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We have become commoditized in some of our purchasing decisions and very picky in others. Some companies sole source networking gear for instance, then buy the least expensive infrastructure to run it on, and open spec everything else with the least expensive winning the business.
Read this month's featured stories: Standard UL 3223 will serve as the basis for the certification program. The Edge is hot, and getting hotter. As our businesses become increasingly digital, we tend to think about technology in non-physical terms. Our IT infrastructure becomes “the cloud.” Our servers and storage become “virtual.” Our networks become “software-defined.”, and more.