WiFi Coaches Keep Super Bowl WLAN In Winning Form
8 Free Online Networking Classes
IT Monitoring Scalability Planning: 3 Roadblocks
Data Encryption On The Rise
Programming Languages And The Lord Of The Rings
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OpenStack: Driving The Software-Defined Economy
Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack FoundationCommentary
OpenStack is only one example of the new era of software currently disrupting our established industries.
By Jonathan Bryce Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation,
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4 NFV Myths Debunked
Mitch Auster, Senior Director, Technology Office, CienaCommentary
Network functions virtualization has spawned a number of misconceptions about what it is and how it works. Here's a reality check.
By Mitch Auster Senior Director, Technology Office, Ciena,
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WiFi Coaches Keep Super Bowl WLAN In Winning Form
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadNews
Roam wireless stadium support staff will be lending a hand to Super Bowl fans that can't live without their connection.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Half Of Enterprises Worldwide Hit By DDoS Attacks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark ReadingNews
New data illustrates how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain a popular attack weapon -- and continue to evolve.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading,
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IT Monitoring Scalability Planning: 3 Roadblocks
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWindsCommentary
Planning for growth is key to effective IT monitoring, but it can be stymied by certain mindsets. Here's how to overcome them.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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8 Free Online Networking Classes
Crystal Bedell, freelance writer
If you're looking to expand your networking skills, these courses offer instruction on SDN, cloud networking, network optimization, and other topics for free. What's better than that?
By Crystal Bedell freelance writer,
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Crafting Effective UC Training
Erika Van Noort, Director Consulting, North America, SoftchoiceCommentary
Getting the most out of your UC investment requires a usage and adoption program that teaches employees not only how to use the communication tools, but also the benefits.
By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice,
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Choosing High-Capacity Drives
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
From hard drives for specific uses to hybrid drives and various capacity-increasing technologies, there are a lot of options. How do you decide which is best?
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Data Encryption On The Rise
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
With corporate demand for data security growing, full data encryption is becoming a default feature in the mobile space.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Programming Languages And The Lord Of The Rings
Network Computing Editors,
Is there one code to rule them all? Today's IT jobs demand programming skills, but it can be tough to predict the specific languages you may need. Let The Lord of the Rings be your guide.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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The Case For WLAN Interoperability
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Many new wireless devices don't play well on enterprise WLANs. It's time for the Wi-Fi Alliance to step up and fix the fragmented WiFi market.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Top 5 Mistakes Companies Make When They Move To The Cloud
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFaxCommentaryVideo
You’re moving to the cloud, and you may think the hard part — the internal debates, politics, and budget calculating — is behind you. Unfortunately, most companies make some basic mistakes and assumptions that make their migration to the cloud significantly more difficult. Cloud expert Joe Masters Emison points them out so that you can avoid them.
By Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax ,
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Cisco IOS Voice Troubleshooting: 9 Key Commands
Amy Arnold, CCNP/DP/VoiceEducation
It's easy to get lost in unfamiliar territory when debugging a voice gateway problem. These common commands can help.
By Amy Arnold CCNP/DP/Voice,
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Free And Open SDN From Brocade
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
The Brocade Vyatta SDN Controller is free to download for a year, but the open nature of the product may be more attractive than the price.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Selecting Wireless Access Points For The Enterprise
Network Computing Editors,
The humble wireless access point is a workhorse of today's enterprise network. See how models from Cisco, HP, Aruba, Aerohive, Xirrus, and Ruckus compare.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Beware IT's Villain: The 'Complexifier'
Azmi Jafarey, Chief Information Officer, IpswitchCommentary
Individuals who focus on complicating things can derail IT projects. Here's what to watch out for and how to deflect their negative effect.
By Azmi Jafarey Chief Information Officer, Ipswitch,
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What Will Replace Flash?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Technologies such as RRAM are vying to upstage flash memory, but have a long way to go. Meanwhile, flash suppliers are making improvements.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Fiber Mountain Sees Redesigned Data Center Nets
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek Commentary
Fiber Mountain's goal is to make data center networks more scalable with fiber and photonic switches, creating "the programmable light path."
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek ,
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Network Segmentation & SD-WAN
Khalid Raza, CTO, ViptelaCommentary
The Target breach highlighted the need to segment networks and isolate traffic. Adding software-defined networking capabilities to the WAN can help.
By Khalid Raza CTO, Viptela,
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Moving Mission-Critical Applications To The Cloud
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
Here are three steps enterprises and private clouds need to take to meet the availability requirements of critical business applications.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies,
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