Gaming Will Level Up The Network
The latest release in the popular Call of Duty series shows how video games are branching out and demanding network improvements.
11 Top Science & Technology Research Labs
Research labs often work on some of the world's biggest problems, but also impact enterprise IT infrastructure. Check out these top research facilities and networks for technology innovation.
Converged Ethernet Vs. More Links
Converged Enhanced Ethernet improves Ethernet performance but is expensive. With the cost of 10 GbE equipment dropping and 25 GbE on the horizon, it may be cheaper to add more links.
Make Or Break Your Cloud Migration
Using a cloud service successfully depends on more than the service itself. Be sure these crucial components within your own IT environment and other third-party providers are up to par.
WAN Challenges Demand An SDN Upgrade
Software-defined networks can improve application performance for enterprises, overcoming MPLS limitations, traffic tromboning, and branch office bandwidth constraints.
SDN Education: 9 Ways To Learn
Wondering how to get up to speed on software-defined networking? Here are some SDN training and certification programs plus other avenues for learning.
Fiber Networks & The New Digital Divide
All-fiber networks provide virtually unlimited bandwidth, but fiber-to-the-home services aren't available in many areas, leaving many people without the high-speed broadband needed for today's applications.
NFV Can Avoid Buying Network Bulk
Network functions virtualization allows service providers to deliver specialized capabilities that enterprise customers only pay for when needed.
Software-defined networking is touted as a panacea for data centers, but the combination of faster networking speeds and virtualization restricts what it can do.
Reclaiming The Network Perimeter
The traditional network perimeter has vanished, but new architectures allow you to control security at the virtual machine or via cloud infrastructures.
Spotlight On Software-Defined WAN
Interop New York showcased SDN WAN technology, which is garnering interest as a way to reduce the complexity and cost of traditional WANs.
HP Debuts SDN App Store
At Interop New York, HP will launch its SDN app store, where customers can buy applications to run on its SDN platform.
How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
IoT: Beyond SDN
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.
ONF Develops SDN Certification
The Open Networking Foundation kicks off a program to develop vendor-neutral certification to validate knowledge and skills in software-defined networking.
IoT Makes You Administrator Of Things
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check.
6 Critical Data Center Concepts
The data center is the Achilles' heel of IT operations. Be sure everyone on your IT team knows the ins and outs of these critical data center functions.
Software-Defined WAN: A Primer
Enterprise WANs are costly and complex to manage. SD-WAN technology can help by automating the configuration of WAN edge routers.
Why Spanning Tree Is Evil
The Spanning Tree Protocol was built for an outdated network architecture, offering little to modern business, and the workarounds most engineers introduce aren't much better.
SDN A Good Match On Campus
University networks typically behave one way during the day and another at night. Software-defined networking can address that situation.