Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

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What to expect from Wi-Fi 6 in 2019

What to expect from Wi-Fi 6 in 2019

Wi-Fi 6 – aka 802.11ax – will begin to make its way into new installations in 2019, bringing with it a host of technological upgrades aimed at simplifying wireless network problems.

What’s the IoT doing to your data center?

What’s the IoT doing to your data center?

The internet of things devices gather massive amounts of data in corporate settings, and that puts a range of demands on networks and data centers.

IoT roundup: Content delivery networks make a play for IoT business

IoT roundup: Content delivery networks make a play for IoT business

Akamai and Limelight ramp up edge networking, while Splunk gets into industrial Internet of Things (IoT) management and monitoring.

Tapping the brakes on 802.11ac wave 2

Tapping the brakes on 802.11ac wave 2

802.11ac wave 2 is the splashy new kid in the wireless technology pool, but some experts caution that you might not want to let it play without lifeguards present.

Wi-Fi 6 is coming to a router near you

Wi-Fi 6 is coming to a router near you

The Wi-Fi alliance has changed the naming scheme for Wi-Fi standards, abandoning the 802.11 designations for simpler names like Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4, etc., but that may gloss over some of the finer points of the old IEEE system.

A guide to your next (or first) fog computing deployment

A guide to your next (or first) fog computing deployment

Cisco’s Chuck Byers, a veteran of Bell Labs and a prominent member of the OpenFog Consortium, lays out what you should consider when designing your fog computing deployment.

Woz takes a broad but hopeful view on AI, IoT

Woz takes a broad but hopeful view on AI, IoT

Computing icon and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak touched on a wide range of topics in a discussion with the audience at the 2018 Fog World Congress, in which he expressed his hope that AI and IoT could allow computers to help improve...

How updating an outdated industrial control system can work with fog computing

How updating an outdated industrial control system can work with fog computing

An executive from fog computing startup Nebbiolo Technologies walks us through an example of how aging Industrial IoT (IIoT) systems can be brought up to date.

Augmented reality, fog, and vision: Duke professor outlines importance of smart architectures

Augmented reality, fog, and vision: Duke professor outlines importance of smart architectures

A Duke University-based academic’s work on augmented reality (AR) has its roots in a deep understanding of fog, edge, and cloud architecture.

IoT roundup: Startups, big carriers flex their IoT muscles and California legislation

IoT roundup: Startups, big carriers flex their IoT muscles and California legislation

New in the IoT world: a proposed ban on default passwords for connected devices, IoT-specific carrier services, and a chip set that could underpin more powerful yet inexpensive IoT endpoints.

Edge computing is the place to address a host of IoT security concerns

Edge computing is the place to address a host of IoT security concerns

Edge computing offers a great deal of promise in addressing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) security concerns, but it isn't a drop-in solution to such problems.

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