Category: NETWORK

  • How Google is speeding up the Internet

    How Google is speeding up the Internet

    Engineers at Google have developed a new algorithm to speed up TCP, the main transport protocol for traffic on the internet, by optimizing the speed at which traffic is sent so it doesn’t clog up the available routes.

  • SDN: Technology to cut costs, speed new services

    SDN: Technology to cut costs, speed new services

    Software-defined networking (SDN) is defined by a decoupling of the control and packet-forwarding planes in a network, an architecture that can slash operational costs and speed the time it takes to make changes or provision new services.

  • IDG Contributor Network: 5 IoT trends that will define 2018

    IDG Contributor Network: 5 IoT trends that will define 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) wasted no time spreading across the world and connecting millions of individuals. In just a few short years, billions of sensors redefined how businesses operated and how people interacted with one another, and that was only the start; one IHS forecast predicts the IoT will grow to reach a staggering 75 billion devices by 2025.

  • IDG Contributor Network: 5 IoT trends that will define 2018

    IDG Contributor Network: 5 IoT trends that will define 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) wasted no time spreading across the world and connecting millions of individuals. In just a few short years, billions of sensors redefined how businesses operated and how people interacted with one another, and that was only the start; one IHS forecast predicts the IoT will grow to reach a staggering 75 billion devices by 2025.

  • IDG Contributor Network: IoT is coming to a warehouse near you

    IDG Contributor Network: IoT is coming to a warehouse near you

    It’s beyond debate that the smartphone is profoundly transforming many industries and creating new opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT). The impact of mobile technologies goes beyond consumer segments such as wearables, virtual reality or connected cameras. A new breed of industrial devices is now built on smartphone innovations. Whether we’re discussing health care or smart energy, advancements in many mobile technologies are leading to the design of a new class of enterprise IoT applications – and fundamentally transforming industrial handheld computing.

  • IDG Contributor Network: IoT is coming to a warehouse near you

    IDG Contributor Network: IoT is coming to a warehouse near you

    It’s beyond debate that the smartphone is profoundly transforming many industries and creating new opportunities such as the Internet of Things (IoT). The impact of mobile technologies goes beyond consumer segments such as wearables, virtual reality or connected cameras. A new breed of industrial devices is now built on smartphone innovations. Whether we’re discussing health care or smart energy, advancements in many mobile technologies are leading to the design of a new class of enterprise IoT applications – and fundamentally transforming industrial handheld computing.

  • How to improve IoT security

    How to improve IoT security

    The tsunami-sized trend to add intelligence with sensors and actuators and to connect devices, equipment and appliances to the internet poses safety, security and privacy risks.

  • How to improve IoT security

    How to improve IoT security

    The tsunami-sized trend to add intelligence with sensors and actuators and to connect devices, equipment and appliances to the internet poses safety, security and privacy risks.

  • IDG Contributor Network: Can the U.S. Senate secure the Internet of Things?

    IDG Contributor Network: Can the U.S. Senate secure the Internet of Things?

    As a free and open internet continues to come under assault by the FCC’s proposal to effectively end net neutrality, investors, programmers, and internet users of all stripes have vociferously voiced their support of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the open web that enables it. It appears those voices have been heard, as the U.S. Senate may be taking steps to secure the IoT's future.

  • IDG Contributor Network: Can the US Senate secure the Internet Of Things?

    IDG Contributor Network: Can the US Senate secure the Internet Of Things?

    As a free and open internet continues to come under assault by the FCC’s proposal to effectively end net neutrality, investors, programmers, and internet-users of all stripes have vociferously voiced their support of the Internet of Things and the open web that enables it. It appears those voices have been heard, as the US Senate may be taking steps to secure the Internet of Things’ future.