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  • How blockchain will underpin the new trust economy

    Over the next two years, businesses will increasingly turn to blockchain to establish trust among parties looking to transfer everything from money and movable goods to property.

    07 Dec. 17 22:20 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • 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
  • What’s next for the Groovy language: The 2018 roadmap

    Groovy, the veteran language for the Java Virtual Machine, has several enhancements on its roadmap, such as to support Java 9 modularity and Java 8 lambda capabilities. Although closely linked to Java, Groovy offers additional capabilities such as the ability to write compile-time transformations and macros.

    04 Dec. 17 22:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • 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
  • Five predictions for the hybrid cloud market in 2018

    Despite the public cloud seemingly grabbing the lion’s share of attention in the cloud market, private and hybrid cloud computing markets have been growing robustly as well and experts predict they will only gain importance in 2018 and beyond.

    30 Nov. 17 01:44 Written by Brandon Butler
  • 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
  • HPE offers SaaS-based tool for hybrid cloud management

    While cloud computing holds out the promise of operational efficiency and cost optimization, most companies -- especially large ones -- will be operating hybrid computing environments for the foreseeable future. As a result, cloud technology for many companies adds yet another layer on top of an already complex computing infrastructure.

    29 Nov. 17 00:02 Written by Marc Ferranti
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