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Wireless

WFH? Tips for better Wi-Fi network performance

October 21, 2020

Via: Computerworld Networking

Whatever platform you use, you’ll want to optimize Wi-Fi performance when you work from home, as it’s hard to stay productive when your network crawls. Start in the right place Never ignore the basics: Move your router so it is […]


Wireless

Nokia announces global virtual event for communications service providers

October 19, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In our new reality, it is the time for real ideas and progressive thinking – not old soundbites and product pitches. That’s why, on 10 November, Nokia is launching a one-of-a-kind virtual event “Real Talk”. Spanning multiple sessions and time […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Is Windows the greatest cyberthreat to the 2020 US election?

October 15, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

If there’s going to be a successful cyberattack on the 2020 U.S election, you can be sure Windows will be involved. It’s the world’s biggest exposed attack vector and the weapon of choice of cybercriminals and intelligence agencies the world […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Is cybersecurity the right field for you?

October 6, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

If you are looking for a career with almost unlimited growth potential, cybersecurity might well be the ideal path for you. The ideal candidate will have a good blend of both tech and soft skills. Technical skills can be broken […]


Wireless

US networks bear up well under usage shifts, umlaut finds

September 29, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.S. wireline networks held up well overall under the network usage shifts associated with the coronavirus pandemic, according to new data from benchmarking and analysis company umlaut provided exclusively to RCR Wireless News. The one exception seems to be related […]


Software

Is Your Network Ready for Hybrid Learning?

September 24, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

This year, students are learning online and through hybrid models in unparalleled numbers. The digital divide continues to grow wider and expose inequalities in our education system. Now more than ever, students, teachers, and staff need schools to provide them […]


Wireless

Why network slicing is the Holy Grail for telcos in the 5G era

September 21, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Legacy generations of networks have predominately provided services with best-effort delivery. While this has worked for voice, text and best effort broadband services, end users are hampered with buffering, delays, and drops as the demand for feature-rich services continues to […]


Hardware

Xilinx takes on Open RAN with telco accelerator card for O-DUs and vBBUs

September 18, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

This week San Jose-based Xilinx announced it’s shipping a T1 Telco Accelerator Card designed for 5G Open RAN networks with a specific focus on simplifying Open RAN fronthaul termination at an open distributed unit (O-DU) and Layer 1 offload. In […]


Wireless

Trump administration nominates Simington to the FCC

September 17, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Trump administration has settled on a new Republican nominee to the Federal Communications Commission: Nathan Simington, a telecom lawyer who has been holding a senior advisor position at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration since June. In August, the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Network Security Efficacy in the Age of Pervasive TLS Encryption

September 14, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

One question which I love to ask next-generation firewall (NGFW) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) administrators is whether they have seen a gradual decline in their deployments’ security efficacy over the last few years. Most answer this question with a […]