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Insurer Secures Edges with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch

April 22, 2021

Via: CSO

Many IT leaders are recognizing the benefits of breaking down the barriers between network and security operations centers (NOC and SOC, respectively). Especially as teleworking, supply chain integration, and merger and acquisition activities—among other digital innovation initiatives—continue to expand the […]


News

VMware, Dell Reach Agreement Regarding Spin-Off

April 21, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

The VMware Special Committee of independent directors and Dell Technologies have agreed to terms in which VMware will be spun-off from Dell Technologies. The terms include significant simplification to the corporate ownership structure and an $11.5B to $12.0B special cash […]


News

Teneo Strikes New Deal for Co-Managed SD-WAN

April 15, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Argenta, a global animal health contract research and manufacturing company, has selected Teneo’s Co-Managed SD-WAN to improve system performance and interconnectivity across its international locations. The decision came after Argenta had been suffering from connectivity dropouts and latency, which impacted […]


News, Software, Technology

FCC asks people to use its speed-test app

April 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is asking consumers to download and use its speed-test application, as it attempts to more precisely determine where broadband networks — including mobile broadband — do and don’t provide coverage across the country, and what the […]


News, Technology, Wireless

AT&T picked as top managed-SD-WAN provider for the third year

April 13, 2021

Via: Network World.com

AT&T, Hughes, and Verizon were selected as the top three SD-WAN providers for the third year in a row in the latest Vertical Systems Group rankings for year-end 2020. Comcast jumped to fourth place. Despite the pandemic, expansion of carrier-managed […]


News

Verizon to Shut Down 3G CDMA Network by End of 2022

April 6, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Verizon, the largest mobile operator in the US recently revealed that it will be finally shutting down the service at the end of next year. Initially, Verizon announced that it would close down its 3G network in 2019. However, the […]


News, Wireless

More than 792,000 5G subscribers added last month in Korea: Report

April 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea ended February with 13.66 million subscribers in the 5G segment after a net addition of 792,118 subscribers during the month, local news agency Yonhap reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. SK Telecom had the […]


News

FTC will not petition US Supreme Court in Qualcomm antitrust case

March 30, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

In September 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for a rehearing of the August 2020 decision of a panel of that court in siding with Qualcomm on the issue of […]


News

How DriveNets Delivers Promise of Network Disaggregation 

March 23, 2021

Via: eWeek

Network disaggregation has been a hot topic for the better part of two decades. Despite the promise of lower costs, the concept has never really taken off, because the first wave of products was plagued with performance problems. Recently, an […]


Software, Technology, Wireless

Google and Cisco extend SD-WAN, cloud network management integration

March 23, 2021

Via: Network World.com

Google and Cisco have extended their technology development relationship to make it easier to marry cloud-based resources with SD-WAN command and control. The expanded technology agreement is centered around a cloud-based network management system Google rolled out this week that […]