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MemVerge ships software-defined persistent memory software

Memory Machine does in-memory virtualization and memory snapshots using DRAM and Optane in combination.

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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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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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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

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Carriers, vendors work to promote 5G-network flexibility with open standards

The ORAN Alliance is working on standards that could help create 5G networks that are software-driven and less reliant on a single-vendor to ensure interoperability

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At it again: The FCC rolls out plans to open up yet more spectrum

Hard on the heels of auctioning off CBRS bandwidth for 5G, the FCC moves to provide more and more spectrum for commercial use.

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Chip maker Nvidia takes a $40B chance on Arm Holdings

Nvidia's deal to buy Arm would launch the processor maker as a world-class power with reach into servers and cell phones - if regulators allow it.

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Lenovo introduces four new HCI solutions

Hyperconverged infrastructure from Lenovo targets workloads including VDI, SAP HANA, Microsoft Azure, and Kubernetes.

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Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco and Microsoft have teamed up on another joint effort, this time to make it easier for enterprise branch offices with Cisco Meraki SD-WAN gear to tap into the Azure Virtual WAN service.

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