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Does your network have a trade imbalance?

Tariffs, trade balances and networking – help the network do what the business needs.

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REVIEW: Best VPN routers for small business

We evaluated five VPN routers suitable for small businesses from Cisco, D-Link, DrayTek, Mikrotik and ZyXEL based on price, features and user friendliness.

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Does the Cisco 4000 router series redefine the traditional role of routers?

Cisco’s 4000 router family is a serious upgrade from the older 1900/2900/3900 router families.

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If applications speak in sessions, shouldn’t your router be session smart?

With software, routers can finally break the Rosetta stone of networking and understand the languages applications and services.

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How to eliminate the default route for greater security

If portions of enterprise data-center networks have no need to communicate directly with the internet, then why do we configure routers so every system on the network winds up with internet access by default? Part of the reason is...

VMWare acquires VeloCloud – what will this mean for SD-WAN?

The move pitches VMWare directly against Cisco in key enterprise branch router market.

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4 resources to find free Cisco skills and certification labs

Cisco offers a wealth of instruction - some of it free - for increasing networking skills or prepping for certification exams.

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Latest firmware updates for Asus routers fix CSRF security flaws

Users of Asus RT-N and RT-AC series routers should install the latest firmware updates released for their models because they address vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to hijack router settings.

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Boring old enterprise vendors pay interns well

Snagging an internship at Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Google is certainly reason for celebration, but interns can also fare pretty darn well at enterprise-oriented vendors such as Juniper Networks, VMware and Salesforce.com.

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Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices from around the world, primarily cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol.

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Flaws let attackers hijack multiple Linksys router models

Two dozen Linksys router models are exposed to attacks that could extract sensitive information from their configurations, cause them to become unresponsive and even completely take them over.

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5 Open Source companies to watch in 2017

A look at 5 recently funded open source-oriented enterprise networking and IT startups, focused on everything from switching and programming to product management and databases.

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Cisco’s first big developers conference to zero in on IoT, cloud

Cisco is readying for its DevNet Create, its first big dedicated conference for developers, with a focus on IoT and cloud computing.

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Privacy rollback can cause headaches for corporate security pros

Corporate security pros can add a new task to their busy days: handling panicky employees worried about privacy who are using the onion router (Tor) browser as a way to protect their online activity.

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20% off Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station - Deal Alert

A new approach that centers around performance makes the Airport Extreme taller with 6 antennas at the top, three for the 2.4GHz band and three for the 5GHz band, creating a higher platform for dispersing the signal. Together with...

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802.11ay Wi-Fi: “It’s going to be a very scalable spec”

The lowdown on the emerging IEEE 802.11ay gigabit wireless technology standard, an enhancement to 802.11ad that promises higher speed and longer range to support a slew of new applications.

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Juniper extends data center interconnect options

Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

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56% off D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Dual Band Range Extender - Deal Alert

Eliminate dead zones and extend the range of your home Wi-Fi coverage. With AC750 performance, the DAP-1520 provides bandwidth up to 300Mbps on the 2.4Ghz, and 433Mbps on the faster, more reliable 5GHz bands.

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