October 22, 2016

Open Sourced SONiC for Running Network Devices

June 2, 2016 Chris Crum

Last week at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose, Microsoft announced an open sourced “Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC)” for running network devices like switches. Mellanox, Dell, Arista, and Broadcom collaborated the company on the project. You can see the keynote remarks from Microsoft’s […]

Google Fiber Bringing Internet Service to Public Housing

June 1, 2016 Chris Crum

Google announced that it will bring gigabit Internet service to residents in all public housing properties that it connects with Google Fiber. This is launching with the Housing Authority of Kansas City at West Bluff. This is the first property to get gigabit Internet as a part of the program […]

You Might Not Be Getting The Internet Speed You Paid For

May 25, 2016 Josh Wolford

Are you really getting the internet speed you think you’re getting? Three internet service providers – Verizon, Cablevision, and Time Warner Cable – have received a letter from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asking them to provide any and all documents they have on “disclosures they have made to […]

Comcast Announces Plan For Next Fiber Network Initiative

May 11, 2016 Josh Wolford

Comcast is rolling into Chattanooga, Tennessee with the biggest if you can’t beat em, join em play you’ve seen in quite a while. Why Chattanooga, you might ask? In 2008, Comcast sued the city’s Electric Power Board (EPB) to block the municipality from creating its own fiber network. Comcast eventually […]

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