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Survey: Native SD-WAN monitoring tools are not enough

January 19, 2021

Via: Network World

SD-WAN technology offers native monitoring capabilities that can enhance network operations. It’s a major selling point, right up there with hybrid WAN connectivity and direct cloud connectivity, but native SD-WAN monitoring is not a replacement for traditional network monitoring tools. […]


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Ookla: How did the network hold up in 2020?

January 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

2020 was a tough year for humans — and for networks. As daily lives were interrupted and people stayed home rather than travel or gather for work, school or entertainment, there was an accompanying flip-flop in network traffic patterns: Far […]


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FCC moves forward on $3.2 billion emergency broadband program

January 6, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Congress created a $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program aimed at helping more low-income customers get access to broadband during the coronavirus pandemic, and the Federal Communications Commission now has to put together the details of how that will work. […]


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NTT DATA Services to Acquire Hashmap to Advance Analytics, AI and Machine Learning Solutions

January 5, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

NTT DATA Services, a global digital business and IT services leader, has entered an agreement to acquire Hashmap, adding deep technical expertise with modern data platforms to support analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Together, the companies will help clients […]


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C Band auction nears $3.4 billion

December 11, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The C Band auction has raised $3.385 billion after eight rounds of bidding. Auction 107 (aka the 3.7 GHz service auction) shifts to four rounds of bidding today. That total puts the C Band auction on track to quickly exceed […]


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11 Open RAN predictions for 2021 (Reader Forum)

December 7, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Once seen as an “emerging” technology, Open RAN is evolving and maturing. Open RAN, which has been touted as one of the most significant trends to transform the telecom industry, took off in ways no one ever expected in 2020. […]


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Bring your personal devices to the enterprise network with Cisco User Defined Network

December 2, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Are your users overloading your network with their devices? It’s no wonder. With streaming services, video game systems, virtual assistants, wireless speakers, and other devices it’s a struggle to meet demands of your network users. Add chatty protocols such as […]


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AT&T wins $311 million contract for NOAA’s networks

November 17, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T has won a contract to modernize the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s networks, which is valued at $311 million over 10 years. NOAA, AT&T said, wants to “modernize and transform its networking technologies and lay the foundation for 5G and […]


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Challenges for network planning and testing at mmWave frequencies

November 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a mmWave world, turning a corner or spinning in your desk chair might very well mean your device losing the signal. While high frequencies have been used for point-to-point network backhaul links, cellular carriers have never before made common […]


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The Impact of COVID-19 on SD-WAN

November 9, 2020

Via: The Fast Mode

Even before the pandemic, the cloud, internet connectivity, and secure remote network access were central topics for the IT team, but these days they are dominating challenges. And as these issues become more long lasting, SD-WAN is only getting hotter. […]