April 18, 2014 11:59 AM
This series on SDN products concludes with a look at Big Switch's updated SDN strategy, VMware NSX, IBM's hybrid approach, and Avaya's focus on virtual network services.
April 17, 2014 11:58 AM
In the third part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I discuss Juniper's network overlay approach and three other vendor strategies for tackling software-defined networking.
April 15, 2014 13:49 PM
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
April 14, 2014 14:15 PM
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
February 13, 2014 12:21 PM
With the price of SSDs rapidly declining, it's tempting to put them in every new server or storage system. Not so fast.
January 14, 2014 18:59 PM
SSDs are displacing hard drives at a rapid clip in the datacenter, as enterprises and cloud providers find them an increasingly attractive low-power, faster storage option.
December 03, 2013 12:45 PM
Enterprise IT security teams struggle to filter gigabytes of log data, but a new generation of cloud-based log aggregation and analysis services promises to help.
November 25, 2013 14:49 PM
New firewall appliance combines Palo Alto's Panorama central management platform with ESXi VMs by plugging into the NSX virtual network controller.
November 18, 2013 15:06 PM
The company's new desktop virtualization service could prove a gateway to a post-PC, mobile, and cloud-centric future.
October 24, 2013 15:41 PM
Get ready for a new generation of more powerful microservers with better performance and memory.
October 07, 2013 15:56 PM
At McAfee Focus, executives demonstrated advanced cyber exploits that can sneak past even the newest network security devices.
September 25, 2013 13:25 PM
Did the iOS 7 update crash your network? Instead of whining about it, use it as a call to action.
September 11, 2013 14:46 PM
By using a network overlay architecture, NSX cleanly segments SDN approaches into two realms: the physical and virtual. The overlay strategy has been criticized, but it makes the most sense.
September 03, 2013 13:42 PM
Storage was a hot topic at VMworld, but storage innovation isn't just about virtualization. Violin Memory, Skyera and Avere showcased novel approaches to accelerate storage.
August 30, 2013 12:31 PM
VMworld panel exposes a rift between innovative startups focused on cloud, mobile and social technologies and old IT that clings to its data centers and self-managed applications.
August 23, 2013 11:01 AM
Expect 31 flavors of "software-defined" at VMworld as VMware updates its SDDC vision and promotes software abstractions and tools at every layer of the data center.
August 15, 2013 17:20 PM
A recent survey shows that efficiency is no longer a major priority for data center operators. Meanwhile, public cloud and DCIM software are on the rise.
August 14, 2013 14:59 PM
A new survey indicates that data centers are fast becoming the domain of service providers as smaller enterprises increasingly outsource their data center operations.
August 09, 2013 14:16 PM
Companies getting into mobile app development can buy or rent outside talent, but the best bet may be creating your own team. Here's why.
August 08, 2013 19:21 PM
If you don't see a business need for mobile app development, you're missing out. Companies like Starbucks are reaping tremendous benefits by investing in mobile technology.