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    CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE HARDWARE MARKET 2017-2027 TOP KEY PLAYERS- IBM CORPORATION, HEWLETT-PACKARD ENTERPRISE

    Jun 18, 2019

    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 this cloud IT infrastructure hardware or take them on rent from various cloud infrastructure vendors. Us...

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    BT: ONLY SMART NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE CAN DELIVER THE UBIQUITOUS CONNECTIVITY THAT CONSUMERS DEMAND

    Jun 18, 2019

    Consumers in the UK are now demanding ubiquitous, ultrafast connectivity and are not fussy about how they receive it, according to BT’s senior network architect, Neil McRae. Speaking at the Connected Britain event in London on Tuesday, McRae said that UK consumers were raising their expectatio...

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    WHY HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE IS WORTH THE HYPE

    Jun 17, 2019

    IN THE LAST few years or so. hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has gone from being a mere buzzword to taking on a more mainstream role within the enterprise technology world. HCI, in a nutshell, is a convergence of storage, compute, and networking functions into one single framework. The technolo...

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    K-12 IT INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING MARKET SIZE 2023 – GLOBAL INDUSTRY SALES, REVENUE, PRICE TRENDS AND MORE

    Jun 17, 2019

    Market Study Report, LLC, has added the latest research on ‘ K-12 IT Infrastructure Spending market’, which offers a concise outline of the market valuation, industry size, SWOT analysis, revenue approximation, and the regional outlook of this business vertical. The report precisely feat...

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    LATEST RESEARCH ON BLOCKCHAIN IN INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET GROWING POPULARITY AND EMERGING TRENDS

    Jun 14, 2019

    Research report comes up with the size of the global Blockchain In Infrastructure Market for the base year 2019 and the forecast between 2019 and 2024. Market value has been estimated considering the application and regional segments, market share, and size, while the forecast for each product type ...

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    CONSIDER THE INFRASTRUCTURE SECTOR AS GLOBAL GROWTH SLOWS

    Jun 13, 2019

    As investors were caught in the throes of May’s volatility, they were seeking quality oriented assets to shield themselves from the wild swings in the prices of U.S. equities. As global growth remains a concern, investors can look to sector-specific plays–one of them being infrastructure...

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    SENATE BILL WOULD MODERNIZE PUBLIC HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jun 13, 2019

    A bipartisan Senate bill introduced this week would invest $100 million per year in modernizing the public health IT infrastructure in the United States. The Saving Lives Through Better Data Act, introduced by Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Angus King (I-ME), would expand public ...

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    GLOBAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES MARKET 2019 TRENDS & FUTURE DEVELOPMENT IBM, HCL, ACCENTURE, TCS, HPE

    Jun 13, 2019

    MarketandResearch.biz has produced their latest report titled Global IT Infrastructure Services Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 holds the comprehensive study of the market trends with updates which are key to the said market. The report purposefully an...

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    STUDY FINDS CRITICAL NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE CYBER SECURITY MARKET IS ON THE RISE

    Jun 12, 2019

    Critical National Infrastructure Cyber security is a term often used in computer networks and applications to defend the system from external cyber-attacks such as hacking, unauthorized access, injection of codes such as computer Trojans, malware, virus and other security threats. These attacks rang...

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    WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET HAS TAKEN A SIGNIFICANT GROWTH IN COMING YEARS(2019-2026)

    Jun 12, 2019

    The qualitative research study conducted by on “Wireless Network Infrastructure Market 2018-2026” provides Positive outlook covering primary Data, surveys, Scope of the Product and vendor briefings. The market dynamic forces have been determined after conducting a detailed study of the G...

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    CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION MARKET : INDUSTRY ANALYSIS, RESEARCH REPORT

    Jun 11, 2019

    Risk management helps governments to identify key security assets, assess risks and establishes strategies and priorities for mitigating these risks. Generally, the risk management strategy involves measures to be taken in the following areas: prevention, preparedness, response and recovery arrangem...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING MARKET INCREMENTAL OPPORTUNITY OF A LITTLE MORE THAN US$ 34.1 BN BETWEEN 2016-2024

    Jun 11, 2019

    According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled “IT Infrastructure Monitoring Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016 – 2024,”. The global IT infrastructure monitoring market value is anticipated to increase from US$ 19.24 Bn in 201...

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    SECURING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE THROUGH CYBER INNOVATION

    Jun 10, 2019

    Today, surrounded by business leaders, researchers, and students, Carolyn Watters, Chief Digital Research Officer of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and David MaGee, Vice-President of Research at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), celebrated the opening of the Canadian Institute fo...

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    GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE (IAAS) MARKET INSIGHTS REPORT 2019

    Jun 10, 2019

    The Global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market report covers an all-inclusive study of Market including the expansion rate of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Market during an anticipated period. Furnishing succinct outline, the report also demonstrates the volume and estimation of the m...

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    GLOBAL REMOTE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT (RIM) MARKET REPORT 2019 ATTRACTIVENESS AND KEY PLAYERS

    Jun 10, 2019

    MarketResearchNest.com adds “Global Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025”new report to its research database. The report spread across 90 pages with multiple tables and figures in it. This comprehensive Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) M...

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    CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE-AS-A-SERVICE INDUSTRY IS SET TO BOOM IN 2019 AND COMING YEARS

    Jun 07, 2019

    The evaluation of the various elements of the global Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service market dynamics is highly sought after by stakeholders of all types and entrepreneurs planning to make a foray into the market. The study on the global Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service market is prepared with the...

    INDUSTRY REPORT
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    TOP GLOBAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT TRENDS IMPACTING ENTERPRISES IN 2019

    Jun 06, 2019

    In the current superfast, round-the-clock, digitally connected world, business users want their issues addressed immediately and get infuriated when a blame game is played between, network, application and infrastructure teams rather than attempting to seek a solution. This has led to the IT infrast...

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    DIMENSION DATA IMPLEMENTS DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT AT VIDYA MANDIR SOCIETY’S EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

    Jun 06, 2019

    Dimension Data, a technology integrator and managed services provider announced that it has enabled Vidya Mandir Society’s educational institution’s group of schools to leverage technology to transform its education system. The institution has set a clear technology roadmap to provide en...

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    ZENOSS ANNOUNCES VXRAIL HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE INTEGRATION

    Jun 05, 2019

    Zenoss Inc., a leader in intelligent application and service monitoring, today announced the launch of its VxRail hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) integration, a comprehensive monitoring solution that gives Zenoss customers the ability to view entire VxRail deployments as individual, holistic uni...

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    KONGSBERG LAUNCHES DATA INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTION

    Jun 04, 2019

    At Nor-Shipping this week, KONGSBERG will unveil Vessel Insight, a unique subscription-based service addressing the key challenges for digital adoption in the maritime industry. Vessel Insight’s secure and cost-efficient data infrastructure enables ship owners, managers and operators to unlock...

    THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE
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    WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO WITNESS EXCELLENT REVENUE GROWTH, EMERGING TRENDS AND OVERVIEW ALONG WITH COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    Jun 04, 2019

    The report explicit the complete details covering product definition, product type, and application. The report covers useful details which are categorized based on Wireless Infrastructure production region, major players, and product type which will provide a simplified view of the Wireless Infrast...

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    MANAGED INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES- GLOBAL MARKET ANALYSIS 2019-2024 DOMINANT PLAYERS ALCATEL-LUCENT, IBM CORPORATION, DELL INC

    Jun 03, 2019

    The Global Managed Infrastructure Services Report comprises thorough insights into the global Managed Infrastructure Services industry that not only aids to compete with various robust competitors but also provides an analytical evaluation of the competition, market size, shares, and diverse other m...

    GLOBAL INDUSTRY JOURNAL
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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE & MANAGED SERVICES MARKET 2019-2025 TO SURGE AT A CAGR OF +12%

    Jun 03, 2019

    IT Infrastructure Management (IM) is the management of essential operation components, such as policies, processes, equipment, data, human resources, and external contacts, for overall effectiveness. Enhance the flow of information throughout an information system. The global IT infrastructure &...

    GLOBAL MARKET RESEARCH
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    JUNIPER NETWORKS WILL MOVE BT TO A CLOUD-DRIVEN UNIFIED NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jun 03, 2019

    Juniper Networks, has been chosen by British Telecommunications (BT) to deliver its Network Cloud infrastructure initiative. This deployment will pave the way for BT’s Network Cloud roll-out – and also enable a more flexible, virtualised network infrastructure that can deliver the techno...

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    EXISTING STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE IS THE BOTTLENECK FOR AI

    Jun 03, 2019

    There is little question that storage and I/O are hot topics once again with the arrival of a host of new technologies that displaced the tried and true from decades past (disk, bulky parallel file systems, etc.). This new array of tech, when coupled with the demanding and different workloads AI tra...

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    5G INFRASTRUCTURE BY MARKET ON THE BASIS OF USABILITY, TRENDS, PROCEDURE, APPLICATION AND REGION 2019

    May 31, 2019

    Latest Research Report on 5G Infrastructure By Market 2019 – 2026 Added by Worldwide Market Reports which covers Market Overview, Future Economic Impact, Expert Opinion, Ecosystem Analysis, Competition by Manufacturers, Supply (Production), and Consumption Analysis.The tailor-made study probes...

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    LATIN AMERICA INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE MARKET REPORT 2019 FEATURING AWS, MICROSOFT, IBM, & GOOGLE

    May 30, 2019

    Although the advent of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) technology in Latin America lagged North America and some countries in Europe, the region has been quickly following and benefitting from the lessons learned from more mature cloud markets. In this report, we provide an overview of key market...

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    MEA CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES MARKET 2019 – GLOBALLY MARKET SIZE, ANALYSIS, SHARE, RESEARCH, AND RESEARCH ANALYSIS 2025

    May 30, 2019

    MEA Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2019 report focuses on the global MEA Cloud Infrastructure Services new technology, size, share, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market, and key players. The report provides complete coverage on major industry drivers, restraints, and their impact on...

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    GLOBAL BIG DATA INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 2018 – DELL, IBM, NETAPP, CISCO, INTEL, ORACLE

    May 29, 2019

    The 2018-2023 Global Big Data Infrastructure Market Report (Status and Outlook) revealed by Fior Markets furnishes acute information on each aspect of Big Data Infrastructure which is requisite for making purposeful decisions and evolution in strategies. This skillful study focuses on the current ma...

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    CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION MARKET : GROWING POPULARITY AND EMERGING TRENDS IN THE MARKET

    May 29, 2019

    The Critical Infrastructure Protection Market report provides a holistic evaluation of the market for the forecast period (2017–2026). The report comprises of various segments as well an analysis of the trends and factors that are playing a substantial role in the market. These factors; the ma...

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    GLOBAL CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT MARKET STUDY 2019-2025: DELL INC, HITACHI DATA SYSTEMS CO, HP ENTERPRISES

    May 28, 2019

    The named “Converged Infrastructure Management Market” report is a thorough research performed by analysts on the basis of current industry affairs. The report studies the cutthroat structure of the Converged Infrastructure Management industry all over the world. Developed by the practic...

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    DATRIUM AUTOMATRIX BRINGS SOFTWARE-DEFINED CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE TO MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    May 28, 2019

    Multi-cloud data platform software developer Datrium is now shipping its Automatrix platform for providing compute, primary storage, backup, disaster recovery, encryption and data mobility from a single offering. With the introduction of Automatrix, Datrium has completed its vision of providing thos...

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    ECONET FINALLY AGREES TO SHARE IT’S INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 27, 2019

    Last week fierce rivals, Econet and Netone entered into a long-awaited deal that will see the Mobile Network Operators share their infrastructure. Its a deal that the government, POTRAZ and just about every consumer had been wishing and praying for to happen. And now it has finally happened. Infrast...

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    GLOBAL ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE VPN MARKET 2019 INDUSTRY FUTURE GROWTH, SIZE, ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 2024

    May 26, 2019

    The market research study titled Global Enterprise Infrastructure VPN Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 outlines division of the business, business scope, current market, and future forecast, and key players. The report showcases qualitative and quantitati...

    EAGLE DAILY MIRROR
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    FABRIC BASED INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO WITNESS SURGE IN DEMAND OWING TO RISING END-USE ADOPTION

    May 23, 2019

    The ‘Fabric Based Infrastructure Market’ research report by Persistence Market Research is a compilation of pivotal insights pertaining to market size, competitive spectrum, geographical outlook, contender share, and consumption trends of this industry. The report also highlights the key...

    NEW DAILY HERALD
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    BIG DATA INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET SIZE, SHARE, APPLICATION ANALYSIS, REGIONAL OUTLOOK, GROWTH TRENDS

    May 23, 2019

    In the latest report on ‘ Big Data Infrastructure Market’, added by Market Study Report, LLC, a concise analysis on the recent industry trends is covered. The report further includes statistics, market forecasts and revenue estimations, that in addition highlights its status in the compe...

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    HOW HYPERQUBE IS CLONING IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CISCO, FORRESTER AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT

    May 23, 2019

    So, you’ve got this fancy new cybersecurity technology. Before a virus or cyberattack comes along, how do you know if it works? Craig Stevenson grappled with the answer to that question while working at Raytheon. He found it effective to make a replica of the company’s network infrastruc...

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    NS1 LAUNCHES DDI FOR MODERN DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE APPLICATION INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 22, 2019

    NS1, the leader in next generation DNS and application traffic management solutions, today announced its new Enterprise DDI solution. Designed for modern distributed application-centric computing infrastructure, NS1 Enterprise DDI reduces the friction and complexity of deploying and delivering appli...

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    HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE: NEW PRODUCTS AND PARTNERSHIPS DRIVE INVISIBLE IT

    May 22, 2019

    CEO Dheeraj Pandey ran through the company’s 10-year history, lauding Nutanix’s work making environments’ compute, storage, and virtualization “invisible.” But more work is still needed to turn complex parts of environments deep in the stack into a simple click — ...

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    NUTANIX ENJOYS IT INROADS BY MAKING INFRASTRUCTURE INVISIBLE

    May 21, 2019

    NUTANIX, a US-based cloud computing company, has made inroads into Thai and other Asean markets with its software-defined IT infrastructure services for digital transformation. Lim Pun Kok, managing director for Asean, said Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia are among the high-growth...

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    HUAWEI LAUNCHES DATABASE TO REDEFINE DATA INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 21, 2019

    Following the announcement of its AI strategy and full-stack, all-scenario AI solutions in 2018, Huawei has launched the AI-Native database GaussDB and the highest-performance distributed storage FusionStorage 8.0. The aim of this launch is to redefine data infrastructure through a Data + Intelligen...

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    ENTERPRISES ANTICIPATE IT OPS BENEFITS FROM GITOPS

    May 21, 2019

    Infrastructure as code, configuration as code, security as code -- enterprise SREs set their sights on everything as code in pursuit of GitOps efficiency. Enterprise DevOps shops look to take the next step in fully automated IT infrastructure with a GitOps approach, which will enhance efficiency for...

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    2G, 3G, 4G & 5G WIRELESS NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET 2019 IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS GLOBALLY

    May 21, 2019

    Global 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G Wireless Network Infrastructure Market report provides key information about the industry, including invaluable facts and figures, expert opinions, and the latest developments across the globe. The Report also calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue gen...

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    MICROSOFT INVESTS $100M TO BOOST AFRICA’S TECH INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 20, 2019

    Microsoft plans to invest $100m in its new Africa Development Centre that aims to accelerate digital transformation, bridge gaps in infrastructure, connectivity and innovation capability on the continent in the next five years. At the unveiling of the new centre located in Lagos on Friday, the compa...

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    GOLDEN SAINT TECHNOLOGIES TO BUILD DATA CENTRE IN THAILAND

    May 20, 2019

    Golden Saint Technologies (GST), the technology company operating in the infrastructure development space, signed a letter of intent on Monday with Siam Motors Co Ltd to build and operate a tier three data central facility in Thailand. The companies are to enter into a joint venture to build, own an...

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    CIRT COLLABORATING WITH OAS TO PROTECT CYBER INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 17, 2019

    The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is collaborating with the Organization of American States (OAS) to implement an early warning system to assist in protecting Jamaica’s cyber infrastructure. The initiative, which is being undertaken through the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism ...

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    GLOBAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING MARKET SUMMIT TO SHOWCASE NEW INNOVATIONS FROM LEADING MANUFACTURING AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS 2024

    May 17, 2019

    Greatness consistency keeps up by Earn Experiences in Exploration Report in which thinks about the worldwide IT Infrastructure Monitoring status and conjecture, classifies and Hardware showcase esteem by makers, type, application, and locale. The IT Infrastructure Monitoring Market research report p...

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    EXCELLENT GROWTH BY E-LEARNING IT INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET 2019

    May 15, 2019

    E-learning refers to learning using electronic media. It has been widely adopted by the education sector with increased popularity. E-learning is also referred to as computer-based learning (CBL), digital collaboration, Internet-based learning (IBL), virtual classrooms, and web-based learning (WBL)....

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    EXCELLENT GROWTH BY E-LEARNING IT INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET 2019 : TOP KEY PLAYERS – ADOBE SYSTEMS, BLACKBOARD, ORACLE, SAP, APPLE’S, APTARA

    May 15, 2019

    E-learning refers to learning using electronic media. It has been widely adopted by the education sector with increased popularity. E-learning is also referred to as computer-based learning (CBL), digital collaboration, Internet-based learning (IBL), virtual classrooms, and web-based learning (WBL)....

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    TRAVEL MANAGEMENT STARTUP UPDATES DATA INFRASTRUCTURE TO IMPROVE ENGAGEMENT ANALYTICS

    May 14, 2019

    TravelPerk provides travel management software to enterprises, helping them book and manage their employees’ business trips. With 700% year-on-year growth, the company claims to be on track to complete one million bookings for travelers and to expand from 250 to 400 employees, both by the end ...

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    TOP COMPANIES OF GLOBAL CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET FOR FORECAST PERIOD 2019-2025 : QY RESEARCH

    May 14, 2019

    The research study presented here is an intelligent take on the global Cloud Infrastructure market that explains important aspects such as competition, segmentation, and regional growth in great detail. Accuracy and preciseness are two of the key features of the report that reflect its authenticity....

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    TOP COMPANIES OF GLOBAL CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET FOR FORECAST PERIOD 2019-2025

    May 14, 2019

    The research study presented here is an intelligent take on the global Cloud Infrastructure market that explains important aspects such as competition, segmentation, and regional growth in great detail. Accuracy and preciseness are two of the key features of the report that reflect its authenticity....

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    BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE SHOULD BE A NATIONAL PRIORITY FOR POLICYMAKERS

    May 13, 2019

    “Build it and they will come.” This line has become shorthand for the idea that new infrastructure, once built, attracts customers. But with broadband — the technology that brings high-speed, reliable internet into our homes, schools, farms and workplaces—the quote may have a...

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    WALL STREET VETERANS ENTER CRYPTO MINING AND DATA INFRASTRUCTURE SPACE

    May 13, 2019

    Y2X Digital Solutions (the “Company”), is a joint venture between Y2X and BC Energy Inc, co-founded by Andrew Insignares and Jesse Fastenberg. The company announced today that it has begun the buildout of its first facility in Western Pennsylvania. The opportunity was created as a respon...

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    THE 5G INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO 2024: 5G INFRASTRUCTURE WILL SUPPORT TRANSFORMATIONAL APPS & SERVICES

    May 10, 2019

    The "The 5G Infrastructure Market: Voice Over 5G (Vo5G) and Real-Time Ultra-High Definition Vo5G-Enabled Immersive Application Driven Market Outlook and Forecasts 2019-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report assesses the 5G infrastructure market dr...

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    SECTIGO ACQUIRES ICON LABS, DELIVERING INDUSTRY-FIRST END-TO-END IOT SECURITY PLATFORM

    May 10, 2019

    Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA), the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and a leader in web security solutions, has acquired Icon Labs, a provider of cross-platform security solutions for embedded OEMs and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers. Sectigo’s expanded ...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES MARKET 2019: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT WITH LEADING VENDORS LIKE IBM, HCL, ACCENTURE, TCS, HPE

    May 10, 2019

    IT infrastructure services involve the setting up of work stations, networks, servers, storage, information security, and protocols from scratch, as well as managing the same. Some IT infrastructure service providers also help buyers in the maintenance of IT infrastructure. IT Infrastructure Service...

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    HYPER-CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE BENEFITS BY REDUCING IT COMPLEXITY

    May 09, 2019

    The rise of the data-driven economy is fundamentally altering the role of IT and its approach to modernizing the data center. Hyper-convergence is playing a central role in how IT is coping with this transition. Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) research has found that, for IT decision-makers prioriti...

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    HUAWEI TO INVEST US$100 MILLION IN CHILE’S INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE

    May 09, 2019

    Contxto – Chinese tech giant, Huawei, intends to invest over US$100 million in Chile. According to the company, everything is in motion to develop cloud storage infrastructure in the South American tech hub in the next three to five years. Following Google’s recent news of the installati...

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    GLOBAL CLOUD SERVER MARKET ANALYSIS BY GROWTH, COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES AND FORECAST TO 2027

    May 09, 2019

    The growing interest among business enterprises to deploy cloud infrastructure is creating market opportunity for infrastructure as a service provider to solidify their presence in cloud server market. Currently, cloud computing has emerged as new domain in IT sector, where many enterprises are util...

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    INVESTMENT FIRMS TO TAKE TELECOMS INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER ZAYO PRIVATE FOR $8.2BN

    May 08, 2019

    US communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings said on Wednesday it had agreed to be taken private by investment firms Digital Colony Partners and EQT for about $8.2bn in cash. The deal value of $35 per share is at a premium of 14.3% to Zayo's closing price on Tuesday. Shares of Z...

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    ENTERPRISE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT MARKET KEY PLAYERS, REGIONS, MANUFACTURERS ANALYSIS, COST ANALYSIS, PRICE AND GROSS MARGIN BY 2018-2028

    May 08, 2019

    The Research Report “Enterprise Infrastructure Management Market – Global Industry Trend Analysis 2013 to 2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2028” provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResea...

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    COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO GROW AT 52.6% CAGR DURING 2018-2023

    May 08, 2019

    The Global Composable Infrastructure Market is committed fulfilling the requirements of the clients by giving them thorough insights into the market. An exclusive data offered in this report is collected by research and industry experts team. Composable Infrastructure Market size is estimated to be ...

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    VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET TO WITNESS INCREASED INCREMENTAL DOLLAR OPPORTUNITY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 2015 – 2021

    May 07, 2019

    In computing terminology, virtual desktop is a term used for the interfaces for users. A virtual desktop is a desktop provided to an individual in a virtualized environment. Here the user’s desktop environment is expanded beyond the physical limits of desktop’s display area using the vir...

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    GLOBAL E-LEARNING IT INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET OUTLOOK, OPPORTUNITIES, KEY PLAYERS, TRENDS AND FORECAST BY 2025

    May 07, 2019

    This report studies the global E-learning IT Infrastructure Market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes the global E-learning IT Infrastructure Market by companies, region, type and end-use industry. E-learning refers to l...

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    GARTNER ANALYSTS EXPLORE HOW TO EVOLVE IT OPERATIONS AT THE IT INFRASTRUCTURE, OPERATIONS & CLOUD STRATEGIES CONFERENCE 2019

    May 07, 2019

    End-user spending on IT services in India is on track to total nearly $15 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.8% from 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. Spending on business process outsourcing (BPO) is forecast to achieve the highest growth in 2019, at 14.4% year over year. In 2019, end-user spending o...

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    IT FIRMS SHOULD INVEST IN TALENT STRATEGY THAT HELP SHIFT TO CLOUD: GARTNER EXPERT

    May 06, 2019

    IT services companies should focus more on skill management in the wake of increased automation across businesses, said Milind Govekar, Chief of Gartner's Infrastructure & Operations Research. With more businesses shifting operations to the cloud and seeking faster application development, c...

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    JAZZ AND ENFRASHARE TO SPUR TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

    May 06, 2019

    Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, and Enfrashare (Private) Limited have signed off on a partnership with the commitment to accelerate growth in telecommunications infrastructure. This partnership will propel Jazz in strategically expanding its digital infrastructure robu...

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    NEW RED HAT PROCESS AUTOMATION RELEASE IMPROVES IT AND BUSINESS USERS COLLABORATION

    May 06, 2019

    Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced the latest release of Red Hat Process Automation, introducing new capabilities designed to address functional and knowledge gaps between IT developers and business analysts, enabling them to apply domain-specific experti...

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    UK NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE DEPLOYS OPEN SOURCE HYBRID CLOUDS WITH RED HAT

    May 02, 2019

    The National Health Service in the UK is set to benefit from open source hybrid cloud technologies being deployed by Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) on behalf of its executive bodies. Public Health England (PHE), an executive agency of the UK Department of Health and Social Care, is using Red Hat’s techno...

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    DELL GOES ALL OUT FOR THE EDGE IN NEW INFRASTRUCTURE OFFERINGS

    May 02, 2019

    Dell Technologies is enhancing some infrastructure systems and introducing new ones as the company looks to address enterprise needs in an increasingly distributed and data-driven IT world. The announcements company officials made during the second day of Dell Technologies World 2019 revolved around...

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    INFO-GRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING TOOL MARKET DETAILING CURRENT PROSPECTS FOR THE INDUSTRY GROWTH TO 2023

    May 02, 2019

    “Garner Insights Analyst have added on the latest research study with the title“Global IT Infrastructure Monitoring Tool Market Professional Survey Report 2023” that gives out detailed information of Product Types, Applications & Key Players Suchlike etc. This IT Infrastructure...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING MARKET EXPECTED TO WITNESS A SUSTAINABLE GROWTH OVER 2024

    Apr 30, 2019

    Monitoring in terms of IT infrastructure space refers to the process of collecting regular data, regarding IT infrastructure of an organization, to provide alerts related to unplanned downtime, network intrusion, and resource saturation. Monitoring provides the basis for the objective analysis of sy...

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    THE U.S. GOVERNMENT SHOULDN’T RUN THE COUNTRY’S 5G NETWORK

    Apr 30, 2019

    President Trump and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai recently appeared together at the White House to highlight initiatives aimed at accelerating U.S. deployment of next-generation high-speed mobile networks, known as 5G. Their plan included new auctions for needed high-frequency ...

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    INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE MARKET IS PROJECTED TO EXPAND AT A CAGR OF +24% BY 2026

    Apr 30, 2019

    The latest report on Infrastructure as a Service market provide details analysis insights on market growth. A computing system that relies on vital physical resources such as network connectivity, bandwidth, load balancers, and servers that are provided as virtual services by cloud service providers...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING MARKET PROJECTED TO WITNESS VIGOROUS EXPANSION BY 2024

    Apr 29, 2019

    Monitoring in terms of IT infrastructure space refers to the process of collecting regular data, regarding IT infrastructure of an organization, to provide alerts related to unplanned downtime, network intrusion, and resource saturation. Monitoring provides the basis for the objective analysis of sy...

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    IT INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MARKET – TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS, REVENUE ANALYSIS OF REGIONAL CONTRIBUTION AND PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

    Apr 29, 2019

    IT infrastructure comprises software, hardware, network resources, and services necessary for the operation, management, and existence of an enterprise IT environment. IT infrastructure management software is used for delivering IT services and solutions to employees, customers, and partners. Infras...

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    IBM DEVELOPING AI-POWERED IOT SOFTWARE TO HELP MANAGE AGING INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 26, 2019

    IBM is collaborating with Danish state-owned infrastructure owner/operator Sund & Bælt (S&B) to develop an AI-powered Internet of Things (IoT) solution designed to help prolong the lifespan of aging bridges, tunnels and highways. Deteriorating infrastructure is a global challenge. Orga...

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    MANAGED PRINT SERVICES MARKET – DRIVEN BY INCREASING RELIANCE ON IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 26, 2019

    The global market for managed print services (MPS) is driven by evolving customer needs and demands, which has compelled players in this market to focus on delivering innovative, flexible, and cost-effective offerings. Managed print services are designed to help users achieve their business objectiv...

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    HOW CHANNEL PARTNERS ARE DRIVING HYPERSCALE CLOUD GROWTH

    Apr 23, 2019

    Hyperscale cloud service providers continue to leverage their low-cost advantage to drive growth. According to the latest worldwide market study by Canalys, Google Cloud was the fastest-growing cloud infrastructure vendor last year - up more than 90% year on year - increasing its share of the total ...

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    PROVIDERS, PAYERS HAVE “HANGOVER” FROM CHOOSING HEALTH IT PRODUCTS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Healthcare providers and payers are suffering from a “technology hangover” when trying to decide on a range of health IT products and solutions, judged Sage Growth Partners in their new study The Growth Manifesto. Providers and payers struggle to prioritize their health IT investment as ...

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    ADVENTHEALTH TEAM SUCCESSFULLY TESTS REMOTE ROBOTIC SURGERY

    Apr 19, 2019

    Roger Smith, PhD, and his team at Florida-based AdventHealth Nicholson Center recently conducted a successful Department of Defense (DoD)-funded trial on remote robotic surgery. Smith, who is chief technology officer at the center, and his team used a dedicated fiber optic campus network to perform ...

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    A GUIDE TO SECURING APPLICATION CONSISTENCY IN MULTI-CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS

    Apr 18, 2019

    Cloud computing. It is like a well-trodden path when it comes to talking about digitalisation. Multi-cloud is another term that has crossed many lips, and something that we are still getting to know now, as efforts continue to ramp up to meet the demand of the digital era. For organisations, the dem...

