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 2022-08-18 10:00 

Network World

How to set up DHCP failover on Windows Server...

Redundancy is essential for dealing with both planned and unplanned outages, and that includes having redundant dynamic host-configuration protocol (DHCP) servers to allow uninterrupted dynamic assignment of IP addresses. For those working in Windows envi...

 2022-08-17 10:00 

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Cloud environments challenge network visibility...

Network visibility is getting murkier, and enterprises are investing in tools to cut through the fog, tighten security, and boost IT pros' productivity. A majority (78%) of companies plan to increase their spending on network visibility tools over the...

 2022-08-17 10:00 

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7 ways to fight network tool sprawl...

Tool sprawl is a daunting problem that plagues enterprise IT everywhere you look, from data center operations to cybersecurity to network reliability to application performance. Tool sprawl occurs when organizations acquire licenses (or not, in the case o...

 2022-08-16 14:46 

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BrandPost: Why NAC Should Be Integrated Into Every LAN...

IoT devices are a double-edged sword for IT and security teams everywhere. These devices are undoubtedly a catalyst for digital transformation efforts and pave the way for new operational efficiencies. But they also introduce new risks by expanding an org...

 2022-08-16 10:00 

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The simplicity and complexity of using quotes on Linux...

There are only a few special characters involved in working with character strings on the command line or in a script on Linux: the single quote, the double quote and the backslash. But the rules aren't as obvious as one might think. In this post, we&...

 2022-08-15 22:06 

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Enterprise adoption of smartNICs limited to high-end applications...

Growth in hyperscaler data centers and processor-intensive enterprise workloads, such as high-performance computing ( HPC ) and AI, is set to drive broadscale adoption of smartNICs. The Ethernet controller and adapter market will grow from $3.2 billion in...

 2022-08-15 22:06 

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Enterprise adoption of smartNICs faces challenges...

Growth in hyperscaler data centers and processor-intensive enterprise workloads, such as high-performance computing ( HPC ) and AI, is set to drive broadscale adoption of SmartNICs. The Ethernet controller and adapter market will grow from $3.2 billion in...

 2022-08-15 17:45 

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Using the watch command on Linux...

Watch is a command on Linux that will repeatedly run commands for you, and it offers some very useful options. One of its basic options is that you can tell watch how long to wait before running the specified command again. For example, if you run the com...

 2022-08-12 16:41 

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AWS (sort of) brings private 5G to market...

AWS says its private 5G managed service is now available however, it currently only supports 4G LTE and doesn't yet support 5G . With AWS Private 5G, which was previewed last November, customers will be able to specify where they want to build a mobil...

 2022-08-11 21:23 

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What are virtual routers and how can they lead to virtual data centers?...

OK, you're a CIO and when you go down to the data center , you see racks of routers, each with a maze of cabling. When you hear "virtual routers" you think of all of that gone, replaced by mystical router instances floating about somewhere in ...

 2022-08-11 19:14 

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Cisco embraces multi-cloud networking software...

As large enterprises spread by deploying distributed data centers and on-prem or public-cloud services, their ability to control and manage applications and workloads utilizing that infrastructure is becoming more difficult. An emerging technology called ...

 2022-08-09 20:22 

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Just-in-time IT infrastructure: How to attain it for strategic advantage...

A big lesson brought home early in the COVID-19 pandemic is that IT requirements can suddenly change at an explosive rate, and the only way to prepare for such events is to build as much flexibility as possible into corporate networks. Many large enterpri...

 2022-08-08 21:47 

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Report: Cloud services can be made more resilient but at a premium...

Enterprises have options for making cloud services more resilient but at a price premium of up to 111% over the base price of services that offer no protection, according to a study by Uptime Institute. The extra cost can mean faster recovery times, bette...

 2022-08-08 10:00 

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Who's selling private 5G and what do you get?...

Private 5G is technology that can be used in local area networks. Not to be confused with the public 5G connectivity offered by telephone companies, private 5G is used in corporate campuses, office buildings, factories and warehouses, event venues, and ai...

 2022-08-08 10:00 

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Early adopters embrace private 5G...

