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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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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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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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Master of Network Interoperability

February 25, 2014 01:39 PM
If anyone knows about network interoperability, it's Glenn Evans, the lead network engineer for the InteropNet, the infrastructure that supports the Interop conference and more than 300 exhibitors.

Behind The Scenes Building The InteropNet

February 12, 2014 10:05 PM
Network engineers are busy preparing the network infrastructure for the multi-vendor InteropNet that will support the upcoming Interop conference. Preview the action in our video.

Wi-Fi to Rule Enterprise Networks, Predicts New Report

June 28, 2013 10:17 AM
Eighty percent of network access will eventually be wireless, says a new report from IT services group Dimension Data.

Cisco Announces Meraki Cloud-Managed Network Service

June 04, 2013 01:53 PM
Cisco has introduced the Cisco Meraki Managed Services Dashboard, which lets managed service providers run their customers' WLANs and wired networks.

Skype and Google: The Unified Communications Killers?

April 22, 2013 05:58 PM
From Skype and Google Hangouts to integrated HD webcams and inexpensive video conference appliances, consumer technology is pushing aside 'enterprise-grade' products.

Fabric Wars: Too Soon To Pick A Winner

May 01, 2012 09:00 AM
While the networking giants--Cisco Systems, Brocade and Juniper Networks--battle it out for domination of the emerging fabric networking segment, a host of new competitors are nipping at their heels. Other networking companies--such as Avaya, Enterasys and Alcatel-Lucent--as well as computer companies edging into the networking space--such as HP and Dell--are among those joining the fray.

WAN Optimization Helps Networks 'Evolve'

April 13, 2012 09:00 AM
Networks are asked to do a lot these days--from moving video and voice to connecting mobile devices to delivering applications through a browser--but the basic architecture of a WAN hasn’t changed much over time, says analyst Zeus Kerravala. Enter WAN optimization, whose goal is to improve performance to deliver apps from the cloud that look as good and perform as if they were natively installed on the endpoint device.

Is Your Network Ready For Romley?

March 26, 2012 09:00 AM
Server manufacturers have been quick to roll out new models designed to run on Intel’s new Xeon E5 family of processors, a.k.a. Romley, which touts an 80% performance improvement over earlier Xeon versions. As surely as the knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone, a boost in server performance is going to demand a bigger network pipeline. Networking vendors and other industry experts think the introduction of Romley is going to be a significant catalyst for adoption of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connectivity to replace 1 GbE switches running in networks today.

Smart Taps Getting Smarter

March 22, 2012 09:00 AM
Today’s networks are awash in traffic, making it difficult for administrators to find what is pertinent when diagnosing network packets for security issues and performance. Those harried administrators can turn to the latest smart taps to ease their packet gathering chores.

Cloud Focus For Alcatel-Lucent Upgrades

March 16, 2012 11:00 AM
Network equipment vendor Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is introducing new switches and other feature enhancements to a collection of technologies it calls the “Application Fluency” network. This network platform recognizes the device seeking access to the network, authenticates a particular user and identifies the application they are running, and provides the appropriate degree of connectivity required. The company says these innovations are designed to enable enterprises to deliver cloud-based services.

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