WLANs Will Provision Apps In 2013
With virtualization now entrenched as the preferred IT strategy, look for servers and even storage inside of wireless LAN controllers.
Guatemala Arrests Rogue AV Founder McAfee
In a stream of blog posts from prison, McAfee details his arrest for immigration violations after fleeing Belize, where he's wanted for questioning in a murder investigation.
Cisco’s Spending Spree: An Analysis
This November Cisco bought three companies in the space of about 10 days. I’ll examine whether these purchases are part of a larger strategic move, or simply the result of internal competition among Cisco’s business units.
The Rise of Data-Driven Intelligence
An emerging concept called data-driven intelligence is a model for a new perspective on gathering insight from a vast pool of data. I’ll contrast data-driven intelligence with more familiar application-driven intelligence models.
Plexxi Cuts a New Path to SDN
Plexxi, an SDN startup, launches a custom switch and controller to enable software-defined networking for enterprises and cloud providers. Unlike other controller architectures, Plexxi doesn’t rely on OpenFlow. Its secret weapon? An optical interconnect.
Infrastructure as a Service: 12 Providers Analyzed
Network Computing’s online Buyer’s Guide provides detailed information on 12 IaaS vendors, from Amazon to Terremark. Readers can download features charts with more than 60 data points and compare details on services, SLAs, pricing and more.
SDN: 5 Things CIOs Must Know
Software-defined networking promises to pull today’s network into the virtual age, but CIOs have to separate speculation from reality. Here are five observations to help guide IT leaders’ thinking.