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On Reddit, network pros say 'hell, no!' to SDN investment

<i>We asked tech writer David Geer to seek network engineers on Reddit who might comment on why they're not ready for SDN investment. What we got was a</i> …

Virtualization

Cloud RAN & 5G Will Bring SDN/NFV to Mobile Networks

As the mobile network gets more complicated, it’s going to need more intelligence, probably in the form of software-defined networking (SDN). At …

Gionee Marathon M4 vs Xiaomi Mi4 vs Asus Zenfone 2: Buy Device That's Worth Your Money

Mobile phone makers are offering handsets with impressive features at an affordable price but one thing that almost every smartphone users complain …

Google’s Vint Cerf explains how to make SDN as successful as the internet

Vint Cerf, VP and chief internet evangelist at Google has a few regrets about the original design of the internet, but he’s hoping software defined …

HP’s Vision and Strategy for Software-defined Networking (SDN)

<b>By Newsha Sharifzadeh, Global Product Marketing Manager</b><p>We’ve been following Jim Metzler’s SDN Journey series for the past few months and covered a …

SDN – What is it and what does it mean for Your Business?

As the long awaited innovation in the networking space moves out of hype cycle and market interest in software defined networking (SDN) steadily rises, Cisco has been actively involved in these emerging trends, working with standards bodies and listening to the requirements of our global customer …

Zodiac FX The World’s Smallest OpenFlow SDN Switch

Northbound Networks has created the world’s smallest OpenFlow SDN switch which has been designed to be powerful enough to develop <i>“world changing SDN</i> …

CCIE Datacenter value after SDN? - 87193

Hi Farhan,<p>Even with the advent of SDN, there's still need for highly-skilled engineers to do troubleshooting and design (not necessarily physical design, but also logical design) for both LAN and SAN environments. The thing about SDN is that it is not a well-defined concept as such - it's all about …

Stanford Seminar - Software-Defined Networking at the Crossroads

What is Cisco’s SDN Strategy for the Data Center?

Cisco has a broad spectrum of customers across a wide range of markets and geographies. These customers have a diverse set of requirements, operational models and use cases, meaning that a one size fits all SDN strategy does not fit all our customers. As a result, we made a series of announcements …

Cisco Systems

Differentiation in Software Defined WAN

One of the most interesting things about SD-WAN is the level of real differentiation between the different vendors that has actual business outcomes. …

Leveraging SD-WAN for Skype for Business Enterprise Voice

This guest blog post is by Daniel Teichman, Senior Manager, Product Marketing; and Brad Chapin, Director, Strategic Alliances, at Sonus. We thank …

The Internet of Things Is Changing How We Manage Customer Relationships

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Just as it’s hard to remember what life was like before the iPhone, it can be hard to remember business before there was CRM software — back when you still had to explain that it stood for “customer relationship management.” Today, CRM pervades the way many companies track and …

Customer Experience

Samsung’s other nightmare might also give Apple some sleepless nights

Not only is Apple still making more money than Samsung in the mobile business, but the iPhone maker is threatening Samsung’s lead in the smartphone …

Google Alters the WAN, Wireless & CDN Landscape, and all it needs now is Starbucks to Complete Its Disruption, Part 2

Is it possible that IP transit price might drop to near zero, just like the way it is in the cloud compute space? A few days ago the thought of this …

6 Sneaky but Scientific Ways to Help Kids Learn

Parents want to teach kids the skills they’ll need to lead happy, productive lives. But we have too much to do and not enough time to do it. Ellen …

Kids

This Is How Xiaomi Keeps The Cost Of Its Smartphones So Low

Xiaomi’s combination of well-spec’ed phones and low price tags drove the company to over 60 million sales last year. That progress saw it replace Samsung as China’s top-selling smartphone company <i>and</i> become the world’s third top selling phone maker in the process.<p>The Chinese company’s flagship Mi …

Mobile

World’s 1% will soon be richer than the rest of us combined: Oxfam

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Monday, Jan. 19, 2015</i>.<p><b>Act on inequality, agency urges</b><br>The globe's 1-percenters will soon be richer than the rest of the world combined, the global aid agency Oxfam warns today in an urgent call to fight mounting inequality.<p>In a report issued just …

Replacing Passwords With Your Heartbeat

10 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Ever wonder what the core beliefs successful entrepreneurs everywhere share? Here's a list of 10 reasons why growing businesses remain profitable.

Xiaomi: The Next Big Tech Company That Isn't in Silicon Valley

One of the most talked about tech companies on the planet is set to unveil a smartphone this week and even before its latest unveiling, the company …

Xiaomi Mi Note, Mi Note Pro priced for international orders

Xiaomi made its new Mi Note and Mi Note Pro phablets official just yesterday, at a special event. During that we were told how much they would cost …

The Creator Of Linux Has An Attitude And A Foul Mouth, And People Are Angry At Him (Again)

But he regularly inflicts it on others.<p>Imposter Syndrome is the nagging fear that everyone is really better than you, and it drives many a programmer crazy.<p>The combination of his offbeat sense of humor, his confrontational style, and his major potty mouth has made a lot of people angry at him.<p>He'll …

10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …

Watch Bill Gates drink water made from human waste

Since stepping down as Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates has been hard at work trying to tackle the world's biggest health problems. One promising project that's caught his eye is the Omniprocessor, a huge machine that converts sewer sludge (yes, that means human waste) into clean drinking water, ash and …

Bill Gates

How to Tell a Story People Will Remember

20 years ago this month, I followed the CEO of a major company up a treacherous path on Whistler Mountain in British Columbia. We had ridden the ski …

Student Athletes

Xiaomi Mi4 review: China’s iPhone killer is unoriginal but amazing

A big iPhone that runs Android ends up being the best of both worlds.<p>Specs at a glance: Xiaomi Mi4<p>Screen<p>1920×1080 5.0"(441 ppi) IPS LCD<p>OS<p>Android …