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The Importance of Hardware Health Monitoring

November 23, 2020

A networking problem can come from almost any fault within the infrastructure, whether it’s a bandwidth bottleneck, configuration issues, or a faulty networking component. But more than half of IT system outages are caused by hardware failure. The ability to quickly identify and resolve …


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Postapocalyptic Networks

November 20, 2020

Just imagine the current situation continues well into the foreseeable future—let’s merge reality with a little fiction. The apocalypse is over, but life has changed permanently. This means we’re going to wear masks in public transport, shops, and restaurants and follow sports events on …


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SD-WAN – What, How, and Why It’s Got Your Number

November 20, 2020

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) is right in the middle of major technology trends. But the shift from physical to software-defined networks has left many people in the IT community with more questions than answers. What’s driving the explosive adoption of SD-WAN technologies for …



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The Perfect World (Without Outages)

October 28, 2020

Heaven on Earth would be a world with no outages. No slow load times. No failed switches or routers. No bandwidth issues. Just peace and quiet. But if nothing were to go wrong on a daily basis, what would IT pros spend their time …



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Tried and True Tech Tips

October 16, 2020

Anyone who’s worked in IT knows a great deal of the day-to-day work doesn’t come down to one secret trick—the job consists mainly of stringing together hard-won wisdom and convenient Google searches to solve problems. Working in IT is a little like parenting; when …


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Three Ways to Help the Digital Air Force Achieve Takeoff

October 12, 2020

The Digital Air Force Initiative is an effort to leverage data and applications at the edge, along with artificial intelligence and machine learning, to “field a 21st Century infrastructure responsive to the demands of modern combat.” Like other defense organizations, the Air Force aims …


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Cloud Native, You Keep Using Those Words

September 25, 2020

Ask a hundred IT pros and their managers what “cloud native” is, and you’ll get as many different definitions. In part it’s because public cloud providers (PCPs) seek to provide all things to all IT teams, but it’s also because each organization has different …