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Overcoming kludges to secure web applications

Nothing is easy when applications lay upon multiple kludges of network architecture and flawed protocols. Without adequate safeguards, security results in a hit and miss approach.

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The loss of net neutrality: Say goodbye to a free and open internet

The effort to restore net neutrality advanced after the U.S. Senate voted to reinstate the rules. The motion still has a battle ahead of it. If it fails, you can expect these long-lasting problems to surface.

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Magnetic smart fabrics will store data in clothes

University of Washington researchers have found a new use for conductive thread that could allow you to store data in clothing.

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Rationale in irrationality – The coming of cloud bust?

What are the current industry growth rate projections for the cloud, and what are some signs that these growth rates could begin to slow in the years ahead?

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How Cisco’s Multigigabit Technology can increase network speeds

Cisco's Catalyst Multigigabit switches with NBASE-T will help users get more than 1 gig of speed from their existing infrastructure -- without having to rip everything up and replace it.

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The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

Enterprise deployment of IoT devices brings a unique requirement to enterprise security that is distinct from normal end points and data centers. Here are three strategies to address it.

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How we chose 10 hot IoT startups to watch

Innovation, market fit, founders and funding all helped us winnow down the initial 79 contenders for our list to the final 10 hot IoT startups.

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10 Hot IoT startups to watch

With 20 billion internet of things devices online by 2020, the challenges and rewards are great for the top 10 startups hoping to capitalize on connected devices.

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Defining network performance with Google’s 4 golden signals

Why evaluating latency, traffic, errors and saturation can play a crucial role in establishing your network performance monitoring strategy.

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Nutanix looks to turn its hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) products into a platform

Nutanix outlined its plan to become the next major enterprise platform vendor, announcing several products to give it visibility among CIOs.

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10 competitors Cisco just can't kill off

With such a broad array of products and backed by vast financial resources, Cisco faces challenges on all fronts, making it possible for other behemoths and even some small competitors to persist.

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IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

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Solar power costs half what coal costs

One megawatt-hour of solar-produced electricity in North America currently costs $50, compared to $102 for coal-originating power, according to new analysis.

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Extreme Networks' short-term growing pains are no cause for worry

Extreme Networks is now a major player in enterprise networking, but the company is experiencing some unforeseen integration challenges.

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3 generations of secure SD-WAN services

Secure SD-WAN services are becoming increasingly popular, but not all services are the same.

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IoT sensors, advanced ESRI mapping and Alexa warn residents of impending floods

Global warming and floods are an increasing threat to coastal communities. StormSense is an innovative project in Virginia that warns residents of impending floods using IoT sensors, advanced mapping and Alexa.

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7 common cloud data management pitfalls to avoid

What to watch out for as you migrate data to the cloud.

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Reversing course – single-pair Ethernet cabling is the future

Low bandwidth applications drive changes.

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