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    AMA, SLING EXPAND WORK TO ADD DOCTOR INPUT INTO HEALTH IT INNOVATION

    Apr 17, 2019

    The American Medical Association (AMA) and student-run biotech incubator Sling Health are expanding their joint efforts to include physicians in health IT innovation to improve clinical workflows and patient care. The two organizations are compiling insights from physicians in their clinical problem...

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    NETWORK SECURITY PROVIDERS DOMINATE CYBERSECURITY - CANALYS

    Apr 09, 2019

    Industry analyst firm Canalys estimates that worldwide cybersecurity technology spending reached US$37 billion in 2018, up 9.1% from 2017. The standout segment was network security, which was up 12.6% year on year, thanks to the creation of hybrid and complex environments. Web and email security pro...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD MOVES INTO DATA CENTERS, AWS, AND MICROSOFT AZURE WITH ANTHOS

    Apr 09, 2019

    SAN FRANCISCO — Google today moved into on-premises data centers and across clouds — including competitors Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure — with Anthos, its hybrid-cloud platform. “If you are using multiple cloud environments, Anthos is the choice for you,&rdqu...

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    AT&T LIGHTS UP 5G NETWORK IN CALIFORNIA’S 4 LARGEST CITIES

    Apr 09, 2019

    AT&T’s mobile 5G network has spread to seven more cities, bringing the carrier’s total 5G coverage to 19 markets. The latest expansion includes some of the countries most populated cities, including Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; Orlando, Fla.; and California’s four largest c...

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    HPE JOINS IAAS STARTUP PUBNUB’S $23M SERIES D

    Apr 09, 2019

    San Francisco-based infrastructure-as-a-service startup PubNub raised $23 million in Series D funding to build its international business, specifically in emerging markets. This brings the company’s funding to date to a little short of $70 million. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) joined exist...

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    BELGIAN CARRIERS GRAPPLE WITH 5G SPECTRUM AUCTION DELAY AND RADIATION CONCERNS

    Apr 09, 2019

    Belgium’s three mobile carriers have in recent months been ramping up their 5G network plans, but hurdles still lie in their way. These include growing concerns about radiation levels of new 5G antennas and the seeming inability of the country’s ruling bodies to agree on a 5G auction pro...

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    FORTINET DEBUTS SD-WAN ASIC TO POWER LATEST FORTIGATE APPLIANCE

    Apr 09, 2019

    Fortinet today released a SoC4 SD-WAN ASIC, which will power the latest iteration of its FortiGate appliance, 100F. The company also updated its operating system and security fabric to power what it calls security-driven networking, including new features for SD-WAN and other edge and multi-cloud en...

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    HUAWEI IS ‘OPEN’ TO SELLING ITS 5G MODEMS, BUT ONLY TO APPLE

    Apr 08, 2019

    For years, Huawei has been developing its own high-powered processors and modems, all to power its big portfolio of mobile devices. And so far, the company has refused to sell any of those to its competitors. We've learned, however, that the company might be softening that stance. A source with ...

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    INTEL’S NEW MEMORY TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS DATA CENTER PERFORMANCE

    Apr 08, 2019

    Intel has introduced new memory technology called Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory that serves as a cheaper way to boost memory in data centers and speed the performance of databases and other data-intensive applications. Intel executives say the new memory technology, which sits between DRAM on se...

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    THE FIVE KEY THINGS EVERY EXECUTIVE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

    Apr 08, 2019

    New digital business models are redefining organisations’ growth trajectories and enabling startups to thrive, all driven by customer trust. Gaining and strengthening customer trust starts with a security strategy that can scale quickly to secure every identity and threat surface a new busines...

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    JUNIPER MOVES ITS SD-WAN INTO THE CLOUD

    Apr 08, 2019

    Juniper Networks is putting its software-defined WAN solution into the public cloud to make it easier for enterprises to embrace and deploy the technology. Putting its Contrail Service Orchestration platform into the cloud is part of a larger trend in the industry of expanding the management feature...

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    EHR PILOT ISSUES SPUR USAF SPENDING ON HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 05, 2019

    The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is updating the health IT infrastructure at its military treatment facilities to prepare for MHS GENESIS EHR system implementation because of problems with a pilot deployment at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington. As a result of lessons learned at Fairchild, the Air For...

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    VENDOR REVENUE FROM IT INFRASTRUCTURE PRODUCTS FOR CLOUD ENVIRONMENTS GREW 28% YEAR OVER YEAR

    Apr 05, 2019

    Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products (server, enterprise storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud environments, including public and private cloud, grew 28.0% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), reaching $16.8 billion. For 2018, annual spending (vendor revenue plus...

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    WHY AFRICA’S CLOUD AND DATA CENTRE ECOSYSTEM WILL – EVENTUALLY – BE A LAND OF SERIOUS OPPORTUNITY

    Apr 05, 2019

    Take a look at the data centre footprint of the three largest cloud infrastructure vendors – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud – and you are met with a breathless marketing message. Azure (picture below, middle) promises 54 regions worldwide – the terminol...

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    SEVONE SD-WAN MONITORING SOLUTION 2.2 NOW IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Apr 04, 2019

    Value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced the local availability of SevOne’s SD-WAN Monitoring Solution 2.2. Available through Networks Unlimited Africa, SD-WAN Monitoring Solution version 2.2 promises to further enhance the experience for customers transitioning to nex...

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    FACEBOOK RECORDS EXPOSED ON AWS CLOUD SERVER LEAD TO MORE NAVEL-GAZING OVER SHARED RESPONSIBILITY

    Apr 04, 2019

    Researchers at security firm UpGuard have disclosed two separate instances of Facebook user data being exposed to the public internet – and it again asks questions of the strategy regarding cloud security and shared responsibility. The story, initially broken by Bloomberg, noted how one datase...

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    CHEF AIMS TO COOK ON GAS WITH NEWLY UNVEILED ‘100% OPEN ALWAYS’ MENTALITY

    Apr 04, 2019

    Software and DevOps provider Chef has announced a commitment to move to open source for all of its software going forward, saying it “welcomes any use of its open source projects for any purpose.” aThe move will see Chef use the Apache 2.0 license and allows open source collaboration und...

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    CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES FELL BELOW TRADITIONAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 2018.

    Apr 04, 2019

    According to the International Data Corporation (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 28.0% year over year i...

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    IDC: CONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS SALES TOP $4.15B

    Apr 04, 2019

    It’s apparent from International Data Corp. updated Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker released Wednesday that enterprises still have a healthy appetite for converged infrastructure systems of all shapes and sizes. Total worldwide spending on converged infrastructure grew 14.8 perce...

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    CNCF REMAINS FOCUSED AS CLOUD NATIVE INTEREST SOARS

    Apr 03, 2019

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) might not be the largest open source organization or even the largest group under the broader Linux Foundation umbrella, but it has been one of the fastest growing thanks to such hosted projects like Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy. CNCF was established...

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    OKTA BRINGS IDENTITY MANAGEMENT TO SERVER LEVEL

    Apr 02, 2019

    Since it was founded in 2009, Okta  has been focused on protecting identity — first for individuals in the cloud, and later at the device level. Today at its Oktane customer conference, the company announced a new level of identity protection at the server level. The new tool, called Adva...

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    UCLOUD: UCOM LAUNCHES COST-EFFECTIVE PORTAL FOR IT INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE AND DEVELOPMENT

    Apr 02, 2019

    The uCloud system created by Ucom has been turned into a separate portal, which will allow users to reduce costs for the implementation, maintenance and development of an IT infrastructure. uCloud's ucloudspace.am portal enables start-ups and large companies to have different types of separate v...

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    TESTING LIQUID COOLING FOR AZURE DATA CENTERS, MICROSOFT SAYS IT'S NOT READY TO DIVE IN

    Apr 02, 2019

    The potential for cost savings in switching to liquid from air as the more efficient cooling medium can be huge when you operate as many data centers around the world as Microsoft Azure does. But that’s not the primary reason that’s been driving recent experimentation with all the differ...

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    SMARTNICS ARE COMPLICATED, SO INTEL PITCHES NICS THAT ARE SMART ENOUGH

    Apr 02, 2019

    The networks powering hyperscale cloud platforms are changing, but enterprise data center networks are going through a similar transformation, albeit at a much slower pace. A solution Intel announced Tuesday is aimed at this trend. The ever growing volume of data has become not only something to be ...

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    SD-WAN AND CLOUD: A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN OR A MATCH MADE IN HELL?

    Apr 02, 2019

    Paul Stuttard, director of Duxbury Networking, argues in South African online magazine IT Web that SD-WAN is a marriage made in heaven. Why? SD-WAN technology has the ability to optimise the cloud, while speeding up access to cloud-based applications, he claims. Stuttard further explains that just 1...

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    CTIA: US ON PACE TO LEAD 5G

    Apr 02, 2019

    The United States has regained global leadership in 5G readiness, putting it on par with China as network operators and policymakers embolden the effort to deploy 5G networks, according to a new report from CTIA. The report compiled research from Analysys Mason, Analysis Group, and The Brattle Group...

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    BUILDING A LARGE-SCALE SHARE FLASH INFRASTRUCTURE

    Apr 01, 2019

    RSI, conceptually, blows server components - CPU, GPU, storage, memory, network - across separate racks, enabling each to be sized and upgraded in full rack boxes, connected by high-capacity/low latency, PCIe links. Layer on top of that virtual server software, so virtual servers can be constructed ...

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    KEMP ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM MILL POINT CAPITAL

    Apr 01, 2019

    Application delivery controller (ADC) and load balancer company Kemp today was purchased by private equity firm Mill Point Capital. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kemp CEO Ray Downes told SDxCentral that this acquisition will “fuel and accelerate our next phase of revenue growth and hel...

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    VMWARE FIXES SECURITY FLAWS IN VCLOUD DIRECTOR, HYPERVISOR SOFTWARE

    Apr 01, 2019

    VMware late last week released patches for two security flaws, which ranged from important to critical in terms of severity. The fixes resolved vulnerabilities within its vCloud Director platform and within its hypervisor software: ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. The first advisory was directed at a ...

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    ERICSSON AND NOKIA PUT FIRM FOCUS ON 5G FOR INDUSTRY

    Apr 01, 2019

    Ericsson and Nokia are making use of this year’s Hannover Fair in Germany to showcase future industrial applications for 5G. This includes a raft of new collaborations and demonstrations highlighting the technology as an enabler for industrial IoT, smart factories, and private wireless network...

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    LOUISIANA HEALTH DATA EXCHANGE PILOT USES COMMONWELL-CAREQUALITY LINK

    Apr 01, 2019

    Two Louisiana healthcare providers have undertaken a collaborative health data exchange pilot program as part of the CommonWell-Carequality partnership, TV station KLFY-TV 10 reported. Lafayette General Health and Our Lady of Lourdes are piloting a program to exchange patients’ electronic heal...

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    MICROSOFT, SAP, ADOBE ODI PROGRAM ADDS ADVISORS, QUASI-AVAILABILITY DETAILS

    Mar 29, 2019

    Microsoft, SAP, and Adobe provided a hint of color to their previously announced Open Data Initiative (ODI). That color includes rough timing on its availability and increased focus bolstered by a newly formed advisory council. The ODI program was initially announced at Microsoft’s Ignite even...

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    HOW AI AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS KEEP THE MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES AHEAD OF THE PACK

    Mar 29, 2019

    Alphabet/Google is now the most innovative company in the world according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG), unseating Apple’s 13-year dominance of their annual rankings. These and many other insights are from the Boston Consulting Group’s 13th annual report defining the world’s mos...

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    GETTING PAST CLOUD COST CONFUSION: HOW TO AVOID THE VENDORS' TRAPS AND WIN

    Mar 29, 2019

    Cloud service providers like AWS, Azure, and Google were created to provide compute resources to save enterprises money on their infrastructure. But cloud services pricing is complicated and difficult to understand, which can often drive up bills and prevent the promised cost savings. Here are just ...

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    UT DEVELOPS HEALTH IT ECOSYSTEM FOR CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT

    Mar 29, 2019

    The University of Texas (UT) System has developed a health IT ecosystem that enables connectivity across a range of participants and locations, enabling sharing of data and technology to help manage chronic disease in underserved populations. After getting approval from the Board of Regents to under...

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    DMV AGREES WITH AUDIT'S FINDINGS, SAYS IT, INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES PLANNED

    Mar 28, 2019

    The state Department of Finance issued a critical report Wednesday about the Department of Motor Vehicles — and the DMV agreed with the findings and recommended remedies. The report summarizes an audit of the troubled department that was ordered by then-Gov. Jerry Brown after a series of probl...

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    AMAZON TO CREATE 800 JOBS IN AUSTIN FOR AWS, AMAZON BUSINESS

    Mar 28, 2019

    Amazon today said that it plans to create an additional 800 tech jobs in Austin, Texas. The company plans to hire in the fields of software and hardware engineering, research science, and cloud computing. Austin has been one of Amazon’s 17 tech hubs since 2011. Each tech hub is a “networ...

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    US OPERATORS ENCOUNTER LIMITS OF 5G ON MMWAVE SPECTRUM

    Mar 27, 2019

    Millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, for better or worse, is going to play a critical role in 5G networks. As such, operators will encounter many challenges as they engineer their networks to reach a level of availability and resilience required to fulfill the promise of 5G.The problems are varied and...

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    EDGE COMPANIES LAUNCH OPEN RESEARCH GROUP, PUBLISH SECOND REPORT

    Mar 27, 2019

    The state of data at the edge is … there’s a ton of data being generated, it needs to be secured and managed, and that requires orchestration and automation. This, according to the first topic-specific edge report published by Vapor IO, Packet, and Seagate Technology. The free report fo...

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    HEALTHCARE INTEROPERABILITY MESS CREATED BY VENDORS’ PROPRIETARY IT

    Mar 27, 2019

    Vendors are developing and selling proprietary IT products and services that do not interoperate, creating a significant healthcare interoperability problem, testified LifePoint Health Chief Medical Informatics Officer Christopher Rehm before a March 26 hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor...

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    NERO BLANCO PARTNERS WITH TDS TO TRANSFORM IT INFRASTRUCTURES

    Mar 27, 2019

    UK-based Microsoft Gold Partner and cloud solution provider Nero Blanco has partnered with Trusted Data Solutions to help organisations transform their IT infrastructure by ensuring the most convenient and cost-effective move to new and improved platforms. TDS Evolve can enhance Nero Blanco’s ...

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    AWS LAUNCHES DEEP LEARNING CONTAINERS AND NEW AI INFRASTRUCTURE OPTIONS

    Mar 27, 2019

    Fresh off landing a major infrastructure deal with Volkswagen AG, Amazon Web Services Inc. today introduced new features that will give enterprises more flexibility in how they use its cloud platform. The main highlight is a software bundle dubbed AWS Deep Learning Containers. It consists of popular...

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    INFOVISTA JOINS CLOUD ORCHESTRATION, SD-WAN TO UP APP PERFORMANCE

    Mar 26, 2019

    The industry’s largest enterprise communications show, Enterprise Connect, was held earlier this month in Orlando, Fla. For decades, the show has followed the trend of voice and video shifting away from its own proprietary network to IP networks and, most recently, to the cloud. The challenge ...

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    CLOUD VISIBILITY IS A TOP PRIORITY THAT COMPANIES CAN’T QUITE ACHIEVE

    Mar 26, 2019

    As more enterprises move their workloads to the cloud, gaining visibility into both application and data traffic is becoming a top priority, but enterprises can’t meet this priority. This is according to new research from Ixia, a monitoring company under Keysight Business, and Dimensional Rese...

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    EDGE COMPUTING IS CHANGING THE WAY IT PROS THINK ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mar 26, 2019

    The way we conceive of and discuss IT infrastructure has undergone rapid transformation in the past 10 years, first evolving from the static, on-premises–based model; then, in many but not all cases, rapidly shifting toward either a hybrid on-premises–cloud paradigm or a fully cloud-base...

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    CISCO AIMS NEW INTENT-BASED NETWORKING WARES AT SD-WAN – VIRTUALIZATION REVIEW

    Mar 26, 2019

    Cisco Systems this month announced new solutions that take its intent-based networking technology to the software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN), promising increased visibility and control for disparate branches. WANs have traditionally been difficult to analyze for problems, the company said, b...

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    UCLA HEALTH SYSTEM TO PUMP $5.5M INTO HEALTHCARE NETWORK SECURITY

    Mar 26, 2019

    The UCLA Health System plans to invest $5.5 million into healthcare network security, automation, and other cybersecurity improvements as part of its settlement agreement resolving a class-action lawsuit filed in response to a 2015 data breach that affected 4.5 million patients. For the healthcare n...

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    HOW ‘AI AT THE EDGE’ IS CREATING NEW SEMICONDUCTOR DEMAND

    Mar 26, 2019

    As more CIOs and CTOs focus attention on selecting the best-fit IT infrastructure for their particular cognitive computing needs, vendors of semiconductor technologies are exploring new ways to optimize their investment in solutions at the edge of enterprise networks. Revenue from the sale of artifi...

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    LIQUID EXECUTES DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE CLOUD GAMING IT INFRASTRUCTURE COMPANY

    Mar 25, 2019

    Liquid Media Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Liquid”) (Nasdaq: YVR) is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the cloud gaming platform Open Nuage. Created by Throwback Entertainment, the platform makes playing and developing...

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    ORACLE SWINGS AXE ON CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE CORPS AMID POSSIBLE BLOODBATH AT BIG RED

    Mar 25, 2019

    Oracle has laid off about 40 people in its Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) group in Seattle – and on Friday began notifying about 250 workers at its Redwood City facility and about 100 at its Santa Clara location, both in California, that they will be let go in May. These US-based layoffs are part ...

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    ZAYO CHOSEN BY CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER FOR CONNECTIVITY

    Mar 25, 2019

    Per media reports, Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. ZAYO recently announced that it has been chosen by a leading cloud infrastructure provider for wavelength connectivity. The fiber optic bandwidth infrastructure company did not reveal its latest customer's name or the financial terms of the contract.&...

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    INFRASTRUCTURE IS STEP-ONE IN FUTURE-PROOFING PROPTECH

    Mar 25, 2019

    It’s never a good sign when the meaning behind the latest trend sweeping its way across a handful of industries seems a bit vague. Despite the confusion among some observers on what exactly PropTech is and how it will revolutionize marketplaces, technology within the real estate space is set t...

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    HOW THE HR INDUSTRY HAS SEEN COST OPTIMISATION WITH SAAS: EXPLORING NEXT STEPS

    Mar 25, 2019

    It is always interesting to see how different industries are seizing the opportunity of cloud adoption as well as coping with its challenges. As far as the HR industry is concerned, a new report has asserted that enterprises have realised the cost savings of software as a service (SaaS) and are now ...

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    BUILD A COMPETITIVE EDGE WITH DATA: HANNOVER MESSE 2019

    Mar 24, 2019

    Across the enterprise, individual assets continue to get smarter. The challenge is making sure they’re being used smarter, too. After all, the ability to collect unprecedented amounts of data means nothing until that data is put in a context that makes sense for your business. We can help you ...

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    LIQID CEO PLOTS WORLD DOMINATION, TALKS COMPOSABLE INFRA AT THE EDGE

    Mar 23, 2019

    When it comes to composable infrastructure, “HPE Synergy is the 800-pound gorilla,” said Liqid CEO and co-founder Sumit Puri. But, he added, “we’re gonna take over the world. The only question we have is: is it one year? Two years? Three years before we take over the world?&r...

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    NOKIA WARNS OF ‘COMPLIANCE ISSUES’ TIED TO ALCATEL-LUCENT DEAL

    Mar 22, 2019

    Nokia has begun an investigation into “compliance issues” tied to transactions made by the former Alcatel-Lucent business that it acquired in early 2016. That investigation could lead to some unflattering results for the vendor. “During the course of the ongoing integration process...

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    PORTWORX SECURES $27 MILLION SERIES C FUNDING, UNVEILS UPDATE TO CONTAINER MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

    Mar 22, 2019

    Portworx, a provider of storage and data management software for containers, has announced a $27 million (£20.5m) series C funding round – and touted record revenue and customer growth in the process. The company’s series C, putting its total funding at $55.5m, was co-led by Sapphi...

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    ERICSSON SIGNS MOU WITH SKT ON CLOUD NATIVE 5G CORE

    Mar 22, 2019

    Ericsson is on a roll this week: the Sweden-based vendor snapped up a 5G contract from TDC in Denmark that in different times could well have been awarded to Huawei Technologies. Three days after that, it signed a first commercial 5G deal with KT in South Korea. Today, Ericsson unveiled a further 5G...

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    PRACTICAL CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS: SECURITY AND THE DECRYPTION CONUNDRUM

    Mar 21, 2019

    compute in the cloud may be cheap but it isn't free. Most of today’s apps are delivered via secure HTTP. That means TLS or the increasingly frowned upon SSL. It means cryptography, which traditionally has been translated to mean performance problems. Thanks to advances in technology, CPUs ...

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    VMWARE-VELOCLOUD SEES THE FUTURE OF SD-WAN WITH 5G, HYBRID CLOUD

    Mar 21, 2019

    Enterprises are attracted to software-defined WAN's compelling benefits of improved application performance and reduced costs. But the future of SD-WAN will merge with the network edge, hybrid cloud and 5G. Glances into these networking developments indicate the need for SD-WAN to support additi...

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    HPE AIMS TO DELIVER ON HYBRID CLOUD CONSULTANCY PROWESS WITH RIGHT MIX ADVISOR LAUNCH

    Mar 21, 2019

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has been focused on the long road of what it calls the ‘innovative enterprise’ and building up its cloud consultancy with the acquisitions of RedPixie and Cloud Technology Partners. Now, it is ready to put that knowledge to the test. The company has annou...

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    DELL EMC, HPE STILL LEAD SERVER MARKET, BUT WATCH OUT FOR INSPUR

    Mar 21, 2019

    Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) typically battle for the top server vendor spot in market reports, and the latest from both Gartner and IHS Market aren’t any different. But over the past few years, another lesser known company — Inspur — has steadily climbed the ranks...

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    WACHTER SAVES $200K ANNUALLY WITH MNJ TECHNOLOGIES’ MANAGED SD-WAN

    Mar 21, 2019

    After about 10 years with MPLS, Wachter, an electrical contractor and technology integrator, was bogged down by costs and periodic site outages due to a lack of redundancy. Which is why, when its MPLS contract came up for renewal, it sought something different to connect its employees and sites. Wac...

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    SEMTECH AND SONOVA CREATE NEW HEARING AID SOLUTIONS FOR BETTER IOT CONNECTIVITY

    Mar 21, 2019

    Ultra-small, low power wireless radio frequency IC leveraging Fast LoRa® modulation that supports multiple protocols in the 2.4GHz band. Semtech Corporation and Sonova, a world leader in innovative hearing care solutions, announced a jointly developed advanced radio system. This ultra-small inte...

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    ANNEXIA INTERNATIONAL SELECTS SIERRA WIRELESS SERVICES TO DEPLOY GLOBAL ASSET TRACKING SOLUTION

    Mar 21, 2019

    Sierra Wireless’ Smart IoT Connectivity allows asset tracking solution to turn traditional passive assets into smart transportation equipment. Sierra Wireless today announced that Annexia International Inc., an expert in ultra-low-power asset tracking devices, has chosen Sierra Wireless’...

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    HUAWEI, ORACLE INFUSE AI IN THE CLOUD

    Mar 19, 2019

    Huawei and Oracle today announced separate plans for infusing artificial intelligence (AI) into their cloud-based platforms and applications. The advancements follow a widespread market trend that looks to incorporate more intelligence and capabilities in the cloud for enterprises. It also emboldens...

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    ERICSSON OUSTS HUAWEI AS TDC’S 5G VENDOR IN DENMARK

    Mar 19, 2019

    Danish telecom provider TDC has sidestepped China-based vendor Huawei in favor of Sweden-based Ericsson to build the company’s 5G network. TDC has had a long-standing relationship with Huawei, which has increasingly come under a microscope due to security concerns. The new agreement will see E...

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    INTEL, FORTANIX BASH ‘SNAKE OIL’ VENDORS, CALL FOR SILICON-ENABLED SECURITY

    Mar 19, 2019

    Intel and Fortanix extended their security partnership at this year’s RSA Conference. The two companies take a hardware-plus-software approach with Fortanix’s cloud-delivered encryption and key management running on top of Intel’s processor-hardened enclaves. And in an interview wi...

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    SEMTECH ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF LORA CLOUD™ GEOLOCATION

    Mar 19, 2019

    The new service simplifies the integration of a geolocation service for all LoRaWAN™-based devices. Semtech Corporation announced the availability of LoRa Cloud™ Geolocation, a new Cloud-based geolocation service that is compatible with the LoRaWAN™ protocol and almost any network ...

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    ACCELERATING EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE WITH IOT – HALTIAN AND TIETO PARTNER TO MAKE WORKPLACES EMPATHIC

    Mar 19, 2019

    Oulu-based IoT and product development company Haltian and internationally-operating Nordic software and services company Tieto, have agreed a multiannual commercial cooperation concerning Tieto’s Empathic Building service. The smart office market is predicted to double in the next five years,...

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    AT&T OPENS API MARKETPLACE TO COMPLEMENT SDN PORTFOLIO

    Mar 18, 2019

    AT&T today launched a new API marketplace designed to provide businesses with software code to add new services on their sites and applications. It built the marketplace on Ribbon Communications’ Kandy, a cloud-based communications software development platform. “We see the AT&T ...

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    IBM DISCUSSES HOW CLOUD AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ALONG WITH AI, ARE CONVERGING

    Mar 18, 2019

    Early 5G deployments are limited in coverage scope and capacity but, as operators fine tune their spectrum allocation, scale service offerings and the technology continues to mature, expect much more than simply an enhanced mobile broadband experience. Indeed, the long view on 5G envisions low laten...

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    DATA CENTER PROVIDER COLOGIX SAID TO SEEK $500 MILLION INVESTOR

    Mar 18, 2019

    Cologix Inc., the data center provider backed by Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, is seeking a $500 million equity injection from a new institutional investor, according to people familiar with the matter. Cologix is working with an adviser to canvas investor interest, the people said, asking not ...

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    FCC OPENS STRATOSPHERIC SPECTRUM FOR EXPERIMENTAL 6G

    Mar 16, 2019

    Are you ready for 6G? Not so fast — it’s going to take a while. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday unanimously approved an order to create a new category of experimental licenses between 95 GHz and 3 THz to give researchers and engineers more flexibility to test the ca...

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    GSMA: THE EU RISKS UNDERCUTTING EUROPE’S 5G FUTURE WITH ITS CONNECTED CAR LEGISLATION

    Mar 15, 2019

    The European Commission made a technology choice in its Connected Car Legislation that, in the view of the GSMA, undercuts its own 5G Action Plan and jeopardises its digital competitiveness. The Commission has chosen to ignore technological innovation and choice, and instead stick with an outdated w...

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    REMOTE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT MARKET SWOT ANALYSIS, SEGMENTATION, APPLICATIONS & EMERGING AUDIENCE TILL 2026

    Mar 15, 2019

    Remote infrastructure management is the service for monitoring and managing the IT infrastructure which includes computer software and hardware such as server, IT security, network devices, and storage devices. Remote infrastructure management offers various features such as increased efficiency, pr...

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    HYUNDAI AND KIA INVEST $300M IN OLA TO DEVELOP EVS, INFRASTRUCTURE AND FLEET SOLUTIONS

    Mar 15, 2019

    Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) and Ola―one of the world’s largest ride-hailing platforms―today announced a strategic partnership under which Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) and Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) will make their biggest combined investment to date, as part the Group’s continue...

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    WHAT THE FACEBOOK OUTAGE TELLS US ABOUT THE THREAT OF MICRO-OUTAGES

    Mar 15, 2019

    This week, Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp went down in an outage that lasted nearly 14 hours. Catchpoint, a user experience monitoring company, found that while the widespread outages began around 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, they were preceded by a “micro-outage” that ...

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    3 NOT-TO-MISS STORAGE STORIES

    Mar 15, 2019

    Protocols like Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) and NVMe over fabrics are enabling super-fast, low-latency flash storage, which means enterprises can run web-scale applications and access data in near real time. At the same time flash storage is becoming cheaper, and vendors are starting to bring ...

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    SEQUANS COLLABORATES WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN ON LTE OVER SATELLITE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Sequans Communications and Lockheed Martin are reportedly working together to develop new 4G LTE for satellite technologies for worldwide deployment. The two companies are working to enable LTE end user devices to connect directly to geostationary satellites in this achievement with wide application...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD OFFICIALLY OPENS ZURICH DATA CENTRE REGION

    Mar 14, 2019

    Google Cloud has opened the doors to its Zurich data centre region, making it the sixth region for the provider in Europe and nineteenth overall.The Zurich site, which was first announced in May, will have three availability zones and is available with the standard set of Google products, including ...

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    ACCRUENT AND TRIDIUM PARTNER ON IOT FOR REAL ESTATE AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

    Mar 14, 2019

    Accruent, a provider of physical resource management solutions, and Tridium, business application frameworks company, reportedly have established a new strategic alliance designed to deliver enterprise customers greater value through the combination of Tridium’s expertise in building automatio...

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    SECTIGO ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH KYRIO TO SECURE DEVICE ECOSYSTEMS

    Mar 14, 2019

    According to a recent release, Sectigo, a commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and web security solutions provider, has formed a strategic alliance with Kyrio, a subsidiary of CableLabs, which is engaged with more than 30 global standards groups spanning the energy, industrial and commercial Intern...

