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Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Cisco invests in virtual networker

What is Second Wave Wi-Fi? | How Cisco brings communications to disaster relief efforts

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Cisco invests in virtual networker
Following a high-level visit to France, Cisco this week invested in 6WIND, a developer of packet processing software for virtual networks. Read More

WEBCAST: Lockheed Martin

The ROI of Cybersecurity; Does it Exist?
During this Live Webinar on May 20th @ 1PM, a panel will discuss findings of the Ponemon Survey: Risk and Innovation in Cybersecurity Investments. The panel will explore key findings from the survey and discuss effective methods of cybersecurity measurement and implementation. Learn More


7 Reasons You Need Predictive Analytics Today
Learn why advanced analytics tools are essential to sustain a competitive advantage. Learn More

What is Second Wave Wi-Fi?
The second wave of 802.11ac is coming ashore and the new MU-MIMO technology is going to make a splash. It's one of the biggest improvements to Wi-Fi we've seen to date with the potential to greatly increase wireless network throughput and make a huge difference in dense, high capacity networks. (Insider Story) Read More

How Cisco brings communications to disaster relief efforts
Sue-Lynn Hinson manages what Cisco calls the Tactical Operations (TacOps) team. The goal of this group isn't to drive sales or to market the latest and greatest product. Instead, the TacOps team spends its time travelling the globe to establish emergency IP-based communications to first responders, government agencies, relief organizations, and others in times of emergency caused by disasters or other incidents. Read More

Attackers abuse legacy routing protocol to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks
Servers could be haunted by a ghost from the 1980s, as hackers have started abusing an obsolete routing protocol to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks. Read More


Five Levers to Lower Mainframe MLC Costs
This paper discusses five levers you can use to lower your mainframe MLC costs by up to 20 percent or more. Explore best practices and real-world examples of dramatic savings through a mainframe MLC optimization strategy based on higher visibility, predictability, and automation. Learn More

Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat
Cisco Systems recently realized that its Unified Communications Domain Manager (Unified CDM) software contains a default privileged account with a static password that cannot be changed, exposing the platform to hacking by remote attackers. Read More

5 free Wi-Fi tools that help maximize your home network
Thanks to Wi-Fi, every device in your home can easily get online, whether it's your iPad, desktop PC, the high-definition television in the living room, and maybe even your coffee pot or fridge. But are you getting the most out of your wireless Internet connection? Read More

Cisco leading another IoT standards group
Cisco has been named a founding member and director of yet another Internet of Things standards group to help promote and encourage use of networked machines. Read More

WEBCAST: Dell Inc.

Re-architecting Legacy Applications for the Enterprise
In this webcast, Ovum IT Services Analyst Hansa Iyengar and Cameron Jenkins, Dell Application Modernization Services Executive Director Cameron Jenkins discuss the importance of re-architecting legacy applications and provide practical recommendations to address the challenges around migrating legacy architecture. View now

Silver Peak's SD WAN solution boosts application performance
Silver Peak just had a major announcement pertaining to SD WAN, and not surprisingly, this company is building on its deep expertise in WAN acceleration. Read More

Clearing the fog around open switching terminology
The networking industry is making a decisive move toward open switches. Much of the media's attention is on mega-scale operators' do-it-yourself switches, such as Facebook's Wedge and 6-Pack or Google's much more secretive in-house switches. Read More

10 competitors Cisco couldn't kill off
Some companies actually thrived while Cisco knocked off most of its competitors. Read More


12 fun, free summer classes for techies

MOOCs from EdX, Coursera and newcomer Kadenze tackle superheroes, science of cooking, alien worlds and more.


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