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ARIN Nearing IPv4 Depletion, For Real
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
The American Registry for Internet Numbers says it will have to activate its IPv4 waiting list this summer. Enterprises can opt for IPv4 transfer market or finally consider deploying IPv6.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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9 Cool, Free Summer Classes For Tech Pros
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Looking to enrich your brain this summer? Look no further than these free online courses on everything from cyberwarfare and Python programming to superheroes, robotics and cooking for geeks.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Network Performance Monitoring, Easy As Pi
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Network monitoring startup NetBeez harnesses the value of the Raspberry Pi to test application performance in distributed environments from the user point of view.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Verizon & AOL: What Can We Learn?
Russ White, Principal Engineer, IPOS, EricssonCommentary
Verizon's purchase of media company AOL and the growth of Google Fiber highlight the need to find a balance between content and transport.
By Russ White Principal Engineer, IPOS, Ericsson,
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8 Hot Online Colleges For IT Pros
Network Computing Editors, Education
Check out these colleges and universities that offer online IT courses and degrees to help keep your tech skills and knowledge fresh.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Three Requirements For True Micro-Segmentation
Geoff Huang, Director of Product Marketing, VMwareCommentary
'Micro-segmentation' is getting attention as a way network virtualization can improve security. Find out what it is and how it works, from the originators of the term.
By Geoff Huang Director of Product Marketing, VMware,
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When The Cloud And SDN Collide
Network Computing Editors, CommentaryVideo
Mix hybrid cloud and SDN, and you get a complex mess that's difficult to manage. Applying consistent, application-based policies can help.
By Nathan Pearce, F5 Networks ,
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Experts' Opinions Mixed On VENOM Vulnerability
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark ReadingNews
Some say the virtualization vulnerability could be worse than Heartbleed, while others advise to patch, but don't panic.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
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SDN: Seductive But Challenging
Azmi Jafarey, Network Computing AuthorCommentary
Software-defined networking clearly offers a lot of benefits, but enterprises face several obstacles to SDN adoption, including a lack of interoperability.
By Azmi Jafarey Network Computing Author,
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NFV Adds Agility To Networks
Priya Natarajan, Senior Director of Market Development, CienaCommentary
Networks must adapt to a new age of efficiency and flexibility, and network functions virtualization can help.
By Priya Natarajan Senior Director of Market Development, Ciena,
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Gartner Names Cisco & Arista Data Center Networking Leaders
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Arch networking rivals move into the leader quadrant in Gartner's Magic Quadrant as SDN moves into the mainstream, according to analyst report.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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SDN Introduces Choice To The Data Center
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, MellanoxCommentary
There are several reasons why software-defined networking enables flexibility and scale in the data center.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox,
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Google's Infrastructure Chief Talks SDN
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Urs Hölzle, senior VP for technical infrastructure at Google, describes the company's Open Flow-based SDN deployment and how it's helped streamline network management.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Choosing A Campus Switch In The Wireless Era
Dan Conde, Analyst, Enterprise Strategy GroupCommentary
The growth of wireless and the emergence of the Internet of Things create challenges in selecting a campus switch. Here are some top considerations.
By Dan Conde Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group,
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Exploring The State Of SDN & UC Integration
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
Early progress in SDN and UC interoperability has been good, but we need to keep up the pace of innovation.
By Terry Slattery, Senior Network Engineer, NetCraftsmen ,
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Will 802.11ac Kill Wired Ethernet?
Network Computing Editors, Commentary
The evidence is all around us that wireless networks are rapidly replacing wired as the connectivity option of choice, and not just for mobile phones and tablets.
By Irwin Lazar, Vice President and Service Director, Nemertes Research ,
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How Lifecycle Service Orchestration Will Impact The Enterprise
Scott Raynovich, Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno ReportCommentary
The concept of service automation is gaining traction among service providers, which will streamline enterprise acquisition of network services.
By Scott Raynovich Chief Analyst and Publisher, The Rayno Report,
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Transforming Enterprise IT Infrastructure
Brendan Ziolo, Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-LucentCommentary
The growth of cloud computing, emerging technologies such as SDN, and the trend towards web-scale IT are helping enterprises create the agile and flexible infrastructure they need.
By Brendan Ziolo Head of Large Enterprise Strategy, Alcatel-Lucent,
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Cisco Recruits Surprising Chambers Successor
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Cisco revealed that Chuck Robbins will step in as its next CEO, replacing industry fixture John Chambers.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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Hyperconvergence: Helping IT Move The Needle
Susan Fogarty, Editor in ChiefNews
Hyperconverged infrastructure provides enterprises with flexibility and ease of use that can allow them to break from old IT practices.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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