SDN & UC Integration: A Work In Progress
Microsoft has led the way in applying software-defined networking to unified communications with its Lync SDN API, but a networking expert says more work is required to make communications and SDN a truly powerful combination.
Fibre Channel Really Is Dead
Ethernet has overcome the problems that prevented converged compute and storage networks, speeding the demise of Fibre Channel.
How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.
Don't Be Afraid Of DevOps
DevOps pioneer John Willis explains why the networking industry needs to adopt DevOps, and how networking professionals can benefit in the big picture.
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.
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.