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When To Say No To The Cloud
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation,
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IoT: Beyond SDN
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, BrocadeCommentary
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade,
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Backup Appliances & The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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7 Critical Cloud Service Attributes
Arthur Chang, CEO, PanTerra NetworksCommentary
Cloud service providers vary a lot when it comes to reliability, security, and other qualities. Here's what to look for to make sure a cloud provider meets your needs.
By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks,
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Understanding IPv6: What Is Solicited-Node Multicast?
Denise Fishburne, Cisco ChampionCommentary
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion,
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 3: Focus On The App
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, MicrosoftCommentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,
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Using Carrier WiFi To Offload IoT Networks
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
The growing trend of WiFi offloading by carriers can help provide connectivity for the Internet of Things explosion.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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IoT Makes You Administrator Of Things
Cricket Liu, Chief Infrastructure Officer, InfobloxCommentary
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check.
By Cricket Liu Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox,
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Contest Results: The Cleverest Caption Is…
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Community members pulled out all the stops suggesting witty one-liners for our first caption contest. We announce the winners.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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6 Critical Data Center Concepts
Orhan Ergun, Network ArchitectCommentary
The data center is the Achilles' heel of IT operations. Be sure everyone on your IT team knows the ins and outs of these critical data center functions.
By Orhan Ergun Network Architect,
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IoT Standards: Which Will Prevail?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Several industry groups that include big names like Google and Intel have recently formed to create standards for the emerging Internet of Things. The race is on.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Cloud Services Go For The Grand Slam
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
A new survey shows that cloud services are hitting it out of the park, as IT decision makers' adoption and confidence levels grow.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Hyper-Convergence And All Flash On The Way
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Will a combination of the two shiniest technologies in the storage business make a match like champagne and caviar, or will it create a system looking more like a chocolate-covered pickle?
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Cisco Doubles Down On UCS Servers
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Cisco builds on its success in servers with new models in the Unified Computing System line and the assumption that data will only get bigger.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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IPv6 Migration: 10 Reasons To Get Moving
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
You can't afford to put off that IPv6 transition any longer. Here are 10 ways migrating to the updated protocol will benefit your enterprise.
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer,
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Cloud Apps Management: The Power Of The Crowd
Patrick Carey, Vice President Product Management, ExopriseCommentary
Maintaining application service levels for shared services is tough. Look to crowd sourcing, real-time collaboration, and big data analytics for help.
By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise,
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What To Do If Your Cloud Provider Is Acquired
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
With consolidation on the rise in the cloud computing market, you could end up dealing with a new cloud provider. Here are the key steps to take and questions to ask.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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How To Survive In Networking
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Jeremy Schulman shares his secrets for navigating the transition in network operations by leveraging lessons learned from DevOps.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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