Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

November 22, 2017

IDG Contributor Network: The future of SD-WAN: Gen2 is here

Enterprise -- Network World News - SD-WAN is the hottest topic in networking today. On the one hand, analyst reports state that this industry is in its infancy...

November 22, 2017 05:47 PM

November 21, 2017

Palo Alto Networks Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

PR Newswire: Electronic Components -- Palo Alto Networks(r) (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter 2018...

November 21, 2017 07:35 PM

November 20, 2017

November 19, 2017

Juniper Networks Announces Date and Webcast Information for Upcoming Investor Conferences in December 2017

Marketwire - Networking -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks,...

November 19, 2017 07:13 AM

What do John Chambers and crickets have in common? The IoT

Enterprise -- Network World News - Earlier this year, Cisco announced the man who turned it from a small router company into the world's dominant network vendor,...

November 19, 2017 02:08 AM

November 16, 2017

Cisco tops Q1 earnings targets

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Cisco's revenue by segment looks a bit different this quarter as the company completes its shift to recurring and subscription revenue...

November 16, 2017 09:51 AM

November 15, 2017

D-Link Introduces Next Generation DGS-3630 Series Layer 3 Stackable Managed Gigabit Switches

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- D-Link today announced its new generation of Layer 3 Managed Gigabit Switches - the DGS-3630 Series. The series now offers PoE models DGS-3630-28PC...

November 15, 2017 05:01 AM

November 14, 2017

Ruckus VP Valliappan On M&A Madness, New High-Performance Switches And Driving Growth Through The Channel

Enterprise -- CRN - Ruckus' new family of high-performance switches is being introduced as the company inches closer to its acquisition by Arris International....

November 14, 2017 08:35 PM

Cisco Announces $1 Billion Program for Smart Cities

Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Cisco also announces new features and customers for the Cisco Kinetic for Cities IoT data platform

November 14, 2017 07:59 PM

Linksys Announces Powerful New Max-Stream Tri-Band Range Extender To Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Zones And Boost Range Throughout The Home

PR Newswire: Computer and Electronics -- Linksys(r), a leader in networking solutions for the home and business, today announced the new powerful Linksys Max-Stream Tri-Band AC3000 Wi-Fi...

November 14, 2017 07:52 PM

Akamai Earns Top Marks in 2018 Corporate Equality Index

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, proudly announced that it received a...

November 14, 2017 07:34 PM

Riverbed REACH OUT Volunteer Week to Aid Over 30 Global Charities With More Than 1,000 Hours of Community Service

Business Wire: Software -- Starting today, over 600 Riverbed employee volunteers will perform more than 1,000 hours of community service worldwide.

November 14, 2017 07:31 PM

AT&T and Verizon are going to build cell towers together

The Verge -- AT&T and Verizon have partnered with a third company to build hundreds of cell towers, Verizon announced today. The third company, Tillman Infrastructure,...

November 14, 2017 06:54 PM

The 6 Best-Selling Wireless Access Point Brands Of Q3 2017

Enterprise -- CRN - While Cisco and second-place vendor Aruba Networks dominated the market in the quarter, both companies saw share declines as competitors...

November 14, 2017 09:10 AM

November 12, 2017

Juniper Networks Democratizes the Telco Cloud with Contrail Cloud Enhancements

Marketwire - Networking -- Solution now integrates AppFormix, expanded services, a set of pre-validated virtual functions, and an extended Red Hat collaboration to give...

November 12, 2017 10:53 PM

Ericsson and Swisscom Offers Gigabit LTE With Radio Dot System

PR Newswire: RFID -- Customers can experience indoor Gigabit LTE in Swisscom retail shops across Switzerland

Gigabit speeds reached by combining LTE frequencies,...

November 12, 2017 07:59 PM

Swing joins Microsoft

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- It was announced today that Swing Technologies, makers of the acclaimed 'living photo' app SWNG, will bring its talent and technology to Microsoft....

November 12, 2017 07:45 AM

Alaska Communications Expands Network with Satellite Offering

Business Wire: Internet -- Alaska Communications (NASDAQ: ALSK), the state's leading broadband and managed IT services company, recently became a satellite network provider.

November 12, 2017 07:38 AM

November 10, 2017

Network Segmentation

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - One thing that comes up all the time with clients is how to segment their network(s). There's no simple answer to this,...

November 10, 2017 06:58 PM

IDG Contributor Network: How blockchain technology could affect the future of network engineering

Enterprise -- Network World News - Blockchain, also referred to as distributed ledger, is the concept behind the success of Bitcoin and provides a dynamic...

November 10, 2017 06:29 PM

CenturyLink Channel Leader Wants Channel To Become Fastest Growing Unit

Enterprise -- CRN - CenturyLink's new channel leader talked channel integration plans and her hopes of partners pulling more of the weight within the newly-merged...

November 10, 2017 06:29 PM

November 08, 2017

Riverbed enhances its SD-WAN performance monitoring platform

Enterprise -- Network World News - Digital transformation is on every IT and business leader's radar today. The path to it, though, may not be simple. While...

November 08, 2017 05:54 PM

Level 3 Error Behind Widespread US Internet Outage

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Several internet service providers suffered an outage for longer than an hour on Monday

November 08, 2017 05:53 PM

November 07, 2017

Comcast internet hiccups reported across the US

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Comcast, its consumer Xfinity internet service, and its upstream Level 3 internet provider were hit by major outages today. Services...

November 07, 2017 06:59 PM

Fat-fingered Level 3 techie reduces internet to level zero: Glitch knocks out connections

Enterprise -- The Register - Celebrates CenturyLink gobble by blacking out

A fat-fingered configuration blunder at Level 3 temporarily sent a chunk of internet...

