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Key developments in networking, including switches, routers, mobile, SDN and virtual networking.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/26/2018
The new generation of cloud applications is creating a ferocious appetite for bandwidth -- not just to the user, but also inside the data center and between data centers.
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Google's new Partner Interconnect service, launched this week, means all the major cloud operators are now doing their own form of direct connection to a host of ...
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Google is launching a new option for enterprises looking to connect to its cloud, but who don't require the full 10 Gbit/s of a dedicated circuit, the company said ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Connecting legacy apps to the Internet is a challenge for enterprises moving to the cloud, and Cloudflare wants to help with the security part of that process, as ...
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PARIS -- MPLS, SDN and NFV World Congress 2018 -- Internet giant Google is developing a "Google Assistant for Networking" tool that makes use of intent-based ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/9/2018
SD-WAN began life just a few years ago as a means for enterprises to cut costs on expensive MPLS connections, but it's matured far beyond that. Enterprises are ...
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/4/2018
Google is casting its subsea cable web wider, as the company is investing in the Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System, connecting Australia with Southeast Asia.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/2/2018
Facial recognition on pigs is just a day in the life of Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services' general manager of IoT analytics and applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/30/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- The instant popular tickets go on sale on Ticketmaster, the service needs to be ready for staggering demand bursts. For that ...
By Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 3/20/2018
I had an interesting conversation recently with Dr. Marcus Hacke, the founder and MD of Ngena GmbH.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 3/16/2018
Palo Alto Networks' $300 million deal to acquire Evident.io adds automated cloud security and compliance to Palo Alto's line.
By Mitch Wagner, 3/15/2018
Google is looking to make it easier to manage and secure Chrome desktops alongside enterprises' existing infrastructure with enhancements to Chrome Enterprise, in ...
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Orangeworm Malware Burrows Into Healthcare Industry
Jeffrey Burt, Freelance Editor & Journalist, 4/26/2018
A group of cybercriminals, known collectively as Orangeworm, are using their own ...
Cryptocurrency Theft Uses Old Exploit to Highjack AWS Traffic
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/26/2018
Earlier this week, attackers stole about $150,000 worth of cryptocurrency by ...
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TalkTalk Opens Up, Reaches More With Gfast
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/26/2018
Where it once dissed BT Openreach for its use of this copper-based technology, ...
Microsoft Adds More Regional Rural Broadband Subscribers With DNG Partnership
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/26/2018
Microsoft and Declaration Networks Group expect White Spaces technology to help ...
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