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What Old IT Pros Need To Remember
Commentary  |  1/29/2016  | 
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Here's some advice for experienced IT pros to help keep their IT careers on track. ...

The High Price Of IT Downtime
News  |  1/28/2016  | 
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Outages cost enterprises $700 billion a year, according to IHS study. ...

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 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....

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....

Managing Performance In SDN And NFV Environments
Commentary  |  12/11/2015  | 
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Gauging service quality in an SDN/NFV network requires looking at every layer that makes up your application....

Decoding SMTP Authentication Using Wireshark
Commentary  |  12/08/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato shows how Wireshark can decrypt the Base54 encoding on an SMTP trace file....

Troubleshooting Video Applications
Commentary  |  12/07/2015  | 
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Peter Welcher explains how he diagnosed performance problems with a TCP-based video application used at a hospital....

SD-WAN: Streamlining Branch Office Connectivity
Commentary  |  12/04/2015  | 
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Traditional WANs are expensive and complex. Enterprises can tackle the problem by extending SDN from the data center to the WAN....

Why We Need To Move Beyond Passwords
Commentary  |  12/03/2015  | 
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Password security is inadequate as mobile devices proliferate and the Internet of Things ecosystem expands....

Hybrid Cloud Making Headway
Commentary  |  12/01/2015  | 
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Technology advances such as live migration are making hybrid cloud easier for enterprises to deploy....

HTTP Basic Authentication Primer
Commentary  |  11/30/2015  | 
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In this video, Tony Fortunato discusses the simple form of HTTP authentication and shows how to verify an application is using it via Wireshark....

Reducing Risks Of New Technology Adoption
Commentary  |  11/30/2015  | 
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Deciding whether to adopt a new technology can be nerve-wracking. Terry Slattery outlines key steps you can take to minimize the risk....

It's Time To Integrate Encryption
Commentary  |  11/24/2015  | 
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What's the first step to improving information security? Quit blaming people and focus on enabling technologies like encryption....

3 Ways To Optimize IT Operations
Commentary  |  11/23/2015  | 
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A truly effective IT infrastructure can become a competitive advantage. Here's how to make good IT operations even better....

3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
Commentary  |  11/12/2015  | 
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The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center....

IoT: The Enterprise Impact
Commentary  |  11/11/2015  | 
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The Internet of Things will place new pressures on many fronts for enterprise networks, including DNS and management requirements....

Riverbed's Take On SD-WAN
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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The software-defined WAN market is hopping. WAN optimization specialist Riverbed tackles the space from a different angle....