NEWS ANALYSIS: The ITU has just approved Amazon’s plans for a network of 3,200 internet satellites, while the FCC has approved constellations of nearly 12,000 for SpaceX and 650 for OneWeb resulting in global coverage.
eWEEK DATA POINTS: Bolstered by artificial intelligence, the network is becoming automated and intelligent—self-healing, and self-driving—freeing organizations to let go of drudge work and concentrate on creating greater competitive advantage and focusing on the customer experience.
Intel Capital has added 14 tech startups to its portfolio of investments in areas such as health care, communications and manufacturing. The record $117 million in funding was announced at Intel’s annual investor conference.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The challenge for network managers is how to ensure the quality of network-based applications, particularly latency and jitter-sensitive ones—such as voice and video--remains high. InfoVista has some ideas on how to do that.