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How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security...


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Colleges expand VPN capacity, conferencing to answer COVID-19

With colleges finishing semesters via remote learning, IT departments are growing their remote-access networks and trying to help students overcome access-network challenges.


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Scheduling tasks on Linux using the at command

The at command makes it easy to schedule Linux tasks to be run at any time or date you choose. Check out what it can do for you.


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FCC wants to add a new swath of bandwidth to Wi-Fi 6

If approved, a Federal Communications Commission proposal would add the 6GHz band to the unlicensed spectrum used by Wi-Fi 6, making room to support more devices from a single Wi-Fi access point.


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Thousands of PCs break exaFLOP barrier

Folding@home has done what IT vendors and the federal government have been racing to do – break the exaFLOP barrier – and the crowdsourced distributed-computing program did it while fighting coronavirus.


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COVID-19 to delay enterprise 5G adoption

A key industry standard for the development of new-radio 5G will remain unreleased for at least two more months, holding back the availability of 5G products for the enterprise.


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COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services

Thousand Eyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, is providing Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS


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The ins and outs of high-performance computing as a service

HPC services can be a way to meet expanding supercomputing needs, but depending on the use case, they’re not necessarily better than on-premises supercomputers.


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Automation helps network providers weather coronavirus disruptions

Automation can play an important role in maintaining IT operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, say network pros from Netflix, Zoom, Dropbox and Equinix.


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Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform buy snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Palo Alto looks to build up SD-WAN, SASE portfolio take on Cisco, VMware with CloudGenix technology


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Neural computing should be based on insect brains, not human ones

Insect brains are a better model for artificial intelligence in IoT than human brains are because they are simpler and focus on key processes, scientists say.


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Providers address capacity, supply-chain challenges brought on by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing internet traffic to surge and usage patterns to shift. Learn how network teams at cloud services Netflix, Zoom and Dropbox, along with data center provider Equinix, are keeping operations running.


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Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.


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5 metrics you need to know about your backup and recovery system

Enterprises need to gather key data to determine whether their backup and recovery plans match up with reality.


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SASE might be better than VPNs for quickly ramping up remote access

A secure access service edge model can quickly grow remote-worker capacity without requiring enterprises to deploy their own new VPN gear.