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Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming uses the science of electromagnetic interference to make Wi-Fi and 5G connections more precise.

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How the oil and gas industry exploits IoT

The energy industry has embraced IoT technology in its operations, from monitoring well production to predicting when its gear will need maintenance.

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Can microsegmentation help IoT security?

Deploying microsegmentation as part of a broad IoT security strategy can enable more granular control of network systems and better isolation if a security flaw is exploited.

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HPE, Nutanix deliver private cloud as a service

HPE hardware plus Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud OS and its AHV hypervisor create a combination for on-premises deployment that's intended to compete with cloud services.

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VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint security vendor Carbon Black to provide more comprehensive integrated security.

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SD-WAN: What is it and why you’ll use it one day

Software-defined wide area networks, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices and the cloud.

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The biggest risk to uptime? Your staff

Human error is the chief cause of downtime, a new study finds. Imagine that.

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Reimagining-the-Internet project gets funding

A National Science Foundation-financed Internet replacement testbed project lays out its initial plans.

Schneider Electric launches wall-mounted server rack

Like a flat-screen TV that's mounted to save floor space, the EcoStruxure Micro Data Center 6U can be hung from the wall in space-constrained data centers and edge computing environments.

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Xilinx unveils open source FPGA platform

New Vitis kit from FPGA vendor Xilinx will use familiar languages like C++ and Python for everything from IoT to video encoding.

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High performance computing: Do you need it?

As costs drop and use cases multiply, high performance computing is attracting new adopters of all types and sizes. Expanding options include supercomputer-based HPC systems, cluster-based HPC, and cloud HPC services. How can HPC...

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DARPA looks for new NICs to speed up networks

The government agency that gave us the Internet 50 years ago is now looking to drastically increase network speed to address bottlenecks and chokepoints for compute-intensive applications. The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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Is hybrid cloud certification right for you?

Hybrid cloud training can help enterprise IT professionals who are trying to optimize private and public cloud resources.

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Intel announces Optane for workstations, higher capacity NAND

At its Memory and Storage Day 2019 in Seoul last week, Intel made several announcements concerning its Optane persistent storage as well as NAND flash capacity. Optane is a new form of non-volatile memory from Intel that has the...

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IoT roundup: Security holes abound, GE Digital makes noise and more

This week, we look at IoT security holes -- both usual and unusual -- an IIoT player makes a move, and mergers and partnerships worth noting.

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IBM brings blockchain to Red Hat OpenShift; adds Apache CouchDB for hybrid cloud customers

IBM continued its Red Hat and open source software integration work this week by adding Red Hat OpenShift support to its blockchain platform and bringing a Kubernetes Operator for Apache CouchDB support into its Cloudant hybrid cloud...

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