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How Rackspace flew through turbulence in the private cloud

Bryan Thompson, General Manager, OpenStack Private Cloud at Rackspace, talked about the second generation of cloud and some turbulence that OpenStack recently experienced.

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6 steps for a future-ready cloud storage strategy

Growing storage demands are prompting many enterprises to move to the cloud, but ensuring that cloud storage is properly architected regarding security, performance and scalability is critically important.

CERN upgrades Wi-Fi infrastructure to support researchers on the move

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) is upgrading its wireless broadband network in order to support thousands of researchers using mobile devices while moving around its campus buildings.

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HPE shows off The Machine prototype without memristors

It's been an arduous journey, but HPE on Tuesday finally showed a prototype of The Machine at a lab in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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AMD plots return to the data center with Epyc

The chip-maker’s Epyc platform has the speeds and feeds to beat Intel. Will it make a difference?

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Small Cell Forum seeks advice from large enterprises

The carrier-led Small Cell Forum has revealed the names of the founding members of an Enterprise Advisory Council designed to help address the need for more wireless coverage to meet rising demand.

Why dynamic mapping is changing network troubleshooting for the better

Engineers spend 80% of their troubleshooting time collecting data and only 20% analyzing it. Mapping tools can significantly reduce time spent collecting data

12 ways to improve run-time container security

Checkpoints spanning from simple preparations to more advanced run-time security controls

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Linksys Velop boosts home network throughput

If you are going to invest in smart home tech, you want a solidly performing wireless network throughout your house. There are two ways to increase performance: one is to optimize the connection between you and your ISP. The other is...

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Western Digital dispute with Toshiba heads for arbitration

Western Digital is seeking arbitration, demanding that its consent has to be taken before Toshiba can go ahead with plans to sell a stake in its memory business to raise funds.

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HPE is bringing Optane storage to Unix servers

In the next year or two, Hewlett Packard Enterprise will add support for Intel Optane storage to its latest Unix servers.

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Being upfront about the future of television monetization

People like to assume television is dead, with articles about cord cutting and the proliferation of digital platforms. However, TV remains a highly effective marketing tool for companies -- made stronger by digital and data.

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How a logistics firm leverages SD-WAN for competitive advantage

Freight forwarding firm JAS Global has cut trimmed millions from its bandwidth costs using network software. Next, it intends to leverage the technology for a predictive analytics system.

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Germany will allow self-driving, but not driverless, cars on its roads

Add Germany to the list of places where businesses can test their self-driving cars on the open road -- as long as they have a driver sitting at the wheel ready to take control at any time.

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A third of virtual servers are zombies

New research finds that a quarter of all physical servers -- and 30% of all virtual servers -- are comatose. They aren't be used, but they still cost money.

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HPE offers an escape from the aging HP-UX OS via containers

Hewlett Packard Enterprises' HP-UX OS has been around for more than 30 years, and users may be looking to move on from the Unix-based OS.

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Wi-Fi’s evolving role in IoT

Wi-Fi is often the obvious choice for IoT, but limitations have lead to the addition of two new specifications, 802.11ah and 802.11ax

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Intel's Itanium, once destined to replace x86 in PCs, hits end of line

It's the end of the line for Intel's Itanium chip, a troubled processor family that spawned many product delays and bad blood between HP and Oracle.

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