Dell Switch Supports VMware NSX
S6000 connects physical and virtual infrastructures; Citrix NetScaler works with NSX; Gigamon adds multi-tenant traffic visibility; Check Point updates software blade architecture.
The IT Generation Gap
VMworld panel exposes a rift between innovative startups focused on cloud, mobile and social technologies and old IT that clings to its data centers and self-managed applications.
VMware's Martin Casado: Energy and Chaos
Martin Casado, VMware's chief architect for networking and the driving force behind its NSX technology, spoke with Network Computing about his ambitious goals to reshape how networking is done, the origins of Nicira, and why energy and chaos are good.
Raising IT's Business Profile: Start Now
A new organization is creating tools to help technology leaders work better with business counterparts. But don’t wait for third-party tools—start now to raise IT’s profile in the company.
Aryaka Cloud Network Targets Distributed Enterprises
Network as-a-Service aims to speed up cloud services access; HP updates Flexible Series thin clients; HotLink offers VMware DR via Amazon; Veeam accelerates WANs with backups; Schneider adds virtual KVM to DCIM.
Nasdaq Outage Explored: 7 Facts
Security experts dismiss reports that DDoS attack compromised systems in New York City and crashed Nasdaq exchange. But squirrels have not been ruled out.
Will RRAM Replace Flash?
Startup Crossbar bets on resistive random-access memory in the race to find a replacement for flash storage.
Data Center Efficiency Plateaus
A recent survey shows that efficiency is no longer a major priority for data center operators. Meanwhile, public cloud and DCIM software are on the rise.
8 Mobile Tools For Security Pros
The influx of employee-owned mobile devices into the workplace has certainly thrown many IT security professionals for a loop, but the same devices that are introducing so much chaos to established security practices also have a lot of potential to be used to bring back some order. The following mobile security tools are a good start for security admins looking for utilities to help them get their job done more efficiently.
A Plug For Plugfests
Standards are great, but there can be significant differences in vendor implementations. The University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Lab provides a neutral venue for testing and analysis.