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Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology

Juniper's $405M buy of Mist brings with it WiFi technology and a significant Cisco-pedigree

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Is Cisco's CCIE certificate relevant anymore?

The Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE) certification is a career pinnacle for many network professionals. But not everyone thinks it's worth the investment in time and money.

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Bringing IoT to old-school industries without disruption is challenging

Most industries that are moving to modern IoT are faced with integrating the new technology with their older gear, making for a complex transition, but the technical side of the process is getting simpler by the day.

data center / network servers

The Open Compute Project is quickly gaining ground

Sales figures from companies participating in the Open Compute Project are starting to come in, and they are close to what was forecasted in 2017 and growing.

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Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router

Cisco is warning organizations with remote users using a particular wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.

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VMware preps milestone NSX release for enterprise-cloud push

VMware's NSX-T 2.4 includes network-configuration automation, management and security among 100 new features to better support corporate hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

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How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.

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What to know about planning mobile edge systems (MEC)

A wealth of standards, possible architectures and applications makes careful planning of mobile edge systems systems important, difficult.

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ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC now

Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some of these attacks that can compromise corporate data.

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Named data networking: Stateful forwarding plane for datagram delivery

Reinventing smart routing and dumb forwarding.

diagnostics / monitoring / manual configuration

Free configuration management using Ansible, Ubuntu, VirtualBox

This how-to shows how to use free Ansible software to automate configuration of Cisco routers and links to other Ansible modules that apply to other vendors' gear and support other functionality

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What is Linux? Everything you need to know about the open-source operating system

Linux has long been the basis of commercial networking devices, but now it's a mainstay of enterprise infrastructure.

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Arm introduces Neoverse high-performance CPUs for servers, 5G

The first two chips in Arm Holdings’ cloud-to-edge platform, Neoverse N1 and Neoverse E1, promise greater performance and improved power efficiency.

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Cisco warns on HyperFlex security vulnerabilities

Weaknesses in Cisco's HyperFlex hyperconverged data-center gear could allow command-injection exploits.

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Cisco exec. details how Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will fire-up enterprises in 2019 and beyond

Cisco’s Scott Harrell says Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will change how businesses think about wired vs. wireless networking and add new options for SD-WAN deployments.

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How managed network services are evolving to simplify the global WAN

The managed network services market has traditionally been dominated by telcos that provide a common MPLS network, but that is slowly changing as new approaches are developed.

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Edge security: There’s lots of attack surfaces to worry about

Making edge computing safe means applying sound security principles to the unique edge environment.

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Wi-Fi 6, 5G play big in Cisco’s mobile forecast

Cisco: By 2022, mobile will represent nearly 20 percent of all global IP traffic, fueled in part by the Internet of Things.

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Why blockchain may be blockchain’s best cybersecurity option

With new and emerging security threats to blockchain projects, it's time to consider building decentralized security applications.

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Like 4G before it, 5G is being hyped

U.S. carriers are talking about their 5G wireless offerings before they actually have services that support the likely 5G standard, and they face stiff competition from China and others to lead the way.

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