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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Tired of memorizing passwords? A Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick | 4 research projects that could double wireless bandwidth

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps
Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools. Read More

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The Triple-A Approach to Network Security
As an IT decision-maker, you need to know that your security will protect against cyber-attacks while still empowering employees to do their jobs. Find out the three essential factors needed to attain the coveted "Triple-A" security rating. Read the Brief. Learn More


The Need to Rethink the WAN
In this white paper, networking expert and analyst Dr. Jim Metzler tackles the challenges facing growing companies that are deploying wide area networks to expand their business. Learn more

Tired of memorizing passwords? A Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick
Passwords are a bane of life on the Internet, but one Turing Award winner has an algorithmic approach that he thinks can make them not only easier to manage but also more secure. Read More

4 research projects that could double wireless bandwidth
Working in his research lab, Andrea Alù is focused on a single objective: doubling wireless bandwidth. "The final goal is to realize a compact device that can enable full-duplex for wireless communications, transmitting and receiving at the same time on the same frequency channel," says Alù, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at University of Texas at Austin. (Insider Story) Read More

VMware touts new technologies for managing containers and live migration of virtual machines
VMware executives demonstrated new virtualization technologies designed to run in the data centers of the future at the company's annual VMworld conference. Read More


The Evolution of Ransomware
Symantec looks at how different types of ransomware work, not just from a technological point of view but also from a psychological viewpoint. The research also examines how these threats evolved, what factors are at play to make ransomware the major problem that it is today, and where ransomware is likely to surface next. Learn More

Who's really in charge at Cisco?
Chuck Robbins is officially the chief executive officer of Cisco, but that doesn't mean he's totally in charge. Several sources inside and outside of Cisco say the company's star engineers and key innovators – Mario Mazzola, Prem Jain and Luca Cafiero – continue to report to former CEO John Chambers, who became the executive chairman of Cisco July 26 when Robbins succeeded him. Read More

Cool but costly: Google OnHub review roundup
The initial round of reviews for OnHub, Google's fancified entry into the home router market, are out, and the consensus is that it's a neat gadget, but possibly not worth the $200 you'll fork over to get it. Read More

Verint and Vidyo collaborate on video customer engagement
Verint and Vidyo announced that they are collaborating on cloud-based visual communication technology to bring video support tools to customer engagement centers. Read More


KLM efficiencies soar worldwide
Leading airline uses eSign services in Adobe Document Cloud for alliance partnerships, initiating corporate rollout, and supporting company sustainability goals. Learn More

Cisco, Apple partner to optimize mobility in the enterprise
The two companies at the top of their markets realize they are better together. Read More

VMware CEO hits on network virtualization reality, feuding with Cisco, EMC Federation's future
It's an interesting time to be the CEO of VMware. (Insider Story) Read More

Wi-Fi blocking debate far from over
Following the FCC's warning in January that it would no longer tolerate the Marriotts of the world blocking visitors' WiFi hotspots, I set a reminder on my calendar to revisit the topic six months later. Read More


10 surprising facts about Microsoft

With the release of Windows 10 coming almost exactly 20 years after Microsoft introduced Windows 95, now is as good a time as ever to look at Microsoft's broad impact on the tech industry, particularly the lesser-known facts.


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