...


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    PACKET AND WASABI JOIN HANDS TO OFFER BETTER CLOUD SERVICES THAN AWS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud and edge computing infrastructure provider Packet, and hot cloud storage firm Wasabi, have joined hands to integrate their respective platforms to offer their customers cloud computing and storage services for less compared to Amazon Web Services (AWS).David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, said: &ldquo...


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    TELSTRA, OPTUS, TPG-VODAFONE WIN 5G SPECTRUM

    Dec 09, 2018

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has announced the results of its 5G spectrum auction, with Telstra winning the most lots in the 3.6GHz band. In total, Telstra paid AU$386,008,400 for 143 lots; the TPG-Vodafone Australia joint venture Mobile JV paid the next most, at AU$263,2...


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    DELL’ORO: SD-WAN MARKET CONSOLIDATION LED TO A RESURGENCE IN ACCESS ROUTER MARKET

    Dec 07, 2018

    After five consecutive quarters of contraction, the enterprise access router market recorded year-over-year growth, largely due to the availability of routers that support SD-WAN. This is according to a recent report from the Dell’Oro group that found the market grew 5 percent in the third qua...


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    AT&T TAPS SYNERGIES BETWEEN ITS 5G AND FIRSTNET BUILD-OUTS

    Dec 07, 2018

    AT&T’s President of Operations Scott Mair said this week that he has three priorities: the company’s FirstNet emergency responder network; its network upgrade to 5G; and the carrier’s ongoing fiber build. But luckily, the FirstNet build-out is actually helping with the 5G build...


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    TEST AND MEASUREMENT: QUALCOMM, NOKIA TEST 5G INTEROPERABILITY AT MMWAVE AND SUB-6 GHZ

    Dec 07, 2018

    Qualcomm and Nokia said this week that they successfully tested nonstandalone 5G New Radio data calls over the air for interoperability, using both millimeter wave spectrum and sub-6 GHz.The tests were conducted at Nokia’s 5G center in Oulu, Finland and used Nokia AirScale base stations and a ...


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    MEMBERS REVIEW ONF NEXT-GEN NETWORKING REFERENCE DESIGNS

    Dec 06, 2018

    The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) this week released for membership review the draft versions of reference designs being developed to advance open source solutions based on next-gen techniques like software-defined networking (SDN).The move marks a change in direction for the group, which switche...


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    VENDORS RAMP UP 5G MOMENTUM WITH NSA 5G NR TESTS IN MMWAVE SPECTRUM

    Dec 06, 2018

    Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung hailed tests of 5G networks based on the Non-Standalone 5G New Radio (NSA 5G NR) standard and using millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum as important steps toward the commercial launch of 5G NR networks from 2019 onwards. QUALCOMM, which also only just unveiled th...


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    INTEL, HUAWEI COMPLETE 2.6 GHZ 5G NR TEST

    Dec 06, 2018

    Intel and Huawei said they have completed 2.6 GHz 5G New Radio interoperability and development testing (IoDT) based on the latest 3GPP Release 15 specifications from September 2018.Huawei claimed that this testing is the world’s first 2.6 GHz 5G interoperability test under a standalone networ...


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    IS AN SD-WAN MANAGED SERVICE RIGHT FOR YOU?

    Dec 06, 2018

    For enterprises considering an SD-WAN solution, one of the key choices will be who will implement and manage it.For some enterprises this is a relatively straightforward decision; for others the choice may require more deliberation. In either case, best-practice sourcing dictates that this decision ...


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    JMA WIRELESS BUYS PHAZR FOR 5G

    Dec 06, 2018

    MA Wireless has acquired Texas-based PHAZR, which provides 5G virtualized radio network products.JMA Wireless said that the acquisition will allow it to become the first American company with complete LTE and 5G technologies that address the full range of spectrum from 600MHz to 47GHz — and th...


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    LESS THAN A MONTH OUT, AT&T UPDATES ON 5G LAUNCH

    Dec 05, 2018

    Wailea, MAUI–AT&T will launch mobile, standards-based 5G in a dozen markets by the end of 2018. That was the message from a trio of execs during a roundtable meeting with the press on the sidelines of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit. Despite being less than a month from the deadlin...


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    VERIZON NETWORK CHIEF ON MMWAVE 5G: ‘I HAVE NOTHING LEFT TO SAY TO THE SKEPTICS’

    Dec 05, 2018

    Wailea, HAWAII–Verizon in October launched its 5G Home service, a fixed wireless residential broadband offering that uses the carrier’s millimeter wave spectrum. And, in 2019, expect the launch of a standards-based mobile service using those same high-frequency holdings. Despite years of...


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    ERICSSON AND TELIA SWITCH ON LIVE 5G NETWORK AS KEY TESTBED IN SWEDEN

    Dec 05, 2018

    You wait ages for a 5G network launch and four turn up in a matter of days: Swedish carrier Telia Company is the latest carrier to announce it has switched on a 5G network, with the help of Ericsson of course. Although the Telia network is not yet at the commercial stage, unlike the three 5G network...


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    MULTEFIRE ALLIANCE COMPLETES NEW SPECIFICATION OPTIMIZED FOR IOT

    Dec 04, 2018

    The MulteFire Alliance announced the completion of its Release 1.1 specification that’s optimized for IoT, adding support for eMTC-U and NB-IoT as well as support for additional spectrum bands. MulteFire 1.0 was designed to create new wireless networks by operating LTE-based standalone technol...


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    VODAFONEZIGGO DEPLOYS CISCO SON WITH RAN AUTOMATION FOR 5G

    Dec 04, 2018

    VodafoneZiggo will use Cisco’s self-organizing network (SON) technology with radio access network (RAN) automation as it prepares to roll out 5G.The Dutch company, a joint venture of Liberty Global and Vodafone Group, is the first European service provider to use Cisco’s new SONFlex plat...


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    NOKIA THREAT REPORT: IOT BOTNETS SKYROCKETED IN 2018 AND 5G WILL MAKE IT WORSE

    Dec 04, 2018

    IoT botnet activity represented 78 percent of malware detection events in communication service provider networks in 2018, according to Nokia’s Threat Intelligence Report 2019. This is more than double the rate in 2016 when botnets were first seen in significant numbers — IoT botnets acc...


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    BAREFOOT NETWORKS DEBUTS TOFINO 2, USING 7NM TECHNOLOGY

    Dec 04, 2018

    Barefoot Networks released the second generation of its P4-programmable Tofino Ethernet switch ASIC family, called Tofino 2. The new switch uses 7 nanometer (nm) technology to process packets at 12.8 Tb/s to better support hyperscale data centers and emerging network architectures and application wo...


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    HOW TO BUY SD-WAN TECHNOLOGY: KEY QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A SUPPLIER

    Dec 03, 2018

    Software-defined WAN traffic is exploding, and so is the number of technology providers competing for enterprise SD-WAN customers. Here are some key issues to consider as IT pros investigate SD-WAN deployment options and weigh the importance of features such as application prioritization, multicloud...


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    CENTURYLINK DOVE INTO NFV EARLY BECAUSE OF A PROFITABLE BUSINESS CASE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Back in 2013, CenturyLink was a regional voice and internet provider. Not exactly the most likely candidate to be an early pioneer in NFV. But at that point, the company wanted to launch a network firewall system. And it turned out that the best business case for the new offering was a virtualized f...


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    PALO ALTO NETWORKS TO PROVIDE NEW 5G-READY FIREWALL SECURITY PRODUCT

    Nov 30, 2018

    With a nod to 5G, Palo Alto Networks is upping the ante in the security game, announcing a new product that will be directed at mobile service providers early next year. The service provider segment is one where Palo Alto Networks traditionally hasn’t done as well as it would like, and “...


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    “5G IS A LEAP OF FAITH OPERATORS MUST BE BRAVE, AND CHOOSE THE RED PILL,” SAYS NOKIA

    Nov 30, 2018

    Network operators can be masters of their own destinies, provided they hold their nerve, invest heavily and refresh their entire infrastructure. This is Nokia’s verdict on the challenge facing operators, as the industry in Europe and the US appears split on the rollout of 5G technologies. Spea...


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    SOUTH KOREA GETS READY FOR INITIAL 5G OFFERINGS IN THE COMING MONTHS

    Nov 30, 2018

    South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus said it has completed the cell planning for the launch of 5G services in the country, The Korea Times reported. LG Uplus said it plans to launch its 5G service in Seoul and its surrounding area as well as some metropolitan cities on December 1.The cell planning ...


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    AT&T’S WIRELESS CHIEF ON 5G: ‘EARLY OPPORTUNITIES ARE GOING TO BE IN ENTERPRISE’

    Nov 29, 2018

    AT&T’s top wireless executive laid out his vision for 5G, noting that the company’s wireless business contributes 39% of AT&T’s revenues and more than half of its earnings. “We are first where it matters most,” AT&T’s John Donovan said of the operator&...


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    AWS DOES HYBRID CLOUD WITH ON-PREM HARDWARE, VMWARE HELP

    Nov 29, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) took square aim at the data center this week by tying in VMware technology and rolling out two new services and on-premise hardware to help customers build and support hybrid clouds.The new service, called Outposts, lets users choose between on-premises servers and storage,...


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    USING THE INTERNET OF SOUND TO TRANSFER IOT DATA VIA SPEAKERS

    Nov 29, 2018

    Some kinds of data should be encoded onto an inaudible, near-ultrasound layer placed on top of normal, audible sounds a process that could rapidly scale Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, says start-up Trillbit.The company says that by doing that kind of overlay, any microphone and speaker is turned...


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    ABI RESEARCH: NETWORK SLICING MAY CREATE $66B IN BUSINESS BY 2026

    Nov 28, 2018

    As 5G creeps closer to reality, end-to-end network slicing will play a large role in the network transformation. ABI Research predicts that network slicing will create $66 billion in value for enterprise verticals by 2026. The main verticals that the technology will impact are manufacturing, logisti...

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    FEDERATED WIRELESS, RUCKUS, ATHONET TO HOLD IOT DEMO WITH AMAZON

    Nov 28, 2018

    During a two-hour event on Thursday, IoT developers at AWS re:Invent will get a chance to use DeepLens cameras connected to a private LTE network supported by Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS). The demo at Amazon’s shindig in Las Vegas this week serves several purposes, including showing...

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    CISCO PREDICTS NEARLY 5 ZETTABYTES OF IP TRAFFIC PER YEAR BY 2022

    Nov 28, 2018

    Cisco foresees a massive buildup of IP traffic – 4.8 zettabytes per year by 2022, which is over three times the 2017 rate – lead by the increased use of IoT device traffic, video, and sheer number of new users coming onboard. The company also says there will be 4.8 billion internet users...

