• There's no bubble in business Wi-Fi, Aerohive CEO says

    Posted March 28, 2014 - 8:03 pm

    Aerohive Networks sells not just enterprise Wi-Fi gear but also cloud-based software designed to make it easier to set up and manage a customer's entire wired and wireless network. Other wireless LAN vendors are moving in the same direction, including Cisco Systems, the biggest seller of enterprise Wi-Fi, which acquired Meraki Networks in 2012.
  • Cybersecurity expert and CIO: Internet of Things is 'scary as hell'

    Posted March 26, 2014 - 11:29 am

    The terms "Internet of Things" (IoT) and "connected home" are two of the trendiest buzzwords in the technology world today. And while both clearly offer very real potential, they also introduce their own share of risk, cautions Jerry Irvine, an owner and CIO of IT outsourcing services firm, Prescient Solutions.
  • Ethics code seeks to deter dishonest analytics

    Posted March 3, 2014 - 4:21 pm

    The INFORMS code of ethics requires analytics professionals to report unbiased answers, not just what the client wants to hear.
  • Canonical CEO: Ubuntu wants to power everything from smartphones to the cloud

    Posted March 3, 2014 - 12:20 pm

    CEO Interview: Canonical's Jane Silber dishes on going your own way, the perils of crowdsourcing and her bold vision for the future of Ubuntu.
  • Kenyan government aims to attract foreign investment with ICT merger

    Posted February 27, 2014 - 2:02 pm

    Six months ago, Kenya merged three IT governmental bodies, the Kenya ICT Board, Directorate of e-government and Government Information Technology Services, to form the Kenya ICT Authority. Since then, the government has finalized its Public Private Partnership law and several partnership projects are expected to be awarded this year, mainly involving digitization of records and use of ICTs to enhance service delivery.
  • Competing on multiple fronts helps Broadcom, CEO McGregor says

    Posted February 12, 2014 - 10:18 pm

    Broadcom got a jump on Mobile World Congress this week, announcing two steps forward in its fledgling LTE silicon business. On Monday, the company introduced a turnkey solution for LTE smartphones to be priced under US$300. On Tuesday, it announced a test, on a live carrier network in Finland, of a high-end handset chip that can use so-called Category 6 LTE with speeds as high as 300Mbps (bits per second).
  • Liquid Telecom acting CEO Roberts speaks out on turning around East African operations

    Posted February 3, 2014 - 2:09 pm

    It's been a long road to solvency for the Altech Groups' former East African holdings, which have been part of Liquid Telecom since last April.
  • NFL's CIO looks to improve fan experience with in-stadium tech

    Posted January 21, 2014 - 1:32 pm

    NFL CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle talks about plans to encourage NFL teams to deploy Wi-Fi and analytics engines in their stadiums. The goal is to improve the in-stadium experience, to allow fans the ability to use their mobile devices to consume more football content and share the experience.
  • Capital letter 'S,' 'D,' 'N' will never happen

    Posted January 13, 2014 - 1:29 pm

    So says the head of VMware's network virtualization business unit.
  • What's next for India's outsourcing industry?

    Posted January 8, 2014 - 4:05 pm

    Som Mittal, departing president of India's National Association of Software and Services Companies, discusses immigration policy and protectionist politics in the U.S., political and economic instability at home, and what the future holds for the Indian IT services industry.
  • University of Florida gets 100Gbps link to Internet2, upgrades campus research net to 200Gbps

    Posted December 18, 2013 - 1:16 pm

    The University of Florida is just putting the wraps on a remarkable year of IT upgrades.
  • Mobile chip speed wars have to end, Broadcom chairman says

    Posted December 6, 2013 - 5:30 pm

    The chip industry is in for major changes in the coming years, according to Broadcom Chairman and Chief Technical Officer Henry Samueli. In 1991, he co-founded the communications chip giant, which today brings in annual revenue of more than US$8 billion from components for all manner of network, business and consumer products. At a pre-CES event in San Francisco earlier this week, Samueli visited from the company's Irvine, California, headquarters and sat down with IDG News Service to talk about devices, mobile networks and the uncertain future of silicon.
  • GE Healthcare CTO: IT needs to embrace mobile, cloud to remain relevant

