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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

Massachusetts boarding school sued over Wi-Fi sickness | DARPA: Current DDoS protection isn't cutting it

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Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings
UC Santa Barbara is the top computer science school in the U.S., according to a new salary-centric report from compensation specialist PayScale. The research company ranked 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs based on the median pay of the schools' compsci alumni. Here are the top 25. Read More

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Storage Configuration Guide
Learn how to meet specific storage requirements ranging from backup to virtual server infrastructures. With the ever-changing and fast moving IT market, it is more critical than ever to efficiently design a storage system as it provides an underpinning for all elements within the IT infrastructure. Learn more.


Rethinking Enterprise Wireless Networks
This paper from IDC explores the trends, challenges, and solutions that the latest generations of WiFi architecture deliver. View Now>>

Massachusetts boarding school sued over Wi-Fi sickness
The parents of an anonymous student at the Fay School in Southborough, Mass., allege that the Wi-Fi at the institution is making their child sick, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court earlier this month. Read More

DARPA: Current DDoS protection isn't cutting it
Researchers with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will next month detail a new program they hope will ratchet-up the way the military, public and private enterprise protect their networks from distributed denial-of-service DDoS attacks. Read More

AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot reportedly stuffs extra ads into Web pages
Stanford University computer scientist Jonathan Mayer was recently Web browsing at a U.S. airport when he reportedly noticed there were too many online advertisements. Read More

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Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems
Server sales continued to remain steady in the second quarter, in spite of weakening demand for midrange systems, according to research firm IDC. Read More

Despite Microsoft partnership, NFL leans on Amazon to store new stats data
When the NFL season kicks off next month, fans will have new information at their disposal thanks to the league's Next Gen Stats program, which will provide previously-undisclosed data to fans like players' speed and acceleration. Read More

Ethernet switching in high gear in Q2
The Ethernet switch market grew 7% sequentially and 4% year-over-year in the second quarter 2015, to $5.9 billion. China and campus switching drove the quarter, according to Dell'Oro Group. Read More

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Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Enterprise WAN
Public cloud services, SaaS, and mobility are driving enterprises to rethink how they architect their WANs. Gone are the days when all applications resided in regional data centers and branches only needed a single MPLS connection. Learn More

Comcast planning nationwide gigabit broadband in 2 years. What will it cost?
A Comcast executive says the company is currently testing technology based on the DOCSIS 3.1 standard, which can transmit data at rates up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) in ideal environments, and is aiming to deploy the technology on a nationwide basis by 2018, according to a Fierce Cable article published last week. Read More

Managing data in a mobile and cloud world
Mobility, cloud and big data all promise to help enterprises increase efficiency and productivity, improve decision-making and lower costs. The laudable goal is to make your business more competitive, but for your IT, legal and compliance teams, these new technologies often lead to increased complexity, loss of control and even increased costs as massive amounts of data now move to an ever-increasing number of endpoints, including mobile devices and third-party hosting services. (Insider Story) Read More

The 15 biggest enterprise 'unicorns'
Yester-year there were only a few unicorns in the world of startups. This week though, the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones VenturSource identified 115 companies with valuations north of $1 billion, which are referred to as unicorns. Below are 15 of the highest valued enterprise software companies that have received venture funding but have not yet been sold or gone public. Read More

Dell Oro Group: Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto making gains in security appliances
There's a continuing shift among the top security appliance vendors that has Cisco remaining at the top of the sales heap but with Check Point Software, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks making gains and pressuring Juniper Networks, according to new research from Dell'Oro Group. Read More


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