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68% of enterprise IT departments now using public cloud infrastructure 68% OF ENTERPRISE IT DEPARTMENTS NOW USING PUBLIC CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 17, 2019

Large organizations are eagerly adopting cloud infrastructures and services, according to a NetEnrich report released on Thursday. Some 85% of businesses said they use cloud infrastructures moderately or extensively; however, it is public cloud adoption that will dominate 2019, the report found. The...

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AMPLIFY YOUR IT CAREER BY BECOMING AN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPER AMPLIFY YOUR IT CAREER BY BECOMING AN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPER

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Jan 17, 2019

We frequently talk about IT careers here on TechGenix. Why? Because we IT pros and IT managers and devs live in a rapidly changing world where everything is in flux in our profession. So we share tips on certifications and tech sales and rules for success and we focus in on new areas of opportunity ...

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As Hyperscale Data Center Market Explodes, Will The Channel Cash In? AS HYPERSCALE DATA CENTER MARKET EXPLODES, WILL THE CHANNEL CASH IN?

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Jan 17, 2019

The amount of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers ballooned to 430 by the end of 2018, up 11 percent year over year, with Amazon and Google leading the way building new facilities. And there’s no sign of the market slowing down. There already are 132 hyperscale data centers in ...

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Hyperscale Leasing is Booming. Can the Supply Chain Keep Pace? HYPERSCALE LEASING IS BOOMING. CAN THE SUPPLY CHAIN KEEP PACE?

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Jan 17, 2019

Multi-tenant wholesale data center leasing doubled in 2018 compared to 2017, spurred by a proliferation of a huge hyperscale leases, according to a new research report from North American Data Centers. There were 12 deals in 2018 in which tenants leased at least 10 megawatts of data center space, ad...

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WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE YOUR EMPLOYEES CYBERSECURITY DECISION-MAKING POWER WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE YOUR EMPLOYEES CYBERSECURITY DECISION-MAKING POWER

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Jan 17, 2019

The mere suggestion that employees should be given greater autonomy on cybersecurity decision-making would send a shiver down the spine of many C-suite executives. If anything, IT security procedures often revolve around keeping a close eye on employees to ensure they are always doing the right thin...

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What Does Emerging Tech Hold for Cybersecurity? WHAT DOES EMERGING TECH HOLD FOR CYBERSECURITY?

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Jan 17, 2019

With emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain continuing to reveal their capabilities to the marketplace, Federal IT leaders discussed the potential–and the pitfalls–of implementing new technology in government during a Thursday session at an event hosted by...

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Supply chain remains the weakest link in cybersecurity SUPPLY CHAIN REMAINS THE WEAKEST LINK IN CYBERSECURITY

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Jan 17, 2019

Supply chains present a weak link for cybersecurity because organisations can’t always control the security measures taken by supply chain partners.  Sean Duca, Vice President and Chief Security Officer of Palo Alto Networks explores the ways in which cybercriminals can attack an organisa...

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Infrastructure around the world is failing. Here’s how to make it more resilient INFRASTRUCTURE AROUND THE WORLD IS FAILING. HERE’S HOW TO MAKE IT MORE RESILIENT

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Jan 16, 2019

Persistent underfunding of critical infrastructure worldwide is hampering economic progress, and exposing businesses and communities to significant risks. Existing physical and digital infrastructure are under stress from population growth and face challenges from cyberattacks, extreme weather and c...

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Can digital securities fund an $18 trillion infrastructure gap? CAN DIGITAL SECURITIES FUND AN $18 TRILLION INFRASTRUCTURE GAP?

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Jan 16, 2019

For eons, cities have attracted hopeful migrants in search of economic opportunity and a better future. The age old reality on the ground, however, has usually been far less rosy. Even today, nearly one-third of the world’s city dwellers, or about 1 billion people, live in overcrowded, underse...

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Digital Infrastructure Will Allow Us To Compete With Big Tech DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE WILL ALLOW US TO COMPETE WITH BIG TECH

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Jan 16, 2019

The New York Times recently (Dec. 15, 2018) ran a disturbing article entitled “The Hard Truths of Trying to ‘Save’ the Rural Economy.” The article documents what anyone living in Otsego County knows all too well: the increasing economic and cultural gap between affluent urban...

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Universities focus cyber research on infrastructure and healthcare UNIVERSITIES FOCUS CYBER RESEARCH ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND HEALTHCARE

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Jan 16, 2019

Cyber research in UK academia is concentrating heavily on critical infrastructure and the healthcare sector, according to a review of current and past projects. Crossword Cybersecurity has carried a global survey to build a database looking at the focus of relevant research in universities. It said ...

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Breaking Down Organizational Siloes in Data Centers Boosts Efficiency, Agility BREAKING DOWN ORGANIZATIONAL SILOES IN DATA CENTERS BOOSTS EFFICIENCY, AGILITY

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Jan 16, 2019

One of the most important elements of todays enterprises is agility. And there’s nowhere that is more true than in the data center and IT department. Enterprises need to be able to shift and adapt to the market and business demands, as well as the needs of their clients. And with more data dis...

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Versa Networks, BringCom Roll Out SD-WAN Services in East and West Africa VERSA NETWORKS, BRINGCOM ROLL OUT SD-WAN SERVICES IN EAST AND WEST AFRICA

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Jan 16, 2019

Versa Networks announced the official rollout of a joint solution to deliver Versa's best-in-class SD-WAN capabilities to BringCom's telecom managed service providers and SaaS platform operators in East and West Africa. Following the VERSA-BringCom partnership established in October 2018, Br...

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STACK Infrastructure Launches National Data Center Platform STACK INFRASTRUCTURE LAUNCHES NATIONAL DATA CENTER PLATFORM

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Jan 15, 2019

As hyperscale computing transforms the world of Internet infrastructure, new investors and new data center platforms are emerging to focus on the needs of hyperscale players. The latest is STACK Infrastructure, a new brand formed by investor IPI Data Center Partners with assets acquired from Infomar...

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Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues surpass Traditional IT Infrastructure Revenues in Q3 2018 CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES SURPASS TRADITIONAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES IN Q3 2018

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Jan 14, 2019

According to the International Data Corp. (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, grew 47.2 percent year over year ...

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Theatro and Honeywell to Develop Enterprise Wide Mobile SaaS Solutions THEATRO AND HONEYWELL TO DEVELOP ENTERPRISE WIDE MOBILE SAAS SOLUTIONS

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Jan 14, 2019

Theatro, pioneers of the world’s first voice-controlled mobile app platform for the hourly workforce, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Honeywell to create joint Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions that empower retail store associates. With this agreement, Honeywell will...

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Multi-Clouds Need Multifaceted, Multi-Layered Approach to Security MULTI-CLOUDS NEED MULTIFACETED, MULTI-LAYERED APPROACH TO SECURITY

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Jan 14, 2019

A multi-cloud environment offers Federal agencies the advantages of high resiliency combined with the agility to adapt quickly to changing mission and technology requirements. But if migrating workloads to one cloud environment expands the attack surface, imagine how multiple clouds can extend the a...

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Is AIaaS The Next Big Thing For Cloud Computing In India? IS AIAAS THE NEXT BIG THING FOR CLOUD COMPUTING IN INDIA?

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Jan 14, 2019

Artificial Intelligence As a Service (AIaaS) allows enterprises to leverage AI for specific use cases and lower the risk and cost at the same time. This can include a sampling of multiple public cloud platforms to test different machine learning algorithms. The applicability of AIaaS cuts across all...

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Choice Hotels moves its IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services CHOICE HOTELS MOVES ITS IT INFRASTRUCTURE TO AMAZON WEB SERVICES

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Jan 14, 2019

Amazon Web Services Inc. today announced a big customer win in the hospitality industry, with Choice Hotels International Inc. going “all-in” on its public cloud infrastructure. Choice Hotels, which owns well-known hotel brands such as Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sl...

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THE SLOW BUT INEVITABLE SHIFT TO CLOUDY INFRASTRUCTURE THE SLOW BUT INEVITABLE SHIFT TO CLOUDY INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 14, 2019

Architectural transitions for layers in the IT stack at hyperscalers can happen in a matter of years, and cloud builders and HPC centers can move at almost the same speed. But for the vast number of enterprises, it takes a long time to change their stacks, in part because they are more risk averse a...

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What Is SD-WAN And Why Should One Use It? WHAT IS SD-WAN AND WHY SHOULD ONE USE IT?

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Jan 14, 2019

Managing Wide Area Networks (WAN) for companies is easier these days than they were in the past. For businesses that rely on the internet on a daily basis, WAN are a godsend from the technological god. Especially if your company has dozens of locations throughout the country – locations that d...

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Worrying security situation of critical infrastructure WORRYING SECURITY SITUATION OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 14, 2019

Nigeria’s refractory and sore-footed approach to the protection of critical infrastructure particularly ICT resources is worrying. To most Nigerians, ICT infrastructure is fat cow which everybody must milk. And either out of ignorance or by refusal to do the right thing or both; governments at...

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Cisco targets mobile enterprise apps with geolocation technology CISCO TARGETS MOBILE ENTERPRISE APPS WITH GEOLOCATION TECHNOLOGY

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Jan 14, 2019

Cisco is rolling out a cloud-based geolocation package it expects will help customers grow mobile location services and integrate data from those services into enterprise analytics and business applications. The package, called DNA Spaces, is comprised of Cisco’s Connected Mobile Experience (C...

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Finding Your Voice Amongst the Din of the Robots FINDING YOUR VOICE AMONGST THE DIN OF THE ROBOTS

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Jan 13, 2019

The new year brings with it the tremendous predictions of technological advances. We are in the midst of great change. Artificial intelligence, machines that learn, algorithms that can predict the future, and automatons that can replace human jobs. It’s exciting and overwhelming at the same ti...

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CLOUD-BASED OPERATIONS AND CYBER SECURITY WILL WITNESS NEW HEIGHTS IN 2019 CLOUD-BASED OPERATIONS AND CYBER SECURITY WILL WITNESS NEW HEIGHTS IN 2019

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Jan 12, 2019

It was way back in 2000 that Security information and event management (SIEM) approach to security management systems first appeared from vendors. The original SIEM functionality centred on event correlation from perimeter security devices such as IDS/IPS and firewalls and the demand came from vendo...

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Time to move beyond 5G hype TIME TO MOVE BEYOND 5G HYPE

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Jan 11, 2019

The next generation wireless network known as 5G is like an abstract painting—you can make of it what you want. To some, 5G is “wireless cable,” the means to deliver video and high-speed internet much like a cable system. To others, 5G is the transformational technology necessary t...

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IoT Applications in the Fire Safety Industry IOT APPLICATIONS IN THE FIRE SAFETY INDUSTRY

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Jan 10, 2019

The automatic fire sprinkler has remained fundamentally unchanged since Frederick Grinnell invented the first practical sprinkler in 1882. In 1890, he invented the glass disc sprinkler, which is effectively the design we know and use today. However, the lack of innovation in fire sprinkler design si...

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4 Reasons to Outsource R&D for Your IoT Project 4 REASONS TO OUTSOURCE R&D FOR YOUR IOT PROJECT

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Jan 10, 2019

R&D is an essential part of bringing about that all-important innovation to your company via IoT projects. And though we can all agree how important R&D is, it requires a great deal of experience, senior experts, and specific toolsets—resources that not every tech company can say they ...

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How 5G Will Change the Way You Deploy IoT Devices HOW 5G WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU DEPLOY IOT DEVICES

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Jan 10, 2019

The fifth generation of wireless technology is here—almost. 5G has a lot of potential and is definitely getting a lot of press, with many discussions about when we could start to see 5G-compatible phones. Most of those discussions focus on the consumer implications of 5G, but buried in some ar...

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Intel announces new data center processors and more INTEL ANNOUNCES NEW DATA CENTER PROCESSORS AND MORE

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Jan 10, 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) may seem like an odd place to announce server processors, but Intel knows full well the eyes of the tech world are on the show. And what better place to corral a bunch of journalists? First up was shipment of the new Xeon Scalable CPU, code-named Cascade Lake, fea...

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Edge computing best practices EDGE COMPUTING BEST PRACTICES

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Jan 10, 2019

Data processing, analytics, and storage increasingly are taking place at the network edge, close to where users and devices need access to the information. Not surprisingly, edge computing is becoming a key component of IT strategy at a growing number of organizations. A recent report from Grand Vie...

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Global Automated Infrastructure Management System Market is Witnessing Growth due to Growing Adoption of Automation across Numerous Industries GLOBAL AUTOMATED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MARKET IS WITNESSING GROWTH DUE TO GROWING ADOPTION OF AUTOMATION ACROSS NUMEROUS INDUSTRIES

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Jan 10, 2019

Global automated infrastructure management system market has predicted to exhibit a steady growth over the predictable year from 2018 to 2028. MarketResearchReports.biz has newly added a report that offers a wide-ranging and in-depth study of factors those is influencing the growth of the global IoT...

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Sophos snaps up cloud infrastructure specialist Avid Secure SOPHOS SNAPS UP CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SPECIALIST AVID SECURE

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Jan 09, 2019

Sophos has announced the acquisition of Avid Secure, a small startup dedicated to cloud security. On Tuesday, the British cybersecurity firm said the buyout was made due to the enterprise's increasing need for cloud security solutions, especially within public cloud environments which may hold c...

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Survey: Enterprises want end-to-end management of SD-WAN SURVEY: ENTERPRISES WANT END-TO-END MANAGEMENT OF SD-WAN

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Jan 09, 2019

SD-WAN products solve some very immediate and pressing business requirements today. They secure and optimize internet connectivity, giving enterprises immediate access to vast amounts of bandwidth. They provide centralized, programmatic management of the WAN, allowing enterprises to close the skills...

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Adopting a Multi-Vendor SD-WAN Strategy ADOPTING A MULTI-VENDOR SD-WAN STRATEGY

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Jan 09, 2019

2019 is the year that SD-WAN implementations are set to explode. That said, many enterprises are nervous about their SD-WAN vendor selection seeing as this is a new market with a lot of new vendor and products. For many enterprises, a multi-vendor SD-WAN strategy may be the best near-term strategy a...

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A Deep Dive Inside Industrial IoT A DEEP DIVE INSIDE INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jan 09, 2019

From the manpower efforts to the digital technologies, Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we interact with the world around us. This means bringing new opportunities from every challenge and new risks to the most personal areas of our lives. The real revolution in the digital industries of...

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From Voice To Visual: Why IoT Devices Are Expanding Their Interactivity FROM VOICE TO VISUAL: WHY IOT DEVICES ARE EXPANDING THEIR INTERACTIVITY

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Jan 09, 2019

The internet of things (IoT) started out as a voice-driven world. In those early days, non-standard computing devices connected wirelessly to a network with the ability to transmit data based on voice commands. But IoT devices have evolved tremendously in the last year. Beyond basic voice-driven fun...

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3 ways we can boost IoT security 3 WAYS WE CAN BOOST IOT SECURITY

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Jan 09, 2019

It’s a vast opportunity but it also brings vast risk. How do you keep billions of devices secure?  How about the networks they run on? How do you make sure the data you get from all those devices isn’t compromised? There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but let’s look at thre...

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FULL FUNDING SECURED FOR INDIANA DATA CENTER CAMPUS FULL FUNDING SECURED FOR INDIANA DATA CENTER CAMPUS

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Jan 09, 2019

Digital Crossroads (DX Hammond OpCo, LLC) announced it has completed and closed on the funding for its greenfield data center located on the former State Line Generating Plant in Hammond, Indiana. Digital Crossroads teamed with  Star America, a US based infrastructure developer, to co-develop t...

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Time to Rethink 5G Security Approach TIME TO RETHINK 5G SECURITY APPROACH

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Jan 09, 2019

Planning for security in 5G networks requires a whole new approach compared to previous-generation networks to protect network infrastructure, according to a new technical report on 5G architecture and security published by the U.K. government. With 5G rollouts planned in some form or another around...

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Top Five Tips for Information Security Awareness TOP FIVE TIPS FOR INFORMATION SECURITY AWARENESS

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Jan 09, 2019

Information security is evolving largely in response to the growth of ransomware attacks and other attacks designed to monetize how people are getting data. John Hluboky, Vice president and Chief Information Security Officer at Practice Fusion, notes, “What we are seeing are attackers who are ...

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Where IoT Meets The Environment: Building a Greener Future WHERE IOT MEETS THE ENVIRONMENT: BUILDING A GREENER FUTURE

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Jan 08, 2019

From networks of useful embedded sensors to AI decision-making frameworks, the impact of IoT has already begun to change both our environment and the ways in which we live within it. Environmental concerns are playing an increasingly significant role in our everyday lives.  Threats such as clim...

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With Real-Time, What Data Center Management Will Look Like in 2019 WITH REAL-TIME, WHAT DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT WILL LOOK LIKE IN 2019

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Jan 08, 2019

In 2019, with the real-time data wave, expect to see growth in technologies that will continue to remove complexity from the data center and its operation. For an IT decision maker, simplicity, speed, and efficiency are paramount. While data center technology has advanced exponentially throughout th...

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Vantage Plans 1 Million SF Data Center Campus in Phoenix Market VANTAGE PLANS 1 MILLION SF DATA CENTER CAMPUS IN PHOENIX MARKET

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Jan 08, 2019

Vantage Data Centers has acquired land in the Greater Phoenix area to build a hyperscale data center campus. The announcement is the latest step in an ambitious expansion effort, which has kicked into high gear in recent weeks as Vantage has entered the Montreal data center market with an acquisitio...

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The Weather Company uses IBM Power Systems hardware to deliver high-precision local weather forecasts THE WEATHER COMPANY USES IBM POWER SYSTEMS HARDWARE TO DELIVER HIGH-PRECISION LOCAL WEATHER FORECASTS

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Jan 08, 2019

Access to real-time accurate weather forecasts affects how communities plan for and respond to major weather events like tropical storms, how farmers plan for a drought, and how store owners adjust inventory for a historically cold year. We enjoy consistent, fairly accurate weather forecasts in the ...

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Data Center Power and Cooling Trends to Watch in 2019 DATA CENTER POWER AND COOLING TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 08, 2019

Unlike software-driven innovation, electrical and mechanical technologies advance slowly. It’s hard to code your way around the laws of physics. Meaningful breakthroughs in data center power and cooling are rare, and new technologies that do get introduced take a long time to gain critical mas...

