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4 things we expect from Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress, the Davos of wireless technology, is happening next week in Barcelona, and it’s going to be a particularly important year, as the mobile landscape readies itself for a couple of fairly major shifts.Here’s our quick look.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

Ethernet 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T grows, testing on tap from UNH lab

The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) said it would begin offering testing and standards conformance services 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T Ethernet products.The broad testing services safeguard that Ethernet products and.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 23rd, 2017Related News

How the DOT discovered its network was compromised by shadow IT

When Richard McKinney set out to migrate the Department of Transportation (DOT) to Microsoft Office 365, he got a valuable lesson in shadow IT, one that could serve as a cautionary tale for other government leaders as they look to upgrade and cons.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 22nd, 2017Related News

How to migrate existing applications to VMware NSX

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.VMware’s NSX virtual network technology can help organizations achieve a.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 21st, 2017Related News

Intel"s Atom is underwhelming no more: New chip packs 16 cores

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.The latest Atom C3000 chips announced on Tuesday have up to 16 cores and are more sophisticated than ever. The chips are made.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 21st, 2017Related News

LTE speeds outpace home internet with new Qualcomm and Intel modems

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. That's because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at unprecedented download speeds.The top modem providers are Intel and Qualcomm, whose cellular chips are use.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 21st, 2017Related News

Add Bluetooth 5 to Raspberry Pi 3 or create gadgets with this new chip

One of Raspberry Pi's weaknesses is a lack of wireless technologies, which limits its communications capabilities with other devices. One new chipset from Qualcomm could help fill that gap.The QCA4020 chipset packs in Bluetooth Low Energy 5, ZigB.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 21st, 2017Related News

Three technologies that could demolish slow internet

Broadband internet has opened up almost unlimited possibilities for commerce, distance learning, civic participation, and knowledge sharing. But we are only scratching the surface of what's to come.To read this article in full or to leave a comment,.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 20th, 2017Related News

Netool network port configuration analyzer - good concept, needs polish

When you get involved in the actual wiring of networks, one of the things you find yourself checking over and over is whether Ethernet ports are actually live along with do they connect to DHCP, is the Internet visible, and so on. Typically you’.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 18th, 2017Related News

HPE joins Cisco, Juniper with faulty clock technology problem

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the latest vendor to identify a faulty clocking component of its products that can cause them to crash and not recover.HPE joined Cisco and Juniper in identifying the problem, even going so far as to tap the widely-su.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 17th, 2017Related News

The Importance of M2M in the IoT

Enterprises will need to upgrade their networks to enable the machine-to-machine communication necessary for the Internet of Things......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkFeb 17th, 2017Related News

Cisco Slips in 2Q17 as Switching Weakness Continues

A real bright spot for Cisco is its security portfolio which continues to grow......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkFeb 17th, 2017Related News

Cisco reserves $125 million to pay for faulty clock component in switches, routers

In its quarterly financial results announcement this week, Cisco said it had set aside $125 million to help cover the cost of replacing networking gear impacted by a fatal clock component. Cisco was the first vendor to post a notice about the clo.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 16th, 2017Related News

The Steady March of Open Networking into the Enterprise

Several recent industry announcements show that vendors and their enterprise customers are embracing open networking......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkFeb 15th, 2017Related News

Mobile Data Getting Faster: Cisco Reports

Cisco's Global Mobile Data forecast shows continued demand and growth for mobile over the next five years.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkFeb 14th, 2017Related News

SnapRoute Raises $25M For Open-Source Network Operating System

Startup aims to build on its open-source networking approach with new funding......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkFeb 14th, 2017Related News

Juniper facing fatal clock flaw that impacts Cisco routers, switches

The fatal clock timing flaw that causes a variety switches, routers and security appliances to crash and die after about 18 months of service is apparently part of some Juniper products. Cisco was the first vendor to post a notice about mortal cl.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Gigabit LTE, a 5G stopgap, is now live

Groundbreaking peak download speeds of 930 Mbps were obtained last week at the operational launch of Telstra’s Gigabit LTE network. Peak upload speeds of 127 Mbps were obtained at the same event.The ultra-fast service has now rolled out in major.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 14th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Everything is built to connect to the internet, so why can’t I?

It’s a great time to be in networking. Anytime we connect an object or an experience to the network, we change its nature and increase its value. The network effect of connecting more and more things in more ways is driving exponential benefit t.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 14th, 2017Related News

Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi

Qualcomm will start shipping sample chips for the next generation of Wi-Fi by June, helping device and network vendors develop products that might quadruple users’ speeds and lengthen battery life.The new silicon uses an early version of IEEE 80.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 13th, 2017Related News