The Realities of Rural 5G Deployment in the US

Forrester IT

Early last week, Ajit Pai, the Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced his approval of the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This will result in a third mega-carrier in the US mobile wireless market, which is a good move for consumers like you and me.

Navigating the Data Center Networking Landscape

Data Center Knowledge

With so many new options to create a powerful network ecosystem; learn how to better navigate the entire data center networking landscape. Networking cloud data center networkingRead More.

Microsegmentation – Secure Your Internal Network


The problem I have with these statements is that every network engineer I know segments their network more than just at the subnet level and their segmentation is not limited to just north-south traffic. This is something you can’t do with static network ACLs at layer 2.

Level 3, Data Direct Networks Deliver for TV Networks

Data Center Knowledge

Data Direct Networks powers Starz and ENCORE TV networks, and Level 3 enables the U.S. Level 3 Networking data direct networks Open video for the Tennis channel.

Facebook Launches Iowa Data Center With Entirely New Network Architecture

Data Center Knowledge

Breaks massive server clusters into smaller pods, creates building-wide network fabric Read More. Facebook Featured Iowa Networking

Juniper Opens Data Center Network OS

Data Center Knowledge

Open version of Junos supports third-party network services directly on Juniper platform Read More. Networking

Facebook Building Own Fiber Network to Link Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Facebook Networks North AmericaClaims 200-mile underground fiber cable will be 50 percent more efficient than most other cables in existence Read More.

Facebook Makes Open Source Networking a Reality

Data Center Knowledge

All pieces of disaggregated data center network stack now in place Read More. Facebook Featured Networking Open Compute

How Open Source is Changing Data Center Networking

Data Center Knowledge

As telcos race to virtualize networks, open source communities are where networks of the future are forged Read More. Connectivity Equinix Facebook Featured Infrastructure Networking Virtualization

Space Laser Network to Beam Bandwidth into Equinix Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Ashburn data center to become first site in future space-terrestrial network by Laser Light Read More. Colocation Connectivity Equinix Washington DC Area

A3Cube Launches, Promising Faster Networking for HPC and Big Data

Data Center Knowledge

Silicon Valley startup A3Cube emerged from stealth mode today, and is looking to introduce a dramatic shift in network architecture, built atop a "brain inspired" design for PCIe network cards. Big Data HPC Networking a3cube

The Power of a Consumable Data Center Network Design

Data Center Knowledge

With more reliance around the modern data center, learn how a fully virtualized networking plane can help create a truly consumable data center network. Networking Virtualization White Papers alcatel-lucent cloud Data Center Design network virtualization networking

Data Center Network Traffic Four Years from Now: 10 Key Figures

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud traffic growth will outpace data center traffic growth, according to Cisco’s latest Global Cloud Index Read More. Cisco Connectivity Featured Networking

HP Launches Open Source OS for Data Center Networking

Data Center Knowledge

Intel, VMware, Arista, others join HP in push for open, disaggregated networking Read More. Hewlett-Packard Networking

Custom Google Data Center Network Pushes 1 Petabit Per Second

Data Center Knowledge

Latest generation of the giant’s in-house network has enough bandwidth to move 5,000 two-hour-long HDTV videos in one second Read More. Featured Google Networking

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Palo Alto Networks Uses Neural Networks to Attack Insider Threat


But therein lies the problem: today, it seems as though every analytic company has an angle on helping organizations detect the threat, but detecting the threat in stale data limits an organization''s ability to minimize or prevent damage. Analysis Architecture CTO Big Data Palo Alto Network

Snowden-Era Paranoia Fuels Data Center Networking Startup Boom

Data Center Knowledge

Networking SecurityFear of government tampering gave urgency development of alternatives to Cisco Read More.

Why Aren’t Our Networks Staying Up?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Clearly, despite the importance of information technology, the networks that we’re designing and building today don’t work anywhere this reliably. Network Outages Seem To Be A Part Of Life. As a CIO you would prefer that your corporate networks not experience any downtime.

Telecom Operators Deliver Insights Services — With Network And Subscriber Data

Forrester IT

I asked about their data strategy, and they were horrified at the thought of doing anything other than securing and protecting their data assets. A few years ago, I met with an incumbent telecom provider in Europe, and they came across as being from “the old country.”

