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Why the FCC's net neutrality proposal is fundamentally dishonest
I'm hardly a networking engineer, but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out the FCC's new plan for net neutrality is fundamentally flawed. Read More

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Cisco's quarterly results suggest product transitions are kicking in
With a much-needed successful quarter, Cisco begins to reap the benefits of product transitions. Read More

The third time is not the charm: 3 ways the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 still fails
Microsoft's third try at creating a laptop-replacement tablet is better, but still has three big problems. Read More

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TCO of Cisco ACI 3X better than VMware NSX
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I couldn't resist taking a photo of this fingerprint scanner station while touring our suburban Boston police station during an open house. No really, I was there for an open house. And yes really, that's Windows XP running on the machine, which sits just outside the jail cells. Read More

Driverless cars could cripple law enforcement budgets
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Four Ways DNS Can Accelerate Business Growth
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Without net neutrality, ISPs would destroy U.S. broadband speeds
Verizon has made it clear that it would make the minimum broadband speeds unreasonably slow. Without the FCC in their way, other ISPs would join in. Read More

Silly rabbit, there is no such thing as DevOps in a box
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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 may replace Apple's lost iPad shipments
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