Wi-fi performance in many schools is bad, so some conclude they don't have enough bandwidth. That may be true, but network management may also fix the problem.
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IT productivity, security and energy efficiency presenting "invisible" challenges to enterprise networks which companies will need to address, says Cisco exec.
Efforts to integrate videoconferencing in mobile devices "natural" evolution with rapid mobile developments and proliferation of social networks, but device support and bandwidth still key challenges, note market players.
Small and midsize businesses able to reap same benefits from videoconferencing technology as bigger counterparts, but barriers to adoption still exist, note analysts.
South Korea, Hong Kong and Japan beat out others including Romania, U.S. and Netherlands to claim top 3 positions in fastest Internet connection speeds globally, reveals Akamai study.
Operators see business case in promoting indoor base stations to commercial entities, a shift from previous trend of targeting residential areas, says Femto Forum executive.
Governments should provide dedicated spectrum for disasters and day-to-day emergencies, as public spectrum can be congested at times of need, urges Motorola Solutions exec who also oversees public safety spectrum in Europe.
newsmaker Co-founder and chief scientist, Tom Leighton, shares how company maintains vision to make Internet better for everyone with focus on trends such as IPv6 and mobile explosion.
Traffic management is great for getting the most from your network bandwidth, but it can be complicated to set up. With Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, though, it's easy to control which Websites get priority, and which can wait their turn.
Looking at file size, network congestion
Unified communications equipped with Web 2.0 elements, such as blogs, social networks and videoconferencing, will be requested more as traditional tools no longer suffice to support today's mobile workforce, note industry watchers.
newsmaker The Internet's capacity will need to increase by a factor of a thousand to handle the flow of data over the next decade, company's CTO says.
Subcontinent's small and midsize businesses expected to spend heavily on Internet products and services in 2010, resulting in highest year-over-year growth of 16 percent, predicts AMI-Partners.
Telecom operators in emerging markets see partnerships with third-party providers as "critical", and do not see themselves as end-to-end providers like first world counterparts.
I have been hearing constant discussion and concern about this in my work (largely because I am directly involved in bandwidth management), but I haven't seen much in the general press yet. It will be interesting to see what effect the use of Internet TV to watch WM games will have on the Internet as a whole, and on corporate networks, large and small.
To support transaction growth from facilitating foreign trading, region's stock exchanges will need to overcome rising network costs, notes data center operator.
Because document images are generally on the large side, digital imaging can be a strain on your computer's memory and disk storage. No one wants to wait hours just to send that one document over the network. Kind of an issue, right? But fret not, dear friends, for I have found some great tricks you can use to reduce these storage and bandwidth costs. Be sure to adopt these techniques to keep your computer a lean and mean document management machine:
Operators have to cope with added strain placed on them by Web 2.0 sites, and extra-large bandwidth networks will not alleviate the situation, says Citrix.
Energy management technology company Trilliant, which claims the single-largest smart grid project in North America, has bought SkyPilot Networks, which makes long-range wireless mesh gear.The rationale: The acquisition gives Trilliant a foundation for extending its smart grid solutions to virtually any place at bandwidth speeds that rivals will find it tough to match.
Comcast lost corporate credibility last year over Internet bandwidth management: breaking FCC rules; enraging customers; and packing public meetings with Comcast employees. All that over network management?
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