When we think of computer networks, we think of routers and servers and fiber optic cables and laptops and smartphones -- we think of the internet. In actuality, though, the visible internet is just the tip of the iceberg.
Distributed intelligence is all the rage in the smart grid industry these days. The idea is to turn smart meters, grid-hardened routers and other devices into computing platforms, capable of analyzing and processing floods of data a... Read Post
Time Warner Cable of New York is spending $600 million in cash to buy DukeNet, a fiber optic network that is part-owned by Duke Energy, the company announced today. The Charlotte, NC-based DukeNet will help Time Warner improve its n... Read Post