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Real-World SDN, Lesson 2: Conquer The Enemy Within
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, MicrosoftCommentary
Microsoft's Symon Perriman offers advice about SDN implementation based on his own company's experience with SDN components and protocols.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,
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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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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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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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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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Programming: An Essential Skill For Network Engineers
Kirk Byers, Owner, Twin Bridges TechnologyCommentary
As software takes over the networking discipline, engineers who don't learn to code a general-purpose programming language will be left behind.
By Kirk Byers Owner, Twin Bridges Technology,
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Data Centers Move From Metro
Mitch Simcoe, Industry Director, CienaCommentary
If your data center is relocating to the 'burbs, you'll need to take serious steps to beef up the network.
By Mitch Simcoe Industry Director, Ciena,
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SDN: You Can't Argue Against It
Dan Pitt, Commentary
As executive director of the ONF, Dan Pitt hears all the excuses about why organizations are waiting to adopt SDN. Here he explains why they're wrong.
By Dan Pitt ,
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Understanding IPv6: A Sniffer Full Of 3s
Denise Fishburne, Cisco ChampionCommentary
Denise Fishburne explores Wireshark sniffer traces in order to understand the difference between IPv4 and IPv6 addressing.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion,
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Can New Math Speed Up The Internet?
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT ConsultantCommentary
Scientists from Denmark, in collaboration with MIT and Caltech researchers, have developed a new way to transmit information over the Internet using mathematical equations instead of sending packets.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant,
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Open Technologies: The Hottest 10
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
In today's tech world, the word "open" is on fire. IT pros are finally dismantling those much-maligned silos, and vendors are rushing to join open source projects to prove they're on board.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,
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Broadcom Talks Open Networking, WiFi Trends
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Network Computing met with Ram Velaga, who heads Broadcom's Ethernet switch portfolio, to talk about open networking, Ethernet switch trends, and 802.11ac adoption.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Real-World SDN, Lesson 1: Management Up Front
Symon Perriman, Senior Technical Evangelist, MicrosoftCommentary
Learn how Microsoft runs its own software-defined network in this series from Symon Perriman. First, he advises setting realistic goals and focusing on management.
By Symon Perriman Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft,
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Guide To Server Virtualization
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud SiteEducation
New to server virtualization or need a refresher course? This overview explains the technology that has changed the lives of IT admins and CFOs.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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Cisco Certifications Confront Changing Skills Needs
Ethan Banks, Senior Network ArchitectCommentary
New certs focused on network programmability, IoT, and IT/business skills will help steer IT pros toward emerging technologies. They could also help Cisco keep its hold on the market.
By Ethan Banks Senior Network Architect,
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Cisco Ships APIC Controller, Reveals ACI Pricing
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The key piece of Cisco's ACI strategy will ship July 31, along with new ACI starter kits. The company also made the ACI price list public.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Fall IT Events: On The Road Again With 10 Top Picks
James M. Connolly, Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site
Fall IT conferences and trade shows are right around the corner. Browse these events focused on networking, cloud, data centers, and storage, and start planning for a fantastic fall.
By James M. Connolly Editor in Chief, The Enterprise Cloud Site,
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25 GbE: A Big Deal That Will Arrive
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & BloggerCommentary
Why all the hubbub about 25 Gigabit Ethernet? It allows the biggest jump in data center Ethernet performance for the smallest jump in price. That's why.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger,
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White-Box Switches: Are You Ready?
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
White-box switching promises flexibility and lower costs, so should you make the leap? It depends.
By Tom Hollingsworth ,
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Understanding IPv6: Link-Local 'Magic'
Denise Fishburne, Cisco ChampionCommentary
Denise Fishburne performs a little IPv6 sleight of hand in the second post in her series on IPv6.
By Denise Fishburne Cisco Champion,
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