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Cisco Systems is the undisputed leader in the networking space, but HP has acquired 3Com in an effort to close the gap. In addition, Juniper Networks is a strong No. 2 to Cisco among telecommunication firms and enterprises. With video consumption set to explode, networking requirements will boom too.

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Global online population hits 3 billion: ITU

Global online population hits 3 billion: ITU

There are now more than 3 billion people online globally, with two-thirds of all people with internet access now living in the developing world, according to new research by the United Nations agency charged with improving the world's access to IT infrastructure.

published November 24, 2014 by

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Google Glass Policy

The introduction of Google Glass means that it's only a matter of time before employees bring them into the workplace. Use Tech Pro Research's Google Glass Policy to help create guidelines for your organization. Google...

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A year in cybersecurity and cybercrime: 2012 review

A year in cybersecurity and cybercrime: 2012 review

During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.

published November 16, 2012 by

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Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Hack In The Box 2012 Malaysia: Like No Other

Controversial Global hacking conference Hack In The Box just celebrated its ten-year mark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event attracted hackers from all over the world and company participants that included Google, Mozilla, Microsoft, Amazon, sponsor 'friends' such as Megaupload, and many more.

published October 16, 2012 by

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Virgin's Wi-Fi on the Tube: How good is it?

Virgin's Wi-Fi on the Tube: How good is it?

Six London Underground stations now have free Wi-Fi access for the summer, provided by Virgin Media. ZDNet UK went down in the Tube stations at midday to find out whether the service works and what kind of speeds can you expect

published June 11, 2012 by

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Hands on with London's first 4G service

Hands on with London's first 4G service

UK Broadband plans to start selling its 4G service to homes and businesses in Southwark next week. ZDNet UK put the TD-LTE network through its paces to find out whether it can deliver the typical 40Mbps speeds it promises

published May 2, 2012 by

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Inside an Icelandic datacentre

Inside an Icelandic datacentre

ZDNet UK visited Iceland to see how a 100-percent renewable energy-powered free-cooled datacentre fared using Colt's modular design in Iceland's remote, chilly climate

published March 17, 2012 by

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The Future Of… Airplane Service

Virgin America is trying to take airplane service to new heights by creating on-board features that cater to the techie in all of us, whether it's texting a fellow passenger from your seatback, choosing food through an online ordering system, or connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot 35,000 feet in the air. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reveals the innovations that could improve your next flight.

published March 18, 2010 by

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The Future Of...Thermostats

The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.

published February 16, 2010 by

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Apple introduces the iPad

At an Apple press event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPad. The new mobile device is a half-inch thin and weighs 1.5 pounds. It's powered with a 1GHz Apple A4 chip and comes with 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The new device plays movies, music, TV shows, and acts as an e-reader. It will cost $499 for the 16GB version.

published January 27, 2010 by

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HP CEO: The challenges of cloud computing

At the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla., HP CEO Mark Hurd talks about how the company plans to layer cloud services on its infrastructure in the future. However, with more than 1,000 hacks a day, security creates an important need on differentiating what they put in public versus private clouds. "We wouldn’t put anything material in nature outside the firewall," Hurd says.

published October 21, 2009 by

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Shadman Zafar, CIO, Verizon Telecom

Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about the company’s promise to deliver the Internet to television with its new Fios platform. The service will include social media widgets like Facebook and Twitter. Zafar describes the company’s approach to innovating in an economic downturn and where he stands on the net neutrality debate in Washington.

published October 21, 2009 by

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Aastra 9133i

Aastra 9133i

The Aastra 9133i isn't the most visually appealing VoIP phone. However, it does have a lot of features and a large number of buttons providing easy access to those features.

published October 4, 2006 by

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LinkSys SPA941

LinkSys SPA941

The LinkSys SPA941 has some excellent usability features and is also a very attractive VoIP phone, although these good looks come at a premium price.

published October 4, 2006 by

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Polycom SoundPoint IP 301

Polycom SoundPoint IP 301

The slightly unusual styling of the Polycom SoundPoint IP 301 is likely to polarise opinion. The use of soft keys makes menu navigation easy, although sometimes nested paths make it a bit tedious. Keypad buttons are a bit small.

published October 4, 2006 by

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Polycom Communicator

Polycom Communicator

Polycom's Skype-orientated Communicator has its uses, but is unlikely to have a general application where it adds real value compared to alternative solutions.

published July 18, 2006 by

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iBurst Wireless Card

iBurst Wireless Card

iBurst is a superb wireless broadband solution that's highly useful for the mobile business user, but users who don't require portability will likely find its price to be a deal breaker.

published April 9, 2006 by

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Elmeg IP290 VoIP Phone

Elmeg IP290 VoIP Phone

More suited to the medium-sized business with lots of phone activity rather than the occasional call, the IP290 allows you to grow into it. It's a solid piece of kit that will need little, if any, training to use.

published February 7, 2006 by

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Unwired Wireless Card

Unwired Wireless Card

While the speed and pricing plans make it appealing for those who aren't deskbound, Unwired's Wireless Card is cruelled by the lack of true mobility and the Sydney-only coverage, which itself is undeniably patchy.

published January 2, 2006 by

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Vodafone Mobile Connect

Vodafone Mobile Connect

Aggressive pricing, a slice of speed-boosting tech and a tempting 'unlimited' downloads plan puts Vodafone in pole position in the race for 3G datacard customers.

published December 18, 2005 by

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Acer Aspire 9504

Acer Aspire 9504

Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.

published November 27, 2005 by

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