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Open source, programmability, and as-a-service to play a big role in future networks

As networks rely more on software, industry experts expect open-source to play a role in Layer 2 and 3 functionality, and that data-centers will rely more on cloud-like services.

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Adam Selipsky returns to AWS as CEO. Now what?

The Tableau CEO and Salesforce executive is returning to Amazon Web Services after six years away to take over the cloud division when Andy Jassy moves on to the top Amazon job later this year.

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Google and Cisco extend SD-WAN, cloud network-management integration

Cisco has integrated its SD-WAN technology with Google's Network Connectivity Center, a new management platform designed to simplify on-prem and cloud networking.

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Cloudflare wants to be your corporate network backbone with centralized management and security

Magic WAN and Magic Firewall aim to simplify linking sites and datacenters while allowing organizations to better enforce security policies.

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VMware bolsters cloud app security with Mesh7 buy

Mesh7's security technology will be combined with VMware's Kubernetes-based Tanzu Service Mesh.

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5G services: Another FCC auction to jumpstart carrier deployments

The FCC is auctioning off 100MHz more of mid-range radio-frequency licenses suitable for 5G services and to trying to make it easier for the winners to put them to use quickly.

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AMD launches third generation Epyc server processors

AMD's new Milan processor features a 19% performance bump and socket compatibility with its older processors.

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NetApp dumps its HCI hardware in favor of Kubernetes

NetApp is ending production of its hyperconvergence hardware and plans to focus on software-defined infrastructure.

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Cisco grows UCS server family with high-powered AMD processor

Cisco is using AMD’s new EPYC 7003 processor to boost performance in its Unified Computing System family of servers.

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VMware, Nvidia offer GPU-powered AI in virtual machines

Expanded partnership aims to make it easier for enterprises to run GPU-accelerated AI applications.

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Cisco bumps up its silicon speed to 25.6Tbps

Cisco's Silicon One webscaler-device family now has 10 members

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Top enterprise data center trends you need to know

Enterprise data-center pros are embracing cloud services, growing high-speed networks, enabling remote workforces, and adopting automation and AI.

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Xilinx announces new line of adaptable SmartNIC cards

Alveo SN1000 SmartNICs comes with 100Gb/s line rate network function offload and composability features for customization.

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Storage startup Pliops aims to boost flash performance

Rivals Intel and Nvidia are on the same side when it comes to the funding of a startup that promises to make flash storage orders of magnitude faster. The two are among numerous investors in Pliops, which is developing a...

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5 free network-vulnerability scanners

These 5 tools can help automate the detection and remediation of vulnerabilities, and they're available at no cost, and some are upgradeable to more fully featured platforms.

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Pure Storage, Equinix team for new bare-metal offerings

Partnership aims to offer bare metal as-a-service to provide enterprises more control, flexibility and speed during server provisioning.

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Aruba chief: Enterprises must adjust to new normal of remote working

Keerti Melkote, president and founder of Aruba, talks future networks, edge computing and 5G.

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Microsoft, VMware marry Azure Virtual WAN Hub with VMware SD-WAN

The integration of Microsoft's Virtual WAN Hub and VMware's SD-WAN is aimed at making it easier for customers to deploy widely distributed business applications.

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Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as working from home doubled

A report released today by Comcast details the sharp upswing in Internet usage during the ongoing pandemic.

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HPE debuts new Opportunity Engine for fast AI insights

Using trillions of data points this cloud-based machine learning platform can provide the optimal IT solution in seconds.

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