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Redefining NaaS: It’s the internet

Network-as-a-service is popularly defined as expensing network technology and management rather than doing it yourself, but there’s a better way to look at it.

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What is an IP address? And what is your IP address?

IP addresses give devices on IP networks their own identities so they can find each other.

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Chile takes the crown for fastest broadband in the OECD

New data has highlighted the extremes of broadband internet service speeds across the 37 countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Surprise! The metaverse could be great news for the enterprise edge

High-bandwidth, low-latency services needed to support the metaverse could also mean a better, cheaper way to provide access for edge applications like IoT.

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What is IPv6, and why is adoption taking so long?

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of IP addresses available under Ipv4, yet despite its efficiency and security advantages, adoption is still slow.

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DHCP defined and how it works

Dynamic host configuration protocol simplifies and improves the accuracy of IP addressing but can raise security concerns

HTTP prefix sympolizing a web address / URL/ domain being manipulated by a hacker.

Russia’s internet is still connected — but with stiff limits

The physical and network infrastructure of the Russian internet is more or less unchanged, but moves to heavily limit certain kinds of access may be afoot.

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Ukraine internet battered but not out

The internet in Ukraine has suffered outages, poor performance, and myriad malware, yet it's still working.

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ICANN denies Ukraine request to shut down Russian internet domains

Policies and technical limitations do not allow ICANN to perform actions requested by Ukraine, according to ICANN CEO Göran Marby.

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The 5 big DNS attacks and how to mitigate them

Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) and strict access controls can help organizations defend against DNS attacks

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FCC looks into BGP vulnerabilities, in light of Russian hacking threat

A core internet routing protocol is at the center of a proposed FCC investigation amid potential threats to the internet at large from state actors like Russia.

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Cisco chases quantum tech

Cisco research is aimed at developing quantum networks, data centers, and internet technologies that will connect differently than classic networks.

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IBM, Samsung team on unconventional, super-efficient semiconductor

By reorienting transistors on the semiconductor, IBM and Samsung say their technology can cut power consumption by 85%.

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AWS targets IPv6 migration for serverless, container workloads

AWS says workloads constrained by the limited size of the IPv4 address space can now migrate to an IPv6-only environment within its Virtual Private Clouds.

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Private LTE cellular enables remote learning for a Utah school district

Using recently available citizens broadband radio service (CBRS) wireless spectrum and help from a state-wide non-profit, Murray City schools deployed a network that gives students the bandwidth to attend virtual classes

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Gartner: 8 security trends facing the enterprise

As organizations become less centralized they face new security challenges that require new ways of addressing threats that will change the basic fabric of network security, according to Gartner analysts. A persistent challenge...

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The new internet speed record twice as fast as the old one

Researchers in Japan hit long-haul data-transmission rates of 319Tbps.

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Episode 1: Understanding Cisco’s Converged SDN Transport

Episode1: Today’s networks are siloed and complex, a product of overlaying new technologies on top of old. But new technologies are emerging to help IT leaders and network administrators resolve these issues. In this first episode...

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Episode 2: Pluggable Optics and the Internet for the Future

Episode 2: Innovative technologies are key to the network of the future – including pluggable optics. In fact, your investment in pluggable optics is critical to the customer experience you deliver and your company’s brand.

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