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Category: Computer

Windows 10 should never reboot your PC without your express permission, researchers conclude

If you think Windows should never, ever update while you’re using it, a new survey by the University College, London agrees with you. In a survey of 93 participants, the study found that Windows 10 Home’s WIndows Update patching experience proved frustrating, in part because users simply weren’t familiar with the tools that Microsoft provided for […]

Nearly 50 percent of PaaS offerings are now cloud-only: Gartner

  Nearly half of today’s platform as a service (PaaS) service offerings are cloud-only, according to Gartner. Currently, there are more than 360 vendors across 21 market segments, delivering more than 550 PaaS offerings. Forty-eight percent of these offerings are cloud-only. Not a single vendor has a foothold across all 21 segments, and 90 percent […]

Bengaluru-based Signalchip unveils semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G NR modems

  Bengaluru-based fab-less semiconductor company, Signalchip, today unveiled India’s first semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G NR modems in the presence of Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan. The SCBM34XX and SCRF34XX/45XX series of chips, code-named ‘Agumbe’, are the result of over eight years of relentless and deep R&D by Signalchip engineers. These chips put India into […]

How to move to a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

  Disruptive network technologies are great—at least until they threaten to disrupt essential everyday network services and activities. That’s when it’s time to consider how innovations such as SDN, SD-WAN, intent-based networking (IBN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) can be transitioned into place without losing a beat. “To be disruptive, some disruption is often involved,” […]

VMware preps milestone NSX release for enterprise-cloud push

  Looking to ease deployments of software-defined networks while reinforcing automation and security for hybrid and multicloud customers, VMware has taken the wraps off of a major release of its NSX-T Data Center software. While the NSX-T 2.4 announcement includes over 100 upgrades, VMware said the release anoints NSX-T as the company’s go-to platform for […]

SAP builds its own Java distribution

  SAP has released a “friendly fork” of open source Java, called SapMachine. The project, which began in December 2017, serves as a downstream version of OpenJDK maintained by SAP. SAP customers and partners can use it to run their applications. OpenJDK is the open source version of Java. Despite its being another Java distribution, which could […]

Dimension Data launches new managed services to simplify tech operations

  Dimension Data, a global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has announced the launch of its next-generation global managed services to help clients simplify the management and operation of their technology. Dimension Data’s Managed Services Platform now offers near real-time insight and reporting, managing over 9,000 IP networks and supporting over […]