Author Archive for Alan Weissberger

Security is Biggest Issue for U.S. Infrastructure, Cloud Computing, Open Networking, and the Internet of Things

A picture of a lock and keys symbolizing privacy.

The Security Threat is Real and Increasing! “At around 8:15am the Monday before Thanksgiving, that black screen of death came on (all the office PCs). They shut down the entire network. We couldn’t really work the rest of the week,…

SDN and NFV Takeaways from Light Reading’s Network Components conference in Santa Clara

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Introduction: For years, we’ve been reading and hearing about the never-ending boom in data traffic, the need for fast provisioning, agile networks, service velocity (quicker time to market for new services) for telcos, etc.  It’s been like a non-stop siren…