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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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Getting grounded in intent-based networking

This package provides essential information to help networking pros weigh if and when to jump in on IBN.

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Cisco adds new capabilities to its IBN infrastructure

Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking gear so now it can both verify that networks are actually running according to the intentions set by admins and also so it can help to find and resolve network problems faster on both...

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Intel promises silicon-based fixes for Meltdown and Spectre this year

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich said "silicon-based" fixes for Spectre and Meltdown would arrive by the end of 2018.

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What is MU-MIMO and why you need it in your wireless routers

MU-MIMO (which stands for multi-user, multiple input, multiple output) was created to support environments where multiple users are trying to access a wireless network at the same time. With the expected release of 802.11ax, MU-MIMO...

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Data could one day be stored on molecules

Academics are frantically searching for ways to best store and retrieve the exabytes of data being produced daily. Chemistry is superseding traditional engineering routes.

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Cisco HyperFlex prepares businesses for a hybrid, multi-cloud world

Cisco HyperFlex 3.0 includes several new features that let businesses migrate to a hybrid, multi-cloud model and maintain visibility, application performance and scalability.

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Cisco acquires Skyport Systems to bolster its hybrid cloud positioning

Skyport will bring some unique technology to Cisco, making it easier for businesses to secure and manage hybrid cloud environments.

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HPE partners with Portworx for easier Kubernetes deployment

The new solution pairs HPE’s Synergy composable system with Portworx’s PX-Enterprise cloud-native storage platform to deploy a scale-out container platform on bare metal.

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What is disaster recovery? How to ensure business continuity

Organizations prepare for everything from natural disasters to cyber-attacks with disaster recovery plans that detail a process to resume mission-critical functions quickly and without major losses in revenues or business operations.

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Is the world ready for instant IoT?

A new Chinese IoT platform claims to enable IoT product development in just one day. Could that jumpstart IoT experimentation?

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Buildings should behave like humans

Artificial intelligence, along with real-time IoT, must be incorporated into buildings to make them smarter and healthier, says a major construction firm.

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What is fog computing? Connecting the cloud to things

Fog computing extends the concept of cloud computing to the network edge, making it ideal for internet of things (IoT) and other applications that require real-time interactions.

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Server vendors push flex pricing to challenge cloud providers

As enterprises adopt cloud services, hardware vendors are fighting back with long-term payment plans that avoid capital outlay.

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Configuration errors in Intel workstations being labeled a security hole

The issue is in specific desktops and laptops but is not a technical one, company says.

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IoT security needs a white knight

It may be time for the U.S. government to step in to coordinate security standards across all the players that participate in creating the internet of things, Frost & Sullivan says

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