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Xen Patches 'Worst'-Ever Virtual Machine Escape Vulnerability
News  |  10/30/2015  | 
Bug remained undetected for seven years and enabled complete control of host system.
The SDDC: Hardware Quality Assurance Matters
Commentary  |  10/30/2015  | 
Hardware remains crucial in the software-defined data center. Organizations must implement hardware QA testing in hyperconverged environments to avoid outages.
WiFi Calling In The Enterprise
Commentary  |  10/29/2015  | 
With WiFi about to take off, enterprises can look forward to improved indoor calling, but they need to prepare to support it.
8 Wireless Startups & Products Transforming Mobility
Slideshows  |  10/29/2015  | 
The growth and development of wireless technology shows no signs of slowing down. These innovative companies and their products could revolutionize the mobile world.
Cloud Heading Toward Data Center Domination
News  |  10/28/2015  | 
Cisco's annual Global Cloud Index projects familiar trends in cloud growth, but also anticipates a shift in data center architecture.
SSD Pricing Vs. HDD Costs
Commentary  |  10/28/2015  | 
Any way you cut it, solid-state drives are becoming a better bargain than hard disk drives.
IT Security Horror Stories
Slideshows  |  10/28/2015  | 
In honor of Halloween and Cybersecurity Awareness Month, these tales from the IT crypt are sure to haunt your nightmares.
Cisco Ramps Up Security With Lancope Purchase
News  |  10/27/2015  | 
Networking giant continues to double down on security with acquisition of network security firm.
Wireshark: Editing A Packet
Education  |  10/27/2015  | 
In this video, Tony Fortunato shows how a new feature in the Wireshark network analysis tool allows you to sanitize the information in a trace file before sharing it.
IoT & The Role Of SD-WAN
Commentary  |  10/27/2015  | 
The Internet of Things will require a robust virtual network. Software-defined overlays will help ensure reliable connections.
Meet The IT Experts Behind Interop
Commentary  |  10/26/2015  | 
Interop welcomes some of the most respected and brightest minds in the IT industry as Track Chairs for its educational program.
HP's Composable Infrastructure Vision
News  |  10/26/2015  | 
HP wants to enable enterprises to easily and quickly spin up on-premises data center resources via software.
7 Basic Network Security Mistakes You're Probably Making
Slideshows  |  10/26/2015  | 
With the rapid growth in cyber-attacks, securing data networks is more important and complex than ever. Be on the lookout for these common security blunders that can leave your company's networks and systems at risk.
Docker: Love It Or Leave It? 6 Things To Consider
Slideshows  |  10/23/2015  | 
Docker is taking the IT world by storm, but before enterprises add it to their 2016 roadmaps there are a few things they should understand -- and a few things they should be worried about.
Software-Defined Storage: A Deeper Look
Commentary  |  10/23/2015  | 
A recent report from Technology Business Research separates hype from reality in SDS, but is a bit timid in its view of the technology's impact on the storage industry.
Ruckus Buys WiFi Onboarding Specialist Cloudpath
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
Acquisition gives WLAN vendor a valuable feature and boosts its position in the WLAN market.
Tom Hollingsworth On Automating the Data Center Network
Education  |  10/22/2015  | 
Everyone's favorite Networking Nerd joins us live next week with objective advice for increasing your data center network performance.
WiFi Calling: Ready To Take Off?
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
With AT&T and Apple iPhone support for WiFi calling, the technology is poised to go mainstream. Here’s how it works and its potential enterprise ramifications.
How Cloud Is Changing IT Operations Management
Commentary  |  10/22/2015  | 
IT operations management is changing with the rise of the SaaS model and the way web giants like Amazon apply automation to IT delivery.
SanDisk Scooped Up By Western Digital
News  |  10/21/2015  | 
Two of the world's largest storage vendors entered an agreement to combine forces, giving Western Digital a critical foothold in flash technology.
Cisco DMVPN: Choosing The Right Routing Protocol
Education  |  10/21/2015  | 
This series on building a WAN using DMVPN concludes with a discussion on factors to consider when selecting OSFP, EIGRP or BGP as a routing protocol.
SDN & OpenFlow World Congress: 3 Key Themes
Commentary  |  10/21/2015  | 
The SDN and NFV industries gathered in Europe last week, and OpenStack, microservices, and service function chaining were top of mind.
Practical SDN: 7 Ways To Deploy It
Slideshows  |  10/20/2015  | 
Enterprises can use software-defined networking for plenty of real-world functions, right now. We outline where SDN can make a difference in your enterprise environment.
Why The Business Needs SDN
Commentary  |  10/20/2015  | 
Software-defined networking provides network programmability, which helps contain operational costs and enables business growth.
Wireless Troubleshooting: Measuring WiFi Signal Strength
Education  |  10/20/2015  | 
Understanding how well your WiFi access points hear your clients can help with tricky WiFi problems.
Best TED Talks For Technologists
Slideshows  |  10/19/2015  | 
Robotics, crowdsourcing, thought control, 3D printing –- the achievements of science are amazing, but those who work in tech every day often take them for granted. These TED Talks will remind you how wondrous and inspiring technology can be.
