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Is The Internet The Model For 'Everynet?'
Commentary  |  5/27/2015  | 
Perhaps it's time to set aside the Internet model and instead look to a model of networking based on SDN and NFV.
Internet Traffic Will Hit 2 Zettabytes By 2019, Cisco Says
News  |  5/27/2015  | 
The Cisco Visual Networking Index forecasts surge in IP traffic driven by number of factors, including growth of the Internet of Things.
Tech Jobs: 12 Killer Locations
Slideshows  |  5/27/2015  | 
The number of technology jobs is increasing across the country, but you might need to look in some unexpected cities and states to find them.
Overcoming Cloud Security Challenges
Commentary  |  5/27/2015  | 
To truly take advantage of cloud computing, enterprises must balance the capabilities of public and private, while focusing on security.
The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
News  |  5/26/2015  | 
Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Commentary  |  5/26/2015  | 
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Commentary  |  5/25/2015  | 
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Commentary  |  5/22/2015  | 
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
News  |  5/21/2015  | 
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Slideshows  |  5/21/2015  | 
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
Network Performance Monitoring, Easy As Pi
News  |  5/20/2015  | 
Network monitoring startup NetBeez harnesses the value of the Raspberry Pi to test application performance in distributed environments from the user point of view.
Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Commentary  |  5/20/2015  | 
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Education  |  5/19/2015  | 
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
Three Requirements For True Micro-Segmentation
Commentary  |  5/19/2015  | 
'Micro-segmentation' is getting attention as a way network virtualization can improve security. Find out what it is and how it works, from the originators of the term.
Security Startup Defends Against WiFi Hijacking
Commentary  |  5/18/2015  | 
CoroNet aims to thwart man-in-the-middle attacks on WiFi or cellular communications with technology that secures the radio level.
How UC Supports Workforce Collaboration
Commentary  |  5/18/2015  | 
With the rise of outsourcing, enterprise teams must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate. Unified communications tools can help.
When The Cloud And SDN Collide
When The Cloud And SDN Collide
Network Computing Videos  |  5/18/2015  | 
Mix hybrid cloud and SDN, and you get a complex mess that's difficult to manage. Applying consistent, application-based policies can help.
Experts' Opinions Mixed On VENOM Vulnerability
News  |  5/15/2015  | 
Some say the virtualization vulnerability could be worse than Heartbleed, while others advise to patch, but don't panic.
SDN: Seductive But Challenging
Commentary  |  5/15/2015  | 
Software-defined networking clearly offers a lot of benefits, but enterprises face several obstacles to SDN adoption, including a lack of interoperability.
Rethinking All-Flash Hyperconverged Appliances
Commentary  |  5/14/2015  | 
Combining all-flash and hyperconvergence isn't such a bad idea after all, Howard Marks says after seeing Atlantis Computing's appliance.
NFV Adds Agility To Networks
Commentary  |  5/14/2015  | 
Networks must adapt to a new age of efficiency and flexibility, and network functions virtualization can help.
Gartner Names Cisco & Arista Data Center Networking Leaders
News  |  5/13/2015  | 
Arch networking rivals move into the leader quadrant in Gartner's Magic Quadrant as SDN moves into the mainstream, according to analyst report.
Xirrus APs Target The Internet Of Things
Commentary  |  5/13/2015  | 
WLAN vendor aims to support the growth of WiFi IoT devices with new Xtreme Density access points.
Microsoft Hyper-V: Guide To Common Commands
Slideshows  |  5/12/2015  | 
Manage your Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environment in the most efficient and productive manner using these useful commands.
Facebook Breaks New Ground In Cold Storage
Commentary  |  5/12/2015  | 
Here's how Facebook is taking an innovative approach to storing billions of user photos in its data centers.
SDN Introduces Choice To The Data Center
Commentary  |  5/12/2015  | 
There are several reasons why software-defined networking enables flexibility and scale in the data center.
Skype For Business Finds Its Voice, At Least For Some
Commentary  |  5/12/2015  | 
A No Jitter reader survey on Lync/Skype for Business gives rise to some interesting questions on voice strategy.
Google's Infrastructure Chief Talks SDN
News  |  5/11/2015  | 
Urs Hölzle, senior VP for technical infrastructure at Google, describes the company's Open Flow-based SDN deployment and how it's helped streamline network management.
