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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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10-year server lifespan? That's what one cloud service provider plans

Scaleway explains how it plans to use servers for a decade and why it's getting rid of RAID controllers.

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Predictive networking promises faster fixes

As AI and ML are backed by more powerful neural networks, prescriptive analytics will recommend paths to better future outcomes.


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Backup: Don’t forget cell phones used for work

The surest way to protect data created on mobile devices may mean backing it up to the cloud and then backing up that backup.

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Microsoft customers locked out of Azure and M365 services due to geolocation error

Microsoft was forced to apologize on Thursday after implementing a change that saw customers around the globe unable to access its services.


F5 offers new distributed cloud services for multicloud connectivity

F5 wants its new cloud application networking and cloud network connect services to provide a simplified, automated experience to enterprise customers.

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Cloud vs on-prem: SaaS vendor 37signals bails out of the public cloud

37signals CTO claims dumping IaaS cloud services in favor of buying servers can save millions of US dollars per year for the right type of organization.

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Commercial quantum networks inch closer to primetime

The potential for attackers to use quantum computers to crack public key cryptography algorithms is driving research and investment in developing quantum-safe networks.

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Nvidia announces new DPU, GPUs

New Nvidia hardware and software are tailored to supporting AI.

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Ethernet at 50: Bob Metcalfe pulls down the Turing Award

The co-creator of Ethernet reflects on its growth and weighs the impact of technologies from AI to geothermal power.


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Arista embraces routing

With Arista WAN Routing System the company explicitly targets routing use cases such as SD-WAN for the first time.

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Oracle ties up with Nvidia to offer AI supercomputing service

A new AI supercomputing service, dubbed Nvidia DGX Cloud, has been made generally available on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure’s Supercluster.

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Counting and modifying lines, words and characters in Linux text files

A series of commands ranging from simple to fairly complex will help you count lines, words or individual characters on the Linux command line.

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HPE to acquire OpsRamp to boost GreenLake capabilities

OpsRamp and HPE’s GreenLake edge-to-cloud offerings are expected to provide a unified approach to management of multicloud computing, networking, storage, and application resources.

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SD-WAN, SASE prove essential tools for Porsche’s electric-racecar success

Data from Porsche E-cars flows from racetracks around the world to Germany via Cato Networks SD-WAN and SASE where it's used to optimize tactics real-time.