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  • Cisco bolsters branch switches, routers

    Cisco Tuesday announced a doubly powerful Catalyst Ethernet switch, a condensed edge router and a slew of other new and enhanced products designed to help companies extend more powerful networking services to branch offices and beyond.

  • HP replaces its Cisco core

    Staying true to its <a href="https://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/041910-hp-3com-networking.html">word</a>, HP this week said it has replaced Cisco and other "non-HP" networking gear with its own in all six of its worldwide internal data centers.

  • IDC: Virtualization helps boost switch sales

    Ethernet switch revenue grew by 32.7 percent year-over-year during the second quarter, helped by the growing popularity of applications such as virtualization and voice over IP (Internet Protocol), according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Networks Tracker.

  • Time waits for no one: 'leap seconds' may be cut

    Sparking a fresh round of debate over an ongoing issue in time-keeping circles, the International Telecommunications Union is considering eliminating leap seconds from the time scale used by most computer systems, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

  • iPhone 4 accessories

    If you managed to get your hands on Apple's hotly anticipated iPhone 4, the next step may be to purchase a new set of accessories. The iPhone 4 features a new shape and design, preventing the smartphone from fitting into older iPhone docks and cases. It also has new capabilities like video calling, which could take advantage of new wireless networking equipment.

  • Cisco: Monster CRS-3 router paves way for more powerful 'Net

    Cisco Tuesday announced a major upgrade to its Internet core router, which is designed to serve as the foundation of the next-generation Internet and support growth of video transmission, mobile devices and new online services through this decade and beyond.

  • Juniper to integrate mobile networks and edge routers

    At next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Juniper Networks will launch products that integrate mobile networks into its MX 3D Universal Edge routers and let third party vendors integrate their applications into mobile networks.

  • D-Link issues fixes for router vulnerabilities

    Router manufacturer D-Link admitted Friday that some of its routers have a vulnerability that could allow hackers access to a device's administrative settings, but it has issued patches.

  • Juniper patches router-crashing bug

    Juniper Networks has issued seven security advisories for its products, including a fix for a nasty bug that could be used to crash the company's routers.

  • Alcatel-Lucent scales down services routers

    Alcatel-Lucent this week unveiled additions to its service router portfolio intended to address the requirements of smaller carriers and the remote points of presence of larger ones.

  • Cisco patches a dozen router bugs

    Cisco Systems has released its twice-yearly set of security patches for its router firmware, fixing 12 security flaws in the products.

  • Alcatel integrating network layers for efficiency

    Alcatel-Lucent on Wednesday set a course for tighter integration of the two main components of long-haul service-provider networks, saying it will help carriers streamline their infrastructure and run it more efficiently.

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