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REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

We looked at six VPN routers designed for small businesses, ranging from the popular Cisco brand to lesser-known names like DrayTek and UTT Technologies. We setup and evaluated each to determine how they compare in regards to price,...

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40-plus eye-popping Black Friday 2015 tech deals

iPhones, iPads, Android tablets, Windows 10 laptops and big cheap TVs among the hottest electronic deals for Black Friday 2015.

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Black Friday 2015 tech deals pour forth from Target, Kohl’s, Staples & Sam’s Club

Black Friday watcher websites have released a torrent of leaked holiday shopping ads in recent days, including from Target, Kohl’s, Staples and Sam's Club

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Review: Is white-box switching the future of networking?

10 lessons learned from testing Cumulus Linux software on an Edge-Core data center switch.

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IP was Middle School, Named Data Networking is College

Much of the Named Data Networking (NDN) project codebase is still at the Version zero-dot-something level. But things are nevertheless starting to get real for this architecture designed to blast past today’s host-based and...

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How to build an SMB network in 9 easy steps

9 key steps in building a successful small business network.

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A viral vigilante may be keeping an eye on your home router

Researchers at Symantec have shed new light on an old virus affecting routers and other devices running Linux: it appears to be protecting them from other malware infections

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The 25 most powerful enterprise networking companies

These are our picks for the biggest influencers on the network.

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Malware implants on Cisco routers revealed to be more widespread

Attackers have installed malicious firmware on nearly 200 Cisco routers used by businesses from over 30 countries.

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Attackers install highly persistent malware implants on Cisco routers

Researchers have detected an attack that has installed rogue firmware on business routers in four countries.

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Popular Belkin Wi-Fi routers plagued by unpatched security flaws

The Belkin N600 DB wireless dual band router model has unpatched vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to compromise affected devices.


Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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Google OnHub Wi-Fi router review: It's designed to coddle novices and annoy power users

On the upside, it’s a very good performer. On the downside, it makes all networking decisions for you.

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Google's new OnHub home Wi-Fi router: What is it and who might need it?

Google's new router is designed to become consumers' central communications hub for computers, phones, televisions, and the Internet of Things (IoT) smart home.

Google releases stylish $199 Wi-Fi router meant to be shown off

Google is giving the ugly Wi-Fi router a makeover, with its own device the company claims is easier to use.

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Your router: Gateway for hackers

The router has been called the 'backbone of the Internet.' If that is the case, it is a broken backbone, according to security experts, who say they are dangerously vulnerable, and there is currently no way to upgrade or patch most of...

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Named Data Networking group preps for workshop, hackathon

The Named Data Networking project, which is working on an Internet architecture designed to better handle data and application access in an increasingly mobile world, is hosting its second annual community meeting and its first...

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Review: 2 tri-band routers push wireless network speeds

Two new tri-band Wi-Fi routers from D-Link and Linksys bring real-world half-a-gigabit speeds to your 802.11ac network.

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