As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
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International Telecommunication Union and Internet Society will jointly identify ways to build "long-term capacity" and provide advice on ways to combat spam, which accounts for 80 percent of global e-mail traffic.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
In addition to rolling out a private network in Queensland for emergency services during G20, Telstra will also test out prioritised traffic on its commercial 4G network.
A reader wrote in to ask about a 10Gb Ethernet network for home use. Sorry. Thunderbolt is the home network price and performance leader - not Ethernet. What happened?
The disk drive industry faces expensive technical challenges as they try to return to 40 percent capacity growth. Shingled drives could double disk density, if the performance kinks can be worked out. This firmware hack could do it.
Approval is contingent upon Telefonica selling up to 30 percent of its network capacity.
According to new research, the enterprise is ready to capitalize on the Internet of Things — but network capacity and security is scuppering adoption rates.
Cloud-based applications impose different types of stress on wide area networks that do traditional applications. Riverbed believes that SteelHead 8.6 can optimize network traffic to better meet business requirements.
Up to 100 people can now dial in at once for a video conference on cloud-based conferencing platform, Blue Jeans Network, which has upped its offering from a 25 participant capacity and introduced new record and share features.
iiNet is investing over AU$15 million in the first half of this year in IT upgrades and improving network capacity.
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.
As data usage continues to grow exponentially, IT managers will need to orchestrate multiple kinds of storage — including flash, hard disk and tape — in a way that optimises capacity, performance, cost and power consumption.
T-Mobile said the acquisition of $2.36 billion worth of Verizon Wireless spectrum will improve its network performance. The two wireless carriers are realigning spectrum assets.
Fraudulent certificates were used in a commercial device to inspect encrypted traffic on a private network.
The unpredictable performance of VDSL2 technology over Telstra's copper network means that NBN Co would be unable to guarantee customers the 50Mbps speeds promised by the new government, a leaked NBN Co report has warned.
Suspecting NSA interference, Microsoft is taking a leaf out of Google and Yahoo's books in efforts to prevent surveillance and wiretapping of its global datacenters.
Empirix uses an advanced analytics engine to continuously and proactively evaluate carrier network performance and customer experience metrics to automatically identify issues as they emerge.
Cisco projects that cloud network traffic will grow more than threefold by 2017. As this happens, cloud server workloads will also surpass conventional data center workloads by 2014.
Telco consumer protection code improving industry behaviour – but over 180 noncompliant providers still to be dealt with as comms authority patrols compliance and launches mobile network performance discussion paper to inform Nov 14 forum.
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