HP products are among the many new technologies launching at this week's Interop. Others include EnGenius' WLAN management platform and Fiber Mountain's updated orchestration system.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft has led the way in applying software-defined networking to unified communications with its Lync SDN API, but a networking expert says more work is required to make communications and SDN a truly powerful combination.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Virtual Design Master competition will hold its first networking-themed event live from the show floor at Interop Las Vegas this week.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You can't just 'turn on' IPv6. Successful IPv6 deployment requires taking time to learn about the Internet protocol, work with it in a lab, and thorough testing.By Jeff Carrell Consultant, Network Conversions, 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cleaning up communications infrastructure may not be on your list of most exciting projects, but best practices dictate that you not ignore the chore, either.
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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, 21 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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 , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Check out the finalists in this year's Best of Interop awards, which honors innovation in nine technology categories including networking, security and storage.By Network Computing Editors , 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Telecom operators must adapt to new technology in order to provide the services enterprise are demanding at a reasonable cost. Make sure your carriers are investing in these areas.By Jason Andersen Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus Technologies, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Troubleshooting techniques are a staple in a network engineer's toolkit on the job. Find out how they can also prove indispensable in personal and social situations.By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 27 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The enterprise network isn't getting any simpler, but following these important guidelines will help IT pros implement, maintain, and improve even the most complex networking environment.By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
DevOps pioneer John Willis explains why the networking industry needs to adopt DevOps, and how networking professionals can benefit in the big picture.By Network Computing Editors , 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Due to its origins and complexity, it's tempting to view network functions virtualization as a service provider technology. That's not the case.By Ivan Pepelnjak Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data Communications, 5 comments | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Private Cloud SurveyRespondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.