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SDN Developments In 2015
Dan Pitt, Commentary
ONF executive director Dan Pitt shares his expectations for the evolution of software-defined networking in the coming year.
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Cloud Migration: Discovery & Planning
Ryan Pelerin, Founding partner and COO, WSM InternationalCommentary
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,
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5G Will Enable Robotics In The Cloud
Antonio Manzalini, Senior Manager, Innovation, Telecom ItaliaCommentary
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,
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Transforming With Containers: Real-World Challenges
Scott S. Lowe, Engineering ArchitectCommentary
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,
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Breaking The Last Cloud Barriers
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
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,
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Embracing OpenStack
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
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,
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Net Neutrality: Just Say No
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
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,
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WebRTC: Not Ready For The Enterprise
Tim Root, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of New Business Development, RevolabsCommentary
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,
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Networking 2014: Industry Highlights And Lowlights
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
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,
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GPU-Based Clouds
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
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,
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Cisco Sues Arista, Claims Patent Infringement
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The networking giant alleges that a rival stole intellectual property and copied CLI commands.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IoT Readiness: 3 Big Changes
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
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,
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Apple Pay: Gateway Drug To Security, Competition
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
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,
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10 Tools For DevOps Success
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
Check out these automation and collaboration tools that help infrastructure pros work with developers.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Q&A: Internet Encryption As The New Normal
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
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,
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The True Cost Of Hyperconvergence
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
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,
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SDN: Learn From The Big Boys
Scott Hoot, President & CEO, Sage Electronic EngineeringCommentary
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,
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Why Infrastructure Matters To DevOps
Alex Henthorn-Iwane, QualiSystems Vice President of MarketingCommentary
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,
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Considering Cloud? Just Think Hybrid
Kent Christensen, practice director for cloud and virtual data centers, DatalinkCommentary
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,
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SDN Rationales
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Understanding the different motivations for adopting software-defined networking provides a clearer view into the technology.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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