March 30, 2018 – 11:36 am | Comments Off on Hyperconvergence and How We Got Here

In order to understand the IT trends of today we must first discuss the past.  In decades past, the mainframe was the only game in town.  Conceptually, a mainframe was a single platform that addressed …

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Shenzen TiComm Selects Ethernity Network’s FPGA-Based SD-WAN Platform
February 21, 2018 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off on Shenzen TiComm Selects Ethernity Network’s FPGA-Based SD-WAN Platform
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Ethernity’s FPGA SoC solution provides powerful, accelerated, cost effective SD-WAN and vCPE platform, ensuring high performance at reduced expense

February 21, 2018 10:05 AM Eastern Standard Time

LOD, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ethernity Networks (AIM: ENET.L), a leading supplier of …

Virtualization layer is HCI’s secret sauce
February 21, 2018 – 8:13 pm | Comments Off on Virtualization layer is HCI’s secret sauce
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The virtualization layer in an HCI system consists of a hypervisor and multiple VMs that deliver the underlying hardware as logical services. Without that layer, an HCI implementation would be nothing more than a pile …

Verizon Takes SDN Wireless, with the Help of AI
February 21, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Verizon Takes SDN Wireless, with the Help of AI
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The nascent software-defined networking (SDN) approach continues to expand its reach, with wireless being among the newest frontiers in which it has made inroads. The move into the wireless ecosystem is exemplified by Verizon’s debut …

4 steps to implementing high-performance computing for big data processing
February 20, 2018 – 11:37 pm | Comments Off on 4 steps to implementing high-performance computing for big data processing
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In the big data world, not every company needs high performance computing (HPC), but nearly all who work with big data have adopted Hadoop-style analytics computing.

The difference between HPC and Hadoop can be hard to …

Use esxcli commands for vSphere management, troubleshooting
February 20, 2018 – 11:08 pm | Comments Off on Use esxcli commands for vSphere management, troubleshooting
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Esxcli commands provide some useful functionality, especially for those who don’t have vCenter to manage their VMware hosts. These commands also enable the vSphere administrator to reproduce identical output across several hosts because it’s easy …

Cloudera helps Office for National Statistics produce clearer view of UK economy
February 20, 2018 – 8:11 am | Comments Off on Cloudera helps Office for National Statistics produce clearer view of UK economy
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Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimised for the cloud, announced that the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics, is using Cloudera Enterprise …

Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks
February 17, 2018 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks
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The characteristics of cloud containers that make them attractive to data center managers also make them attractive to crypto-miners. The ease of setup, the isolation and the performance advantages, coupled with the fact that containers …

VMware Buys Cloud Security Startup CloudCoreo
February 17, 2018 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on VMware Buys Cloud Security Startup CloudCoreo
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VMware will acquire CloudCoreo, adding a public cloud security tool to its lineup. The virtualization giant didn’t disclose the purchase price for the Seattle-based startup. It will offer CloudCoreo’s security platform as a standalone service, …