Discover Your Inner UC
The tools for unified communications already exist in many companies, waiting to be unearthed and put to good use by enterprising IT leaders.
SDN-Enabling The WLAN
Wireless networks must truly embrace open standards for enterprises to reap the performance benefits of software-defined networking.
IBM Sets Data Transfer Record
IBM researchers break previous speed limit for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber. See how their approach compares to today's technology.
All You Need Is Lync
Microsoft applications pervade the business environment, while traditional telephones fade away. Perhaps that makes Lync the de facto communication standard.
How I Secure My Personal Cloud
As global cloud traffic grows exponentially, IT pros face the daunting task of securing their personal cloud, data, and workloads.
Retail Tech Lessons From Sochi
Is determining how to best connect 10 retail stores in one state that different from connecting the different Olympic venues?
What Is Hyper-Converged Storage?
Hyper-converged architectures consolidate and manage computing, networking, and storage resources via software so they can run on any vendor's server hardware.
Why IBM May Abandon SDN
The news that IBM may sell its software-defined networking division seems to fly in the face of reason. Why exit a burgeoning market? The answer may be more obvious than you think.
SDN Shift Under Way
A survey of IT networking pros reveals that two-thirds will move to software-defined networking in the long term.
802.11ac WiFi Decision Time
Gigabit WiFi has arrived, but its real-world performance may not meet lofty expectations. Find out why, and how and when to think about upgrading.
VMware Navigates High-Wire Act
VMware shows strong profits in fourth quarter, renewed strength as IT spending revives. Commoditization? What commoditization?
NAC Comes Back
BYOD and advanced malware threats help network access control morph from tired technology to mainstream must-have.
Are You Soft Enough For IT?
IT pros must keep current with technology. But, perhaps more importantly, they need flexibility and adaptability to succeed in an industry faced with constant change.
SDN: Beware Of Blinders
Everyone's talking about software-defined networking, but choosing actual products and vendors probably feels more like a round of blackjack than an RFP.
6 Ways SDN Shakes Up The Enterprise
Software-defined networking promises improvements to enterprise IT that run the gamut from more responsive applications to heightened security and enhanced data analytics.