This guide to SDN controllers describes the options available via open source software, traditional networking vendors and SDN startups, and how they differ.By Network Computing Editors , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You may get an extra layer of protection with zero-knowledge cloud encryption, but the cloud security system isn't fail-safe.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 14 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The relationship between SDN and NFV may be indirect today, but over time the technologies could become inseparable. Find out why.By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Desktop virtual infrastructure now includes new cloud-based options, with the potential for improved user experience and lower cost. Fusion PPT compared the leading vendors and their offerings.By Dean Francis Enterprise Architect, Fusion PPT, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The trend of pushing WAN functionality into the cloud -- software-defined WAN -- is gaining steam as enterprises look to reduce WAN complexity and lower costs.By Scott Raynovich Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report, 20 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The arrival of VVOLs with vSphere 6 will allow us to provide data services at the VM-level and put an end to impractical LUN management.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Dubbed "6-pack," Facebook's new switch platform is designed to allow the social networking giant to build any size switch using common building blocks.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 15 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The third part of this series on moving workloads to the cloud provides guidance for executing the migration, including load testing and security reviews.By Ryan Pelerin Founding partner and COO, WSM International, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Software-defined storage is poised to take a leap forward with vSphere 6, VSAN and VVOLs. Storage administrators will need to expand their skills in order to keep up.By Scott Sinclair Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IT organizations are using multiple hypervisors, so understanding the specifics of the big players like Hyper-V and vSphere ESXi will help your virtual environment perform at its best.By Network Computing Editors , 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Brocade will add the application delivery controller line to its NFV portfolio as Riverbed continues to scale down its business.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud storage services that use a decentralized model for storing data offer a viable alternative, especially for SMBs.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Test networks can be tricky, and IPv6 adds another dimension of complexity. Learn the most common issues associated with IPv6 testing and how to fix them.By UNH IOL UNH-IOL, 13 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Network functions virtualization has spawned a number of misconceptions about what it is and how it works. Here's a reality check.By Mitch Auster Senior Director, Technology Office, Ciena, 16 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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.