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Software-defined networking touches every industry segment

Companies using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure are having success, proving software-defined networking (SDN) works and is ready for prime time.

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Cisco's M5 UCS servers take intent-based approach to data center

Data centers powered by new Cisco Unified Computing System servers that feature the new Intel Xeon Scalable Processor platform will run at peak efficiency via intent-based management, Cisco says.

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Robots, AI will run data centers

Litbit's AI-powered data center operator, Dac, and Wave2Wave's ROME robot are two examples of new technology helping to run data centers.

Update on Spectrum: Billing systems scheduled to be merged

Update on Charter Spectrum Time Warner Cable Bright House Networks billing systems integration for enterprise customers.

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Cisco’s DevNet extends the value of its intent-based networking

Cisco’s new DNA Developer Center in DevNet helps developers and infrastructure teams derive more business value from Cisco’s new intent-based networking solution.

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Creating a wireless smart infrastructure: 4 expert recommendations

Researchers point out where more smart infrastructure is needed to support IoT, smart cities and smart transportation.

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How do you troubleshoot UCaaS problems? Put a ThousandEyes on it

ThousandEyes adds SIP Server Test and Voice Call Test to its existing RTP Stream Tests, providing complete visibility into VoIP and UCaaS performance.

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Juniper’s Cloud-Grade networking aims to deliver network agility

Juniper's Cloud-Grade networking combines carrier-grade reliability with enterprise-class control and usability for a new way to secure, deliver and manage applications.

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Time to consider a move to IPv6

The growth of the IoT means organizations need to start considering migrating to IPv6. Failing to migrate will restrict their ability to be flexible and innovative.

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Tools that increase IT efficiency pave the way for digital transformations

Inflexible IT architectures can be a barrier to organizational change. As companies embark on digital transformations aimed at improving their business, the pressure is on IT to reduce complexity and increase the efficiency of...

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Trend: Colocation facilities provide tools to manage data center infrastructure

Colocation providers can supply DCIM tools that give their customers a "single pane of glass" to view the status of their IT infrastructure.

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Cisco brings intent-based networking to the end-to-end network

Cisco announced plans to deliver on “intent based” networking, which has the potential to be the biggest change ever in the way networks are managed.

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How to quicken your site's webpage load time

If you migrate away from a CMS system, not only can you make your webpages smaller and faster-loading, but you can save significantly on server infrastructure costs as well.

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Parked electric cars will power buildings, researchers say

A significant hindrance to green-friendly vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology has been overcome, say university scientists. It will result in cheaper power-hungry buildings.

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Aryaka brings benefits of software defined to remote and mobile workers

Aryaka’s SmartACCESS SD-WAN product improves application performance for remote and mobile workers, providing a global private network, WAN optimization and IP app acceleration.

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Hyperscale data centers are pushing the limits in the Gigabit Ethernet switching market

For the first time since their debut on the market in the mid-2000s, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches are set to lose share in the networking industry this year as service providers and hyperscale customers continue to adopt faster...

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7 must-have network tools

IT pros who have used these SD-WAN, management, monitoring and analyzing tools rave about them.

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Two ITIL processes that will protect your existence

IT service management (ITSM) and IT infrastructure library (ITIL) have become the dominant approach and best practices for operational excellence in most IT organizations. Yet, I question why many organizations have implemented only...

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