Data Disconnect, Data Overload
The rise of DevOps highlights the fact that IT teams are drowning in data, much of it with little or no context. Here's what needs to happen to improve communication.
No SSD-HDD Price Parity Before 2020
Howard Marks responds to a recent Network Computing blog arguing that SSD pricing is falling to hard-disk drive levels and putting HDDs on the road to obsolescence.
Hypercoverged systems improve VM performance by using server flash for key storage functions, but have drawbacks. Separating storage performance from capacity overcomes these issues.
SSD Prices In A Free Fall
With the prices of solid-state drives expected to reach parity with hard-disk drives next year, are HDDs doomed?
The Long Road To Hybrid Cloud
In order to reap the ROI benefits of a true hybrid cloud environment, CIOs must have a well-thought out cloud strategy to avoid pitfalls.
Software-Defined WAN Benefits
Emerging SD-WAN technologies provide new options for reducing WAN costs and improving performance. Here's how they work, including one that puts a different twist on SD-WAN.
Cloud & Virtualization Require SDN
Cloud and virtualization are transforming enterprise IT. But in order to truly benefit, the network infrastructure must become just as dynamic and flexible.
What IT Can Learn From Hollywood
The film industry has undergone a dramatic shift in how movies are made, and IT management can benefit from a similar transformation.
Where DevOps Meets The Network
Network architects and operators need to work with application developers and operators to achieve optimal application performance.
Converged Infrastructure Delivery Via The Cloud
Converged infrastructure helps simplify private clouds, but still require time and effort to design and provision. The cloud is helping streamline the converged infrastructure supply chain.
How Can SDN Cross The Chasm?
Software-defined networking needs some compelling business cases before it can make the jump into a widely deployed technology.
Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
SDN: Seductive But Challenging
Software-defined networking clearly offers a lot of benefits, but enterprises face several obstacles to SDN adoption, including a lack of interoperability.