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Infographic: Service providers fear DDoS attacks, but are not prepared to handle them

The frequency and severity of distributed denial of service attacks are on the rise, but service providers are not prepared to deal with them, survey finds.

Spotlight: Reducing downtime in app-centric environments

The poor, misunderstood network. It too frequently takes the blame when applications are slow or unavailable.

Appeals court allows rural broadband fund, fueling Title II debate

A three-judge panel in Denver ruled last Friday that the ambiguities between "information" and "telecommunications services" in existing statutes are different for each section.

News Scan: Major security threats ignored; Linux pros gain the upper hand; more

The top news stories for March 18, 2014.

VoIP security often overlooked by enterprises

The security of voice-over-IP infrastructure is often overlooked by enterprises, yet hackers can successfully exploit unprotected IP networks, warns Jon Arnold, principal with J Arnold & Associates.

Why is your desk phone still so dumb?

Still have a desk phone? If you don't next year, maybe the problem isn't that mobile phones have become so smart. Maybe the problem is that the desk phone has stayed so dumb.

ADTRAN announces 2 new IP product releases

ADTRAN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and mobility products, has recently made two major announcements in the IP space.

Asia-Pacific to lead the way for mobile VoLTE

The Asia-Pacific region is forecast to make up three quarters of new mobile voice over LTE subscribers this year, predicts Infonetics Research.

SBC, IMS segments are bright spot in otherwise dismal carrier IP market, says Dell'Oro

Demand for session border controllers (SBCs), as well as for IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) core and voice application server systems, grew 10 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, according to the Dell'Oro Group.

SIP to overtake T1 lines in the enterprise by 2015, predicts Infonetics

The percentage of enterprises using SIP trunking will surpass the percentage using legacy T1 lines in 2015, according to a survey of close to 300 firms by Infonetics Research.