News of Note—Sckipio, Check Point, CenturyLink and more

august 8 2017

> Sckipio says its latest chip for Gfast is capable of a downstream speed of 3.1 Gbps and an upstream speed of 900 Mbps using two bonded copper pairs. Telecompetitor article

> Check Point Software has sent out an alert that a huge botnet has infected around a million organizations. Government Technology article

> CenturyLink has been named the Asia Pacific Hybrid IT Service Provider of the Year for a third consecutive year by Frost & Sullivan. Release

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> Ethernity Networks announces integration of the ENET4840z/99 with NG Gfast technology to improve transmission over existing copper cabling and symmetrical Gigabit access. Release

> A Verizon-funded nonprofit says that repealing net neutrality will help Puerto Rico recover. Intercept article

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