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Reducing Risks Of New Technology Adoption
Terry Slattery, Principal Architect, NetCraftsmenCommentary
Deciding whether to adopt a new technology can be nerve-wracking. Terry Slattery outlines key steps you can take to minimize the risk.
By Terry Slattery Principal Architect, NetCraftsmen,
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Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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10 Most Powerful Supercomputers On Earth
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
The biggest, baddest computers in the world have been revealed, ranked by performance.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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3 Ways To Optimize IT Operations
John Miecielica, Director of Product Management, TeamQuestCommentary
A truly effective IT infrastructure can become a competitive advantage. Here's how to make good IT operations even better.
By John Miecielica Director of Product Management, TeamQuest,
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Exascale Computing Requires Combined Forces
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, MellanoxCommentary
The tech industry must collaborate on product development and design to achieve the flexibility, efficiency, and portability necessary to make exascale computing a reality.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox,
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Facebook Developing 100 Gigabit Ethernet Switch
Rick Merritt, SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE TimesNews
Engineers at social networking giant say they're working on a faster version of their Wedge data center switch.
By Rick Merritt SiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times,
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Cisco Retools CCIE Program
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Scope of Cisco's career certifications expanded to include emerging technologies such as SDN and IoT.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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10 Big 2015 Tech Mergers That Will Transform Data Centers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
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25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom CorporationCommentary
Its time to make sense of the plethora of performance Gs in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation,
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SDN Market To Surpass $1.4 Billion This Year
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Enterprises are expanding their use of software-defined networking and taking advantage of bare-metal switches, IHS says.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Host-Managed SSDs: Using Flash Smarter
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
OCZ's Saber 1000 gives storage designers the ability to optimize their use of solid-state drives and improve performance.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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VLAN Implementation Guide: The Basics
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Virtual LANs are core to enterprise networking. This guide covers VLAN trunks, VLAN planning, and basic VLAN configuration.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Why Cisco FabricPath?
CBT Nuggets, Education
STP can't meet the requirements of today's data centers. CBT Nuggets trainer Anthony Sequeira demonstrates Cisco's TRILL-based alternative technology and explains its benefits.
By CBT Nuggets ,
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ONUG Spotlights Shift To Software And Services
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
Tom Hollingsworth provides a recap and analysis of the key trends discussed at the fall Open Networking Users Group meeting.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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3D XPoint: A Memory Game Changer
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
The new memory technology from Intel and Micron will bring massive changes to storage systems with major repercussions in the data center.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Connect Your Clouds With The Right Network
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
Enterprises have many options for cloud, including private, virtual private, or hybrid cloud deployments, but should also pay attention to the technology between them.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent,
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Open Networking Put To The Test
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
UNH-IOL plugfest produces list of interoperable combinations of networking gear based on Open Compute Project specs.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IoT: The Enterprise Impact
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
The Internet of Things will place new pressures on many fronts for enterprise networks, including DNS and management requirements.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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IT Teams Of The Future: Roles & Responsibilities
CBT Nuggets, Commentary
IT jobs are changing fast. Future success will require skills in areas such as data security, data management, and communication
By CBT Nuggets ,
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