Neal Weinberg

Contributing writer

Neal Weinberg is a freelance technology writer and editor. He can be reached at neal_weinberg@idg.contractors.

Can anybody stop Nvidia?

10 questions to ask about secure service edge (SSE)

10 questions to ask about secure service edge (SSE)

IDC and Gartner have identified a broad range of vendors that provide converged security services. Here's what to ask before choosing a platform.

How IT pros can benefit from generative AI safely

How IT pros can benefit from generative AI safely

Natural language chatbots can transform enterprise IT for the good, but keep a human in the loop.

6 lessons from the Amazon Prime Video serverless vs. monolith flap

6 lessons from the Amazon Prime Video serverless vs. monolith flap

Prime Video developers fine-tuned their microservices architecture to address underlying issues that enlisting network expertise might have caught earlier.

eBay scores cost savings and a bandwidth boost with white-box switches running SONiC

eBay scores cost savings and a bandwidth boost with white-box switches running SONiC

Open-source software plus switches built from commodity parts transform eBay's data-center networks to a 400Gbps Layer 3 fabric.

Who is selling NaaS, and what do you get?

Who is selling NaaS, and what do you get?

Network as a service comes in five distinct flavors depending on whether it’s offered by hardware vendors, telcos, cloud providers, muticloud vendors, or WAN-transport carriers.

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

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.

Ethernet at 50: Bob Metcalfe pulls down the Turing Award

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.

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

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

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

Royal Caribbean adopts zero trust on land and sea

Royal Caribbean adopts zero trust on land and sea

The cruise line boosted security and lowered costs with Zscaler’s zero-trust services for network access.

Network-as-a-service lets a shoe retailer take steps toward Zero Trust

Network-as-a-service lets a shoe retailer take steps toward Zero Trust

DTLR has gradually moved its retail footwear operations to Cloudflare NaaS for better security, network performance, and predictable costs.

SASE enables augmented reality for glass manufacturer

SASE enables augmented reality for glass manufacturer

Support engineers at O-I Glass use HoloLens over Cato Networks SASE to see the remote problems they are helping to fix.

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