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Women in Computing group taps Princeton routing, SDN researcher as Athena Lecturer

Jennifer Rexford, a professor of engineering and Computer Science Department chair at Princeton University, has been named the 2016-17 Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing in honor...

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Your Linux-based home router could succumb to a new Telnet worm, Remaiten

A new worm called Remaiten infects Linux-based embedded systems by exploiting weak Telnet passwords.

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Arista takes aim at core router market with Universal Spine

Arista is attempting to disrupt the core router market by replacing the big boxes with a distributed spine, similar to the way the company disrupted the legacy data center switching market.

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Arista takes on Cisco, Juniper at routing

New 'Jericho' switches and FlexRoute software aimed at replacing Internet routers

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Stop renting: 30% off Arris SURFboard Cable Modem - Deal Alert

If you're currently renting your cable modem through your ISP or cable provider, you may not realize you can buy your own. At 30% off this deal may pay for itself in just months.

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Chuck Robbins rewires Cisco

This week Robbins restructured Cisco’s enormous engineering unit to better align with market trends.

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Cisco reorganizes engineering in a big way; veteran Ahuja out

Cisco, which kicked off 2016 with news that the leader of its engineering troops would soon be leaving the company, has now undertaken a major reorganization of that same group and disclosed another high-profile departure.

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Can't have SDDC without SD-WAN: Nuage

One without the other doesn't software-define enterprise IT

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ISPs aren't telling customers their router is a public hotspot

ISPs are about to be inundated by irate customers not happy about public router sharing, a research firm thinks. One issue: not being straight about it.

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Juniper, Lenovo converge for next gen data centers

Align products, marketing for SDN, hyperconvergence, hyperscale opportunities

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Cisco Engineers Enterprise Genome for Software

Digital Network Architecture (DNA) maps network sequence to virtualization, ease of operations


Cisco VIRL heads to the cloud

This article details the new cloud-based option for Cisco VIRL.

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New firmware analysis framework finds serious flaws in Netgear and D-Link devices

A team of security researchers found serious vulnerabilities in over a dozen wireless routers and access points from Netgear and D-Link with the help of an open-source framework that can be used to perform dynamic security analysis on...

Cisco's dominance continues

Still owns 56% of aggregate switching and routing market; nearest rivals have single digit shares

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SD-WAN startup Versa software defines security

Adds DNS, secure Web gateway to VNF roster, boost performance of existing offerings

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SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

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Cisco puts its money where the WAN is

Invests in SD-WAN start-up VeloCloud's Series C

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Network World’s 20 Best Products of 2015

Network World’s independent product reviewers and bloggers list their favorite products of 2015.

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