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Top enterprise data center trends you need to know

Enterprise data-center pros are embracing cloud services, growing high-speed networks, enabling remote workforces, and adopting automation and AI.

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Pure Storage, Equinix team for new bare-metal offerings

Partnership aims to offer bare metal as-a-service to provide enterprises more control, flexibility and speed during server provisioning.

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WAN challenges steer auto-rental firm to SASE

SASE helps global car-rental company Sixt strengthen its network security architecture and ride out COVID-19 challenges.

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Microsoft, VMware marry Azure Virtual WAN Hub with VMware SD-WAN

The integration of Microsoft's Virtual WAN Hub and VMware's SD-WAN is aimed at making it easier for customers to deploy widely distributed business applications.

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IBM brings Red Hat to Power Systems

New preconfigured private-cloud platforms feature Red Hat on IBM RISC servers.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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IBM launches AIX-to-cloud app migration program

New IBM program is designed for moving Unix i-based POWER apps to a private cloud.

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Networking software can ease the complexity of multicloud management

Cloud providers offer their own security, networking, and management-and-orchestration tools that third-party networking software platforms can abstract to make management simpler for enterprise IT teams.

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Why Andy Jassy was picked to fill Jeff Bezos’s big shoes at Amazon

The man who built Amazon Web Services into a $40 billion business is taking the big seat at the e-commerce company.

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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Study finds Google has the fastest overall cloud platform

Cockroach Labs ranks Google cloud tops for overall performance, Microsoft Azure for the best storage, and AWS for the best latency response.

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Cisco bolsters edge networking family with expanded SD-WAN, security options

Cisco this week expanded its Catalyst 8000 Edge Platform family to offer enterprise edge customers more secure SD-WAN and cloud resource access options.

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Gartner: 2021 IT spending rally could hit $3.9T

Gartner says businesses need to advance their digital-transformation plans 5 years to survive in a post-pandemic world.

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IDG's Think Tank on multicloud: Key findings from top CIOs

In recent months, IDG invited 30 senior IT leaders to participate in our CIO Think Tank program to discuss their multicloud architecture goals along with the top challenges they face in making multicloud a reality. These conversations...

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How a Linux migration led to the creation of Amazon Web Services

Former Amazon executive documents how getting off Sun hardware to Linux saved the company and led to AWS.

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VMware takes an executive talent hit but can handle it

Three executive departures in less than a month is a tough situation, but Pat Gelsinger is leaving VMware with a deep management bench.

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Study: Cloud transformation necessary for digital transformation

COVID-19 is driving companies to accelerate their digital transformation efforts, and that's spurring greater cloud adoption.

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Network training 2021: Businesses grow their own IT expertise to meet new challenges

With COVID-19 and a rising need for SASE, SD-WAN and cloud skills, businesses increasingly rely on in-house training to provide hands-on experience.

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