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...
How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Enterprises unaware of the role IPv6 plays on remote users’ devices run the risk that these machines might access banned sites despite using VPNs that are meant to restrict...
Linux sudo flaw can lead to unauthorized privileges

Linux sudo flaw can lead to unauthorized privileges

A newly discovered and serious flaw in the sudo command can, if exploited, enable users to run commands as root in spite of the fact that the syntax of...
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...
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,...
Cisco: 13 IOS, IOS XE security flaws you should patch now

Cisco: 13 IOS, IOS XE security flaws you should patch now

Cisco this week warned its IOS and IOS XE customers of 13 vulnerabilities in the operating system software they should patch as soon as possible.All of the vulnerabilities –...
VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN | ITworld

VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN | ITworld

SAN FRANCISCO –  VMware teamed with Dell/EMC this week to deliver an SD-WAN service that promises to greatly simplify setting up and supporting wide-area-network connectivity.The Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution...

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Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista this week rolled out software it hopes will help customers more easily fuse enterprise-class networking with on-premises and hybrid-cloud services.The company rolled out...
Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki has introduced new hardware and software the company says will help customers more effectively support and secure a wide variety of distributed...
VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware is moving quickly to meld its recently purchased Carbon Black technology across its product lines with an eye toward helping users protect their...