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    HPE AIMS SUPERFAST MEMORY-DRIVEN FLASH STORAGE AT REAL-TIME WORKLOADS

    Nov 28, 2018

    HPE is targeting a new class of storage it calls Memory-Driven Flash at enterprise data centers that are increasingly being called on to handle real-time analytics, high-speed transactions, big data and AI workloads that demand more storage performance than ever before. To stay competitive, enterpri...

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    HPE BUYS AI, BIG DATA SOFTWARE VENDOR BLUEDATA

    Nov 27, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will buy BlueData in a move to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) and big data offerings. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, which is expected to close by Jan. 31, 2019. Founded in 2012, BlueData makes a software platform that uses Docker...

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    CISCO VNI: IOT MOVES FROM CONNECTIONS TO VALUE

    Nov 27, 2018

    The internet of things is hitting its stride and will shift from mere connections to “tangible value and monetization,” according to Cisco’s newly released Visual Networking Index forecast through 2022. While Cisco expects the internet to reach 4.8 billion human users by the end of...

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    ERICSSON, CISCO OFFER THEIR 5G FORECASTS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Ericsson and Cisco have released their traffic forecasts for the coming years, and both companies are predicting growth in the number of 5G users and the amount of traffic traveling over 5G networks. To be clear, the companies are basing their predictions on the information they’re getting fro...

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    WI-FI 6 ADOPTION WILL OUTPACE 5G, REPORT SAYS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Although 5G is the leading the current telecoms hype cycle, it’s important to remember that Wi-Fi continues to be advanced in parallel with the latest iteration, based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard and branded as Wi-Fi 6, poised for significant near-term market adoption, according to a new rep...

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    NOKIA NAMES UITTO TO LEAD MOBILE NETWORKS UNIT

    Nov 26, 2018

    Just a little over a week after Nokia announced adjustments to its group leadership team, the Finnish vendor announced more changes: the departure of Marc Rouanne and the appointment of Tommi Uitto as president of Mobile Networks. The company said it was establishing an Access Networks Division to &...

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    GARTNER’S TOP 10 IOT TRENDS FOR 2019 AND BEYOND

    Nov 26, 2018

    At Gartner’s Symposium/ITExpo in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this month, the research firm shared a report on 10 strategic trends affecting the Internet of Things (IoT) from 2019 to 2023. In the report, titled Top Strategic IoT Trends and Technologies Through 2023, according to multiple publishe...

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    NOKIA MERGES MOBILE, FIXED NETWORK GROUPS AS ANOTHER EXEC IS SHOWN THE DOOR

    Nov 26, 2018

    Nokia is creating a new Access Networks organization that will include its fixed and mobile network operations. The move is the latest Nokia corporate restructuring intended to better align its operations to win 5G contracts against rivals such as Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE, and Samsung. The new Access N...

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    HPE COMPOSABLE CLOUD INVITES THIRD-PARTY VENDORS TO HYBRID CLOUD PARTY

    Nov 26, 2018

    Composable infrastructure is still in its infancy, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the next step is composable cloud. The vendor today launched HPE Composable Cloud at its annual conference in Madrid. The new product bundles software on top of HPE ProLiant DL rack servers for an open hybri...

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    MICROSOFT SPREADS OPEN ENCLAVE SDK, INTEGRATES WITH AZURE IOT EDGE

    Nov 21, 2018

    Microsoft continued to flesh out its $5 billion investment into the IoT and edge space with its latest push targeted at the developer community. The company launched cross-platform availability of its Open Enclave SDK that helps manage devices deployed in edge network architectures. It also previewe...

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    T-MOBILE US SAYS 5G AT 600 MHZ COVERS ‘HUNDREDS OF SQUARE MILES’

    Nov 21, 2018

    T-Mobile US has for some time pinned its nationwide 5G ambitions to its massive stash of 600 MHz spectrum. As the carrier works to repack that spectrum, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray took to Twitter this week to tout the success of a recent low-band 5G transmission. According to Ray, “T...

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    ZAYO, THE LARGEST INDEPENDENT FIBER OPERATOR IN NORTH AMERICA, REPORTEDLY TARGETED FOR TAKEOVER

    Nov 20, 2018

    The biggest independent owner of fiber in North America, Zayo Group, is attracting suitors and takeover interest from private equity funds and investment firms, according to a Bloomberg report. News of the deal, which would take Zayo private, sent stock prices soaring as much as 20% in early trading...

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    TP-LINK PATCHES REMOTE CODE EXECUTION FLAWS IN SOHO ROUTER

    Nov 19, 2018

    Vulnerabilities recently addressed by WiFi device maker TP-Link in its TL-R600VPN small and home office (SOHO) router could allow remote code execution, Cisco Talos security researchers warn. The issues were mainly caused by lack of input sanitization and parsing errors. Lack of proper input sanitiz...

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    SONICWALL LAUNCHES SD-WAN, RISK METRICS AND NEW UTM HARDWARE

    Nov 19, 2018

    SonicWall is adding multiple new features to its product portfolio, in a bid to help organizations further secure their on-premises and hybrid cloud assets against threats. Among the new features coming to SonicWall's Capture Cloud Platform are zero-touch deployment options and software-defined ...

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    ZTE FLIPS THE RAN SCRIPT ON SAMSUNG IN Q3, SAYS DELL’ORO

    Nov 19, 2018

    ZTE shrugged off its first-half struggles to regain the No. 4 position in global radio access network (RAN) revenues for the third quarter of the year, according to Dell’Oro Group’s latest findings. The surge propelled the Chinese vendor past rival Samsung and snugged it up against large...

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    ORACLE BUYS SD-WAN VENDOR TALARI NETWORKS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Oracle is acquiring SD-WAN company Talari Networks, a vendor based in San Jose, California. The parties say Talari’s SD-WAN is used by more than 500 customers in more than 40 countries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close before the end of 2018. Oracle sa...

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    ENTERPRISE LOOKING FOR SECURITY, ACCESS AT THE EDGE

    Nov 15, 2018

    As the action continues to push out to the network edge, enterprises are looking not only for better performance from their distributed applications but also for greater security for the data that is being generated and collected out there. Trends like cloud services, a more mobile workforce, increa...

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    LIVEACTION UNIFIES DATA SOURCES WITH NETWORK MONITORING PLATFORM UPDATE

    Nov 15, 2018

    LiveAction today released an update to its network monitoring platform, LiveNX, that combines flow data with packet capture and analysis to create a unified service. LiveAction integrated packet-capture and analysis technology from Savvius, which it acquired in June, to build the network performance...

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    NOKIA VEERS FROM RED HAT OPENSTACK WITH LATEST CLOUDBAND UPDATE

    Nov 15, 2018

    Nokia updated its CloudBand software platform with an in-house developed open source OpenStack platform that better supports containerized deployments for edge computing. The vendor had previously worked with Red Hat’s OpenStack platform for CloudBand. Nokia’s CloudBand software platform...

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    ADDRESSING PRIVACY AND SECURITY CONCERNS IN 5G NETWORKS

    Nov 14, 2018

    Amid high anticipation for 5G capabilities and applications, the question of who is — or ought to be — responsible for ensuring security and privacy on those new networks is one that remains to be answered. Does the federal government need to ensure the safety of U.S. citizens’ inf...

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    CISCO FUSES SD-WAN, SECURITY AND CLOUD SERVICES

    Nov 13, 2018

    Looking to help customers batten down the edge, Cisco is marrying its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) software with security features while boosting support for cloud services. Many times SD-WAN customers have been forced to choose between adding more security to their SD-WAN at the e...

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    NOKIA CLEAVES CUSTOMER OPERATIONS WITH FOCUS ON 5G

    Nov 13, 2018

    Nokia’s corporate restructuring efforts continued today as the equipment vendor broke up its Customer Operations business into two geographic regions that will be headed by new leadership. The move will also see the current global head of that department and long-time Nokia executive leave the...

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    THOUGHTSPOT BRINGS SEARCH-BASED ANALYTICS TO GOOGLE CLOUD

    Nov 13, 2018

    Search and analytics company ThoughtSpot extended its partnership with Google Cloud. It is now certified to run its in-memory calculation engine on Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). ThoughtSpot also added new integration between its products and the Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine. While Goo...

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    HUAWEI COMPLETES A 5G DEPLOYMENT IN CHINA WITH ZHEJIANG MOBILE

    Nov 12, 2018

    Huawei and the Chinese carrier Zhejiang Mobile completed a small-scale deployment of 5G in Wuzhen, China. The 5G network can provide a single user with peak data rate speeds of 2.7 Gb/s. That bandwidth could support services such as 8K live broadcasts, 8K virtual reality (VR), and in-ambulance telem...

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    CISCO, HUAWEI AMONG ALEF MOBITECH EDGE PLATFORM TEST PARTNERS

    Nov 09, 2018

    Alef Mobitech recently completed interoperability testing of its Edge Computing Platform with a handful of vendors and one “Tier-1 global mobile carrier.” Company CEO Ganesh Sundaram said the test partners included Cisco, Huawei, Nokia, Dell, HP, and Ericsson. The Tier 1 mobile operator ...

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    BENTLEY LAUNCHES IN-CAR WI-FI SYSTEM FOR UNINTERRUPTED MOBILE NETWORK

    Nov 05, 2018

    Bentley has claimed the launch of the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car Wi-Fi system with the launch of its Advanced Connectivity. The British car manufacturer’s customers can now benefit from uninterrupted mobile network coverage while travelling, providing a fully fu...

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    HOW 5G WILL TRANSFORM THE ENTERPRISE

    Nov 03, 2018

    Over the last few years enterprises have been radically transforming. Buildings are becoming smarter and how people work is evolving. These changes can be attributed to several factors, including the changing face of today’s workforce with Millennials representing the largest portion at 56 mil...


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    400G CONVERSATION DOMINATES ARISTA NETWORKS Q3 2018 EARNINGS CALL

    Nov 01, 2018

    Arista Networks reported another strong financial quarter today. For its third quarter that ended Sept. 30, the company reported revenue of $563.3 million, an increase of 8.4 percent sequentially and an increase of 28.7 percent year over year. Its Non-GAAP net income of $171.3 million, or $2.11 per ...

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    GE DIGITAL ADDS A PRIVATE CLOUD TO ITS PREDIX IOT PLATFORM

    Nov 01, 2018

    Just one year after GE Digital announced it was expanding its Predix Internet of Things (IoT) platform to the edge, the company is adding more edge capabilities and introducing a private cloud. The company admits that IoT complexity is still preventing many companies from moving beyond the pilot sta...

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    MEF RELEASES SD-WAN TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION TO ITS MEMBERS

    Oct 30, 2018

    MEF has created a technical specification that defines SD-WAN services and their various attributes. MEF is making the draft technical specification available to its members. And the organization expects to ratify and publicly release its MEF 3.0 SD-WAN Service Attributes and Service Definition stan...

