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Juniper facing fatal clock flaw that impacts Cisco routers, switches

Communication clock signal component dies over time killing key networking gear.

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Juniper founder, CTO Sindhu cuts role to focus on startup

Founder and current CTO of Juniper Pradeep Sindhu says he will reduce his role at the company to focus on developing technology for a startup he co-founded in 2015 called Fungible.

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Cisco: Faulty clock part could cause failure in some Nexus switches, ISR routers, ASA security appliances

Cisco this week issued a notice that faulty clock timing chips in some of its switches, routers and security appliances could fail after about 18 month of service – causing those devices to crash and not recover.

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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 P4 programming is and why it’s such a big deal for Software Defined Networking

A new programming language named P4 controls processor chips in routers and switches and is gaining steam across the networking world because it is further disaggregating the networking stack. This is an explanation of what P4 is and...

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Easy-to-exploit authentication bypass flaw puts Netgear routers at risk

It has taken Netgear over half-a-year to identify router models vulnerable to a serious authentication bypass vulnerability and to release patches for them.

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The ultimate guide to home Wi-Fi mesh

In this guide, we’ll provide you with information about the new systems that are out there, our thoughts on some of the systems we’ve tested (reviews) and general advice on setting up and managing these systems.

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Four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats and how to defend against them

You’ve hardened your network against all the common weaknesses, now we’ll show you how to take your wireless security to the next level.

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Hottest products from CES 2017

It's time once again for the International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show. Thousands of people will flock to Las Vegas to see the latest gizmos, gadgets, TVs, computers, smartphones, robots and other devices...

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Riverbed stabs at Cisco’s heart with next-gen routing

CEO Jerry Kennelly details beyond-WAN-optimization strategy that broadens Riverbed’s assault on top network rivals.

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Netgear starts patching routers affected by a critical flaw

Networking device manufacturer Netgear released firmware updates for several router models in order to patch a critical vulnerability that's publicly known and could be exploited by hackers.

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An unpatched vulnerability exposes Netgear routers to hacking

Several models of Netgear routers are affected by a publicly disclosed vulnerability that could allow hackers to take over those devices.

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US-CERT: Stop using your remotely exploitable Netgear routers

US-CERT advised discontinuing use of Netgear routers R7000, R8000 and R6400 unless Netgear issues a fix. Test now to see if your router is vulnerable.

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One million broadband offline in Germany; 'external influence' blamed

Almost one million Deutsche Telekom customers have been struggling to get online since Sunday afternoon.

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RIP AirPort? Apple may abandon wireless routers and Time Capsule

The age of the AirPort line of wireless routers is apparently over as Apple focuses on other projects.

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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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