Sunday, October 2

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Cisco Equips Service Provider Partners with New Managed Services Offering for Webex
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Cisco Equips Service Provider Partners with New Managed Services Offering for Webex

Wholesale Route-to-Market (RTM) enables partners to deliver managed services to meet the needs of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) through co-branded offers Single contract with Service Provider partners enables them to extend Webex voice, video and collaboration technology, and provides support and resources to add value to SMB customer offerings This Wholesale business model features multiple packages that harness the capabilities of the Webex Suite Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has launched a new Webex Wholesale Route-to-Market (RTM) for Service Provider partners to address the evolving needs of SMBs. The new sales model includes a single commercial agreement with each partner and a self-service platform for Service Providers to deliver managed services for Webex, as ...
Skywire Networks Partners with Connectbase to Deliver High Speed Connectivity Across NYC’s Most Underserved Areas
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Skywire Networks Partners with Connectbase to Deliver High Speed Connectivity Across NYC’s Most Underserved Areas

Connectbase's service provider ecosystem now has access to Skywire's SLA-backed, multi-gig, fixed wireless solution to reach formerly unreachable customers and revenue streams Connectbase, The Industry Cloud for Connectivity, announces that Skywire Networks, one of the fastest growing internet providers in New York City, is now a part of The Connected World platform, Connectbase's SaaS-based platform for connectivity buyers and sellers. As a member of The Connected World ecosystem, users will now have complete visibility into Skywire Networks' more than 2,000 lit and more than 100,000 near-net NYC buildings to quickly and cost-effectively complete their connectivity queries and orders. Critically, as a provider of SLA-backed, multi-gig, fixed wireless services, Skywire will be instrumenta...
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What the Heck are Botnets?

"A botnet is comparable to compulsory military service for windows boxes" - Stromberg (http://project.honeynet.org/papers/bots/) Botnets are networks of computers that hackers have infected and grouped together under their control to propagate viruses, send illegal spam, and carry out attacks that cause web sites to crash. What makes botnets exceedingly bad is the difficulty in tracing them back to their creators as well as the ever-increasing use of them in extortion schemes. How are they used in extortion schemes? Imagine someone sending you messages to either pay up or see your web site crash. This scenario is starting to replay itself over and over again. Botnets can consist of thousands of compromised machines. With such a large network, botnets can use Distributed denial-of-servic...
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Government of Canada invests over $1,075,000 to bring high-speed Internet to more than 625 households in Newfoundland and Labrador

Residents of rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we live, work, learn and do business, and now more than ever, Canadians across the country need reliable high-speed Internet to access services, supports and opportunities. Through the Universal Broadband Fund's (UBF) Rapid Response Stream, the Government of Canada is taking immediate action to get people living in rural and remote communities connected to high-speed Internet. Today, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, announced $1,079,430 in funding to bring high-speed Internet to 625 rural households in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding will be allocated as follows: $286,155 for a Be...