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2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

Developments in cloud services, security, containers and white-box switches can make a positive impact for software-defined data-center networks in the coming year.

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Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment

LiveAction’s president and CEO, Brooks Borcherding, explains how network visibility can overcome some of the challenges associated with migrating to an SD-WAN.

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Edge-chips could render some networks unnecessary

Neuristor circuits will perform super-edge computations similar to how the brain does them, reducing network loads and possibly making some networks redundant.

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Is an SD-WAN managed service right for you?

Managed SD-WAN can be an appropriate solution for the enterprise, but due diligence is necessary to determine if it is the best fit.

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What's hot in enterprise networking for 2019

With 2019 just around the corner there's a lot of  developments and advances coming that will affect how enterprises make use of technologies for SD-WAN, IoT, Wi-Fi, data centers, the cloud and more. Here's a selection of some of...

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10 useful and free networking tools that are Windows 10 apps

Easy-access network tools are simple but essential and can be downloaded from the online Microsoft Store and pinned to the Windows 10 Start menu

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How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

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10 of the coolest and wackiest tech stories of 2018

From quantum computing to smart drones, network security goofs and AI developments it has been an interesting year.

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Using the Internet of Sound to transfer IoT data via speakers

Ultrasonic sounds could be overlaid onto audible sounds for Internet of Things (IoT) communications, says IoT startup Trillbit.

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Best Practices: How to buy technology expense-management services

Buying technology services for an enterprise is a big undertaking and an expensive one, so it can be smart to use yet another service – technology expense-management (TEM) – to help maintain control over what you spend and what you...

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HPE edge offerings merge analytics, applications and IoT systems control

HPE is uniting information and operational technology in edge-network hardware and software systems.

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HPE aims superfast Memory-Driven Flash storage at real-time workloads

HPE is targeting a new class of storage it calls Memory-Driven Flash at enterprise data centers that are increasingly being called on to handle real-time analytics, high-speed transactions, big data and AI workloads demanding more...

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Cisco predicts nearly 5 zettabytes of IP traffic per year by 2022

Cisco's annual look at the state of the internet finds that IoT, tons of new internet users, video surveillance, and IP WAN traffic drive traffic growth.

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What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

Software, SD-WAN, security, high-speed data-center networking, and more software fill up the Cisco hot plate for 2019.

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Getting smarter about managing the SD-WAN last-mile

New last-mile management services eliminate key challenge to SD-WAN deployment.

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Why did Oracle acquire an SDN firm?

Oracle has a significant communications software business, and it’s betting that Talari’s SD-WAN technology will ensure performance and reliability of communications over any network.

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Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients

Let's face it: VPNs are no longer in vogue. Users do not want to spend the time setting them up, and network admins are increasingly moving to a zero-trust model, which ensures a high level of security while empowering users to work...

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DNS over HTTPS seeks to make internet use more private

The IETF has standardized DNS over HTTPS (DOH), which encrypts DNS queries so eavesdroppers can’t tell what sites users connect to.

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