Graphene Modulators Could Break Network Speed Limits

May 08, 2011 05:18 pm | PC World University of California, Berkeley researchers development could increase networking speeds by up to 10 times by Kevin Lee Fiber optic networks are at the forefront of record-setting Internet speeds. Now the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a graphene modulator that could push the …

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Infoblox upgrades DNS appliances to ease move to IPv6

May 03, 2011 10:01 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Infoblox is adding two new features to its DNS appliances to help its service provider and enterprise customers transition to IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol. Infoblox officials said demand for these features — including support for Dynamic Host …

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Free DNS service adds IPv6 support

May 02, 2011 04:49 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan OpenDNS, one of the Internet’s most popular free DNS services, is now offering production-grade support for IPv6, an upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol known as IPv4. OpenDNS CEO David Ulevitch says he is launching the IPv6 service now to help website …

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Six Months, Six Providers and IPv6

Six Months, Six Providers and IPv6 | Arbor Networks by Craig Labovitz This winter, the Internet passed a major milestone in its twenty-year-old wunderkind evolution from a small, experimental research network to one of the technical foundations of modern society. In a brief Miami hotel conference room ceremony, ICANN allocated the last five IPv4 address …

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Internet2 turns 15. Has it delivered on its promise?

Apr 11, 2011 09:28 am | Network World by Julie Sartain With nearly $100 million in new funding, Internet2, the faster, better Internet reserved for research and education, has embarked on an upgrade that will boost backbone capacity to a staggering 8.8Tbps and expand services to hundreds of thousands of libraries, schools and medical centers. …

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IPv4 address transfers must meet policy, ARIN chief says

Mar 25, 2011 06:49 pm | Computerworld Compliance comments come as Microsoft plans to buy more than 666,000 IPv4 addresses from bankrupt Nortel by Jaikumar Vijayan The chief executive of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) said today that any transfer of IPv4 addresses from one organization to another will need to be compliant …

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IPv4 finale ‘one of the most important days of the Internet’

Feb 03, 2011 12:50 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Internet policymakers officially handed out the last five blocks of IPv4 address space to each of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) at a ceremony held in Miami Thursday morning. BACKGROUND: IPv4 exhaustion predicted The ceremony marked the depletion of the free pool of …

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Juniper changes course, accelerates IPv6 support

Feb 01, 2011 02:45 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Juniper Networks is accelerating its plan to support IPv6 on its public-facing Web site and Web services, following criticism that the router maker was lagging rivals including Cisco Systems and Brocade Networks in this critical area. JUNIPER CRITICIZED: Juniper defends poky pace on …

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Comcast claims another IPv6 first

Feb 01, 2011 10:36 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Comcast is the first cable operator in the United States to provide its cable modem customers with a production-quality service that supports the next-generation Internet Protocol known as IPv6. IPv6 tutorial In January, Comcast activated 25 customers in the Littleton, Colo., area with …

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Facebook, Google, Yahoo commit to ‘World IPv6 Day’ trial

By Carolyn Duffy Marsan, Network World January 12, 2011 09:02 AM ET Several of the Internet’s most popular Web sites – including Facebook, Google and Yahoo – have agreed to participate in the first global-scale trial of IPv6, the long-anticipated upgrade to the Internet’s main communications protocol known as IPv4. FOR BACKGROUND: IPv6 Tutorial The …

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Telecommuting is Good for Employees and Employers

Jan 11, 2011 11:09 am, PC World by Tony Bradley As technology evolves, many of the barriers that have traditionally limited telecommuting continue to disappear. The tedious standard of spending 40 hours a week sitting in a cubicle is fading as employers and workers both embrace the benefits associated with telecommuting. When you pay workers …

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