Network pros react to new Cisco certification curriculum

Network pros react to new Cisco certification curriculum

Software skills are set to play a more prominent role in Cisco’s network engineering curriculum. The company is launching a new coding-focused certification track, as well as giving its...
10 things to know about Cisco's certification overhaul

10 things to know about Cisco’s certification overhaul

Cisco’s network certification lineup is set for a major overhaul. The company is adding a new coding-focused track to its offerings, and it's continuing to streamline its core designations: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA),...
Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

While 5G deployments are nascent, Cisco says it expects rapid future development of the mobile technology will be expand industrial IoT use cases.The IIoT includes a broad range of...
Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming is a technique that focuses a wireless signal towards a specific receiving device, rather than having the signal spread in all directions from a broadcast antenna, as it...
10 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

10 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Data-hungry technology trends such as IoT, smart vehicles, drone deliveries, smart cities and Industry 4.0 are increasing the demand for fast, always-on edge computing. One solution that has emerged...
VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint-security vendor Carbon Black and in the process created a new security business unit that will target cybersecurity and...
Early adopter finds SD-WAN yields better management, costs, uptime

Early adopter finds SD-WAN yields better management, costs, uptime

Managing the Wide Area Network (WAN) for Redmond Inc., a supplier of industrial and commercial products – from salt that’s used to protect winter roadways to organic dairy products...
Cisco spreads ACI to Microsoft Azure, multicloud and SD-WAN environments

Cisco spreads ACI to Microsoft Azure, multicloud and SD-WAN environments

Cisco is significantly spreading its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology to help customers grow and control hybrid, multicloud and SD-WAN environments. ACI is Cisco’s flagship software-defined networking (SDN) data-center package,...
Best mesh Wi-Fi routers 2019: Reviews and buying advice

Best Wi-Fi routers 2019: Reviews and buying advice

A great wireless router is an essential element of tech life, whether you’re building out a smart home or you just want the best experience streaming music and video...
Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nmap, the open-source network mapping tool that became the standard used by many IT professionals, but that can be a bit much...

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Cisco issues critical security warning for IOS XE REST API container

Cisco issues critical security warning for IOS XE REST API container

Cisco this week said it issued a software update to address a vulnerability in its Cisco REST API virtual service container for Cisco IOS...
Aruba rounds out edge-to-cloud strategy

Aruba rounds out edge-to-cloud strategy

Aruba has expanded its switch portfolio to include new software and switches that bring the company’s automation and software intelligence to campus networks.The HPE...
Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

Gartner: 10 infrastructure trends you need to know

ORLANDO – Corporate network infrastructure is only going to get more  involved  over the next two to three years as automation, network challenges and...