Woodstock Wire: Voice + Data Network News

November 30, 2021

Verizon completes TracFone Wireless, Inc. acquisition

Globe Newswire -- Telecommunications - Leading premium and value wireless brands come together on America's most reliable network Leading premium and value wireless brands come together on America's most reliable network

November 30, 2021 09:12 PM

Verizon applauds FCC approval of TracFone acquisition

Globe Newswire -- The following statement is from Kathy Grillo, Verizon SVP & DGC, public policy and government affairs:

November 30, 2021 09:11 PM

Ericsson to acquire Vonage for USD 6.2 billion to spearhead the creation of a global network and communication platform for open innovation

Globe Newswire -- Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has entered into an agreement to acquire Vonage (NASDAQ: VG) for USD 21 per share. This represents a total acquisition price of approximately USD 6.2 billion (Enterprise Value).

November 30, 2021 09:10 PM

Fastly Names Lakshmi Sharma as New Chief Product Officer

Business Wire -- Fastly Names Lakshmi Sharma as New Chief Product Officer

November 30, 2021 09:04 PM

CoreSite's VA3 Data Center Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

Business Wire -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) (the "Company"), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-uptime data center campuses with high-performance cloud and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced its VA3 data center is powered...

November 30, 2021 09:04 PM

November 21, 2021

HAProxy Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Open Source

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Community Showcases Applied Best Practices at HAProxyConf 2021 Community Showcases Applied Best Practices at HAProxyConf 2021

November 21, 2021 01:50 AM

NS1 Named to Deloitte's 2021 Technology Fast 500(tm) List of Fastest-Growing Companies in North America

Business Wire -- NS1 was named to Deloitte's 2021 Technology Fast 500(tm). Growth is attributed to increasing demand for flexible, resilient edge networking solutions.

November 21, 2021 01:04 AM

November 19, 2021

Juniper Networks Announces 2021 Elevate Award Winners

Business Wire -- Juniper announced the winners of the 2021 Elevate Awards, honoring customers delivering exceptional experiences to their consumers and communities.

November 19, 2021 12:22 AM

November 18, 2021

T-Mobile's Game-Changing Ultra Capacity 5G Now Reaches 200 Million People Nationwide

Business Wire -- For years, the wireless industry has been talking about the transformative power of 5G, but now, game changing 5G performance is finally available to a growing majority of Americans. T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced it now covers 200 million people...

November 18, 2021 11:59 PM

American Tower to Acquire CoreSite

Business Wire -- American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) ("American Tower") and CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) ("CoreSite") today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement through which American Tower will acquire CoreSite for $170.00 per share...

November 18, 2021 05:26 AM

November 15, 2021

RadioWaves adds new GPS/GNSS timing antennas

Media -- eBOM - RadioWaves' new antennas are designed to receive and amplify radio signals for use by GPS/GNSS receivers, covering L1 and L5 GPS bands.

RadioWaves, an Infinite Electronics brand and a manufacturer of high quality microwave antennas and accessories,...

November 15, 2021 02:39 AM

Viasat buys Inmarsat in $7.3bn broadband and IoT deal

Media -- eeNews Europe - US satellite operator has bought Inmarsat in the UK for hybrid space and terrestrial networks for broadband and the Internet of ThingsUK satellite operator Inmarsat has been bought by Viasat of the US for $7.3bn.

The deal comprises...

November 15, 2021 02:20 AM

November 11, 2021

Cloudflare and Oracle Join Forces to Help Eliminate Data Transfer Fees and Ease Path to Multicloud

Business Wire -- Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, announced that Oracle is joining the Bandwidth Alliance as the latest cloud provider committing to eliminate unnecessary data transfer...

November 11, 2021 11:55 PM

F5 to Participate in RBC Capital Markets' Global Technology, Internet, Media, and Telecom Virtual Conference

Business Wire -- F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced that it will participate in RBC Capital Markets' Global Technology, Internet, Media, and Telecom Virtual Conference. F5's presentation will be webcast live beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November...

November 11, 2021 11:41 PM

November 08, 2021

Amazon aims to launch prototype broadband internet satellites by Q4 2022 - without Bezos' Blue Origin

Enterprise -- The Register - Meanwhile, SpaceX already has 1,000+ orbiting Starlink birds

Amazon hopes to launch two prototype satellites into low Earth orbit by the end of 2022 as part of Project Kuiper - its $10bn effort to provide a commercial satellite broadband...

November 08, 2021 01:38 AM

November 06, 2021

T-Mobile Ultra Capacity 5G expansion will cover 300 million people by 2023

Tech -- Digital Trends - T-Mobile is set to serve 300 million customers with 5G Ultra Capacity by the end of 2023, says its president of technology, Neville Ray.

