April 18, 2014 11:59 AM
This series on SDN products concludes with a look at Big Switch's updated SDN strategy, VMware NSX, IBM's hybrid approach, and Avaya's focus on virtual network services.
April 17, 2014 01:16 PM
The huge performance provided by all-flash arrays is a boon for virtual desktop infrastructure, but don't be fooled by unrealistic calculations.
April 17, 2014 11:58 AM
In the third part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I discuss Juniper's network overlay approach and three other vendor strategies for tackling software-defined networking.
April 16, 2014 12:16 PM
If you're looking at a converged platform as a way to increase data center efficiency, here are three factors to keep in mind.
April 15, 2014 01:49 PM
In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
April 15, 2014 01:10 PM
With the arrival of faster networks and SSDs, RAID can no longer keep up. Data protection alternatives such as replication and erasure codes are gaining traction.
April 14, 2014 02:15 PM
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
April 13, 2014 11:28 PM
Don't let network hardware maintenance issues take you by surprise. Find out which Cisco routing and switching products are retiring this month.
April 11, 2014 12:08 PM
With a system that can address both networking and security in NSX, Martin Casado of VMware is borrowing an idea from the world of physics.
April 09, 2014 12:16 PM
Can the WLAN industry and its highly proprietary systems play nice with a technology that's poised to be a poster child for interoperability?
April 08, 2014 12:19 PM
Move over SAS and SATA. A new standard ramps up SSD performance with a radical new approach to storage I/O handling.
March 31, 2014 11:35 AM
The SDDC is poised to bring revolutionary changes by providing flexibility to data center storage, switching, security and other infrastructure components.
March 28, 2014 11:44 AM
In order to handle the growing traffic deluge, data centers need to leverage open infrastructure, software-defined technologies, and automation.
March 26, 2014 02:43 PM
Attending a conference can be hard work, but Interop is making fun an integral part of the agenda.
March 26, 2014 12:01 PM
In the short time that VAAI has allowed storage administrators to offload tasks from servers to storage arrays in virtualized data centers, the functionality has evolved to produce arrays that eliminate most I/O.
March 25, 2014 12:18 PM
The technology industry -- and especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. Here are three ways to cope.
March 24, 2014 11:22 AM
Midokura teams with Cumulus Networks to connect physical networks to a network overlay.
March 21, 2014 01:00 PM
Some new storage vendors stand out from other startups by being successful with not only with their technology, but in selling product. IT buyers shouldn't discount them.
March 20, 2014 02:08 PM
LAN and storage performance will need to improve in order to keep up with the growth of big data analytics.
March 19, 2014 12:10 PM
Careful crafting of the logical and physical aspects of a network is essential for an effective security policy.
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