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Sprint Announces First 5G IoT Smart City Infrastructure Partnership - CES 2019 SPRINT ANNOUNCES FIRST 5G IOT SMART CITY INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERSHIP - CES 2019

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Jan 08, 2019

Sprint's 5G-driven Curiosity IoT will form the basis for future connected technologies in the city of Greenville, South Carolina, according to an announcement made in conjunction with this year's CES 2019 event in Las Vegas. The agreement between the carrier and officials of the municipality...

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5G vs. 5G E vs. 5GHz: What 5G VS. 5G E VS. 5GHZ: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE?

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Jan 08, 2019

Is your Wi-Fi 5G? How about your AT&T phone? Doesn't 5G require new cell towers, like, everywhere? No, no, and no. Confusing branding and marketing have been combining several similar terms, in some cases innocently and in some cases on purpose. Let's start by quickly answering some ques...

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5G to dominate the world’s biggest tech show: CES 2019 5G TO DOMINATE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST TECH SHOW: CES 2019

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Jan 08, 2019

The world’s biggest annual showcase of next-generation technology and devices has kicked off in Las Vegas and 5G is a major talking point this year. Now in its 52nd year, CES is expected to attract more than 182,000 visitors and will include over 4,400 exhibitors across more than 250,000sqm of...

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How to block eavesdropping on wireless communications HOW TO BLOCK EAVESDROPPING ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

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Jan 07, 2019

Eavesdropping on wireless communications depends on the ability to determine critical information about the basic properties of the communication link, known as channel state information, or CSI. A new study suggests ways to prevent eavesdroppers from obtaining the channel state information, offerin...

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How is Google Cloud Health API Powering Healthcare and Life Sciences? HOW IS GOOGLE CLOUD HEALTH API POWERING HEALTHCARE AND LIFE SCIENCES?

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Jan 07, 2019

Healthcare Industry, hands down, is the most challenging one to transform. Because of the massive amount of legacy systems mixed with the high percent of sensitive, personalized and segregated data, bringing all the data together on one platform and converting it into insights that would then transf...

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BLACKBERRY TURNS FOCUS TO IOT SECURITY BLACKBERRY TURNS FOCUS TO IOT SECURITY

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Jan 07, 2019

In its short time on this earth, the Internet of Things has managed to accumulate a large number of nicknames, none of which is very flattering. Most of those epithets have something to do with IoT devices not being so secure. BlackBerry, the erstwhile mobile device maker, is hoping to change that s...

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How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work? Part 2 – Edge Computing HOW DOES AN IOT SOLUTION ACTUALLY WORK? PART 2 – EDGE COMPUTING

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Jan 06, 2019

In the first part of How Does an IoT Solution Actually Work?, I explained that there are four major components that are involved in any given IoT solution. Those components are Sensors/Devices, Connectivity, Data Processing, and User Interface. The Internet of Things is made up of connected devices,...

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Biometric Security Can Be Hacked, but It BIOMETRIC SECURITY CAN BE HACKED, BUT IT'S REALLY HARD TO DO

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Jan 05, 2019

ast month, a pair of security researchers demonstrated how it’s possible to fool a vein recognition system, but they also showed just how hard that actually is to do. New-gen scanners work a lot better now than they did previously, but like any biometric reader, they can be fooled. At the end ...

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Developing Your 2019 Cyber Security Checklist DEVELOPING YOUR 2019 CYBER SECURITY CHECKLIST

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Jan 04, 2019

You implement technology to increase productivity, grow market share, hold onto your market, improve customer loyalty, and comply with regulations -- among other reasons. When it comes to cyber security investments, however, things can quickly become complicated. Cyber security attacks threaten your...

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The Eight Trends That Will Shape the Data Center Industry in 2019 THE EIGHT TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE DATA CENTER INDUSTRY IN 2019

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Jan 04, 2019

At Data Center Frontier our eyes are on the horizon. We’re always talking with industry thought leaders about what’s next for the industry. Our crystal ball did pretty well in 2018, so it’s time to look at what’s in store for 2019. We’ve identified eight themes that wil...

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Poor data-center configuration leads to severe waste problem POOR DATA-CENTER CONFIGURATION LEADS TO SEVERE WASTE PROBLEM

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Jan 04, 2019

All of the monstrous data centers popping up globally are having multiple negative impacts on the planet, the EPA notes. First, there is the obvious effect, power consumption. Data centers account for 3 percent of the global electricity supply and consume more power than the entire United Kingdom. B...

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Will 5G replace WiFi? WILL 5G REPLACE WIFI?

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Jan 04, 2019

The 5G future is coming in and fast. A good number of carriers globally are already testing their networks and 2019 is expected to see the launch of a good number of 5G enabled smartphones so yeah, 5G is here!! As is the case with any new technology, 5G is still shrouded with a lot of uncertainty. T...

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Why does Mellanox have four potential suitors? WHY DOES MELLANOX HAVE FOUR POTENTIAL SUITORS?

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Jan 03, 2019

It looks like Microsoft is looking to give itself the gift of networking in the form of an acquisition — Mellanox. But it may have to get in line. An Israeli financial publication called TheMarker reports that Microsoft not only has an interest in acquiring the network chip maker, but it also ...

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Data Center Network Trends to Watch in 2019 DATA CENTER NETWORK TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Jan 03, 2019

In a special series on data center networks in August and September we highlighted some big technology shifts making networks faster and smarter. While the technologies are interesting to explore, it’s important to consider what’s driving the innovation. The main trend here is blurring o...

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5G and smart cities trends for 2019 5G AND SMART CITIES TRENDS FOR 2019

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Jan 03, 2019

The next generation cellular network 5G took off at a phenomenal rate over the past year, with major telecommunications and mobile operators rolling out tests and trials of the fifth generation mobile system. Although this year did not yet see vast adoption of the network, a number of mobile operato...

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CSPs add value to SD-WAN by achieving full QoE visibility CSPS ADD VALUE TO SD-WAN BY ACHIEVING FULL QOE VISIBILITY

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Jan 03, 2019

Quality of experience (QoE) has long been evasive for communications service providers (CSPs), especially when it comes to ensuring that the quality of service they provide matches the QoE users are subjected to, writes Michael Rezek, the vice president of business development and strategic partners...

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Why Vawlt is a next-level, security-minded cloud storage service WHY VAWLT IS A NEXT-LEVEL, SECURITY-MINDED CLOUD STORAGE SERVICE

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Jan 03, 2019

We have become dependent on the cloud. Whether it's for the likes of Google services or one of the many cloud storage providers, it's a challenge to function properly without having that connection into the great ether. If you're like me, you rely upon cloud storage for many data streams...

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Identifying the Hidden Challenges Facing IT Infrastructure IDENTIFYING THE HIDDEN CHALLENGES FACING IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 02, 2019

The main challenge facing IT infrastructure operating environments lies in the rapid advancement of technology and communications. The current industrial revolution is different from its predecessors in that the fundamental shift is a change in connectivity and communications, rather than technology...

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Infrastructure Investors Get Hungry for Data Center Deals INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTORS GET HUNGRY FOR DATA CENTER DEALS

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Jan 02, 2019

In 2019, expect to see more traditional infrastructure investors pour money into the data center sector. They are now recognizing that as a type of investment data centers have a lot in common with assets they’re used to, such as toll roads, power plants, airports, or cell towers. And they are...

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Take control of Massive IoT growth TAKE CONTROL OF MASSIVE IOT GROWTH

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Jan 02, 2019

The number of cellular IoT subscriptions is forecasted to grow to 4.1 billion devices by 2024 (Ericsson Mobility report, Nov. 2018). A significant portion of this growth is expected to be Massive IoT devices that use technologies such as NB-IoT and Cat-M, are low-cost, and have long battery life. Bu...

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Cloud computing trends for 2019 CLOUD COMPUTING TRENDS FOR 2019

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Dec 31, 2018

Cloud computing is a fast moving beast, with new trends and technologies popping up all the time. Last year we predicted serverless and Kubernetes to maintain their strong momentum, and that the 'big three' vendors would maintain their stranglehold on the market. Some of that held true, but ...

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The 2019 forecast for cloud computing: Up the value chain they go THE 2019 FORECAST FOR CLOUD COMPUTING: UP THE VALUE CHAIN THEY GO

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Dec 30, 2018

The year just concluded may end up being remembered as the one in which the final barriers to widespread cloud adoption fell. Finally convinced that concerns about security and stability were more perception than reality, chief information officers flocked to cloud platforms with the rapid adoption ...

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2019: SD-WAN market continues to flourish, but changes are afoot 2019: SD-WAN MARKET CONTINUES TO FLOURISH, BUT CHANGES ARE AFOOT

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Dec 27, 2018

This article is part of our 2019 Preview feature, which looks at the big topics facing the industry next year. Click here for the 2019 preview in the wireless industry, click here for the 2019 preview in the video industry, and click here for the 2019 preview in the wireline industry. Using the prov...

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How to explain the real cost of cloud computing to your C-suite HOW TO EXPLAIN THE REAL COST OF CLOUD COMPUTING TO YOUR C-SUITE

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Dec 27, 2018

As it turns out, 56 percent of CIOs say it is very difficult to explain to C-suite peers capital expenditure or operational expenditure ins-and-outs when vying for IT budgets and approvals, according to Black Book’s 2018 Health IT Trends report. That could be bad news for cloud computing, a te...

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Hybrid clouds over Hong Kong HYBRID CLOUDS OVER HONG KONG

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Dec 27, 2018

Cloud computing has evolved from a novelty not so long ago to the premier enterprise technology used today. It has made enterprise best practices—like offsite backup—more scalable and far simpler. But as it’s evolved, cloud has become more complicated. The concepts of public cloud ...

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The Year in Hyperscale: Facebook Accelerates Data Center Growth, Innovation THE YEAR IN HYPERSCALE: FACEBOOK ACCELERATES DATA CENTER GROWTH, INNOVATION

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Dec 27, 2018

It’s been a turbulent year for Facebook. Even as the social network has  made headlines for Congressional hearings and personal data concerns, the company has continued to expand its massive global data infrastructure. In 2018, Data Center Frontier has tracked Facebook’s continued g...

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Virtualization benefits: Making the switch to a virtual environment VIRTUALIZATION BENEFITS: MAKING THE SWITCH TO A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT

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Dec 26, 2018

Virtualization has many benefits for you and your company. Find out the different kinds of virtualization, their uses cases, and features. Discover what you will gain by switching to a virtual environment and their major benefits. Virtualization is a combination of hardware and software engineering ...

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Cybersecurity Predictions: 2019 and Beyond CYBERSECURITY PREDICTIONS: 2019 AND BEYOND

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Dec 26, 2018

In anticipating the major cybersecurity and privacy trends for the coming year, you can find plenty of clues in the events of the past 12 months. Among the now familiar forms of attack, cyber hacks of major corporate systems and websites continued in 2018 and will inevitably be part of the 2019 cybe...

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Why big data is still a big opportunity for banks WHY BIG DATA IS STILL A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR BANKS

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Dec 26, 2018

BANKS understand that big data means big money. It represents a big opportunity to them — and they know that unlocking the value in that data could help set them apart from the competition in the dull banking landscape in the region. It’s why bankers in this part of the world were among ...

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Micro Mobile Data Center Market Trends Exhibits Big Growth By 2016-2024 MICRO MOBILE DATA CENTER MARKET TRENDS EXHIBITS BIG GROWTH BY 2016-2024

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Dec 26, 2018

A New Research Report, Titled On “Micro Mobile Data Center Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024” To Its Research Database, which provides an expert and in-depth analysis of key business trends and future Micro Mobile Data Center Mar...

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For those who are alone this Christmas, gadgets are all they have FOR THOSE WHO ARE ALONE THIS CHRISTMAS, GADGETS ARE ALL THEY HAVE

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Dec 25, 2018

Christmas is all about being together. At least, that's what the ads keep telling us. It isn't the case for everyone. As you might be unwrapping your latest iPad, Android phone, or perfectly absurd VR mask, there will be people who are all alone. For some, it might be by choice. They simply ...

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2018 was the year of 5G hype. The 5G reality is yet to come 2018 WAS THE YEAR OF 5G HYPE. THE 5G REALITY IS YET TO COME

blog article

Dec 25, 2018

When T-Mobile's chief executive went before Senate lawmakers this year to make the case for his company's merger with Sprint, he argued that the deal could help preserve U.S. dominance in high-tech wireless networks for smartphones and other devices. “We’ll make sure America wins...

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5G E Isn’t Real 5G. Here’s What You Need to Know 5G E ISN’T REAL 5G. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

blog article

Dec 24, 2018

AT&T is about to brand much of its existing cellular network as “5G Evolution” or “5G E.” Your phone’s “4G” logo may transform to a “5G E” logo after an update, but nothing has actually changed. What Exactly Is 5G Evolution? AT&T original...

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My Microsoft wish list for 2019 MY MICROSOFT WISH LIST FOR 2019

blog article

Dec 24, 2018

From a business perspective, Microsoft had a pretty good 2018. That's especially true when you examine the company's revenue, profits, stock price, and momentum against other giant tech companies, especially Apple, Google, and especially Facebook. Those three stalwarts of the once-mighty FAA...

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Cloud computing: Five key business trends to look out for CLOUD COMPUTING: FIVE KEY BUSINESS TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR

blog article

Dec 24, 2018

Cloud computing established itself in 2018 as an essential platform for many businesses looking to build innovative services. However, there's still progress to be made before the operating systems on the cloud can truly be seen as a business-as-normal activity. Will we get to that point in 2019...

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Over 19,000 Orange modems are leaking WiFi credentials OVER 19,000 ORANGE MODEMS ARE LEAKING WIFI CREDENTIALS

blog article

Dec 24, 2018

Over the weekend, a security researcher has discovered that nearly 19,500 Orange Livebox ADSL modems are leaking WiFi credentials. Troy Mursch, co-founder of Bad Packets LLC, says his company's honeypots have detected at least one threat actor scanning heavily for Orange modems. Scans started Fr...

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How Microsoft won and Apple didn HOW MICROSOFT WON AND APPLE DIDN'T LOSE

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Dec 23, 2018

These two are like George Clooney and Russell Crowe. They've been around forever, yet still somehow manage to do enough to recalibrate themselves for a new generation. Sometimes, their work verges on the vacuous. Sometimes, they'll go and do something genuinely surprising that makes you thin...

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Network management must evolve in order to scale container deployments NETWORK MANAGEMENT MUST EVOLVE IN ORDER TO SCALE CONTAINER DEPLOYMENTS

blog article

Dec 21, 2018

Applications used to be vertically integrated, monolithic software. Today, that’s changed, as modern applications are composed of separate micro-services that can be quickly brought together and delivered as a single experience. Containers allow for these app components to be spun up significa...

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The Top 10 Data Center Stories of 2018 THE TOP 10 DATA CENTER STORIES OF 2018

blog article

Dec 21, 2018

What were the year’s biggest data center stories? As we approach the New Year, it’s a good time to reflect on 2018 and look back at the trends and stories that mattered. The prevailing themes in 2018 were similar to 2017: all things Northern Virginia, new frontier technologies and megasc...

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10 key technologies and trends to support digital infrastructure in 2019 10 KEY TECHNOLOGIES AND TRENDS TO SUPPORT DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE IN 2019

blog article

Dec 21, 2018

Organizations nowadays are increasingly including infrastructure and operations (I&O) in new and more areas in the enterprise. Generally, the I&O involved the technology elements such as cloud, datacenters, and colocation, but I&O leaders today are taking it far beyond technology to supp...

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Want to use AI and machine learning? You need the right infrastructure WANT TO USE AI AND MACHINE LEARNING? YOU NEED THE RIGHT INFRASTRUCTURE

blog article

Dec 21, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are emerging fields that will transform businesses faster than ever before. In the digital era, success will be based on using analytics to discover key insights locked in the massive volume of data being generated today. In the past, these insi...

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Moving to IaaS: Big Changes Required MOVING TO IAAS: BIG CHANGES REQUIRED

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

There are some huge opportunities for improvements in moving enterprise services to the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud, but there are some equally daunting challenges -- both technical and operational. Demand for public cloud infrastructure, or IaaS, is expected to grow 36.8% in 2018, acco...

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Four Data Center Colocation Trends to Watch in 2019 FOUR DATA CENTER COLOCATION TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

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Dec 20, 2018

Colocation providers expect to reel in a lot more enterprise business in 2019, as enterprises rethink infrastructure and retool, getting rid of as much on-premises data center space as they can, replacing it with cloud services and – when necessary – modern colocation facilities. As Clin...

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5 Modern Infrastructure Trends To Watch Out for in 2019 5 MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

With the enterprise and public sector accelerating the adoption, cloud has become the new norm. From the days of on-demand provisioning of compute and storage to FPGA and GPU-based infrastructure, cloud computing has come a long way. Cloud computing has almost reached the tipping point. The innovati...

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3 Tips to Kick-Off a Smooth SD-WAN Implementation 3 TIPS TO KICK-OFF A SMOOTH SD-WAN IMPLEMENTATION

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

Software-defined wide area networks have several advantages for businesses, particularly those with several branch offices. At Brooks Brothers, for instance, customer demands drove the need for faster loading speeds on the website and in-store adoption of Software as a Service and web-based apps dro...

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Testing 5G networks: challenges and opportunities TESTING 5G NETWORKS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

Unlike 4G, the impact of 5G is not limited to the telecom industry but towards a plethora of industry verticals. In the near future, every device present in our homes, almost all machines in our factories, cars, robots, and medical appliances will be capable of connecting to the network. This blog p...

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Huawei deserves credit for tackling security claims head-on HUAWEI DESERVES CREDIT FOR TACKLING SECURITY CLAIMS HEAD-ON

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

Huawei’s global PR team certainly had a frenetic start to December, with three major setbacks coming over just a few days. First there were reports BT’s mobile unit plans to remove Huawei gear from its 4G core network, then the vendor’s CFO was held in Canada on alleged trade sanct...

