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  • ​Large cracks appear in nbn business case

    The key operational, financial metrics show that if it follows its current trajectory, the NBN model will reduce competition by squeezing out the mid-tiered telco companies and ultimately put a significant cost burden on to the consumer – thus, negating its original purpose and promise.

    16 March 16 21:27 Written by Rene Sugo
  • Attackers target OWA for domain credentials

    Why spend time targeting Active Directory for domain credentials when Outlook Web Application is just as good -- and far easier to compromise?

    07 Oct. 15 19:43 Written by Fahmida Y. Rashid
  • The worst thing about tech bubbles isn't what you may think

    You may recall how the last tech bubble 15 years ago resulted in staggering market losses, numerous failed start-ups and increasing IT unemployment. Less noticed was the bubble's eerie correlation to undergraduate enrollments in computer science.

    27 July 15 20:10 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • IT careers: Security talent is red-hot

    From the time he was 9, Daniel Kowalski, now 23, knew cybersecurity was going to be his thing. Captivated by the stealth work of hackers in commercials and in his favorite movie, Live Free or Die Hard, Kowalski nurtured his fascination with security from a young age, pursuing multiple IT and security certifications during high school and earning a degree in computer criminology at Florida State University.

    28 April 15 00:37 Written by Beth Stackpole
  • How to overcome 3 hybrid cloud integration challenges

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    10 April 15 05:46 Written by By Eddie Cole, VP of engineering, Scribe Software
  • 5 keys to successful SIP implementation

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    18 Feb. 15 01:39 Written by By Christopher Smith, VP of enterprise communications and unified communications, Level 3
  • It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the rebirth of satellite Internet

    <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/19/google-spacex-internet-plans/?ncid=rss_truncated">SpaceX</a>, Facebook, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2871304/security0/virgin-galactic-wants-to-launch-2-400-comm-satellites-to-offer-ubiquitous-broadband.html">Virgin Galactic</a> and Google have all announced major initiatives that would help connect the world -- especially developing nations -- to the Internet. But the next thing in worldwide connectivity isn't going to be in underground cables, so much as it will be over your head. It starts with satellites, but it gets a lot weirder. 

    06 Feb. 15 04:21 Written by Matt Weinberger
  • Google's move into home automation means even less privacy

    Plans by smart thermostat maker Nest Labs to share some customer data with corporate parent Google means the search engine giant will be fending off privacy concerns as it expands into home automation.

    27 June 14 04:58 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • As AT&T and Google push broadband adoption, the feds are non-players

    AT&T and Google have talked up plans to extend supercharged broadband speeds to several U.S. cities and offer lesser service for free to underserved areas. But whether they, and other providers, can bridge the nation's digital divide without federal help remains to be seen.

    23 April 14 20:42 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Broadband faces a fork in the road

    As Google and AT&T race to provide super-fast 1 gigabit fiber networks to power users, more than a quarter of U.S. homes still have no broadband service at all.

    11 April 14 20:30 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Cell phones on planes may be heading for the US, but will anyone use them?

    In-flight cellular in the U.S. may be closer to reality than some consumers realize, with foreign airlines poised to extend services they already offer elsewhere. But evidence from overseas suggests the odds of being trapped next to a chronic caller are slim.

    12 Dec. 13 18:34 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Net neutrality faces uncertain court ruling in US

    It's difficult to predict how an appeals court will rule after it hears arguments Monday in Verizon Communication's challenge of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.

    05 Sept. 13 18:38 Written by Grant Gross
  • Microsoft pushes its way Into crowded unified communications market

    Microsoft's Lync has evolved into a serious unified communications competitor for enterprises looking to upgrade or adopt a UC platform. In a crowded field where players still struggle with interoperability issues, Lync's integration with Skype is a potentially transformational improvement.

    09 Aug. 13 14:01 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • LTE makes headway on global roaming, speed and voice

    LTE is simultaneously being pushed forward on several fronts, and the result for users will be faster networks, better coverage and the ability to access networks while travelling abroad.

    28 June 13 10:37 Written by Mikael Ricknäs

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