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Cisco DevNet Focuses On Developers
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The program provides APIs and aims to promote DevOps by bringing network engineers and software developers together.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Guide: The Open Compute Project and Your Data Center
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
Facebook's Open Compute Project has been developing designs and concepts for servers, switches, and other data center technologies. But how and when will those designs migrate to the typical enterprise?
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Do We Need 25 GbE & 50 GbE?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Efforts to bring 25 GbE and 50 GbE to market are underway. Is there a strong case for these non-IEEE solutions? For cloud service providers, there is.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Data Center Efficiency Via The Cloud
Lance Bishop, Director of Professional Services, Schneider ElectricCommentary
Organizations looking to improve their data center efficiency and cut costs can reap benefits by transitioning to a cloud computing model.
By Lance Bishop Director of Professional Services, Schneider Electric,
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The Rise Of The Cloud Administrator
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
With the roles of the sysadmin and network admin merging as cloud infrastructure grows, what toolsets will prevail?
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Stand-Alone SSD Vendors: A Vanishing Breed
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
With SanDisk's acquisition of Fusion-io, the SSD market continues on a rapid pace of consolidation that doesn't leave much room for stand-alone vendors.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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IoT: The Network Impact
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, BrocadeCommentary
The Internet of Things will require a network that can handle increased demand for data analytics, agility, and security.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade,
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12 Hot Programming Languages To Learn
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
With the growing software-defined networking trend, networking pros are under pressure to learn some coding. Here are a dozen programming languages worth checking out.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Randy Bias Helps You Harness The Cloud
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Join us on Thursday, July 10, to discuss cloud infrastructure with Randy Bias, one of cloud computing and OpenStack's most vocal advocates.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Understanding IPv6: The Journey Begins
Denise Fishburne, Cisco ChampionCommentary
Why is IPv6 so difficult to understand? Denise Fishburne explains how she began unraveling this complex topic.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion,
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Code Spaces: A Lesson In Cloud Backup
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
The SaaS provider is out of business after an AWS security breach, underscoring the need for proper cloud storage backup.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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The IT Nerd's Summer Reading List
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
If you're looking for a good book to take on your summer vacation, we've got 12 recommendations, including technical guides to brush up on your skills and just-for-fun reads.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Why Ethernet Switch Sales Will Continue To Fall
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & BloggerCommentary
Sales of Ethernet switches will continue to slump as customers wait for SDN and as virtualization and public cloud adoption reduces Ethernet port requirements.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger,
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IoT: How Ready Is Your Infrastructure?
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
The Internet of Things will bring a plethora of new devices online, but next-generation technologies can help you prepare for the influx.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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Network Design Decisions Go Both Ways
Orhan Ergun, Network ArchitectCommentary
Network design should reflect business goals. But it's also important to anticipate how your technology decisions will affect the business moving forward.
By Orhan Ergun Network Architect,
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The SDDC & Shifting IT Roles
Malcolm Rieke, Director of Product Management, CatbirdCommentary
The software-defined data center is breaking down IT silos and prompting changes in traditional roles.
By Malcolm Rieke ,
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IT Hiring Climbs Despite The Cloud
Tony Kontzer, News
Computer Economics survey indicates that many organizations expect to expand their IT staffs this year, but IT capital budgets remain flat.
By Tony Kontzer ,
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Puppet Labs Teams With Networking & Storage Vendors
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The IT automation software company and DevOps leader launches a certification program to integrate Puppet Enterprise with networking and storage equipment.
By Marcia Savage ,
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Net Neutrality Retreat Threatens Cloud Growth
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
A proposal to undermine net neutrality by allowing ISPs to charge for "fast lane" traffic would create competitive barriers for businesses and stymie cloud adoption.
By Andrew Froehlich ,
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NETCONF: Introduction To An Emerging Networking Standard
Natalie Timms, Education
By providing a programmatic interface, NETCONF eliminates the need to use proprietary CLIs for network device configuration and can facilitate SDN.
By Natalie Timms ,
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