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Sarah Murry is a Web editor at Broadcom. She crosses the "t's" and dots the "i's" for Broadcom.com and Broadcom's corporate blogs. She earned her reporter chops covering technology, business and trade, with a bit of the luxe life on the side. She’s written for the Orange County Business Journal, Bloomberg News, The Los Angeles Times, Newport Beach Magazine and Coast. She holds degrees in Journalism and International Relations.

Compression Tech in the Spotlight at IBC as Ultra HD Goes Global

When the pixel-dense, larger-than-life content promised by Ultra HD is ready for prime-time, operators want to be ready.

Meanwhile, HEVC compression technology is helping them optimize their networks and deliver better-quality video to consumers.

For the past few years, Broadcom has been helping cable, IPTV, satellite and terrestrial operators, along with their set-top box partners, get ready with a behind-the-scenes technology that enables delivery of Ultra HD content.

For technical types, it’s a data compression standard called the High Efficiency …

Want Wi-Fi for your Raspberry Pi? Broadcom Adapter Brings Connectivity with Less Power

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer has been to outer space, to meet the Queen and has landed in classrooms as far away as rural India.

Today, the pocket-sized, bare-bones computer can visit the Web, with help from a new, affordable device with Broadcom® WICED™ Wi-Fi technology.

Broadcom and the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a Broadcom USB hub and Wi-Fi adapter that’s optimized for the Raspberry Pi. 

Buy one here.

“It gives you full-featured Wi-Fi connectivity out of the box

New Ethernet Spec Gains Steam, More Members Back 25/50 Gbps Standard

The industry consortium that’s pushing 25 Gigabit-per-second Ethernet — a new technology standard that promises a big jump in data center performance while lowering costs — is starting to take root.

Cisco Systems, Dell, Brocade  and Juniper are among the most recent members to join the 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium, a group spearheaded by Broadcom and other cloud-scale data center players to promote a new Ethernet networking industry standard.

Meanwhile, IEEE has taken the first step to establishing industry-wide …

Brian Bedrosian in Reuters PE HUB: “IoT is the Next Disruptive Shift in Technology Following the Internet”

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Reuters PE HUB, in which Brian Bedrosian, senior director of Embedded Wireless at Broadcom, talks about the future of the home automation market.

From Reuters PE HUB:

The Internet of Things looms as the next most disruptive shift in technology since the creation of the Internet and smartphones, offering boundless opportunities in …

Rajiv Ramaswami in Silicon India: “NFV Can Make Networks Agile, Cost-Effective, Scalable and Secure”

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Silicon India, in which Rajiv Ramaswami, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure & Networking group at Broadcom, talks about Network Function Virtualization.

From Silicon India:

As telecom providers and network operators move to a carrier cloud architecture, they are looking for cost effective solutions to virtualize workloads on industry …

Bluetooth Smart’s Killer App? It Could Be Built on Broadcom’s New WICED™ Sense DevKit

Developers, take note: The Internet of Things is having a zeitgeist moment.

That means there are hundreds of thousands of inspired ideas out there for bringing Internet connectivity to everyday items – and plenty of oddball ones (smart yoga mats, anyone?).

Yet for every new idea sparked in this fast-growing ecosystem, there’s the potential for something groundbreaking to emerge.

That’s where Broadcom comes in. The company today unveiled a new development kit aimed at giving IoT-minded technologists a leg up

Nick Ilyadis in Network Computing: “Data Processing Requirements Represent a Massive Challenge for the Data Center Ecosystem”

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Network Computing, in which Nick Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of the Infrastructure & Networking group at Broadcom, talks about the future of data center design.

From Network Computing:

By the end of the decade, the number of connected devices is expected to reach 50 billion. These billions of …

Nick Ilyadis in Embedded Computing: “How Can We Effectively Manage the Oncoming Tsunami of Data?”

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Embedded Computing, in which Nick Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of the Infrastructure & Networking group at Broadcom, talks about how networking will enable the Internet of Things.

From Embedded Computing:

As smart gadgets pour into the market, growth projections are jaw-dropping. One research company is predicting as many …

Brian Bedrosian in Embedded Computing: “The Home Automation Market Will Reach $16.4B by 2019″

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in Embedded Computing, in which Brian Bedrosian, Senior Director of Embedded Wireless at Broadcom, talks about the future of home automation.

From Embedded Computing:

The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving significant growth and opportunities in a variety of end markets segments and analysts expect the home automation market to …

Nick Ilyadis in RCR Wireless: “Significant Investment in Mobile Network Infrastructure is Essential”

Editor’s NoteBroadcom experts often weigh in on popular topics on industry sites around the Web. Below is a reprint of a story that appeared in RCR Wireless, in which Nick Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure and Networking Group at Broadcom, talks about how carriers must invest in infrastructure to meet growing data demands.

From RCR Wireless:

A look at the demand profile for 4G/LTE communications shows what’s in store for network developers. A recent Cisco Systems forecast …

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