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How mainframes put muscle behind autonomous data maintenance software

With the muscle and processing power of the mainframe, autonomous troubleshooting software can handle the drudgery so the DBA can plug into their human ingenuity.

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BMC retools its service management offerings for AI, cloud era

Many if not most large enterprises run hybrid computing environments and are looking for management software flexible enough to run in, and manage assets, across private and public clouds.

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Cato Networks adds threat hunting to its Network as a Service

Security is a key benefit of using cloud-based networking services. And Cato Networks is kicking it up a notch by adding threat hunting as a service to its cloud network.

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When it comes to your IT infrastructure, visibility matters

Delivering visibility across your increasingly distributed and complex IT infrastructure isn’t easy, yet it can help everyone get on the same page and aligned with business objectives and user needs.

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Blockchain, service-centric networking key to IoT success

IoT needs monetization, security, and a strong edge network. Researchers say they have the solution — Blockcloud — blockchain along with a service name addressing system.

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Data-center management: What does DMaaS deliver that DCIM doesn’t?

Datacenter management as a service, or DMaaS, is a cloud-based remote monitoring service that aggregates and analyzes large sets of anonymized customer data to help companies better anticipate equipment failures or capacity shortfalls...

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REVIEW: Top application delivery controllers

Actual users offer comments on these ADCs: F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler ADC, HAProxy, Loadbalancer.org, KEMP LoadMaster and NGINX

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7 free networking tools you must have

From server management to protocol analysis to visibility into systems, networks and traffic flows, these free open source monitoring tools have you covered.

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Get a better angle on your network monitoring with application management

Optimize your network management and monitoring tools by using application management tools too.

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Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

Facing the reality that many if not most enterprise data center managers now work in a hyrbrid cloud environment, Juniper has started to offer Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads...

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Cultivating an app-first mentality in enterprise network management

Today’s applications require stability and reliability, enabled by transparency.

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Cisco boosts IoT access control, management

Tweaks to ISE, DNA Center can better track, secure internet of things devices

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Bringing your Internet of Things infrastructure into the digital age

Using the Internet of Things (IoT) to take upgrades to infrastructure from evolutionary to revolutionary.

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11 ways to stabilize your infrastructure

Manage your people, processes and technology the right way, and you’ll sleep better at night.

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Customer reviews: Top Remote Access Tools

Actual users of LogMeIn, Bomgar Remote Support, XenApp, Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, TeamViewer and ConnectWise Control tell what they like about these tools and where they found shortcomings.

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AI, machine learning and your access network

Given the invasion of new data now hitting enterprise access networks, machine learning and AI couldn't be more welcome technologies for taking the pressure of network managers to do more with less.

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Requests for Cisco Catalyst 9300 are up … what’s the intent?

Interest in Cisco's Catalyst 9000 switches is up considerably. But looking at the specs, smaller networks should probably stay away from them.

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How to overcome infrastructure firefighting and other distractions

There are many obstacles that can keep IT professionals from the mission-critical parts of their job, steering them off track of their strategic IT roadmap. But there are ways to regain control.

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Traditional application performance management no longer sufficient

Nyansa’s early success shows there’s a need for user performance management rather than traditional application performance management.

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2018 state of resilience: The pressure is on

IT leaders are under increased pressure to ensures systems can withstand natural disasters, attacks, and increasing storage and data accessibility needs.

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