IT Management: Are You Old School Or New School?
Commentary  |  5/11/2015  | 
IT management flounders today in the midst of a dramatic shift in mindset and process. That's evident in the tension between old school IT know-how versus new school IT policy.
Choosing A Campus Switch In The Wireless Era
Commentary  |  5/8/2015  | 
The growth of wireless and the emergence of the Internet of Things create challenges in selecting a campus switch. Here are some top considerations.
Data Center Management: Fact Vs. Fiction
Slideshows  |  5/8/2015  | 
Data center management software has become an integral part of planning and measuring efficiency. But what kind of monitoring do you really need?
Exploring The State Of SDN & UC Integration
Commentary  |  5/8/2015  | 
Early progress in SDN and UC interoperability has been good, but we need to keep up the pace of innovation.
Top 11 Virtualization Risks Identified
News  |  5/7/2015  | 
The Cloud Security Alliance releases a guide to the most common risks of server virtualization and provides best practices on how to address them.
Big Data For IT Operations: Data Lakes Or Data Warehouse?
Commentary  |  5/7/2015  | 
IT operations itself can benefit from the promise of big data analytics, but choosing the right data storage ecosystem is essential.
Does OpenStack Stack Up For The Enterprise?
Commentary  |  5/6/2015  | 
Some OpenStack projects are more mature than others, leaving gaps when it comes to enterprise applications.
Will 802.11ac Kill Wired Ethernet?
Commentary  |  5/6/2015  | 
The evidence is all around us that wireless networks are rapidly replacing wired as the connectivity option of choice, and not just for mobile phones and tablets.
How Lifecycle Service Orchestration Will Impact The Enterprise
Commentary  |  5/5/2015  | 
The concept of service automation is gaining traction among service providers, which will streamline enterprise acquisition of network services.
Transforming Enterprise IT Infrastructure
Commentary  |  5/5/2015  | 
The growth of cloud computing, emerging technologies such as SDN, and the trend towards web-scale IT are helping enterprises create the agile and flexible infrastructure they need.
Cisco Recruits Surprising Chambers Successor
News  |  5/4/2015  | 
Cisco revealed that Chuck Robbins will step in as its next CEO, replacing industry fixture John Chambers.
Hyperconvergence: Helping IT Move The Needle
News  |  5/4/2015  | 
Hyperconverged infrastructure provides enterprises with flexibility and ease of use that can allow them to break from old IT practices.
5 GHz Is Finally Mainstream
Commentary  |  5/4/2015  | 
The Wi-Fi Alliance's new report shows widespread use of the 5 GHz spectrum by WiFi devices, but it shouldn't have taken this long. The alliance could have done more to speed 5 GHz adoption.
Applying SDN To Education
News  |  5/1/2015  | 
At Interop, a networking expert outlines ways primary schools and colleges can use software-defined networking to streamline network management.
SDN On Road To Mainstream
News  |  4/30/2015  | 
The industry has moved past debating software-defined networking to implementing it to solve real problems, a panel of networking vendor experts say at Interop Las Vegas.
RAID On The Road To Obsolesence
Commentary  |  4/30/2015  | 
New integrity techniques combined with low-cost drives are turning RAID storage arrays into antiquated relics.
Prepping WLANs For The Internet Of Things
News  |  4/29/2015  | 
A flood of connected Internet connected devices will create new challenges for WLAN design.
Prizewinning IT Products: Best Of Interop 2015
Slideshows  |  4/29/2015  | 
Drumroll, please: Meet the technology products and services that took home top honors in this year's Best of Interop awards.
Interop In Action
News  |  4/29/2015  | 
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
Interop In Action
Interop In Action
Network Computing Videos  |  4/29/2015  | 
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
Virtual Storage And The Danger Of Data Loss
Commentary  |  4/28/2015  | 
Virtual storage like VSAN must take the storage part of the equation seriously and incorporate better resiliency to avoid data loss.
HP Debuts New Campus Switch Modules, SDN App
News  |  4/27/2015  | 
HP products are among the many new technologies launching at this week's Interop. Others include EnGenius' WLAN management platform and Fiber Mountain's updated orchestration system.
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