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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET

In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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A Network Computing Webinar:
SDN First Steps

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand 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. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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Heartbleed's Network Effect

The crypto bug likely will have a long-lasting impact on internal servers, clients, and VPN networks.

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Cloud security service cuts down on malware infections and provides relief for small network team in Colorado.

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Reviews & Workshops

Digital Hoarding: Do We Have a Problem?

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?

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Networking, Security, And Grand Unified Theory

April 11, 2014 12:08 PM
Posted by Tom Hollingsworth

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.

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Tags: VMware, NSX, Martin Casado, OpenStack, firewalls, IPS, Interop

Channel: Next Gen Network, Virtualization, , Security

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The Software-Defined Data Center: Potential Game Changer

March 31, 2014 11:35 AM
Posted by Andrew Froehlich

The SDDC is poised to bring revolutionary changes by providing flexibility to data center storage, switching, security and other infrastructure components.

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Tags: software-defined data center, SDDC, VMware, server virtualization, data center storage.

Channel: Virtualization, Next Gen Network, , Security

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How Virtualization Can Simplify Your BYOD Strategy

March 17, 2014 12:08 PM
Posted by Bill Kleyman

Virtualization technologies can help enterprise IT teams support the new user-centric model created by IT consumerization.

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Tags: BYOD strategy, virtualization technologies, IT consumerization, network virtualization, private cloud

Channel: , Wireless, Private Cloud, Data Center, Next Gen Network, Networking & Mgmt, Security

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Network Engineers: Don't Be The Dinosaur

March 13, 2014 12:37 PM
Posted by Ethan Banks

Network pros can't stick with their old ways of working if they want to have a future in the world of software-defined networking.

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Tags: network engineer, networking pros, SDN, software-defined networking, firewalls, SDN controller

Channel: , Virtualization, Security, Networking & Mgmt, Interop

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CCDE Training: 3 Bootcamps

March 13, 2014 12:06 PM
Posted by Orhan Ergun

Here's a look at three training programs that prepare networking pros for the Cisco Certified Design Expert practical exam.

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Tags: CCDE training, Cisco Certified Design Expert, CCDE exam, CCDE bootcamp, BGP, MPLS

Channel: Security, Next Gen Network, Data Center,

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IT Maintenance Work: 3 Ways To Get It Done

March 04, 2014 02:03 PM
Posted by Andrew Froehlich

Winning approval for planned maintenance can be difficult. Showering upper management with information -- and striking a little fear -- can help get the job done.

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Tags: IT maintenance work, planned maintenance, IT maintenance windows, IT manager, networks

Channel: Security, , Backup & Recovery

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