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Preparing your infrastructure for big data

SN blogs: This week, analysts discuss how to prepare your network infrastructure to handle big data, the cost benefits of 3-D printing and what it means to have a hyper-converged network.


Network monitoring gets promiscuous with DPI

There are lots of technical approaches to sifting applications out of the sand pile of network traffic, but when you get down to the details, the best solutions all do it the same way: with deep packet inspection, writes Patrick Hubbard.


Beyond kill chain: More military concepts for network security

Lancope security research director Tom Cross says network security teams have a lot more to learn from military doctrine beyond the kill chain concept. Find out more about terrain analysis and deceiving the enemy in this Q&A.


Cloud-delivered WAN: VeloCloud tries to make it easy

With zero-touch appliances and cloud-based gateways, VeloCloud offers a cloud WAN service that hybridizes MPLS and broadband links.

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