It's one of the first live tests of P2P communications technology using only your HTML5 browser, and if you don't watch out, it could cause nightmares.
Maybe with an API platform, telcos could open up hundreds of new, niche markets for others to explore. Nah, on second thought, maybe they could just do some more exploring themselves.
A ruling from the EU's highest court sets a precedent for government rights over human rights, that the U.S. government may one day have to meet.
Suddenly the virtue of native applications doesn't count for much, as apps that think they're running on Windows are made to fit quite nicely on Apple's hardware.
07/04/2014 - Juniper is laying off 6 percent of its employees
Juniper Networks is going to cut 6 percent of its employee base as part of a broader restructuring effort in the wake of a call from its activist shareholder Elliot Management to cut costs.
The telecoms package is nearly the law of the continent, and puts telecom operators in the position of defending a net that's more neutral than Parliament perceives it.
AT&T added another win to its IP-based VPN portfolio by securing a new contract with Frankfurt-based construction company Hilti that's designed to enhance the customer's retail sales process.
Whether a customer can do something and whether she's enabled to do it, are two separate things. This week, Stackato platform maker ActiveState is opting for the latter.
03/04/2014 - What it means to collaborate
If you've participated in a monthly meeting of your colleagues across the planet via an Internet-based video platform, then have you just collaborated? Or have you literally done the opposite of collaboration?
Should the data plane element of an SDN be a dumb switch or a smart gate array? This week at Interop, FPGA producer Xilinx makes a strong case for the latter--a case that may fly in the face of OpenFlow's best-laid plans.
NetworkWorld's Jim Duffy explores the growing problem of certifying hardware engineers in a trade that's made up of code.
Equinix has maintained its strong lead in the colocation market, including a dominant presence in both North America and EMEA, while NTT took the top spot in the APAC region in Q4 2013.
If the consumption of downstream bandwidth were the real issue here, argues Reed Hastings, then ISPs would owe fees to upstream services. Okay, maybe that's a non-argument, but it does make the current state of affairs seem just a little sillier.
A key European Parliament committee has decided that some Internet services are exempt from net neutrality regulations. But in a sly maneuver, the list of which services those are has been deleted from its bill.
If your organization conducts business online using all-digital documents, do you trust the means by which your partners or colleagues sign them? The market share leader in the DTM space would like to reduce the number of digital signing options to one.
Services doing business in the European Union must soon heed the requests of their customers to erase their personal data. How must those services respond? Well, that depends...
CEO Jeff Storey told investors Level 3 Communications has the right tools to compete for new enterprise customers and to keep existing ones happy--all while expanding network presence in Northern California.
10/03/2014 - Spotlight: Wait a second, we still have an intranet?
It was supposed to have been the culmination of the knowledge management revolution. But as Diginomica's Den Howlett notes, the 'shadow IT' trend has relocated that revolution outside the firewall.
In a move to compete more directly against Amazon in the U.S. market, the world's 29th largest company opened up its cloud infrastructure service to U.S. customers Thursday.
06/03/2014 - Spotlight: Database choices--NoSQL or NewSQL?
Traditional databases are prima donnas and resource hogs, writes Nick Booth on CloudPro. Hard to argue--though several of his supporting sources have every monetary incentive to shovel dirt on the mainframe's grave.
03/03/2014 - Spotlight: Inside American Hustle's surprisingly sophisticated, cloud-based special effects
GigaOm's Barb Darrow finds a lot of CGI special effects work behind the screen--much of it an ideal use case for public cloud.
03/03/2014 - More analysis of security in an SDN world
At last week's RSA security conference in San Francisco, Robert Hinden offered a presentation looking at potential security risks, as well as some possible benefits.