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If Google Fiber were to pick the Research Triangle and Charlotte, the high-speed connectivity across the state would take quantum leaps. Don't forget the NC Next Generation Network is under development, MCNC's NCREN has a state-wide fiber backbone, and Time Warner Cable has Duke Net's highway. More projects might be coming - say from some giant like AT&T. Mix all these networks and you have the first "gigastate."
SDN, or software defined networking, is one of the hottest technologies around these days. But IBM is reported by the Wall Street Journal's "re/code" to be shopping its SDN business. Selling its faltering server business to Lenovo is understandable, but why give up on SDN., which could reshape data networks?
On Friday, the N.C. Economic Development Board presented a long-term jobs creation blueprint to Gov. Pat McCrory. So what's in the plan for North Carolina's technology industry as well as entrepreneurs? What about the plan's overall economic output? WRALTechWire is reaching out to executives to discuss their reactions to the plan. Our first exclusive interview is with Joe Freddoso, CEO at MCNC which recently completed a state-wide all-fiber backbone high-speed Internet network.
SDN, which stands for software defined networking, is a term that people will be reading and hearing a great deal more about in coming years. Why? Because SDN is transforming the way people and companies communicate across networks, writes John Moore, who is senior director of innovation and strategy and chief security officer at MCNC. Much of the pioneering work is taking place right here in North Carolina, but Moore says much work remains to be done.
On the final day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we highlight one of the biggest broadband stories of the year for North Carolina with the completion of the $144 million Golden LEAF Rural Broadband Initiative.
On the tenth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, we remember how NASA made history this year when it used a laser beam to transmit data across the 239,000 miles from the moon to earth at a record download rate of 622 Mbps.
On the seventh day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC President and CEO Joe Freddoso takes a deeper look at how broadband connectivity has become a vital piece of infrastructure for North Carolina's economy.
On the sixth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC examines a Wake Forest non-profit organization that is leveraging the local engineering talent pool to push the boundaries of wireless technologies for North Carolina and the world.
On the fourth day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC explores the Healthcare Connect Fund announced in 2013, and how it's helping to advance health care networks across the country, including the North Carolina TeleHealth Network.
On the third day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC Chief Technology Officer Mark Johnson discusses Internet speeds and availability in Europe as compared to when he is at home in North Carolina after traveling abroad over the summer.
On the second day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC highlights some of the critical steps North Carolina made this year to find better and more effective federated identity management (FIM) solutions for education institutions throughout the state.
On the first day of the 12 Days of Broadband, MCNC takes a look back to the summer when President Barack Obama announced the ConnectED initiative at Mooresville Middle School, sparking conversations about high-speed broadband connectivity all over the country.
Now in its third year, the 12 Days of Broadband begins this week highlighting a dozen innovations in 2013 directly impacted by the expanding reach of high-speed connectivity in North Carolina.
High school student Brooke Johnson takes classes near her home in Jacksonville and at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in Durham. Read how the statewide NCREN network allows her to do that.
Companies making expansion plans look beyond the telecom infrastructure of the present. They're more interested in what that picture will look like in 25 years. Read why dark fiber is crucial to future rural economic development
The technology non-profit in Research Triangle Park will host their annual event on Thursday and Friday at NC State University. This year's theme is "The Connected State."