The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
'Micro-segmentation' is getting attention as a way network virtualization can improve security. Find out what it is and how it works, from the originators of the term.By Geoff Huang Director of Product Marketing, VMware, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Mix hybrid cloud and SDN, and you get a complex mess that's difficult to manage. Applying consistent, application-based policies can help.By Nathan Pearce, F5 Networks , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Networks must adapt to a new age of efficiency and flexibility, and network functions virtualization can help.By Priya Natarajan Senior Director of Market Development, Ciena, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Cloud Security Alliance releases a guide to the most common risks of server virtualization and provides best practices on how to address them.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 19 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Some OpenStack projects are more mature than others, leaving gaps when it comes to enterprise applications.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The concept of service automation is gaining traction among service providers, which will streamline enterprise acquisition of network services.By Scott Raynovich Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The growth of cloud computing, emerging technologies such as SDN, and the trend towards web-scale IT are helping enterprises create the agile and flexible infrastructure they need.By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Hyperconverged infrastructure provides enterprises with flexibility and ease of use that can allow them to break from old IT practices.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Virtual storage like VSAN must take the storage part of the equation seriously and incorporate better resiliency to avoid data loss.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Ethernet has overcome the problems that prevented converged compute and storage networks, speeding the demise of Fibre Channel.By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Certifications can help advance your IT career and get you a raise. These certifications in specialties like cloud, virtualization, and systems engineering from AWS, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft and others are among the highest in demand.By Network Computing Editors , 29 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cost savings may not occur with cloud UC, but there are other hidden benefits, research shows.By Robin Gareiss, Executive VP/Senior Founding Partner of Nemertes Research , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With IPv6, there's no need to fear that there won't be enough IP addresses for IoT. The real question is whether every 'thing' needs its own IP address. By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In an industry inundated with events focused on a single vendor or technology, Interop stands out for its independence, breadth, and stellar speakers.By Tom Hollingsworth , 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.