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How I live cellphone-free in a cellphone world
The cellphone-free lifestyle is becoming less common by the day, but it's not impossible. Read More


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The data center is transforming, and network virtualization is the next step. #VirtualizeYourNetwork is the online resource for the people, teams and organizations that are adopting network virtualization to transform data center operations and economics. Explore how networking and the data center are changing, engage with thought leaders and peers, and evolve your IT career.

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Understanding the Network Impact of 802.11ac
Watch this webinar recording featuring Forrester Research for an overview of the current 802.11ac technology, a discussion on how high-speed Wi-Fi & application control impacts your network architecture, and take a look at how a proper network strategy can save you 40% or more on your investment. View Now>>

Is Microsoft withholding Windows 7 security patches? Probably not
Researchers say Windows 8 is getting fixes that Windows 7 is not getting, but the devil is in the details. Read More

Why the Tail-F acquisition is a big win for Cisco
Cisco's acquisition of the Swedish company Tail-F Systems allows it to solve some important problems and capitalize on a new opportunity. Read More

It's not time for Cisco CEO John Chambers to retire
The timing may make it seem convenient, but John Chambers has no reason to retire as Cisco's CEO, at least for now. Read More

Why Netflix video quality has fluctuated this year
Netflix's agreement with Comcast contributed to recent performance increases, but Comcast isn't necessarily responsible for the degradation. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Ipswitch, Inc

5 Ways to Ensure Wireless Networks Keep Up With Demand
Discover five ways in which you can keep up with the ever-increasing demands on your wireless networks. Learn More >>

Evil Xfinity WiFi access point proof-of-concept for fun, profit and Comcast chaos
WiFi Pineapple + evil XfinityWifi access point proof-of-concept code = Comcast hotspot security nightmare. Read More

How the 'Internet of Thing' will become the Internet of Things
Right now, most of the IoT is limited to connecting a singular device to the cloud and the cloud to an app to control it. Read More

NASA bolsters Pluto-bound spacecraft for 2015 visit
Mission operators at Johns Hopkins University give New Horizons probe annual update, check-up. Read More

3 steps for moving Cisco's Catalyst 6500 to the Nexus 9000
When Cisco launched the Insieme product line last fall, it said it had an aggressive migration program on tap for customers of its 15-year-old Catalyst 6500 to the new Nexus 9000 data center switches. The company is recommending a three step migration from the old switches to the new. Read More

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Stopping Advanced Evasion Techniques (AET)
Industry analyst Robin Layland joins Deena Thomchick from Juniper Networks and Steve Smith from McAfee to discuss how Next Generation Firewalls play a critical role in stopping Advanced Evasion Techniques. The discussion first covers the problems older firewalls have in stopping AETs and how NGFW plugs the gap. View Now

Amazon's Fire smartphone: Why it doesn't matter how cool it is
Amazon's slick new Fire smartphone boasts innovative features, but it's a niche product preaching to the choir. Read More

Multitasking: An equal opportunity distraction
Researchers, funded by the National Science Foundation, took a look at the impact of fiddling with smartphones and laptops among 500 student during lectures and found that non-academic Internet use (responding to email, checking Facebook updates, etc.) hurts classroom content retention. Read More

NBC Sports disputes World Cup streaming record
NBC Sports is challenging the claim that the World Cup has already set the record for international viewership, based on the method of measurement. Read More

Open Networking: The Whale that swallowed SDN
SDN and networking conversations today have become overloaded with hype. The future is no longer just about one approach to SDN but has become much bigger. Welcome to the Open Networking Revolution. Read More


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