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Nuage visualizes the SDN

New application manages physical, virtual operations

Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers

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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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Can you hack an airplane? Brace yourself

Suddenly, everyone is worried about malicious hackers breaching networks connected to airplane control systems

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Microsoft Nano Server and the future of devops

Lightweight operating systems like Nano Server and CoreOS provide an important piece of the platform for the fully programmable cloud infrastructure of tomorrow

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Review: Portnox, Extreme lead NAC pack

Network Access Control (NAC) products continue to get better and easier to use

Bare-metal switches poised to take off in data centers

By 2019, more than one-quarter of all switch ports sold will be on open switches

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HTTP/2: The future of the Web demystified

Making the most of HTTP/2 will take a lot of work on the part of Web designers, IT admins, and server jockeys. Here's what to expect

Making Wireshark work for high-speed networks

To keep up with today’s big and complex networks, traditional packet capture tools need a little help

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Bash is more powerful than you think

Perl, Python, and Ruby modules can ease development for large projects, but Bash is simpler and better for many tasks

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Snowed in? That’s why you set up remote access

Remote power control, automated network testing, and plenty of error checking are almost as good as being there

Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT

Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize themselves in networks next year

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Seven no-bull facts about the new HTTP/2 protocol

The long-awaited revision to the venerable (and aging) HTTP protocol is finally here. Here's what's most important, what's to expect, and what to brace for

Vendors lay groundwork for 5G with greener and faster mobile networks

New systems from Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson increase capacity yet use less space and electricity

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Apple's chorus of critics: How wrong can they be?

The Apple-is-doomed crowd's arguments are sound, but they're also simply not true

As Wi-Fi calls come to smartphones, networks get ready to carry them

Software features from Ruckus Wireless are designed to help access points better handle voice calls

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One small step for the FCC ...

And one giant leap for the ISPs? Changes in the wake of the proposed Title II regulations may take longer than you think

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