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May 20, 2019
The Marconi Mainnet platform provides blockchain security, multi-cloud connectivity, advanced firewalls and secure gateways for decentralized networks.
October 04, 2018
In networking news, Wi-Fi 6 now connotes 802.11ax technology, Aerohive Networks introduces machine learning analytics tools and Viavi releases a platform update.
September 28, 2018
The Federal Communications Commission has ordered cities to move faster in deciding on small cell deployments. Telecom firms praise the new FCC 5G rules while cities denounce them.
September 14, 2018
Verizon launches Oct. 1 a 5G internet service in four U.S. cities. The Verizon 5G rollout could give the company an edge against cable companies in the high-speed internet market.
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A programmable data plane presents a versatile way to forward packets and supports various formats and protocols. The P4 language is used to configure the forwarding actions. Continue Reading
OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) is a reference model for how applications communicate over a network. Continue Reading
802.3 is a standard specification for Ethernet, a method of physical communication in a local area network (LAN), which is maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Continue Reading
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Members of the IEEE committee developing the new wireless LAN standard now expect the final 802.11ax release date won't arrive until mid- to late-2020. Here's what has to happen first. Continue Reading
Industry excitement around the next-generation Wi-Fi standard continues to grow, with good reason -- many experts say Wi-Fi 6 is a game-changer. Here's what you need to know. Continue Reading
When it comes to the hotly anticipated new wireless standard, are we there yet? This 802.11ax timeline notes key milestones in the draft's development and explains what's next. Continue Reading
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With so many available, how does an organization choose which IoT mesh network protocol to use? Sift through the noise and learn about four options and their benefits. Continue Reading
The lack of security protections in BGP means that route hijacking can be easy, especially for organized crime or state-backed threat actors. Here are ways to deal with it. Continue Reading
To the average end user, wireless gear tends to be out of sight and out of mind. But experts warn: Put off an overdue Wi-Fi upgrade and you put your network's security at risk. Continue Reading
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Our expert discusses the differences between the OSI model and the TCP/IP model, and he maps out how they relate to each other in network communications. Continue Reading
DNS data is among the most basic and crucial information required for network connectivity, but configuring DNS recursive servers in IPv6-only networks can pose challenges. Continue Reading
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