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Dealing with the downturn

As the coronavirus pandemic builds, businesses are already reeling from the economic impact. Here's how IT can adjust to a new reality of cost trimming and budget cuts.


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5 metrics you need to know about your backup and recovery system

Enterprises need to gather key data to determine whether their backup and recovery plans match up with reality.


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SASE might be better than VPNs for quickly ramping up remote access

A secure access service edge model can quickly grow remote-worker capacity without requiring enterprises to deploy their own new VPN gear.


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Know the benefits of cloud-native networking for SASE

Gartner has positioned secure access service edge (SASE) as the next wave of SD-WANs. While most industry people I talk to agree on the concept of security and networking being brought together, there is some debate surrounding...


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COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services

Thousand Eyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, is providing Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS


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Survey: Most data centers don't meet the needs of their users

You don’t need to downsize your data center, you need to expand it, according to a Forbes Insights survey


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Tricks for getting around your Linux file system

The cd command is probably one of the first 10 that any Linux user learns, but it's not the only way to navigate the Linux file system.Here are some other ways.


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ROLLING UPDATE: The impact of COVID-19 on public networks and security

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security...


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The coming together of SD-WAN and AIOps

SD-WAN delivers cost and resiliency benefits. Infusing AI into SD-WAN takes things further, enabling automated operations and business agility.


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COVID-19 vs. Raspberry Pi: Researchers bring IoT technology to disease detection

Researchers from UMass say that a Raspberry Pi edge device can help identify flu-like symptoms in crowds, broadening the range of tools that can be used to track the spread of disease.


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Linux firewall basics with ufw

We take a look at ufw - the uncomplicated firewall - on Linux, providing some insights and commands for making changes.


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Tips for cleaning data-center gear in response to coronavirus

Dell has some suggestions on how to disinfect sensitive electronics


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COVID-19: Tech giants, government agencies add supercomputing to the fight

The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, which ncludes IBM, AWS, Google, HPE and Microsoft as well as NASA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and U.S. Department of...


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Post-coronavirus planning calls for more (not less) investment in tech

The coronavirus crisis is just beginning. But it will end. And how you fare after the pandemic depends on what you do right now. Here are four areas to focus on.


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Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world

A new generation of private cloud options, including Amazon Outposts, Microsoft Azure Stack and Google Anthos, is leading enterprises to rethink hybrid cloud strategies.