November 06, 2021 03:06 AM

November 05, 2021

Akamai Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

PR Newswire -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution to power and protect digital experiences, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021. "Akamai delivered another excellent...

November 05, 2021 03:32 AM

November 04, 2021

Boeing gets OK for satellite grid to provide internet from space

Life -- Phys.org - Boeing on Wednesday gained US authorization for a project to launch satellites that will provide internet services from space.

November 04, 2021 03:41 AM

Fastly Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Business Wire -- Fastly Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

November 04, 2021 03:35 AM

Fastly Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Business Wire -- Fastly announces third quarter 2021 financial results

November 04, 2021 03:35 AM

November 03, 2021

NETGEAR Expands Orbi Line With Industry's First 5G Tri-band WiFi 6 Mesh System

Business Wire -- NETGEAR introduces Orbi NBK752, the industry's first 5G Tri-band WiFi 6 mesh system.

November 03, 2021 05:00 AM

November 02, 2021

Verizon Partners with Amazon to Deploy Satellite Internet

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Verizon has been pushing its mobile network as a home broadband option ever since it backed away from new fiber deployments. However, it's been slow-going to actually deploy wireless broadband in places were people are likely to want it....

November 02, 2021 11:44 PM

October 31, 2021

Stop Dumping Your Budget Dollars Down The Drain For Network Visibility

Think -- Forrester Blogs - As I've talked to numerous organizations about their Zero Trust journeys, one thing has stood out quite clearly, security teams are struggling with understanding what's happening on their networks. While Zero Trust demands that you design...

October 31, 2021 10:44 PM

Network as a Service (NaaS)

Think -- Gartner Blog Network - There has been a ton of hype lately over "NaaS" (Network as a Service). Enterprises generally like the notion of a flexible, consumption-based networking model regardless of user or application location (very cloud-like). However,...

October 31, 2021 05:48 AM

October 30, 2021

Fastly Recognized as a Leader in Edge Development Platforms, Only Vendor with Differentiated Ranking in Security

Business Wire -- Fastly recognized as a Leader in edge development platforms, only vendor with differentiated ranking in security

October 30, 2021 01:35 AM

F5 Reports 11% Fourth Quarter Revenue Growth and 11% Fiscal Year Revenue Growth Fueled by Strong Software and Systems Demand

Business Wire -- F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended September 30, 2021. "Our very strong fourth quarter results cap a year of robust financial performance for F5," said Francois Locoh-Donou,...

October 30, 2021 01:31 AM

Juniper Networks Chosen to Build International Network Infrastructure of the Future for UPC Poland

Business Wire -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, today announced that it has been selected by UPC Poland, Liberty Global's largest revenue-generating operation in Central and Eastern Europe and Poland's largest cable TV operator,...

October 30, 2021 01:25 AM

October 28, 2021

Cloudflare Collaborates with Microsoft and Major Search Engines to Help Improve Websites' Search Results

Business Wire -- Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, announced it will work with Microsoft, Yandex, and other leading search engines to help businesses get the most timely and relevant search...

October 28, 2021 05:12 PM

October 23, 2021

Coalescing Connections to Improve Network Privacy and Performance

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Web pages typically have a large number of embedded subresources (e.g., JavaScript, CSS, image files, ads, beacons) that are fetched by a browser on page loads. Requests for these subresources can prompt browsers to perform further DNS lookups,...

October 23, 2021 09:09 PM

EfficientIP Launches New Channel Partner Program Offerings Including Partner Delivery Certification

Business Wire -- EfficientIP, a leading provider of network security and automation solutions specializing in DDI (DNS-DHCP-IPAM), today launched new Channel Partner Program offerings, called SmartPartner, including a new category designed specifically for Service Providers...

October 23, 2021 02:29 AM

NETGEAR Introduces Secure VPN Access for Remote Workers and Branch Offices

Business Wire -- NETGEAR introduces Insight Business VPN services, providing VPN access for remote workers and branch offices.

October 23, 2021 02:28 AM

October 06, 2021

BlueJeans by Verizon Wins Best of Enterprise Connect 2021 Overall Award

Globe Newswire -- Telecommunications - What you need to know:

October 06, 2021 04:15 AM

October 04, 2021

Brace for impact: How will 5G Release 16 increase the data rates

Aspencore -- EDN - The 5G New Radio (NR) Release 16 builds on the foundation put in place by the Release 15, raising the bar on latency and bandwidth while adding other capabilities. The 5G specification for carrier aggregation (CA) and dual connectivity (DC) will...

October 04, 2021 03:21 AM

October 03, 2021

Cloudflare Announces R2 Storage; Rapid and Reliable S3-Compatible Object Storage Designed for the Edge

Business Wire -- Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced Cloudflare R2 Storage, a better way for developers to store everything they need with automatic migration of data from...