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7 things to know about AI in the data center 7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT AI IN THE DATA CENTER

blog article

Dec 20, 2018

Most IT leaders like to believe they have a complete grasp on data center management, operation and planning. Actually, they don't. There's no way any IT leader or team of IT experts can exert second-by-second (or even more granular) control over essential data center tasks. Humans — e...

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Netsurion eases networking and security challenges NETSURION EASES NETWORKING AND SECURITY CHALLENGES

blog article

Dec 19, 2018

The disciplines of networking, security and regulatory compliance are challenges for all organizations, but especially so for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) for a variety of reasons. A primary challenge is in implementing technology solutions, most of which are point solutions that operate...

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Oracle introduces hybrid cloud solution – for its own cloud ORACLE INTRODUCES HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTION – FOR ITS OWN CLOUD

blog article

Dec 19, 2018

I’m beginning to understand why Thomas Kurian left Oracle to try and right the foundering ship that is Google Cloud Platform. He reportedly butted heads with the boss (that would be Larry Ellison) over a desire to make Oracle products more readily available on competitive cloud platforms, and ...

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The Next Wave of Developer Tools Catalyzing the Internet of Things THE NEXT WAVE OF DEVELOPER TOOLS CATALYZING THE INTERNET OF THINGS

blog article

Dec 19, 2018

A wave of IoT Platforms targeted at developers has emerged over the past year or two. However, ‘Platform’ is a loaded word, if not a confusing one, when talking about developer tools. What makes “Platform + IoT” even more confusing is that it almost implies that an IoT &lsquo...

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The Much Ado About Huawei Continues THE MUCH ADO ABOUT HUAWEI CONTINUES

blog article

Dec 19, 2018

Lately, Huawei has been a recurrent flashpoint in U.S.-China relations. Since early December, the arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer and daughter of its founder Ren Zhengfei, over allegations of bank fraud and sanctions violations has provoked intense controvers...

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5G meets Time Sensitive Networking 5G MEETS TIME SENSITIVE NETWORKING

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Connectivity will play an important role in factory automation and Industry 4.0. Secure transport of data in a timely manner is one of the key requirements on industrial communication technology. Time sensitive networking (TSN), an IEEE Ethernet standard, is a promising enabler for satisfying that r...

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TYPES OF DDOS ATTACKS AND THEIR PREVENTION AND MITIGATION STRATEGY TYPES OF DDOS ATTACKS AND THEIR PREVENTION AND MITIGATION STRATEGY

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

DDoS stands for Distributed Denial of Service. DDoS is a serious threat to businesses and organizations as it can be quite disruptive. According to the Verisign Distributed Denial of Service Trends Report, DDoS activity picked up the pace by 85% in each of the last two years with 32% of those attack...

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Space data backbone gets U.S. approval SPACE DATA BACKBONE GETS U.S. APPROVAL

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Soon we may have a space-based optical backbone capable of transferring data 1.5 times faster than Earth-based terrestrial fiber, now that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given LeoSat the go-ahead to start its build-out. Moving “large quantities of data quickly and securely aro...

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SD-WAN takes a whirl at decentralized data security SD-WAN TAKES A WHIRL AT DECENTRALIZED DATA SECURITY

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Data is moving out of its old centralized data-center digs. It packs a lot of baggage, which is winding up in cloud computing environments and bundled as serviceable software applications. Many companies are left playing hide-and-seek with all their distributed data, and they find securing it partic...

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Next-gen network computing rehearses for multicloud drama NEXT-GEN NETWORK COMPUTING REHEARSES FOR MULTICLOUD DRAMA

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Network computing is undergoing a frenzied dress rehearsal for the opening multicloud drama. Distributed information technology environments are rendering traditional networking methods too slow and too boxy. Customers hear software-defined networking is the way to go and multiprotocol label switchi...

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5G mmWave: Facts and fictions you should definitely know 5G MMWAVE: FACTS AND FICTIONS YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY KNOW

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

5G networks are upon us and this next-generation of wireless communication is being powered by a new technology known as millimeter wave (mmWave). U.S. carriers are particularly keen on the technology, and it will likely be used across the world to varying degrees. However, not every 5G network will...

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Will 5G Be Secure Enough During Early Deployments? WILL 5G BE SECURE ENOUGH DURING EARLY DEPLOYMENTS?

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

As retailers, payments providers and consumers prepare for the coming 5G world, there remain concerns about how well that mobile network technology will protect consumer privacy and security.
Retailers, payments providers and even some consumers — especially those first-wave adopters, t...

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Roundtable: Challenges Loom for Data Center Staffing ROUNDTABLE: CHALLENGES LOOM FOR DATA CENTER STAFFING

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Today we continue our Data Center Executive Roundtable, a quarterly feature showcasing the insights of thought leaders on the state of the data center industry, and where it is headed. In today’s discussion, our panel of experienced data center executives – James Leach of RagingWire Data...

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What to think about when planning IT infrastructure in schools WHAT TO THINK ABOUT WHEN PLANNING IT INFRASTRUCTURE IN SCHOOLS

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

There is no doubt that the learning experience for students in New Zealand is in a state of transformation - with e-learning platforms becoming more sophisticated and hundreds of devices now available to enhance classroom lessons. Some schools are investing in 3D printing and virtual reality, while ...

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What to expect from retail banking in 2019 WHAT TO EXPECT FROM RETAIL BANKING IN 2019

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Dec 18, 2018

As the new year approaches, the time has come to reflect on the developments that shaped the retail banking landscape in 2018 and look ahead to the next twelve months. A year ago, I predicted that in 2018 migration to the cloud would rapidly accelerate, DLT applications would come to fruition, open ...

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Largest Linux Open Source Deal Ever LARGEST LINUX OPEN SOURCE DEAL EVER

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Dec 18, 2018

IBM is acquiring Linux software provider Red Hat in a deal worth approximately $34 billion — the largest Linux or open source business deal in history. The company will pay $190 per share in cash for Red Hat, which had a market capitalization of about $20.5 billion prior to the deal. IBM said ...

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Cloud Computing For Small Businesses: What You Need To Know CLOUD COMPUTING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Cloud computing has existed since the dawn of the internet, but only in recent years has it become a household term. Anyone who has touched a computer, tablet or smartphone over the last decade is regularly using cloud services. Whenever we scroll through Facebook or Twitter, watch streaming videos,...

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Data Management: Which New Changes Are Coming in 2019 DATA MANAGEMENT: WHICH NEW CHANGES ARE COMING IN 2019

blog article

Dec 18, 2018

Basically everything in IT these days revolves around managing waves of data coming in from multiple outside sources: mobile devices, ecommerce sites, data streams for analytics, enterprise ecosystems, sales/marketing partnerships and so on. Thus, the function of data management is constantly evolvi...

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Overview of Indoor Tracking Technology OVERVIEW OF INDOOR TRACKING TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Dec 17, 2018

Imagine if you could go into a grocery store, take what you need, and walk out. In fact, we don’t need to imagine; Amazon has already done that with their Amazon Go stores. This new form of retail is possible because of something called “indoor tracking.” Indoor tracking applicatio...

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New chip techniques are needed for the new computing workloads NEW CHIP TECHNIQUES ARE NEEDED FOR THE NEW COMPUTING WORKLOADS

blog article

Dec 17, 2018

Over the next two to three years, we will see an explosion of new complex processors that not only do the general-purpose computing we commonly see today (scalar and vector/graphics processing), but also do a significant amount of matrix and spatial data analysis (e.g., augmented reality/virtual rea...

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Cisco CISCO'S 2960-XR SWITCH LINE: AN AFFORDABLE, UNDER-UTILIZED OPTION

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Dec 17, 2018

As we head towards the end of the year and end of our budgets, my engineers are reminding everyone that the Cisco 2960-XR family is an affordable and under-utilized option compared to other switch siblings in the Cisco 2960 family. The 2960-XR Series switches provide easy device onboarding, configur...

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SD-WAN Can Reduce WAN Costs by Half SD-WAN CAN REDUCE WAN COSTS BY HALF

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Dec 17, 2018

I’ve seen enough business case proposals and implementations of SD-WAN to be able to put a stake in the ground that SD-WAN can cut WAN costs in half. Typically, WAN costs are about 10% of an enterprise’s overall IT budget. Anytime a project can save money, improve performance, increase r...

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Building a culture of experimentation with data BUILDING A CULTURE OF EXPERIMENTATION WITH DATA

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Dec 17, 2018

There can be few in the public sector who do not see the immense potential of using data for the public good. And from UKAuthority's recent Data4Good event there is a visibly growing appetite to experiment with data in search of new insights and solutions to the sector’s major problems. Bu...

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Deploy and manage cloud environments with new software bundles on IBM Power Systems DEPLOY AND MANAGE CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS WITH NEW SOFTWARE BUNDLES ON IBM POWER SYSTEMS

blog article

Dec 17, 2018

While many companies use public cloud to improve agility and cost efficiency, the reality is that not all workloads are suited for public cloud. Some mission-critical workloads that require complete control over data and security are better suited to remain on premises and behind the corporate firew...

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RED HAT TAKES ON VMWARE, NUTANIX FOR HYPERCONVERGED STORAGE RED HAT TAKES ON VMWARE, NUTANIX FOR HYPERCONVERGED STORAGE

blog article

Dec 15, 2018

Hyperconverged infrastructure has been with us for a while now, and it looks like the technology is still a growing market, if analyst figures can be believed. A recent survey from IDC found that revenue from hyperconverged systems grew 78.1 percent year-on-year for the second quarter of 2018, gener...

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Building an edge computing strategy without leaving your network behind BUILDING AN EDGE COMPUTING STRATEGY WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR NETWORK BEHIND

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

Edge computing is a topic on the mind of more executives these days as tech companies advertise their ability to offer "edge intelligence." What company wouldn't want to have more intelligence? Deciding if an edge computing strategy is truly beneficial, however, means understanding whi...

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Old thinking about critical infrastructure won’t stop new risks OLD THINKING ABOUT CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WON’T STOP NEW RISKS

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

Developers of critical infrastructure systems never intended to build insecure operational technology (OT) systems to manage them – but that is exactly what they’ve created as utilities, manufacturers and other process-reliant companies face the challenge of protecting legacy systems tha...

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Dense Air 5G infrastructure to deliver coverage infill, private networks DENSE AIR 5G INFRASTRUCTURE TO DELIVER COVERAGE INFILL, PRIVATE NETWORKS

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

UK-headquartered Dense Air plans to use its recently acquired licences for 5G spectrum in Australia to primarily deliver services to complement the networks of Australia’s existing mobile operators, with the company viewing carriers as its key customers rather than competitors. Chief executive...

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4 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF NETWORK SECURITY 4 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF NETWORK SECURITY

blog article

Dec 14, 2018

Cybercriminals, former employees, and some careless users can bring down any computer network security and compromise sensitive data within seconds. In fact, on October 11, 2018, the internet provider Pocket iNet left an AWS S3 server exposed. Upguard, a cyber-risk team, later reported that this inc...

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Businesses Seek Out a New Calculus for Public Cloud BUSINESSES SEEK OUT A NEW CALCULUS FOR PUBLIC CLOUD

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

Not long ago, cloud computing was a trendy new concept, with some observers predicting that on-premises data centers would disappear completely as the cost of public cloud resources continued to spiral downward. Those days are largely over. Public cloud prices have stabilized, and many organizations...

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How to Choose DPI Technology that Will Raise the Performance of Your SD-WAN Solution HOW TO CHOOSE DPI TECHNOLOGY THAT WILL RAISE THE PERFORMANCE OF YOUR SD-WAN SOLUTION

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

According to Rohit Mehra, Vice President, Network Infrastructure, IDC, "the emergence of SD-WAN technology has been one of the fastest industry transformations we have seen in years1."The high growth potential of the SD-WAN market means that competition is high among solution providers. Th...

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5G will be an evolution in speed, but a revolution in scope 5G WILL BE AN EVOLUTION IN SPEED, BUT A REVOLUTION IN SCOPE

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

The rubber is meeting the road in terms of 5G rollout for the major network operators, writes Mike O’Malley, the vice president of marketing at Radware. We’ve already seen some developments and showcase networks, like at the Winter Olympics in South Korea earlier this year, but planning ...

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SIMalliance defines a ‘Recommended 5G SIM Card’ in new guidance SIMALLIANCE DEFINES A ‘RECOMMENDED 5G SIM CARD’ IN NEW GUIDANCE

blog article

Dec 13, 2018

SIMalliance, the non-profit association which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM industry, has published a technical definition of a ‘SIMalliance Recommended 5G SIM’ card. The 5G SIM recommended by the organisation has technical features which address many challenges, beyond ...

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T-Mobile launched the first 5G network in Poland T-MOBILE LAUNCHED THE FIRST 5G NETWORK IN POLAND

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

The minister of Digital Affairs and the representatives of T-Mobile inaugurated the launch of the 5G T-Mobile network, the first fifth generation network in Poland. Devices providing access to the network have been distributed to selected T-Mobile partners, so they can be used in order to develop ne...

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What’s Coming for Cloud Security in 2019 WHAT’S COMING FOR CLOUD SECURITY IN 2019

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

Expect to see more data breaches, attacks on critical infrastructure in the cloud, and more research into vulnerabilities into cloud computing in 2019, according to studies on upcoming threats in the new year. With increasing adoption and more use cases, cloud computing offers organizations many ben...

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How to leverage the greatest minds in the world in your own data center HOW TO LEVERAGE THE GREATEST MINDS IN THE WORLD IN YOUR OWN DATA CENTER

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

More than 20 years ago, Sun Microsystems’ co-founder Bill Joy offered up an insightful thought: “No matter who you are, most of the smartest people work for someone else.” This thought eventually became known as Joy’s Law, and today its applicability is only compounded by the...

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Juniper CTO talks cloud, high-speed networking JUNIPER CTO TALKS CLOUD, HIGH-SPEED NETWORKING

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

Cloud computing is changing everything – just ask Juniper CTO Bikash Koley. Along with that notion Koley says that there are a number of certainties about the future of building out large cloud infrastructures: Multicloud is a real inflection point for enterprises and service providers; there ...

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Enabling digital and cloud transformation with SD-WAN ENABLING DIGITAL AND CLOUD TRANSFORMATION WITH SD-WAN

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

The world is in a data frenzy. With so many applications, devices, and machines connecting to the cloud and to corporate datacenters, the amount of data being consumed and analyzed by insight-hungry organizations in particular is exploding. Companies that make intelligent use of data to bring in new...

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Northern Virginia Data Center Tax Incentives See Strong Return NORTHERN VIRGINIA DATA CENTER TAX INCENTIVES SEE STRONG RETURN

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

With the latest info on the always-growing Northern Virginia colocation market, we continue our series of stories on the leading geographic markets for data center space. Data Center Frontier is partnering with datacenterHawk to provide in-depth market reports on each city we profile. This time, we ...

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Ability to Impart Agility to Organizations Drives Global Composable Infrastructure Market ABILITY TO IMPART AGILITY TO ORGANIZATIONS DRIVES GLOBAL COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET

blog article

Dec 12, 2018

In composable infrastructure, compute, storage and networking resources can be managed through software via a web-based interface. It’s much like public cloud, except that it is on-premise in an enterprise data center. Composable infrastructure brings data center resources, just like cloud ser...

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Australian businesses get serious about SD-WAN AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES GET SERIOUS ABOUT SD-WAN

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

SD-WAN is doing to enterprise networks what virtualisation did to enterprise data centres almost a decade ago. But SD-WAN is happening at a faster rate in my opinion. This isn't just a blip on the radar; some new technology. This is a macro trend, like how virtualisation changed data centres, im...

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How to Gain a Competitive Advantage in the Fast Growing SD-WAN Market HOW TO GAIN A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN THE FAST GROWING SD-WAN MARKET

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Rohit Mehra, Vice President, Network Infrastructure, IDC, recently commented that "the emergence of SD-WAN technology has been one of the fastest industry transformations we have seen in years. Organizations of all sizes are modernizing their Wide Area Networks to provide improved user experien...

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How to tame enterprise communications services HOW TO TAME ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

Communications capabilities are essential to the success of organizations everywhere. Voice, email, text messaging, multimedia messaging, file sharing, streaming video, conferencing, collaboration, and more – you can’t do business without them. But as traffic volumes and the number of co...

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Will 2019 be the year of the Mac? WILL 2019 BE THE YEAR OF THE MAC?

blog article

Dec 11, 2018

iPhone maker Apple makes lots of other products, including Macs, and the next 12 months could see some of the strongest Mac sales for some time as millions of aging Windows machines still used in enterprise IT are upgraded to a more advanced computing platform. Time for the Mac halo to return First ...

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Why the 5G race matters WHY THE 5G RACE MATTERS

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

A little more than a half-century ago President John F. Kennedy laid out a course of action that eventually led to the United States winning the first space race and landing men on the moon. It was an audacious plan that pitted the nation against its main geopolitical rival in a contest for technolo...

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Building your AI data pipeline BUILDING YOUR AI DATA PIPELINE

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Artificial intelligence, the erstwhile fascination of sci-fi aficionados and the perennial holy grail of computer scientists, is now ubiquitous in the lexicon of business. Now more modern-business-imperative than fiction, the world is moving toward AI adoption fast. According to Forrester Research, ...

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How Schneider Electric aims to simplify IT management HOW SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC AIMS TO SIMPLIFY IT MANAGEMENT

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Schneider Electric announced the continued rollout of EcoStruxure IT Expert, its cloud-based data centre infrastructure management solution, with its release in Australia. With IT Expert, Schneider Electric aims to bring secure, vendor agnostic, wherever-you-go monitoring and visibility of all IoT-e...

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Smart SD-WAN gets network traffic priorities straight SMART SD-WAN GETS NETWORK TRAFFIC PRIORITIES STRAIGHT

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

With the spread of distributed applications and multicloud, the network is coming under attack. It’s too slow; the infrastructure is outdated; it’s not intelligent. Legacies like Cisco Systems Inc. and lesser-known startups are repaving the path data takes from one point to another. Many...

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Protecting critical internet infrastructure from IoT device risks PROTECTING CRITICAL INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE FROM IOT DEVICE RISKS

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

As the infiltration of internet-connected devices into nearly every aspect of daily life continues to expand, so do the vulnerabilities and security risks they create for their operational networks. That includes the devices and networks used by federal agencies that ensure the security of the gover...

