Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit

Fiber broadband can drive up your home's value | FCC's Wheeler defends net neutrality rules, discounts investment fears

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Inside the bold plan to bring gigabit fiber to Detroit
One startup is bringing a Google Fiber-like broadband offering to Detroit. Here's why that might not be as crazy as it sounds. Read More


Optimizing Content in Plant, Process & Manufacturing
Streamlined plant maintenance and fast response times are critical to plant and asset management today. Read the AIIM white paper to learn about information access issues and the benefits of an enterprise-wide content management system that works alongside your ERP and EAM systems. Learn More.

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Deliver Enterprise Mobility
This white paper reveals how Citrix XenMobile along with Citrix NetScaler helps solve key IT challenges around security of end user devices, scalability to cope with increasing growth of devices, visibility of the application and network traffic, and automation of configuring end user devices. Learn More

Fiber broadband can drive up your home's value
The availability of really fast broadband in your neighborhood could increase your home’s value by more than 3 percent.High-speed fiber broadband service, with 1 Gbps download speeds, can add more than $5,400 to the value of an average U.S. home, according to a study commissioned by the Fiber to the Home Council Americas (FTTH), an advocacy group made up of fiber equipment vendors and broadband providers.That $5,400 figure is approximately equal to adding a new fireplace, half of a new bathroom or a quarter of a swimming pool, according to the study, conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Carnegie Mellon University.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

FCC's Wheeler defends net neutrality rules, discounts investment fears
Several broadband providers have announced expansions since the FCC passed the regulations, Wheeler says Read More


3 Guiding Principles to Improve Data Security and Compliance
Data security is a moving target—as data grows, more sophisticated threats emerge; the number of regulations increase; and changing economic times make it difficult to secure and protect data. Learn More

5G networks look to new frequencies to deliver gigabit speeds
The telecommunications industry is looking for new frequencies in which to operate a new generation of mobile networks Read More

IT pros blast Google over Android's refusal to play nice with IPv6
Two trains made of fiber, copper and code are on a collision course, as the widespread popularity of Android devices and the general move to IPv6 has put some businesses in a tough position, thanks to Android's lack of support for a central component in the newer standard. Read More

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The Impact of Tags: IT's Guide to Third Party Monitoring
This eBook addresses the impact third parties have on your site, the challenges IT faces, and how to manage risk and latency from content served outside your infrastructure. View Now

IDG Contributor Network: Report: ISPs slowing internet service on purpose
A new ISP speed report suggests that the internet continues to have problems maintaining needed speeds where Content Delivery Networks and Internet Service Providers meet. Fees are an issue. Read More

Google's 60Tbps Pacific cable welcomed with champagne in Japan
Scheduled to be ready in 2016, FASTER will have the highest-ever capacity across the Pacific Ocean Read More

Fourth-oldest dot-com domain now relegated to serving up scareware at $400 a victim
Do not click on mcc … oh, wait, let’s not even create a link here, lest someone be tempted. Do not go there.Founded in 1982, the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (safe Wikipedia link) was this country’s first computer research and development consortium. It was also the fourth organization of any kind to register a dot-com domain name, having done so nearly 30 years ago on July 11, 1985. MCC researched and developed until the year 2000.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

Here is a selection of basic command line tools that will make your exploration and optimization in Linux easier.


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