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    AMID ONGOING CHALLENGES, T-MOBILE/SPRINT MERGER ODDS RISE TO 70%, ANALYSTS SAY

    Oct 30, 2018

    The analysts at Wells Fargo said they now give the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile a 70% chance of happening, a figure up from 60% previously. “Our recent [Washington] DC checks make us more confident that the S-TMUS merger will be approved,” the analysts wrote in a note to i...

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    NOKIA WAVESUITE TAPS SDN TO BOOST OPTICAL NETWORK CONTROL

    Oct 30, 2018

    Nokia released a software-based optical transport management platform that provides network operators with greater control over those optical assets. Kyle Hollasch, director of marketing for optical networking at Nokia, said the market has yet to hit a deployment inflection point in terms of SDN con...

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    LIGADO TAPS ERICSSON, SEQUANS TO BUILD SATELLITE-BASED IOT NETWORK

    Oct 29, 2018

    Ligado said it inked deals with Ericsson and Sequans to build equipment for the satellite component of its planned network. Ligado said the companies would build equipment for LTE-M and NB-IoT network technologies running in Ligado’s 40 MHz of nationwide spectrum between 1500 MHz and 1700 MHz,...

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    OPENSTACK FOUNDATION RELEASES SOFTWARE PLATFORM FOR EDGE COMPUTING

    Oct 25, 2018

    The Open Stack Foundation's StarlingX is designed to help organizations build mission-critical edge clouds needed for industrial IoT deployments. The OpenStack Foundation, the joint project created by NASA and Rackspace to create a freely usable Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform, has a...

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    AT&T’S MOBILE 5G IS COMING ‘IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS’

    Oct 24, 2018

    AT&T is weeks away from its launch of mobile 5G, said the company’s top wireless executive. “AT&T is on track to be the first wireless carrier to introduce mobile 5G services in the United States in the next few weeks. This will be standards-based 5G,” said AT&T’s...

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    HEALTHCARE WAN EDGE INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORTS EVOLVING NETWORKS

    Oct 24, 2018

    Healthcare wide area network (WAN) edge infrastructure is evolving as organizations need to support more dynamic networks that include on-premises and cloud-based models. “By year-end 2023, more than 90% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on virtualized customer premi...

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    NEC, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS INK PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN 5G PORTFOLIO

    Oct 24, 2018

    Under the new alliance, NEC and Samsung will combine their expertise in 5G and IT solutions. NEC and Samsung Electronics have announced a partnership with the main aim of strengthening their next-generation business portfolio, including 5G. Under the new partnership, NEC and Samsung will merge both ...

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    QUALCOMM SEES INDOOR SMALL CELLS TAKING OFF AS 5G ROLLS OUT

    Oct 23, 2018

    During its annual 4G/5G Summit, Qualcomm executives repeatedly called out the role 5G could play in opening up new enterprise and industrial applications. Because the vast majority of connected activities enterprises and industries rely on take place inside, coupled with the challenges that come wit...

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    MOZILLA OFFERS VPN SERVICE TO FIREFOX USERS

    Oct 23, 2018

    Mozilla and ProtonVPN this week announced a partnership aimed at keeping users safe while navigating the Internet. Thus, starting October 24, Mozilla will offer the ProtonVPN service to a small group of Firefox users based in the United States. The company will select the users randomly and will off...

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    DT, SK TELECOM INVEST IN EACH OTHER’S 5G-FOCUSED PET PROJECTS

    Oct 23, 2018

    German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom (DT) and South Korea’s SK Telecom are exchanging funds to help bolster each other’s 5G deployment plans. Those plans are focused on edge computing and quantum cryptography communication technology. The agreement calls for SK Telecom to invest an unsp...

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    VERSA SD-WAN INTEGRATES WITH MICROSOFT VIRTUAL WAN

    Oct 22, 2018

    Versa Networks today announced a partnership to integrate its software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) with Microsoft's Azure Virtual WAN to improve branch connectivity. Microsoft this summer announced a public preview of Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN, which lets organizations connect their bra...

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    CUMULUS, FACEBOOK PUSH OPEN DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT

    Oct 19, 2018

    Cumulus Networks said it launched an industry-first transponder abstraction interface to give transponder vendors more interoperability and make data center interconnect technology more open. The company made the announcement at this week’s Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit in London. It buil...

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    IBM WANTS TO MANAGE YOUR CLOUD SERVICES NO MATTER WHICH ONES YOU RUN

    Oct 18, 2018

    IBM has rolled out a multi-cloud management system that promises to help customers manage, move and integrate apps across multivendor cloud infrastructures. IBM’s new Kubernetes-based Multi-cloud Manager runs on the company’s year-old IBM Cloud Private platform but lets customers manage ...

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    QUALCOMM SHIPPING 802.11AY CHIPSETS FOR MULTI-GIGABIT WI-FI

    Oct 17, 2018

    While the IEEE 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard got a boost this month with its rebranding as Wi-Fi 6, now 802.11ay, which can provide multi-gigabit-per-second throughput using the unlicensed 60 GHz band, is taking centerstage. Qualcomm announced today it’s shipping device and infrastructure chipsets t...

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    VENDORS INCREASINGLY PUSHING LTE FOR PRIVATE WIRELESS AND FIXED WIRELESS NETWORKS

    Oct 16, 2018

    Amid all the 5G hype, a wide range of vendors continue to look for new growth opportunities for LTE equipment. And two particular areas—fixed wireless access (FWA) and private wireless networks—appear to continue to gain steam. Specifically, vendors like Ericsson, Nokia and Redline Commu...

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    ORANGE POLAND, VIRTUALIZATION AND THE BEIJING RELEASE

    Oct 15, 2018

    As it continues a “bricky-by-brick” approach to 5G, Orange Poland recently worked with EXFO to incorporate passive virtual probes into the Beijing Release of the Open Network Automation Platform; the goal is service assurance for virtualized network deployments. According to EXFO, this i...

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    GLOBE TELECOM RECEIVES GREEN LIGHT TO DEPLOY SMALL CELLS IN MANILA

    Oct 15, 2018

    Philippine operator Globe Telecom has inked an agreement with the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to speed up the deployment of more than 120 cell sites in certain districts in Metro Manila. Globe said the deployment of small cells will allow it to enhance wireless network coverage and imp...

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    SIGNALING AND NETWORK SLICE-AS-A-SERVICE MARK ORACLE 5G STRATEGY

    Oct 12, 2018

    Current and near-term standards-based 5G deployments are focused on the non-standalone 5G New Radio specification, but that’s just a first step. That will be followed by an upgrade cycle to the standalone 5G NR spec, which contemplates a completely new radio access and core network, whereas NS...

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    5G WILL GROW SELF-ORGANIZING NETWORKS INTO A $5.5B MARKET BY 2022, SAYS SNS RESEARCH

    Oct 11, 2018

    Network intelligence software company AirHop Communications joined the second wave of the SK Telecom-hosted Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Ecosystem Accelerator Center (TEAC) event in Seoul, South Korea. At TEAC, AirHop will build and extend its self-organizing networks (SON) platform to support networ...

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    AMDOCS TEAMS UP FOR SDN, NFV ORCHESTRATION PACKAGE

    Oct 11, 2018

    Amdocs has teamed up with Fortinet and Versa Networks to offer a new multi-domain, service provider SD-WAN, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) orchestration solution. The solution integrates the Amdocs NFV technology -- powered by the open source Open Networ...

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    TAPPING THE BRAKES ON 802.11AC WAVE 2

    Oct 10, 2018

    802.11ac wave 2 is the splashy new kid in the wireless technology pool, but some experts caution that you might not want to let it play without lifeguards present just yet. Wave 2 access points are now available from major wireless vendors, and have started to make inroads into the enterprise. The t...

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    CENTURYLINK PROVIDES ON-DEMAND ETHERNET CONNECTIONS TO AWS

    Oct 09, 2018

    One thing that CenturyLink got with its purchase of Level 3 Communications in November 2017 was a global fiber backbone. And CenturyLink is capitalizing on that asset. Last month the company expanded its SD-WAN service, making it available in more than 30 countries. And today, the company launched C...

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    FIRM UNVEILS SDN/NFV AS A SERVICE

    Oct 08, 2018

    Netcracker Technology is leveraging software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) to offer a full-stack package for delivering turnkey cloud applications and virtual network services. Targeting the service provider market, the Netcracker Business Cloud seeks to help th...

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    IOT ANALYTICS GUIDE: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INTERNET OF THINGS DATA

    Oct 08, 2018

    The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is having a big impact on lots of areas within enterprise IT, and data analytics is one of them. Companies are gathering huge volumes of information from all kinds of connected of objects, such as data about how consumers are using certain products, the per...

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    GRAVITATIONAL DRAWS KUBERNETES INTO ITS SECURE CREDENTIAL SPHERE

    Oct 05, 2018

    Gravitational added management support via Kubernetes to its Teleport credential management product, which now places the popular container orchestration platform next to the already supported secure socket shell (SSH). Control of both is through a single pane of glass for organizations dealing with...

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    CISCO WEBEX OUTAGE: COLLABORATION SERVICE FINDING A LUMPY RECOVERY

    Oct 04, 2018

    Some Cisco Webex users are still having some problems with the collaboration system more than a week after the service went dark.  According to the company's website, a major outage began on September 25 and shut down all Webex services including Calling, Meetings, Control Hub, Hybrid Servi...

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    REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING VENDOR CONNECTIVITY, TECHNOLOGY

    Oct 04, 2018

    Reducing patient visits and improving long-term patient health motivate healthcare organizations to embrace remote patient monitoring. However without the healthcare network to support healthcare monitoring devices, organizations can’t fully support remote monitoring programs. Reducing hospita...

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    HOW UPDATING AN OUTDATED INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEM CAN WORK WITH FOG COMPUTING

    Oct 03, 2018

    It’s the classic Industrial IoT problem – a 40-plant network of old-school manufacturing and production lines, run digitally by 9,000 outdated programmable logic controllers running on legacy Windows industrial PCs, was having difficulty in minimizing downtime. According to fog computing...

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    ARYAKA’S NEW CEO PLANS TO SHARPEN SD-WAN FIRM’S MESSAGE TO CUSTOMERS

    Oct 02, 2018

    Armed with a new CEO, SD-WAN vendor Aryaka is planning to sharpen its marketing message and become a more aggressive competitor in the SD-WAN market. Matt Carter is a former Sprint executive who most recently served as president and CEO at Inteliquent, a public, cloud-based unified communications co...

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    VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTIONS GOING CLOUD NATIVE IN CONTAINERS

    Oct 02, 2018

    Remember network functions virtualization (NFV)? It seemingly only just arrived along with other disruptive, next-gen networking advances like software-defined networking (SDN) to shake up the once-staid networking space. The new network architecture followed the software-centric approach, virtualiz...

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    802.11AX PREVIEW: ACCESS POINTS AND ROUTERS THAT SUPPORT NEW WI-FI PROTOCOL ON TAP

    Oct 01, 2018

    The latest update to the Wi-Fi protocol standard, 802.11ax, has been designed to transmit data even faster, to better negotiate bandwidth among several computers and other devices connected to a network, and to more reliably deliver high-bandwidth applications to them, such as streaming video, than ...

