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OpenDaylight Tutorial: Connecting OpenFlow Switches
Commentary  |  5/23/2018
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In this excerpt from "OpenDaylight Cookbook," learn how to connect an OpenFlow switch to the open source SDN controller. ...

Facebook Unveils Network Load Balancer, Provisioning Tool
News  |  5/22/2018
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Social media giant releases details about its Katran load balancing software, which it's open sourcing, and its Zero-Touch network provisioning system. ...

Martin Casado on the Future of Networking
Commentary  |  5/22/2018
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In this video, software-defined networking pioneer Martin Casado, a general partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, talks about how he expects enterprise networking will adopt SDN. He also explains how he sees traditional IT functions such as network...

The Internet's Lessons in Resiliency
News  |  5/16/2018
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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. ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scoops Up Plexxi
News  |  5/15/2018
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HPE says it will integrate SDN startup's technology into its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure product lines. ...

Creating Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
News  |  5/14/2018
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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. ...

Tracking Enterprise Infrastructure Evolution
News  |  5/10/2018
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Experts at Interop ITX discussed how cloud, containers, open source, and other trends are transforming IT infrastructure. ...

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View
News  |  5/08/2018
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Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient. ...

Data Center Design: Installing a Modern Network
Commentary  |  5/08/2018
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In this excerpt from "Building Modern Networks," learn how to determine equipment requirements for a data center network. ...

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development
News  |  5/07/2018
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Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities. ...

Networking Pros: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
News  |  5/03/2018
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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. ...

The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works
News  |  5/03/2018
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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. ...

Follow the Action at Interop, Live on the InformationWeek News Desk
News  |  5/02/2018
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Those who can't get to Interop in person can follow the activity live on the InformationWeek News Desk. ...

IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'
News  |  5/02/2018
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At Interop ITX, a Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert says enterprise IT must shift away from buying products to building its own solutions based on open source software. ...

Martin Casado on SDN, IBN, and the API Economy
News  |  5/01/2018
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At Interop ITX, SDN pioneer talks about how software-defined networking has influenced the industry and other trends. ...

VMware Touts Expanded NSX Strategy
News  |  5/01/2018
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Company unveils its Virtual Cloud Network vision, based on its NSX network virtualization platform. ...

Radia Perlman Debunks Network Protocol Myths
News  |  4/30/2018
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At Interop ITX, the networking pioneer talks about Ethernet and STP, and recites her algorithm poem. ...

Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
News  |  4/27/2018
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Stay tuned for our coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference. ...

Tackling Edge Computing Challenges
Commentary  |  4/26/2018
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There's a lot of hype about edge computing, but processing data at the edge presents some tough problems. Some solutions are emerging. ...

SNIA Releases Data Protection Guidance for Storage Pros
News  |  4/25/2018
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Storage Networking Industry Association white paper provides recommendations for handling issues such as data retention, retention, and archiving. ...

Network Transformation: More Than Automation
Commentary  |  4/24/2018
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New application architectures like microservices and containers will drive new network architectures to enable automation. ...

Flash Storage Adoption in the Enterprise
News  |  4/23/2018
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Evaluator Group study provides insight into how companies are deploying solid-state storage systems. ...

Storage Management Software: Users Weigh In
Commentary  |  4/19/2018
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IT professionals reveal the pros and cons of using NetApp OnCommand Insight and Dell EMC ControlCenter. ...

Network Analytics Fuels Network Automation
Commentary  |  4/11/2018
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EMA research found that enterprises use network analytics technology to automate a variety of networking tasks for increased uptime and other benefits. ...

The Role of the Network: Cost Center or Business Enabler?
Commentary  |  4/10/2018
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A recent ESG survey revealed enterprise perceptions about networking infrastructure and its corporate value. ...