Cisco to Acquire Viptela and Add SD-WAN Skills to Portfolio The IT company is planning to acquire Viptela, the SD-WAN expert company. The $610 mil deal is another effort by Cisco to strengthen its cloud-position. The Viptela acquisition is expected to go through during the second half of 2017.[...]
If your business relies heavily on online assets, then for sure you have already switched to HTTP/2, the new and improved protocol to deliver online content. New features like server push, full multiplexing and improved parallelism, along with attached advanced technologies, make the performance[...]
Numbers from this year's Presidential debates We already mentioned some very interesting statistics from Fastly in our last week's news, but here's some more debate numbers! Akamai made a page where all statistics from all major debate events are carefully depicted. Looking through this page, you[...]
HTTPS has been around for a while, but is it the right time to make the switch from HTTP? Considering that online presence is a “must” for all serious businesses, the performance of their online assets has also become increasingly important. Having that in mind, one of the main concerns about web[...]
Bots have become a hot topic as online security has become a higher priority and, as we mentioned in a previous article, they hold almost half of all the Internet traffic. Automated and increasingly sophisticated bots have been used to accelerate and simplify online processes.
New sports streaming record The 7.3 Tbps traffic peak was hit during Portugal - France championship match which eclipsed the former 7.0 Tbps record generated by the Argentina - Netherlands semifinal match in the 2014 World Cup, as Akamai reports. This peak traffic was generated by more than 3.3[...]
IoT devices are a security threat Dyn delivers an informative article about IoT devices and how these can actually represent a big threat in terms of security. By some estimates, there will be 6.4 billion connected devices this year and roughly 21 billion by 2020, and this is something we can all[...]
Verizon is all set to Commence 5G Trials Verizon, the provider of communications and telecom services is the closest provider to reach the commercial 5G milestone, going as far as to say that Verizon will launch in a few key markets by the end of the year. In particular, Verizon partnered with[...]
The Internet is an infinite virtual landscape, with over 2.5 billion users worldwide. Businesses have been given an unique opportunity to reach millions of customers around the globe. The question, however, remains - how to deliver great web performance and user experience, despite the latency,[...]
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