Profile of Andrew Conry MurrayDirector of Content & Community, Interop
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Drew is formerly editor of Network Computing and currently director of content and community for Interop.
Articles by Andrew Conry Murray
Lantronix provided in-band and out-of-band management for network infrastructure gear in InteropNet's SDN Lab.
A new hosted service from Fluke Networks uses physical and virtual appliances to monitor cloud application performance.
Startup ForgeRock leverages software from Sun Microsystems to provide identity services for users and devices.
Security, NFV, storage, containers, and unified communications were among the most popular topics at Interop Las Vegas 2015.
From IPv6 to network performance to creativity, these workshops earned the highest ratings from Interop attendees in Las Vegas.
Friday at Interop Las Vegas is a half day of great sessions on infrastructure, cloud, security and more, plus an attendee send-off of hot dogs and beer.
Thursday at Interop Las Vegas brings keynotes, opportunities to hear from IT startups, and a full day of sessions on infrastructure, security, mobility, and more.
Join us for compelling keynotes, the Cloud Connect Summit, and a brand new cyber security crash course.
Interop Las Vegas starts its second day with workshops and a full slate of activities on the Expo floor.
Interop Las Vegas kicks off with a day of in-depth workshops on security, IT leadership, mobility, and more.
Interop and LoveMyTool.com are talking network management and monitoring. Join us Friday April 24 for the next conversation.
The Applications track at Interop Las Vegas helps IT navigate how mobility, cloud and more are affecting app delivery and development.
From the mobile app to comfortable shoes, here's a handful of suggestions to help you make the most of Interop Las Vegas.
Software defined networking and network functions virtualization are upending the network. Get practical insights into technologies and use cases at Interop.
New roundtable sessions at Interop Las Vegas will facilitate discussions on security, network automation, IT burnout, and other topics.
Get an inside look at InteropNet Hot Stage, where volunteers and partners such as NetBeez build Interop's production network.
Interop’s free Expo Pass gets you access to educational opportunities, hands-on training, keynotes, and peer-to-peer networking.
From a cyber security crash course to security product reviews, Interop’s InfoSec and Risk Management track will help you stay ahead of threats and protect your organization.
Four startups in security, big data, automation, and resource utilization will pitch their technologies at Interop Las Vegas.
The Cloud Connect conference at Interop can help you wring the most value from your cloud deployments today and prepare you for future developments.
There’s a lot to choose from at Interop Las Vegas. These suggestions can help you get the most from the conference.
This Week In 60 Seconds clocks in on the Apple Watch and suggests other products we would’ve liked to see from Cupertino.
IT executives, practitioners, analysts, and editors will judge the 2015 Best of Interop awards at Interop Las Vegas.
Advance your career, inspire your team, and learn how to bring innovation and creativity to IT with Interop’s Leadership Track.
Docker acquired startup SocketPlane to enhance the networking capabilities of its containers.
Internet users of America, it's time to rethink our relationship with the companies that pimp us out for ad dollars.
Get your arms around network troubleshooting, automation, SDN, IPv6, hyperconverge, and more from Interop’s Infrastructure track.
From BYOD to app development, to IoT to privacy, Interop’s Mobility track will help you accelerate your mobile strategy.
This Week In 60 Seconds delves into the FCC’s net neutrality vote, reveals secret nerdy hobbies of the stars, and checks the state of secure payment systems.
Drones offer new opportunities for businesses of all kinds. Here's how one IT department got involved with a drone project, and what the company learned.
There’s so much happening at Interop Las Vegas it’s hard to choose. Here’s six recommendations to get you started.
The latest installment in our ongoing series featuring notable startups looks at NetBeez, which makes network performance monitoring hardware.
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at unfair perceptions of Millennial Generation workers, billion-dollar bank heists, and why we want drones to make deliveries.
This Week In 60 Seconds shares IT valentines, dishes up Raspberry Pi, and hits the high score with 9 video games we love.
Is an activity tracker for dogs a sign of an impending IoT tech bubble, a great idea, or both? Readers weighed in with a variety of opinions. What’s yours?
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at legal challenges to the FCC’s regulatory proposal, discusses new malware that targets Apple iOS, and invites you to InformationWeek’s live radio show.
As the tech market scrambles for the Next Big Thing, VCs are betting on nervous executives with deep pockets.
