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What is DNS and how does it work?

The Domain Name System resolves the names of internet sites with their underlying IP addresses adding efficiency and even security in the process.

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What is IPv6, and why aren’t we there yet?

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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Cisco-challenge winners use AI, IoT to tackle global problems

Top prize goes to a startup in Kenya with a milk-chilling transit system that uses AI and IoT to optimize inventory management.

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Balloon-powered internet service goes live in Kenya

Alphabet spinout Loon uses balloons to create a floating network of cell towers.

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The pandemic reveals the need for better telemedicine

As the COVID-19 crisis grew, areas that lacked high-speed internet access couldn’t benefit from remote telehealth exams.

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Why didn’t COVID-19 break the internet?

The internet survived huge surges in traffic during the coronavirus pandemic because the infrastructure was designed to survive just such an emergency.

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Troubleshooting remote-employee experience is a must in the era of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive wave in remote working, and this is causing some new pains for organizations, particularly network operations. Since shelter-in-place orders were given, I’ve talked to about 50 IT and...

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Remote working, now and forevermore?

Employees around the world are suddenly working from home full-time. Find out how to make this new reality work for your organization, whether it will last beyond the pandemic, and where it might take us.

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Videoconferencing quick fixes need a rethink when the pandemic abates

Enterprises accelerated their videoconferencing deployments to fill a sudden void. Ensuring network availability, scalability and security requires long-term thinking.

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Coronavirus, working from home and your home Wi-Fi network

Due to concerns around the coronavirus and COVID-19, you might be working from home. We are too! On today’s first remote episode of Today in Tech, Juliet discusses if your home Wi-Fi network will be able to handle a huge spike in...

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What is the internet backbone and how it works

Tier 1 internet service providers (ISP) mesh their high-speed fiber-optic networks together to create the internet backbone, which moves traffic efficiently among geographic regions.

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Key Takeaways from Cisco’s Annual Internet Report

Cisco's report on internet use says businesses need to be ready for the massive wave of devices and need for bandwidth that are coming in the next five years.

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Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit per second speeds and sub-10-millisecond latency. It's a pity that you really won't see anything like that in the real world. Here's the real 5G story.

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The NFL knows a lot about deploying high-capacity WiFi networks

The NFL's lessons-learned from supplying Wi-Fi services to tens of thousands of fans during games can be applied to enterprises with large numbers of IoT devices.

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Intel drops work on one of its AI-chip lines in favor of an other

Intel is focusing its efforts around the newly acquired Habana product line and moving to a single hardware architecture and software stack for data center AI acceleration

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Game changers at the branch: Wi-Fi 6, 4G, 5G plus SD-WAN

The growing use of cloud services is changing the pattern and the volume of branch-office data across the WAN, but wireless cellular services along with the intelligence of software-defined WAN can help keep traffic and costs in line....

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5G, IoT, AI/ML and Wi-Fi 6: 2020 networking predictions

IDC analyst and networking expert Brandon Butler joins Ken and Juliet to discuss networking trends, Wi-Fi versus 5G and how artificial intelligence and machine learning can simplify network management. They also discuss how...

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How cloud providers' performance differs

The 2019 ThousandEyes Benchmark report shows that not all cloud providers are created equal across all regions

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