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Overcoming Cloud Storage Challenges
Commentary  |  2/09/2016  | 
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Enterprises can run into problems like latency when using cloud storage for more than backup.   ...

Storage Spending On The Rise
News  |  2/05/2016  | 
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451 Research finds that companies plan to spend more on public cloud storage as they prioritize disaster recovery and backup. ...

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. ...

Developers Vs. IT: Striking A Balance
Commentary  |  1/27/2016  | 
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Organizations need to focus equally on developer workflow and optimal networking and security. ...

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. ...

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....

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....

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'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....

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....

8 Signs You Need A Better Data Center Interconnect
Commentary  |  12/09/2015  | 
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As cloud applications, devices, and traffic grow, the networks between and within your data centers may be showing their age....

Why Network Engineers Need To Learn Linux
Commentary  |  12/08/2015  | 
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With most network operating systems based on Linux and the number of Linux-based projects like OpenStack growing, Linux skills are a requirement for networking pros....

What Data Centers Can Learn From The Military
Commentary  |  12/04/2015  | 
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Hyperscale innovators are driving technology today in the way that NASA and the military introduced new capabilities decades ago, but some principles remain the same....

Cisco Adds To ACI
News  |  12/03/2015  | 
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Docker container support and enhanced security are among the new features in Ciscos software-defined networking platform....

Network Engineers Becoming System Administrators
Commentary  |  12/01/2015  | 
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The trend towards virtualization is expanding the duties of a network engineer beyond traditional networking into server management....

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....

Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/26/2015  | 
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Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud....

OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Commentary  |  11/25/2015  | 
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The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge....

Exascale Computing Requires Combined Forces
Commentary  |  11/20/2015  | 
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The tech industry must collaborate on product development and design to achieve the flexibility, efficiency, and portability necessary to make exascale computing a reality....

25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Commentary  |  11/19/2015  | 
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Its time to make sense of the plethora of performance Gs in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers....

Moving UC Into The Cloud
Commentary  |  11/16/2015  | 
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Before adopting a cloud-based unified communications system, organizations need to consider five things including security....

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....

Cisco And Ericsson Unveil Partnership
News  |  11/09/2015  | 
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Networking heavyweights ink deal to combine their forces in rapidly changing market....

AWS Adoption Points To A Shift In Enterprise Storage
Commentary  |  11/04/2015  | 
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Amazon's success in the cloud is a big indicator of data center infrastructure and storage moving to the cloud....

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....