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.
WiFi Offloading To Skyrocket
Carriers will offload a four-fold increase in mobile data traffic to WiFi networks by 2019, Juniper Research predicts.
7 SDN Innovations
Industry experts weigh in on the most innovative software-defined networking technology they've seen so far this year, including SD-WAN, ONOS, and OpenConfig.
No SSD-HDD Price Parity Before 2020
Howard Marks responds to a recent Network Computing blog arguing that SSD pricing is falling to hard-disk drive levels and putting HDDs on the road to obsolescence.
Hypercoverged systems improve VM performance by using server flash for key storage functions, but have drawbacks. Separating storage performance from capacity overcomes these issues.
SSD Prices In A Free Fall
With the prices of solid-state drives expected to reach parity with hard-disk drives next year, are HDDs doomed?
The Long Road To Hybrid Cloud
In order to reap the ROI benefits of a true hybrid cloud environment, CIOs must have a well-thought out cloud strategy to avoid pitfalls.
Cisco Certifications To Kickstart Your Career
Cisco certifications are some of the most prestigious in technology, encompassing far more than routing and switching. Find out which options can improve your resume and skill set.
8 Free WiFi Analyzers
Troubleshooting wireless networks can be tricky, but these free tools can help with everything from rogue access points to site surveys.
Software-Defined WAN Benefits
Emerging SD-WAN technologies provide new options for reducing WAN costs and improving performance. Here's how they work, including one that puts a different twist on SD-WAN.
Cisco Live: The Real Experience
Network engineer David Varnum shares his thoughts and snapshots of the annual conference/party/geekfest sponsored by Cisco.
ONF Debuts Open Source SDN Software
The Open Networking Foundation's Atrium software integrates open source components with the goal of making it easier for network operators to deploy SDN.
Cloud & Virtualization Require SDN
Cloud and virtualization are transforming enterprise IT. But in order to truly benefit, the network infrastructure must become just as dynamic and flexible.
Cisco Extends Sourcefire Integration
Building on its 2013 acquisition, Cisco adds Sourcefire IPS and malware protection to AnyConnect and ISR products and also boosts its security partnerships.
Better, Faster WiFi In 7 Steps
The enterprise wireless LAN is now indispensable, and will be the basis of a host of new services in the next decade. Follow these guidelines to ensure your wireless network is robust today and tomorrow.
Docker Containers: 9 Fundamental Facts
The Docker open source platform for deploying and distributing applications in a virtualized container offers many benefits. We explain what enterprises should know about the popular technology.
What IT Can Learn From Hollywood
The film industry has undergone a dramatic shift in how movies are made, and IT management can benefit from a similar transformation.
SD-WAN Gaining Traction
IHS Infonetics survey finds that many enterprises plan to buy software-defined WAN technology with an eye on streamlining WAN operations.
Where DevOps Meets The Network
Network architects and operators need to work with application developers and operators to achieve optimal application performance.
Converged Infrastructure Delivery Via The Cloud
Converged infrastructure helps simplify private clouds, but still require time and effort to design and provision. The cloud is helping streamline the converged infrastructure supply chain.