EXPERT ANALYSIS


Security Concerns Forcing Organizations to Rethink Cloud Strategies

Lior Cohen, Senior Director of Products and Solutions – Cloud Security, Fortinet News
  • Securing today’s increasingly complex multi-cloud environments requires much more than simply having a security platform available on a particular infrastructure.
    By Lior Cohen, Senior Director of Products and Solutions – Cloud Security, Fortinet , 11/20/2018

6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019

Calvin Hennick, business and technology writer News
  • Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year.
    By Calvin Hennick, business and technology writer , 11/19/2018

Why We Need Self-Healing SD-WANs

Dave Greenfield, secure networking evangelist, Cato Networks News
  • Organizations need to build the necessary intelligence into their SD-WAN to anticipate problems and take corrective action. Only then will SD-WANs continue to work when outages come.
    By Dave Greenfield, secure networking evangelist, Cato Networks , 11/16/2018

The Security Missing From 5G

Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer News
  •   For all of the excitement about the coming 5G mobile networks, there are a few words of caution from security experts.
    By Kayla Matthews, Technology Writer , 11/15/2018

Why SDN and IBN Demand Better Network Visibility

John Smith, CTO at LiveAction News
  • Automation has many positives, but also decreases NetOps’ understanding of the network. To overcome this, NetOps need tools designed to better understand, manage, and troubleshoot their infrastructure and applications.
    By John Smith, CTO at LiveAction , 11/15/2018

8 Network Certifications That Will Set You Apart From the Rest

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • If you’ve been in networking for a few years, and already have acquired the traditional network certifications, it may be time to expand your horizons with certificates in specialized areas.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 11/14/2018

Branch Offices Need Multiple Network Links to Meet User Service Expectations

Daniel Conde News
  • Branch office traffic has changed due to the growing use of SaaS, video, and voice apps. Sites need flexible bandwidth, traffic segmentation, and load balancing. Multiple network links can help.
    By Daniel Conde , 11/14/2018

5 Tips to Harden Network Security in a Connected Enterprise

By Todd Kelly, Chief Security Officer, Cradlepoint News
  • As security efforts evolve from the fixed edge to the elastic edge, organizations need to combine traditional and new best practices to keep their networks safe from today’s evolving cyber threats.
    By By Todd Kelly, Chief Security Officer, Cradlepoint , 11/13/2018

Vulnerabilities in our Infrastructure: 5 Ways to Mitigate the Risk

Michael Fabian, principal consultant, Synopsys Software Integrity Group News
  • By teaming up to address key technical and organizational issues, information and operational security teams can improve the resiliency and safety of their infrastructure systems.
    By Michael Fabian, principal consultant, Synopsys Software Integrity Group , 11/12/2018

Performance Testing: WinPcap versus Npcap

Tony Fortunato News
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato tests WinPcap versus Npcap. See which performs better.
    By Tony Fortunato , 11/09/2018

Workflow UX Design Part 2: Building a Positive User Experience

Brett Johnson News
  • Iterative feedback between users and developers, as well as good documentation, will help ensure workflow automation is successful.
    By Brett Johnson , 11/08/2018

Infrastructure Vendors Making Strides in 2019

Andrew Froehlich News
  • IT infrastructure vendors are embracing software and service-based options, and developing a host of innovative technologies. Our list highlights the ones to watch.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 11/07/2018

Wireless Technology Transforms the Retail Experience of the Future

By Bob Friday, co-founder and CTO of Mist News
  • Retailers face serious challenges and opportunities as consumer shopping behavior and expectations evolve. The lessons learned in addressing the challenges have applications in many enterprise settings.
    By By Bob Friday, co-founder and CTO of Mist , 11/06/2018

A Tale of Two DCs for Supply Chains: Distribution and Data Centers

Rick Vanover News
  • Supply chains need IT systems that are highly available, and in an era in which most organizations rely on distributed data centers and cloud services, that’s become a far more complex task.
    By Rick Vanover , 11/05/2018

Getting DevOps Wrong: Top 5 Mistakes Organizations Make

Bill Kleyman News
  • Time spent working on DevOps projects has opened a window into some common mistakes that organizations make when trying to deliver a true DevOps initiative.
    By Bill Kleyman , 11/05/2018

Is a Cloud-native Strategy Right for You?

Dinesh Venugopal, President – Direct & Digital, Mphasis News
  • A cloud-native approach offers an agile environment enabling organizations to meet ever-increasing customer demands and expectations. This allows companies to grow a product, service, or idea and deploy all these...
    By Dinesh Venugopal, President – Direct & Digital, Mphasis , 11/02/2018

11 Critical Visualizations for SD-WAN Success

Mark Milinkovich, Director of Product at LiveAction Slideshow
  • As businesses build new SD-WAN infrastructures, NetOps teams will need to be able to visualize these new, complex networks and how they impact and relate to legacy IT environments.
    By Mark Milinkovich, Director of Product at LiveAction , 11/01/2018

Halloween Horrors: Real-Life Scary Stories from the Data Center and Beyond

SolarWinds THWACK Community Slideshow
  • The end of October means it’s time to start carving pumpkins and picking the perfect Halloween costume. This is also a good time to scare yourself silly with horror stories from your data center.  
    By SolarWinds THWACK Community , 10/31/2018

5 Signs You Have a Network Poltergeist

Jason Baudreau, Director of Product, NetBrain Slideshow
  • If your network is suddenly more difficult to manage, it may be a sign of the network poltergeist. Here are five ways to determine if your network is haunted — just in time for Halloween.
    By Jason Baudreau, Director of Product, NetBrain , 10/31/2018

Application Security – A Shared Responsibility in the Cloud?

Lori MacVittie News
  • The bulk of attacks today are moving up the stack. They may be moving up the stack because app owners aren’t paying attention to their share of security in the cloud.
    By Lori MacVittie , 10/30/2018