In any type of network, the edge is where all the action takes place. Think of the edge as the brains of the network, while the core is just the dumb muscle.By Orhan Ergun Network Architect, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
The way data is consumed and delivered continues to change rapidly, causing technology shifts on every front that have dramatic effects on wireless networks. Lee Badman, network engineer and wireless technical lead for Syracuse University, explains where WiFi is headed in light of the combined complexity of factors like software-defined networks, 802.11ac, and LTE.By Lee Badman , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Like server virtualization and 10 Gigabit Ethernet, SDN will eventually become a technology that small and midsized enterprises can use. But it's going to require some new packaging.By Bob McCouch , 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
VMware touted flashy numbers in recently published performance benchmarks, but a closer examination of its VSAN testing shows why customers shouldn't expect the same results with their real-world applications.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
There are no shortcuts to obtaining passing scores, but focusing on key fundamentals of proper study and preparation will help you master the art of certification.By Amy Arnold CCNP/DP/Voice, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Working in IT infrastructure means a whole lot more than hardware these days. Boost your career with these hot certifications on virtualization, cloud, security, and more.By Tony Kontzer , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Security researchers report attack on an enterprise that used the OpenSSL vulnerability to steal VPN session tokens and evade two-factor authentication.
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This series on SDN products concludes with a look at Big Switch's updated SDN strategy, VMware NSX, IBM's hybrid approach, and Avaya's focus on virtual network services.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The huge performance provided by all-flash arrays is a boon for virtual desktop infrastructure, but don't be fooled by unrealistic calculations.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
In the third part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I discuss Juniper's network overlay approach and three other vendor strategies for tackling software-defined networking.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
If you're looking at a converged platform as a way to increase data center efficiency, here are three factors to keep in mind.By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
With the arrival of faster networks and SSDs, RAID can no longer keep up. Data protection alternatives such as replication and erasure codes are gaining traction.By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco and Juniper report progress in addressing far-reaching OpenSSL vulnerability that hit switches, VPNs and other products.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment