UC Platforms: Setting Standards
Standardizing on communications platforms across the enterprise starts with getting employee feedback on the tools they use and prefer.
Google Donates Kubernetes To New Foundation
Internet giant teams with more than a dozen IT companies on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which will manage development of the Kubernetes container orchestration system.
6 Methods To Cut Data Storage Costs
If your enterprise is struggling with spiraling storage, simply buying more capacity isn't the answer. Listen to your data and follow these guidelines.
Skype For Business: 8 Ways It's Better Than Lync
With the launch of Skype for Business, Microsoft allows businesses to expand their communications while maintaining enterprise-class controls. Find out how the platform has improved over Lync.
3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
4 Keys To A Data Security Strategy
Organizations must prepare for the inevitable security breach and focus on protecting sensitive corporate data. Here are some ideas to build on.
SDN Aligns With DevOps
Software-defined networking has become a subset of DevOps by focusing on meeting the scalability and efficiency requirements of the application economy.
Network Analytics: Beyond Log Files
Log files only tell you so much. Here is an overview of common network analytics methods used to provide security breach detection as well as business planning guidance.
The Hottest IT Skills And Salaries
Keeping IT skills current is an ongoing challenge, but training and certification pay off in higher salaries. Find out which roles, skills, certifications, and industries are hot now.
Network Automation Benefits
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
11 Top Resources For Women in Technology
Working as a woman in IT doesn't have to be isolating. We've compiled the best organizations for women to connect with their peers, learn about career advancement, and receive the support to persevere.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure Taking Off
US businesses are rapidly adopting hyperconverged systems as a way to streamline IT and storage operations, and in some cases as a bridge to software-defined storage, researchers find.
6 SSD Myths Debunked
Solid-state drives are still gaining traction, despite misconceptions that have dogged the technology. We separate fact from fiction.
Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
A new CompTIA study finds that business units aren't circumventing IT as much as feared and that IT pros still wield a lot of power.
Ethernet Standards Ramp Up For Faster IT
The Ethernet Alliance and UNH-IOL hosted a plugfest to test interoperability of 40 and 100 GbE, define the 25 GbE standard, and help businesses deploy new Ethernet technologies more quickly.
Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
Data Disconnect, Data Overload
The rise of DevOps highlights the fact that IT teams are drowning in data, much of it with little or no context. Here's what needs to happen to improve communication.