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10 cyber security trends to look out for in 2019 10 CYBER SECURITY TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2019

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

2018 was an interesting year for all things cyber. It was the year that brought major breaches pretty much every week. Most recently, the Marriott Hotel group suffered a significant data breach, while Quora fell foul to some cyber criminals. Cyber security is still the issue on every business leader...

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Be proactive, not reactive: 5 steps to a cyber security prevention plan BE PROACTIVE, NOT REACTIVE: 5 STEPS TO A CYBER SECURITY PREVENTION PLAN

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Cyber security news, such as the Marriott hack in November, is dominating headlines, and becoming a serious headache for business leaders. This article offers CTOs, businesses and tech leaders the advice and actionable information they need to implement a solid cyber prevention plan. And, make sure ...

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Security Compliance Tools Will Be Crucial Part of Agency’s Push to Cloud SECURITY COMPLIANCE TOOLS WILL BE CRUCIAL PART OF AGENCY’S PUSH TO CLOUD

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

A growing challenge for development and security operation teams (DevSecOps) as they move workloads to cloud infrastructures is how to ensure that functions in the cloud adhere to their agency’s compliance and security policies. Cloud infrastructures are flexible and offer opportunities for se...

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MARRIOTT HACK UNDERLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ROLE OF SECURITY IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS (M&A) MARRIOTT HACK UNDERLINES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ROLE OF SECURITY IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS (M&A)

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

The world recently heard that Marriott Industries experienced a breach that could have involved over 500 million accounts. It seems that hardly a week goes by without a major corporation experiencing a breach of one sort or another, and those are just the ones that we hear about. Many cyber crimes g...

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Security In Intelligent Transport Systems: Why India Should Prioritize ITS? SECURITY IN INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS: WHY INDIA SHOULD PRIORITIZE ITS?

blog article

Dec 10, 2018

Intelligent transport systems (ITS) promise to enhance the lives of people by improving road safety, reducing traffic congestion, enhancing mobility of people and goods, and bettering the environment. Typical ITS consists of connected or autonomous vehicles, road side units, traffic flow sensors, pa...

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5G: What to know, why you should be excited, and how it will impact you 5G: WHAT TO KNOW, WHY YOU SHOULD BE EXCITED, AND HOW IT WILL IMPACT YOU

blog article

Dec 09, 2018

5G is coming soon. And although it seems pretty clear Apple is going to skip the next-gen wireless service in the 2019 iPhone, most Android manufacturers have made one thing certain: they’ll have at least one 5G offering as early as summer 2019. We’ve been hearing about how 5G is bringin...

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Blockchain Application Updates: Switzerland Promotes Infrastructure For Emerging Technology BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATION UPDATES: SWITZERLAND PROMOTES INFRASTRUCTURE FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 07, 2018

Switzerland turns an avid supporter of blockchain application updates for developing a suitable ecosystem for this emerging industry. Indeed, the country leaders have foreseen the immense benefits of blockchain technology in the long run and hence the country is wholeheartedly welcoming the blockcha...

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Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment VISIBILITY PLAYS CRITICAL ROLE IN A SUCCESSFUL SD-WAN DEPLOYMENT

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Dec 07, 2018

The rise of SD-WANs has been well documented by every analyst firm that covers network technology. I have the market growing from $1.0 billion in 2017 to over $9.5 billion in 2022, indicating the market is about to go through an accelerated phase of growth. Given SD-WANs can help save money and impr...

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Nutanix Partners with Intel, Enhances IT Infrastructure NUTANIX PARTNERS WITH INTEL, ENHANCES IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 06, 2018

Nutanix, Inc. recently announced today that it has teamed up with Intel Corporation to help value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators (SIs) to offer Nutanix-qualified Intel Data Centre Block hardware platforms under the purview of the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Partner Program. T...

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IOTA Partners With RIDDLE&CODE For Industrial IoT IOTA PARTNERS WITH RIDDLE&CODE FOR INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Dec 06, 2018

The IOTA Foundation has recently partnered with RIDDLE&CODE to enable the industrial internet of things (IoT). Using RIDDLE&CODE’s blockchain it would be possible to process data from reliable sources. The information was released a few days ago in a blog post by the IOTA Foundation. I...

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Top IoT Security Concerns and Ways to Address Them TOP IOT SECURITY CONCERNS AND WAYS TO ADDRESS THEM

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Dec 06, 2018

By 2023, the number of connected devices is forecast to reach 20 billion. This increase in volume is a growing challenge for service providers tasked with trying to keep their networks secure, as well as for enterprises and critical infrastructure entities deploying and managing devices. After all, ...

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How IoT Just Keeps Getting Smarter and Smarter HOW IOT JUST KEEPS GETTING SMARTER AND SMARTER

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Dec 06, 2018

IoT is complex with immense amounts of data that can overwhelm enterprises. Leading organizations are applying analytics that will help make sense of it all. The Internet of Things (IoT) is evolving into more than just a gigantic global glob of connected sensors — it is now rapidly becoming in...

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Optimizing data lake infrastructure OPTIMIZING DATA LAKE INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 06, 2018

In today’s world, data is the new oil, and there’s a great need to preserve that data for exploration and to derive value. A “data lake” acts as a repository that consolidates an organization’s data into a governed and well-managed environment that supports both analyti...

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The 5 HOT storage trends for 2019 THE 5 HOT STORAGE TRENDS FOR 2019

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Dec 06, 2018

Historically, computer storage hasn’t always been top-of-mind in the world of IT. But the success of your business, whether a company of five or the Global Fortune 500, lies within your storage strategy. Really. Think of it this way: you wouldn’t want to build your new office or factory ...

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Autonomous ships – Learning to sail in clouds AUTONOMOUS SHIPS – LEARNING TO SAIL IN CLOUDS

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Dec 06, 2018

A simplified overview how an autonomous ship sails between two harbors The project is part of a national Finnish research and innovation program called Design4Value (D4V). Ericsson participates together with other partners in the DIMECC ecosystem. In the project we focus on autonomous ships that sai...

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Is Your Network Aware of Your Infrastructure? It Should Be. IS YOUR NETWORK AWARE OF YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE? IT SHOULD BE.

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Dec 06, 2018

The Major League Baseball World Series finished up recently, and it is always a big deal in my house because I played the sport for many years. When I was a varsity baseball pitcher in high school, I couldn’t imagine pitching a game without being fully aware of everyone and everything on the f...

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Experts: Legacy Networks Struggling in Cloud, Modernization Push EXPERTS: LEGACY NETWORKS STRUGGLING IN CLOUD, MODERNIZATION PUSH

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Dec 05, 2018

Experts agreed today that Federal legacy network infrastructure are struggling to keep pace with the growing demands of agency cloud migrations and the continued push to modernize Federal IT systems. Today’s MeriTalk webinar, sponsored by Riverbed and TechData, explored the findings of a MeriT...

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The Unsung Benefits of In-House Data Storage THE UNSUNG BENEFITS OF IN-HOUSE DATA STORAGE

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Dec 05, 2018

Britt Mowery of InterOptic discusses the benefits of in-house data storage, and hybrid solutions for sensitive data, like police body camera footage. In the last few years, enthusiasm around cloud-based data storage has reached almost a fever pitch. But in-house data storage still has a lot to offer...

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Avelacom to provide IT Infrastructure for XTRD cryptocurrency trading platform AVELACOM TO PROVIDE IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR XTRD CRYPTOCURRENCY TRADING PLATFORM

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Dec 05, 2018

Avelacom, a connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, has partnered with XTRD to provide ultra-reliable and low latency access to all major crypto exchanges globally. Sub-millisecond market data and order routing, delivered over the Avelacom network w...

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‘Shared infrastructure, co-location critical to crashing Internetcost’ ‘SHARED INFRASTRUCTURE, CO-LOCATION CRITICAL TO CRASHING INTERNETCOST’

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Dec 05, 2018

This is what I am seeing with cloud servers and data center co-location as well. A couple of years ago, companies would shudder to think that could put their servers in someone else’s server room or data center, and even worse to put it in the cloud! Today companies here in Nigeria are embraci...

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Data sharing is the main driver for IoT projects DATA SHARING IS THE MAIN DRIVER FOR IOT PROJECTS

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Dec 05, 2018

Enterprises plan to invest more in Internet of Things (IoT)-related technologies in 2019, and more companies are jumping on board the IoT bandwagon. The average investment, however, remains rather modest. So says Zebra Technologies’ second annual Intelligent Enterprise Index (PDF). Zebra speci...

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Opportunistic Wireless Encryption…Um, What’s That Again? OPPORTUNISTIC WIRELESS ENCRYPTION…UM, WHAT’S THAT AGAIN?

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Dec 04, 2018

By now you’ve heard countless stories for how insecure public Wi-Fi networks in coffee shops, bars, and large venues can be too dangerous for users – malware can infect personal devices, hackers can acquire usernames and passwords, and ransomware can hold private data hostage. In places ...

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Hardware is on its way out as the demand for SD-WAN climbs HARDWARE IS ON ITS WAY OUT AS THE DEMAND FOR SD-WAN CLIMBS

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Dec 04, 2018

In today’s world applications are moving to the cloud and employee mobility is on the rise, which adds unprecedented flexibility and agility. However, this drive towards digital transformation means that businesses are faced with navigating the myriad network infrastructure and security challe...

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Software AG Cloud Simplifies Cloud Computing SOFTWARE AG CLOUD SIMPLIFIES CLOUD COMPUTING

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Dec 04, 2018

Software AG recently unveiled its next-gen Software AG Cloud -- an open, enterprise-grade cloud platform that helps build, test, deploy, and manage everything, starting from simple apps to intricate, cloud-enabled enterprise and IoT applications. The solution is an agile one-stop shop for 'all t...

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NETWORK MONITORING IN A HYBRID WORLD: TALKING WITH SOLARWINDS’ CHRIS O’BRIEN NETWORK MONITORING IN A HYBRID WORLD: TALKING WITH SOLARWINDS’ CHRIS O’BRIEN

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Dec 03, 2018

Network monitoring and troubleshooting has evolved quite a bit from the old days when I used to scroll through endless events in log files or slap a Fluke on a cable. Today’s business networks often take a hybrid approach of combining on-premises servers with online applications and services p...

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Next gen cellular oice over 5G to drive infrastructure evolution for carriers along with service improvements NEXT GEN CELLULAR OICE OVER 5G TO DRIVE INFRASTRUCTURE EVOLUTION FOR CARRIERS ALONG WITH SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS

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Dec 03, 2018

Initially deployed over ten years ago, carrier IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) infrastructure will see new life with Voice over 5G (Vo5G). Just as LTE relies upon IMS for support of Voice over LTE (VoLTE), so will Vo5G rely upon this equipment for next generation communications, which will include Ult...

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Independent storage analysts take notice of IBM Storage… shouldn’t you? INDEPENDENT STORAGE ANALYSTS TAKE NOTICE OF IBM STORAGE… SHOULDN’T YOU?

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Dec 03, 2018

When making any big decision it’s imperative to do your research. When you can rely on experts, it helps to dramatically reduce your risk.  If you are considering your next vehicle purchase, you turn to Consumer Reports or one of the leading automotive magazines.  You’ll call a...

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How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier HOW TO BUY SD-WAN TECHNOLOGY: KEY QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A SUPPLIER

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Dec 03, 2018

Software-defined WAN traffic is exploding, and so is the number of technology providers competing for enterprise SD-WAN customers. Here are some key issues to consider as IT pros investigate SD-WAN deployment options and weigh the importance of features such as application prioritization, multicloud...

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Smarter Infrastructure SMARTER INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dec 01, 2018

Smart city initiatives are growing across the globe, as leaders look to increase security and intelligence across metropolitan environments. At the heart of these projects is the deployment of efficient and advanced solutions to help ensure safe, intelligent and sustainable operations. The data from...

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Tomorrow’s Infrastructure Challenges TOMORROW’S INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES

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Nov 30, 2018

It wasn’t so long ago that IT infrastructure comprised elements of decades-old technology, from mainframe computers to copper-based connectivity. In the last decade or so, not only has physical infrastructure transformed almost beyond recognition thanks to technologies such as fibre and the cl...

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H5 Data Centers Continues to Expand, Targeting Regional Growth Markets H5 DATA CENTERS CONTINUES TO EXPAND, TARGETING REGIONAL GROWTH MARKETS

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Nov 30, 2018

The growing adoption of cloud computing and digital content means more data in more places. This trend is creating opportunities for data center providers that extend beyond the traditional business hubs to regional cities, which are in growth mode and a little less crowded. Among the companies targ...

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Using the Internet of Sound to transfer IoT data via speakers USING THE INTERNET OF SOUND TO TRANSFER IOT DATA VIA SPEAKERS

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Nov 29, 2018

Some kinds of data should be encoded onto an inaudible, near-ultrasound layer placed on top of normal, audible sounds — a process that could rapidly scale Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, says startup Trillbit. The company says that by doing that kind of overlay, any microphone and speaker i...

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CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET TO REACH $116 BILLION BY 2021 CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET TO REACH $116 BILLION BY 2021

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Nov 29, 2018

According to the experts Heather Bellini, Heath Terry, Piyush Mubayi, Caroline Liu, Mark Grant, and Ted Lin, in a quarterly report, the market for cloud computing will keep on growing at the rate of 20% per year through 2021 to reach $116 billion. However, a major spending will be among Alibaba, Mic...

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INFINIDAT CTO to Present at Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference INFINIDAT CTO TO PRESENT AT GARTNER IT INFRASTRUCTURE, OPERATIONS & CLOUD STRATEGIES CONFERENCE

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Nov 28, 2018

Who: INFINIDAT, the market’s leading independent provider of enterprise-class data storage solutions, announced that its CTO, Brian Carmody, will present at the 2018 Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations, & Cloud Strategies (IOCS) conference. What: Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations &am...

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Three Cybersecurity Must-Haves for Small Businesses THREE CYBERSECURITY MUST-HAVES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

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Nov 28, 2018

Pop quiz: What percentage of small businesses in the U.S. suffered a cyberattack in 2017? Without peeking below at the answer, take a guess. Would you estimate 10 percent? Maybe 25 percent? Higher?
Answer: 47 percent of small businesses had their networks breached at least once by cybercrimin...

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Data Tonnage: Managing the Coming M2M Tsunami DATA TONNAGE: MANAGING THE COMING M2M TSUNAMI

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Nov 28, 2018

The digital transformation of our economy is projected to generate an ocean of data, fed by a growing universe of intelligent things – sensors, cameras, smartphones, tablets, drones, robots and connected cars. In a new report this week, Cisco predicts that machine-to-machine (M2M) applications...

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5G technology update – how and why are carriers deploying fixed wireless access? 5G TECHNOLOGY UPDATE – HOW AND WHY ARE CARRIERS DEPLOYING FIXED WIRELESS ACCESS?

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Nov 28, 2018

The answer to that question seems to have been addressed in part by Verizon who have just launched Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) as their first offering in 5G services to the market, a topic covered in this blog post by Peter Linder. So how does the Verizon offering of FWA fit into the market? Is that...

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MPLS VS SD-WAN: WHICH ONE IS THE PATH FORWARD FOR YOUR WAN? MPLS VS SD-WAN: WHICH ONE IS THE PATH FORWARD FOR YOUR WAN?

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Nov 27, 2018

Technology is rapidly evolving. Edge, cloud, and mobile computing are already large and are growing at breakneck pace. Along with this growth comes a surge in bandwidth consumption and a fundamental shift in how data traverses enterprise WANs (Wide Area Networks). Gone are the days where the majorit...

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Four ways an adaptive approach can overcome network challenges FOUR WAYS AN ADAPTIVE APPROACH CAN OVERCOME NETWORK CHALLENGES

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Nov 27, 2018

High-profile live events can create the perfect storm for network providers. Any dip in performance can mean the difference between winning and missing out. Next-generation devices that allow for high-quality video streaming, IoT integration and 5G connectivity are at the centre of an explosion in d...

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Why SD-WAN Will Be in Most Branch Offices in 2019 WHY SD-WAN WILL BE IN MOST BRANCH OFFICES IN 2019

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Nov 27, 2018

The unusually significant scalability, resilience, cost savings, and other technical advantages delivered by SD-WAN are quickly becoming too much for enterprises to ignore — and 2019 is going to be the year that we’ll see the technology’s near-ubiquitous adoption. Here’s what...

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Increase Flexibility with Cisco’s Programmable Cloud Infrastructure INCREASE FLEXIBILITY WITH CISCO’S PROGRAMMABLE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 27, 2018

Today, Data Center Networking customers look for the latest innovations in both hardware and software, wanting flexibility to consume them at their own pace.  The combination of Cisco’s CloudScale ASIC technology and NX-OS is the right choice for the majority of customers. Cisco is commit...

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AI Ops and the Self-Optimization of Resources AI OPS AND THE SELF-OPTIMIZATION OF RESOURCES

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Nov 26, 2018

AI Ops includes the ability to dynamically optimize infrastructure resources through a holistic approach. Cisco Workload Optimization Manager is an important component in our strategy of delivering enhanced customer benefits through AI Ops. Cisco is executing a strategy to consistently enhance the c...

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IT infrastructure key to AI success IT INFRASTRUCTURE KEY TO AI SUCCESS

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Nov 26, 2018

It’s well known that data is the building block that drives Artificial Intelligence which means as a result that the heart of AI's success will depend on a solid data storage strategy.Yet according to a study from Seagate, Data Pulse: Maximising the Potential of Artificial Intelligence, on...

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Is your SD-WAN solution leaving you vulnerable? IS YOUR SD-WAN SOLUTION LEAVING YOU VULNERABLE?

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Nov 26, 2018

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is a highly disruptive force that is dramatically reshaping the enterprise router market, recent figures from Gartner show. Enterprise spending on SD-WAN is growing at a CAGR of 76.2% from 2016 through 2020 as businesses use SD-WAN to save money and increase agility. SD...

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Mass data fragmentation requires a storage rethink MASS DATA FRAGMENTATION REQUIRES A STORAGE RETHINK

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Nov 26, 2018

Companies are experiencing a growing problem of mass data fragmentation (MDF). Data is siloed and scattered all over the organization — on and off premises — and businesses are unable to use the data strategically. When data is fragmented, only a small portion of it is available to be an...

