DevOps requires infrastructure that enables efficiency and productivity. The IaaS model is the best way to reach those goals.By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
The hybrid cloud model is already pervasive in many IT environments. It's time to embrace the hybrid reality and IT's role as a cloud broker.By Kent Christensen practice director for cloud and virtual data centers, Datalink, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The careful construction of a hybrid cloud can collapse due to neglected WAN resources. WAN orchestration can help.By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirableBy Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
New businesses like Uber and Tesla depend on big data analytics to provide cutting-edge services. They need a fast and free Internet to flourish.By Nik Rouda Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Growing demand for increased bandwidth in the data center will speed adoption of fast 100 gigabit-per-second interconnects.By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
CompTIA study shows that IT executives are generally optimistic about the potential for growth, but still have plenty of concerns.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 16 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The buzz around virtual containers is inescapable. If all the talk of containers and Docker has you curious or confused, here are the essentials.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 9 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Converged infrastructure streamlines integration and provides better TCO than traditional systems.`However, more economic and flexible converged solutions may be on the horizon.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Al Sadowski of 451 Research explains how vendors are making OpenStack easier for enterprises to consume, and the ways that IT professionals can approach the open-source cloud platform in a phased manner.By Al Sadowski, Research Director, 451 Research , 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the last installment of her IPv6 series, Denise Fishburne explains how to find the MAC address associated with a Layer 3 IPv6 address.By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Big data presents data protection challenges, but an enterprise can avoid problems by putting a priority on availability and making sure the data center is updated to modern standards.By Doug Hazelman Chief Evangelist, Veeam Software, 14 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Businesses will suffer along with consumers if net neutrality isn't preserved. Here's what you can do to ensure your traffic doesn't get sideswiped into a slow lane.By Curtis Peterson Vice President of Operations, RingCentral, 18 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Using a cloud service successfully depends on more than the service itself. Be sure these crucial components within your own IT environment and other third-party providers are up to par.By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks, 18 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security and privacy concerns about smart meters and other Internet of Things deployments must be addressed in order for the IoT to succeed.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 22 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the introduction of VMware's EVO:RAIL platform, hyper-converged appliances are all the rage. The fashionable IT architecture is also coming out in all-flash designs.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
2014 Private Cloud SurveyRespondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
Private Clouds On The RiseMost -- 77% -- of respondents to our 2014 Private Cloud Survey, all from companies with 50 or more employees, have clouds in place now or are piloting. Those without plans may be left at a disadvantage.