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The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixDataCommentary
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData,
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EMC Open Sources ViPR With Eye On Software Future
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Storage heavyweight prepares for industry shift to software-defined storage by open sourcing its storage controller.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Network Computing Editors, Education
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
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Three Requirements For True Micro-Segmentation
Geoff Huang, Director of Product Marketing, VMwareCommentary
'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,
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Experts' Opinions Mixed On VENOM Vulnerability
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Some say the virtualization vulnerability could be worse than Heartbleed, while others advise to patch, but don't panic.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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SDN: Seductive But Challenging
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
Software-defined networking clearly offers a lot of benefits, but enterprises face several obstacles to SDN adoption, including a lack of interoperability.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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Rethinking All-Flash Hyperconverged Appliances
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Combining all-flash and hyperconvergence isn't such a bad idea after all, Howard Marks says after seeing Atlantis Computing's appliance.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Gartner Names Cisco & Arista Data Center Networking Leaders
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Arch networking rivals move into the leader quadrant in Gartner's Magic Quadrant as SDN moves into the mainstream, according to analyst report.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Facebook Breaks New Ground In Cold Storage
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Here's how Facebook is taking an innovative approach to storing billions of user photos in its data centers.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Microsoft Hyper-V: Guide To Common Commands
Network Computing Editors,
Manage your Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environment in the most efficient and productive manner using these useful commands.
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SDN Introduces Choice To The Data Center
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, MellanoxCommentary
There are several reasons why software-defined networking enables flexibility and scale in the data center.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox,
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Google's Infrastructure Chief Talks SDN
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Urs Hölzle, senior VP for technical infrastructure at Google, describes the company's Open Flow-based SDN deployment and how it's helped streamline network management.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IT Management: Are You Old School Or New School?
Kong Yang, Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWindsCommentary
IT management flounders today in the midst of a dramatic shift in mindset and process. That's evident in the tension between old school IT know-how versus new school IT policy.
By Kong Yang Head Geek and Sr. Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds,
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Top 11 Virtualization Risks Identified
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
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,
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How Lifecycle Service Orchestration Will Impact The Enterprise
Scott Raynovich, Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno ReportCommentary
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,
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Transforming Enterprise IT Infrastructure
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
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,
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Hyperconvergence: Helping IT Move The Needle
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
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,
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Prizewinning IT Products: Best Of Interop 2015
Network Computing Editors,
Drumroll, please: Meet the technology products and services that took home top honors in this year's Best of Interop awards.
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Interop In Action
Network Computing, CommentaryVideo
Interop Las Vegas heats up this week with presentations, products and camaraderie on the show floor.
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