Network

How four rotten packets broke CenturyLink's network for 37 hours, knackering 911 calls, VoIP, broadband

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/20/centurylink_outage_report_fcc/

4 days ago

FCC delivers postmortem after blunder cripples US fiber links

NetworkVoipBroadband

Mind your MANRS: Internet Society names and shames network operators that bungle their routing security

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/14/internet_society_manrs_stats/

a week ago

Peer-to-peer networks meet peer pressure

InternetNetworkOperatorsRoutingSecurity

All roads in US cable biz GTT's Brit network seem to lead to Menwith Hill

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/13/gtt_uk_cable_network_menwith_hill/

2 weeks ago

You know, the US spy station with the golf balls

Network

How Equinix Is Weaving a Global Network of Datacenters

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/07/24/equinix-global-network-of-datacenters.aspx

4 weeks ago

Now in the next phase of expansion, the Equinix ECX Fabric service is bringing secure datacenter cloud connections to even more businesses around the world. 07/24/2019

EquinixGlobalNetworkDatacenters

Oh look. Vodafone has extended its ultrafast 5G network to deliver... Wi-Fi?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/17/vodafone_extends_5g_network_to_deliver_wifi/

a month ago

Hey, that's a real use case, you at the back, stop your sniggering

Network

OK, it's fair to say UK's botched Emergency Services Network is an emergency now, right?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/17/pac_emergency_services_network_report/

a month ago

Home Office lacks plan, skills, budget control or achievable deadlines, says watchdog

NetworkServices

DDoS attack? Mad dash to file forms? No, errant network switch crashed Australian tax service

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/15/australian_switch_outage/

a month ago

Strewth, mate!

Network

Nvidia and friends: GPU giant's AI data centre network is going global

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/12/nvidia_data_centre_network/

a month ago

Big iron systems servin' all over the world with new deals

Network

UK's Openreach admits 50k premises on 'gigabit-capable' FTTP network can't get gigabit speeds

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/05/openreach_admits_50000_premises_in_its_fttp_network_will_only_get_330mbps/

2 months ago

330Mbps will have to do. Boohoo

Network

Google Cloud trips up on 'physical damage' to network fiber - but it's not an outage

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-cloud-trips-up-on-physical-damage-to-network-fiber-but-its-not-an-outage/

2 months ago

Google Cloud Platform has been hit by more disruptions, which have caused some users a spike in latency.

GoogleCloudNetwork

AWS brings native network traffic mirroring to EC2 instances

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-brings-native-network-traffic-mirroring-to-ec2-instances/

2 months ago

The new VPC traffic mirroring feature is one of multiple cloud and networking security announcements from AWS this week.

AWSNetwork

Hello Moto! UK Home Office shoves comms giant another £82m to stay on Emergency Services Network gig

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/21/home_office_extends_motorola_contract_for_esn/

2 months ago

More delays ahead for troubled programme

OfficeNetworkServices

10 Updates From Microsoft Partner Network Companies

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/10-updates-from-microsoft-partner-network-companies

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison CRN highlights some of the companies including Green House Data, Arq Group and Fujitsu -- moving up in the Microsoft Partner Network.

MicrosoftNetwork

Sad SACK: Linux PCs, servers, gadgets may be crashed by 'Ping of Death' network packets

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/17/linux_tcp_sack_kernel_crash/

2 months ago

LinuxNetwork

Guarding Your Network Against Russian Hackers The U.S. and U.K. issued a joint alert warning that Russian hackers have been targeting devices that help us connect to the internet. Is your digital information at risk?

https://computer.howstuffworks.com/guarding-network-against-russian-hackers.htm

2 months ago

Read more for Guarding Your Network Against Russian Hackers The U.S. and U.K. issued a joint alert warning that Russian hackers have been targeting devices that help us connect to the internet. Is your digital information at risk?

Network

Underground network targets Salisbury: Not the Russian death crew, this time it's Openreach laying fibre-optic cables

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/13/salisbury_target_of_underground_network/

2 months ago

Ground-penetrating radar and micro ducting to keep that lovely cathedral untouched

Network

There's an explosion of devices on your network. How can you manage it all? Help is here: Cisco DNA Assurance

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/10/cisco_dna_assurance_demo/

2 months ago

Sponsored Suffer no more interruptions and downtime: Book a demo session today – and check out the research

CiscoNetwork

Worried ransomware will screw your network? You could consider swallowing your pride, opening your wallet

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/06/ransomware_coping_strategy/

3 months ago

Network

Could you just pop into the network room and check- hello? The Away Team. They're... gone

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/07/on-call/

3 months ago

On Call Number One, send in another Away Team

Network

Google Cloud Network Disruption Blamed On Configuration Change

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/google-cloud-network-disruption-blamed-on-configuration-change

3 months ago

by Donna Goodison Googles engineering teams are now conducting a thorough post-mortem to ensure we understand all the contributing factors to both the network capacity loss and the slow restoration, Google Cloud engineering vice president Benjamin Treynor Sloss says. We will then have a focused engineering sprint to ensure we have not only fixed the direct cause of the problem, but also guarded against the entire class of issues illustrated by this event.

GoogleCloudNetwork