Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Wi-Fi Aware And Wi-Fi Sense Spark Concerns
9 SDN Starter Kits And Freebies
Cisco Drops Invicta All-Flash Storage Arrays
SD-WAN: The Killer App For Enterprise SDN?
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VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Network Computing Editors,
Specialized training in virtualization, cloud, and virtual networks is becoming increasingly important for infrastructure professionals. VMware certifications like the VCAP and VCDX can help hone your skills.
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Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise MobilityCommentary
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
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Building A Data-Centric Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Cisco Invicta EOL Fueled By Mistakes And Misfortune
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
There are multiple reasons why Cisco's Whiptail acquisition failed, leading the company to discontinue its flash storage products.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
As optimized platforms for the virtualization era, hyperconverged systems are poised to radically transform the data center.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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Network Orchestration Smarts Up
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK ResearchCommentary
In this era of digitization, multimedia and cloud, the network needs to evolve from connectivity to business continuity.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research,
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Interop Radio: Gen. John Michel On Leadership
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical ContentCommentary
Gen. John Michel joins us for the debut of our new show, Interop Radio's Business Matters.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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Wi-Fi Aware And Wi-Fi Sense Spark Concerns
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Two new consumer WiFi technologies could impact enterprise WLAN security and performance.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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The Evolving WAN Architecture
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Emerging software-defined WAN technologies overcome the limitations of traditional WAN design.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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Cisco Drops Invicta All-Flash Storage Arrays
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco's troubled venture into storage with its 2013 acquisition of Whiptail ends.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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WiFi Best Practices For Quality Assurance
Chris Spain, VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, CiscoCommentary
Today's WiFi networks require a more strategic approach than just dropping APs everywhere in order to ensure quality of service.
By Chris Spain VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, Cisco,
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UC Platforms: Setting Standards
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, SoftchoiceCommentary
Standardizing on communications platforms across the enterprise starts with getting employee feedback on the tools they use and prefer.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice,
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Google's Cloud Storage Nearline Goes Public
Larry Loeb, Blogger, InformationweekCommentary
Google's Cloud Storage Nearline technology is out of beta. The company is offering customers 100PB of storage to start.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek,
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9 SDN Starter Kits And Freebies
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Looking to try your hand at software-defined networking, but don't know where to begin? Here are some options.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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How SSDs Can Reduce Server Costs
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Swapping out hard-disk drives for solid-state drives boosts server performance and reduces the need to buy new servers.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Commoditization: Sometimes Less Really Is Less
Tom Nolle, President & Founder, CIMI CorporationCommentary
As cost per bit keeps dropping, and commoditization continues, we might find ourselves in a precarious position on bandwidth.
By Tom Nolle President & Founder, CIMI Corporation,
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SD-WAN: The Killer App For Enterprise SDN?
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Software-defined WAN technologies promise to help enterprises modernize their WANs by combining classic WAN technologies with SDN capabilities.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Re-Architecting Data Centers For The Data Explosion
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
Part two of this series looks at the shift to a new data center architecture and the role of networking technologies such as InfiniBand and RoCE.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Google Donates Kubernetes To New Foundation
Network Computing Editors, News
Internet giant teams with more than a dozen IT companies on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which will manage development of the Kubernetes container orchestration system.
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802.11ac Wireless Upgrades: 7 Key Considerations
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead
The new 802.11ac wireless standard offers compelling benefits, but make sure you cut through the hype and understand your requirements before upgrading your WLAN.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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