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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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ALU Enterprise Spinoff: Where They're Starting From
Eric Krapf, Editor, No JitterCommentary
The new Alcatel Lucent Enterprise may (or may not) get a new name, and promises more investment in growth by the new owner.
By Eric Krapf Editor, No Jitter,
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
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,
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Mobile Dependence Is Crippling Disaster Response
Marty Lamb, Vice President of Engineering, RajantCommentary
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,
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Apple CEO: We Don't Covet Your Data
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-LargeCommentary
Apple CEO Tim Cook highlights the company's commitment to privacy in an open letter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large,
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Facebook App Privacy Revamp: Check Your Settings
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Facebook's redesigned App Settings page makes it easier to control apps and the information they can access. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com,
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IoT Makes You Administrator Of Things
Cricket Liu, Chief Infrastructure Officer, InfobloxCommentary
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check.
By Cricket Liu Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox,
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Cloud Services Go For The Grand Slam
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
A new survey shows that cloud services are hitting it out of the park, as IT decision makers' adoption and confidence levels grow.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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SDN A Good Match On Campus
Michael Bushong, VP of Marketing, PlexxiCommentary
University networks typically behave one way during the day and another at night. Software-defined networking can address that situation.
By Michael Bushong VP of Marketing, Plexxi,
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