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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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At an event in Wembley stadium, EE used its live network to demonstrate gigabit LTE using a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip.
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Guavus unites big data and machine intelligence, enabling many of the the largest service providers in the world to save money and drive measureable revenue. Learn how applying Machine Intelligence substantially reduces operational costs and in many cases can eliminate subscriber impact, meaning a better subscriber experience and higher NPS.
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Verizon VP Talks Network, Career Planning

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Heidi Hemmer, vice president of Technology, Strategy & Planning at Verizon, shares how bold bets and the future of tech define her career.
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Masergy's NFV Journey

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Ray Watson, vice president of global technology at Masergy, discusses the advantages and challenges in entering the still-maturing NFV market for the past three years.
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Mavenir on RCS Cloud Platform & Multi-ID

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Guillaume Le Mener, head of marketing and corporate development at Mavenir, discussed RCS and the recent launch of Multi-ID, which supports T-Mobile's DIGITS, the revolutionary new technology that breaks down the limitation of one number per phone and one phone per number.
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ADTRAN Executive Outlines Trends in Next-Generation 10-Gigabit Cable Networks

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Hossam Salib, VP of Cable and Wireless Strategy at ADTRAN, outlines key trends as MSOs begin to deploy next-generation Gigabit and 10-Gigabit cable networks. In the interview, Hossam outlines the advantages of a Fiber Deep architecture, FTTH options including EPON and RFoG, and the importance of SDN and NFV in building next-generation high-bandwidth cable networks.
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Global Capacity: Bandwidth Demand Driving Ethernet Growth

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At Light Reading's Big Communications Event in Austin, Texas, Global Capacity's VP of Marketing Mary Stanhope talks about how the demand for bandwidth is changing the way service providers deliver broadband services.
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Colt's Services Chief on Digital Delivery

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Rogier Bronsgeest, the chief customer experience officer (chief CEO!) at Colt, discusses the way in which the service provider interacts with its customers these days and his aggressive net promoter score (NPS) targets.
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BT VP: Women Should Fill Security Talent Gap

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By 2020 there will be six security jobs for every qualified worker, and Kate Kuehn, vice president of Security for BT in the Americas, says BT wants to encourage women to fill the shortage in jobs.
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Colt Sales Exec on Services Trends

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Colt's sales director for enterprise, James Kershaw, sheds some light on the services currently in demand and how network upgrades are influencing customer demand.
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