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    BAREFOOT PREPS FOR 5G AND IOT WITH ITS TOFINO CHIP AND THE P4 LANGUAGE

    Sep 27, 2018

    Since its founding in 2013 Barefoot Networks has created quite a stir in the networking world. The Silicon Valley-based startup raised over $155 million, launched a programmable Ethernet switch called Tofino, and debuted an analytics software called Deep Insight. It also uses a new programming langu...

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    RIVERBED STRIKES SD-WAN AND IT EDGE PARTNERSHIPS WITH MICROSOFT

    Sep 27, 2018

    Riverbed this week announced that its SteelFusion IT edge technology now supports Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization. Additionally, Riverbed announced that its SD-WAN technology SteelConnect now integrates with Microsoft’s Azure Virtual WAN. Riverbed’s SteelFusion converges intelli...

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    PARTNERSHIP WEDS SOFTWARE-DEFINED WAN, CORE OFFERINGS

    Sep 25, 2018

    Established software-defined wide-area-network (SD-WAN) vendor Versa Networks is teaming up with software-defined core network (SD-CORE) startup Mode for a new take on enterprise networking. SD-WAN brings software-defined networking (SDN) benefits such as agility, programmability and the decoupling ...

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    FIVE CHALLENGES FOR MULTI-ACCESS EDGE COMPUTING

    Sep 25, 2018

    Multi-access edge computing is part of a major re-architecting of the network that involves placing compute and storage resources closer to the consumer or enterprise end user. It is expected to be a major enabler for 5G capabilities including ultra-low latency and ultra-reliable communications. As ...

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    INTEL MAKES A PLAY FOR HIGH-SPEED FIBER NETWORKING FOR DATA CENTERS

    Sep 24, 2018

    Intel is revamping its strategy around the data center by going beyond the Xeon chip and into silicon photonics transceivers. The company announced Monday at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) that samples of its silicon photonics transceivers targeting 5G wireless infrastructu...

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    CENTURYLINK BUILDS A GLOBAL SD-WAN FOOTPRINT

    Sep 24, 2018

    CenturyLink expanded its SD-WAN service, making it available in more than 30 countries around the world. The telecom provider said that it can now provide enterprises with MPLS as well as public networking, dedicated internet access, broadband connectivity, and wireless. The company’s global S...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE IOT PLANS NOW SUPPORT DIGITAL TWINS

    Sep 24, 2018

    Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar IoT pledge has now sprung a twin. The computing and cloudgiant added support for the use of digital twins on its Azure IoT platform. Digital twins are software models of physical items. This allows for the ability to model and monitor a physical item in real-ti...

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    EMBRACE RPKI TO SECURE BGP ROUTING, CLOUDFLARE SAYS

    Sep 20, 2018

    BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) routing isn’t secure and organizations should embrace Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) to improve security, Cloudflare says. Border Gateway Protocol was designed to control the route of data across the Internet. The state of BGP route validation, the webs...

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    NOKIA, ERICSSON MAINTAIN HEATED 5G RIVALRY

    Sep 17, 2018

    LOS ANGELES – Nokia and Ericsson both had reasons to crow during the recent Mobile World Congress Americas event on the back of significant 5G contract wins with U.S. operators. And luckily they had some energy left to throw shade at each other. Both vendors over the past week were part of 5G ...

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    MICROSOFT TOUTS SDN IN WINDOWS SERVER 2019

    Sep 06, 2018

    As if to back up its contention that software-defined networking has gone "mainstream," Microsoft is continuing to tout the SDN capabilities in its upcoming Windows Server 2019 OS. The company has been all over the game-changing networking technology in a series of blog posts detailing &qu...

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    ETSI RELEASES SECURITY ENCRYPTION SPECS FOR 5G AND IOT USES

    Sep 06, 2018

    The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Technical Committee on Cybersecurity recently released two encryption specifications that could be key for access control in highly distributed systems such as 5Gand IoT. The specifications are for Attribute-Based Encryption (ABE) that descr...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS, ERICSSON EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR 5G MANAGEMENT

    Sep 05, 2018

    Complete end-to-end 5G solution brings together best-of-breed radio access, IP transport and security portfolios to simplify service providers’ next-gen mobile networks. The prospect of earning big bucks in connection with the upcoming fifth-generation wireless, or 5G--the latest iteration of ...

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    MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES ADDRESSED IN OPSVIEW MONITOR

    Sep 05, 2018

    Opsview recently addressed a series of remote code-execution, command-execution and local privilege-escalation vulnerabilities in the Opsview Monitor. A proprietary monitoring application for networks and applications, Opsview Monitor “helps DevOps teams deliver smarter business services by pr...

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    STORJ LABS OFFERS UNIQUE MODEL FOR CLOUD STORAGE

    Sep 04, 2018

    Storj Labs launched an open source partner program that will divert revenues from its unique decentralized cloud storage platform to companies and individuals willing to house data on their computing systems. Storj Labs Executive Chairman and Interim CEO Ben Golub told attendees during a keynote add...

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    INTEL, KT INK AGREEMENT TO DEVELOP 5G ECOSYSTEM

    Sep 04, 2018

    Korean telecom operator KT has signed a memorandum of understanding with US chipmaker Intel to develop an ecosystem for 5G technology. KT said it will cooperate in delivering innovative solutions for 5G using Intel architecture. The Asian carrier will create a new platform to deliver 5G service by u...

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    THE KEY ROLE OF FRONTHAUL IN 5G TRANSPORT

    Aug 30, 2018

    Centralized basebands connected via fronthaul to remote radios supports network densification. Small cells are a fundamental driver of the ongoing network densification that is enhancing LTE networks and building a foundation for 5G. As demand for mobile data and the number of devices continues to g...

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    PLANNING FOR COVERAGE, CAPACITY IN HEALTHCARE NETWORK UPGRADES

    Aug 30, 2018

    Planning for network coverage and connectivity in healthcare network upgrades takes more than simply adding access points to existing infrastructure. Understanding how wireless signals interfere with physical barriers and what kinds of devices are connecting to the network is key to a successful net...

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    NASA TO USE DATA LASERS TO BEAM DATA FROM SPACE TO EARTH

    Aug 30, 2018

    Starting in 2019, NASA will begin using laser communications technology to "enable greater return of science data from space."  The reason is laser is more bandwidth-friendly than classic radio for data delivery, plus it's more secure, NASA says in a newly released explainer of it...

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    VMWORLD 2018 SHOWS VMWARE FOCUS ON SDN

    Aug 29, 2018

    Announcements at this week's VMworld conference in Las Vegas can be seen as a microcosm snapshot of the general industry trend away from hardware-centric solutions to the software-defined, a sweet spot for VMware's virtualization offerings. The show serves to sharpen VMware's focus on th...

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    IOT DEVICES ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY UBIQUITOUS – BUT MOST CONSUMERS DON’T KNOW WHAT IOT MEANS

    Aug 29, 2018

    70% of consumers polled by Metova already own at least one IoT device – yet less than one in five said they were well aware of what the term Internet of Things means. Metova, a US-based provider of mobile, connected car, connected home and IoT solutions, has revealed the results of a survey th...

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    VMWORLD 2018: VMWARE EXTENDS EDGE COMPUTING STRATEGY

    Aug 28, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and network edge figured prominently in new announcements from VMware at its ongoing VMworld 2018 conference in Las Vegas. Those technologies were interwoven throughout announcements on day one of the conference, and on Tuesday, more IoT news emerged. The new announcemen...

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    LG CNS ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PLATFORM REBRAND TO FOCUS ON IOT, BLOCKCHAIN AND AI

    Aug 28, 2018

    A curious announcement from LG CNS, the South Korean giant’s IT services and consulting arm – the company is rebranding its platform business to focus on technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). The release, which can be found here (K...

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    VMWORLD KEYNOTE HIGHLIGHTS AI ENSURING BETTER SECURITY

    Aug 27, 2018

    VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger hit all the high points of cutting-edge virtualization and networking technology during today's opening keynote address at the company's VMworld conference in Las Vegas. With an emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), Gelsinger discussed i...

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    WITH 5G FOR THE ENTERPRISE, IT’S ALL ABOUT THE EDGE

    Aug 27, 2018

    Reduced latency is a key feature of 5G networks, and both consumers and enterprises stand to benefit. But for operators investing billions in densifying their networks and moving intelligence out to the edge, the monetization opportunity really lies in empowering enterprises and industries to levera...

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    ORANGE POLAND TRIALED CLOUD RAN WITH NOKIA

    Aug 24, 2018

    Orange Poland is continuing with its 5G strategy most recently by working with network infrastructure vendor Nokia to test out a cloud-based radio access network. The cloud RAN trial, which ran from March to May, saw radio sites fed by a virtualized baseband deployed in a data center 70 kilometers a...

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    DRIVING NETWORK DENSIFICATION AND DELIVERING 5G WITH SMALL CELLS

    Aug 24, 2018

    The deployment of 5G is very much an exercise in network densification. Coming down from the to macro tower, operators are deploying small cells and other integrated radio/antenna units connected to centralized baseband resources. And while regulators like the Federal Communications Commission are w...

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    AT&T HIGHLIGHTS DAS NEW DEPLOYMENTS, IMPROVEMENTS IN TENNESSEE

    Aug 23, 2018

    AT&T said it has invested $1.2 billion to upgrade wireless and wireline infrastructure in certain areas across Tennessee between 2015-2017. Tennessee’s wireless infrastructure saw a range of improvements during 2017, according to AT&T, which said that it deployed new distributed antenn...

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    JEFF MCELFRESH WILL OVERSEE AT&T’S 5G NETWORK TRANSITION

    Aug 23, 2018

    Two of AT&T’s top executives are swapping jobs. Jeff McElfresh is now the president of AT&T Technology and Operations where he will oversee the company’s transition to 5G and the virtualization of its network. McElfresh previously was the CEO of Vrio, the AT&T subsidiary in L...

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    SD-WAN SALES WILL HIT $2.2B BY 2022, DELL’ORO GROUP SAYS

    Aug 22, 2018

    SD-WAN is soaring in popularity and sales of the technology will hit $2.2 billion by 2022, which equates to a 35 percent compounded annual growth rate (CAGR), according to the latest SD-WAN study by Dell’Oro Group. The report also said that revenue from software components, such as the control...

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    NORTH AMERICA LEADS RACE TOWARDS COMMERCIAL 5G DEPLOYMENT, STUDY SAYS

    Aug 22, 2018

    North America seems to be leading the race to launch commercial 5G services, according to a new study by IHS Markit. The study revealed that 82% of mobile operators globally are participating in 5G tests and trials, but only about 12% – all from North America – plan to commercially deplo...

