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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Without properly configured remote-access VPNs, IPv6 traffic from remote devices can escape corporate security controls.

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Linux sudo flaw can lead to unauthorized privileges

Exploiting a newly discovered sudo flaw in Linux can enable certain users with to run commands as root despite restrictions against it.

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Nest Wifi's integrated smart speakers could give it an edge over Amazon Echo

This mesh router’s satellites, dubbed Points, house Nest Mini smart speakers.

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Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming uses the science of electromagnetic interference to make Wi-Fi and 5G connections more precise.

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9 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Startups focused on micro data centers could fill a void created by growing demand to process IoT data closer to the network edge.

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New Google Nest Mini, Nest Wifi, and Pixel Buds 2 expected to surface at Tuesday's Pixel 4 event

A handful of new Google smart home devices will likely debut alongside the heavily leaked Pixel 4 smartphone next week, including new versions of the Home Mini and Google Wifi.

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Best mesh Wi-Fi routers: Reviews and buying advice

Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We recommend mesh Wi-Fi routers for most people, and we’ll help you find just the right one for your needs.

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Samsung SmartThings Wifi review: A sensible choice for smart homes, but far from the best router

Samsung blends a great smart home hub with an average wireless mesh router.

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VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint security vendor Carbon Black to provide more comprehensive integrated security.

Contribute to the 2019 Network World State of the Network survey

Take our survey to share your insight on emerging networking technologies such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge computing.

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Cisco: 13 IOS, IOS XE security flaws you should patch now

Cisco this week warned its IOS and IOS XE customers of 13 vulnerabilities in the operating system software they should patch as soon as possible.

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Get killer Velop mesh Wi-Fi for cheap in Amazon's 1-day Linksys sale

Amazon's one-day Linksys sale includes deals on the Velop mesh system and the Max-Stream AC2200.

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Cisco spreads ACI to Microsoft Azure, multicloud and SD-WAN environments

Cisco is extending its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud, and SD-WAN environments.

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Eradicate Wi-Fi dead spots with this $20 Netgear range extender

Amazon is selling Netgear's EX2700 range extender for $20, a full 33 percent off its usual price.

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Netgear sets a $700 price tag (ouch) for its upcoming Orbi Wi-Fi 6 mesh network system

The future is now as far as Netgear’s latest Wi-Fi mesh network system is concerned, with the Wi-Fi 6 Orbi RBK852 slated to land in stores next month.

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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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Q&A: HPE's networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

HPE’s Keerti Melkote talks about networking challenges at the edge, network-based security, micro data centers and his company's strategies as he negotiates one of the most technologically and competitively challenging markets.

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