The appeal of private 5G is driving companies to explore ways to improve the performance, scalability and flexibility of their mobile networks. Enterprise deployment of the technology has been slow due to the pandemic and an immature device ecosystem , bu...

 2022-08-08 10:00 

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Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for IoT technology...

Semiconductor maker Semtech has announced plans to acquire fellow chip vendor Sierra Wireless in an effort to accelerate its push into making internet of things components. Semtech makes a variety of analog and mixed-signal chips, including long-range, lo...

 2022-08-08 04:00 

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What is IoT? The internet of things explained...

The internet of things (IoT) is a catch-all term for the growing number of electronics that aren't traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions or both. There's an incredibly broad range of &#...

 2022-08-05 04:00 

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802.11x: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained...

The term Wi-Fi is synonymous with wireless LANs, despite the fact it's a specific trademark owned by the Wi-Fi Alliance, a group dedicated to certifying that products meet the IEEE's wireless standards. In the IEEE's naming convention, all sta...

 2022-08-04 20:52 

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HPE to ship a dedicated inference server for the edge...

Later this month, HP Enterprise will ship what looks to be the first server aimed specifically at AI inferencing for machine learning. Machine learning is a two-part process, training and inferencing. Training is usign powerful GPUs from Nvidia and AMD or...

 2022-08-04 13:26 

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Cisco shakeup: Networking chief Todd Nightingale to helm Fastly...

Cisco's networking organization is getting a shake-up as its Enterprise Networking and Cloud business chief Todd Nightingale is leaving to become CEO of cloud content-delivery company Fastly. Nightingale has been with Cisco since 2012, coming over in ...

 2022-08-04 10:08 

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Government-imposed internet shutdowns impacted 1.9 billion people in first half of 2022...

Internet shutdowns by governments across the world impacted 1.89 billion citizens globally in the first half of 2022, a 22% increase when compared with the second half of 2021. A recent report compiled by VPN service provider Surfshark found there were 66...

 2022-08-04 10:00 

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Using the yes command to automate responses...

One of the more unusual Linux commands is named "yes". It's a very simple tool intended to help you avoid having to answer a lot of questions that might be asked when you run a script or a program that needs a series of responses to do its wor...

 2022-08-03 13:57 

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SSD roundup: New products deliver speed, density gains...

There's never a dull moment in the enterprise SSD market. Among the latest developments are three new products from Samsung, Micron and Kioxia. Here are the highlights. Samsung's new computational storage drive Samsung unveiled a second generation...

 2022-08-02 22:30 

Network World

3 places edge-computing challenges can lurk...

How much computing power should we put at the edge of the network? In the past when networks weren't supposed to be very smart, it wasn't even a question. The answer was none. But now that it's possible to bring often substantial amounts of co...

 2022-08-02 15:55 

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Top IT vendors report good financials, onging supply woes...

While key network vendors continue to report good financial results, all of the players report continued supply-chain issues and increased order backlogs—challenges that show little sign of abating before the end 2023. Arista supply issues A good ex...

 2022-08-02 01:23 

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Arista snaps-up software defined networking pioneer Pluribus...

Arista Networks has acquired Pluribus Networks with an eye toward bolstering its own Unified Cloud Networking service. There were no details such as cost of the acquisition nor what the deal means for the 140 Pluribus employees most based in Los Altos, Ca...

 2022-08-02 01:23 

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Arista buys software-defined networking pioneer Pluribus...

Arista Networks has acquired Pluribus Networks with an eye toward bolstering its own Unified Cloud Networking service. There were no details such as cost of the acquisition nor what the deal means for the 140 Pluribus employees most based in Los Altos, Ca...

 2022-08-01 16:04 

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Intel kills Optane amid cost cutting...

Optane, the memory technology pioneered and championed by Intel, has seen its last days. Intel has decided to wind down the technology as part of a refocusing effort. The news came on an earnings call with analysts to discuss Intel's rocky second quar...

 2022-08-01 04:00 

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What is a WAN? Wide-area network definition and examples...

