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Pure Storage CEO on all-flash data centers and the cloud

CEO Charlie Giancarlo discusses how data-centric storage can boost application performance and how Pure Storage's subscription agreements promise infrastructure upgrades without downtime.

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Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

Cisco's fiscal year 2018 results say deferred product revenue related to recurring software and subscription offers increased 23 percent over 2017.

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Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

Cisco and Arista agreed to settle their years-long legal battle, with Arista paying Cisco $400 million, which will result in the dismissal of all pending district court and International Trade Commission litigation between the...

Cisco upgrade enables SD-WAN in 1M+ ISR/ASR routers

Cisco took a giant step toward making SD-WAN features ubiquitous across its communication products by adding Viptela SD-WAN technology to the IOS XE software that runs its core ISR/ASR routers.

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Network World: Edge, Intent-based networking are all the rage; IT networking budgets rise

Network World 8th annual State of the Network survey looks at high-priority SDN, IBN, SD-WAN, network-security trends.

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Google, Cisco amp-up enterprise cloud integration

Cisco and Google last October teamed up to develop a Kubernetes, hybrid cloud offering. Kubernetes, originally designed by Google, is an open-source-based system for developing and orchestrating containerized applications.

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Multi-cloud monitoring keeps Q2 integrated operations center humming

Q2 used to be a .Net shop with a traditional three-tier architecture and SQL backend. Now it’s transitioned to an open-source microservices architecture enabled by container technologies.

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Happy Amazon Crash Day

On Prime Day, one of the biggest shopping days of the year for Amazon.com, the company’s website timed out intermittently for hours.

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What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.

10 hot SD-WAN startups to watch

Giant vendors such as AT&T, Cisco, Citrix and VMware carry influence in SD-WAN, but these 10 startups are making a name for themselves.

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IBM ends China's 5-year reign atop supercomputer rankings

IBM 'Summit' winning the title of world's fastest supercomputer and a scandal in Japan shake up the Top500 supercomputer rankings.

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Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

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HPE adds GreenLake Hybrid Cloud to enterprise service offerings

With its new GreenLake Hybrid Cloud offering, HPE's message to the enterprise is simple: Your cloud, your way.

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Cisco’s David Goeckeler talks security, networking, software and SD-WAN outlook

Goeckeler, Cisco executive vice president and general manager, masterminds the company’s network and security strategy which now features ever more emphasis on software.

Cisco makes SD-WAN integration a top priority

After acquiring Viptela last year for its SD-WAN technology, Cisco says integration of the technology is progressing with plans to integrate it into Cisco’s DNA Center.

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Cisco opens DNA Center network control and management software to the DevOps masses

Opening up Cisco DNA Center's network controller, assurance, automation and analytics platform to developers holds the promise of customers building strategic network applications.

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Cisco developer push yields 500,000 DevNet members working on programmable networks

Cisco’s developer program, DevNet, is on a hot streak. Speaking at Cisco Live 2018, DevNet CTO Susie Wee said the group, which was founded in 2014, now has 500,000 registered members. DevNet includes curated list of sample code,...

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IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

CIOs and data center managers who run large hybrid clouds worldwide have a greater chance of hearing IBM knock on their doors in the next few months.

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Summit: How IBM and Oak Ridge laboratory are changing supercomputing

The team designing Oak Ridge National Laboratory's new Summit supercomputer - set to become the fastest on the planet - correctly predicted the rise of data-centric computing, but its builders couldn't forecast how bad weather would...

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Network-intelligence platforms, cloud fuel a run on faster Ethernet

At 45 years old, Ethernet, the ubiquitous networking technology, is having a banner year in the data center where in the first quarter alone it's recorded the strongest year-over-year revenue growth in more than five years, and 100G...

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