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Hyperconvergence: Not just for specific workloads anymore HYPERCONVERGENCE: NOT JUST FOR SPECIFIC WORKLOADS ANYMORE

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Nov 26, 2018

Hyperconvergence has come a long way in a relatively short time, and enterprises are taking advantage of the new capabilities. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) combines storage, computing and networking into a single system; hyperconverged platforms include a hypervisor for virtualized computing,...

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Healthcare Cloud Computing Market Briefing 2018: Emerging Technologies, Growing Trend and Future Scope HEALTHCARE CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET BRIEFING 2018: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, GROWING TREND AND FUTURE SCOPE

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Nov 26, 2018

Cloud computing reduces overall costs as it is used without the need for physical infrastructure. The internet is used to store and manage data which also cuts down on maintenance costs. This is a significant driver of the global healthcare cloud computing market. Eminent market players that have be...

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Make your company’s data work harder for you MAKE YOUR COMPANY’S DATA WORK HARDER FOR YOU

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Nov 26, 2018

We all know that data can be a company’s most important asset but managing it in the same way as other, more tangible, assets within the corporation is often neglected. Doug Laney, VP and Analyst at Gartner and author of Infonomics, points out: “Senior executives report to the board on t...

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NSF Partners With Internet2 Consortium for Cloud Computing Research Effort NSF PARTNERS WITH INTERNET2 CONSORTIUM FOR CLOUD COMPUTING RESEARCH EFFORT

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Nov 26, 2018

Internet2, a nonprofit networking consortium, has partnered with the National Science Foundation for a project aimed at studying the use of commercial cloud services for science and engineering research. The two organizations will seek proposals for the Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science e...

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Migrating to SD-WAN: One User MIGRATING TO SD-WAN: ONE USER'S VIEW

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Nov 26, 2018

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Nick Dell, who manages IT for an auto parts manufacturer in the Detroit area. Over the last couple of years, Nick has migrated from a Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based WAN to a software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) from Cato Networks, and I wanted to ...

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WILL EDGE COMPUTING HELP CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MEET CONSUMER DEMAND? WILL EDGE COMPUTING HELP CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MEET CONSUMER DEMAND?

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Nov 23, 2018

In the dawn of consumer electronics, content was the physical possession of consumers. You put a tape into your VCR player and voila, your movie came to life. Then personal computers came, and for a while, we still loaded up DVDs or CD-ROMs. But eventually, this approach evolved into accessing centr...

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Prepping SD-WAN for the IoT Edge PREPPING SD-WAN FOR THE IOT EDGE

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Nov 21, 2018

The SD-WAN is about to make a big push into enterprise edge networks, which itself is part of a larger strategy to support the Internet of Things (IoT) workloads that will come to define the digital economy over the next decade. But not all SD-WAN solutions are created equal. Before the enterprise g...

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Why did Oracle acquire an SDN firm? WHY DID ORACLE ACQUIRE AN SDN FIRM?

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Nov 21, 2018

Every now and then, the industry gets hit with a “huh?” acquisition, like Facebook buying virtual reality headset maker Oculus or chipmaker Broadcom acquiring mainframe software vendor CA. Last week’s news from Oracle was also up there, with the announcement it plans to acquire Tal...

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The CISO’s evolving role: How digitalisation is bringing the fight to industrial security threats THE CISO’S EVOLVING ROLE: HOW DIGITALISATION IS BRINGING THE FIGHT TO INDUSTRIAL SECURITY THREATS

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Nov 21, 2018

It’s no longer a question of whether your business will be attacked, but rather when it will be attacked. Cyber attacks, particularly those on public sector and utility businesses, are now a regular, often daily occurrence. Here, Robin Whitehead, managing director of systems integrator Boultin...

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Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Market is set to garner staggering revenues by 2027 CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE HARDWARE MARKET IS SET TO GARNER STAGGERING REVENUES BY 2027

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Nov 21, 2018

Cloud IT infrastructure hardware is present in all the three cloud computing models – infrastructure as a service, platform as a service and software as a service. Companies either purchase these cloud IT infrastructure hardware or take them on rent from various cloud infrastructure vendors. U...

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How Data Centers Power Wall Street and the Financial Sector HOW DATA CENTERS POWER WALL STREET AND THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

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Nov 21, 2018

The movement of data is the lifeblood of the financial services industry. That data must move fast, and be stored securely. The financial sector is dealing with an increasing volume of data to be managed, whether analyzing it for trading purposes or using cybersecurity software that monitors data fo...

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DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private DNS OVER HTTPS SEEKS TO MAKE INTERNET USE MORE PRIVATE

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Nov 20, 2018

Unauthorized interception of DNS traffic provides enough information to ascertain internet users’ thoughts, desires, hopes and dreams.  Not only is there concern for privacy from nearby nosey neighbors, but governments and corporations could use that information to learn about individuals...

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Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients ZERO-TRUST SECURITY ADDS NECESSARY INGREDIENTS

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Nov 20, 2018

Today's threat landscape consists of skilled, organized and well-funded bad actors. They have many goals including exfiltrating sensitive data for political or economic motives. To combat these multiple threats, the cybersecurity market is required to expand at an even greater rate. The IT leade...

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Accelerating AI to the next level for enterprises ACCELERATING AI TO THE NEXT LEVEL FOR ENTERPRISES

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Nov 20, 2018

For a major part of the last decade we have been talking about the future, with artificial intelligence (AI) and all the endless opportunities that it holds. Now that we have AI placed in the center of everything around us, it is time that data scientists, managers and thought leaders lead the way f...

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Web Hosting And Cloud Technology Designed To Save Your Company Money WEB HOSTING AND CLOUD TECHNOLOGY DESIGNED TO SAVE YOUR COMPANY MONEY

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Nov 20, 2018

The internet has allowed for many opportunities to innovate your business and save money. Assess the options in this article to determine which options are best for your company. Of course, every entrepreneur is out there to make the most out of their ventures. Fortunately, new technology will alway...

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The Network Knows. Let It Help You. THE NETWORK KNOWS. LET IT HELP YOU.

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Nov 19, 2018

The 1927 film Metropolis was most likely the first movie ever created about a robot taking over the world. This German expressionist film was not sophisticated (in fact, science fiction writer H.G. Wells said the movie was downright “silly”) but it did have some merit. If nothing else, i...

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Edge Computing is Poised to Remake the Data Center Landscape EDGE COMPUTING IS POISED TO REMAKE THE DATA CENTER LANDSCAPE

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Nov 19, 2018

Data is everywhere. As a digital transformation sweeps across our society and economy, Internet infrastructure must follow the data. Enter edge computing, which extends data processing and storage closer to the growing universe of devices and sensors at the edge of the network. The goal of edge comp...

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iExec Integrates IBM Cloud to Increase the Security of Decentralized Computing IEXEC INTEGRATES IBM CLOUD TO INCREASE THE SECURITY OF DECENTRALIZED COMPUTING

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Nov 16, 2018

Over the past decade, the cloud has completely transformed the way businesses think about computing resources and application deployment. Modern cloud platforms enable enterprises to scale up and down on demand, turning computing into a highly flexible, pay-as-you-use-it utility. However, perceived ...

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Network operations: A new role for AI and ML NETWORK OPERATIONS: A NEW ROLE FOR AI AND ML

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Nov 16, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are still viewed with skepticism by many in IT, despite a decades-long long history, continuing advances within academia and industry, and numerous successful applications. But it’s not hard to understand why: The very concept of an algori...

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Securing The SCADA Networks And Infrastructure SECURING THE SCADA NETWORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 16, 2018

Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks today are considered the most critical component in terms of security in large scale industrial organizations, enterprises as well as nation’s infrastructure such power plants and grids, oil and gas terminals, water supply networks, com...

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Beyond Latency: How the Edge Could Transform Interconnection BEYOND LATENCY: HOW THE EDGE COULD TRANSFORM INTERCONNECTION

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Nov 16, 2018

Much of the discussion of edge computing focuses on latency, and the need to move content closer to users to improve the experience for streaming video and gaming. Amid an explosion of consumer mobile devices, edge infrastructure holds the promise of dramatically improved performance, reducing &ldqu...

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10 data analytics success stories: An inside look 10 DATA ANALYTICS SUCCESS STORIES: AN INSIDE LOOK

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Nov 14, 2018

If data is the new oil, then knowing how to refine it into actionable intelligence is the key to unleashing its potential. To this end, CIOs are playing with predictive analytics, crafting machine learning algorithms and battle-testing analytics solutions in pursuit of businesses efficiencies and ne...

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Sigfox president on building a one-stop shop for IoT cloud communications SIGFOX PRESIDENT ON BUILDING A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR IOT CLOUD COMMUNICATIONS

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Nov 14, 2018

Sigfox, the France-based wireless networking company that is trying to push IoT communications technology into the mainstream with its low-power WAN service, provided through partnerships with mobile carriers who weave its technology into their base stations, just celebrated its third year of doing ...

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IoT as a Service: A new business model? IOT AS A SERVICE: A NEW BUSINESS MODEL?

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Nov 14, 2018

According to recent research from Osborne Clarke and written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, 87 percent of executives surveyed believe that connectivity will be more important to the way their businesses run in the next five years. 5G connectivity will soon enable new technologies on scale, such...

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Cisco fuses SD-WAN, security and cloud services CISCO FUSES SD-WAN, SECURITY AND CLOUD SERVICES

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Nov 13, 2018

Looking to help customers batten down the edge, Cisco is marrying its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) software with security features while boosting support for cloud services. Many times SD-WAN customers have been forced to choose between adding more security to their SD-WAN at the e...

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Leveraging MC-IoT Networks to Maintain Power Grids During Natural Disasters LEVERAGING MC-IOT NETWORKS TO MAINTAIN POWER GRIDS DURING NATURAL DISASTERS

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Nov 13, 2018

2017 was a year that left our nation’s infrastructure vulnerable to a number of threats including wildfires, earthquakes, and most prominently, hurricanes. The hyperactive 2017 hurricane season, which featured the devastating trio of superstorms—Harvey, Irma, and Maria—was the cost...

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Open-source and cloud-native, Kubernetes paves the way for new companies to bring DevOps to data OPEN-SOURCE AND CLOUD-NATIVE, KUBERNETES PAVES THE WAY FOR NEW COMPANIES TO BRING DEVOPS TO DATA

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Nov 13, 2018

With less than two months left, 2018 is poised to go down in tech history as the coming of age for open-source software. Need evidence? Over the past 10 months, notable open-source enterprises MuleSoft Inc., Magento Inc., GitHub Inc. and Red Hat Inc. have been purchased for a combined $50 billion. Y...

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The evolution of the IBM Blockchain Platform: Choice and control on IBM Z and LinuxONE THE EVOLUTION OF THE IBM BLOCKCHAIN PLATFORM: CHOICE AND CONTROL ON IBM Z AND LINUXONE

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Nov 13, 2018

We’re living in a multicloud world. Today, 85 percent of businesses rely on multiple clouds to meet their IT needs, with 71 percent using more than three[1]. What this means in practice for enterprise clients is that they have multiple architectures in place. This may be fine for “tried ...

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Making the right hyperconvergence choice: HCI hardware or software? MAKING THE RIGHT HYPERCONVERGENCE CHOICE: HCI HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE?

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Nov 12, 2018

Once a niche technology, primarily attractive to organizations with specific needs, such as streamlining operations at branch offices, hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is rapidly finding a wide customer base. HCI is an IT framework that combines storage, computing and networking into a single sys...

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Simplify Cloud Networking with Microsoft Azure SIMPLIFY CLOUD NETWORKING WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

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Nov 09, 2018

As enterprises continue to rapidly migrate applications and infrastructure to the cloud, SD-WAN technologies are quickly gaining traction. Industry analyst firm IDC estimates that 80 percent of business is transacted from branch and remote offices, which is driving enterprises to deploy SD-WAN solut...

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5 Artificial Intelligence Trends To Watch Out For In 2019 5 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2019

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Nov 09, 2018

During 2018, we witnessed a dramatic rise in the platforms, tools, and applications based on Machine learning and artificial intelligence. These technologies not only impacted software and the Internet industry but also other verticals such as healthcare, legal, manufacturing, automobile and agricul...

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Bell Labs: Nokia BELL LABS: NOKIA'S FUTURE X 5G NETWORKING CAN HELP BOOST BUSINESS PRODUCTIVITY

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Nov 08, 2018

Cloud-assisted driving, remote surgery, touch-sensitive VR, and most important for the global economy, a massive jump in industrial productivity, are all on the way and have one thing in common: the continuing evolution of network infrastructure toward 5G. That's the vision presented by Marcus W...

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Making the business case for collaboration MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR COLLABORATION

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Nov 08, 2018

Modern collaboration tools promise to connect employees more effectively, boost team productivity and potentially even help the corporate bottom line. The potential cost savings include cutting travel costs (by substituting video conferencing for team meetings) and reducing a company’s real es...

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Itential puts organizations on the path to the modern network ITENTIAL PUTS ORGANIZATIONS ON THE PATH TO THE MODERN NETWORK

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Nov 07, 2018

In the realm of enterprise computing, we have already automated the management and orchestration of software-defined compute and storage resources. Need another server or more storage capacity? Those virtual resources can be created in mere minutes — and without intervention from a human to in...

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IBM Spectrum LSF goes multicloud IBM SPECTRUM LSF GOES MULTICLOUD

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Nov 07, 2018

IBM is moving swiftly to implement multicloud capabilities across both our IBM Spectrum Storage and IBM Spectrum Computing portfolios. In an important step for our high-performance computing (HPC) solutions, today we’re announcing the release of a deployment guide that facilitates the use of I...

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Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router – No. 6: Bringing New Sites Online Takes Too Long TOP TEN REASONS TO THINK OUTSIDE THE ROUTER – NO. 6: BRINGING NEW SITES ONLINE TAKES TOO LONG

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Nov 05, 2018

In our homage to the iconic David Letterman Top Ten List from his former Late Show, Silver Peak continues to count down the Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router. Click for the #7, #8, #9 and #10 reasons to replace traditional branch routers with a business-driven SD-WAN platform. The #6 reaso...

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When Networking Meets Hyperconvergence WHEN NETWORKING MEETS HYPERCONVERGENCE

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Nov 04, 2018

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is expected to take the enterprise by storm in the coming years, replacing today’s Goldberg-esque collections of servers, storage and networking gear with sleek, all-in-one compute modules. But this does not mean any of these functions cease to be important ...

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Cisco ups the ante for 400G Ethernet with big-bandwidth data-center switches CISCO UPS THE ANTE FOR 400G ETHERNET WITH BIG-BANDWIDTH DATA-CENTER SWITCHES

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Nov 01, 2018

Cisco is bringing high-speed Ethernet to the data center with four new switches it says will ultimately become the foundation of highdensity, intent-based networks. The new 400G Ethernet switches fall into two camps, two boxes in the Nexus 9000 family aimed at large-enterprise network customers and ...

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Silver Peak Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant SILVER PEAK NAMED A LEADER IN 2018 GARTNER WAN EDGE INFRASTRUCTURE MAGIC QUADRANT

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Oct 31, 2018

For the past three years, the software-defined WAN or SD-WAN, has been one of the most talked about technology trends. By some estimations there are 60+ vendors, all marketing their products around the concept of SD-WAN, each vying to carve out a piece of this emerging multi-billion-dollar market. W...

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IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud IBM TO MOVE WATSON HEALTH TO A HYBRID CLOUD

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Oct 31, 2018

After announcing plans to acquire open source software provider Red Hat this week, IBM now plans to move its Watson Health cognitive services to a hybrid cloud model. Watson, the IBM supercomputer that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze natural language and perform data analytics, has been...

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Quick-start AI – your rapid path to business results QUICK-START AI – YOUR RAPID PATH TO BUSINESS RESULTS

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Oct 31, 2018

Executives who are leaders in applying IT infrastructure are emphatic. Business technology is key to their strategic vision, where the economics support a compelling business case. These trailblazers are already investing with bold expectations of gaining agility, driving innovation and capturing ne...

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Innovating Deployment for Critical Applications INNOVATING DEPLOYMENT FOR CRITICAL APPLICATIONS

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Oct 30, 2018

These days, the business world is changing rapidly. Data-driven enterprises need IT solutions that are evolving and improving as quickly as the companies themselves. Recent announcements from IBM Storage demonstrate that IBM is continuing to provide leading-edge data management and storage innovatio...

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Users tell what you need to know about SD-WAN USERS TELL WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SD-WAN

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Oct 30, 2018

Harrison Lewis wasn’t looking for SD-WAN, but he’s glad he found it. Northgate Gonzalez, which operates 40 specialty grocery stores throughout Southern California, had distributed its compute power for years. Each store individually supported applications with servers and other key infra...

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‘Winter is coming’: Dell EMC expert outlines IT infrastructure vision ‘WINTER IS COMING’: DELL EMC EXPERT OUTLINES IT INFRASTRUCTURE VISION

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Oct 29, 2018

Dell EMC modern data centre specialist, Perry Delaney, said it’s both “exciting times” and “challenging times” for the ICT industry given the new and ever-present digital reality. “As an IT industry everything is moving towards this new digital realisation,”...

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Understanding mass data fragmentation UNDERSTANDING MASS DATA FRAGMENTATION

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Oct 29, 2018

The digital transformation era is upon us, and it’s changing the business landscape faster than ever. I’ve seen numerous studies that show that digital companies are more profitable and have more share in their respective markets. Businesses that master being digital will be able to sust...

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IBM says buying Red Hat makes it the biggest in hybrid cloud IBM SAYS BUYING RED HAT MAKES IT THE BIGGEST IN HYBRID CLOUD

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Oct 29, 2018

In a move that IBM says will make it the world’s leader in hybrid cloud, the company says it’s going to buy open-source giant Red Hat for $34 billion, banking on what it sees as Red Hat’s potential to become the operating system of choice for cloud providers. IBM says it expects gr...

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IBM HyperSwap: A modern data protection solution IBM HYPERSWAP: A MODERN DATA PROTECTION SOLUTION

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Oct 29, 2018

High availability is becoming an increasingly popular term due to advances in infrastructure components such as networking, compute and storage. It’s also a necessity today for businesses in the banking, financial and insurance sectors. IBM Spectrum Virtualize HyperSwap is a dual-site solution...

