Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • Juniper envisages self-driving networks

    Kireeti Kompella, CTO of Juniper Networks’ Development and Innovation team, is pursuing a grand vision: To develop a network that is fully autonomous, that is able to monitor itself and configure itself to the demands of the applications it exists to serve, with no human intervention.

    09 Jan. 17 08:47 Written by Stuart Corner
  • A new Wi-Fi spec will help smart homes run like clockwork

    On Thursday at CES, the Wi-Fi Alliance announced Wi-Fi Certified TimeSync, a specification for precise time synchronization among Wi-Fi devices. It’s expected to be available in the middle of this year.

    06 Jan. 17 13:26 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Arista wins big in latest court patent case go-around over Cisco

    In rejecting a $335 million damage award to Cisco, a California jury gave Arista Networks a key verdict in part of the expansive patent infringement lawsuit the two networking companies are fighting over.
    While the jury found Arista had copied some of Cisco Command Line Interface it declined it declined to award in damages. The jury also found that Arista did not infringe the single patent remaining in the case as well as Cisco’s asserted copyrights in its user manuals.

    15 Dec. 16 15:02 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Jury rejects Cisco's damages claim against Arista

    Cisco Systems suffered a major defeat in its long legal fight against rival Arista Networks on Wednesday when a federal court jury rejected its demand for damages.

    15 Dec. 16 10:52 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • TPG picks up Singapore spectrum

    TPG is set to become a Singapore mobile carrier. The Australian telco announced today that it had successfully picked up spectrum in an auction staged by Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).

    15 Dec. 16 10:33 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 5G to offer potential safety, productivity benefits for mining sector

    Ericsson is pushing the potential benefits that 5G could deliver to the Australian resources sector, with one of the company’s experts in Australia recently to promote the benefits to the mining industry of the still emerging wireless standard.

    13 Dec. 16 12:33 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Broadband levy to subsidise regional NBN services

    The government has revealed details of a proposed scheme to help fund NBN’s so-called “non-commercial” services: The fixed wireless and satellite services that are used to deliver broadband services outside the National Broadband Network’s fixed-line footprint.

    12 Dec. 16 16:33 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Cisco dents Arista again with patent infringement ruling

    U.S. International Trade Commission Judge MaryJoan McNamara issued the so-called “initial determination” on the case which now must be reviewed by the ITC. In the end should the ITC find against Arista its switches could once again be banned from import into the US. The ITC you may recall ruled against Arista in another part of this case and between June and August the company could not import those products. In November Arista announced that US Customs has given it permission to resume importing its networking gear in the United States.

    10 Dec. 16 13:56 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Rowland says govt supressing unflattering NBN information

    Labor’s broadband spokesperson, Michelle Rowland, has accused the government of suppressing unflattering information about the NBN, citing its refusal to release redacted portions of the 2013 strategic review into the National Broadband Network.

    07 Dec. 16 16:03 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband

    Internet and broadband connectivity are the foundation of the networked economy. But to ensure the benefits of the networked economy are evenly distributed, the Australian government needs to ensure access to the internet to encourage and support innovation.

    07 Dec. 16 09:40 Written by Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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