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  • Toward a bigger, faster, denser Wi-Fi world

    Some 350 Wi-Fi true believers have gathered in Tysons, Va., this week at the Wi-Fi Now event to sing the wireless networking technology’s praises, peek into its future and warn of its challenges.

    20 April 17 22:45 Written by Bob Brown
  • 5G wireless behind AT&T, Verizon’s big buys

    5G wireless technology, despite some fairly breathless hype, is still in the embryonic stages of development, but the pace is quickening. The major U.S. carriers are racing to buy up critical spectrum that will be necessary for the realization of 5G’s potential.

    15 April 17 01:04 Written by Jon Gold
  • Cisco says Arista’s redesign moves not good enough

    The legal battle between Cisco and Arista is heating up as the two sides square off again in court this week in a hearing about their technology patent infringement and enforcement case.

    05 April 17 08:33 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Verizon picks up ex-Ericsson CEO on the rebound

    Verizon has hired Hans Vestberg, the CEO Ericsson bounced last summer amid cost cutting and failing financials, to head up its Network and Technology team.

    01 April 17 02:09 Written by Bob Brown
  • FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

    Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster and longer range W-Fi networks is gaining steam.

    28 March 17 21:00 Written by Bob Brown
  • The big CBRS promise: private enterprise LTE wireless networks

    If you can get past that unappealing acronym, you just might find that CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) is worth paying attention to as a serious wireless network alternative for enterprises in the not-too-distant future.

    15 March 17 02:45 Written by Bob Brown
  • Extreme grabs Avaya’s networking business for $100M

    Extreme’s Ed Meyercord, President and CEO said he expects the deal will broaden the company’s software and strengthen its presence in vertical markets such as healthcare and manufacturing.
    Norman Rice, an executive vice president with Extreme added that some of Avaya’s strengths included its networking fabric and Network Micro-Segmentation technology that helps customers secure enterprise components.

    08 March 17 09:58 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Verizon and Cisco team to bring 5G network pilot program to the masses

    The 5G hype from the World Mobile Congress started early as Verizon said it would roll out pilot 5G network services on the back of Cisco communications gear.
    Verizon said its 5G pilot will be one of the world’s largest and will feature “several hundred cell sites that cover several thousand customer locations.”

    28 Feb. 17 00:42 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Cisco Umbrella cloud service shapes security for cloud, mobile resources

    In an attempt to address such anxieties Cisco today announced Umbrella, a secure, cloud-based gateway, based on technology from OpenDNS and other technologies it acquired such as CloudLock as well as existing Cisco security services that together ultimately promises to offer secure business access to resources even when users are not using the safety of a VPN.

    10 Feb. 17 02:55 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Cisco grows cloud menu, brings Microsoft Azure Stack into UCS

    Cisco today said it would expand its hybrid cloud offerings by integrating Microsoft Azure Stack into its Unified Computing System.
    The turnkey package, officially known as the Cisco Integrated Solution for Microsoft Azure Stack, grows Cisco’s Microsoft portfolio and let application developers and IT managers more easily deploy, manage and grow enterprise applications.

    10 Feb. 17 00:56 Written by Michael Cooney

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