Category: Networking

Expert Networking Advice for People Who Hate Small Talk

Like flossing or frequent oil changes, networking is one of those non-negotiable adulting tasks we all admittedly neglect more than we should. The term itself is anxiety-inducing (it involves small talk with a stranger after all), yet connecting with colleagues and potential mentors is instrumental to long-term career advancement. “Networking gives relationship-building a bad name, but it’s really about

Google expands networking, migration portfolio to drive hybrid cloud adoption

Google on Tuesday announced a series of tools for organizations adopting hybrid and multi-cloud strategy, including a new service in beta for migrating VMs from Microsoft Azure. Google is also expanding its networking portfolio for companies that are modernizing their applications. First, Migrate for Compute Engine is expanding to enable companies to migrate virtual machines directly out

Cisco betting big on WiFi 6, 5G, multicloud and other networking tech

KOCHI: US-based network and connectivity major Cisco on Tuesday said that it is betting big on five components of technologies which include intent-based networking, multicloud, WiFi 6, 5Gand security. “Technologies like WiFi 6 are going to play an important role as VoWiFi(voice-over-WiFi) proliferates,” said Anand Bhaskar, MD, service provider sales, Cisco India & SAARC. He added that while WiFi 6 will

Networking & Operating Systems, Security and Programming the most in-demand training topics: Skillsoft

Skillsoft unveiled Tech Learning Consumption Trends: A Skillsoft Signals Research Report. The report found Networking & Operating Systems, Security and Programming training are in the highest demand among technology and developer professionals. The Skillsoft Signals report also revealed that technology professionals prefer micro-learning and that video is their preferred learning modality, followed by books and

A social-networking website for student travelers

One Harvard student found a place to crash for a few days in Athens. Another met a Columbia student in China, and the two explored parts of Chengdu together. A third planned her trip to Brussels with tips she got from other peers: where to find the best frites and Belgian chocolates, and key phone

Huawei allegedly developed a spy-friendly phone network for North Korea

If Huawei was hoping to mend its reputation in the wake of the de facto US ban, it’s about to be disappointed. The Washington Post and 38 North have published joint reports indicating that Huawei helped build Koryolink, North Korea’s highly restrictive cellphone network that went live in 2008. According to documents, Huawei partnered with China’s state-owned Panda International Information Technology

5G Network: How It Works, and Is It Dangerous?

With 5G, mobile devices will be able to send and receive information in less than one-thousandth of a second, appearing instantaneous to the user. Credit: Shutterstock The fifth generation of cellular technology, 5G, is the next great leap in speed for wireless devices. This speed includes both the rate mobile users can download data to

An Acquisition Molds Extreme Networks Into a Cloud Leader

In the world of computer networking, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is the 800-pound gorilla, but Extreme Networks (NASDAQ:EXTR) is taking a step toward building its own scale to challenge its larger rivals. Last month, Extreme Networks announced it would acquire Aerohive Networks(NYSE:HIVE) for $272 million in an all-cash deal. Once completed, this acquisition will mold the combined company into a top-three cloud networking company

HOW VIRTUAL NETWORKING CHANGES WHEN YOU ADOPT VMM

One of the things that a lot of administrators seem to really like about Hyper-V is its relative simplicity, especially when compared to some of the competing hypervisors. Perhaps nowhere is this simplicity more evident than in Hyper-V’s support for virtual networking. Natively, Hyper-V’s virtual networking capabilities center around one or more virtual switches. Hyper-V supports three