Juniper Updates its Switching Fabric
Juniper has announced a capacity increase and a smaller footprint for its QFabric interconnect, and increased the range of its EX-series of interconnects.
Root Causes Of Today's Storage Problem
You hear plenty of hype about why enterprise storage needs continue to be challenging. What is needed is storage that has more automation, flexibility, application- and business- linkages, resource utilization, and management ease.
Cisco Visual Networking Index Predicts More Video and Devices
According to the latest Cisco Visual Networking Index, there will be much more video by 2016, which will increase bandwidth and quality-of-service demands. The growth in tablets and smartphones will lead to new management and security challenges.
The Enterprise Cloud: Are We There Yet?
Our blogger suggests that companies working their way toward the enterprise cloud take a look at EMC's IT organization and its approach to IT as a service.
Dell And The Next Convergence Wave
One announcement at Dell's Storage Forum this week shows how the next wave of converged solutions will increase ROI in highly virtualized data centers.
Virtualization Security: Where's The Innovation?
Server virtualization creates new security threats while turning the hypervisor into a network black hole, hiding traffic from traditional hardware defenses--problems a new breed of virtualization-aware security software tackles head-on.
Private Cloud Automation
It's not easy or inexpensive to implement, but without automation you'll never get self-service or self-healing, or realize maximum ROI. Here's how to get started.
Facebook: Are The Kids Alright?
As Facebook explores ways to officially welcome pre-teens, businesses consider the security, privacy, and legal implications of that change.
SSDs: Understand The Options
IT managers face an overwhelming number of options when selecting solid state drives. Here's how to cut through the marketing hype and balance your performance gains against the costs.
Per-VM Snapshots from Virsto and Tintri
Both vendors offer per-VM snapshots: Tintri's comes as a hybrid storage system; Virsto sells a storage hypervisor. Our blogger takes a look at their offerings.
Push Your Servers To The Limit
Server virtualization, consolidation, and converged infrastructure are essential to optimizing data center utilization while controlling costs.
Flame Malware Tapped World Class Crypto
Flame's ability to evade security without using zero-day flaws relied on a never-before-seen crypto attack, imbuing the malicious code with the equivalent of a "god mode" against Windows security.