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IoT: Centralized Vs. Distributed Architectures
Cahit Akin, CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom NetworksCommentary
How do we create cohesive networks to support the Internet of Things?
By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks,
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VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Network Computing Editors,
Specialized training in virtualization, cloud, and virtual networks is becoming increasingly important for infrastructure professionals. VMware certifications like the VCAP and VCDX can help hone your skills.
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The Evolving WAN Architecture
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Emerging software-defined WAN technologies overcome the limitations of traditional WAN design.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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9 SDN Starter Kits And Freebies
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Looking to try your hand at software-defined networking, but don't know where to begin? Here are some options.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Commoditization: Sometimes Less Really Is Less
Tom Nolle, President & Founder, CIMI CorporationCommentary
As cost per bit keeps dropping, and commoditization continues, we might find ourselves in a precarious position on bandwidth.
By Tom Nolle President & Founder, CIMI Corporation,
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SD-WAN: The Killer App For Enterprise SDN?
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
Software-defined WAN technologies promise to help enterprises modernize their WANs by combining classic WAN technologies with SDN capabilities.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Google Donates Kubernetes To New Foundation
Network Computing Editors, News
Internet giant teams with more than a dozen IT companies on the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which will manage development of the Kubernetes container orchestration system.
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DevOps Gaining Traction In The Enterprise
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark ReadingNews
Enterprises have a harder time implementing DevOps than nimbler web-scale companies, but are finding ways to overcome the challenges, experts say.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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The Enterprise Data Center: Not Dead Yet
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
451 Research study finds that majority of enterprises rely on their own infrastructure and continue to invest in it as they look to the cloud.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Open Data Center Alliance Defines Open Cloud
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Industry group aims to cut through the confusion caused by overuse of the word "open" with paper explaining what it means by open cloud.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Putting The Data Back Into The Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
Data centers are shifting away from a compute-centric to a data-centric architecture in order to deal with the massive deluge of data.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Cloud-Managed WiFi For The SMB
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Two startups promise to give consumer-grade WiFi access points enterprise-like capabilities via the cloud model.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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3 Ways To Enable Hybrid Cloud
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
As organizations continue to adopt cloud services, IT teams can make themselves valuable by facilitating the move towards a hybrid cloud model.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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SDN Aligns With DevOps
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Software-defined networking has become a subset of DevOps by focusing on meeting the scalability and efficiency requirements of the application economy.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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4 Steps To Prevent Infrastructure Outages
John Miecielica, Director of Product Management, TeamQuestCommentary
Organizations today can't afford any ecommerce downtime. Here's how to avoid customer-service disasters.
By John Miecielica Director of Product Management, TeamQuest,
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Virtualization Administrator: 6 Key Skills
Kong Yang, Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
If you're trying to get up to speed on virtualization technology, here are six areas to focus on to accelerate your journey.
By Kong Yang Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Containers: What IT Pros Should Consider
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
Containerization is a hot technology that IT teams can't afford to ignore. Here are some basic facts to know plus benefits and risks to weigh.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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AWS Outage Traced To Route Leak
Network Computing Editors, News
Netflix and other sites knocked offline Tuesday after route leak at a service provider causes Amazon Web Services outage.
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Cisco-OpenDNS May Upset Networking Ecosystem
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, EricssonCommentary
Cisco's acquisition of security provider OpenDNS is a symptom of the vendor's transition to services that could have wide partner and competitor repercussions.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson,
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Shadow IT: Not Taking Over Yet
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
A new CompTIA study finds that business units aren't circumventing IT as much as feared and that IT pros still wield a lot of power.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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