Information Technology Industry News

December 31, 2017



Top network monitoring software and visibility tools –

Top 10 networking stories of 2017 –

3M offloads communications division to Corning for $900M –

Troubleshooting Trunks in a NX-OS Environment (To Trunk or Not to Trunk) –


Internet Security and Privacy

How MIT Students Fooled A Google Algorithm –

What to consider when deploying a next-generation firewall –

Anti-adblock is a lot more common than anyone thought, but it’s not hard to defeat –

How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases –

Vocal disguises and impersonations may fool voice recognition authentication –

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 –

How to Maintain the Spirit of Open Source –

Best of 2017: Top 27 articles and resources –


Data Centre and Storage

Micro-modular data centers set to multiply –

Hyperscale data centers reached over 390 worldwide in 2017 –

Storage startup WekaIO punts latency-slashing parallel file system tech –



5G wireless could change networking as we know it –

Why 802.11ax is the next big thing in Wi-Fi –

IoT Security Using BLE Encryption –


Cloud Computing

The dirty dozen: 12 top cloud security threats for 2018 –

5 predictions for the hybrid cloud market in 2018 –


Telecom and Policy

Looking at the Future of the Data Center in the Age of IoT: –

Huawei & China Unicom Collaborate to Build Network-Wide Anti-DDoS System –

Microsoft, DOJ set to go head to head at Supreme Court in 2018 –

Joint Letter Concerning Bill C-59, National Security, and Human Rights –


Servers and Workstations

How We Stop the 5 Biggest Threats to Computer Hardware –

IDG Contributor Network: Linux then, and why you should learn it now –

Why Modern Computers Struggle to Match the Input Latency of an Apple IIe –


Resort and Hospitality

6 Hospitality Tech Predictions for 2018 –