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Creating complex digital twins requires sharing intellectual property

The possibilities of digital twinning are rapidly expanding, but the networking and interconnection technology behind it need to keep pace.

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Q&A: Box CEO Aaron Levie looks at the future of remote work

Once a company focused on cloud-based file-sharing, Box now offers features to support remote productivity and teamwork. CEO Aaron Levie talks about his company's evolution – and how the workplace continues to change.

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COVID-19 puts WLAN engineers in the spotlight

Now that companies are starting to think about the safest ways to bring people back to the workplace, WLAN experts are taking center stage. The job of the Wi-Fi engineer is no longer just about the technical aspects of coverage,...


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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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Cisco issues fixes for numerous iOS XE, industrial router vulnerabilities

Cisco issued 23 Security Advisories that describe 25 exposures in its IOS and IOS XE systems

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Startup lands $100 million to build floating data centers

Nautilus Data Technologies brings the experience of cooling nuclear power plants to cooling data center floating on barges in bodies of water.

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Layoffs rock the IT services industry amid move to the cloud

Companies that specialized in corporate consulting services are being hit as clients move from on-prem to the cloud.

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Airbus tells quantum-computing developers what it needs from the technology

Aerospace multinational Airbus says it is 'quantum-ready' and helping to shape the future capabilities of quantum computing.

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Cisco warns of Nexus switch security weakness

Cisco Nexus NX-OS software could be exploited to create a DOS attack.

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A tiny experimental optical chip can support downloads of 1,000 movies in a split second

Researchers have created a device that can greatly expand the raw data rate of existing optical networks while reducing the amount of hardware necessary.


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IT skills to master for a better post-pandemic job

Network pros can be learning new skills during the pandemic to support shifting IT priorities.

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Wireless upgrades from Cisco, Aruba, Juniper aim at helping businesses reopen safely

Cisco, Aruba and Juniper are unwrapping packages aimed at helping organizations safely re-open as some Covid-19 restrictions ease

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Is quantum computing ready to leap into the real world?

While tech industry heavyweights strive for quantum supremacy, IDC’s latest research reveals the current state of quantum computing and explains why real-world applications are only a qubit away.

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How to find and remove broken symlinks on Linux

A symlink or "symbolic link" is a Linux file that simply points at another file. If the referenced file is removed, the symlink will remain but not indicate there's a problem until you try to use it. Here are some easy ways to find...

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Cisco takes aim at supporting SASE

Cisco will upgrade and integrate access-control, networking and security products to address the goals of secure access service edge