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Carrier services help expand healthcare, with 5G in the offing

Many telehealth initiatives tap into wireless networking supplied by service providers that may start offering services such as Citizen's Band and 5G to support remote medical care.

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Disposable $100 IoT satellites could swarm Earth's orbit

Chip-sized, miniature satellites could take internet of things-like sensing to space.

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Cisco issues critical security warnings on SD-WAN, DNA Center

Vulnerabilities to Cisco's SD-WAN and DNA Center software top a list of nearly 30 security advisories issued by the company.

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17 predictions about 5G networks and devices

Not surprisingly, the new Ericsson Mobility Report is bullish on the potential of 5G technology. Here’s a quick look at the most important numbers.

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The fastest supercomputers in the world as ranked by TOP500 have reached a new milestone: all of the 500 systems on the list deliver at least 1 petaflop. These systems power scientific research at institutions around the world.

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VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application delivery technology

Report: Mirai tries to wrap its tentacles around SD-WAN

Palo Alto Networks’ security team says an update of the infamous IoT-focused Mirai software targets enterprise-grade SD-WAN appliances

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When to use 5G, when to use Wi-Fi 6

5G is a cellular service, and Wi-Fi 6 is a short-range wireless access technology, and each has attributes that make them useful in specific enterprise roles.

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Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

Considering the way networks work today and the change in traffic patterns; both internal and to the cloud, this limits the effect of the fixed perimeter.

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Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings.

Huawei may get a 2-year reprieve on Trump ban

The federal Office and Management and Budget recommends a delay on President Trump's ban on Huawei products being used in U.S. networks saying the ban would place too great a burden on U.S. companies.

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Cisco launches a developer-community cert program

Cisco has revamped some of its most critical certification and career-development programs in an effort to address the emerging software-oriented-network environment.

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Cisco software to make networks smarter, safer, more manageable

Cisco software announced at Cisco Live will help customers set consistent network and security policies across their domains.

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6 ways to make enterprise IoT cost effective

Rob Mesirow, a principal at PwC’s Connected Solutions unit, offers tips for successfully implementing internet of things (IoT) projects without breaking the bank.

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IPv6 upsides: Faster connections, richer data

The benefits of IPv6 over IPv4 are many, but to reap them enterprises need to enable their networks to support the newer protocol, starting with Wi-Fi upgrades.

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New switches, Wi-Fi gear to advance Arista’s campus architecture

Campus leaf switches and a Wi-Fi 6 access point will be available this fall to flesh out Arista’s grand plan for more efficient campus networks called Cognitive Campus.

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Juniper: Security could help drive interest in SDN

Juniper finds that enterprise interest in software-defined networking (SDN) is influenced by other factors, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

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Can Huawei survive, and what should customers do?

Cut off from most western technology, Huawei might not be able to make a go outside of China, which could be trouble for western customers.

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Cisco to buy IoT security, management firm Sentryo

Buying Sentryo will give Cisco support for anomaly and real-time threat detection for the industrial internet of things.

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Cloud adoption drives the evolution of application delivery controllers

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) are on the precipice of shifting from traditional hardware appliances to software form factors.

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