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Extreme starts anew after Enterasys buy

15 FREE steganography apps for mobile devices | Microsoft bulks up security; brings encrypted email to Office 365 Enterprise bundles

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Extreme starts anew after Enterasys buy
Now that Extreme Networks has closed its acquisition of Enterasys, it's time to focus on the task at hand as a company twice its previous size. Read More


New Video: How to Configure NetFlow v9 on a Cisco Router
Networks can grow fast—really fast. This rapid growth leads to increased network traffic, more endpoints, and new IPs consuming bandwidth. Key to a complete understanding of network behavior at your growing organization is the ability to collect and analyze NetFlow data in your routers. SolarWinds new video shows you how, in less than 5 minutes! Looking to enable Flexible NetFlow on your Cisco routers? In less than 5 minutes, SolarWinds lead Sales Engineer demonstrates how to enable NetFlow v9 on Cisco routers with custom flow records. Watch the short how to video now!

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7 Principles to Improve Web Site Availability
Users hate to wait so when your web site doesn't respond the way visitors expect, your business suffers. This guide offers strategies for scaling your web infrastructure to meet web availability and performance SLAs, enhancing both speed and performance (there is a difference), and delivering superior user experience on any device, in any location. Learn More

15 FREE steganography apps for mobile devices
Hide messages within innocent-looking photos and audio files from your phone or tablet. Read More

Microsoft bulks up security; brings encrypted email to Office 365 Enterprise bundles
Enterprises sending email via Office 365 will be able to encrypt those messages starting next year at no extra charge, making it possible to send secure mail to people who are off the corporate email system. Read More

Black Friday: The truth about its dubious deals
In the retail stampede that now marks the holiday shopping season, Black Friday is being trampled right along with the occasional unlucky store employee. We now live in a "Black November" dystopia: a nonstop onslaught of deals that starts the first day of November and lasts the entire month. Read More


People Data Management: Premise and Promise
The consumer web has given rise to a new normal. Always-on communications has transformed people's expectations and reshaped how they interact with companies. People Data Management systems offer a new class of enterprise software that allows companies to confront the implications of the people web. Read now!

VMware adds more scale to Virtual SAN beta
VMware has posted a new beta release of Virtual SAN (VSAN) that lets enterprises add more storage capacity and management features. Read More

Study: Companies are not as secure as they think
CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the IT industry, has a warning for companies: You are likely less prepared then you think for defending against security threats. Read More

Holiday shoppers are expected to buy more online, and be more mobile, this year
Holiday e-commerce is expected to jump 14% to 17% this year compared to 2012, and increasing numbers of shoppers are doing their shopping from mobile devices. Read More


Transition to the 3rd Platform for Enterprise Applications
The tech industry is in the midst of a major transition brought about by the combination of four forces. Since the lifetime of an application software package in a business is significant, application buyers need to consider support for the 3rd Platform. Learn more

HP ends tough year on a high note
Hewlett-Packard reported results for the last quarter of its fiscal year on Tuesday, and although sales were down from a year earlier there were some much-needed signs of improvement. Read More

Symantec to shut down Backup
Symantec plans to close down its Backup service, saying it lacks mobile and content-sharing features and wouldn't be the right platform for delivering them. Read More

7 items most prized by computer collectors
There are some things money can buy, some that it can't -- and some that are a joy at a good price. Read More

Why security benefits boost mid-market adoption of virtualization
While virtualization has undoubtedly already found its footing in larger businesses and data centers, the technology is still in the process of catching on in the middle market. But a recent study conducted by a group of Cisco Partner Firms, titled "Virtualization on the Rise," indicates just that: the prevalence of virtualization is continuing to expand and has so far proven to be a success for many small- and medium-sized businesses. Read More


20-plus eye-popping Black Friday tablet, computer & tech deals

Apple iPads, latest Android and Windows machines all in for big discounts. Oh, and free snow globes.


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