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Microsoft: Businesses should start preparing to get rid of SMB1

Organizations should start planning to get rid of SMB1 if they have not already done so, says Microsoft.

Spotlight: Get smarter about software to make SDN and UC pairing a reality

As enterprises continue to explore the potential benefits of software-defined networking, one area that is piquing the interest of some is how SDN could improve unified communications.

To get ready for IPv6, start by testing in the lab

IPv6 isn't exactly a new protocol at this point, as it has been deployed in some fashion for more than 15 years. However, within the enterprises, it's a protocol that is fashionably late to the party.

HP campus networking solution aims to simplify network management with SDN

One of the first announcements out of Interop Las Vegas comes from HP, which announced a new campus networking solution meant to simplify large enterprise networks while also providing a software-defined networking foundation.

Box courts enterprises with Box Developer Edition

Box courts enterprises with the ability to easily create custom apps on its cloud platform without requiring users to have a Box account.

Spotlight: Extreme Networks appoints new CEO

High-performance networking vendor Extreme Networks has appointed a new CEO following the resignation of Chuck Berger.

Avaya expands SDN, IoT strategies with new stackable switch line

Avaya is rounding out its software-defined networking and Internet of Things strategies a bit more with the release of new stackable switches.

Legacy enterprise WAN creating missed opportunities for businesses

Agile IT is a top-of-mind concern for businesses and IT organizations, but according to one analyst, the network--particularly the wide area network (WAN)--has fallen so far behind that it's actually causing some businesses to miss opportunities.

IBM sees revenues fall for 12th consecutive quarter

Revenue woes continue for Big Blue, as IBM reported a 12 percent drop in the last quarter--what now makes 12 consecutive quarters of declining revenues.

News Scan: Microsoft, Yahoo add opt-out clause to search deal; Healthcare the overwhelming favorite hacker target; More

The top news stories for April 21, 2015.