EXPERT ANALYSIS


Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace

Network Computing Editors News
  • Spiceworks study finds more organizations using cloud-based storage services, with Microsoft OneDrive the top vendor.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/21/2018

Summer Gadget Guide for IT Nerds

CYNTHIA HARVEY Slideshow
  • Get ready for summer with these fun tech toys, practical gadgets, and labor-saving robots. Our list includes everything from waterproof speakers to a robotic lawn mower.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 5/21/2018

5G Rollout: A Realistic View

Giampaolo Tardioli, Keysight Technologies VP of Network Access Commentary
  • There's been a lot of hype about what 5G will bring, but we're years away from highly immersive experiences. Here's what to expect.
    By Giampaolo Tardioli, Keysight Technologies VP of Network Access , 5/18/2018

DNS Server Troubleshooting: 3 Free Tools

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates software utilities to test the performance of your DNS servers.
    By Tony Fortunato , 5/17/2018

The Internet's Lessons in Resiliency

Marcia Savage News
  • Enterprises can learn from how the internet's diversity of links and collaborative nature has helped it withstand disasters and address tough challenges, expert says.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/16/2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scoops Up Plexxi

Network Computing Editors News
  • HPE says it will integrate SDN startup's technology into its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure product lines.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/15/2018

5 Storage Administrator Survival Tips

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • With cloud and automation upending traditional data storage management, how does a storage admin remain relevant? Here are some ideas.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 5/15/2018

How to Size Routers and Firewalls

Peter Welcher Commentary
  • Peter Welcher of NetCraftsmen explains how to make sure you choose the right router or firewall to meet your performance and throughput needs.
    By Peter Welcher , 5/15/2018

Creating Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online

Jessica Davis News
  • Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
    By Jessica Davis , 5/14/2018

5 Campus Network Upgrade Planning Tips

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Campus network design has become complex with cloud adoption and increased telecommuting. Here are some top considerations for ensuring a high-performing network.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 5/14/2018

CCNA Routing and Switching Vs. CCNAX

Alex Bennett Commentary
  • The CCNAX is an alternative path to achieving the CCNA, but it's a rigorous one. Here's how to decide which path is right for you.
    By Alex Bennett , 5/11/2018

Tracking Enterprise Infrastructure Evolution

Marcia Savage News
  • Experts at Interop ITX discussed how cloud, containers, open source, and other trends are transforming IT infrastructure.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/10/2018

QoS for Cloud-Based UC Services

Terry Slattery Commentary
  • Terry Slattery explains how to ensure satisfactory performance of cloud-based unified communications services.
    By Terry Slattery , 5/09/2018

Advancing Your Computer Networking Career: 10 Tips

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • Looking to move ahead in your networking job? Here are some ideas to jump-start your IT career in the field of networking.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 5/09/2018

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View

Marcia Savage News
  • Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/08/2018

Data Center Design: Installing a Modern Network

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this excerpt from "Building Modern Networks," learn how to determine equipment requirements for a data center network.
    By Packt Publishing , 5/08/2018

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development

CYNTHIA HARVEY News
  • Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 5/07/2018

The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology

James Connolly News
  • There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
    By James Connolly , 5/04/2018

Networking Pros: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Marcia Savage News
  • Surviving tumultuous times in enterprise IT means networking pros need to focus on learning new skills and participating in the community, panelists at Interop ITX said.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/03/2018

The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works

Jessica Davis News
  • Beth Niblock moved to Detroit as CIO to transform the crumbling, antiquated IT operation and infrastructure. Here's what her team has accomplished in 4 years with the limited resources available to a city in bankruptcy.
    By Jessica Davis , 5/03/2018