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Juniper, Dell, Brocade, Alcatel-Lucent: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Part 3 in our series comparing vendors' SDN approaches.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/18/2014
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Satellite Communications Wide Open To Hackers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
Satellite terminals widely used in transportation, military, and industrial plants contain backdoors, hardcoded credentials, weak encryption algorithms, and other design flaws, a new report says.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/17/2014
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11 Heartbleed Facts: Vulnerability Discovery, Mitigation Continue
Mathew J. Schwartz,
News
Millions of websites, applications from Cisco and VMware, Google Play apps, as well as millions of Android devices are vulnerable -- and the list keeps growing.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 4/17/2014
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Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/17/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Build Cost Examined
Eric Zeman,
News
Samsung calls early sales brisk for new smartphone, which costs $256 to build. By comparison, 32-GB iPhone 5s costs Apple $207 to manufacture.
By Eric Zeman , 4/16/2014
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Heartbleed's Intranet & VPN Connection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
How the game-changing crypto bug affects internal servers, clients, and VPN networks -- and what to do about it.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/14/2014
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Data Protection In Internet Of Things Era
Steven Kester, Director of Government Affairs, N. America, Advanced Micro Devices
Commentary
The Internet of Things brings an explosion of data, along with security and privacy concerns. We need IoT rules of the road.
By Steven Kester and Stephen Pattison , 4/14/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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Iranian-Based Cyberattack Activity On The Rise, Mandiant Report Says
Brian Prince, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
New report details the rise of suspected Iranian and Syrian-based cyber-attacks.
By Brian Prince Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/11/2014
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Free Heartbleed-Checker Released for Firefox Browser
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
Browser plug-ins arrive for Firefox and Chrome that scan websites for Heartbleed risk
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/11/2014
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Windows XP Alive & Well in ICS/SCADA Networks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
End-of-life for XP support not raising many red flags in critical infrastructure environments, where patching is the exception.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/10/2014
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Heartbleed Will Go On Even After The Updates
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
News
What's next now that the mindset is 'assume the worst has already occurred?'
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/10/2014
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Heartbleed: Making The Case For SDN
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Software-defined networking technology could help protect against vulnerabilities like Heartbleed. It's time to develop a more mature SDN option.
By Lori MacVittie , 4/10/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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Internet Of Things Goes Home
Frank Gillett,
Commentary
The "connected home" is becoming a reality thanks to improved broadband networks and mobile apps. Here's a rundown of how our homes are getting smarter.
By Frank Gillett , 4/9/2014
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Commodity Switches Test Cisco's Mettle
Sam Masud, Industry Analyst & Editor
Commentary
Long the networking giant, Cisco now faces threats from all sides in the form of open-source options produced by vendors including Arista, Cumulus, and Pica8.
By Sam Masud Industry Analyst & Editor, 4/8/2014
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VMware's Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way
Susan Fogarty,
News
The true benefits from network virtualization come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about vendors' SDN products, according to the CTO.
By Susan Fogarty , 4/8/2014
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Bluetooth Wants Its Bite Of Big Data
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Bluetooth's low-energy implementation makes the ubiquitous wireless technology ideal for the Internet of Things' data-swapping ways, says Bluetooth backer.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/8/2014
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Cisco CIO Talks SDN, OpenStack & IT Challenges
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Rebecca Jacoby spoke with editors at Interop about Cisco’s internal IT operations, including ACI adoption and the appeal of OpenStack.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 4/8/2014
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