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Tag: NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE


Technology, Wireless

The WBA, partners complete Wi-Fi OpenRoaming trial in London

March 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) announced the completion of an advanced public Wi-Fi OpenRoaming proof-of-concept (PoC) in Shoreditch, London. WBA worked with streetside telecoms infrastructure asset provider CIN, digital infrastructure company Colt Technology Services and wireless ISP provider GlobalReach Technology. […]


Security

Cisco Talos: 3 post-compromise tactics that threaten your network infrastructure

March 7, 2024

Via: Network World

The bad actors who are perpetrating advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks aren’t just looking to access your network. They want to sneak in and hang around to collect valuable data or lay plans for future attacks. Post-compromise threats are growing, […]


Monitoring&Analysis

What is IoT? The internet of things explained

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

The internet of things (IoT) is a catch-all term for the growing number of electronics that aren’t traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions, or both. An incredibly broad range of ‘things’ that […]


Security

IBM X-Force: Stolen credentials a top risk to network infrastructure

February 22, 2024

Via: Network World

Attacks on critical network infrastructure are increasing, according to a report from IBM’s threat intelligence unit, X-Force. “Worldwide, nearly 70% of attacks that X-Force responded to were against critical infrastructure organizations, an alarming finding highlighting that cybercriminals are wagering on […]


Technology, Wireless

Satellite Operators Team to Pursue Direct-to-Device Opportunity

February 15, 2024

Via: Network Computing

A group of five prominent satellite operators has launched a new association to accelerate the emergence of direct-to-device (D2D) services for use by businesses and consumers. Introduced on February 9, the Mobile Satellite Services Association’s founding members include ViaSat, Ligado […]


News

AT&T, FirstNet announce ten-year investment program

February 13, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Having completed the initial deployment of the FirstNet network for first responders, AT&T and the First Responders Network Authority today announced that they expect to invest $8 billion in to the network over the next 10 years. That investment will […]


Hardware, Technology

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 […]


Security

Is privacy being traded away in the name of innovation and security?

February 12, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Just a couple of weeks ago, International Privacy Day passed with the usual fanfare as companies, organizations, and governments seized the opportunity to push their sound bites highlighting the importance of making privacy paramount. But I see an irony in […]


Monitoring&Analysis

AI-powered DEM to optimize network monitoring

February 7, 2024

Via: Network World

IT teams must chase endless helpdesk tickets while maintaining network performance SLAs. In between, they also drive digital transformation, optimizing network maintenance costs while running down to customer sites to fix issues. With advancements in AI, a few of these […]


News

Samsung, TfL to Promote ‘Circle to Search’ with Google Feature on New Galaxy S24

February 1, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

The iconic Harry Beck Tube Map has been reimagined for the first time in over 90 years, as part of a new partnership between Transport for London (TfL) and Samsung, to promote the Circle to Search with Google feature on […]


Technology, Wireless

Five ways disaggregation will shape the future of telecoms (Reader Forum)

January 31, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Disaggregation has taken the telecoms world by storm, initially reshaping the Radio Access Network (RAN) and now creating a domino effect that could permanently shift the telecoms landscape as we know it. But what does this mean, specifically? What are […]


Software, Technology

Cisco sees headway in quantum networking, but advances are slow

January 22, 2024

Via: Network World

The development of quantum networking technology will ultimately yield more secure and higher-speed connectivity, but it’s still very early in the game and many challenges remain before it becomes mainstream. While core quantum networking technologies such as repeaters and photonics […]


News

Telecom trends—2024 and beyond [Reader Forum]

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

I have been in the Telecom industry since 2004 when I started in network engineering at Verizon, this year marks 20 years in the industry! I ‘grew up’ Telecom and have worked in wireline, wireless and places where they converge, […]


News

IDC: Cloud-native telecom workloads to accelerate this year

January 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Most telecom providers are still leaning on virtualized network workloads rather than fully cloud-native infrastructure, but 2024 could be a turning point, according to a new analyst report. IDC expects that cloud-native deployment of telecommunications network works will accelerate this […]


News

HPE tees-up $13bn deal for Juniper Networks, say reports

January 9, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is closing on a $13 billion deal for Juniper Networks, according to a report yesterday (Monday, January 8) in The Wall Street Journal, and widely covered elsewhere since. So far, neither company has commented on the […]


Technology, Wireless

Wi-Fi 7 certification is here

January 8, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Wi-Fi Alliance is kicking off 2024 with a shiny new certification program for Wi-Fi 7, signaling that the newest generation of Wi-Fi is ready for mass adoption. As is typical in Wi-Fi generations, there is already a leading vanguard of […]


News

Should AI initiatives change network planning?

January 4, 2024

Via: Network World

Everyone is into AI these days, even network planners. But for network professionals, the primary focus has been on the use of AI in network operations. What about the impact of AI on network traffic? When I asked almost 100 […]


News

How does RAN modernization foster sustainability?

January 3, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The radio access network (RAN) is the biggest energy draw in a mobile network. Because of this, network infrastructure vendors and operators are primarily focused on reducing power consumption in the radio domain. Doing this successfully has the potential to […]


Technology, Wireless

SpaceX launches first direct-to-cell satellites

January 3, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

On Tuesday evening, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California with 21 Starlink satellites in tow. Those satellites included the first six Starlink satellites with direct-to-cellular capabilities, essentially acting as cell towers in space and […]


Software, Technology

Case statements on Linux

January 2, 2024

Via: Network World

The case statement in the bash shell provides an interesting and easy alternative to the more complex if statements. They represent the simplest form of the kind of logic that evaluates multiple values (e.g., “If it equals this, then do […]