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Virtual application delivery controllers can speed traffic among microservices containers in data centers VIRTUAL APPLICATION DELIVERY CONTROLLERS CAN SPEED TRAFFIC AMONG MICROSERVICES CONTAINERS IN DATA CENTERS

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Oct 29, 2018

The application delivery controller (ADC) market is ripe for disruption. The ADC sits at a strategic place in the data center, in between the firewall and application servers, where it’s able to see, route and analyze much of the inbound and outbound traffic. Traditional ADCs were sold as all-...

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How SD-WAN Enables Digital IT Transformation HOW SD-WAN ENABLES DIGITAL IT TRANSFORMATION

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Oct 26, 2018

Today, most enterprise IT executives are in the process of implementing or developing a digital transformation strategy to support their business objectives. This is often accompanied by an adoption of a cloud-first strategy that supports on-demand access to any business application from anywhere an...

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What’s the IoT doing to your data center? WHAT’S THE IOT DOING TO YOUR DATA CENTER?

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Oct 26, 2018

Much of the hype around the Internet of Things is centered on a decentralized model of deployment – edge computing, where specialized devices sit close to the endpoints they’re managing or monitoring, is very much the flavor of the month.Yet the cloud and the data center are still critic...

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SD-WAN Without WAN Optimization is Like Peanut Butter Without Jelly SD-WAN WITHOUT WAN OPTIMIZATION IS LIKE PEANUT BUTTER WITHOUT JELLY

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Oct 26, 2018

Optimization of applications and data traffic has been an integral part of the WAN since its inception. WAN optimization accelerates application traffic by overcoming latency and reducing the amount of data traversing the WAN by applying techniques like protocol acceleration, deduplication, compress...

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Box Cloud Content Management on IBM Cloud Object Storage BOX CLOUD CONTENT MANAGEMENT ON IBM CLOUD OBJECT STORAGE

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Oct 25, 2018

We are excited to share that as of October 1st, joint Box and IBM customers can now leverage  IBM Cloud Object Storage for their infrastructure needs in the US. This new collaboration expands on the investment that IBM and Box continue to make to provide customers greater opportunities to lever...

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How AI Will Change Network Infrastructure HOW AI WILL CHANGE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Oct 25, 2018

Much has been said about the way artificial intelligence (AI) will alter the networking landscape, usually in reference to its ability to enhance traffic management, analytics and the provisioning of virtual resources. But AI will also have a pronounced impact on network infrastructure and in partic...

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Lenovo, Scale partner for hyperconverged edge servers LENOVO, SCALE PARTNER FOR HYPERCONVERGED EDGE SERVERS

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Oct 23, 2018

OEM Lenovo and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) platform developer Scale Computing have partnered to offer an out-of-the-box HCI platform specifically for edge computing deployments. Dubbed the Scale Computing HC3 Edge Platform on Lenovo Servers, the solution is an integration of Scale's HC3 ...

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IBM Storage innovation from data creation to archive IBM STORAGE INNOVATION FROM DATA CREATION TO ARCHIVE

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Oct 22, 2018

Today, enterprises must innovate quickly and constantly–or risk losing competitive advantage,” states Senior Analyst Mark Peters of Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). IBM lives this observation, constantly innovating at breakneck speed to deliver the best possible solutions to the market. ...

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Sophisticated and comprehensive data and storage management SOPHISTICATED AND COMPREHENSIVE DATA AND STORAGE MANAGEMENT

blog article

Oct 22, 2018

The cost of managing storage infrastructure can be a major component of the total lifetime cost of storage.[1] This is one of the primary reasons companies often have only 50 percent storage utilization rates[2], since it can be easier to throw more capacity at a storage problem than it is to troubl...

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IBM wants to manage your cloud services no matter which ones you run IBM WANTS TO MANAGE YOUR CLOUD SERVICES NO MATTER WHICH ONES YOU RUN

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Oct 18, 2018

IBM has rolled out a multi-cloud management system that promises to help customers manage, move and integrate apps across multivendor cloud infrastructures. IBM’s new Kubernetes-based Multi-cloud Manager runs on the company’s year-old IBM Cloud Private platform but lets customers manage ...

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Database migration from Oracle Exadata to IBM Power Systems DATABASE MIGRATION FROM ORACLE EXADATA TO IBM POWER SYSTEMS

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Oct 17, 2018

Data is the lifeblood of any organization. We rely on it for day-to-day and minute-to-minute operations, so database availability is essential. Many enterprises also have business, legal and regulatory requirements that mean they must have immediate access to complete and accurate data. This makes i...

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What is a private cloud? [ And some things that it WHAT IS A PRIVATE CLOUD? [ AND SOME THINGS THAT IT'S NOT]

blog article

Oct 16, 2018

Private cloud is a well-defined term that government standards groups and the commercial cloud industry have pretty much agreed upon, and while some think its use is waning, recent analysis indicates that spending on private cloud is still growing at a breakneck pace. A study by IDC projects that sa...

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Windows Server 2019 general availability: What to do WINDOWS SERVER 2019 GENERAL AVAILABILITY: WHAT TO DO

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Oct 16, 2018

Microsoft has released Windows Server 2019 to general availability, formally bringing to market the first major release of the Windows Server operating system in three years. Subscribers have had the chance to explore the new platform for months, but for those who have held off fiddling with Windows...

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A sneak peek of the Think 2019 Infrastructure campus A SNEAK PEEK OF THE THINK 2019 INFRASTRUCTURE CAMPUS

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Oct 15, 2018

“It can be hard to keep up with all of the technology shifts and changes these days. IBM Think helps me because it addresses all of them including AI, cloud, analytics, infrastructure, security, and even nascent trends like quantum computing!” Think 2019 is fast approaching, and this nex...

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Legacy Infrastructure Holding Agencies Back from Real Cloud Progress LEGACY INFRASTRUCTURE HOLDING AGENCIES BACK FROM REAL CLOUD PROGRESS

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Oct 15, 2018

A new report from MeriTalk finds that Federal legacy network infrastructure may be struggling to keep pace with the growing demands of agency cloud migrations, next-generation technology, and the continued push to modernize IT systems. The MeriTalk survey of 150 Federal IT managers finds that 98 per...

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Infrastructure life cycle costs: How ITAD and TPM can save you money INFRASTRUCTURE LIFE CYCLE COSTS: HOW ITAD AND TPM CAN SAVE YOU MONEY

blog article

Oct 12, 2018

I was recently reading some responses to a question posted on the Spiceworks community forum that asked, “How do you dispose of old hard drives?" While there were some typically humorous responses, such as use them as target practice, smash them with a hammer, or drill a hole through them...

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ICANN’s internet DNS security upgrade apparently goes off without a glitch ICANN’S INTERNET DNS SECURITY UPGRADE APPARENTLY GOES OFF WITHOUT A GLITCH

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Oct 12, 2018

So far, so good. That’s the report from Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as it rolled out the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS) on Oct. 11. The change is central to I...

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Buildings with DNA: why today’s “smart” buildings were never dumb BUILDINGS WITH DNA: WHY TODAY’S “SMART” BUILDINGS WERE NEVER DUMB

blog article

Oct 12, 2018

Ask yourself these questions: when was the last time you experienced the latest and most innovative technology, at work? Is your workplace more technically equipped than your home? It is widely accepted that buildings are getting smarter. But were they ever actually dumb? Or have they just been held...

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How to boost Wi-Fi performance: Experts talk planning, troubleshooting HOW TO BOOST WI-FI PERFORMANCE: EXPERTS TALK PLANNING, TROUBLESHOOTING

blog article

Oct 10, 2018

With wireless now the preferred, default, and increasingly only access in the majority of in-building, campus, metro-scale hotspot and wide-area settings, achieving optimal performance is a key objective for IT departments. Since radio-frequency (RF) propagation always involves a high degree of vari...

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PLDT taps Amdocs for IT infrastructure automation PLDT TAPS AMDOCS FOR IT INFRASTRUCTURE AUTOMATION

blog article

Oct 09, 2018

The Philippines’ PLDT has contracted Amdocs to transform its IT infrastructure under an expanded six-year service agreement. The new contract builds on a seven year master transformation agreement that will see Amdocs modernize PLDT’s IT applications and help introduce new digital techno...

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Tapping the brakes on 802.11ac wave 2 TAPPING THE BRAKES ON 802.11AC WAVE 2

blog article

Oct 09, 2018

802.11ac wave 2 is the splashy new kid in the wireless technology pool, but some experts caution that you might not want to let it play without lifeguards present just yet. Wave 2 access points are now available from major wireless vendors, and have started to make inroads into the enterprise. The t...

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Learn details of the Advances in Desktop-As-A-Service (DAAS) Market Forecast and Segments, 2016-2026 LEARN DETAILS OF THE ADVANCES IN DESKTOP-AS-A-SERVICE (DAAS) MARKET FORECAST AND SEGMENTS, 2016-2026

blog article

Oct 09, 2018

Ever-increasing proliferation of the endpoint devices together with rising cloud as well as consumerization of IT resulted in surging demand for desktop-as-a-service. HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructures) is one of the major trend in desktop-as-a-service market gaining significant traction since the...

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The top 10 IT outsourcing service providers of the year THE TOP 10 IT OUTSOURCING SERVICE PROVIDERS OF THE YEAR

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Oct 09, 2018

Outsourcing consultancy and research firm Everest Group recently unveiled its ranking of top 20 IT service providers, but it wasn’t legacy powerhouses like IBM or HP that topped the list. Teaneck, N.J.-based Cognizant (now India’s second largest outsourcing providers) claimed the top spo...

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Global 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G Wireless Network Infrastructure Market 2018 | Newest Industry Data, Future Trends and Forecast 2025 GLOBAL 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET 2018 | NEWEST INDUSTRY DATA, FUTURE TRENDS AND FORECAST 2025

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Oct 08, 2018

Global 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G Wireless Network Infrastructure Market Research Report 2018-2025 published and promoted by GlobalInfoResearch.biz provides in-depth segment analysis of the market being effective in several sectors, thereby providing valuable insights to the rivals. The comprehensive marke...

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IoT analytics guide: What to expect from Internet of Things data IOT ANALYTICS GUIDE: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM INTERNET OF THINGS DATA

blog article

Oct 08, 2018

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is having a big impact on lots of areas within enterprise IT, and data analytics is one of them. Companies are gathering huge volumes of information from all kinds of connected of objects, such as data about how consumers are using certain products, the per...

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Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends JUNIPER CEO RAHIM TALKS NETWORK, SECURITY AND MULTICLOUD TRENDS

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Oct 05, 2018

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim is shepherding a number of key transitions for the company. Juniper made a big bet on 400G Ethernet this summer, detailing how it plans to transition its wide-area network, data center and enterprise portfolio to 400G Ethernet. And earlier this year, Juniper released its Contr...

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Modern networks taking lessons from nature MODERN NETWORKS TAKING LESSONS FROM NATURE

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Oct 03, 2018

Enterprise Networks, which are an enterprise’s communication backbone, start their lives as simple structures, but over time, they grow in size, scope and overall complexity. When outages occur, they often do so at the most unfortunate times – Murphy’s Law, creating a difficult sit...

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Cisco, SAP team up to ease cloud, container integration, management CISCO, SAP TEAM UP TO EASE CLOUD, CONTAINER INTEGRATION, MANAGEMENT

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Oct 02, 2018

Cisco today said it has teamed with SAP to make it easier for customers to manage high volumes of data from multi-cloud and distributed data center resources. The companies announced that Cisco’s Container Platform will work with SAP’s Data Hub to integrate large data sets that may be in...

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The world’s two largest enterprise blockchain groups join forces THE WORLD’S TWO LARGEST ENTERPRISE BLOCKCHAIN GROUPS JOIN FORCES

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Oct 01, 2018

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a blockchain standards organization and Hyperledger, an open source collaborative under the auspices of The Linux Foundation, today announced they have joined each other's groups. The two groups said the joint associate membership will lead to an open-sour...

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LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs LINKEDIN THE LATEST TO INTRODUCE ITS OWN SERVER DESIGNS

blog article

Oct 01, 2018

Whoever thought the chief competitors to HP Enterprise and Dell EMC would wind up being some of their biggest customers? But giant data center operators are in a sense becoming just that — a competitor to the hardware companies that they once and, to some degree still, sell hardware to.The nee...

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A smart device doesn’t mean a safe device A SMART DEVICE DOESN’T MEAN A SAFE DEVICE

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Oct 01, 2018

In 2016, the number of smart devices shipped was 60 million. By 2020, this is projected to grow to 31 billion worldwide. While these devices are often marketed as enabling the Smart Home, these devices are finding themselves on enterprise networks. Why should that concern your network security team?...

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Why 5G will disappoint everyone WHY 5G WILL DISAPPOINT EVERYONE

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Sep 29, 2018

You’ve heard the claims: 5G will enable safe self-driving cars, streaming virtual reality, long-distance surgery, 3D holographic video calls, the $50 smartphone and the four-hour workweek. 5G will usher in the real-time enterprise (RTE), we’re told, transforming business completely. The ...

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FAQ: What the device-as-a-service (DaaS) trend is all about FAQ: WHAT THE DEVICE-AS-A-SERVICE (DAAS) TREND IS ALL ABOUT

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Sep 26, 2018

That's the implied promise of service-as-subscriptions, whether for productivity tools (Office 365) or in-the-cloud data centers (Amazon Web Services). Offload the responsibilities to third-party shoulders, the thinking goes, in exchange for a knowable monthly fee. Enterprise acquisition of pers...

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Google and Microsoft team up with Cloudflare to slash network costs in the cloud GOOGLE AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP WITH CLOUDFLARE TO SLASH NETWORK COSTS IN THE CLOUD

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Sep 26, 2018

Cloudflare Inc. is joining forces with Google LLC, Microsoft Corp. and other technology companies to reduce the cost of network resources in the public cloud. The firms will pursue the effort under the banner of a group named the Bandwidth Alliance that formally launched today. Participating cloud p...

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Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products HITACHI VANTARA UNVEILS A WIDE RANGE OF DATA-CENTER PRODUCTS

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Sep 26, 2018

Hitachi Vantara launched a wide range of new hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) systems, software management, and automation tools at its Hitachi Next 2018 conference taking place in San Diego. The move is meant to be a convergence of products, just as Hitachi Ventara as a company is going through ...

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Manufacturing Secure Access for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) MANUFACTURING SECURE ACCESS FOR THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS (IIOT)

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Sep 26, 2018

In 2017, the manufacturing industry made the largest investment in the Internet of Things (IoT), pouring $183 billion into the technology (IDC). But that’s nothing compared to what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market is geared up to do. According to a new report by Grand View Resea...

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Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers INTEL MAKES A PLAY FOR HIGH-SPEED FIBER NETWORKING FOR DATA CENTERS

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Sep 24, 2018

Intel is revamping its strategy around the data center by going beyond the Xeon chip and into silicon photonics transceivers. The company announced Monday at the European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) that samples of its silicon photonics transceivers targeting 5G wireless infrastructu...

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Pentagon CIOs struggle with legacy tech, security. Sound familiar? PENTAGON CIOS STRUGGLE WITH LEGACY TECH, SECURITY. SOUND FAMILIAR?

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Sep 21, 2018

Patrick Flanders has been thinking a lot about IT modernization. Flanders, CIO of the Defense Health Agency, is gearing up to consolidate control over the Pentagon's sprawling network of treatment centers, in the process centralizing a far-flung set of IT operations that raise a host of security...

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Virtual Instruments to Showcase New Approach to Ending IT War Rooms at the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conferences VIRTUAL INSTRUMENTS TO SHOWCASE NEW APPROACH TO ENDING IT WAR ROOMS AT THE GARTNER IT INFRASTRUCTURE, OPERATIONS & CLOUD STRATEGIES CONFERENCES

blog article

Sep 20, 2018

Virtual Instruments, the leader in hybrid infrastructure management, announced its participation at the two Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conferences, taking place in London from 26 November 2018-27 November 2018, and Las Vegas from December 3-6. At the events, Virtual...

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SAP Selects Verizon to Consolidate Global Network Infrastructure SAP SELECTS VERIZON TO CONSOLIDATE GLOBAL NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 19, 2018

SAP has selected Verizon to consolidate and streamline its global network infrastructure for easier and more cost-effective network management. SAP's end objective is improved internal connectivity and collaboration, a secure stable platform to support customer-facing applications, and a better ...

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Mitigating Threats to Undersea Internet Infrastructure MITIGATING THREATS TO UNDERSEA INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

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Sep 19, 2018

Submarine cables and the internet traffic they carry, including as much as 99 percent of international telecommunications data, have been a focus area for government officials in recent months. In June 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned entities supporting Russia's "underwater ca...

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Why Windows 10 is the most secure Windows ever WHY WINDOWS 10 IS THE MOST SECURE WINDOWS EVER

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Sep 18, 2018

Three years after its debut, Windows 10 is poised to overtake Windows 7 as the most popular version of the Windows operating system. Microsoft introduced virtualization-based security features – namely Device Guard and Credential Guard – in Windows 10, and in subsequent updates, has adde...

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Why banks didn’t ‘rip and replace’ their mainframes WHY BANKS DIDN’T ‘RIP AND REPLACE’ THEIR MAINFRAMES

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Sep 17, 2018

Consumer demand for instant 24-hour access to personal bank data has taken the financial world in a new direction in less than one generation. Not only do bank IT departments now rival those of software development companies, but banking networks and infrastructure are at least as complex as a tech ...

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Lenovo, NetApp team up vs. Dell EMC, HPE on storage LENOVO, NETAPP TEAM UP VS. DELL EMC, HPE ON STORAGE

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Sep 17, 2018

Lenovo and NetApp's storage alliance, joint venture in China, and new series of all-flash and hybrid flash products announced at Lenovo's Transform event, put them both in a much stronger position in the data center against rivals Dell EMC and HPE. The storage offerings include two familes, ...