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    OCP GLOBAL SUMMIT: SMART, SECURE HARDWARE TAKES CENTER STAGE

    Mar 14, 2019

    The Open Compute Project (OCP) Global Summit rolls into Silicon Valley this week, which means chipmakers are showcasing their new open hardware. And this includes Marvell, which announced its 400 Gb/s silicon for switches targeting edge data centers and 5G applications. Additionally, Netronome unvei...

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    CITIC TELECOM’S HONG KONG DATA CENTRE BEGINS NEW EXPANSION PHASE

    Mar 14, 2019

    The construction of the Phase III (B) data centre at CITIC Telecom Tower (CTT) officially started this week. A ‘groundbreaking’ ceremony was held to celebrate the announcement, with CITIC Telecom Internation CEO Dr Tiger Lin officiating proceedings. This new construction phase comes afte...

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    CLOUDFLARE RAISES $150M, LIKELY DELAYING ITS EXPECTED IPO

    Mar 13, 2019

    CloudFlare raised $150 million in its latest round of funding, which was led by Franklin Templeton. The startup also made new appointments to its board of directors. This is the company’s second significant funding round. In 2015, it raised $110 million and was valued at $3.2 billion. (The com...

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    NO ESCAPE FROM SD-WAN: RSA 2019 PERSPECTIVES

    Mar 13, 2019

    Coming off the craziness of MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, with 5G, edge, artificial intelligence (AI), and yes, SD-WAN too, we at AvidThink were hoping for a change of landscape as we braved the halls of the recently upgraded Moscone Center in San Francisco. And to a certain extent, there was a refr...

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    SCRIPPS HEALTH SELECTS AVAYA FOR HEALTH IT INTEGRATION PROGRAM

    Mar 13, 2019

    Scripps Health has turned to unified communications provider Avaya to bring its diverse systems into a comprehensive health IT integration platform. Scripps Health chose the Avaya IX Attendant Solution for Healthcare to give its personnel the ability to manage, locate, and communicate with staff and...

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    NEW DATA CENTERS PLANNED AS GLOBAL DEMAND GROWS

    Mar 12, 2019

    This round-up of recent announcements of planned data centers across the globe highlights expected demand in both established and emerging markets. Apple has committed more than US$10 billion to data center investment in the United States. This move is part of the technology giant’s five-year ...

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    RANCHER LABS SUBMARINER PROJECT LINKS KUBERNETES CLUSTERS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Rancher Labs bolstered its open source credentials with the launch of its Submariner project aimed at providing network connectivity between Kubernetes clusters. This includes clusters running across cloud environments and on private, on-premises infrastructure. Sheng Liang, CEO and co-founder of Ra...

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    F5 NETWORKS LEAPS INTO DEVOPS WITH $670M NGINX ACQUISITION

    Mar 12, 2019

    F5 Networks made a big leap into software for cloud-based applications with its $670 million acquisition of Nginx. The move reinforces F5 Networks’ continued evolution from a hardware company to one oriented around services and software with a broader reach in the market. Nginx’s open-so...

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    ORANGE INKS $25M SD-WAN DEAL WITH GLOBAL ENGINEERING FIRM AURECON

    Mar 12, 2019

    Orange Business Services scored a five-year, $25 million deal with engineering company Aurecon to overhaul Aurecon’s existing infrastructure with its Flexible SD-WAN. Under the deal, Orange will manage networking and security services across the engineering firm’s 60 sites spread over 20...

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    FOR NVIDIA, $7 BILLION IS WHAT IT TAKES TO DOMINATE AI HARDWARE

    Mar 12, 2019

    The battle to dominate the AI computing market is heating up. As regular CPU performance gains shrink, this battle is increasingly playing out in the interconnect portion of the stack, the different technologies used to move data between processors, memory, storage devices, servers, and entire data ...

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    HOW IDEAL DEVOPS RECRUITMENT REQUIRES A MIX OF SOFT AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

    Mar 11, 2019

    If you want to get ahead in DevOps, then automation and process skills are vital - but don't forget the soft skills either. That's the key finding from a new report by the DevOps Institute. The study, titled Upskilling and which polled more than 1,600 people, found a distinct correlation bet...

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    NVIDIA WILL BUY MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES FOR $6.9 BILLION

    Mar 11, 2019

    Nvidia will acquire fellow chipmaker Mellanox Technologies for $6.9 billion in a deal that will boost Nvidia’s data center business and better position it to compete against Intel in that space. Mellanox has headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, and Yokneam, Israel, and is perhaps best known ...

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    CITRIX INTERNAL NETWORK HACKED BY INTERNATIONAL CRIMINALS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Citrix Systems‘ internal network was hacked by international cybercriminals that may have accessed and downloaded business documents. The company acknowledged the hack in a blog post last Friday. Stan Black, the chief security and information officer at Citrix, wrote that the company was conta...

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    FCC AGAIN PAUSES REVIEW OF T-MOBILE’S ACQUISITION OF SPRINT

    Mar 11, 2019

    T-Mobile US and Sprint have to wait, once again, for their proposed $26 billion merger to reach a conclusion. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put its review of the deal on hold for the third time since it was filed last year after the companies “filed significant additional informa...

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    IHS: SD-WAN MARKET REACHES $359M, VMWARE DOMINATES OVER CISCO AND ARYAKA

    Mar 11, 2019

    A new report from IHS Markit found that in the fourth quarter of 2018 the SD-WAN market grew 26 percent from the previous quarter to reach $359 million. This number includes appliance, control, and management software. According to this most recent Data Center Network Equipment Market Tracker from I...

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    VENTURE CATALYSTS INVESTS IN VIRTUAL WI-FI INFRASTRUCTURE FIRM EASYFI

    Mar 11, 2019

    Wi-Fi and data network aggregator EasyFi has raised an undisclosed amount in an angel round of funding from incubation platform Venture Catalysts, a company statement said. The company will use the capital to expand its network connectivity and to establish its virtual infrastructure across 25 new l...

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    BEST IT INFRASTRUCTURE MONITORING TOOLS IN 2019

    Mar 11, 2019

    All IT departments deal with it. Server, network and applications issues arise, and they must react as quickly as possible. These situations are disruptive, stressful, and can result in downtime that impacts operations (and profits) of the entire organization. Per last year’s report, the avera...

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    A TALE OF TWO TURNAROUNDS: JUNIPER AND SYMANTEC’S ENTERPRISE SECURITY STORIES

    Mar 08, 2019

    Everyone wants to tell (and sell) their security story at RSA Conference. But two in particular stood out, in part, for their business turnarounds: Juniper Networks and Symantec. Both companies are betting big on an open, integrated platform approach to security. This approach isn’t unique to ...

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    MICROSOFT RISES FROM IRRELEVANCE WITH BIG BET ON CLOUD

    Mar 08, 2019

    Microsoft, which not too long ago was facing irrelevance, is successfully riding the cloud to reestablish itself and brighten it prospects. A deep dive into the company by MTN Consulting — one of eight “Webscale Playbook” company assessments — finds that Microsoft has made gr...

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    CISCO SEES A PROMISING FUTURE FOR 5G COMBINED WITH WI-FI 6

    Mar 08, 2019

    While 5G was the big story at MWC Barcelona, Cisco officials believe 5G is just half of the story. The vendor argues that 5G should work in combination with Wi-Fi 6 to truly revolutionize wireless connectivity. Cisco set out part of its view in a recent blog, stating that Wi-Fi 6 “will dramati...

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    AUSTRIAN OPERATORS PLOT 5G PLANS, BUT GRUMBLE ABOUT NEWCOMERS

    Mar 08, 2019

    Austria’s three established mobile network operators were quick to trumpet their 5G ambitions after each secured 5G-specific spectrum during the country’s recent auction process. However, that process also introduced new players into the space, much to the consternation of those incumben...

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    VERITAS INHALES CROSS-CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYSER APTARE

    Mar 07, 2019

    Veritas has said it will buy privately held analytics biz Aptare for an undisclosed amount. The backup outfit is itself owned by private equity house Carlyle Group and currently undertaking a massive shape-shift with the help of restructuring specialist Axil Partners. Buying Aptare is a sign of grow...

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    DATA CENTERS AND PHYSICAL SECURITY: KEY THINGS TO CONSIDER

    Mar 07, 2019

    The growth in the Indian data centre market has been exponential. According to Gartner, India has become the second fastest growing market in the Asia Pacific region. The current market tethering to data centers in the country is valued over 4.5 billion dollars. The country has seen good adoption of...

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    MORTGAGE COMPANY TRUHOME TAPS BIGLEAF SD-WAN TO DELIVER CLOUD TELEPHONY

    Mar 07, 2019

    As full-service mortgage company TruHome Solutions matured and grew away from its parent company, it needed a system that would give it autonomy and prioritize its business-critical services. So it deployed Bigleaf SD-WAN. TruHome’s main dilemma was that because it had started as a business un...

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    SYNIVERSE, TATA GLOBAL IPX INTERCONNECT DEAL PREPS FOR 5G, IOT

    Mar 07, 2019

    Syniverse and Tata Communications announced an end-to-end, global IPX interconnection partnership to give operators better control over data, calling it essential for growth of 5G and IoT. The deal gives operators access to a large number of IPX (IP exchange) connections. It will affect nearly 800 m...

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    VODAFONE UK 5G PLANS BARGE PAST RIVALS

    Mar 07, 2019

    Vodafone UK launched the latest salvo into the United Kingdom’s increasingly competitive 5G market, announcing plans to launch 5G services in 19 markets across the region this year. The operator had already revealed its intention to launch services in seven cities and has now added a further 1...

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    AKAMAI GETS EDGY WITH PLATFORM EXPANSION AND UPGRADES

    Mar 07, 2019

    Akamai updated its edge security, web performance, and media delivery products targeted at easing cloud migrations and operations. Among the numerous updates is the ability to intelligently serve or block content with a fully integrated virtual private network (VPN) and domain name system (DNS) prox...

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    HUAWEI OPENS FIRST CONTINENT DATA CENTER IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Mar 06, 2019

    Huawei announces the opening of its first data center on the continent in South Africa. The digital infrastructure makes the Chinese technology group, one of the leading providers of cloud services in Africa. Like all Huawei data centers, the South African data center also meets Tier 3 standards. It...

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    TELIA TO DEPLOY 5G FWA NETWORK IN FINLAND

    Mar 06, 2019

    Telia Finland has been one of the more nimble carriers in Europe when it comes to 5G. It’s now planning to test the Finnish appetite for a new 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) service, courtesy of Nokia. The Nordic carrier is deploying the Nokia FastMile 5G gateway, providing a fixed broadband r...

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    CIENA ANTICIPATES STRONG 5G GROWTH IN LATE 2019, EARLY 2020

    Mar 06, 2019

    increased global demand for optical networking equipment boosted Ciena’s performance during its fiscal first quarter that ended Jan. 31. The company banked $33.6 million in net income on $778.5 million in revenue, representing a 20.5 percent year-over-year increase in revenue. With 5G deployme...

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    HUAWEI LAWSUIT AGAINST THE U.S. GOVERNMENT CHALLENGES EQUIPMENT BAN

    Mar 06, 2019

    Huawei is gearing up for the biggest fight in its 32-year existence. The embattled Chinese telecom company today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government challenging a section of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that bans the U.S. government, its contractors, and suppliers from ...

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    NETWORK SECURITY FIRM UNTANGLE LAUNCHES SD-WAN ROUTER AND MICRO-FIREWALL

    Mar 06, 2019

    Network security company Untangle this week debuted its Network Security Framework, which includes its new micro-firewall and an SD-WAN router. That new platform also includes Untangle’s existing Linux-based next-generation firewall and its command center, which manages network traffic from a ...

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    VMWARE UNVEILS SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL AT RSA CONFERENCE

    Mar 05, 2019

    VMware moved deeper in the security sector at the RSA Conference, unveiling an internal firewall it calls a Service-defined Firewall. The product combines the capabilities of VMware’s NSX virtualization platform, which provides network and application visibility, and its first security product...

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    MWC WRAP: 5G, 5G, AND HUAWEI

    Mar 05, 2019

    The dust is starting to settle after MWC Barcelona, but some of the conversations that were held during the event will continue to shape the 5G landscape in the year ahead. The event was dominated by 5G – which was only to be expected given the recent momentum behind network launches that bega...

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    NOKIA, ERICSSON TO PROVIDE 5G GEAR TO U.S. CELLULAR

    Mar 05, 2019

    Regional wireless operator U.S. Cellular has within the span of a week inked a pair of multi-year deals to purchase equipment and software for its 5G network plans. The nation’s fifth-largest wireless operator tapped Ericsson and Nokia to supply standards-based 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) equipment...

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    SPECTRUM ROLLS OUT ITS NATIONWIDE MANAGED SD-WAN SERVICE

    Mar 05, 2019

    After teasing its launch for some time, Spectrum Enterprise finally released availability of a fully managed SD-WAN service in the U.S. Spectrum Enterprise, which is the business arm of Charter Communications, first demonstrated an SD-WAN proof of concept at the MEF17 show in late 2017. At that time...

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    CITRIX LEANS IN ON AUTOMATION TO SECURE ITS SD-WAN

    Mar 05, 2019

    Citrix Systems enhanced its SD-WAN in order to increase automation and security. This includes new security features that enable companies to extend user-centric policies to the branch and connect employees to cloud applications and software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms. The platform also has integ...

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    HUAWEI AT 29% SHARE OF GLOBAL TELECOM INFRASTRUCTURE MARKET

    Mar 04, 2019

    Dell’Oro Group has released some key findings based on its now complete 2018 reporting period for all the Telecommunications Infrastructure programmes it covers. For 2018, the top seven equipment manufacturers were Huawei, Nokia, Ericsson, Cisco, ZTE, Ciena, and Samsung.  Combined these s...

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    HPE’S DATA STORAGE BUSINESS GROWS FASTER IN INDIA

    Mar 04, 2019

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) said it is seeing higher growth in data storage business in India than its overall data centre business on the back of higher demand.  The US-headquartered IT services company said its storage business is growing at approximately 7% globally, whereas in India it...

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    EHEALTH EXCHANGE USES FHIR TO MODERNIZE HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mar 04, 2019

    eHealth Exchange is upgrading its health IT infrastructure to cut costs, expand its national reach, and support new capabilities including a national record locator service. The nationwide health information network will integrate its Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Healthcare Dire...

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    HOW BUSINESSES CAN CAPITALISE ON A MULTI-CLOUD IT STRATEGY WITH SD-WAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    Enterprises are continuing to accelerate the migration of workloads to public cloud service providers – such as AWS, Azure, Oracle and Google – often as part of an overall digital transformation and cloud-first IT strategy. According to LogicMonitor, more than 80 percent of enterprise wo...

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    MWC 2019 – 5G FATIGUE? NO PROBLEM, LET’S TALK EDGE

    Mar 04, 2019

    The last week has seen a large number of news articles and blog posts covering MWC 2019 from the halls of the Fira in Barcelona. As I eyeballed most of the major technology publications, it seems that 5G was featured in at least 80 percent of the coverage. After a week on the show floor being bombar...

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    TRUMP CAMPAIGN REVIVES NATIONALIZED 5G NETWORK PLAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    A narrower, albeit equally controversial plan to place more of America’s 5G future in the hands of the government is making the rounds. The plan, which is being pushed by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and some of his advisors, calls for the government to take wireless spe...

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    JUNIPER TO BUY MIST SYSTEMS FOR $405 MILLION

    Mar 04, 2019

    Juniper Networks today said it will acquire wireless LAN (WLAN) startup Mist Systems for $405 million. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year. Juniper CEO Rami Rahim wrote in a blog post that the purchase would expand the company’s enterprise portfolio into the wirele...

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    CLOUD COST CONTROL BECOMING A LEADING ISSUE FOR BUSINESSES

    Mar 03, 2019

    Multi-cloud deployments are becoming the norm and that means cost optimization and management optimization is a big theme for 2019. But the market is immature and you'll have multiple vendors to sort through to control cloud spending. In recent surveys it has become painfully obvious that there&...

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    ALIGNING HEALTH IT WITH BUSINESS GOALS IS TOP CIO CHALLENGE

    Mar 01, 2019

    Aligning health IT with business goals was identified as a top challenge for healthcare and life sciences CIOs, according to the 2019 CIO Survey Report by Grant Thornton and the Technology Business Management Council. Other top healthcare CIO challenges included conflicting priorities among stakehol...

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    CISCO CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE SWITCH, ROUTER MARKE

    Mar 01, 2019

    A pair of new reports found that Cisco last year continued its dominance of the global switch and router markets. According to Synergy Research Group, the global market for switches and routers hit an all-time high of $12 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018. And for the full year, vendors generate...

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    VERIFLOW’S CLOUDPREDICT PROVIDES GRANULAR INSIGHT INTO PUBLIC CLOUDS

    Mar 01, 2019

    Veriflow this week introduced CloudPredict, a platform that provides organizations with clearer insights into their public clouds. The company supported the release with research suggesting that public cloud visibility indeed is lacking. CloudPredict provides what the company calls “a consiste...

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    GARTNER SAYS TIPPING POINT IN CLOUD PAAS IS ALMOST COMPLETE – WITH $20BN MARKET REVENUE IN 2019

    Feb 28, 2019

    An interesting if brief note from the analysts at Gartner this week: according to their forecasts, almost half of today’s platform as a service (PaaS) service offerings are cloud-only, with a $20 billion (£15.02bn) market revenue by the end of this year. The analyst firm’s landscap...

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    RED HAT SUPPORTS RAKUTEN MOBILE NETWORK’S END-TO-END CLOUD-NATIVE MOBILE NETWORK WITH OPEN SOURCE TECHNOLOGIES

    Feb 28, 2019

    Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced that its open source technologies will be used by Rakuten Mobile Network, Inc. in launching its new mobile network, which is planned to be launched in October 2019. The fully virtualized, end-to-end cloud-native ne...

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    SPENDING ON PUBLIC CLOUD SERVICES TO REACH US$160B IN 2019

    Feb 28, 2019

    Spending on public cloud services and infrastructure in aggregate is set to reach US$210 billion this year, with the public cloud services the real driver. That’s according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, which forecasts spending to increase 23.8 perce...

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    AT&T AND VODAFONE TEAM UP TO DRIVE IOT CONNECTIVITY IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

    Feb 28, 2019

    According to a recent announcement, AT&T and Vodafone Business are working together to accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and innovation in the automotive industry. The companies reportedly will develop superior and consistent connected car solutions and experiences for customers a...

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    ETF FEBRUARY LAUNCHES TARGET CLOUD COMPUTING

    Feb 28, 2019

    One of the biggest investment growth areas in recent years, has been specialist thematic ETFs. These low-cost funds aim to capitalise on investor appetite for new technology: be it artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotics, or renewable energy. This month BlackRock launched an ETF that specifica...

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    MICROSOFT’S CLOUD BUSINESS TO BECOME BIGGER THAN WINDOWS? A REAL POSSIBILITY

    Feb 28, 2019

    Microsoft recently announced that its digital assistant, Cortana, is not a platform but an application, a report by Forbes said. Microsoft which jumped into the cloud business is gaining momentum in the field. Now, the company plans to focus on subscription applications which run all over. Why inves...

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    RESEARCHERS TEST BLOCKCHAIN FOR CLINICAL TRAILS’ DATA INTEGRITY

    Feb 28, 2019

    Researchers at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have developed a proof-of-concept method for using blockchain to safeguard data integrity of clinical trials. Blockchain creates an audit trail that makes it easy to detect tampering with results, such as making the treatment look more eff...

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    MICROSOFT ANNOUNCES NEW WINDOWS IOT INNOVATIONS FOR INTELLIGENT EDGE

    Feb 28, 2019

    Windows 10 IoT provides a family of operating systems for device builders to develop solutions, from compact low-power devices to servers. This includes Windows 10 IoT Core for small-footprint, smart-edge devices and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, which brings the full power of Windows to IoT devices. M...

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    VAST DATA RAISES $80M FOR FLASH PERFORMANCE AT HARD-DISK PRICES

    Feb 27, 2019

    Vast Data’s Universal Storage system, which has been in general release since last November, was publicly unveiled this week. The exabyte-scale platform combines technical and architectural advances to reduce acquisition costs of Flash-based storage to that of hard-drive based approaches, the ...

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    CNF TESTBED ENERGIZES KUBERNETES ADVANTAGE OVER OPENSTACK

    Feb 27, 2019

    The open source ecosystem made another significant push into the traditional telecom market with the launch of a new Cloud native Network Function (CNF) Testbed that could speed the rise of Kubernetes as a test platform. That rise would come at the expense of OpenStack. The test bed was developed as...

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    AT&T TAPS MICROSOFT AZURE TO POWER ITS NETWORK EDGE COMPUTE

    Feb 27, 2019

    AT&T and Microsoft are testing an edge deployment model that splits the difference between network compute elements deployed in a central core and those deployed at the far network edge. The model uses what the companies term “network edge compute (NEC) capabilities” that run network...

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    5G AMERICAS WHITE PAPER HIGHLIGHTS GAP BETWEEN TELCO AND OPEN SOURCE

    Feb 27, 2019

    The 5G Americas trade association released an initial stab at tying together the connection between open source platforms and 5G, which further shines a spotlight on the growing connection between virtualization, software, and the next evolution of mobile technology. The effort is in a white paper, ...

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    HOW VIAVI EMULATION AND MONITORING FIT INTO THE 5G PICTURE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Test and monitoring company Viavi is looking at the underlying technologies behind mobile networks in order to ensure that 5G applications will work reliably. The company is playing a role in bringing future 5G devices and systems to market. The company works primarily with operators, service provid...

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    PACKET GETS EDGY WITH VAPOR IO, PLANS 15 EDGE SITES IN 2019

    Feb 27, 2019

    Bare metal cloud startup Packet, in partnership with Vapor IO, said two new edge sites in Chicago are now live. The Chicago sites, along with a site separately deployed in Massachusetts, are the first of 15 locations the company will launch this year. It’s part of Packet’s plan to deploy...

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    META NETWORKS EXPANDS NAAS SOFTWARE-DEFINED PERIMETER

    Feb 27, 2019

    Meta Networks upgraded its network-as-a-service software-defined perimeter platform with extensions to its core security, management, and usability elements. The software-defined perimeter category is hot. It is based on a “zero trust” philosophy in which access is allowed only when the ...

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    CLOUDIFY LAUNCHES SPIRE FOR ORCHESTRATION FROM CORE TO EDGE

    Feb 26, 2019

    Cloudify launched Spire, an orchestration platform to connect and control distributed networks, devices, and applications from the data center to the edge. The new platform uses what Cloudify calls a “micro-orchestration” architecture that manages network services across domains. It is i...

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    JUNIPER CTO SAYS EDGE IS KEY TO MONETIZING 5G, AND TELCOS HAVE ‘BEACH-FRONT PROPERTY’

    Feb 26, 2019

    5G gets a ton of buzz, but the real focus should be on the business case. How will service providers make money with 5G? Juniper Networks CTO Bikash Koley says the answer is at the edge “I do believe that edge compute will be a huge part of the monetization,” he said in an interview at M...

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    VMWARE RENAMES HEPTIO KUBERNETES TECHNOLOGY ESSENTIAL PKS

    Feb 26, 2019

    VMware launched VMware Essential PKS as a modular, customized method to consume upstream Kubernetes. It is based on VMware’s purchase of Heptio and its Kubernetes technology last year. The new product joins VMware’s other two Kubernetes offerings: Enterprise PKS, the container orchestrat...

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    HUAWEI’S GUO PING: ‘HUAWEI HAS NOT, AND WE WILL NEVER PLANT BACKDOORS’

    Feb 26, 2019

    As Huawei Rotating Chairman Guo Ping took the stage at MWC Barcelona, he joked right off the bat: “There has never been more interest in Huawei, we must be doing something right.” Of course, he was referring to the concerns surrounding Huawei’s security, which has been largely led ...

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    RED HAT: ON BRIDGING BETWEEN THE FIRST WAVE OF CLOUD AND NEXT GENERATION PLATFORMS

    Feb 26, 2019

    MWC19 For Red Hat, it may sometimes be easier to list what the company doesn't do rather than what it does. The overall umbrella of 'making open source technologies for the enterprise' can range from containers, to cloud, to 5G. But ultimately, as the company has noted at MWC Barcelona t...

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    HEALTH DATA ARCHIVING PROVIDES FINANCIAL GAINS TO ORGANIZATIONS

    Feb 26, 2019

    A full 85 percent of organizations who have retired legacy IT systems and opted for health data archiving report positive financial impacts, according to KLAS Research. As a result, the data-archiving vendor market is expanding as new vendors enter the market, and existing vendors broaden their expe...

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    5G ROLL-OUT WILL NEED $2.7 TRILLION INVESTMENT IN NEXT TWO YEARS, SAYS GREENSILL

    Feb 26, 2019

    The real cost of rolling out and implementing 5G telecoms technology across all sectors of the economy worldwide is expected to reach at least $2.7 trillion by the end of 2020, according to research by Greensill, a provider of working capital finance. Greensill’s research reportedly shows that...

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    AVNET ANNOUNCES FIRST SOLUTION WITH LTE-M CONNECTIVITY THAT PROVIDES AI AND SECURITY AT THE EDGE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Combines Avnet’s SmartEdge Agile IoT device with Octonion’s Brainium software platform and Sequans’ Monarch chipset to enable plug and play connectivity solutions for IoT. Avnet and Octonion, an Intelligent Edge IoT software provider, have teamed up with Orange to launch a customiz...

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    WHY THE FUTURE OF APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT IS NOT A BINARY CHOICE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Last year, an interesting headline appeared on Forbes.com: On-premise is dead. Long live on-premise. The author explained that although public cloud is pervasive, on-prem is certainly not dead. Pundits who declared on-prem computing dead and buried several years ago started to backtrack in 2018. Ind...

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    SPRINT THROWS SHADE AT AT&T’S 5G ‘FIRST’ CLAIM

    Feb 25, 2019

    Sprint executives are not impressed by AT&T’s recent standards-based mobile 5G launch, stating that their company’s own planned network launch that is forthcoming by mid-year is the first “broad mobile 5G deployment.” That statement was made by Sprint CEO Michele Combes, ...

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    NOKIA CEO RAJEEV SURI KEEPS 5G PRESSURE ON EURO OPERATORS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri continued to press the case that European operators falling behind their North American and Asian counterparts in the deployment of 5G should not blame their vendor partners. Suri made his case as part of a Nokia press conference at this week’s MWC Barcelona event in Spai...

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    SENET AND ARROW ELECTRONICS JOIN FORCES ON IOT NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

    Feb 25, 2019

    According to a recent announcement, Senet, a provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and global technology solutions provider Arrow Electronics are working together to simplify the process of purchasing and deplo...

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    ARM AND LEADING TEST LABORATORIES UNVEIL INDEPENDENT SECURITY CERTIFICATION FOR IOT DEVICES

    Feb 25, 2019

    Arm and leading security testing labs collaborate to provide independent evaluation of Platform Security Architecture (PSA) implementations in IoT devices Arm, Brightsight, CAICT, Prove&Run, Riscure and UL establish PSA Certified™ to build trust in connected devices and grow IoT deployment...

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    ARM INTRODUCES NEOVERSE HIGH-PERFORMANCE CPUS FOR SERVERS, 5G

    Feb 22, 2019

    There have been some interesting developments in the Arm-as-a-server processor field, from Cavium’s success to Amazon offering much cheaper instances on its home-brew Arm processors. But now Arm Holdings itself is getting into the fray, and it's offering is a whopper. Last October, Arm ann...

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    DIGITAL HEALTH TECHNOLOGY NEEDS TO FIT INTO THE CLINICAL WORKFLOW

    Feb 22, 2019

    The biggest question when it come to digital health technology is not getting “new, cool stuff” into the hospital, but how can it fit seamlessly into the existing clinical workflow, observed Jaydeo Kinikar, head of marketing and business development at Philips Connected Care Sensing. Kin...

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    WILL MWC BRING BETTER DAYS OR MORE TROUBLE FOR HUAWEI AND ZTE?

    Feb 21, 2019

    Heading into MWC Barcelona this year, Chinese equipment vendors Huawei and ZTE have a lot to prove after months of accusations and speculations that have escalated all the way up to some countries moving to ban the use of equipment from those vendors due to security concerns. And as operators from a...

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    CISCO EXEC. DETAILS HOW WI-FI 6 AND 5G WILL FIRE-UP ENTERPRISES IN 2019 AND BEYOND

    Feb 21, 2019

    Few technologies have the potential to shake up enterprise networks like Wi-Fi 6 and 5G technologies do in 2019 and beyond. 5G carrier-based wireless is going to start rolling out, bringing a promise of dramatically better performance to mobile workers and the enterprise, and Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) will...

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    ORACLE, KPMG CLOUD THREAT REPORT FINDS CONFIDENCE AND FEAR

    Feb 21, 2019

    Thirty-eight percent of security and IT professionals surveyed by Oracle and KPMG identified the ability to detect and react to security incidents in the cloud as their top security challenge. Unauthorized use of cloud services was the second most pressing concern, with 26 percent identifying it as ...

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    CISCO WARNS ON HYPERFLEX SECURITY VULNERABILITIES

    Feb 21, 2019

    Cisco this week identified two “High” security vulnerabilities in its HyperFlex data-center package that could let attackers gain control of the system. HyperFlex is Cisco’s hyperconverged infrastructure that offers computing, networking and storage resources in a single system. Th...

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    ERICSSON, VMWARE COZY UP WITH TELCOS ON NFV

    Feb 21, 2019

    Ericsson and VMware signed a five-year deal that aims to make it easier for communication service providers to deploy Ericsson applications on VMware’s telco NFV platform. The agreement includes technical collaboration and interoperability testing across Ericsson’s portfolio of virtual n...

