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Network observability tools promise benefits, but obstacles hinder results

Enterprises see the benefits of adopting observability tools, but lack of budget, increased network complexity, and staff burnout represent hurdles to success, according to SolarWinds research.

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Cisco snuffs HyperFlex development, hands HCI future to Nutanix

Cisco recommends HyperFlex customers migrate to Nutanix hyperconverged software, which can run on Cisco UCS hardware.

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IBM X-Force: Use of compromised credentials darkens cloud security picture

The top cause of cloud compromises is improper use of credentials, and enterprise IT teams need to harden their credential management practices, says IBM X-Force.

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Cisco software targets enterprise cloud security, risk assessment

Cisco adds Secure Application module to its Full Stack Observability platform.

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Microsoft blames Aussie data center outage on staff strength, failed automation

The outage that occurred on August 30 led to downtime in Azure services pertaining to APIs, databases, and applications.


Google's Cross-Cloud Network service aims to simplify multicloud networking

New Cross-Cloud Network service from Google Cloud is designed to be a one-stop shop for multicloud networking and security.

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CompTIA to offer advanced cloud networking certification

CompTIA CloudNetX certification aims to validate the knowledge of network professionals who manage complex, hybrid cloud environments.

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VMware NSX+ centralizes cloud networking and security for multicloud environments

VMware NSX+ is a new cloud-managed service that enables consistent network operations and centralized security policy creation and enforcement in multicloud environments.

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VMware Cloud gains faster ransomware recovery, expanded management capabilities

Among the announcements at the VMware Explore conference is a new IBM-managed service based on VMware Cloud editions.

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Backblaze sees rise in hard drive failure rates

The latest reliability stats from cloud storage provider Backblaze show a rise in hard drive failure rates.

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Google launches Pricing API to help enterprises optimize cloud costs

Pricing API will provide an inventory of public services and SKUs along with account-specific custom prices and discounts with additional metadata, down to the SKU level.

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Cisco bolsters mobile core technology with Working Group Two buy

Cisco has made nine acquisitions this year to reinforce everything from BGP support, security and application performance to AI development

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HPE teams with PhoenixNAP for bare metal cloud offerings

Cloud provider PhoenixNAP will offer bare metal solutions on Arm-based servers.

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Flight to cloud drives IaaS networking adoption

Demand for cloud connects/interconnects is rising as enterprises commit to multicloud and SaaS application environments, and that’s driving greater interest in IaaS cloud networking services, says IDC.

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NVIDIA DGX Cloud targets generative AI

NVIDIA's supercomputer in the cloud delivers full-stack AI development platform

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IBM debuts AI-powered carbon calculator for the cloud

Enterprises are under pressure to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and IBM’s newest offering for its cloud dashboard makes it easier for customers to track carbon emissions tied to their cloud workloads.

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IDC: Server and storage price hikes fueled cloud infrastructure growth

Cloud sales are expected to grow over the next four years while on-prem sales will diminish.

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Akamai opens new data centers in push to public cloud

Aiming for more public cloud customers, Akamai opens three new data center POPs and plans more to come.

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