For small and midsize businesses, the benefits of public cloud services are many. Larger enterprises, however, may see less of a payoff. By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook's open data center designs offer efficiency and flexibility, but should your enterprise follow the Open Compute Project model? Here are some pros and cons.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Software costs add up quickly in today's virtualized datacenters. Does it make more sense to buy a few big servers or a bunch of little ones? I compare the costs.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Migrating workloads to the cloud requires time and effort spent on up-front planning. The first part of this series explains the technical assessments and evaluations required for a successful cloud migration.By Ryan Pelerin Founding partner and COO, WSM International, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By 2020, 5G will permeate network infrastructures, enabling new robotic services and intelligence, as well as a densely connected digital society and economy. By Antonio Manzalini Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom Italia, 16 comments | Read | Post a Comment
All the enthusiasm over Docker and containers is missing some important factors enterprises should know about. Learn from Shopify's containerization implementation.By Scott S. Lowe Engineering Architect, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Many enterprises are still holding back from cloud adoption, for good reasons. Implementing one transformative cloud app can change that, and help businesses move to the next level. By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Major system vendors like HP and Dell are rapidly integrating OpenStack, putting the open-source cloud software in a strong position against cloud giants such as Microsoft Azure. By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While troubleshooting a client's website access problem, I was confronted with the net neutrality debate. Here's why I oppose the concept.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The open source web-based technology promises real-time communication across a multitude of applications, but must overcome challenges before it makes inroads into the enterprise market.By Tim Root Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of New Business Development, Revolabs, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
From ACI and NSX to Hydrogen and white-box switches, the networking industry was anything but dull this year. Here are some of the memorable moments. By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud services from NVIDIA and Adobe using graphics processing units bolster performance and change the way we do video editing and big data analytics.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Don't get blindsided by the sweeping effects an IoT initiative will have on your IT infrastructure, especially in the areas of networking, security, and change management.By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation, 15 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Consumer payment choice will increase competition and the development of PoS security. Just ask those folks with the warm Starbucks cups and smiling faces.By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Internet Architecture Board chairman Russ Housley explains what the IAB's game-changing statement about encryption means for the future of the Net.By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Vendors tout hyperconverged systems like EVO:RAIL as less expensive than more conventional storage systems. After pricing my own EVO:RAIL-like system, I found otherwise.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Companies like Facebook and Google developed their own cutting-edge datacenter technology. If they also use open source SDN, shouldn't you?By Scott Hoot President & CEO, Sage Electronic Engineering, 6 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.