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Computing networks are collections of hardware and information networks connected to one another by wire, wireless, cable, fiber, Internet or other means. Typical purpose-built uses include local-area networks (LAN) wide-area networks (WAN) and storage-area networks (SAN).


Data ProtectionFrom the technology (firewalls, anti-virus, etc.) to the staffing requirements, many small businesses need this simple reality check to take a stronger data protection stance against data breaches.
SecurityTargeting of the Domain Name System (DNS) by cybercriminals is on the rise, yet it’s also one of the most overlooked areas when IT teams build their defenses.
NewsThe network security sandbox market—which barely existed a few years ago—is set to grow “immensely” as advanced persistent threats (APTs) create a need for a behavioral approach to detecting malware, according to new research.
NewsUCLA Health has suffered a cyber-attack that it presently believes could affect up to 4.5 million individuals.
BlogHyper-convergent systems are a natural evolution of the traditional IT infrastructure, which is usually composed of operational silos (computing, storage, network) catering to specific business needs. The relatively new concept of hyper-convergence combines two or more of these components of infrastructure as a solution: an appliance combining server + storage + network in a box.
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NewsNine years after The 9/11 Commission Report recommended better communications between emergency response agencies like police departments, there are still no federal standards in place.
NewsAs Hewlett-Packard Co. prepares to break itself in two, the company is embarking on an ambitious plan to boost its share of the $38 billion networking market dominated by Cisco Systems Inc.
NewsThe Federal Communications Commission’s long-awaited rules to ensure Internet openness take effect today. Whether you’re a casual Web user or a so-called “cord cutter” who’s ditched pay-TV service in favor of streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu, here’s how the regulations might affect you.
NewsCisco Systems Inc.’s incoming Chief Executive Officer Chuck Robbins unveiled his management team, including replacements for Chief Technology Officer Padmasree Warrior and Edzard Overbeek, senior vice president of services.
NewsForty-five percent of North American businesses intend to increase their spending on software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) over the next two years, according to new survey results.
NewsHewlett-Packard Co. reported fiscal second-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates as corporate spending on servers picked up ahead of the computer maker’s planned separation into two companies.
NewsAs the John Chambers era draws to a close at Cisco Systems, that company and its rivals (IBM, HP, Dell & Oracle), each is struggling to sell to customers more interested in software and cheap components than soaring rhetoric and broad product lines.
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