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March 03, 2014
The Brocade OpenFlow approach goes big, as the vendor adds version 1.3 support of the protocol to all its products.
February 14, 2014
Support for legacy Wi-Fi standards may be degrading WLAN performance. Wireless band steering can help allocate faster speeds to newer clients.
June 06, 2003
This chapter excerpt explains the layers of the OSI model, switching, TCP, UDP, and VRRP.
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Is UPnP secure enough for enterprise use? Network security expert Brad Casey assesses UPnP security risks and offers advice for mitigating the threat. Continue Reading
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