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Facebook Open Sources Data Center Network Fault Detection Tools

Data Center Knowledge

NetNORAD system detects and localizes device failure in social network’s global data center infrastructure within seconds Read More. Downtime Facebook Networking

Corelight: Powerful network visibility solution for security professionals


Bro data is 100x richer than netflow data, 100x smaller than traditional packet capture (PCAP), and, anecdotally, provides 20x faster Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR). Company CTO Cyber Threat Intelligence Network Traffic and Analysis Security Companies Corelight

IIX Unveils SaaS Platform for Data Center Network Interconnection

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Connectivity Networking SaaS TechnologyLaunches subsidiary Console as pure-play SaaS company for global interconnection Read More.

Broadcom’s New Switches to Supercharge Virtual Data Center Networks

Data Center Knowledge

Design NetworksStrataXGS Trident line of chip-based switches gets first big update in two years Read More.

PCI Compliance and Network Segmentation


Information Technology Blog - - PCI Compliance and Network Segmentation - Information Technology Blog. The first step to determining the scope of your Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance is segmenting your data networks. Networking

How Is Network Security Complexity Holding You Back?


Read Brian Remmel explain how network security complexity can hamper the functioning of organizations on Cisco Blog : At its most fundamental level, the objective of network security is a simple one. Organizations need to protect their people, assets, and the data that travels across and resides within their networks.

Open Humans Network


Open Humans Network is launching soon. The portal will showcase public health data and facilitate its exploration and download. People can then choose to “open source” some or all of their data, making it a public resource with a CC0 public domain dedication. By Kord Davis.

What CIOs Need To Know About Software Defined Networking

The Accidental Successful CIO

Software Defined Networking is going to change everything for CIOs Image Credit: Cisco. Guess what CIO: there is a revolution that is just starting in the world of computer networking. Say Hello To Software Defined Networking.

Maria Lensing: The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future

Cloud Musings

Unfortunately, that passion didn’t apply to blood, so she went into electrical engineering and biomedical engineering, eventually falling in love with networking and data. AT&T Business is Delivering The Network Platform for Healthcare’s Future today.

The Data Center Is (Almost) Dead


Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of enterprises will shut down their traditional data centers. Enterprises with older data centers don’t want to rebuild them or build new ones due to high capital costs. The post The Data Center Is (Almost) Dead appeared first on Smarter With Gartner.

Connections Redefining the Enterprise Network

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock The computer and the network that connects them are both inextricably linked to the success of any business. T]he network creates value in connection. Another impressive reality lies in how IoT is becoming the glue of the extended network supply chain.

Brocade CEO: Specialized Data Center Network Gear on Its Way Out

Data Center Knowledge

As software replaces physical network hardware, vendor sees opportunity to grow market share Read More. Featured Networking Technology

Importance of Docker Network Drivers

Linux Academy

Building a reliable network is essential to long-term application delivery via Docker. First, it’s important to understand the overall architectural framework Docker uses — the Container Networking Model (CNM). Second, we’ll focus on the various types of network drivers. These bolster security in data transference and make assembling and maintaining a Docker network less daunting. What Is a Docker Network Driver?

Enterprise Networking in a Cloud World

Cloud Musings

Enterprises must rethink network management in the cloud computing world. This new reality is driven by the rise of software defined networking , the virtualization of everything and a business imperative to create and deploy even newer information delivery models.

7 Software Defined Networking Considerations » Data Center.

Data Center Knowledge

7 Software Defined Networking Considerations. 7 Software Defined Networking Considerations. The move toward software defined networks (SDN) in the data center is no longer a question of “if” or “when,” but “how.” The good news is that data center networks will receive more attention and product development than other technologies (such as WANs and LANs). 2) The size of an organization’s network. Sign up for the Data Center Knowledge Newsletter.

Microsoft Makes Data Center Network Software Easy for Average Developer

Data Center Knowledge

Adds support for Docker containers in SONiC, its network software stack Read More. Cloud Computing Featured Microsoft Networking Open Compute