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Network heavy hitters to pool SDN efforts in OpenDaylight project

Software-defined networking, a set of technologies to help networks better adapt to user needs with less manual effort, may at last be getting the common foundation it has needed for interoperability and efficient development.

How to set up public Wi-Fi at your business

Offering free Wi-Fi can increase foot traffic and earn goodwill for your small business. Here's how to get started.

Is a 'bring your own support' movement killing the help desk?

A "bring your own support" movement is sprouting up within BYOD programs as employees become more self-sufficient. Is this a death knell for the IT help desk? One possible savior: an enterprise Genius Bar.

How (and why) to set up a VPN today

Investing in a good VPN is one of the smartest steps you can take toward improving your online privacy. We'll show you how to do it right.

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Researcher: Security appliances are riddled with serious vulnerabilities

The majority of email and Web gateways, firewalls, remote access servers, UTM (united threat management) systems and other security appliances have serious vulnerabilities, according to a security researcher who analyzed products from multiple vendors.

Video: How to secure your home Wi-Fi network

In this Tech Tip video, we'll show you how to do more than just set a password to restrict access to your Wi-Fi network.

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Virgin Atlantic loads up flights to carry half a terabyte of data

Virgin Atlantic is preparing for a significant increase in data as it embraces the Internet of things, with a new fleet of highly connected planes each expected to create over half a terabyte of data per flight.

iOS devices hobble Exchange servers when they sync

Microsoft and Apple recommend that businesses deny certain iPhones, iPads and iPods access to Calendar items.

Make way for faster, smarter, cloud-savvy networks

Networks are getting faster and smarter—and vendors are preparing a slew of new security cameras and media streamers. Meanwhile, squabbles continue about wireless standards.

13 events that defined Cisco in 2012

From software-defined networking challenges to killing Cius and corporate restricting moves, it was a busy year for Cisco.