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2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

Developments in cloud services, security, containers and white-box switches can make a positive impact for software-defined data-center networks in the coming year.

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10 predictions for the data center and the cloud in 2019

What will 2019 hold for data centers and the cloud, both public and private? Here are our educated guesses.

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3 types of IoT platform analytics

Enterprises rely on 3 types of IoT analytics from their selected IoT platforms. By testing multiple IoT platforms, an enterprise can identify best-in-class analytics capabilities.

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Mass data fragmentation requires a storage rethink

A fresh approach to secondary storage is required to solve the growing mass data fragmentation (MDF) problem.

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Getting smarter about managing the SD-WAN last-mile

New last-mile management services eliminate key challenge to SD-WAN deployment.

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Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients

Let's face it: VPNs are no longer in vogue. Users do not want to spend the time setting them up, and network admins are increasingly moving to a zero-trust model, which ensures a high level of security while empowering users to work...

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The perils of using voice commands with IoT machines

Combine the IoT, voice commands and machines, and you’re creating a potentially disastrous recipe of unintended consequences.

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Itential puts organizations on the path to the modern network

It’s going to take a while to achieve intent-based modern networks, but tools such as Itential’s Intelligent Network Automation solution can help you start the journey.

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Tariffs on China cause new data center equipment prices to increase

Networking and server equipment are among those affected by the U.S. tariffs on China, causing OEMs to increase their prices. There are ways, though, to offset the increases.

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The future of cloud interconnects

Mission critical cloud applications require sharp elbows.

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Self-healing SD-WAN removes the drama of high-availability planning

No more complex high-availability decision making.

How we selected 10 hot business continuity startups to watch

Here's the process used to winnow down the possible candidates for mention in our business-continuity roundup.

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10 hot business-continuity startups to watch

A crop of well-funded young businesses embrace blockchain, machine learning, data analytics and more to stave off costly disaster downtime.

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Infrastructure life cycle costs: How ITAD and TPM can save you money

Complete infrastructure life cycle management that includes secure IT asset disposition and third-party maintenance can help you maximize the value of your technology investment.

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Introducing Named Data Networking

No more IP addresses.

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Radical shake-up proposed for the internet

The World Wide Web could return to the retro decentralized 1990s if momentum for a blockchain-like protocol gets into gear.

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Identity awareness: it’s more than just a packet

Routing must reflect business context.

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Spray-on antennas will revolutionize the Internet of Things

Researchers at Drexel University have developed a method to spray on antennas that outperform traditional metal antennas, opening the door to faster and easier IoT deployments.

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