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Hardware, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Three requirements to securely connect your industrial network

July 1, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Digital transformation initiatives are driven by the desire to make data-driven business decisions. Whether you’re looking to increase production, reduce waste, or improve safety, the answer resides in your data: collecting it, analyzing it, and learning from it. But what […]


Hardware

How to Support Future Traffic Growth: New 800G Optics MSA

June 26, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Traffic across IP networks continues to grow, and networks continue to evolve to manage new traffic patterns and demands. This has always been the case, and the industry has a long history of developing new standards through various organizations, such […]


Hardware, Wireless

Ripple20 TCP/IP flaws can be patched but still threaten IoT devices

June 24, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

A set of serious network security vulnerabilities collectively known as Ripple20 roiled the IoT landscape when they came to light last week, and the problems they pose for IoT-equipped businesses could be both dangerous and difficult to solve. Ripple20 was […]


Hardware

EU project touts 100 Gb/s silicon photonics transceiver module

June 24, 2020

Via: Optics.org

Members of a European consortium developing silicon photonics technology say they have demonstrated a fully packaged transceiver module with a data transfer rate of 100 Gb/s. Led by CEA-Leti in France, the COSMICC (CmOs Solutions for Mid-board Integrated transceivers with […]


Hardware

How to Develop IoT Solutions – New Webinar Series Begins

June 22, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that conveys a lot of thoughts on technology. We often talk about it in terms of the number of devices connected to our world. For example, “Sometime in the near-to-far future, there […]


Hardware, Wireless

400G Done Right: Cutting-Edge Nexus Innovation Continues

June 16, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

To help data centers scale with the increasing networking demands being placed on them, Cisco is making dramatic improvements in the capacity and manageability of our Nexus switching platforms. Today we are announcing the next generation of Cisco’s Cloud Scale […]


Hardware

16-fiber MPO provides an attractive path to 400 GbE (Reader Forum)

June 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nobody ever said the Ethernet Roadmap was a direct route. When the 25G Ethernet Consortium (Arista, Broadcom, Google, Mellanox Technologies and Microsoft) proposed single-lane 25-Gbps Ethernet and dual-lane 50-Gbps Ethernet in July 2014, it created a big fork in the […]


Hardware

Nokia adds Broadcom to its list of 5G chip suppliers

June 15, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Broadcom has been added to Nokia’s list of 5G chip suppliers, joining Intel and Marvell, both of which made similar deals with the equipment vendor in March. All three chip suppliers will help Nokia expand its ReefShark-branded silicon, used in […]


Hardware

Semiconductor fab spending to roar back in 2021

June 10, 2020

Via: Optics.org

Spending on equipment need to make semiconductor devices – a key market for optics and photonics companies – is expected to surge to record levels in 2021. According to the latest “world fab forecast” from the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials […]


Hardware

Weighing the pros and costs of fiber for rural broadband

June 5, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the United States prepares to pour nearly $30 billion into rural broadband and 5G networks over the coming decade, the question arises of what type of network infrastructure (Fiber? Fixed or mobile wireless access? Traditional or LEO satellite?) should […]