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Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

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Ethernet evolution: Broadcom switches offer Time Sensitive Ethernet

Broadcom this week introduced a family of Ethernet switches that support new technology aimed at helping users address the rising network implications of the Internet of Things, automotive networking and video applications.

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Toward a bigger, faster, denser Wi-Fi world

Some 350 Wi-Fi true believers have gathered in Tysons, Va., this week at the Wi-Fi Now event to sing the wireless networking technology’s praises, peek into its future and warn of its challenges.

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Cisco certifications target business professionals eyeing software roles

Trying to keep business professionals ahead of the rapidly changing technology environment, Cisco this week rolled out new business certificate and training packages.

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Face-off: ServiceNow vs. Zendesk for IT service management

Considering an IT service management (ITSM) suite? Download this free report for side-by-side comparisons of rival products from ServiceNow and Zendesk, based on reviews written by enterprise users of the products.

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IT execs tout benefits of SD-WAN

Two early adopters of SD-WAN share some of the gains they’re realizing from the technology, including flexible deployments, simpler hardware and connectivity options, and cost savings

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New Google Wi-Fi spotted at the FCC

We might be seeing a new Google Wi-Fi mesh router in the coming months.

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Secrets of bimodal IT success: Tiger teams, skunkworks and the camel’s nose

How IT departments are keeping the lights on while creating innovative development teams.

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Tips and tricks for a successful SD-WAN

Early adopters share their secrets for achieving cost savings and performance benefits.

Quantum computing advances toward the enterprise

It may still sound like science fiction, but quantum computing could be a reality within a decade.

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5G wireless behind AT&T, Verizon’s big buys

5G wireless technology, despite some fairly breathless hype, is still in the embryonic stages of development, but the pace is quickening. The major U.S. carriers are racing to buy up critical spectrum that will be necessary for the...

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24% off NETGEAR CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem 1.4Gbps Certified for XFINITY, Time Warner, Charter, and More - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR CM700 High Speed Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet with speeds up to 1.4 Gbps. It is CableLabs certified DOCSIS 3.0 that is 32X faster than 2.0 devices. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides faster...

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Avaya files Chapter 11 reorg plan, reduces debt by $4 billion

Avaya's pre-filing debt will be reduced by more than $4 billion

The emergence of software-defined application delivery technology - and what it can do for your network

Virtual appliances for load balancing inherit the challenges of legacy solutions. What’s needed is an architecture based on software-defined principles

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Avaya plan deploys network virtualization, segmentation to guard business jewels

Avaya has rolled out products it says will help enterprise customers more easily segment traffic between widely dispersed networked resources and effectively protect corporate data.

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Comcast Business offers direct connection to IBM Cloud network

The goal for both cloud and network providers is to connect to as many different partners as possible and offer hybrid services to customers.

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30% off TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug Mini - Deal Alert

This gadget from TP-Link plugs into a standard outlet and allows you to control it from anywhere using your smartphone, or with your voice through an Alexa device. Program on/off times or put it in "away mode" to simulate being home...

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Fortinet upgrades for better cloud, SD-WAN protection

Fortinet has rolled out a new version of its FortiOS operating system that gives customers the ability to manage security capabilities across their cloud assets and software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) environments.

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