Nothing demonstrates our dependence on mobile connectivity quite like the long summer vacation from school. How else are parents going to entertain angst kids on the long trip to grandma’s house?
Back to School: It’s that time of year again – back to school! While parents and students have been out buying school supplies, deciding on courses, and shopping for new clothes and mobile devices in preparation, school districts have been working to ensure they have the high-capacity network infrastructure in place to deliver a robust digital learning experience.
Contrary to popular belief, satellites account for a miniscule part of keeping the world connected. Submarine networks do the heavy lifting—all from the depths of the ocean floors.
It’s well understood that we’ll be looking at system overload of our global networks due to increasing IoT traffic, emerging 4K and 8K video, and VR applications. To keep up and avoid hitting critical mass, networks have to work smarter, not harder. Tune into our Network Insights podcast each month for an in-depth discussion on the different ways these bandwidth killers force networks to push the boundaries of programmability and intelligence, and meet the innovators and thinkers who are building the infrastructure for our future.
Tech Columnist Neil C. Hughes interviews innovative startups, technology leaders, CEO's, solopreneurs and entrepreneurs who are sharing their stories and experiences to learn from their invaluable advice. This top rated technology podcast concentrates on the benefits that tech is bringing to both business and lifestyle success. Neil spoke with Ciena’s Loudon Blair on March 5, 2016 about how Ciena is transforming network innovation.