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AWS partners to provide more cloud options

AWS rolls out managed WAN service, direct data center connectivity and enhanced Transit Gateway communications with support from Cisco, HPE/Aruba, Palo Alto Networks, VMware, others.

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Weekly internet health check, US and worldwide

ThousandEyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, provides Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS.

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How wireless WAN can make SD-WAN more agile and resilient

WWANS can augment SD-WANs with failover, redundancy, and rapid set-up.

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There's a 3-6 month wait for Wi-Fi 6

The chip shortage is hitting Wi-Fi 6, the top performing standard for wireless LAN connectivity that is highly in demand, but supply chain issues are slowing its spread.

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Review of two Cradlepoint mobile routers

Cradlepoint IBR-900 and IBR-1700 mobile routers with Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and cellular interfaces help link devices on a transportation organization’s passenger buses and smaller vehicles with the data center.

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LoRa takes a trip to the moon and back, chirping all the way

LoRa wireless that's used in IoT networks is known as a low-power, long-range technology—long-range enough to carry a message between Earth and the moon.

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AWS targets IPv6 migration for serverless, container workloads

AWS says workloads constrained by the limited size of the IPv4 address space can now migrate to an IPv6-only environment within its Virtual Private Clouds.

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SmartNICs set to infiltrate enterprise networks

Use of smartNICs in the enterprise is just beginning to appear, and VMware, Pensando, Aruba, Intel, AWS, Nvidia and Juniper are getting in on the action.

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How to buy Wi-Fi 6 access points

With more unlicensed wireless spectrum and specifications for MU-MIMO and OFDMA, the Wi-Fi 6 standard promises faster, more reliable networks, but not all vendors meet all the specs.

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Cisco CCIE certification explained

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert demonstrates an advanced understanding of networking principles plus specialized expertise in an area such as enterprise infrastructure, wireless, data center, security, and collaboration.

SD-WAN Predictions

IDC: Cisco, Fortinet, HPE-Aruba, VMware lead hot SD-WAN market

IDC's “MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment” looks at the capabilities and evaluates the core features offered by 12 SD-WAN infrastructure vendors.

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Researchers show how to exploit Bluetooth Classic security flaws

A set of Bluetooth Classic vulnerabilities has a new proof-of-concept from a Singapore-based security research team, as chipset makers scramble to deploy patches.

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How to inventory server hardware with PowerShell

Prioritizing hardware upgrades for Windows Servers need not be a lengthy manual process with knowledge of the Get-WmiObject cmdlet.

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New Cisco/Intel feature provides troubleshooting-data from Intel Wi-Fi endpoints

Intel Connectivity Analytics provides data about networked PCs, laptops, tablets on Cisco Wi-Fi networks so IT pros can better monitor and evaluate end-user experience.

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Rethinking the WAN: Zero Trust network access can play a bigger role

COVID-induced work-from-home prompted WAN innovations that demonstrate VPNs and SD-WAN aren’t the only good options.

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Report: Chip shortage and edge/IoT will drive IT change in 2022

Forrester Research says IT pros now think of IoT and edge as inextricably connected and that the two will be used to help enterprises comply with US government regulations.

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3 steps to better collaboration between networking and security pros

Enterprise Management Associates: Most organizations acknowledge failure to create fully successful teams to deliver reliable and secure cloud, data-center, and IoT initiatives.

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Cisco's ThousandEyes can peer into SaaS performance

ThousandEyes' Application Outages app promises real-time and historic views of software-as-a-service availability.

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