The Coming SSD War
Consolidation is making the SSD market more competitive than ever. Here's what to keep in mind when you're considering enterprise storage solutions.
NSA Fallout: No Feds At Def Con
It's not us, it's you, Def Con founder tells NSA, CIA and FBI, saying attendees need "time to think" about recently revealed mass-surveillance programs.
EMC Unveils New Data Protection Products
Software and hardware extend archive support; Netsocket NVN is all software; CA expands big iron management; Barracuda firewall integrates with Azure; Polycom offers panoramic collaboration; LANDesk consolidates tools; Citrix mobilizes apps via Azure.
DANTE Celebrates 20 Years Of Network Innovation
U.K.-based non-profit network company develops innovative technology that connects Europe's leading research and educational institutions, helping address issues from climate change to medical breakthroughs.
10 Amusing IT Memes
From Google Glass to Linux to tech support hell, these memes put an amusing slant on the day-to-day business of information technology. Whether it's The World's Most Interesting Man on routing, or Morpheus from "The Matrix" with some uncomfortable truths about SDN, these memes should elicit a laugh. If we missed your favorite, or you've made your own, share it in the Comment section below.
Building a Lab: Patching and Cables
Patch panels and cables aren't glamorous, but a sensible layout makes a solid foundation for a data center or lab. Here's how I put together my patch and cabling system.
The State Of Broadband
Only by keeping pace with the latest in regulations, competition, and technology will companies rise above low-capacity, high-priced telecom networks.
Miami Marlins Strike Out Network Attacks
Like most businesses, sports teams can face challenges when they adopt new technology. Here's how the Miami Marlins made their new state-of-the-art stadium secure.
Oracle Database 12c Takes Aim At The Cloud
Updated product includes new multitenant architecture; Compuware touts next-generation APM; CTERA's cloud storage improves sync and SLAs; Xirrus debuts outdoor access point; Anturis leaves beta.
SSDs vs. RAID? Fix RAID
SSD write endurance limitations could cause problems for RAID. But rather than adjust SSDs to support RAID, we should tweak or replace RAID to suit SSDs.
Cisco Insieme ACI Goes Beyond SDN
Cisco announced the Application Centric Infrastructure (API) by Insieme Networks, and other vendors are following suit developing products that take networking beyond software-defined networking (SDN) and into the realm of applications.
SDN's Next Steps: Product Integration
SDN interoperability demonstrations and hackfests point to a small but growing movement toward product integration as software defined networking evolves.