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Juniper targets security portfolio at SASE race

Juniper joins VMware, Cisco and many others in chasing edge security customers


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COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services

Thousand Eyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, is providing Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS


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IDC: Covid-19 hits SD-WAN, data center gear; enterprise impact varies

While the previously hot market around most SD-WAN technology has slowed and IT budgets overall are under pressure in general, the Covid-19 pandemic has created demand for other network capabilities such as improved network management...


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Item-level vs. image-level backup: Why it’s best to use a combo

Two types of backup – item level and image level – have different strengths, and it’s possible to tap the best of both.


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Fannie Mae’s journey to SD-WAN means less reliance on MPLS and VPNs

As mortgage lender Fannie Mae adopts SD-WAN, it’s realizing dramatic improvements in latency and network performance.


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How to decipher Linux release info

Displaying and interpreting information about Linux releases is a bit more complicated than it might seem.


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How wireless networks can battle COVID-19

Wireless network devices maintain a connection by handing off from one cell tower to another. The data created should be used to fight coronavirus, say researchers.


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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking 2020

Here's our rundown of what makes these 10 vendors of network gear the biggest power players within the enterprise.


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StorOne releases Optane-powered enterprise storage

The company’s new array combines its software-defined storage technology with Intel servers, Optane and QLC flash storage technologies.


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Full network automation isn’t ready, but current tools can still help

Automation tools can reduce manual tasks and improve security today even though the goal of full automation is still remote.


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Project OWL: IoT trying to hold connectivity together in disasters

IoT devices configured in a wireless mesh network can be quickly deployed to provide basic connections when natural disasters knock out traditional communications links.


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Cisco bumps up ISR/ASR router performance and capacity

The networking vendor rolled out a new pluggable switching module (SM-X) for the Integrated Services Router (ISR) 4000 branch and a pluggable Embedded Services Process module (ESP-X) for its Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 1000 that...


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Smart network upgrades to consider before the next pandemic

COVID-19 is driving enterprises to evaluate technologies that can improve network availability and agility, such as SD-WAN, secure access service edge (SASE), intent-based networking (IBN), and network automation.


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Test and review of 4 Wi-Fi 6 routers: Who's the fastest?

We tested Wi-Fi 6 routers from Extreme, Cisco, EnGenius and Meraki to find out whether these access points deliver on the promise of better throughput from the latest Wi-Fi standard


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Western Digital rolls out NVMe-over-Fabric SSDs for legacy storage migration

An all-flash NVMeoF system from Western Digital is designed to replace SATA and SAS for high-performance applications in the enterprise.