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VMware targets cloud and container networking with latest NSX-T launch

VMware today released a new version of its NSX virtual networking software that aims to make it easier to manage network requirements of cloud-native and application container-based applications. The move represents the latest example...

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Why 2018 will be the year of the WAN

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Wi-Fi 2018: What does the future look like?

In 2018, gear based on 802.11ac Wave 2 will remain the state of the art. Its successor, 802.11ax, is still one for the future.

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What to expect from Cisco in 2018

As Cisco transitions from hardware to software, it’s rolling out a whole new line of products for IoT and cloud.

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Three tips for developing a digital strategy

Paul Whimpenny offers three tips for developing digital strategies based on his work at the United Nations’ agency, the Food and Agriculture Organization.

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IoT needs to be secured by the network

Everyone who has a stake in the internet of things, from device manufacturers to network service providers to implementers to customers themselves, makes important contributions to the security or lack thereof in enterprise IoT,...

What CIOs can learn in the wake of a major IT outage

Outages from Australian organisations across the financial, government, travel and telecommunications sectors seem to be occurring on a weekly basis often caused by hardware failures, software upgrades, human error and ransomware...

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The cream of the Top500 supercomputer list, these 10 supercomputers are used for modeling the weather, weapons, ocean currents and other physical phenomena. They not only outperform every other machine on the planet, they also...

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What to consider when deploying a next-generation firewall

Firewalls have become ubiquitous across enterprises over the past decade, but the combination of new and varied access methods combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks has forced network operators and security professionals to...

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VMware jumps into SD-WAN with VeloCloud purchase

VMware to plans to buy VeloCloud, challenging Cisco in the fast-growing software-defined WAN market.

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23% off APC 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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GE adds edge analytics, AI capabilities to Predix industrial IoT suite

To solidify its position at the center of the industrial IoT, GE Digital is going to the edge.

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Fidelity Investment’s key to hybrid cloud: Application flexibility

How Fidelity Investments is evolving its application-development strategy to adapt to the future of infrastructure

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Cisco snaps up streaming-data startup Perspica

Cisco today announced plans to acquire San Jose-based startup Perspica, a company that specializes in using machine learning to analyze streams of data. Cisco says it will integrate the Perspica technology into its AppDynamics...

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GE CIO: Machines will tell humans what to do, not the other way around

GE CIO Jim Fowler outlines his vision of connected machines and advanced analytics creating tangible economic impact

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What is a firewall?

Popular network firewalls are the primary perimeter defense for many organizations.

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Extreme Networks' MoJo to outdo Cisco, HPE: CEO Ed Meyercord

A year ago, Extreme Networks started its hyper acquisition spree with Zebra Wireless LAN. The networking giant since then bought the networking division of Avaya and Brocade’s datacenter networking business.

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best networking and security software

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for protecting networks and their users

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4 job skills that can boost networking salaries

Survey: Most network architects, network managers, and network engineers will land six-figure salaries in the coming year.

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security

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