Companies to spend $170B on cybersecurity by 2020; Brocade introduces analytics for storage area networks

Wireline news from across the web

> Midcontinent has ranked third in Internet speed according to Netflix. Keloland Television article

> Companies looking to head off hackers are expected to invest $170.2B on cybersecurity by 2020, a projection indicates. PYMTS article

> Brocade new analytics monitoring platform brings visibility to the storage area network. Network World article

Cable News
> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler called an emergency meeting of the agency's Media Bureau following the blackout of 129 Sinclair Broadcasting stations in 79 markets on Dish Network. Article

> The Video Advertising Bureau said cord cutting is being caused by consumer economic conditions and not an emerging avalanche of direct-to-consumer video choices. Article

Installer News
> Roanoke and Salem, Va., are building a 47-mile fiber optic network that will serve enterprises and government institutions. Article

Online Video News
> Maker Studios' payout from Disney, a year after its acquisition, will be somewhat smaller than the potential $450 million that was on the table at the deal signing. Article

Wireless News
> The Apple Watch smart watch is a hit, at least at Best Buy. The retailer said it plans to increase the number of stores in which it sells the gadget by 10-fold over the next month due to high demand. Article

> LightSquared submitted its testing plans to the FCC designed to determine where interference may occur between LightSquared's L-band spectrum and GPS receivers and how it can be resolved. Article

And finally@canicoll: Virtualization is still the wild child of technology development, and vendors are gaining focus via M&A. Analysys Mason article


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