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Hardware, Technology

Broadcom launches 400G Ethernet adapters

May 21, 2024

Via: Network World

Broadcom has introduced a new series of 400G Ethernet adapters specifically tuned for resolving network bottlenecks when moving massive amounts of data around for AI processing. The new processors are equipped with a third-generation RoCE pipeline, low-latency congestion control technology, […]


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Chip shortages push hyperscalers to build their own

May 20, 2024

Via: Network World

Financial pressures of partnering with Nvidia for semiconductors capable of running hyperscale workloads have forced Google, Amazon, Meta and Microsoft into the processor market. Shortages in the availability of semiconductors capable of running generative AI models in hyperscale computing scenarios […]


Hardware, Technology

Intel announces edge AI processors

April 18, 2024

Via: Network World

Intel and Altera, an Intel company, announced new edge-optimized processors that are specifically aimed at major vertical industries such as retail, manufacturing, healthcare, and aerospace. Unveiled at the Embedded World conference, the lineup consists of FPGA processors from Altera as […]


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Intel flexes AI chops with Gaudi 3 accelerator, new networking for AI fabrics

April 9, 2024

Via: Network World

Intel is stepping up its drive to build AI into corporate edge and data-center networks, servers and other devices. At its Intel Vision 2024 event, the chip giant announced plans for Ethernet network interface cards (NICs) based on the forthcoming […]


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Chipmakers report minimal disruptions from Taiwan earthquake

April 4, 2024

Via: Network World

Taiwan’s vital tech manufacturing industry so far appears to have escaped major damage following the 7.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Taiwan on Wednesday morning, triggering landslides and downing buildings. The earthquake was centered near the coastal town of Hualien, which is […]


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Verizon Business targets enterprise customers with Wi-Fi 7 router, 5G receiver

March 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Verizon Business has introduced two new networking devices, including a Wi-Fi 7-compatible business internet gateway device to capitalize on the faster speeds and higher bandwidth offered by the new Wi-Fi standard. The Wi-Fi 7-compatible Verizon Business Internet Gateway, announced this […]


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AddOn Networks new transceiver range delivers optimal performance

March 5, 2024

Via: Data Centre & Network News

A new range of 800G transceivers has been launched by AddOn Networks to enable Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools and greater automation in data centre applications. Supporting both InfiniBand and Ethernet, the range has been designed to […]


Hardware, Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 Gets Boost from Qualcomm AI-Optimized Chipset

March 1, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In a move likely to move the needle on the emergence of Wi-Fi 7 product use, Qualcomm launched an AI-optimized chipset for the latest version of the wireless specification this week. Announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 global […]


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Two-in-one SIM offers network redundancy for IoT devices

February 21, 2024

Via: Network World

A new partnership between Deutsche Telekom, IoT managed connectivity provider Tele2, and CSL Group subsidiary rSIM will bring multi-network connectivity to the IoT, allowing for more robust and resilient connectivity in mission-critical applications. The idea behind rSIM – which stands […]


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Biden admin announces $1.5B to support chip manufacturing

February 20, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Biden administration has announced $1.5 billion in potential funding to support multiple semiconductor manufacturing projects in New York and Vermont. The Department of Commerce and GlobalFoundries have signed a non-binding agreement of terms for the funding under the CHIPS […]


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NTT DATA Reveals 45% of Banks Are Deploying Generative AI to Facilitate Cloud Migration

February 12, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

NTT DATA last Thursday announced a new global banking research report entitled The Digital Horizon: Banking’s Shift from Mainframe to AI-Driven Cloud Infrastructure. The research has unveiled findings from a survey of 650 global banking decision-makers, marking a definitive shift […]


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Data Centers in 2024: AI, Decentralization and the Path to Clean Power

February 9, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Data centers sit at the epicenter of seismic shifts transforming technology and society. They form the foundational infrastructure enabling the world to become increasingly connected and data-driven. Today, surging electricity demand, evolving architectures, and growing climate consciousness are all reshaping […]


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Module maker u-box intros new LTE-M and GNSS ‘combo’ units for low-power IoT

February 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Swiss IoT module maker u-blox has announced two new LTE-M cellular module series, the SARA-R52 and LEXI-R52, designed for industrial IoT applications. Both are based on its UBX-R5 cellular chip and integrate GNSS positioning. The firm is pitching them for […]


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Ataya Unveils Standalone 5G Access Point for Deployment of Private 5G Networks

February 1, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Ataya, the leaders of unified connectivity for Industry 4.0 and beyond, announced the launch of Chorus, a standalone 5G Access Point (AP) that brings unparalleled simplicity and low cost benefits to enterprises needing to rapidly deploy Private 5G networks. With […]


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5G FWA: navigating the capacity crunch with smarter devices and strategic spectrum 

January 25, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) has emerged as a powerful tool to connect the unconnected, bringing high-speed internet to underserved areas where traditional fiber deployment is impractical. With global broadband subscribers estimated to reach 1.6 billion by 2030, FWA promises significant […]


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China ends 2023 with 3.38 million 5G base stations

January 23, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

China ended 2023 with a total of 3.38 million 5G base stations at a national level, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said. By the end of last year, the country had more than 10,000 5G-powered industrial internet […]


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Vodafone, Qualcomm and Xiaomi test enhanced 5G uplink tech

January 23, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Vodafone, Xiaomi, and Qualcomm Technologies said they have successfully tested a new 5G technology that will enable customers to get faster upload speeds and wider coverage with the arrival of new smartphones and devices expected during this year. In this […]


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HFCL secures large order for locally-made 5G equipment: Report

January 22, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Indian telecoms vendor HFCL has won a purchase order of INR 6.23 billion ($75 million) for the supply of indigenously manufactured 5G network equipment, local paper The Economic Times reported. “This is the first such large order for 5G networking […]


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Who will enterprises trust to guide network transformation?

January 18, 2024

Via: Network World

Who do you trust? Thirty years ago, enterprises answered that question with three almost-equally cited sources: their primary computer vendor, their network provider (almost always their “interexchange” provider), and their network equipment vendor. This fall, in a group of 158 […]


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Network automation to the rescue in the data center

January 10, 2024

Via: Network World

Let me start by saying it’s widely known that data centers benefit from being highly automated. Automated scripts can complete whatever task they are given much faster than a human and do it consistently, with fewer errors. The data center […]