How Much Is Internet Access Worth to You?

By: Maurice Nagle    4/26/2016

In sports there are many tales of epic heroism, from Madison Square Garden erupting when Willis Reed walked out of the tunnel in game 7 of the 1970 NB…

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Cable, 5G Break the Big Telco 'We can't invest due to FCC' Myth

By: Doug Mohney    4/25/2016

It has been a year and change since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared stronger rules for the Internet by reclassifying broadband ac…

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Verizon's Tightrope Between Burning Copper Bridges and Building New Fiber

By: Doug Mohney    4/25/2016

If municipalities like Alexandria build their own fiber network, Verizon will be at the mercy of the local government to purchase access for connectin…

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#Election2016 : It's a Numbers Game

By: Maurice Nagle    4/22/2016

Unless you have been living in a cave for last several months, you have been inundated with political rhetoric. Both Blue and Red candidates are assau…

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Elon Musk's Latest Company Wants to Stop a Robot Apocalypse

By: Anna Johansson    4/20/2016

OpenAI, Musk's latest venture, doesn't describe the problem in such ridiculous terms, but does center on controlling the development of artificial int…

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Yahoo Reports Losses as It Vets Offers from Verizon, Others

By: Paula Bernier    4/20/2016

Yahoo reported its first quarter financials this week, at the same time the company is considering offers from organizations that want to buy the stru…

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The Internet is Broken

By: Special Guest    4/20/2016

Cato Networks CEO says deep restructuring in the fabric of the Internet and core routing are required moving forward.

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From Carried to Worn: How Wearable Tech is Changing Sports

By: Lindsey Patterson    4/20/2016

Wearable technology has remained a quiet revolution focused on athletic training applications few other devices can emulate. Ever since the first acce…

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What Happens When Data Drives Politics?

By: Maurice Nagle    4/20/2016

A political campaign is much like the enterprise today in that data is an invaluable resource. As more firms deploy analytics solutions, more benefits…

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How Google Will Use VR to Displace iPhone

By: Rob Enderle    4/19/2016

YouTube is moving aggressively to host virtual reality content on their service, and folks are struggling to understand why since few people are equip…

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WebRTC: The Big Missing Piece in Polycom/Mitel Merger

By: Doug Mohney    4/18/2016

Analysts and pundits seem to be happy about Mitel acquiring Polycom. I'm not giddy about the merger. Call me a cynic or jaded, but I feel there's a lo…

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TWDM-PON Is Transforming Networks by Making Them More Flexible

By: Rory Lidstone    4/18/2016

TWDM-PON enables service providers to more quickly and easily monetize network investments while accelerating fiber deployments.

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Why Telepresence Robots are the Future of Education

By: Special Guest    4/18/2016

In higher education, universities are utilizing "hybrid learning," a concept pioneered for graduate classes at the School of Education at Michigan Sta…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Mitel Acquires Polycom Creating New UC Industry Giant

By: Rory Lidstone    4/15/2016

It appears the rumors of a Mitel acquisition of Polycom were true as the two companies today announced that they have entered a definitive merger agre…

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The Business Case for Onshoring Technology Support Services

By: Special Guest    4/13/2016

Advice on the difficult question of onshoring or offshoring tech support services faced many of today's CIOs.

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Logitech Lands Jaybird, Adds Accessories to the Roster

By: Steve Anderson    4/13/2016

Logitech recently landed Jaybird for $50 million and potential other payouts to follow. With Jaybird's acquisition, Logitech lands a new line of acces…

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Toyota: Can You Build A Fun Autonomous Car?

By: Rob Enderle    4/12/2016

Last week I was at NVIDIA's big developer event where there was a closing keynote (recorded) by Gill Pratt, CEO of Toyota Research on self-driving car…

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SpaceX Reusable Rocket Now a Reality

By: Doug Mohney    4/12/2016

Last week, SpaceX and Blue Origin marked new milestones in building reusable launch vehicles. SpaceX successfully landed a Falcon 9 first stage on a d…

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Don't Become a Victim of a Hacker: 10 Tips Every Customer Should Know

By: Special Guest    4/12/2016

Maintaining security when using a computer is not a new idea. It is something that has been talked about for a long time. Despite the signs that hacke…

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Five Tips for Middle East Enterprises to Become Mobile-First

By: Special Guest    4/11/2016

It's time to dispel the old myths surrounding mobile app development being to costly, complex and lengthy. Enterprises need to be aware that today's t…

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Facebook Goes After Periscope with Live Mobile Video Tab

By: Rory Lidstone    4/6/2016

Social networks, being still relatively new entities, are constantly trying out new features in pursuit of new revenue streams, while eliminating any …

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Twitter To Stream Thursday Night NFL Games

By: Andrew Bindelglass    4/6/2016

In a groundbreaking deal for both sides, it was announced April 5 that Twitter has secured a deal with the National Football League to stream ten of t…

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NVIDIA's GTC: The Five Key Technologies Launched

By: Rob Enderle    4/5/2016

NVIDIA's GTC launches this week. This is a huge conference and it has doubled in size since the inaugural event in 2012. There are five big announceme…

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Individualized Customer and Employee Experiences Key to Success says Oracle Study

By: Peter Bernstein    4/5/2016

While it may have taken some time for organizations to realize the full impact of being more customer-centric, including the empowerment of their empl…

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As Mass Market Beckons, Oculus Rift Opens the Door for VR

By: Tara Seals    4/5/2016

As the Oculus Rift makes headlines for snagging big-time consumer interest, the annual investment in augmented and virtual reality companies has hit a…

