Solar flare could trigger radio blackout on Wednesday

Power surges could cause high frequency communication systems to fail and malfunctioning satellites may trigger global positioning system (GPS) errors when a “significant” solar flare hits the earth on Wednesday , according to

Published on: March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Caltech laser quadruples Internet speed

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology a laser that is capable of making Internet backbone speed four times faster. The laser operates closer to a single frequency than other laser so it

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Facebook eyeing silicon photonics for its network

Rapidly ramping network traffic is a big issue for many enterprise organizations and data centre, but for social networking site Facebook which has to deal with more than 1.2 billion active user monthly,

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IT error leading cause of network downtime: Avaya

Majority of companies in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom blame IT personnel error for bulk of their network downtime according to a poll released by business communication gear provider Avaya

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Canadian BlackBerry users report network outage

Users of older BlackBerry handsets in Canada today reported what appears to be a network outage preventing them from sending and receiving messages as well as accessing mobile services. However, a BlackBerry spokesperson

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

SDN market to hit US$3.1B by 2017

Canada and the United States will account for half of the estimated US$3.1 billion global market for software defined networking in the next five years, according to a recent study. Market research firm

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Evaluating SDN solutions

There’s a lot of conversation around software defined networking in the enterprise these days. However, there also seems to be a lot of confusion accompanying SDN. Some of the confusion arises from vendors

Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Nokia, SK Telecom partner in virtualized mobile networks

Virtualization and cloud services have transformed enterprise systems and enabled many businesses to cut cost and make their processes more efficient. Now, mobile operators want to reap the same benefits from what is

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Azure offers hard drive data import-export service

Microsoft Corp. is offering Windows Azure customers an alternative way to send data to the company’s cloud storage – via FedEx. On Monday, Microsoft announced the availability of a hard drive import-export service

Published on: November 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano