How South Korea built 5G, and what it’s learning

September 12, 2019

South Korea’s claim that it launched the world’s first 5G network in April might be somewhat contested in the U.S. — with some arguing that because it was only available to select celebrities, it didn’t really count — but there […]

Leader of new NSA Cybersecurity Directorate outlines threats, objectives

September 5, 2019

Via: CSO

Ransomware, Russia, China, Iran and North Korea are the top cybersecurity threats that will be the focus of a new division within the National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity Directorate, which is set to be operational on October 1, according […]

Cisco to Acquire CEM and Analytics Firm CloudCherry

August 27, 2019

Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately-held CloudCherry based in Salt Lake City, UT. CloudCherry is a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. Predictive analytics help contact center agents make real-time […]

Hardware, Wireless

Wi-Fi in hazardous locations: five must-haves

September 17, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

In oil and gas refineries and chemical manufacturing plants, Wi-Fi makes it possible to give technicians greater access to information and systems – including video conferencing with remote experts to troubleshoot operations and maintenance challenges. It enables location awareness, so […]

Hardware, Wireless

10 things you need to know about MU-MIMO Wi-Fi

September 17, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Multi-user MIMO allows multiple Wi-Fi devices to simultaneously receive multiple data streams. For example, a wireless access point (AP) can send data to four different Wi-Fi devices at the same time. MU-MIMO can greatly increase the network’s throughput and is […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

Handy Tips on Accelerating Your DAA Deployment

September 17, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

Cable’s digital transformation has been focused on the access network transformation. The Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) is poised to lead that transformation. While technology has been standardized and well-vetted by vendors and operators, adoption has been slow. One of the […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Five gaps separate CSPs from enterprise services success

September 17, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

We’re currently witnessing an explosion in enterprise spending on ICT. Analyst firm Gartner estimates the enterprise ICT market will increase its spend and is expected to be worth USD$3.6 trillion by 2022. We see three key drivers behind this growth. […]