Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

September 24, 2017

Cisco Completes Acquisition of Springpath

Marketwire - Networking -- Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Springpath, Inc.,...

September 24, 2017 04:32 AM

Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers Notifies Board of Directors that he Will Not Stand for Re-Election

Marketwire - Networking -- Board to Appoint Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins to Serve as Chairman

September 24, 2017 04:30 AM

Companies Cheer Completion of Open-Design Transatlantic Internet Cable

Enterprise -- TechNewsWorld - Microsoft has announced completion of the Marea undersea cable, which stretches 4,400 miles between Virginia, and Bilbao,...

September 24, 2017 03:02 AM

The Promise Of SD-WAN: MPLS Savings And Bandwidth Delivery That Fits The Business Need

Enterprise -- CRN - Solution providers who only sell SD-WAN as a cheaper MPLS may miss the bigger picture of what's possible when network traffic is more intelligently...

September 24, 2017 12:24 AM

September 23, 2017

Protect Your Microsoft Investment with Palo Alto Networks

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - As the next-generation security company, we are committed to maintaining trust in our digital age. We do this by safely...

September 23, 2017 11:18 PM

September 22, 2017

Akamai Appoints Aaron Ahola as General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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

September 22, 2017 05:57 PM

Limelight Networks Offers Its Industry-Leading CDN Origin Storage Risk Free

Business Wire: Hardware -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today introduced a risk-free trial of its high-performance...

September 22, 2017 05:17 PM

8x8 and Aryaka Partner to Enhance Cloud Communications for Global Enterprises

Business Wire: Software -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world's first Communications Cloud provider, and Aryaka(r), the leading global SD-WAN provider, today announced...

September 22, 2017 05:11 PM

September 21, 2017

Welcoming the APAC WildFire Cloud

Enterprise -- Palo Alto Networks Blog - In service of delivering superior security outcomes, we must aggregate massive quantities of unknown threat data from...

September 21, 2017 04:24 PM

Telstra quietly switches on IoT network

Enterprise -- CRN - Already bigger than 4G network.

September 21, 2017 04:06 PM

8 Secrets To Succeeding In SD-WAN

Enterprise -- CRN - Leaders from Cisco, VeloCloud, Talari Networks, Silver Peak, CloudGenix and Versa Networks give channel partners some keys to success in...

September 21, 2017 03:58 PM

September 20, 2017

CenturyLink Unveils Business Wi-Fi For SMBs, Bundles Networking And Cisco Meraki Wireless Technology

Enterprise -- CRN - The telecom service provider says its new managed services offering bundles Cisco Meraki's cloud-managed Wi-Fi with real-time monitoring...

September 20, 2017 03:56 PM

Zero One: Cisco Tackles Business Architect Skills

Enterprise -- The VAR Guy - Everyone from line-of-business executives to engineers to channel partners needs skills for mapping business outcomes to a technology...

September 20, 2017 03:50 PM

2017 Mobile World Congress Americas: Building a Safe, Secure Connected World

Electronics -- ARM IoT - By now, most companies understand the importance of security in the connected world and how much IoT impacts their businesses. So,...

September 20, 2017 02:56 PM

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