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Software, Technology

Cisco service predicts SD-WAN problems

June 15, 2022

Via: Network World

Cisco is set to offer the first fruits of its technology that promises to let enterprises proactively avoid network problems and increase application performance. At its Cisco Live event this week the company took the wraps off ThousandEyes WAN Insights […]


News

What is an IP address? And what is your IP address?

May 25, 2022

Via: Network World

An IP address is a long string of numbers assigned to every device connected to a network that uses Internet Protocol as the medium for communication; it’s the digital world’s equivalent of the mailing address associated with your home or […]


Security

The security user experience (SUX)

April 15, 2022

Via: CSO

The next time you receive a phishing email, forward it to wherever your organization tells you to report phishing attempts. What response would you appreciate? Maybe a brief thank you or follow-up about how you helped the security team more […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Kagan: Will 2022 AT&T Analyst and Investor Day growth strategy work?

March 21, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T is explaining their recovery path at their 2022 AT&T Analyst and Investor Day. They laid out their growth strategy going forward after they complete their WarnerMedia divestiture. Based on what they say, they are now on a recovery path […]


Software, Technology

Expereo Launches SD-WAN Gateways with Smart BGP Routing

January 24, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Expereo, the leading global provider of managed Internet, SD-WAN, SASE, and Cloud Access solutions, announced the launch of SD-WAN Gateways. This new service boosts the SD-WAN performance for enterprises with a global footprint to support their multi-cloud strategies and increase […]


News

Nokia, DigitalC to use Private LTE, CBRS to address digital divide in Cleveland, Ohio

September 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Nokia is focusing its latest digital divide efforts in Cleveland, Ohio where the company is working with non-profit organization, DigitalC, to bring high-speed internet connectivity to underserved homes. To do this, Nokia is leveraging its Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) end-to-end […]


Technology, Wireless

Verizon expands its 5G network and home internet offering

September 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Last week, Verizon announced the expansion of its 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) — branded as Ultra Wideband (UWB)— to a total of 82 cities, with the latest additions including Harrisburg, PA; Athens, GA; Orlando, FL and Fremont, CA. The carrier […]


News

There are now more than 1.3 million km of submarine cables worldwide

September 3, 2021

Via: TechRadar

An interactive map detailing the world’s undersea communications cables now has 487 connections and 1,304 unique landing stations in its database. In total, TeleGeography’s map shows records of 1.3 million km of submarine cables across the globe and visualises more […]


Monitoring&Analysis

The Future of Connectivity and Global Communications

September 2, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

According to new statistics from DataReportal, the average user spends seven hours per day on the internet, and over 66% of the global population spends four of those hours on their cell phone. In one year, average mobile speeds have […]


Editorial

Slow Wi-Fi? Here Are 10 Ways to Improve Your Internet Speed

August 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the internet has been a real lifeline for all of us, keeping us connected to each other, our workplaces, friends, and families. If there’s something we learned during the pandemic, it is how to […]


Hardware, Technology

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers 2021: the best wireless mesh routers for large homes

August 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

What’s amazing about the best mesh Wi-Fi routers is they’ll expand your network to cover every corner of your home or office the way your current router never could. Instead of a single unit, these routers are made of multiple […]


News

AT&T’s fiber deployments run into supply chain issues

August 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T will not be able to build out as much fiber as it had planned to deploy this year due to supply chain issues, the carrier’s CFO said earlier this week. Pascal Desroches, AT&T’s senior EVP and CFO, said at […]


News

New GAO report calls on FCC to analyze small business broadband needs

August 10, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

For years, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) considered the broadband minimum benchmark speed for small businesses to be 25 megabits per second (Mbps) for downloading and 3 Mbps for uploading. However, a recent report published by the United States Government […]


Software, Technology

Is SD-WAN out to kill MPLS?

July 27, 2021

Via: Network World.com

There is arguably no networking technology surrounded by more hype than software defined WANs (SD-WAN), and much of it is well deserved. A significant number of network professionals either have an SD-WAN deployment underway or on their near-term roadmap. The […]


News

SD-WAN buyers guide: Key questions to ask vendors (and yourself)

July 20, 2021

Via: Network World

Prior to the pandemic, SD-WAN was primarily a niche technology pitched to enterprises as a way to cut costs and improve WAN flexibility by allowing traffic to burst directly from the branch office to the Internet, rather than backhauling it […]


Mobile Networks

Verizon Business expands 5G internet offering to additional cities

July 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Verizon Business has expanded its fixed-wireless internet offering, 5G Business Internet, to a total of 42 U.S. cities, a rapid expansion from the previous total of 24 announced in April. The offering, available in parts of these cities, is supported […]


News

Kagan: Cisco interview on transforming the internet for the future

June 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

What will the internet look like going forward? I recently spoke with Jonathan Davidson, SVP and GM of Cisco Mass-Scale Infrastructure Group. He did a great job of clearing away the confusion and showing us exactly what Cisco’s technology means […]


News

Cisco’s Rural Broadband Innovation Center showcases new internet economics for rural America

June 16, 2021

Via: Cisco

Rural areas have struggled for years with slow or unreliable internet access. Some have not had access to the internet at all. This is especially true for the 18 million Americans living in rural areas without access to a broadband […]


Technology, Wireless

Fixed Wireless Access: The future of mobile is in your living room

June 4, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed inequality in our society — and how lack of Internet connectivity can exacerbate that divide. Across the country, as students were sent home to learn remotely and workers were asked to work from home, those […]


News

What impact will the Emergency Broadband Benefit have on broadband affordability?

May 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

What impact will the Emergency Broadband Benefit have on broadband affordability? A pair of recent surveys shed some light on how much the program, which provides direct payments to broadband providers to help defray the costs of broadband service, could […]