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  • WiFi’s evolving role in IoT

    WiFi is often the obvious choice for IoT, but limitations have lead to the addition of two new specifications, 802.11ah and 802.11ax

    12 May 17 01:05 Written by By Jatin Parekh, VP Product, Mojo Networks
  • CW@50: A half-century of data storage (PDF)

    A free download that explains how storage went from $1 million to 2 cents per megabyte -- and how it evolved from punch cards to data storage, the internet and smartphones.

    11 April 17 06:04 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Verizon picks up ex-Ericsson CEO on the rebound

    Verizon has hired Hans Vestberg, the CEO Ericsson bounced last summer amid cost cutting and failing financials, to head up its Network and Technology team.

    01 April 17 02:09 Written by Bob Brown
  • Extreme grabs Avaya’s networking business for $100M

    Extreme’s Ed Meyercord, President and CEO said he expects the deal will broaden the company’s software and strengthen its presence in vertical markets such as healthcare and manufacturing.
    Norman Rice, an executive vice president with Extreme added that some of Avaya’s strengths included its networking fabric and Network Micro-Segmentation technology that helps customers secure enterprise components.

    08 March 17 09:58 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Users greet Avaya bankruptcy with shrugs

    The news that sprawling networking company Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is being treated with nonchalance by at least some of its customers, for whom the saga of the firm’s financial troubles has been ongoing.

    21 Jan. 17 04:53 Written by Jon Gold
  • Free Software Foundation shakes up its list of priority projects

    The Free Software Foundation Tuesday announced a major rethinking of the software projects that it supports, putting top priority on a free mobile operating system, accessibility, and driver development, among other areas.

    18 Jan. 17 09:00 Written by Jon Gold
  • Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in US after agency reverses patent finding

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing those products and recall others sold with redesigned software. The finding is the latest round in a high-stakes battle between Cisco and Arista over patents and copyrights that has been going on since 2014. In the summer of 2016 the US Trade Representative began an import ban as well as a cease and desist order covering Arista products imposed by the International Trade Commission in June where it ruled that Arista had infringed on a number of Cisco’s technology patents.

    17 Jan. 17 02:48 Written by Michael Cooney

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