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Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

Open Wireless Router firmware aims for better router security, network performance

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

11 offbeat battery chargers: Portable power with a twist

There's no need for a portable phone charger to be boring -- here are 11 chargers for your smartphone (or tablet) that are both useful and creative.

Home router security to be tested in upcoming hacking contest

Researchers will compete to exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities in popular home routers

Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Specially crafted HTTP requests could trigger remote code execution on the affected devices, Cisco said

SDN system controls hundreds of Cisco routers; saves contractor time, money

MWH Global’s software-defined WAN automates remote project site establishment.

rami rahim high

Juniper hones product development for cloud, intelligent networks

EVP Rahim says melding platform and software groups will better align products for end-to-end implementation

cicso ceo john chambers

Chambers to retire this fall?

Report cites people familiar with chatter inside Cisco

SDN seen slowing spending on routers, switches

Market research and analysis firms note 'hesitation' due to network transformation

15 hot Kickstarter tech campaigns

I know Kickstarter wants to be seen as a crowdfunding platform for the broadest range of projects, but I have little interest in backing a hairball collection in Scotland or a book on the manhole covers of Bombay, worthy...

CiscoLive 2014: Best Cisco Live Ever!

"Summer Camp for IT Geeks"

Cisco Live lives it up at 25

It started with a sobering declaration and ended with what for some was an inebriating party.


TCO of Cisco ACI 3X better than VMware NSX

Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) response to the software-defined networking trend could provide a 3X TCO advantage relative to VMware's NSX network virtualization platform, even when NSX is implemented on a white...

Ex-Cisco CEO reflects, looks ahead on 25 years of Networkers

John Morgridge was Cisco's first CEO. He took the company public and presided over its growth until John Chambers took over as CEO in 1995. On the 25th anniversary of the Networker’s user conference this week, Morgridge, 80, reflects...


Cisco offers an ACI migration path

Cisco this week extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) programmable networking product line with new switches, integration with UCS Director, and migration tools for existing Nexus infrastructure.Cisco says over 70...

Juniper's corporate strategy chief departs

Juniper Networks has lost another top executive: Luis Avila-Marco is now the former EVP of Strategy & Corporate Development at Juniper, having left the company two weeks ago to spend more time with family in the Atlanta...

Patent company trolls four

As Arista Networks grapples with its co-founder's lawsuit, the company and three other networking vendors are fending off litigation filed last week by a patent company. Net Navigation Systems LLC, a three-year-old limited...

Switching highlights Juniper's Q1

Juniper's Q1 earnings, in which it beat Wall Street revenue estimates and grew switching revenue 46%, included an announcement that AT&T named it as the latest supplier to its Domain 2.0 initiative to build a user-defined cloud....

Enterprise and service provider networking port revenues reach $39B

Routers, switches and other networking gear became a $39 billion market in 2013, as 40G took hold in the data center and 100G became the new standard for service providers, according to the latest research from Infonetics.

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