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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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VMware boosts load balancing, security intelligence, analytics

VMware has added new features to its core networking software that will let customers more securely control cloud application traffic running on virtual machines (VMs), containers, or bare metal.

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Why blockchain, despite some early success, remains a corporate enigma

While the benefits of blockchain seem straightforward, the nuances around implementing it — including adding business partners to a network, integrating it with legacy systems and navigating uncertain regulatory waters — make its...

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Deloitte launches ‘Blockchain in a Box’ hands-on demonstrator

The consultancy said a modular computing system will enable hands-on testing of the distributed ledger technology by enterprises hoping to get a grasp on what it can, or cannot, do.

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Big Switch targets shadow IT, hybrid cloud growth with fortified software family

Big Switch's new products include a version of its Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) for Amazon Web Services virtual private cloud (VPC) management, adding support for Global VPCs (G-VPCs), and a cloud-based version of its Multi-Cloud Director...

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Cerebras Systems' new deep-learning chip is as big as your keyboard, and the largest ever

Cerebras Systems announces the largest chip ever made: its trillion-transistor chip is a neural-network processor that measures inches on a side and requires water cooling.

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IBM, Chainyard unveil blockchain-based 'Trust Your Supplier' network

IBM has partnered with Fortune 500 companies to launch the network, which is aimed at automating the validation and onboarding of buyers and suppliers.

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Cisco assesses the top enterprise SD-WAN technology drivers

Cisco SD-WAN customer National Instruments touts benefits of the technology: Speed, efficiency, security, cost savings

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Roon Labs' Nucleus music server review: Exquisite hardware for exceptional software

The Nucleus is a superb—but very expensive—platform for running Roon Labs' marvelous Roon music server software.

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Cisco goes deeper into photonic, optical technology with $2.6B Acacia buy

Cisco: Optical-interconnect technologies are becoming increasingly strategic for data centers, service providers

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Colocation facilities buck the cloud-data-center trend

Lower prices and latency plus easy access to multiple cloud providers make colocation facilities an attractive option compared to building on-site data centers.

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Cisco sounds warning on 3 critical security patches for DNA Center

Cisco issued three “critical” security warnings for its DNA Center users – two having a Common Vulnerability Scoring System rating of 9.8 out of 10.

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The U.S. blacklists five Chinese supercomputer firms, including AMD joint venture THATIC

The U.S. Department of Commerce has added several of China's top supercomputer and chipmakers to its "entity list," including the THATIC joint venture between AMD and the Chinese government.

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Cisco connects with IBM to simplify hybrid-cloud deployment

Cisco and IBM are working todevelop a hybrid-cloud architecture that meld Cisco’s data-center, networking and analytics platforms with IBM’s cloud offerings.

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Cisco issues critical security warnings on SD-WAN, DNA Center

Vulnerabilities to Cisco's SD-WAN and DNA Center software top a list of nearly 30 security advisories issued by the company.

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VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application delivery technology

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New switches, Wi-Fi gear to advance Arista’s campus architecture

Campus leaf switches and a Wi-Fi 6 access point will be available this fall to flesh out Arista’s grand plan for more efficient campus networks called Cognitive Campus.

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For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

Persistent memory – also known as storage class memory – has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success.

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