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Wireless

Telefonica, Samsung to trial 5G FWA technology in Germany

September 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Telefónica Deutschland and Samsung Electronics have agreed to carry out fixed wireless access trials in Germany. Under the terms of the agreement, up to 20 households in the city of Hamburg will test FWA technology during a three-month period. Trials […]


Hardware

Micron-sized lens could link quantum computers to optical networks

September 18, 2018

Via: Optics.org

An international team of researchers led by the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, has invented a tiny camera lens, which they say could lead to a device to connect future quantum computers to an optical fiber network. The development is […]


Hardware

Vodafone considers sale of tower assets in Europe to reduce debt: Report

September 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K.-based telecom group Vodafone is considering selling towers in order to help reduce the company’s debt, which currently totals 31 billion euros ($36.2 billion), its incoming CEO Nick Read said. At a Goldman Sachs investor conference, Read said that the […]


Wireless

A ‘pall over PALs,’ but CBRS ecosystem moving fast

September 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Conversations and news out of Mobile World Congress Americas last week in Los Angeles served as a reminder that, despite an ongoing lag at the regulatory level, the telecom ecosystem is ready to get to work on commercializing services in […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity decisions that can’t be automated

September 17, 2018

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity’s future in reducing incident response time is to automate the process. In other words, the process of marking an attack, aggregating key data, identifying the actual threat, assembling the tools and executing actions needs to be as close to […]


Wireless

Prepping for 5G, T-Mobile US completes vEPC build

September 12, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a week of 5G-related world firsts, T-Mobile US got into the mix by announcing completion of the “world’s largest” virtualized evolved packet core. Cisco provided SDN tools for the vEPC, which T-Mo says covers 70 million customers. This is […]


Software

Corelight Expands Network Security Platform With Virtual Edition

September 11, 2018

Via: eWeek

Corelight is pushing forward with a strategy to advance its network security platform, based on the open-source Bro security project. On Sept. 11, Corelight announced that it raised $25 million in a Series B round of funding, led by General […]


Software

Cisco, Intel and Microsoft Accelerate the Transition from SDI to IP with an Open Source Toolkit for Media Software Vendors

September 11, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Live media production facilities primarily use serial digital interface (SDI) for interconnections between media applications, media appliances and other bespoke media equipment. The transition from SDI to IP aids in replacing traditional SDI cables with Ethernet networking and necessitates media […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity and Network Teams Clash: What Does That Cost Your Business?

September 10, 2018

Via: CSO

Someone smart recently summed up the situation like this: “the network team’s job is to make sure every single packet is delivered. No exceptions. And my team’s job (cybersecurity) is to make sure some of those packets are never delivered. […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

4 frameworks you need to protect your digital enterprise against the latest cybersecurity threats

September 10, 2018

Via: CSO

Organizations are spending millions of dollars to armor themselves against vicious and debilitating cyberattacks that are unrelenting and potent. The fear of digital disruption is pervasive and driving a frenetic search for “silver bullets” including hiring CISO’s, buying lots of […]