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Review: Slow Internet? Firebind can sniff out the problem

We found Firebind to be an effective tool for reaching into branch office networks to diagnose internet-based performance problems. Firebind has a simple agent installation procedure and uses email-based alerting, so network managers won’t find it.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 13th, 2017Related News

Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 10th, 2017Related News

Intel"s PC chief talks about 5G, changes in chip design

Intel surprised many observers when the company hired outsider Venkata Renduchintala to lead the company's PC, Internet of Things, and Systems Architecture groups.With more than a year under his belt, he's spearheading a cultural change inside the.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 9th, 2017Related News

Q&A site Stack Overflow has answer to nagging question … about Stack Overflow

Q&A site Stack Overflow has answer to nagging question … about Stack Overflow.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 9th, 2017Related News

IBM technology moves even closer to human speech recognition parity

IBM this week said its speech recognition system set an industry record of 5.5% word error rate, a percentage that lets a computer understand human conversation almost as well as the average person does.According to IBM human parity was considered.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 9th, 2017Related News

Senators push FCC to keep its net neutrality rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should reverse course and keep the net neutrality rules it passed just two years ago, several Democratic senators said Wednesday.The FCC has not yet moved to repeal the regulations prohibiting broadband p.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 8th, 2017Related News

Juniper product development chief resigns, company resets engineering makeup

Juniper is reshaping some of its top executive roles as Jonathan Davidson, executive VP and general manager of the firm’s Development and Innovation group resigned from the company.Davidson, a former Cisco executive in charge products such as th.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 8th, 2017Related News

Extreme Networks buying Avaya networking good for customers of both companies

The fate of Avaya’s networking business has been the subject of speculation for well over a year now. In December, I wrote about the most likely suitors for the business. Ideally, I would have liked to have seen Avaya remain a “full stack” s.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 7th, 2017Related News

Avaya Aims to Sell Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M

The IP networking business unit was originally acquired from Nortel for $900M......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 7th, 2017Related News

Avaya Aims to Sells Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M

IP networking business unit was originally acquired from Nortel for $900M.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 7th, 2017Related News

ZTE pays $892M settlement to US over illegal sales to Iran

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has agreed to pay US$892 million to the U.S. government for illegally selling networking technology to Iran.  ZTE entered a guilty plea over the charges, which include violating export controls meant to keep sensitive.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 7th, 2017Related News

Cisco reinforces HyperFlex hyperconvergence system with power, management features

It has been almost a year since Cisco jumped into the hyperconverged arena and while the HyperFlex business has done well – landing 1,100 customers -- the company is expecting a burst of upgrades to significantly speed and simplify management of.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 7th, 2017Related News

Aruba’s top execs talk new tech, IoT and the competition

In the roughly two years since Aruba Networks was acquired by HPE, it’s become the larger company’s de facto wireless arm, more or less taking over HPE’s existing networking division and changing almost not at all after the merger.Network Wo.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 6th, 2017Related News

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Adds CoreDNS as Seventh Hosted Project

Second time is the charm, as open-source CoreDNS project is now joining the CNCF......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 3rd, 2017Related News

Cloud Native Computing Foundation as Seventh Hosted Project

Second time is the charm, as open-source CoreDNS project is now joining the CNCF.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 3rd, 2017Related News

Avaya wants out of S.F. stadium suite, not too impressed with 49ers either

Staring at a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Avaya told the court last week it wants out of the$350,000 annual payment for its San Francisco 49ers stadium suite and that the team’s recent miserable performance has made the suite harder to sell off.Accord.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 2nd, 2017Related News

Palo Alto Networks Acquires LightCyber for $105M

Palo Alto expands its security capabilities with technology from Israeli breach detection vendor......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkMar 1st, 2017Related News

Network World Award program: Searching for Enterprise All Stars

Network World is proud to announce the 2017 Enterprise All Star Awards, a competition that will celebrate five companies that have used technology to radically improve their competitive standing or the efficiency of their operations. Entry requir.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 1st, 2017Related News

Cisco warns of NetFlow appliance vulnerability

Cisco today issued a security warning about a potential vulnerability in its NetFlow traffic monitoring device that could cause the system to lock-up. +More on Network World: Cisco tries to squash Smart Install security abuse+ Specifically, Cisco.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkMar 1st, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Digital services on wireless key to providing great user experiences

Seven billion connected devices and counting—and we are only at the threshold of the massive, new class of connected devices known as the Internet of Things (IoT).Devices, such as sensors, remote robots and everyday objects, are rapidly becoming.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkFeb 28th, 2017Related News