Dell EMC kicked off its Dell Technologies World show by announcing an alliance with VMware to offer Dell EMC hardware on-premises without having to buy it outright. The VMware Cloud on Dell EMC program offers the entire VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack on hyperconverged VxRail hardwa..
What are Linux modules?Kernel modules are chunks of code that are loaded and unloaded into the kernel as needed, thus extending the functionality of the kernel without requiring a reboot. In fact, unless users inquire about modules using commands like lsmod, they won't likely know that anything..
You’d almost think I’d get tired of writing this story over and over and over… but the ongoing growth of cloud computing is too big a trend to ignore. Critically, the impressive growth numbers of the three leading cloud infrastructure providers—Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google ..
Edge computing startup Vapor IO now offers a direct connection between its edge containers to Amazon Web Services (AWS) via a high-speed fiber network link. The company said that connection between its Kinetic Edge containers and AWS will be provided by Crown Castle's Cloud Connect fiber networ..
It takes some time working with Linux commands before you know which one you need for the task at hand, how to format it and what result to expect, but it’s possible to speed up the process. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together some of the essential Linux commands as explained by Network Worl..
Edge computing deployments are well underway as companies seek to better process the wealth of data being generated, for example, by Internet of Things (IoT) devices. So, what are the results? Plus, how can you ensure success with your own edge projects? Measurements of success The use cases for edg..
Firewalls have been around for years, but the technology keeps evolving as the threat landscape changes. Here are some tips about what to look for in a next-generation firewall (NGFW) that will satisfy business needs today and into the future. Don't trust firewall performance stats Understand..
Cisco has taken the wraps off a family of WiFi 6 access points, roaming technology and developer-community support all to make wireless a solid enterprise equal with the wired world. “Best-effort’ wireless for enterprise customers doesn’t cut it any more. There’s been a change in customer expectatio..
Robots and IoT devices are similar in that they both rely on sensors to understand their environment, rapidly process large streams of data and decide how to respond. That’s where the similarities end. Most IoT applications handle well-defined tasks, whereas robots autonomously handle anticipated si..
Few events in the tech industry are truly transformative, but Cisco’s replacement of its core Catalyst 6000 family could be one of those actions for customers and the company. Introduced in 1999, iterations of the Catalyst 6000 have nestled into the core of scores of enterprise networks, with the mo..