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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Disaster recovery plans are quickly outdated in today’s changing environments.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. ...

Redefining Automation in a Multi-Cloud World
Commentary  |  7/06/2018
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Enterprises will need to break down traditional silos in order to achieve the agility benefits of a multi-cloud environment. ...

Ethernet Switch Market on a Roll
News  |  6/29/2018
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Sales of Ethernet switches are surging, buoyed by network upgrades in both the campus and data center, according to market researchers. ...

DevOps, Your Network, and Myth Busting
Commentary  |  6/27/2018
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Avoid falling for these three common misconceptions when incorporating DevOps practices into network operations. ...

The End of Vendors as We Know Them?
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
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The rise of open source and SaaS could upend traditional enterprise IT models. ...

Software-Defined Storage Products: IT Pro Perspective
Commentary  |  6/26/2018
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Users weigh in on pros and cons of Dell EMC ScaleIO, HPE StoreVirtual, IBM Spectrum Virtualize, Red Hat Ceph, and StorPool. ...

AI in Business: The Practical Reality
Commentary  |  6/22/2018
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IT executives need to start thinking about how they can integrate artificial intelligence into their operations or risk being left behind. ...

Network Maintenance Best Practices
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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Peter Welcher provides guidance on managing periodic checks of your network infrastructure. ...

Why Spanning Tree Is Important: A Demo
Commentary  |  6/21/2018
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In this video, David Bombal shows you how Spanning Tree Protocol is essential for most layer 2 switched networks. ...