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Fiber Internet Coming To Uganda
Africa has the potential to be the next great epicenter of economic development. It just needs a push in the right direction, and Google’s latest project may just be the push it needs.

Date: 2013-12-09


Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Talks With Stephen Colbert About Open Internet
Last night, Stephen Colbert’s guest on The Colbert Report was reddit co-founder and open internet advocate Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian is promoting his new book, Without Their Permission, where he explores “the future of the internet for fun, profit, and the good of humankind.”

Date: 2013-11-21


Deep-Sea Wifi Being Developed
Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing an underwater wifi network for use at sea. Alas, hold your horses – This doesn’t mean there will be any Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebookery, Tweeting, Vining, Myspacing, Google Plussing, Tumbing, Flickring, Foursquaring, Goodreading, Pinning or Yelping underwater any time soon. The program is intended for more practical uses, like monitoring ocean life and for helping to give advance warning of tsunamis.

Date: 2013-10-21


Its no secret when Exchange Server performance degrades
Microsoft Exchange mail servers are critical to daily business operations. If users can't get their email, then their friends in IT suddenly become a highly visible thorn in their side.

Date: 2013-10-17


Small Portion Of Users Affected By Gmail Service Disruption
If you’re experience issues with Gmail, it’s probably not your fault. Google has confirmed that the service is suffering a small “disruption” that is affecting a small portion of users.

Date: 2013-09-24


Don't Let Exchange Server Performance Bring You Down!
Microsoft Exchange mail servers are critical to daily business operations. If users can't get their email, then their friends in IT suddenly become a highly visible thorn in their side.

Date: 2013-09-19


Regional ISP Speed Index Reports Are Now Being Put Out By Netflix
Netflix put out its first Regional ISP Speed Index Snapshot looking at the greater Boston area. We’ll be seeing more of these regional reports to come.

Date: 2013-09-16


[Free Trial] Get Multi-Layered IT Security Now
Growth in targeted phishing attacks can be a huge drain on an IT admin's time and leave businesses exposed. Tight budgets and a 'do more with less' attitude reduces confidence in IT security.

Date: 2013-09-03


Don't be an Easy Target: Get Multi-Layered IT Security
Growth in targeted phishing attacks can be a huge drain on an IT admin's time and leave businesses exposed. Tight budgets and a 'do more with less' attitude reduces confidence in IT security.

Date: 2013-09-03


Fast, Powerful File Replication
It's not just about getting the data; it's about getting the data there faster. If you are responsible for ensuring information availability within your organization, you need a fast, powerful replication/synchronization solution that will get you to the finish line first.

Date: 2013-08-29


Leawood, Kansas Is The Next Town To Get Google Fiber
Google announced that Leawood, Kansas' City Council has voted to make the town the 14th Kansas City area to get Google Fiber. "We look forward to bringing service to Leawood, but there's quite a bit of planning and construction work to do before we can actually start hooking up homes," Google FIber community manager Rachel Hack says.

Date: 2013-08-26


Its no secret when Exchange Server performance degrades
Microsoft Exchange mail servers are critical to daily business operations. If users can't get their email, then their friends in IT suddenly become a highly visible thorn in their side.

Date: 2013-08-22


By 2017 The IT Security Market Will Hit $30 Billion
As the internet has grown, so have the dangers of its interconnectedness. Business of all sizes are at risk for multiple types of intrusions into their networks, including the relatively new phenomenon of hacktivism.

Date: 2013-08-14


Protect your entire workforce without the big price tag
It can be difficult and time consuming to stay on top of all your company's IT systems, especially when they are spread across multiple sites, with a mobile workforce that is rarely in the office.

Date: 2013-07-25


Protect your entire workforce without the big price tag
It can be difficult and time consuming to stay on top of all your company's IT systems, especially when they are spread across multiple sites, with a mobile workforce that is rarely in the office.

Date: 2013-07-25


Global Internet Speeds Are Still Getting Faster
Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when things are headed in a positive direction. The latest report from Akamai is cause for celebration as it shows things are looking up in the ol’ U.S. of A.

Date: 2013-07-24


FCC Grants Google's White Spaces Database Its Final Certification
Google has been running a trial in South Africa, and in March announced that it reached a milestone in getting a public trial with the FCC. Here we are a few months later, and it appears to be good to go.

Date: 2013-07-03


Gigabit Internet Coming To Another Rural ISP
Vermont Telecom made headlines in late April when it announced it would bring Google Fiber-like Internet speeds to its customers for only $35 a month. Now another rural ISP has started to offer gigabit Internet, but at a more expensive cost.

Date: 2013-06-10


Don't let unpatched software be the downfall of your network
Software patching can be a major hassle to IT admins and managers; but not knowing where vulnerable devices are can keep you awake at night - how about removing that hassle?

Date: 2013-05-30


Grandview, Missouri Next To Get Google Fiber
Google Fiber may be coming to more cities around the country, but the company is still solely focused on building out its current Fiber network in Kansas City. It probably won’t be done there for a while either as more neighboring cities are welcoming Google Fiber with open arms.

