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The Truth About WiMax
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10/11/2006  |  1 comment
WiMax displace WiFi? Not gonna happen. Here's why
Dutch FTTH Grid Studies Bones
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The FTTH-connected Almere Grid can help Erasmus Medial Centre to study bone aging
Dark Fiber Specialists
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9/26/2006  |  Post a comment
Another company specializing in the sale of dark fiber, enabling enterprises to build private fiber networks
Concurrent Network Using UCLP
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
Environment Canada's Articulated Private Network will link several national laboratories.
Concurrent Architectures are Better than One
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9/21/2006  |  Post a comment
In the Internet of the future, infrastructure providers should be separated from service providers
Euro Telcos Spur Muni FTTx
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9/20/2006  |  Post a comment
Some European incumbents actually encourage municipalities to build out FTTH, because it's cheaper than doing it themselves
Low-Cost Grids
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9/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Alchemi Windows Grid solution provide options for those who only need a small grid cluster
Dumb Pipes R Us
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8/28/2006  |  1 comment
Report claims the economics of providing dumb pipes is better than that of traditional cable video services
Grids for Kids
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8/22/2006  |  Post a comment
Large-scale distributed grid computing will be a cornerstone of the growth of Internet communications
Bio-Info-Cyber-Infrastructure
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8/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services-based cyber-infrastructure is a boon for bio-informatics researchers
The Need for Speed
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7/12/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the world ready for 100-Gbit/s Ethernet?
Bandwidth On Demand
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7/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Can it be consistent with routing integrity in a multidomain environment?
Net Neutrality: Hobson's Choice
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7/7/2006  |  Post a comment
A libertarian facing the net-neutrality debate has an irreconcilable choice.
LambdaGrids for eScience
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6/29/2006  |  Post a comment
The OptIPuter blazes a trail in the brave new world of lambdagrids.
Don't Fence Me In
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Oh, give me bandwidth, lots of bandwidth, under starry skies above...
Corporate Optical Networks
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
Many enterprises are following the lead of research institutions and building their own private optical networks.
The Importance of EARNEST
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6/27/2006  |  Post a comment
The Education and Research Networking Evolution Study (EARNEST) examines the future of research networking.
WiFi Econ 101
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6/26/2006  |  Post a comment
What if they built an urban wireless network and hardly anyone used it?
Mashups vs. SOA
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6/23/2006  |  Post a comment
Is IBM making enterprise mashups respectable?
2010: An Internet Odyssey
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6/20/2006  |  Post a comment
NANOG predicts what the Internet might look like in 2010.
Death by DCMA
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6/15/2006  |  Post a comment
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act threatens innovation in content distribution.
Vasteras Community Fiber
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6/7/2006  |  1 comment
Swedish town is on the cutting edge of the community fiber movement.
Yes, ICANN!
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6/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Looking for candidates to serve on the ICANN board
NLR Partitions Network
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5/31/2006  |  Post a comment
National LambdaRail to deploy optical switches that can be partitioned among different network operators.
Peering Spreads the IP Gospel
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5/18/2006  |  Post a comment
Peering enables the widespread and low-cost use of cutting-edge IP services.
UCLPv2 Released
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The latest version of Canarie's User-Controlled Lightpath software is now available.
Reengineering Research
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Cyberenvironments support the reengineering of science and engineering research processes.
Cleaner Water, Bigger Acronyms
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
The Collaborative Large-Scale Engineering Analysis Network for Environmental Research wants CLEANER drinking water.
SarbOx Spurs Self-Owned Fiber
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5/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Sarbanes-Oxley is driving demand for customer-owned networks.
SOA vs Web 2.0
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Does the growing appeal of Web 2.0 technologies mean SOAs are DOA?
Modeling SOAs
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5/9/2006  |  Post a comment
Workshop tackles the research problems around computing in service-oriented environments.
Empower Your Fiber
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5/3/2006  |  Post a comment
Delegates gather in Prague to discuss 'customer-empowered fiber networks.'
Getting Labs Online
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5/2/2006  |  Post a comment
Web services offer remote control of scattered scientific instruments.
In VINI Veritas
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4/25/2006  |  Post a comment
Virtual network infrastructure allows researchers to evaluate protocols and services in a realistic environment.
Powell on Neutrality
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4/6/2006  |  Post a comment
Former FCC chair says legislation isn't the answer to net neutrality.
Fun With Video Avatars
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4/5/2006  |  Post a comment
Ever wish your videoconferenced self could look like a shark? Your ship's come in.
Digital Library Workflow
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4/4/2006  |  Post a comment
On the importance of Web services workflow for research, business, and digital libraries.
Grids, Virtualization & SOA
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4/3/2006  |  Post a comment
IBM honcho says grid is virtualization.
Gridding Up Sensors
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
On representing instruments and sensors as Web services and linking them into a grid.
IEEE Workshops Workflow
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3/29/2006  |  Post a comment
SciFlow 2006 aims to advance scientific computing and workflow management over grids
Amazon Sez: U-Stor-It
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3/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Amazon.com's new "shop" is selling Web services-based storage.
On Internets and GPTs
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3/11/2006  |  Post a comment
Considering the Internet as an 'General Purpose Technology.'
Last-Mile Competition
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3/3/2006  |  1 comment
Barcelona enables facilities-based competition in the last mile.
(Re)programming the Internet
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2/26/2006  |  Post a comment
The importance of BPEL, mashups, AJAX, and SOA.
Testing 5-Span Bridges
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2/22/2006  |  Post a comment
A cool example of international cyber-infrastructure.
Improving Web Services
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
AJAX, RESTful, and BPEL in bed together?
Digital Libraries and eResearch
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2/16/2006  |  Post a comment
Linking eResearch to eLearning with workflow.
The Broadband Incentive Problem
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2/15/2006  |  Post a comment
Is the broadband value chain headed for a train wreck?
Compete in the Last Mile
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2/13/2006  |  2 comments
Network neutrality is an answer to the wrong problem.
Performance Anxiety?
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2/8/2006  |  Post a comment
Application demands are outstripping Internet performance.
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Chris Novak, director of the Verizon Enterprise Solutions Risk Team, explains that enterprises who don't conduct a thorough audit of their assets often leave some things unprotected because they don't know they exist. Many times these unprotected assets are part of corporate M&A activity but left unshielded they can become a hacker's playground, he tells Light ...
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ETSI's CTO Talks NFV, 5G & NGP

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Adrian Scrase, CTO at standards body ETSI, talks about the various initiatives and specifications developments related to NFV, 5G and NGP (next-generation protocols) that will underpin next-gen networks.
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Korn Ferry Consultant: How to Find, Cultivate & Be the Best Talent

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Erin Callaghan, a managing consultant for Korn Ferry Futurestep, shares strategies for companies to improve how they recruit and for women to ensure they don't get lost in the pipeline.
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GeSI is a global e-Sustainability Initiative organization bringing together 40 big multinational companies around the world. According to GeSI's report, information and communication technology can make the world more sustainable. Luis Neves, chairman of GeSI, shared with us his opinion at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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Do You Really Need Gigabit Infrastructure?

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Altibox is the biggest fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) player and the largest provider of video and TV in Norway. They started out with zero customers in 2002. Now they have close to half a million households and companies attached to their FTTH business. Nils Arne, CEO of Altibox shared with us their story and insight on 5G at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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BTís Openreach Strategy & Its Updates in 2016

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A lot of developments at Openreach this year in terms of strategy and planned investments. Peter Bell, CIO of Openreach BT, shared with us the updates of Openreach at Ultra-broadband Forum (UBBF2016).
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