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Fortinet CEO: Network and security technologies give rise to security-driven networking

A conversation about the future of network security with Fortinet CEO Ken Xie

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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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Dell Tech’s PowerOne approach to hybrid cloud

As competition in the hybrid cloud space continues to heat up, Dell Technologies continues to expand its offerings to address shifting IT architectures while leveraging its broad portfolio of companies – including its deep connection...

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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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Tight Wi-Fi integration is key to successful SD-Branch

With Wi-Fi an essential part of branch-office network access, its security and management needs to be fully baked into SD-Branch platforms.

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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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What is edge computing and why it matters

With deployments of IoT devices and the arrival of 5G fast wireless, placing compute and analytics close to where data is created is making the case for edge computing.

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Why your providers should support IPv6

IPv6 can help provide better performance for customers, employees and third parties trying to access your hosted applications.

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SASE is more than a buzzword for BioIVT

Secure access service edge might be the newest Gartner buzzword, but BioIVT implemented its SASE platform more than 18 months ago and is already reaping the benefits of business acceleration based on technology simplification.

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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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Microsoft’s vision for the multi-cloud future

While its new offerings are compelling, it may be equally as relevant that Microsoft is clearly creating a culture that embraces partnership and open development, and one that even extends to competitors.

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Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Two new Arista software packages address connectivity issues between public and private clouds, create instances of its Cloud EOS in a Kubernetes container.

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Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco is bringing some of the bells and whistles of it Catalyst environment to Meraki customers with hardware and software to help customers better support and secure distributed network resources.

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VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware's Carbon Black platform, along with VMware NSX, VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Secure State and future innovations, will deliver built-in security to networks, endpoints, workloads, identity\ies, cloud and analytics.

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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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Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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An SD-WAN service that gets around the Great Firewall of China legally

Teridion’s SD-WAN service for China complies with government restrictions on IPSec traffic leaving the country yet supports broadband IPSec WAN interfaces for international businesses with branches in China.

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