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    CLOUD-NATIVE VNFS FOR 5G HIGHLIGHTED IN HPE, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM PROOF-OF-CONCEPT

    Aug 21, 2018

    As it continues to develop, 5G will eventually require a fully virtualized, software-controlled network in order to automate the complexity of network management and service delivery. Although we’re not there yet, test and proofs-of-concept like Deutsche Telekom and Hewlett Packard Enterprise&...

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    FOUNDRIES.IO TIGHTENS EDGE, IOT INTEGRATION TO BOOST SECURITY

    Aug 21, 2018

    Foundries.io emerged from stealth with the notion that tight integration and instant software updates are the best security for edge, embedded, and IoT devices. That philosophy is behind the company’s “microPlatforms” software that target devices running Linux or Zephyr distributio...

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    TOP 3 WAYS TO SUCCEED WITH HEALTHCARE IOT, MOBILE DEVICE STRATEGIES

    Aug 20, 2018

    Considering the different IoT devices connecting to the network can help organizations build a successful mobile device strategy. Healthcare organizations looking to enable more effective workflows and speedier access to data are searching for mobile device strategies that will allow them to harness...

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    MICROSOFT TO OPEN SOURCE ITS NETWORK REPLICATION SOFTWARE

    Aug 17, 2018

    For more than a year, Microsoft has been simulating its entire Azure network infrastructure as a way to find bugs and troubleshoot problems before they become network outages. Microsoft has officially named this technology Open Network Emulator (ONE). And now it is planning to open source the replic...

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    SAMSUNG TAKES ADVANTAGE OF 5G DISRUPTION TO SCORE U.S. CARRIER DEALS

    Aug 17, 2018

    Samsung is riding disruptive 5G technologies like virtualization and automation to score deals with domestic carriers. Among current 5G deployments, Samsung is now sitting alongside Nokia and Ericsson as a dominant supplier to the market’s largest operators. The vendor currently accounts for h...

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    SHARED SPECTRUM IS ABOUT MORE THAN CBRS

    Aug 17, 2018

    More mobile data traffic means more capacity means more spectrum. Around the world, telecoms regulators are working to enable 5G deployments by opening up a wide mix of spectrum for use by service providers. In the U.S. the Federal Communications Commission is planning to auction millimeter wave fre...

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    REPORT REVEALS SIGNIFICANT RISE IN EXPLOITS TARGETING THREE MAJOR IOT VULNERABILITIES

    Aug 16, 2018

    Cybersecurity solutions provider Check Point Software Technologies’ latest Global Threat Index for July 2018 reveals a significant rise in exploits targeting three major IoT vulnerabilities. According to the company, these attacks, which are linked to the propagation of IoT malware like Mirai,...

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    VALUE-BASED CARE DRIVES DEMAND FOR HEALTH IT CONSULTING

    Aug 16, 2018

    Value-based care, cloud infrastructure, and compliance issues push organizations to seek health IT consulting firms. The need for efficient technology that cuts costs has significantly boosted the health IT consulting market. Efficient health IT infrastructure tools are need as organizations continu...

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    DELL EMC DESIGNS NEW NETWORKING SWITCH FOR SPEED, BIG DATA CENTERS

    Aug 16, 2018

    The new Dell EMC 2U platform offers 64 100GbE ports and adds to the vendor’s growing lineup of Open Networking products that can run third-party software. Dell EMC is expanding its portfolio of open networking systems to include a 100 Gigabit Ethernet switch designed for Hyperscale data center...

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    BELGIAN REGULATOR UNVEILS PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO AUCTION 5G SPECTRUM

    Aug 15, 2018

    Belgian telecom regulator BIPT has published the full text of proposed legislation to auction new mobile frequencies with the aim of attracting a fourth mobile operator. The documents include a requirement for existing operators to offer national roaming to a newcomer. Current operators include Prox...

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    RURAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK CONNECTIONS REQUIRE IT INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT

    Aug 15, 2018

    Providers must build rural healthcare network connections for telehealth programs to successfully support communication between remote patients and their care providers. Telehealth programs rely on strong IT infrastructure connectivity to support rural healthcare programs. Rural healthcare network c...

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    SD-WAN STARTUP’S ROUTING SYSTEM RUNS ON TECH CREATED AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY

    Aug 14, 2018

    An SD-WAN startup is using technology created by its founders while they were at Cornell University to streamline the way packets of data are delivered over an SD-WAN network. Mode, which touts its routing system and its software-defined core (SD-Core) technology, caught the attention of Ericsson an...

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    ERICSSON SECURES 5G NETWORK CONTRACT IN THE PHILIPPINES

    Aug 13, 2018

    Philippine mobile operator Smart Communications announced it signed an agreement with Ericsson to deploy the country’s first 5G pilot network during the first half of 2019. The 5G trial system will use Ericson’s 5G Radio Access Network, core and transport solutions and will be initially ...

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    AT&T TO DEPLOY 5G-READY CONNECTIVITY SERVICES FOR FRISCO STATION URBAN DEVELOPMENT

    Aug 10, 2018

    AT&T said this development in Texas will be one of the first connected communities in the U.S. built from the ground up with 5G technology. Frisco Station, a 242-acre, mixed-use development in Frisco, Texas, announced plans to deploy integrated connectivity from AT&T. The future deployments ...

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    H3C AMONG TOP DATA CENTER ETHERNET SWITCH VENDORS, SAYS IHS MARKIT

    Aug 10, 2018

    An IHS Markit survey looked at the physical equipment necessary in data centers to provide the foundation for high-performance compute, storage, and networking. The Data Center Strategies and Leadership Global Service Provider survey was conducted in 2017, with 20 service providers who are represent...

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    CISCO BRINGS SD-WAN TO 1 MILLION EDGE ROUTERS

    Aug 09, 2018

    The networking vendor used its IOS XE management software to immediately upgrade customers’ ISR and ASR routers with its Viptela SD-WAN capabilities. Cisco Systems is taking the next step in expanding the reach of its software-defined WAN capabilities throughout its networking portfolio by bri...

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    QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE IS WHAT DISTINGUISHES SD-WAN PRODUCTS, SAYS NSS LABS

    Aug 09, 2018

    According to testing of a small sample of SD-WAN products by NSS Labs, the areas of primary differentiation for SD-WAN products are quality of experience (QoE) for VoIP and video performance. NSS Labs claims to be a well-known advisor to the cybersecurity industry. “We do both testing of cyber...

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    NEW METHOD DISCOVERED FOR CRACKING WPA2 WI-FI PASSWORDS

    Aug 07, 2018

    Developers of the popular password cracking tool Hashcat have identified a new method that can in some cases be used to obtain a network’s Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) or Wi-Fi Protected Access II (WPA2) password. Jens ‘Atom’ Steube, the lead developer of Hashcat, revealed that the...

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    RWA ASKS FCC TO INVESTIGATE VERIZON’S COVERAGE CLAIMS

    Aug 07, 2018

    The Rural Wireless Association is asking the Federal Communications Commission to investigate Verizon’s coverage claims, which will influence rural areas’ eligibility for Mobility Fund II funds. In particular, RWA claims that Verizon has overstated its LTE coverage in the Oklahoma panhan...

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    VMWARE AND MIST COLLABORATE FOR WIRELESS LAN, WAN VISIBILITY AND TROUBLESHOOTING

    Aug 07, 2018

    Mist Systems and VMware built a joint product that boasts interoperability between Mist Learning WLAN and VMware’s VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN. VMware tapped Mist Systems’ technology to bring artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and open programmability to the wireless LAN (WLAN) and...

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    FCC ADOPTS ‘ONE-TOUCH, MAKE-READY’ TO HASTEN BROADBAND DEPLOYMENTS

    Aug 06, 2018

    As service providers look to deploy wireless and broadband infrastructure in cities and towns across the country, access to utility poles and other infrastructure sites is a consummate problem. In many cases, an incumbent service or utility provider owns the poles, which requires a level of organiza...

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    WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES SEES GROWING OPPORTUNITIES IN NETWORK DENSIFICATION, 5G: CEO

    Aug 06, 2018

    Westell Technologies is seeing increasing opportunities in areas such as network densification, in-building wireless, 5G and the internet of things, the company’s President and CEO Stephen John told investors during a conference call. “The industry, which continues to be characterized by...

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    AI AND 5G GO HAND-IN-HAND FOR NETWORK OPERATIONS

    Aug 03, 2018

    As it continues to develop, 5G will become increasingly complex. The need to deploy virtualized, programmable infrastructure becomes more pressing as new bandwidth-consuming enterprise, industrial and consumer applications hit the market. And, in the long run, the vision of 5G contemplates advanced ...

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    SPIRENT SHARPENS ITS FOCUS ON 5G AND LIFECYCLE SERVICE ASSURANCE

    Aug 03, 2018

    The test, measurement, and assurance company Spirent unveiled new initiatives to grow its 5G, lifecycle service assurance, and analytics businesses. The U.K.-based company will also explore new use cases such as virtualization and autonomous vehicles. In its second quarter 2018 earnings call yesterd...

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    DAS ACCOUNTS FOR 37% OF BOINGO WIRELESS’ REVENUES IN Q2

    Aug 03, 2018

    Revenue from the distributed antenna system (DAS) segment accounted for 37% of Boingo Wireless’ overall revenue in the second quarter of the year, slightly down from a contribution of 38% in the year ago period, CEO David Hagan said during a conference call with investors. DAS revenue totaled ...

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    GIGABIT NETWORK DEPLOYMENTS UP ALMOST 40% SINCE LAST YEAR, VIAVI SAYS

    Aug 02, 2018

    Global access to gigabit internet services is on the rise, jumping nearly 40% since May 2017, according to the latest data from Viavi Solution’s Gigabit Monitor. The U.S. offers gigabit services to the most people, the company said. On a global basis, more than 300 million people in 49 countri...

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    ZENLAYER SD-WAN CONNECTS THE MIDDLE MILE OF NETWORKS

    Aug 02, 2018

    Like many other SD-WAN providers, Zenlayer began dipping its toes into SD-WAN as a way to modernize its traditional networking products. It saw the need for instantly provisioned dedicated networks between data centers and clouds — or what it calls the “middle mile” — and bui...

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    CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS NOT CURRENTLY LOOKING TO BUY WIRELESS ASSETS

    Aug 01, 2018

    The executive said, however, that this scenario may change in the future depending on the pricing of certain mobile assets. U.S. cable operator Charter Communications is not considering acquisition of wireless assets at the moment, the company’s president and CEO, Thomas Rutledge, said during ...

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    5G WIRELESS ADVANCEMENTS SUPPORT FUTURE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

    Aug 01, 2018

    The impending release of 5G wireless has organizations considering how they can leverage the technology. The ever-increasing number of connected medical devices leaves wireless networks strained, and the potential of 5G can help increase bandwidth for more devices. 5G is the fifth generation of wire...

