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What to expect when the internet gets a big security upgrade

More secure keys protecting the directory name system (DNS) are ready to deploy, but for those using DNS servers that haven't been upgraded, it could cause problems reaching websites.

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VMware has edge, AI, blockchain ambitions

VMware's Project Dimension (edge computing), Project Magna (artificial intelligence) and Project Concord (enterprise blockchain) were all previewed at VMworld

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Hot products at VMworld 2018

VMworld 2018 kicks off this week in Las Vegas, where VMware and its partners are digging into virtualization, SDN, hyperconvergence, AI, containers and more. As the show gets underway, here are some of the new products being announced...

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VMware sharpens security focus with vSphere Platinum, ‘adaptive micro-segmentation’

VMware expands its security range with vSphere Platinum -- a new version of its virtualization software that has security integrated into the hypervisor.

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Microsoft lures Win Server 2008 users toward Azure

With the end of support for Windows Server 2008 coming in January 2020 and SQL Server 2008 in July 2019, Microsoft is offering customers three years of extended support for the platforms if they migrate the workloads to its Azure...

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China once again cracks down on cryptocurrencies, news outlets

The Chinese government has banned more than a half dozen online media outlets after they published information on cryptocurrencies, and a regional government authority clamped down on all venues hosting crypto events.

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Analysts: SD-WAN 5-year annual growth rate tops 40%

Becoming the “backbone of the enterprise,” SD-WAN market could hit $4.5 billion by 2022, IDC says, even as businesses seek integrated management and security features.

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Pure Storage CEO on all-flash data centers and the cloud

CEO Charlie Giancarlo discusses how data-centric storage can boost application performance and how Pure Storage's subscription agreements promise infrastructure upgrades without downtime.

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Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

Cisco's fiscal year 2018 results say deferred product revenue related to recurring software and subscription offers increased 23 percent over 2017.

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Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

Cisco and Arista agreed to settle their years-long legal battle, with Arista paying Cisco $400 million, which will result in the dismissal of all pending district court and International Trade Commission litigation between the...

Cisco upgrade enables SD-WAN in 1M+ ISR/ASR routers

Cisco took a giant step toward making SD-WAN features ubiquitous across its communication products by adding Viptela SD-WAN technology to the IOS XE software that runs its core ISR/ASR routers.

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Network World: Edge, Intent-based networking are all the rage; IT networking budgets rise

Network World 8th annual State of the Network survey looks at high-priority SDN, IBN, SD-WAN, network-security trends.

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Google, Cisco amp-up enterprise cloud integration

Cisco and Google last October teamed up to develop a Kubernetes, hybrid cloud offering. Kubernetes, originally designed by Google, is an open-source-based system for developing and orchestrating containerized applications.

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Multi-cloud monitoring keeps Q2 integrated operations center humming

Q2 used to be a .Net shop with a traditional three-tier architecture and SQL backend. Now it’s transitioned to an open-source microservices architecture enabled by container technologies.

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Happy Amazon Crash Day

On Prime Day, one of the biggest shopping days of the year for Amazon.com, the company’s website timed out intermittently for hours.

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What's the future of server virtualization?

Server virtualization can help fight server sprawl, make better use of compute power, curb energy bills, and improve data-center agility and flexibility.

10 hot SD-WAN startups to watch

Giant vendors such as AT&T, Cisco, Citrix and VMware carry influence in SD-WAN, but these 10 startups are making a name for themselves.

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IBM ends China's 5-year reign atop supercomputer rankings

IBM 'Summit' winning the title of world's fastest supercomputer and a scandal in Japan shake up the Top500 supercomputer rankings.

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Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

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HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE moves to certify complete enterprise software stacks, allowing enterprises to run the exact same applications in the data center, in the cloud or at the network edge.

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