Open Mesh released its first router, which now gives them a full-stack portfolio for SMBs. Combined with no annual licensing costs, this could be disruptive offering for SMBs.
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Companies have begun to shift from describing older apps as “legacy”, and embracing more descriptive term “traditional”. While everyone scrambles to modernize these apps for modern software ecosystems, it’s worth noting what this change signifies.
Gmail doesn’t distinguish if you put extra dots in your email. Netflix does. Oh, not a problem you say? Bruce Schneier shows how two mundane data practices can come together to create a security exploit.
Many cores, such servers. Packet’s April Fools’ gag tried to throw a ton of CPU cores at Dogecoin and see if they could make a little money on the side. The results? Let’s just stay they should stick to their original business plan.
Cloudian recently made an interesting move by scooping up Infinity Storage. This is more than a little curious. The big draw around Infinity Storage is that they provide file storage, whereas Cloudian has made it’s name as an object storage provider. Except that as we’ve covered, Cloudian now offers file services via HyperFile. So… why spend the money on the acquisition?
The Surface Book 2 is an interesting device. Microsoft boldly moved from making tablets that can kind of by laptops into laptops that can also be really big tablets. But with the 15-inch model, I have to question if the device category really makes sense anymore. After reading impressions from Thomas Maurer on the device, the performance certainly seems up to par. But the form factor is less certain.
Tesla’s Powerwall seems to offer a way for solar power enthusiasts to seamlessly maintain electricity during a grid option. Carlo Costanzo shared his experience with the battery in practice during a recent outage.
Not sure if you know if a switch or a router is the appropriate device for your particular networking needs? You’re not alone. Between feature rich switches, fast-enough routers, NFV, and SD-WAN it can be tough to determine which is the best for your situation, even when you know all your requirements. From Pete Welcher’s […]
Whether to stay with your job or move on to something new is always a challenging decision. Over at Packet Pushers, Steve Hood came up with some helpful criteria to help mitigate indecisiveness, and make an informed IT career decision.
Neural networks use immense datasets to train against. While these are very sophisticated, they also prove to be brittle against outliers. A recent piece by researcher Janelle Shane shows just how problematic the presence (or lack thereof) of humble sheep can prove.