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White Boxes Going Mainstream
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
White-box servers from ODMs are making their way into the enterprise in a growing trend that has far-reaching ramifications for the data center.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Cloud Computing Comes Of Age
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
The concept of shared computing has come a long way in a short time. This interactive timeline from Matillion Business Intelligence chronicles the evolution of the cloud, from the first stored program computer to a future filled with cloud-based services and applications.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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5 Elements Of The New Infrastructure Stack
Stuart Miniman, Principal Research Contributor, WikibonCommentary
Stu Miniman teams up with Brian Gracely to explain why containers, flash, hyperconvergence, OpenStack, and virtual SAN are so important for today's infrastructure.
By Stuart Miniman Principal Research Contributor, Wikibon,
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Juniper Debuts Unite Architecture For Campus Networks
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
New network architecture includes campus fabric for EX9200 switches and security products.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Why You Should Adopt A Cloud-First Networking Strategy
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
The rise of hybrid cloud in the enterprise means that network engineers need to focus on enabling and supporting cloud in all its forms.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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Dell Adds New Campus & Data Center Networking Products
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Dell aims to simplify campus networking with new architecture and builds on its open networking strategy with new data center switch.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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VMware Builds On Its Software-Defined Data Center Vision
Scott Sinclair, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
While VMworld 2015 didn't feature big VMware storage news, the conference showcased the vendor's broader strategy.
By Scott Sinclair Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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DevOps, Hybrid Cloud & Sandboxes
Joan Wrabetz, Chief Technology Officer, QualiSystemsCommentary
With devops and hybrid cloud gaining traction in the enterprise, sandboxes give IT pros a safe way to build and test applications in both on-premise and public cloud environments.
By Joan Wrabetz Chief Technology Officer, QualiSystems,
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What Software-Defined Storage Really Is
Chris M Evans,  IT consultantCommentary
True software-defined storage is more than just virtualization and commodity hardware.
By Chris M Evans IT consultant,
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The Case For Change Tolerance In IT
John Villasenor, Vice President of Worldwide Technical ServicesCommentary
Change is considered dangerous in IT, but IT teams must become more flexible and dynamic to keep up with today's business environment.
By John Villasenor Vice President of Worldwide Technical Services,
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22 Free Security Tools To Safeguard Your Enterprise
Network Computing Editors,
Security is serious business, but it doesn't have to bankrupt your budget. The free tools highlighted here can help diagnose and monitor threats, prevent intrusions, secure passwords, ensure compliance, and much more.
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Brocade Unveils Updated SDN Controller
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Brocade's new controller based on the open source OpenDaylight Project features improved reliability and interoperability.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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The Dangers Of SDN Failure
Nathan Pearce, F5, CommentaryVideo
The concepts of software-defined networking and hybrid cloud challenge the traditional boundaries of the enterprise network. Nathan Pearce, Principal Technologist at F5 Networks, examines the ownership issues surrounding SDN and cloud, and who must be responsible for an inevitable outage.
By Nathan Pearce, F5 ,
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Security Visibility In The Virtualized Data Center
Michele Chubirka, Security ArchitectCommentary
Advanced virtualization technologies like SDN and the SDDC can block traditional security monitoring tools. Security architectures must adapt.
By Michele Chubirka Security Architect,
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Demystifying Converged Infrastructure
Christine Cignoli, Freelance Writer
These data center building blocks consolidate storage, compute, virtualization and networking into one product. We look under the hood to find out exactly what that means.
By Christine Cignoli Freelance Writer,
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Managed Cloud Providers: 3 Questions To Ask
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
Before outsourcing to a managed cloud service provider, ask these questions to get past the hype and ensure the CSP is up to the task.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies,
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Digital Transformation & The Healthcare Industry
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
To build a digital foundation, healthcare companies are revisiting their IT infrastructure with a focus on cloud-based technologies and SDN.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent,
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D-Link Water Sensor: Pondering The Business Ramifications
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
A new WiFi enabled gadget for detecting water leaks could help SMBs with disaster recovery, but has a long way to go before it could be used in enterprise networks.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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7 Storage Trends That Will Transform Your Data Center
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
With so much change and innovation in the storage industry, it can be hard for an IT pro to keep up. Here are key technologies and trends that are poised to radically alter data center storage.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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11 Powerful Cloud Management Tools
Network Computing and Interop, Author
The right cloud management tool can bring speed, flexibility, security, and cost efficiency to any IT organization. We highlight some of the most popular and powerful options.
By Network Computing and Interop Author,
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