Networking

Networking | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

nest wifi primary

The Nest Wifi mesh router with Google Assistant is under $200 today

Best Buy's eBay store is selling the newest Google Nest Wi-Fi mesh router for an all-time low price of $199.

businessman on a rock in a stormy ocean

Coronavirus challenges remote networking

COVID-19 sends IBM, Google, Amazon, AT&T, Cisco, Apple and others scrambling to securely support an enormous rise in teleworkers, and puts stress on remote-access networks.

SD-WAN at KinderCare supports company growth, cost-savings

With more than 1,400 childcare centers, KinderCare is deploying SD-WAN and reaping a host of valuable lessons about bidding projects, verifying SLAs on WAN circuits and partnering with experienced providers.

secured vpn tunnel
Updated

How to set up a VPN in Windows

Step-by-step instructions for configuring the built-in VPN client in Windows 7 and Windows 10.

Keith Shaw Brandon Butler Pi Day

Pi Day is March 14 - 3.14 - and to many it's a big deal

The number Pi is commemorated annually by enthusiasts who celebrate it in various ways, such as enjoying a slice of pie and trying to memorize the digits of pi.

global network connections

What is the internet backbone and how it works

Tier 1 internet service providers (ISP) mesh their high-speed fiber-optic networks together to create the internet backbone, which moves traffic efficiently among geographic regions.

Binary stream passing over rows of monitors, each also displaying binary streams.

Next wave of digital transformation requires better security, automation

F5 report highlights the challenges of digital initiatives, including a struggle to secure multi-cloud environments and a lack of IT skills required to extend automation efforts.

5G mobile wireless network

Enterprises roll out private 5G while standards, devices, coverage evolve

Early adopters are beginning to test private 5G deployments, inspired by the promise of superior performance and support for previously infeasible applications.

IDG Tech Spotlight  >  Containers + Virtualization [ Network World / March 2020 ]

Essential things to know about container networking

Networking is a crucial component in the container ecosystem, providing connectivity between containers running on the same host as well as on different hosts.

new microsoft edge logo

Cisco, Microsoft team to control growing IoT networks

Cisco will meld its recently released Intelligent Edge software with Microsoft’s Azure IoT Hub to make transferring data from edge devices to applications in the Azure cloud simpler.

young man on video conference coronavirus remote communication telecommuting by gcshutter getty ima

Coronavirus prep could prompt better disaster recovery

On the chance that the COVID-19 virus forces masses of employees to work from home, this could be the time to review your disaster-recovery plans and address shortcomings

Data breach  >  open padlock allowing illicit streaming data collection

Cisco security warnings include firewall holes, Nexus software weaknesses

Cisco details security vulnerability warnings with Firepower firewall (FXOS), Unified Computing System software and Nexus (NX-OS) switch operating system.

orbimeshwifi

Eradicate your Wi-Fi dead spots with this killer Orbi mesh router deal

Netgear's Orbi RBK23 mesh wi-fi system is $200 at Amazon today.

cbrs 2a

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for...

wigig logo

What is 802.11ay and what could it mean for the iPhone

This ultra-fast, short-range wireless technology is good for very specific uses.

VMware

VMware amps up its cloud and data-center security

The security enhancements further VMware’s overarching goal of integrating security features deeply within the infrastructure – a concept it calls intrinsic security – that it says will better protect networked workloads than...

wireless connection / connection speed / connectivity bars c/ ell tower

New CBRS wireless can bring private 5G to enterprises

Citizens Broadband Radio Service could be a boon for enterprise mobile edge computing and help supplement wireless coverage where Wi-Fi falls short.

cloud security expert casb binary cloud computing cloud security by metamorworks getty

Cisco goes to the cloud with broad enterprise security service

Cisco describes the new SecureX service as offering an open, cloud-native system that will let customers detect and remediate threats detected across Cisco and third-party products from a single interface.

Email encryption  >  An encrypted binary 'at' symbol with a keyhole.

Juniper bolsters wireless security; fights against encrypted malicious threats

Juniper fills out its enterprise security portfolio, integrates support for its Mist wireless customers and gives customers better visibility and control over encrypted traffic threats.

Linksys Velop primary

Amazon's one-day sale will boost your Wi-Fi for all-time low prices

Amazon's one-day networking sale brings one of our favorite mesh Wi-Fi systems, the Linksys Velop, to an all-time low, along with several other excellent options.

Load More