While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud service providers vary a lot when it comes to reliability, security, and other qualities. Here's what to look for to make sure a cloud provider meets your needs.By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Denise Fishburne lays down the basics of solicited-node multicast, which provides the functionality for Neighbor Discovery in IPv6 addressing.By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation and explains why the applications running on the network should take center stage.By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The growing trend of WiFi offloading by carriers can help provide connectivity for the Internet of Things explosion.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 19 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check. By Cricket Liu Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox, 11 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The data center is the Achilles' heel of IT operations. Be sure everyone on your IT team knows the ins and outs of these critical data center functions.By Orhan Ergun Network Architect, 11 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Several industry groups that include big names like Google and Intel have recently formed to create standards for the emerging Internet of Things. The race is on. By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Will a combination of the two shiniest technologies in the storage business make a match like champagne and caviar, or will it create a system looking more like a chocolate-covered pickle? By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco builds on its success in servers with new models in the Unified Computing System line and the assumption that data will only get bigger.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You can't afford to put off that IPv6 transition any longer. Here are 10 ways migrating to the updated protocol will benefit your enterprise.By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 18 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Maintaining application service levels for shared services is tough. Look to crowd sourcing, real-time collaboration, and big data analytics for help.By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
With consolidation on the rise in the cloud computing market, you could end up dealing with a new cloud provider. Here are the key steps to take and questions to ask.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A year after launching NSX with much fanfare, VMware is targeting its network virtualization platform at customers with ample security budgets in the wake of high-profile security breaches.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Security remains the biggest concern facing cloud storage adoption. Here we look at the security details of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, two cloud storage heavyweights.By Anna Andreeva security quality assurance engineer, A1QA, 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.