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    CABLELABS ENLISTS KUBERNETES IN NFV ADOPTION EFFORT

    Jul 31, 2018

    With network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) maturing, evolving and branching out into new industries, a new open source offering has emerged targeting the cable operator space with the help of Kubernetes. CableLabs added Kubernetes to its portfolio of open sourc...

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    COMPARE LEADING ON-PREMISES AND CLOUD-MANAGED WLAN PRODUCTS

    Jul 30, 2018

    In order for your organization to select the WLAN architecture that will best meet its needs, you must compare product types, deployment options and capabilities. The enterprise wireless LAN market is split into two distinct product groups. On one side, there's a WLAN architecture that's man...

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    AT&T UPDATES ON FIRSTNET, GIGABIT LTE AND 5G

    Jul 30, 2018

    In providing a second quarter update on the carrier’s financial performance, AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan provided an update on the FirstNet deployment. AT&T is investing more than $40 billion in construction of a nationwide LTE network prioritized for use by first responders a...

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    NOKIA SCORES $3.5B 5G CONTRACT WITH T-MOBILE

    Jul 30, 2018

    T-Mobile US signed a $3.5 billion deal with Nokia for 5G gear for the operator’s nationwide 5G network, which it is expected to launch in 2019. The contract includes Nokia’s AirScale radio platform, cloud-native core, Airframe hardware, and CloudBand software. The nation’s third-la...

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    SPEEDIFY FOUNDERS GOT TIRED OF BATTLEFIELD ROBOTS, SO THEY TURNED TO SD-WAN

    Jul 27, 2018

    Speedify got its start as an SD-WAN company after its founders grew tired of building radio systems for battlefield robots in Iraq. “In 2009 we had this management team meeting where all of us said, ‘we love solving hard networking problems, we love working with each other, but how did w...

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    NETSPECTRE — NEW REMOTE SPECTRE ATTACK STEALS DATA OVER THE NETWORK

    Jul 26, 2018

    A team of security researchers has discovered a new Spectre attack that can be launched over the network, unlike all other Spectre variants that require some form of local code execution on the target system. Dubbed "NetSpectre," the new remote side-channel attack, which is related to Spec...

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    5G, BROADBAND TO DRIVE $75B OPTICAL TRANSPORT SPEND, DELL’ORO SAYS

    Jul 26, 2018

    Fiber deployment expansion to support 5G and increased fixed broadband speeds are set to drive $75 billion in spending over the next five years across the optical transport market, according to a new report from Dell’Oro Group. Most of that growth will come from an increased use of wavelength ...

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    CABLELABS SNAPS KUBERNETES INTO ITS NFV, SDN PLATFORM STACK

    Jul 24, 2018

    CableLabs added Kubernetes support to an overarching program to facilitate the adoption of SDN and NFV within the CableLabs’ community. Those efforts are based on its SDN/NFV Application development Platform and Stack (SNAPS) initiative. Randy Levensalor, lead architect for wired technologies ...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS INFUSES 400GBE ACROSS ITS PORTFOLIO

    Jul 24, 2018

    Juniper Networks hopes to be the first of the major telecom vendors to offer 400GbE within its routing and switching portfolio. The company today said it’s planning to infuse 400GbE innovations in its PTX IP transport series, QFX data center series, and MX — its WAN series. The company e...

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    SONY PATCHES REMOTELY EXPLOITABLE VULNERABILITIES IN NETWORK CAMERAS

    Jul 23, 2018

    Two serious, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in Sony IPELA E Series Network Camera products could allow attackers to execute commands or arbitrary code on affected devices.  Tracked as CVE-2018-3937, the first of the vulnerabilities is a command injection flaw in the measurementBitrateExec...

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    5G EVERYWHERE AS NEW TECHNOLOGIES BOOST THROUGHPUT

    Jul 23, 2018

    How far we have come from two-wire analog Plain Old Telephone Systems (POTS) lines to modern methods of communications. While two-wire POTS lines have mostly been repurposed to permit DSL connectivity, the time, effort, and expense seem to be keeping a dying horse alive with an IV. Present day level...

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    OPENSDS PROJECT ISSUES FIRST RELEASE FOR SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE

    Jul 20, 2018

    The Linux Foundation is hosting a little-known open source project that’s doing software-defined storage. The OpenSDS project officially launched with the Linux Foundation in November 2016. And it recently issued its first code release — Aruba. The impetus of the project was to bring tog...

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    ADOPTING A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO HIT INTEROPERABILITY CHALLENGES

    Jul 19, 2018

    Healthcare organizations have long suffered from interoperability challenges since adopting digitized IT infrastructure. Tackling interoperability across an organization’s entire infrastructure can prove overwhelming to executives and IT staff at first glance. There is no silver bullet that wi...

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    ERICSSON REPORTS DOWN Q2 BUT INCREASE IN NETWORK SALES

    Jul 19, 2018

    In the past year, Ericsson has cut some 20,500 positions, with more than 2,000 job cuts in the second quarter of this year. The workforce reductions are part of a plan to reduce costs by more than $1 billion. “These are tough but necessary actions to ensure competitiveness,” President an...

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    INTRODUCING 802.11AX: WI-FI FOR IOT AND DENSE DEPLOYMENT SCENARIOS

    Jul 19, 2018

    This week Ruckus, an Arris company, announced it plans to begin shipping access points that support the newest flavor of Wi-Fi, IEEE 802.11ax, this quarter. The Wi-Fi enhancement is designed to support ultra-dense deployment scenarios—think airports, stadiums, convention centers, etc…&m...

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    BIG SWITCH TAKES THE FAST PATH TO HYBRID CLOUD VIA ON-PREM VPCS

    Jul 18, 2018

    Big Switch Networks will help enterprises set up virtual private clouds (VPCs) in their on-premises data centers, modeling the VPCs they use in the big public clouds. Big Switch is doing this to make it easy for enterprises to adopt hybrid cloud. When businesses set up their accounts with the major ...

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    LABCORP FINDS 'SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY' ON ITS IT NETWORK

    Jul 18, 2018

    Laboratory testing giant LabCorp detected “suspicious activity” on its IT network over the weekend, the company announced Monday. “LabCorp immediately took certain systems offline as part of its comprehensive response to contain the activity,” the firm said in a 8-K filed wit...

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    VERIZON STOPS ACTIVATING 3G DEVICES, REPORT SAYS

    Jul 17, 2018

    As the carrier gears up to launch 5G commercial services later this year, Verizon is also working toward a long-planned shutdown of its 3G network, which is slated to happen by the end of 2019. Now, according to a report in DroidLife, the carriers is no longer activating 3G devices. “For sever...

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    WOULD AWS SELL WHITE BOX SWITCHES TO ENTERPRISES?

    Jul 16, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) may sell white box switches to enterprise customers, according to unnamed sources who spoke with The Information. These would be similar to the switches that AWS uses in its own networks. And AWS could use its tried-and-true tactic of undercutting its competition on price, ...

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    COMBA TELECOM TO DEPLOY DAS SOLUTION FOR A LARGE PROJECT IN PHILIPPINES

    Jul 16, 2018

    Comba said the in-building wireless project includes the deployment of over 3,500 indoor antennas. Hong Kong-based wireless solution provider Comba Telecom Systems announced that it was selected as the wireless solution provider for a large-scale comprehensive development project in Manila, Philippi...

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    SEVERAL 5G FIRSTS SUPPORTED BY 3.5 GHZ BAND

    Jul 16, 2018

    While in the U.S. the 3.5 GHz band is set aside for shared usage, in many other countries the prime mid-band spectrum is being allocated for use as service providers deploy 5G services. In Australia, Telstra, working with Ericsson and Intel, is claiming the “first end-to-end 5G non-standalone ...

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    FCC MOVES TO OPEN MID-BAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G

    Jul 13, 2018

    Early commercial 5G services in the U.S. will provide enhanced broadband services by using high frequency millimeter wave spectrum. But, to truly realize the full promise of mobile 5G, millimeter wave will need to be augmented by low- and mid-band spectrum to provide both capacity and coverage. An e...

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    INTEL BUYS A PROGRAMMABLE CHIP COMPANY TO PREPARE FOR 5G

    Jul 13, 2018

    Intel is buying eASIC, a privately held programmable chip company based in Santa Clara, California. The company’s entire 120-member team and CEO Ronnie Vasishta will become part of Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group headed by Dan McNamara. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Intel pl...

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    HACKER EXPLOITS NETGEAR ROUTER TO NAB US MILITARY DRONE FILES

    Jul 12, 2018

    A Netgear router with an easy-to-guess default password may have a helped a hacker steal sensitive documents about a US military drone. On Tuesday, the security firm Recorded Future said it recently noticed an interesting item up for sale in a hacker's forum; last month, a merchant was offering ...

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    AT&T VP OF CYBERSECURITY DISCUSSES THREAT INTELLIGENCE

    Jul 11, 2018

    Threat intelligence solutions were a primary motivator of AT&T’s acquisition of AlienVault, which is expected to close in Q3 this year. To get a better understanding of the operator’s goals with the acquisition, RCR Wireless News posed a few questions to Vice President of Cybersecuri...

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    SPRINT TO DEPLOY ITS MAGIC BOX SMALL CELL IN 100 BUILDINGS ACROSS PITTSBURGH

    Jul 11, 2018

    The carrier said the small cell deployment is part of the an integrated energy-savings-as-a-service initiative. Sprint’s Sprint Magic Box small cell is slated for deployment in approximately 100 buildings in Pittsburgh, Penn., to provide connectivity for the nation’s first fully-integrat...

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    IT GUYS CREATED THE SD-WAN VENDOR SIMPLEWAN OUT OF NECESSITY IN 2014

    Jul 11, 2018

    The founders of the SD-WAN vendor SimpleWAN came together out of necessity. They were running IT companiesin Arizona that served branch offices. But every time one of these offices needed some kind of IT maintenance or upgrade, it involved a person driving to the location. They needed a way to manag...

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    NTIA ASKS FCC TO UPDATE WIRELESS PRIORITY SERVICE

    Jul 10, 2018

    The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has asked the Federal Communications Commission to update the rules on Wireless Priority Service, which enables wireless calls from designated national security personnel and first responders to get through in times of network congestion...

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    NOKIA, CHINA MOBILE INK DEAL TO RESEARCH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, 5G

    Jul 09, 2018

    Nokia and China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile carrier in terms of subscribers, have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to investigate the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to optimize future networks and enable the delivery of new edge cloud and 5G se...

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    NETWORKING STARTUP SNARES ANOTHER FORMER CISCO EXECUTIVE

    Jul 09, 2018

    Another Cisco alumni is joining stealth networking startup Pensando Systems. Randy Pond, the former EVP of operations at Cisco, will be the CFO of Pensando, according to The Information, which cited an unidentified source. Pond confirmed that he joined Pensando, but declined to reveal his role at th...