October 03, 2021 08:09 PM

September 28, 2021

8x8 Introduces Frontdesk; New Unified XCaaS Experience Transforms the Receptionist Role for a Hybrid Workforce

Business Wire -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) today announced general availability of 8x8 Frontdesk, a new 8x8 XCaaS composed experience for high volume call handling.

September 28, 2021 03:22 AM

September 26, 2021

Improving I&O Efficiency with DNS and DHCP Services in Containers

Enterprise -- EfficientIP - Running applications, components and services in containers is particularly interesting with regards to the ease of deployment, the level of isolation and the topologies authorized through some modern architecture models. DNS and DHCP services,...

September 26, 2021 04:31 AM

September 24, 2021

Riverbed Announces Live Keynotes and Full Technical and Customer Session Lineup for the Riverbed Global User Conference 2021

Business Wire -- Riverbed Announces Live Keynotes and Full Technical and Customer Session Lineup for the Riverbed Global User Conference 2021

September 24, 2021 09:02 PM

September 21, 2021

8x8 Delivers Industry-First Cloud Phone and Contact Center Solution for Multinational Organizations in Russia

Business Wire -- 8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) announced 8x8 XCaaS is the industry's first integrated cloud phone and contact center for multinational organizations in Russia

September 21, 2021 07:15 PM

Yottaa Hosts 2021 Site Speed Summit to Showcase the Impact of Fast Page Loads on eCommerce Conversion and Digital Experience

Business Wire -- Yottaa, Inc., the leading Cloud platform for accelerating eCommerce, today announced it is hosting the 2021 Site Speed Summit on September 28, 2021. Covering all things related to eCommerce site speed, the virtual summit will offer presentations and best...

September 21, 2021 07:15 PM

Project Myriagon: Cloudflare Passes 10,000 Connected Networks

Infosec -- Cloudflare - During Speed Week, we've talked a lot about the products we've improved and the places we've expanded to. Today, we have a final exciting announcement: Cloudflare now connects with more than 10,000 other networks. Put another way, over 10,000...

September 21, 2021 03:10 AM

September 17, 2021

Announcing Project Turpentine: an easy way to get off Varnish

Infosec -- Cloudflare - When Varnish and the Varnish Configuration Language (VCL) were first introduced 15 years ago, they were an incredibly powerful combination to configure caching on servers (and your networks). It seemed a logical choice for a language to configure...

September 17, 2021 10:00 PM

T-Mobile US Appoints Mark W. Nelson as New Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Business Wire -- T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced today that Mark W. Nelson will join the company as executive vice president and general counsel in October. Nelson was named to the position as current General Counsel Dave Miller announced his retirement after...

September 17, 2021 07:15 PM

September 16, 2021

Cloudflare to Speed Up Millions of Websites, Automatically and for Free

Business Wire -- Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced it's the first to implement server support at scale for Early Hints, a new Internet standard that can help speed up websites...

September 16, 2021 05:52 PM

T-Mobile is Turning First Responder Smartphones into Body Cams with Latest Partnership

Business Wire -- Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS), America's 5G leader, announced a new partnership with Visual Labs so first responders can turn a smartphone into an all-in-one body cam and communications solution. More states are now requiring body worn cameras which...

September 16, 2021 05:48 PM

September 14, 2021

SolarWinds IT Pro Day Survey Reveals Tech Pros Are Motivated To Take on New Challenges and Expand Responsibilities

Business Wire -- SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, today announced the findings from its IT Pro Day 2021 survey: Bring IT On. Amidst ongoing pandemic-driven change at work and at home, this year's survey...

September 14, 2021 06:25 PM

September 10, 2021

Simplify Management of DNS Services with DNS Cloud Extension to Azure DNS Zones

Enterprise -- EfficientIP - Hardening your DNS infrastructure

Securing your Internet visibility at a global scale is easily achieved using Public Cloud DNS Services. To avoid Public Cloud vendor lock-in you need a solution that will simplify and unify the management...

September 10, 2021 12:39 AM

September 07, 2021

Netgear addresses severe security flaws in 20 of its products

Infosec -- Security Affairs - Netgear has released security updates to address high-severity vulnerabilities affecting several of its smart switches used by businesses.



Netgear has released firmware updates to address high-severity vulnerabilities in more than...

September 07, 2021 12:14 AM

September 03, 2021

CoreSite Realty Corporation Announces Third-Quarter 2021 Dividend on Common Stock

Business Wire -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-uptime data center campuses with high-performance cloud access and interconnection solutions in major U.S. metropolitan areas, today announced a cash dividend of $1.27...

September 03, 2021 06:27 PM

Ciena Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Business Wire -- Ciena(r) Corporation, a networking systems, services and software company, announced financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, 2021.

September 03, 2021 06:24 PM