Meet The IT Rock Stars
The Internet Of Things & IP Address Needs
Understanding OpenFlow, VXLAN and Cisco's ACI
Will Containers Sink The All-Flash Array?
12 Must-See Presentations At Interop Las Vegas
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IT Certifications Guaranteed To Boost Your Career
Network Computing Editors, Education
Certifications can help advance your IT career and get you a raise. These certifications in specialties like cloud, virtualization, and systems engineering from AWS, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft and others are among the highest in demand.
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Ethernet Roadmap: A Raft Of New Speeds
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
The Ethernet Alliance's new roadmap charts out an ambitious path for the networking technology to meet increasing data center demands.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Evaluating Cloud UC Costs
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Cost savings may not occur with cloud UC, but there are other hidden benefits, research shows.
By Robin Gareiss, Executive VP/Senior Founding Partner of Nemertes Research ,
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Meet The IT Rock Stars
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
Say hello to the brightest and friendliest Interop speakers, either in person or online.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Big IT Means Bigger Performance Challenges
Vess Bakalov, CTO & Co-Founder, SevOneCommentary
The size and complexity of today's IT infrastructures demands new ways of monitoring and identifying problems.
By Vess Bakalov CTO & Co-Founder, SevOne,
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Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Docker 1.6 Emerges As A Platform
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, CloudCommentary
Several components of Docker, including Engine, Registry, and orchestration tools, have been upgraded together as a platform.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
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3D NAND Goes Mainstream
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Joint flash memory ventures Intel-Micron and Toshiba-SanDisk are overcoming the limitations of conventional planar flash memory by going 3D.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Peeling Back the Layers of Wiring Infrastructure
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Cleaning up communications infrastructure may not be on your list of most exciting projects, but best practices dictate that you not ignore the chore, either.
By Matt Brunk, Healthcare Director of IT ,
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam SoftwareCommentary
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software,
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The Internet Of Things & IP Address Needs
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
With IPv6, there's no need to fear that there won't be enough IP addresses for IoT. The real question is whether every 'thing' needs its own IP address.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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The Most Important IT Conference: A Technologist's View
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
In an industry inundated with events focused on a single vendor or technology, Interop stands out for its independence, breadth, and stellar speakers.
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Understanding OpenFlow, VXLAN and Cisco's ACI
Dan Pitt, Commentary
Three different approaches dominate today's software-defined networking market. Dan Pitt of the ONF explains the difference between them.
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Staying Ahead Of The Data Deluge
Alex Patent, VP, Global Infrastructure Architecture Leader, NielsenCommentary
Data is core to Nielsen's business. Here's how the company is transforming its IT environment to tackle the data explosion.
By Alex Patent VP, Global Infrastructure Architecture Leader, Nielsen,
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12 Must-See Presentations At Interop Las Vegas
Network Computing Editors,
This year's Interop conference is jam-packed with learning opportunities. Here are a dozen educational sessions you won't want to miss.
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Will Containers Sink The All-Flash Array?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
All-flash arrays are touted as solutions for virtual desktop deployments and big data, but virtual containers and Docker could undercut that.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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Windows Server 2003 End Of Life: The Silver Lining
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
With the EOL date for Microsoft's old server software fast approaching, IT pros should seize the opportunity to improve data center operations by boosting data protection, APM, and security.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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How 'Dash' Buttons Could Work For IT
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
If the Amazon Dash button could be used for repetitive household activities, could something similar be used for repetitive IT support tasks? Well, yes and no.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Amazon Launches Machine Learning-As-A-Service
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, CloudCommentary
AWS's Andy Jassy announced a Machine Learning service at an Amazon Summit in San Francisco April 9, based on the parent retailer's internal use.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
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