The Broadband Renaissance Is Here

As passive optical networks (PONs) grow in popularity with the spread of broadband services, Nokia, Adtran, Calix, and others are seeing dramatic growth that's forcing some soul searching


Alarms Sound on "Cyberwar" Escalation

Facing continual attacks from cybercriminals, Microsoft, T-Mobile, and other firms mount defensive action. Will it be enough?

By: Mary Jander
August 31, 2021

Why Comcast Wants Masergy

Comcast Business said it will acquire SD-WAN managed service provider Masergy for an undisclosed sum to boost its enterprise strategy

By: Mary Jander
August 26, 2021

Microsoft Invests in Rubrik, Plans Joint Development

Microsoft has made an equity investment in data backup specialist Rubrik, and the two plan joint development of anti-ransomware solutions for Microsoft 365 and Azure-based data

By: Mary Jander
August 19, 2021

T-Mobile Breach is One of Many. Can it Be the Last?

Amid the ransomware pandemic, T-Mobile US has suffered its fifth data breach in four years. This one has affected over 47 million customers

By: Mary Jander
August 19, 2021

Cloud Hyperscalers Expand Subsea Connections

AWS, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft continue to fund costly subsea cabling projects to extend their Internet connectivity to key markets

By: Mary Jander
August 18, 2021

HashiCorp Posts Multi-Cloud Survey Results

HashiCorp has released results of a 3,205-respondent survey on multi-cloud, indicating that challenges remain though the approach is here to stay

By: Mary Jander
August 13, 2021

PacketFabric Adds IPsec VPN and NAT to Cloud Router

PacketFabric enhances multi-cloud networking functions by adding IPsec VPN and NAT support

By: R. Scott Raynovich
August 12, 2021

OwnBackup Gets $240 Million, Plans to Extend Saas Backup

OwnBackup has scored $240 million in Series E funding, to be used to expand the firm's backup and recovery capabilities beyond Salesforce

By: Mary Jander
August 12, 2021
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What the Infrastructure Bill Means for Telcos

The U.S. infrastructure bill recently passed by the Senate includes $65 billion to extend broadband service to all citizens. Telcos and their vendors stand to benefit too

By: Mary Jander
August 11, 2021

Snorkel AI Scores $85 Million for AI Data-Prep Platform

Snorkel AI, a startup specializing in data labeling for machine learning applications, has scored $85 million in Series C funding, highlighting the growing momentum in AI

By: Mary Jander
August 11, 2021