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Cisco warns of Nexus switch security weakness

Cisco Nexus NX-OS software could be exploited to create a DOS attack.

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IT skills to master for a better post-pandemic job

Network pros can be learning new skills during the pandemic to support shifting IT priorities.

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Wireless upgrades from Cisco, Aruba, Juniper aim at helping businesses reopen safely

Cisco, Aruba and Juniper are unwrapping packages aimed at helping organizations safely re-open as some Covid-19 restrictions ease

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Cisco takes aim at supporting SASE

Cisco will upgrade and integrate access-control, networking and security products to address the goals of secure access service edge

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Sales of Ethernet switches and routers hit a 7-year low in Q1

COVID-19-related supply-chain issues, uncertainty undercut revenues from switches and routers.

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Cisco grabs ThousandEyes for network-intelligence technology

Cisco said it envisions embedding ThousandEyes technology in a variety of its products including its AppDynamics application performance, SD-WAN, WebEx and Meraki families.

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SASE helps healthcare company pivot to support remote workers

TrialCard rolls out secure access service edge (SASE), which combines SD-WAN capabilities with network security services.

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Enterprises look to SASE to bolster security for remote workers

COVID-19 has accelerated some companies' plans to adopt secure access service edge (SASE), which combines SD-WAN capabilities with network security services.

Cisco fortifies ACI for Amazon, Microsoft integration and multicloud management

Cisco has upgraded its core networking software to include better support for multicloud integration and management as well as tools to help telcos or hyperscalers tie together large scale data center networks.

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Intel has big plans to optimize Bluetooth and create all-wireless PCs

We asked Intel's connectivity chief Eric McLaughlin what's next after Intel bought Rivet Networks and its Killer Networking brand. It turns out the future is wide open.

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Updated: Intel buys Rivet Networks and its Killer Networking brand to beef up its Wi-Fi tech

Intel has bought Rivet Networks and its Killer Networking brand to supplement its own Wi-Fi capabilities and build a stronger platform to support its gaming CPUs.

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Juniper's big push: AI in all areas of enterprise networking

Juniper Networks CEO Rami Rahim plans expansion of its Mist artificial intelligence technology into cloud, data center, Wi-Fi and SD-WAN environments.

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Choose flexible edge deployments carefully

Each edge-computing deployment has very specific requirements, but since the need for edge applications over time may shift, it’s important to find an architecture that works now but is flexible enough to meet future needs.

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Gartner: IT spending will drop 8% as COVID-19 hits enterprise wallets

Gartner forecasts spending on data-center systems will be hit hardest in 2020

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Ethernet Alliance study finds Power over Ethernet issues

Four out five users experience challenges with Power over Ethernet deployments, according to a new survey of nearly 800 Ethernet designers, manufacturers, resellers, system integrators, network operators

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Cisco, others, shine a light on VPN split-tunneling

Cisco, Microsoft and others play up VPN split-tunneling features to handle growing enterprise remote workload security

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Wi-Fi to the rescue as governments react to COVID pandemic

Improvisation and partnerships are the name of the game, municipalities struggle to provide wireless internet access to those who don't have it but need it.

Remote access needs strategic planning right now

COVID-19 triggered what’s likely to be a permanent increase in work-from-home employees, so IT pros should start work on a better remote-access architecture, perhaps the secure access service edge (SASE).

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