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Carl Weinschenk

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3D Printing a Big Deal Now and in the Future

21 Sep, 2017

3D printing will change how organizations work and how IT pros will do their own jobs.

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Think Strategically About Security at the Technical and Corporate Levels

20 Sep, 2017

How an organization approaches security at both the technical and corporate levels must be a function of an established and shrewd philosophy.

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China Telecom, Comcast and Optus Make SD-WAN Moves

19 Sep, 2017

SD-WANs are the earliest success story in the SDN universe.

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Department of Homeland Security Goes After Kaspersky Security Software

18 Sep, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is mandating all departments and agencies spend the next 30 days identifying security software in their systems from Kaspersky Lab.

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Small Cells at MWC: Obstacles and Progress

15 Sep, 2017

At Mobile World Congress in San Francisco, executives for Nokia and Sprint asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to eliminate some non-technical obstacles.

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Attacks on Mobile Devices, Apps and Bluetooth Increase

13 Sep, 2017

Mobile security is a never-ending back and forth between law breakers and those protecting their data, networks and the public. The news this week from that front is not particularly encouraging.

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Ransomware and SMBs: The Backup Plan Should Be the Main Plan

12 Sep, 2017

SMBs hit by ransomware are doing a better job of doing the right thing, such as making backups and educating themselves on malware.

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LTE Networks Heading Toward Gigabit Speeds

12 Sep, 2017

LTE is flexing its still formidable muscle as Mobile World Congress convenes in San Francisco. In anticipation of the show, both T-Mobile and AT&T made LTE-related announcements.

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AT&T Outlines How Its Drone Use Will Evolve

11 Sep, 2017

AT&T said that in the future it will use drones to do tasks more agilely.

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Chip Makers Working Hard on 5G

11 Sep, 2017

Chips, chipsets and related elements are the little engines that make new technologies go. There is news on that front as it relates to the emergence of 5G.

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Dealing with the IoT Means Dealing with Change

08 Sep, 2017

The IoT brings great and fundamental changes and only organizations that take appropriate steps will thrive.

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Putin Weighs In on AI as Huawei Makes Announcements

07 Sep, 2017

The latest person to speak out about artificial intelligence (AI) is none other than Vladimir Putin.

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5G Announcements Pick Up Steam as Ecosystems Battle, Standards Work Continues

04 Sep, 2017

The move toward 5G networks is moving forward on a consistent basis. Several announcements were recently made.

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Not Like the Old Days, but Better Than a Loss: Smartphone Sector Gains Slightly

01 Sep, 2017

Two trends, a two-year replacement cycle and new user demand, will keep the smartphone sector moving.

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Hurricane Harvey Suggests that Emergency Networks Improving Even Before FirstNet

30 Aug, 2017

As much as has gone wrong with the storm devastation, the communications infrastructure has done surprisingly well.

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The Hidden Complexities of Virtualized Environments

30 Aug, 2017

Software lifecycle management and software licensing are two distinct realms. They are both complex and are deeply connected. The move to virtualization has big impact on both and IT departments must plan accordingly.

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Amazon Closes Whole Foods Deal: Good News for a Mall Near You

29 Aug, 2017

The move of web companies into brick and mortar seems to be more than a trickle and less than a wave.

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New York State to Offer Full Broadband Access

28 Aug, 2017

The $50 million New York Broadband for All program recently extended its grant deadline for provisioning of services to rural areas.

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Drone Rules Still Uncertain as Sector Approaches Cruising Altitude

24 Aug, 2017

It is possible to differentiate between hobbyist and commercial drone use. More broadly, however, confusion at the hobbyist level seems likely to impact the commercial side.

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Network Slicing a Completely New Approach

22 Aug, 2017

One of the biggest advances in the evolution toward 5G is network slicing. It has extravagant promise. All that has to happen is for it to be invented.

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