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Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Arista snatches-up SDN-pioneer Big Switch Networks

February 13, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Arista confirmed what had been rumored for the past few weeks, that it has acquired software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud-software vendor Big Switch Networks for an undisclosed amount. The move gives Arista a package of software technology that should complement […]


Wireless

Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

February 12, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

Maybe everything you’ve been told by your telcos about 5G isn’t a lie, but most of what they’ve told you about 5G is wrong. If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit-per-second-speeds and sub-10-millisecond […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Rewriting the Rules for Webscale Networks

February 12, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Billions of daily users. Millions of servers. Tens of thousands of application requests hitting those platforms every second. How do you keep up with the networking needs for a data center footprint like that? How do you even begin to […]


Wireless

The NFL knows a lot about deploying high-capacity WiFi networks

February 11, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

Everyone watching Super Bowl 2020 witnessed the excitement that filled Hard Rock Stadium, as the Kansas City Chiefs became this year’s champions. (I was cheering hard for the 49ers but want to offer hearty congratulations to the new champs.) What […]


Wireless

IBM’s CEO Virginia Rometty to be replaced by its cloud, Red Hat chiefs

January 31, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

If anyone was still wondering how serious IBM is about being a major cloud player that question was resoundly answered this week when its current cloud and cognitive-software leader Arvind Krishna and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to be CEO […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

How does IT feel about SD-WAN? It’s complicated.

January 21, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a new survey of more than 1,300 IT professionals, Cato Networks found that SD-WAN adoption continues to be popular as enterprises make inroads on digital transformation — but that it doesn’t necessarily increase confidence in enterprise networks. The survey […]


Hardware, Software

Instant, secure ‘teleportation’ of data in the works

January 14, 2020

Via: Networkworld Software

Sending information instantly between two computer chips using quantum teleportation has been accomplished reliably for the first time, according to scientists from the University of Bristol, in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Data was exchanged without any […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Bringing Domains Together with Intent-based Networking

January 9, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Automating connectivity and policy across domains – data center, campus, and branch – is often a problematic issue for IT. Each domain has a defined role and unique security functions, but to meet business intent across the enterprise, these domains […]


Wireless

Bridging the divide: Getting IT and OT to work together for industrial IoT

January 7, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Industrial IoT has the potential to transform business processes in manufacturing, oil and gas, utilities, and more. However, organizations must first overcome numerous challenges, one of which is bridging the divide between IT and operational technology (OT). Having the right […]


Wireless

Wi-Fi 6 will slowly gather steam in 2020

January 6, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

The next big wave of Wi-Fi technology, 802.11ax, is going to become more commonplace in enterprise installations over the course of the coming year, just as the marketing teams for the makers of Wi-Fi equivalent will have you believe. Yet […]