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Oracle to invest $1.5 billion in Saudi Arabia to expand cloud capacity

The planned investment with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology will result in Oracle expanding its existing cloud region in Jeddah and opening a new one in Riyadh.


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NTT, Palo Alto partner for managed SASE with AIOps

Using a managed services provider to deliver SASE can streamline deployment and free up enterprise resources.


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What is a virtual network

Virtual networks are vital for cloud computing, and virtual LANs can transform networks


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Enterprises turn to single-vendor SASE for ease of manageability

Getting the full SASE stack of networking and security capabilities from a single vendor can simplify deployment and management, but there are downsides to consider.


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AMD issues firmware fixes for Epyc, Ryzen processors

AMD issued 31 alerts covering client and desktop that allow for a BIOS attack.


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Misconfiguration and vulnerabilities biggest risks in cloud security: Report

About 87% of container images include a high or critical vulnerability, while 90% of granted permissions are not used, according to cybersecurity firm Sysdig.


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Free training from 8 top vendors to advance your IT career

Tech knowledge and certifications can open doors to advancement in IT, and free educational resources from these prominent vendors can help.


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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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Startup ECL promises off-the-grid green data centers

ECL says its hydrogen fuel cells will provide electricity to power its data centers while producing enough water to cool the servers.


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Red Hat Enterprise Linux arrives in Oracle’s cloud

Old rivals Red Hat and Oracle have teamed up for RHEL-based virtual machines running in Oracle’s OCI service.


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What is hybrid cloud computing? The benefits of mixing private and public cloud services

How to architect a hybrid cloud that combines on-premises and public cloud infrastructures. Definitions of hybrid cloud vary, but here’s what it means to Amazon, Microsoft and Google.


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Global Microsoft cloud-service outage traced to rapid BGP router updates

Unstable border-gateway routing tables led to high packet loss, leaving Microsoft customers unable to reach Teams, Outlook, SharePoint, and other services and resulting in a 'really poor experience,' according to ThousandEyes.


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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.