From Network World: REVIEW: FlexPod, Oracle Exalogic converged-infrastructure gear

Two top makers of converged infrastructure devices – FlexPod and Oracle Exalogic – rank well among their users, but they have important differences, according to customers who have used the products.To read this article in full, please click here(I…

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From Network World: HPE broadens its processor offerings with AMD, Cavium systems

It’s been said that the industry dislikes too many choices, but HPE is offering more choices for server products with new ARM- and AMD Epyc-based servers. And in both cases, HPE is touting price-performance efficiency.The company today announced n…

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From Network World: IDG Contributor Network: Cloud, SaaS and SD-WAN drive new licensing technology

In 5 software licensing challenges in the next generation network , I noted the important role that licensing models would have in the transition to the software defined network.  But there’s a deeper linkage between the growing demand for SaaS a…

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From Network World: Today, Eufy Genie Speaker With Alexa is Just $19.99 – Deal Alert

This Alexa-enabled smart speaker from Eufy is discounted 43% today on Amazon as part of their “Black Friday Week” event (see all of today’s active deals here). Stream music from Spotify, Pandora, SiriusXM and others. Control smart home devices. Ask …

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From Network World: IDG Contributor Network: VeloCloud SD-WAN might be under the hood of many ISPs, but it’s not the same

If you’ve researched purchasing an SD-WAN solution from an ISP, there’s a good chance it’s not your ISP who is providing the actual SD-WAN service. [say what?!]Way back in 2016… the demand for SD-WAN emerged so furiously, ISP’s have had to…

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