Tag: networks


The first steps in transforming to 5G

March 18, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

5G dominated the headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress 2019 with many announcements of new handsets and network components. To hear what Cisco announced at Mobile World Congress, read Jonathan Davidson’s blog. 5G is the newest mobile standard that […]

Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Service Providers Will Adapt to IoT by Embracing Edge-Fog Architectures

March 11, 2019

Via: The Fast Mode

The definition of a service provider is expanding. Today’s service providers include not only traditional telcos but also mobile network operators, cable MSOs and cloud platform operators. And as service providers expand, so does the growth of IoT data on […]

Hardware, Software

2019 to welcome 5G devices: An overview of MIPI interfaces enabling 5G readiness

January 18, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G is finally here. Carriers have launched networks, and the first mobile devices that can use them are hitting the market. Fortunately, so are the high-speed mobile interfaces that devices need to keep up with 5G and the new applications […]


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 […]