What's Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends
Backup Appliances: 5 Considerations
Security Breaches Keep Network Teams Busy
Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges
Drone Initiative Saves Elephants From Poaching
Expert Analysis
VMware VSAN: Reality Vs. Hype
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
VMware's Virtual SAN is touted for its performance, lower cost and scalability, but emerging trends such as white-box storage undercut those claims.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Legacy IT Vendors & The AWS Fear Factor
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
The popularity of Amazon Web Services, along with SaaS, means that traditional IT vendors must transform themselves in order to remain relevant in the new cloud era.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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What's Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and network automation to IPv6 and 802.11ac, the big trends in the networking industry demand your attention, and you can find them at Interop Las Vegas.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Interop Hot Stage: Building An Enterprise Network
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
The InteropNet comes to life at Hot Stage. For the first time, InformationWeek is there to cover the creation of this complex temporary network.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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Security Breaches Keep Network Teams Busy
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Network Instruments study shows that network engineers are spending more of their day responding to breaches and deploying security controls.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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SDS & Hyperconvergence: Sense & Nonsense
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Howard Marks uncovers the meaning behind software-defined storage, how hyperconvergence fits in, and where these technologies make sense -- and don't.
By Howard Marks ,
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Drone Initiative Saves Elephants From Poaching
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Air Shepard pairs drone operators with supercomputing resources to combat organized criminals who slaughter elephants and rhinos in Africa for their tusks and horns.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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SDN Interest Shifts Toward The WAN
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Software-defined networking improves network utilization and efficiency, and as the technology matures, enterprises are looking to apply those benefits to their WAN and campus networks.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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Backup Appliances: 5 Considerations
Robbie Wright, Virtualization & Cloud Computing Strategist, CommVaultCommentary
Appliances in your backup infrastructure can help save you time and money. Weigh these issues to ensure you choose the right one for your business.
By Robbie Wright Virtualization & Cloud Computing Strategist, CommVault,
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Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Moving to a hybrid model helps address security and compliance concerns, but comes with problems such as data synchronization and WAN latency.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Big Data Deployment Models: Open Vs. Proprietary
Nik Rouda, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Open source data platforms like Hadoop, Cassandra, and MongoDB are core to the big data market, but vendors supporting the platforms are winning over enterprises with proprietary tools.
By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Docker Orchestration Tools: The New Options
Scott S. Lowe, Engineering ArchitectCommentary
What are Docker Machine and Docker Swarm and how can they impact your use of the container technology? Scott Lowe explains.
By Scott S. Lowe Engineering Architect,
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Collaboration: The Audio Aspect
Tim Root, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of New Business Development, RevolabsCommentary
This quick tutorial on how audio travels in space will help you determine if the audio specifications of UC speakerphones or UC audio pickup devices are reasonable.
By Tim Root Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of New Business Development, Revolabs,
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4 Paths To The Enterprise Cloud
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
Will your enterprise outsource, partner or build its own cloud infrastructure? The answer depends on your cloud application strategy.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies,
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SDN Shows Promise For Security
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Improved security is emerging as a major reason for adopting software-defined networking, but concerns about potential SDN risks persist.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Continuous Delivery: Coming To Your Infrastructure
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Get your network ready to instantly support all the things that need to happen when a new application or update is pushed to production.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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SanDisk InfiniFlash: Just A Bunch Of Flash
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
SanDisk's new storage appliance targets hyper-scale data centers with an emphasis on record-setting density and low cost, but isn't really an all-flash array.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Cloud Orchestration Vs. DevOps Automation
Alex Henthorn-Iwane, QualiSystems Vice President of MarketingCommentary
Confused by all the buzzwords around cloud and DevOps? Here's a breakdown of terminology to try to get past the hype.
By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing,
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Enabling The Self-Driving Car
Antonio Manzalini, Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom ItaliaCommentary
The transition to 5G telecommunications networks, coupled with the flexibility of cloud orchestration, will enable self-driving vehicles.
By Antonio Manzalini Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom Italia,
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Globalstar Demo Stokes TLPS Debate
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The controversy over Globalstar's proposed terrestrial low power service intensifies after the satellite provider touted stellar test results.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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