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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.

2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet Now Official Standards

 In only two short years, new Ethernet standards are now finalized, making existing cabling as much as five time faster.

Global WLAN Market Growing Thanks to Rapid 802.11ac Adoption

Enterprise wireless is now growing faster than consumer.

Internet Domains Hit 334.6 million in 2Q16

Nearly 13 percent year-over-year growth as demand for new domain names continues unabated.

IEEE Completes Four New Ethernet Standards

25 Gigabit Ethernet now a formal standard.

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