Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

June 20, 2018

AT&T to follow Verizon in ending its sale of user location data to third-party brokers

Tech -- The Verge - AT&T says it will end its practice of selling real-time user location data to third-party brokers after its primary competitor Verizon...

June 20, 2018 05:24 PM

June 19, 2018

Cisco buys July Systems to bring digital experience to the real world

Tech -- TechCrunch - Customer experience management is about getting to know your customer's preferences in an online context, but pulling that information...

June 19, 2018 07:04 PM

Oracle launches global internet 'health' map

Enterprise -- Network World News - While major cloud providers such as Amazon, Microsoft and Google have spent billions investing in their own networks to...

June 19, 2018 05:40 PM

June 18, 2018

Cisco makes SD-WAN integration a top priority

Enterprise -- Network World News - Software and programmable intelligent networks were hot topics at Cisco Live last week, and one of the key components of...

June 18, 2018 03:50 PM

Iridium-7 Target Launch Date Announced

PR Newswire: Networks -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that the seventh Iridium(r) NEXT mission has been targeted by SpaceX for launch on...

June 18, 2018 02:36 AM

AT&T Completes Acquisition of Time Warner Inc.

Business Wire -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has completed its acquisition of Time Warner Inc., bringing together global media and entertainment leaders Warner Bros.,...

June 18, 2018 02:25 AM

June 17, 2018

Carousel Industries Exec Shares His View On Cisco Live

Enterprise -- CRN - Carousel Industries Chief Technology Officer Jason Viera says Cisco's messaging is on-point for solution providers.

June 17, 2018 06:30 AM

June 13, 2018

Netflix and Alphabet will need to become ISPs, fast

Tech -- TechCrunch - This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.

First is...

June 13, 2018 03:41 PM

Court approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

Tech -- TechCrunch - United States District Court Judge Richard J. Leon has ruled in favor of AT&T in the government's antitrust suit to block AT&T's...

June 13, 2018 03:40 PM

June 12, 2018

Riverbed to Showcase Industry's First Unified APM and End-User Experience Monitoring Solution at Velocity Conference

Business Wire -- Riverbed today announced it will showcase at O'Reilly Velocity conference, the latest release of Riverbed SteelCentral.

June 12, 2018 04:57 PM

Almost half of US consumers will have access to 5G by 2023

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Ericsson predicts that close to 50 percent of all mobile subscriptions will be based on the next-generation network standard by...

June 12, 2018 03:33 PM

CenturyLink helps connect customers to Google Cloud globally

Enterprise -- VMblog - CenturyLink, Inc. today announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a service from Google Cloud that allows customers to...

June 12, 2018 03:26 PM

June 11, 2018

Verizon Names Former Ericsson Chief to Replace McAdam

U.S. News -- Verizon Communications Inc named Chief Technology Officer and former Ericsson boss Hans Vestberg as its new Chief Executive on...

June 11, 2018 05:18 PM

Iridium Continues to Attract World Class Maritime Service Providers for Iridium Certus(SM)

PR Newswire: Networks -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today that seven additional service providers have signed agreements to provide the Iridium...

June 11, 2018 04:01 PM

Riverbed Reinvents APM for Digital Era with Industry's First Unified APM and End-User Experience Monitoring Solution

Business Wire -- Riverbed today announced the latest release of SteelCentral with the industry's first unified APM and end-user experience monitoring solution.

June 11, 2018 03:42 PM

45 Years Later, Ethernet is Still the Technology to Beat

Business Wire -- Ethernet Alliance hosts IEEE 802 Interim meeting to address range of Ethernet topics in diversifying application space; elects new...

June 11, 2018 03:33 PM

Limelight Networks Sets Record for a Single Purge of 1.1 Billion Objects Globally in Under a Second

Business Wire -- Limelight Networks announced that in 123 milliseconds, SmartPurge removed 1.1 billion cached objects across its global CDN.

June 11, 2018 04:13 AM

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is stepping down this summer

BGR -- Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam will be stepping down from his role in the company on August 1st, 2018, after exactly seven years at the helm of the...

June 11, 2018 02:43 AM

June 08, 2018

Cisco fixes critical bug that exposed networks to hackers

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The bug had a rare 9.8 out of 10 score on the common vulnerability severity rating scale.

June 08, 2018 05:35 PM

June 07, 2018

Riverbed delivers enhanced scalability, integrated licensing with new SteelCentral release

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - The enhanced SteelCentral also adds Prism, which uses AI to visualize the conversion funnel and spot issues, and full integration...

June 07, 2018 04:11 PM

June 06, 2018

Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Market Sees Moderate Growth in the First Quarter of 2018 with Uncertainty in the Year Ahead, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - The combined consumer and enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments decreased 1.3% year over year in Q1 2018 with worldwide...

June 06, 2018 03:39 PM

June 05, 2018

Palo Alto Networks beats Q3 targets

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Palo Alto CEO Mark McLaughlin steps down from his post later this week.

June 05, 2018 06:32 PM

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Trackers Show Marked Improvement for Q1 2018; Results Bode Well for Year Ahead

Think -- IDC - The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $6.29 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), an increase of...

