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.


Microsoft details its ChatGPT hardware investments

In addition to sinking billions into OpenAI, Microsoft spent hundreds of millions on hardware.

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India set to announce its first semiconductor fab

By promoting local manufacturing, India can reduce its dependence on imports and increase its ability to withstand global supply chain disruptions.

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Palo Alto bolsters AI support in SASE, SD-WAN products

Updates include enhanced AI for Palo Alto’s Prisma SASE plus a new controller and IoT capabilities for Prisma SD-WAN.

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Dell offers bare metal cloud via colocation

Dell teams with colocation services provider Cyxtera to provide on-demand access to PowerEdge infrastructure, while a partnership with ZutaCore gives Dell access to liquid cooling technology.


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Using the at command to schedule tasks on Linux

The at command allows you to run a task on a Linux system at any time or date you specify.


How network pros can fight being squeezed out of cloud decisions

Guaranteeing a role in planning multicloud networks requires networking teams to acquire cloud skills, embrace NetOps, and focus more on their organizations’ business goals.

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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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DNS data shows one in 10 organizations have malware traffic on their networks

Akamai report highlights how widespread malware threats remain, noting the dangers of threats specific to DNS infrastructure.

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HPE Aruba, Microsoft Azure, and reelyActive speed streaming of IoT data to the cloud

Aruba IoT Transport for Azure is a service that converts multiple types of IoT data into formats that are compatible with applications in the Azure cloud.