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The Evolution of Wi-Fi 6
Jan 13, 2020
Almost every smartphone can connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi, and all modern laptops connect through Wi-Fi (since they do not have a RJ45 Ethernet port). The current version of Wi-Fi is called 802.11ac. Wi-Fi...
Breaking Down Load Balancers
Dec 19, 2019
Modern Internet infrastructure requires multiple computers to serve a website or web application reliably around the globe, but each of these computers has a different external IP address. While this would not...
Why is the Switch to IPv6 Important?
Dec 5, 2019
Computers talk to other computers all the time, but how can they tell who is who? This is where IP addresses come in. Each computer on a network receives an IP address, which can be thought as the unique name...
What Is BGP Anycast and Where Is It Used?
Aug 19, 2019
BGP Anycast is a networking technique that allows different servers to share the same IP address. The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a protocol which is used to determine the fastest path in which data will...