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8 questions to ask vendors about Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)

Most companies understand they need to transition from perimeter-based security to a Zero Trust model. And they understand that they can’t purchase Zero Trust as an off-the-shelf product. Here are eight questions to ask prospective...

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6 top network security threats and how to beat them

Here's a list of the most insidious external security threats and internal vulnerabilities, and how to successfully protect the network against both

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The three-way race for GPU dominance in the data center

Nvidia, AMD, and Intel are about to slug it out for a share of the growing graphics-processing-unit market that’s being fueled by the needs of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Private 5G: Its use in enterprises faces challenges

The availability of services from AWS, Cisco and HPE is propelling private 5G forward, but enterprises still have to contend with the technology's costs, device limitations, and competition from established alternatives such as Wi-Fi...

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10 most powerful Wi-Fi vendors

Cisco, HPE-Aruba, Ubiquiti, CommScope are driving the transition from Wi-Fi 5 to Wi-Fi 6 and beyond with automation, AI and machine learning

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How SASE uses AI

SASE vendors are applying AI and machine learning to the network- and security-related data they collect to sharpen analytics, tighten security and boost performance.

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What is Ethernet?

Ethernet protocol connects LANs, WANs, Internet, IoT devices, cloud, Wi-Fi systems into one seamless global communications network

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What is DRaaS and how it can save your business from disaster

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) enables enterprises of all sizes to safely backup their data in the cloud and quickly recover from a natural disaster, cyberattack or unplanned outage

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Edge computing moves toward full autonomy

With edge computing already transforming the way data is being handled, processed, and delivered, edge site operations are becoming as hands-off as possible

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9 hot jobs in the evolving data center

Data-center pros looking to ride technology waves toward more secure careers need both technical and people skills.

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10 essential Linux tools for network and security pros

These open source security frameworks help enterprises stay one step ahead of attackers by facilitating penetration testing and vulnerability assessments on wired and wireless enterprise networks.

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7 emerging network jobs that could boost your career

Hot trends such as cloud, edge and remote work, plus new approaches including SASE, SD-WAN and ZTNA, are reshaping network job titles and skills requirements

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What is a network operations center (NOC)?

A NOC is a centralized location where IT professionals can troubleshoot, monitor and optimize enterprise networks

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Troubleshooting puzzle: What caused the streaming to degrade?

Performance of streaming applications worked for years then suddenly dropped, apparently for no reason. Was it the firewalls?

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What is the Spanning Tree Protocol?

Spanning Tree optimizes Ethernet LAN traffic by eliminating loops and re-routing around disabled nodes

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What is NAC and why is it important for network security?

NAC plays a key role in Zero Trust network access (ZTNA), and is a powerful tool for securing IoT devices and protecting mobile and remote workers

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10 ways IT can navigate the chip shortage

Buying used gear, extending the life of existing IT equipment, and considering cloud alternatives are among the tactics industry watchers recommend for dealing with the ongoing semiconductor shortage.

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NaaS adoption will thrive despite migration challenges

Enterprises are embracing network-as-a-service (NaaS) offerings as they work through vendor hype, budget obstacles, and the challenges of legacy systems.

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