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Intel and Lightbits Labs team to improve storage performance

The collaboration is designed to speed up Lightbits NVMe/TCP storage, reducing enterprise reliance on Fibre Channel and improving storage hardware utilization.

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VMware highlights security in COVID-era networking

VMware is tackling the challenges of securing distributed enterprise resources with product enhancements including the new Carbon Black Cloud Workload software and upgrades to its SD-WAN and SASE products.

healthcare technology / medical data

How sensors, ambient intelligence could revolutionize healthcare

Wireless technologies could help mitigate clinical errors and improve caregiving in hospitals and at home.

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VMware amps up security for network, SASE, SD-WAN products

VMware is filling out its SASE and SD-WAN offerings and bolstering NSX security capabilities, the company announced at its virtual VMworld event.

virtual connections / social networking / remote teams

Arista adds IoT, remote-work management to campus family

Arista has added IoT monitoring and management to its CloudVision platform that can be shared with products by VMware, Microsoft and IBM's Red Hat.

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FCC auctions should be a long-term boost for 5G availability

Federal Communications Commission policymaking targets creation of new services by making more spectrum available

virtual data center servers

VMware plan disaggregates servers, offloads network virtualization and security

At its virtual VMworld 2020 event, the company previewed a new architecture called Project Monterey that goes a long way to meld bare metal servers, graphics processing units (GPUs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), network...

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Should you be concerned about the Windows XP leak?

Windows XP code is almost 20 years old, but it could still live on in newer operating systems.

Intel Optane 3D Xpoint DIMM

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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Government cybersecurity agency warns of Windows Server exploit

Rare warning from CISA instructs government agencies to patch a vulnerability in a core authentication component of Active Directory from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2019.

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Cisco turns out security patches 25 high-threat flaws for IOS, IOS XE

Cisco this week posted 25 security advisories defining 34 vulnerabilities rated high that should be fixed right away

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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.

virtual data center servers

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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