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8 essential features you need in a business router

It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff with these core features.

The next home-networking revolution will be wired

This is not yesterday's clunky ethernet, nor today's flaky wireless. The new HDBaseT standard uses just one cable for all data and power.


Popular home routers contain critical security vulnerabilities

Thirteen popular home and small office routers contain security problems that could allow a hacker to snoop or modify network traffic, according to new research.

SDNs aren't just for data center networks

Google is using OpenFlow to interconnect data center over a WAN, and startup Glue Networks is targeting Cisco's installed base of WAN routers as a sweet spot for its SDN WAN offerings.

PARC spin-out launches Kickstarter campaign to disrupt home networking market

PowerCloud Systems is looking to Kickstarter to bring its Skydog home network system with a cloud-managed Wi-Fi router to market.


Juniper to unveil new advanced switch, promises networking improvements

SDNs are a way to make networks more programmable through software so that they can be reconfigured quickly and functionally extended more easily.

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Linksys brand name survives as Belkin takes over from Cisco

Belkin has completed its acquisition of Linksys and will keep the longtime home networking company's brand, products, and support channels.

Belkin finalizes Linksys acquisition

It’s official: Belkin announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Cisco’s Linksys division.


Engenius announces new lineup of outdoor Wi-Fi access points and bridges

Engenius to ship inexpensive weatherized bridges and access points.

Meet 60GHz Wi-Fi, the insanely fast future of wireless networking

New wireless networks operating in the 60GHz spectrum will be capable of multi-gigabit ethernet.