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Cisco's buying July Systems to bolster its Wi-Fi application options

Cisco says July Systems offers an enterprise-grade wireless location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.

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Digital businesses need a smarter network edge

With its Smart OmniEdge, Extreme Networks provides some much-needed innovation at the network edge.

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Building IoT-ready networks must become a priority

IoT is here and expected to grow immensely. Organizations must plan now for how to accommodate it and build IoT-ready networks, says Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s Heitor Faroni.

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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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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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Mobile data usage overtakes Wi-Fi, and CBRS threatens

Wi-Fi could be in for a rough ride. It’s getting hit by cellular data, plus a new chunk of data-friendly spectrum: the Citizen Broadband Radio Service (CBRS).

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It’s time for network professionals to elevate their game

Extreme Networks urges users to embrace change and help their companies do more through network innovation.

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5G is overhyped and expectations need reining in

Why 5G doesn’t yet have the use cases to justify the excitement

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Network-as-a-Service: A modern solution to today’s networking challenges

Cloud migration and mobility are putting huge pressure on networks. Enterprises need a better option, and NaaS delivers, providing network connectivity and security as a service.

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Lasers could power computers wirelessly

A thin beam of invisible laser light has been used to safely charge a smartphone across a room. The experiment by researchers at the Univeristy of Washington lends credence to the futuristic idea that one day all computers could...

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Aruba CTO says IoT is great fun to work on

Not everybody in business IT seems like they’re having a great time at their job, but Aruba CTO Partha Narasimhan is an exception. He sat down with Network World at the company’s 2018 Atmosphere conference in Las Vegas to talk IoT,...

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Aruba co-founder: We want to live on the edge

Tech companies of every stripe are staking their claim to the IoT, and networking vendors like Aruba are no exception. But to hear co-founder and president Keerti Melkote tell it, his company’s pitch might have a little more heat on...

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AI can be a game changer for WI-Fi management

Aruba’s new NetInsight solution uses artificial intelligence and the cloud to improve Wi-Fi troubleshooting and ensure Wi-Fi performance.

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Li-Fi gets office-install at Philips lighting

Philips says it’s now supplying integrated Li-Fi modems in its regular office lights.

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Review: HPE OfficeConnect switch, access point easy to deploy, manage

HPE OfficeConnect network products found they are easy to configure and manage, and they are ideally suited for small- and mid-size businesses.

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Future wireless networks will have no capacity limits

Calculations that suggest there will be caps on the amount of data that wireless networks can transmit are wrong, according to researchers at Linköping University.

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How edge computing makes voice assistants faster and more powerful

Cloud platforms are well recognized for their role enabling voice-enabled devices, but edge computing plays a critical part that also deserves proper credit.

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EdgeMicro announces 30-city edge-network deployment

EdgeMicro joins the edge network race. The company is working with a "leading North American mobile network operator" to deploy micro-data centers in 30 cities.

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Super Bowl LII set football and Wi-Fi network records

A record amount of data was transmitted over the Wi-Fi network at Super Bowl LII, showing there is no excuse for poor Wi-Fi today.

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$29 For Two Etekcity Smart Plugs With Alexa Compatibility - Deal Alert

Turn your appliances on/off remotely from your mobile device, or with your voice via Alexa. Or automate with a schedule. The plug also monitors and helps control energy usage, and the slow drain that occurs even when devices aren't in...

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