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IBM and Atos partner to help financial businesses migrate to the cloud

Finance is a heavily regulated field, but these two giants say they can help banks to migrate to cloud and multi-cloud environments.

Gartner: SD-WAN, SASE biggest drivers of WAN edge infrastructure

More and more WANs live on the Internet, according to the latest market report.

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How and why automation can improve network-device security

Automation can help boost enterprise security by making sure devices are properly configured to enforce security policies.


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Report: The chip shortage's next victim is data-center switching

Dell’Oro Group says robust data-center switch sales over the past year could foretell a looming shortage.


VMware gears up for a challenging future

As VMware preps to discuss its products and technology at VMworld 2021 next week, it faces questions about cloud strategy, the evolution of NSX networking software, and executive upheaval.

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Cisco patches three critical holes in IOS XE software

Cisco has patched three critical security holes in its IOS XE software, which is used across a variety of its core routers and switches.

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Intel: Under attack, fighting back on many fronts

Intel faces challengers AMD, Arm, Nvidia and others as it implements a new fabrication strategy, develops new classes of processors, and embraces competitors as customers.

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Nutanix offers virtual private cloud HCI, multicloud workload management

Nutanix’s AOS 6 enables enterprises to build virtual private clouds, while Era update eases data-management software for hybrid and multicloud environments.

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14 things you need to know about data storage management

Data storage and management experts discuss what steps you need to take to properly manage and store data and why just backing up data is not enough.

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Weekly internet health check, US and worldwide

ThousandEyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, provides Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS.


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Lenovo extends TruScale as-a-service model to its entire portfolio

Everything Lenovo sells, from devices to servers, is now a part of the consumption-based, pay-as-you-go model.

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How to add virtual-machine drive space in Microsoft Server Hyper-V

Adding more disk space to virtual machines is important to keep systems running properly and can be accomplished using Microsoft Server Hyper-V with either Hyper-V Manager or Failover Cluster Manager.

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Looking at your Linux system's network interface with ethtool

The ethtool utility provides information about your network-driver and interface-card settings, including speed, whether the interface uses auto-negotiation, and whether it runs in half- or full-duplex mode.

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Tape backup as a defense vs. ransomware

Tape isn’t close to being the perfect backup, but it is pretty impervious to ransomware.

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Supermicro updates one-socket server line

The single-socket server used to be the lowest end of servers, but potent new chips are raising its value.