Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

September 19, 2017

Using DNS to Mitigate Performance Degradations

Infosec -- Dyn - Because of the unique position that the Domain Name System (DNS) employs, it can be used as an effective tool for handling performance...

September 19, 2017 05:25 PM

WifiInfoView is a great Wi-Fi utility for Windows

Enterprise -- Computerworld - The other day, I was at a coffee shop where the Wi-Fi seemed slow. I didn't run actual speed tests, as that would have just added...

September 19, 2017 05:03 PM

John Chambers to leave Cisco board of directors

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Chambers is ending his 24-year run on the networking company's board.

September 19, 2017 04:48 PM

September 18, 2017

Kiana Integrates Presence Analytics Solution with HP Aruba WiFi

Business Wire: Software -- Kiana and Aruba WiFi integration delivers universal device detection and analytics to airports, venues, campuses, and other high-traffic...

September 18, 2017 04:28 PM

September 15, 2017

Reinventing the 08:15 from Glasgow to Edinburgh; Cisco and Partners Enable High-Speed Connectivity on Trains

Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Is it the UK's busiest bank branch, a densely populated office space or a retail outlet? None of the above. It's a busy commuter train, but not...

September 15, 2017 04:16 PM

KORE Continues IoT Innovation with LTE Technologies

Business Wire: Software -- Mobile World Congress Americas -- KORE, demonstrated its leadership role in IoT solutions at Mobile World Congress Americas this week. As the...

September 15, 2017 04:00 PM

CenturyLink hopes acquisition, VMware deal will strengthen enterprise appeal

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - If telecom giant CenturyLink Inc.'s proposed acquisition of fiber networking provider Level 3 gains final approval, it will give...

September 15, 2017 02:49 PM

September 14, 2017

Infoblox Enhances Partner Program to Expand Benefits for Valued Channel Partners

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced enhancements to its partner program,...

September 14, 2017 04:33 PM

CRN Exclusive: Infoblox Revamps Channel Program To Reward Partners Who Bring In Business, Add Value

Enterprise -- CRN - Infoblox's new program, BuildingBLOX, will offer more rewards for partners who are investing in the company's network management and control...

September 14, 2017 02:59 PM

September 13, 2017

CenturyLink announces revised timeframe for closing of Level 3 acquisition

PR Newswire: Internet Technology -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) today announced it is updating the closing timeframe for its acquisition of Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:...

September 13, 2017 05:27 PM

Riverbed Improves Application Performance by 80% at the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed announced that the International Union for Conservation of Nature is using Riverbed(r) solutions to deliver efficient business operations.

September 13, 2017 05:12 PM

September 12, 2017

Sierra Wireless Tests Narrowband-IoT Modules on T-Mobile's Network

Business Wire: Internet -- Sierra Wireless announced that testing is underway for its Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) modules.

September 12, 2017 04:19 PM

AT&T rolls out IoT management platform for enterprises

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The platform was built in tight coordination with Microsoft and AT&T plans to work with Microsoft to bring the platform to market.

September 12, 2017 03:07 PM

AT&T Pledges an Additional $1.4 Million to Hurricane Relief With New Matching Donation

Justmeans -- Support for rescue and recovery efforts in communities hit by recent hurricanes in the U.S. and Caribbean

September 12, 2017 03:51 AM

September 11, 2017

Akamai Highlights New Media and Ad Delivery Innovations at IBC 2017

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today previewed its planned activities...

September 11, 2017 03:56 PM

September 10, 2017

Sprint Names Ivo Rook Senior VP of IoT

Business Wire: Networks -- Sprint (NYSE: S) today named seasoned Internet of Things (IoT) executive Ivo Rook to the newly created position of senior vice president of IoT....

September 10, 2017 12:33 AM

September 09, 2017

AT&T, Qualcomm, and Ericsson Showcase Gigabit LTE with LAA Technology at Mobile World Congress Americas

Electronics -- Qualcomm - Gigabit LTE with Licensed Assisted Access Demonstrated Publicly for the First Time in the U.S. on the Samsung Galaxy...

September 09, 2017 06:33 PM

AT&T Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

Justmeans -- Only U.S. Company in Telecommunication Services Industry to Make the List

September 09, 2017 06:30 PM

September 08, 2017

T-Mobile on top in yet another wireless network test

BGR -- Two things are certain in the wireless industry: your bill will never be right the first time, and every carrier will claim it has the best service....

September 08, 2017 03:50 PM

IBM's global load balancer and reverse DNS degraded by domain transfer mess

Enterprise -- The Register - Registrar put crucial domains in limbo. Is that good enough for a big cloud?

IBM's cloudy global load balancer and reverse DNS...

September 08, 2017 03:22 PM

Six steps to faster, better Wi-Fi

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - With the countless of devices we have nowadays all wanting a piece of our internet connection, who doesn't want better Wi-Fi? Here's...

