7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Business WiFi On A Budget
IoT: Beyond SDN
HP Debuts SDN App Store
Storage Intelligence Moves Up The Stack
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25 GbE Coming To A Data Center Near You
The Ethernet Alliance,  Commentary
25 Gigabit Ethernet is providing a way to enable hyperscale data centers while reducing capex and opex for enterprise deployments.
By Mark Nowell, Chair, Ethernet Alliance Technical Subcommittee; Chair, IEEE Study Group; Senior Director of Engineering, Cisco Systems ,
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OpenDaylight Launches Helium Open Source SDN Software
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Seven months after its first software release, the Linux Foundation project takes another step in its open source SDN quest with updated code.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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When To Say No To The Cloud
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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HP Debuts SDN App Store
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
At Interop New York, HP will launch its SDN app store, where customers can buy applications to run on its SDN platform.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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How IoT Affects Your Enterprise
Steve Hilton, Managing Director, MachNationCommentary
The Internet of Things and the Internet of Everything may seem like mere buzzwords, but enterprises are deploying real IoT projects that affect their enterprise networks, data centers, cloud services, and personnel.
By Steve Hilton Managing Director, MachNation,
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Private Clouds Come Down To Earth
Kurt Marko, Contributing EditorCommentary
Intrigued by the concept of a converged infrastructure but worry you lack the expertise to DIY? Dell, HP, IBM, VMware, and other vendors want to help.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor,
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Storage Intelligence Moves Up The Stack
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixDataCommentary
New products for virtual data centers move storage intelligence closer to the application for increased performance.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData,
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Business WiFi On A Budget
Lee Badman, Commentary
For businesses that can't afford enterprise WLAN products, there are a lot of low-cost WiFi options. Just be prepared for the tradeoffs.
By Lee Badman ,
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7 Hot Technologies To Watch At Interop New York
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and DevOps to containers and the IoT, Interop New York will feature the hottest technology trends in the tech industry today.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IoT: Beyond SDN
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, BrocadeCommentary
The Internet of Things will require more scale, simplicity, and higher levels of abstraction than what software-defined networking is designed to provide.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade,
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Mobile Dependence Is Crippling Disaster Response
Marty Lamb, Vice President of Engineering, RajantCommentary
Public safety reliance on public cellular and wireless networks, without significant network infrastructure improvements, means that when disaster strikes, communications fails for everyone.
By Marty Lamb Vice President of Engineering, Rajant,
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Storage Free-For-All
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
New technologies and suppliers are threatening the status quo in storage. Who will be your storage vendor in 2016?
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Data Reduction Technologies: The Basics
Vaughn Stewart, Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure StorageCommentary
Data deduplication, data compression, and thin provisioning can help organizations tackle massive data growth. Here's an overview of how they work.
By Vaughn Stewart Chief Technical Evangelist, Pure Storage,
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Keeping Tabs On Storage Industry M&A
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Mergers and acquisitions have been commonplace in the storage industry. Today, the storage M&A race has slowed a bit, but everyone wants to know what Cisco's next move will be.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Sub-1GHz Wireless: The Low-Power WiFi Solution
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
The new 802.11ah standard paves the way for WiFi networks to support the avalanche of sensors and devices that will come with the Internet of Things.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Backup Appliances & The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
While cloud computing may seem to solve the backup problem, the answer isn't that easy. Today's backup appliances strive for a more nuanced approach.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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7 Critical Cloud Service Attributes
Arthur Chang, CEO, PanTerra NetworksCommentary
Cloud service providers vary a lot when it comes to reliability, security, and other qualities. Here's what to look for to make sure a cloud provider meets your needs.
By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks,
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SDN, Network Virtualization, And NFV In A Nutshell
Bob McCouch, Commentary
The networking industry is awash in new terminology. Here is a quick guide to three of the hottest concepts in networking today.
By Bob McCouch ,
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ONF Develops SDN Certification
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The Open Networking Foundation kicks off a program to develop vendor-neutral certification to validate knowledge and skills in software-defined networking.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Understanding IPv6: Prepping For Solicited-Node Multicast
Denise Fishburne, Cisco ChampionCommentary
Before jumping into solicited-node multicast, a review of link-local scope multicast addresses is helpful.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion,
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