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Converged Infrastructure: Paving The Way To Converged Operations
Commentary  |  8/26/2016  | 
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Hyperconverged appliances are all the rage, but businesses can do more with converged infrastructure products. ...

Pay-As-You-Go Enterprise Networking
Commentary  |  8/25/2016  | 
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Companies now have alternatives to big capital outlays for networking equipment. ...

A Black-Box Future For IT Admins?
Commentary  |  8/25/2016  | 
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Cloud and hyperconvergence raise the specter of self-managed IT systems. ...

Designing For Cisco Nexus 9000
Commentary  |  8/24/2016  | 
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Learn about design options for Nexus 9000 switches that don't involve ACI. ...

Flashy Storage Interfaces Ahead
Commentary  |  8/24/2016  | 
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New high-capacity and super-fast SSDs require moving beyond traditional interfaces. ...

Infrastructure Pros Look To Add Skills
News  |  8/23/2016  | 
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Security skills a priority for many IT pros, according to InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey. ...

Campus Network Design Models
Commentary  |  8/23/2016  | 
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In this Cisco Press chapter excerpt, learn about basic enterprise campus network architectures. ...

Proof Of Concept: Tips For Successful Testing
Commentary  |  8/22/2016  | 
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A POC can help avoid costly mistakes when buying software. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth process. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Aug. 19
Commentary  |  8/19/2016  | 
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Disaster Recovery Planning: Are You Prepared?
Commentary  |  8/18/2016  | 
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Peter Welcher offers advice on what to consider when developing a DR strategy. ...

Cisco Will Slash 5,500 Jobs In Restructuring
News  |  8/17/2016  | 
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Company will invest more in security, IoT, and cloud as it transitions away from a hardware focus.   ...

Q&A: Networking Pioneer Terry Slattery
News  |  8/17/2016  | 
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CCIE #1026 talks about his start in networking, developing CLI, and the promise of SDN. ...

Network Cleanup: Dealing With Dust
Commentary  |  8/11/2016  | 
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Don't risk equipment failure due to dust accumulation. In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates how to clean a router. ...

Managing Network Sprawl
Commentary  |  8/10/2016  | 
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Organizations rely on a growing number of networks on-premises and in the cloud, creating a daunting responsibility for network engineers. ...

Infrastructure Jobs: Shifting Responsibilities
News  |  8/09/2016  | 
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InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey shows how new technologies are impacting networking and data center pros. ...

Data Center Architecture Lessons From Isaac Newton
Commentary  |  8/08/2016  | 
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The physicist's third law provides insight into how emerging technologies like containers impact the core network. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, Aug. 5
News  |  8/05/2016  | 
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Managing The Branch Network
Commentary  |  8/04/2016  | 
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Providing connectivity for branch offices is more challenging than ever, but SD-WAN can help. ...

SDN Strategy: Put Applications First
Commentary  |  8/04/2016  | 
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In order to deploy SDN successfully, organizations need to focus on applications. ...

Cisco ACI And VMware NSX: Better Together
Commentary  |  8/01/2016  | 
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The SDN platforms often are pitted against each other, but actually are complementary. ...

Rethinking Your IT Security Strategy
Commentary  |  7/28/2016  | 
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Before rushing out to buy more security products, enterprises need to re-evaluate their security priorities. ...

Infrastructure Salaries Dip
News  |  7/27/2016  | 
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Median salaries for networking and data center pros decreased this year, according to InformationWeek US IT Salary Survey. ...

Gartner Sees $1 Trillion Shift In IT Spending To Cloud
News  |  7/25/2016  | 
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The shift in IT spending from traditional hardware and software to cloud computing will continue over the next five years. ...

Data Center Security Requires Paranoia
Commentary  |  7/25/2016  | 
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A whitelist model is a key strategy in today's threat environment.   ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, July 22
Commentary  |  7/22/2016  | 
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We collect the top expert content in the infrastructure community and fire it along the priority queue.  ...