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Cisco Founders Forum: One creative way to keep & energize talent

A look at Cisco's little-known Founders Forum, an internal group of brainy entrepreneurs whose companies Cisco has acquired -- and who Cisco wants to keep within its ranks.

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Cool Yule Tools 2016: Digital disruption at Santa's Workshop

The 17th annual Network World holiday gift guide has something for every techie (and techie-wanna-be) on your list.

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Best Buy Black Friday 2016 Blowout features MacBook Airs, Wi-Fi routers & a ton of tablets

Best Buy's Black Friday 2016 ad has been revealed, and it's chock full of electronics deals, including Apple tablets, LG and Samsung TVs, Dell PCs and more.

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HP, Staples & Costco Black Friday 2016 tech deals revealed

With report after report about tablet sales falling, it might not come as a surprise that retailers such as HP, Staples and Costco are slashing prices on these slimmed down computers for Black Friday 2016, along with plenty of other...

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Residential routers easy to hack

Home routers are flawed and vulnerable to being hacked, claims security firm ESET.

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25% off ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem - Deal Alert

The SURFboard SB6190 is the first Gigabit+ Cable Modem available in retail. It's capable of download speeds up to 1.4 Gbps, and is compatible with major US Cable Internet Providers like Xfinity by Comcast, Time Warner, Cox,...

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What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools

IT administrators discuss the most valuable features of eight network monitoring products – from vendors such as CA, Microsoft, NetScout, Opsview and Nagios -- and the features that need improvement.

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Juniper CEO: On the cusp of transforming economics of optical networking

Rami Rahim says silicon photonics innovations can cut cost of optical bandwidth

Named Data Networking team issues call for hacks

The Named Data Networking (NDN) project team has issued a Call for Hacks to take place at its 3rd NDN Hackathon, to be held on Nov. 4-5 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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What to expect from Tuesday’s big Google hardware event

We know that Google is set to release a slew of hardware Tuesday at an event in San Francisco, including smartphones, smart home devices and even a new Wi-Fi router. Here’s what the leaks and rumors say about the specifics of the...

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Circle: Parental controls through a Disney-branded router add-on

Parents get app-based support for reining in their kids' device habits.

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Cisco: Yes, cosmic radiation could have caused router bug

Yesterday we reported on the reaction to a Cisco bug report that speculated “partial data traffic loss” its routers was possibly triggered by “cosmic radiation.” Today Cisco elaborates.

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Cisco says router bug could be result of ‘cosmic radiation’ … Seriously?

A Cisco bug report addressing “partial data traffic loss” on the company’s ASR 9000 Series routers contends that a “possible trigger is cosmic radiation causing SEU soft errors.”

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Cisco CEO Robbins: Wait til you see what’s in our innovation pipeline

Analytics, collaboration and security key to addressing hyper-distributed data centers and networks, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins says.

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Brocade’s big new router is all about network size, automation

The Brocade SLX 9850 expands the Brocade routing family and offers 15x more total capacity than the current Brocade MLXe box.

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The scourge of LEDs everywhere: Readers speak out

An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.

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Review: 5 open source alternatives for routers/firewalls

Open source software offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking. These open source products deliver simple routing and networking features, like DHCP and DNS. Plus, they are...

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Open source routers deliver low cost, flexibility

We reviewed 5 open source software products that offers an economical and flexible option for deploying basic home, SMB or even enterprise networking.

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