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Linux a key player in the edge computing revolution

Edge computing is augmenting the role that Linux plays in our day-to-day lives. A conversation with Jaromir Coufal from Red Hat helps to define what the edge has become.

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Colocation facilities buck the cloud-data-center trend

Lower prices and latency plus easy access to multiple cloud providers make colocation facilities an attractive option compared to building on-site data centers.

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Juniper’s Mist adds WiFi 6, AI-based cloud services to enterprise edge

Mist, a Juniper Networks company, has rolled out an artificial-intelligence, cloud-based appliance and a WIFI 6 access point aimed at helping users roll out smart, high-density wireless networks.

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When should enterprises adopt 5G? | TECH(talk)

5G deployment is a hot topic, especially as many countries race to build next-generation networks. The U.S. has banned Huawei from contributing to its network construction, but will that really set the U.S. back? Amid all of the hype...

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Several deals solidify the hybrid cloud’s status as the cloud of choice

On-premises and cloud connections are being built by all the top vendors to bridge legacy and modern systems, creating hybrid cloud environments.

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Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

Cisco and IBM are working todevelop a hybrid-cloud architecture that meld Cisco’s data-center, networking and analytics platforms with IBM’s cloud offerings.

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With Tableau, SaaS king Salesforce becomes a hybrid cloud company

Once dismissive of software, Salesforce acknowledges the inevitability of the hybrid cloud.

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Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings.

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As workloads migrate back from public clouds, hybrid cloud grows

Cloud offers many benefits, but that doesn’t mean public cloud is the right fit for every app. Enterprises continue to increase investments in private cloud to improve security, boost performance, and control costs.

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Cisco software to make networks smarter, safer, more manageable

Cisco software announced at Cisco Live will help customers set consistent network and security policies across their domains.

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New switches, Wi-Fi gear to advance Arista’s campus architecture

Campus leaf switches and a Wi-Fi 6 access point will be available this fall to flesh out Arista’s grand plan for more efficient campus networks called Cognitive Campus.

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Cloud adoption drives the evolution of application delivery controllers

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) are on the precipice of shifting from traditional hardware appliances to software form factors.

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Data center workloads become more complex despite promises to the contrary

The data center is shouldering a greater burden than ever, despite promises of ease and the cloud, a new Uptime Institute report finds.

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What do recent public SAP exploits mean for enterprises? | TECH(talk)

Recently released public SAP exploits (dubbed 10KBLAZE) could pose a security risk for thousands of businesses. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and CSO Online's Lucian Constantin discuss the fallout of 10KBLAZE, and how...

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How to monitor hybrid- and multi-cloud networks

Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. What’s the best approach to full network visibility?

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French IT giant Atos enters the edge-computing business

Atos takes a different approach to edge computing with a device called BullSequana Edge that's the size of a suitcase.

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HPE to buy Cray, offer HPC as a service

High-performance computing offerings from HPE plus Cray could enable things like AI, ML, high-speed financial trading, creation digital twins for entire enterprise networks.

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IBM overhauls mainframe-software pricing, adds hybrid, private-cloud services

IBM brings cloud consumption model to the mainframe, adds Docker container extensions

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