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Intel launches new Xeon processor aimed at edge computing

The Xeon D-2100's system-on-chip (SoC) design and low power are key for constrained environments.

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Dell-EMC expands its CI platform, simplifies data center operations

With the VxBlock 1000, Dell-EMC’s next-generation CI platform, customers can mix and match storage, networking and compute technology for greater data center agility.

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Demand for managed SD-WAN services skyrockets

Demand for SD-WAN delivered as a managed service is exploding as customers see the benefits that SD-WAN can bring to their distributed organizations. For example, communications service providers (CSPs) such as Verizon, NTT, and...

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Mingis on Tech: A preview of Mobile World Congress 2018

This year's big show in Barcelona begins Feb. 26, and while hardware announcements are always part of the event, attendees are more likely to hear a lot about 5G networking.

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It’s launch day for Sylabs: Promoting portable high-performance containers for Linux

Support for container technology deriving from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is getting a boost in enterprise and commercial markets through the formation of a new company, Sylabs.

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Researchers find malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre

As of Feb. 1, antivirus testing firm AV-TEST had found 139 malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre. Most are not very functional, but that could change.

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5G won’t cope, terahertz will provide more bandwidth

Researchers say 5G won't be able to accommodate the growing demand for bandwidth. Terahertz-frequency networks, with their larger capacity and smaller power needs, will be the better option.

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AMD lands Dell as its latest Epyc server processor customer

AMD's Epyc 7000 processors will power three new Dell PowerEdge servers. The emphasis is on one-socket solutions for the enterprise.

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Spectre and Meltdown | Salted Hash Ep 17

What is it about the Spectre and Meltdown attacks that scared everyone so much? Host Steve Ragan and J.M. Porup talk through the impact of these hardware flaws.

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Cisco says almost all workloads will be cloud based within 3 years

In its latest Cisco Global Cloud Index (2016-2021), the networking giant predicts that by 2021, 94 percent of all workloads will run in some form of cloud environment and that dedicated servers will be a distinct minority. That 94...

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AMD plans silicon fix for Spectre vulnerability

AMD intends to have a silicon fix for the variant 2 of the Spectre exploit, the only one of the Meltdown and Spectre exploits it’s vulnerable to, by 2019.

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What is the Industrial IoT? And why the stakes are so high

The Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, connects machines and devices in industries such as transportation, power generation, and healthcare. The potential is high and so are the risks.

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Internet slowdowns might become a thing of the past

A new way of providing the same optical bandwidth optimization as one sees in huge-scale core networks could appear in homes and small businesses.

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Cisco unveils container management on HyperFlex

Cisco Container Platform brings order to containers and enables applications to run the same way on premises as they do in public clouds.

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Cisco brings intent-based networks to the data center

Cisco announced this week it is bringing its intent-based network (IBN) system to the data center. In doing so, it is adding a third leg to the IBN stool -- assurance.

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IoT and the law of unintended consequences

Strava’s fitness app usage heatmap accidentally reveals military deployments — and it won’t be the last time good IoT intentions lead to unanticipated problems.

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IT budgets remain tight due to cloud migration

Computer Economics research echoes a common finding that on-premises computing is falling out of favor as IT shops look to migrate as much work as possible to the public cloud.

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What is microsegmentation? How getting granular improves network security

Microsegmentation is a way to create secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allow you to isolate workloads and protect them individually.

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