White Boxes Going Mainstream
White-box servers from ODMs are making their way into the enterprise in a growing trend that has far-reaching ramifications for the data center.
Cloud Computing Comes Of Age
The concept of shared computing has come a long way in a short time. This interactive timeline from Matillion Business Intelligence chronicles the evolution of the cloud, from the first stored program computer to a future filled with cloud-based services and applications.
DevOps, Hybrid Cloud & Sandboxes
With devops and hybrid cloud gaining traction in the enterprise, sandboxes give IT pros a safe way to build and test applications in both on-premise and public cloud environments.
22 Free Security Tools To Safeguard Your Enterprise
Security is serious business, but it doesn't have to bankrupt your budget. The free tools highlighted here can help diagnose and monitor threats, prevent intrusions, secure passwords, ensure compliance, and much more.
Demystifying Converged Infrastructure
These data center building blocks consolidate storage, compute, virtualization and networking into one product. We look under the hood to find out exactly what that means.
11 Powerful Cloud Management Tools
The right cloud management tool can bring speed, flexibility, security, and cost efficiency to any IT organization. We highlight some of the most popular and powerful options.
SD-WAN Vendors Making A Splash
Software-defined WAN has suddenly become the hottest topic in networking, due to its potential to save money while improving network performance. Check out the vendors leading the way.
Calculating Your Cloud ROI
Like the cloud itself, determining your return on investment requires a different way of looking at goals and factoring in the value of opportunity and competitive advantage.
5 Real Ways To Approach Security Automation
We've all heard about the benefits of automating system configurations to avoid human error, but introducing it to your infrastructure may be easier said than done. Here are five real-world ways to get started.
Web-Scale IT: The Enterprise Impact
Enterprises can follow the lead of big cloud companies with an architectural approach that includes open hardware and DevOps to increase data center agility and cost efficiency.
5G Expectations Soar
The next-generation of wireless technology is generating big-time predictions as the industry gears up for its potential benefits.
SDN Security Under Scrutiny
A researcher at Black Hat reveals ONIE vulnerabilities, showing that SDN isn't immune to security problems. However, the nature of white-box switches promises rapid fixes.
8 Reasons To Consider Containers
If your IT environment can benefit from faster and simpler application deployment, it may be time to explore the upside of containers.
Secrets To Private Cloud Success
Make implementing a private cloud easier by carefully selecting a platform and adopting a consumption-based, pay-as-you-go service delivery model.
10 Leaders In Internet Of Things Infrastructure
The Internet of Things needs a strong backbone for the many billions of connected devices and apps most prognosticators expect. Find out which companies are building the IoT behind the scenes.
EMC: End Of The Golden Era?
EMC has enjoyed three decades as leader in storage, but is grappling with trends that are shaking up the storage industry, including all-flash arrays and white-box storage.