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Dell-EMC: The Storage Ramifications
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Massive merger has potential to create a strong storage player for the cloud era, but raises questions about VCE, analysts say.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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BGP Fundamentals
CBT Nuggets, Education
What’s the big deal with Border Gateway Protocol? In this video, we explain what BGP is and how the routing protocol works.
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How Big Data Can Improve Data Center Management
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixDataCommentary
Leveraging big data analytics can give you vital insight for managing the lT lifecycle of your virtual data center.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData,
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3 Cloud Myths That Won’t Go Away
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Like the myths around who actually “discovered” America, cloud computing has its share of stubborn misconceptions. Here are the top three.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Corporate VPNs In The Bullseye
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Two newly discovered attacks targeted at corporate VPNs demonstrate how attackers can abuse and use these networks for their own purposes.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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Banks Bet Their Money On Private Cloud
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
As banks move toward a cloud-based infrastructure, they must protect their assets while understanding that the network is a fundamental contributor to the cloud and to their customers' quality of experience.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent,
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5 Inevitable Trends That Could Cripple Your Network
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
In a recent report, Verizon and Forrester Research identified five technologies that will mean big changes for your network infrastructure. Consider yourself warned.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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3 Ways IT Can Avoid Cloud Obsolescence
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
As businesses shift to the cloud, IT teams need to transform in order to remain relevant. Here’s how one CIO is doing it.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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HP Spearheads Open Source Network OS Initiative
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Linux-based OpenSwitch NOS is designed to provide data center networks with more flexibility.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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When Flash Storage Is Not Enough
Kieran Harty, CTO and Co-Founder, TintriCommentary
Flash storage seems like an easy way to solve storage performance problems in virtualized data centers, but here’s why using flash alone isn’t sufficient.
By Kieran Harty CTO and Co-Founder, Tintri,
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White Boxes Going Mainstream
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
White-box servers from ODMs are making their way into the enterprise in a growing trend that has far-reaching ramifications for the data center.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Cloud Computing Comes Of Age
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
The concept of shared computing has come a long way in a short time. This interactive timeline from Matillion Business Intelligence chronicles the evolution of the cloud, from the first stored program computer to a future filled with cloud-based services and applications.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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5 Elements Of The New Infrastructure Stack
Stuart Miniman, Principal Research Contributor, WikibonCommentary
Stu Miniman teams up with Brian Gracely to explain why containers, flash, hyperconvergence, OpenStack, and virtual SAN are so important for today's infrastructure.
By Stuart Miniman Principal Research Contributor, Wikibon,
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Juniper Debuts Unite Architecture For Campus Networks
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
New network architecture includes campus fabric for EX9200 switches and security products.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Why You Should Adopt A Cloud-First Networking Strategy
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
The rise of hybrid cloud in the enterprise means that network engineers need to focus on enabling and supporting cloud in all its forms.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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Dell Adds New Campus & Data Center Networking Products
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Dell aims to simplify campus networking with new architecture and builds on its open networking strategy with new data center switch.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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VMware Builds On Its Software-Defined Data Center Vision
Scott Sinclair, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
While VMworld 2015 didn't feature big VMware storage news, the conference showcased the vendor's broader strategy.
By Scott Sinclair Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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DevOps, Hybrid Cloud & Sandboxes
Joan Wrabetz, Chief Technology Officer, QualiSystemsCommentary
With devops and hybrid cloud gaining traction in the enterprise, sandboxes give IT pros a safe way to build and test applications in both on-premise and public cloud environments.
By Joan Wrabetz Chief Technology Officer, QualiSystems,
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What Software-Defined Storage Really Is
Chris M Evans,  IT consultantCommentary
True software-defined storage is more than just virtualization and commodity hardware.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant,
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The Case For Change Tolerance In IT
John Villasenor, Vice President of Worldwide Technical ServicesCommentary
Change is considered dangerous in IT, but IT teams must become more flexible and dynamic to keep up with today's business environment.
By John Villasenor Vice President of Worldwide Technical Services,
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