SDN Interest Shifts Toward The WAN
Software-defined networking improves network utilization and efficiency, and as the technology matures, enterprises are looking to apply those benefits to their WAN and campus networks.
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.
SDN Benefits For The SME
Software-defined networking has huge applications for the large enterprise, but how can it help small and midsize enterprises? Tom Hollingsworth examines the possibilities.
Enterprise Firewall Checklist
Firewalls are a key component for network security. Find out what features to look for when shopping for your next enterprise firewall.
Get Off My Lawn, Hipster Admins!
As an IT manager, there's a delicate balance between fostering realistic technology innovation and acting like an out-of-touch grouch.
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.
Cloud Migration: Managing Execution
The third part of this series on moving workloads to the cloud provides guidance for executing the migration, including load testing and security reviews.
Choosing High-Capacity Drives
From hard drives for specific uses to hybrid drives and various capacity-increasing technologies, there are a lot of options. How do you decide which is best?
Data Encryption On The Rise
With corporate demand for data security growing, full data encryption is becoming a default feature in the mobile space.
Programming Languages And The Lord Of The Rings
Is there one code to rule them all? Today's IT jobs demand programming skills, but it can be tough to predict the specific languages you may need. Let The Lord of the Rings be your guide.
Scaling Servers: A Cost Breakdown
Software costs add up quickly in today's virtualized datacenters. Does it make more sense to buy a few big servers or a bunch of little ones? I compare the costs.
Cloud Migration: Discovery & Planning
Migrating workloads to the cloud requires time and effort spent on up-front planning. The first part of this series explains the technical assessments and evaluations required for a successful cloud migration.
Putting Erasure Codes To Work
Erasure coding is used in scale-out object storage systems from a variety of vendors and open-source software projects. Just don't expect it to solve all your data protection problems.
5G Will Enable Robotics In The Cloud
By 2020, 5G will permeate network infrastructures, enabling new robotic services and intelligence, as well as a densely connected digital society and economy.
Breaking The Last Cloud Barriers
Many enterprises are still holding back from cloud adoption, for good reasons. Implementing one transformative cloud app can change that, and help businesses move to the next level.
9 Security Best Practices For Safe Shopping
Don't be the next security breach to hit the headlines and crush customer confidence. Protect your corporate and cardholder data -- and business reputation -- with these security strategies.
WebRTC: Not Ready For The Enterprise
The open source web-based technology promises real-time communication across a multitude of applications, but must overcome challenges before it makes inroads into the enterprise market.
Cloud services from NVIDIA and Adobe using graphics processing units bolster performance and change the way we do video editing and big data analytics.
IoT Readiness: 3 Big Changes
Don't get blindsided by the sweeping effects an IoT initiative will have on your IT infrastructure, especially in the areas of networking, security, and change management.
SDN: Learn From The Big Boys
Companies like Facebook and Google developed their own cutting-edge datacenter technology. If they also use open source SDN, shouldn't you?