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AT&T completes 400GbE field trial between NYC and D.C.

March 21, 2017

AT&T said today it has successfully completed the first of a multi-phase trial testing 400 gigabit Ethernet data speeds, adding that it brings it one step closer to quadrupling network speeds for businesses. In the field trial, AT&T established a

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Alliance heralds ‘next Ethernet era’ at OFC 2017

March 20, 2017

The Ethernet Alliance is holding interoperability demonstrations at OFC 2017 it says emphasize the full spectrum of Ethernet speeds from 1 Gigabit (1G) to 400 Gigabit (400G) nd features a live 400G demo interconnecting to four discrete member booths. The Optical

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Broadband Forum announces creation of new Advisory Council

March 7, 2017

The Broadband Forum has formed a new Executive Advisory Council it said brings together industry leaders to help “ensure that the Forum delivers direction to the broadband industry in a fast-changing environment.” The creation of the new board originated in

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IDC forecasts global ICT spending to reach US$3.5 trillion this year

March 7, 2017

With economic uncertainty and volatility impacting business and consumer confidence, technology markets are in for a rocky ride over the next 18 months, according to the latest Worldwide Black Book from International Data Corporation (IDC). The quarterly review of information

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Huawei tells MWC delegates: 2017 is ‘Year of NB-IoT’

February 28, 2017

Huawei has predicted that 2017 will be the year of scale commercial rollout for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) at the annual GSMA Global Mobile IoT Summit, a Mobile World Congress event. With the announcement Huawei also released its NB-IoT

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Delving Into The DNA Of AWS

February 27, 2017

By Paul Barker Las Vegas — It may have been well past the cocktail hour, but that didn’t stop thousands of AWS re: Invent 2016 delegates from streaming into a cavernous hall to listen to James Hamilton, responsible for infrastructure

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Legrand throws its support behind Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions

February 22, 2017

Legrand said this week it has reaffirmed its commitment to Cisco’s Digital Building Solutions as an ecosystem partner, formerly known as the Cisco Digital Ceiling Framework, with the on-going development of new products to support the evolving intelligent building landscape.

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CommScope becomes founding partner of Infrastructure Masons

February 22, 2017

CommScope has announced it is the first Founding Partner of Infrastructure Masons, an organization created to bring together technical professionals involved in infrastructure services – from end users to consultants to vendors. The organization was established to provide network infrastructure

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Test vendor Viavi says 400G ecosystem momentum on the rise

February 7, 2017

Viavi Solutions today announced it has sold its ONT-600 400G tester to companies representing a “significant cross-section” of the high-speed optical networking ecosystem, demonstrating momentum in this emerging yet rapidly growing test category. Customers range from chip, module and network

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Viavi’s cloud-based CERTiFi tailored for enterprise test and certification

January 24, 2017

Viavi Solutions this week announced CERTiFi, a cloud-based system enabling enterprise cabling contractors to manage test and certification projects across increasingly distributed workforces with complex specifications. According to the company, CERTiFi, which is powered by Viavi’s StrataSync cloud management platform