Paving a Path to the Promise of 5G

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How NFV and Interconnection Can Help You Think Outside the “Box”

This post originally appeared in Network World on 04/03/18. Networking used to be all about specialized "boxes," but that era is fading fast. By…

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The Future of AI, IoT, VR/AR is Coming Faster Than Ever. Why?

 This article originally appeared in Network World on January 25, 2018. The science behind a lot of today's hottest technology is actually pretty …

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How to Speak Like a Data Center Geek: Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is hot, and growing fast. The current market is estimated as high as $6 billion, and Markets and Markets predicts it will hit nearly …

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Where Connected Cars Are Headed – Fast

It's a busy time if you're an evangelist for the automobile's connected future. The auto industry is gathering at the North American Auto Show …

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A Winter Wonderland of IoT Gift Ideas

The holiday season can be a fun time to explore the next new thing to give our device-loving friends. Here are some unique Wi-Fi-based gadgets …

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The IoT (R)Evolution – 2017 Connected Enterprise Prediction #7

The Internet of Things has been "the next big thing" for several years now. That's not because it's failing to live up to the hype. It's because …

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Why the Internet’s Subsea Backbone Needs Direct Interconnection

Data traffic is growing exponentially, and the subsea cable systems that make up the backbone of the global Internet must grow with it. Today's …

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Data Center Cooling Idea Makes Waves

Above: An artist's rendition of what a data center might look like under the sea. NOTE: The "artist" should probably stay away from Photoshop …

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Gartner Examines a Colocation Market in Flux

Technology trends, particularly the cloud, are re-shaping the colocation market, and Gartner is urging IT planners to better understand what's …

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