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Enterprise IoT Adoption Sluggish So Far
News  |  1/22/2016  | 
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Companies cite security and ROI concerns as barriers to IOT deployment, study shows. ...

Packet Analysis: HSRP, EIGRP, STP And CDP
Commentary  |  1/22/2016  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato covers packet analysis and key protocol considerations. ...

Setting IT Priorities For 2016
Commentary  |  1/21/2016  | 
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NetCraftsmen experts offer recommendations for your IT to-do list for this year. ...

Dell Unveils Disaggregated NOS
News  |  1/20/2016  | 
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Vendor expands its open networking initiative with Linux-based OS10. ...

Buying Storage: Tread Carefully
Commentary  |  1/20/2016  | 
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Figuring out the actual cost of storage products such as hyperconvergence appliances can be tricky. ...

ACL Implementation Guide
Commentary  |  1/19/2016  | 
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Learn the basics about access control lists and how to configure them for IP traffic filtering on a network. ...

5G: Paving The Way For New Paradigms
Commentary  |  1/19/2016  | 
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5G will integrate compute, storage and communication functions, enabling new services. ...

WiFi HaLow Is Promising But Complicated
Commentary  |  1/18/2016  | 
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The new 802.11ah wireless standard is compelling for IoT, but don't get too excited just yet. ...

The Future Of Data Storage: Flash And Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  1/18/2016  | 
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Flash-based storage and the cloud will play big roles in meeting enterprise storage needs. ...

OPNFV: Focus On Testing And Collaboration
Commentary  |  1/15/2016  | 
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Open source project building an open NFV platform for service providers pledges cooperation. ...

7 Hybrid Cloud Backup And Business Continuity Mistakes
Commentary  |  1/15/2016  | 
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Avoid these pitfalls when using hybrid cloud to protect your data. ...

Using Wireshark To Identify Application Signatures
Commentary  |  1/14/2016  | 
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Tracking down application signatures in packets can be crucial for network troubleshooting. ...

Voice Over LTE Enterprise Benefits
Commentary  |  1/14/2016  | 
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VoLTE benefits wireless operators, but enterprises also have a lot to gain from the technology. ...

WLAN Planning: 3 Essential Steps
Commentary  |  1/13/2016  | 
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Careful planning is critical before building a WiFi network. Follow these steps for WiFi success. ...

The Problem With SDN
Commentary  |  1/13/2016  | 
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Software-defined networking is associated with both management and orchestration, but doesn't really address management. ...

The Cloud Cures M&A IT Integration Headaches
Commentary  |  1/12/2016  | 
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Integrating IT systems and transferring data are tough tasks after a merger or acquisition, but companies can use the public cloud to streamline the process. ...

Channel Bonding In WiFi And Radio Frequency Physics
Commentary  |  1/11/2016  | 
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Using larger channels improves WLAN capacity, but the laws of RF physics can pose challenges when putting channel bonding into practice. ...

Cisco Leads, But HP Nipping At Its Heels
News  |  1/11/2016  | 
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Cisco maintains its lead in several enterprise infrastructure markets, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is challenging its dominance, according to new research....

Security Starts With The Network
Commentary  |  1/08/2016  | 
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With cyberattacks and data breaches on the rise, enterprises need to build their defenses on the foundation of a secure network....

Using The Network To Diagnose Application Problems
Commentary  |  1/07/2016  | 
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IT pros can help developers by analyzing network traffic to track down application issues....

The Top 4 SD-WAN Myths
Commentary  |  1/06/2016  | 
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Software-defined WAN is hot, but there are misconceptions about the technology. We cut through the hype....

IT Spending In 2016: Slower Growth Expected
News  |  1/06/2016  | 
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Forecast for IT budgets this year indicates less growth and priorities on security, business applications, and network infrastructure....

3D NAND: The Hard Disk Drive Killer
Commentary  |  1/05/2016  | 
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Flash storage technology has evolved into a mainstream choice for enterprises and is poised to leave HDDs in the dust....

The Sinking Fibre Channel SAN
Commentary  |  1/04/2016  | 
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The rise of Ethernet and the decline of RAID arrays are killing off the Fibre Channel SAN market....

Public WiFi: 5 Tips For Happy Customers
Commentary  |  12/31/2015  | 
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WiFi is here to stay, and you can achieve new levels of customer satisfaction benefits by implementing a powerful, stable, public environment....