Peer-to-peer network News
June 25, 2015
Juniper Networks has introduced a compact peering router aimed at service providers looking to speed up content delivery.
May 15, 2015
ICYMI: The ONOS Project and ONF says its SDN peering technology is a breakthrough; Cyan adds major vendors to SDN alliance.
September 25, 2014
SMB NAS vendors are integrating BitTorrent Sync as an optional add-on for authenticating file sharing between devices.
June 10, 2014
CryptoLocker's infrastructure may be down for now, but experts say the easy money that can be made from ransomware means it is here to stay.
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Windows Update for Business will ostensibly give IT administrators control over how and when Windows 10 devices receive updates, but details surrounding the service are sparse. Continue Reading
Content delivery networks, or CDNs, have been available since the '90s but have evolved to improve access to Internet-based video, business-critical applications and online transactions for customers using any kind of device. While CDNs still provide content distribution, aggregation and management, next-generation CDNs now offer critical capabilities like content optimization, improved security, CDN analytics, monitoring, digital rights management and video streaming.
The CDN market is predicted to grow dramatically. This three-part guide explains the technology's growing importance and how enterprises can benefit from its use. We look at the traditional uses of CDNs, the new missions CDN providers are taking on, and we compare its capabilities with traditional cloud services.
Understanding how CDN works with emerging technologies like software-defined networking and network functions virtualization is also important for networking professionals, especially when it comes to making multimedia content available via mobile connections.
This is vital information for network pros, whether they've yet to embrace content delivery networks or need to understand the latest capabilities.Continue Reading
A peer-to-peer botnet is a decentralized group of malware-compromised machines working together for an attacker’s purpose without their owners’ knowledge. Just as in the traditional botnet, which includes a command-and-control server, the bots are typically infected with a Trojan horse and are often used for sending spam or performing DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks. Continue Reading
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From avoiding censorship to avoiding government controls, the Hola app has simplified anonymous browsing for its clients. Continue Reading
Bitcoin 2.0 is fueling technology development and services. The block chain mechanisms that secure the Bitcoin network hold real promise for security. Continue Reading
The open source Pretty Easy Privacy project is a user interface that helps users secure communication channels. Expert Michael Cobb outlines how it works. Continue Reading
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How many nodes is enough for consensus? Who owns blockchain data? IBM blockchain expert Arvind Krishna addresses these and other burning blockchain issues in this SearchCIO tip. Continue Reading
A new approach to a P2P server infrastructure for Web applications is gaining recognition. Expert George Lawton provides an overview. Continue Reading
Bitcoin security may not be a top enterprise concern at the moment, but it may soon be. Michael Cobb explains how to ensure crypto-currency safety. Continue Reading
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A Web-based tool has exposed some serious Skype security concerns. Expert Michael Cobb discusses the options for organizations that rely on Skype. Continue Reading
How to combine the best of overlay and peer-to-peer VPNs. Continue Reading