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Big IT Means Bigger Performance Challenges
Vess Bakalov, CTO & Co-Founder, SevOneCommentary
The size and complexity of today's IT infrastructures demands new ways of monitoring and identifying problems.
By Vess Bakalov CTO & Co-Founder, SevOne,
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The Internet Of Things & IP Address Needs
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
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,
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The Most Important IT Conference: A Technologist's View
Tom Hollingsworth, Commentary
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 ,
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Understanding OpenFlow, VXLAN and Cisco's ACI
Dan Pitt, Commentary
Three different approaches dominate today's software-defined networking market. Dan Pitt of the ONF explains the difference between them.
By Dan Pitt ,
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12 Must-See Presentations At Interop Las Vegas
Network Computing Editors,
This year's Interop conference is jam-packed with learning opportunities. Here are a dozen educational sessions you won't want to miss.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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How DevOps Helps Networks Scale
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Enterprise networks are collapsing under increased application demands. DevOps principles and practices can lighten the load.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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2015 Best of Interop Finalists: 27 Groundbreaking Products
Network Computing Editors,
Check out the finalists in this year's Best of Interop awards, which honors innovation in nine technology categories including networking, security and storage.
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'Cloudified' Telecom Services: What To Look For
Jason Andersen, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Management, Stratus TechnologiesCommentary
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,
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3 Ways Network Troubleshooting Can Change Your Life
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefCommentary
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,
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Hybrid WAN Requires A New Connectivity Model
Khalid Raza, CTO, ViptelaCommentary
Hybrid WAN can ease application deployment, but to make it a reality, we need to switch from a network topology to a service topology.
By Khalid Raza CTO, Viptela,
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Networking Survival Guide: 8 Essential Rules
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
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,
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Don't Be Afraid Of DevOps
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
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 ,
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Yes, NFV Is Important For The Enterprise
Ivan Pepelnjak, Chief Technology Advisor, NIL Data CommunicationsCommentary
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,
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Cisco To Buy SDN Startup Embrane
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Networking giant announces plan to acquire network services specialist to bolster its ACI platform.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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What's Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
From SDN and network automation to IPv6 and 802.11ac, the big trends in the networking industry demand your attention, and you can find them at Interop Las Vegas.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Security Breaches Keep Network Teams Busy
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Network Instruments study shows that network engineers are spending more of their day responding to breaches and deploying security controls.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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SDN Interest Shifts Toward The WAN
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
Software-defined networking improves network utilization and efficiency, and as the technology matures, enterprises are looking to apply those benefits to their WAN and campus networks.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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SDN Shows Promise For Security
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Improved security is emerging as a major reason for adopting software-defined networking, but concerns about potential SDN risks persist.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Continuous Delivery: Coming To Your Infrastructure
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Get your network ready to instantly support all the things that need to happen when a new application or update is pushed to production.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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SDN & The Evolution Of Network Automation
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Jeremy Schulman explains how organizations can ease into network automation, and why this is an opportunity for networking pros to seize the reins of IT.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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