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Juniper expands WiFi 6 access point family to support remote workers

Taking aim at helping enterprise customers support tons of remote workers, Juniper this week extended its family of WiFi 6 wireless access points.

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AI system analyzes code similarities, makes progress toward automated coding

Researchers from Intel, MIT and Georgia Tech are working on an AI engine that can analyze code similarities to determine what code actually does, setting the stage for automated software writing.

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IT employment takes a hit but overall remains healthy

July saw a loss of 134,000 IT jobs, but net IT employment is still up by more than 203,000 positions since the outbreak of COVID-19.


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Cisco CEO to accelerate as-a-service offerings, cut costs $1B-plus

Cisco plans to rely more heavily on selling products as services and will make 10-figure cost reductions to deal with a FY2020 revenue drop of 5% that it blames on COVID-19

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Word game: Finding anadromes with Linux

Using Linux commands to find words that, when reversed, turn into other words turned out to be an enjoyable mental challenge. How many can you find?

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Industry groups prep Ethernet for operational, wireless networks

The Ethernet Alliance and Avnu Alliance separately are moving Ethernet technology forward with a standard for twisted-pair Ethernet and a push for time-sensitive networking over wireless.

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A guide to migrating off Windows Server 2008

With the OS reaching end of life, it’s time to migrate whatever old servers you have left, and it’s not a trivial job.

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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Measuring signal strength, channels, MAC addresses and security status of Wi-Fi networks is essential to understanding their health, and here are free tools – some for Windows, some for Macs – that can do just that.

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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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CBRS license bids top $2.4 billion as FCC auction heads into third week

The CBRS window is open as bidders battle for choice parts of a unique chunk of U.S. airwaves.


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Merging and sorting files on Linux

There are quite a few ways to merge and sort text files on Linux. The command to choose depends on your data and your preferences.

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How AI can create self-driving data centers

Early adopters are driving the use of AI to optimize power and cooling systems, automate predictive maintenance, and improve workload distribution in enterprise data centers.

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AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.

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Microsoft uses AI to boost its reuse, recycling of server parts

Get ready to hear the term 'circular' a lot more in reference to data center gear.

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Federated learning improves how AI data is managed, thwarts data leakage

Researchers from Penn Medicine are studying new AI models using federated learning to improve how brain tumors are detected and treated.