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Exploits for dangerous network time protocol vulnerabilities can compromise systems

Systems administrators are urged to install critical patches that address remote code execution flaws in NTP

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AT&T backs off threat to halt its fiber rollout

AT&T now plans to continue its plans to expand fiber optic networks to 100 cities, backtracking on comments by AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson after President Obama voiced support for net neutrality last month

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9 key enterprise tech trends for 2015 and beyond

Enterprise tech is developing at breakneck speed. Here are the trends that will make an impact for years to come

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Getting started with power-line networking

Power-line networking makes use of your electrical lines to give you a de facto wired network. It gives you the range of a wired network without any of the mess or the need to run cable behind the walls.

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SDN in action: Hands-on with Cumulus Linux

Imagine being able to manage scores of network switches as easily as scores of servers; Cumulus Linux makes it happen

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How to set up 802.1X client settings in Windows

802.1X provides security for wired and Wi-Fi networks

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AT&T on Net neutrality: He who controls the pipes controls the universe

AT&T issued its latest threat to those who would want fair Internet access for all: Not without our pipes, you won't

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Obama shows the way on Net neutrality

President Obama comes out swinging for Title II classification of ISPs; the FCC should follow his lead

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3 terrible tales from the tech cleanup crew

Turnabout is fair play as a veteran techie shares stories of slackers, liars, and amateurs in IT

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AT&T, others launch OpenDaylight SDN alternative

ON.Lab is offering an open source replacement for the vendor-driven OpenDaylight

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Free and cheap ways to learn about network administration

These nine self-taught labs give you hands-on experience with various networking tasks -- and most don't cost anything.

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Tor-based anonymizing router gets pulled from Kickstarter for rules violations

Kickstarter alleges that the Anonabox project's creator misled contributors, thus breaking the crowdfunding service's rules

Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers, and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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5 ways Docker is fixing its networking woes

Networking for Docker containers has never been easy, but these five projects offer ideas for improvement

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Far from Silicon Valley, a big bet on the Internet of things

In Australia, a twist on grid computing paves the way to the city of the future -- and creates new opportunities for developers

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Anonabox project to offer online anonymity through Tor

The tiny device is an open-source, plug-and-play wireless router that automatically encrypts data and sends it through the Tor network

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7 free tools every network needs

From device discovery to visibility into systems, networks, and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered

Cumulus Linux 2.5: A Cisco-killer in the data center

Cumulus Linux 2.5, designed for white-box data center hardware, helps Hadoop, VMware, and OpenStack users ramp up their networking

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is 5 times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing new Wi-Fi tech that can transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds

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