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VMware's VSAN Benchmarks: Under The Hood
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
VMware touted flashy numbers in recently published performance benchmarks, but a closer examination of its VSAN testing shows why customers shouldn't expect the same results with their real-world applications.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Welcome To The New Network Computing
Network Computing, CommentaryVideo
Find out why Network Computing is the place where IT infrastructure professionals gather to interact, share, and connect with their peers.
By Network Computing ,
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VMware's Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according to VMware's Martin Casado.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Cisco's CIO Calls For Speed And Agility At Interop
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Cisco's CIO, Rebecca Jacoby, described the company's experience delivering employee IT services and how its latest announcement, OpFlex, fits into her vision.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Network Operators Prefer Open Source SDN: Report
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
No surprise that OpenDaylight-sponsored study shows strong interest in open source software-defined networking.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Can One Size Fit All in the Data Center?
Doug Hazelman, Chief Evangelist, Veeam SoftwareCommentary
In the data center, bigger doesn't always mean better, and the "one size fits all" approach may be asking for far too much in a complex and varied environment.
By Doug Hazelman Chief Evangelist, Veeam Software,
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NEC Releases Uber SDN Controller
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Unified Network Coordinator can manage up to 10 NEC OpenFlow controllers across multiple datacenters.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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WAN Performance Needs Work, Report Finds
Tony Kontzer, News
Survey shows WANs often are dragging down application performance, but organizations aren't doing much to improve them.
By Tony Kontzer ,
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Behind The Scenes Building The InteropNet
Network Computing, News
Network engineers are busy preparing the network infrastructure for the multi-vendor InteropNet that will support the upcoming Interop conference. Preview the action in our video.
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SDN Management: Risks And Challenges
Cengiz Alaettinoglu, Chief Technology Officer, Packet DesignCommentary
Traditional network management techniques don't work with software-defined networking. Automation of management best practices is critical for SDN to succeed.
By Cengiz Alaettinoglu Chief Technology Officer, Packet Design,
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Best of Interop Product Awards Open
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
The Best of Interop 2014 product awards are open for nominations. Be sure to spread the word to vendors of your favorite products.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Cisco Pushes SDN Into Distributed Networks
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Networking giant extends ACI beyond the data center with new APIC module that provides SDN functionality across campus and branch networks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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5 Ways Software-Defined Tech Simplifies Datacenter Management
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
New software-defined tools are helping to reduce the complexity associated with distance in datacenter environments.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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Cloud Growth Drives Need For Unified Datacenter Monitoring
Frank Ohlhorst, Commentary
Today's complex, cloud-enabled datacenter requires network monitoring tools that provide a comprehensive view of traffic.
By Frank Ohlhorst ,
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End User Experience Monitoring: The Network Perspective
Network Computing, News
Network professionals need visibility into more than network data in order to ensure customers don't have frustrating website visits.
By Network Computing ,
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Equinix Launches Testing And Validation Centers
Tony Kontzer, News
Testing environments aim to help customers try out new technologies and adapt to the IT as a service trend.
By Tony Kontzer ,
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Cisco ACI Solves All Your Data Center Network Problems
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & BloggerCommentary
Cisco launches its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), bringing open overlay networking and SDN to the entire data center.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger,
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Pertino Boosts SDN-Based Cloud Network Service
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Startup expands its cloud networking platform with Network Service Virtualization, which provides enterprise-level services such as WAN optimization.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Akamai, Cisco Integration Focuses On Hybrid Cloud Performance
Network Computing, News
Joint effort optimizes app delivery over hybrid WANs; Barracuda adds five firewalls; Sepaton launches VirtuoSO; Fusion-io adds serving caching extension.
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ThousandEyes Peers Into Cloud Performance
Ethan Banks, Senior Network ArchitectCommentary
Startup ThousandEyes monitors the performance of cloud applications. It's got a limited range of transactions, but it can help IT identify and troubleshoot problems.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect,
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