Date: 2013-05-20


There's An App To Manage All Your Apps
ManageEngine developed Applications Manager from the ground up so you can monitor, manage and ensure top server and application performance across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Date: 2013-05-16


Shawnee, Kansas Added To List Of Cities With Google Fiber
Home base being Kansas City, the location of Google’s Fiber’s first installment. The next town to be blessed with Google’s super-fast internet is Shawnee, Kansas, which is located south-west of Kansas City. Google won’t have to expand their service that far to accomodate the people of Shawnee.

Date: 2013-04-29


Global Internet Speeds On The Rise Yet Again
Every quarter, Akamai releases a report called “The State of the Internet.” In the previous report, Akamai found that broadband speeds had fallen on a global level. Thankfully, the latest report indicates that speeds are rising yet again.

Date: 2013-04-29


Just how beneficial is IT automation?
Kaseya is a complete, secure, reliable and full service IT Systems Management Solution that will meet your needs today and provide the scalability you need for the future. With optional configurations, maximum scalability and multiple domain capabilities, IT departments or service providers of all sizes can experience the rewards of IT automation.

Date: 2013-04-18


AT&T Also Bringing 1Gbps Fiber To Austin
To say that AT&T is stealing Google’s thunder isn’t really the right way to put it, but Ma Bell is using the buzz surrounding Google Fiber’s big launch into Austin as a way to springboard its own plans for a ultra-high speed network.

Date: 2013-04-11


Google Fiber Expanding To Olathe, Kansas
Earlier this year, Google CEO Larry Page hinted that Google Fiber would be coming to more cities in the future. The hint renewed cities’ efforts to attract Google Fiber to their communities, but only one city has emerged victorious in its attempt to lure Google to their community.

Date: 2013-03-25


Manage your entire network with OpManager
Download OpManager - You are just minutes away from managing your entire IT!

Date: 2013-03-21


Google Fiber App Now Available For All Android 4.2 Devices
One of the coolest things about Google Fiber is that the company throws in a free Nexus 7 tablet for those who subscribe to Google Fiber’s Internet and TV package. The tablet acts as a controller of sorts for the set top box allowing users to control all aspects of their television experience. Now the experience is moving to other Android devices.

Date: 2013-03-18


Simplify your IT today for a smarter business tomorrow
Join businesses worldwide keeping IT simple with Antivirus from GFI Cloud™ – the easy way to keep your company's network safe.

Date: 2013-03-13


FCC Now Allows More Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices
The spectrum freed up for Wi-Fi is a finite resource. Too many devices can congest the networks and slow down service for everybody. The FCC wants to prevent that from happening, and have taken steps to relieve congestion with its latest proposal.

Date: 2013-02-25


[Free Webinar] An Integrated Approach to Manage IT Network Traffic
Monitoring IT networks and managing network traffic today is very different from how it used to be 2 years ago. The changes that have happened are quite major and it is not just about measuring top stats and top devices alone. The webinar will discuss the way networks have evolved over the years and the various parameters that IT Administrators need to constantly monitor.

Date: 2013-02-21


FCC Wants Gigabit Networks In All 50 States By 2015
For millions of Americans, having access to speedy Internet is still an impossibility. The FCC has promised it would fix this when it announced the National Broadband Plan in 2010. Since then, there hasn’t been much progress made on the agency’s goal of making sure everybody has access to inexpensive broadband Internet. At a meeting on Friday, the Commission finally showed some signs that it’s starting to get serious.

Date: 2013-02-11


Are Your Firewalls Really Protecting You?
Firewalls are only as good as the rules that you've built. SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager simplifies firewall troubleshooting and change management for your multi-vendor, Layer 3 network devices and helps you find and fill gaps in your security rules.

Date: 2013-02-06


Just How Big is The Internet?
The Internet is a massive series of tubes network that we often take for granted in our everyday lives. It’s not often that we get to see just how big this network really is, but a new report gives us a nice overview.

Date: 2013-01-21


Network Traffic Slowing You Down?
No one likes network traffic jams, especially when they pose a risk to your website, business apps, and critical systems. Download SolarWinds® Bandwidth Analyzer Pack now so you can understand WHY slow-downs are happening and relieve your network congestion - fast.

Date: 2013-01-09


Government Regulated ISP Bandwidth Caps?
Some of the major ISPs in the U.S. implement bandwidth caps in the name of controlling network congestion, but most caps are just a backhanded way of making more money. One senator is targeting the practice to bring better Internet availability and speed to users across the U.S.

Date: 2013-01-04


Are You A Network Management Ninja? If So, You Could Win!
It is the art of perseverance, the ability to use skill and intellect to understand and anticipate your network's every move. It's the stealth to identify and resolve problems before they become visible to users and a mastery of troubleshooting tools, heightening an already keen sense of observation. It is the way of the NetMan Ninja.

Date: 2013-01-03


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