Gifts for technologists don't have to be boring. Our tech gift guide offers fun and thoughtful options for your geeky friends and relations. By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Reliable WiFi is critical in today's enterprise, but the WiFi network can fall short. Here's a look at some of common problems with WiFi connectivity.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Thinking of outsourcing your WAN? These tips will help you build and maintain a successful long-term partnership with the right network service provider.By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Overwhelmed by all the change going on in the networking industry? Remember that it's all packets and protocols, along with a good helping of common sense.By Network Computing Editors , 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 12 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Virtual LANs are core to enterprise networking. This guide covers VLAN trunks, VLAN planning, and basic VLAN configuration.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Before adopting a cloud-based unified communications system, organizations need to consider five things including security.By Kevin Riley CTO & Vice President of Engineering, Sonus, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Don't dismiss IoT as a technology of the future. We look beyond the hype and examine some of the ways enterprises are putting the IoT to work today.By Joyce Chutchian, Contributor , 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Operators sometimes make common mistakes that can lead to data center outages. Most outages can be avoided through proper maintenance, procedures, and common sense.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Open networking is all the rage, but it covers a lot of ground. Get familiar with some of the basic terminology so you're not left in the dark. By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Behind all those flashy applications enabled by the Internet of Things is a stark reality -- enterprises must create a highly reliable and secure infrastructure before they can capitalize on it. By Alan Joch, Contributor , 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud-based solutions, smarter mobile devices, UC platforms and ubiquitous wireless access are changing the workplace dramatically. By Kevin Riley CTO & Vice President of Engineering, Sonus, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
2014 State of Unified CommunicationsIf you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.