This Week In 60 Seconds looks at bad tech hygiene habits, using Oculus Rift for 3D stock portfolios, security risks during the holiday shopping season, and more.By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New guide ranks US college online programs in computer science and related fields, and provides a neat tool for looking up average IT salaries by location.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The careful construction of a hybrid cloud can collapse due to neglected WAN resources. WAN orchestration can help.By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirableBy Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As storage vendors try to distance themselves from RAID as new storage technologies reveal shortcomings with the data protection system, it's time to adopt a new definition for RAID.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
John D'Ambrosia shows off the Ethernet Alliance's demonstration at SC14: a high-performance network combining 10 GbE, 40 GbE, and 100 GbE links and hardware from eight different member companies.By The Ethernet Alliance , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Research labs often work on some of the world's biggest problems, but also impact enterprise IT infrastructure. Check out these top research facilities and networks for technology innovation. By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New businesses like Uber and Tesla depend on big data analytics to provide cutting-edge services. They need a fast and free Internet to flourish.By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Growing demand for increased bandwidth in the data center will speed adoption of fast 100 gigabit-per-second interconnects.By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Today's solid-state drives demand faster interfaces than what SAS and SATA can provide. SATA Express is on its way to becoming the next dominant storage interface.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
CompTIA study shows that IT executives are generally optimistic about the potential for growth, but still have plenty of concerns.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The buzz around virtual containers is inescapable. If all the talk of containers and Docker has you curious or confused, here are the essentials.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Solid-state hybrid drives designed for the enterprise seem like an attractive option for boosting performance, but they come with management challenges.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Converged infrastructure streamlines integration and provides better TCO than traditional systems.`However, more economic and flexible converged solutions may be on the horizon.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Al Sadowski of 451 Research explains how vendors are making OpenStack easier for enterprises to consume, and the ways that IT professionals can approach the open-source cloud platform in a phased manner.By Al Sadowski, Research Director, 451 Research , 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the last installment of her IPv6 series, Denise Fishburne explains how to find the MAC address associated with a Layer 3 IPv6 address.By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Organizations face a host of challenges when updating their core mainframe applications for compliance. Here are some ways to reduce IT compliance costs.By Andrew Wickett Director of Professional Services & Architecture, North America for Micro Focus, 7 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.