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Content tagged with Interop posted in May 2012
OpenFlow: A Cloud Industry Uprising?
News  |  5/14/2012  | 
The rise of software-defined networking reflects an industry dissatisfied with the top networking infrastructure vendors' offerings.
Ixia Ensures OpenFlow Hardware No Longer Untestable
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
At Interop, Ixia announced that its IxNetwork and IxANVL test applications now support OpenFlow protocol emulation that’s fully integrated with other network protocols and provides a suite of OpenFlow compliance tests.
Gnodal GS0072: The Baddest Switch At Interop
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
With its 2U, 72-port, 40-Gbps Ethernet switch, the GS0072, the U.K. upstart has built a giant slayer.
Mobile OS Proliferation Continues
News  |  5/11/2012  | 
IT departments need to reset their attitudes about the variety of personal mobile devices showing up in the workplace, panel tells Interop 2012 audience.
The Case Against Building Data Centers
News  |  5/10/2012  | 
Can co-location give you far more capacity for far less money?
What's Next From VMware: CTO Steve Herrod
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
VMware CTO goes one-on-one with InformationWeek's Charles Babcock at Interop 2012 to discuss the software-defined data center, the Citrix desktop rivalry, recent security concerns, and more.
6 Common Desktop Virtualization Mistakes
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
VDI promises a more flexible, mobile desktop environment and can help reduce application costs. Consider this expert advice on avoiding typical pitfalls.
DreamWorks Turns To Cloud To Speed Production
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Animation studio uses HP cloud and networking technology to help produce up to five feature films every two years.
Q&A: Google's Jonathan Rochelle Talks Enterprise Strategy
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
Google Apps group product manager Jonathan Rochelle goes one-on-one with InformationWeek's Paul McDougall at Interop 2012.
VMware CTO: Software-Defined Data Centers Are Future
News  |  5/9/2012  | 
VMware CTO Steve Herrod predicts that all data center resources will be virtualized and governed by a unified console.
Zynga CTO: How To Win Hybrid Cloud Game
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
At Interop 2012, Zynga CTO Allan Leinwand explains how the social gaming company achieved its successful mix of private and public cloud operations and what you can learn from Zynga's experience.
State of SMB IT: Spending, Priorities
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Spiceworks' State of SMB IT report shines a light on where SMBs are spending their IT time and money. Take a look at the plans of your peers.
Cisco: Cloud Is Changing CIO Role
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Mobility, cloud, and collaboration technologies are changing the demands on CIOs, Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior tells Interop 2012 audience. Cisco Cloud Connect, cloud networking platform rolling out this summer, aims at those demands.
HP Adds OpenFlow Support Throughout Networking Line
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
At Interop 2012, HP shows OpenFlow-enabled networking platforms, teams with F5 Networks to automate virtualization of networks and application deployment.
HP Virtual Application Network Addresses BYOD Challenges
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
HP says product will deliver quicker, more reliable app rollouts with fewer errors.
Cisco: Network Tops Cloud Challenges
News  |  5/8/2012  | 
Software-as-a-service adoption expected to quadruple this year, in spite of serious obstacles, finds Cisco survey released at Interop.
Best of Interop 2012: Award Winners
Slideshows  |  5/7/2012  | 
What innovative technology product earned the coveted Best of Interop award for 2012? Get the lowdown on all of this year's winners and why they're compelling for enterprise IT.
Huawei Gunning For Cisco, HP, Dell, And Friends
News  |  5/7/2012  | 
Chinese networking giant introduces new products, partnership at Interop, aiming for a larger piece of the U.S. enterprise infrastructure market.
Dell Delivers Desktop-as-a-Service
News  |  5/6/2012  | 
Dell partners with Desktone to become a direct supplier of virtual desktops. Here's how this twist on desktop virtualization differs from Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.
Governance Meets Cloud: Top Misconceptions
News  |  5/4/2012  | 
While cloud computing takes some IT responsibilities off of your plate, governance isn't one of them. Experts say you still need to do the heavy lifting to ensure strong security and access policies.
Dell/Compellent Wins Our Storage Evaluation
Commentary  |  5/3/2012  | 
IT pros want reliability, performance, and low cost--and they say they’re getting it best from Dell’s recent storage acquisition, Compellent.
Citrix Defends CloudStack's Value Vs. OpenStack
Commentary  |  5/3/2012  | 
CloudStack will be another choice for building private clouds, says Citrix exec Peder Ulander. Can these two similar open source projects survive?
CISOs Win More Respect
News  |  5/3/2012  | 
Almost two-thirds of CISOs say their companies' senior execs have increased attention to information security; 60% of advanced security groups call security a regular boardroom topic, IBM study reports.
How Many Storage Vendors Should You Have?
Commentary  |  5/3/2012  | 
It's usually easier to solve cross-vendor management issues than to find one company that meets all your data protection needs.
Google SPDY Accelerates Mobile Web
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
Google engineers showed an average 23% improvement in page load time on mobile websites using Google's SPDY protocol. SPDY doesn't replace HTTP, but improves upon aspects of it.
Interop Preview: Big Data, Cloud, Mobility In Spotlight
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior and Zynga CTO Allan Leinwand will be among the keynote speakers tackling cloud and big data challenges for enterprise IT, as Interop 2012 kicks off on May 6.
VMware's New Bid To Simplify Desktop Virtualization
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
VMware Wednesday launched VMware View 5.1, desktop virtualization technology designed to ease storage requirements and management chores; new vCenter management tools speed desktop provisioning.
Interop 2012 Preview: 12 Cool Products
Slideshows  |  5/1/2012  | 
Cloud computing, big data, and mobile lead the big themes at the Interop 2012 enterprise IT event. Get a sneak peek at some of the innovative products we expect to see.
How Virtualization Increased IT's Value At One SMB
News  |  5/1/2012  | 
Server virtualization and improved disaster readiness didn't just solve Acorda Therapeutics' growing pains and compliance-related headaches. IT changed from support jockeys to strategic technical advisers on critical projects.

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