The Internet Of Things & IP Address Needs
The Most Important IT Conference: A Technologist's View
Will Containers Sink The All-Flash Array?
How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
12 Must-See Presentations At Interop Las Vegas
Expert Analysis
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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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.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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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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Erasure Coding To The Rescue
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
As an alternative to RAID, erasure coding offers better protection with less compute time and solves the drive rebuild problem.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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The Software-Defined Data Center: 5 Tips For Success
Aaron Bawcom, Chief Technology Officer, StrataCloudCommentary
Moving to software-defined infrastructure can help companies be more efficient and agile, but requires reengineering of IT processes.
By Aaron Bawcom Chief Technology Officer, StrataCloud,
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HP Retreats From Public Cloud
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise MobilityCommentary
Rather than challenge Amazon, Google, and Microsoft as a cloud computing provider, HP has decided to focus on competitions it can win.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
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2015 Best of Interop Finalists: 27 Groundbreaking Products
Network Computing Editors,
Check out the finalists in this year's Best of Interop awards, which honors innovation in nine technology categories including networking, security and storage.
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