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Bossie Awards 2016: The best open source networking and security software

InfoWorld's top picks among open source tools for connecting devices and securing those devices and connections

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Bossies 2016: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld editors and contributors pick the top open source software for datacenters, clouds, developers, big data analysts, and IT pros

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Cisco patches Equation group exploit in IOS, IOS XE and IOS XR devices

Cisco Systems has patched a vulnerability similar to one exploited by a cyberespionage group believed to be linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.

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FCC Chair's update on 5G wireless, robocalls, business data services & more

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's update on 5G wireless, robocalls, business data services & more to U.S. Senate committee

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Tenable brings network visibility into Google Cloud Platform

Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View gives IT administrators visibility over their applications hosted in Google Cloud Platform

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Cisco spotlights iOS 10's best business features

Apple's latest version of iOS comes packed with features for Cisco's corporate customers. At least 30 organizations have already tested the iOS enhancements, and Cisco says they saw significant IT management gains.

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5 ways Cisco could become an iPhone's best friend

Favored status for Apple iPhones and iPads on Cisco Systems networks starts Tuesday, giving users better Wi-Fi roaming, integrated VoIP calls and priority for the most important business apps. Here are five new capabilities that may...

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Aruba pushes new network tools, cloud pricing model

Aruba touted software designed to help companies speed up secure integration of mobile devices and IoT objects into their networks.

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Faster, longer-range Bluetooth 5 to reach devices soon

A new version of the ubiquitous Bluetooth, version 5 -- which will be faster and pair devices wirelessly over longer distances -- is close to being finalized.

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Cisco exec churn: Enterprise chief Soderbery out

The Cisco executive wheels keep churning. Today the person in charge of Cisco’s enterprise engineering organizations Robert Soderbery said he has left the company via a post on LinkedIn.

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Half of network management systems vulnerable to injection attacks

Cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks are well-known threats for public-facing Web applications, but internal systems can be attacked as well. For example, about half of network management systems studied had these...

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AT&T and Qualcomm to research drone use on LTE networks

AT&T and Qualcomm will be testing drones on commercial 4G LTE wireless networks to test how they can operate safely and more securely when out of sight.

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LTE is hitting the field in the IoT game

The low-power IoT standard LTE Category M1 is making a big splash at the CTIA Super Mobility show in Las Vegas this week after AT&T and Verizon said they would start using later this year.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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14 hot network jobs, skills for 2017

Employers more willing to negotiate pay rates, reports Robert Half Technology

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56% off Vansky Bias Lighting for HDTV USB LED Multi Color Strip Accent Lighting - Deal Alert

Add a subtle backlight for your monitor or TV, reducing eye fatigue and increasing perceived image clarity.

Named Data Networking is on the horizon, and SDN will help make it a reality

NDN shifts the focus of networking from origins and destinations to the information itself

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36% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender boosts your existing home network by increasing Wi-Fi range and speed, delivering AC750 dual band Wi-Fi up to 750Mbps. Currently discounted 36% on Amazon.

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