TECHNOLOGIES

Four eras of Ethernet
Ethernet for the masses: Are you ready for the fourth era?

It’s been 50 years since a hand-written, back-of-the-napkin drawing would lead to the Ethernet. And it’s been 40 years since the introduction of the first Ethernet standard brought to you by Intel,...


Ethernet cables
Tech Explainer: How Ethernet has stayed relevant for 50 years

Welcome to the 50th year of Ethernet. That’s right, we’ve been sending packets over cables between devices for half a century now. Along the way, Ethernet has enabled a technological revolution. Its...


Boeing altimeter
Tech Explainer: 5G and the airlines

Own a 5G smartphone? Plan to fly soon? If so, you could be affected by the dispute between 5G cell service and air travel. When it comes to 5G vs. aircraft, the most likely scenario is mainly a...


Intel 800 Series network adapter
Support hi-speed storage & networks with the Intel Ethernet 800 Series

What do you get when you virtualize high-performance storage drives and high-speed Ethernet? Cost savings. But at the same time, datacenter customers still demand bare-metal performance for high-...


LUMI Keys
Get the week’s top news from CRN: Nvidia, Apple, Palo Alto Nets, more

Nvidia likes the metaverse. Apple has set a date for returning to the office. Palo Alto Networks is outpacing the competition. These are among the top 5 IT news stories reported this week by CRN....


VPN
Tech Explainer: How a VPN can keeps your data private

Remember when getting some privacy was as simple as shutting the blinds and taking the phone off the hook? Yeah, those days are long gone. Welcome to the Internet Age, where everyone is snooping....


Intel Ethernet adapter E810
Versatile 100G Ethernet Port Configuration: Intel’s Swiss Army knife for servers

Connecting a server to a networking switch may sound simple enough. But in reality, it can be pretty complicated. For one, a server has only so many PCIe slots to go around. Balancing bandwidth with...


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