Tag: Networks

  • Mobile Industry Asks EU to Relax Rules for 5G as Brexit Could Affect Roadmap

    The unexpected result of last month’s Brexit vote has created a well-documented wave of troubles for the financial markets, a significant drop in the value of the pound, and a sudden freeze on major new investments in the UK. It has also created headaches for the European wireless industry, which has been working against the […]

  • Disloyal Employees the Biggest Security Threat

    One in five employees is willing to leak confidential information, and 30% of them say that they will sell their work-related passwords for less than $1,000, according to Sailpoint 2016 Market Pulse Survey findings. The release of the Panama Papers is adding to the debate. When it comes to creating enterprise-level security for your company, […]

  • Brexit Effect: 8 Ways Tech Will Feel The Pain

    The United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union in a landmark vote conducted June 23. Despite last minute appeals to remain from leaders in the UK, Europe, and elsewhere around the world, British citizens voted 51.9 % to 48.1% in favor of “Brexit,” as leaving the EU became known. In the wake of the […]

  • Mobile World Congress Coming to America in 2017

    GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas to Launch in San Francisco in September next year Barcelona doesn’t need to worry. The GSMA will keep its flagship event, the original Mobile World Congress (MWC), in the Catalan capital at least until 2023, since it committed to that when it renewed the contract last year. A new edition […]

  • New WiFi Standards White-Fi and HaLow for IoT Connectivity

    While 5G promises the possibility of fast low-cost connections and the ability to support of 100x more devices, the IoT industry can’t wait until those new 5G networks are ready and operating worldwide before deploying the billions of devices that will be online by the end of this decade. To avoid the saturation of existing […]

  • IoT and Analytics are Reshaping the Rail Industry

    Using sophisticated sensors and analytics Spain’s high-speed trains achieve 99.98% availability, allowing the rail company to operate without reserve units. The Bangkok metro also uses advanced analytics to achieve 99.55% availability. Equipping trains with sensors that monitor wear and tear of individual parts, using advanced analytics to forecast preventive maintenance, and scheduling replacements in advance […]

  • Universities Become New Target for Ransomware Attacks

    This week the University of Calgary in Canada admitted paying C$20,000 (€13,900) to a hacker to regain access to files stored in 600 computers, after it suffered a ransomware attack compromising over 9,000 email accounts. In order to receive the keys, the school paid the equivalent of C$20,000 in Bitcoins. The attack on May 28 […]

  • NXP and Accton Offer Switch Solution for Open Compute Project

    NXP Semiconductors has collaborated with Accton Technology to develop a network services switch solution which is the first to combine the extreme 64-bit performance of ARM Cortex-A72 technology within a proven ODM design and in a comprehensive, open standards-based software platform. To streamline development and speed customer time to market, the NXP and Accton offering […]