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Open-Source FD.io Project Accelerates Networking with Fourth Release

Linux Foundation Collaborative Project now benefits from better performance and security capabilities.

Internet Traffic Growing to 3.3 Zettabytes by 2021

Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index report forecasts a tripling of global IP traffic of the next five years, though the 2016 traffic figure falls short of the initial forecast.

Ethernet Alliance Aims to Advance PoE with Certification Program

New effort aims to provide a certification that validates IEEE 802.3 standards interoperability for Power-over-Ethernet devices.

OpenBMP Project Comes to Linux Foundation as SNAS.io

Yet another new networking project is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation.

Intel's Data Plane Development Kit Now a Linux Foundation Project

DPDK has become a defacto standard tool in many SDN efforts and now it's opening up even further.

Free Range Routing Protocol Finds a New Home at the Linux Foundation

FRRouting is now an official Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Google Warns Optical Networking Limitations Could Hinder Cloud Growth

Google exec details how the hyperscale network works today and why current optical technologies need to improve, dramatically.

Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps.

5G Takes Center Stage at Mobile World Congress

The news out of the big mobile event this year is simple: 5G wireless is coming.

Mobile Data Getting Faster: Cisco

Cisco's Global Mobile Data forecast shows continued demand and growth for mobile over the next five years

Wi-Fi TimeSync Keeps Device Time Synchronized

New effort from the Wi-Fi Alliance will use wireless internet to help keep the right time on connected devices.

Global Average Internet Connection Speeds Reaches 6.3 Mbps in 3Q16

Akamai's Third Quarter 2016 State of the Internet Report shows a 21 percent year-over-year increase in the global average internet connection speed.

Time Sensitive Networking Moves Forward

Ethernet was originally designed as a best effort approach, but now there is a need for more time determinism.

Open Networking Foundation and ON.Lab Merge

The two complementary efforts come together under the Open Networking Foundation banner in a bid to foster Software Defined Networking.

AllSeen Alliance Merges into Open Connectivity Foundation for IoT

Two IoT efforts join forces in a bid to accelerate interoperability.

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