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Cisco bolsters mobile core technology with Working Group Two buy

Cisco has made nine acquisitions this year to reinforce everything from BGP support, security and application performance to AI development

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EnGenius to release Wi-Fi 7 access point for the enterprise

One of the first Wi-Fi 7 access points targeting the enterprise will go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2024.

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Ethernet turns 50, but its voyage has only begun

With the tech world celebrating Ethernet's 50th anniversary this week, the technology is adapting to evolving network demands as varied as AI, distributed computing, and virtual reality.

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HPE Aruba, Microsoft Azure, and reelyActive speed streaming of IoT data to the cloud

Aruba IoT Transport for Azure is a service that converts multiple types of IoT data into formats that are compatible with applications in the Azure cloud.

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Wi-Fi HaLow: Wireless for the internet of things

High bandwidth, long range, unlicensed spectrum, low power, and less complexity can make Wi-Fi HaLow a better option than Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 for some IoT applications.

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Cisco adds services, hardware to better support industrial IoT

Cisco adds new visibility, security software to its IoT Operations Dashboard, launches new Catalyst switches.

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What is Wi-Fi and why is it so important?

The ubiquitous wireless technology Wi-Fi has become indispensable for home networking, public internet connectivity, supporting the internet of things and much, much more.

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Gartner: Top trends to know for infrastructure and operations in 2023

Two networking technologies – secure access service edge and wireless— lead a list of six core trends that will impact enterprise infrastructure and operations activity in 2023, according to new research revealed by Gartner analysts...

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8 free, cheap, and hands-on ways to learn about network administration

Step-by-step instructions to walk you through network-administration projects that can hone skills in IP addressing, Wi-Fi monitoring, documenting asset configuration, setting up DNS, and more.

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Gartner: 10 tech trends you need to know for 2023

Gartner highlights wireless, AI, superapps, and sustainability among key strategic considerations for 2023.

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Fortinet targets SD-WAN, 5G with new AIOps support

The company has expanded its FortiAIOps platform which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) technologies to collect enterprise data and analytics to help customers quickly identify and automate network problem...

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Wi-Fi 7 test tops 5Gbps using Intel, Broadcom equipment

Multivendor testing for Wi-Fi 7 reaches an important milestone.


Medical device vulnerability could let hackers steal Wi-Fi credentials

Vulnerabilities on battery units for medical infusion pump devices made by Baxter could allow for network access, DoS and man-in-the-middle attacks, highlighting IoT security issues and the need to properly decommission equipment,...

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FCC urged to test for 'dangerous' interference from Wi-Fi 6E

The wireless networks of utilities, emergency responders, and transit authorities could be affected by Wi-Fi that uses the 6GHz frequency band, a watchdog association says.

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802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained

To help clarify the many Wi-Fi standards, here’s an update on these physical-layer standards within 802.11, as well as standards still in the works and the new naming scheme that includes Wi-Fi 6.

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What is Wi-Fi 7, and will it replace wired Ethernet?

The theoretical top speed of Wi-Fi 7 make it a candidate to network LANs, but only in limited circumstances.

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World’s first Wi-Fi 7 router hits the market

H3C’s Magic BE18000 is the first Wi-Fi 7 access point offered for retail sale.

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Private 5G growth stymied by pandemic, lack of hardware

It's still early days for private 5G networks, as a majority of enterprises are waiting for devices to mature, standards to progress, and solid use cases to emerge.

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