A recap of the previous month’s notable tech news items, blog posts, white papers, video, events, etc. For the week ending Friday, May 30, 2014.

 

News

 

AANPM: the new $1bn acronym in network management

What we need to know about Application Aware Network performance Management (AANPM) otherwise known as Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD).

 

EE 4G "is starting to slow down"

EE's 4G performance is starting to suffer as more people join its network, according to network monitoring firm RootMetrics.

 

Cisco's Chambers tells Obama that NSA surveillance impacts U.S. technology sales

Cisco Systems’ CEO John Chambers has written to U.S. President Barack Obama, asking for his intervention so that U.S. technology sales are not affected by a loss in trust as a result of reports of surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.

 

Heartbleed Bug, One Month Later

The Heartbleed Bug after one month has affected hundreds of thousands of servers. Android and devices are still prone to the Heartbleed bug.

 

 

Blogger Exploits

 

Are the Internet of Things (IoT) & Internet of Everything (IoE) the Same Thing?

For quite some time, Cisco and Qualcomm have used the term Internet of Everything (IoE) to describe what almost everyone else refers to as the Internet of Things (IoT).

 

DDoS attacks using SNMP amplification on the rise

Attackers are increasingly abusing devices configured to publicly respond to SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) requests over the Internet to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks.

 

SDN in Early Stages While Video Conferencing Goes Mainstream

Findings from Network Instruments' Seventh Annual State of the Network Global Study, in which 241 network engineers and managers were surveyed.

 

BYOD 'bill of rights' could allay security fears

A BYOD Bill of Rights has been proposed in a bid to protect both employees' privacy and business security.

 

 

Webinars & Podcasts

 

Connecting VMware to the Network

The nature of the “VMware vSwitch” and how it’s advanced patch panel capabilities can be integrated with the physical network.

 

Food for Thought

 

What SDN Could Mean for Networking Careers in One Picture – The Peering Introvert, Ethan Banks

 

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