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Tech News Recap for the Week of 10/23/17

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 10/23/17

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 10/23/2017!

Crucial strategies for strengthening network security. How digital transformation is reshaping the IT budget. Why network nerds are excited about SD-WAN. Microsoft Azure gets the managed Kubernetes services. Cisco scoops up BroadSoft, boosts communications tools portfolio. Bad Rabbit ransomware emerges and more top news this week you may have missed! Remember, to stay up-to-date on the latest tech news throughout the week, follow @GreenPagesIT on Twitter.

Tech News Recap


IT Operations

  • How digital transformation is reshaping the IT budget: The journey of 3 CIOs
  • Why network nerds are so excited about SD-WAN
  • GE adds edge analytics, AI capabilities to Predix industrial IoT suite
  • Solve the mystery of VDI licenses
  • How virtualization continues to redefine IT by extending beyond VMs
  • Field of digital dreams: Why MLB is betting its future on big data, Wi-Fi, apps, and AR

[Interested in learning more about SD-WAN? DownloadWhat to Look For When Considering an SD-WAN Solution.]




  • Cisco scoops up BroadSoft for $1.9 billion to boost communications tools portfolio
  • Cisco, Google partner to simplify hybrid cloud deployments
  • Cisco rolls out new storage networking telemetry capabilities




  • Fidelity Investment's key to hybrid cloud: Application flexibility
  • Trusting the cloud? Trust yourself more


Thanks for checking out our tech news recap!

By Jake Cryan, Digital Marketing Specialist

While you’re here, check out this white paper on how to rethink your IT security, especially when it comes to financial services.


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