Open Source Vs. Open Enough
8 Gotchas Of Technology Contracting
Guide: The Open Compute Project and Your Data Center
The Rise Of The Cloud Administrator
Why Facebook Wedge Is Revolutionary
Expert Analysis
10 Handy WiFi Troubleshooting Tools
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
If you need help troubleshooting your wireless networks, here are 10 tools that can help uncover WiFi problems. Bonus: Some are free!
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Drones: The Next WLAN Menace
Lee Badman, Commentary
In addition to low-tech corporate spying, the remotely piloted aircraft could facilitate attacks on WLANs. The WLAN security industry is starting to respond.
By Lee Badman ,
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Network Security: An Oxymoron In The Cloud Era?
Rajat Bhargava, Co-Founder & CEO, JumpCloudCommentary
Network security as we know it won't survive the migration to the cloud. New approaches are needed.
By Rajat Bhargava Co-Founder & CEO, JumpCloud,
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Cisco DevNet Focuses On Developers
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The program provides APIs and aims to promote DevOps by bringing network engineers and software developers together.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Guide: The Open Compute Project and Your Data Center
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
Facebook's Open Compute Project has been developing designs and concepts for servers, switches, and other data center technologies. But how and when will those designs migrate to the typical enterprise?
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Open Source Vs. Open Enough
Bob Laliberte, ESG senior analystCommentary
Open source networking is a hot trend, but its success hinges on organizations making a real commitment to open source technology.
By Bob Laliberte ESG senior analyst,
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Do We Need 25 GbE & 50 GbE?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Efforts to bring 25 GbE and 50 GbE to market are underway. Is there a strong case for these non-IEEE solutions? For cloud service providers, there is.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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8 Gotchas Of Technology Contracting
Craig Auge, Partner, Vorys
IT projects often involve multiple legal contracts for technology and services. Avoid these "gotchas" to ensure smooth agreements and relationships.
By Craig Auge Partner, Vorys,
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Cisco NX-OS: Facts & Features
Cisco Press, Publishing AllianceEducation
Learn the basics of NS-OX in this book excerpt on Cisco's operating system for Nexus data center switching.
By Ron Fuller, David Jansen, and Matthew McPherson ,
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Using Flash For The Real-Time Archive
George Crump, President, Storage SwitzerlandCommentary
A new type of archive that requires instantly available data access presents a storage challenge, but TLC NAND provides a solution.
By George Crump President, Storage Switzerland,
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Why Facebook Wedge Is Revolutionary
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
The social networking giant's open TOR switch is a big step forward for white-box switches and a ground-breaking platform for application networking.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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Cage Nuts: The Ultimate Guide
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Here's everything you need to know about those annoying little cage nuts you wrestle with when filling a server rack. Learn how they're different from clip nuts, and get installation and removal tips.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Data Center Efficiency Via The Cloud
Lance Bishop, Director of Professional Services, Schneider ElectricCommentary
Organizations looking to improve their data center efficiency and cut costs can reap benefits by transitioning to a cloud computing model.
By Lance Bishop Director of Professional Services, Schneider Electric,
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Cellular In The Enterprise Data Center
Tony Merenda, Co-Founder and VP of Engineering, OpengearCommentary
Cellular connectivity is growing fast in the data center as a more cost-effective alternative to POTS lines, but it's not without its challenges.
By Tony Merenda Co-Founder and VP of Engineering, Opengear,
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RAID Vs. Erasure Coding
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Erasure coding offers better data protection than RAID, but at a price.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Data Backup: Beyond Band-Aids
Tony Kontzer, News
With the deluge of data, organizations need to focus their data protection efforts on comprehensive data footprint reduction, not just deploying technologies like deduplication.
By Tony Kontzer ,
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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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UC Adoption In The Enterprise
Scott Kinka, CTO, Evolve IPCommentary
A recent survey shows that unified communications is growing in the enterprise, despite many IT pros' lack of familiarity with the term.
By Scott Kinka CTO, Evolve IP,
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IoT: The Network Impact
P.G. Menon, Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, BrocadeCommentary
The Internet of Things will require a network that can handle increased demand for data analytics, agility, and security.
By P.G. Menon Director, Technology Strategy for Datacenter Networking, Brocade,
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