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'Best-kept secret in SD-WAN' publicly rolls out managed service

A Maryland-based EchoStar subsidiary best known as a provider of network management services announced today that it will offer a managed SD-WAN product as part of its HughesON lineup.

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Switches coming out this year will drive open networking forward

Two moves by open networking vendors this week are likely to chip a little bit more off the monolith of proprietary, appliance-like equipment that still moves most packets around enterprise data centers.

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Facebook plans new data center in Denmark

Facebook has chosen Odense in Denmark as the site of its third data center outside the U.S.

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Meet me in the parking lot: Walking meetings hit their stride

Prolonged sitting is part of the job for many people in the tech world. Walking meetings can help energize people and spark creativity.

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Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s datacenter OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region

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Researchers create memory chips that store and process data

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor.

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How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

We'll show you how to protect your online privacy as governments around the world, including the U.S., step up their online surveillance efforts.

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Toshiba considers spinning off its memory business

Toshiba said it is considering splitting off its memory business into a separate company but added that nothing had been finalized at this point.

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HPE buying SimpliVity for $650 million to boost hyperconvergence

HPE has agreed to buy SimpliVity for $650 million as expands its hyperconverged offerings, and analysts believe it's a great deal.

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The technological foundation for the age of the customer

Technological prowess is essential in the Age of the Customer. Many companies, however, are investing in Big Data, the omni-channel experience, cool apps and more before laying the foundation. Discover the first step you need to take...

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This Wi-Fi alternative rides on LTE rails

On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses.

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Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in U.S. after agency reverses patent finding

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing those products and...

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64% off Vansky Bias Lighting for HDTV USB LED Multi Color Strip Accent Lighting - Deal Alert

Add a subtle backlight for your monitor or TV, reducing eye fatigue and increasing perceived image clarity.

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8 data storage and recovery tips

Data storage experts share their advice regarding the best ways for small and midsized businesses to protect electronic information.

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Hyperconvergence: What’s all the hype about?

One of the hottest trends in data center technology is hyperconvergence, with early adopters reaping the benefits of cost savings, enhanced data protection, increased scalability and ease of management. So, what is hyperconvergence?...

Mirantis to offer commercial support for OpenContrail SDN platform

The company will deploy TCP cloud technology that it acquired to offer OpenContrail support.

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Is this the year IoT standards will finally make sense?

A few brave souls predict IoT standards will start to gel this year, but making all those connected things work together still looks like a long shot.

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Viptela taps former Cisco, Dell-EMC exec to lead SD-WAN charge

Software-Defined WAN vendor Viptela today announced industry veteran and former Cisco and Dell EMC executive Praveen Akkiraju will become its new CEO as the company looks to increase its presence in the rapidly-budding market.

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