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October 11, 2013
Silver Peak updated its VXOA architecture with storage replication for DR, backup and data migration projects for storage managers.
April 24, 2013
With Active Fabric, Dell delivers a converged fabric for data centers where server and storage admins call the shots.
April 19, 2013
In this week's roundup, bloggers explain how to install Grizzly with DevStack and explore the question of visibility in the virtualized network.
March 26, 2013
In this week's networking roundup, bloggers discuss the good and bad of wireless management and why IT should trust their smart storage technology.
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Microsoft's NVGRE standard offers competition to VMware's VXLAN standard, promising to create more VLANs that stretch across Layers 2 and 3 for multi-tenant cloud networks. Continue Reading
Storage virtualization benefits abound, but along with the ability to implement dynamic storage provisioning for the cloud come some complications…including latency. Continue Reading
The VXLAN standard aims to solve the long-distance VM migration dilemma by enabling extended VLANs across geographically dispersed data centers for a multi-tenant cloud network. Continue Reading
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Network administrators get a taste of the automated provisioning and configuration that Chef and similar tools serve up to the compute team. Continue Reading
As siloes break down in the IT organization, there is demand for a new job role—the virtualization engineer, who manages across converged resources. Continue Reading
Brocade wins the SearchNetworking Network Innovation Award for its VCS data center network fabric technology. Continue Reading
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The Plexxi SDN strategy uses optical interconnects to link Ethernet switches and a controller with open APIs that enhance application performance far beyond network fabrics. Continue Reading
In order to create dynamic private cloud networks, engineers will turn to software-defined networking and control planes that integrate virtual and physical switching. Continue Reading
The Cisco Catalyst 6500 upgrade announced this year didn't excite everyone as expected. Blogger Greg Ferro wonders why Cisco didn't stay focused on the Nexus line instead. Continue Reading
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Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) adoption is growing. But is it right for your organization? Continue Reading
Integrated appliances incorporate storage, processing and networking into one single product. But are they always a good choice? Continue Reading
There's been much hype over Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) architecture; expert Carrie Higbie doesn't think it will ever replace Fibre Channel. Continue Reading