About half of the businesses polled have fewer than 10 percent of their OSes running Microsoft's latest.
For one thing: "the next big thing on the networking horizon."
Analyst says it brings SDN to enterprise networking.
The records of nearly 200 million U.S. voters were compromised.
Company says it unifies defense across multivendor environments that can span private and public clouds.
Its newest magic quadrant report is out, and AWS remains "dominant," the research firm says.
It provides a pay-as-you-go pricing model for organizations implementing large-scale application deployments.
It also includes an integrated framework for network functions virtualization (NFV) management.
Upgraded security is a key benefit of the new partnership.
Deal includes network OS, vRouter line of virtual routers, NFV talent and more.
Also, cloud spending is creeping up on traditional datacenter spending, and top player AWS is being chased by faster-growing competitors.
It also updated its certification portal.
"We found almost 43 TB of data exposed and 1,000 apps affected by the HospitalGown vulnerability."
It promises end-to-end network automation and control across all network domains and layers.
"The motivation for deploying SD-WAN may have started with cost reduction and improved performance, but that's changing."
Other problems: weak network controls, poor governance, developer-caused security risks and tough compliance complications.
The company, Hexadite, is a security automation and orchestration provider.
It promises to simplify the process of buying and adding network functionality.
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It runs on standard off-the-shelf Intel servers and achieves core network efficiency by packing multiple networking components into a small number of compute cores.