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Network Engineers Becoming System Administrators
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The trend towards virtualization is expanding the duties of a network engineer beyond traditional networking into server management.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Hybrid Cloud Making Headway
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVeloxCommentary
Technology advances such as live migration are making hybrid cloud easier for enterprises to deploy.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox,
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Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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10 Most Powerful Supercomputers On Earth
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
The biggest, baddest computers in the world have been revealed, ranked by performance.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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6 Tips Toward Painless Service Provider Relationships
Lenny Liebmann, Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong
Thinking of outsourcing your WAN? These tips will help you build and maintain a successful long-term partnership with the right network service provider.
By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong,
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Exascale Computing Requires Combined Forces
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, MellanoxCommentary
The tech industry must collaborate on product development and design to achieve the flexibility, efficiency, and portability necessary to make exascale computing a reality.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox,
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10 Big 2015 Tech Mergers That Will Transform Data Centers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
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25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom CorporationCommentary
It’s time to make sense of the plethora of performance “Gs” in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation,
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Moving UC Into The Cloud
Kevin Riley, CTO & Vice President of Engineering, SonusCommentary
Before adopting a cloud-based unified communications system, organizations need to consider five things including security.
By Kevin Riley CTO & Vice President of Engineering, Sonus,
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IoT: The Enterprise Impact
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
The Internet of Things will place new pressures on many fronts for enterprise networks, including DNS and management requirements.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Cisco And Ericsson Unveil Partnership
Network Computing Editors, News
Networking heavyweights ink deal to combine their forces in rapidly changing market.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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8 Biggest Cloud Mistakes Companies Make
Network Computing Editors,
As companies take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing, they can also fall prey to common pitfalls.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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8 Open Networking Terms To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Open networking is all the rage, but it covers a lot of ground. Get familiar with some of the basic terminology so you're not left in the dark.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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AWS Adoption Points To A Shift In Enterprise Storage
IT Brand Pulse, Author NetworkcomputingCommentary
Amazon's success in the cloud is a big indicator of data center infrastructure and storage moving to the cloud.
By Frank Berry, Founder & Senior Analyst, IT Brand Pulse ,
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Riverbed's Take On SD-WAN
John Herbert, Network EngineerCommentary
The software-defined WAN market is hopping. WAN optimization specialist Riverbed tackles the space from a different angle.
By John Herbert Network Engineer,
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How To Control Shadow IT
Penny Collen, Financial Solutions Architect, Cloud Cruiser, IncCommentary
The ready availability of cloud services has eroded IT's control. Here are some ways to wrest it back.
By Penny Collen Financial Solutions Architect, Cloud Cruiser, Inc,
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Juniper Goes All In On Network Disaggregation
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Networking vendor launches disaggregated Junos software and new data center switch plus new NFV products.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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7 Building Blocks For Enterprise IoT
Network Computing, Contributor
Behind all those flashy applications enabled by the Internet of Things is a stark reality -- enterprises must create a highly reliable and secure infrastructure before they can capitalize on it.
By Alan Joch, Contributor ,
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IoT Security & Privacy: Reducing Vulnerabilities
Isaac Potoczny-Jones, Research Lead of Computer Security at GaloisCommentary
Ensuring data security and privacy in IoT networks means taking a different approach and building protection in from the start.
By Isaac Potoczny-Jones Research Lead of Computer Security at Galois,
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