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Aruba's top exec, large customers talk about Wi-Fi’s present and future at Atmosphere

Aruba kicked off its annual Atmosphere conference on Tuesday in Nashville with a keynote from CTO Keerti Melkote that featured CTOs and CIOs from several of the company’s most prominent customers.

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Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

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New products of the week 2.20.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and VMware.

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Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

Whether quantum computing is 10 years away -- or is already here -- it promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods.

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VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

VMware released a hotfix for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to change a hard-coded SSH key that could allow remote attackers to gain root access to the virtual appliance.

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Dell EMC aims for a converged, custom fit in an off-the-rack world

Dell EMC says converged systems are too rigid in their deployment options and has come up with an on-premises offering it calls Validated System for Virtualization.

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AT&T, IBM team up on FlexWare for virtual networks

AT&T and IBM said they have teamed up to offer more cloud networking services to businesses.

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Virtual assistant faceoff: Alexa, Cortana, Google Assistant and Siri

A lot can change in a year. Just ask Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistants. We posed the same questions to all four in the summer of 2015 and again in fall 2016, with notable...

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Xen Project patches serious virtual machine escape flaws

The Xen Project has fixed four vulnerabilities in its widely used virtualization software, two of which could allow malicious virtual machine administrators to take over host servers.

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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Behind the scenes of the VMworld hands-on labs

At VMworld, Network World's Brandon Butler gets a tour of the hands-on lab training areas to see what attendees learn from the experience.

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Hot products from VMWorld 2016

VMware has moved its domestic VMWorld conference to Las Vegas – and what better place than under the bright lights of the strip to talk about the latest in virtualization, SDN, containers, hyperconverged infrastructure and mobile...

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8 cool “habitable” planets

Goldilocks?Image by NASAWith the discovery of a possibly habitable Earth-sized orbiting around our own nearest star some four light-years in the distance, we thought we’d take a look at some of the other potential Goldilocks planets...

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VR, machine learning drive tech job market

Demand for virtual reality experts and machine learning engineers is spiking as enterprise adoption of these technologies grows.

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PowerShell for Linux makes it easier to mix clients, servers and clouds

Multiple platforms are now the norm for IT infrastructure. To address that Microsoft is bringing its key configuration tools to Linux and Mac OS to make it easier for customers and partners to handle their workloads, which also...

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Parallels Desktop 12 brings Windows and Xbox to macOS

Performance, memory handling many useful improvements for the new edition of the popular virtualization software for Mac

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NASA $1M contest intent on sending robots to Mars

NASA engineers want humanoid robots to help astronauts living and working on Mars to help build habitats, grow food and make potable water.

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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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