Mobility & Wireless News, Features, and Interviews

  • Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

    Juniper made a big bet on 400G Ethernet this summer, detailing how it plans to transition its wide-area network, data center and enterprise portfolio to 400G Ethernet. And earlier this year, Juniper released its Contrail Enterprise Multicloud software, an SDN controller that is the central component of its multicloud, intent-based networking strategy. Ahead of its NXTWORK summit next week, Juniper CEO Rami Rahim talked with Network World’s Michael Cooney.

    06 Oct. 18 01:13 Written by Michael Cooney
  • How Splunk expanded into IoT

    Splunk has formalised plans to enter the IoT space, promising to "take Splunk's ability to make data usable to an entirely new set of customers".

    05 Oct. 18 14:00 Written by Scott Carey
  • Cisco Webex outage: Collaboration service finding a lumpy recovery

    A Webex post today (October 4) shows some problems such as poor performance are persisting: “Engineering continues to work on the engineering tasks to address the remaining open items. Some Webex Teams users are still experiencing inconsistent results with some user spaces.

    05 Oct. 18 01:33 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Growth of mobile downloads outstrips fixed line, ABS finds

    The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Australians’ appetite for Internet services reveal — unsurprisingly — that downloads continue to soar, reaching more than 4.08 exabytes in the three months ending 30 June.

    02 Oct. 18 12:24 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 802.11ax preview: Access points and routers that support new Wi-Fi protocol on tap

    Aerohive, ASUS and D-Link are among vendors readying 802.11ax access points and routers that take advantage of 802.11ax speed. The latest update to the Wi-Fi protocol standard, 802.11ax has been designed to transmit data even faster, to better negotiate bandwidth, and to more reliably deliver high-bandwidth applications than the protocol standard it succeeds, 802.11ac.

    01 Oct. 18 23:25 Written by Howard Wen
  • Why 5G will disappoint everyone

    Wireless connections that are 20 times faster? What could be disappointing about that?

    29 Sept. 18 20:00 Written by Mike Elgan
  • What Apple’s iPhone eSIM support will mean for you

    Apple's inclusion of an electronic SIM or "digital" SIM in its iOS 12.1 beta, will allow users of its newest iPhones to switch virtually between carriers and phone numbers, allowing business and personal use to be separated.

    29 Sept. 18 06:49 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Future Forward: Leadership lessons from IDG founder Patrick McGovern

    This excerpt from the new book about IDG founder Patrick J. McGovern looks at how McGovern got his start and created a global publishing empire that included Computerworld magazine — and the lessons he learned on the way up.

    21 Sept. 18 20:00 Written by By Glenn Rifkin
  • Renault-Nissan adopts Android in coup for Google

    The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi carmaking alliance says it will adopt Alphabet's Google Android operating system, handing a victory to the U.S. tech giant as it pushes for a bigger share of the infotainment market.

    20 Sept. 18 07:50 Written by Reuters
  • Telstra eyes 5G ‘smart cities’ play

    Telstra’s network engineering chief says that the company is preparing to test the potential of 5G to enable smart cities, as the telco continues its program of rolling out support for the new standard across its existing mobile base stations.

    19 Sept. 18 23:54 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra expects accelerated adoption of 5G

    The initial set of 5G standards have only just been finalised, but Telstra CEO Andy Penn said he expects adoption of the next-generation wireless technology to be even swifter than its predecessor.

    19 Sept. 18 17:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Can off-the-shelf network storage do the job I need?

    ​It’s a big question: Is it better to buy off-the-shelf network storage, or build your own?

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