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VMware amps up security for network, SASE, SD-WAN products

VMware is filling out its SASE and SD-WAN offerings and bolstering NSX security capabilities, the company announced at its virtual VMworld event.


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Arista adds IoT, remote-work management to campus family

Arista has added IoT monitoring and management to its CloudVision platform that can be shared with products by VMware, Microsoft and IBM's Red Hat.


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Recovering deleted files on Linux with testdisk

This post describes testdisk, one of the tools that comes in handy for recovering recently deleted files (along with fixing partitions in other ways).


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FCC auctions should be a long-term boost for 5G availability

Federal Communications Commission policymaking targets creation of new services by making more spectrum available


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VMware plan disaggregates servers, offloads network virtualization and security

At its virtual VMworld 2020 event, the company previewed a new architecture called Project Monterey that goes a long way to meld bare metal servers, graphics processing units (GPUs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), network...


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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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Should you be concerned about the Windows XP leak?

Windows XP code is almost 20 years old, but it could still live on in newer operating systems.


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Streaming telemetry challenges SNMP in large, complex networks

As big, complicated enterprises seek more efficient ways to monitor and troubleshoot their networks, a growing number are looking to streaming network telemetry


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How to view information on your Linux devices with lshw

The lshw (list hardware) command on Linux systems provides a lot more information on system devices than most of us might imagine is available.


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MemVerge ships software-defined persistent memory software

Memory Machine does in-memory virtualization and memory snapshots using DRAM and Optane in combination.


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Government cybersecurity agency warns of Windows Server exploit

Rare warning from CISA instructs government agencies to patch a vulnerability in a core authentication component of Active Directory from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2019.


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Cisco turns out security patches 25 high-threat flaws for IOS, IOS XE

Cisco this week posted 25 security advisories defining 34 vulnerabilities rated high that should be fixed right away


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What is a virtual machine, and why are they so useful?

Many of today’s IT innovations have their roots in VMs and their separation of software from hardware.


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Could human organs join networks?

Ongoing research explores biologically-based communication networks and electronics that could directly connect to human tissues.


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Vendors lengthen the range of 5G millimeter-wave transmissions

Tests involving Ericsson and Qualcomm overcame some of the limiting characteristics of 5G millimeter connectivity, more than doubling its effective distance.