ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
Transforming Enterprise IT Infrastructure
The growth of cloud computing, emerging technologies such as SDN, and the trend towards web-scale IT are helping enterprises create the agile and flexible infrastructure they need.
Interop In Action
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
Fibre Channel Really Is Dead
Ethernet has overcome the problems that prevented converged compute and storage networks, speeding the demise of Fibre Channel.
IT Certifications Guaranteed To Boost Your Career
Certifications can help advance your IT career and get you a raise. These certifications in specialties like cloud, virtualization, and systems engineering from AWS, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft and others are among the highest in demand.
VMware VSAN: Reality Vs. Hype
VMware's Virtual SAN is touted for its performance, lower cost and scalability, but emerging trends such as white-box storage undercut those claims.
Legacy IT Vendors & The AWS Fear Factor
The popularity of Amazon Web Services, along with SaaS, means that traditional IT vendors must transform themselves in order to remain relevant in the new cloud era.
Hybrid Cloud Storage Challenges
Moving to a hybrid model helps address security and compliance concerns, but comes with problems such as data synchronization and WAN latency.
4 Paths To The Enterprise Cloud
Will your enterprise outsource, partner or build its own cloud infrastructure? The answer depends on your cloud application strategy.
Enabling The Self-Driving Car
The transition to 5G telecommunications networks, coupled with the flexibility of cloud orchestration, will enable self-driving vehicles.
Conquering Cloud Fears
Many database administrators and other IT pros fear cloud adoption, but setting aside emotions and understanding how cloud computing impacts your infrastructure is key to overcoming your anxiety.
SDN: An Enabler For NFV
Software-defined networking and NFV can be used independently, but SDN makes it much easier to implement and manage NFV.
10 Hyperconvergence Trendsetters
Converged infrastructure is so last year; hyperconvergence is all the rage now. Here are 10 vendors that are leading the hyperconverged trend.
Cloud Migration: Going Live
The final post in this series on best practices for moving applications to the cloud details the elements of a successful go-live event as well as post-migration maintenance.
SDN Controller Handbook
This guide to SDN controllers describes the options available via open source software, traditional networking vendors and SDN startups, and how they differ.
Cloud Integration Pain
CDW study shows that integrating cloud services with legacy systems can be a headache for IT pros.
Guide To VDI: Evaluating Top Vendors
Desktop virtual infrastructure now includes new cloud-based options, with the potential for improved user experience and lower cost. Fusion PPT compared the leading vendors and their offerings.