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Tue 16 April, 2019

What SDN is and where it’s going

2019-04-16T18:04:41+03:00Tue 16 April, 2019|Tags: , , |

Hardware reigned supreme in the networking world until the emergence of software-defined networking (SDN), a category of technologies that separate the network control plane from the forwarding plane to enable more automated provisioning and policy-based management of network resources. SDN's o..

Mon 15 April, 2019

How to deal with backup when you switch to hyperconverged infrastructure

2019-04-16T10:04:02+03:00Mon 15 April, 2019|Tags: , |

Companies migrating to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) systems are usually doing so to simplify their virtualization environment. Since backup is one of the most complicated parts of virtualization, they are often looking to simplify it as well via their migration to HCI. Other customers have ch..

Mon 15 April, 2019

How to identify duplicate files on Linux

2019-04-16T02:01:14+03:00Mon 15 April, 2019|Tags: , , |

Identifying files that share disk space relies on making use of the fact that the files share the same inode — the data structure that stores all the information about a file except its name and content. If two or more files have different names and file system locations, yet share an inode, they al..

Mon 15 April, 2019

Nyansa’s Voyance expands to the IoT

2019-04-16T02:01:15+03:00Mon 15 April, 2019|Tags: , |

Nyansa announced today that their flagship Voyance product can now apply its AI-based secret sauce to IoT devices, over and above the networking equipment and IT endpoints it could already manage. Voyance – a network management product that leverages AI to automate the discovery of devices on the ne..

Sun 14 April, 2019

5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

2019-04-15T09:46:31+03:00Sun 14 April, 2019|Tags: , |

A growing number of enterprises are pulling selected applications out of the cloud and returning them to their brick-and-mortar data centers. Cloud repatriation is gaining momentum as enterprises realize the cloud isn't always the best solution to IT cost, performance and other concerns. Dave C..

Fri 12 April, 2019

Gov’t warns on VPN security bug in Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, Pulse software

2019-04-15T17:54:02+03:00Fri 12 April, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning that some VPN packages from Cisco, Palo Alto, F5 and Pulse may improperly secure tokens and cookies, allowing nefarious actors an opening to invade and take control over an end user’s system. The DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Securit..

Fri 12 April, 2019

BrandPost: How the Server Rack in your Converged Infrastructure can Speed up your Edge Computing Deployment

2019-04-13T01:14:06+03:00Fri 12 April, 2019|Tags: |

According to research firm MarketsandMarkets™, from 2017 through to 2022, edge computing will experience a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 35.4% (from $1.47 Billion US to $6.72 Billion US). Those in the business of distributing, configuring and selling IT solutions recognize that traditional I..