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Cisco pushes silicon photonics for enterprise, webscale networking

Cisco closed its deal to buy optical-semiconductor firm Luxtera, bringing it the advanced optical technology customers will need for future data-center and webscale networks.

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Coming soon: On-premises 5G gear for enterprises

As 5G networks become a reality, vendors including D-Link, Inseego, Netgear and Samsung are readying 5G gateways, routers and mobile hotspots

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a single system. Enterprises can choose an integrated HCI appliance from a single vendor, or hardware-agnostic hyperconvergence...

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Cisco goes after industrial IoT

Cisco has rolled out a new family of Catalyst switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based networking and classic IT security, monitoring and application development...

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Cisco serves up flexible data-center options

Cisco is significantly spreading its data-center technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud or hyperconverged edge environments.

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What is a firewall? How they work and how they fit into enterprise security

Firewalls are the primary perimeter defense for most organizations that have gone through many iterations: proxy, stateful, Web app, next-generation

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Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Cisco has patched security vulnerabilities in four packages of SD-WAN Solution software that address buffer overflow and other vulnerabilities.

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Cisco’s AppDynamics software ties in SDN, serverless for greater app management

The wide-ranging Cisco AppDynamics announcement targets enterprise customers looking to monitor performance and automate the response to problems in business applications.

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Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

With each iteration, open-source network management tools get better. OpenNMS, Zenoss Core, NetXMS and Sensu Core deliver comprehensive monitoring, flexible reporting, cross-platform support and more.

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Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

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Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology

Cisco's cloud-based DNA Spaces includes Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) and enterprise geolocation technology purchased from July Systems.

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Best of CES: The coolest smart home and home entertainment gear we saw

From a smart wall outlet to a new range of smart lights to an amazing roll-up TV—and more!—we name the most impressive connected home and home entertainment gear of CES 2019.

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Edge computing best practices

Edge computing requires a change in thinking from the current IT environment dominated by data centers and cloud-based services. Here are some best practices to consider when building a strategy for the edge.

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Survey: Enterprises want end-to-end management of SD-WAN

Enterprise Management Associates found that 90% of enterprises want platforms that support more comprehensive management of software-defined-WAN environments.

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Netgear takes its Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system to the next level with Wi-Fi 6

The tri-band system will feature a dedicated 4x4 802.11ax network for data backhaul.

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TP-Link goes all in with Wi-Fi 6 home networking gear, offering five products in 2019

One router, the Deco X10, combines Wi-Fi 6 and mesh-networking tech.

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Belkin takes the wraps off its Linksys Max Stream AC2200 Wi-Fi router

The new Wi-Fi mesh router is the company’s first new home networking product since its merger with Foxconn.

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D-Link partners with McAfee on new line of Exo 802.11ac Wi-Fi mesh routers

Five new routers will come with two years of McAfee antivirus, and five years of IoT protection.

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