June 05, 2018 05:33 PM

Google's Hangouts Meet will soon be compatible with hardware from Polycom and Cisco

Tech -- TechCrunch - G Suite is about to get a slew of new integrations.

Hangouts Meet, for example, is Google's designated video conferencing solution...

June 05, 2018 03:42 PM

June 04, 2018

Ciena Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Business Wire -- Ciena today announced unaudited financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended April 30, 2018.

June 04, 2018 04:25 AM

Ciena Announces Intent to Acquire Packet Design

Business Wire -- Ciena Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Packet Design, LLC

June 04, 2018 04:25 AM

Masergy Expands Global Bandwidth on Demand to SD-WAN

Business Wire -- Masergy, a leading provider of hybrid networking, managed security, and cloud communications solutions, announced today the extension of their...

June 04, 2018 04:18 AM

May 29, 2018

Building IoT-ready networks must become a priority

Enterprise -- Network World News - The Internet of Things (IoT) era has arrived, and over the next few years, billions of devices will be connected to company...

May 29, 2018 04:02 PM

May 28, 2018

SpaceX's prototype internet satellites are good enough for gaming, Elon Musk says

GeekWire -- It's been three months since SpaceX launched the first prototype satellites for its Starlink broadband internet network, and there's been precious...

May 28, 2018 10:17 PM

May 26, 2018

MSPs Get Ready, Because SD-WAN Is Mainstream

MSPmentor -- While still a volatile market, software-defined WANs are a rare opportunity.

May 26, 2018 01:25 AM

May 25, 2018

May 24, 2018

Representatives rip FCC Chairman Pai's 'lack of candor' and double down on net neutrality questions

Tech -- TechCrunch - Thirteen members of Congress have written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticizing his "repeated evasive responses to our inquiries"...

May 24, 2018 08:04 PM

May 23, 2018

SolarWinds Refreshes Network Management Portfolio

Enterprise -- MSPmentor - The two key deliverables in the latest product portfolio upgrade are visibility and increased monitoring capability.

May 23, 2018 04:17 PM

May 21, 2018

May 17, 2018

Cisco posts solid Q3 as it grows software business

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Recurring revenue accounted for 32 percent of total revenue, up 2 points from a year prior.

May 17, 2018 03:54 PM

Configuring Smart Card Authentication to BIG-IP Management Interface

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - Developed on BIG-IP Version 13.1



It's been quite a while since my last article, so I wanted to come up with something that I...

May 17, 2018 03:45 PM

After Senate victory, House announces plans to force its own vote on net neutrality

Tech -- TechCrunch - Hot on the heels of a surprising 52-47 Senate disapproval of the FCC's new, weaker net neutrality rules, the House of Representatives...

May 17, 2018 03:01 PM

May 16, 2018

Here's what the big four U.S. mobile ISPs are doing with IoT

Enterprise -- Network World News - The Internet of Things is a business phenomenon at least as much as it is a technological one, which means that every company...

May 16, 2018 05:29 PM

May 15, 2018

D-Link's Catherine Cruz Recognized as One of CRN's 2018 Women of the Channel

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- D-Link today announced that CRN(r), a brand of The Channel Company, has named Catherine Cruz, director of business solution sales, to its prestigious...

May 15, 2018 05:37 PM

Comcast's machineQ(tm) Lights up San Francisco Bay Area with LoRaWAN(tm) IoT Network

Business Wire: Software -- Comcast's enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ(tm), has activated its LoRaWAN(tm) IoT network in the San Francisco Bay Area.

May 15, 2018 05:29 PM

Tracking CDN Usage Through Historical DNS Data

Infosec -- Dyn - With Mother's Day having just passed, some e-commerce sites likely saw an associated boost in traffic. While not as significant as the...

May 15, 2018 03:32 PM

Microsoft Announces Its Own Content Delivery Network in Public Preview

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Microsoft announced it would start to provide a public preview of their own Content Delivery Network (CDN) to enable customers to use...

May 15, 2018 03:29 PM

May 13, 2018

Akamai Showcases Commitment to Powering the Most Engaging Digital Experiences at DeltaV Conference

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, will bring its years of expertise enabling...

May 13, 2018 02:49 AM

Riverbed Digital Performance Platform Powers Bajaj Electricals' Consumer-Centric Digital Transformation Strategy

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed(r) announced that Bajaj Electricals Ltd., a leading Indian company, is using the Riverbed(r) Digital Performance Platform.

May 13, 2018 02:22 AM

May 11, 2018

FCC puts a date on net neutrality's tombstone ahead of Senate vote

Tech -- Digital Trends - Net neutrality finally has an official expiration date. Announced Thursday morning, the Obama-era regulations that ensured an...

May 11, 2018 03:41 PM

May 10, 2018

3 generations of secure SD-WAN services

Enterprise -- Network World News - You simply can't take advantage of all that SD-WAN has to offer without giving branch offices local Internet access and...

May 10, 2018 06:49 PM