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The loss of net neutrality: Say goodbye to a free and open internet

The effort to restore net neutrality advanced after the U.S. Senate voted to reinstate the rules. The motion still has a battle ahead of it. If it fails, you can expect these long-lasting problems to surface.

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Cisco CEO trumpets Catalyst 9K advances, software business success

CEO Chuck Robbins talks about the shift to subscriptions for Cisco services, the company's cloud strategy, intent-based networking

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How Cisco’s Multigigabit Technology can increase network speeds

Cisco's Catalyst Multigigabit switches with NBASE-T will help users get more than 1 gig of speed from their existing infrastructure -- without having to rip everything up and replace it.

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Will Huawei become a pawn in a high-stakes U.S.-China technology war?

Huawei faces potential sanctions by the U.S. that could draw it in to a larger technology confrontation between the U.S. and China

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Defining network performance with Google’s 4 golden signals

Why evaluating latency, traffic, errors and saturation can play a crucial role in establishing your network performance monitoring strategy.

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Nutanix looks to turn its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products into a platform

Nutanix outlined its plan to become the next major enterprise platform vendor, announcing several products to give it visibility among CIOs.

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10 competitors Cisco just can't kill off

With such a broad array of products and backed by vast financial resources, Cisco faces challenges on all fronts, making it possible for other behemoths and even some small competitors to persist.

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IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

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REVIEW: Top application delivery controllers

Actual users offer comments on these ADCs: F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler ADC, HAProxy, Loadbalancer.org, KEMP LoadMaster and NGINX

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7 free networking tools you must have

From server management to protocol analysis to visibility into systems, networks and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered.

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Extreme Networks' short-term growing pains are no cause for worry

Extreme Networks is now a major player in enterprise networking, but the company is experiencing some unforeseen integration challenges.

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3 generations of secure SD-WAN services

Secure SD-WAN services are becoming increasingly popular, but not all services are the same.

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Arista applies cloud principles to campus networks

With its Cognitive Campus, Arista Networks brings the benefits of its spline, CloudVision and EOS operating system to the campus network.

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Reversing course – single-pair Ethernet cabling is the future

Low bandwidth applications drive changes.

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Getting grounded in IoT networking and security

A guide to the basics enterprises need to know about the internet of things.

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Container security: crafting application identity

Containers are not like traditional workloads and as a result, they require a new security model. Traditional methods such as IP address and ACLs are no longer effective.

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Enterprises are moving SD-WAN beyond pilot stages to deployment

Network security, the Internet of Things, and cloud services are causing more companies to deploy SD-WAN.

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HPE's new Nimble flash arrays offer storage guarantee, NVMe and SCM support

HPE is rolling out the next generation of its Nimble Storage platform, overhauled to better meet the ever-increasing performance demands on data center workloads including real-time web analytics, business intelligence, and...

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