Edge computing container specialist Vapor IO has organized the Kinetic Edge Alliance, a group of hardware, software and networking companies that plan to collaborate on accelerating the integration edge solutions. The list of partners includes Federated Wireless, Linode, MobiledgeX, Packet, StackPat..
IBM has taken the wraps off of a new multi-cloud integration platform it hopes will help customers manage, secure and integrate data no matter where it resides – in on-premise, private-cloud or public-cloud applications. Enterprise customers are faced with the daunting task of bridging legacy applic..
If you’re a VPN subscriber and have ever wondered just how secure the supposedly encrypted pipe that you’re using through the internet is — and whether the anonymity promise made by the VPN provider is indeed protecting your privacy— well, your hunches may be correct. It turns out several of these c..
If you haven't tried the relatively new Linux Cockpit, you might be surprised by all it can do. It's a user-friendly web-based console that provides some very easy ways to administer Linux systems — through the web. You can monitor system resources, add or remove accounts, monitor system u..
It’s a common tactic to combine two technologies for synergy sake, but Lentiq really has a unique idea. It is combining the concept of the data lake with edge computing into what it calls “interconnected micro data lakes,” or data pools. “Data pools” are micro-data lakes that function like a data la..
In the 1990s and well into the 2000s, if you had mission-critical applications that required zero downtime, resiliency, failover and high performance, but didn’t want a mainframe, Unix was your go-to solution. If your database, ERP, HR, payroll, accounting, and other line-of-business apps weren’t ru..
Rick Hamilton, Senior Vice President, Blue Planet Software Ciena’s Blue Planet is being evolved into a more independent division focused on intelligent automation. Rick Hamilton, who leads this new division, explains how aligning your IT and network operations via Blue Planet unleashes a powerhouse..
A year ago, every major vendor had a pay-per-use on-premises server as a way to counteract the popularity of cloud vendors — all but Lenovo. Well, no more. The company is launching TruScale, a pay-per-use system for its servers that it says offers true pay-per-use and no requirement of a minimum cap..
With a new wireless standard ready and available, 2019 unwraps a wireless conundrum as 802.11ax solutions take their place in the market. You may also hear about Wi-Fi 6, which is just the new nomenclature used by the Wi-Fi Alliance (instead of 802.11ax) in the effort to simplify the naming conventi..
Continuing our homage to the iconic David Letterman Top Ten List from his former Late Show, Silver Peak is counting down the Top Ten Reasons to Think Outside the Router. Click for the #5, #6, #7, #8, #9 and #10 reasons to replace conventional branch routers with a business-driven SD-WAN platform. Th..