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Jan. 28, 2020

Many steps are available for cloud providers to take to enhance their platforms' efficiency and scale. I mention three techniques here that have great upsides and are possible in a number of different platform environments. Of course, the exact method of deployment and the types of outcomes an opera ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Many public cloud offerings require that existing applications be extensively re-architected to run on their infrastructure. If providers offer hybrid cloud services, does this take away the need for customers to re-architect? The answer is sometimes yes, sometimes no. Let's take a look at an exampl ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

The Linux Foundation just announced the formation of a new open source development project intended to harness contributions from a wide range of cloud and networking industry participants to accelerate development of a consistently structured framework for software-defined networks or SDNs. This an ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Today’s cloud-based services, while clearly ground-breaking, still have important gaps to fill, such as in the reliability and integrity of their service delivery infrastructures, or the degree of automation they use for activating and managing services, before the full promise of the cloud can be a ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

The Internet is, no doubt, a marvel, definitely an unmatched entity with its constant technological advancements. Its popularity has been driven by our zeal to use technology to make our lives easier and simpler. It has become second nature for most us to use the Internet as our primary resource whe ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Although a government shutdown was averted, had it happened, cyber security and providing impregnable networks for the CIA, FBI and other U.S. government agencies with limited staffing and resources could have been severely compromised and had huge consequences and repercussions for these and other ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Although carriers are investing heavily in their networks, especially in edge network equipment and services, they have been neglecting core routers. Over the last few years carriers have under-invested in core and put more intelligence in their edge networks and develop more services. This has put ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Because of the increased volume, complexity, interfaces and connectivity that require service providers and enterprises to architect, operate and manage networks very differently, many are moving to cloud computing, a term for any activities that involve delivering hosted services over the Internet. ...