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    THE WI-FI ROADMAP: 802.11AX, WIGIG AND BEYOND

    Jul 06, 2018

    While it’s not the subject of the generational hype cycles that influence the cellular segment—3G to 4G to 5G—the Wi-Fi industry is steadily enhancing the capabilities of the ubiquitous connectivity and has a relatively well-articulated roadmap for where Wi-Fi is going over the nex...

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    HERE'S WHERE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE IS TRULY DELIVERING VALUE IN 2018

    Jul 05, 2018

    Executive management, operations, and sales are the three primary roles driving Business Intelligence (BI) adoption in 2018. Dashboards, reporting, end-user self-service, advanced visualization, and data warehousing are the top five most important technologies and initiatives strategic to BI in 2018...

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    BRINGING 5G CONTROL PLANE FUNCTIONS TO THE CLOUD

    Jul 05, 2018

    5G, as it continues to develop and be built out, is envisioned as a flexible connectivity medium that trades off proprietary equipment for a cloud-native architecture supported by low-cost, white box server hardware. A service-based architectural approach will break down a 5G service chain into indi...

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    HPE, CISCO SYSTEMS JOIN FORCES FOR NEW-GEN NETWORKING HARDWARE

    Jul 03, 2018

    HPE developed in conjunction with Cisco several new networking components, which are designed to future-proof customer networks amid a growing need for high-density, high-speed, high-performance storage connectivity. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise would like to take this opportunity to remind everybody ...

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    IOT, 802.11AX AND STARTUPS TO POWER WLAN IN NEXT 5 YEARS

    Jul 02, 2018

    The wireless local area network (WLAN) is far from dead. On the contrary, the internet of things (IoT), emerging markets and startups will grow the enterprise-class and outdoor WLAN product market to over 35% greater than 2017 levels, says the 650 Group in a five-year forecast released today.
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    FORMULA 1 RACES TO AWS AS OFFICIAL CLOUD PROVIDER, CITES IMPORTANCE OF MACHINE LEARNING CAPABILITIES

    Jul 02, 2018

    It has been described by Citrix as a ‘never-ending technology arms race to optimise performance’ – and now Formula 1 has gotten a further boost by selecting Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its official cloud and machine learning provider. The move will see Formula 1 move the vast majo...

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    SOUTH KOREA’S LG U+ LIKELY TO BUY HUAWEI EQUIPMENT FOR 5G NETWORK

    Jun 29, 2018

    Korean mobile telephony operator LG U+ is likely to acquire network equipment for the provision of 5G services from Chinese vendor Huawei, Korean press reported the telco’s Vice Chairman Kwon Young-soo, as saying. “Huawei’s equipment seems highly efficient, while that of Samsung El...

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    FINNISH TELCO ELISA CLAIMS WORLD’S FIRST COMMERCIAL 5G NETWORK LAUNCH

    Jun 28, 2018

    With the advent of a new generation of network technologies come the inevitable battles over “firsts” — and Finnish mobile telephony operator Elisa has now claimed to be the first operator in the world to begin commercial use of a 5G network, complete with subscription sales in Fin...

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    WI-FI CERTIFIED WPA3 IMPROVES HEALTHCARE NETWORK SECURITY

    Jun 27, 2018

    Wi-Fi Alliance announced the third generation of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Wi-Fi Protected Access, WPA3, has been finalized. WPA3 improves on WPA2, which has been in use for over a decade, by simplifying security features as well as improving them. These improvements will enhance healthcare network security a...

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    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM DEMONSTRATES 5G NETWORK ARCHITECTURE WITH THIRD-PARTY VNFS

    Jun 27, 2018

    Deutsche Telekom (DT) worked with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to demonstrate a network data layer proof of concept (POC) designed specifically for a 5G network architecture. The POC used HPE’s shared data environment to simplify the network architecture and make it possible to deploy clou...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS ‘PUTS A BRAIN’ ON TOP OF WIRELESS, WIRED NETWORKS

    Jun 26, 2018

    Extreme Networks announced its Smart OmniEdge, which provide visibility and policy across unified wired and wireless infrastructure. “We ship infrastructure: access points and switching infrastructure,” said Mike Leibovitz, Extreme Networks senior director of mobility solutions. “T...

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    OPENSWITCH TAKES NETWORKING ON THE SAME DISAGGREGATION JOURNEY THAT SERVERS TOOK

    Jun 26, 2018

    The Linux Foundation OpenSwitch project announced the availability of the OPX 2.3 software release, delivering an enterprise-grade networking operating system for white box switches. The OpenSwitch project’s mission is to provide a turn-key switching system based on the open source OPX network...

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    SILVER PEAK RAISES $90M FROM TCV TO ACCELERATE SD-WAN GROWTH

    Jun 26, 2018

    The SD-WAN vendor Silver Peak today announced a $90 million strategic investment from TCV. TCV specializes in providing capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry. Companies it has backed include Airbnb, Netflix, Splunk, Spotify, and Zillow. With today’s in...

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    WIRELESS FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS MARKET TO GENERATE REVENUES OF $500 MILLION BY 2024

    Jun 26, 2018

    Revenues from the wireless fire detection systems market are expected to reach $500 million globally by 2024, according to a recent research report by U.S research firm Global Market Insights. The report highlighted that advancements in networking infrastructure and penetration of IoT devices across...

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    HOW LTE IS ENABLING MISSION-CRITICAL NETWORKS

    Jun 25, 2018

    The maturity of LTE is increasingly enabling commercial mobile network operators to offer mission-critical, rather than best-effort, infrastructure and services, according to Patrik Ringqvist, principal solutions architect for Ericsson North America. Ringqvist, who focuses on critical communications...

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    SYNIVERSE AIMS TO OFFER SECURED CONNECTIVITY TO WORLDWIDE MOBILE OPERATORS

    Jun 22, 2018

    A new private, secure, global network solution, called Syniverse Secure Global Access, has been introduced by US-based telecommunications firm, Syniverse to offer foundation for businesses to reliably safeguard mission-critical data. The Syniverse Secure Global Access aims to provide privacy and sec...

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    TEST AND MEASUREMENT: VIAVI ADDS MASSIVE IOT EMULATION TO TERAVM

    Jun 22, 2018

    Viavi Solutions has added the capability to emulate massive numbers of internet of things devices to its TeraVM offering, as the company continues to reap the benefits of its acquisition of Cobham’s test and measurement operations. The new offering enables operators to investigate how their ce...

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    FORCEPOINT, MCAFEE, AND SYMANTEC JOIN SILVER PEAK SD-WAN SECURITY ALLIANCE

    Jun 21, 2018

    Silver Peak increased the member to its security technology alliance with the addition of three new security providers: Forcepoint, McAfee, and Symantec. The companies join current members Check Point, Fortinet, OPAQ, Palo Alto Networks, and Zscaler. Silver Peak’s security alliance is meant to...

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    CISCO’S PLAN TO PULL IN CLOUD PROVIDER DATA CENTER CUSTOMERS

    Jun 21, 2018

    Cisco’s got a stronghold in enterprise data center networking. Its presence in cloud providers’ data centers, however, isn’t as large as Cisco would like it to be. During a tech talk today with Goldman Sachs, Cisco’s Ish Limkakeng, SVP, product management, data center network...

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    RACKSPACE LAUNCHES FIRST KUBERNETES PRIVATE CLOUD

    Jun 20, 2018

    Internet services provider expands its Private Cloud-as-a-Service portfolio to add container-related services for both private and multi-cloud deployments. Rackspace isn't afraid to make up its own new enterprise cloud markets. On June 20 at the HPE Discover conference in Las Vegas, the internet...

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    ARUBA INTEGRATES CLOUD-MANAGED SD-WAN INTO ITS SOFTWARE-DEFINED BRANCH

    Jun 19, 2018

    Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, bundled SD-WAN, wired, and wireless networking technologies, along with unified security and policy enforcement, into a new edge offering it calls Software-Defined Branch (SD-Branch). “Software-Defined Branch is a unified, software-defined arc...

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    CISCO BUYS JULY SYSTEMS, ADDING INDOOR LOCATION SERVICES CAPABILITIES TO ITS MIX

    Jun 19, 2018

    Cisco today said it intends to buy location services company July Systems to boost its Enterprise WiFi platform with indoor location services capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. July Systems is based out of Burlingame, California and has offices in Bangalore, India. Its cloud-based m...

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    HUAWEI AND INFOVISTA PARTNER TO IMPROVE SD-WAN USER EXPERIENCE

    Jun 14, 2018

    Huawei and InfoVista said they would openly collaborate on SD-WAN. InfoVista will bring application delivery, monitoring, analytics, network traffic optimization algorithms, and visibility to Huawei’s layered SD-WAN. Last month, Huawei introduced the concept of “openness” at three ...

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    3GPP HITS ANOTHER 5G MILESTONE BY APPROVING 5G SA

    Jun 14, 2018

    The 3GPP hit a critical milestone this week by approving the 5G standalone (5G SA) specification that is part of the Release 15 standard. 5G SA will give wireless operators and equipment makers the option of deploying 5G without being dependent upon an underlying 4G LTE network. Standalone 5G NR wil...

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    ORACLE SETS INTERNET MAP FREE, USES IT TO PULL COMPANIES INTO ITS CLOUD

    Jun 13, 2018

    Oracle made available a free map that tracks the health of internet and provides insights on disruptions like natural disasters or state-imposed interruptions. The visibility tool is part of Oracle’s Internet Intelligence initiative, which provides insight and analysis on the state of global i...

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    JUNIPER UPDATES MX ROUTERS WITH NEW SILICON, BUILT-IN ENCRYPTION

    Jun 12, 2018

    Juniper Networks’ latest update to its MX routers includes new silicon and built-in encryption targeting 5G and IoTdeployments. The MX Series 5G Universal Routing platform is built on Juniper’s new Penta Silicon, a programmable 16nm processor with integrated security. “This is the ...

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    CISCO, GOOGLE TO MAKE HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM AVAILABLE BY OCTOBER 2018

    Jun 11, 2018

    ORLANDO, Fla.—In a business world roiled by such rapid changes as public clouds, mobility, distributed computing and the internet of things, the common denominator has become the network, according to Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins. Because of that, the network will have to adapt to the chang...

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    UNTANGLE UPDATES NG FIREWALL TO IMPROVE SD-WAN SECURITY

    Jun 11, 2018

    A new release of Untangle's firewall platform benefits from a shift to a newer version of the Debian Linux operating system as the base. Untangle will announce version 14.0 of its NG Firewall platform on June 12, providing new features that enhance the security capabilities of the Linux-based pl...

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    BT SD-WAN GETS A LEG UP WITH CISCO-VIPTELA TECH

    Jun 07, 2018

    BT is launching a new SD-WAN service based on Cisco-Viptela technology and managed by BT orchestration controls. BT previously tried to use its existing Cisco routers that acted as MPLS network termination boxes to offer its customers SD-WAN. It used the same routers it sold to its VPN customers alo...

