Statement of Patrick S. Finn on the FCC’s Order to Modernize and Reform the E-Rate Program
“The FCC, under the leadership of Chairman Tom Wheeler, has taken a vital first step toward E-rate modernization and reform today.” It’s critical that we modernize and reform the E-Rate program to connect all classrooms across the country to high-speed wireless broadband within five years. Today’s order, which provides an additional $2 billion toward Wi-Fi […]
Internet Security Necessary for Global Technology Economy
Today’s security challenges are real and significant. We want governments to detect and disrupt terrorist networks before they inflict harm on our society, our citizens, and our systems of government. We also want to live in countries that respect their citizens’ basic human rights. The tension between security and freedom has become one the most pressing […]
What, Why, Where, When, How: The New FCC Ruling Around 5 GHz
You don’t need me to tell you to know that we are in the midst of a technology revolution. It’s mobilizing the internet. And it’s transforming the way billions of...
Cisco Live Milan 2014 & CMX
Cisco Live Milan 2014 kicked off this morning with an opening keynote by Rob Lloyd. During the session Rob shared Cisco's vision...
Cisco CMX @ CES 2014
This week CES was once again held in Las Vegas with in excess of 100,000 people in attendance. Cisco demonstrated a number...
Cisco CMX at Dreamhack Winter 2013 in Jonkoping Sweden
Dreamhack Winter 2013 in the small city of Jonkoping in central Sweden claims to be the world’s largest digital event. I was skeptical at first, but when I arrived for...
Metageek Chanalyzer Pro + Cisco CleanAir = Powerful RF Visualization
As I partake in Cisco Live! activities, I wonder how the network team handles the thousands of geeks with their 3-4 geek toys each connecting to Wi-Fi from anywhere around...
Six Insights: Implications of the VNI Forecast 2012-2017
Shortly before we released this year’s Cisco VNI Forecast 2012-2017* on May 29th, I had a chance to contemplate the implications behind all the report’s data. The Forecast makes it clear that IP traffic will continue to grow “in leaps and bounds” through 2017, but there is so much more information lying hidden within the […]
The 2017 Internet: A Look at the Future, Courtesy of the Cisco VNI Forecast
Visualize this: nearly half the Earth’s population – 3.6 billion people – connected to the Internet for communication, commerce, education, information, and entertainment. Think that’s too futuristic? Think again. By 2017, less than five years from today, that will be our reality. This prediction is one of several key findings from the newly released Cisco […]