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Infrastructure Vendors Making Strides in 2019
News  |  11/07/2018
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IT infrastructure vendors are embracing software and service-based options, and developing a host of innovative technologies. Our list highlights the ones to watch. ...

How Is AI Affecting Infrastructure Pros?
News  |  10/23/2018
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IT staffers are supporting AI initiatives, but they often don't have the hardware resources those projects really need. ...

5 Reasons Why Hardware Choices are Critical for HCI
News  |  10/11/2018
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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. ...

Why Orchestration Does Not Equal Automation
News  |  10/09/2018
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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. ...

CompTIA Names Top 10 Emerging Technologies
News  |  10/08/2018
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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. ...

Move to the Cloud with Microsoft and Live Happily Ever After -- Maybe
News  |  10/04/2018
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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. ...

Test Web Page Load Time with a Free Chrome Extension
News  |  9/26/2018
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A walk-through shows you how to use a free Chrome extension to measure web page loading times. ...

Monitoring and Visibility for the Hybrid Cloud
News  |  9/25/2018
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Today’s hybrid architectures require a combination of monitoring techniques to create a modern, full-stack, hybrid cloud monitoring capability. ...

Life on the Network Edge
News  |  9/10/2018
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Evolving network architectures and the demands of new application areas like IoT are bringing the network’s edge into greater focus. ...

Using DevOps to Simplify Disaster Recovery
News  |  9/06/2018
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Disaster recovery plans are quickly outdated in today’s changing environments. One way to keep DR plans updated and tested is to incorporate DevOps practices. ...

Introduction to Infrastructure as Code
News  |  8/30/2018
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Small misconfigured settings plague many IT environments, impacting security and stability. Infrastructure as code lets you apply a consistent configuration to a broad range of endpoints. ...

How IT Pros Can Bridge the IT-Business Gap
Commentary  |  8/24/2018
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By embracing a different mindset and changing their language, IT teams can better communicate with the business and finally overcome a long-standing division. ...

NVMe over Fabrics: Fibre Channel vs. RDMA
Commentary  |  8/15/2018
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For enterprises deploying NVMe over Fabric, choosing between Fibre Channel and RDMA can be difficult, because both have advantages and disadvantages. ...

Redefining Active-Active Network Connections
Commentary  |  8/13/2018
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Network device and data center connections often described as "active-active" might be better termed "psuedo active-active." ...

Using SDKs to Manage Infrastructure as Code
Commentary  |  8/01/2018
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Learn what an SDK is and how it can help you write scripts for infrastructure management. ...

Top 3 Takeaways from Google Cloud Next '18
Commentary  |  7/30/2018
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At Google Cloud Next '18, hot topics included security, artificial intelligence and machine learning, containers, and hybrid cloud. ...

AI in Business: Getting Started
Commentary  |  7/27/2018
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Artificial intelligence technologies are within the reach of every business. Here's how to start taking advantage of them. ...

VMware vSphere Storage Types
Commentary  |  7/26/2018
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Learn about vSphere storage fundamentals in this excerpt from "Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5." ...

Cloud-Native: What Does It Mean for Infrastructure?
News  |  7/25/2018
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As enterprise cloud migration continues, IT infrastructure has to keep up. Here's how to ensure that your organization is up for the trip. ...

Revolutionizing the Network through Edge Computing
Commentary  |  7/20/2018
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Edge computing combines the speed of content delivery networks with the benefits of cloud to enable a new generation of networking. ...

Building a Strong Network for Websites
Commentary  |  7/19/2018
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The success of a company's website depends on a reliable network. Here are tips for making sure you build a network that provides a stable web environment to meet business needs. ...

How IT Engineers Can Influence Process Change
Commentary  |  7/18/2018
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Aggravated by inefficient processes? Learn how you can drive change by helping business leaders understand the impact of processes. ...

AI in the Data Center: A Reality Check
Commentary  |  7/13/2018
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Artificial intelligence is poised to transform enterprise data centers, but organizations need to take a practical approach. ...

Software-Defined Storage: Getting Started
News  |  7/12/2018
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Although the SDS concept is straightforward, transitioning to the technology can be both complex and challenging. Experts offer advice for successful adoption. ...

Scales Tip in Cisco-Arista Legal Battle
Commentary  |  7/09/2018
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In the long-running legal dispute between fierce networking rivals, Arista appears to be successfully fending off Cisco's patent and copyright claims. ...