DATA CENTERS

EXPERT ANALYSIS


6 Ways to Recycle Your IT Gear for Earth Day

SolarWinds Slideshow
  • Is outdated IT equipment piling up in your server room? Here are tips for recycling old tech and reducing your data center footprint.
    By SolarWinds , 4/19/2018

Storage Management Software: Users Weigh In

IT Central Station Commentary
  • IT professionals reveal the pros and cons of using NetApp OnCommand Insight and Dell EMC ControlCenter.
    By IT Central Station , 4/19/2018

Whole Foods and Its Amazonian Approach

James Connolly News
  • In the wake of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, Peyton Maynard-Koran has brought a new approach to IT infrastructure in the grocery chain.
    By James Connolly , 4/18/2018

IaaS Cloud Adoption Trends

Marcia Savage Slideshow
  • Interop ITX and InformationWeek research reveals how organizations are moving and managing workloads to the cloud.
    By Marcia Savage , 4/16/2018

5 Steps for Government Cybersecurity

Nick Bilogorskiy, Cybersecurity Strategist, Juniper Networks Slideshow
  • As cyberthreats escalate, government agencies around the world need to take action to mitigate the risk to their data.
    By Nick Bilogorskiy, Cybersecurity Strategist, Juniper Networks , 4/13/2018

Network Analytics Fuels Network Automation

Shamus McGillicuddy Commentary
  • EMA research found that enterprises use network analytics technology to automate a variety of networking tasks for increased uptime and other benefits.
    By Shamus McGillicuddy , 4/11/2018

The Role of the Network: Cost Center or Business Enabler?

Dan Conde Commentary
  • A recent ESG survey revealed enterprise perceptions about networking infrastructure and its corporate value.
    By Dan Conde , 4/10/2018

Intent-Based Networking: 7 Things to Know

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • The hot trend aims to revolutionize networking. Here's a look at basic IBN concepts and how the technology promises to help your business.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 4/09/2018

VMware NSX Manager Deployment Guide

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this excerpt from "Learning VMware NSX, Second Edition" see the steps involved in setting up the network virtualization software.
    By Packt Publishing , 4/05/2018

Chuck Robbins Continues to Rewire Cisco

Zeus Zerravala Commentary
  • An overview of recent organizational changes at Cisco as the CEO shifts executive roles and responsibilities and brings new leadership on board.
    By Zeus Zerravala , 4/04/2018

Disaster Recovery in the Public Cloud

Kenneth Hui, Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik Commentary
  • Find out about the options for building highly available environments using public cloud providers, along with the benefits and tradeoffs.
    By Kenneth Hui, Technical Marketing Engineer, Rubrik , 4/04/2018

Data Center Career: Automate or Be Automated

Steve Shah Commentary
  • With microservices driving data center automation, IT professionals need to prepare by adding new skills such as DevOps.
    By Steve Shah , 3/29/2018

How Edge Computing Compares with Cloud Computing

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Learn how an edge computing architecture provides more benefits for the internet of things than traditional centralized cloud designs.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 3/28/2018

Cisco Offers Disaggregated Networking Options

Marcia Savage News
  • Networking giant finally bows to pressure from web-scale companies and separates software from hardware in its data center and service provider product lines.
    By Marcia Savage , 3/27/2018

SDN Hasn’t Faded, It's Just Evolved

Scott Raynovich Commentary
  • A look at how software-defined networking is expanding with the incorporation of analytics and how service providers are implementing the technology.
    By Scott Raynovich , 3/27/2018

Spotlight on Network Transformation

Marcia Savage News
  • A two-day summit at Interop ITX 2018 featuring industry luminaries Martin Casado and Radia Perlman will focus on how networks need to change to keep up with business demands. 
    By Marcia Savage , 3/26/2018

Docker Orchestration Tools: A Comparison

Jason McKay, CTO of Logicworks Commentary
  • Learn the key capabilities of Kubernetes, AWS Elastic Container Service, and Docker Swarm, and the advantages and drawbacks of each.
    By Jason McKay, CTO of Logicworks , 3/23/2018

Kubernetes Primer: Key Concepts and Terms

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this chapter excerpt from "Mastering Kubernetes," learn what the container orchestration platform does and its basic architecture.
    By Packt Publishing , 3/22/2018

The Evolution of Object Storage

Chris M Evans Commentary
  • Chris Evans looks at the rise of object storage and how the technology is changing to meet enterprise requirements.
    By Chris M Evans , 3/21/2018

Facebook Debuts Data Center Fabric Aggregator

Marcia Savage News
  • Social media giant unveils new open networking design at OCP Summit while Microsoft disaggregates flash storage.
    By Marcia Savage , 3/20/2018