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Category: Networking


Infrastructure, Networking

10 Networking Predictions For 2018

January 3, 2018

Via: CRN

The Year Ahead 2018 promises to be an eventful year for the networking space. Software-defined technologies like software-defined wide-area networking are coming into their own, presenting vendors and solution providers with tremendous opportunity to book healthy recurring revenue while seeing […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Ajit Pai offers no data for latest claim that net neutrality hurt small ISPs

December 12, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

With days to go before his repeal of net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a press release about five small ISPs that he says were harmed by the rules. Pai “held a series of telephone calls with small […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Inflect raises $3M seed round to make buying internet infrastructure easier

December 6, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

Inflect, a startup that wants to make it easier for businesses to buy their own internet infrastructure, today announced that it has raised a $3 million seed funding round. The service, which is still in preview, provides business with the […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Government dollars for IoT: Large and unbalanced

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

Over the past several years, the government has made significant progress is the adoption of connected devices, along with the software and security that helps make them run. According to a report by the contract and spending analysis firm Govini, […]


Infrastructure, Networking

AT&T admits defeat in lawsuit it filed to stall Google Fiber

November 1, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T is reportedly abandoning its attempt to stop a Louisville ordinance that helped draw Google Fiber into the city. In February 2016, AT&T sued the local government in Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky to stop an ordinance that gives Google […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Arkansas wraps up extensive broadband upgrade for education

July 18, 2017

Via: StateScoop

By the end of July, schools in Arkansas are slated to gain access to a new, but common tool: high-speed internet. Through a partnership between the state’s Department of Information Systems and Department of Education, 290 schools will be supplied […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Microsoft wants all of rural America to get high-speed broadband

July 12, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft wants to connect two million rural Americans to high-speed wireless broadband by 2022, and it will get started with 12 pilot projects over the next year. The company is also offering free access to its intellectual property to help […]


Data Center, Infrastructure, Networking

Here’s Who Made Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant For Data Center Networking

July 10, 2017

Via: CRN

Network offerings for data centers are evolving to support better agility and cloud architectures, with enterprises needing more integration and orchestration between the network and the rest of the infrastructure, according to Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Channel Players Step Up To Address IoT Security Concerns In Health Care

March 31, 2017

Via: CRN

As more medical devices become connected, the health care market is turning to channel partners for security services and the vertical market knowledge they need to get the most out of Internet of Things applications. “Solution providers in the health […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Extreme Networks Plans To Acquire Brocade’s Networking Business, Expand Its Assault On Cisco, HPE, Others

March 30, 2017

Via: CRN

Extreme Networks on Wednesday said it has agreed to purchase Brocade Communications Systems’ data center networking business from Broadcom. The move, combined with several other recent acquisitions by Extreme Networks, will help make the company a more formidable competitor to […]