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SD-WAN Vendors Making A Splash
Network Computing and Interop, Author
Software-defined WAN has suddenly become the hottest topic in networking, due to its potential to save money while improving network performance. Check out the vendors leading the way.
By Crystal Bedell ,
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Network Change: Evolutions and Revolutions
Tom Nolle, President & Founder, CIMI CorporationCommentary
The missing piece in both networking's revolutionary and evolutionary stories is the thing that started it all -- the Internet.
By Tom Nolle President & Founder, CIMI Corporation,
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What's Behind The Open Source Software Explosion?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, EricssonCommentary
We've always had open source software. The difference now is that vendors are commercializing it.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson,
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VMworld 2015: 5 Trends To Watch
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
VMworld is so expansive, it's easy to lose your focus. We'll be following these hot topics.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Traditional IT And The Road To DevOps
Alex Henthorn-Iwane, QualiSystems Vice President of MarketingCommentary
An IT team at a telecom operator decided to shift away from its highly manual processes and move towards a DevOps model. Here's what happened.
By Alex Henthorn-Iwane QualiSystems Vice President of Marketing,
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Calculating Your Cloud ROI
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
Like the cloud itself, determining your return on investment requires a different way of looking at goals and factoring in the value of opportunity and competitive advantage.
By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies,
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5 Real Ways To Approach Security Automation
Stephanie Tayengco, SVP of Operations, LogicworksCommentary
We've all heard about the benefits of automating system configurations to avoid human error, but introducing it to your infrastructure may be easier said than done. Here are five real-world ways to get started.
By Stephanie Tayengco SVP of Operations, Logicworks,
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7 Startups Poised To Change Today's Networks
Network Computing and Interop, Author
From wireless mesh and optical switching to protocol translation and vehicular networks, new technology from our top picks could change networks as we know them.
By Network Computing and Interop Author,
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IO Visor: Where The Kernel Meets The Network
Valentina Alaria, Senior Director of Product and Solutions Marketing, PLUMgridCommentary
Find out how the latest open source project to launch can help network performance by moving functionality inside the Linux kernel.
By Valentina Alaria Senior Director of Product and Solutions Marketing, PLUMgrid,
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The Shift To Cloud Security Services
Scott Raynovich, Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno ReportCommentary
Enterprises are increasingly looking to boost their security posture by tapping cloud-based security services.
By Scott Raynovich Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report,
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NASCAR Team Overhauls Network With Juniper
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Joe Gibbs Racing replaced its network at headquarters with Juniper MetaFabric architecture to boost network performance and provide room for growth.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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NEC Putting Its UC and SDN Technologies Together
Eric Krapf, Editor, No JitterNews
It turns out that the SDN model of higher-level controllers driving lower-level infrastructure elements fits nicely with the unified communications model.
By Eric Krapf Editor, No Jitter,
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4G Edge Routers On The Rise
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
Enterprise networks are increasingly leveraging 4G edge router technology for flexibility in providing connectivity for POS terminals, IoT devices and more.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Web-Scale IT: The Enterprise Impact
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
Enterprises can follow the lead of big cloud companies with an architectural approach that includes open hardware and DevOps to increase data center agility and cost efficiency.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent,
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Cisco Warns Of Malicious Firmware
Network Computing Editors, News
Attackers are using rogue firmware to take over Cisco IOS networking devices, according to Cisco security bulletin.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Where Should WAN Functionality Live?
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Improving outdated WAN architecture is not a simple decision, due to the growing number of technology options and services.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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Automation And Orchestration: Speed Vs. Efficiency
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
We need to go beyond automating network tasks via SDN into the realm of orchestration and DevOps to eliminate inefficiency.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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SDN Security Under Scrutiny
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
A researcher at Black Hat reveals ONIE vulnerabilities, showing that SDN isn't immune to security problems. However, the nature of white-box switches promises rapid fixes.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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Network Change Management Best Practices
Daniel Dib,  Senior Network Architect, Conscia NetsafeCommentary
No one wants to be that person who caused the network to crash while implementing a change. Here are some steps to help ensure successful network changes.
By Daniel Dib Senior Network Architect, Conscia Netsafe,
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Log Analysis: Untapped Network Intelligence
Vess Bakalov, CTO & Co-Founder, SevOneCommentary
Don't overlook log data as a resource for detecting network problems and improved network planning.
By Vess Bakalov CTO & Co-Founder, SevOne,
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