Top 10 Cloud Fiascos
We don't mean to give cloud laggards encouragement, but you can learn from their concerns. Consider the evolution of the cloud disaster.
SDN Drives The Next Wave Of Innovation
SDN will profoundly affect the network communications market, creating chances for a few startups and altering revenue streams with a shift from hardware toward software and services.
Give Thanks To The Datacenter
Datacenter professionals, once a quiet bunch, have been thrust into the limelight in 2013. Here's why they should appreciate their new roles as infrastructure heroes.
Nirvanix Shutdown: A Post-Mortem
The cloud storage provider Nirvanix's demise, a little over a month ago, was a non-event despite initial panic. Why? No data loss.
SDN Upends The Switch & Router Market
Software-defined networking (SDN) is changing the networking market as we know it. In the midst of the confusion, it's clear that open source and standards-based networking are gaining ground.
Cloud Computing: The Next-Generation
The staggering growth of cloud computing is driving today's IT infrastructure to new levels of efficiency through greater integration and convergence.
Can SDN Adoption Solve Real-World Problems?
If you think software-defined networking is all hype and no substance, think again. SDN deployments could potentially solve complex resource issues, especially in segments like healthcare and education.
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Fiber Optics Light Up The Data Center
Intel has designed a data center that leverages fiber optic technology in the form of silicon photonics to overcome the challenges of increased speeds.
Fibre Channel Just Can't Keep Up
The SAN connector of choice, Fibre Channel, is being crowded out by much faster and more flexible competitors. It might be time for its swan song.
Moving NAS To The Cloud
Using the cloud in lieu of -- or in addition to -- network attached storage is a good option for the right types of data.
Best Use Cases For Cloud Storage
With all the options for storage today, including SSD to flash cards, choosing what enterprise data to store in the cloud or via SaaS can be tricky.
Cisco Launches App-Centric Security Tools
Cisco's new networking products enforce application-centric security and access policies across physical and virtual environments to simplify IT security management.
A Tale of Two Object Stores
New storage systems have joined the ranks of object stores, but they're really more general purpose storage devices that use some object storage concepts.
Don't Be A Hacker's Puppet
Even if your company is not a primary target, hackers may be using you to get to the big fish. Here's how to protect your servers without breaking the bank.
Cisco Speeds OpenStack Infrastructure
Cisco offers three accelerator packages for OpenStack implementations as it seeks to give its Unified Computing Systems servers role in private clouds.
How To Stop Data Copy Sprawl
A shotgun approach to backups can lead to copy sprawl -- and weakened security should you ever need to identify the latest data to restore after a loss.