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Halloween Horror: 5 Help Desk Tales From The Crypt
Network Computing Editors,
Beware these scary, real-life stories from support professionals manning the IT help desk.
By SolarWinds Thwack Community ,
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VA Buckles Down On Cyber Security, Program Management
Henry Kenyon, Commentary
Agency refocuses IT priorities on data protection, on-time project delivery to overcome past poor performance.
By Henry Kenyon ,
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Unify's Circuit Enables a New Way of Working
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK ResearchCommentary
Circuit, the new UC platform from the company formerly known as Siemens, is certainly different and could bring a shift to the way people work.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research,
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Verizon Wireless Embroiled In Tracking Controversy
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Verizon Wireless is in hot water with security and privacy advocates regarding unique identifier headers that function as what one EFF expert calls "perma-cookies."
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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5 Network Monitoring Essentials You Can't Live Without
Vess Bakalov, CTO & Co-Founder, SevOneCommentary
Network and infrastructure monitoring tools must help IT professionals measure performance but also deliver new services fast. Here's what to look for.
By Vess Bakalov CTO & Co-Founder, SevOne,
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Microsoft, Facebook Support Services A Scam, FTC Says
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
FTC shutters company that allegedly duped consumers out of $2.5 million by falsely detecting computer viruses and selling bogus software.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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Will RDMA Over Ethernet Eclipse Infiniband?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
InfiniBand has dominated the RDMA market, but Ethernet is on the rise as a connectivity option.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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The Management Gap Between You and Cloud Apps
Patrick Carey, Vice President Product Management, ExopriseCommentary
Cloud management tools must evolve to truly support the distributed nature of cloud apps and services.
By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise,
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Why UC Implementations Fail
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice
Unified communications and collaboration projects fall flat when companies don't understand needs or consult with their employees. Get the facts and figures from Softchoice's UC study.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice,
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Learning Lessons Through Security Struggles
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
Why do we hear of new security breaches so frequently? Make sure your organization follows these best-practices and considers these important questions to protect itself.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Facebook Automates Fight Against Hackers
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Here's a sneak peek into the system Facebook uses to secure your account when other websites are hacked.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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Refocus The IT Budget On Growth
Alexei Porodzinsky, Software Quality Optimization, A1QACommentary
Planning next year's IT budget? Take smart steps to use IT strategically and help grow and transform your company's business.
By Alexei Porodzinsky Software Quality Optimization, A1QA,
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White-Box Switches: Beware Of Hidden Costs
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
White-box switches often include popular applications like monitoring, but buyers need to shop carefully. Additional features may cost extra.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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Elements Of IoT
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
There's a lot of hype about the Internet of Things, but what about the technology it runs on? Here's a look at some of the infrastructure and networking components IT pros can expect to build out to support the IoT.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer,
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NFV: Changing The Pace Of Carrier Services
Shin Umeda, Vice President, Dell’Oro GroupCommentary
Network functions virtualization will drastically change how -- and how fast -- carriers provision services to enterprise customers.
By Shin Umeda Vice President, Dell’Oro Group,
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 4: Plan For Hybrid Cloud
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, MicrosoftCommentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman explains why your software-defined network design should include support for hybrid cloud, whether you need it now or not.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,
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Homeland Security Funds Software Security Initiative
William Jackson, Technology WriterCommentary
The DHS contributes $23.5 million toward the Software Assurance Market Place to enable software developers to test open source programs and improve software analysis tools.
By William Jackson Technology Writer,
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The Modern Mainframe: Embracing Cloud & Mobile
Andrew Wickett, Director of Professional Services & Architecture, North America for Micro FocusCommentary
Enterprises can reap benefits by making mainframe applications available in cloud and mobile environments. Here are some strategies for smoothing the transition.
By Andrew Wickett Director of Professional Services & Architecture, North America for Micro Focus,
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Academia Reinvents The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
Two recent National Science Foundation projects -- called CloudLab and Chameleon -- position academia to develop the new and improved version of cloud computing.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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SDN: The Silver Bullet For Financial Services
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
High-frequency trading firms needed faster technology, so Lucera built the infrastructure to provide it using software-defined networking.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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