Ask 10 people if they have heard about cloud computing. They will say yes. Ask them what is cloud computing, and they will give you 10 different perspectives. Given the different perspectives around the term itself, one of the positive roles that the U.S. government has assumed is striving to define what cloud computing is.
Even as a host of incumbent, competitive and Research & Education (R&E) players are building out 100G optical networks, there's already growing talk about 400G and even Tbps speeds.
As the electric utility industry works to develop the smart grid, what can these utilities glean from telecom providers' experiences developing and monetizing their technologies in the broadband era?
HomePlug Powerline Alliance has made yet another stride forward in the home networking race that leverages existing powerline wires with the introduction of its new AV2 specification. The new AV2
Once heralded by former FCC leader Michael Powell as "great broadband hope," broadband over powerline (BPL) has become the "great broadband hype" now that International Broadband Electric
In the latest home networking "no new wires" battle, the HomePlug Powerline Alliance has voiced its support for the IEEE's new catchall home networking standard--IEEE P1905. Similar to the G.hn
With the ratification of the 803.2ba 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps amendments to the 802.3 standard, the IEEE has put together the framework that vendors and service providers can use to sate consumer and
The IEEE at a meeting in Tokyo has approved the Provider Backbone Bridging - Traffic Engineering standard, based on provider backbone transport technology. PBT has had its ups and downs over the last
The IEEE announced that it is near to a formal standard on connection-oriented Provider Backbone Bridging - Traffic Engineering (PBB-TE), the technology closely related to provider backbone