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    JMA WIRELESS PROVIDES DAS FOR LARGE OFFICE COMPLEX IN PARIS

    Jun 07, 2018

    Wireless communications solutions provider JMA Wireless has delivered its distributed antenna system to provide improved cellular coverage and capacity at 10 Grenelle, an office complex comprised of over 30,000 square meters, located in Paris, France. The multi-carrier, multi-band TEKO DAS platform ...

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    MARTELLO SELLS $7.5 MILLION IN PRIVATE SHARES, PREPS ITS SD-WAN FOR WHAT’S NEXT

    Jun 06, 2018

    In preparation of going public on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), the Canadian stock exchange, SD-WAN and performance management provider Martello sold $7.5 million worth of shares in a non-brokered private placement. A number of current investors purchased the private shares of Martello. These inc...

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    CISCO INVESTS IN AVI NETWORKS SERIES D AND RESELLS AVI’S TECHNOLOGY

    Jun 06, 2018

    Cisco has been working with Avi Networks, a company that provides application delivery controller services. Now, Cisco Investments has joined Avi Networks’ latest funding round. Avi today announced a $60 million Series D that includes DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partner...

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    PROWLI MALWARE TARGETING SERVERS, ROUTERS, AND IOT DEVICES

    Jun 06, 2018

    After the discovery of massive VPNFilter malware botnet, security researchers have now uncovered another giant botnet that has already compromised more than 40,000 servers, modems and internet-connected devices belonging to a wide number of organizations across the world. Dubbed Operation Prowli, th...

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    VPNFILTER CONTINUES TARGETING ROUTERS IN UKRAINE

    Jun 04, 2018

    Despite their infrastructure being disrupted, the hackers behind the VPNFilter botnet continue targeting routers located in Ukraine, which is believed to be the campaign’s primary target. When Cisco Talos brought the existence of VPNFilter to light last month, the botnet had ensnared at least ...

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    T-MOBILE US-SPRINT MERGER WILL ACCELERATE 5G SERVICES UPTAKE, STUDY SAYS

    Jun 01, 2018

    The adoption of 5G technology in the United States will experience an acceleration if the merger of mobile carriers T-Mobile US and Sprint is approved, according to a recent study by research firm Strategy Analytics. The new report projected that the T-Mobile US-Sprint merger will result in a 17% su...

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    CIENA ACQUIRES PACKET DESIGN; STOCK LAGS ON MIXED Q2

    May 31, 2018

    Ciena posted mixed second fiscal quarter 2018 results that beat revenue predictions but missed on profits. The optical networking and software vendor also announced plans to acquire Packet Design in a move to boost its Blue Planet software platform. Ciena said it was acquiring privately-held Packet ...

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    INFRASTRUCTURE KEY TO ENABLING INTELLIGENT EDGE COMPUTING

    May 30, 2018

    According to Satyen Yadav, general manager, IoT and edge services, Amazon Web Services, the network edge is all around us—at our homes, along our roadways, at the hospitals we visit and at the manufacturing facilities where we work. And by investing in edge computing, we can improve healthcare...

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    MELLANOX BRINGS HYPERSCALER CAPABILITIES TO THE MASSES WITH PRIVATE CLOUD FRAMEWORK

    May 29, 2018

    Mellanox Technologies’ network infrastructure now fully integrates with cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure software stacks from vendors including VMware, Nutanix, Red Hat, and Microsoft. This gives service providers and enterprises hyperscaler capabilities — like scalability and rel...

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    ERICSSON HIGHLIGHTS MOVE FROM EPC TO STANDALONE 5G CORE

    May 29, 2018

    In December the 3GPP adopted the non-standalone 5G New Radio (NR) specification and, following a meeting last week in South Korea, the group is poised next month to freeze contributions to the standalone 5G NR spec. In a recent session at 5G New Horizons Wireless Symposium in Austin, Texas, Peter Li...

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    UNDERSTANDING MULTEFIRE FOR INDUSTRIAL IOT

    May 29, 2018

    As MulteFire gains industry traction and moves toward initial commercialization with an eye on enabling internet of things-type applications, let’s take a look at some of the basics of the technology, as well as some of the use cases and business models associated with bringing LTE to unlicens...

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    UPSTART POLTE CRACKS LOGISTICS LOCATION CHALLENGES USING LTE

    May 25, 2018

    When you think about positioning, the first thing that comes to mind is GPS. The Defense Department Global Positioning System uses a constellation of 24 satellites, each containing a highly accurate atomic clock. Your location is determined by measuring the speed of light delay triangulating from th...

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    PERSISTENT BOTS: FIVE WAYS THEY STAY ENMESHED IN YOUR NETWORK

    May 25, 2018

    Earlier this year, the developers of a malicious program created to infect Linux-based internet-of-things (IoT) devices found a way for it to automatically reinstall the malware following a reboot. The malware, known as Hide ‘N Seek, is the first known example of an IoT botnet that can stick a...

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    RUNNING EXTREME WORKLOADS IN THE CLOUD: A GUIDE

    May 24, 2018

    As any IT professional knows, running large and resource intensive workloads in the cloud is extremely difficult. The cloud is often billed as a panacea, but the truth is that for most organisations, architecting large workloads in the cloud is a heroic endeavour – one that must be executed wi...

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    VERIZON STUDY: 15% OF ENTERPRISES SURVEYED ARE DEPLOYING SDN

    May 23, 2018

    Enterprises are beginning to connect the dots between the deployment of software-defined networking (SDN) and increased network agility, security, resilience, and application performance. In a new survey conducted by Longitude and sponsored by Verizon, 15 percent of companies surveyed said that they...

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    RED HAT OPENSTACK HCI TARGETS TELCO HYBRID CLOUD, 5G DEPLOYMENTS

    May 22, 2018

    Red Hat today rolled out a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform based on OpenStack compute and Cephstorage. The new product targets service providers looking to deploy virtual network functions (VNFs) and 5Gtechnologies on top of open source software. Launched at this week’s OpenStack ...

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    RACKSPACE LAUNCHES ‘KUBERNETES AS A SERVICE’ OFFERING, ACQUIRES AGENCY RELATIONEDGE

    May 21, 2018

    A couple of interesting pieces of news from Rackspace; the company has launched a ‘Kubernetes as a service’ offering, as well as announcing the acquisition of digital agency RelationEdge. The service, which will become available on Rackspace Private Cloud later this month, with planned s...

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    F-SECURE UNVEILS NEW ENDPOINT DETECTION & RESPONSE SOLUTION

    May 18, 2018

    Finland-based cybersecurity firm F-Secure on Thursday announced the launch of a new endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution that combines human expertise and artificial intelligence. The new offering, F-Secure Rapid Detection & Response, is designed to help organizations protect their IT ...

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    RINGCENTRAL UNITES SD-WAN AND UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS

    May 16, 2018

    RingCentral, a cloud-based communications provider, joined forces with a number of SD-WAN vendors and providers — including VMware (VeloCloud), CloudGenix, Riverbed, Cradlepoint, Windstream, and GTT Communications — to promote collaboration between its unified communications offerings an...

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    BARRACUDA DROPS CLOUD-DELIVERED WEB APPLICATION FIREWALL SERVICE

    May 16, 2018

    Barracuda Networks now sells its web application firewall (WAF) as a cloud-delivered, managed service. The security vendor previously offered the WAF as a hardware device, a virtual appliance, or a public-cloudappliance in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. Barrac...

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    ADVA DRIVES CLOUD-NATIVE ENCRYPTION INTO CONNECTGUARD PLATFORM

    May 15, 2018

    ADVA added cloud-native, virtualized encryption for multi- and hybrid-cloud environments to its core security suite that can now protect data across Layers 1, 2, 3, and 4. The platform offers more flexibility and a lower cost compared with IPSec-focused appliance-based systems, according to the comp...

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    T-MOBILE: NOT AN ALL OR NOTHING WHEN IT COMES TO VRAN

    May 15, 2018

    AUSTIN, TEXAS — Virtualizing the RAN (vRAN) is an important step for mobile operators, and some are pursuing it more aggressively than others. However, with the flexible nature of the 5G network, it’s possible that mobile operators could combine vRAN with traditional RAN in their network...

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    ANALYST ANGLE: 5G ROLL OUTS WILL BE MORE NUANCED THAN COVERAGE BLASTS OF THE PAST

    May 14, 2018

    First off, as most in the industry has acknowledged, if not accepted, 5G is more than a new wireless network standard.  Despite the fact that the first 5G standards are focused on 5G NR, true 5G is going to encompass both fixed and mobile networks, from core to access to user equipment. Second,...

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    NETWORKING MONITOR SAVVIUS IMPROVES VISIBILITY INTO NETWORK APPS

    May 08, 2018

    Savvius, which has specialized in making networking operations instrumentation for nearly three decades, May 8 unveiled a new version of its frontline product that gives enterprises the ability to more effectively analyze and control network traffic generated by key business applications. Spotlight ...

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    FHOOSH ACCELERATOR KITS HELP DEPLOY SUPER-FAST ENCRYPTION TECH EVEN FASTER

    May 02, 2018

    Security company Fhoosh launched several Accelerator Kits, each targeting specific environments such as cloudand on-premises data centers to help companies securely transmit and store data in these different environments. The kits provide a way for businesses to jumpstart security programs using Fho...

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    OPEN SOURCE, OPERATORS KEY TO ONF’S NEW OPTICAL DISAGGREGATION PLAN

    May 02, 2018

    The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) has shown yet again that it’s not afraid to use operator clout to sway the direction of vendors, nor that it’s afraid of acronyms. The latest evidence comes from its newly created Optical Disaggregated Transport Network (ODTN) project. The project loo...

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    OPNFV’S 6TH RELEASE BRINGS TESTING CAPABILITIES THAT ORANGE IS ALREADY USING

    May 01, 2018

    The Linux Foundation’s OPNFV Project today issued its sixth platform release, named Fraser, adding more support for cloud native applications. And the release brings new testing capabilities that are already being used by ONAP and by Orange. “The coolest thing is the progress we made in ...

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    CISCO TUCKS KUBERNETES SUPPORT INTO CLOUDCENTER, APPDYNAMICS

    May 01, 2018

    Cisco further stuffed its Kubernetes basket by adding support for the container orchestrator into its CloudCenter management tool and recently acquired AppDynamics monitoring platform. Fabio Gori, senior director of cloud solutions marketing at Cisco, said the moves are part of an ongoing process to...

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    HELM PROJECT ADVANCES TO HELP CLOUD NATIVE APPLICATION PACKAGING

    May 01, 2018

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced on June 1 that Helm is now the group's newest project. Open-source Helm is an increasingly adopted technology that enables operators to easily deploy applications into the cloud. Helm had been a sub-project of the Kubernetes container orchestration...

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