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How digital transformation disrupted the storage industry

A digital enterprise has exponentially more data to store and manage, and there's a fundamental difference in how that data needs to be stored and managed.

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Arista puts itself in a container

Arista’s EOS now runs in a container to support a broader range of ways to purchase and deploy the network operating system.

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India's Reliance Jio is blazing a trail to all-IP mobile networks

Fast-growing Indian mobile operator Reliance Jio may offer a glimpse of where all mobile networks are going eventually, to packet-based Internet Protocol infrastructure.

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Aruba's top exec, large customers talk about Wi-Fi’s present and future at Atmosphere

Aruba kicked off its annual Atmosphere conference on Tuesday in Nashville with a keynote from CTO Keerti Melkote that featured CTOs and CIOs from several of the company’s most prominent customers.

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Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

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Cisco deepens enterprise network virtualization, security detection of DNA suite

Cisco today announced a variety of hardware, software and services designed to increase network virtualization and bolster security for campus, branch office and cloud customers.

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New products of the week 2.20.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and VMware.

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The high price of security shaming [Infographic]

Two-thirds of IT security professionals said they would pay an average of $124,000 to avoid public scandals associated with security breaches.

Serverless computing -- new idea or a new implementation of an old one?

Serverless computing is a catchphrase that has recently emerged in the world of cloud computing. It's not a new concept from a technical point of view. It is, however, a new way to request, consume and then pay for computing services....

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Datanomics 101: The economics of data in a digital enterprise

The transformation of businesses to digital enterprises has created radical changes in Datanomics, the economics of data over its life cycle.

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What's next for Azure Site Recovery?

Microsoft’s Azure-based high availability disaster recovery service turns the cloud into your off-site failover for complex applications, and it can double as a migration strategy.

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Avi Networks shows you don’t need special hardware to load balance

Avi Networks debunks the myth that companies must spend lots of money on proprietary hardware load balancers to handle large transaction volumes or high throughput.

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Nasuni CEO: ‘We’re going to liberate you from the bottleneck around your files’

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Rodriguez spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about how the Nasuni UniFS file system works, how customers deploy it and what kind of savings and flexibility they can...

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Fortinet’s Michael Xie: How to secure the cloud

Fortinet President and CTO Michael Xie discusses the challenges and the role of the security fabric for cloud environments.

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PIXEL, the latest Raspberry Pi OS ... for x86!

Merry Pi-mas! Santa's got your present: PIXEL, a highly modified version of x86 Debian from the RPi Foundation that will (eventually) run on everything. You must have been good.

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On that 'death to VDI' thing

I’m no fan of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), but a friend of mine says it has useful qualities.

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Experts split on how soon quantum computing is coming, but say we should start preparing now

Whether quantum computing is 10 years away -- or is already here -- it promises to make current encryption methods obsolete, so enterprises need to start laying the groundwork for new encryption methods.

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VMware removes hard-coded root access key from vSphere Data Protection

VMware released a hotfix for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to change a hard-coded SSH key that could allow remote attackers to gain root access to the virtual appliance.

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