WAN & App Acceleration Channel
News and Analysis
The Best of Interop awards recognize innovative hardware and software that advances the state of the art in IT. Interop’s panel of expert judges poured through 149 submissions in seven categories, including networking, mobility, security and storage. Awards were also presented for Grand Award winner, Best Startup, and Audience Choice. Check out the products that took the prize!
More News and Analysis
- Best of Interop 2013 Winners Announced
- Interop Las Vegas: 10 Cool Products
- Silver Peak Boosts WAN Performance with New Products
- Dell Accelerates Network Fabric Deployment with New Software, Hardware
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center turns to a new network architecture and dark fiber to support the academic and healthcare needs of dozens of regional campuses and clinics.
- United Oil Cuts the Wires
- Carrier Ethernet A Home Run With The Philadelphia Phillies
- Bringing Customer Experience And Business Channel Development Together With IT
- Six Ways To Fail In The Cloud
Reviews & Workshops
When it comes to WAN optimization and application acceleration solutions, big name vendors such as F5 Networks, Riverbed BlueCoat and Barracuda normally get all the press. After all, squeezing maximum performance out of a WAN and its associated applications has quickly become job No. 1 for most network managers. However, smaller vendors are striving to one-up the big names with new connectivity methodologies and technical advancements. Case in point is CoyotePoint.
More Reviews & Workshops
- Rapid Backup And Retrieval With Riverbed's Whitewater
- BMC Treads Carefully Among The Giants
- Throwing Bandwidth At Your Network Problems Isn't Enough
- How To Set Up SSH Encrypted MySQL Replication
May 14, 2013 02:54 PM
Posted by Brent Salisbury
Google shared details on its production use of OpenFlow in its SDN network at this spring's Open Networking Summit.
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May 09, 2013 04:30 PM
CloudBridge now optimizes WANs; WatchGuard appliances expand Hyper-V support; Aryaka portal monitors more than WANs; Enterasys builds out SDN ecosystem.
March 29, 2013 03:22 PM
Posted by Howard Marks
Replication between data centers typically required customers to buy two of the same storage arrays from a vendor. Storage company Whiptail has added heterogeneous replication to its array, which lets customers use Whiptail and any other system.
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December 04, 2012 07:10 AM
Posted by Michael Biddick
Many networking vendors offer virtualized appliances that can run in a hypervisor. Now more vendors moving those appliances into public clouds.
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October 17, 2012 02:00 AM
Posted by Joe Onisick
Just because you slip a hypervisor under an application doesn't make it equally suited to private and public clouds. Know the differences to get the most from your application deployments.
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May 23, 2012 09:52 AM
Posted by Mike Fratto
We check in with EMC partners and others at the vendor's annual conference. Get the latest from VCE, find out what's new with EMC flash storage and learn why Infineta may be worth watching.
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Best of the Web
VXLAN is an Experimental IETF draft of protocols to enable the creation of a large overlay, multi-tenant network.
: OpenFlow is poised to reach over-hyped status, yet there are practical, useful reasons for keeping an eye on Openflow. The biggest cloud players are involved and driving the feature creation.
Get a primer on the Openflow protocol and what it can do for networking.