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    THE DISAGGREGATED AGILE TELCO – FASTER, BETTER, CHEAPER?

    Feb 21, 2019

    Last week’s blog post on containers and telco elicited a much larger than usual number of responses from readers – particularly those at telcos. Many privately reflected that they wished their companies were more nimble and did a better job of mimicking successful cloud companies like Am...

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    CISCO SAYS MOBILE INTERNET TRAFFIC WILL REACH NEARLY A ZETTABYTE BY 2022

    Feb 21, 2019

    As usual, the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index points to huge increases in the amount of data being trafficked through networks. And, as usual, it’s a master class in exotic numbers. The report, which covers the 2017-2022 time frame, says that the annual run rate of mobile internet traffic...

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    THE TOP 25 IOT STARTUPS TO WATCH IN 2019: A GUIDE

    Feb 21, 2019

    The most successful IoT startups selling into enterprises excel at orchestrating analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and real-time monitoring to deliver exceptional customer experiences. As a group, these top 25 IoT startups are showing early potential at enabling profitable new business models...

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    NIMBELINK AND POLTE TEAM UP ON LOCATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR IOT ASSET TRACKINGNIMBELINK AND POLTE TEAM UP ON LOCATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR IOT ASSET TRACKING

    Feb 21, 2019

    Polte Corporation, developer of advanced Cloud Location over Cellular (C-LoC) solutions, and NimbeLink, a provider of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services, together recently announced a new initiative to embed Polte’s location software on NimbeLink’s AT2 and AT4 asset...

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    RAKUTEN LINES UP AN AMBITIOUS VIRTUALIZED MOBILE NETWORK PLAN

    Feb 21, 2019

    Japan’s Rakuten has partnered with tech heavyweights to power its fully virtualized, software-defined mobile service. The company plans to launch service later this year, with CTO Tareq Amin stating that the new network will “innovate at the speed of software and scale at the speed of cl...

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    U.S. 0N TOP – FOR NOW – IN GLOBAL 5G MARATHON, ABI SAYS

    Feb 21, 2019

    The United States is leading the world in the initial roll out of 5G networks, according to a new report from ABI Research. That report had the U.S. ahead of three Asia-Pacific countries: China, South Korea, and Japan. ABI cited the financial health of the four top carriers in the U.S. and supportiv...

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    ERICSSON AND JUNIPER 5G TRANSPORT, SECURITY TIE-UP TOUTS PROGRESS

    Feb 20, 2019

    Ericsson and Juniper Networks have scored 20 new customers as part of their 5G transport and security partnership that was announced last year. Three of those contracts are with service providers: TrueMove of Thailand, DNA of Finland, and Jazz of Pakistan. At least one U.S. mobile provider is also i...

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    FOUR REASONS WHY YOUR COMPANY MIGHT NOT BE READY FOR DEVOPS JUST YET

    Feb 20, 2019

    Let’s get one thing straight: I’m a huge fan of DevOps. It has been shown to increase quality, reduce problems, and shorten development cycles. It’s often considered a panacea for large organisations looking to transform their development, production and operational lifecycles. But...

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    QUALCOMM LAUNCHES NEW CHIP TO POWER 5G SMARTPHONES

    Feb 20, 2019

    Qualcomm Inc introduced its second-generation of so-called modem chips to connect phones to 5G networks, speeding up the race around faster wireless data connections expected to begin rolling out later this year. Qualcomm, the world's largest mobile chip supplier, is hoping the device will fuel ...

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    BCX LAUNCHES SD-WAN SUITE LOCALLY TO SIMPLIFY NETWORK MANAGEMENT

    Feb 20, 2019

    The global digital economy is prompting South African companies to turn to more agile solutions when it comes to their network management. This according to BCX, which is why the ICT firm recently debuted a new SD-WAN for local businesses to take advantage of. “We know that digital transformat...

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    GOOGLE'S ON-PREM DATA CENTER SOFTWARE FOR HYBRID CLOUD NOW IN BETA

    Feb 20, 2019

    Google Cloud on Wednesday launched the beta version of its Cloud Services Platform, a move that brings the company one step closer to letting enterprises deploy its cloud inside their own data centers. CSP, which was announced last July, is a version of Google’s Kubernetes Engine built for on-...

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    WESTPAC STANDS UP AZURE VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD

    Feb 19, 2019

    Westpac is setting up a virtual private cloud on Microsoft Azure, which will become an infrastructure option in its hybrid platform-as-a-service or HPaaS. The bank’s director of cloud services Jacqui Visch told iTnews that the Azure virtual private cloud construct - which Microsoft officially ...

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    MOBILEDGEX PUBLIC MOBILE EDGE NETWORK GOES LIVE WITH DEUTSCHE TELEKOM

    Feb 19, 2019

    MobiledgeX, the edge computing company founded by Deutsche Telekom, completed what it calls the first public mobile edge network with DT in Germany. The network is powered by MobiledgeX’s Edge-Cloud R1.0 platform, also announced today. The platform connects mobile users to application cloud co...

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    PALO ALTO NETWORKS SHELLS OUT $560M FOR SOAR STARTUP DEMISTO

    Feb 19, 2019

    Palo Alto Networks today said that it will purchase security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) startup Demisto for $560 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close in Palo Alto Networks’ fiscal third quarter. Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora today in a conference c...

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    PURE STORAGE’S OBJECTENGINE, DIRECTFLASH TAKE AIM AT STORAGE PERFORMANCE

    Feb 19, 2019

    Pure Storage today announced ObjectEngine and DirectFlash Fabric, products aimed at improving storage networking performance and data protection and recovery, respectively. Pure Storage seeks to use Flash memory to normalize data storage between enterprises, public and private clouds, and wherever e...

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    SURVEY FINDS DC MANAGERS WANT MORE EFFICIENCY, NOT HORSEPOWER

    Feb 19, 2019

    More servers and more CPU power used to be the answer to boosting data centre performance, but it appears this is no longer the case. A new research report conducted by Futuriom and sponsored by Mellanox Technologies - ‘Untold Secrets of the Efficient Data Center’ - asserts with the dece...

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    HURRICANE ELECTRIC SEALS DATA CENTER DEAL WITH EDGECONNEX

    Feb 19, 2019

    Edge data centres continue their steady march onwards after another major deal was signed this week. Operator of the world’s largest IPv6-native internet backbone and the most interconnected IPv4 global network Hurricane Electric has sealed an agreement with edge data centre specialist EdgeCon...

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    HOW NEW CLOUD AGENTS ARE INCREASING CONFIDENCE IN THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Feb 18, 2019

    By now, articles espousing migrating to the cloud are a dime a dozen. You can find everything from simple how-tos to complete lift and shift project plans being touted as the best way to migrate. At face value, the advantages and cost savings of moving enterprise applications to the public cloud are...

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    HEALTHCARE FIRMS GO FOR THE HYBRID CLOUD APPROACH WITH COMPLIANCE AND CONNECTIVITY KEY

    Feb 18, 2019

    It continues to be a hybrid cloud-dominated landscape – and according to new research one of the traditionally toughest industries in terms of cloud adoption is now seeing it as a priority. A report from enterprise cloud provider Nutanix has found that in two years’ time, more than a thi...

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    PLIOPS RAISES US$30M TO ‘TRANSFORM’ DATA CENTRE INFRASTRUCTURE

    Feb 18, 2019

    With ambitions to expand its operations around the world, data centre infrastructure solutions provider Pliops has announced a successful round of funding. The company has received a US$30 million Series B funding led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, with participation from all Series A investors includin...

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    UNIVERSAL ROBOTS AIMS FOR A/NZ GROWTH WITH NEW HIRE

    Feb 18, 2019

    Universal Robots has appointed Peter Hern in the role of Australia and New Zealand country manager.  The appointment brings his experience in the technology, automation and robotics industries to the company, as well as his local knowledge of A/NZ manufacturing. As A/NZ country manager, Peter w...

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    DOCOMO RANKED WORLD'S TOP MOBILE OPERATOR IN 5G SEP APPLICATIONS

    Feb 18, 2019

    NTT DOCOMO has been ranked the world's leading mobile operator in terms of applications for candidate standard-essential patents (SEPs) for the new fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication standard, and also number one in terms of 5G technical proposals (contributions).  The rankings are ...

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    BLAZING FAST 5G INTERNET SPEEDS TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN UAE THIS 2019

    Feb 17, 2019

    Filipinos know for a fact that the UAE’s internet speeds are no match for the services available back home – and the services are just about to get better as both du and Etisalat subscribers will soon roll out their 5G service. The UAE’s biggest telecom providers are eyeing to begi...

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    WIRELESS MEDICAL DEVICE PROLIFERATION COULD OVERWHELM NETWORKS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Monitoring and managing wireless medical devices and reducing downtime on wireless networks are top priorities for healthcare organizations in improving clinician productivity and patient care quality, according to a survey of Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Technology (AEHIT) m...

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    SPOTLIGHT ON DATA CENTER MODERNIZATION AT NYC CONFERENCE

    Feb 15, 2019

    The East Coast’s leading summit on data center and cloud infrastructure transformation will open its doors to 2,000 technology professionals on 9-10 April at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. The agenda will explore how New York’s Enterprise ecosystem is adapting to high density data...

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    THE SHIFTING AI-DRIVEN THREAT LANDSCAPE

    Feb 14, 2019

    As the modern threat landscape continues to expand, adding artificial intelligence (AI) to a security strategy has become paramount to establishing and maintaining an effective security posture. Given the speed and complexity of modern cyberthreats and the current cybersecurity skills shortage, netw...

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    HOW TO SOLVE VISIBILITY ISSUES FROM AIOPS: A GUIDE

    Feb 14, 2019

    Considering that the language that underpins artificial intelligence (AI), LISP, turns just 60 years old this year, there can be little doubt now that the technology itself has been adopted by the masses. AI has become a critical part of how businesses operate in an extremely short stretch of time -...

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    CARBONITE’S $618.5M WEBROOT DEAL MARRIES ENDPOINT DATA PROTECTION, SECURITY

    Feb 14, 2019

    Backup and recovery provider Carbonite will buy Webroot for about $618.5 million in a move that marries cloud-based endpoint data protection and security. The companies expect the transaction to close in the first quarter. Webroot, founded in 1997, provides endpoint and network security, threat inte...

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    RUBRIK LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITY CALLED BUILD

    Feb 14, 2019

    Rubrik announced an open source community, Rubrik Build, which aims to simplify improvement of existing projects and ease creation of applications, automation tooling, and integrations. It’s based on a set of APIs providing pre-built use cases, quick-start guides, and integrations with popular...

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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED WIDE AREA NETWORK (SD-WAN) MARKET TO HIT $17BN BY 2025: GLOBAL MARKET INSIGHTS, INC.

    Feb 14, 2019

    The SD-WAN market for the manufacturing sector is set to register 60 percent CAGR by 2025, led by the growing popularity of IoT platforms. The SD-WAN market is expected to grow from USD 700 million in 2018 to USD 17 billion by 2025, according to a 2019 Global Market Insights, Inc. report. The indust...

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    IBM TAPS KUBERNETES TO UNLEASH WATSON ACROSS CLOUDS

    Feb 13, 2019

    IBM is using Kubernetes to help unleash its Watson artificial intelligence (AI) platform to work across any cloud environment, including private, public, or hybrid multi-cloud environments. This expansion also includes support for cloud ecosystems powered by IBM rivals like Amazon Web Services (AWS)...

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    NEXTDC’S CORPORATE OPERATIONS GO 100% CARBON NEUTRAL

    Feb 13, 2019

    Much has been said of the environmental impact of data centres, and now NEXTDC is looking to do its part in curbing its own contribution. The data centre-as-a-service provider has now announced that its corporate operations have been certified carbon neutral under the Australian Government’s N...

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    IBM OPENS UP WATSON TO RUN ON ANYTHING, ANYWHERE

    Feb 13, 2019

    IBM today announced that it will be opening up Watson to enable wide-scale deployment and industry transformation. Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides. "Businesses hav...

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    ERICSSON AND INTEL TO DEVELOP NEXT-GENERATION 5G PLATFORM

    Feb 13, 2019

    Ericsson and Intel have started a multi-year collaboration to align ongoing development efforts in software-defined infrastructure (SDI), distributed cloud, and 5G. The platform will aim to deliver ‘a new level of cloudlike agility, transparency and efficiency required for Network Functions Vi...

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    CISCO SOARS ON CYBER SECURITY & APPLICATION SOFTWARE SALES

    Feb 13, 2019

    Shares of Cisco Systems jumped 3.87% to $49.34 in after-hours trading on Wednesday after the company reported second-quarter earnings and revenue above estimates of Wall Street analysts. Cisco also improved its quarterly dividend and raised its share buyback program by $15 billion. The manufacturer ...

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    CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES NETWORK ADMINISTRATORS SHOULD KNOW

    Feb 13, 2019

    It’s obvious that more and more devices, including IP cameras and NVRs, are online today. While the data they generate can help end user in various areas, they are also subject to cyberattacks and other vulnerabilities that may endanger the end user organization. In this regard, how to maintai...

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    AUSTRALIAN IBM DATA CENTER BECOMES CENTER OF NEW BLOCKCHAIN MAINNET

    Feb 12, 2019

    The entire platform of IBM is made on Hyperledger Fabric, which is the product of a project that helps with cross-industry blockchain technology use. Hyperledger is hosted by the Linux Foundation. Recently, an article was published to ZDNet that described a new launch from IBM to host their mainnet ...

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    GOOGLE’S VERILY TO OPEN DATA-DRIVEN OPIOID TREATMENT CENTER

    Feb 12, 2019

    Verily, the health data innovation company owned by Google parent company Alphabet, is developing a physical campus dedicated to opioid treatment with a data-driven twist. The OneFifteen project, a “not-for-profit healthcare ecosystem” dedicated to opioid addition treatment and recovery,...

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    VERIZON ADDS ALIBABA CLOUD TO ITS SECURE CLOUD INTERCONNECT ECOSYSTEM

    Feb 12, 2019

    Verizon has expanded Secure Cloud Interconnect to allow its customers to privately connect to Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group. Verizon’s customers – particularly those looking to expand into the Asia-Pacific region – can now benefit from a secure and dir...

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    GOOGLE SELECTS EQUINIX FOR CURIE SUBSEA CABLE LANDING STATION

    Feb 12, 2019

    Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, announced that Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system, the first subsea cable to Chile in the last 20 years. In the U.S., the cable will land directly...

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    CYBERSECURITY NEEDS TO BE AT THE HEART OF HEALTHCARE SECTOR’S TRANSFORMATION

    Feb 12, 2019

    When it comes to digital transformation, there is perhaps no other business quite like the healthcare sector. Healthcare is probably the most “personal” industry –  it touches all of us and  in this industry, patients are not merely customers, but people who have trusted ...

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    HOW A MULTI-CLOUD APPROACH WORKS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR ORGANISATION: A GUIDE

    Feb 11, 2019

    A recent IDG survey reported that 89% of businesses have, or plan to, invest in digital initiatives this year. But despite the buzz around digital transformation, implementing it isn’t always smooth sailing – only 44% fully adopted the approach. Introducing new company-wide initiatives c...

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    5G ROLLOUT THREATENED IF GOVT CLAMPS DOWN ON HUAWEI TECH

    Feb 11, 2019

    A nationwide rollout of 5G could be delayed if a full-scale ban on Huawei network equipment is enforced by the government next month. The warning comes as Huawei faces a backlash and bans by global governments. It was charged last month by the US Justice Department for bank fraud, obstruction of jus...

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    DELL EMC: OPEN NETWORKING'S NEXT EVOLUTION IS SD-WAN

    Feb 11, 2019

    Dell EMC is the latest networking vendor to point to SD-WAN as the future for the evolution of the open networking movement, which emphasizes disaggregated, modular, software-centric systems over closed, proprietary, hardware-based legacy implementations.While that transformative networking revoluti...

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    ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES BUILDS ‘ONE-STOP SHOP’ FOR SD-WAN

    Feb 11, 2019

    Orange Business Services has been dipping its toes into SD-WAN since 2016. But as the service provider expands its offerings it is looking to create a “one-stop shop” for SD-WAN, according to John Isch, the director of the network and voice practice in North America for Orange Business.O...

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    NEXTDC SHIPS MICRO DATA CENTRE FROM SWEDEN FOR WA CUSTOMERS

    Feb 11, 2019

    Data-centre-as-a-service provider NEXTDC has formed a partnership with prefabricated data centre specialist Flexenclosure. Having been constructed and fully tested at Flexenclosure’s manufacturing plant in Sweden, the company’s flagship ‘eCentre’ data centre solution was ship...

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    MIRANTIS TO HELP AT&T BUILD NETWORK CLOUD FOR 5G

    Feb 08, 2019

    US telecom giant AT&T will be building the next generation of its Network Cloud for 5G with the help of cloud computing firm Mirantis, as part of a three-year deal reportedly to be more than £7.7mn ($10mn). AT&T’s Network Cloud for 5G will be built via software from an open sourc...

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    T-MOBILE KEEPS ITS LOW-BAND SPECTRUM POWDER DRY FOR 5G

    Feb 08, 2019

    T-Mobile US has been aggressive in extending the reach of its 4G LTE network using its sub-1 GHz spectrum holdings, but the carrier is keeping the depth of that support rather shallow as it prepares to support its 5G roll out. Speaking to analysts during its most recent quarterly results conference ...

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    GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS USE GOOGLE CLOUD TO UP THEIR GAME

    Feb 07, 2019

    American professional basketball team Golden State Warriors will use Google Cloud’s data-crunching technology to improve the performance of the players. Apart from improving their game on court, the NBA champions will also use Google Cloud to track analytics to crunch scouting reports and bett...

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    INVENSENSE DEPLOYS ARYAKA SD-WAN TO MEET GROWING BUSINESS NEEDS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Sensor manufacturer InvenSense deployed Aryaka’s managed SD-WAN across its rapidly growing network to keep up with its growing market. InvenSense provides a sensor system on-chip that operates in a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, optical image stabilization, and automobiles....

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    AT&T 5G, AIRSHIP PLANS POWERED BY MIRANTIS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Mirantis scored an eight-figure, multi-year deal to provide AT&T with core infrastructure software to run the carrier’s 5G services. The central component of that core infrastructure is Kubernetes and is part of AT&T’s previously announced Airship initiative. Mirantis CEO and co-...

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    ON THE ROAD TO 5G: UPGRADING THE TRANSPORT NETWORK

    Feb 06, 2019

    The dawn of 5G means the way we get, experience and manage information will change, putting user experience front and center. To enable services in each of the three 5G primary use cases identified by the 3GPP—eMBB, URLLC and mMTC—network operators must dramatically transform their netwo...

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    DATABRICKS SECURES $250M FUNDING AS A16Z CLAIMS ITS VICTORY IN BIG DATA PLATFORMS

    Feb 06, 2019

    It’s another big day for big data; analytics platform provider Databricks has raised $250 million (£193.3m) in a series E funding round and now sits atop a $2.75 billion valuation. The funding was led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), and featured participation from Coatue Management, Micro...

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    SUPERMICRO SCALE-UP SERVERS DELIVER AFFORDABLE, NEXT GENERATION IN-MEMORY COMPUTING TO THE CLOUD

    Feb 06, 2019

    Super Micro Computer, a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, announced that its four-socket servers now support next-generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC persistent memory. Supermicro MP Servers now support ...

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    AFFIRMED NETWORKS DETAILS SUPPORT OF TURKCELL’S VIRTUALIZED NETWORK DEPLOYMENT

    Feb 06, 2019

    Affirmed Networks is offering some insights into how it helped Turkish mobile network operator Turkcell with the rapid deployment of one of the largest commercial network virtualization projects in the region. Turkcell’s virtualized network deployment supports more than 35 million mobile broad...

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    6WIND SNARES ANOTHER FORMER BROCADE VROUTER CUSTOMER

    Feb 06, 2019

    6WIND continues to scoop up disenchanted service providers left high and dry by a lack of support for their legacy Brocade Vyatta vRouters. The latest is JHComp, which is an internet service provider based in the Czech Republic. JHComp recently replaced its Brocade virtual routers with 6WIND’s...

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    SPECTRA TAPS VERSA NETWORKS TO DELIVER MANAGED SD-WAN IN INDIA

    Feb 05, 2019

    Indian service provider Spectra will now offer Versa Networks’ SD-WAN services to its small, medium, and large enterprise customers across the country. Spectra offers managed cloud and software-defined services as well as internet and broadband across its optical fibre network. The provider cl...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS MOVES INTO EDGE DEVICE SECURITY WITH DEFENDER FOR IOT

    Feb 05, 2019

    Extreme Networks is moving into IoT security with its new product, Defender for IoT, that secures wired and wireless devices. It’s a smart move for the networking vendor. Gartner estimates that 20.4 billion connected things will be in use by organizations worldwide by 2020. And IoT device atta...

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    CISCO SNAPS UP SINGULARITY NETWORKS TO BOLSTER NETWORK AUTOMATION UNIT

    Feb 05, 2019

    Cisco has agreed to acquire Singularity Networks, a company that monitors, collects, and analyzes service provider, web company, and enterprise networks. As the amount of data traversing a network explodes, even small changes and adjustments mean a lot. Finding and remediating problems is the highes...

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    DELL EMC BOOSTS MULTI-CLOUD DATA PROTECTION, REMOTE OFFICE MANAGEMENT

    Feb 05, 2019

    Dell EMC today tackled data protection for customers moving to a multi-cloud architecture and added smaller appliance options for mid-sized organizations and larger firms running remote offices. Those moves involve expanded data protection with new and enhanced features to its Data Domain and Integr...

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    SOME RURAL HOSPITALS LACK HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CMS PIP

    Feb 05, 2019

    In its recently released Rural Report, the American Hospital Association (AHA) cautions that some rural hospitals lack the health IT infrastructure required to meet the CMS Promoting Interoperability Program (PIP), formerly called the EHR Incentive Program. Rural hospitals must meet the same regulat...

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    PORT OF ROTTERDAM PUTS IOT INTO OPERATION WITH FIRST APPLICATION UNDERWAY

    Feb 04, 2019

    The Port of Rotterdam is ready to go with its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, with the announcement that the first application for a hydro/meteo has been put into operation. The system uses an extensive network of sensors to provide accurate and up-to-date water (hydro) and weather (meteo) data p...

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    HOW DEVOPS PROFESSIONALS ARE STRUGGLING WITH THE DAILY TROUBLESHOOTING GRIND

    Feb 04, 2019

    If your organisation is either focusing on DevOps or employs plenty of developers, make sure you keep an eye on their workloads – or face an exodus. That’s the primary finding from IT management software provider SolarWinds. In its latest report, which polled 336 DevOps, developer and we...

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    IOT, 5G, AND BLOCKCHAIN GO HAND IN HAND WHEN IT COMES TO CONNECTED CARS

    Feb 04, 2019

    With the imminent arrival of millions of connected cars on the roads by 2020, each with embedded IoT sensors, cloud-based informatics, telematics, and infotainment systems; hundreds of terabytes of data will be being generated every second making data management and the security of that data, critic...

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    CENTURYLINK DISCOVER NEW PHASE OF THEMOON IOT BOTNET TARGETING ISPS

    Feb 04, 2019

    CenturyLink threat researchers found a new module of IoT botnet “TheMoon,” which targets vulnerabilities in routers within broadband networks. This previously undocumented module allows the botnet to be leveraged as a service by other attackers. CenturyLink Threat Research Labs first cam...

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    SMALL CELL AWARDS SET TO HIGHLIGHT EARLY 5G INFRASTRUCTURE

    Feb 04, 2019

    Small cells – the compact, low-power mobile base stations that are set to be at the heart of 5G networks – will soon get some much needed recognition, as the SCF (Small Cell Forum) has now opened the Small Cell Awards 2019 for entries. The awards will be held on May 21st at the Small Cel...

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    DELL PARTNERS WITH SECUREWORKS AND CROWDSTRIKE ON ENDPOINT SECURITY OFFERING

    Feb 04, 2019

    Cybercriminals are continuously shifting their attack techniques to better target endpoints. As more than one-third (39%) of cyber attacks are now non-malware based, adversaries can exploit gaps in traditional antimalware solutions used in isolation. Considering 50% of organisations also have insuff...

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    ERICSSON TOUTS 4 CELLULAR IOT SEGMENTS TO SERVE INDUSTRY VERTICALS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Ericsson outlined an evolutionary vision for cellular IoT to help service providers address future needs of industry verticals such as automotive, manufacturing, and utilities as they work to enhance 4G LTE networks and prep for 5G. Ericsson identified two market segments that it plans to address in...

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    ETHERNITY ENET VROUTER AIMED AT A PROGRAMMABLE NETWORK BOTTLENECK

    Feb 01, 2019

    Software-defined networking (SDN) promises to transform equipment ecosystems, increase flexibility and network responsiveness, and reduce costs. A key to achieving all of this is moving from purpose built to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) gear. This is increasingly challenging, however, as network ...

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    DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATORS NEED TO DELIVER RESULTS THIS YEAR

    Feb 01, 2019

    Digital health innovators will need to start delivering tangible results, not just hype, for consumers this year, judged the HIMSS 2019 Healthcare Trends Report. The report predicted that digital health innovations that will start having more real-world applications include artificial intelligence (...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS CEO: HUAWEI SECURITY CONCERNS PLAY OUT IN DATA CENTER NETWORKING, TOO

    Jan 31, 2019

    Security concerns about Huawei’s products could boost Extreme Networks’ data center business, according to Extreme President and CEO Ed Meyercord. “Our story and our product portfolio are resonating well with European customers,” Meyercord said on the company’s fiscal s...

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    AHIMA WARNS ABOUT BURDEN ON RURAL HOSPITALS FROM HHS EHR PROPOSALS

    Jan 31, 2019

    The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is warning that a number of recommendations in HHS’s draft report Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs could actually increase burdens on rural and/or smaller healthcar...

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    TCV CLOSES RECORD $3B FUND TO INVEST IN CONSUMER INTERNET, IT INFRASTRUCTURE AND SERVICES

    Jan 31, 2019

    On the back of a strong showing for portfolio company Spotify going public last year and several biggies like Airbnb also slated to list very soon, VC firm TCV has announced its latest and biggest-ever fund, the $3 billion TCV X, which has now closed and will start getting invested “soon,&rdqu...

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    ISG LAUNCHES GLOBAL STUDY ON PRIVATE AND HYBRID CLOUD DATA CENTER SERVICES

    Jan 31, 2019

    Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, has launched a research study examining the global market for private and hybrid cloud data center services and solutions. Results will be published in a comprehensive ISG Provider Lens™ rep...

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    ERICSSON LAUNCHES NEW SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS LARGER IOT MARKET

    Jan 31, 2019

    Swedish gear maker Ericsson on Thursday launched new solutions to enable service providers to address a larger part of the IoT market. The solutions would cater to use cases across verticals including automotive, manufacturing, and utilities. The company has further outlined cellular IoT evolution i...

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    WHY K–12 DISTRICTS SHOULD USE HCI TO IMPROVE THEIR DATA CENTERS

    Jan 31, 2019

    K–12 schools need powerful data centers now more than ever as their infrastructures feel the increasing weight of new technology integrations, data analytics initiatives and the rising number of personalized devices. Hyperconverged infrastructure may be the answer. Across industries, hyperconv...

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    INTEL CAPITAL INVESTS IN FORTANIX AND PLIOPS TO BEEF UP CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AND SECURITY

    Jan 30, 2019

    Intel Capital today announced that it has participated in two investment rounds aimed at strengthening and securing infrastructure around cloud computing. Intel’s VC arm said it led a $23 million investment round for Fortanix that included money from Foundation Capital and Neotribe, bringing t...

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    PLIOPS RAISES $30 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING LED BY SOFTBANK VENTURES ASIA TO TRANSFORM DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR CLOUD, AI AND ML

    Jan 30, 2019

    Pliops, an innovator in cloud storage solutions, today announced that it has received a $30 million Series B funding led by SoftBank Ventures Asia, with participation from all Series A investors including Intel Capital, State of Mind Ventures (SOMV) and Viola Ventures, along with strategic investors...

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    SYMANTEC TAPS ACQUISITIONS TO BOLSTER ENDPOINT SECURITY

    Jan 30, 2019

    Symantec this week announced new products and enhancements to its network endpoint security lineup. The first is focused on managed endpoint detection and response (MEDR) and enhanced EDR 4.0, and the second on endpoint protection and hardening capabilities. The introductions are best seen in the br...

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    HHS WARNS HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE COULD PUT PATIENT DATA AT RISK

    Jan 30, 2019

    Healthcare’s increasing dependence on interconnected health IT infrastructure, such as electronic health records and connected medical devices, could put sensitive patient data at risk, warned HHS in its quadrennial National Health Security Strategy released this month. As healthcare delivery ...

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    CUMULUS AND NUTANIX TEAM UP TO SIMPLIFY HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKING

    Jan 30, 2019

    Data center network software provider Cumulus Networks has partnered with Nutanix to simplify networking on hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). Cumulus said Tuesday that it has integrated the Cumulus Linux operating system and NetQ management software with Nutanix’s Prism management software....

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    SWITCH NAMED AN AI-READY COLOCATION DATA CENTER PARTNER FOR NVIDIA DGX SYSTEMS

    Jan 30, 2019

    the global technology infrastructure corporation that develops hyperscale data center ecosystems for elite colocation, enterprise hybrid cloud and connectivity solutions, today announced that Switch data centers have been selected as a preferred, AI-ready provider for the NVIDIA DGX-Ready Data Cente...

