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Using Linux hexedit and xxd commands to view and modify binary files

The hexedit command provides a way to edit binary files, but to view and save the content in a file for later analysis without editing, try the xxd command.

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IDC networking trifecta: SD-WAN, automation, and analytics

SD-WAN and analytics can help optimize performance of cloud-based applications, IDC says.

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Juniper targets data-center automation with Apstra update

Apstra intent-based networking software from Juniper gains new configuration capabilities, multivendor support and improved environmental analytics.


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How layoffs at Google could affect enterprise cloud services

Analysts are debating what effect the layoffs at Alphabet will have on the delivery of enterprise cloud services at its Google subsidiary, while investors call for deeper cuts.

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Microsoft Teams and Outlook suffer global outages

Users across the globe were struggling to access multiple Microsoft products after the company implemented a network change.

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Melbourne home to AWS’ second region in Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is expected to support more than 2,500 new jobs with the opening of the Melbourne region, and is planning to invest an additional $4.5 billion in Australia by 2037.

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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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Nvidia targets insider attacks with digital fingerprinting technology

A new AI-based system from Nvidia sniffs out unusual behavior and ties it to users, in an effort to prevent insider attacks and protect digital credentials.

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IDC: With possible recession looming, IT pros plan spending adjustments

Short-term expectations: Delay new IT projects with of ROI more than 12 months. Longer term: Step up IT automation.

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Working with image files on the Linux command line

There's a lot to learn about image files on the command line, from verifying file format to finding out where and when photos were taken and maybe even getting an unusual view of what they look like.



AWS pledges $35 billion of additional investment for Virginia data centers

Despite the challenges its US-EAST-1 region has faced in recent years, AWS plans to establish multiple data center campuses in the state by 2040.

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A new role for network pros: application-flow architect

Networking teams need a say in architecting cloud-based applications from the outset to assure it’s even possible for the network and cloud services to adequately support the apps.

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IT to shoulder more responsibility for data center sustainability

Data-center IT teams must balance the need to consume less electrical power with the need to use power-hungry next-gen silicon, Uptime Institute says.

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T-Mobile, Xfinity are tops in latest Ookla speed test report

T-Mobile’s fast 5G deployment has average connection speeds well above the competition, while competition among fixed broadband providers stays tight.

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Pros and cons of managed SASE

Managed SASE can be appealing for enterprises that want a single provider for deployment and management of WAN and security infrastructure, but there can be tradeoffs depending on provider flexibility, platform interoperability, and...