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Cisco laces network with more AI and machine learning

Analytics and automation to help IT teams understand network behaviour and pre-emptively prevent issues Cisco has released a series of software updates that will see AI and machine learning capabilities become more deeply embedded into the network. The central idea is that new analytics and automation features will provide IT teams with tailored insights and… Read More


Hardware vendor lock-in: A long and messy past
Over the last decade, most organizations have learned to avoid server hardware lock-in. Doing so unlocked massive improvements in terms of costs and agility Today, many organizations are still locked into their switch hardware vendor. Switch hardware vendor lock-in is at least as detrimental to organizations as server hardware lock-in, and must be avoided by... Read More

Why we need to automate automation
James Sherlow, senior systems engineer at Avi Networks, discusses the rise of intent-based automation IT is suffering a crisis of scale. In days past, managing IT was a human-scale job. It was taxing (as any IT person will tell you), but you could at least hope to get your arms around it. Now, with hundreds... Read More

Are you missing the low-hanging fruit on your data tree?
You could be closer to becoming a data-driven business than you think. That’s because chances are, you’re already generating data and you just need to know where to find it, how to aggregate it, and how to use it to create real value within your business. Start with the quick wins and there will be... Read More

Automation is forcing us to radically rethink the company
The traditional idea of the secluded, self-contained, self-governed corporation will be massively revised in a world where collaboration inside as well as outside the company is vital for success, says George Zarkadakis We are currently witnessing the first wave of automation impacting work, usually as a result of companies automating processes with RPA or by... Read More


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