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What you need to know about edge computing

To deliver on IoT's promise of a digital revolution, connected devices need access to localized compute, storage and networking resources. Welcome to life on the edge.


See what the future holds for VPN services

The future of VPN services reflects the industry's trend toward software networking, evident in developments like SD-WAN and public cloud. The need for flexible technology is a main driver.


Should enterprises wait to buy 802.11ax hardware?

The Wi-Fi 6 standard has not been ratified yet, but enterprises are faced with a decision. Should they buy 802.11ax devices now or wait for the standard to be approved?


5 key points for monitoring network performance

This compilation delves into five points regarding the benefits of network performance monitoring, as well as various monitoring tools and strategies.

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    Cumulus launches more enterprise-friendly NetQ

    Cumulus Networks has revamped Cumulus NetQ. The latest version of the network troubleshooting and change validation software is aimed at a larger segment of the enterprise market.

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    Nyansa takes its network analytics to IoT

    Nyansa has added IoT traffic analytics to its network monitoring software. The latest version of Nyansa Voyance monitors the activity of IoT devices in healthcare and retail.

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    Google Cloud, HPE create hybrid cloud platforms

    New hybrid cloud platforms, released as a collaboration between Google Cloud and HPE, are available to create similar experiences across both clouds and on-premises environments.