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April 16, 2021

5G's Integration into the Autonomous Vehicle Requires Many Moving Parts

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - 5G is good news for autonomous driving, but adoption into existing vehicle architectures can be challenging. Component buyers will need to follow these areas where new technology is integrating with current types of vehicle systems on...

April 16, 2021 03:00 AM

April 15, 2021

SolarWinds Announces First Quarter 2021 Preliminary Financial Results

Business Wire -- #3Q12021--SolarWinds Corporation (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced certain preliminary financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021. The Company plans to report its full...

April 15, 2021 05:24 AM

CoreSite Announces On-Net 100G Dedicated AWS Direct Connect Now Available in Four US Markets

Business Wire -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) ("CoreSite," or the "Company"), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center, cloud access and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced upgraded on-net availability of AWS...

April 15, 2021 05:21 AM

April 13, 2021

SpaceX has been selling Starlink dishes at loss despite $499 price tag

Tech -- Mashable - The satellite dish SpaceX has been shipping to Starlink customers is actually worth far more than the $499 it's charging its customers.

On Tuesday, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell revealed at a satellite industry forum that the company has...

April 13, 2021 05:31 PM

April 12, 2021

How to Know If Verizon Recalled Your Jetpack Hotspot

Life -- Lifehacker - If you have one of three different models of an Ellipsis Jetpack hotspot-the same Jetpack hotspot you would have purchased from Verizon to give nearby devices access to 4G connectivity-you're going to want to stop using them. Verizon is recalling...

April 12, 2021 04:10 AM

Akamai Titans 2020: Celebrating Outstanding Achievements

Infosec -- The Akamai Blog - To Akamai's Co-Founder Danny Lewin, calling someone a "Titan" was the highest praise he would give. Danny himself was a remarkably talented and hard-working leader whose heart, passion, and spirit still inspire us. Today, Danny's accolade...

April 12, 2021 02:47 AM

Emerging Edge Computing Use Cases

Infosec -- The Akamai Blog - The first rule of edge compute thought leadership is: don't overuse the term edge. Over the course of my blog series on the topic, I have defined the edge, explained edge computing, and discussed the economics of edge computing. There...

April 12, 2021 02:33 AM

April 11, 2021

Largest, Fastest and Now, Most Reliable 5G. New Report Finds T-Mobile 5G is America's Most Reliable

Business Wire -- Largest, fastest and now the most reliable 5G, too. A new report published today by independent research firm umlaut shows T-Mobile customers get the most reliable 5G in the U.S. umlaut examined real customer usage from millions of device measurements...

April 11, 2021 02:51 AM

CoreSite Announces First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call

Business Wire -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center, cloud access and interconnection solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, today announced it will host its first quarter 2021 earnings conference...

April 11, 2021 12:32 AM

April 04, 2021

Cloudflare Announces New Web Application Firewall

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Cloudflare has recently introduced a new Web Application Firewall. The latest engine is written in Rust, provides better performances and integrates with other Cloudflare products. By Renato Losio

April 04, 2021 10:01 PM

April 03, 2021

Ericsson Opens Lab to Push Virtual 5G Cloud RAN

Aspencore -- EETimes - Ericsson has finally joined the openness party in mobile infrastructure, establishing an Open Lab at its Ottawa, Canada, research facility that will focus on virtualized 5G radio access networking (RAN) technologies.

The move is a clear signal...

April 03, 2021 09:31 PM

SolarWinds Filing Form 10 Registration Statement

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC announced the initial public filing of a Form 10 registration statement with the US SEC for the previously announced potential spin-off its MSP business into a standalone, separately-traded public company...

April 03, 2021 04:03 AM

How Russia Is Stepping Up Its Campaign to Control the Internet

Media -- Time - Tech - On March 10, photos and videos on Twitter were loading more slowly than usual for users in Russia. It was not a network fault or server error but a deliberate move by Russia's state internet regulator Roskomnadzor to limit traffic to the...

April 03, 2021 03:15 AM

April 02, 2021

The Teams Dashboard: A New Place to Call Home

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Over the past few weeks, our team has written a lot about the Cloudflare for Teams Dashboard, and more specifically, about our approach to design and the content within it. In these recent posts, we charted the journey of developing omni-directional...

April 02, 2021 06:20 PM

April 01, 2021

Riverbed Honored With 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

Business Wire -- Riverbed honored with 5-star rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide

April 01, 2021 06:37 PM

Power Over Ethernet Pushes Forward

Media -- ELE Times - Power over Ethernet (PoE) evolved in response to the growing need for fast, cost-effective network communication among powered devices (PD). The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) developed safety standards to support...

April 01, 2021 04:57 PM

Infoblox cloud specialization program to craft a cloud-first future with SaaS channel partners

Enterprise -- ChannelBuzz.ca - Committing to a cloud-first future, Infoblox recently announced the Cloud Specialization program, aimed at expanding the skill sets of its top-performing...

