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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Verizon preps super-fast 10Gbps broadband

Cisco's new CEO hints at deals in software and security | Wi-Fi can see through walls, researchers say

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Verizon preps super-fast 10Gbps broadband
Verizon engineers have finished lab and field tests of a new fiber optic network capable of 10Gbps, or 10 times the speed of Google Fiber and some other currently-available networks. Read More

: Citrix Systems

eGuide: WAN Virtualization
In this eGuide, Network World examines the benefits of WAN virtualization and some recent trends in this area. Read on to learn how WAN virtualization can help your organization. Learn More

WEBCAST: Aerohive

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>>

Cisco's new CEO hints at deals in software and security
Chuck Robbins has only been in the job three weeks but the new CEO of Cisco Systems is already dropping hints about acquisitions. Read More

Wi-Fi can see through walls, researchers say
If you thought Wi-Fi was merely good for getting online, think again. Surveillance, military combat awareness and thwarting hostage-taking are three new uses for the technology. Researchers say that they have figured out a way to use every-day home wireless Wi-Fi signals in a similar way to radar. They say they can see movement through walls with it. Read More

T-Mobile switches on ISP-hotspot piggy-backing
T-Mobile customers in the Tampa and Orlando, Florida areas could be about to receive a windfall. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Silver Peak Systems Inc

5 Reasons why Enterprises are Moving to Broadband Their WAN
The WAN has always been about connecting users to applications and moving data, but the playing field has now changed with datacenters migrating to the cloud along with missioncritical applications. Ultimately the way that enterprises and their users do business has changed - and so must their approach to connectivity. Learn more >>

DARPA wants to transform vacuum electronics for superior communications, data transmissions
The notion of vacuum electronics may sound ancient in high-tech terms but a new program from the scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency aims to transform the widely-used equipment into the next century. Read More

New build of Windows 10 Mobile brings fixes and some massive bugs
After a month-long hiatus, Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 Mobile to testers Wednesday, fixing a bunch of bugs and adding a few new features as the company gets closer to releasing its mobile operating system. Read More

Using Cisco VIRL for ASA Emulation
In this post, I will demonstrate the power of Cisco VIRL when it comes to an emulation of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance. In future posts, I will demonstrate other images that are available. Read More


Leveraging the Cloud for Your Social Business Workloads
Today, "social business" - a broad term that describes how social, mobile, and other technologies facilitate enhanced employee, customer, and partner engagement - has transformed the way we do business. Read this Frost & Sullivan whitepaper to learn why the cloud is one of the key reasons for this rapid transformation. Learn More

U.S. Internet connection speeds still lag behind other developed nations
The average U.S. Internet connection speed continues to lag behind that of many other developed nations, according to the latest State of the Internet report from CDN and cloud service provider Akamai. Read More

Microsoft: Stop stealing bandwidth!
The time has come for a standard way to proactively inform users about the bandwidth consequences of downloading (or uploading, in the case of Microsoft's Windows 10) and "experiencing" software, movies, photos, games—you name it. Read More

F5's new CEO, Manny Rivelo, on where the company goes next
Manny Rivelo officially took over as CEO of F5 July 1st, stepping into the big shoes of John McAdam, who grew the company from $109 million in 2000 to the $1.7 billion behemoth it is today. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with Rivelo to see what he has in store for the application delivery networking company. Read More


User guide to Windows 10

Windows 10 officially launches this week, so if you're going for an immediate upgrade from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.


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