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Wheelings & Dealings: Brocade Plans Big Buy of Ruckus Wireless

By: Steve Anderson    4/4/2016

Network service provider Brocade recently made a move to step up its Wi-Fi operations, purchasing Ruckus Wireless for around $1.2 billion in a mix of …

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Creating Secure Mobile Interactions for Online Banking

By: Special Guest    4/4/2016

Banks have a lot more to lose than money if a security measure fails. These financial institutions strive to create a relationship built on trust with…

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Hello Voice My Old Friend, Goodbye PSTN

By: Doug Mohney    3/31/2016

After a hiatus, voice is back. And IP continues to push the public switched telephone network to the dustbin, but the line has moved a matter of inche…

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Google Fiber Goes Triple Play with Home Phone Service

By: Rory Lidstone    3/30/2016

It seems that the home phone is practically a relic of the past at this point, at least among Millennials, but Google Fiber decided to challenge this …

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FBI Accesses San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone Without Apple

By: Rory Lidstone    3/30/2016

No one expected the San Bernardino terrorist attack to result in a court battle between the U.S. Justice Department and Apple, but that's what happene…

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Holoportation: Microsoft Has It Exactly Wrong, They Accidentally Created Time Travel

By: Rob Enderle    3/29/2016

If you look at how Microsoft is positioning Holoportation, including the name, it looks like this is a form of teleportation. But if you watch the vid…

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Highway Communications Sees an IP Transformation with IP/MPLS

By: Peter Scott    3/28/2016

Intelligent transportation systems need the ability to set quality of service guarantees and parameters based on service type.

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The Future of Apps Lies Within Live Streaming

By: Special Guest    3/28/2016

Live, linear content only happens once, unfolding before our eyes, in the moment and is generally something that must be immediately viewed, given its…

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Nokia Addresses 100G Transport with Enhanced Photonic Switches

By: Paula Bernier    3/22/2016

Expansion of Nokia 1830 photonic service switch portfolio highlights growing need for automation, elasticity and 100G and higher speeds.

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Apple Event: Apple Is Transitioning Into a Solutions Company

By: Rob Enderle    3/21/2016

Apple is changing into a firm more focused on solutions which should allow them to dovetail better with both IBM and Cisco as they flesh out those par…

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Google Selling Boston Dynamics: Robotics Ambitions Abandoned?

By: Steve Anderson    3/21/2016

Robotics was the hot topic on many lips for a long time, but now there's some evidence that the market is in remission as Google was recently spotted …

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Amazon Looks to Patent 'Pay by Selfie' Technology

By: Tara Seals    3/17/2016

Call it a mobile payments idea for the Kardashian age: why not use selfies for payment processing? Amazon thinks it's the way to go: The e-tailer is l…

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GM, Ford Make Moves to Fast-Lane Self-Driving Cars

By: Tara Seals    3/16/2016

And indeed, car manufacturers obviously represent the fastest path to rollouts (no pun intended) at scale, especially if the conversion technology wor…

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New Security Efforts by OTT Providers Continue Despite Wiretap Concerns

By: Paula Bernier    3/15/2016

Popular online entities like Facebook, Google and Snapchat continue to advance the security they deliver around their services and capabilities, and w…

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AMD Gets Serious About Virtual Reality

By: Rob Enderle    3/15/2016

For years at the Game Developer's Conference, AMD's event looked like a visit to your poor relatives. In the midst of huge presentations by AMD's comp…

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5G Use Cases Drive Innovation

By: Tara Seals    3/10/2016

There's no question that wireless networks are on the verge of obsolescence if they don't innovate. For one, the Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly e…

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Avaya Aims to Address the OTT Threat, Declining PBX Space with Zang, Breeze

By: Paula Bernier    3/10/2016

Avaya is taking a page from GENBAND and Kandy in an effort to stay relevant in a rapidly changing communications environment. The PBX leader this week…

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Latency and the Coming Internet Reboot

By: Doug Mohney    3/9/2016

Best effort Internet only goes so far when it comes to real-time applications. As service providers talk up the magic wonders of software defined netw…

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How Far Away Are We from Putting Computer Chips Underneath Our Skin?

By: Lindsey Patterson    3/8/2016

Today, microchip implants are already being used by pet owners to keep track of their dog or cat and in 2004 the FDA approved a computer chip for impl…

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Will Autonomous Boats Become a Thing?

By: Anna Johansson    3/8/2016

It may be awhile before anyone will trust autonomous aircraft, but boats are another story. In fact, there have already been several innovations in th…

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For Mom-Execs, Results Matter. Hours Don't

By: Special Guest    3/8/2016

Leading security industry executive reflects on work-life balance and how being a mom contributes to a more thriving enterprise.

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PC Taken in Different Directions by HP, Huawei

By: Doug Mohney    3/3/2016

Hardware manufacturers HP and Huawei used this year's Mobile World Congress to expand beyond their stock template and into new territory. HP is taking…

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Watson: IBM's (and IT's) Biggest Breakthrough Since the PC

By: Doug Mohney    3/3/2016

Can you escape IBM's latest innovation, Watson? Big Blue is hammering the cognitive technology into as many avenues as it can.

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What to Watch in Wearables This Year

By: Special Guest    3/2/2016

Over the past couple of years, wearables have hit the news headlines and the wrists of many consumers looking to monitor their vitals and ultimately, …

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Open and Sustainable Telecom Infra Project Reflects Telecom Networking Evolution

By: Laura Stotler    3/2/2016

The big players in today's telecom world simply can't afford to hold onto legacy, proprietary network components and technologies. The Internet of Thi…

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