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    5 WAYS TO UTILIZE YOUR TECH INFRASTRUCTURE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT

    Jan 29, 2019

    An organization’s tech infrastructure allows them to optimize business performance and enables competitive advantage if that tech infrastructure is used to its fullest extent. Many organizations aren’t aware of the variety of ways to get the most out of their infrastructure and so they l...

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    AUSSIE TELCO'S 5G MOBILE NETWORK BECOMES CASUALTY OF BAN ON HUAWEI

    Jan 29, 2019

    Australia's TPG Telecom said yesterday that it has abandoned building its mobile telephone network because it relied on Huawei Technologies equipment that has been banned by Australia's government on security grounds. The nascent network is the first commercial casualty in Australia of the b...

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    AT CISCO LIVE, AI OPTIMIZES NETWORKING ACROSS THE MULTICLOUD

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cisco Systems Inc. is investing heavily in tooling to automate network and resource management up and down the cloud-computing stack. The company’s announcements today at its Cisco Live event in Barcelona show that it remains deeply committed to leveraging artificial intelligence to differenti...

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    SOFTWARE NETWORKING FIRM CATO NETWORKS LANDS $55M FUNDING ROUND

    Jan 29, 2019

    Enterprise networking company Cato Networks Ltd. has refilled its war chest with a $55 million round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The round brings its total amount raised to $125 million. Previous investors Aspect Ventures, Greylock Partners, Singtel Innov8, USVP and co-founders Sh...

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    CISCO BRINGS ITS DATA CENTER INFRASTRUCTURE TO WHEREVER DATA LIVES

    Jan 29, 2019

    Cisco Systems Inc. is responding to the growing spread of data with a new networking architecture that aims to extend enterprise’s data centers to wherever their data lives and wherever their applications are being deployed. The company announced early today at its Cisco Live event in Barcelon...

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    AMD SHARES JUMP ON RECORD GROWTH IN DATA CENTER REVENUE

    Jan 29, 2019

    Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has reported record quarterly growth in data center sales and projected revenue growth in fiscal 2019 above Wall Street expectations, sending its shares up 10% after the bell. Investors were bracing for weak results from AMD after warnings from a host of other ...

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    CISCO ISSUES PATCHES FOR SEVERAL SD-WAN SOFTWARE VULNERABILITIES

    Jan 28, 2019

    Cisco released patches for new security vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software. In total, Cisco found four vulnerabilities within its Viptela-based SD-WAN solution. The most critical vulnerability was discovered in the vContainer of the SD-WAN that would allow an authenticated, remote attacker to ca...

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    GERMANY COULD HAVE FOUR 5G PLAYERS FOLLOWING AUCTION

    Jan 28, 2019

    One of the worst fears of Germany’s three incumbent mobile network operators (MNOs) may now be realized: the market’s upcoming 5G spectrum auction could usher in a fourth MNO to the market less than five years after the number of mobile network players was reduced from four to three. 1&a...

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    EXTRAHOP CEO SETS HIS SIGHTS ON BECOMING A HALF-BILLION-DOLLAR SECURITY FIRM

    Jan 28, 2019

    ExtraHop CEO Arif Kareem has a very specific goal for the company. “Our eyes are set on becoming a half-billion-dollar security company,” he said. He’s also positioning the software provider for an initial public offering, likely in the “next 24 months.” But he’s ...

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    GARTNER: CLOUD, ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE TO DRIVE GLOBAL IT SPENDING INCREASE

    Jan 28, 2019

    If you have any doubts that digital transformation is top of mind for IT executives, just take a look at what they're buying. Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall incr...

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    LAVELLE NETWORKS RELEASES SD-WAN NETWORK MONITORING MOBILE APP

    Jan 28, 2019

    India-based enterprise networking company Lavelle Networks recently announced the release of the CloudStation App. The app, an extension of their network orchestration software, allows users to monitor their SD-WAN network’s performance from their mobile devices. The CloudStation App provides ...

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    CONFLUENT’S $2.5 BILLION VALUATION MAY PROVIDE AFFIRMATION AMID OPEN SOURCE TURBULENCE

    Jan 24, 2019

    Confluent, a provider of open source software based on Apache Kafka, has raised $125 million (£96m) in a series D funding round putting it at a valuation of $2.5 billion. The funding round was led by Sequoia Capital – whose other recent runners have included Snowflake and Cohesity &ndash...

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    DO CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS BELONG IN THE CLOUD?

    Jan 24, 2019

    Thanks to the cloud, organisations of all sizes can enjoy scalability, ease of use, and significant savings by outsourcing hardware and software ownership and maintenance in multi-tenant environments. Medium-sized companies no longer have to pay to build their own infrastructure, which makes the clo...

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    MICROSOFT ENDS SUPPORT FOR WINDOWS LEGACY IT INFRASTRUCTURE IN 2020

    Jan 24, 2019

    Microsoft is ending support for its legacy IT infrastructure products Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 on Jan. 14, 2020. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide regular security updates for those products. Microsoft is offering two options for organizations running Windows Server 2008 and 2...

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    IBM’S MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CLOUD WINS KEEP ON COMING

    Jan 24, 2019

    Another day, another multi-million dollar cloud deal for IBM. Today the vendor said it signed a $260 million agreement with the Bank of the Philippine Islands. This caps a steady run of major cloud wins for IBM over the past two weeks. The Bank of the Philippine Islands is a universal bank headquart...

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    INSTALLED WIRELESS IOT DEVICES IN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AT MORE THAN 21 MILLION

    Jan 24, 2019

    According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, annual shipments of wireless devices for industrial automation applications reached 4.6 million units worldwide in 2018, accounting for approximately 6 percent of all new connected nodes. Growing at a compound annual grow...

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    APPDYNAMICS UNVEILS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PLATFORM FOR AIOPS ERA

    Jan 23, 2019

    AppDynamics, a Cisco company, today unveiled a new platform that will unite all the areas of its application monitoring business. It also helps the company position itself with an AIOps mindset — using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate IT operations — to navigate the challenges of...

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    ENHANCED IT INFRASTRUCTURE KEY ELEMENT IN HEALTHCARE INTEROPERABILITY

    Jan 23, 2019

    A cost-effective, enhanced IT infrastructure is one of the key elements outlined in a new report laying out an agenda to promote healthcare interoperability prepared by the American Hospital Association (AHA) and six other national hospital associations. The report called for consistent employment o...

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    THE DANGERS OF NOT UPGRADING AGEING INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jan 23, 2019

    It’s the dawn of a new year and we’ve all made resolutions to update our health, our lives and even our jobs. An important consideration for new years resolutions is the inclusion of a commitment to update IT infrastructure. Outdated IT infrastructure can pose massive problems for busine...

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    CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SALES BEAT TRADITIONAL IT LAST YEAR

    Jan 23, 2019

    Revenue from cloud IT infrastructure sales outpaced traditional infrastructure sales for the first time in the third quarter of 2018, according to IDC. This includes servers, enterprise storage and ethernet switches for both public and private clouds. The market analyst released its Worldwide Quarte...

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    HOW TO JUSTIFY DATA CENTER MODERNIZATION TO BUSINESS OWNERS

    Jan 23, 2019

    The business environment today is in a state of flux. Incessant changes in customer demands and intense competition are forcing enterprises to continuously adapt to the new market dynamics. Besides, digital technology too is playing a big part in altering the way business is done. Percolating into e...

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    AZURE DEVOPS SERVER 2019 NOW AT RELEASE CANDIDATE 2

    Jan 22, 2019

    Microsoft released Azure DevOps Server 2019 Release Candidate 2 (RC2), according to a Tuesday announcement. RC2 will be the last release before the server becomes a production-grade product, according to Microsoft's announcement. Azure DevOps Server 2019 RC2 is a renamed product that succeeds Mi...

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    THE CLOUDERA-HORTONWORKS $5.2BN MERGER ANALYSED: CHALLENGES, COMPETITION AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 22, 2019

    When Cloudera and Hortonworks, two of the biggest big data behemoths, first announced they were coming together in a $5.2 billion blockbuster merger in October, the questions were almost infinite. Yet the most important two seemed to be: why now? And what does the future hold? Now, after the transac...

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    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM FLAGS FURTHER 5G TESTS IN 2019

    Jan 22, 2019

    Deutsche Telekom (DT) signaled plans to expand its 5G test locations in 2019, although Berlin is clearly set to remain the focal point in the early stages of the German carrier’s 5G rollout strategy. A new 5G test site will be established in Darmstadt near Frankfurt am Main in the first quarte...

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    HEALTHCARE IT SPENDING PRIORITIES INCLUDE BIG DATA ANALYTICS, AI

    Jan 22, 2019

    Top IT spending priorities for healthcare executives are accelerating digital transformation, investing in big data analytics and artificial intelligence, and modernizing IT infrastructure, according to the third annual Healthcare IT Demand Survey report by Damo Consulting. At the same time, spendin...

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    REVOLUTIONARY DATA CONCEPTS MEAN REAL BUSINESS IMPACT: SOFTWARE ABSTRACTION TO HCI

    Jan 22, 2019

    Speak to any systems architect at the moment, and you’ll find his or her eyes shine with enthusiasm when virtualization is mentioned. And although here at TechHQ we cut the very technical types a great deal of slack, it’s a subject that’s difficult to explain to anyone who’s ...

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    CISCO CHIEF CHUCK ROBBINS CHATS CHINA, TARIFFS AND GLOBAL SECURITY

    Jan 21, 2019

    Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco Systems, took to Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas this week to discuss the state of the technology industry. He didn't stop at how the rapidly changing industry is impacting Cisco's customer base and what customers are investing in today, he also touched on how local ...

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    AT&T, VERIZON GEAR UP FOR 5G NETWORK SLICING IN 2020, 2021

    Jan 21, 2019

    Network slicing is one of those things 5G industry experts often cite when they’re describing the benefits of a 5G world. At its most basic, network slicing provides for a more efficient use of the network. Instead of allocating on a serialized basis, operators can do things in parallel by all...

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    GLOBAL REMOTE INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT MARKET, GROWTH AND FORECAST UP, 2018-2026 BY COHERENT MARKET INSIGHTS

    Jan 21, 2019

    Remote infrastructure management is the service for monitoring and managing the IT infrastructure which includes computer software and hardware such as server, IT security, network devices, and storage devices. Remote infrastructure management offers various features such as increased efficiency, pr...

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    ORACLE OPENS CLOUD DATA CENTER IN TORONTO

    Jan 21, 2019

    Enterprise IT giant Oracle has opened a data center in Toronto, Canada - its first in the country. The facility will be used to host the company's public cloud service, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. In addition, interconnection and data center company Cologix announced that it will offer dedicate...

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    DMAAS GROWTH IS SET TO OUTPACE DCIM IN 2019

    Jan 21, 2019

    As data center management solutions mature to meet evolving infrastructure needs, organizations are challenged with allocating time, money and resources to upgrading their data center infrastructure with the goal of achieving operational efficiency. While existing data center infrastructure manageme...

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    VERTIV LAUNCHES CONTAINERIZED DATA CENTERS, POWER SYSTEMS IN EMEA

    Jan 21, 2019

    American critical infrastructure specialist Vertiv has launched two product lines for modular data centers. The first, Vertiv SmartMod, offers customers pre-fabricated, container-based data centers that can be configured to include the company’s power distribution and cooling equipment. The se...

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    SENATOR CRITICIZES CUTS TO VA HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE BUDGET

    Jan 18, 2019

    Proposed budget cuts to IT projects could undercut healthcare IT infrastructure modernization requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs, a key senator is warning. In a Jan. 11 letter sent to recently confirmed Veterans Affairs (VA) Assistant Secretary of Information and Technology and Chief...

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    10 WAYS MACHINE LEARNING IS REVOLUTIONISING SALES

    Jan 18, 2019

    Sales teams adopting AI are seeing an increase in leads and appointments of more than 50%, cost reductions of 40%–60%, and call time reductions of 60%–70% according to the Harvard Business Review article Why Salespeople Need to Develop Machine Intelligence. 62% of highest performing sale...

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    HUAWEI TAKES 5G SUPREMACY SHOT AT ZTE

    Jan 18, 2019

    Huawei has claimed the upper hand against rival ZTE by completing a 5G New Radio (NR) trial in the 2.6 GHz spectrum band. The latest proclamation comes as both China-based vendors look to put a torrid 2018 behind them. The two vendors are vying to take the lead in 5G testing under the aegis of the I...

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    MICROSOFT ADDS AZUREDEVOPS BUG BOUNTY, OFFERS $20K REWARDS

    Jan 18, 2019

    Microsoft added a new bug bounty program that pays hackers to find security flaws in its software. This latest move targets Azure DevOps, Microsoft’s cloud platform for collaborating on code development. The program will pay between $500 and $20,000 for found eligible vulnerabilities in Azure ...

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    BLOCKCHAIN FOR MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT? WANDISCO’S DOWN TO BOOGIE

    Jan 17, 2019

    WANdisco’s latest offering uses consensus technology – a key blockchain component – to manage data across enterprises’ multi-cloud environments. Consensus technology is used to achieve agreement on a single data value among distributed processes or systems. These algorithms a...

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    AWS UNVEILS NEW DATA BACKUP SERVICE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services announced AWS Backup, a centralized service for customers to back up their data across both AWS’ public cloud as well as their on-premises data centers. The company said enterprises are having to deal with data located in multiple services such as databases, block storage, ...

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    IBM TO AID JUNIPER TO ENHANCE IT AND CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jan 17, 2019

    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM - Free Report) recently entered into a seven-year agreement with Juniper Networks (JNPR - Free Report)for $325 million. Per the terms of the deal, IBM Services platform integrated with automation and cognitive capabilities of Watson will be utilized b...

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    TELSTRA INCREASES ASIA-US DATA CAPACITY WITH SUBSEA CABLE INVESTMENTS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Telstra announced the addition of substantial capacity to its subsea cable infrastructure with its first large capacity purchase on the new-generation New Cross Pacific (NCP) cable, and a further investment in the Faster cable. These investments strengthen Telstra’s Japan to the US route and c...

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    GOOGLE SAID TO BE PLANNING $600M WIND POWERED DATA CENTER IN THE LAND OF LAKES

    Jan 17, 2019

    Google's parent company Alphabet is planning to build a $600 million data center in Minnesota, according to a regulatory filing last week by Excel Energy, the state's largest energy company. An initial report from Minnesota Public Radio, which broke the story, put the location of the planned...

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    WHICH ANALYTICS AND BI TECHNOLOGIES WILL BE THE HIGHEST PRIORITY IN 2019?

    Jan 16, 2019

    82% of enterprises are prioritising analytics and BI as part of their budgets for new technologies and cloud-based services. 54% say AI, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) are also a high investment priority. 50% of enterprises say their stronger focus on metrics and key performa...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING APPS AND MOBILE WEARABLES CONVERGING: WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP?

    Jan 16, 2019

    Adoption of mobile internet access, combined with the development of innovative cloud services and wearable devices, has created a multitude of new consumer and business use cases that will drive demand, according to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). Global s...

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    VMWARE PKS UPDATE EMBRACES AZURE, KUBERNETES SECURITY

    Jan 16, 2019

    VMware added support for Microsoft Azure, deeper integration of Kubernetes, and more security into its latest PKS 1.3 release. The platform is a hosted Kubernetes offering that taps work from sister company Pivotal. Wendy Cartee, a senior director at VMware, noted that PKS now supports the Azure Clo...

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    5G SPECTRUM AUCTIONS TO RAMP IN 2019

    Jan 16, 2019

    The United States and Switzerland have made early moves to auction off 5G spectrum with many more countries set to follow. The U.S. is in the midst of auctioning millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28 GHz band, with combined bids exceeding $696 million by the end of Tuesday. Once this auction i...

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    DOD HEALTH DATA EXCHANGE GETS BRIDGE CONTRACT AS GAO HEARS APPEAL

    Jan 16, 2019

    The Department of Interior has awarded a six-month sole-source “sustainment bridge” contract for continued operation and maintenance of the Defense Medical Information Exchange (DMIX) system, which enables the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Veterans Affairs (DoD), and other f...

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    CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE: CLOUD ERP MAKING WAVES BUT CAUTION PERSISTS AROUND SECURITY

    Jan 14, 2019

    Once a major headache for organisations, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are now becoming easier to migrate to the cloud, according to a new study from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The findings, which appear in the research firm’s latest report, titled ‘The Impact of Clo...

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    SPRINT LOOKS AHEAD AT 2019 TO BROADEN ITS MANAGED SD-WAN SERVICE

    Jan 14, 2019

    Since launching its managed SD-WAN offering in May 2017, Sprint has updated the service and expanded its footprint. But in 2019, the provider is looking to make its biggest updates yet in order to offer a more flexible and diverse SD-WAN service. When Sprint first launched the service it focused on ...

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    TELEFÓNICA VALIDATES WIND RIVER’S CLOUD PLATFORM FOR ITS UNICA PROJECT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Telecom giant Telefónica validated Wind River’s Titanium Cloud platform as a virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM) for NFV workloads within the operator’s Unica virtualization project. That validation included the ability to work within a multi-VIM environment. The testing incl...

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    HUAWEI’S NEW DATA CENTER SWITCH USES EMBEDDED AI CHIP

    Jan 14, 2019

    Huawei’s latest data center switch uses an embedded artificial intelligence (AI) chip to boost network performance. The vendor announced the new product at its spring 2019 event, and it follows news that Intel and Facebook have an AI chip for data centers under development. It also comes as th...

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    BT TAPS SEVONE FOR GREATER VISIBILITY INTO ITS MANAGED SERVICES

    Jan 14, 2019

    British telecommunications provider BT tapped SevOne’s Data Platform for performance management. The provider will leverage SevOne to provide monitoring and reporting capabilities to its service teams to resolve issues on customer networks. The SevOne Data Platform is a cloud-based platform th...

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    ENTERPRISE CLOUD JOURNEYS IN 2019: PLAIN SAILING OR STORMS ON THE HORIZON?

    Jan 11, 2019

    A rising tide of regulatory, governance and security concerns, a paucity of talent experienced in large-scale transformation, and boardroom concerns over the real business impact can make cloud migration feel like a journey towards shark-infested waters. Despite these challenges, 2019 will be the ye...

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    DT, ERICSSON MMWAVE BACKHAUL TEST HITS 5G LATENCY TARGETS

    Jan 11, 2019

    Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson conducted a wireless backhaul test that produced results seen as essential to meeting the low-latency requirements of 5G systems. The test was conducted at a DT lab in Athens, Greece, using millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum over a distance of 1.4 kilometers (0.8 miles)....

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    CES 2019: QUECTEL NEW PRODUCTS TO ACCELERATE IOT INNOVATIONS

    Jan 11, 2019

    The four-day Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2019) kicked off Tuesday in Las Vegas. Quectel Wireless Solutions showcased its new technological innovations at this annual event, which are bound to bring a brand-new connectivity experience for years to come. With 5G commercialization starting in 2019, ...

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    ACCENTURE COLLABORATES WITH KPN TO DEMONSTRATE THE VALUE OF 5G-ENABLED INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS

    Jan 11, 2019

    The companies are co-creating innovative solutions at KPN’s Field Lab in the Rotterdam Harbour area. Accenture is collaborating with Dutch telecommunications company KPN and other innovative businesses in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in t...

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    BLOOMBERG CHOSE APSTRA’S NETWORK MONITORING FOR ITS LONDON BROADCAST FACILITY

    Jan 10, 2019

    Apstra’s intent-based data center automation technology is being used by Bloomberg Television at its new broadcast facility in London. This seems kind of unusual given that Apstra’s software is primarily used in data centers. But Apstra CEO Mansour Karam said in an email to SDxCentral th...

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    ONC URGES PROGRESS IN UPGRADING US HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Jan 10, 2019

    Collaboration and innovation are vital to progress in upgrading the US health IT infrastructure, said ONC in its annual report to Congress. The report backed full support for implementing the health IT provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. In addition, the report recommended that health IT stake...

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    GOOGLE LOOKING AT BECKER TO BUILD A $600 MILLION DATA CENTER

    Jan 10, 2019

    Google is looking at building a giant Minnesota data center in Becker that would cost at least $600 million and be powered by two dedicated wind farms. The data center, essentially a big building full of servers, was disclosed Thursday in a regulatory filing by Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, which w...

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    CLOUD IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES SURPASSED TRADITIONAL IT INFRASTRUCTURE REVENUES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2018, ACCORDING TO IDC

    Jan 10, 2019

    According to the International Data Corporation (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% year over year i...

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    ENTERPRISE IT INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING ON THE RISE

    Jan 10, 2019

    Adoption of cloud services continues to influence enterprise spending, including that earmarked for collaboration, as newly released Synergy Research Group (SRG) data shows. Data released by SRG this week shows that enterprise spending on IT infrastructure increased by 13% on average in 2018, as gle...

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    MICROSOFT IS EXPANDING ITS VIRGINIA DATA CENTER FOOTPRINT, BUT NOT IN ASHBURN

    Jan 10, 2019

    Microsoft is once again expanding its already enormous data center campus in Boydton, a town in southern Virginia. The office of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the company’s plans Thursday, saying it will “inject significant capital investment” in what will be its sixth ...

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    IT’S TIME TO DIVERSIFY YOUR CLOUD PORTFOLIO – OR BANK ON FAILURE

    Jan 09, 2019

    You don’t have to be a Wall Street professional to understand the reasons to invest in more than one company. So, why would a business choose a strategy of investing in a single cloud? It doesn’t make sense in today’s marketplace. Initially, cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, AW...

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    IBM MAKES LEAP IN LATEST QUANTUM COMPUTER RELEASE – BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

    Jan 09, 2019

    IBM thinks it has gained a head-start on the slowly emerging quantum market with the launch of what it has described as the first commercially useable integrated quantum computing system. Quantum computing is based on the principles of quantum mechanics and aims to take advantage of subatomic partic...

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    VERIZON 5G HOME’S RELATIONSHIP STATUS WITH CABLE? IT’S COMPLICATED

    Jan 09, 2019

    Verizon it absolutely targeting cable companies with its 5G Home internet service. But it also wants to be the cable guys’ “best long-term partner,” said Ronan Dunne, EVP of Verizon and president of Verizon Wireless. Dunne, speaking at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference in La...

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    INDUSTRY SAYS NOT SO FAST TO OMB'S PROPOSED DATA CENTER POLICY CHANGES

    Jan 09, 2019

    The first weekday of the shutdown, Dec. 26, was also the deadline for interested parties to comment on the administration’s draft Data Center Optimization Initiative policy update. The draft policy released in November extends restrictions on building new or expanding current federally-owned d...

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    NEW SYNERGY RESEARCH REPORT FINDS ENTERPRISE DATA CENTER MARKET IS STRONG FOR NOW

    Jan 09, 2019

    Conventional wisdom would suggest that in 2019, the public cloud dominates and enterprise data centers are becoming an anachronism of a bygone era, but new data from Synergy Research finds that the enterprise data center market had a growth spurt last year. In fact, Synergy reported that overall spe...

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    FROST & SULLIVAN APPLAUDS VMWARE FOR GLOBAL SD-WAN MARKET LEADERSHIP

    Jan 09, 2019

    Frost & Sullivan recognized VMware with the 2018 Global Market Leadership Award for capturing the highest share of the SD-WAN market based on a recent analysis of the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market by Frost & Sullivan. VMware acquired VeloCloud in 2017 for its stro...

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    QUALCOMM ACHIEVES 5G LEADERSHIP WITH 30 DEVICES WINS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Qualcomm’s innovative technology gave it the powers to dominate the smartphone market and huge profits. Qualcomm also faced regulatory pressure in several phone markets due to its negotiation power and dominance. The San Diego-based chipmaker’s earnings have suffered in the wake of weake...

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    INTEL TARGETS 5G INFRASTRUCTURE WITH NEW SOC

    Jan 08, 2019

    Intel set its sights on gains in the 5G infrastructure market, announcing a new system on chip (SoC) designed specifically for next generation mobile base stations. During a briefing with journalists, Navin Shenoy, EVP of Intel’s Data Center Group (pictured), said: “Computing is really w...

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    T-MOBILE POKES FUN AT AT&T FOR LABELLING ITS 4G SERVICE AS 5G

    Jan 08, 2019

    4G curiously becomes 5G overnight, with no change in the company’s infrastructure or customers' device hardware T-Mobile has cast aspersions at rival operator AT&T for changing the 4G icon on its users' devices to 5G-E, despite not offering a true 5G network as yet. In a tweet repl...

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    ELEMENT CRITICAL ACQUIRES DATA CENTERS IN CHICAGO SUBURBS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Data center provider Element Critical is expanding into the Chicago market with the acquisition of two data centers in suburban Wood Dale, Illinois, the company announced today. The deal provides a third market for Element Critical, which currently has operations in Silicon Valley and Northern Virgi...

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    SPRINT AND T-MOBILE THROW MORE 5G PIECES ON THE TABLE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Sprint and T-Mobile US connected a few more pieces in their complex 5G network plans that were also significant wins for vendor partners Samsung and Intel. Sprint’s latest 5G push involves plans to launch a standards-based 5G smartphone from Samsung this summer. The device will be able to acce...

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    HUAWEI WORKS WITH ARM, NOT INTEL, ON NEW CPU

    Jan 07, 2019

    Huawei today announced a new CPU, called Kunpeng 920, based on Arm architecture. The new 64-core CPU along with Huawei’s new TaiShan server is designed to boost the development of computing in big data, distributed storage, and Arm-native applications. William Xu, director of the board and chi...

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    HERE ANNOUNCES WORLD’S FIRST SAAS NAVIGATION AND CONNECTED SERVICE SOLUTION FOR VEHICLES

    Jan 07, 2019

    Allows automakers to provide fresh and differentiated experiences to drivers and passengers while simplifying their supply chain and reducing costs Off-the-shelf enablement of OEM proprietary or third party connected service sales powered by the HERE Open Location Platform State-of the art user inte...

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    ASTROCAST LAUNCHES IOT INTO SPACE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Nanosatellite Network Pilots Bring Affordable Communications to Remote Areas for Marine, Industrial and Water Purification IoT Devices. Astrocast announced today the launch of 3 new pilots of its Low Earth Orbit Nanosatellite Network. The pilots with Actia, Marine Instruments, and Swiss Fresh Water ...

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    NEW CONTINUUM DATA CENTERS ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF FLAGSHIP WEST CHICAGO DATA CENTER

    Jan 07, 2019

    IT infrastructure service provider New Continuum Holdings Corporation, which operates New Continuum Data Centers (New Continuum), today announces the acquisition of the company’s flagship mission critical data center located at 603 Discovery Drive in West Chicago, Illinois. The facility, which...

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    VIETNAM TO TEST 5G MOBILE NETWORK THIS YEAR

    Jan 06, 2019

    The latter is a key component of the Government’s Resolution 01, in which the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will grant test 5G frequencies to operators this year and expand them in 2020. Head of the Policy and Planning Division under the Ministry of Information and Communica...

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    GLOBAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE-AS-A-SERVICE (AIAAS) MARKET 2019-2023

    Jan 06, 2019

    The global artificial intelligence-as-a-service (AIaaS) market is expected to post a CAGR of over 47%, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. However, the market is expected to decelerate on a year-on-year basis during the forecast period. A key factor driving the growth of the...

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    PRECISION MEDICINE REQUIRES DATA STORAGE, INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

    Jan 04, 2019

    Precision medicine will require significant investments in data storage, infrastructure, and security systems in the coming years to achieve its full potential, a recent report by the California Precision Medicine Advisory Committee concluded. Data storage and infrastructure must keep pace with the ...

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    T-MOBILE US MEASURES 5G AWARENESS WITH NEW CONSUMER INDEX

    Jan 04, 2019

    As it sits around waiting for regulatory approval to close on its $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint, T-Mobile US seems to have come up with a fine idea to fill the time: find out what American citizens really think about 5G by launching a new quarterly study on the new technology and its wider...

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    IOT SPENDING TO HIT $745 BILLION IN 2019, IDC SAYS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Worldwide IoT spending will reach $745 billion this year, a 15.4 percent increase over the $646 billion spent in 2018, and surpass the $1 trillion mark in 2022, according to IDC’s latest forecast. The firm’s Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide says IoT spending will ma...

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    WHY EFFICIENT MULTI-CLOUD MANAGEMENT AND DEVOPS REQUIRES TRANSPARENCY

    Jan 03, 2019

    As multi-clouds become the norm, finding and addressing wasteful cloud resources jump to the top of the list of IT concerns. Keeping cloud management simple, timely, and accurate requires a view into your application usage that is clear and comprehensive. Hybrid clouds give organisations the ability...

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    NETWORK MANAGEMENT MAKES TOP 10 CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES LIST

    Jan 03, 2019

    Effective network management is one of the top 10 cybersecurity best practices for healthcare organizations laid out in a recent publication released by HHS and the Health Sector Coordinating Council. The four-volume publication, entitled Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and...

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    SEQUANS AND POLTE TO ADD POWERFUL LOCATION TECHNOLOGY TO SEQUANS MONARCH LTE FOR IOT PLATFORM

    Jan 03, 2019

    Low-cost, low-power location solution ushers in new era of affordable LTE tracking capability. Sequans Communications and Polte Corporation, provider of advanced Cloud Location over Cellular (C-LoC) solutions, today announced they will embed Polte’s C-LoC software on Sequans Monarch LTE platfo...

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    ALPHABET’S PLAYBOOK INCLUDES PUMPING BILLIONS INTO NETWORKING, AI

    Jan 03, 2019

    Google’s parent company Alphabet is pumping billions of dollars into its networking strategy as it works to build — and own — the artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem, according to MTN Consulting’s Alphabet Playbook. This report is the third in the consulting firm’s W...

