3 Cloud Myths That Won’t Go Away
Like the myths around who actually “discovered” America, cloud computing has its share of stubborn misconceptions. Here are the top three.
Selecting Storage: Buzzword Bingo
The storage industry is rife with buzzwords. Here are some of the popular ones storage buyers need to navigate carefully in order to find storage products that truly meet their needs.
Banks Bet Their Money On Private Cloud
As banks move toward a cloud-based infrastructure, they must protect their assets while understanding that the network is a fundamental contributor to the cloud and to their customers' quality of experience.
When Flash Storage Is Not Enough
Flash storage seems like an easy way to solve storage performance problems in virtualized data centers, but here’s why using flash alone isn’t sufficient.
White Boxes Going Mainstream
White-box servers from ODMs are making their way into the enterprise in a growing trend that has far-reaching ramifications for the data center.
Cloud Computing Comes Of Age
The concept of shared computing has come a long way in a short time. This interactive timeline from Matillion Business Intelligence chronicles the evolution of the cloud, from the first stored program computer to a future filled with cloud-based services and applications.
Cisco VIRL: More Than A Certification Study Lab
Cisco's Virtual Internet Routing Lab provides students and experienced networking pros with a tool to build network topologies. Here's what to expect in terms of capabilities and limitations.
DevOps, Hybrid Cloud & Sandboxes
With devops and hybrid cloud gaining traction in the enterprise, sandboxes give IT pros a safe way to build and test applications in both on-premise and public cloud environments.
Why Hyperconvergence Needs Networking
Hyperconverged systems are attractive alternatives for the data center, but the hot trend may fizzle out if vendors don't incorporate networking into the mix.
IT Maturity: A Three-Part Harmony
IT departments can move beyond putting out fires to focus on innovation and optimization by carefully combining people, process and technology.
Open Source: Good Medicine Or Placebo?
Moving away from painful IETF processes to the open source model could seem like the answer for the networking industry, but a closer look reveals the pitfalls.
Open Standards Vs. Open Source
The process for creating new networking standards, as exemplified by the IETF, is more complex and challenging than open source projects.
Get Smarter About WiFi
WiFi has grown in leaps and bounds, and demand is increasing. Make sure your environment is ready.
Calculating Your Cloud ROI
Like the cloud itself, determining your return on investment requires a different way of looking at goals and factoring in the value of opportunity and competitive advantage.
5 Real Ways To Approach Security Automation
We've all heard about the benefits of automating system configurations to avoid human error, but introducing it to your infrastructure may be easier said than done. Here are five real-world ways to get started.