More enterprises choose Serial Attached SCSI for storage in the data center due to improved reliability, cost-effectiveness, scalability, and continued enhancements.By Rick Kutcipal, STA Board Member, Avago Technologies , 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Data center managers are under pressure to improve utilization and efficiency while maintaining high availability. Here are three ways to achieve that balance.By Jack Pouchet vice president of business development, hyperscale solutions, Emerson Network Power, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The growing trend of WiFi offloading by carriers can help provide connectivity for the Internet of Things explosion.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You may not realize it, but it's likely you're already supporting and managing "Internet of Things" devices on your corporate network. Here's a reality check. By Cricket Liu Chief Infrastructure Officer, Infoblox, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The data center is the Achilles' heel of IT operations. Be sure everyone on your IT team knows the ins and outs of these critical data center functions.By Orhan Ergun Network Architect, 10 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Enterprise WANs are costly and complex to manage. SD-WAN technology can help by automating the configuration of WAN edge routers.By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect, 10 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Several industry groups that include big names like Google and Intel have recently formed to create standards for the emerging Internet of Things. The race is on. By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Spanning Tree Protocol was built for an outdated network architecture, offering little to modern business, and the workarounds most engineers introduce aren't much better.By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Will a combination of the two shiniest technologies in the storage business make a match like champagne and caviar, or will it create a system looking more like a chocolate-covered pickle? By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
University networks typically behave one way during the day and another at night. Software-defined networking can address that situation.By Michael Bushong VP of Marketing, Plexxi, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco builds on its success in servers with new models in the Unified Computing System line and the assumption that data will only get bigger.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You can't afford to put off that IPv6 transition any longer. Here are 10 ways migrating to the updated protocol will benefit your enterprise.By Crystal Bedell freelance writer, 17 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Maintaining application service levels for shared services is tough. Look to crowd sourcing, real-time collaboration, and big data analytics for help.By Patrick Carey Vice President Product Management, Exoprise, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
With consolidation on the rise in the cloud computing market, you could end up dealing with a new cloud provider. Here are the key steps to take and questions to ask.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.