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Cisco challenge winners use AI, IoT to tackle global problems

Top prize goes to a startup in Kenya with a milk-chilling transit system that uses AI and IoT to optimize inventory management.


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CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.


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Is there a private 5G network in your company's future?

The continuing build out of 5G networks has made it available to many users, although expect it to be another 1-2 years before it is ubiquitous. But, there are stopgap alternatives.


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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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Organic data-transfer technology holds promise for IoT

Newcastle University researchers propose using organic LEDs for optical wireless communications because they're cheaper than regular LEDs, easy to distribute and eco-friendly.


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5G rises as overall wireless infrastructure spending falls: Gartner report

The pandemic took a measurable toll on the market for wireless infrastructure, but 5G spending remains a bright spot.


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HPE launches 5G test lab

HPE 5G Lab is designed to help telcos accelerate 5G deployment and adoption.


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The new edge in edge computing

The Linux Foundation says networking, edge computing will overtake cloud computing by 2025. Why? And, exactly what will this new edge-based computing world look like?


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Linux dominates supercomputing

The Linux operating system runs all 500 of the world’s fastest supercomputers, which help to advance artificial intelligence, machine learning and even COVID-19 research.


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Arista reinforces multi-cloud edge-networking software

Arista has extended its connectivity software to better support edge networking with on-premise and hybrid cloud resources.


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Cisco urges patching flaws in data-center, SD-WAN gear

Cisco has issued a number of critical security advisories for its data center manager and SD-WAN offerings that customers should deal with now.


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Google, Facebook, SpaceX battle to connect remote workers

The coronavirus crisis is driving employees out of the cities and into remote areas where bandwidth is low or nonexistent. Google, Facebook, SpaceX and others all have a dog in this fight.


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Private 5G can solve some enterprise problems that Wi-Fi can’t

While service providers might think of private 5G as a competitor to Wi-Fi, short-term its enterprise use will be supplemental.


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Juniper adds a service to find and quickly fix WAN glitches

Juniper now features WAN, LAN and wireless management under a central AI-based service called WAN Assurance to better compete with Cisco, VMware, HPE/Aruba, and others.


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Switch turns to Tesla batteries for solar-power storage

Switch will power its giant data centers with massive amounts of solar energy and use Tesla Megapacks to store it.