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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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UC & VoIP Channel

News and Analysis

Behind The Scenes Building The InteropNet

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.

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Architectures

QoS Boosts Health of Telemedicine Network

Renown Health monitors quality of service on its network to ensure high-quality telemedicine, video and telephony service for patients in rural areas.

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Reviews & Workshops

BYOD: A Comprehensive Guide

The BYOD market is crowded and confusing. A new report from InformationWeek brings order to the chaos with a product matrix that includes 40 vendors in three categories: MDM, MAM and wireless access control.

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Communications Disrupting Your Network? Get a Grip at Enterprise Connect

March 05, 2014 12:07 PM
Posted by Marty Parker

The advent of real-time communications, especially combined with mobile devices and the cloud, can take a toll on your network performance. Learn how to manage it all at the Enterprise Connect conference.

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Tags: Gigabit Ethernet, TDM, enterprise communications, wireless LAN, WAN, Enterprise Connect conference

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, UC & VoIP,

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Best of Interop Product Awards Open

January 31, 2014 12:34 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty

The Best of Interop 2014 product awards are open for nominations. Be sure to spread the word to vendors of your favorite products.

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Tags: Best of Interop, Interop, Product awards, networking products, Interop 2014, Interop Las Vegas

Channel: , UC & VoIP, Cloud Computing, Interop, , Security, WAN & App Acceleration, Wireless, , Virtualization, Next Gen Network, Data Center, Backup & Recovery

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Cloud Growth Drives Need For Unified Datacenter Monitoring

January 07, 2014 05:09 PM
Posted by Frank J. Ohlhorst

Today's complex, cloud-enabled datacenter requires network monitoring tools that provide a comprehensive view of traffic.

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Tags: datacenter monitoring, cloud growth, network monitoring tools, VoIP, SSL

Channel: UC & VoIP, Networking & Mgmt, Cloud Computing, Public Cloud, Security, Private Cloud, WAN & App Acceleration, Next Gen Network, , Data Center

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Cisco Certification: 5 Tips For Success

November 12, 2013 01:43 PM
Posted by Akinsulire Adebisi

Earning a Cisco certification can boost your IT career, but requires careful planning and training. Here are five tips to help guide your certification strategy.

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Tags: Cisco certification, CCNA, certification strategy, Cisco professional, certification exam

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, UC & VoIP, Data Center

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WLAN Management: How A Hospital Tackles The Complexity

October 23, 2013 02:21 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman

I spoke with Houston Methodist Hospital's WLAN architect, who described how his team maintains strict security and performs troubleshooting on the hospital's massive Wi-Fi network.

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Tags: WLAN management, Wi-Fi network, WildPackets, Cisco wireless, enterprise security

Channel: UC & VoIP, Security, Data Protection, Wireless, Networking & Mgmt

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Dynamic Frequency Selection Part 3: The Channel Dilemma

October 17, 2013 12:15 PM
Posted by Jennifer Minella

DFS requirements for protecting mission-critical systems pose channel complications for enterprises deploying 802.11ac.

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Tags: Dynamic Frequency Selection, DFS, 802.11ac, 5GHz, channel allocation, single-channel architecture, Wi-Fi

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, Wireless, Next Gen Network, UC & VoIP

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