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Internet infrastructure will be inundated as sea levels rise, says report

Fiber cables and data centers could be decimated by global warming-created sea-level rises in less than 15 years, say researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Oregon.

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Happy Amazon Crash Day

On Prime Day, one of the biggest shopping days of the year for Amazon.com, the company’s website timed out intermittently for hours.

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Amazon rumored to be entering the networking market

Amazon is rumored to be targeting the network switching business. The move would put it in direct competition with Cisco, HPE, Juniper Networks, and Arista.

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Extreme faces challenges, girds for future networking battles

Extreme Networks is grappling with how to best integrate and sell technologies it acquired from Avaya and Brocade, as well as incorporate and develop its own products.

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Two studies show the data center is thriving instead of dying

Despite the rapid growth and adoption of the cloud, companies still need on-premises systems.

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Quantum-secured network ‘virtually un-hackable’

A U.K.-based broadband supplier has completed a quantum-key distribution (QKD) secured fiber internet link that it says hackers can't penetrate.

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Baidu takes a major leap as an AI player with new chip, Intel alliance

Baidu, which started as a search engine, now plays in a variety of AI fields thanks to a new chip and an alliance with Intel. Sounds a lot like Google, doesn't it.

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Softening chip market hit harder by trade wars

Problems in the chip market are being made worse by trade disputes between the U.S. and China.

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What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.

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While no one was looking, California passed its own GDPR

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is similar to the EU's GDPR. Companies that hold data on more than 50,000 people and do business in California must comply.

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Pulse Secure VPN enhanced to better support hybrid IT environments

Thanks to more than 100 enhancements, Pulse Connect Secure can better support BYOD and hybrid IT environments where applications are in the data center and in the cloud.

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How to plan a software-defined data-center network

Architectures for software-defined data centers can address the need for flexibility and agility, but implementing them is difficult and calls for coordinating a host of complex features including containers, security, provisioning,...

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The cream of the Top500 supercomputer list, these 10 supercomputers are used for modeling the weather, weapons, ocean currents and other physical phenomena. They not only outperform every other machine on the planet, they also...

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Rackspace, HPE expand on-premises cloud with pay-as-you-go Kubernetes

With Rackspace’s Kubernetes-as-a-Service, customers can scale their Kubernetes environments at their own pace in nearly any data center in the world, including their own.

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10 hot SD-WAN startups to watch

Giant vendors such as AT&T, Cisco, Citrix and VMware carry influence in SD-WAN, but these 10 startups are making a name for themselves.

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The silver lining in the Intel CEO drama

It could fairly be argued Intel CEO Brian Krzanich needed to go, and this scandal was actually a blessing.

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IBM ends China's 5-year reign atop supercomputer rankings

IBM 'Summit' winning the title of world's fastest supercomputer and a scandal in Japan shake up the Top500 supercomputer rankings.

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Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

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