- October 20, 2016
The latest version of the Facebook Wedge switch raises the hardware's throughput to 100 Gbps. But the networking gear remains a non-enterprise technology.
- October 19, 2016
Analysts examine how the VMware hybrid cloud announcement pits the vendor against OpenStack and Azure, and they discuss must-have features in an automation RFP.
- October 18, 2016
The VMware-AWS hybrid cloud partnership pressures OpenStack supporters to simplify deployment of the open source cloud platform in the enterprise.
- October 14, 2016
ICYMI: Mist premieres new analytics capabilities on its Wi-Fi platform, while Broadcom targets large data centers with its new switches and IDC sees more security spending.
- October 13, 2016
Startup KodaCloud is providing access points and Wi-Fi management for a monthly fee. The service is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses.
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Virtual desktops are a very different workload from virtual servers, which should come as no surprise to anyone who has designed or deployed a virtual desktop environment. There is also a lot of variation among virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) workloads, including different customers and different groups of users within a single customer. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Tier 1 applications are often the most demanding applications in the data center. These are the applications that are directly tied to income, so there are good business reasons to want them at their best in every dimension. Application availability is one dimension and performance is another. Many Tier 1 applications are infrastructure intensive; they use a lot of resources to deliver value to the business. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Backups are necessary, but no one wants to spend excessive time making or managing backups. The moment some critical data goes missing is when you really care about your backups. However, the real value is in the restore. Just like backups, though, all restores are not created equal. A fast and easy restore to production performance is vastly preferable to one that requires a lot of management and takes long enough to cause significant downtime. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - One of the business challenges with remote offices and branch offices (ROBOs) is that there tends to be a lot of them, so the costs for each branch multiply. The ability to scale an IT infrastructure up or down to meet ROBO requirements is critical to cost-effective branch deployment. See More
- October 12, 2016
This week, bloggers look into digital infrastructure technology, threat fatigue and virtual appliance optimization for data centers.
- October 07, 2016
Avaya plans to offer in the first half of next year cloud-based management for its access switches and WLAN 9100 access points.
- October 05, 2016
Juniper has improved its cloud-based malware detection service Sky ATP, making it a much stronger competitor against Cisco AMP. Both products secure the network access layer.
- October 04, 2016
This week, bloggers look into virtual machine cost in the cloud, incident response automation and untangling Mac OS X PPTP connections.
- October 03, 2016
High-speed data center interconnect can help network managers handle the data explosion, preventing east-west traffic jams in the era of cloud and hyper-converged infrastructure.
- October 03, 2016
The data center interconnect market is poised for significant growth, thanks to a number of factors altering the IT landscape -- including the growing use of cloud services, the massive proliferation of data, the increasing adoption of ...
- September 29, 2016
The latest IEEE Ethernet standard gets more life out of CAT5e and CAT6 cables by raising bandwidth from 1 Gbps to as much as 5 Gbps.
- September 29, 2016
ICYMI: Talari survey studies the cost of network outages, ARM introduces a chip interconnect system and a study indicates that phishing attacks are taking aim at system files.
- September 28, 2016
This week, bloggers look into ExtraHop continuous packet capture, Oracle's cloud computing goals and the breach at Yahoo.
- September 26, 2016
The Console networking platform bypasses the public internet to offer subscribers on-demand, one-to-one connections with cloud providers and other partners.