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Research: SD-WAN Moving to Security Offerings, Getting AI Boost

Research firm Gartner's new report on the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) space sees the tech moving into security offerings and receiving a big generative AI boost in the next few years.

Cisco Teams with Nutanix for New Hyperconverged Solution to Replace HyperFlex

Cisco teamed up with enterprise cloud specialist Nutanix to replace its HyperFlex offering with a new hyperconverged solution as part of a strategic partnership announced in August.

Accenture Research: 'The Future Is Edge'

Edge computing can be a big revenue generator for companies, but adoption is lagging and the results vary according to which of four approaches is taken, new research from Accenture indicates.

Top Cloud Asks Switch from Security to Cost Control

In last year's edition of this report series, organizations asked cloud providers for security expertise; this year they want cost control help.

Salesforce Borrows 'Copilot' Moniker for its New Einstein AI

It looks like Microsoft/GitHub might have coined the standard moniker for AI assistants going forward, as Salesforce this week debuted new "Einstein Copilot" AI tech.

Cloud Security Alliance Sheds Light on 'Shadow Access' IAM Problem

The Cloud Security Alliance is talking up a new security concern for IT pros to worry about, "Shadow Access," or the unintended access to organizational applications and data.

As Cloud Giants Wrestle with AI-Generated Content, AWS Demands Kindle Notifications

As cloud giants continue to wrestle with AI-generated content causing copyright issues, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is now demanding that self publishers on its Kindle platform indicate whether their new content comes from machines.

IBM Readies 'Tuning Studio' for AI Prompting in watsonx Enterprise Platform

IBM will boost its watsonx enterprise AI/data platform with a raft of enhancements including new generative foundation models and a Tuning Studio to join its Prompt Lab to help users engineer the best prompts to use them.

Microsoft Assumes Responsibility for Copilot AI Copyright Risks

As generative AI-related lawsuits are springing up all over, Microsoft announced it will assume legal risks in copyright challenges to users of its Copilot AI-powered assistants.

OpenAI, Microsoft, Google Usher the Age of Enterprise AI

OpenAI introduced ChatGPT Enterprise, while Microsoft introduced Bing Chat Enterprise in the Windows Copilot Preview and Google announced a flurry of enterprise AI-related news items at its Google Cloud Next '23 conference.

Day-by-Day Recap of VMware Explore 2023

Tom relates the Vegas experience as a regular attendee, an influencer, a presenter and a vendor.

AI Powers Microsoft to Leadership in Robotic Process Automation

Microsoft's big bet on advanced AI is paying off in many ways, including propelling the company into the leadership rank of a research report on robotic process automation (RPA).

AI Brings Star Trek 'Universal Translator' Closer to Reality

However, rather than scanning alien brain waves to find a basis for language commonality and translation, Meta's new SeamlessM4T is just a multimodal AI model, though it can perform speech-to-text, speech-to-speech, text-to-speech, and text-to-text translations for up to 100 languages depending on the task.

VMware Explore: VMware (and NVIDIA) Execs Promise To Deliver on Generative AI's Promise

VMware debuted a new solution, jointly developed with NVIDIA, that aims to address the legal, privacy and security concerns around the use of generative AI in enterprises.

VMware Details New Ransomware, Disaster Recovery Protections

VMware detailed its latest protections against ransomware -- along with disaster recovery improvements -- as its big VMware Explore 2023 conference kicked off in Las Vegas, citing moves across several properties.

'Private AI' Leads AI News at VMware Explore 2023

The expected deluge of AI-related news at this week's big VMware Explore 2023 conference sees a "Private AI" initiative with chipmaker NVIDIA, along with AI integrations to the Anywhere Workspace platform and much more.

Results of Microsoft's Big AI Bet? An 'Additional $31 Billion' in Revenue

A $10 billion-plus investment put advanced generative AI tech into everything from Bing search to Microsoft 365 office apps to even Windows itself, with some prices rising accordingly.

Report on Bad Actor Gen AI: So Far, So Little

Threat actors are likely to increasingly leverage generative AI for their illegal exploits, a new report indicates, but so far have been relatively quiet on that front.

Consultancy Explains How Hiring Must Evolve as AI Changes Work in America

As many studies decry the notion of AI eliminating professions and instead point to net positive workforce results from using AI in the enterprise, a management consultancy details how organizations can change hiring practices to thrive in the new world order.

Veeam, Rubrik Lead in Enterprise Backup/Recovery Report

Veeam and Rubrik are leading the "leaders" in a new report on enterprise backup and recovery published by research firm Gartner.

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