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Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients

Let's face it: VPNs are no longer in vogue. Users do not want to spend the time setting them up, and network admins are increasingly moving to a zero-trust model, which ensures a high level of security while empowering users to work...

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DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private

The IETF has standardized DNS over HTTPS (DOH), which encrypts DNS queries so eavesdroppers can’t tell what sites users connect to.

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Dell EMC committed to networking, shares product and partnership plans

Tom Burns, senior VP and GM of Dell EMC Networking and Solutions, sheds some light on the company's diverse and broad networking portfolio.

Tech calendar 2018-19: Upcoming events of interest to IT pros

This technology-events calendar is sortable and updated weekly to provide details for IT pros interested in learning more about technology and networking with their peers.

802.11ax Wi-Fi routers: Aerohive AP650, ASUS Rapture GT-AX11000 and D-Link AX6000

Spectrum shake-up to deliver more Wi-Fi, connections

Large swaths of additional unlicensed spectrum will become available in the U.S. for connected devices, including Wi-Fi, if various proposals and schemes by the FCC come about.

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The cream of the Top500 supercomputer list, these 10 supercomputers are used for modeling the weather, weapons, ocean currents and other physical phenomena. They not only outperform every other machine on the planet, they also...

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Cisco links wireless, wired worlds with new Catalyst 9000 switches

With its new Catalyst 9000 switches, Cisco makes it possible to run, manage, automate, and secure wired and wireless networks all on top of a single operating system.

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Cisco fuses SD-WAN, security and cloud services

Cisco secures SD-WAN software, bolsters cloud-based Office 365 application access, and offers DevNet SD-WAN development options.

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What is Transport Layer Security (TLS)?

Transport Layer Security (TLS), a cryptographic protocol that provides end-to-end communications security over networks, including the internet, has been improved in TLS 1.3.

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Cisco-AWS marriage simplifies hybrid-cloud app development

Amazon Web Services and Cisco have teamed to help customers build apps in the cloud or data centers and move easily between the two.

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Which cloud performs better, AWS, Azure or Google?

Performance varies widely among the big three cloud service providers – AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure – and their networks are a big reason why, a ThousandEyes study reveals.

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Bell Labs: Nokia's Future X 5G networking can help boost business productivity

Cloud-assisted driving, remote surgery, touch-sensitive VR, along with a jump in industrial productivity, are coming. But they depend on the evolution of network infrastructure toward 5G.

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Private 5G networks are coming

Control over security is prompting big industrial companies to explore private 5G wireless networks.

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Itential puts organizations on the path to the modern network

It’s going to take a while to achieve intent-based modern networks, but tools such as Itential’s Intelligent Network Automation solution can help you start the journey.

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How to make the business case for SD-WAN

Potential SD-WAN savings can be broken down into hard and soft savings. Hard savings come from new connectivity contracts, including reduction in the use of MPLS in favor of less expensive options, such as broadband or cellular. Soft...

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Fight for net neutrality rules gains momentum

The U.S. Supreme court’s refusal to remove a lower court’s decision to uphold net neutrality rules could help supporters in future legal battles if the policy is re-introduced.

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What’s hot in network certifications

As organizations look to next-gen architectures like multi-cloud and SDN, network professionals are getting a leg up with software-fluent certifications. Are they worth it?

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The future of cloud interconnects

Mission critical cloud applications require sharp elbows.

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What is WPA3? And some gotchas to watch out for in this Wi-Fi security upgrade

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced the first major security improvement to Wi-Fi in about 14 years: WPA3. The most significant additions to the new Wi-Fi security protocol are greater protection for simple passwords, individualized...

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Cisco ups the ante for 400G Ethernet with big-bandwidth data-center switches

Cisco has 400G Ethernet switches that fall into two camps: The Nexus 9000 family aimed at large enterprise networks and the 3400-S class for hyperscale users.

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