Technical Debt Will Have to Be Paid Back Eventually
Is your VMware server a little long in the tooth? Are you reworking the quality-of-service configuration on the WAN link to delay an upgrade? Technical debt is alive and well--just be prepared to pay the price.
Clouds, Cloud Storage and EMC
EMC's definition of cloud computing may not be the same as yours. Here's what the company means, and a look at its cloud storage offerings.
How Facebook Ignores Its Users
Facebook consulted with users on Timeline more than on any previous product change. Users hated it, but Facebook gave it to them anyway.
Time To Say Goodbye To Static IPs
Configuring static IP addresses on switches, routers, log servers, databases, management systems and other parts of the infrastructure is a common practice. It's also a bad one. Extending that error to virtual machines and applications is worse.
Huawei, Cisco Battle Heats Up
Huawei's CloudEngine line, launched at Interop, puts Cisco on notice that the Chinese behemoth has big U.S. data center ambitions.
Edgewater Claims 50x Better Wi-Fi Performance
As The Wireless Association’s CTIA show unfolds in New Orleans this week, one relatively new wireless company hopes to make its name known among potential customers and fellow industry players. Edgewater Wireless is a Canadian startup that is throwing some pretty big claims around in a market known for big claims. But will people buy in enough to learn more?
Rethinking The Midrange Array
Rather than a cosmetic makeover, new midrange array architectures are challenging the dominance of the old two-controller models, with scale-out systems, hybrid systems that move RAID to the drive shelves and shared cache systems.