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, 10 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
Virtualization giant teams with hardware partners on EVO: RAIL, an integrated device targeting virtual desktop infrastructure, branch offices, and virtual private clouds.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation based on his own company's experience with SDN components and protocols.By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Here's a look at three trends that are making it easier for organizations to migrate to a hybrid cloud platform.By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 11 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the skyrocketing number of connected devices and data processing requirements, data center operators are migrating to a new open architecture that's focused on virtualization.By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation, 15 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud computing architectures won't be able to handle the communication demands of the Internet of Things. The future is in fog computing.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
All flash makes fast storage, but at a high cost. Listen to your users, and provide a hybrid array combined with software for a better VDI experience.By Michael Letschin Director of Product Management, Nexenta Systems, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT professionals and users alike understand the benefits of cloud services. However, migrating several IT services to the cloud can create more pain than you might expect. By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks, 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Switches traditionally use ASICs for packet forwarding, but the new breed of white-box switches relies more heavily on generic CPUs to handle forwarding in order to reduce costs.By Tom Hollingsworth , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The acceptance of the SDDC means that enterprises are abstracting additional data center functions, such as networking and disaster recovery, from hardware.By Ziv Kedem CEO, Zerto, 2 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.