Much like in football, successful application and network performance requires all teams to work together. Learn why you should abandon the siloed approach to infrastructure and start working with the other teams.
We conclude our look at storage performance metrics with RAID. Learn how a theoretical RAID controller behaves while reading and writing to some common RAID configurations, and how that affects performance.
SimpliVity's OmniCube "might be too good to be true," thanks to inline deduplication and a host of other features, while Scale Computing is aiming at SMBs with more modest budgets with its HC3. Find out more about both offerings.
The VDX 8770 is available in a 4- or 8-slot chassis switch that has a backplane, is designed to handle at least 4 Tbs per slot, and offers a new feature called Multi-Gateway L3 Forwarding. Learn more about the latest from Brocade.
Startups are rolling out "hyperconverged infrastructure" offerings, which combine storage and compute in a preconfigured rack or a single brick that could serve as the basis of a scale-out system. Learn more about the systems.
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.