Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

February 18, 2018

Elon Musk quietly plans to put 11,925(!) satellites into orbit

Think -- Big Think - Elon Musk and SpaceX plan an "internet in space" consisting of 11,295 satellites that are about to begin launching.Read More

February 18, 2018 01:46 AM

February 17, 2018

February 16, 2018

ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM) is now generally available

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We are excited to share the general availability of ExpressRoute monitoring with Network Performance Monitor (NPM). A few months...

February 16, 2018 05:34 PM

Cisco Surges to Highest in 17 Years on Bullish Earnings Outlook

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Revenue rose for first time in eight quarters to $11.9 billion; tax-related charge led to quarterly net loss of $1.78...

February 16, 2018 05:30 PM

5 benefits of SD-WAN optimization

Enterprise -- Network World News - SD-WAN is quickly approaching mainstream adoption by enterprises; Ovum's research finds that about one-third of enterprises...

February 16, 2018 05:29 PM

February 15, 2018

5G debuts at the Winter Olympics and it's changing how we experience The Games

Think -- Big Think - Events, entertainment, and transportation are literally being transformed during this year's Olympics.Read More

February 15, 2018 05:26 PM

February 13, 2018

February 12, 2018

Speeding Up Adoption of 5G! Wireless Transmission Speeds of 120 Gbps Achieved

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- In an effort to further increase the capacity of wireless equipment, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd....

February 12, 2018 05:41 PM

SpaceX gets set to launch first prototype Starlink satellites for global internet

GeekWire -- The first test satellites for SpaceX's global internet constellation are being prepped for launch as early as this week - three years after SpaceX...

February 12, 2018 05:31 PM

February 11, 2018

AT&T Completes Acquisition of FiberTower Corporation

Business Wire: Internet -- AT&T closed its acquisition of FiberTower Corporation.

February 11, 2018 04:02 AM

Automation Survey Finds Network Engineers Need to Learn How to Code

Business Wire: Hardware -- Indeni, provider of the crowd-sourced network automation platform, in partnership with GNS3, the world's largest open source networking...

February 11, 2018 03:46 AM

Limelight Networks Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financials

Business Wire: Software -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW) (Limelight), a global leader in digital content delivery, today reported revenue of $48.2 million for...

February 11, 2018 03:41 AM

AT&T Acquires 5G Operator FiberTower

TEXAS TECHPULSE -- Dallas-based AT&T said today that it has acquired FiberTower Corporation, a provider of millimeter wave spectrum for the 5G telecom market. AT&T...

February 11, 2018 03:12 AM

Here's how much T-Mobile paid to acquire Layer3 for its upcoming TV service

GeekWire -- T-Mobile paid $325 million for Layer3, the Denver-based company that will form the backbone of the self-proclaimed Un-carrier's TV service coming...

February 11, 2018 01:45 AM

February 07, 2018

Akamai cuts 5 percent of workforce as Q4 tops expectations

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The company is cutting workers primarily in its media division as it aims to improve margins.

February 07, 2018 05:59 PM

February 04, 2018

Avaya AVA(TM) Brings AI to Life for a Better Customer Experience

Marketwire - Computers and Software -- Introducing Avaya Ava, a cloud-based AI solution for automating and managing digital interactions with customers through social and messaging...

February 04, 2018 07:51 AM

February 02, 2018

Ericsson Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results 2017

PR Newswire: High Tech Security -- FOURTH QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS



Reported sales decreased by -12%. Sales adjusted for comparable units and currency declined by -7% YoY, partly...

February 02, 2018 08:21 PM

February 01, 2018

Ericsson cuts 10k jobs as all segments decline

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Ericsson has clocked declines in sales across networking, digital services, managed services, and media, but said it will expand...

February 01, 2018 07:02 PM

January 31, 2018

F5 Networks Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

Business Wire: Networks -- F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced revenue of $523.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2018, up 1.4% from $516.0 million...

January 31, 2018 05:52 PM

BigCommerce Introduces Akamai Image Manager to Enhance Shopping Experiences for 55,000+ Stores

Business Wire: Software -- BigCommerce now offers Akamai Image Manager as an out-of-the-box feature, giving merchants access to industry-leading image optimization technology.

January 31, 2018 05:28 PM

Yottaa Storms into 2018 Following Record-Breaking 2017 Performance

Business Wire: Software -- Yottaa, Inc., the leading SaaS platform for accelerating eCommerce, today announced outstanding results for 2017, including record-breaking revenue...

January 31, 2018 05:27 PM

F5 Launches Super-NetOps Initiative

Business Wire: Software -- F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today introduced the Super-NetOps initiative, an industry training and community-based program aimed at evolving network...

January 31, 2018 05:26 PM

F5 Announces Appointments to New Strategic Positions

Business Wire: Software -- F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced the addition of four new executives to its leadership team, reporting directly to President and CEO...

January 31, 2018 05:23 PM

802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

Enterprise -- Network World News - In the world of wireless, the term Wi-Fi is synonymous with wireless access in general, despite the fact that it is a specific...

