Top

Category: Networking


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 […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Solution Providers See IoT Channel Opportunities In The SLED Market

March 30, 2017

Via: CRN

The Internet of Things is opening new opportunities for the channel to make a real difference in the state, local and education (SLED) markets, solution providers told CRN. “Most of the [IoT] opportunities we see in the SLED market are […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Cisco Reportedly Developing Standalone Networking OS

March 29, 2017

Via: CRN

Cisco has built a new network operating system that will allow users to run its most sophisticated networking features on older and lower-cost Cisco routers and switches, according to a report. The move to potentially disrupt its own networking hardware […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Up Against The Clock: Solution Providers Need Patience For Longer IoT Sales Cycles

March 23, 2017

Via: CRN

For Internet of Things success, channel partners need to be patient and have the right kind of sales team in place. That’s what several partners have told CRN as they’ve noted that the end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) projects take […]


Infrastructure, Networking

The FCC chief’s call to action could push 5G along faster

March 16, 2017

Via: CIO

U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has pledged his agency will respond more quickly to new technology proposals, a move that might influence the direction of 5G development around the world. Pai was appointed by President Donald Trump in January. In […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Alphabet says balloons beat drones for internet delivery

January 12, 2017

Via: CIO

Alphabet has shut down its Titan unit that was exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for the delivery of internet services. The Google parent is instead focusing on its balloons-based Project Loon to deliver the Internet to remote areas. […]