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Networks & Systems

SKC Communications Joins RingCentral’s Partner Program to Bring Cloud Communications Solutions to US Enterprises

March 27, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

SKC Communications, a nationwide leader in cloud-based solutions, will join RingCentral’s award-winning channel partner program to bring industry-leading cloud communications and contact center solutions to enterprise customers across the US. “An increasing number of organizations across industry verticals are transitioning […]


Networks & Systems

Network privacy concerns increase as COVID-19 forces remote work

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As homes around the world increasingly become offices and classrooms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the news has been awash with headlines detailing the impact of such a shift on our networks. Network traffic is increasing, resulting in […]


Networks & Systems

VPN traffic surging in response to increased telework

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Virtual private network use is skyrocketing as remote workers and distance learners try to reach their corporate and educational networks from their homes, in the midst of the ongoing global pandemic. In recent weeks, VPN use around the world has […]


Networks & Systems, News

Huawei speeds up R&D investments to develop own technology: Report

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei announced its investments in research and development activities focused on its own technology will reach $20 billion this year, up compared to $15 billion in 2019, South China Morning Post reported Huawei’s CEO Ren Zhengfei as saying. […]


Networks & Systems, News

Enterprise service enablement and the evolution to standalone 5G

March 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As the story goes, fully-virtualized, standalone 5G networks will provide tailored slices in support of enterprise services whatever that may entail–handling huge data volumes from sensors, providing high reliability and ultra low latency for precision robotics, or robust campus connectivity […]


Networks & Systems, News

Global 5G connections reach 17.7M, LTE connections exceed 5.3B: Report

March 25, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Fueled by the rollout of 3GPP-standard commercial networks, 5G is officially considered the fastest growing generation of cellular technology as it is now roughly 5 million subscribers ahead of pace, according to Omdia. Omdia’s report indicated that from Q3 2019 […]


Internet, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

Wi-Fi is trading in its ‘must-have’ status for ‘business-critical’

March 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In June of last year, Mist, a Juniper company, made major strides with their cloud-managed Wi-Fi 6 access points, and now that more devices are Wi-Fi 6 are in-market, the company says that new use cases are emerging and early […]


Networks & Systems, News

DHS steps in with letters to assist contractors as ‘essential’ workers maintaining wireless infrastructure

March 23, 2020

Via: Wireless Estimator

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued two letters valid through May 28, 2020, to help wireless contractors maintain access to critical infrastructure. The letters are from John O’Connor, Director of the National Communications Coordination Branch of the […]


Networks & Systems

Industry Voices—Doyle: Survey looks at SD-WAN opportunities and challenges for MSPs

March 23, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Managed network services are a popular method for IT organizations to outsource the challenges of providing connectivity to their branches and data centers. The wealth of SD-WAN technology solutions—literally dozens of suppliers— has created both opportunities and challenges for managed […]


Networks & Systems, News

Where US and China stand in deploying the ‘goldilocks of 5G spectrum’

March 20, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

LitePoint’s Director of Product Marketing Adam Smith and VIAVI Solutions’ Director of Marketing Kashif Hussain agree that mid-band spectrum, the 2.5 to less than sub-6 GHz space, is the spectrum sweet spot and that making effective use of it is […]