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A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 2)

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 2)
November 20, 2014 No Comments »

This article is part 2 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. Also see part 1 of this series. Net neutrality is a contentious issue that seems to muddle usual ... Read More »

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 1)

A Dissenting View on Net Neutrality (Part 1)
November 18, 2014 No Comments »

This article is part 1 of a series looking at the issue of net neutrality as it relates to a free market. Net neutrality is an issue that is surrounded by confusion and propaganda, and it’s one that has seen ... Read More »

Stopping Cybercrime in Its Tracks

Stopping Cybercrime in Its Tracks
November 17, 2014 No Comments »

Global business-to-consumer e-commerce sales are expected to reach $1.47 trillion in 2014, a rise of nearly 20% from last year, according to eMarketer. That’s good news for companies that offer products and services online—but it’s only half of the equation. ... Read More »

As Enterprise WAN Edge Mobilizes Workforce, 4G-LTE Backup Becomes Critical

As Enterprise WAN Edge Mobilizes Workforce, 4G-LTE Backup Becomes Critical
November 12, 2014 No Comments »

With the spread of WAN-edge devices for enterprise networks, the day is fast approaching when most workers will be mobile and physical location will no longer limit employee productivity. Technology analysts see the trends coming: IDC predicts 1.3 billion mobile ... Read More »

Is Fusion Power Right Around the Corner?

Is Fusion Power Right Around the Corner?
November 11, 2014 No Comments »

Long a (distant) holy grail of scientists and engineers, fusion power made headlines when Lockheed Martin announced that its Skunk Works research division may be closing in on a compact design that will overcome the hurdles that have hindered this ... Read More »

The Value of Managed Connectivity for OEMs

The Value of Managed Connectivity for OEMs
November 6, 2014 No Comments »

Every piece of OEM network gear comes with some sort of management system, but that system only covers the device itself, not the device’s participation in the larger network. By integrating physical-layer management (PLM) systems into OEM devices, manufacturers can ... Read More »

Digital Business Disruption in the Mid-Market

Digital Business Disruption in the Mid-Market
November 5, 2014 No Comments »

The convergence of key technology trends such as social, mobile, big data, analytics and cloud computing have enabled new business models that are already disrupting existing businesses. For example, who knew that Uber, a car service that connects drivers and ... Read More »

Election Day Technology News Roundup

Election Day Technology News Roundup
November 4, 2014 No Comments »

They’re back: elections. And despite all the moralizing about civic duty, you-can’t-complain-if-you-don’t-vote and other bloviation, the outcome is guaranteed to yield no substantial change in public policy. But the impact of technology on the election (and vice versa) has some ... Read More »

Big Data’s Big Mistake

Big Data’s Big Mistake
November 3, 2014 No Comments »

In the early and middle decades of the twentieth century, instinct and an understanding of human nature drove marketing and advertising. Consider Mad Men—the TV drama about a prestigious 1960s New York ad agency. No real boundaries existed between advertising ... Read More »

Can Social Media’s Business Model Survive?

Can Social Media’s Business Model Survive?
October 30, 2014 No Comments »

Social media is one of the hottest segments of the Internet , but doubts about profitability and sustainability continue to swirl (think Pets.com), especially in light of Twitter’s recent third-quarter results. The company reported a net loss of $175 million, ... Read More »