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?
8 Tools To Manage Holiday Family Stress
Wondering how you're going to survive all that time with the family over the holidays? Here are some tools to help calm your nerves as relatives try your patience.
Gaming Will Level Up The Network
The latest release in the popular Call of Duty series shows how video games are branching out and demanding network improvements.
11 Top Science & Technology Research Labs
Research labs often work on some of the world's biggest problems, but also impact enterprise IT infrastructure. Check out these top research facilities and networks for technology innovation.
Why UC Implementations Fail
Unified communications and collaboration projects fall flat when companies don't understand needs or consult with their employees. Get the facts and figures from Softchoice's UC study.
Refocus The IT Budget On Growth
Planning next year's IT budget? Take smart steps to use IT strategically and help grow and transform your company's business.
Elements Of IoT
There's a lot of hype about the Internet of Things, but what about the technology it runs on? Here's a look at some of the infrastructure and networking components IT pros can expect to build out to support the IoT.
Academia Reinvents The Cloud
Two recent National Science Foundation projects -- called CloudLab and Chameleon -- position academia to develop the new and improved version of cloud computing.
How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
IoT Makes You Administrator Of Things
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check.
SDN A Good Match On Campus
University networks typically behave one way during the day and another at night. Software-defined networking can address that situation.
Internet Of Things = Internet Of Gateways
The advent of the IoT will mean monitoring an explosion of gateways and will require increased network performance monitoring -- in particular, application-aware network monitoring.
Open Technologies: The Hottest 10
In today's tech world, the word "open" is on fire. IT pros are finally dismantling those much-maligned silos, and vendors are rushing to join open source projects to prove they're on board.