    Posted December 5, 2013 - 4:15 pm

    GE Healthcare CTO Nevin Zimmermann talks with IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant about mobile, cloud, big data and more. Zimmermann also discusses how his team is evolving and why CIOs must embrace technology changes.
  • A Q&A with the Chair of the Open Networking Foundation's Migration Group

    Posted December 2, 2013 - 4:07 pm

    An inside look at the goals, expectations and plans of the ONF's recently created Migration Group and how it hopes to help companies make the transition to SDN.
  • Minecraft's Notch revealed in behind-the-scenes tale

    Posted November 27, 2013 - 11:52 am

    The wildly popular game "Minecraft" is a lot like its creator, Markus "Notch" Persson: modest in style and origin and apparently still true to its roots despite phenomenal success. In their new book just published in the U.S., authors Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson go behind the scenes to tell the story of how their shy fellow Swede became the indie games industry's first real rock star.
  • F5, VMware & Cisco: One happy family?

    Posted November 12, 2013 - 1:29 pm

    F5 Networks execs talk software-defined data centers, Cisco and VMware partnerships.
  • F5 execs: We're blasting virtualization beyond Layer 3

    Posted November 12, 2013 - 1:16 pm

    F5 Networks puts focus on network and server virtualization.
  • SDN user group focuses on use cases

    Posted November 10, 2013 - 7:17 pm

    The recent Open Networking User Group (ONUG) meeting in New York City attracted 400 participants, some of whom attended in-depth tutorial sessions about software defined networking (SDN) on day one, and others that stayed for the members-only closed door sessions on day two (vendors and press excluded). Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Nick Lippis, who co-founded the SDN user group with representatives from Fidelity Investments, for his assessment of what was learned.
  • Q&A: Clement Lefebvre: The man behind Linux Mint

    Posted October 21, 2013 - 1:53 pm

    Linux Mint, an Ubuntu and Debian-based Linux distribution, has seen tremendous growth in community support and installed base in recent years. Since arriving on the scene in 2006 with its first release called "Ada," Mint has become the most popular FOSS operating system on DistroWatch.com, surpassing both Ubuntu and Debian themselves.
  • Northeast Utilities confirms IT outsourcing plan

    Posted October 7, 2013 - 2:05 pm

    Weeks after telling IT workers it was considering outsourcing tech work, Northeast Utilities says it will cut 200 jobs.
  • Despite the competition, NAND flash has at least another decade of life

    Posted September 11, 2013 - 12:18 pm

    There are many would-be replacements to NAND flash but they won't be anywhere near as cheap for at least a decade, and thus not viable.
  • Intel president James on wearable tech, Microsoft partnership

    Posted September 11, 2013 - 3:03 am

    After calculators, PCs and mobile phones, Intel is now jumping into wearable devices with an extremely low-power chip called Quark, which was big news at the company's annual Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Leading the charge into the new market is Intel's new leadership team consisting of CEO Brian Krzanich and President Renee James, who also articulated on plans to achieve fast growth in the mobile market while trying to reinvigorate PC sales.
  • What Does iOS 7 Bring to the BYOD Party?

    Posted August 26, 2013 - 8:00 pm

    Apple's first rule about enterprise features: 'You don't talk about enterprise features.' While you may not hear it from Cupertino, BYOD features abound in iOS 7 and, according to AirWatch's Blake Brannon, they are 'as innovative as we've seen from Apple.'
  • Coca-Cola cloud chief reveals VMware wish list

    Posted August 23, 2013 - 10:09 am

    VMware User Group president talks virtualization in advance of VMworld conference.
  • Good Technology CEO: 'We focus on the data, not the device'

    Posted August 20, 2013 - 12:02 pm

    Good Technology has become one the leaders in mobile management, amassing more than 4,000 customers, including many in government and highly regulated industries.
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