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    FAREWELL 2018, HELLO 2019: THE LAST 12 MONTHS IN CLOUD – AND WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON

    Jan 02, 2019

    2018 was yet another fascinating year when it came to cloud computing, along with the emerging technologies which complement and rely on the cloud. As the ecosystem has matured and organisations’ confidence has increased, conversations have shifted gear accordingly. RightScale’s State of...

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    FORTINET’S SECURITY-FIRST APPROACH TO SD-WAN CONTINUES TO GAIN MOMENTUM

    Jan 02, 2019

    Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced recent customer, partner and market momentum, as well as independent testing results, of its FortiGate Secure SD-WAN solution. “In today’s threat landscape, security can never be an afterthoug...

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    HOW THE INDUSTRY CLOUD COMPUTING MARKET IS GAINING NEW MOMENTUM

    Jan 02, 2019

    As more CIOs and CTOs embrace hybrid IT infrastructure models, incorporating multi-cloud solutions, another key trend is gaining momentum. According to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), five large industry groups are expected to spend a total of $37.5 billion...

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    SERVERLESS AND KNATIVE UNDERLINE CLOUD NATIVE EVOLUTION

    Dec 28, 2018

    Serverless computing played an interesting subplot at the recent KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle, where a number of keynotes and panels were dedicated to the topic of how these systems will impact the evolution of cloud native. Most of the attention, not surprisingly, ce...

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    DELL RUNS THE GAUNTLET TO ACHIEVE ITS GOAL OF GOING PUBLIC

    Dec 27, 2018

    It took Michael Dell 12 months of battling shareholders — and ultimately paying them about $14 billion. But assuming all goes smoothly over the next 24 hours, on Friday Dell Technologies, the largest privately held tech company, will once again become a public company. For Dell Technologies, 2...

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    ZTE SPENT 2018 ENGULFED IN INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE

    Dec 27, 2018

    China-based vendor ZTE ended 2018 with as much uncertainty as it started – especially when it comes to its ongoing operations in the U.S. The vendor spent the entire year in the center of international intrigue that included claims of espionage, direct intervention from President Donald Trump,...

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    NETWORKING SECTOR LOGS 67 PERCENT GROWTH IN JULY-SEPT

    Dec 27, 2018

    Cisco continues to lead the India networking market which witnessed 67.1 per cent year-over-year growth in the third quarter (July-Sept) of this year, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday. Government and enterprise digitalisation initiatives are expected to drive future growth ...

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    INTERSYSTEMS EXEC ON DISTRIBUTED, DATA-INTENSIVE, RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD OF HEALTH IT

    Dec 26, 2018

    There are three primary factors driving health IT today: It is distributed, it is information-intensive, and it is changing rapidly, said Kathleen Aller, director of market strategy for healthcare at InterSystems. The vendor will be focusing on these and other health IT trends, including FHIR and AI...

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    2019 AND BEYOND: FOCUS ON PREMIUMISATION, DECENTRALISATION

    Dec 26, 2018

    As 2018 ends and we head into 2019, it would be worthwhile to s an the investment horizon and identify important strategies that investors and entrepreneurs could explore to create businesses that can benefit significantly from growth in the Indian markets. As incomes rise steadily in India, "p...

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    STS APPLIES 'CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE AS A SERVICE' AT EHSI

    Dec 26, 2018

    STS, one of the leading providers of comprehensive information technology (IT) solutions, has signed an agreement with Electronic Health Solutions International (EHSI), equipping it with Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to manage its virtual servers and information storage operations The agr...

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    HOW IN-MEMORY COMPUTING WILL POWER THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE IN 2019

    Dec 26, 2018

    From Artificial Intelligence to In-Memory-Computing-as-a-Service, Organisations Will Leverage In-Memory Computing to Achieve New Levels of Real-Time Business Insight into Their Data Many companies still view IT technology as a tool to increase efficiency or revenue. Instead, viewing digital transfor...

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    NETWORKING VENDORS JUMP ON 400GBE IN 2018

    Dec 26, 2018

    The IEEE standard for 400 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) was approved in December 2017. And prior to that, 400GbE had already garnered some attention. For instance, in March 2017 AT&T was able to establish a 400GbE connection between New York and Washington, D.C. 400GbE is four times as fast as 100 gig ...

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    AMAZON ECHO, GOOGLE HOME: HOW EUROPE FELL IN LOVE WITH SMART SPEAKERS

    Dec 24, 2018

    Europeans are embracing smart speakers from Google, Amazon and Apple despite concerns about the technology's potential to invade privacy in the home. The race is on to develop the smartest speaker of them all, with the Google Assistant-powered Google Home currently in the lead on understanding q...

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    MICROSOFT PLANS NEW 4K WEBCAMS TO BRING FACIAL RECOGNITION TO ALL WINDOWS 10 DEVICES, SAYS REPORT

    Dec 24, 2018

    Microsoft could release its own external webcams next year, with one aimed at extending Windows Hello facial recognition to all Windows 10 PCs. Windows watcher Paul Thurrott reports that Microsoft is making the new 4K cameras for Windows 10 PCs and its gaming console Xbox One. The camera targeted to...

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    CLOUD CONSTELLATION BANKS $100M FOR SPACE LASER CLOUD SECURITY

    Dec 24, 2018

    Cloud Constellation has pocketed a $100 million funding round for its plan to build a secure data cloud based on a network of satellites in low Earth orbit (LEO). HCH Group Company, an investment firm based in Hong Kong, invested $100 million in Cloud Constellation's Series B equity round, Cloud...

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    CHROME OS TO BLOCK USB ACCESS WHILE THE SCREEN IS LOCKED

    Dec 23, 2018

    Google will add a new security feature to Chrome OS, the company's web-based operating system that powers its Chromebooks devices. The new feature, named USBGuard, will block access to the USB port access while the device's screen is locked. According to a Chrome OS source code commit spotte...

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    MICROSOFT INTELLIGENT CLOUD HUB TO BUILD AI-READY WORKFORCE IN INDIA

    Dec 21, 2018

    Microsoft on Thursday announced a three-year "Intelligent Cloud Hub" collaborative programme in India to empower institutes to skill students in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud technologies. The dedicated AI infrastructure and Internet of Things (IOT) hub programme will equip select...

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    HOW TO BACKUP TO THE CLOUD WITH A WAN DATA ACCELERATION LAYER

    Dec 21, 2018

    Software-Defined WANs (SD-WANs) are, along with artificial intelligence, the talk of the town, but they have their limitations for fast cloud back-up and restore. However, before SD-WANs organisations had to cope with conventional wide area networks – just plain old WANs – with all appli...

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    NIST RISK MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK 2.0 UPDATES CYBER-SECURITY POLICY

    Dec 21, 2018

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology is out with the final version of its Risk Management Framework (RMF) 2.0 update, providing organizations with new detailed insight into how to define and manage risk. RMF 2.0 was officially released on Dec. 20 and follows seven months of consultatio...

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    NETWORK SEGREGATION IS BEST WAY TO THWART RANSOMWARE ATTACKS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Network segregation is the most important step a healthcare organization can take to thwart ransomware attacks, commented Kaspersky Lab Senior Security Researcher Brian Bartholomew. “Anything critical should not be directly connected to the internet,” Bartholomew stressed in a new Kasper...

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    FACEBOOK FACES DISTURBING NEW LITIGATION OVER DATA PRIVACY

    Dec 20, 2018

    Social media giant Facebook has upheld one of its promises to its users––that it would never sell their personal data––but only because the company was giving it away for free instead. Even then, it considered selling it until deciding that the backlash would be a problem. In...

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    MICROSOFT POWER BI NOW INTEGRATED WITH AZURE DATA LAKE STORAGE

    Dec 20, 2018

    Microsoft Power BI users can now collaborate directly with Azure users using data stored in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 through new integration capabilities recently unveiled by Microsoft. The new capabilities were announced by Ben Sack, program manager for Power BI, in a recent post on the PowerBI...

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    ENCOURAGING A DEVOPS CULTURE: ON THE PATHWAY TO CHANGE

    Dec 20, 2018

    As the name suggests, DevOps describes a close collaboration between software development and operations teams in IT. The goal? To create a faster and more effective way of developing and managing software by delivering features, fixes and updates in a more efficient manner. But you’ve already...

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    THE KUBERNETES TOP 5 HITS OF 2018

    Dec 20, 2018

    Kubernetes went from a fun project in 2017 to the breakout hit of the cloud computing space in 2018. It seemed that just about every cloud provider, software platform vendor, or service provider included Kubernetes in at least one – if not all – of their announcements this year. The Kube...

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    US INDICTS CHINESE HACKERS IN MSP NETWORK SCHEME

    Dec 20, 2018

    The U.S. Justice Department today charged two Chinese-state-sponsored hackers that it says infiltrated managed service provider (MSP) networks and stole companies’ intellectual property and sensitive data. While the U.S. government didn’t name any of the companies whose networks were com...

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    NEW SERVICE COULD HELP HOSPITALS WITH WIRELESS NETWORKING STRAIN

    Dec 20, 2018

    With all the connected devices in healthcare environment, wireless networking capacity has become a priority for IT teams in hospitals. One solution being proposed by the CBRS Alliance is to use shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for in-building 4G LTE cellular service. Members of the alliance incl...

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    CLOUD ADOPTION IN THE UK IS OUTPACING THE EU AVERAGE

    Dec 19, 2018

    Research published by Eurostat reveals the UK is the sixth largest cloud users among other countries in the EU. According to statistics published by the European Statistical Office, British enterprises claim to have a relatively high rate of cloud adoption, with 41.9% of companies adopting some form...

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    INTERDIGITAL SOLVES MOBILE 5G PROBLEMS FAR IN ADVANCE OF STANDARDS

    Dec 19, 2018

    InterDigital is a 45-year-old company headquartered in Delaware that develops wireless technologies in conjunction with emerging standards. Currently, InterDigital is busy working on technologies for 5G. The company recently demonstrated a new framework to start and stop 5G services across regions. ...

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    TELEFÓNICA GERMANY AND NOKIA ENTER 5G TESTING STAGE IN BERLIN

    Dec 19, 2018

    Almost a year after signing a memorandum of understanding on the project, Telefónica Germany and Nokia said they have completed the construction of their so-called “5G Innovation Cluster” in Berlin, and are now gearing up to start testing the “performance and coverage”...

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    HUAWEI IS THE NO. 1 IOT PLATFORM VENDOR, SAYS IHS MARKIT

    Dec 19, 2018

    Huawei ranked as the No. 1 IoT platform vendor according to a new scorecard from IHS Markit. Cisco, Microsoft, and PTC rounded out the top four positions. The IHS Markit “IoT Platforms Vendor Scorecard” evaluated nine vendors based on the context of both market presence and momentum. Mar...

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    KUBERNETES SECURITY FLAW EXPECTED, WON’T BE THE LAST

    Dec 19, 2018

    Container security experts warn that the recently discovered – and rapidly patched – Kubernetes security flaw will not be the last. And, most say that’s a good thing. “There are always going to be vulnerabilities,” explained Rani Osnat, vice president of product marketi...

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    NETNOD EXPANDS IN NORWAY WITH BULK INFRASTRUCTURE AS DATA CENTER

    Dec 18, 2018

    According to a recent announcement, Netnod, Internet exchange point in the Nordic region, has selected Bulk Infrastructure AS’s data center, the Oslo Internet Exchange (OS-IX), as the location for a new ‘on-net’ node.  “We look for superb connectivity, location, infrastr...

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    TELIT ANNOUNCES LTE-M AND NB-IOT MODULES BASED ON NEW QUALCOMM 9205 LTE MODEM

    Dec 18, 2018

    Telit’s all-new xE310 as well as market leading xE910 and xL865 modules to use Qualcomm® 9205 LTE modems for ultra-compact, affordable and power-efficient LTE-M and NB-IoT solutions New 3GPP Release 14 compliant modules are the latest in a Telit’s long tradition of being early adopte...

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    PACKET PROVIDES MORE OOMPH FOR IOT DEPLOYMENTS AT THE NETWORK EDGE

    Dec 18, 2018

    Bare-metal server infrastructure company Packet Hosting Inc. today said it’s forging a partnership with a networking company called Netronome Systems Inc. on a hardware platform designed to power cloud-native workloads at the network edge. Packet is an interesting startup that’s gaining ...

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    CISCO SNAPS UP NETWORKING CHIPMAKER LUXTERA FOR $660M

    Dec 18, 2018

    Cisco Systems Inc. today said that it will shell out $660 million to buy Luxtera Inc., a Carlsbad, California-based maker of specialized chips for high-speed optical networks. The deal’s announcement comes a week after word leaked that the companies were holding acquisition talks. Cisco report...

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    AT&T’S 5G NETWORK GOES LIVE IN 12 CITIES — BUT YOU CAN’T USE IT YET

    Dec 18, 2018

    AT&T says its 5G network went live in parts of 12 cities this morning, making it the first wireless carrier to launch a mobile network based on the 5G standard. A small number of customers will be able to use the network starting on Friday when AT&T will begin distributing its first 5G devic...

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    QUALCOMM INTRODUCES NEXT-GEN CELLULAR CHIPSET PURPOSE-BUILT FOR IOT

    Dec 17, 2018

    New Qualcomm® 9205 LTE Modem Integrates Key Technologies Required for Customers to Create Innovative IoT Applications Using Low-Power, Wide-Area Connectivity. Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced its next-generation modem purpose-built for Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as ass...

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    QUECTEL ANNOUNCES NEW FAMILY OF LPWA MODULES BASED ON QUALCOMM 9205 LTE MODEM

    Dec 17, 2018

    Quectel Wireless Solutions, announced today that it has launched a new family of multi-mode Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) modules BG95 and BG77 based on the Qualcomm® 9205 LTE IoT modem. As one of the first global providers scheduled to deliver cellular modules based on the new modem, Quectel will ...

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    HEALTHCARE VIRTUAL REALITY MARKET TO GROW AT 53% CAGR TO 2023

    Dec 17, 2018

    The healthcare virtual reality market is forecast by IT Intelligence Markets to increase at a CAGR of 53 percent through 2023. Key market players identified in the report include GE Healthcare, Virtual Realties, Virtalis, CAE Healthcare, Stryker Corporation, Brainlab, Philips, Siemens, Intuitive Sur...

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    VERSA RANKS IN THE HIGHEST 3 SCORES OF ALL USE CASES BY GARTNER CRITICAL CAPABILITIES FOR WAN EDGE INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT

    Dec 17, 2018

    Versa Networks, innovator of the Secure Cloud IP platform, today announced it has received the three highest scores of all defined use cases in Gartner's research report: Critical Capabilities for WAN Edge Infrastructure (1). Versa was also recently recognized as a Visionary in the debut Gartner...

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    FROST & SULLIVAN APPLAUDS VMWARE FOR GLOBAL SOFTWARE-DEFINED WIDE AREA NETWORKING (SD-WAN) MARKET LEADERSHIP

    Dec 17, 2018

    Frost & Sullivan today recognizes VMware with the 2018 Global Market Leadership Award for capturing the highest share of the SD-WAN market based on a recent analysis of the global software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) market by Frost & Sullivan. VMware acquired VeloCloud in 2017 for it...

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    YOU'VE GOT 99 PROBLEMS WHEN IT COMES TO PUBLIC CLOUD COMPLIANCE – BUT CRYPTOJACKING MAY NOT BE ONE

    Dec 14, 2018

    If cloud is part of the conversation for organisational digital change, then cloud security will forever be not far behind. According to new research from Unit 42, compliance needs to be stepped up, yet cryptojacking may be on the decline. The company – the threat intelligence arm of Palo Alto...

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    KUBECON SHOWED KUBERNETES’ POWER AND CHALLENGES

    Dec 14, 2018

    This week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event in Seattle was a pretty powerful showing on just how fast Kubernetes has permeated the cloud ecosystem. It seemed like just about every company we cover here at SDxCentral had a presence at the event and/or had some sort of Kubernet...

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    AEROSPIKE RUNS HYBRID FLASH/DRAM DATABASE ON INTEL OPTANE

    Dec 14, 2018

    Hybrid flash/DRAM database maker Aerospike, which provides a super-fast new-gen alternative to standard databases, on Dec. 13 launched Aerospike Enterprise Edition 4.5, optimized for Intel Optane DC persistent memory. Aerospike Enterprise Edition 4.5 is the first commercially available open database...

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    GE LAUNCHES $1.2 BILLION INDUSTRIAL IOT SOFTWARE COMPANY

    Dec 14, 2018

    New GE-owned, independently run entity will be established to expand company’s leadership in IIoT market and better serve industrial customers. GE selling majority stake in ServiceMax. GE today announced plans to establish a new, independent company focused on building a comprehensive Industri...

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    GLOBAL HEALTHCARE IT MARKET TO INCREASE AT 8% CAGR TO 2022

    Dec 13, 2018

    Global healthcare IT market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 8 percent, reaching $206 billion by 2022, according to a market report by Technavio. The growth will be fueled by the need for greater efficiency and reduced costs. Health IT plays a role in automating the treatment process from ...

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    HOW MACHINE LEARNING CAN BE USED TO FIND EMPLOYEES WHO CAN SCALE WITH YOUR BUSINESS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Hiring managers in search of qualified job candidates who can scale with and contribute to their growing businesses are facing a crisis today. They’re not finding the right or in many cases, any candidates at all using resumes alone, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) or online job recruitment s...

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    TELUS: SDN GIVES US A DYNAMIC, AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED NETWORK

    Dec 13, 2018

    NFV is a key enabler of 5G, according to Telus’ Bryce Mitchell, director of NFV, cloud, and innovation labs at the Canadian telecommunication company. In terms of 5G, NFV allows service providers to virtualize all the appliances in the network, and it enables network slicing. And both of these...

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    MASERGY’S NEW CEO IS TASKED TO GROW ITS SDN-BASED OFFERINGS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Masergy has been an early leader in SDN, and now the company has hired a new CEO tasked with growth. James Parker was hired as Masergy’s CEO in September. He succeeded Chris MacFarland, who transitioned to executive chairman and chief technology officer of the company. Parker has more than two...

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    VERIZON HAS MIGRATED 80 APPS TO CLOUD NATIVE PLATFORMS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Verizon is running around 80 applications in production or near-production capacities on cloud native platforms like containers and Kubernetes as it sits near the halfway point on its 5-year journey in taking advantage of public cloud platforms. Nanda Kumar, a fellow systems engineer at Verizon, tol...

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    NAPATECH AND INTEL PARTNER ON FPGA TECHNOLOGY FOR STANDARD SERVERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers. And today, Napatech and Intel announced they’ve combined some technology for Intel to offer an FPGA...

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    MANAGED IT INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDER SERVERCENTRAL ACQUIRES AMAZON WEB SERVICES ADVANCED CONSULTING PARTNER TURING GROUP

    Dec 12, 2018

    By the end of 2019, over 69 percent of enterprises will operate in multi-cloud or hybrid IT environments as a first step in the transformation of their businesses. To address the demand for hybrid cloud solutions, ServerCentral, a leading managed IT infrastructure provider, today announced its acqui...

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    ZENSAR SELECTED AS IT INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNER BY EBRD, UK

    Dec 12, 2018

    Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, announced that it has been selected by EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) as their partner for ...

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    AMAZON WILL IMPROVE ITS CLOUD EFFICIENCY USING ARM-BASED PROCESSOR

    Dec 11, 2018

    Amazon is deploying an ARM-based Graviton processor to improve its cloud-based computing services. As per the Seattle-based company, this will lead to cost savings of up to 45% for "scale-out" services. Amazon became the world’s biggest player in cloud computing via Amazon Web Servic...

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    CIENA, JUNIPER LEAD DATA CENTER INTERCONNECT MARKET, DELL’ORO SAYS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Data center interconnect (DCI) equipment revenue will increase 85 percent over the next five years. It will jump from $2.7 billion in 2017 to $5.1 billion in 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group’s first DCI report. This represents a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent...

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    BT TO DELIVER THE LATEST SD-WAN AND CYBER SECURITY SERVICES FOR IXOM

    Dec 11, 2018

    BT has announced that it has signed a contract to deploy a new generation of network technology for IXOM, a market leader in chemicals manufacturing and distribution in Australia and New Zealand. It will see IXOM benefit from BT’s latest software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and cyber...

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    SD-WAN WILL BE FUELED BY COLLABORATION BETWEEN CLOUD PROVIDERS AND VENDORS

    Dec 10, 2018

    The latest research from IHS Markit found that SD-WAN revenue reached $284 million during the third quarter of 2018, a 23 percent increase from the previous quarter. As SD-WAN grows, a number of collaborations between cloud service providers and vendors, as well as overall consolidation of providers...

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    DEUTSCHE TELEKOM LAUNCHES 5G NETWORK IN POLAND WITH HUAWEI EQUIPMENT

    Dec 10, 2018

    T-Mobile Poland claims to be the first off the 5G starting block in its domestic market, announcing the launch of what it described as the “first fully functional” 5G network in the Eastern European country with the support of Huawei Technologies. The Deutsche Telekom subsidiary said the...

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    AT&T, VERIZON AND SAMSUNG ANNOUNCE 5G SMARTPHONE PLANS FOR 2019

    Dec 10, 2018

    With faster 5G networks getting ready to go into operation in 2019, mobile telecommunications companies such as AT&T and Verizon are preparing for what they expect will be a groundswell of customers who are looking to upgrade their smartphones to take advantage of the performance boosts to come....

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    NATIONAL SECURITY 'COMES FIRST' ON HUAWEI 5G REVIEW: INFRASTRUCTURE MINISTER

    Dec 10, 2018

    Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne says national security must come first in deciding whether to allow Huawei Technologies to take part in developing Canada's 5G telecommunications network. In an interview, Champagne said Canada needs to be prudent and rely on the input o...

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    HUAWEI AND ZTE SHUT OUT FROM JAPANESE 5G INFRASTRUCTURE

    Dec 10, 2018

    Last week, Reuters reported that Japan was considering banning public purchases of telecommunications equipment by Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE, in order to avoid weakening its defences against cyber attacks and espionage. Now, following discussions between the cyber-security off...

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    MIND THE BACKUP GAP: PROTECTING BORN IN THE CLOUD DATA IN OFFICE 365

    Dec 07, 2018

    Applications such as Exchange, Sharepoint and OneDrive are the oil that keeps the wheels of commerce turning. Adoption of Office 365 is growing at such a rate that even Microsoft has been taken by surprise. The company estimates that during FY2019 it will reach the point where two-thirds of its offi...

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    MGH WORKS WITH KOREAN STARTUP ON HEALTHCARE BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT

    Dec 07, 2018

    Massachusetts General Hospital’s Laboratory of Medical Imaging and Computation is working on a healthcare blockchain project with Korean startup MediBloc for patient data storage and exchange, reported Coindesk. Lab Director Synho Do told the website that his lab is working with MediBloc &ldqu...

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    DELL’ORO: SD-WAN MARKET CONSOLIDATION LED TO A RESURGENCE IN ACCESS ROUTER MARKET

    Dec 07, 2018

    After five consecutive quarters of contraction, the enterprise access router market recorded year-over-year growth, largely due to the availability of routers that support SD-WAN. This is according to a recent report from the Dell’Oro group that found the market grew 5 percent in the third qua...

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    AMPERE TARGETS HYPERSCALERS, CHALLENGES INTEL WITH ARM-BASED CHIPS

    Dec 07, 2018

    In a little over a year since former Intel president Renee James founded Ampere Computing, the semiconductor startup has released its first Arm-based data center chip and is on track to roll out its 7nm chip next year. It’s also partnering with Packet, Cloudflare, and other companies on 5G and...

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    AT&T TAPS SYNERGIES BETWEEN ITS 5G AND FIRSTNET BUILD-OUTS

    Dec 07, 2018

    AT&T’s President of Operations Scott Mair said this week that he has three priorities: the company’s FirstNet emergency responder network; its network upgrade to 5G; and the carrier’s ongoing fiber build. But luckily, the FirstNet build-out is actually helping with the 5G build...

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    COMCAST LEADS TRELLIS, AN OPEN SOURCE DATA CENTER SWITCHING FABRIC

    Dec 06, 2018

    At the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) Connect event this week, Ron Howald, VP of network architecture at Comcast, copped to the fact that Google forced service providers such as Comcast to find ways to deliver faster internet speeds. “Google had quite a bit to do with setting the bar when th...

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    THE RISING COSTS OF CYBERSECURITY ARE DRIVING IT MODERNIZATION

    Dec 06, 2018

    Regardless of size cybersecurity has become a massive source of frustration for organizations all sizes. A greater percentage of IT spending is now being consumed by cybersecurity products and services that while perceived as being critical to the business, don’t in of themselves help a busine...

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    BYD AUTO BECOMING A LEADER IN NEW ENERGY WITH THE BEST DATA STORAGE SYSTEM

    Dec 06, 2018

    On October 11, 2017, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) announced the 2017 Low Carbon Champions Awards. BYD UK – the London branch of BYD Auto – won the "Low Carbon Heavy Duty Vehicle of the Year Award" and jointly won the "Grand Prix" – the top award &...

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    LIQID AND INTEL® OPTANE™ AIM FOR DRAM AT GARTNER IT INFRASTRUCTURE 2018

    Dec 05, 2018

    At Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations, and Cloud Strategies Conference 2018 (Inspur partner booth # 347), Liqid, leading provider of composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI) and NVMe solutions, is demonstrating Liqid and Intel® Optane™ solid state drive solutions that combine the u...

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    ICG SELECTS AUXILLION TO MANAGE VIRTUALISED IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Dec 05, 2018

    Shipping, transport and leisure company, Irish Continental Group (ICG) has signed a €500,000, three-year deal with Auxilion to remotely manage and monitor its IT infrastructure across Ireland, the UK, France and the Netherlands. ICG, which reported revenues of more than €335 million in 201...

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    ETSI OPEN SOURCE MANO’S LATEST RELEASE EQUIPS FOR 5G

    Dec 05, 2018

    The European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) today released the latest version of its Open Source MANO (OSM) project. OSM is an operator-led group working on delivering an open source management and network orchestration (MANO) stack that aligns with ETSI NFV models. The latest code rel...

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    ERICSSON AND TELIA SWITCH ON LIVE 5G NETWORK AS KEY TESTBED IN SWEDEN

    Dec 05, 2018

    You wait ages for a 5G network launch and four turn up in a matter of days: Swedish carrier Telia Company is the latest carrier to announce it has switched on a 5G network, with the help of Ericsson of course. Although the Telia network is not yet at the commercial stage, unlike the three 5G network...

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    GOOGLE COMPUTE ENGINE: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE

    Dec 05, 2018

    Google Cloud Platform lets developers rent Google hardware and software. What does this mean? Instead of buying up a server room, you can simply rent out Google’s. Instead of crafting your own libraries from scratch, you can use Google APIs, robust libraries that are used in a variety of conte...

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    KUDELSKI GROUP AND PEPPER IOT ANNOUNCE JOINT INITIATIVE TO PROTECT CONSUMER DATA

    Dec 05, 2018

    According to a recent announcement, the Kudelski Group, digital security provder, and Pepper IoT, Internet of Things platform and service provider, have launched a long-term collaboration to protect IoT service providers and retailers from cybersecurity risks and increase consumer confidence in conn...

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    THE TOP 10 INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS TRENDS FOR 2019, ACCORDING TO GARTNER

    Dec 04, 2018

    Gartner has highlighted the key technologies and trends that infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must start preparing for to support digital infrastructure in 2019.Gartner analysts presented the findings during the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference. &l...

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    CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES TRUST IS BUILDING TWO DATA CENTERS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA

    Dec 04, 2018

    US-based Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) is planning to build two data centers in Prince William County, Northern Virginia. Both sites will be located in Innovation Park – a site designated as the Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District, offering 10,000 acres of land for digital...

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    DATA LOCALISATION PUSH MAY IMPACT INNOVATION: SAP

    Dec 04, 2018

    Business software major SAP said a push for data localisation in India may affect innovation but the company was open to hosting applications on local servers if the government insists. Bernd Leukert, head of product innovation, SAP, said a regulatory mandate to store data on business transactions l...

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    GREEN HOUSE DATA TO COMPLETE PHASE 3 DATA CENTER EXPANSION IN CHEYENNE FACILITY

    Dec 04, 2018

    Green House Data, a leader in platform-agnostic managed IT infrastructure solutions including cloud hosting, colocation, and disaster recovery, has announced it will complete the Phase 3 expansion of its Cheyenne, Wyoming data center and headquarters by adding two new data center floors for a combin...

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    WHY 86% OF ENTERPRISES ARE INCREASING THEIR IOT SPENDING IN 2019

    Dec 03, 2018

    These and many other fascinating insights are from Zebra Technologies’ second annual Intelligent Enterprise Index (PDF, 25 pp., no opt-in). The index is based on the list of criteria created during the 2016 Strategic Innovation Symposium: The Intelligent Enterprise hosted by the Technology and...

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    NOKIA BOLSTERS 5G R&D COFFERS WITH $283 MILLION LOAN

    Dec 03, 2018

    Nokia borrowed a further $283 million for the financing of 5G research and development activities in Europe, bringing the total amount of publicly announced 5G financing to $851 million. The Finland-based vendor signed the latest loan transaction with the Nordic Investment Bank and said the funds wo...

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    AETNA, ASCENSION SIGN ON TO HEALTHCARE BLOCKCHAIN ALLIANCE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Aetna, a health insurance subsidiary of CVS Health, and Ascension, a St. Louis-based nonprofit health system, have agreed to join the Synaptic Health Alliance, a healthcare blockchain group formed to apply blockchain technology to maintaining provider directories. Other alliance members include Huma...

