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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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Toward 25 Gigabit Ethernet Standardization
Commentary  |  7/21/2016  | 
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Spurred by hyper-scale data center requirements, 25 GbE is on its way to becoming an industry standard. ...

UNH-IOL Launches SDN Testing Program
News  |  7/13/2016  | 
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University lab establishes SDN Consortium to enable SDN interoperability. ...

Scale-Out Storage Architectures
Commentary  |  7/11/2016  | 
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A look at the shared-media model and how scale-out storage systems handle data distribution. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, July 8
News  |  7/08/2016  | 
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SDN Lessons From Assembly Lines
Commentary  |  7/06/2016  | 
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Infrastructure standardization is key to achieving the cost benefits of SDN. ...

Networking Advances That Improve Storage Performance
Commentary  |  7/05/2016  | 
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Technologies like 25 GbE will help avoid bottlenecks with fast SSDs. ...

Don't Confuse Hyperconvergence With Web-Scale
Commentary  |  7/04/2016  | 
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There are big differences between hyperconverged systems and the web-scale architectures used by Google and Facebook. ...

25 Gigabit Ethernet Adoption: 3 Drivers
Commentary  |  6/29/2016  | 
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Several factors will speed adoption of the new Ethernet specification in the data center. ...

Scale-Out Storage: How Does It Work?
Commentary  |  6/28/2016  | 
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Howard Marks explains modern scale-out storage systems and how they handle networking. ...

Information Modeling For Networking Interoperability
Commentary  |  6/28/2016  | 
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Dan Pitt describes the Open Networking Foundation Common Information Model project. ...

Network Design And Second Opinions
Commentary  |  6/27/2016  | 
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Getting an external review of your design plans can help catch oversights and provide fresh ideas. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, June 24
News  |  6/24/2016  | 
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Arista Infringes Cisco Patents, Says Trade Commission
News  |  6/23/2016  | 
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Agency recommends import ban of Arista switches violating Cisco private VLAN and SysDB patents. ...

Networking Startup Rethinks Routing
News  |  6/21/2016  | 
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128 Technology says its session-aware software-based router provides simpler and more secure networking. ...

Networking Education: Leave Your Comfort Zone
Commentary  |  6/21/2016  | 
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Breadth makes more sense than depth in today's IT environment. ...

Cisco Unveils Data Center Monitoring Platform
News  |  6/15/2016  | 
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Tetration Analytics, which gathers telemetry from Nexus 9K switches and server sensors, promises complete visibility. ...

Know Your Virtual Workloads: Data Location & A Holistic View
Commentary  |  6/15/2016  | 
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Don't let the success of your data center be thwarted by issues with workload behavior. ...

VMware Acquires Virtual Network Manager Arkin Net
News  |  6/14/2016  | 
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VMware is acquiring Arkin Net, a "purpose-built" manager of its NSX networking platform. ...

Switch Chip Startup Touts Networking Breakthrough
News  |  6/14/2016  | 
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Barefoot Networks says its ASIC will make networks fully programmable without sacrificing performance. ...

Data Storage Terms You Should Know
Commentary  |  6/13/2016  | 
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The storage industry is rife with acronyms and jargon. Here's a cheat sheet. ...

Packet Blast: Top Tech Blogs, June 10
Commentary  |  6/10/2016  | 
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