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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET

In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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A Network Computing Webinar:
SDN First Steps

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Want To Develop Information Security Skills? Capture The Flag

January 09, 2014 01:34 PM
Posted by Michele Chubirka

The popular competition among information security enthusiasts has evolved into a mainstream endeavor critical for professional development.

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Tags: information security skills, information security professionals, capture the flag, Defcon, incident response, security training

Channel: Data Center, Networking & Mgmt, Backup & Recovery

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Grow Your Own Wireless Broadband With Mushroom

December 30, 2013 08:09 AM
Posted by Lee H. Badman

A new product from Mushroom Networks allows businesses to provide their own fiber-speed wireless broadband connectivity in almost any location.

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Tags: wireless, wireless network, mobile network, broadband, Mushroom Networks

Channel: Wireless, , Next Gen Network, Backup & Recovery

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The Banality of IT Failure: Overlooking Mundane Insider Threats

December 12, 2013 11:35 AM
Posted by Michele Chubirka

The biggest threats to an organization aren't evil outsiders, but much more routine risks involving poor planning, bad design, shoddy oversight, and lack of communication.

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Tags: IT failure, insider threats, business continuity, disaster recovery, SSL VPN

Channel: Data Center, Servers & Storage, Backup & Recovery, Networking & Mgmt

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IaaS Performance Benchmarks Part 3: AWS C3

November 25, 2013 12:00 PM
Posted by Joe Masters Emison

In this part of a continuing series comparing IaaS cloud providers and their services, I test Amazon Web Services' new C3 instance types.

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Tags: IaaS, performance benchmarks, Amazon Web services, AWS C3, C3 instance types, EBS

Channel: Storage & Mgmt, Backup & Recovery, Virtualization, Public Cloud

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CommVault Tackles The Dark Data Problem

November 20, 2013 12:00 PM
Posted by David Hill

CommVault expands its Simpana platform with software that promises to help enterprises get a handle on unused and unnecessary data.

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Tags: CommVault, Simpana, Simpana Reference Copy, dark data, information management

Channel: , E-discovery, Backup & Recovery, Content Management, Storage & Mgmt, Data Center

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Data Protection Technologies For Cloud Environments

November 07, 2013 01:55 PM
Posted by Tom Trainer

Increased adoption of public and private clouds and a data onslaught have created new data backup challenges, but new products promise to help.

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Tags: data protection, cloud environments, public cloud, private cloud, data backup

Channel: Storage & Mgmt, Public Cloud, Data Protection, Backup & Recovery, Cloud Storage, Private Cloud, Data Center, Cloud Computing

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