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    EXPLORING THE EVOLUTION OF KUBERNETES TO MANAGE DIVERSE IT WORKLOADS

    Nov 30, 2018

    Kubernetes started in 2014. For next two years, the adoption of Kubernetes as container orchestration engine was slow but steady, as compared to its counterparts – Amazon ECS, Apache Mesos, Docker Swarm, GCE et al. After 2016, Kubernetes started creeping into many IT systems that  have wi...

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    HOW IT SERVICES ARE ADAPTING TO ONGOING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Nov 29, 2018

    As CIOs and CTOs shift their focus to digital transformation projects and the launch of new digital business offerings, demand for traditional IT services has evolved. Worldwide revenues for IT services and business services totaled $506 billion in the first half of 2018 (1H18) - that's an incre...

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    VMWARE TECH PREVENTS CYBERATTACKS ACROSS TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICTS

    Nov 29, 2018

    VMware’s technology prevented at least two cybersecurity breaches across 77 school districts in Texas. “As far as servers where it was noticeable, we had two additional instances where a user clicked on something they shouldn’t,” said Rory Peacock, deputy executive director o...

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    JUNIPER BUYS COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FIRM HTBASE

    Nov 29, 2018

    Juniper Networks agreed to purchase composable infrastructure firm HTBASE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, however the networking company expects the acquisition to close this quarter. HTBASE makes composable infrastructure that is based upon containers and can work across an organization&rsqu...

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    AWS SELLS HARDWARE TO ENTERPRISES TO USE IN THEIR PRIVATE DATA CENTERS

    Nov 29, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is stretching its tentacles into the on-premises data center even more, offering the same kind of hardware it uses in its own data centers. Wednesday at AWS re:Invent, it said that it would offer configurable compute and storage hardware for customers to run in their privat...

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    AWS BEEFS UP ITS DATABASE PORTFOLIO TO ESCAPE ‘ABUSIVE’ RELATIONSHIPS

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon’s AWS Re:invent conference could be described as overwhelming. An audience of 53,000 people is swarming across a venue that spans seven different hotels. And Amazon Web Services (AWS) CEO Andy Jassy gave a two-and-a-half-hour keynote this morning where he announced about 20 new products...

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    AWS LAUNCHES MACHINE LEARNING SERVICE TO MINE PATIENT DATA

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched this week its Amazon Comprehend Medical machine learning service that enables healthcare professionals and developers to mine unstructured medical text and patient data, such as diagnosis, treatments, dosages, symptoms, and other signs of disease. The new service h...

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    AWS LAUNCHES 'OUTPOSTS' TO BRING ITS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ON-PREM

    Nov 28, 2018

    Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services announced AWS Outposts, fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware, that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises, while seamlessly connecting to the rest of AWS’s broad array of services i...

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    AMGEN MOVES BULK OF ITS CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE ONTO AMAZON WEB SERVICES

    Nov 27, 2018

    Biotech giant Amgen is moving the vast majority of its cloud infrastructure to Amazon Web Services to better leverage the vast amounts of clinical data it has available -- and to apply machine learning and AI to that data for the discovery of new treatments, according to an AWS statement issued toda...

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    HEALTHCARE CIOS’ POWER OVER IT PURCHASING DECISIONS IN FREE FALL

    Nov 27, 2018

    The power of healthcare CIOs over the IT purchasing decisions of their organizations has virtually evaporated, according to a newly released survey by Black Book Research. Three years ago, healthcare CIOs controlled 71 percent of IT purchasing decision, but that power has been in a free fall, plumme...

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    PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MARKETPLACES: AI, PERSONALISATION, AND THE LATEST CLOUD PLATFORMS

    Nov 27, 2018

    Digital marketplaces are flourishing today thanks to the advances made in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, real-time personalisation and the scale and speed of the latest generation of cloud platforms including the Google Cloud Platform. Today’s digital marketplaces are capitali...

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    AWS FIRECRACKER FURTHER BLURS CONTAINER, SERVERLESS MANAGEMENT

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled its Firecracker open source lightweight virtualization service that bolsters the cloud giant’s already dominant position in serverless computing. Firecracker is a virtual machine monitor that uses the Linux Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). This allows it t...

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    KEYFACTOR AND GEMALTO COLLABORATE TO DELIVER SECURE IDENTITY SERVICES

    Nov 27, 2018

    Keyfactor, formerly Certified Security Solutions (CSS), and a provider of secure digital identity management solutions, recently announced an expanded technology relationship with Gemalto. The agreement provides customers with the freedom to move enterprise PKI securely to the cloud and benefit from...

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    U.S. GOVERNMENT PRESSURES ALLIES TO SHUN HUAWEI IN 5G CONTRACTS, REPORT SAYS

    Nov 26, 2018

    The U.S. government is reaching out to allies in countries such as Germany, Italy, and Japan to try to pressure the local wireless and internet providers to avoid using telecom equipment from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal citing unidentified sources, U...

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    NOKIA MERGES MOBILE, FIXED NETWORK GROUPS AS ANOTHER EXEC IS SHOWN THE DOOR

    Nov 26, 2018

    Nokia is creating a new Access Networks organization that will include its fixed and mobile network operations. The move is the latest Nokia corporate restructuring intended to better align its operations to win 5G contracts against rivals such as Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE, and Samsung. The new Access N...

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    EXPANDING SDN SKILLSETS: KEEPING UP WITH DEMAND

    Nov 26, 2018

    Network engineers with software-defined networking (SDN) expertise may be in hot demand but their annual compensation isn’t reflecting that. The latest networking salary data from PayScale, a provider of compensation research, finds the average salary for a network engineer with SDN skills is ...

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    THE IIC ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR SMART MANUFACTURING CONNECTIVITY TESTBED

    Nov 26, 2018

    The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) recently announced results for the Smart Manufacturing Connectivity for Brown-field Sensors Testbed. IIC member participants TE Connectivity and SAP SE, with supporting participants OPC Foundation and ifm, developed a solution that enables operators of decade...

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    HOW DEVOPS AND A HYBRID MODEL CAN MAKE THE MOST OUT OF LEGACY APPLICATIONS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Do you have an application marked with cryptic warning signs and a wealth of cobwebs that is running on legacy hardware hidden away in the back corner of your data centre? If you’re in enterprise IT, chances are high that you do. These old platforms are often considered a bane to IT. More impo...

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    PTC BUYS FRUSTUM FOR US$70MN ADDING AI AND GENERATIVE DESIGN SKILLS TO EXPAND CAD PORTFOLIO

    Nov 21, 2018

    PTC has acquired Frustum Inc., “an advanced generative design software company”, for approximately $70 million (€61.36 million). Frustum’s technology for generative design — an approach that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to generate  design options — ...

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    BIG CLOUD PLAYERS, OTHER HYPERSCALERS SPEND $26B ON CAPEX IN Q3 2018

    Nov 21, 2018

    The capex of hyperscale operators topped $26 billion in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest numbers from Synergy Research Group. This continues a strong year of hyperscale capex spending, which grew 53 percent for the first three quarters of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017....

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    GSMA LAUNCHES EDGE CLOUD INITIATIVE FOR OPERATORS

    Nov 21, 2018

    The GSMA has created a new forum aimed at accelerating the development of 5G-based virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. Alex Sinclair, CTO of the GSMA, said that mobile operators will play a key role in the development of AR and VR but that collaboration is necessary or the ...

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    ALTAIR SEMICONDUCTOR AND JIG-SAW PARTNER ON LTE-ENABLED SENSORS FOR IIOT

    Nov 21, 2018

    Altair Semiconductor, a provider of cellular IoT chipsets, recently announced it has partnered with JIG-SAW, a provider of Auto sensing and Auto Direction (A&A) solutions for IoT, to develop LTE-enabled sensors for a wide variety of Industrial IoT applications. The partnership combines Altair&rs...

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    SASKTEL GOES LIVE WITH BROADFORWARD NEXT GENERATION DIAMETER SIGNALING CONTROLLER

    Nov 20, 2018

    In a recent release, SaskTel and BroadForward together announced that the BroadForward Next Generation Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) is now in full operation on SaskTel’s wireless network. The BroadForward DSC reportedly provides SaskTel with the ability to integrate and operate intellig...

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    WHY T-MOBILE IS TOUTING ITS 5G CONNECTION IN THE 600 MHZ SPECTRUM

    Nov 20, 2018

    T-Mobile said that it has successfully made the first 5G data connection in the 600 MHz spectrum. The operator, along with its vendor partner Nokia, said that the 5G connection was made in Spokane, Washington, and that it used equipment based upon the 3GPP 5G standard. Although other operators and v...

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    ESEYE AND MIKROELEKTRONIKA LAUNCH ANYNET 3G-AA CLICK IN US TO ASSIST IOT DEVELOPERS

    Nov 20, 2018

    Eseye, a global cellular internet connectivity provider for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and MikroElektronika, a producer and retailer of hardware and software tools for developing embedded systems, have launched their latest product for IoT developers innovating in the US. The AnyNet 3G-AA cli...

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    DELL EMC COMMITTED TO NETWORKING, SHARES PRODUCT AND PARTNERSHIP PLANS

    Nov 20, 2018

    Dell EMC has one of the broadest networking portfolios in the industry. What’s unique about Dell EMC’s approach is that it's a mix of its own technology, as well as network partners. Also, it offers traditional hardware products and software-only products and supports white-box imple...

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    HOW SIGFOX IS MAKING THE IOT SIMPLE WITH COMPLEMENTARY CONNECTIVITY

    Nov 20, 2018

    As the technologies in the LPWAN space mature, and the size and distributed nature of deployments grow, the trend towards diversity is picking up momentum, and one of the largest providers of network and infrastructure as a service for IOT solutions last week announced they have partnered to roll ou...

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    MANAGING CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE POST-MIGRATION

    Nov 20, 2018

    As part of Information Age’s Cloud and Backup Month, we are providing three CTO guides over the coming weeks on cloud and backup: cloud migration best practice, how to manage cloud infrastructure and cloud predictions. The first guide focused on cloud migration tips. Organisations are migratin...

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    THE STATE OF IOT INTELLIGENCE 2018: ADOPTION TRENDS AND ADVANCED ANALYTICS

    Nov 19, 2018

    These and many other fascinating insights are from Dresner Advisory Services’ latest report,  2018 IoT Intelligence® Market Study, in its 4th year of publication. The study concentrates on end-user interest in and demand for business intelligence in IoT. The study also examines key re...

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    AT&T LIKES THAT THE ONF BRINGS ORIGINAL DESIGN MANUFACTURERS TO THE TABLE

    Nov 19, 2018

    AT&T is at 63 percent of its goal to bring 75 percent of its networks under SDN control by 2020, according to AT&T CTO Andre Fuetsch. Speaking with SDxCentral, Fuetsch said, “63 percent represents how we’ve enabled our networking capabilities. Now, we’re in the process of m...

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    ZTE FLIPS THE RAN SCRIPT ON SAMSUNG IN Q3, SAYS DELL’ORO

    Nov 19, 2018

    ZTE shrugged off its first-half struggles to regain the No. 4 position in global radio access network (RAN) revenues for the third quarter of the year, according to Dell’Oro Group’s latest findings. The surge propelled the Chinese vendor past rival Samsung and snugged it up against large...

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    IBM TAPS TSMC FOR 7NM DATA CENTER SERVER CHIPS

    Nov 19, 2018

    IBM will tap Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) for its data center server chips, according to a Nikkei report. The deal is a major win for TSMC as it challenges Intel’s dominance in the data center. IBM wouldn’t comment on the report and TSMC did not immediately respond to a ...

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    MICROSOFT ACQUIRES DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION SOFTWARE STARTUP FSLOGIX

    Nov 19, 2018

    Microsoft has acquired FSLogix, a Windows 10 and Office 365 virtualization software company that could simplify VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) and Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH). Financial terms were not disclosed. FSLogix’s software, the company claims, enables virtual desktop admin...

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    BLACKBERRY BETS $1.4B ON IOT SECURITY WITH CYLANCE ACQUISITION

    Nov 16, 2018

    BlackBerry will pay $1.4 billion in cash to acquire endpoint security unicorn Cylance. The artificial-intelligence (AI) based technology will boost BlackBerry’s endpoint management and QNX software, which is used in autonomous cars. After the transaction closes, Cylance will operate as a separ...

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    NOKIA VEERS FROM RED HAT OPENSTACK WITH LATEST CLOUDBAND UPDATE

    Nov 16, 2018

    Nokia updated its CloudBand software platform with an in-house developed open source OpenStack platform that better supports containerized deployments for edge computing. The vendor had previously worked with Red Hat’s OpenStack platform for CloudBand. Nokia’s CloudBand software platform...

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    IBM BOOSTS CLOUD MIGRATION, MANAGEMENT

    Nov 16, 2018

    IBM bolstered its cloud presence with updates supporting the migration into and the management of data into its cloud platform. The moves come on the heels of the company’s $34 billion bet on its hybrid cloud ambitions by acquiring Red Hat. The migration aspect of its latest update comes from ...

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    JAGUAR LAND ROVER’S V2X TECH PREVENTS CARS STUCK AT LIGHTS

    Nov 16, 2018

    A demonstration by Jaguar Land Rover shows how Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) technology could prevent cars from getting stuck at lights. Since the world’s first traffic lights were installed outside the Houses of Parliament in London 150 years ago, very little has changed. The Green Light Op...

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    UK CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND OUTSTRIPS LEGACY IT SPEND FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Nov 15, 2018

    “There’s a willingness to adopt these technologies [but] businesses are challenged by supply-side issues in the channel” Cloud infrastructure spending has surpassed spending on on-premises legacy IT infrastructure amongst UK-based organisations for the first time. That’s acco...

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    DNATIX RELEASES LIVE DEMO OF ITS BLOCKCHAIN BASED GENETIC INFRASTRUCTURE PLATFORM

    Nov 15, 2018

    Digital DNAtix Ltd., the blockchain genetics company, has announced the launch of a demo of its beta genetic wallet platform which is blockchain based, allowing users to get a first glimpse of the company’s future services. The company will offer full genome sequencing and advanced genetic ser...

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    RIVERBED LAUNCHES MOST POWERFUL SD-WAN SOLUTION

    Nov 15, 2018

    Riverbed announced significant enhancements and new subscription pricing for its industry-leading SD-WAN solution, which is now used by more than 1,000 customers worldwide. With this latest release, Riverbed is delivering the most powerful and complete WAN Edge solution in the market, integrating ad...

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    ORACLE BUYS SD-WAN COMPANY TALARI NETWORKS

    Nov 15, 2018

    Oracle Corp. said today it’s acquiring a software-defined wide area network company called Talari Networks Inc. in order to build out its cloud and networking businesses. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Talari’s main product is its Failsafe technology, which is an SD-WAN ...

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    CAMPUS WIFI NETWORK TO SEE BIGGEST REVAMP IN DECADES

    Nov 15, 2018

    Starting next spring, the WiFi network “PU Wireless” will be no more, and “eduroam” will become the sole primary wireless network for students, faculty, and staff on campus. The changes are part of a broader IT initiative called the Next Generation Network. “We plan to ...

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    NETSKOPE SECURES $168M SERIES F FUNDING TO FURTHER ACCELERATE ENTERPRISE CLOUD SECURITY

    Nov 14, 2018

    Cloud access security broker (CASB) Netskope has announced the close of a series F funding round of $168.7 million (£130.5m) to ‘further cement [its] position as the leader in accelerating security transformation throughout the enterprise’, in the company’s words. The funding...

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    END USER DIGITAL WORKSPACE IMPROVEMENTS ENHANCE USER EXPERIENCE

    Nov 14, 2018

    Attracting new talent and improving workflow are two important reasons why organizations are seeking to improve their health IT infrastructure. According to a recent ISG report, health IT vendors and healthcare providers are evolving to address digital workplaces of the future by focusing on the end...

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    CITUS DATA ANNOUNCES HIPAA-COMPLIANT HEALTHCARE CLOUD

    Nov 13, 2018

    Citus Data announced that Citus Cloud can now be used to manage PHI and build HIPAA-compliant applications for the healthcare cloud. The scale-out Postgres database company now allows software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based healthcare companies to build HIPAA-compliant applications on top of the Citrus C...

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    OPSRAMP A SPONSOR AT GARTNER IT INFRASTRUCTURE, OPERATIONS & CLOUD STRATEGIES 2018 IN LONDON

    Nov 13, 2018

    OpsRamp, the service-centric AIOps platform for the modern enterprise, today announced it’s a silver sponsor of the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Cloud Strategies Conference (IOCS) 2018. The company will demonstrate how enterprises can accelerate business transformation through a...

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    HOW SHOULD CIOS MANAGE DATA AT THE EDGE?

    Nov 13, 2018

    The ubiquity of popular buzzwords or phrases in the technology community brings a certain kind of pressure. If everyone seems to be talking about the importance and transformative potential of an exciting new technology, then as a CIO it’s only natural to want to dive straight in and explore i...

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    CISCO COMBINES SD-WAN AND SECURITY, EXTENDS INTENT-BASED NETWORKING TO WIRELESS

    Nov 13, 2018

    Cisco combined its SD-WAN and security technologies, and it extended its Catalyst 9000 switches and its intent based networking from big wired networks to wireless networks and branch deployments. Cisco bought SD-WAN vendor Viptela for $610 million last year. Its new Cisco SD-WAN Security product co...

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    THOUGHTSPOT BRINGS SEARCH-BASED ANALYTICS TO GOOGLE CLOUD

    Nov 13, 2018

    Search and analytics company ThoughtSpot extended its partnership with Google Cloud. It is now certified to run its in-memory calculation engine on Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP). ThoughtSpot also added new integration between its products and the Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine. While Goo...

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    OPENSTACK EXPANDS WITH NEW PROJECTS, CANONICAL’S CEO IS NOT THRILLED ABOUT IT

    Nov 13, 2018

    For those who have been paying attention (and SDxCentral has been), the OpenStack Foundation has been expanding its scope beyond the basic compute, storage, and networking sub-projects of its cloud infrastructure software. Today at the OpenStack Summit in Berlin the group made it official, announcin...

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    A GUIDE TO THE KEY PRINCIPLES OF CHAOS ENGINEERING

    Nov 12, 2018

    Chaos engineering can be defined as experiments over a distributed system at scale, which increases the confidence that the system will behave as desired and expected under undesired and unexpected conditions. The concept was popularised initially by Netflix and its Chaos Monkey approach. As the com...

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    SAP ACQUIRES QUALTRICS IN $8BN DEAL TO DELIVER STRONGER BRAND AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

    Nov 12, 2018

    SAP has announced the acquisition of research management software provider Qualtrics for $8 billion (£6.2bn) with the aim to ‘deliver the transformative potential of experience and operational data.’ Qualtrics, based in Utah and Washington, offers a platform which enables organisat...

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    EXPERTS: FINANCE FIRMS NEED TO REPLACE IT INFRASTRUCTURE TO ADOPT BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTO

    Nov 09, 2018

    Industry experts say that financial institutions will have to replace their existing internal IT infrastructure for greater adoption of blockchain and digital currencies, Scotland’s national news outlet the Scotsman reported Nov. 9. Delivering a speech at the ScotChain18 conference in Edinburg...

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    HOW TO PROTECT HEALTHCARE IOT DEVICES IN A ZERO TRUST WORLD

    Nov 08, 2018

    Healthcare and medical device manufacturers are in a race to see who can create the smartest and most-connected IoT devices first. Capitalizing on the rich real-time data monitoring streams these devices can provide, many see the opportunity to break free of product sales and move into more lucrativ...

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    HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY FRAMEWORKS SUPPORT INNOVATION

    Nov 06, 2018

    Healthcare infrastructure security framework are growing in importance as organizations trust PHI to digital tools. As more information is stored digitally, cyberattacks are more common and are evolving as technology solutions become more advanced. This makes it increasingly difficult for organizati...

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    VMWARE EMBRACES CONTAINERS AT VMWORLD EUROPE

    Nov 06, 2018

    VMware kicked off its annual VMworld Europe conference today by supercharging its container play. The virtualization giant updated Cloud Foundation, its hybrid cloud stack, with new Kubernetes support. The company announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service. And it&...

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    CEOS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE CLOUD SKILLS GAP BUT DOING LITTLE TO REMEDY IT – SO PLOUGH YOUR OWN FURROW

    Nov 01, 2018

    The majority of top brass at UK organisations say they concerned about the digital skills divide – yet only a small percentage are willing to invest in digital skills training for existing staff. That’s the key finding from a report by cloudy software firm Domo. The study, titled ‘...

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    SECURE COMMUNICATION REQUIRES FUNCTIONALITY AND SMOOTH INTEGRATION

    Nov 01, 2018

    Healthcare organizations are introducing increasing numbers of network connections into their health IT ecosystems. As a result, secure communication becomes a high priority for health IT departments. Each organization has unique needs and most vendors vary on how they handle secure communication, m...

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    GE DIGITAL ADDS A PRIVATE CLOUD TO ITS PREDIX IOT PLATFORM

    Nov 01, 2018

    Just one year after GE Digital announced it was expanding its Predix Internet of Things (IoT) platform to the edge, the company is adding more edge capabilities and introducing a private cloud.The company admits that IoT complexity is still preventing many companies from moving beyond the pilot stag...

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    VIAVI LAUNCHES MOBILE CORE EMULATOR TO SPEED 5G DEPLOYMENTS

    Oct 31, 2018

    Test equipment maker Viavi launched a 5G Core Emulator that provides a test of 5G gNodeB (gNB) base stations for both 3GPP standards-based 5G non-standalone and standalone networks. The Viavi Core Emulator is a small, portable test that can run in both a virtual machine (VM) and in standard x86 hard...

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    LIGADO SELECTS SEQUANS AND ERICSSON TO BUILD SATELLITE BASED IOT NETWORK

    Oct 31, 2018

    Ligado Networks and Partners to Develop 5G Technologies in L-Band. With support from leading 5G vendor Ericsson and chipmaker Sequans, Ligado Networks is taking an important step to advance satellite and terrestrial capabilities for L-Band spectrum. Ligado Networks today announced plans to begin dev...

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    INTERNET OF THINGS MARKET GROWING? PSIKICK INFOGRAPHIC EXPLORES SHRINKING EXPECTATIONS

    Oct 31, 2018

    Today’s Experts Predict 25 Billion IoT Devices by 2025, a Drastic Decline from the Eye-Popping 1 Trillion Predicted in 2012; PsiKick Infographic Illustrates Decline in Predictions, Points to Battery Life as Contributing Factor.PsiKick, Inc., a venture-backed startup pioneering wireless, batter...

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    AI AND MACHINE LEARNING FROM GIGASPACES INSIGHTEDGE HARNESSED BY MAGIC SOFTWARE'S SAAS INTEGRATION PLATFORM

    Oct 31, 2018

    GigaSpaces, the provider of InsightEdge, an in-memory real-time analytics platform for instant insights to action announced today that InsightEdge has been selected by Magic Software Enterprises to power the Magic xpi end-to-end integration platform. This integration will enable companies to make fa...

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    GOOGLE DOES GOOD WHILE OTHER CLOUD PROVIDERS BATTLE FOR JEDI

    Oct 30, 2018

    As fellow cloud giant Microsoft goes all in on the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing contract, Google turns attention to how it does good with the government to advance citizens’ safety and well-being. “The public sector continues to be an important place where cloud technologies hav...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE SUPPORTS FULL SUITE OF AI, AUTOMATION PLATFORMS

    Oct 30, 2018

    H2O.ai announced the availability of its full suite of AI platforms in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Microsoft Azure customers will now have access to all the open source artificial intelligence (AI) vendor’s AI products including the automatic machine learning program H2O Sparkling Water, ...

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    IBM AND RED HAT APPEARS A MATCH MADE IN CONTAINER HEAVEN – BUT IS THERE MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE?

    Oct 30, 2018

    Analysis What about Big Blue Hat? Or how about Big Purple? Any offers for ‘in the pink?’ The proposed coming together of IBM and Red Hat, costing the former $34 billion in total enterprise value, is the stuff of dreams for caption writers. But what does it mean for the cloud industry and...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD REVENUE BOOSTS ALPHABET’S EARNINGS

    Oct 29, 2018

    Google cloud revenue boosted parent company Alphabet’s latest fiscal quarter. However, while the tech giant beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates, it fell short on revenue estimates, which sent Alphabet stock tumbling in after-hours trading on Thursday and well into Friday. Alphabet&rsqu...

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    ’ARE WE THERE YET?’ ORIENTING THE MAP TO QUANTUM COMPUTING

    Oct 29, 2018

    There is a lot of excitement about quantum computing these days. Quantum computing is a holistically new way to solve hard problems based on the principles of quantum physics. The theory has already shown the potential payoff from this new technology could be tremendous, by enabling new methods for ...

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    CLOUD-BASED IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT INCREASES FLEXIBILITY

    Oct 26, 2018

    Organizations are leaning towards healthcare identity and access management (IAM) solutions as they continue to add cloud-based services and mobile devices to their IT infrastructure. Research and Markets predicts that the IAM market should grow at a CAGR of 12.7 percent through 2025 because of the ...

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    MICROSOFT CITES AZURE AND CLOUD STRENGTH FOR MORE STRONG FINANCIALS – BUT IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LONG-TERM ETHOS

    Oct 25, 2018

    It would not have been beyond the realms of possibility for this publication to open its analysis of Microsoft’s Q119 results by simply providing a link to Q418 and leaving it at that. After all, Redmond’s message has barely changed. Whereas July’s headline was ‘Microsoft Clo...

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    CENTURYLINK WILL USE CISCO-VIPTELA TO EXPAND ITS MANAGED SD-WAN OFFERING

    Oct 24, 2018

    CenturyLink today launched a second managed SD-WAN offering. The company will now sell Cisco’s Viptela-based SD-WAN service. CenturyLink launched its managed SD-WAN offering using Versa Networks SD-WAN in 2016. As a managed service provider, for both the Cisco and Versa technology, CenturyLink...

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    CHECK POINT BUYS CLOUD SECURITY STARTUP DOME9 FOR $175 MILLION

    Oct 24, 2018

    Check Point Software acquired Dome9 for $175 million in a deal that Check Point says will boost its cloud security portfolio. Dome9’s software-as-a-service (PaaS) platform will add new capabilities — specifically cloud management and policy enforcement — to Check Point’s rece...

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    DT, SK TELECOM INVEST IN EACH OTHER’S 5G-FOCUSED PET PROJECTS

    Oct 23, 2018

    German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom (DT) and South Korea’s SK Telecom are exchanging funds to help bolster each other’s 5G deployment plans. Those plans are focused on edge computing and quantum cryptography communication technology. The agreement calls for SK Telecom to invest an unsp...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD LAUNCHES LONDON DATA CENTRES WITH PROMISE FOR FURTHER EXPANSION

    Oct 22, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud has opened the doors on its UK data centres, adding to its global footprint and promising 24/7 support as well as real-time monitoring. The move confirms the Chinese provider’s UK move, with the company now operating 52 availability zones in 19 regions worldwide. The others outsi...

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    UNDERSTANDING THE CLOUD SECURITY CONUNDRUM: WHAT IS THE ANSWER?

    Oct 19, 2018

    Name an online cloud storage service provider and you’ll have no problem at all finding reports for a breach. Recently, we’ve seen frequent incidents reported in the press involving companies leaking data through misconfigurations involving the cloud, as well as headlines reporting on us...

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    IBM’S QUARTERLY GROWTH REBOUND COMES TO AN END – YET CLOUD REVENUES CONTINUE TO TICK OVER

    Oct 17, 2018

    So much for that run of quarterly growth: IBM’s latest financials show a 2% decline in revenues, yet cloud revenues continue to perform solidly. Overall revenue was at $18.8 billion (£14.3bn) for the quarter, with cloud revenues at $19bn across the past 12 months. This is ticking over co...

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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKS SUPPORT FUTURE-PROOF CONNECTIVITY

    Oct 16, 2018

    Organizations are broadening their healthcare networks to reach out beyond the confines of the facility. In order to do this successfully there needs to be more visibility and control over the network, and many organizations are turning to software-defined networking gain more control. SDN uses virt...

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    VERIZON SMART CITIES EXPANDING AS 5G LIGHTS COMMUNITIES UP

    Oct 16, 2018

    Verizon’s ambitions to digitize and connect cities across the U.S. is increasingly being fueled by their investments in 5G, the fifth generation of wireless technology. And while consumers will most likely experience faster downloads, higher definition content streaming to their smartphones, c...

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    HEALTHCARE NETWORK FIREWALLS INCLUDE NEXT-GENERATION FEATURES

    Oct 15, 2018

    Organizations looking for healthcare network firewalls should consider the features that make each vendor unique, so they can select a solution that best meets their needs, according to Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant report. Gartner predicts that by 2022, 15 percent of enterprise firewall RFP...

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    HOW BLOCKCHAIN REVENUE WILL REACH $10.6 BILLION IN 2023

    Oct 15, 2018

    More CIOs and CTOs are looking for digital transformation and smart technology solutions to their line of business leader innovation requirements. Blockchain and related distributed ledger technologies are already making an impact outside of the finance and insurance space from which they emerged. P...

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    SEVONE SD-WAN MONITORING TOOL ADDS SUPPORT FOR VERSA NETWORKS

    Oct 10, 2018

    SevOne added support for Versa Networks’ SD-WAN on its SD-WAN monitoring tool. The monitoring tool already supports both VMware’s NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud platform and Cisco’s SD-WAN service based on Viptela technology. While SevOne can make its SD-WAN monitoring service work for an...

