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Infosim's StableNet Based on Intel Architecture Provides Any-to-Any Connectivity for IoT

Enabling data-driven insight and holistic visibility Perhaps the central challenge as the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes a driving force in the worldwide economy is enabling secure, manageable, seamless connectivity across diverse things, protocols, systems, and infrastructures. The difficulties and risks are similar for organizations from s...
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Private Cloud: The ABCs of Network Visibility

Cloud computing has become the de facto foundation for digital business. As more and more enterprises move critical workloads to private and public clouds, they will face new challenges ensuring security, reliability, and performance of these workloads. If you are responsible for IT security, data center operations, or application performance, make...
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Four-band carrier aggregation LTE-A in 40 cities soon, says Bell

Bell Canada has announced that its quad-band (four-band carrier aggregation) LTE Advanced (LTE-A) network with theoretical download speeds of up to 750Mbps is now available in nearly 40 cities/communities in eight provinces across Canada. Bell began deploying the advanced 750Mbps-capable network configuration, supported by 256QAM technology, in Apr...
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Telus acquires local telco Raftview Communications

Canadian major telco Telus Communications has purchased Raftview Communications, a local cable TV and telecoms network operator in Clearwater and Barriere in the province of British Columbia. Paul Caissie, the owner of Raftview, which has been in business for 30 years, said of the takeover: 'We feel the time is right to transition our business for ...
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Prevent Petya Ransomware by disabling SMBv1 on your Network

Petya \ GoldenEye encrypts entire disks  A new variant of Petya ransomware, also known as Petrwrap, NotPetya, or GoldenEye, is spreading rapidly with the help of the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability that the WannaCry ransomware abused to infect 300,000 systems and servers worldwide in just 72 hours. Petya ransomware has been delivered via phis...
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Orolia improves Spectracom SecureSync GPS threat mitigation through partnership with Talen-X

 Orolia announces integration of its Spectracom SecureSync with Talen-X's BroadShield Interference and Spoofing Detection technology. Through the strategic partnership with Talen-X, Orolia is now able to provide improved protection against emerging GPS threats in their Spectracom brand of products, including the SecureSync precision time and f...
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SaskTel reaches 200,000 fibre premises passed; upgrades internet in 46 Indigenous/First Nations communities

Canadian provincial full-service operator SaskTel has announced that its 'infiNET' branded fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network services are available to more than 200,000 homes and businesses throughout Saskatchewan. In a deployment beginning in 2011, SaskTel has now completed infiNET rollout in Estevan, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Swift C...
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Telus, Huawei hail successful 5G wireless-to-the-premises pilot

Canadian operator Telus and Chinese technology partner Huawei have claimed a 'significant breakthrough' with a successful 5G pilot of live point-to-multipoint (P2MP) connections over commercial central office and transport network infrastructure using equipment based on 3GPP 5G foundational technologies, utilising 28GHz band frequencies. A press re...
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Viavi: Nearly 90 Percent of Enterprise Network Teams Spend Time Troubleshooting Security Issues; 80 Percent Report More Time Spent on Security vs. Last Year

Tenth Annual "State of the Network" Global Survey from Viavi Reveals Network and Security Trends from over 1,000 Network Professionals  In April 2017, Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) released the results of its tenth annual State of the Network global study today. This year's study focused on security threats, perhaps explaining why it gar...
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Infosim explains how the SaaS model of Network & Services Management can transform your IT operations

 It is really next to impossible to avoid hearing about how "The Cloud" is transforming business everywhere. Well-known technology companies from the old guard like IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, and Adobe, to established tech powerhouses Google and Amazon, to pretty much every new hot startup like Cloudera are all promoting how they are using the cl...
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Eastlink expands gigabit availability

 Canadian cableco Eastlink has given an update on its ongoing investment in high speed fibre-optic networks including expansion of gigabit-capable internet services, in response to demand for 'real-time entertainment and connected home technologies'. Lee Bragg, Eastlink CEO, said: 'For years, we have been providing gigabit speeds and higher to...
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Canadian cellcos banned from locking phones to their network

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has introduced amendments to its Wireless Code, a mandatory code of conduct for providers of retail mobile wireless voice and data services. Starting on 1 December 2017 all mobile service end-users (post-paid and pre-paid) will have the right to have their phone unlocked (i.e. u...
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Shaw acquires 700MHz, 2500MHz spectrum from Videotron for CAD430m; sells ViaWest for CAD2.3bn

 Canadian quadruple-play operator Shaw Communications has entered into a definitive agreement with Videotron's parent Quebecor Media to acquire 700MHz and 2500MHz wireless spectrum licences in seven regional markets in Canada for CAD430 million (USD324 million). The Quebec-based multi-service cable/mobile operator is selling 2×5MHz blocks of 7...
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3 Things PacketViper can do that your Firewall Can’t

Three elements of PacketViper that are unique to our Virtual Minefield Zone™ (VMZ) and separate PacketViper from firewalls & NGFWs are the triggers, interceptors and the redirectors. With 'point & click' simplicity these features can be utilized to create the following deterrents that reduce traffic up to 70% and make firewalls, IDS/IPS and...
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Rogers buys Videotron’s AWS-1 spectrum in Greater Toronto for CAD184m

 Quebecor, the parent of Quebec-based quadruple-play network operator Videotron, has announced the sale of Videotron's Advanced Wireless Services (AWS-1) 1700MHz/2100MHz mobile spectrum licence in the Greater Toronto region to Rogers Communications for approximately CAD184 million (USD137 million), pursuant to a transfer option on the frequenc...
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How to detect SMBv1 use on your Network

How can I find out if SMBv1 is being used on my network? Even if you disable SMBv1 on all clients and servers, it is still good practice to check if any systems on your network are using this protocol. You many have unmanaged systems like personal laptops or embedded operating systems within other network connected devices. These are the most commo...
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How to detect the presence of WannaCry Ransomware and SMBv1 servers on your network

How to detect the presence of WannaCry Ransomware and SMBv1 servers  WannaCry Ransomware has become very active in May 2017. It looks to be targeting servers using the SMBv1 protocol. SMBv1 is an outdated protocol that should be disabled on all networks. One of the big lessons from this Ransomware outbreak is that it is vital that you have mon...
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The Current State of Network Visibility (by the numbers)

Network visibility is a crucial aspect to improving network security and optimizing network monitoring capabilities. At the same time, it is an evolving technology. In this blog, I'm using some interesting data that Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) captured in a survey they conducted for Ixia in late 2016. This data is great because it allows...
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Ixia's new hyperscale visibility with cost effective pricing

Vision Edge 100 & Vision Edge 40 ​E xpanding your hyperscale data center? Adding microscale data centers to provide a better experience for end users? Be sure to see everything, in every cluster—whether it is a part of your core infrastructure or a remote site—with the latest in Ixia's Vision Portfolio of network packet brokers (NPBs). Ixia has...
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It could be you… chosen Bell-MTS users begin migration to Telus

Over 100,000 Bell-MTS mobile customers in Manitoba will receive letters in the next two months informing them if they have been selected to transfer to rival Canadian operator Telus, as a knock-on condition of Bell's recent takeover of MTS in the province. Canadian website MobileSyrup reports that the process is beginning its first phase this week,...
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