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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.

Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises to 6.3 Mbps

Akamai's first quarter 2016 State of the Internet Report, once again shows increasing broadband speeds around the world.

Cisco VNI: 2.3 Zettabytes of IP Traffic in 2020

The march to the zettabyte era for Internet bandwidth continues, though 2015 traffic is 87 exabytes below the initial forecast.

NBASE-T Alliance Demonstrates Real 2.5/5Gbps Interoperability [VIDEO]

Existing Cat5e and Cat6 cabling gets a boost with 2.5 and 5 Gbps speeds thanks to NBASE-T Alliance efforts.

Interop: Ethernet Alliance Advancing Ethernet Ubiquity [VIDEO]

There has never been a better time to bet on Ethernet.

Where Open Source and Standards Intersect

ONS panel discusses ways to bridge the gap between open-source and standards.

AT&T to Virtualize 75 Percent of its Network by 2020

At the Open Networking Summit, AT&T details how it is virtualizing its network to meet exponential traffic demand growth.

IPv6 Lands on Consumer Edge Routers [PODCAST]

First round of devices to get the official IPv6 Ready CE Router Logo debut as challenges remain for broader IPv6 adoption.

IPv6 Usage Set to Grow in 2016

IPv4 isn't quite dead yet, but IPv6 is now strongly into double digit usage, at least on mobile.

Internet Domains Hit 299 Million

Almost 300 million domain names now exist across all Top Level Domains, though growth isn't evenly spread.

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