DNA 1120

Desktop Intel® Atom™ D525 Dual Core/ D425 Single Core 1.8 GHz Processor with 4 PCIe GbE LAN Feature Desktop Network PlatformIntel® Atom™ D525 Dual Core/D425 Single Core 1.8GHz ProcessorSupport DDR3 800 Memory up to 2GB4 x GbE LAN PortsSupport LAN BypassOne PCI ExpansionOn-board CF SocketInternal one 2.5" HDD Bay Find out more about the product here.

Network appliances from Armortec

The NC-4010, powered by the Celeron J1900 (Codenamed Bay Trail)processor, is a desktop form factor network appliance designed for entry-level network security, gateway or vCPE.
View these and other network appliances over at Armortec here.

The internet's 'father' says it was born with two big flaws

Vint Cerf, one of the "fathers" of the internet, says the network had two big flaws when it launched
Vint Cerf, one of the creators of the internet, said the network had two big flaws when he launched it. The internet didn't have room for all the devices that would eventually be connected to it, said Cerf, now Google's chief internet evangelist. It also didn't have any built-in security protocols. Even though both shortcomings proved problematic, Cerf's not certain he would have fixed them if he had to do it all over again.  Read the article over at Business Insider here.

6-Port Gigabit VPN Router

The ER-6 business router provides enterprise-level, highly secure and reliable connectivity to the Internet for small and medium branches. Supports one-click flow control and manual flow control. Professional gateway device based on DPI seven-layer flow control. Built-in high-performance processor suitable for deployment of large-scale commercial scenarios.
Find out more about the product over at FS here.

20 physical traits you may have inherited from a Neanderthal

This legacy was picked up from 60 – 80,000 years ago, when successive waves of modern humans began migrating from Africa into Asia and Europe, encountering and interbreeding with their Neanderthal cousins who had evolved there from around 250,000 years ago.  Their hybrid children bore genes from both lineages, but eventually modern human genes diluted Neanderthal genes to the extent that the species seemed to disappear from the archaeological record around 30,000 years ago. Those Neanderthal genetic mutations which were not beneficial to modern humans were  partially swept out by natural selection over time.  The remnants are alive in the genomes of Europeans and Asians today.  If you exhibit any of the following traits, they may just be an echo of your inner Neanderthal:
Read the article over at Aboard in the Yard over here.

Services trends 2019

Enterprise clients increasingly want service providers to deliver defined business outcomes. They are no longer satisfied with not being able to reconcile traditional service level performance metrics against the outcomes they wanted from the service.  This is forcing providers to re-think the way they take managed services to market. Being held accountable for a business outcome requires a fundamental shift of risk for the provider and an evolution of their capabilities.
Read the article over at Dimension Data here.