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On the road to your IoT adventure: planning, deployment and measurement ON THE ROAD TO YOUR IOT ADVENTURE: PLANNING, DEPLOYMENT AND MEASUREMENT

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Sep 13, 2018

Welcome to the second installment in my series on how organizations can get started on the road to success with their Internet of Things (IoT) projects. In the first part of my series based on “Building the Internet of Things – a Project Workbook,” I explained how to identify your ...

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Data-driven resource management and the future of cloud DATA-DRIVEN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND THE FUTURE OF CLOUD

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Sep 13, 2018

Cloud adoption is undoubtedly the cornerstone of digital transformation, and for many, it is the foundation for rapid, scalable application development and delivery. Companies of all sizes and from across all industries are racing to achieve the many benefits afforded by public, private or hybrid cl...

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Hybrid cloud startup Datrium lands $60M round led by Samsung HYBRID CLOUD STARTUP DATRIUM LANDS $60M ROUND LED BY SAMSUNG

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Sep 13, 2018

Datrium Inc., a well-funded contender in the hybrid cloud infrastructure market, today announced that it has secured a new $60 million round led Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. The investment brings the startup’s total raised to a hefty $170 million. In addition to Samsung, it included contributi...

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Nagios Core monitoring software: lots of plugins, steep learning curve NAGIOS CORE MONITORING SOFTWARE: LOTS OF PLUGINS, STEEP LEARNING CURVE

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Sep 10, 2018

The free and open-source network monitoring software Nagios Core has a long and strong reputation, providing the base for other monitoring suites - Icinga, Naemon and OP5 among them – and a history dating back to 2002 when it launched under the name NetSaint. For this review we tested Nagios C...

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Newest OpenStack release comes with bare-metal installs in mind NEWEST OPENSTACK RELEASE COMES WITH BARE-METAL INSTALLS IN MIND

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Sep 07, 2018

The OpenStack Foundation has announced the general availability of the 18th iteration of its cloud platform, called OpenStack Rocky. The major new functionalities to the platform are faster upgrades and enhanced support for bare metal infrastructure. Bare-metal cloud is a term for cloud services tha...

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Putting an end to IT monitoring sprawl PUTTING AN END TO IT MONITORING SPRAWL

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Sep 07, 2018

Enterprise IT groups are at odds with each other—especially at large corporations. IT professionals have few choices available to them in driving their organizations towards solutions that scale and solve for the needs of every IT silo. This leads to the deployment of point solutions managed s...

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Hardware life cycle approaches to save money, ensure network reliability HARDWARE LIFE CYCLE APPROACHES TO SAVE MONEY, ENSURE NETWORK RELIABILITY

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Sep 06, 2018

High-quality, reliable network hardware and data center cabling are requirements for a high-performing technology infrastructure and for a successful IT team that helps drive more business. It’s the life cycle for your network. However, in these days of shrinking budgets and rising demands, CI...

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Increasing Complexity, Costs and Better Management Among Reasons for Adoption of SD-WAN INCREASING COMPLEXITY, COSTS AND BETTER MANAGEMENT AMONG REASONS FOR ADOPTION OF SD-WAN

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Sep 05, 2018

Increasing complexity of network infrastructure and performance tasks (36%), closely followed by the need to cut network costs (34%) and the need for better management of network infrastructures (34%) are among the key reasons for enterprises to consider SD-WAN, according to a research by Sapio Rese...

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Why are datacenters so severe and vulnerable to outages? – Uptime Institute survey WHY ARE DATACENTERS SO SEVERE AND VULNERABLE TO OUTAGES? – UPTIME INSTITUTE SURVEY

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Sep 04, 2018

Despite the significant efficiency gains in last few years, the data center industry is seeing growth in rate and severity of datacenter outages, according to Uptime Institute Global Data Center Survey. The enterprises are looking for new ways to boost their resiliency. Uptime Institute, the global ...

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Moving apps to the cloud? 3 steps to ensure good customer experiences MOVING APPS TO THE CLOUD? 3 STEPS TO ENSURE GOOD CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

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Sep 04, 2018

Many businesses today are moving customer-facing websites and applications to the cloud—and rightfully so. Cloud computing allows enterprises to reduce infrastructure costs and spend more time focusing on revenue generation and business growth. But cloud computing requires a shift in thinking ...

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4 forces driving the re-networking of the digital world 4 FORCES DRIVING THE RE-NETWORKING OF THE DIGITAL WORLD

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Sep 04, 2018

In a world with vastly increasing amounts of data and dependency on the Internet, digital transformation is now paramount to the long-term survival of enterprises. But what will digital transformation in the years ahead involve? A crucial component for companies will be ensuring they have enough int...

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Three “Must Have” SD-WAN 2.0 Security Capabilities THREE “MUST HAVE” SD-WAN 2.0 SECURITY CAPABILITIES

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Sep 03, 2018

Increased adoption of cloud-based architectures and network virtualization has driven a high degree of automation and operational efficiency within the data center (DC) and more recently into the WAN and public cloud. This allows enterprises to deliver unimagined service agility, unlocking a new gen...

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5 Steps to Securing Your Big Data Infrastructur 5 STEPS TO SECURING YOUR BIG DATA INFRASTRUCTUR

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Aug 31, 2018

For IT executives responsible for modernizing big data infrastructure and embracing cloud storage, the weekly rhythm of security breach news has become a recurring nightmare. For example, earlier this year the genealogy website MyHeritage acknowledged that a security breach had led to the leak of em...

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How to Plan for Success when mapping a Multi-Cloud Strategy HOW TO PLAN FOR SUCCESS WHEN MAPPING A MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGY

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Aug 30, 2018

Enterprises are excited about the potential for cloud computing and creating a strategy around its possibilities. Conversations with influencers helped us understand potential challenges and how to maneuver around them for continued success. Eric Roch, (@LinkedIn), Chief Strategist & Enterprise ...

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Huawei claims to be named as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for LTE network infrastructure HUAWEI CLAIMS TO BE NAMED AS A LEADER IN GARTNER’S MAGIC QUADRANT FOR LTE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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Aug 30, 2018

Huawei claims to be positioned as a Leader in the LTE market according to the newly-released Magic Quadrant for LTE Network Infrastructure by Gartner, a world advisory and research firm. Gartner evaluated the end-to-end (E2E) LTE infrastructure vendor’s completeness of vision and ability to ex...

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Elastos Unveils Merged Mining Partnership With Bitmain ELASTOS UNVEILS MERGED MINING PARTNERSHIP WITH BITMAIN

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Aug 30, 2018

Elastos, a blockchain-powered Internet infrastructure, has announced a merged mining partnership with Bitmain Technologies, a cryptocurrency mining specialist and hardware producer. Merged mining allows Bitcoin (BTC) and the ELA coin, Elastos’ token, to be mined simultaneously and more efficie...

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VMware has edge, AI, blockchain ambitions VMWARE HAS EDGE, AI, BLOCKCHAIN AMBITIONS

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Aug 30, 2018

Fully baked products weren’t the only technologies on display at the VMworld conference in Las Vegas this week; VMware previewed three in-the-works projects related to edge computing, artificial intelligence and enterprise blockchain. The first is Project Dimension, which aims to deliver the f...

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Here HERE'S WHAT TWO EXECUTIVE SURVEYS REVEALED ABOUT BLOCKCHAIN ADOPTION

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Aug 29, 2018

Surveys of corporate executives by two professional services consultancies revealed enterprises are on the path to deploying blockchain ledgers for business automation and transaction efficiency. The survey reports, from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Deloitte, showed that thousands of respondents...

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Infrastructure Complexity, Properly Managed, Can Deliver Optimal Computing Outcomes INFRASTRUCTURE COMPLEXITY, PROPERLY MANAGED, CAN DELIVER OPTIMAL COMPUTING OUTCOMES

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Aug 29, 2018

Computing technology and practice continues to evolve rapidly, but legacy systems and methods don’t simply disappear overnight. Nor should they in many cases. For instance, even as cloud computing has matured and proliferated, it will continue to make sense for many organizations to run some a...

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SCIENCELOGIC PARTNERS WITH HCL TECHNOLOGIES TO POWER GLOBAL ENTERPRISES WITH AIOPS SCIENCELOGIC PARTNERS WITH HCL TECHNOLOGIES TO POWER GLOBAL ENTERPRISES WITH AIOPS

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Aug 29, 2018

ScienceLogic, a leader in context-infused AIOps has announced a partnership with HCL Technologies to help HCL’s enterprise customers with automated IT Operations as they embark on digital transformation initiatives. ScienceLogic provides IT enterprises with actionable insights from their IT op...

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VMware Extends Edge Computing Strategy with Project Dimension and New IoT Offering VMWARE EXTENDS EDGE COMPUTING STRATEGY WITH PROJECT DIMENSION AND NEW IOT OFFERING

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Aug 29, 2018

This week at VMworld 2018, VMware unveiled an extended edge computing strategy, supported by new IoT offerings. VMware said it is developing a new framework, dubbed as Project Dimension that extends the VMware hybrid and multi-cloud environments to the edge. Project Dimension will combine VMware Clo...

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The IBM-Red Hat deal: What it means for enterprises THE IBM-RED HAT DEAL: WHAT IT MEANS FOR ENTERPRISES

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Aug 29, 2018

IBM has made a bold move to blast its way into the enterprise multicloud world by saying it would buy open source software pioneer Red Hat in a $34 billion stock acquisition. For IBM the deal could mean many things. It makes it a bigger open source and enterprise software player for example, but mos...

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EU regulation will drive U.S. banks to embrace FinTech or lose market share EU REGULATION WILL DRIVE U.S. BANKS TO EMBRACE FINTECH OR LOSE MARKET SHARE

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Aug 28, 2018

Two significant changes to European Union regulations have given the FinTech industry a major shot in the arm and strengthened its position as a competitor to traditional banking, the result of which will be that U.S. banks will be forced to rethink their client strategies. Along with the EU's G...

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Trends in the IT Infrastructure Management Tools Market 2018-2028 TRENDS IN THE IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT TOOLS MARKET 2018-2028

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Aug 28, 2018

Nowadays, with the increase in technological advancements, many companies of multiple industries are providing IT infrastructure to their employees and consumers with the help of IT infrastructure management tools. IT infrastructure is defined as a set of hardware, software, networks, facilities, (i...

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C3 IoT Partners With Google Cloud On AI and IoT C3 IOT PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD ON AI AND IOT

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Aug 27, 2018

C3 IoT announced on Tuesday a new strategic partnership with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), aimed at accelerating digital transformation with AI and IoT. C3 IoT announced on Tuesday a new strategic partnership with Google Cloud Platform (GCP), aimed at accelerating digital transformation through the u...

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At VMworld, VMware pushes a ‘digital foundation’ for hybrid cloud computing AT VMWORLD, VMWARE PUSHES A ‘DIGITAL FOUNDATION’ FOR HYBRID CLOUD COMPUTING

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Aug 27, 2018

Hoping to extend its hard-won leadership in corporate data centers into the cloud computing era, VMware Inc. is using its VMworld 2018 conference that opens today to showcase its growing cloud credentials — especially in managing operations on multiple clouds. During a keynote this morning wit...

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Preparing your network for the hybrid world – 4 imminent IT shifts and the role of NPMD PREPARING YOUR NETWORK FOR THE HYBRID WORLD – 4 IMMINENT IT SHIFTS AND THE ROLE OF NPMD

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Aug 27, 2018

To the surprise of many not living it every day, a robust, resilient, and reliable network is one of the most important drivers behind success in today’s business world. Organizations must continuously improve their network infrastructure to better meet organizational requirements and offer th...

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What is composable infrastructure? WHAT IS COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE?

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Aug 27, 2018

Composable infrastructure treats compute, storage, and network devices as pools of resources that can be provisioned as needed, depending on what different workloads require for optimum performance. It’s an emerging category of infrastructure that’s aimed at optimizing IT resources and i...

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Banks remain wary of blockchain-based electronic payment networks BANKS REMAIN WARY OF BLOCKCHAIN-BASED ELECTRONIC PAYMENT NETWORKS

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Aug 25, 2018

For all the marketing around B2B electronic payment platforms, many of which are based on blockchain, there are few actual users of the technology – even though it  purports to reduce the time needed to send, clear and settle global payments from days to seconds.The technology enables the...

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Self-healing SD-WAN removes the drama of high-availability planning SELF-HEALING SD-WAN REMOVES THE DRAMA OF HIGH-AVAILABILITY PLANNING

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Aug 23, 2018

Back in the early 2000s, I was the sole network engineer at a startup. By morning, my role included managing four floors and 22 European locations packed with different vendors and servers between three companies. In the evenings, I administered the largest enterprise streaming networking in Europe ...

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Worldwide NVFI Revenues to Reach $5.6 billion in 2022, says IDC WORLDWIDE NVFI REVENUES TO REACH $5.6 BILLION IN 2022, SAYS IDC

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Aug 23, 2018

CSPs are being challenged to transform their carrier network infrastructure (CNI) to create new business network services, generate new revenue streams, and improve their operational efficiency. Against this backdrop, CSPs are embracing SDN and deploying NFV form factors. Today, CNI includes both ph...

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Wireless Network Infrastructure Bible Market Rising Trends and New Technologies Research 2018 WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE BIBLE MARKET RISING TRENDS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH 2018

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Aug 23, 2018

The term  Wireless Network Infrastructure  has conventionally been associated with macrocell Radio Access Network (RAN) and mobile core network infrastructure, which SNS Research estimates to account for nearly $52 Billion in spending by the end of 2014. However, the scope of the term is e...

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Edging Closer to Enterprise IoT, Akraino Stack Announces Execution Phase EDGING CLOSER TO ENTERPRISE IOT, AKRAINO STACK ANNOUNCES EXECUTION PHASE

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Aug 22, 2018

The Linux Foundation is tackling new challenges associated with the growth of more sophisticated digital devices and high-end applications operating efficiently at the very edge of the Internet by continuing to organize communities of service providers, technology vendors, hardware, firm ware and so...

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Phoenix Data Center Market Poised to Enter Top 5 in US PHOENIX DATA CENTER MARKET POISED TO ENTER TOP 5 IN US

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Aug 22, 2018

Phoenix is in the midst of a data center building boom, and is drawing some of the biggest names in hyperscale computing. The Phoenix data center market is home to hundreds of megawatts of potential data center capacity, and demand is growing. Businesses, colocation providers and data center users h...

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Global Virtual Desktop Infrastructure(VDI) Market Report Segmentation, Consumption, Present Situation, Competitors and Forecast by 2025 GLOBAL VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE(VDI) MARKET REPORT SEGMENTATION, CONSUMPTION, PRESENT SITUATION, COMPETITORS AND FORECAST BY 2025

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Aug 20, 2018

A market study based on the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure(VDI) Market across the globe, recently added to the repository of Market Research, is titled ‘Global Virtual Desktop Infrastructure(VDI) Market 2018’. The research report analyses the historical as well as present performance of ...

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Security serves as an essential component to growing an enterprise with SD-WAN SECURITY SERVES AS AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT TO GROWING AN ENTERPRISE WITH SD-WAN

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Aug 20, 2018

As enterprises endeavor to expand domestic and global footprints, agile network infrastructure connectivity across geographies continues to prove an ongoing challenge. In particular, ensuring that data shared over these networks is protected from unauthorized access is a primary directive in today&r...

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The state of the network is murky THE STATE OF THE NETWORK IS MURKY

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Aug 20, 2018

Hybrid IT networking has come a long way in the past decade, as enterprises have gradually come to embrace and trust cloud computing. Yet, despite the growing popularity of both private and public clouds, many enterprise IT teams are still struggling with how to handle the resulting migration challe...

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ICANN sets plan to reinforce internet DNS security ICANN SETS PLAN TO REINFORCE INTERNET DNS SECURITY

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Aug 19, 2018

In a few months, the internet will be a more secure place. That’s because the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has voted to go ahead with the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name Sys...

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Businesses need better automation to regain control of their data centers BUSINESSES NEED BETTER AUTOMATION TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THEIR DATA CENTERS

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Aug 17, 2018

The cloud continues to grow in popularity as businesses look to take advantage of digital trends. However, the term “cloud” is multi-definitional and means different things to different types of organizations. In the small-business segment, cloud likely means software as a service (SaaS)...

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How to protect your infrastructure from DNS cache poisoning HOW TO PROTECT YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE FROM DNS CACHE POISONING

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Aug 16, 2018

Domain Name System (DNS) is our root of trust and is one of the most critical components of the internet. It is a mission-critical service because if it goes down, a business’s web presence goes down. DNS is a virtual database of names and numbers. It serves as the backbone for other services ...

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Leveraging DPI for Delivering Application-Level Outcomes for SD-WAN LEVERAGING DPI FOR DELIVERING APPLICATION-LEVEL OUTCOMES FOR SD-WAN

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Aug 15, 2018

It’s the era of IoT, Big Data and AI. It’s the age where enterprises are processing unprecedented amounts of data on their IT systems. And it’s the time where these enterprises, regardless of their size and the sector they are in, are moving to the Cloud in their efforts to cut cos...

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Loyal to a Fault: Why Your Current DNS May Be Exposing You to Risk LOYAL TO A FAULT: WHY YOUR CURRENT DNS MAY BE EXPOSING YOU TO RISK

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Aug 15, 2018

Ask seasoned IT professionals what they dislike most about their infrastructure, and they’ll answer in unison: Change. IT, network and security professionals all rely on tried-and-true products to keep the business humming along, but is doing so exposing them to new risks? This post looks at s...

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Apcela optimizes Office 365 performance, improving user productivity APCELA OPTIMIZES OFFICE 365 PERFORMANCE, IMPROVING USER PRODUCTIVITY

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Aug 13, 2018

More than 120 million Microsoft Office accounts have moved from on-premises to the cloud since the launch of Microsoft Office 365. Many of those accounts belong to users in large enterprises that weren’t fully prepared for the transition. The fact is as many as 30 to 40 percent of enterprises ...

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Survey Finds Election Administrators Very Worried About Cybersecurity SURVEY FINDS ELECTION ADMINISTRATORS VERY WORRIED ABOUT CYBERSECURITY

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Aug 13, 2018

A new survey from Venafi shows a very high level of concern about cybersecurity among election administrators, with 93 percent voicing concern about cyber-attacks targeting election data and infrastructure. The survey found that almost all administrators (99 percent) believe that the means for attac...

