The average U.S. Internet connection speed continues to lag behind that of many other developed nations, according to the latest State of the Internet report from CDN and cloud service provider Akamai.
The NBASE-T Alliance -- a recently formed umbrella group of networking industry players dedicated to keeping standard Ethernet cabling relevant -- announced a dozen new members on Monday, including big names such as Intel, Qualcomm and Brocade.
When discussing the ongoing revitalization efforts in Detroit, it's hard to miss the name Dan Gilbert. The founder of Quicken Loans, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and a Detroit native himself, Gilbert's investment firms have funded dozens of tech startups in the city and turned its defunct old buildings into shiny new workspaces that look like Silicon Valley transplants.
One of the key challenges confronting potential users of software-defined networking is discerning the specific value of particular SDN controllers. Controllers, after all, play critical role as the key arbiter between network applications and network infrastructure.
This IDC study represents the vendor assessment model called the IDC MarketScape. This research
is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's chances for
present and future success worldwide. This study assesses the capability and business strategy of 11
enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) vendors. This evaluation is based on a comprehensive framework
and set of parameters expected to be most conducive to success in providing enterprise WLAN
solutions, for both the short and long terms. As the enterprise WLAN market is highly competitive and
relatively mature, all vendors performed reasonably well in this study.