Enterprise software spending is forecast to experience the highest growth with an 8.3 percent increase in 2019. Communications services like MPLS and other WAN services will hit 1.4 trillion in 2018.
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IBM’s new Multi-cloud Manager will manage workloads on Big Blue clouds but also workloads on Amazon, Red Hat and Microsoft infrastructure as well
If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a new or existing digital business project you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.
That was but one of the key messages from Gartner analysts as they kicked off Symposium/IT Expo the consulting firm’s annual strategyfest that this year gathers over 9,000 CIOs and IT professionals for a look at the possible future of manifold technologies and trends.
Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist, space enthusiast, owner of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, Paul Allen, has died. He was 65.
The KSK rollover involved generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, according to ICANN. Such resolvers run software that converts typical addresses like networkworld.com into IP network addresses.
Juniper is looking to be an evangelist for network automation by announcing a variety of applications, tools, labs and libraries that it says will hasten adoption the technology for businesses and network professionals.
Juniper made a big bet on 400G Ethernet this summer, detailing how it plans to transition its wide-area network, data center and enterprise portfolio to 400G Ethernet. And earlier this year, Juniper released its Contrail Enterprise Multicloud software, an SDN controller that is the central component of its multicloud, intent-based networking strategy. Ahead of its NXTWORK summit next week, Juniper CEO Rami Rahim talked with Network World’s Michael Cooney.
A Webex post today (October 4) shows some problems such as poor performance are persisting: “Engineering continues to work on the engineering tasks to address the remaining open items. Some Webex Teams users are still experiencing inconsistent results with some user spaces.
The company’s announced that Cisco’s Container Platform will work with SAP’s Data Hub to integrate large data sets that may be in public clouds such as Amazon Web Services, Hadoop, Microsoft or Google and integrate them with private cloud or enterprise apps such as SAP S/4 HANA.
According to Cisco, Duo’s zero trust security model authorizes secure connections to all applications based on the trustworthiness of users and devices. Duo’s cloud-delivered technology lets IT professionals set and enforce risk-based, adaptive access policies and get enhanced visibility into users’ devices and activities.
Cisco has exposed 13 vulnerabilities in its IOS and IOS XE switch and router operating software that the company said should be patched as soon as possible. The vulnerabilities were detailed in Cisco’s twice-yearly dump of IOS exposures and all have a High Impact security rating and should be evaluated by users as soon as possible.
According to the company’s website a major outage began at 0122 GMT on September 25 and shut down all Webex services from – Calling, Meetings, Control Hub, Hybrid Services and Team.
At the time the company stated that “Webex Teams services are currently impacted by an ongoing service outage. Engineering resources are online and working to restore services. We apologize for the impact and all hands are on deck to restore Teams, Meetings, Calling, Care and Context services.”
High-speed-Ethernet demos from Arista, Cisco, Juniper, Intel, Huawei and others portend a strong, looming 400G Ethernet future.
the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has voted to go ahead with the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the Internet’s address book – the Domain Name System (DNS).
More secure keys protecting the directory name system (DNS) are ready to deploy, but for those using DNS servers that haven't been upgraded, it could cause problems reaching Web sites.