In any type of network, the edge is where all the action takes place. Think of the edge as the brains of the network, while the core is just the dumb muscle.By Orhan Ergun Network Architect, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The way data is consumed and delivered continues to change rapidly, causing technology shifts on every front that have dramatic effects on wireless networks. Lee Badman, network engineer and wireless technical lead for Syracuse University, explains where WiFi is headed in light of the combined complexity of factors like software-defined networks, 802.11ac, and LTE.By Lee Badman , 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SaaS makes application deployment easy and effective. It could eliminate software piracy once and for all.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Like server virtualization and 10 Gigabit Ethernet, SDN will eventually become a technology that small and midsized enterprises can use. But it's going to require some new packaging.By Bob McCouch , 9 comments | Read | Post a Comment
VMware touted flashy numbers in recently published performance benchmarks, but a closer examination of its VSAN testing shows why customers shouldn't expect the same results with their real-world applications.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
There are no shortcuts to obtaining passing scores, but focusing on key fundamentals of proper study and preparation will help you master the art of certification.By Amy Arnold CCNP/DP/Voice, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Working in IT infrastructure means a whole lot more than hardware these days. Boost your career with these hot certifications on virtualization, cloud, security, and more.By Tony Kontzer , 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security researchers report attack on an enterprise that used the OpenSSL vulnerability to steal VPN session tokens and evade two-factor authentication.
By Mathew J. Schwartz , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
This series on SDN products concludes with a look at Big Switch's updated SDN strategy, VMware NSX, IBM's hybrid approach, and Avaya's focus on virtual network services.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The huge performance provided by all-flash arrays is a boon for virtual desktop infrastructure, but don't be fooled by unrealistic calculations.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
In the third part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I discuss Juniper's network overlay approach and three other vendor strategies for tackling software-defined networking.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Private Cloud SurveyRespondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Private Clouds On The RiseMost -- 77% -- of respondents to our 2014 Private Cloud Survey, all from companies with 50 or more employees, have clouds in place now or are piloting. Those without plans may be left at a disadvantage.