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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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Tech luminaries we lost in 2018

Hailing from five different nations, the 13 remarkable women and men memorialized here had a lasting influence on technology and the world.

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Cisco bets $660M on silicon-photonics firm Luxtera

Cisco says the $660 million it's paying for optical semiconductor company Luxtera will address the need for speed in data centers and webscale networks.

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Kubernetes vendors target container security, operations and management

Kubernetes gets all manner of networking and management love from VMware, Arista, and more at KubeCon+ CloudNativeCon 2018.

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Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking

Juniper CTO Bikash Koley looks at disaggregation, cloud computing and intent-based networking as he looks toward 2019.

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How to tame enterprise communications services

Voice, video, email, file sharing, collaboration – organizations need a solid strategy to assure more manageable, cost-effective, and secure enterprise communications.

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2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

Developments in cloud services, security, containers and white-box switches can make a positive impact for software-defined data-center networks in the coming year.

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Is an SD-WAN managed service right for you?

Managed SD-WAN can be an appropriate solution for the enterprise, but due diligence is necessary to determine if it is the best fit.

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10 useful and free networking tools that are Windows 10 apps

Easy-access network tools are simple but essential and can be downloaded from the online Microsoft Store and pinned to the Windows 10 Start menu

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How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

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10 of the coolest and wackiest tech stories of 2018

From quantum computing to smart drones, network security goofs and AI developments it has been an interesting year.

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HPE edge offerings merge analytics, applications and IoT systems control

HPE is uniting information and operational technology in edge-network hardware and software systems.

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Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco's annual look at the state of the internet finds that IoT, tons of new internet users, video surveillance, and IP WAN traffic drive traffic growth.

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What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-center networking, and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

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Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Upgrade your home with these deals on speakers, thermostats, light bulbs, security cameras, and more.

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Black Friday 2018: The best early deals

You don't have to wait until November 23 for good tech deals: They've already begun rolling out. We'll keep updating this article with new ones as they emerge.

Tech calendar 2018-19: Upcoming events of interest to IT pros

This technology-events calendar is sortable and updated weekly to provide details for IT pros interested in learning more about technology and networking with their peers.

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Cisco links wireless, wired worlds with new Catalyst 9000 switches

With its new Catalyst 9000 switches, Cisco makes it possible to run, manage, automate, and secure wired and wireless networks all on top of a single operating system.

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