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Windows Sandbox, Part 2: How To Install and Use the New Windows 10 Feature

In this second article of a two-part series, Tom Fenton takes you step-by-step to create a temporary desktop environment with Windows Sandbox.

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Cisco Extends On-Premises 'ACI Anywhere' SDN Offering to AWS Cloud

Cisco Systems followed up on its ACI Anywhere initiative announced last January that seeks to extend its software-defined networking technology called Application Centric Infrastructure beyond the datacenter -- in this case to the AWS cloud.

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Stealthy Start-Up Portends 'Second Wave of SD-WAN'

Israeli start-up flexiWAN has emerged from stealth with a software-defined wide-area networking offering that portends the "second wave of SD-WAN," marked by an open architecture in addition to open source software.

Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 Support for VMware vSphere 6.1, Citrix XenServer 7.6, Others

Cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage provider Acronis released Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4 at the beginning of April.

Robin.io Collaborates with Google Cloud on Anthos Storage API

This week at Google Cloud Next '19 in San Francisco, Calif., hyper-converged Kubernetes platform provider Robin.io announced its partnership with Google Cloud to bring additional capabilities to Google Cloud Anthos, formerly Google Cloud Services Platform.

Best Practices for AWS Tagging Revisited

The trick to using a minimal number of tags is to make sure that all of the tags that you do use are both meaningful and useful.

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Juniper Remakes SD-WAN Offering into Cloud Service

Juniper Networks announced its SD-WAN solution is now available in a cloud-delivered "as-a-service" offering, with the aim of simplified management of disparate resources.

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Xen Project 4.12 Released

The Xen Project 4.12 features security and code size improvements, plus x86 architectural renewal.

Decoding the Latest Generation of Intel CPUs

Here's what the naming scheme means for the 2nd-Gen Xeon CPUs Intel released at the beginning of the month.

ONF Partnership Aims SDN at Optical Transport Networks

The Open Networking Foundation announced a partnership that boosts software-defined networking in optical transport networks.

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Intel Releases GA of 2nd-Gen 'Cascade Lake' Xeon CPUs

Support for Optane DC Persistent Memory is one of many new features in Intel's latest generation of chips.

Leostream Upgrades Platform with the Release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34

Leostream Corp. recently announced an update to its Leostream platform with the release of Leostream Connection Broker 9.0.34. Among a number of upgrades to Leostream 9.0 are also some fixes that resolve known issues.

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General Availability of Azure Data Box Edge Appliance Released

Last week Microsoft announced that GA versions of Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Data Box Gateway are now available through the Microsoft Azure Portal.

OpenDaylight SDN Controller Marks 6 Years with 10th Release, Neon

OpenDaylight, said to be the most pervasive open source software-defined networking controller in the industry, is out in its 10th release as it celebrates its six-year anniversary.

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Microsoft Announces Availability of Azure Stack HCI Solutions

"Azure in a box" gets hyperconverged infrastructure capabilities with new Azure Stack HCI solutions.

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Use Amazon EC2 Fleets to Create Collections of EC2 Instances

You can automate the creation of multiple instances based on your preferences.

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A Look at Security in the Microsoft Cloud, Part 2: Azure Deployments

The foundational services, technologies and tools you can use to secure your Azure platform.

Cisco Aims New Intent-Based Networking Wares at SD-WAN

Cisco Systems this month announced new solutions that take its intent-based networking technology to the software-defined wide-area network, promising increased visibility and control for disparate branches.

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New Kubernetes Update Graduates Windows Node Support from Beta

Support for using the Kubernetes open source container orchestration system to wrangle Windows containers has been graduated from beta and is now a baked-in production-level feature of Kubernetes 1.4, out today as the first release of the year.

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How To Install and Use the VMware Horizon Performance Tracker

HPT monitors the the performance of the display protocol and virtual desktop usage, which is useful when troubleshooting issues and planning for deployments.