September 08, 2017 03:15 PM

September 07, 2017

Intermedia Buys AnyMeeting, A Web Conferencing Powerhouse, To Fortify Its Unified Communications Muscle

Enterprise -- CRN - AnyMeeting will be made available to channel partners through Intermedia's interface, enabling solution providers to resell the capability...

September 07, 2017 04:49 AM

September 06, 2017

Nuvias Appointed a Pan-EMEA Distributor for Juniper Networks

Business Wire: Software -- Nuvias appointed a pan-EMEA distributor for Juniper Networks' full range of high-performance networking, security, data centre and cloud...

September 06, 2017 05:14 PM

September 03, 2017

Alcatel just released two new budget smartphones

The Verge -- Alcatel has just announced two new additions to its budget smartphone lineup today at IFA 2017: the Idol 5 and A7.

Targeted at millennials,...

September 03, 2017 12:46 AM

September 01, 2017

Riverbed Provides Accounting Firm's IT Team with the Agility Needed to Support Aggressive Growth

Business Wire: Hardware -- Riverbed Technology announced that BDO Canada LLP, has adopted Riverbed(r) SteelFusion(tm) as the foundation for an agile IT environment.

September 01, 2017 05:26 PM

Okta Integrates with Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to Automate End-User Security from the Okta Identity Cloud to the Enterprise and Back

Business Wire: Software -- Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced integrations with the Palo Alto Networks(r)...

September 01, 2017 05:21 PM

AT&T brings 5G wireless trials to three more cities

BGR -- Most of the noise we're hearing about 5G is about how you're going to be able to drive a racecar through VR or have 8K movies beamed directly...

September 01, 2017 04:19 PM

August 31, 2017

The 10 Best-Selling Networking Switch Brands In Q2 2017

Enterprise -- CRN - Cisco, Netgear and HPE sold the most switches through distributors during the second quarter 2017. See how many switches were sold and...

August 31, 2017 07:17 PM

August 30, 2017

New York State to Offer Full Broadband Access

Enterprise -- IT Business Edge - The $50 million New York Broadband for All program recently extended its grant deadline for provisioning of services to rural...

August 30, 2017 04:00 PM

August 29, 2017

MWC Americas

Arrow Electronics, Inc. -- Arrow's sensor-to-sunset full IoT-product-lifecycle capabilities - called Things Evolved - draw on the company’s core strengths in sensor and component distribution, enterprise computing and system integration.

August 29, 2017 04:15 PM

August 27, 2017

Ethernet Alliance Congratulates IEEE on Formation of IEEE 802.3 Beyond 10km Optical PHYs Study Group

Business Wire: Software -- The IEEE 802.3 Beyond 10km Optical PHYs Study Group will focus on developing optical solutions to support reaches beyond 10km for...

August 27, 2017 10:11 PM

Oracle Dyn Named to Gartner's Collective Intelligence Benchmarking Category

Infosec -- Dyn - Gartner recently released its new Hype Cycle for Software as a Service (SaaS), in which Oracle Dyn was included as a representative vendor...

August 27, 2017 04:04 AM

August 25, 2017

Cisco Will Acquire Springpath for $320 Million

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Cisco Systems, Inc. announced its intent to acquire Springpath, Inc., a Sunnyvale, CA-based company in hyperconvergence...

August 25, 2017 04:30 PM

August 22, 2017

Belkin International Named One Of The Best Companies To Work For In Los Angeles By The Los Angeles Business Journal

PR Newswire: Semantic Web -- Belkin International, the parent company of Belkin(r), Linksys(r) and Phyn(r) and Wemo(r) brands that manufacturer accessory, wireless networking,...

August 22, 2017 07:06 PM

SwiftStack and Cisco Collaboration Makes it Easy to Leverage the Benefits of Enterprise Cloud Storage

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- SwiftStack, a company that powers hybrid cloud storage for enterprises, today announced that its hybrid cloud storage software is now validated...

August 22, 2017 07:05 PM

Verizon, Ericsson, and Qualcomm eclipse previous record with Gigabit LTE speeds reaching 1.07 Gbps in lab trial

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier....

August 22, 2017 06:57 PM

D-Link Announces New Bare Metal Switches Based on Open Networking Standards

PR Newswire: Computer Hardware -- D-Link, a global leader in business class networking, today announced a new line of bare metal switches for enterprise, data center and service...

August 22, 2017 06:55 PM

Is mobile killing the LAN?

Enterprise -- Computerworld - I was talking with an industry CEO the other day and he offered an intriguing thought. He said that the LAN is dead - along with...

August 22, 2017 06:01 PM

August 21, 2017

Cisco Spark Makes Four Major Breakthroughs in Security, Compliance, and Analytics

Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) understands the importance of security, compliance, and analytics. We...

August 21, 2017 05:11 PM

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Springpath

Marketwire - Networking -- Acquisition supports Cisco's transition toward software-centric solutions

August 21, 2017 05:10 PM