Bob Brown

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I work with Network World's writers and editors to identify and publish the best informational and news stories for enterprise IT and networking professionals. Also, I blog about network research from university and vendor research labs, plus work closely with our wireless reporting team on assignments and projects. Email me at bbrown@nww.com with story tips or comments on this post. No need to follow up on PR pitches via email or phone (I read my emails and will be in touch if interested, thanks)

Cisco security researcher: Ransomware crowd big on customer service

CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) gold rush is on, and the Wireless Innovation Forum is hosting a workshop in Las Vegas next week for those interested in becoming part of this new shared spectrum ecosystem.

CBRS Alliance: Shared spectrum services

CBRS Alliance: Shared spectrum services "a near-term opportunity"

CBRS Alliance Chairman Neville Meijers shares latest news about 3.5 GHz shared spectrum opportunity for LTE service providers of all types

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for...

CBRS: Your ticket for building a private enterprise LTE wireless network

CBRS: Your ticket for building a private enterprise LTE wireless network

If you can get past that unappealing acronym, you just might find that CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) is worth paying attention to as a serious wireless network alternative for enterprises in the not-too-distant future.

Father of the Web cites 3 big concerns about his 28-year-old baby

Father of the Web cites 3 big concerns about his 28-year-old baby

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who 28 years ago this March 12 submitted a document laying out his vision for what would become the worldwide web, is proud of what his creation has become but he's also concerned enough about certain issues that...

AR & VR outlook: bloody vendor battles, iPhone support & peering into IoT

AR & VR outlook: bloody vendor battles, iPhone support & peering into IoT

As anyone who has sampled the immersive worlds of early augmented or virtual reality apps can attest, the experience can be downright exhilarating. So too will be the vendor battles that erupt and the commercial uses to emerge around...

Unified communications firm Fuze hires well-traveled CEO to lead it to IPO promised land

Unified communications firm Fuze hires well-traveled CEO to lead it to IPO promised land

Fuze, the Cambridge, Mass., unified communications-as-a-service company that recently scored an additional $104 million in funding, has named tech industry veteran Colin Doherty as its CEO.

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

A fresh round-up of venture-backed Internet of Things startups with a focus on enterprise IT.

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software developers/integrators to boost sales of iPhones and iPads to businesses. But the veil of...

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks CEO and President John McAdam, thrust back into that role in late 2015 under unusual circumstances, has announced that Ciena SVP and COO Francois Locoh-Donou will succeed him on April 3.

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