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Are you ready for your building's 'Super Bowl' of wireless demand?

Huge wireless traffic demands caused by big sporting events have led stadiums to innovate with new methods of network deployment and operation. Big buildings of all kinds can learn from stadiums how to prepare for wireless demands...

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Comparing global internet access services for SD-WAN: huge differences in pricing and quality

For enterprises deploying a global SD-WAN solution, selecting the right ISP is important.

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Requests for Cisco Catalyst 9300 are up … what’s the intent?

Interest in Cisco's Catalyst 9000 switches is up considerably. But looking at the specs, smaller networks should probably stay away from them.

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Leveraging a hybrid cloud model to cope with data growth

For most businesses that rely on their data for their core competence, it’s safe to say that some type of hybrid cloud architecture will serve best.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Modernized infrastructure that I love

It's Valentine's Day, and we should take a moment to appreciate the ones we love, as well as the innovative technologies that will change the world.

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Why 5G is bringing edge computing and automation front and center

The adoption of 5G and edge computing will drive new expectations for an always-on, high performing network and services, which will lead many enterprises to embrace automation.

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Novelty to necessity – automation’s impact on enterprise tech

Automation is and will continue to be looked at as a must-have tool in the IT industry in 2018. It's just a matter of time before it becomes an industry staple.

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The top 4 industrial enterprise requirements of IoT application enablement platforms (AEP)

Relying on hands-on usability and functionality tests to understand IoT AEPs is the best way to differentiate the true capabilities of platforms on the market.

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The internet will miss John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow was an pioneer in the fight for a free and open internet, but his unique, larger-than-life legacy was forged by deep contributions to both technology and popular culture.

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Cloud strategy: hybrid and multi cloud are not the same

But IT ops Is stuck in between the two.

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Why the edge has moved to the forefront

As more manufacturing and process companies discover the tremendous possibilities of pushing intelligence to the edge, expect to see adoption of edge-based industrial control solutions accelerate.

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Aerohive’s Atom boldly goes where no Wi-Fi has gone before

Aerohive's new Atom pluggable Wi-Fi devices let businesses cost-effectively extend wireless networks to hard-to-reach places.

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Why WAN metrics are not enough in SD-WAN policy enforcement

SD-WAN captures metrics that go far beyond the typical WAN measurements including application response time, network transfer time, and server response time.

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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s new Wi-Fi products are 'Stellar'

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise's new Stellar Wi-Fi products complement its Aruba OEM agreement and offer customers price-competitive solutions that are easy to deploy and manage.

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5 reasons digital twins matter to your IoT deployment

Digital twins are central to the vast majority of industrial IoT use cases.

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Gimmicky IoT devices detract from IoT's real potential

Marriott Hotels installed digital notepads on shower doors in a California hotel. This isn’t going to help the IoT be taken seriously.

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How to overcome infrastructure firefighting and other distractions

There are many obstacles that can keep IT professionals from the mission-critical parts of their job, steering them off track of their strategic IT roadmap. But there are ways to regain control.

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Mean time to innocence – using AI to uncover the truth behind perceived WiFi issues

AI replaces manual WiFi management tasks with automated intelligence and provides deep insight that helps identify and fix problems faster than ever before.

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