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  • Can SDN usher in better IT security?

    That software-defined networking (SDN) is a coming reality is starting to gain traction in IT security circles, with some vendors arguing it could lead to a level of interoperability in security largely missing at present.

    Written by Ellen Messmer30 Aug. 14 01:02
  • E-crime reporting format draws closer to a standard

    The Internet Engineering Task Force is close to approving a specification for a common format for reporting e-crime, a step taken to allow security experts to react faster to cybercrime.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk24 March 10 06:00
  • IETF turns introspective with new wiki

    The Internet Engineering Task Force has set up a wiki to document which of its standards were successful and why.

    Written by Joab Jackson05 Feb. 10 09:47
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  • An insider's guide to the private IPv4 market

    We've been hearing about the impending depletion of IPv4 addresses for years, but that day is finally upon us -- the free supply of IPv4 numbers in North America will be completely gone within a month or two.

    Written by Marc Lindsey, Janine Goodman28 May 15 04:35
  • Could Facebook be your next phone company?

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    Written by By Dean Manzoori, Masergy VP for Unified Communications21 March 15 08:23
  • iWARP update advances RDMA over Ethernet for data center and cloud networks

    The challenge for data center operators selecting a high performance transport technology for their network is striking the ideal balance between acquisition, deployment and management costs, and support for high performance capabilities such as the remote direct memory access (RDMA) protocol.

    Written by Wael Noureddine, David Fair11 Dec. 14 07:40