For small and midsize businesses, the benefits of public cloud services are many. Larger enterprises, however, may see less of a payoff. By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Many network managers and sysadmins will toil away during the holiday season dealing with remote access issues and other problems, an Ipswitch survey finds.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook's open data center designs offer efficiency and flexibility, but should your enterprise follow the Open Compute Project model? Here are some pros and cons.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Software costs add up quickly in today's virtualized datacenters. Does it make more sense to buy a few big servers or a bunch of little ones? I compare the costs.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data breaches will continue until we create a deeper appreciation for business data and guard it as closely as our own wallets. Here are some steps in the right direction.By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When you've had your fill of technology predictions for 2015, take one more moment to deride the most obvious and least noteworthy of the bunch.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 30 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Infonetics report shows that shipments of 802.11ac access points are picking up. The new WiFi standard offers many enterprise benefits, but watch out for integration issues.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 10 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Migrating workloads to the cloud requires time and effort spent on up-front planning. The first part of this series explains the technical assessments and evaluations required for a successful cloud migration.By Ryan Pelerin Founding partner and COO, WSM International, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are the giants of cloud computing, but which offers better enterprise-class services? Find out how they compare by feature and cloud service type.By Network Computing Editors , 11 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In today's data centers, firewalls and other stateful security controls can be less effective than stateless controls or a hybrid approach combining both.By Mason Harris Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Piles of unstructured data are worse than useless; they pose serious security and privacy risks. John Joseph offers three steps to bring your data storage strategy into the light.By John Joseph President & Co-Founder, DataGravity, 9 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Point-to-point wireless bridging can be complicated for a WLAN designer. Aerohive is the latest WLAN vendor to help streamline the process by including the capability in an access point.By Lee Badman , 11 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Erasure coding is used in scale-out object storage systems from a variety of vendors and open-source software projects. Just don't expect it to solve all your data protection problems.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
In-car networks could become the next favorite target for hackers. Ethernet offers many options to protect the connected car from malicious attacks.By Ben Gale Technical Director, Infrastructure and Networking, Broadcom, 17 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By 2020, 5G will permeate network infrastructures, enabling new robotic services and intelligence, as well as a densely connected digital society and economy. By Antonio Manzalini Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom Italia, 16 comments | Read | Post a Comment
We compared the most popular stackable switches on the market today in a feature-by-feature report. See how models from Cisco, HP, Dell, and Extreme stack up.By Network Computing Editors , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
All the enthusiasm over Docker and containers is missing some important factors enterprises should know about. Learn from Shopify's containerization implementation.By Scott S. Lowe Engineering Architect, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco says insights can't wait for data to travel from Internet of Things devices to the data center. Its solution: Analysis at the network's edge.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Many enterprises are still holding back from cloud adoption, for good reasons. Implementing one transformative cloud app can change that, and help businesses move to the next level. By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
Research: 2014 State of the Data CenterOur latest survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and good reason why resellers and vendors must fight to remain relevant. One thing's for sure: The data center is poised for a wild ride, and no one wants to be left behind.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.