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Networking in an application-centric cloud

Networking for containers and VMs in the application-centric cloud

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Hey, devs, do you even know what a WAN is?

A troubled mainframe migration project hits another obstacle: The dev team's networking ignorance

Here's what to takes to lay Google's 9,000km undersea cable

The $300 million FASTER cable system will have a peak capacity of 60Tbps and will link the U.S. and Japan

United Airlines' woes show what's hard about networking

SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches like the router failure that grounded United planes, analysts say

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

The 'Terminator' technology that's (almost) here

From cyborgs to Skynet, we're a lot closer to machine-ruled dystopia than you might think

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Do we really need the Internet?

One FCC commissioner appears to think that we don't, but perhaps he doesn't understand the question

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LTE-U is coming to take your Wi-Fi away, consumer advocates warn

Carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let wireless providers mess with your home connection

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OpenDaylight's SDN software is aimed at telecom, not enterprise needs

Much like OpenStack, OpenDaylight's Lithium is more attractive to telcos and carriers than mainstream enterprises -- and it's far from the only project of its kind

Enterprises lukewarm to SDNs

Cultural, legacy, and business case issues create and SDN adoption gap with cloud providers

Five network trends challenging the enterprise

Enterprises need to continually evolve the network as deployment of cloud computing, big data, and mega-scale data centers accelerate

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Those maddening, mysterious networking problems

No matter how impossible it seems, there must be a solution -- and we have no choice but to find it

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How to stop Wi-Fi hackers cold

When someone hacked a neighbor's Wi-Fi router to engage in nefarious activities, the only effective defense was to plug a widespread WPS vulnerability

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New application manages physical, virtual operations

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Interview of everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership, and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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Linksys WRT1200AC: A fast, full-featured, open-source-friendly router

The slimmer, cheaper sibling of the Linksys 1900AC doesn’t miss a trick, and open source firmware is available right out of the box

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Highlights from Interop 2015

Hot topics included cloud computing, software-defined networking, wireless networks and security

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Interop 2015: SDN reality-check, apps aplenty

Interop kicks off this week and will include a broad range of technology topics, from SDN to application delivery and development

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Disaster averted: The Comcast-TWC merger is dead

The dreaded mega merger is kaput, but the central problem remains: We need more ISP competition

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