Information Technology Industry News

December 31, 2017

 

Networking

Top network monitoring software and visibility tools – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3211366/lan-wan/top-network-monitoring-software-and-visibility-tools.html

Top 10 networking stories of 2017 – http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450431671/Top-10-networking-stories-of-2017

3M offloads communications division to Corning for $900M – https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/3m-offloads-communications-division-corning-900m

Troubleshooting Trunks in a NX-OS Environment (To Trunk or Not to Trunk) – https://www.netcraftsmen.com/troubleshooting-trunks-in-a-nx-os-environment-to-trunk-or-not-to-trunk/

 

Internet Security and Privacy

How MIT Students Fooled A Google Algorithm – https://www.fastcodesign.com/90155089/how-mit-students-fooled-a-google-algorithm

What to consider when deploying a next-generation firewall – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3236448/lan-wan/what-to-consider-when-deploying-a-next-generation-firewall.html

Anti-adblock is a lot more common than anyone thought, but it’s not hard to defeat – https://boingboing.net/2017/12/27/fuzz-buster-buster-buster.html

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases – https://www.informationweek.com/strategic-cio/digital-business/how-to-use-blockchain-10-use-cases/d/d-id/1330652

Vocal disguises and impersonations may fool voice recognition authentication – https://www.techrepublic.com/article/vocal-disguises-and-impersonations-may-fool-voice-recognition-authentication

Blockchain is set to transform the real estate business, this expert says – http://www.cantechletter.com/2017/12/blockchain-is-set-to-transform-the-real-estate-business-this-expert-says/

 

Open Source

Vitalik Buterin from DevCon2 – Etherium in 25 minutes – 66SaEDzlmP4

FSF adds PureOS to list of endorsed GNU/Linux distributions – http://www.fsf.org/news/fsf-adds-pureos-to-list-of-endorsed-gnu-linux-distributions-1

How to Maintain the Spirit of Open Source – https://www.informationweek.com/software/how-to-maintain-the-spirit-of-open-source/a/d-id/1330707

Best of Opensource.com 2017: Top 27 articles and resources – https://opensource.com/article/18/1/best-opensourcecom-top-22-articles

 

Data Centre and Storage

Micro-modular data centers set to multiply – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3238476/data-center/micro-modular-data-centers-set-to-multiply.html

Hyperscale data centers reached over 390 worldwide in 2017 – https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/30/hyperscale-data-centers-reached-over-390-worldwide-in-2017

Storage startup WekaIO punts latency-slashing parallel file system tech – http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2017/12/22/a_dive_into_wekaios_parallel_file_system_tech/

 

Wireless

5G wireless could change networking as we know it – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3203489/lan-wan/what-is-5g-wireless-networking-benefits-standards-availability-versus-lte.html

Why 802.11ax is the next big thing in Wi-Fi – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3215907/mobile-wireless/why-80211ax-is-the-next-big-thing-in-wi-fi.html

IoT Security Using BLE Encryption – https://www.networkcomputing.com/wireless-infrastructure/iot-security-using-ble-encryption/555332330

 

Cloud Computing

The dirty dozen: 12 top cloud security threats for 2018 – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3043030/security/12-top-cloud-security-threats-for-2018.html

5 predictions for the hybrid cloud market in 2018 – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3237658/cloud-computing/5-predictions-for-the-hybrid-cloud-market-in-2018.html

 

Telecom and Policy

Looking at the Future of the Data Center in the Age of IoT: – https://telecomnewsroom.com/looking-future-data-center-age-iot-telecomnewsroom-interview-honore-du-puy-founder-ictroom/

Huawei & China Unicom Collaborate to Build Network-Wide Anti-DDoS System – http://telecoms.com/intelligence/huawei-china-unicom-collaborate-to-build-network-wide-anti-ddos-system/

Microsoft, DOJ set to go head to head at Supreme Court in 2018 – https://arstechnica.com/?p=1237059

Joint Letter Concerning Bill C-59, National Security, and Human Rights – https://citizenlab.ca/2017/09/joint-letter-concerning-bill-c-59/

 

Servers and Workstations

How We Stop the 5 Biggest Threats to Computer Hardware – https://www.logicsupply.com/explore/io-hub/how-we-stop-the-5-biggest-threats-to-computer-hardware/

IDG Contributor Network: Linux then, and why you should learn it now – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3240646/linux/linux-then-and-why-you-should-learn-it-now.html

Why Modern Computers Struggle to Match the Input Latency of an Apple IIe – https://www.extremetech.com/computing/261148-modern-computers-struggle-match-input-latency-apple-iie

 

Resort and Hospitality

6 Hospitality Tech Predictions for 2018 – https://hospitalitytech.com/6-hospitality-tech-predictions-2018