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BrandPost: New Value Together: Make Any Room a Data Centre

This is a fully connected, intelligent world, where data is a key asset. As services expand, the volume of global data will increase from 44 ZB in 2020 to 180 ZB...

IBM expands the role of its hybrid-cloud security package

IBM is expanding the role of its security-software package for hybrid-cloud deployments by improving the gathering of security data collected within customer networks and drawing on third-party threat-intelligence feeds, among other...

Forrester: Get ready for IoT networking chaos

The sheer number of connectivity options available for IoT networks will create chaos in the coming year, according to a newly released set of predictions from Forrester Research.As there’s no single...

BrandPost: The Secret to SASE is the Right SD-WAN

Evolving networking and connectivity issues are forcing IT teams to rethink their WAN and remote worker strategies. In the best of times, securing remote connections while ensuring scalability and maintaining user...

8 video chat apps compared: Which is best for security?

Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Duo, Cisco Webex, FaceTime, Jitsi, Signal and WhatsApp. What does their encryption look like? What are the trade-offs?(Insider Story)

Cisco slapped with $1.9 billion judgement in security patent lawsuit

Cisco this week lost a patent infringement case brought by security vendor Centripetal Networks and was hit with a $1.9 billion judgement.A non-jury judgement from U.S. District Judge Henry Morgan determined...

What is a network switch, and how does it work?

Networks today are essential for supporting businesses, providing communication, delivering entertainment—the list goes on and on. A fundamental element networks have in common is the network switch, which helps connect devices...

Meet SONiC, the new NOS (definitely not the same as the old NOS)

The open-sourced Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) NOS is rapidly growing a community of developers and users that could change the way many networks are run by large...

IoT Roundup: Carriers and connectivity fueling Microsoft’s IoT expansion, IoT networks getting smarter, and...

This month's installment covers the impetus lent to IoT deployments by the ongoing pandemic, some new wrinkles in the security picture, and the possibility of more intelligence at the network edge...

Facts about backup security that should scare you to death

Least privilege—the idea that each person in your organization should have the least number of privileges they need in order to accomplish a given task—is an important security concept that needs...

Should you be concerned about the Windows XP leak?

Reports hit the Web last week that the Windows XP source code has been leaked and posted to 4chan, one of the seediest boards not on the dark web.A link to...

IBM sharpens its hybrid cloud, AI focus with Instana buy

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring firm. Financial details were not disclosed.Once the acquisition closes, Instana's technology will be incorporated into IBM's hybrid cloud...

IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

VMware preps network software to support distributed work, faster application delivery

VMware is extending its core virtual networking product family in an effort to help companies build infrastructure that can stand up to today's challenges, including the shift to remote work and...

Amazon Web Services launches Nvidia Ampere-powered instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of a new GPU-powered instance called Amazon P4d that is based on Nvidia’s new Ampere architecture, and the two firms are making...

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