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Cisco opens DNA Center network control and management software to the DevOps masses

Opening up Cisco DNA Center's network controller, assurance, automation and analytics platform to developers holds the promise of customers building strategic network applications.

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End-to-end data, analytics key to solving application performance problems

Nyansa adds WAN and client insight to Voyance to provide greater visibility into user experience and application performance.

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IBM launches new availability zones worldwide for hybrid enterprise clouds

IBM is targeting businesses with complex workload requirements, adding 18 availability zones globally to its public cloud.

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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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Review: Icinga enterprise-grade, open-source network monitoring that scales

Icinga's management software is well-documented, easy to install and has plenty of plug-ins, but could benefit from an easier install

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Cisco CEO trumpets Catalyst 9K advances, software business success

CEO Chuck Robbins talks about the shift to subscriptions for Cisco services, the company's cloud strategy, intent-based networking

Cisco loses key software exec

Cisco Sr. VP Rowan Trollope is moving on to cloud startup Five9.

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Software opens up new career opportunities for network professionals

Network engineers need to embrace the shift to software as a way to do their jobs better and faster. Cisco’s DevNet Create event is one way to help them get those skills.

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Windows Server 2019 embraces hybrid cloud, hyperconverged data centers, Linux

Microsoft is set to make Windows Server 2019 generally available in the second half of the year, opening up access to its preview build through its Insiders program now and targeting data centers with new features to handle hybrid...

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Get 25% Off H&R Block's Federal & State Tax Software, Plus a 5% Amazon Bonus

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Juniper brings AI bots to intent-based networks

Juniper announced its new artificial intelligence (AI) bots, Juniper Bots, which advance intent-based networks.

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How patchable software can secure the IoT

Rather than waiting for the next hack or DDOS to send their IT and PR teams scattering for solutions, today’s IoT companies should prepare now for a more expensive and secure future.

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Report confirms on-premises data center spending declined

A new Synergy Research report shows spending on non-cloud data center hardware and software dropped 18% between Q2 2015 and Q2 2017, while cloud spending grew 35%.

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5 software licensing challenges in the next generation network

Understanding changing network business models and how to adapt your IT operations.

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New digital platforms to become the foundation for IT

AI and transparent immersive experiences are among the trends that will require shifting from traditional tech infrastructure to ‘ecosystem-enabling platforms.’

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IoT in the office: Plantronics service blocks annoying noises

Plantronics introduces another type of IoT product, Habitat Soundscaping, adaptive software that attacks the noise in open offices.

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Beware of companies claiming products have AI capabilities

Gartner finds software companies are exaggerating the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in their products.

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Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

A brain-to-machine telepathic-like interface is becoming more likely following successful machine learning applied to fMRI scans.

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