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#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, Aug. 11, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation cloud computing, in which we will discuss the impact of more intelligence in the apps, new techniques in cloud administration and better security on all ends of data transactions.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: More and more companies are announcing that employees won’t be coming back into the office anytime soon. In this article, Cam Roberson of Beachhead Solutions highlights five ways to keep data secure with a WFH workforce.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: Organizations that have not prioritized digital transformation have been forced to change course and build operational resiliency quickly to deliver experiences for customers and employees.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: No one could have foreseen what challenges 2020 was going to hand us, just as no one knows what 2021 will bring us, either. But that shouldn't stop IT thought leaders from identifying trends they see coming up.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: Operations are a cornerstone of the enterprise, responsible for creating the systems and processes that increase efficiency, employee happiness, and innovation at scale. However, ops staff are often taken for granted and/or overlooked for their day-to-day value to an enterprise.

#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, July 14, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation networking in which we will discuss the impact of SD-WAN, 5G, WiFi6 and other factors in moving data from one node to another--and another--and another.

eWEEK IT SCIENCE USE CASE: The Navy Yard was in search of a visitor management system that could secure its front gates and for its tenants to get customers/visitors in quickly. They found it in Proxyclick.

eWEEK IT SCIENCE CASE STUDY: A professional basketball team decided it had to take its mobile app up to a new level of functionality and user experience—under a crunchingly tight deadline.

#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, Aug. 11, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation cloud computing, in which we will discuss the impact of more intelligence in the apps, new techniques in cloud administration and better security on all ends of data transactions.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: More and more companies are announcing that employees won’t be coming back into the office anytime soon. In this article, Cam Roberson of Beachhead Solutions highlights five ways to keep data secure with a WFH workforce.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: As more and more employees move to work-from-home environments, daily micro-frustrations are becoming part of a more concerning overall picture.

eWEEK AERIAL PERSPECTIVE: The infusion of artificial intelligence into drones opens up a whole new world of opportunities.

eWEEK NEWS ANALYSIS: New Linux-based network operating system and an intent-based automation and operations toolkit for developers will allow cloud and data center builders to scale and adapt operations in the face of year-over-year exponential traffic growth

eWEEK TOP COMPANIES: The enterprise network has undergone significant change in the last decade, thanks to increasing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, network-function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined WAN (SD-WAN). Here is eWEEK's listing of the top 10 companies in switch development as of summer 2020.

#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, July 14, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation networking in which we will discuss the impact of SD-WAN, 5G, WiFi6 and other factors in moving data from one node to another--and another--and another.

eWEEK PRODUCT NEWS: The newly formed EPOS company has launched a new line of wired headsets that have been certified for Microsoft Teams.

eWEEK INNOVATION PERSPECTIVE: For too long, businesses have been reluctant to adopt technologies used by companies in other industries, seeing the challenges they face as unique to a single type of business. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed that thinking.

#eWEEKchat PREVIEW: Plan to join us on Tuesday, Aug. 11, for an #eWEEKchat about trends in new-generation cloud computing, in which we will discuss the impact of more intelligence in the apps, new techniques in cloud administration and better security on all ends of data transactions.

eWEEK NETWORKING ANALYSIS: COVID-19 has created a rise in usage of Microsoft Teams, but some gaps exist to make it business grade.

eWEEK INNOVATION PERSPECTIVE: Confidential computing describes services and solutions that fully protect information across the entire scope of its use in business, from the build process to management functions to data-driven services and functions.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: No one could have foreseen what challenges 2020 was going to hand us, just as no one knows what 2021 will bring us, either. But that shouldn't stop IT thought leaders from identifying trends they see coming up.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: Data science also helps businesses use advanced tools and technologies to automate complicated business processes linked with extracting, analyzing and presenting raw data. With rapid advancements in technology, and data being generated at warp speed, it is crucial to stay current and be able to anticipate upcoming trends.

eWEEK NEWS ANALYSIS: New Linux-based network operating system and an intent-based automation and operations toolkit for developers will allow cloud and data center builders to scale and adapt operations in the face of year-over-year exponential traffic growth

eWEEK TOP COMPANIES: The enterprise network has undergone significant change in the last decade, thanks to increasing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions, network-function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined WAN (SD-WAN). Here is eWEEK's listing of the top 10 companies in switch development as of summer 2020.

If contact tracing apps are following Gartner’s famous hype cycle, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion they are now firmly in the “trough of disillusionment.” Initial excitement that they could be a crucial part of the arsenal against covid-19 has given way to fears it could all come to nothing, despite large investments of money…

Mars today is a cold, dry wasteland—but things were likely much different billions of years ago. Since we started launching robotic missions to Mars in the 1970s, scientists have collected evidence that points to a warmer, wetter past for the Red Planet, where the surface was teeming with lakes and oceans that could have been…

The coronavirus pandemic has been a boon for the test proctoring industry. About half a dozen companies in the US claim their software can accurately detect and prevent cheating in online tests. Examity, HonorLock, Proctorio, ProctorU, Respondus and others have rapidly grown since colleges and universities switched to remote classes. While there’s no official tally,…

Jenny’s story is not linear, the way that we like stories to be. She was born in Baltimore in 1975 and had a happy, healthy childhood—her younger brother Danny fondly recalls the treasure hunts she would orchestrate and the elaborate plays she would write and perform with her siblings. In her late teens, she developed…

The world is increasingly banking on green hydrogen fuel to fill some of the critical missing pieces in the clean-energy puzzle. US presidential candidate Joe Biden’s climate plan calls for a research program to produce a clean form of the gas that’s cheap enough to fuel power plants within a decade. Likewise, Japan, South Korea,…

When economies across the world shut down earlier this year, it wasn’t only business owners and consumers who had to adapt. Criminals suddenly had a problem on their hands. How to move their money? Profits from organized crime are typically passed through legitimate businesses, often exchanging hands several times and crossing borders, until there is…

Last week, Alessandro Bogliari wouldn’t have imagined that anyone posed a serious threat to TikTok. Yes, there were imitators and competitors out there, but Bogliari, who runs a social media agency called the Influencer Marketing Factory, thought the app was so successful that there was no way it would be overthrown in the near future.…

Space junk isn’t going away anytime soon—and neither are the problems it causes. We’re poised to see more satellite launches with every passing year, which means more pieces of rocketry and spacecraft getting loose and zipping around at over 22,000 mph. At those speeds, even an object just a few centimeters long could instantly destroy a satellite,…