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Review: Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2019 includes updates that Microsoft introduced over the past three years as well as many new security, administration, storage and Azure cloud integration features.

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10 of the world's fastest supercomputers

The fastest supercomputers in the world as ranked by TOP500 have reached a new milestone: all of the 500 systems on the list deliver at least 1 petaflop. These systems power scientific research at institutions around the world.

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White-box switches yield initial savings but pose challenges

Integrating white-box switches into multi-vendor environments presents management and support issues.

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Digital Realty jumps into interconnection business

PlatformDIGITAL offers a single source for global data-center coverage, capacity and connectivity. Implementation blueprints aim to allow customers to quickly deploy enterprise infrastructure where they need it.

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5 disruptive storage technologies for 2020

Leading-edge technologies, including NVMe, storage class memory, and intent-based storage management, promise to change the way IT organizations store, manage and use data.

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DXC is betting IT apps and services will stay on-premises

New DXC CEO Mike Salvino talks about getting rid of distraction businesses to focus on what he calls the enterprise stack.

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Cray to license Fujitsu Arm processor for supercomputers

HPE's Cray will co-develop Fujitsu's A64FX CPU to meet the requirements of likely customers such as universities and national research laboratories.

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Cleaning up with apt-get

Most of us with Debian-based systems use apt-get routinely to install packages and upgrades, but how often do we pull out the cleaning tools? Let's check out some of the tool's options for cleaning up after itself.

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Space-sourced power could beam electricity where needed

Harvesting solar energy in space would provide off-grid electricity at night, and for areas that don’t receive much sunlight. A project has just received funding.

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Why Kubernetes is vital for your business

To manage moving all your server applications to the cloud in containers, you’ll need to do some container orchestration, that's where Kubernetes comes in.

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Juniper aims to ease wired, wireless, multicloud management

Juniper has enhanced its network and hybrid cloud management software by integrating further the AI technology it recently acquired from Mist, and adding new features to its Contrail Enterprise Multicloud software.

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HPE boosts storage, hyperconvergence products with AI

HPE SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure gains artificial intelligence capabilities; HPE Primera storage platform gains composability features to boost agility and scalability.

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AMD Epyc processors continue to gain momentum

Dell, HPE and Lenovo have more than doubled their AMD-powered server offerings. Meanwhile, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, and Microsoft Azure have announced plans to deploy Epyc processors in their data centers.

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Red Hat announces RHEL 8.1 with predictable release cadence

Red Hat has just released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1, first to follow the predictable release cadence promised at Red Hat Summit 2019

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Cisco forges tighter SD-WAN links to Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365

A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.

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Digital Realty acquisition of Interxion to reshape data-center landscape

Strategic acquisition will give Digital Realty a huge boost globally, thanks to Interxion’s European data center sites and its interconnection capabilities linking Europe to Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Why enterprise computing is living on the edge

Like client/server and cloud before it, edge computing will be a critical component in any enterprise IT strategy. Here why you need an edge strategy to be competitive.

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Intel unveils new Xeon E-2200 line for entry level servers

The not-so-new line will go where eight cores will do instead of 28 cores.

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10 things to know about Cisco's certification overhaul

Cisco's CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE certifications are changing to emphasize areas such as network programmability, multi-cloud, Internet of Things, SD-WAN, and other software-focused initiatives.

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Object storage in the cloud: Is backup needed?

Block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient, it pays to be careful.

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