OpenFlow Faces Interoperability Challenges
Network Troubleshooting: Consider The Load Balancer
CERN Taps Brocade For SDN
VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
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Cumulus Offers Free Open Networking Tool
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The SDN startup's virtual appliance is designed to give networking pros an easy way to test its software for white-box switches.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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EMC: End Of The Golden Era?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
EMC has enjoyed three decades as leader in storage, but is grappling with trends that are shaking up the storage industry, including all-flash arrays and white-box storage.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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The Evolution Of The System Administrator
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day. Join us in celebrating these unsung IT heroes and take a look at how much the role has changed through the years.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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OpenFlow Faces Interoperability Challenges
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Software-defined networking experts at the OpenDaylight Summit discussed hardware and interoperability issues that may limit the SDN protocol's adoption.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Network Troubleshooting: Consider The Load Balancer
Betty DuBois, Chief Network Detective, Network Detectives, LLCCommentary
Packet analysis can discover issues in your network, but if there is a load balancer in the mix, you'll want to follow these best practices.
By Betty DuBois Chief Network Detective, Network Detectives, LLC,
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IoT: Centralized Vs. Distributed Architectures
Cahit Akin, CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom NetworksCommentary
How do we create cohesive networks to support the Internet of Things?
By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks,
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XPoint Memory Chips: Ushering In A New Mobile Era
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, CloudCommentary
Chip technology from Intel and Micron combines the best qualities of DRAM and solid state memory. It may lead to big changes in mobile and data center operations.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
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CERN Taps Brocade For SDN
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The legendary particle physics lab will use Brocade's OpenDaylight-based SDN controller to build out its SDN strategy.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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VMware Certifications To Boost Your Data Center Skills
Network Computing Editors,
Specialized training in virtualization, cloud, and virtual networks is becoming increasingly important for infrastructure professionals. VMware certifications like the VCAP and VCDX can help hone your skills.
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Intel, Micron Introduce Speedy Memory Technology
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise MobilityCommentary
3D XPoint, coming next year, combines the advantages of DRAM and NAND flash. It's the first new category of memory introduced since NAND flash debuted in 1989.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
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Building A Data-Centric Data Center
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
The final installment of this series examines the key elements required to accomplish rack-level optimization for a new data center architecture.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Cisco Invicta EOL Fueled By Mistakes And Misfortune
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
There are multiple reasons why Cisco's Whiptail acquisition failed, leading the company to discontinue its flash storage products.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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Hyperconvergence: Redefining The Data Center
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
As optimized platforms for the virtualization era, hyperconverged systems are poised to radically transform the data center.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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Network Orchestration Smarts Up
Zeus Kerravala, Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK ResearchCommentary
In this era of digitization, multimedia and cloud, the network needs to evolve from connectivity to business continuity.
By Zeus Kerravala Founder & Principal Analyst, ZK Research,
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Interop Radio: Gen. John Michel On Leadership
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical ContentCommentary
Gen. John Michel joins us for the debut of our new show, Interop Radio's Business Matters.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content,
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Wi-Fi Aware And Wi-Fi Sense Spark Concerns
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Two new consumer WiFi technologies could impact enterprise WLAN security and performance.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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The Evolving WAN Architecture
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Emerging software-defined WAN technologies overcome the limitations of traditional WAN design.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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Cisco Drops Invicta All-Flash Storage Arrays
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco's troubled venture into storage with its 2013 acquisition of Whiptail ends.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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WiFi Best Practices For Quality Assurance
Chris Spain, VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, CiscoCommentary
Today's WiFi networks require a more strategic approach than just dropping APs everywhere in order to ensure quality of service.
By Chris Spain VP of Product Management, Enterprise Infrastructure and Solutions Group, Cisco,
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UC Platforms: Setting Standards
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, SoftchoiceCommentary
Standardizing on communications platforms across the enterprise starts with getting employee feedback on the tools they use and prefer.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice,
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