3-2-1 Backup: The Rule For Recovery
Commentary  |  10/19/2015  | 
Backing up your data is fairly straightforward if you follow an effective strategy, so it's surprising how often companies fail to do so.
Making Sense of SSDs
Commentary  |  10/19/2015  | 
Solid-state storage is hot. In this Q&A, IT storage pro Anthony Sequeira explains the pros and cons of the technology.
Dell-EMC: What Storage Customers Should Do
Commentary  |  10/16/2015  | 
In the wake of Dell's proposed acquisition of EMC, customers should re-evaluate their storage choices and prepare to see some product lines discontinued.
IPv6 Implementation Guide: It's Go Time
Slideshows  |  10/16/2015  | 
The time is now to deploy IPv6. Our guide covers protocol basics, IPv6 benefits, how to plan a dual-stack deployment, potential security issues and how to learn more.
EMC Customers Not Thrilled With Dell Deal
News  |  10/15/2015  | 
451 Research poll shows customers of the storage heavyweight have a lot of concerns about Dell’s proposed acquisition.
Who's Managing Your Cloud?
Commentary  |  10/15/2015  | 
The expectation that cloud providers will manage enterprise systems and applications is sometimes misplaced. Be sure to create effective management guidelines from the start.
Why IBM Bought Cleversafe
Commentary  |  10/15/2015  | 
With the acquisition of object storage and erasure coding technologies, IBM bolsters its cloud position. The move looks savvier than the Dell-EMC deal.
5 Reasons To Upgrade Your Network Switch
Slideshows  |  10/14/2015  | 
With increasing wireless requirements and other pressures in today’s IT environment, you might not want to wait until the next refresh cycle for that campus network switch replacement.
SDN's Northbound Interface Evolves
Commentary  |  10/14/2015  | 
The northbound interface has been a point of debate in SDN development, but an intent-based interface could accelerate progress.
Dell-EMC: The Storage Ramifications
News  |  10/13/2015  | 
Massive merger has potential to create a strong storage player for the cloud era, but raises questions about VCE, analysts say.
Cisco DMVPN: Hub And Spoke Design Considerations
Education  |  10/13/2015  | 
When building a WAN using DMVPN, there are several factors that impact hub and spoke requirements and design options.
BGP Fundamentals
Education  |  10/13/2015  | 
What’s the big deal with Border Gateway Protocol? In this video, we explain what BGP is and how the routing protocol works.
Interop 2016: It's All About The Network
Commentary  |  10/13/2015  | 
Next May's Interop conference will embrace the future of the network and the people who run it, offering practical and visionary insight.
Dell-EMC Has Big Cybersecurity Implications
News  |  10/12/2015  | 
The devil will be in the details, but if the company cooks up a winning integration strategy to combine the likes of SecureWorks and RSA, it is poised to become a major security player.
7 Storage Experts You Must Follow
Slideshows  |  10/12/2015  | 
Storage experts abound on Twitter and writing blogs, both independent and vendor-affiliated. We’ve chosen some storage gurus who offer a wide range of perspective.
How Big Data Can Improve Data Center Management
Commentary  |  10/12/2015  | 
Leveraging big data analytics can give you vital insight for managing the lT lifecycle of your virtual data center.
3 Cloud Myths That Won’t Go Away
Commentary  |  10/9/2015  | 
Like the myths around who actually “discovered” America, cloud computing has its share of stubborn misconceptions. Here are the top three.
Paving The Way For SDN Interoperability
Commentary  |  10/9/2015  | 
Two new abstraction frameworks ensure interoperability between OpenFlow v1.3-enabled hardware-based switches from different vendors.
Technology Drives The 21st Century Office
Commentary  |  10/9/2015  | 
Cloud-based solutions, smarter mobile devices, UC platforms and ubiquitous wireless access are changing the workplace dramatically.
Corporate VPNs In The Bullseye
News  |  10/9/2015  | 
Two newly discovered attacks targeted at corporate VPNs demonstrate how attackers can abuse and use these networks for their own purposes.
WLAN Spending Fuels Enterprise Network Market Growth
News  |  10/8/2015  | 
Companies are upgrading their networks to increase wireless capacity while moving cautiously with SDN, new market research shows.
Banks Bet Their Money On Private Cloud
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
As banks move toward a cloud-based infrastructure, they must protect their assets while understanding that the network is a fundamental contributor to the cloud and to their customers' quality of experience.
Selecting Storage: Buzzword Bingo
Commentary  |  10/8/2015  | 
The storage industry is rife with buzzwords. Here are some of the popular ones storage buyers need to navigate carefully in order to find storage products that truly meet their needs.
Avoid Rapid Time-To-Failure With SDN
Avoid Rapid Time-To-Failure With SDN
Network Computing Videos  |  10/7/2015  | 
Software-defined networking introduces a great deal of agility to the network, which also introduces risk. Nathan Pearce, Principal Technologist at F5 Networks, offers advice for ensuring the programmable network provides a reliable platform for enterprise applications.
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