Platform-as-a-service is changing along with the rise of next-generation applications, but is Docker crucial? Interop panelists debate.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Companies are discovering that achieving ROI with virtualization is not a simple task. The ease of provisioning virtual servers can lead to unnecessary and costly VM allocation.By Aaron Bawcom Chief Technology Officer, StrataCloud, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
25 Gigabit Ethernet is providing a way to enable hyperscale data centers while reducing capex and opex for enterprise deployments.By Mark Nowell, Chair, Ethernet Alliance Technical Subcommittee; Chair, IEEE Study Group; Senior Director of Engineering, Cisco Systems , 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Seven months after its first software release, the Linux Foundation project takes another step in its open source SDN quest with updated code.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 41 comments | Read | Post a Comment
At Interop New York, HP will launch its SDN app store, where customers can buy applications to run on its SDN platform.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 19 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation, 27 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New products for virtual data centers move storage intelligence closer to the application for increased performance.By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 25 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Public safety reliance on public cellular and wireless networks, without significant network infrastructure improvements, means that when disaster strikes, communications fails for everyone.By Marty Lamb Vice President of Engineering, Rajant, 9 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Data deduplication, data compression, and thin provisioning can help organizations tackle massive data growth. Here's an overview of how they work.By Vaughn Stewart Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mergers and acquisitions have been commonplace in the storage industry. Today, the storage M&A race has slowed a bit, but everyone wants to know what Cisco's next move will be.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The new 802.11ah standard paves the way for WiFi networks to support the avalanche of sensors and devices that will come with the Internet of Things.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 15 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 26 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.
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
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.