April 01, 2021 03:35 AM

Akamai aims to improve COVID-19 registrations, integrates Vaccine Edge with Salesforce's Vaccine Cloud

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Like Akamai does for media delivery and security, the company is using its network to keep vaccine registration websites operating under high demand.

April 01, 2021 02:59 AM

Gartner: Spending on social and collaboration software booms as remote work takes hold

Enterprise -- Computerworld - Spending on social and collaborative applications will likely see double-digit growth this year, according to a Gartner forecast, as businesses focus on keeping remote workers connected during the pandemic and beyond.While videoconferencing...

April 01, 2021 01:05 AM

March 31, 2021

Biden plans to connect every American to broadband in new infrastructure package

Tech -- The Verge - President Biden plans to announce a sweeping infrastructure plan Wednesday that includes $100 billion to connect every American to high-speed broadband internet over the next eight years.


March 31, 2021 09:31 PM

Huge Growth Seen for 5G Mobile Devices

Aspencore -- EETimes - The number of 5G-capable mobile devices announced and commercially available has passed the 600 mark this month, the Global Suppliers Association (GSA) said in its latest survey, published this week.

The organization puts the number that have...

March 31, 2021 06:38 PM

March 30, 2021

NETGEAR Strengthens Switch Portfolio With New 16-Port PoE+ Models That Support Larger PoE Budgets, Enhanced Security and an Intuitive User Interface

Business Wire -- NETGEAR(r), Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), the leading provider of networking products that power small and medium businesses, today announced the availability of the GS316EP and GS316EPP PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet Plus switches that deliver small businesses, retail...

March 30, 2021 11:06 PM

SolarWinds Announces Filing of Form 10 Registration Statement for Potential Spin-Off of N-able

Business Wire -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the initial public filing of a Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the previously...

March 30, 2021 10:55 PM

March 29, 2021

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, making 240 launched this month alone

Tech -- TechCrunch - SpaceX has added yet more Starlink satellites to its existing constellation on orbit, with a successful delivery of 60 spacecraft this morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The mission used a Falcon 9 with a flight-prove booster that served...

March 29, 2021 10:04 PM

Lockheed Martin partners with satellite start-up Omnispace to build a space-based 5G network

Media -- CNBC - Business - Lockheed Martin announced a strategic interest agreement with satellite startup Omnispace, "to explore jointly developing 5G capability from space."

March 29, 2021 05:59 PM

Announcing antivirus in Cloudflare Gateway

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Today we're announcing support for malware detection and prevention directly from the Cloudflare edge, giving Gateway users an additional line of defense against security threats.Cloudflare Gateway protects employees and data from threats...

March 29, 2021 04:12 PM

New device security partnerships for Cloudflare One

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Last October, we announced Cloudflare One, our comprehensive, cloud-based network-as-a-service solution that is secure, fast, reliable, and defines the future of the corporate network. Cloudflare One consists of two components: network services...

March 29, 2021 03:48 PM

Cloudflare wants to be your corporate network backbone with centralized management and security

Infosec -- CSO Online - Cloudflare has added two new major features to its Cloudflare One network-as-a-service platform. Magic WAN allows organizations to connect their branch offices, data centers, cloud assets, and remote workers to its global network and use...

March 29, 2021 04:18 AM

March 28, 2021

ManageEngine OpManager vs SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor - Comparative Review

Tech -- Addictive Tips - Monitoring is an important part-if not the most important part-of any network administrator's job. The goal is to ensure that everything is running smoothly and that no abnormality such as network congestion goes unnoticed. The popularity...

March 28, 2021 07:45 PM

March 27, 2021

Microchip's SyncServer(r) S600 Series Time Server Now Defends Against GPS Jamming and Spoofing

Business Wire -- Mission-critical networks and other essential enterprise infrastructure can only maintain reliable operation if they continuously receive accurate timing information from network time servers, but these servers can be vulnerable to Global Positioning...

March 27, 2021 11:07 PM

March 24, 2021

Cloudflare Reinvents the Corporate Network to Speed Up, Simplify, and Secure How Any Business Connects to the Internet

Business Wire -- Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today introduced Magic WAN with Magic Firewall and new strategic partnerships with major networking and data center providers as part...

March 24, 2021 02:09 AM

F5 Appoints Two Senior Executives as It Sharpens Its Customer Focus

Business Wire -- F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) announced the appointment of two senior executives as the company bolsters its focus on customer success, business transformation, and cybersecurity. Yvette Smith joins the company today as Senior Vice President of Customer Success and...

March 24, 2021 12:29 AM

March 22, 2021

More Wireless Carriers Going Towerless

Aspencore -- EETimes - For many years, mobile network operators have viewed the masts and towers that house their antennas, radios and switching gear as strategic assets vital for their competitive standing.

But over the past year or so, the European market has seen...

March 22, 2021 04:04 AM

March 21, 2021

DNSSEC: How It Works & Key Considerations

Infosec -- The Akamai Blog - From its beginnings as a replacement for a centralized database, the Domain Name System (DNS) has evolved into a dynamic, highly distributed, question-answer protocol. The proverbial "phone book of the internet" has increased in complexity...

