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Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto upgrades the SD-WAN gear it bought via CloudGenix with machine learning and artificial intelligence to embrace cloud deployment

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Extreme unveils universal networking gear to simplify infrastructure decisions

Extreme Networks takes the wraps off new core switches; cloud-based management platform adds wireless intrusion protection, location services, IoT management, guest access, and compliance apps.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco and Microsoft have teamed up on another joint effort, this time to make it easier for enterprise branch offices with Cisco Meraki SD-WAN gear to tap into the Azure Virtual WAN service.

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IBM/Red Hat open hybrid-cloud application market

IBM and its Red Hat company have opened up what they call a one-stop-shop for customers looking to build deploy and manage hybrid cloud applications on-premises or in multicloud environments.

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Cisco: Making remote users feel at home on the new enterprise network

With many remote workers likely to keep working from home even after COVID-19 subsides, Cisco joins other vendors offering infrastructure to make the remote network experience close to what it's like at corporate sites.

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5 ways to avoid cloud waste

A big reason why we all use clouds these days is to save money from running our own server rooms and data centers. But, if you don't use clouds correctly, you can still lose money. Here's how to avoid those costly mistakes.

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Cisco open-source code boosts performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco's Cloud-Native SD-WAN project marries SD-WANs to Kubernetes applications to cut down on the manual work needed to optimize latency and packet loss.

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VMware cloud-management suite features Kubernetes, automation upgrades

A new version of VMware vRealize Suite includes support for Kubernetes in VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid or IBM/Red Hat OpenShift environments as well as integration with third-party tools such as Cisco/AppDynamics, Datadog and...

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Avaya repositions itself as cloud provider for unified communications

Customers can choose on-prem deployments or opt for a cloud service from Avaya.

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Amazon Braket lets customers try out quantum computing

AWS has announced the availability of a new managed service, Amazon Braket, that lets customers tap into and experiment with quantum computing simulators and access quantum hardware from D-Wave, IonQ, and Rigetti.

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CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.

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The new edge in edge computing

The Linux Foundation says networking, edge computing will overtake cloud computing by 2025. Why? And, exactly what will this new edge-based computing world look like?

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Arista reinforces multi-cloud edge-networking software

Arista has extended its connectivity software to better support edge networking with on-premise and hybrid cloud resources.

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VMware embraces Google Cloud, Kubernetes with load-balancer upgrades

A new version of VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer distributes workloads uniformly across the network to boost efficiency, reliability.

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How to manage contracts in a multi-cloud environment

One management challenge of a multi-cloud environment is how to handle all the contracts that come with using multiple providers and services.

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Options grow for migrating mainframe apps to the cloud

Mainframe software migration vendor LzLabs is setting up shop in North America to help mainframe users move legacy applications into cloud application environments.

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Fannie Mae’s journey to SD-WAN means less reliance on MPLS and VPNs

As mortgage lender Fannie Mae adopts SD-WAN, it’s realizing dramatic improvements in latency and network performance.

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