People want to connect to all of their apps all of the time from all of their devices no matter where they are. And they pretty much can, thanks to wide-area networks (WANs). At its core, a WAN is a network of networks. The Internet itself is a giant WAN,...

 2022-07-29 16:59 

Network World

Network security depends on two foundations you probably don't have...

You've done everything to secure your network, and you still face threats. That's what most enterprises say about their network security, and they're half right. Yes, they still face threats , but they've not done everything to address the...

 2022-07-28 21:30 

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Weekly internet health check, US and worldwide...

The reliability of services delivered by ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services (a.k.a. unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS)) is an indication of how well served businesses are via the internet. ThousandEyes is monitoring how these provide...

 2022-07-28 20:49 

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Edge data center market to double in next 5 years, researchers say...

The market for edge data center services and equipment will grow at a compound annual rate of 17% over the next five years, propelling the total size of the market above $18 billion by 2026, according to a report from Ireland-based analytics firm Research...

 2022-07-28 16:45 

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Dell upgrades PowerStore hardware, software...

Dell is detailing hardware and software updates to its midrange unified file and block PowerStore storage architecture. The upgrades come two years after Dell launched the PowerStore platform, which it claims has seen 12,000 deployments in that time. That...

 2022-07-28 15:20 

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Repeating commands on Linux with or without changes...

Life on the command line on Linux is clearly something most of us enjoy, but typing the same command again and again can become tiresome. To avoid that boredom, this post explains a number of ways that you can make repeating commands or repeating commands...

 2022-07-27 15:03 

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IBM bolsters quantum cryptography for z16 mainframe...

While the need for it may be years away, IBM has added additional mainframe protection against future quantum-based security attacks. When Big Blue rolled out the newest iteration of its mainframe the z16 —in April, one of its core design pillars wa...

 2022-07-26 15:31 

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Aruba boosts AI capabilities to help enterprises manage, troubleshoot the edge...

Aruba is adding AIOps features to its Edge Services Platform (ESP) to help customers automate everyday tasks, shrink the time needed to find and fix problems, and increase edge security controls. Rolled out in 2020, Aruba ESP analyzes telemetry data gener...

 2022-07-26 12:53 

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Enterprise SSD prices are in for a drop...

CPU prices may be headed north, but thanks to an oversupply of NAND flash, SSD prices across the board are declining. The cause is an oversupply combined with the threat of a recession, according to Taiwanese market research firm TrendForce. The firm said...

 2022-07-25 13:37 

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Sustainability goals drive data-center purchases...

Data center operators are weighing new approaches to thermal management as they deal with growing compute requirements and strive to achieve sustainability goals. They're not alone in prioritizing sustainability: Enterprise IT buyers are increasingly ...

 2022-07-25 13:30 

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Rocky Linux 9 arrives with Peridot...

Release 9 of Rocky Linux just made its public appearance on July 14, and the big news is something called Peridot, which anyone (yes, anyone) can use to reproduce Rocky Linux 9 from scratch on their own. This is a truly exciting turn for the Linux communi...

 2022-07-22 14:32 

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Network automation, SASE, 5G rank among enterprise priorities...

From incorporating cloud services to keeping the hybrid workforce humming, network execs and architects face myriad challenges every day. The main goals of large organizations are to prioritize those challenges, adjust the network architecture to handle w...

 2022-07-21 15:45 

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Intel, other chipmakers warn of price hikes...

Major chip vendors including Intel are telling customers that they're set to begin hiking chip prices in the fourth quarter as they deal with increasing costs and supply shortages. The rumor initially started with Intel. Now Qualcomm and Marvell Techn...

 2022-07-20 11:00 

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UK data centers can't handle the heat...

As temperatures in the UK reached a record-breaking 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, data centers belonging to Oracle and Google Cloud reported cooling-related failures, causing issues for customers trying to access services. Multip...

 2022-07-20 10:00 

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The emergence of multi-cloud networking software...

Multi-cloud networking software (MCNS), which is available from industry stalwarts like Cisco and VMware, as well as a slew of startups, is designed to address the challenge of how to safely and efficiently connect networks and applications across multipl...

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