EXPERT ANALYSIS


Should You Migrate Your DevOps Architecture to the Cloud?

Bill Kleyman News
  • Evolving DevOps practices will require a new level of agility and speed to deployment. Advancements in the cloud sector have organizations wondering how the two can work together.
    By Bill Kleyman , 10/15/2018

Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Certification – Achieve or Avoid?

Alex Bennett News
  • If you’re working in a Security Operations Center, or aim to work in one, the CCNA Cyber Ops should be high on your list of qualifications to achieve. Few certifications cover this area.
    By Alex Bennett , 10/12/2018

4 Tips for Safeguarding Your SD-WAN

By Trent Pham, head of security products, Windstream Enterprise News
  • Be mindful of these four areas of security when considering an SD-WAN solution. By incorporating security measures like these into an SD-WAN solution, businesses gain assurance that their data, network, IT assets, and...
    By By Trent Pham, head of security products, Windstream Enterprise , 10/12/2018

5 Reasons Why Hardware Choices are Critical for HCI

By Chad Dunn, vice president, product management, Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack SDDC News
  • With so much emphasis placed on the software in software-defined infrastructures, the hardware is often overlooked. Don’t make this mistake. It takes real work to make components behave as a system.
    By By Chad Dunn, vice president, product management, Dell EMC VxRail and VxRack SDDC , 10/11/2018

9 Best Practices for Managing Infrastructure in a Containerized Environment

CYNTHIA HARVEY Slideshow
  • Containers may make life easier for developers, but they can complicate matters for the operations team. These best practices can help.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 10/11/2018

Too Many Choices! Picking the Right PoE for Your Application

Jason Hintersteiner News
  • Selecting a PoE power source for a powered device can be challenging since there are many options. Here is a brief overview to help you narrow down your choices and make the right decision.
    By Jason Hintersteiner , 10/10/2018

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation

Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential News
  • Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight.
    By Patrick Moore, Director of Network Automation Strategy, Itential , 10/09/2018

CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies

Lisa Morgan News
  • New technologies keep on coming, but which are better to invest in now versus later? CompTIA's recently released a prioritized list of top 10 emerging technologies.
    By Lisa Morgan , 10/08/2018

Why Cybersecurity Training Must Become a Priority

By Renee Tarun, Vice President, Information Security, Fortinet News
  • Because the threat landscape continues to evolve rapidly, organizations are having a hard time keeping pace with the evolving cybersecurity skills required to manage their complex environments.
    By By Renee Tarun, Vice President, Information Security, Fortinet , 10/05/2018

Monitoring Windows Services for Free

Tony Fortunato News
  • Network analysts cannot simply rely on existing solutions when troubleshooting problems. Get creative and build your own Windows services monitoring tool.
    By Tony Fortunato , 10/05/2018

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe

Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL News
  • Windows 10 in the cloud offers long-term benefits. However, it is paramount to address infrastructure issues before making the Windows desktop to the cloud move.
    By Jeff Kalberg, Chief Technology Evangelist, IGEL , 10/04/2018

7 Common Network Latency Culprits

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • If you can quickly identify and remediate these problems, applications are far more likely to operate as intended.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 10/04/2018

6 Ways SD-WAN Simplifies Network Management

John Edwards News
  • SD-WAN offers network management capabilities that can streamline operations while lightening workloads.
    By John Edwards , 10/03/2018

Getting Multi-cloud Right with Per-app Architectures

Lori MacVittie News
  • How by-the-app solutions can tackle common cloud migration roadblocks including ramp up, risk management, and operational overhead.
    By Lori MacVittie , 10/02/2018

4 Traits of a Cyber-Resilient Culture

Ericka Chickowski News
  • Companies with a solid track record of cybersecurity share these practices and characteristics.
    By Ericka Chickowski , 10/01/2018

4 Unlikely Places Wi-Fi Access Points Are Hiding

Mike Leibovitz Slideshow
  • As user demand for Wi-Fi connectivity grows, organizations need to get creative when it comes to where they deploy their access points. 
    By Mike Leibovitz , 9/28/2018

Guide to Cloud Computing Architectures

Packt Publishing News
  • Choosing the right cloud computing architecture depends on your business and technology service requirements. This excerpt from Architecting Cloud Computing Solutions explains the different cloud models including...
    By Packt Publishing , 9/27/2018

Test Web Page Load Time with a Free Chrome Extension

Tony Fortunato News
  • A walk-through shows you how to use a free Chrome extension to measure web page loading times.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/26/2018

Monitoring and Visibility for the Hybrid Cloud

Archana Kesavan News
  • Today’s hybrid architectures require a combination of monitoring techniques to create a modern, full-stack, hybrid cloud monitoring capability.
    By Archana Kesavan , 9/25/2018

Have You Done Enough to Ensure Wireless Network Security?

Gary Audin News
  • Whether on a corporate or public Wi-Fi network, there are precautions you can apply to keep your network and systems better protected and your information secured.
    By Gary Audin , 9/24/2018