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SD-WAN management means more than reviewing logs and parsing events

Creating a single view of the different types of data requires specialized skills, custom integration and a significant budget. Just look at the SIEM.

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Secure SD-WAN: The security vendors and their SD-WAN offerings

A networking vendor simply can’t jump into this space. Some SD-WANs add stateful packet filters and call this security.

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Passive optical LAN: Its day is dawning

As bandwidth demands continue to increase and with copper cabling having distance shortcomings, passive optical networks looks like an alternative that can solve a number of problems.

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5G in 2020: Still just a private party

Mobile operators and their suppliers are hyping up 5G technology for the coming year, but general availability is still years away.

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What's big in IT tech for the coming year

From data centers to the edge to the WAN, 2020 promises to be an active year for enterprise-technology development

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Data centers in 2020: Automation, cheaper memory

As data centers grow in 2020, enterprises will refine the balance between on-premises and cloud resources, adopt AI on servers and try to manage data sprawl effectively.

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SASE: Redefining the network and security architecture

Adoption of SASE reduces complexity and overhead, improves security and boosts application performance.

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Dell Tech’s PowerOne approach to hybrid cloud

As competition in the hybrid cloud space continues to heat up, Dell Technologies continues to expand its offerings to address shifting IT architectures while leveraging its broad portfolio of companies – including its deep connection...

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Microsoft’s vision for the multi-cloud future

While its new offerings are compelling, it may be equally as relevant that Microsoft is clearly creating a culture that embraces partnership and open development, and one that even extends to competitors.

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AI and 5G: Entering a new world of data

The deployment model of vendor-centric equipment cannot sustain this exponential growth in traffic.

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Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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JEDI award signals a critical ‘perception of parity’ in the cloud wars

With so much nuance and speculation around the decision to award the entire JEDI contract to Microsoft, it’s important to understand the award and what it means for Microsoft and AWS.

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How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

Secure access service edge (SASE), pronounced 'sassy,' combines elements of SD-WAN and network security into a single cloud-based service. It supports all types of edges, including WAN, mobile, cloud, and edge computing.

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The evolution to Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is being driven by necessity

The users and devices are everywhere. As a result, secure access services also need to be everywhere.

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Red Hat and the IBM play in hybrid cloud

The cloud market is growing rapidly, but it's also in a state of flux.

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Tokalabs Software Defined Labs automates configuration of lab test-beds

The primary challenge of running a test lab is the amount of time it takes to provision the test beds within the lab. This software defined lab platform automates the setup and configuration process so that tests can be accelerated.

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The software-defined data center drives agility

The value of SDN is doing as much as possible in the software so you don’t depend on the delivery of new features to come from a new generation of the hardware.

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Nutanix and HPE’s new hybrid partnership

While it feels like we’ve hit peak hybrid cloud, in reality it's only just begun.

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