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    IP IS RUNNING OUT OF GAS. IT'S TIME FOR THE NEW IP

    Oct 10, 2018

    Although vendor-written, this contributed piece does not promote a product or service and has been edited and approved by Network World editors. The technology industry operates on micro and mega cycles of innovation. Micro cycles happen every hour, day, week and year. Mega cycles are far more rare,...

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    GOOGLE WON’T COMPETE FOR PENTAGON’S $10B JEDI CLOUD DEAL

    Oct 09, 2018

    Google won’t bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing contract, dubbed JEDI, because the work may not support the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) principles. JEDI, which stands for Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, is a 10-year deal with the Department of De...

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    DEVOPS SUCCESS: A LOOK AT PERFORMANCE BY REGION AND INDUSTRY

    Oct 08, 2018

    Since Puppet published its first State of DevOps Report in 2012, we’ve learned a lot about how IT is implementing DevOps practices and the resulting impact to businesses. After collecting nearly 30,000 responses from around the world, we wondered: Where are trends and patterns emerging in thes...

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    GLOBALDATA: ALIBABA CLOUD CLOSES THE GAP ON COMPETITORS IN ASIA-PACIFIC REGION

    Oct 08, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud is poised to close the gap with its rivals — namely global cloud providers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Microsoft, and IBM — as it expands outside of China into the Asia-Pacific region, according to research and analytics firm GlobalData. The firm predicted that an &l...

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    ENTERPRISE NETWORKS GET FRIENDLY WITH NYANSA SOCIAL NETWORKING SERVICE

    Oct 08, 2018

    Performance management company Nyansa took a page from social media platforms and added a social networking service to its Voyance network analytics platform. The service, which it named network friending, enables Nyansa customers to compare and contrast their own network performance against other c...

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    HOW CONVERGED SYSTEMS ARE ENABLING IT TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES

    Oct 05, 2018

    Some IT organisations prefer infrastructure solutions that offer simplified cloud deployment models for their digital transformation projects. According to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 9.9 percent year-over-year...

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    GRAVITATIONAL DRAWS KUBERNETES INTO ITS SECURE CREDENTIAL SPHERE

    Oct 05, 2018

    Gravitational added management support via Kubernetes to its Teleport credential management product, which now places the popular container orchestration platform next to the already supported secure socket shell (SSH). Control of both is through a single pane of glass for organizations dealing with...

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    HEALTHWISE ENHANCES HYBRID IT STRATEGY WITH PULSE SECURE VADC AND MICROSOFT AZURE

    Oct 04, 2018

    Pulse Secure, the leading provider of Secure Access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, today announced that Healthwise has successfully deployed Pulse Secure virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC), to improve the performance and reliability of its web applications within Mi...

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    FIREEYE HELIX UPDATES ADVANCE SECURITY AUTOMATION, CLOUD MONITORING

    Oct 04, 2018

    FireEye has unveiled a new Helix release that will help customers automate security operations and monitor cloud infrastructure on platforms like AWS, Azure, and Oracle Cloud. The Milpitas, Calif.-based platform security vendor said the new version of FireEye Helix will combine integrated security i...

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    HEALTHCARE BLOCKCHAIN STANDARDS SUPPORT COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Oct 02, 2018

    Healthcare blockchain is gaining traction as health IT vendors and provider organizations look to the technology to decentralize data exchange to provide improved data protection. Understanding the healthcare blockchain standards being used in healthcare is key to developing a successful way to exch...

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    DATAMSP ENABLES ON-RAMPS TO THE CLOUD WITH MEGAPORT

    Oct 02, 2018

    According to a recent announcement, DataMSP, a tier-III compliant data center facility, has made available its Megaport, a Network as a Service (NaaS) provider, in its Minnesota data center. The addition of Megaport reportedly will support DataMSP’s high density, fiber-rich environment and off...

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    RETAIL, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING ARE FURTHEST ON THE ROAD TO HYBRID CLOUD

    Oct 02, 2018

    Every industry is moving towards a hybrid cloud world – with retail, advertising and marketing making the biggest push. That’s the key finding from a new report by container and cloud technology provider Mesosphere. The study, which focused its responses on more than 700 Mesosphere users...

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    FLEXERA ACQUIRING RIGHTSCALE POINTS TO NEED FOR COST AND COMPLEXITY OPTIMISATION ACROSS THE IT STACK

    Oct 01, 2018

    Cloud cost optimisation and management continues to be a hot area – and Flexera’s acquisition of RightScale, announced last week, plays into that theme even further. RightScale may be well known for its authoritative yearly State of the Cloud reports, but its bread and butter is focused ...

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    ADVANCED MEDICAL IMAGING SOLUTIONS REQUIRE ANALYTICS, VISUALIZATION

    Sep 28, 2018

    Healthcare organizations implementing advanced medical imaging solutions to generate more detailed images may have trouble viewing images in a timely manner or picking out necessary details without appropriate medical image analysis software. The increase in advanced imaging solutions is driving the...

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    BAREFOOT PREPS FOR 5G AND IOT WITH ITS TOFINO CHIP AND THE P4 LANGUAGE

    Sep 27, 2018

    Since its founding in 2013 Barefoot Networks has created quite a stir in the networking world. The Silicon Valley-based startup raised over $155 million, launched a programmable Ethernet switch called Tofino, and debuted an analytics software called Deep Insight. It also uses a new programming langu...

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    BLACK AND WHITE: CYBERCRIMINALS SPEND TEN TIMES MORE THAN COMPANIES ON SECURITY BATTLE

    Sep 26, 2018

    n a stunning new report by Carbon Black, “Hacking, Escalating Attacks and The Role of Threat Hunting” the company revealed that 92 percent of UK companies surveyed have been breached in the last 12 months and almost half (44 percent) have been breached between three and five times. In ad...

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    GROWING MOBILE AVAILABILITY FUELS HEALTHCARE MOBILE DEVELOPMENT

    Sep 26, 2018

    The dependence on mobile networks to keep patients and clinicians connected is expected to increase dramatically over the next several years, according to the latest GSMA Mobile Industry Impact Report. This increased availability is expected to encourage healthcare mobile development. One of the mos...

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    WHY BUILDING SUCCESSFUL SAAS DELIVERY IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK

    Sep 25, 2018

    Software as a service (SaaS) is becoming ubiquitous. It is estimated that enterprises currently use 16 SaaS applications on average, yet one in seven of these businesses also believe that more than 80% of their applications will be SaaS-based by 2020. This would seem an especially accurate assessmen...

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    BUILDING SCALABLE HEALTHCARE INTERNET OF THINGS NETWORKS

    Sep 25, 2018

    Network connections continue to be a challenge as healthcare organizations improve their healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. “The rising demand of chronic disease management, better connectivity between doctors and patients, and enhanced drug delivery systems in healthcare sect...

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    AWS LAUNCHES INTO ACCENTURE AND CAPGEMINI PARTNERSHIPS

    Sep 24, 2018

    A couple of partnerships involving Amazon Web Services (AWS) with Accenture and Capgemini have been unveiled, around healthcare and enterprise migrations respectively. The first partnership, announced with Accenture and Merck, aims to launch a cloud-based informatics research platform which is desig...

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    FHIR MAY NOT HELP HEALTHCARE ORGS ACHIEVE SEMANTIC INTEROPERABILITY

    Sep 24, 2018

    Healthcare organizations participating in the value-based care environment are in need of strong, secure data pipelines that can help them communicate across disparate health systems to coordinate and streamline patient care. As providers build out the infrastructure required to support meaningful h...

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    VERIZON PROVIDES SAP WITH SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING

    Sep 20, 2018

    SAP chose Verizon to provide a global network that uses software-defined networking (SDN). Verizon will consolidate and streamline SAP’s global network infrastructure for easier network management. SAP provides business applications to global enterprises. Historically, SAP’s in-house tea...

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    WHY KUBERNETES IS HELPING TO MAKE CLOUD MAINSTREAM

    Sep 19, 2018

    There has been a lot of talk in the first half of 2018 around how cloud is being adopted for mission critical applications and becoming mainstream. Right now, the impact of cloud services, cloud technologies and practices for organisations is rapidly accelerating as we enter the next wave of cloud a...

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    SCALE COMPUTING, APC BUILD MICRO DATA CENTER IN A BOX

    Sep 17, 2018

    Scale Computing and Schneider Electric’s APC teamed up on a turnkey hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) system designed for edge deployments called Micro Data Center in a Box. The platform is built on APC’s micro data center express infrastructure — ready-to-deploy racks — wi...

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    THIS IS FOG: AUTONOMOUS MAPPING ROBOTS AT FOG WORLD CONGRESS 2018

    Sep 17, 2018

    The upcoming Fog World Congress 2018 will feature autonomous mapping robots, according to a recent announcement. They will be traversing and mapping the venue floor in real-time for conference attendees. This demo is fog in action, designed to validate that fog computing systems from various domains...

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    DATRIUM SECURES $60M SERIES D FUNDING TO GO BEYOND HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE

    Sep 13, 2018

    Datrium, a California-based hybrid cloud infrastructure provider, has raised $60 million (£45.8m) in series D funding, with the aim of helping enterprises ‘overcome major obstacles in data analysis and storage.’ The round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, as well as featuring new p...

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    SAMSUNG LEADS DATRIUM’S $60M SERIES D ROUND

    Sep 13, 2018

    Hybrid cloud and storage company Datrium closed a $60 million Series D funding round led by Samsung Catalyst Fund. Icon Ventures, and existing investors NEA and Lightspeed Venture Partners, also participated. “Data is powering the economy,” said Shankar Chandran, SVP and managing directo...

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    MICROSOFT DIGS DOWN ON AZURE OUTAGE, EXPLORES DATA LOSS AND FAILOVER QUESTION

    Sep 11, 2018

    Microsoft has put together a post-mortem on what it described as an 'unprecedented' Azure outage - exploring an interesting question of data loss and failover capability. The outage, which affected customers on the VSTS - or Azure DevOps - service in the South Central US region, required mor...

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    OPEN SOURCE EASES AT&T’S TECHNICAL BURDEN

    Sep 11, 2018

    That was the message from a panel discussion at this week’s AT&T Spark event in San Francisco, where Amy Wheelus, vice president of Network Cloud at the carrier, explained that AT&T was an “open source-first shop.” She said it had to go down the route of open source softwar...

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    HASHICORP FORTIFIES CONSUL SERVICE MESH WITH KUBERNETES SUPPORT

    Sep 10, 2018

    HashiCorp bolstered its Consul service mesh platform with tighter integration of Kubernetes. The change will help enterprises synchronize data and manage that data across multiple infrastructure deployments. The move also fortifies Consul as a more broadly-focused service mesh option than the Kubern...

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    GOOGLE-CISCO HYBRID CLOUD OFFERING NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE

    Sep 10, 2018

    A hybrid cloud offering that Google launched last October in collaboration with Cisco is now generally available to customers of Google's cloud platform. The Cisco Hybrid Cloud Platform for Google Cloud is designed to give enterprises a way to develop, deploy manage and secure applications acros...

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    CLINICAL APPLICATIONS, IOT DRIVE GROWTH OF HEALTHCARE CLOUD

    Sep 07, 2018

    The healthcare cloud computing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18 percent through 2023, according the a new Markets and Markets report. The predicted growth includes applications such as EHRs, picture archive communication systems (PACS), and vendor neutral archives (VNAs), as well as servic...

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    HTBASE PROVIDES COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE ACROSS MULTIPLE CLOUDS

    Sep 07, 2018

    HTBASE is pooling compute, storage, and networking into composable infrastructure based on containers that can work across an organization’s private data centers and multiple public clouds. “We build software,” said Erwin Daria, a pre-sales systems engineer with HTBASE. “We d...

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    MIST SPREADS ITS WLAN TECHNOLOGY TO JUNIPER NETWORKS’ SD-WAN

    Sep 06, 2018

    ist made another strategic alliance related to its WLAN technology — this one with Juniper Networks. The two companies announced that Juniper will integrate the Mist Learning WLAN with Juniper’s Contrail SD-WAN technology. By combining WLAN and SD-WAN customers obtain visibility into the...

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    THE CLOUD IS HERE – BUT MANAGING ITS COSTS AND OPTIMIZING BENEFITS IS UP TO YOU

    Sep 06, 2018

    A decade ago, early adapters enthusiastically embraced cloud computing, but the larger business world waited skeptically with questions such as ‘how safe is this?’ ‘How much will it cost?’ ‘Will it really improve productivity?’ ‘Will it give me a competitive...

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    DELL EMC EXTENDS ITS SERVER MARKETSHARE LEAD OVER HPE

    Sep 05, 2018

    Dell EMC put some distance between itself and runner-up Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as the market leader in both server revenue and server units shipped globally in Q2 2018, according to IDC research released Sept. 5. For the overall industry, worldwide server vendor revenues increased 43.7 percent y...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS, ERICSSON EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR 5G MANAGEMENT

    Sep 05, 2018

    The prospect of earning big bucks in connection with the upcoming fifth-generation wireless, or 5G--the latest iteration of cellular technology--is causing companies to partner up and get products ready for when this rolls out big time in 2019. Verizon, Apple and Google (for 5G video streaming), Cis...

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    FIVE WAYS GOVERNMENT CAN HELP BUSINESSES FIGHT NATION-STATE ATTACKS

    Sep 04, 2018

    Over the past six months, a relatively unsophisticated group of attackers used a variety of remote access Trojans to attempt to grab banking details from companies—a scheme reminiscent of tactics used by cyber-criminals. Yet, these attacks also targeted a number of Russian, Spanish and U.S. go...

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    ERICSSON SNAPS UP SERVICE ASSURANCE FIRM CENX IN PREPARATION FOR 5G

    Sep 04, 2018

    Ericsson acquired service assurance and network analytics firm CENX in an all stock deal. The price of the acquisition was not disclosed, but Ericsson said it will provide more details during its third quarter earnings report. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. CENX’s closed-l...

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    CISCO MERAKI, TALARI EXPAND REACH OF SD-WAN OFFERINGS

    Aug 31, 2018

    The software-defined WAN space continues to be among the most active areas in enterprise networking with Cisco Systems’ Meraki unit, Talari Networks, Versa Networks and Colt Network Services all making moves to expand their capabilities. The efforts by the vendors comes as the SD-WAN market gr...

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    NUTANIX SEES ‘IMMENSE’ NETWORKING, SECURITY OPPORTUNITIES

    Aug 31, 2018

    Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey says networking and security are “immense” opportunities for the hyperconverged infrastructure company as its customers move to hybrid cloud environments. “One thing we hear a lot from our large customers is that hybrid cloud’s biggest weakness is n...

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    WHAT DEVELOPERS CAN DO TO IMPROVE CYBER-SECURITY

    Aug 30, 2018

    VANCOUVER, B.C.—There are a lot of different things that developers can do to improve open source code quality, but being driven by fear isn't one of them, according to Window Snyder, chief security officer at Intel. Snyder participated in a keynote conversation with Jim Zemlin, executive ...

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    WHY BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS REVENUES WILL REACH $260 BILLION

    Aug 30, 2018

    Enterprise data lakes are an essential component of many digital transformation projects. Numerous insights about customers, partners and other stakeholders are extracted from these significant commercial assets. Given the benefits, IT infrastructure and associated software investment will increase ...

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    DELL'S 'HYPER-CONVERGED, SOFTWARE-DEFINED' IOT SURVEILLANCE SOLUTION AIMS FOR SIMPLICITY

    Aug 30, 2018

    This week at VMworld, the Edge and and IoT Solutions Division at Dell Technologies announced that it's "combining tools from its broad portfolio with technology from Intel and partners in the Dell Technologies IoT Solutions Partner Program" to provide new Internet of Things (IoT) offer...

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    HCI HEATS UP IN VEGAS WITH VMWARE, CISCO, VEEAM, AND PIVOT3

    Aug 29, 2018

    LAS VEGAS — Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) continues to be a hot topic at this year’s VMworld with HCI news from VMware and other vendors including Cisco, Veeam, and Pivot3. During a Tuesday keynote, VMware executives said more than 15,000 customers use its HCI stack, which is the t...

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    GOOGLE TRANSFERS KUBERNETES OPERATIONAL CONTROL TO CNCF

    Aug 29, 2018

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Google is adjusting operational ties with the Kubernetes project that will further the container orchestration platform’s ability to mature in the open source ecosystem under the watch of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The announcement was mad...

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    THE 5 BIGGEST MISTAKES IN SD-WAN SECURITY

    Aug 29, 2018

    Simply committing to SD-WAN security isn't enough. It's also necessary to create defenses the right way and avoid some common mistakes. SD-WAN security is essential; there's no denying that fact. The problem is that many organizations, through ignorance, carelessness, or misguided advice...

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    PIVOT3 UNVEILS HYPERCONVERGED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE RUGGED EDGE

    Aug 28, 2018

    Pivot3, a smaller vendor in the crowded hyperconverged infrastructure market, is turning its attention to the needs of the military, intelligence agencies and other organizations that need secure, resilient and fast data processing as they run their tactical operations in harsh environments. The com...

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    VMWORLD 2018: MULTI-CLOUD STRATEGIES, AWS PARTNERSHIP BLOSSOMS, VSAN AND NSX UPDATES, AND MORE

    Aug 28, 2018

    At VMworld in Las Vegas, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, with the help of some of the best and brightest in the cloud industry, expanded on partnerships and products, as well as the evolution of the multi-cloud landscape. For the second year running, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), took to t...

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    VMWORLD OPENER: CLOUDHEALTH ACQUISITION, EDGE PREVIEW, AND GELSINGER’S NEW TATTOO

    Aug 27, 2018

    LAS VEGAS — VMware jumped into the edge and will acquire multi-cloud management startup CloudHealth Technologies, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said on stage today at VMworld. He also showed off his new ink — a VMware tattoo that runs the entire length of his forearm — that he got earli...

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    ARISTA FOUNDER TAKES AIM AT CISCO WITH VMWARE NSX ‘OPEN FRAMEWORK’

    Aug 27, 2018

    LAS VEGAS — VMware and Arista executives provided more details about integrating NSX security capabilities with Arista switches during VMworld’s NSX keynote. And Arista’s founder took an indirect jab at rival Cisco and its proprietary technology. VMware and Arista have been working...

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    WINDMILL USES BLOCKCHAIN TO SOLVE IOT SECURITY ISSUES

    Aug 24, 2018

    Windmill Enterprise, a new enterprise security startup, has developed an open source blockchain-based platform that is currently being piloted by a variety of companies to help them with IoT security. Windmill’s platform, called Cognida, is based upon technology originally developed by Informa...

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    MEDICAL IMAGE MANAGEMENT, PACS ADOPTION RISES IN HOSPITALS

    Aug 24, 2018

    Hospitals and health systems are increasingly adopting medical image management and PACS tools to meet growing demand for infrastructure solutions that can store and process imaging data. As advancements in diagnostic imaging technology and emerging machine learning techniques put pressure on legacy...

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    ESF SURVEY SHOWS CLOUD, HDDS STILL DOMINATE IT STORAGE

    Aug 23, 2018

    Data storage and humans have something important in common: The places where they live are almost always the highest-cost line item in their budgets. Buying a home or condominium can take up from 25 percent to 50 percent (or more) of a household income; data storage long has averaged about 40 percen...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD REVENUE GROWS 93% FROM PREVIOUS YEAR

    Aug 23, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud revenue grew 93 percent year over year to $710 million, Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang reported in its fiscal first quarter 2019 earnings call with investors. Alibaba Cloud is a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, a Chinese multi-national e-commerce, retail, and technology company, that is li...

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    EXPLORING LOW-CODE, OUTSOURCING FOR HEALTHCARE APP DEVELOPMENT

    Aug 22, 2018

    Healthcare app development is a critical IT infrastructure step, but choosing how to handle the development process depends on how many apps will be developed, what they will be used for, and what IT staff can handle in-house. Healthcare applications need to be developed with privacy, security, and ...

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    C3 IOT PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO ACCELERATE JOINT AI AND IOT GROWTH

    Aug 22, 2018

    C3 IoT signed a deal to have its IoT platform-as-a-service (PaaS) be delivered via Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP) infrastructure. The companies will also work jointly to market, sell, and participate in training initiatives for the offering. The C3 IoT platform assists in developing big data, a...

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    PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY’S CROWN JEWELS: BUILDING CLOUD-BASED BACKUP AND DR INTO RANSOMWARE DEFENCE

    Aug 21, 2018

    It’s a sad fact of life that whenever someone owns anything of value, there’s someone else out there who wants to get their hands on it illegally. Today’s corporate crown jewels are the critical data on which organisations depend and the highwaymen are cybercriminals, who have buil...

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    HOW TO APPROACH BUILDING A HEALTHCARE DATA LAKE ROADMAP

    Aug 21, 2018

    Collecting, storing, and using data produced by patients is a major challenge, and organizations often have data they can’t sort through and use efficiently. Healthcare data lakes contain valuable information that can be used to improve patient care, but organizing the data and making it avail...

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    GAMING COMPANY REPLACES CISCO, F5, AND JUNIPER WITH XCLOUD NETWORKS

    Aug 20, 2018

    Three network engineers who used to work for Orange Armenia saw the potential of SDN and NFV back in 2015, and they created their own company — XCloud Networks — to capitalize on the new technology. The company provides a complete solution to run data center networks. The founders noted ...

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    DIGIPLEX AIMS TO REUSE WASTE DATA CENTRE HEAT IN OSLO APARTMENTS WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP

    Aug 20, 2018

    As technology continues to improve, so too does the responsibility of infrastructure providers in ensuring an environmentally-friendly future. Nordic data centre firm DigiPlex has announced a scheme whereby waste heat from its facilities will be reused in residential apartments across Oslo. The comp...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD FOCUSES ON ASIA PACIFIC WITH LATEST LAUNCHES – AND EXPANDS ELASTICSEARCH PARTNERSHIP

    Aug 16, 2018

    It has been another busy week at Alibaba Cloud, with the company’s latest releases focusing on both Asia Pacific and European expansion. The increased focus on Asia Pacific comes through the launch of no fewer than nine products around cloud architecture, machine learning, the Internet of Thin...

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    CISCO’S SECURITY BUSINESS, SERVICE PROVIDER WINS PROPEL FISCAL 4Q RESULTS

    Aug 16, 2018

    Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins’ efforts to make the company less reliant upon its infrastructure sales and transform it into software powerhouse appears to be getting some traction. The company reported strong fiscal fourth-quarter 2018 earnings, posting quarterly revenues of $12.8 billion, a 6 perce...

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    RISK AND FINANCE INDUSTRY STILL SEE CLOUD AS A CONCERN, NOTES GARTNER

    Aug 15, 2018

    Even the slowest industries are moving workloads to the cloud – take risk, audit and finance as an example. Yet there is still plenty more to be done before these verticals become truly comfortable. That’s according to the latest report from analyst firm Gartner. In the company’s m...

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    RURAL HEALTHCARE NETWORK CONNECTIONS REQUIRE IT INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT

    Aug 15, 2018

    Telehealth programs rely on strong IT infrastructure connectivity to support rural healthcare programs. Rural healthcare network connections begin at the provider organization, and the network is built from within to support remote users. Many patients using telehealth programs live in remote areas ...

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    DHS USING RED TEAM APPROACH TO IMPROVE NATIONAL CYBER-SECURITY

    Aug 13, 2018

    As fears about the security of  elections and voting machines remain a concern, the U.S Government is doing more than just waiting for attackers, it's hacking its own systems with penetration testing activities. Speaking at DEF CON in Las Vegas on Aug. 10, members of the Department of Homel...

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    HACK THE GRID: IT MAY BE EASIER THAN WE THOUGHT. NOW WHAT?

    Aug 13, 2018

    Cybereason, one of the top companies scanning the increasing cyberthreat landscape, reported earlier this month that the ICS (industrial control system) environments that handle the generation, transmission and metering of energy, may be easier to hack than even the most seasoned security profession...

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    WHEN THE FBI SPEAKS THE IOT LISTENS

    Aug 10, 2018

    The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been busy lately, given the overwhelming volume of cybersecurity threats, including attacks on the American democracy.Most recently, the Feds issued a periodic “Public Service Announcements” (PSA) with an unusual twist:  a dire warnin...

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    QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE IS WHAT DISTINGUISHES SD-WAN PRODUCTS, SAYS NSS LABS

    Aug 09, 2018

    According to testing of a small sample of SD-WAN products by NSS Labs, the areas of primary differentiation for SD-WAN products are quality of experience (QoE) for VoIP and video performance. NSS Labs claims to be a well-known advisor to the cybersecurity industry. “We do both testing of cyber...

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    ORACLE MARKS ‘MAJOR MILESTONE’ IN AUTONOMOUS STRATEGY AS ELLISON TAKES MORE SWIPES AT AWS

    Aug 08, 2018

    Oracle’s CTO and executive chairman Larry Ellison announced the launch of the company’s latest autonomous database service around transaction processing (ATP) last night – but a recent report around claims by Amazon also caught his eye. At an event in California, Ellison responded ...

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    APIS ARE THE “MISSING PIECE” FOR HEALTHCARE APP INTEROPERABILITY

    Aug 08, 2018

    Healthcare app interoperability is not a new challenge for healthcare organizations. Over the past several years organizations have had trouble connecting their health IT tools to their EHRs. The increased use of application programming interfaces (APIs) is key. Large provider organizations can be t...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD SECURES SUPPORT FOR NVIDIA’S TESLA P4 GPUS WITH MORE MACHINE LEARNING GOODNESS

    Aug 07, 2018

    Google has announced its support for NVIDIA’s Tesla P4 GPUs to help customers with graphics-intensive and machine learning applications. The Tesla P4, according to NVIDIA’s data sheet, is ‘purpose-built to boost efficiency for scale-out servers running deep learning workloads, enab...

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    VMWARE AND MIST COLLABORATE FOR WIRELESS LAN, WAN VISIBILITY AND TROUBLESHOOTING

    Aug 07, 2018

    Mist Systems and VMware built a joint product that boasts interoperability between Mist Learning WLAN and VMware’s VeloCloud-based NSX SD-WAN. VMware tapped Mist Systems’ technology to bring artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and open programmability to the wireless LAN (WLAN) and...

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    ORACLE SECURITY MAKEOVER HIGHLIGHTS CASB, IDENTITY AUTOMATION

    Aug 06, 2018

    If you’re playing Oracle word association, database and enterprise software not security probably come to mind. But as its customers move to hybrid cloud environments, the company is capitalizing on its database security and identity management technologies. It’s also folding in a 2016 c...

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    CISCO TO ACQUIRE DUO SECURITY TO BEEF UP MULTI-CLOUD EFFORTS

    Aug 06, 2018

    Here’s a good example of how security underlines – or should underline – pretty much everything in the cloud: Cisco has announced it is to acquire Michigan-based Duo Security for upwards of $2.3 billion (£1.8bn). The deal, which expects to close during the first quarter of Ci...

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    HOW YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA CENTRE FITS IN THE CLOUD

    Aug 03, 2018

    Since the birth of corporate computing, the data centre has been a mainstay. Like filing cabinets, notepads and the occasional wonky chair, the data centre forged its place at the heart of a profitable, effective organisation. Long had it been the de facto vehicle for all application deployment and,...

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    SPIRENT SHARPENS ITS FOCUS ON 5G AND LIFECYCLE SERVICE ASSURANCE

    Aug 03, 2018

    The test, measurement, and assurance company Spirent unveiled new initiatives to grow its 5G, lifecycle service assurance, and analytics businesses. The U.K.-based company will also explore new use cases such as virtualization and autonomous vehicles. In its second quarter 2018 earnings call yesterd...

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    IMPORTANCE OF END-USER SATISFACTION TO HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Aug 02, 2018

    Health IT infrastructure is constantly changing as IT staff build and deploy new health systems. While end-users may not always notice when their devices are running smoother or connecting faster, they will notice when things aren’t working the way they’re meant to. End-user opinion on d...

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    CISCO-GOOGLE HYBRID CLOUD LOVE FEST: REAL DEAL OR HYPE?

    Aug 02, 2018

    Cisco arrived late to the hybrid cloud party, teaming up with Google last year on a yet-to-be-released product. Since then, the Cisco-Google love fest has been on full display. Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene joined Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins on stage at Cisco Live in June. And Cisco posted a series of l...

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    SEVEN WAYS THE INTERNET OF THINGS CAN HELP END WORLD HUNGER

    Aug 01, 2018

    World hunger has existed for centuries. It persists despite the elimination of apparent catalysts such as food production challenges. The phrase, “trying to solve world hunger,” has become shorthand to indicate any problem that seems insurmountable. The statistics are depressing. Every n...

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    MANAGED ISTIO SERVICE MESH NOW AVAILABLE ON GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM

    Aug 01, 2018

    Organizations can now run a managed version of the Istio open source project on Google's cloud platform to connect, monitor and manage microservices.  Google, along with IBM and other members of the open source community July 31 announced the release into full production of Istio 1.0 the la...

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    WHY AMBITIOUS INDUSTRY 4.0 PLANS NEED A BETTER OPEN STANDARD APPROACH TO SUCCEED

    Jul 31, 2018

    The UK government’s Industrial Strategy, launched in 2017, sets out a long term plan to boost productivity in British industry. Further to this, the government recently announced the creation of an AI Council, led by leaders within industry, to support the rapid adoption of artificial intellig...

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    T-MOBILE ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONE IN DEPLOYING 5G WIRELESS

    Jul 30, 2018

    T-Mobile’s CTO Neville Ray jubilantly tweeted on July 27, that the company had successfully tested