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  • Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

    Cisco is considering joining a handful of companies, including Google and Microsoft, that have defined a specification for 25Gbps and 50Gbps Ethernet for data centers requiring greater than 10/40Gbps.

    Written by Jim Duffy09 July 14 06:37
  • Netgear Nighthawk X6 router introduces concept of tri-band wireless

    At the CE Week New York event today, Netgear announced its new Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router (model R8000), featuring 802.11ac wireless connectivity and using Broadcom's new 5G Wi-Fi Xstream platform. The $300 device is now available for pre-order online, with availability expected later this year.

    Written by Keith Shaw26 June 14 06:35
  • SDN start-up reaches for its "Wedge"

    Pluribus Networks, the SDN start-up with the server/switch combination and network hypervisor/operating system, is looking to make a gradual exit from the hardware end of that market. Pluribus this week said distributor Arrow Electronics will now supply the Pluribus-branded, 1RU E-68 Server-Switch that combines Broadcom Trident II chips with Intel Xeon server-class, multi-core processors.

    Written by Jim Duffy26 June 14 04:07
  • 5 New Wireless Technologies for Today's Businesses

    Wireless technology changes quickly. This matters if you're running a business, as faster Wi-Fi can improve employee productivity as well as customer service. These advances in wireless tech are therefore worth watching.

    Written by John Brandon21 April 14 23:47
  • Broadcom aims to power fast LTE smartphones for less than US$300

    This year's Mobile World Congress will see an LTE that's more mature than ever, with higher speeds, more device selection and more chip suppliers adding to the range of options for the fast mobile technology.

    Written by Stephen Lawson11 Feb. 14 00:04
  • How to Close the Technology Skills Gap

    The first two articles in this series on the technology skills gap focused on numbers. Lots of numbers. Numbers of Americans unemployed and underemployed. Numbers of open jobs that firms cannot fill because they claim applicants do not have the needed skills. And the shocking numbers earned by American students in international assessment examinations that rank them 32nd in the world in mathematics and 22nd in science. Not a beneficial return on investment for another stunning number: the $600 billion American taxpayers spend annually on public education in the United States.

    Written by Gary Beach18 Nov. 13 22:51
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