December 10, 2013 09:00 AM
As part of my project comparing IaaS services, I tested Windows Azure Virtual Machines and also compared Azure to AWS and Google Compute Engine. Here are the results.
December 09, 2013 11:18 AM
The small cell market is growing fast as a solution for fixing mobile network shortcomings, but should end users pay for small cells instead of carriers?
December 05, 2013 10:00 AM
Marketing hype about how 801.11ac will benefit users obscures the true gains we'll see with the new wireless standard.
December 04, 2013 12:58 PM
Wireless controllers provide centralized management, but can introduce performance bottlenecks. WLAN architecture has evolved to include distributed models with increased flexibility and hybrid models, blending the best of both worlds.
December 03, 2013 12:26 PM
IBM is emphasizing software-defined storage and the importance of storage integration with networking, virtualization, big data, and the cloud.
December 02, 2013 07:26 PM
Toshiba agrees to buy OCZ's assets as the SSD market continues to consolidate. Does the OCZ bankruptcy signal the end of independent SSD vendors?
December 02, 2013 12:07 PM
Networking has long faced scaling limitations, but Brocade is trying to break down the barriers with its HyperEdge Architecture.
December 02, 2013 11:19 AM
Gridstore takes an innovative approach to scale-out storage and is the first storage system optimized for Microsoft Hyper-V environments.
November 26, 2013 02:27 PM
There's no doubt that scale-out is the future of storage, but SnapScale's conservative approach doesn't quite pan out.
November 26, 2013 11:16 AM
Wireless site survey tool can help organizations navigate the transition to the new Wi-Fi standard.
November 25, 2013 02:49 PM
New firewall appliance combines Palo Alto's Panorama central management platform with ESXi VMs by plugging into the NSX virtual network controller.
November 22, 2013 01:22 PM
Internet giant follows Google in drive to protect data from National Security Agency surveillance. The move reflects the sad state of national affairs.
November 21, 2013 11:23 AM
Vendors are using software to handle complex operations and overcome obstacles to scaling in networking and storage.
November 20, 2013 12:00 PM
CommVault expands its Simpana platform with software that promises to help enterprises get a handle on unused and unnecessary data.
November 20, 2013 08:00 AM
SDNs offer the ability to centralize and automate network security functions, but only if security requirements are implemented correctly from the ground up. Learn how to secure the many components of the SDN.
November 19, 2013 12:39 PM
For a network engineer planning a Cisco Identity Services Engine deployment, this publication provides valuable technical guidance and practical troubleshooting advice.
November 18, 2013 12:31 PM
Articulating application details and knowing what kind of information firewall administrators need to fulfill a change request will help smooth communication between sysadmins and the security team.
November 14, 2013 01:04 PM
Do we need anti-harassment policies to protect women and other minorities in IT? Unfortunately, yes. But the most successful STEM women are those who ignore their detractors and risk being labeled a "bitch," confronting challenges head-on.
November 12, 2013 05:51 PM
For sysadmins trying to get their applications to work, the firewall can seem like an impediment. With more insight into firewalls and the job of a firewall administrator, a sysadmin will be able to communicate better with the security team.
November 11, 2013 02:15 PM
At either a football stadium or corporate office, WLAN administrators run into similar challenges, such as complex environments and deflecting nuisance devices.
Get full survey results now! »
Get the Digital Issue »
Software defined networking encompasses several emerging technologies that bring programmable interfaces to data center networks and promise to make networks more observable and automated, as well as better suited to the specific needs of large virtualized data centers. Attend this webcast to learn the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging.
Register Today »