CERN Taps Brocade For SDN
The legendary particle physics lab will use Brocade's OpenDaylight-based SDN controller to build out its SDN strategy.
Building A Data-Centric Data Center
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
Google Donates Kubernetes To New Foundation
Internet giant teams with more than a dozen IT companies on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which will manage development of the Kubernetes container orchestration system.
6 Methods To Cut Data Storage Costs
If your enterprise is struggling with spiraling storage, simply buying more capacity isn't the answer. Listen to your data and follow these guidelines.
3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
4 Keys To A Data Security Strategy
Organizations must prepare for the inevitable security breach and focus on protecting sensitive corporate data. Here are some ideas to build on.
SDN Aligns With DevOps
Software-defined networking has become a subset of DevOps by focusing on meeting the scalability and efficiency requirements of the application economy.
Network Analytics: Beyond Log Files
Log files only tell you so much. Here is an overview of common network analytics methods used to provide security breach detection as well as business planning guidance.
Network Automation Benefits
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
Hyperconverged Infrastructure Taking Off
US businesses are rapidly adopting hyperconverged systems as a way to streamline IT and storage operations, and in some cases as a bridge to software-defined storage, researchers find.
6 SSD Myths Debunked
Solid-state drives are still gaining traction, despite misconceptions that have dogged the technology. We separate fact from fiction.
Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
A new CompTIA study finds that business units aren't circumventing IT as much as feared and that IT pros still wield a lot of power.
Cisco Unveils IoT Framework
Networking giant expands its IoT portfolio with 15 new products for network connectivity, IoT security and manageability.
Data Disconnect, Data Overload
The rise of DevOps highlights the fact that IT teams are drowning in data, much of it with little or no context. Here's what needs to happen to improve communication.
7 SDN Innovations
Industry experts weigh in on the most innovative software-defined networking technology they've seen so far this year, including SD-WAN, ONOS, and OpenConfig.
No SSD-HDD Price Parity Before 2020
Howard Marks responds to a recent Network Computing blog arguing that SSD pricing is falling to hard-disk drive levels and putting HDDs on the road to obsolescence.
Hypercoverged systems improve VM performance by using server flash for key storage functions, but have drawbacks. Separating storage performance from capacity overcomes these issues.
SSD Prices In A Free Fall
With the prices of solid-state drives expected to reach parity with hard-disk drives next year, are HDDs doomed?
The Long Road To Hybrid Cloud
In order to reap the ROI benefits of a true hybrid cloud environment, CIOs must have a well-thought out cloud strategy to avoid pitfalls.