Wi-Fi Wanderlust: What’s happening with the “other” mobile technology?
This week, Cisco released the 2017 Mobile Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast. Not surprisingly, most people focus on the cellular (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G) aspects of the forecast. But there are also some rather exciting insights that can be drawn from our analysis of “the other” mobile technology – Wi-Fi. In some ways, Wi-Fi […]
Here’s Why Today’s Networks Can’t Be Run Like It’s 1999
There are new and much more advanced demands on public and private networks driven by cloud and IoT-based applications such as 4K streaming, connected/autonomous car safety applications, Virtual Reality (VR) streaming, and Telemedicine.
Tis the Season to Secure Your Devices (and Things)
Today, global headlines are focused on alleged government-led breaches of U.S. political parties. But the threat of nefarious online activity goes beyond the email and communications of elected officials. The large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) cyberattack that flooded the servers of Domain Name System (DNS) host Dyn on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 undoubtedly proves the disruptive […]
The Cloud Journey: Moving from Adoption to Greater Optimization and Utilization
Cloud computing has become the virtual bedrock for today’s business and consumer applications as well as future offerings on the service horizon. Cloud plays a pivotal role in digital transformation and has literally reshaped global data centers. While this is widely understood, I believe the real challenge for cloud providers, businesses and consumers in 2016 […]
Multimedia Millennials: Cable operators offer more apps and streaming services to young consumers
In 2015, the average US consumer spent more time inside mobile applications than in front of a TV, enticing cable operators to bring streaming apps onto their platforms.
Summertime and the viewin’ is easy (depending on your broadband connection)
Summer is my time to play catch up with TV. There is a huge list of TV shows and movies that will be streamed on Netflix and Hulu from the past year. Netflix may even allow you to download its videos, according to recent news. Over a gigabyte of data is consumed to watch an […]
The Ubiquitous Nature of the Internet of Everything (IoE) drives new Network Requirements
Co-written with Taru Khurana, Senior Analyst, SP Thought Leadership The ubiquitous nature of Internet of Everything (IoE) is driving a digital transformation in many industries and businesses. This digital disruption has already begun and it’s driving advanced cloud access and network performance requirements for a wide range of devices and machine-to machine (M2M) connections. Faster […]