SDN: Beware Of Blinders
Everyone's talking about software-defined networking, but choosing actual products and vendors probably feels more like a round of blackjack than an RFP.
6 Ways SDN Shakes Up The Enterprise
Software-defined networking promises improvements to enterprise IT that run the gamut from more responsive applications to heightened security and enhanced data analytics.
Supersonic Disk Drive Is A Myth
The idea that disk drives haven't gotten faster than 15K RPM because it would mean disks would have to become supersonic isn't true. What's the real reason?
7 Super Certifications For IT Pros
It's a tight IT job market. Earning an IT certification can help you qualify for a position, make your resumé stand out, or move you up the corporate ladder.
The DDoS Smash-And-Grab: Be Prepared
You are more likely to fall victim to a DDoS attack as each day passes. Assume you will be a hacker's target, and get ready with a remediation plan.
How To Shop For A WLAN: 7 Steps
Buying a WLAN has become a complex process. Avoid making the wrong choice by following these recommendations for selecting a WLAN.
Is It Time For SDN 2.0?
Software-defined networking has become a meaningless buzzword. Let's start fresh with a new term that has strict requirements before vendors can label their products with it.
Don't Let SDN Infatuation Go To Your Head
The networking industry is all a-flutter, with vendors hastily breeding new software-defined networking platforms and controllers. Smart enterprises will show a healthy fear of commitment.
Be The Security Good Samaritan
Information security professionals should take the time to teach their friends and neighbors about security best practices. The payoff is well worth it.
The Case For VDI In The BYOD Era
Virtual desktop infrastructure is becoming more attractive in the enterprise as BYOD becomes a way of life and new flash arrays boost VDI performance.
Focus On SDN Tools Obscures SDN Benefits
The debates over OpenFlow, NSX and ACI miss the point. SDN vendors need to focus on how their tools fit into a broader framework for solving business problems.
Ethernet: The Datacenter's Unifying Foundation
Ethernet, now the standard for datacenter connectivity, is undergoing constant innovation from the core to the edge across the network. It's important to understand where Ethernet development is heading.