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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....

Micro-segmentation: Split And Smear Security
Commentary  |  12/30/2015  | 
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Centralized, hardware-based security doesn't scale in modern data center networks. Distributed firewalling in software overcomes the limitations....

Connecting The Internet Of Overlooked Things
Commentary  |  12/29/2015  | 
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Narrowband Internet of Things technology promises to unite the boring side of IoT, which may end up having the greatest effects on society....

WLAN Tester Market Expands
Commentary  |  12/28/2015  | 
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Fluke Networks has dominated the handheld WiFi test space with AirCheck, but two new testing tools aim to compete for market share....

Wireshark 2.0 Welcome Screen: An Introduction
Commentary  |  12/24/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates the new welcome screen in the updated version of the network analysis tool....

The New Network Management Tactic: Bandwidth On Demand
Commentary  |  12/24/2015  | 
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BoD promises a streamlined method to help enterprises manage rapidly changing network demands....

2016 Cloud Forecast: Aligning With Enterprise Needs
Commentary  |  12/23/2015  | 
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The new year will bring new hybrid and private cloud services that aim to meet enterprise demand for increased efficiency while maintaining compliance....

Wireless Tips To Spare The Air
Commentary  |  12/23/2015  | 
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Are you a good WiFi citizen? Businesses and users are clogging the airwaves, but you can help ease the congestion....

Storage Evolution Produces Countless Options
Commentary  |  12/22/2015  | 
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The storage industry has moved away from standard choices to an array of technologies that address specific problems....

NetApp Snaps Up Flash Startup SolidFire
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
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Veteran storage supplier acquires hot storage startup to boost its all-flash portfolio....

IT Pros Brace For Holiday Nightmares
News  |  12/21/2015  | 
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While other employees are taking time off or partying it up during the holiday season, IT teams are busy fixing problems, according to an Ipswitch poll....

Hello Automation; Goodbye IT Jobs
Commentary  |  12/21/2015  | 
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With automated tasks and new cloud services, we are coding ourselves right out of our jobs....

Juniper Discovers Unauthorized Code In Its Firewall OS
News  |  12/18/2015  | 
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Code was designed to decrypt VPN communication and enable remote administrative control of devices....

Smart Cities Need Reliable IoT Connections
Commentary  |  12/18/2015  | 
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Software-defined WAN can help smart cities of the future ensure IoT services function smoothly....

Security Measures For Today's Networks
Commentary  |  12/18/2015  | 
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In an increasingly sophisticated threat environment, organizations need to ramp up their network security beyond firewalls and virus scanners....

The Data Center In 2016: Automation Takes Hold
Commentary  |  12/17/2015  | 
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Next year will see increased demand for data center automation and orchestration frameworks and tools, including NFV and OpenStack....

What Could LiFi Mean For Enterprise WiFi?
Commentary  |  12/16/2015  | 
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There's a lot of hype these days about LiFi. While the light-based technology is promising, it won't replace WiFi in the enterprise anytime soon....

The Big Enterprise Storage Lie
Commentary  |  12/16/2015  | 
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The storage industry has lived off the deception that a dual-controller design is the best architecture, but it won't be able to fool storage buyers much longer....

What's Wrong With Object Storage?
Commentary  |  12/15/2015  | 
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Object storage offers tremendous scalability and flexibility, but performance and other issues have stymied its adoption....

The Case For SDN Table Type Patterns
Commentary  |  12/15/2015  | 
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OpenFlow-based SDN controllers and switches need to communicate with each other. Terry Slattery explains how TTPs help....