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The Uberization Of The Data Center
Commentary  |  4/18/2016  | 
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Like the taxi industry, the data center is being disrupted by the rise of on-demand services. ...

Mitel Acquires Polycom: Pros And Cons
Commentary  |  4/15/2016  | 
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While there are some potential synergies in this deal, there are many risks. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Apr. 15
Commentary  |  4/15/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure industry and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

Welcome To The Persistent Memory Era
Commentary  |  4/15/2016  | 
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HPE's introduction of NVDIMMs into its new ProLiant servers will boost the storage software market. ...

Deploying WiFi In The Real World
Commentary  |  4/14/2016  | 
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Setting up a WiFi network is much more complex than the simple exercise it's often portrayed as. ...

Storage Challenges In The Virtualized Data Center
Commentary  |  4/14/2016  | 
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Understand the limits of storage hardware when managing virtual workloads. ...

Know Your Virtual Workloads: Reads/Writes & Access Patterns
Commentary  |  4/13/2016  | 
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The promise of the virtual data center can quickly be undermined by challenges that crop up in workload behavior. ...

SPAN Port Vs. TAP: The Latency Impact
Commentary  |  4/13/2016  | 
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Tony Fortunato analyzes how a mirror port affects packet timing compared to a TAP. ...

Network Automation Using Python: BGP Configuration
Commentary  |  4/12/2016  | 
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Kirk Byers presents a Python programming example for configuring BGP on Arista EOS, Cisco IOS-XR, and Cisco IOS. ...

Personal Data Services Promise User Privacy
Commentary  |  4/12/2016  | 
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An emerging technology could help enterprises protect customer PII. ...

Hybrid IT Requires Monitoring As A Discipline
Commentary  |  4/11/2016  | 
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IT organizations can manage the hybrid IT challenge by focusing on monitoring. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Apr. 8
Commentary  |  4/08/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure industry and fire it along the priority queue.  ...

Building WAN Infrastructure For The Cloud
Commentary  |  4/08/2016  | 
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Enterprises need to re-architect their WANs to support the flexibility and agility of the cloud. ...

The WLAN Battle Over RRM
Commentary  |  4/07/2016  | 
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Lee Badman demystifies radio resource management, which has become a source of heated debate for WLAN pros. ...

SDN Adoption: Are We Ready To Dive In?
Commentary  |  4/07/2016  | 
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Enterprises are so far only dipping their toes into the waters of SDN deployment. Here's why. ...

Streamlining Network Change Validation And Testing
Commentary  |  4/06/2016  | 
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Automated testing focused on network state before and after a configuration change would ease the process. ...

The Economics Of SD-WAN And NFV
Commentary  |  4/06/2016  | 
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Software-defined WAN and network functions virtualization offer clear and simple cost-containment benefits. ...

Startup Uses Mathematical Verification For Network Security
News  |  4/05/2016  | 
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Veriflow aims to prevent breach network breaches resulting from configuration errors. ...

Brocade Snaps Up Ruckus Wireless
News  |  4/04/2016  | 
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WLAN market continues on a rapid path of consolidation with latest deal. ...

WiFi Spectrum Analysis: Uncovering RF Interference
Commentary  |  4/04/2016  | 
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Learn how to perform spectrum analysis for optimal WiFi performance. ...

HPE Injects New 'Persistent' Memory Into Server Race
News  |  4/01/2016  | 
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HP Enterprise unveiled Gen9 Proliant servers with a non-volatile form of memory modules that extend server memory ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Apr. 1
Commentary  |  4/01/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure industry and fire it along the priority queue. ...

The Ultimate Network Security Tool: NetSlicer
Commentary  |  4/01/2016  | 
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Take the direct approach to thwarting cybercriminals. Today is a great day to start. ...

T-Mobile And Verizon Ask For 5G Trial Licenses
News  |  3/31/2016  | 
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Cellular carriers request FCC permits to test 5G in the 28 GHz and 39 GHz bands. ...

Network Configuration And The Broken Windows Theory
Commentary  |  3/31/2016  | 
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Taking shortcuts with changes can snowball into configuration chaos. ...