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IoT roundup: Ripple20 effects and mitigations, more COVID-focused IoT, research on risky devices

This week’s IoT news includes the biggest set of IoT vulnerabilities yet, Broadcom’s sell-off of its IoT wing, and a report detailing the riskiest types of IoT devices.

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Inside network automation trends

How to cut costs, boost uptime and streamline data center operations through network automation.

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How will the workplace change in a post-COVID-19 world

The new normal will mean personal and technical changes thanks to the massive disruption of quarantine we are all enduring.

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How NDR protects your network from cyberthreats

Three steps to finding a network detection and response product that prevents, detects, investigates, identifies, responds and mitigates cyberattacks.

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Why you need a new network for the multi-cloud world

As enterprises expand to multiple cloud providers, the vanilla networking capabilities provided by the likes of AWS, Microsoft and Google may not cut it. IDG Enterprise Consulting Director John Gallant sits down with Steve Mullaney,...

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Technology winners and losers in the days of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is revealing just where our technology is up to the challenge and where it's failing.

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Is enterprise security broken?

Deploying independent endpoint or network security separately is coming to a rapid – and much-needed -- end. If you want to stay secure longer-term, focus on unifying your security products now.

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4 reasons to choose a composable, software-defined infrastructure

Composable infrastructure has the capability to deploy IT faster and with improved versatility.

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Coronavirus: What companies are ready for our new reality?

One class of companies is already equipped to work in a fully distributed employee model. Another going to have a difficult time adapting to most employees having to work from home. Some won’t survive if this lasts more than a few...

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Should NVMe be part of your storage infrastructure?

Non-volatile memory express lets you replace solid-state drives, spinning disks or traditional storage arrays. Why are IT pros moving to this new storage technology and how do two leading products (Dell EMC PowerMax NVMe and Pure...

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Review: Achieving enlightened segmentation with Illumio

While segmentation is a powerful defensive tool, it’s also difficult to manage and can easily break applications that need to communicate with other services or the outside world. The Illumio platform solves many of these headaches.

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Cloud in 2020: 5 trends you'll see in the months ahead

Is your enterprise prepared for the year of edge, automation and industry-specific clouds? IBM's general manager of Hybrid Cloud Services looks at what you can expect in 2020.

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Why everything you know about 5G is wrong

If you buy what the telcos are telling you, 5G will bring you gigabit per second speeds and sub-10-millisecond latency. It's a pity that you really won't see anything like that in the real world. Here's the real 5G story.

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Review: SaltStack brings SecOps to network orchestration and automation

SaltStack Enterprise, and its optional SecOps modules, is one of the only platforms available today that can fully manage complex enterprise environments while also protecting them.

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4 tech startup predictions for 2020

Capital markets are in transition, unicorns are falling and geopolitical instability abounds. That adds up to an 'interesting' climate for tech startups.

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Most popular tech stories of 2019

Insider Pro subscribers pick the Top 10 articles published in our debut year.

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Rating 10 top hyperconverged infrastructure products

As enterprises look to reduce data center complexity, many are considering hyperconverged infrastructure platforms. But with major vendors such as Cisco, HPE, VMware and Dell offering products, how do you decide where to invest?

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SD-WAN sector report: Growing with no end in sight

With the WAN in transition, incumbents make their move through acquisitions, while startups continue to innovate at the edge. Insider Pro looks at why SD-WAN is so hot.

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