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  • VMware targets cloud and container networking with latest NSX-T launch

    VMware today released a new version of its NSX virtual networking software that aims to make it easier to manage network requirements of cloud-native and application container-based applications. The move represents the latest example of a network vendor evolving its automation tooling to operate in not just traditional data center and campus networks, but increasingly in cloud environments that cater to a faster-pace of application development.

    06 Dec. 17 04:43 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Hyperconvergence gathers speed in 2018

    Hyperconverged systems combine storage, compute and network functionality in a single, highly virtualized solution. Hyperconvergence gained traction in 2017 as enterprises shifted storage spending to software. As the new year rolls in, the momentum will continue.

    30 Nov. 17 04:31 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Why 2018 will be the year of the WAN

    Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology is sweeping across the industry, growing from an emerging technology in 2017 to become mainstream in 2018. As SD-WAN deployments become ubiquitous for organizations with branch and remote offices, more big changes will accompany it.

    30 Nov. 17 01:48 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Wi-Fi in 2018: What will the future look like?

    While your enterprise Wi-Fi setup might not change beyond recognition in 2018, the next year is still going to bring some shifts. The basic technology should remain largely the same, but the way you manage it could be very different.

    30 Nov. 17 01:47 Written by Jon Gold
  • What to expect from Cisco in 2018

    As the preeminent networking company shapes its plans for 2018, analysts and users say Cisco is at an inflection point, transitioning from a hardware-based company to an integrated hardware and software-focused one. In doing so, Cisco has plotted the next generation of its network management products in the form of intent-based networking. Meanwhile, as hardware sales growth slows due to workloads shifting to the public cloud, the company eyes the Internet of Things and edge computing as new frontiers for revenue growth.

    30 Nov. 17 01:37 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What to consider when deploying a next-generation firewall

    Firewalls have become ubiquitous across enterprises over the past decade, but the combination of new and varied access methods combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks has forced network operators and security professionals to constantly evaluate their defenses. When deploying a next-generation firewall these are the major factors to consider.

    09 Nov. 17 05:51 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What’s next for Visual Studio Code

    Microsoft’s 2018 roadmap focuses on performance, editor, workbench, JavaScript, and TypeScript improvements

    06 Nov. 17 22:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • What’s new in Fedora Linux 27

    The newest version of Red Hat’s user-orieted Linux distro improves modularity to ease updates, refreshes the software development tools, and ends alpha releases

    01 Nov. 17 21:00 Written by Serdar Yegulalp
  • What is virtualization?

    No advance in information technology in the past six decades has offered a greater range of quantifiable benefits than has virtualization.

    26 Oct. 17 21:00 Written by Craig Mathias
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