UC Platforms: Setting Standards
Standardizing on communications platforms across the enterprise starts with getting employee feedback on the tools they use and prefer.
3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
4 Keys To A Data Security Strategy
Organizations must prepare for the inevitable security breach and focus on protecting sensitive corporate data. Here are some ideas to build on.
SDN Aligns With DevOps
Software-defined networking has become a subset of DevOps by focusing on meeting the scalability and efficiency requirements of the application economy.
Network Analytics: Beyond Log Files
Log files only tell you so much. Here is an overview of common network analytics methods used to provide security breach detection as well as business planning guidance.
Network Automation Benefits
Different forms of network automation can save you time, increase business agility, and improve service levels.
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.