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July 01, 2021
AT&T will move its 5G services to Microsoft's Azure cloud. The move provides Microsoft with a critical 5G customer while AT&T cuts costs and gains scalability.
June 11, 2021
The latest DNA Center upgrade simplifies deploying the campus network controller and scaling the platform to handle more endpoints. Cisco plans to release it in mid-June.
May 14, 2021
Cisco's acquisitions, announced this week, would improve event hosting in Webex, boost network speeds for 5G, and enhance its security platform. Deal terms were not released.
May 13, 2021
Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef said every Wi-Fi device is impacted by at least one of the 12 vulnerabilities, and most devices are vulnerable to several of the flaws.
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