Monday, May 31, 2010

Research shows IP traffic will increase fivefold between 2008 and 2013

Cisco plans to acquire privately held CoreOptics, a maker of optical networking technology designed to help carriers handle an expected surge in IP traffic driven partly by the adoption of cloud computing. CoreOptics' digital signal processing technology is intended to help service providers scale their IP networks while keeping costs down by making transmission more efficient, Cisco said.....READ MORE

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

IBM points predictive analytics at social Web

The next time you choose an emoticon to spice up a comment about a company, product or service online, know this: There's a chance that a software program is capturing the sentiment expressed by your smiley or frowny for analysis. The capability is part of a new release of IBM's SPSS Modeler text mining and........READ MORE

Thursday, May 6, 2010

FCC to claim some broadband regulatory power

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will move to partially reclassify broadband as a common-carrier service in an attempt to move forward with net neutrality rules and its national broadband plan, an official there said Wednesday.

The FCC will move to reclassify broadband from a largely unregulated information service to a more regulated common-carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act, but the agency will try to establish.......READ MORE