Tag: networks


Cisco Helps Drive Industry’s Transition to Next Generation, High Speed Networks with Intent to Acquire Luxtera

December 18, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Internet traffic has grown dramatically over the past two decades and is only going to accelerate. More traffic will be created in 2022 than in the 32 years since the internet started, according to Cisco’s recent VNI Forecast. This traffic […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Global IP Networks Focus on Sharpening Their Edge

December 4, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

According to the latest VNI forecast, global service provider networks are getting edgier. By 2022, a third of service provider network capacity will be at the edge or within the metro, growing up from 27 percent in 2017. While the […]


Why it really doesn’t matter if Apple is ‘late’ to 5G

December 3, 2018

Via: Computerworld Networking

Apple knows how networks work. Think how the company managed to become dominant in mobile technology off the back of iTunes and the iPod. It knows tastes change, and it knows how to surf that change. At its best, this […]

Hardware, Wireless

IoT Evolves: the coming of long range WAN

October 29, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

In my last blog (read here) I was excited to introduce you to LoRaWAN, an exciting new protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). Today, I’d like to dive into a recent deployment, because who doesn’t love technical details? First, […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cloud Security Startup Redlock for $173m

October 5, 2018

Via: The Fast Mode

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire cloud threat defense firm RedLock for $173 million in cash. Founded in 2015, RedLock is made up of security experts and former entrepreneurs of […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The time for network behavior analytics has come

June 7, 2018

Via: CSO

In the days when organizations defended the network perimeter tooth and nail, they relied on a myriad of technologies, tools and procedures. Specialized skills were required to configure and manage this trifecta. Meanwhile, an equal measure of superhuman knowledge and […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Ericsson, Equinix Prepare for 5G Data Centers with New Deal

April 4, 2018

Via: eWeek

Swedish IT power player Ericsson revealed Feb. 27 that it is extending its partnership with data center owner/operator Equinix to offer IT managed services using the Equinix Performance Hub and 5G connectivity when it becomes widely available in 2019 or […]


4 Wireless Carriers Making Waves At Mobile World Congress 2018

April 4, 2018

Via: CRN

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 kicked off this week in Barcelona, featuring cutting-edge telecommunications, mobility, and IoT technologies from more than 900 exhibitors from all over the globe. U.S.-based wireless leaders AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon made their presence known, […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

April 4, 2018

Via: CSO

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University. The DDoS attack on Dyn took many major web sites offline […]


How Do You Get Information from Network Devices?

April 3, 2018

Via: ipSpace

One of the biggest challenges of network automation is getting usable information from network devices… or as asked by a student in my Building Network Automation Solutions online course in the course Slack team: How do I get specific information […]