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Venerable Cisco Catalyst 6000 switches ousted by new Catalyst 9600

Cisco introduced Catalyst 9600 switches that let customers automate, set policy, provide security and gain assurance across wired and wireless networks.

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Nornir offers Python-based network-management automation

The alternative to Ansible promises less work for automation developers

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What USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi 6 mean for your next PC

Everything you need to know about USB and Wi-Fi when you buy a new laptop

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Amazon drops the price of the Orbi Wall-Plug Wi-Fi System with two satellites to $200 today

Blanket your home in Wi-Fi without wires with this fantastic deal on the Orbi Wall-Plug Wi-Fi System.

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Amazon's awesome one-day PC accessories sale offers blowout deals on gaming mice, storage, and more

Grab a Razer ambidextrous gaming mouse, a Netgear Wi-Fi range extender, and a 2TB SanDisk SSD all at all-time lows.

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Cisco warns WLAN controller, 9000 series router and IOS/XE users to patch urgent security holes

Cisco says unpatched vulnerabilities could lead to DoS attacks, arbitrary code execution, take-over of devices.

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What SDN is and where it’s going

Software-defined networking (SDN) established a foothold in cloud computing, intent-based networking, and network security, with Cisco, VMware, Juniper and others leading the charge.

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Killer's AX 1650 network card taps Wi-Fi 6 for wireless gaming that doesn't suck

Killer's AX 1650 network card reduces latency and can better deal with network congestion.

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Cisco taps into AWS for data center, cloud applications

Cisco Cloud ACI for AWS lets customers manage and secure applications running in the data center or in Amazon Web Service cloud environments

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Juniper opens SD-WAN service for the cloud

Juniper has taken the wraps off a cloud-based SD-WAN service it says will ease the management and bolster the security of wired and wireless-connected branch office networks.

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Speed up your Wi-Fi with this $47 TP-Link smart router that listens to Amazon's Alexa

The TP-Link Archer A7 1750 with three antennas and dual-band 802.11 ac Wi-Fi is $47 with an instant coupon on Amazon.

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Blanket your home in Wi-Fi with these excellent Netgear Orbi mesh router deals

Amazon's selling two different Orbi mesh Wi-Fi systems for $180 and $250 today.

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Amazon's today-only TP-Link blowout includes killer deals on routers, smart home gear, and more

You can grab TP-Link's Archer C5400 gaming router for $168 among many other deals.

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Intel's Agilex FPGA family targets data-intensive workloads

Agilex processors are the first Intel FPGAs to use 10nm manufacturing, achieving a performance boost for AI, financial and IoT workloads

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Verizon’s dubious new Just Kids plan is a terrible deal for you and your kids

Verizon is selling a new Just Kids plan that limits data and contacts to "make it easier for families to call a technology truce." If you believe that I have a bridge to sell you.

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Russia demands access to VPN providers’ servers

10 VPN service providers have been ordered to link their servers in Russia to the state censorship agency by April 26

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Cisco warns of two security patches that don’t work, issues 17 new ones for IOS flaws

Cisco is issuing 17 new fixes for security problems with IOS and IOS/XE software that runs most of its routers and switches, while it has no patch yet to replace flawed patches to RV320 and RV 325 routers.

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Cisco forms VC firm looking to weaponize fledgling technology companies

Decibel, an investment firm focused on early stage funding for enterprise-product startups, will back technologies related to Cisco's core interests.

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5G could be the foundation of next-gen 'cloud VR'

AT&T, Ericsson, and a number of companies showed off streamed VR to headsets, using 5G to minimize nausea-inducing latencies while keeping the resolutions high.

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Data caps must die: How Google and Microsoft's cloud gaming ambitions could conquer ISP greed

If Google Stadia, Microsoft XCloud, and Sony PlayStation Now are to succeed, ISP data caps have to die. For once, some big companies might be fighting right alongside consumers against ISP greed.

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