Cisco's Next Big Challenge
In this Valley View interview, CEO John Chambers discusses Cisco's long record of wins, and its biggest challenge yet: the move to software-defined networks.
The Physical-to-Virtual Cookbook Part 1
Migrating applications from a physical to a virtual environment is no easy task. This multipart series presents a real-world migration project. Part 1 looks at the client’s environment, examines the rationale for the migration, and walks through efforts to inventory the data center and map application dependencies.
BYOD: A Comprehensive Guide
The BYOD market is crowded and confusing. A new report from InformationWeek brings order to the chaos with a product matrix that includes 40 vendors in three categories: MDM, MAM and wireless access control.
BYON: New Acronym, Same Problem
Bring Your Own Network is a new name for an old threat, but it emphasizes an important rule: unsecured data is at-risk data.
Keep Old Apps Private, Make New Apps Public
Just because you slip a hypervisor under an application doesn't make it equally suited to private and public clouds. Know the differences to get the most from your application deployments.
Wireless for Beginners Part 1: RF and Waves
In the first of a three-part introduction to essential wireless concepts, this post covers the basics of the radio frequencies used in wireless networks and the phenomenon of attenuation.
Browsing Like It's 1990
Mobile computing has to rely on old tricks to keep up with websites built for screaming-fast home and office broadband.
4 Must-Ask Interview Questions for Network Engineers
If you're looking to hire a network engineer (or be hired as one), here are four job interview questions that I've asked, and three you shouldn't bother with. These questions will help you figure out what a candidate does and doesn't know.
Social Media Guide To The Presidential Debates
Many people will watch the debates on TV--plus follow along on social networking, candidate, and news sites. Here are some of the websites to hit for a satisfying "second screen" experience.