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Cisco, SAP team up to ease cloud, container integration, management

Cisco’s Container Platform will work with SAP’s Data Hub to integrate large data sets that may be in public clouds, such as Amazon Web Services, Hadoop, Microsoft or Google, and integrate them with private cloud or enterprise apps...

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Augmented reality, fog, and vision: Duke professor outlines importance of smart architectures

A Duke University-based academic’s work on augmented reality (AR) has its roots in a deep understanding of fog, edge, and cloud architecture.

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LinkedIn the latest to introduce its own server designs

LinkedIn offers to “open source” hardware designs it created to lower costs and speed up its data center deployment.

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Cisco sets $2.3B deal for unified access, multi-factor authentication security firm Duo

Cisco closes on its $2.35 billion deal with network identity, authentication security firm Duo. The deal will help customers securely connect any user to any application on any network.

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Drone defense -- powered by IoT -- is now a thing

A new partnership between AT&T and startup Dedrone could bring drone defense to mainstream industry. But do we really need it?

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802.11ax preview: Access points and routers that support the Wi-Fi 6 protocol on tap

Aerohive, ASUS and D-Link are among vendors readying 802.11ax access points and routers that take advantage of 802.11ax speed. The latest update to the Wi-Fi protocol standard, 802.11ax has been designed to transmit data even faster,...

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Cisco unearths 13 'High Impact' IOS vulnerabilities you need to patch now

Cisco has exposed 13 vulnerabilities in its IOS and IOS XE switch and router operating software that the company said should be patched as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities were detailed in Cisco’s twice-yearly dump of IOS...

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IoT roundup: Startups, big carriers flex their IoT muscles and California legislation

New in the IoT world: a proposed ban on default passwords for connected devices, IoT-specific carrier services, and a chip set that could underpin more powerful yet inexpensive IoT endpoints.

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Hitachi Vantara unveils a wide range of data-center products

Hitachi Vantara launched a wide range of new hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) systems, software management, and automation tools at its Hitachi Next 2018 conference.

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Cisco CEO: Webex service outage 'unacceptable'

Cisco’s Webex services are on the mend after an outage on Sept. 25 shut down all Webex services, including Calling, Meetings, Control Hub, Hybrid Services, and Team.

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400G Ethernet demos, plugfest tout hyperscale network power

High-speed Ethernet demos from Arista, Cisco, Juniper, Intel, Huawei and others portend a strong, looming 400G Ethernet future.

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Fedora Project announces availability of Fedora 29 beta

The Fedora 29 beta release is ready for downloading and testing, including new support for containers and better performance on Arm machines.

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Intel makes a play for high-speed fiber networking for data centers

Intel revamps its strategy around the data center and delves into silicon photonics transceivers that target 5G wireless infrastructure and data centers.

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How enterprises can prep for 5G

There’s plenty of hype around 5G networking and its promise to revolutionize driverless cars and entertainment, but what’s less clear is how it will enable the typical enterprise to innovate.

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Linux community acts after years of complaints like Sarah Sharp's

Years after Sarah Sharp stepped down from her direct work in the Linux kernel community because of abusive behavior, Linus Torvalds has stepped away and the community adopted a Code of Conduct.

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A new ARM-based server processor challenges for the data center

A former Intel executive has launched a broadside attack against her former employer and created Ampere Computing, which develops ARM-based chips for the data center.

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ICANN sets plan to reinforce internet DNS security

ICANN has voted to go ahead with the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS).

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Hybrid IoT communications could be the best option

GCT Semiconductor and LPWA network provider Sigfox announced a multi-mode, hybrid, LTE combo Sigfox chip that they say will save IoT applications money.

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AMD plots its move against Intel in the data center

With new momentum and Intel reeling, AMD is targeting virtualization upgrades.

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Scale Computing, APC partner to offer micro data center in a box

Hyperconverged infrastructure vendor Scale Computing and power management specialist APC have partnered to offer a range of turnkey micro data centers for the North American market.

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