Autonomous networks: What progress are you making?

TM Forum

Communications service providers (CSPs) are taking the first steps along the autonomous networks (AN) maturity model and putting in place practical processes for AN implementation. … The post Autonomous networks: What progress are you making?

Optimizing network investments and operational processes

TM Forum

Realizing maximum return on network investment is of course the aim of all CSPs, but there are seldom processes and solutions in place to make this ambition a reality through the phases of planning, deployment, operation and maintenance. Surveys


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AI adoption and analytics are rising, survey finds

Venture Beast

Businesses are accelerating their adoption of analytics, according to a new survey from Zoho-owned ManageEngine. Read More.

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Ordnance Survey to lay groundwork for UK 5G networks

Computer Weekly

The government has asked Ordnance Survey to develop a planning and mapping tool to help determine the future locations of 5G mobile network infrastructure

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Ofcom comms survey shows changing nature of UK network use

Computer Weekly

Brits are spending more time online than ever before, according to Ofcom’s annual Communications Market Report

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Survey: Zero Trust benefits remote work during pandemic

Network World

(Editor’s note: An August 2020 Enterprise Management Associates survey of 252 North American and European IT professionals found that most had accelerated their adoption of Zero Trust networking framework. This article by EMA Vice President of Research Networking Shamus McGillicuddy further details the results of the “ Enterprise Zero Trust Networking Strategies: Secure Remote Access and Network Segmentation ” report.)

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Operational drivers of autonomous networks

TM Forum

A recent TM Forum survey showed that one of the five main drivers of autonomous networks is reducing costs through operational transformation. Autonomous networks: business and operational drivers. explores the impact of network automation on operations.

Private 5G networks: new study highlights opportunities and challenges ahead


The results from a recent study that surveyed 400 US-based IT decision makers about their current and/or planned usage of private cellular networks confirm those thoughts to a degree.

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Governments step in to bolster 5G private network partnerships

TM Forum

Commercial 5G private network deployments are beginning to show early signs of gaining traction, with telcos and tech companies worldwide busy partnering to create new ecosystems. have teamed up to deliver a live 5G private network.

Only 6% of companies have adopted AI, study finds

Venture Beast

A new survey by Juniper Networks finds that while executives understand the value of AI, adoption remains a struggle. Read More.

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IT Priorities 2017: Buyers look for network privacy, visibility tools

Computer Weekly

The 2017 Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities survey shows growing interest in network privacy, security and management, but SDN and NFV are still lagging

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Network slicing momentum builds as standalone 5G advances

TM Forum

Several recent announcements by communications service providers (CSPs) show the growing momentum behind commercial 5G network slicing, amid a rise in standalone (SA) 5G device availability and the rollout of SA 5G network trials and deployments. a Heavy Reading survey for Exfo.

Automation and OSS enabling new networks, new journeys

TM Forum

Survey results highlight. cloud networks. Head of Solutions, Amdocs Open Network. CSPs are investing in 5G, SDN/NFV, cloud, IoT and AI, including communications networks powered by machine learning. much more dynamic than today’s largely static networks.

Survey finds SD-WANs are hot, but satisfaction with telcos is not

Network World

This week SD-WAN vendor Cato Networks announced the results of its Telcos and the Future of the WAN in 2019 survey. More than 70% had a network with more than 10 locations, and almost a quarter (24%) had over 100 sites. The survey had good geographic diversity, with 57% of respondents coming from the U.S. Highlights of the survey include the following key findings: To read this article in full, please click here

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IDG Contributor Network: Americans want passwords, not biometrics, survey finds

Network World

Free email portal and Yougov surveyed over a thousand folks around the world in July and discovered over half (58 percent) prefer traditional passwords. Most people aren’t interested in fingerprint authentication and other biometric logins, a study has found. A significant proportion of the respondents also said biometry was too hazardous, with “only 9 percent finding the use of biometric methods risk-free,” the mail provider said in its press release.

