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The Rise Of The Cloud Administrator
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
With the roles of the sysadmin and network admin merging as cloud infrastructure grows, what toolsets will prevail?
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Stand-Alone SSD Vendors: A Vanishing Breed
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
With SanDisk's acquisition of Fusion-io, the SSD market continues on a rapid pace of consolidation that doesn't leave much room for stand-alone vendors.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Network Device Management, Part 4: Topology Control
Ethan Banks, Senior Network ArchitectEducation
Maintaining control and enforcement around network devices pays off in network stability. Here are some ways to get it done.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect,
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12 Hot Programming Languages To Learn
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
With the growing software-defined networking trend, networking pros are under pressure to learn some coding. Here are a dozen programming languages worth checking out.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Randy Bias Helps You Harness The Cloud
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Join us on Thursday, July 10, to discuss cloud infrastructure with Randy Bias, one of cloud computing and OpenStack's most vocal advocates.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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New Storage Platforms: What's the Difference?
Shahbaz Ali, CEO, TarminCommentary
Find out whether object, software-defined, or data-defined storage is the right platform to support your company's big data analytics initiative.
By Shahbaz Ali CEO, Tarmin,
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Guide: NVMe Promises Speed, SSD Optimization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
An emerging storage interface, NVMe, is ready to ride along with the SSD adoption wave, and maybe give it a little performance boost along the way.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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The IT Nerd's Summer Reading List
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
If you're looking for a good book to take on your summer vacation, we've got 12 recommendations, including technical guides to brush up on your skills and just-for-fun reads.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Why Ethernet Switch Sales Will Continue To Fall
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & BloggerCommentary
Sales of Ethernet switches will continue to slump as customers wait for SDN and as virtualization and public cloud adoption reduces Ethernet port requirements.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger,
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The Evolution Of The All-Flash Array
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Vendors are adding data deduplication and other features to their all-flash arrays, making the storage systems more than just speed demons.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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IoT: How Ready Is Your Infrastructure?
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
The Internet of Things will bring a plethora of new devices online, but next-generation technologies can help you prepare for the influx.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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The SDDC & Shifting IT Roles
Malcolm Rieke, Director of Product Management, CatbirdCommentary
The software-defined data center is breaking down IT silos and prompting changes in traditional roles.
By Malcolm Rieke ,
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Puppet Labs Teams With Networking & Storage Vendors
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The IT automation software company and DevOps leader launches a certification program to integrate Puppet Enterprise with networking and storage equipment.
By Marcia Savage ,
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13 Nerdy Summer Vacation Spots
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
If you have to leave your comfort zone this summer and go on vacation, you might as well make it a good one. Check out 13 destinations where nerds like us can feel at home.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Data Center PUE: A Guide To Energy Efficiency Metrics
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
Don't think of PUE (power usage efficiency) as a metric for comparing your data center energy efficiency to that of Facebook or Google. Think of it as a benchmark for making improvements.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Cloud: Ready To Burst
Thomas LaRock, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
Infrastructure-as-a-service will come on strong in the next few years, especially in the areas of disaster recovery, high availability, new product development, and increased capacity and compatibility.
By Thomas LaRock Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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Facebook Unveils Open TOR Switch
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Social networking giant builds its own switch that's designed to operate more like a server for better flexibility.
By Marcia Savage ,
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11 Best IT Certifications For Cutting-Edge Skills
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Networking and infrastructure professionals looking to improve their job skills should consider these groundbreaking training programs.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Server SANs: A Guide To What You Need To Know
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
Server SANs are creating buzz in the storage industry with promises of better performance and simplicity. Are they right for your storage infrastructure?
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Data Center Relocation: Tips For Success
Irwin Teodoro, Sr. Director, Data Center Transformation Practice, DatalinkCommentary
Moving a data center is a costly, high-risk project. Follow these DCR recommendations for a smooth move.
By Irwin Teodoro ,
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