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CenturyLink introduces Managed Hybrid SD-WAN offering

July 25, 2017

CenturyLink, Inc.  today announced the availability of  Managed Hybrid SD-WAN offerings, which it said are WAN packages that leverage software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) technology to integrate and optimize traffic flow across both broadband internet connections and private MPLS networks. According

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IBM X-Force Red launches new services for automotive industry and IoT

July 24, 2017

IBM Security today announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focused on automotive security and the Internet of Things (IoT). The new services will be delivered via a team of IBM X-Force Red researchers focused on testing

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NetScout integrates ISNG with Arbor Networks

July 24, 2017

NetScout Systems Inc. today, today announced the integration between its real-time information platform, ISNG, and its network threat analysis offering, Arbor Networks Spectrum. “Using a common, shared data source will also promote smooth collaboration between the network and security teams,”

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Berk-Tek launches PoE optimized LANmark-IP cable

July 18, 2017

Berk-Tek, a Nexans Company, and manufacturer of network infrastructure offerings, has announced the release of a new cable it said is designed for PoE applications with low bandwidth requirements. “Today, there are more than 100 million devices effectively powered with

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Belden adds pre-loaded patch panels to REVConnect

July 18, 2017

Belden Inc., has launched the new REVConnect preloaded patch panels, which it said will support faster deployment in enterprise networks. Designed based on feedback from installers and end-users about what they need most in a preloaded patch panel, it allows

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General Cable board of directors open to selling the company

July 16, 2017

General Cable Corp. announced today that its board of directors has initiated a review of “strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value,” including a potential sale of the company. To that end, it has engaged J.P. Morgan Securities LLC as financial

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OpenText launches new AI offering, takes aim at Watson

July 11, 2017

Enterprise Information Management (EIM) vendor OpenText today announced the availability of OpenText Magellan, the company’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform that it said combines open source machine learning with advanced analysis and the capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze

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Caribbean nations to gain from build of new optic subsea system

July 11, 2017

Deep Blue Cable, the developer, owner and operator of a subsea fiber-optic system providing connectivity across the Caribbean islands and to the Americas, has contracted with TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, to build and deploy the Deep Blue

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Toronto named as site of next two BICSI conferences

July 7, 2017

BICSI has selected Toronto as the location for its 2019 and 2021 BICSI Conference & Exhibition. The dates will be as follows: *2019 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition; April 8-11, 2019, Toronto Congress Centre *2021 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition;

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Evolved Intelligence highlights 5G security concerns

July 4, 2017

At the recent Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, network signalling security vendor Evolved Intelligence warned that operators racing to deploy 5G services in time for the Winter Olympic Games in 2018 were in danger of forgetting the security lessons of