March 21, 2021 04:56 AM

One Billion People to Receive COVID-19 Communication Powered by Twilio Within 12-24 Months

Business Wire -- Twilio (NYSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that one billion people will receive COVID-19 communication powered by Twilio within the next 12-24 months to support an accelerated and equitable rollout of the COVID-19...

March 21, 2021 03:46 AM

Yottaa Accelerates Into 2021 Following Tremendous Growth In 2020

Business Wire -- Yottaa, Inc., the leading Cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, today announced outstanding results for 2020 as the company moves into its new fiscal year, which began February 1. During a very challenging year, Yottaa was able to drive tremendous...

March 21, 2021 03:45 AM

March 17, 2021

NETGEAR Introduces Powerful New Tri-band Mesh WiFi to the Portfolio of Nighthawk Mesh WiFi 6 Systems

Business Wire -- Introducing the new Nighthawk Tri-band Mesh WiFi 6 system delivers more processing power than WiFi 5, increasing the overall WiFi performance.

March 17, 2021 02:21 AM

CoreSite Boosts Hybrid-Cloud with On-Net Connectivity in Chicago to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

Business Wire -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) ("CoreSite," or the "Company"), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center, cloud access and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced the availability of direct fiber and...

March 17, 2021 01:17 AM

March 15, 2021

8x8 Launches 8x8 Contact Center for Microsoft Teams

Business Wire -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) announced the availability of 8x8 Contact Center for Microsoft Teams, which is certified to integrate with Teams.

March 15, 2021 10:45 PM

March 14, 2021

Palo Alto Networks drops $156m to absorb DevSecOps firm Bridgecrew

Enterprise -- The Register - Open-source stuff stays for now, company promises

Palo Alto Networks (PAN) has described its $156m buy of cloudy DevSecOps biz Bridgecrew as a "key bet" at a time when the world has never been more reliant on off-premises computing....

March 14, 2021 06:49 AM

Finding the Best Servers to Answer Queries -- Edge DNS and Anycast

Infosec -- The Akamai Blog - TL;DR

IP Anycast is a network addressing and routing methodology that allows IP addresses to be announced from multiple points on the internet

With the proper implementation, Anycast can reduce DNS RTTs and offer innate DDoS protection


March 14, 2021 03:06 AM

Fastly Announces Closing of Initial Purchasers' Option to Purchase Additional Convertible Senior Notes

Business Wire -- Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), announced today that it has issued an additional $123.75 million aggregate principal amount of 0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2026 (the "notes"), for net proceeds of approximately $121.30 million, pursuant to the exercise in...

March 14, 2021 02:39 AM

March 08, 2021

Akamai's New ESG Office: A Catalyst for Environmental and Social Progress

Infosec -- The Akamai Blog - We're proud of the progress Akamai has made in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. From reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 30% and powering our platform with 50% renewable energy, to the millions invested in...

March 08, 2021 01:03 AM

March 07, 2021

Seismologists To Use Deep-Sea Fiber Optic Cables To Detect Earthquakes

Media -- ELE Times - Seismologists working with Fiberoptics experts at Google have developed a method to use existing underwater telecommunication cables to detect earthquakes. The technique could lead to the improved earthquake and tsunami warning systems around...

March 07, 2021 06:57 AM

Juniper Networks Announces Date and Webcast Information for Upcoming Tech Talk in March 2021

Business Wire -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, today announced the date and webcast information for its Smart Session Routing and AIOps Tech Talk: Sujai Hajela, SVP, AI-Driven Enterprise at Juniper Networks, and Andy Ory, VP, General...

March 07, 2021 03:06 AM

March 01, 2021

DDI for Multicloud: Improving Opex, UX and App Deployment

Enterprise -- EfficientIP - When it comes to handling of new applications and workloads for modern digital infrastructures, multicloud is an unquestionable reality. However, the real value of cloud is being held back by siloed data and manual processes which are both...

March 01, 2021 01:24 AM

How COVID-19 is shaping enterprise networking

Enterprise -- Network World News - The COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the networking arena in a number of ways, including the rise of fully automated remote offices, the need to support a "branch of one," and the growth of new communications software tools."One of...

March 01, 2021 12:13 AM

Akamai tops Q4 expectations, announces reorganization and new CTO

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - The company said it was reorganizing its business groups with a greater focus on its security division.

March 01, 2021 12:12 AM

February 28, 2021

Akamai Realigns Organization Around Market-leading Internet Security and Edge Technology Solutions

PR Newswire -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for securing and delivering digital experiences, today announced an organizational realignment that is intended to position the company to become even more agile in...

February 28, 2021 11:05 PM

DNS Health is Critical to Your Digital Operations. Don't wait for failure to ensure its resiliency. Part 1 of the Story

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - There's a saying that if there is a dangerous intersection, don't wait for an accident to put up a stop sign, because for at least one party, it will be too late. When it comes to your DNS infrastructure, likewise, don't wait for...

February 28, 2021 10:53 PM