Network as a Service is the key to preventing future disruptions, says Cisco

Tech Republic Cloud

A Cisco survey of IT professionals found that NaaS is increasingly being seen as a way to avoid future COVID-like disruptions, simplify IT and help IT teams create more value for their companies

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2015 National Chief Information Security Officer Survey

Cloud Musings

In order to better understand the challenges and concerns of this critical professional community, the 2015 National CISO Survey is now being conducted. You may request a copy of the final report by providing name and email address at the end of the survey. The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of GovCloud Network, GovCloud Network Partners or any other corporation or organization.) ?

Survey says many companies want to phase out passwords

Network World

A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication. The results comes from Wakefield Research, which surveyed 200 IT decision makers in the U.S. Don't be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. last month. Sixty-nine percent of the respondents said they will probably do away with passwords completely in the next five years.

Seattle investors need to step up: Startup founder survey reveals frustration with local angels


I decided to conduct a survey to find out. And with a few billion-dollar companies seemingly funded every year in Seattle, one could argue that the criticisms levied in the survey are off the mark for many investors. Blue Angels fly over Seattle. GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota).

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Awesome Procurement -Survey shows how business networks fuel innovation and business transformation

IT Toolbox

Uncover unique new research that identifies and measures how innovative companies have optimized their practices to overcome the many challenges facing business-to-business (B2B) commerce

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Survey: Declaring cyberwar on cybersecurity threats

Tech Republic Security

Cybersecurity is a key issue, with digital forensics teams arming organizations against the threat of data breaches and network security. Take our survey and get a free copy of the research report

Back-to-Basics Weekend Reading - Survey of Local Algorithms

All Things Distributed

There is one noticeable exception: there is a class of distributed algorithms, dubbed local algorithms, that run in constant time, independently of the size of the network. In this weekend's paper Jukka Suomela surveys the state-of-the-art in the field, covering impossibility results, deterministic local algorithms, randomized local algorithms, and local algorithms for geometric graphs. As we know the run time of most algorithms increases when the input set increases in size.

Blind Blog survey finds companies, employees disagree on WFH future

ComputerWorld IT Management

And a recent study by the Blind Blog professional social network shows that even tech companies are all over the map, suggesting should survey your people before making any decisions.

Wireless Network Analyzer, Free!


NetSpot for Windows and Mac is finally here and it’s the first free Wi-Fi survey app for the rest of us. NetSpot features two major Wi-Fi troubleshooting modes: Discover and Survey. You need just a few clicks to start your wireless network site survey. Discover Wireless Networks Around you. You don’t need to run a WiFi survey to get a quick overview of the surrounding wireless range. Scan your network to know more. Scan WLAN network.

Tempered Networks simplifies network security

Network World

A recent ZK Research survey revealed that large enterprises have an average of 32 security vendors deployed, which is a ridiculously high number. One startup trying to simplify security is Tempered Networks. I recently spoke with Marc Kaplan, vice president of security architecture for the company, about how Tempered Networks makes network security simpler.

Surveys show high hopes, deep concerns about IoT

Network World

Those are some of the findings in surveys released on Tuesday by the Business Performance Innovation Network and the Eclipse IoT Working Group. More than half of the executives think their industries are already adopting IoT through either pilots or large-scale deployments, and 57 percent are at least in the planning stages themselves, BPI Network said. About 350 executives from around the world responded to the survey by BPI Network , an organization of business leaders.

Buyer Insights: Findings From The 2021 B2B Buying Survey

Forrester's Customer Insights

It will also provide a great opportunity for B2B sales, marketing, and product leaders to network virtually. Forrester’s fifth B2B Summit APAC will be held in Singapore on 14 and 15 September 2021 through a live virtual experience.

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Social networks help people to get jobs: employer survey

Trends in the Living Networks has j ust launched a survey which says that 22% of hiring managers use social networks to screen candidates. Less prominent in the report is that 24% of hiring managers found content on social networks that convinced them to hire a candidate, including solid references and a professional image. It also should be very obvious to anyone with half a brain today that their social network profiles will be looked at when they’re applying for jobs.

Blind Blog survey finds companies, employees disagree on WFH future

Computerworld Vertical IT

And a recent study by the Blind Blog professional social network shows that even tech companies are all over the map, suggesting should survey your people before making any decisions. In the analyst community, we’ve been red-flagging a clear (and expensive) trend: companies that are building huddle and conference rooms in office buildings under the assumption people will want to come into the office to use them. There is virtually no empirical data that this will be the case.

ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system goes live in Washington state — here’s how it works


A team from the UW-based Pacific Northwest Seismic Network installs a new solar panel array at a seismic monitoring site in Enumclaw, Wash., More work to do: The sensor network is only about 65% complete for Washington state, with about 230 seismic stations and around 100 more to add.

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Geophysicists Mapped the 'Plumbing' That Feeds Yellowstone's Famous Hot Springs

GizModo VR

A team of geophysicists recently strung a large wire loop from a helicopter and flew over Yellowstone National Park in order to see its hidden underground networks.

Android is becoming a worldwide earthquake detection network

The Verge

First, Google is partnering with the United States Geological Survey and the California Office of Emergency Services to send the agencies’ earthquake alerts to Android users in that state. Photo by Brennan King / The Verge.

Supply Chains Evolve To Become Collaborative Supply Networks

Forrester Digital Transformation

Our survey told us that Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is eclipsing Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) as companies are looking to make their […].

Call To Participate: ARMA And Forrester Joint Survey Tracking Records And Information Management Trends

Forrester's Customer Insights

ARMA International and Forrester have partnered once again on a joint survey to track the records and information management (RIM) trends facing enterprises. ARMA brings a community of RIM leaders together to provide resources, expertise, networking, and guidance for professionals in the space. The insights from this survey will help inform a stream of research […].

What's the Shelf-Life of a Wi-Fi Network Design?

IT Toolbox

Wireless network design is a combination of knowing how WLAN technology works, the ability to understand the environment that the WLAN will be deployed in, experience, and critical thought. But each of these has enough non-precision to them to result in more than one right way of doing a survey for a given area.

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Enterprises struggle with security monitoring ‘tool sprawl’

Venture Beast

In a new survey, Trend Micro asked organizations about their security monitoring tool usage -- and challenges around it. Read More.

ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system going live in Washington state on May 4


Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, does not predict earthquakes before they happen, but is designed to rapidly detect ones that have already begun. The sensor network is only about 65% complete for Washington state, according to a news release.

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PerspecSys Survey Reveals Cloud-based Security Concerns for 2014

Cloud Musings

Today PerspecSys announced the results of a survey conducted at the 2014 RSA Conference concerning the attitudes and policies of organizations towards cloud-based security. IT organizations must also actively survey the user base to understand the motivation behind the tools'' use and ensure that advantageous functionality hasn''t been missed as part of official IT-supported enterprise user environments.

Survey: Despite costly attacks, 85% of business leaders confident in preparedness

Network World

That’s the finding of a recent survey sponsored by BAE Systems. The survey of 600 business leaders across five countries found that “only 29% of organizations tested their attack response in the last month. Eighty-five percent of organizations believe they have the right controls in place to protect against such attacks. Yet, 40 percent of them have been victims of cyber attacks within the last six months. Why the disconnect? Related: 3 ingredients of a successful attack ].

Where are you on your journey to zero touch automation?

TM Forum

Autonomous networks are the bedrock of future communication service provider (CSP) operating models. The main drivers for autonomous networks in past have been improving customer experience, delivering new services and lowering costs. Take part in our latest survey. Take survey

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66% of hotels and hospitality enterprises considering SaaS models in COVID-19 response

Tech Republic Cloud

According to a new survey, 38% of IT leaders plan to increase their investment in cloud-based networking

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Scale Venture Partners: Security software buying trends in 2021

Venture Beast

In a CSO survey, 63% said they increased IT budgets to defend against security threats after the events of 2020 (pandemic, SolarWinds hack). Read More.

IDG Contributor Network: Cybersecurity skills crisis creating vulnerabilities

Network World

Intel Security says a massive 82 percent of IT professionals that it surveyed are battling a shortage in workers specializing in cybersecurity. Market research specialist Vanson Bourne performed the survey and interviewed IT decision makers working in cybersecurity in developed countries. Also on Network World: Closing the cybersecurity talent gap, one woman at a time + To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here