Mon 13 May, 2019

HPE’s CEO lays out his technology vision

2019-05-18T16:23:40+03:00Mon 13 May, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Like Microsoft's Satya Nadella, HPE CEO Antonio Neri is a technologist with a long history of leading initiatives in his company. Meg Whitman, his former boss at HPE, showed her appreciation of Neri’s acumen by promoting him to HPE Executive Vice President in 2015 – and gave him the green light..

Fri 10 May, 2019

Supermicro moves production from China

2019-05-18T16:23:42+03:00Fri 10 May, 2019|Tags: , |

Server maker Supermicro, based in Fremont, California, is reportedly moving production out of China over customer concerns that the Chinese government had secretly inserted chips for spying into its motherboards. The claims were made by Bloomberg late last year in a story that cited more than 100 so..

Thu 9 May, 2019

Cisco adds AMP to SD-WAN for ISR/ASR routers

2019-05-18T16:23:43+03:00Thu 9 May, 2019|Tags: , |

Cisco has added support for Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) to its million-plus ISR/ASR edge routers, in an effort to reinforce branch and core network malware protection at across the SD-WAN. Cisco last year added its Viptela SD-WAN technology to the IOS XE version 16.9.1 software that runs its c..

Thu 9 May, 2019

When it comes to uptime, not all cloud providers are created equal

2019-05-18T16:23:45+03:00Thu 9 May, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

The cloud is not just important; it's mission-critical for many companies. More and more IT and business leaders I talk to look at public cloud as a core component of their digital transformation strategies — using it as part of their hybrid cloud or public cloud implementation. That raises the..

Sun 28 April, 2019

Does your cloud-access security broker support IPv6? It should.

2019-05-07T10:02:59+03:00Sun 28 April, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cloud access security brokers (CASB) insert security between enterprises and their cloud services by providing visibility and access control, but IPv6 could be causing a dangerous blind spot. That’s because CASBs might not support IPv6, which could be in wide corporate use even in enterprises that ..

Wed 24 April, 2019

BrandPost: Is 802.11ax the End of Dual 5 -GHz Radio APs?

2019-05-07T10:03:01+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

There are a lot of things that remain to be seen about how 802.11ax will affect wireless network design. An interesting side effect of the addition of OFDMA to the standard may be an end to the dual 5 GHz access point (AP). In a typical campus wireless network, we don’t need as many 2.4 GHz radios a..

Wed 24 April, 2019

IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

2019-05-07T10:03:03+03:00Wed 24 April, 2019|Tags: |

When attempting to understand the world of IoT, it’s easy to get sidetracked by all the fascinating use cases: Automated oil and gas platforms! Connected pet feeders! Internet-enabled toilets! (Is “the Internet of Toilets” a thing yet?) But the most important IoT trend to follow may be the way that ..