dcsimg

Carl Weinschenk - Article Archives - Page 12

ARRIS Acquisition of Ruckus Wireless a Sign of Deep Network Convergence

February 23, 2017
The rationale for shared infrastructure is simple: Service providers and carriers increasingly seek to offer both wireless and wired services. Sharing as many infrastructure elements as possible reduces costs and increases efficiencies on multiple levels.
READ MORE

Robotic Process Automation Takes on the Data Challenge

February 23, 2017
Whatever the details, RPA as a category is expanding rapidly, and possibly freeing humans for more sophisticated jobs.
READ MORE

Customizing LTE for the IoT

February 22, 2017
IoT networks are unique in that they will be worldwide and be required to function in areas, such as deserts and oceans, in which no established network exists. They will also have stringent power requirements.
READ MORE

Drones and Balloons: COWs and COLTs Out, Loon and Similar Ideas In

February 21, 2017
Drones and balloons can be used to provide backup services in case of disaster; to supplement services at high use times, such as during popular sporting events; and to offer service economically to rural areas.
READ MORE

The Year Ahead in 5G Trials

February 21, 2017
The new 5G standard, which promises to just about wipe away the gap between wireless and wired connections, will be a huge step forward. Carriers weigh in on their plans.
READ MORE

Charter Considers Fixed Wireless for Business Services

February 17, 2017
News this week included Charter's fixed wireless plans, big changes in tech trends, risks in connected cars, Bluetooth popularity, and Verizon's purchase of Skyward.
READ MORE

Is Critical Infrastructure Ready for Cyberattacks?

February 15, 2017
The protection of critical assets is haphazard and cybercriminals are growing more confident and ambitious in their selection of targets.
READ MORE

The 802.11ax Era Dawns

February 14, 2017
802.11ax, which has been under development for a few years, is about ready for primetime.
READ MORE

AT&T Goes Gigabit in Five More Metros, Open-Sources ECOMP

February 13, 2017
Key elements to upgrading AT&T's huge network to gigabit status will be software-defined networks and network functions virtualization (SDN and NFV), and ECOMP.
READ MORE

CableLabs Toys with Coherent Optics

February 10, 2017
News this week included coherent optics, IoT Security Group, virtualized networks and 5G tests.
READ MORE

Steps Toward Taking the IoT Truly Global

February 9, 2017
In addition to sheer numbers, the IoT must go everywhere. This includes the gaps between coverage in rural areas, unsettled areas, and over the seven oceans (and assorted seas, rivers and lakes) of the world.
READ MORE

NewsletterITBUSINESSEDGE DAILY NEWSLETTER

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY EDGE NEWSLETTERS

Is Virtual Reality a Mainstream or Niche Category?

February 8, 2017
The issue is whether VR can carve out a significant niche in a landscape in which consumers have almost limitless entertainment choices.
READ MORE

Zero Rating Here to Stay

February 7, 2017
Zero rating basically refers to carriers offering content services from owned or affiliated entities without charging at all or fully for the data.
READ MORE

Internet of Things Security a Serious Problem But Help Is on the Way

February 6, 2017
The fear about IoT security is that elements are being rushed out quickly before security technology is baked in.
READ MORE

Gigabit PON Ups Its Game

February 6, 2017
The XPS PON and NG-PON2 updates to Gigabit PON technology are key tools to the goal of vendors and carriers to upgrade the capacity of the networks upon which they rely while spending as little money doing it as possible.
READ MORE

New York Attorney General Sues Charter, TWC

February 3, 2017
News this week included a lawsuit against Charter, ambiguity on net neutrality, bad news for the tablet market, and privacy rules.
READ MORE

Four Signs that Samsung Is Planning a Smartphone OS Push

February 2, 2017
Years after the industry resigned itself to two strong players and a bunch of wannabees in smartphone OSes, the third player may be arriving.
READ MORE

Telepresence and UC Evolve and Confuse

February 1, 2017
Unified communications has always been a hard category to clearly define. The definitions are certainly growing no easier to construct. The technology, however, is getting better all the time.
READ MORE

Tales from the Ransomware Wars

January 30, 2017
Ransomware is terrifying to businesses. Indeed, it’s so scary that some companies pay up – even though they have not been victimized.
READ MORE

NewsletterITBUSINESSEDGE DAILY NEWSLETTER

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY EDGE NEWSLETTERS