Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

While 5G deployments are nascent, Cisco says it expects rapid future development of the mobile technology will be expand industrial IoT use cases.The IIoT includes a broad range of...
How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Enterprises unaware of the role IPv6 plays on remote users’ devices run the risk that these machines might access banned sites despite using VPNs that are meant to restrict...
10 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

10 hot micro-data-center startups to watch

Data-hungry technology trends such as IoT, smart vehicles, drone deliveries, smart cities and Industry 4.0 are increasing the demand for fast, always-on edge computing. One solution that has emerged...
VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware builds security unit around Carbon Black tech

VMware has wrapped up its $2.1 billion buy of cloud-native endpoint-security vendor Carbon Black and in the process created a new security business unit that will target cybersecurity and...
Early adopter finds SD-WAN yields better management, costs, uptime

Early adopter finds SD-WAN yields better management, costs, uptime

Managing the Wide Area Network (WAN) for Redmond Inc., a supplier of industrial and commercial products – from salt that’s used to protect winter roadways to organic dairy products...
REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

REVIEW: Network test tools from Fluke, NETSCOUT and SignalTEK

It’s not good enough to run cables and just hope they work, or simply say it’s all good if they provide a working network connection to the computer or...
Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

Review: 4 open-source network management tools improve usability, performance

Network management tools have come a long way from the early command-line products with arcane, text-based configuration files that kept everyone except the resident (typically Linux) guru in the dark....
VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN | ITworld

VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN | ITworld

SAN FRANCISCO –  VMware teamed with Dell/EMC this week to deliver an SD-WAN service that promises to greatly simplify setting up and supporting wide-area-network connectivity.The Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution...
Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

Predicting the future is getting easier. While it's still not possible to accurately forecast tomorrow's winning lottery number, the ability to anticipate various types of damaging network issues —...
Q&A: HPE's networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

Q&A: HPE’s networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

Since founding Aruba Networks in 2002 and then staying on when Hewlett Packard bought the firm in 2015,  Keerti Melkote has seen firsthand the evolution of the wireless industry.From...

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Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista targets cloud networking with CloudEOS software

Arista this week rolled out software it hopes will help customers more easily fuse enterprise-class networking with on-premises and hybrid-cloud services.The company rolled out...
Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki ups security with new switch, software

Cisco Meraki has introduced new hardware and software the company says will help customers more effectively support and secure a wide variety of distributed...
VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware amps security with in-house, Carbon Black technology

VMware is moving quickly to meld its recently purchased Carbon Black technology across its product lines with an eye toward helping users protect their...