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SDN, WiFi & The Microsoft Lync Connection
IoT: Out Of The Cloud & Into The Fog
What's Next For Flash?
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Confessions Of A VMworld Virgin
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
I'm heading to WMworld for the first time, and relying on a schedule filled with smart people and intriguing activities to keep me on track.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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3 Ways Hybrid Cloud Is Going Mainstream
Bill Kleyman, National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM TechnologiesCommentary
Here's a look at three trends that are making it easier for organizations to migrate to a hybrid cloud platform.
By Bill Kleyman National Director of Strategy & Innovation, MTM Technologies,
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Wanted: Cloud Brokers
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NCCommentary
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC,
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Why Large Data Centers Need Overlay Networks
Cisco Press, Publishing AllianceEducation
If your data center requires massive scale, then overlay networking makes the most sense, according to this chapter excerpt.
By Cisco Press Publishing Alliance,
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Aspiring To Smarter Storage
Howard Marks, Network Computing BloggerCommentary
Startup DataGravity has developed a unified storage system that provides data-aware services such as full text indexing and file system auditing.
By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger,
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IT Certification's Top 10 Benefits
Global Knowledge, Global Knowledge
IT certification and training can help you advance in your career, strengthen your IT skills, and provide your employer with a more qualified and dedicated staff.
By Global Knowledge Global Knowledge,
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Rethinking Data Center Design
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom CorporationCommentary
With the skyrocketing number of connected devices and data processing requirements, data center operators are migrating to a new open architecture that's focused on virtualization.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation,
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IoT: Out Of The Cloud & Into The Fog
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate NetworksCommentary
Cloud computing architectures won't be able to handle the communication demands of the Internet of Things. The future is in fog computing.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Flash Is Overkill For VDI
Michael Letschin, Director of Product Management, Nexenta SystemsCommentary
All flash makes fast storage, but at a high cost. Listen to your users, and provide a hybrid array combined with software for a better VDI experience.
By Michael Letschin Director of Product Management, Nexenta Systems,
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What's Next For Flash?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Today's 2D flash is near its limit. The industry is evolving to 3D flash and developing storage technologies that promise to be faster and denser.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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SDN, WiFi & The Microsoft Lync Connection
Lee Badman, Commentary
WiFi vendors like Aruba Networks are using the Lync SDN API as a launch pad for their foray into software-defined networking.
By Lee Badman ,
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The Headaches Of Multiple Cloud Services
Arthur Chang, CEO, PanTerra NetworksCommentary
IT professionals and users alike understand the benefits of cloud services. However, migrating several IT services to the cloud can create more pain than you might expect.
By Arthur Chang CEO, PanTerra Networks,
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Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.comCommentary
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor,,
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Will Phase Change Memory Upstage Flash?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
HGST is touting a solid-state drive with a record 3 million IOPS using PCM. The technology looks to be a game changer, but it faces several challenges.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPTCommentary
Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT,
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Silver Peak Extends WAN Optimization To Cloud Services
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Unity WAN fabric monitors public cloud connections and makes routing decisions to streamline cloud access.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Inside White-Box Switches
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
Switches traditionally use ASICs for packet forwarding, but the new breed of white-box switches relies more heavily on generic CPUs to handle forwarding in order to reduce costs.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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The 'So What' Of The Software-Defined Data Center
Ziv Kedem, CEO, ZertoCommentary
The acceptance of the SDDC means that enterprises are abstracting additional data center functions, such as networking and disaster recovery, from hardware.
By Ziv Kedem CEO, Zerto,
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10 Networking Blogs You Must Follow
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
So many network technology blogs, so little time. Get started with this list of blogs by networking experts and top Interop speakers.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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IBM Labs Invention Pinpoints Data In The Cloud
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
A new patent allows IT to tag specific files and specify exactly where in the cloud that data will be stored.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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