Akraino Brings Carrier Grade Reliability to the Edge Cloud Infrastructure

Since the announcement of Akraino, the new open source project from AT&T in collaboration with Linux Foundation, there has been excited talk of what such projects could mean for Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing, and how 5G networks will benefit from them. In a recent blog post, Melissa Arnoldi, president of technology development …

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The Growing Popularity of Smart Homes in North America

According to data compiled by Berg Insight, more than 30 million smart homes existed in Europe and North America by the end of 2016. North America is the leader, hands down, with nearly 22 million such homes, representing an on-year growth of 47 percent. By the end of 2017, that number was on the way …

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LTE-M vs LoRa: Who Will Win The IoT Race?


In the age of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more research and development is beginning to be focussed on the underlying architectures supporting the Internet of Things and its expansion. At present, there is much competition between competing technologies, all vying for supremacy as the main supporter of the IoT …

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Evolve and Adapt: The Network Equipment Industry In The SDN Era


It’s becoming harder for traditional network equipment vendors to compete with the freedom, low CAPEX and sheer flexibility that software-defined networks bring to the table. Proprietary hardware-based solutions from vendors are continuously losing out to open source software solutions deployed on top of much cheaper, open hardware like x86 network rackmount appliances. Linux, the largest …

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