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Roughly a third of Americans think they have a 5G phone (they don’t)

Even if you have a 5G phone, it's probably too hot outside to use the 5G network anyway, according to reports. The meaning of 5G appears to have rather diluted, according to a recent report from Decluttr, finding that roughly a third of respondents state they own a 5G capable phone, despite the limited deployment of 5G networks [...]

By |2019-07-19T15:47:35+00:00July 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Developers: Why remote work is the new norm

86% of developers said they currently work remotely in some capacity, according to a DigitalOcean report.   Remote work and flexible schedules are the way of life for most global businesses, and developer jobs are heading in the same direction, according to a DigitalOcean report released on Wednesday. The report characterized remote work as "the new [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:02:43+00:00July 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How will Wi-Fi 5 and WPA2 coexist with Wi-Fi 6 and WPA3?

The migration to Wi-Fi 6 is the most complex in roughly a decade, as a new authentication standard is necessary to ensure security integrity. How will the two standards coexist?   At HPE Discover 2019, TechRepublic's James Sanders spoke with Aruba's Larry Lunetta about how the migration to Wi-Fi 6 is the most complex in roughly a decade. The following [...]

By |2019-07-15T18:39:23+00:00July 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE WIRED GUIDE TO 5G

THE FUTURE DEPENDS on connectivity. From artificial intelligence and self-driving cars to telemedicine and mixed reality to as yet undreamt technologies, all the things we hope will make our lives easier, safer, and healthier will require high-speed, always-on internet connections. To keep up with the explosion of new connected gadgets and vehicles, not to mention the deluge of streaming video, [...]

By |2019-07-08T12:49:57+00:00July 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5G vs. Gigabit LTE: 79% of organizations don’t know the difference

5G NR, the standards-based, "true" 5G being deployed around the world, is a different technology than LTE Advanced, which is already deployed worldwide to deliver Gigabit-class speeds.   Of all the potential circumstances that could stymie deployment of 5G, lack of awareness is likely not the first that comes to mind, considering the relentless hype cycle [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:21:42+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is 5G? Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Cellular Network

The transition to new fifth-generation networks, known as 5G, will affect how you use smartphones and many other devices. Let’s talk about the essentials. A big technology shift is underway, bringing a once-in-a-decade upgrade to the wireless systems that deliver data to mobile phones. But this is not just about faster smartphones. The transition to new [...]

By |2019-06-28T15:52:49+00:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cisco Live 2019: How edge computing makes 5G essential

Enterprise applications are growing the need for 5G, with edge computing creating the need for immediate content. At Cisco Live 2019, TechRepublic's Teena Maddox spoke with Vertiv Corporation's Patrick Quirk about how enterprise applications are growing the need for 5G, with edge computing creating the need for immediate content. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. Teena [...]

By |2019-06-26T19:23:15+00:00June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How small businesses can deal with getting regulated

Even SMBs have to deal with big regulations thanks to GDPR and more. One startup has an answer for how to manage compliance and security. It used to be only big companies and, really, only big companies in certain industries (e.g., finance, healthcare), were forced to fixate on regulations. Today, however, any company on the [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:30:44+00:00June 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments