Five data centers in Dallas apparently isn't enough anymore, so Equinix is going for a sixth. This morning they announced plans for a new IBX, which will go by the moniker DA7 and will help support growing demand for interconnection throughout the metro area. ... [visit site to read more]
Here's a quick mid-week roundup of other news from the internet infrastructure sector:... [visit site to read more]
Yesterday over on Cisco's blog, the vendor's Talos security research group revealed how it took down a significant hacker network. With the help of Level 3, they tracked down and shut off a significant ransomware revenue stream based on the Angler Exploit Kit.... [visit site to read more]
In the wake of the accelerated pace of digital innovation, which obviously affects our lives as well as parenting, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its guidelines for parents. Actually, they had two pretty reasons to do that: (1) their 2011 policy statement, “Media Use by Children Younger Than Two Years”, was drafted [...]
For years the vast majority of Microsoft customers used the company’s products not out of desire, but out of necessity, as the company had all but cornered the computer OS and productivity tools markets. But today’s Microsoft is something quite different, a company no longer satisfied with customers needing to use its products, looking instead [...]
After launching 5 Android smartphones in Pakistan, iNew Pakistan continues to expand its presence by opening the first iNew Customer Service Center to provide after-sales support for all users in the provincial capital. The premise is strategically located in the heart of Lahore on the ground floor of Hassan Tower, near Hafeez Center, Gulberg. Show More Summary
The reality is that fragmentation is a bigger deal in the enterprise than the consumer sector.
New approaches should be important to IT and security personnel as ad blocking increases.
The world of interconnection has been a dynamic place of late, with new exchanges springing up in markets around the country and the world. Today it was Atlanta's turn through some cooperation between the streaming giant Netflix and the infrastructure leader Zayo.... [visit site to read more]
Time for a quick metro catchup: Northern Virginia has a new dark fiber operator. Last week, USA FIBER revealed some new fiber infrastructure in the data center boomtowns in and around Ashburn. The initial buildout is of a 7 mile, 864-count, underground core data center ring passing some 35 data centers. That's only a starting […]
This article was authored by Don Sambandaraksa, and was originally posted on telecomasia.net. Suppose for one minute that Thailand’s military government is indeed hell-bent on getting their single gateway internet and ignoring all the...Show More Summary
The Voice of the Listener and Viewer (VLV) is proposing the establishment of a statutory body, the Licence Fee Body, to determine the level of future licence fee settlements. This would help to underpin the independence of the BBC, including protection from political decisions by the Government of the day to ‘top slice’ the licence […]
Following Telus and Bell’s announcements of ambitious IT infrastructure projects to connect Canadian homes to lightning-fast fibre-optic networks, it was Rogers’ turn to announce such a move. The country’s biggest carrier has finally stepped into the spotlight and announced a capital spending program that aims to connect roughly 4 million homes to the Internet at a [...]
For many of us smartphones have become an inexorable part of our relationships, not only allowing us to instantly connect with our friends and loved ones, through text, voice or video, but even allowing us to create new relationships through social networks, dating and matchmaking services, and other such channels. But as useful as smartphones [...]
By: Mae Kowalke, TMCnet ContributorThe role of information and communications technology (ICT) on education and employment prospects should not be understated. Roughly 90 percent of all EU jobs will require some ICT skills in the near future, yet 39 percent of EU workers have little or no ICT skills as of 2014, according to the European Commission. Show More Summary