Wired Networks Face Limited Future
Xirrus CEO Dirk Gates sees major growth in WLANs as enterprises deploy bigger and faster wireless networks to meet demand from pervasive mobility and consumerization of IT.
Mobile Security Needs Executive Involvement
IT managers need a plan for managing a highly variable fleet of devices through mobile device management, according to panelists at InformationWeek Analytics Live sessions at Interop 2011.
Aryaka Completes WAN Optimization Network
The startup says it can accelerate in-house applications between a data center and branch offices with a pure cloud service, eliminating the need for customer-side hardware or software.
Top Signs You Need NoSQL For Your Data
When your relational database takes longer to process your data than to collect it, it's time to call in big data technology, said panelists at Interop.
F5 Virtualizes App Delivery Controllers
Virtual Clustered Multiprocessing is a technology that F5 says can run multiple virtual instances of the BIG-IP, the company's popular line of load balancers and offload devices.
InformationWeek Analytics Presents: The Best of Interop 2011
Well, the votes are in and once again we're pleased to bring you the top new products that appeared at Interop 2011 Las Vegas. Every year, my fellow judges and I are delighted to be able to review and compare some of the hottest technology available, and this year was no exception. This year we had 135 qualified entries for Best of Interop, and in reviewing the nominees this year the trend seems to be a focus on a number of great products to allocate, secure, manage, and improve the performance
Inside Interop 2011 Hot Stage
Three months of planning the Interop network. Two weeks staging the equipment and preparing the network. Dozens of people from as many vendors all focused on putting together a network that will go live for six days. Glenn Evans, Interop network project lead and benevolent dictator, works with the vendors and volunteers to design, build, troubleshoot, and manage the InteropNet.
The hot stage is when all of the planning comes together. The InteropNet team documents every detail, down to
IT Managers Can't Be Drill Sergeants
Learn how to make the consumerization of IT work for you at Interop, where we'll discuss how to balance the needs of the business against maintaining a happy workforce.
Virtualized Desktops The Next IT Challenge
As consumerization of IT takes hold and more employees want to bring their own computers to work, Interop 2011 explores the strategies for developing a standard virtualized desktop.