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Tag: LAN


Technology, Wireless

What is Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), and why do we need it?

May 24, 2022

Via: Network World

Wi-Fi has become an indispensable technology in enterprise networks, supporting enough bandwidth and individual channels to make all-wireless LANs feasible, thanks in large part to 802.11ax, the standard more commonly called Wi-Fi 6. What is 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)? Wi-Fi 6 […]


Security

5 best practices for making smart-building LANs more secure

February 14, 2022

Via: Network World

Power, they say, corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. While that was said about politics, it sure seems like it was tailor-made for smart buildings. Facility-control technology is exploding because the concept is useful and often saves money. Unfortunately, smart […]


Technology, Wireless

A deeper look into enterprise wireless LAN Wi-Fi 6 shortages (Analyst Angle)

December 21, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Here at Dell’Oro Group, we have been asking ourselves why enterprise Wi-Fi 6 has been hit so hard by component shortages — where sequential shipment levels for many manufacturers have declined — when typically new technology shipments rise significantly quarter-to-quarter. […]


News

ETSI Launches Specifications for 5th Generation Fixed Network

September 30, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

ETSI’s 5th Generation Fixed Network group (F5G ISG) has just released its first specification, ETSI GS F5G 003, entitled F5G Technology Landscape. In this specification, the ISG studies the technical requirements, existing standards and gaps for 10 different new use […]


Security

Building Consistent Security for Diverse LAN and Edge Networks

August 26, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Today’s networks are all about adaptability, flexibility, and user experience. These core concepts are driving digital innovation and network transformation. The objective is for any user or device to connect to any resource using any application, regardless of location. To […]


Software

Enterprise Benefits of Modern Networks

February 17, 2021

Via: Network Computing

Enterprises are rapidly moving away from legacy networking technologies like LAN, WAN, and basic TCP/IP-based network architecture. Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and related technologies like SD-WAN, SASE, etc., are bringing capability to control the network securely by programming the routing packets […]


Wireless

5 questions to answer before deploying Wi-Fi 6

January 21, 2021

Via: Network World.com

The Wi-FI 6 standard (802.11ax) is bringing many exciting improvements to Wi-Fi that make it an enticing option. These include speed, in the form of real-world multi-gigabit wireless connections, but also support for high-density networks like those in stadiums. However, […]


Hardware

CommScope Expands Wi-Fi 6 Residential Gateway Portfolio with New 2.5G Integrated GPON Gateway

January 6, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

CommScope on Tuesday announced it is expanding its industry leading Wi-Fi 6 home network gateway portfolio with the release of its NVG578LX 2.5G GPON Wi-Fi 6 residential gateway. The NVG578LX GPON home network gateway provides true gigabit speeds for the […]


Hardware

Nexus 9300 Cloud Scale Switches: Ready for Unified LAN and SAN Architectures Migration

September 9, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

The evolution of Ethernet Local Area Networks (LAN) and Fibre Channel (FC) Storage Area Networks (SAN) convergence continues with the release of NX-OS 9.3.5 just this week. The release introduces Fibre Channel (FC) and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) N-Port […]


Hardware

Passive optical networking: Its day is dawning

December 10, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

The concept of using passive optical LANs in enterprise campuses has been around for years, but hasn’t taken off taken off because most businesses consider all-fiber networks to be overkill for their needs. I’ve followed this market for the better […]


Software

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

June 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

Networks were initially designed to create internal segments that were separated from the external world by using a fixed perimeter. The internal network was deemed trustworthy, whereas the external was considered hostile. However, this is still the foundation for most […]


Hardware, Wireless

SD-LAN adds flexibility to fiber deep architecture

July 18, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Local area networks (LANs) are key to the operation of business-critical in-building systems, including Wi-Fi, point of sale devices, IPTV, audio/visual tools, building management systems, access control, lighting, other IoT projects and more. Corning has a long history of delivering […]


Software

Machine learning: Are we there yet?

July 5, 2017

Via: Networkworld Software

Machine learning is another hot topic. While the timeline is several years out for many machine learning applications in networking, it has the potential to be one of those rare technologies that comes along every few decades and fundamentally transforms […]


Software

Ecommerce giants look to dominate payment gateways

April 25, 2017

Via: Networkworld Software

Ecommerce competition is heating up globally, with giants Amazon, Apple, Alibaba, Tencent and eBay all vying for bigger stakes in the market. Retail sales are expected to surpass $27 trillion by 2020, and ecommerce is expected to account for more than $4 […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

4 Simple Things to Make Your Company More Secure

April 7, 2017

Via: Toms IT Pro

It’s a scary world out there for anyone with a LAN line and a small business loan. Cyber attacks on small business have been steadily on the rise since the beginning of the decade, with Symantec reporting that 43 percent […]


Security

What is MANRS and does your network have it?

March 16, 2017

Via: Networkworld Security

While the internet itself was first envisioned as a way of enabling robust, fault-tolerant communication, the global routing infrastructure that underlies it is relatively fragile. A simple error like the misconfiguration of routing information in one of the 7,000 to […]


Security

Attackers launch multi-vector DDoS attacks that use DNSSEC amplification

July 19, 2016

Via: Networkworld Security

DDoS attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, combining multiple attack techniques that require different mitigation strategies, and abusing new protocols. Incident responders from Akamai recently helped mitigate a DDoS attack against an unnamed European media organization that peaked at 363G bps […]


Software

SDN AppFest headed to New Hampshire in May

April 8, 2016

Via: Networkworld Software

The non-profit Open Networking Foundation has announced that its annual software-defined networking (SDN) interoperability event, dubbed AppFest 2016, will be held in May in New Hampshire and will feature a Community Day intended to expand ONF’s reach beyond members. The […]