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Broadband Adoption Growth Rate Slows in 3Q14

IPv6 adoption continues, and global average connection speed to the Internet now stands at 4.5 Mbps.

Ethernet in 2015: Embracing Diversity

John D’Ambrosia looks back at Ethernet development in 2014 and forward to what will keep the Ethernet Alliance and IEEE busy in 2015.

Ethernet Alliance Gives Its Views on 2.5 and 25 Gbps Ethernet

John D'Ambrosia says that Ethernet is no longer about making 10x leaps, talks 2.5 and 25 GbE.

2.5 and 5 Gbps Ethernet Efforts Expand with MGBASE-T Alliance

MGBASE-T Alliance members reveal their effort to advance intermediate Ethernet networking speeds.

Why 2.5 and 5 Gbps are the Next Ethernet Speeds

New NBASE-T Alliance pushes for intermediate 2.5 Gbps and 5 Gbps Ethernet standards.

Meru Puts SDN Spin on the WLAN with Meru Center and App Store

Wi-Fi vendor announces Meru Center and Meru App Store for easier deployment of wireless networking and SDN applications in the WLAN.

AllSeen Lights Up IoT Networking World

Linux Foundation's AllSeen Internet of Things collaboration project launches Connected Lighting Working Group.

Wireless Mesh Networks for Internet of Things Latency

More bandwidth! Speedier connections! Greater accessibility! Bigger data faster! These are the demands of tomorrow's IoT. Can they be met? If so, how?

More IPv4 Addresses Reclaimed

Years after IANA officially declared the free pool of IPv4 address space as being exhausted, a new pool has been released from reclaimed addresses.

276 Million Domains and Counting

.com domain continues to grow but new domains are now actively growing too.

The Dangers and Promise of Multipath TCP

New enhancements are coming to TCP that might make communications more or less secure, depending on how it is used.

Brocade Joins 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium

Cisco could be the next big networking vendor to join 25 GbE consortium as standardization efforts grow.

The Internet of Things Thread Network Protocol Debuts

The increasingly crowded landscape of Internet of Things protocol groups is now even more crowded.

Copper Broadband Speeds to 10 Gbps

Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs demonstrates that it can get faster speeds than ever before out of copper wires.

New Consortium Pushes for 25 and 50 Gbps Data Center Ethernet Connectivity

Microsoft, Mellanox, Google, Broadcom and Arista come together in new effort.

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