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Cisco Buys Startup To Increase Data Center Muscle

Cisco just bulked up a little in data center software muscle. The networking giant said Tuesday that it plans to buy a small San Jose startup, ContainerX, for an undisclosed amount. The startup has eight employees, some of whom previously worked at big enterprise technology companies like VMware, Microsoft and

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Computer Network Crash Cause Identified By Delta

Delta Air Lines said Tuesday that an internal problem, not the loss of power from a local utility, was to blame for the disruption that caused hundreds of flight cancellations and delayed tens of thousands of travelers Monday. Delta initially pointed to a loss of electricity from

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Check These 9 Things After Installing Wireless Access Points

Whether you’re upgrading equipment or building out a whole new Wi-Fi network, use this checklist to make sure everything’s shipshape before you let users connect. After all the work of performing a Wi-Fi site survey, running cable to key locations in the building and hooking up your access points, you might be

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Trade Panel Rules For Cisco

Trade panel rules for Cisco, upholds ban on Arista switches. An import ban on Arista Networks’ Ethernet switches that was implemented in June has been upheld, Reuters reports. The ruling also prevents the sale of domestic supplies of the imported products. The U.S. International Trade Commission upheld the

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Programmable network routers

New design should enable much more flexible traffic management, without sacrificing speed. Like all data networks, the networks that connect servers in giant server farms, or servers and workstations in large organizations, are prone to congestion. When network traffic is heavy, packets of data can get backed up at