IBM Sets Data Transfer Record
IBM researchers break previous speed limit for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber. See how their approach compares to today's technology.
IPv6 Adoption: Here at Last
IPv6 adoption has finally turned the corner. IT organizations and networks without an active IPv6 rollout program may find themselves caught unawares.
All You Need Is Lync
Microsoft applications pervade the business environment, while traditional telephones fade away. Perhaps that makes Lync the de facto communication standard.
A Geek's Guide To The 2014 Oscars
IT types have always liked certain types of movies: Fantasies, space films, and any flicks that prominently feature technology are always high on the to-see list. The upcoming Academy Awards offer techies no shortage of opportunities to root for the kinds of films they love, as well as the technologies that make them possible. With that in mind, we've gone through the Oscar lineup to identify what are likely to be some of the most geek-friendly moments of this year's awards ceremony.
Master of Network Interoperability
If anyone knows about network interoperability, it's Glenn Evans, the lead network engineer for the InteropNet, the infrastructure that supports the Interop conference and more than 300 exhibitors.
The Evolution Of The Ethernet Switch
Faster speeds are just part of the new Ethernet technology. New forwarding technologies and the emergence of SDN also are changing the Ethernet switch landscape.
Earning the IPv6 Seal Of Approval
IPv6 testing programs provide technology validation and give engineers confidence in their IPv6 deployments. Here's a look at three IPv6 testing programs.
Retail Tech Lessons From Sochi
Is determining how to best connect 10 retail stores in one state that different from connecting the different Olympic venues?
Making the SDN Transition: First Steps
Interested in making the switch to software-defined networking? Don't feel like you need to do it in one leap, advises Eric Hanselman, 451 Research analyst and Interop Las Vegas SDN track chair.
What Is Hyper-Converged Storage?
Hyper-converged architectures consolidate and manage computing, networking, and storage resources via software so they can run on any vendor's server hardware.
Why IBM May Abandon SDN
The news that IBM may sell its software-defined networking division seems to fly in the face of reason. Why exit a burgeoning market? The answer may be more obvious than you think.
SDN Shift Under Way
A survey of IT networking pros reveals that two-thirds will move to software-defined networking in the long term.
Behind The Scenes Building The InteropNet
Network engineers are busy preparing the network infrastructure for the multi-vendor InteropNet that will support the upcoming Interop conference. Preview the action in our video.
Reducing Video Surveillance Storage Costs
The growth of video surveillance data heavily impacts network bandwidth and increases storage demands. Here's a look at how one vendor, Bosch, is working to address these challenges.
SDN Management: Risks And Challenges
Traditional network management techniques don't work with software-defined networking. Automation of management best practices is critical for SDN to succeed.