Reviews & Workshops
March 28, 2013
WAN optimization and application acceleration technologies help get around performance limitations in TCP. Here’s how the numbers add up.
February 05, 2013
HP's Spectre XT Pro ultrabook is a versatile, compact computer that's light enough to take on the road but can also serve as a day-to-day desk machine. It offers a long battery life, a fast startup, and high-quality sound and video.
January 28, 2013
Cisco Nexus Fabric Extenders (FEXs) provide ToR connectivity for Nexus 5000 and 7000 series switches. This 9-step plan shows you how to bring a FEX online, and includes configuration tips and code examples.
January 25, 2013
Approximately 2.8 zettabytes of data were created and stored in 2012, and that number is expected to increase 50-fold by the end of the decade. When does data storage turn into data hoarding, and what are the consequences?
December 17, 2012
Cisco Virtual Port Channel (vPC) technology enables multichassis link aggregation (MLAG) in Nexus 5500 data center switches. This article walks through how to create a vPC domain between two Nexus switches, including code examples and configuration tips.
December 11, 2012
Smartphones and tablets equipped with fingerprint readers or other biometric hardware have the potential to drive greater adoption of biometric authentication in the enterprise—if we can get the hardware, software and business processes right.
December 04, 2012
Network Computing’s online Buyer’s Guide provides detailed information on 12 IaaS vendors, from Amazon to Terremark. Readers can download features charts with more than 60 data points and compare details on services, SLAs, pricing and more.
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