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, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While VMworld 2015 didn't feature big VMware storage news, the conference showcased the vendor's broader strategy.
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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, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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.By Network Computing Editors , 14 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Brocade's new controller based on the open source OpenDaylight Project features improved reliability and interoperability.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Advanced virtualization technologies like SDN and the SDDC can block traditional security monitoring tools. Security architectures must adapt.By Michele Chubirka Security Architect, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 10 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
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, 3 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.