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How the oil and gas industry exploits IoT

The energy industry has embraced IoT technology in its operations, from monitoring well production to predicting when its gear will need maintenance.

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VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint security vendor Carbon Black to provide more comprehensive integrated security.

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SD-WAN: What is it and why you’ll use it one day

Software-defined wide area networks, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices and the cloud.

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The biggest risk to uptime? Your staff

Human error is the chief cause of downtime, a new study finds. Imagine that.

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Reimagining-the-Internet project gets funding

A National Science Foundation-financed Internet replacement testbed project lays out its initial plans.

Contribute to the 2019 Network World State of the Network survey

Take our survey to share your insight on emerging networking technologies such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge computing.

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Secure Access Service Edge (SASE): A reflection of our times

Gartner makes the claim that the shift to SASE will make obsolete existing networking and security models.

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DARPA looks for new NICs to speed up networks

The government agency that gave us the Internet 50 years ago is now looking to drastically increase network speed to address bottlenecks and chokepoints for compute-intensive applications. The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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Cisco: 13 IOS, IOS XE security flaws you should patch now

Cisco this week warned its IOS and IOS XE customers of 13 vulnerabilities in the operating system software they should patch as soon as possible.

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Enterprises tap edge computing for IoT analytics

IoT deployments are fueling investments in edge computing infrastructure, including edge gateways and hyperconverged infrastructure.

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What's next for 5G in the U.S.? | TECH(talk)

5G has been getting more and more buzz over the past few months, but very few people have actually experienced its promised high speeds. Customers in the U.S. are still months--if not years--away from widespread 5G coverage. PCWorld's...

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How a simpler mmWave architecture can connect IoT

Upcoming 5G millimeter wave frequencies are being bandied as a good, solid network for IoT. But some say they may be too elaborate. A stripped-down version of millimeter wave technology may be the solution.

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Most enterprise networks can't handle big data loads

As more data moves through the network, efforts to keep up are lagging due to leadership and technology issues.

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U.S. government voices concerns about China's involvement in 5G

As the global push toward 5G continues to pick up speed, government officials in the U.S. continue to have concerns about China's growing dominance in the 5G market. One U.S. senator, Sen. Mark Warner, has concerns about Chinese...

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Space internet service closer to becoming reality

New, low-latency space internet service offerings from OneWeb and SpaceX are closer to becoming reality.

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Cisco spreads ACI to Microsoft Azure, multicloud and SD-WAN environments

Cisco is extending its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud, and SD-WAN environments.

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Cisco, Apple team up to make iPhone 11 better for WiFi 6

Apple and Cisco have been developing IT networking software since the companies partnered 2015 with an eye toward optimizing Cisco networks for iOS devices

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10 things you need to know about MU-MIMO Wi-Fi

It’s a big breakthrough in wireless connectivity, but don’t let MU-MIMO’s limitations catch you off guard. Here are 10 ways to get up to speed on MU-MIMO Wi-Fi.

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