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4 ways next generation NPMD solutions reduce risk in network transitions 4 WAYS NEXT GENERATION NPMD SOLUTIONS REDUCE RISK IN NETWORK TRANSITIONS

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Aug 12, 2018

Forced to keep pace with rapidly emerging business requirements, networks are changing faster than ever. The business-facing side of networking is under continuous pressure to do more, in more places, faster. Challenging as it is, the network-to-business interaction is simpler than what is going on ...

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Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise MICROSOFT MAY SOON ADD MULTI-SESSION REMOTE ACCESS TO WINDOWS 10 ENTERPRISE

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Aug 10, 2018

Hints appeared last week that Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise as an alternative to, and complement of, Windows Server. The appearance of "Windows 10 Enterprise for Remote Sessions" as an installation option was noticed by Tero...

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market Overview, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Forecast To 2022 VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE (VDI) MARKET OVERVIEW, COST STRUCTURE ANALYSIS, GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES AND FORECAST TO 2022

blog article

Aug 10, 2018

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Market research report is a proven source of information which offers a telescopic view of the current market trends, situations, opportunities and status. Both established and new players in the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) industry can use this report f...

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Talari receives Recommended Rating from NSS Labs in industry’s first SD-WAN Group Test results TALARI RECEIVES RECOMMENDED RATING FROM NSS LABS IN INDUSTRY’S FIRST SD-WAN GROUP TEST RESULTS

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Aug 09, 2018

Talari Networks – the leader in Failsafe SD-WANs™ – announced today that it received a “Recommended” Rating from NSS Labs in its first-ever Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Group Test. NSS Labs, Inc. is a global leader and trusted source for independent, fact...

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SD-WAN Infrastructure Market to Reach $4.5 Billion in 2022 - IDC SD-WAN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO REACH $4.5 BILLION IN 2022 - IDC

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Aug 09, 2018

SD-WAN infrastructure market (hardware and software) will grow at a 40.4% CAGR rate from 2017 to 2022 to reach $4.5 billion, according to IDC's latest report.  "The emergence of SD-WAN technology has been one of the fastest industry transformations we have seen in years. Organizations ...

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Is your security architecture keeping up with the evolving threat landscape? IS YOUR SECURITY ARCHITECTURE KEEPING UP WITH THE EVOLVING THREAT LANDSCAPE?

blog article

Aug 08, 2018

CSOs are working in an increasingly complex and challenging threat landscape that continues to evolve rapidly. Increasingly varied threat vectors, outdated legacy security tools, and the rising number of endpoints are just the tip of the iceberg of what today’s CSOs need to contend with. Tied ...

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Aruba Intros Integrated SD-WAN Solution with WLAN, LAN and Security Features ARUBA INTROS INTEGRATED SD-WAN SOLUTION WITH WLAN, LAN AND SECURITY FEATURES

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Aug 08, 2018

Aruba announced its Software-Defined Branch (SD-Branch) solution that includes WLAN, LAN, and security under a single, software-defined framework for policy and segmentation to help customers modernize branch networks for evolving cloud, IoT and mobility requirements. Aruba's SD-Branch solution ...

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DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks DHS SHEDS LIGHT ON RECENT INFRASTRUCTURE CYBER ATTACKS

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Aug 07, 2018

DHS recently held several webinars in the wake of its March announcement regarding Russian state sponsored hacking group Energetic Bear/Dragonfly on utilities and critical infrastructure installations in the US.  Recent comments from DHS officials indicate that these attacks had hundreds of vic...

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Hull looks to infrastructure to support smart city ambitions HULL LOOKS TO INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT SMART CITY AMBITIONS

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Aug 07, 2018

Instead it is placing a strong initial focus on its infrastructure: the networks and digital capabilities to get the best from the internet of things (IoT) and other technologies. And according to town clerk Ian Anderson it is better placed than many cities to press head. His role gives him oversigh...

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Be the Hero of Your Network with Ciena’s Optical Networking Super Bundle BE THE HERO OF YOUR NETWORK WITH CIENA’S OPTICAL NETWORKING SUPER BUNDLE

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Aug 06, 2018

What if you could apply the collective knowledge of some of the world’s best and brightest optical minds to your network? Well, now you can with an incredible limited time offer from Ciena: The Optical Networking Super Bundle. As the famous saying goes, “Knowledge is power”, so wha...

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From Critical Infrastructure to Elections to Autos: Management of Cyber-Risk Takes Center Stage FROM CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO ELECTIONS TO AUTOS: MANAGEMENT OF CYBER-RISK TAKES CENTER STAGE

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Aug 05, 2018

At a Cyber Summit in NYC this past week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that they are establishing a new joint center to provide a centralized home for collaborative, sector-specific and cross-sector risk management efforts to better protect critical infrastructure. The fact she...

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Network World: Edge, Intent-based networking are all the rage; IT networking budgets rise NETWORK WORLD: EDGE, INTENT-BASED NETWORKING ARE ALL THE RAGE; IT NETWORKING BUDGETS RISE

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Aug 02, 2018

As distributed resources from wired, wireless, cloud and Internet of Things networks grow, the need for a more intelligent network edge is growing with it. Network World’s 8th annual State of the Network survey shows the growing importance of edge networking, finding that 56% of respondents ha...

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6 key themes shaping the future of network performance management 6 KEY THEMES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF NETWORK PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

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Aug 02, 2018

networks are built, how access is provided, how data is transmitted and stored, and much more. Cloud, IoT, edge computing and machine learning all offer unique opportunities for organizations to digitally transform the way they conduct business. Different as these technologies are, they are unified ...

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Microsoft chips away at Amazon’s lead in the cloud infrastructure market MICROSOFT CHIPS AWAY AT AMAZON’S LEAD IN THE CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET

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Aug 01, 2018

If Gartner Inc.’s latest report on the state of the cloud infrastructure-as-a-service market wasn’t surprising in putting Amazon Web Services Inc. well out in front, it does show that Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud unit had better check its rear-view mirror. Although AWS continues to domi...

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Agriculture sector firms tap benefit of Internet of Things AGRICULTURE SECTOR FIRMS TAP BENEFIT OF INTERNET OF THINGS

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Aug 01, 2018

Agriculturalists have a lot to gain from embracing the Internet of Things (IoT). Through this technology, many physical devices used in the agricultural value chain are equipped to communicate factors such as temperature and humidity to various stakeholders. Local meat processor Farmers Choice plans...

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Homeland Security announces a ‘cyber hub’ to protect critical assets from hacking HOMELAND SECURITY ANNOUNCES A ‘CYBER HUB’ TO PROTECT CRITICAL ASSETS FROM HACKING

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Jul 31, 2018

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Tuesday said it plans to create a new risk management center dubbed a “cyber hub” that’s intended to protect critical infrastructure from crippling cyberattacks. The National Risk Management Center is tasked with bolstering coordination betw...

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Experts Say Feds Should Take Responsibility for Application Security EXPERTS SAY FEDS SHOULD TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR APPLICATION SECURITY

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Jul 31, 2018

Security in the cloud is a shared responsibility between cloud service providers (CSPs) and government organizations. CSPs provide agencies with a secure platform to operate on, but it is the responsibility of agency security leaders to ensure the applications that are being hosted have been hardene...

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Google’s tiny chip represents a big bet on IoT GOOGLE’S TINY CHIP REPRESENTS A BIG BET ON IOT

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Jul 30, 2018

Google is taking two steps – one in hardware and one in software – to bring its analytics and machine learning capabilities to edge networks and even to individual Internet of Things (IoT) devices to better deal with the data generated by a growing number of IoT devices, the company said...

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Iot Managed Services Market Segmentation By IoT managed services type-Infrastructure Management Services IOT MANAGED SERVICES MARKET SEGMENTATION BY IOT MANAGED SERVICES TYPE-INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

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Jul 30, 2018

IoT is a 24*7 network of interconnected objects that are able to collect and exchange data using embedded sensors and mobile devices, among others. A connected device can become “smart” by combining sensors, networks, applications, etc., which come together to create added intelligence. ...

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HIGH-SPEED ANALYTICS HELPS INTERNATIONAL TELECOM GROUP MONETISE BIG DATA HIGH-SPEED ANALYTICS HELPS INTERNATIONAL TELECOM GROUP MONETISE BIG DATA

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Jul 27, 2018

A leading provider of South-Eastern European communication services, Telekom Slovenije, has turned to Exasol, the world’s fastest in-memory analytics database in an upheaval of their previous analytics infrastructure. The Telekom Slovenije Group, which also acts as the national telecommunicati...

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Where service health meets system health WHERE SERVICE HEALTH MEETS SYSTEM HEALTH

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Jul 26, 2018

As agility becomes a primary competitive advantage for the modern business, I’m seeing more enterprises adopt new technologies for quicker innovation and faster time to value. Public cloud, containers, microservices and serverless computing help you increase speed of execution and increase org...

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AVOID TRAFFIC JAMS WITH MICROSOFT’S WINDOWS SERVER QOS POLICY AVOID TRAFFIC JAMS WITH MICROSOFT’S WINDOWS SERVER QOS POLICY

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Jul 26, 2018

Today’s complex enterprise IT networks carry a lot of different kinds of traffic. These typically include your ordinary local area network (LAN) traffic such as web browsing, file transfer, database query/response, and intranet traffic; application and service delivery traffic; wide area netwo...

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V5 Systems Makes Cities Safer with Oracle Cloud V5 SYSTEMS MAKES CITIES SAFER WITH ORACLE CLOUD

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Jul 26, 2018

To help make cities safer quickly, V5 Systems reportedly has implemented Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as part of its security solution. As maker of a self-powered outdoor security and computing platform, V5 Systems helps cities around the world address critical security issues. Nestled in Silicon Val...

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Converging IT and Network Teams: A Cloud Native Automation Platform is the Catalyst for Successful Operations CONVERGING IT AND NETWORK TEAMS: A CLOUD NATIVE AUTOMATION PLATFORM IS THE CATALYST FOR SUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS

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Jul 24, 2018

Network automation is an imperative if operators are to deliver services with sustainable levels of agility and profitability. Automation enables the network to adapt to events and demands rapidly and efficiently, and supports a new speed of digital business. However, operators cannot buy all the au...

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‘A cloud for everyone’: Google debuts new management, AI-powered services ‘A CLOUD FOR EVERYONE’: GOOGLE DEBUTS NEW MANAGEMENT, AI-POWERED SERVICES

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Jul 24, 2018

Showing no signs of letting up in its pursuit of public cloud leaders Amazon Web Services Inc. and Microsoft Corp., Google LLC today announced new services for hybrid cloud and on-premises computing environments aimed at making its cloud services more accessible to larger groups of users. That&rsquo...

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Why CSOs should take mainframe security more seriously WHY CSOS SHOULD TAKE MAINFRAME SECURITY MORE SERIOUSLY

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Jul 23, 2018

Though they are old and unsexy, mainframes still run the world. The vast majority of Fortune 500 companies plus banks, insurers, retailers, hotels, airlines, healthcare institutions and governments use mainframes to process massive numbers of transactions daily. Without them, much of the world as we...

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Get ready for the next big disruption in the cloud: serverless computing GET READY FOR THE NEXT BIG DISRUPTION IN THE CLOUD: SERVERLESS COMPUTING

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Jul 22, 2018

In the process of sending more than 1.5 billion messages a day and interacting with more than 1 billion consumers a month, Braze Inc. uses a lot of cloud infrastructure. But its business is unpredictable, so demand for computing resources can fluctuate dramatically depending on the volume of data it...

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Three reasons Google lags in the cloud – and four ways it can step on the gas THREE REASONS GOOGLE LAGS IN THE CLOUD – AND FOUR WAYS IT CAN STEP ON THE GAS

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Jul 22, 2018

More than 90 percent of the world’s searches are driven by Google LLC’s cloud infrastructure. The company rakes in $32 billion of search advertising revenue for the U.S. market, which is nearly $30 billion more than its closest competitor. What’s more, it’s probably the world...

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Hawaiki cable comes into service HAWAIKI CABLE COMES INTO SERVICE

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Jul 20, 2018

The US$300 million, 15,000km Hawaiki submarine cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States has gone into commercial service after a 27 month construction by TE SubCom. Initial customers include Amazon Web Services, Vodafone, the American Samoa Telecommunications Authority (AS...

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Changing Demand-Supply Scenario to Influence Expansion of Cloud IT Infrastructure Hardware Market During 2017-2027 CHANGING DEMAND-SUPPLY SCENARIO TO INFLUENCE EXPANSION OF CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE HARDWARE MARKET DURING 2017-2027

blog article

Jul 20, 2018

Cloud IT infrastructure hardware is present in all the three cloud computing models – infrastructure as a service, platform as a service and software as a service. Companies either purchase these cloud IT infrastructure hardware or take them on rent from various cloud infrastructure vendors. U...

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Communications hubs emerge as a bridge to hybrid IT COMMUNICATIONS HUBS EMERGE AS A BRIDGE TO HYBRID IT

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Jul 19, 2018

Adoption of hybrid IT for delivery of applications across legacy enterprise data centers, and increasingly cloud SaaS and IaaS platforms, is rendering traditional network architectures obsolete. Numerous analysts and articles have predicted the coming obsolescence of hub and spoke MPLS networks anch...

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Security and the Cloud Go Hand-in-Hand: Are You Prepared? SECURITY AND THE CLOUD GO HAND-IN-HAND: ARE YOU PREPARED?

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Jul 19, 2018

Just because you’ve tapped into the vast resources of a cloud service provider to replace previously on-premises IT assets doesn’t lessen your management or cybersecurity burden. In fact, cloud migration creates new issues for network admins to focus on: migrations are inherently risky f...

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SolarWinds Deepens Infrastructure Visibility with Log Manager for Orion SOLARWINDS DEEPENS INFRASTRUCTURE VISIBILITY WITH LOG MANAGER FOR ORION

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Jul 18, 2018

SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced SolarWinds® Log Manager for Orion, a new, powerful log management tool for on-premises IT environments. Fully integrated with the SolarWinds Orion Platform , Log Manager is designed to provide the e...

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Telstra eyes redundancies in enterprise sales and service teams TELSTRA EYES REDUNDANCIES IN ENTERPRISE SALES AND SERVICE TEAMS

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Jul 18, 2018

elstra says it has proposed changes to its operating model across its enterprise sales and service teams that, if implemented, will see a 110 net reduction in headcount as well as cuts to some local and international contractor. A spokesperson for the telco said that the proposed redundancies are &l...

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Microsoft veterans launch new startup to change how infrastructure is managed MICROSOFT VETERANS LAUNCH NEW STARTUP TO CHANGE HOW INFRASTRUCTURE IS MANAGED

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Jul 18, 2018

Pulumi Corp., a startup founded by three Microsoft Corp. veterans, this morning exited stealth mode with $5 million in funding and an open-source platform designed to change how enterprises manage their infrastructure. Today’s leading infrastructure automation platforms require administrators ...

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Google has begun work on its first privately built trans-Atlantic subsea cable GOOGLE HAS BEGUN WORK ON ITS FIRST PRIVATELY BUILT TRANS-ATLANTIC SUBSEA CABLE

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Jul 17, 2018

Google LLC said today it’s beefing up its cloud infrastructure network with what it said will be the first private trans-Atlantic subsea cable built by a nontelecommunications company. The Dunant Cable will span the Atlantic Ocean from Virginia Beach in the U.S. to the west coast of France by ...

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Will AWS Join the Enterprise Network Switch Market? WILL AWS JOIN THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK SWITCH MARKET?

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Jul 17, 2018

A number of articles surfaced last Friday about AWS selling network switching infrastructure used in its own environment to enterprises. This news had a ripple effect in the market as some of the major network companies saw a dip in their stock prices. If the sources are accurate, AWS is, at the ver...

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On the (smart) road: How infrastructure can benefit from IoT ON THE (SMART) ROAD: HOW INFRASTRUCTURE CAN BENEFIT FROM IOT

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Jul 17, 2018

Our devices are getting smarter every day. Our homes are more connected, and our digital assistants can order us a pizza, get our groceries delivered, check the weather and even answer the door. Our cars are smart enough to drive or at least reverse park  themselves. Buildings and stadiums are ...

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What I Learned at the Tufin Customer Conference (Tufinnovate) WHAT I LEARNED AT THE TUFIN CUSTOMER CONFERENCE (TUFINNOVATE)

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Jul 16, 2018

Last week, I attended Tufin’s annual customer conference, Tufinnovate, here in Boston. If you don’t know Tufin, the company focuses on network security policy management for enterprise organizations. Here are a few of my take-aways from the event: It’s all about operational efficie...

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What are the best practices when cabling for Wi-Fi? WHAT ARE THE BEST PRACTICES WHEN CABLING FOR WI-FI?

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Jul 16, 2018

An infrastructure design consideration that arguably frustrates users, and creates a never-ending headache for network administrators, is the quality of Wi-Fi service in a building. Typically, a poor user experience is one where users have either no signal on their wireless device or see “full...

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Leveraging the power of platform to achieve technology advantage LEVERAGING THE POWER OF PLATFORM TO ACHIEVE TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE

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Jul 15, 2018

Technology disruption is a fact of life for business. There is no way to escape its impact whether it be cloud-to-edge computing, blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) or immersive experiences (AR, VR and mixed reality). 1 In all of these cases having a robust digita...

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The future of converged infrastructure is now THE FUTURE OF CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE IS NOW

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Jul 14, 2018

The tie between business strategy and infrastructure investments has been tenuous at best. But that’s changing with digital business transformations. New converged infrastructure solutions are a required foundation for an enterprise’s on-premises digital business workloads. Any business ...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Support Extended for Cloud Migrations MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008 SUPPORT EXTENDED FOR CLOUD MIGRATIONS

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Jul 13, 2018

In a little less than a year, Microsoft will end support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2. But businesses looking to eke a few more years out of their existing database investments, minus their server hardware expenditures, can buy more time by moving to the cloud. Takeshi Numoto, corporate vice pres...

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Apollon Blockchain Project APOLLON BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT

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Jul 13, 2018

This white paper (“Paper”) has been prepared in compliance with best industry practices and regulations as understood by the Group. This white paper should not be considered as a prospectus nor an offer document and is not intended to constitute a security nor shares offering or a solici...

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