New appliances from Cisco aim to make branch SD-WAN easier

Optimised Office 365 performance also on cards
Cisco has claimed to be “bringing intent-based networking into every domain”, the latest being branch offices which need software-defined WAN capabilities and security.…

NBN satellite user waiting for extra gigabytes? Keep waiting

Relief is coming next year, CEO promises
Remote Aussies getting their broadband from nbn™’s SkyMuster satellites have been promised a bit of bandwidth relief, with the company deciding to bundle some ‘net traffic for free.…

France: Let’s make the internet safer. America, Russia, China: Let’s go with ‘no’ on that

Blighty, Germany, Australia also missing from ‘Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace’
America has aligned with China and Russia to scupper a France-led initiative to improve the internet’s security. However, French president Emmanuel Macron h…

Big Q. Tch, what could have persuaded Intel to bring forward 5G chip production six months?

Clue’s in the headline. And more importantly: Will anyone but Cupertino care?
It looks as though Apple’s iThings may get 5G connectivity in 2020 – after Intel promised production of its 5G modem will start in the second half of 2019, and ship in the fi…

OK Google, why were connections to your cloud hijacked and routed through China, Russia today?

BGP attack committed ‘grand theft internet’
Breaking People’s connections in the US and elsewhere to Google – including its cloud, YouTube and other websites – were suddenly rerouted through Russia and into China in textbook a Border Gateway Protocol (…