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Emerging Virtualization Technologies News
April 10, 2014
Network as a Service has a robust future if enterprises can embrace software-defined networking and network functions virtualization.
February 05, 2014
Citrix and Palo Alto Networks have consolidated application delivery services and a next-generation firewall on the NetScaler SDX.
December 16, 2013
Cisco's ACI, faster Wi-Fi and WAN optimization technologies were some of the top technology stories of the year.
November 15, 2013
In this week's Networking blogs, analysts discuss the role of VDI and discuss why it might not matter that Cisco is late to SDN.
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Shared storage provides better manageability and uptime for enterprise VDI deployments, but administrators should be aware of potential drawbacks. Continue Reading
Executive editor Rivka Gewirtz Little reports live from Honolulu, where the latest news about SDN and OpenFlow creates buzz among TIP attendees. Continue Reading
In software-defined networks, engineers use Floodlight controllers to manage physical and virtual devices -- and each traffic flow running between them. Continue Reading
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Virtual private networks (VPNs) are essential for protecting corporate data. As we explore in this issue of Network Evolution, the pressure to support an increasing number of mobile users and more advanced mobile use cases has created ... Continue Reading
Brocade's Vyatta 5600 virtual router is 10 times faster, setting the stage for telco deployments, NFV and high-performance overlays. Continue Reading
For a reliable virtual desktop environment, make sure you take into account network latency, back-end security and application requirements. Continue Reading
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It was once unthinkable, but virtual data centers that can be migrated between cloud providers may soon be real, thanks to SDN and other advances. Continue Reading
Most networking pros won't need to become programmers to survive. SDN will expand the network engineer's job description, not invalidate it. Continue Reading
Bloggers in this week's roundup advise ditching tech-specific plans for more general corporate strategies, and approaching tech support with caution. Continue Reading
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This week, networking bloggers discuss a potential sea change for the optical market, and reveal some key tips for using custom config builders. Continue Reading
When you look at a VDI cost model, make sure you're including all the possible costs and benefits -- even 'soft' costs. Continue Reading
In this tip, networking expert Tom Nolle discusses how to determine when Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) is not the best option for your organization. Continue Reading