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Is Tape Storage Really Dead?
Commentary  |  3/18/2016  | 
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With cloud storage taking over backup and archiving, tape finally appears on the way to extinction. ...

Private Cloud: A Guilty Pleasure
Commentary  |  3/18/2016  | 
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Enterprises don’t talk about their private cloud operations, which provide more benefits the than public cloud. ...

How To Get The Boss To Pay For IT Education
Commentary  |  3/17/2016  | 
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Can’t figure out how to pay for that IT training? Here are six steps for getting your company to foot the bill. ...

More Cloud-Managed WiFi Choices For SMBs
Commentary  |  3/17/2016  | 
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A growing number of vendors offer affordable alternatives for cloud-managed wireless networking. ...

Scrutinizing The Cisco-Arista Legal Findings
Commentary  |  3/16/2016  | 
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Tom Hollingsworth delves into puzzling aspects of the initial rulings in Cisco’s lawsuit against rival Arista. ...

Software-Defined Architecture: What To Consider
Commentary  |  3/16/2016  | 
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As more parts of IT become "software-defined," be sure you're asking the right questions. ...

Infographic: The Ultimate Guide To Interop Las Vegas
Commentary  |  3/15/2016  | 
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Learn about the 10 educational tracks at Interop Las Vegas. ...

HPE Joins The Hyperconvergence Party
News  |  3/15/2016  | 
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The HC 380 appliance targets midsize enterprises and remote offices with a focus on simplicity. ...

Object Storage Comes Of Age
Commentary  |  3/15/2016  | 
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It's been around for years, but object-based storage is just now becoming widespread. ...

You Can Attend Interop FREE
Commentary  |  3/14/2016  | 
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Interop offers top-notch education, fun events, and great contacts. Plus, you can win a free pass. ...

Open Compute Gains Switch OS, Storage, Rack Contributions
News  |  3/11/2016  | 
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OCP took several steps toward its goal of creating a set of building blocks for the modern data center at its 2016 US Summit. ...

Forwarded Packets: Top Tech Blogs, March 11
Commentary  |  3/11/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure industry and pass it along the priority queue. ...

Equinix Adopts Facebook's Wedge Switch
News  |  3/11/2016  | 
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Equinix joins Open Compute Project and will deploy Wedge in its 145 data center hubs. ...

Digital Transformation Via The Cloud
Commentary  |  3/11/2016  | 
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Walmart’s OneOps illustrates how the cloud can be a starting point for creating a digital business. ...

Cisco VIRL Troubleshooting
Commentary  |  3/11/2016  | 
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Find out how to resolve issues when modeling multiple devices using Cisco Virtual Internet Routing Lab. ...

VMware VSAN Grows Up
Commentary  |  3/10/2016  | 
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Version 6.2 of the storage product boosts efficiency via data reduction and erasure coding. ...

SDN Tops List Of Technology Investments For 2016
News  |  3/10/2016  | 
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Software-defined networking wins high marks for ROI and TCO in survey of early adopters. ...

White-Fi And HaLow Offer IoT Support
Commentary  |  3/10/2016  | 
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Emerging WiFi standards could provide unlimited connectivity for the expected flood of IoT devices.   ...

OpenStack Opportunities And Obstacles
News  |  3/09/2016  | 
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A new study sheds light on the state of OpenStack adoption in the enterprise. ...

Your Cloud Computing Questions Answered
Commentary  |  3/09/2016  | 
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Brian Gracely outlines the wealth of cloud content coming up at Interop Las Vegas, and the thinking behind it. ...

Aruba Affirms Identity With Integrated Portfolio
News  |  3/08/2016  | 
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A year after HPE moved to acquire the WLAN vendor, Aruba shows off the results of a deal that had network pros worried. ...

Performing Wireless Site Surveys
Commentary  |  3/08/2016  | 
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Site surveys are essential for optimal WLAN performance. Here’s how they’re done. ...

Network Analysis: Tool Calibration
Commentary  |  3/07/2016  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato explains why it’s important to baseline your network troubleshooting tools. ...

Nobody Wants Hybrid IT
Commentary  |  3/07/2016  | 
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Managing cloud resources together with on-premises data centers is making life hard for IT teams. ...

8 Free WiFi Analyzers
Commentary  |  3/04/2016  | 
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Need to pump up your wireless LAN performance? The free tools in this infographic will help measure signal, detect interference, and troubleshoot common problems. ...