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The idea is to reduce network complexity while boosting IT agility for mutual enterprise customers.
Worse than a solution looking for a problem, the campaign to regulate ISPs aggressively is based on lies. Netflix and one transit ISP were the source of performance problems earlier this year.
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.
Getting back into mobile might make a lot of sense for the telecoms giant, says analyst.
There are now more than 3 billion people online globally, with two-thirds of all people with internet access now living in the developing world, according to new research by the United Nations agency charged with improving the world's access to IT infrastructure.
Connecting to New Zealand's new Ultra-Fast Broadband network has become cheaper with fixed-price contracts.
The networking virtualization and data storage provider managed to churn out its most profitable year in its corporate history for fiscal 2014.
Brocade plans to eliminate the constraints that customers previously felt when it came to networking by pushing forward its open-source initiative, OpenDaylight Project.
Aereo, the company that tried to bring over-the-air TV to the Internet, has filed for bankruptcy, but now the companies that fought it are bringing their shows to the Internet.
Intel's data center unit remains strong due to custom chips for cloud deployments, build-outs and networking functions virtualization.
You may be forgiven for not remembering that earlier this year, the Internet stumbled for a day. Did you notice it? Probably not — most people didn't. Here's what happened.
Deciding the fate of two slices of LTE-compatible spectrum is getting many hot under the collar.
Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
NBN Co paid AU$330,000 to use project-management methodology in six sites, but only used it in one despite FttP rollout improvements.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
4G is finally here, but how good is it? And does it vary depending on where exactly you are? I took to the London Underground to map out some average download and upload speeds around London, to see how EE's 4G fares.
Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.
Your next PC? It just might be a Chromebook.
Writing isn't just sitting at a desk waiting for the news to happen. It often requires a prepared bag of kit for travel to report at the source. Here's what Zack Whittaker keeps in his on-the-go bag.
The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago
Six London Underground stations now have free Wi-Fi access for the summer, provided by Virgin Media. ZDNet UK went down in the Tube stations at midday to find out whether the service works and what kind of speeds can you expect
UK Broadband plans to start selling its 4G service to homes and businesses in Southwark next week. ZDNet UK put the TD-LTE network through its paces to find out whether it can deliver the typical 40Mbps speeds it promises
From tired hardware, to expired support contracts and creaking networks, the tell-tale signs that suggest urgent treatment may sound all too familiar
Stay on top of performance issues and head off potential problems with the help of these free tools.
T-Mobile has an extremely fast 42+ Mbps HSPA+ data network and is offering more and more Android devices that support these network speeds. The latest device is the rather inexpensive Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G.
With less than six months before Apple is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone, what do we want -- and need -- in a new smartphone?
ZDNet UK visited Iceland to see how a 100-percent renewable energy-powered free-cooled datacentre fared using Colt's modular design in Iceland's remote, chilly climate
So many of us work from home nowadays. Freelancer or teleworker, here are 20 gadgets you will need for your home office.
Looking to break away from your outdated cable box set up? These devices can help.
IBM's cloud computing chief Kristof Kloeckner talks at the Interop conference in Las Vegas about how the consumerisation of IT is driving user expectations
Virgin America is trying to take airplane service to new heights by creating on-board features that cater to the techie in all of us, whether it's texting a fellow passenger from your seatback, choosing food through an online ordering system, or connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot 35,000 feet in the air. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reveals the innovations that could improve your next flight.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At an Apple press event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPad. The new mobile device is a half-inch thin and weighs 1.5 pounds. It's powered with a 1GHz Apple A4 chip and comes with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The new device plays movies, music, TV shows, and acts as an e-reader. It will cost $499 for the 16GB version.
At the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla., HP CEO Mark Hurd talks about how the company plans to layer cloud services on its infrastructure in the future. However, with more than 1,000 hacks a day, security creates an important need on differentiating what they put in public versus private clouds. "We wouldn’t put anything material in nature outside the firewall," Hurd says.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about the company’s promise to deliver the Internet to television with its new Fios platform. The service will include social media widgets like Facebook and Twitter. Zafar describes the company’s approach to innovating in an economic downturn and where he stands on the net neutrality debate in Washington.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, describes how the company is responding to the current economic downturn by investing in growth and innovation as opposed to cost-cutting and automation.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, talks about how focusing on the growth of the company acts as a great incentive for employees to innovatively come up with ideas and create new business cases around those ideas.
The Aastra 9133i isn't the most visually appealing VoIP phone. However, it does have a lot of features and a large number of buttons providing easy access to those features.
The LinkSys SPA941 has some excellent usability features and is also a very attractive VoIP phone, although these good looks come at a premium price.
The slightly unusual styling of the Polycom SoundPoint IP 301 is likely to polarise opinion. The use of soft keys makes menu navigation easy, although sometimes nested paths make it a bit tedious. Keypad buttons are a bit small.
Polycom's Skype-orientated Communicator has its uses, but is unlikely to have a general application where it adds real value compared to alternative solutions.
An incremental upgrade to the Atom, the Atom Exec is an incredibly feature-rich, well-designed smartphone.
While not a necessity, the DWL-G730AP is a highly convenient, inexpensive tool for frequent travellers.
If you're looking for an 802.11g router and want a simple life, the Belkin Wireless G Router with Built-In USB Print Server comes highly recommended.
iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.
More suited to the medium-sized business with lots of phone activity rather than the occasional call, the IP290 allows you to grow into it. It's a solid piece of kit that will need little, if any, training to use.
While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.
Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
As long as you're a metropolitan broadband user, Telstra BigPond Wireless Broadband delivers well, but it can't be said to be an inexpensive broadband option.
An 802.11g wireless router with an integrated ADSL modem suitable for multiple PC homes and small offices.
D-Link's DCS-5300G is no real match for a dedicated wired and monitored solution, but it's also nowhere near as expensive.