November 07, 2017 06:57 PM

SoftBank to increase stake in Sprint after T-Mobile merge talks end

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Following the end of merger talks with T-Mobile, SoftBank Group has said it will increase its stake in Sprint to below 85 percent...

November 07, 2017 05:58 PM

Juniper updates its Contrail Cloud platform for telcos

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Networking company Juniper Networks Inc. is updating its Contrail Cloud platform today with new capabilities to help service providers...

November 07, 2017 05:57 PM

November 04, 2017

CenturyLink, Level 3 To Partners: We Will Go Head-To-Head With AT&T, Verizon

Enterprise -- CRN - The newly combined CenturyLink and Level 3 is poised to go after more, larger business customers with the help of the channel. Also, partners...

November 04, 2017 10:27 PM

With Spark Assistant, Cisco adds voice-activated A.I. to videoconferencing

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Virtual assistants are gaining popularity as Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant get better at quickly retrieving information...

November 04, 2017 10:20 PM

November 03, 2017

Cisco Announces World's First AI-Powered Voice Assistant for Meetings

Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Using MindMeld technology, Cisco Spark Assistant brings conversational AI to the enterprise

November 03, 2017 06:42 PM

Webinar: Manage F5 BIG-IP Infrastructure with Puppet

Enterprise -- F5 DevCentral - An introductory webinar plus Q&A on 14 November 2017



F5 and Puppet have been working together for some time now, with the goal...

November 03, 2017 06:17 PM

Birds are pecking apart Australia's national broadband network

Enterprise -- The Register - Every living thing in Australia is deadly dangerous

Australia's national broadband network (NBN) is being pecked apart by birds....

November 03, 2017 04:23 PM

Cisco creates AI-based voice assistant for the enterprise

Enterprise -- ITBusiness.ca - Cisco is following the voice assistant trend by releasing its own, "enterprise grade" assistant in Cisco Spark.

November 03, 2017 04:15 PM

November 02, 2017

Improved integration of components highlights new Riverbed SteelCentral release

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - The improvements strengthen SteelCentral's digital experience management capabilities, improved its Dev/Ops performance management,...

November 02, 2017 06:32 PM

Vonage Launches SMS Automation Platform

PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- Vonage (NYSE: VG), a leading provider of business cloud communications, has launched VonageReach, an SMS Automation Platform designed to provide...

November 02, 2017 05:18 PM

Instart Logic Fuels Momentum With $30 Million in New Funding

Business Wire: Software -- Instart Logic announces $30 million in new funding to fuel global expansion of its revolutionary digital experience platform. $140M equity raised.

November 02, 2017 05:14 PM

Instart Logic raises $30M for its AI-supported content delivery platform

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Instart Logic Inc., a startup that's challenging content delivery network giant Akamai Technologies Inc., has an additional $30...

November 02, 2017 05:09 PM

Infoblox Deepens Executive Bench with Appointment of Sammie Walker as Chief Marketing Officer

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced that it has appointed Sammie Walker...

November 02, 2017 05:01 PM

Riverbed Advances Performance Monitoring for Digital Business and Cloud With New Release of Riverbed SteelCentral

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed today announced the latest release of SteelCentral with significant enhancement of its digital experience management (DEM) platform.

November 02, 2017 04:44 PM

Riverbed Helps Retailer Travis Perkins Enhance Its Digital Business, Providing Critical Digital and End-User Experience Monitoring

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed announced that Travis Perkins has selected Riverbed(r) SteelCentral(tm) Aternity to increase end-user visibility, improving customer...

November 02, 2017 04:34 PM

Level 3 executives get millions in cash bonuses, stock options after CenturyLink acquisition

Denver Post -- Level 3 Communications CEO Jeff Storey, who became CenturyLink's president and chief operating officer Wednesday, made sure his new Louisiana-based...

November 02, 2017 04:23 PM

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins: The '5 Key Elements' Of Cisco's Digital And Channel Strategy

Enterprise -- CRN - "Partners have been, and will remain, at the heart of this company as long as I'm here," said Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins during his keynote...

November 02, 2017 03:47 PM

Amazon CloudFront reaches 100 PoPs following latest Tokyo addition

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Amazon CloudFront now has 89 Edge Locations and 11 Regional Edge Caches, with sites in 50 cities and 23 countries.

November 02, 2017 03:46 PM

How Cisco drives its industrial IoT business forward

Enterprise -- Network World News - Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) does not have the explosive growth of the consumer internet. It's a nitty-gritty, complicated,...

November 02, 2017 03:39 PM

CenturyLink completes acquisition of Level 3

Enterprise -- VMblog - CenturyLink, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Level 3 Communications, Inc. The combination of CenturyLink and Level 3 creates a...

November 02, 2017 03:30 PM

November 01, 2017

8x8 Ranked as the UCaaS Market Share Leader for Midmarket and Enterprise Companies Worldwide

Business Wire: Software -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the leading provider of truly unified communications, today announced that according to Synergy Research Group, an independent...

November 01, 2017 09:39 PM

Report: T-Mobile Sprint merger has been called off

BGR -- It's a reprieve at the last minute, folks. The rumored T-Mobile Sprint merger, which is just about old enough to vote, has reportedly been called...

November 01, 2017 05:24 PM

CenturyLink's purchase of Level 3 to close on Nov. 1

Denver Post -- CenturyLink's looming acquisition for Broomfield-based Level 3 Communications is set to close Wednesday following the blessing of the Federal...

November 01, 2017 05:13 PM