Change comes at such a rapid pace, and the speed of innovation is so quick and so difficult to chart that the impact of that change may take years to assess. That's literally what Cisco's CEO said Wednesday.
Cisco announced yesterday it is cutting 6,000 jobs over the next 12 months. The news comes in the wake of a series of major tech industry layoffs, with job cuts now rivaling the numbers at the beginning of the recession of 2009.
The number of direct connections between two points at the core of the IP network may already have exceeded the allotted memory for many of the net's installed routers. When do things start crashing?
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Someplace beneath the marketing hype is the reality of what "Internet of Things" technology can actually do and it actually makes more sense than the hype itself.
As more enterprises deploy machine-to-machine products, a concern of IT managers is whether a generic solution will work in their corporate environment. To address IT concerns about adopting technology, AT&T set up its AT&T Foundry with $100 million in funding from a number of sponsors including Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Amdocs, Intel and Microsoft.
How can the largest producer of collaboration appliances make collaboration work where appliances typically don't? Cisco engineers are tackling the problem before they're tackled by it.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, July 23, including BlackBerry unveiling BES 10 as a hosted service, Apple posting record iPhone sales and revenues, an explosion of enterprise small cell deployment is expected within the next 12 months, Microsoft unveils cheapest Windows Phone yet and NVIDIA is to release its SHIELD tablet on July 29.
As I've mentioned before, nothing about the infrastructure of the Internet is inherently free; someone is always paying for it somewhere, somehow. Embedded in Wednesday's announcement from...
It's not just that the math doesn't look good for consumers worried about likely service caps for at-home Internet service. The math may not account for enough variables.