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Cisco: 5 hot networking trends for 2020

Cisco exec says SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6, multi-domain control, virtual networking and the evolving role of network engineers will be big in 2020

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Cisco grabs Exablaze for low-latency chip technology

Cisco continues to build up its internal electronics tools, saying it will acquire Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology designer Exablaze for an undisclosed amount.

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Cisco targets hyperscalers with silicon, high-end routers

Cisco rolls out its Silicon One plan, 8000 Series carrier-class routers and aims at selling chips to whitebox or hyperscale developers

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What’s hot at the edge for 2020? Everything

From SD-WAN and cloud interconnection to security, the edge will be one active place in 2020

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What's big in IT tech for the coming year

From data centers to the edge to the WAN, 2020 promises to be an active year for enterprise-technology development

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What’s hot for Cisco in 2020

Experts expect that Cisco will focus on building-out cloud, SD-WAN and security in 2020.

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Data centers in 2020: Automation, cheaper memory

As data centers grow in 2020, enterprises will refine the balance between on-premises and cloud resources, adopt AI on servers and try to manage data sprawl effectively.

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AWS rolls out Outposts for on-premises hybrid cloud

Cisco, Aruba, Juniper are among others that support Amazon's Outposts hybrid-cloud service supported by hardware in customers' private data centers.

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Amazon joins the quantum computing crowd with Braket testbed

The newest part of AWS’ huge public-cloud ecosystem is Braket, a way for companies to experiment with quantum computing without having to own quantum computers.

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8 ways to prepare your data center for AI’s power draw

Artificial intelligence requires greater processor density, which increases the demand for cooling and raises power requirements.

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Extreme targets data center automation with software, switches

Extreme Networks software and switches are trying to bring simplicity to complex data center fabric management

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IBM aims at hybrid cloud, enterprise security

IBM Cloud Pak for Security features open-source Red Hat technology for hunting threats and automation to speed response to cyberattacks

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White-box switches yield initial savings but pose challenges

Integrating white-box switches into multi-vendor environments presents management and support issues.

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5 disruptive storage technologies for 2020

Leading-edge technologies, including NVMe, storage class memory, and intent-based storage management, promise to change the way IT organizations store, manage and use data.

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Intel debuts Ponte Vecchio, its first Xe GPU for servers

Intel reveals its first Xe chip for the datacenter, code-named Ponte Vecchio, which commits the company to 7nm technology in 2021.

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Juniper aims to ease wired, wireless, multicloud management

Juniper has enhanced its network and hybrid cloud management software by integrating further the AI technology it recently acquired from Mist, and adding new features to its Contrail Enterprise Multicloud software.

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Cisco forges tighter SD-WAN links to Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365

A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.

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Object storage in the cloud: Is backup needed?

Block storage in the cloud that is not properly backed up can result in lost data, and while object storage in the cloud is more resilient, it pays to be careful.

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Gartner crystal ball: Looking beyond 2020 at the top IT-changing technologies

Gartner’s top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond is heavily weighted toward the human side of technology

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Google claims quantum supremacy over supercomputers

Google says its new quantum computer takes less than three-and-a-half minutes to solve a problem that would take a supercomputer about 10,000 years.

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