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Platforms in the cloud take heavy lifting out of architecture tasks

As tech giants battle for cloud dominance, businesses looking to offload heavy-duty infrastructure tasks are reaping hefty rewards from platform-as-a-service offerings. Here’s how three IT leaders mixed and matched their powerful yet...

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Accelerating business innovation: Don't let networks get in the way

To get the network out of the way of your business, put it at the heart of your business model. Make it automated, programmable and able to respond to needs in real time.

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Who is most likely to buy Avaya’s networking business?

Speculation is starting about what company Silver Lake will sell Avaya to. Here’s a look at companies most likely to buy Avaya’s networking business.

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Performance analysis: Bursting the myth of MPLS performance

Private MPLS services are supposed to outperform SD-WANs, but as one enterprise recently learned, the internet can outperform even private MPLS services.

Loggly aims to reveal what matters in log data  

Log files are a common thread across a company's entire technology stack, but the trick is being able to quickly mind that data for insights

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In three debates, H-1B visa untouched by Clinton and Trump

In three presidential debates, including the final one Wednesday night, the two candidates did not talk about the H-1B visa program. This was the last opportunity for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to compare and contrast what may...

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Riverbed searches for the IT Holy Grail

Riverbed strives to create the IT Holy Grail with SteelCentral 11, combining end user experience, infrastructure, application and network performance management in one platform.

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University IT employees fighting for jobs question security

The IT employees say workers in India will have access to University of California at San Francisco medical and financial information as well as to files with research and study data.

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First look: Chef’s Habitat puts automation in the app

By packaging configuration and runtime requirements with the app, Habitat decouples automation from the infrastructure

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.

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The network effect on wealth creation

Networks are at the heart of the transition to digital business. Companies that harness their power will transform business models and create exponential value.

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Datadog on an automation roll, makes support ticket creation seamless

Datadog integrates its support ticket solution into Atlassian’s JIRA to help IT operations teams track infrastructure concerns alongside bug fixes.

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Pradeep’s Principle: Give up on Moore’s Law and embrace automation

Whether or not Moore’s Law holds true, businesses should pay attention to Pradeep’s Principle and embrace automation.

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When medical alarm standards fail patients and health professionals

Auditory masking could prevent health professionals from hearing medical device alarms. Work is being done now to prevent masking and improve patient care.

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What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools

IT administrators discuss the most valuable features of eight network monitoring products – from vendors such as CA, Microsoft, NetScout, Opsview and Nagios -- and the features that need improvement.

Named Data Networking team issues call for hacks

The Named Data Networking (NDN) project team has issued a Call for Hacks to take place at its 3rd NDN Hackathon, to be held on Nov. 4-5 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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New Dyn CEO previously led BTI, Arbor Networks

Dyn, the Manchester, N.H., internet performance management company, has named network industry veteran Colin Doherty as its new CEO.

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AT&T jumps into SD-WAN market; partners with IBM

AT&T today jumped headfirst into the fast-growing software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market with a new offering it hopes to bring to market next year based on technology from SD-WAN startup VeloCloud.

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