Networking

NACE Automechanika Thrives in Chicago With Networking, Training

NACE Automechanika, the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to high-end technical and management-related training for automotive collision and service repair shops, returned to Chicago July 26-29, 2017. More than 360 leading suppliers displayed new automotive service and repair technologies, while connecting to nearly 8,000 attendees who took part in activities throughout Automotive Service and Collision Repair Week.

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Vodafone Joins Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project today announced that Vodafone Group has joined as a Platinum member. The addition of Vodafone, one of the world's largest service providers with operations in 26 countries, demonstrates the continuing momentum ONAP is achieving and highlights Vodafone's ongoing commitment to open standards and open source.

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Renovo and Argus Partner to Deliver First Cyber Secure Vehicles for Automated Mobility on Demand

The partnership marks the first-ever commercial initiative to embed cyber security solutions in automated mobility on demand fleets and renders Renovo's operating system the first to comply with imminent US government legislation mandating Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems in vehicles.

Renovo, a groundbreaking mobility software technology company, and Argus Cyber Security, the global leader in automotive cyber security,

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Cambium Networks Manufactures The 1 Millionth PMP 450 Wireless Broadband Module

Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced a manufacturing milestone in shipping the 1 millionth PMP 450 wireless broadband module. Launched in September 2012, the PMP 450 system has continuously evolved to provide industry-leading throughput performance, spectral efficiency, and capacity, thus enabling network operators to profitably extend their networks geographically and in user density while meeting the ever-growing demand for data capacity.

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Cavium to Showcase M-CORD NFV/5G on ARM with Leaf and Spine SDN Fabric at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017

Cavium, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking today announced a fully integrated CORD (Central Office Re-architected as Data center) SDN/NFV platform software stack on its ThunderX® ARM®-based data center COTS server architecture including a full leaf and spine SDN fabric on its XPliant® programmable SDN switches.

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Charter Prices $2.0 Billion Senior Secured Notes

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (along with its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that its subsidiaries, Charter Communications Operating, LLC and Charter Communications Operating Capital Corp. (collectively, the "Issuers"), have priced $2.0 billion in aggregate principal amount of notes consisting of the following securities:

$1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due March 2028 (the "2028 Notes").

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2017 imPACt Conference to Include Presenters from Netflix, Capital One, and Tulane University

Computer Measurement Group (CMG) has announced the presenters selected for its annual imPACt conference which include Ed Hunter, Engineering Lead at Netflix; Kevin McLaughlin, Director, IT Capacity Management at Capital One; and Brian Summa, PhD, Assistant Professor at Tulane University. The organization's 43rd international conference, which will attract more than 200 enterprise technology professionals, will be held November 6 – 9, 2017 in New Orleans, LA, USA.

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Data Center Networking Market to Intensify Business Growth

The global data centre market has been facing stiff competition to address the more practical challenges of digital innovation. Many networking companies like Cisco, HP and Brocade that are currently leading the data centre industry have come up new products and services to cope up with the challenge. Although, these companies offer a variety of solutions, one of the main focuses has remained on innovative technologies.

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The Secret to a Paperless Organization

   By Cassio Vaquero, Regional Director, Information Management division, Kodak Alaris.

The tremendous amount of digital information that companies have to manage nowadays certainly throws a new kind of challenge for IT busineses to deal with. Isin’t it? Are we entering into a whole new era of digital automation with a paperless society? In the age of digital information, the problems of paper is still binding. As new non-paper inputs are coming into the organization (e.g. emails with or without PDF attachments), we almost by default still print and thus convert them to paper. Notes are scribbled on these printouts, sometimes endorsed with signatures, and then scanned into soft copies. In fact, it is estimated that 45% of the documents that are scanned are born digital.

While organizations are moving towards making information more fluid and are increasingly hosting digital data in the cloud, data is still streaming in from various sources, especially paper.

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A New Era of Business Opportunities

   By CK Lam, Director, Data Center Fabric and Virtualization, Asia Pacific, Brocade.

Most organizations that are now focused to leverage the benefits of innovative technologies also understood the real risk in experimenting with new business processes and systems. Although, Innovation is the main driver of the technology industry, it is critical to access whether your organization is fully prepared to change its operational strategies to achieve innovation. In a scenario like this, much depends on how your key leadership team responds to critical situations and how effectively it creates new ways to provide value to customers.

From the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s, the mainframe terminal and host model was the primary platform for business innovation. Analyst firm IDC calls this the “First Platform” for innovation. The network for the First Platform included private line connectivity and IBM’s proprietary Systems Network Architecture, which was created in 1974.

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