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Could human organs join networks?

Ongoing research explores biologically-based communication networks and electronics that could directly connect to human tissues.


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Vendors lengthen the range of 5G millimeter-wave transmissions

Tests involving Ericsson and Qualcomm overcame some of the limiting characteristics of 5G millimeter connectivity, more than doubling its effective distance.


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Still not dead: The mainframe hangs on, sustained by Linux and hybrid cloud

The mainframe—Linux alliance turns 20 this month and is proving to be more vital than ever, primarily in the form of Big Iron-based Red Hat OpenShift.


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Cisco extends SD-WAN options with AWS, Azure hybrid-cloud integration

New Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp features simplify access to multi-cloud services and provide better security and lower latency.


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Arm updates Neoverse server processors with considerable performance claims

Arm boasts the new Neoverse processor designs will deliver 50% better performance for the same power as the previous generation.


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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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Cradlepoint buy nets Ericsson 5G infrastructure for carriers, enterprises

Ericsson’s $1.1 billion purchase of Cradlepoint could broaden its customer base and expand the 5G services its carrier customers can support.


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Should you upgrade tape drives to the latest standard?

A recently released standard for linear tape-open—LTO-9—sets the scene for faster drives with more capacity, but are they a must-have?


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IDC reports jump in server sales, decline in storage revenue

On the surface it would seem contradictory for one market to rise and another to fall, but there is a pattern here.


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Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto upgrades the SD-WAN gear it bought via CloudGenix with machine learning and artificial intelligence to embrace cloud deployment


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Extreme unveils universal networking gear to simplify infrastructure decisions

Extreme Networks takes the wraps off new core switches; cloud-based management platform adds wireless intrusion protection, location services, IoT management, guest access, and compliance apps.


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How to consolidate network management tools

Enterprise IT shops are getting serious about winnowing the tools they use for network capacity planning, monitoring, event correlation, configuration management and more.


Network World - Insider asset - Invaluable Tips + Tricks for Troubleshooting Linux [Winter 2018]

Using bash’s shopt builtin to manage Linux shell behavior

The shopt builtin offers 53 settings that can alter how bash behaves. Read this post and then refer to bash's man page to follow up on how these settings might work for you.


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Huawei ban could complicate 5G deployment

Bans on Huawei, ZTE mean fewer choices for wireless carriers building 5G services


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Nvidia-Arm merger faces regulatory, political, legal hurdles

While Nvidia says it won’t interfere with Arm Holding’s chip-design business, its competitors and regulators may be skeptical