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Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Nmap has established itself as a premier, free, open-source network mapping tool. There are alternatives that are also free, though they vary in their sophistication and ease of use.

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REVIEW: Nagios Core - Network monitoring software with lots of plugins, steep learning curve

Nagios Core is open source, free and has good documentation, but it could use a streamlined install process, updated Web interface and better configuration options.

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Best wireless routers: Reviews and buying advice

Few elements of your home’s infrastructure have a bigger impact on your tech life. We’ll help you find just the right router to anchor your home network.

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CleanMyMac 3 review: Make more room on your crowded hard drive

Is your Mac's storage device getting full? CleanMyMac can help reclaim gigabyte's worth of space.

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Review: Windows 10 April 2018 Update shows promise, but ultimately disappoints

Much-vaunted features such as Timeline and the Diagnostic Data Viewer sound highly useful in theory but come up short in the new Windows 10 release.

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25 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

Low-code and no-code development tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

Network testers are ideal for IDing bad cabling, helping to troubleshoot network issues, estimating cable lengths and determining cable rates

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Samsung's Galaxy S9+ doesn't mess with a winning formula

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

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Review: Samsung's new Galaxy S9 phones make excellence routine

The new Galaxy S9 smartphones may not be exciting, but some exclusive enterprise features do make them stand out among other Android rivals.

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How 3 innovative products approach network security

The network security category is constantly evolving with the emergence of new threats and attack techniques. Here's how 3 network security products tackle the problem.

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Windscribe Pro review: It's all about the extras

Windscribe VPN's speeds aren't incredible, but it has all the basics you need and a few nice additional features too.

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How NSS Labs' CAWS finds and fixes network threats

The public instance of the CAWS Continuous Security Validation Platform from NSS Labs is a valuable tool for alerting IT teams about real threats with the ability to breach their defenses. But for networks with high security needs,...

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Review: The iPhone X is the best phone for business, period.

Apple's new iPhone X sets the scene for the next decade of iPhone development with a host of futuristic technologies. While expensive, it is the best smartphone available today.

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Users review CA Release Automation and IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Developers and IT pros reveal their favorite features of two leading release automation tools, and where these tools fall short

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5 top Linux server distros: How to choose the right one

What you need to know to choose among Ubuntu LTS, Oracle Linux, Fedora Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Enterprise Server

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Review: Google’s Pixel 2 phone is the smart (and safe) choice for biz

The new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL offer a perfect showcase for Android Oreo and the Google Assistant — and for businesses, the peace of mind that comes with prompt OS updates.

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Review: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from A to Zzzzzzzz

The latest version of Windows 10 won’t shake your world, and that’s okay. The good news? Security, OneDrive and Cortana all get useful enhancements.

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best machine learning tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for machine learning and deep learning

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for large-scale search, SQL, NoSQL, and streaming analytics

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

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