Google is helping to build another Asia-Pacific submarine cable

Google is helping to build another Asia-Pacific submarine cable
Google is helping to build another Asia-Pacific submarine cable | ITworld Thank youYour message has been sent.SorryThere was an error emailing this page. Credit: Google ");});try{$("div.lazyload_blox_ad").lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log("error loading lazyload_ad "+exception);}}); Google is investing in another massive undersea fiber-optic cable as a part of its plans …
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Cisco says Arista’s redesign moves not good enough

Cisco says Arista’s redesign moves not good enough
The legal battle between Cisco and Arista is heating up as the two sides square off again in court this week in a hearing about their technology patent infringement and enforcement case.This hearing is the latest round in an ongoing battle that began in 2014. Most recently,   in January the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing t…
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AT&T trials open switches for better future services

AT&T trials open switches for better future services
A coast-to-coast network trial by AT&T last month, using open-source "white box" switches, pointed toward an imagined future of more reliable services that may come quicker than some people think.The carrier ran a trial on its core network earlier this year using switches based on chips from Intel, Broadcom and startup Barefoot Networks. The latter only started shipping in sample quantities in December, making the trial deployment a remarkably quick turnaround.Like other carriers and cloud prov…
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Google's Espresso networking tech takes SD-WAN to internet scale

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Google is working to accelerate the performance of its applications over the internet by building out a software-defined network at broad scale. On Tuesday, the company announced Espresso, a system that provides increased network performance to users of the company’s applications.It works by applying software-defined networking to the edge of the tech titan’s network, where Google connects to the peer networks of other internet service providers. Rather than rely on individual routers to figure…
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New ONOS release helps automate network configuration

New ONOS release helps automate network configuration
The latest update to the ONOS open networking operating system should make it easier to automatically configure devices and services on a network.ONOS Junco, demonstrated at the Linux Foundation's Open Networking Summit on Monday and available now, adds dynamic configuration and new virtualization capabilities. ONOS is designed to be a scalable controller for vast, software-defined service-provider and enterprise networks.The new release is the first one that works with YANG, a language defined…
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Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients

Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients
Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients | ITworld Thank youYour message has been sent.SorryThere was an error emailing this page. Credit: Thinkstock ");});try{$("div.lazyload_blox_ad").lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log("error loading lazyload_ad "+exception);}}); A new bipartisan Senate bill would let Medicare experiment with paying for more telehealt…
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What is serverless computing?

What is serverless computing?
Network World | Apr 3, 2017 In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products. …
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How virtualizing BLE Beacons will change the indoor mobile experience

How virtualizing BLE Beacons will change the indoor mobile experience
This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.Thanks to cellular GPS, the days of pulling your car over to ask for directions are long gone. It has never been easier to find your way from point A to B and to track down nearby points of interest like restaurants or gas stations.But, what happens when you walk indoors? The “blue dot” navigation experience doesn’t exist. When in…
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Verizon picks up ex-Ericsson CEO on the rebound

Verizon picks up ex-Ericsson CEO on the rebound
Verizon has hired Hans Vestberg, the CEO Ericsson bounced last summer amid cost cutting and failing financials, to head up its Network and Technology team. Network and Technology is one of three areas Verizon will focus on under a new operating structure, with the other two being Media and Telematics, and Customer and Product Operations. Vestberg, who served for six years as Ericsson's CEO, will report directly to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam and lead Verizon's fiber-centric networks, including th…
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Jenkins users can shore up software security with plugins

Jenkins users can shore up software security with plugins
Developers keep finding new ways to deliver higher-quality software faster—and automation is playing a big part in that transformation. But to avoid introducing new flaws at that same hurry-up pace, security needs to be integrated directly into the development lifecycle.For many modern dev shops, Jenkins has become the open source engine of CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery). Jenkins and its community have given rise to hundreds of plugins, including those that automate security…
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