January 31, 2018 05:07 AM

5 Things For Partners To Know About Cisco's Skyport Systems Acquisition

Enterprise -- CRN - Cisco's acquisition of Skyport Systems last week is the latest move by the networking giant in the hyper-converged space. Here are five...

January 31, 2018 04:59 AM

January 30, 2018

F5 adds four new senior executives and beats Wall Street earnings expectations

GeekWire -- After a rough year, F5 Networks got off to a good start Wednesday, reporting earnings that beat Wall Street expectations and announcing the appointment...

January 30, 2018 06:08 PM

T-Mobile completes Layer3 acquisition, on track to launch new TV service this year

GeekWire -- T-Mobile said it has closed the acquisition of Denver-based Layer3 TV, paving the way for the self-proclaimed "Un-carrier" to launch its own...

January 30, 2018 06:07 PM

SolarWinds Adds Assisted Onboarding and Next-Generation Training and Certification Programs

Enterprise -- VMblog - SolarWinds today unveiled major advancements in its Customer Success program. The enhancements will help speed time-to-value when deploying...

January 30, 2018 05:03 PM

January 29, 2018

Trump administration mulls a nationalized 5G network

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - President Donald Trump's national security team is mulling over creating a high-speed 5G network within the next 3 years in an...

January 29, 2018 05:21 PM

CRN Interview: Riverbed Channel Leader Bisnette On Simplifying Partner Program And The $4.6B New Business Opportunity

Enterprise -- CRN - Riverbed channel chief Bridget Bisnette tells CRN that the company is looking to partners to help break Riverbed out of its traditional...

January 29, 2018 01:17 AM

January 28, 2018

January 25, 2018

Connecting Your Data Center to the Cloud: Azure ExpressRoute and AWS Direct Connect

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - What you need to know before buying private network links to public clouds

January 25, 2018 08:08 PM

January 24, 2018

The Difference Between Hybrid WAN and SD-WAN

Enterprise -- The Data Center Journal - The two terms hybrid WAN and SD-WAN are often wrongly treated as interchangeable. Hybrid WAN is the practice of routing...

January 24, 2018 06:54 PM

January 22, 2018

Reaching for a Cybersecurity Moonshot: A Message for Davos 2018

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - This week, I'll be heading to Davos, Switzerland, to participate again in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting....

January 22, 2018 05:48 PM

Cisco adds nine more products to Spectre, Meltdown probe

Enterprise -- CRN - In addition to dozens of systems already under investigation.

January 22, 2018 05:09 PM

Riverbed Launches New Innovative Channel Partner Program

Business Wire: Software -- Riverbed today announced the launch of Riverbed Rise, a new channel partner program.

January 22, 2018 02:26 AM

In photos: updating New York's vast and fragile telecom backbone

Popular Science -- The cables that keep information flowing through the Big Apple are undergoing a transformation, from aging copper to strong...

January 22, 2018 12:28 AM

January 21, 2018

Wide-area networks: What WANs are and where they're headed

Enterprise -- Network World News - If it weren't for wide-area networks, it wouldn't be possible to create unified networks for organizations with far-flung...

January 21, 2018 03:50 AM

January 19, 2018

Wide area networks: What WANs are and where they're headed

Enterprise -- Network World News - If it weren't for wide-area networks it wouldn't be possible to create unified networks for organizations with far-flung...

January 19, 2018 06:17 PM

Riverbed drops "complex compliance" in partner program overhaul

Enterprise -- CRN - Former program "took about 37 slides to present - this one takes five".

January 19, 2018 06:07 PM

January 18, 2018

Riverbed Launches All New Partner Program

Enterprise -- The ChannelPro Network - Called Riverbed Rise, it replaces a competency-based model requiring steep upfront skills investments with performance-based...

January 18, 2018 05:48 PM

Q&A: Mint SIM tackles prepaid wireless with online only approach

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Saving money on wireless service is something most of us want, but how? Mint SIM thinks it has the answer. We recently sat down...

January 18, 2018 05:24 PM

Why Russia is Building Its Own Internet

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - The Kremlin has a bold plan to protect itself from "possible external influence"



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January 18, 2018 05:20 PM

January 17, 2018

Riverbed unveils new channel chief and significantly changed channel program

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Ex-Cisco veteran Bridget Bisnette has been formally announced as global channel chief, along with a much more simplified - and...

January 17, 2018 08:18 PM

5 Things To Know About Cisco's Encrypted Traffic Analytics System

Enterprise -- CRN - Partners can leverage ETA to help customers understand 'how they can have more efficient security' and will be able to build out a larger...

January 17, 2018 08:01 PM

Google is building three undersea Internet cables to extend its cloud reach

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Google Inc. is taking its efforts to gain an edge in the public cloud market to a new front: the ocean floor. The technology giant...

January 17, 2018 08:00 PM

Telco Cloud and 5G Evolution Require Paradigm Change of Telco Suppliers

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - CSPs worldwide have embarked upon a journey toward a new digital operating infrastructure due to the need for service...

January 17, 2018 07:45 PM

Networking Devices and Spectre/Meltdown

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - Spectre and Meltdown are security vulnerabilities that impact all modern microprocessor vendors and most computing devices....

January 17, 2018 07:44 PM