This Week In 60 Seconds checks out WiFi troubleshooters at the Super Bowl, a leaky NFL app, and whether binge watching is a sign of depression.
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at Windows holograms, what CIOs can learn from Deflategate, and the 25 worst passwords of 2014.
Interop Radio is a new podcast for the IT community. Host Curt Franklin talks tech and leadership with IT pros every week. Archived episodes are available free on iTunes.
DataTorrent's software, which runs on top of Hadoop, ingests tens of millions of events per second to analyze data in real-time and let businesses respond faster.
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at zombie cookies, your 2015 IT budget, the rise of open source storage, and more.
This Week In 60 Seconds highlights wild gadgets from CES, profiles young SDN companies, and more.
IT leaders and tech experts are invited to speak at Interop London, the flagship event of London Technology Week.
The cloud security newcomer Seculert aims to identify and validate data breaches to enable faster response and remediation.
This Week In 60 Seconds celebrates the holiday season with gift ideas for the hacker in your life, tips on how to shop safely online, and predictions for smart wearables.
Nominate your startup for a chance to participate in Startup Hot Seat at Interop Las Vegas 2015.
Stephen Hawking warns artificial intelligence could end humanity, but science fiction often proposes a harmonious future for people and machines. Who’s right?
Sequoia-backed software-defined network company creates encrypted overlay network for architectural flexibility and reduced WAN costs.
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at bad tech hygiene habits, using Oculus Rift for 3D stock portfolios, security risks during the holiday shopping season, and more.
InteropNet and the SDN Lab welcome vendor proposals to participate and demonstrate new technologies at Interop Las Vegas.
From security to applications to workplace diversity, the top eight Interop New York sessions span the IT gamut.
Tech culture prizes long hours at the office. How does that influence new fathers when it comes to family leave?
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at the new Google Inbox, how BitCoin could change financial services, and other top stories.
Our video wrap-up shares how to win net neutrality, wades into the debate over an IT talent shortage, and more.
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
Hot stories this week include saying 'No' to crypto backdoors for law enforcement, new roles for IT on Wall Street, and more.
Our one-minute video wrap-up looks at mobile trading, new Nexus smartphones, tablets from Google, and other hot stories.
The results are in! Check out the six workshops that got the highest marks from attendees at Interop New York.
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
Nerd culture is about exploring systems and pushing boundaries, not just being a gadget enthusiast. If you want to be a nerd, you have to do the work.
Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers’ keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
When you go on vacation, do you actually go on vacation, or does work tag along? Has our culture made it impossible to really get away?
Got a good IT joke? Share it! We’re collecting IT humor in anticipation of Seth Meyers’ comedy keynote at Interop New York.
The Interop Book Club continues with Glenn Greenwald’s “No Place To Hide” and asks: Should there be limits on NSA data collection?
Shadow IT isn’t a scourge. It’s an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactive’s Steve Comstock.
Facebook angered lots of people with its experiments to manipulate users’ moods. What might happen if 800 million users decide to return the favor?
IT organizations and pro baseball teams both need talented players. IT can take lessons from a small-market team that stays competitive in a league dominated by big payrolls.
Extreme Networks will release an SDN controller based on OpenDaylight software. The company also announced an SDN application development challenge.
ScienceLogic updates CloudMapper to track dependencies in public and hybrid environments. Cyan announces Planet Orchestrate, a new application to help carriers and providers offer cloud services to customers.
Inspired by the self-serving Amazon Fire, industry leaders in packaged food, gambling, and government services will release a slate of new mobile devices in time for Christmas.
The Interop Book Club debuts with “No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glenn Greenwald.
HP has released a new application that integrates OpenStack with its SDN controller. The company also launched a new service offering and switch line.
Google’s Nest recall may indicate what’s in store as software and network connectivity invade more consumer products. Here’s a peak into a plausible near future.
At Cisco Live, CEO John Chambers pledged to lead customers to the promised land -- if they follow a few commandments.
InformationWeek’s latest salary survey charts the gender gap in IT pay and other money matters.
IBM announces Elastic Storage and Datapipe rolls out a beta analytics service for AWS users.
Deployments of UC platforms have increased since 2013, but videoconferencing has yet to entice customers, according to a new survey.
New products tackle e-discovery, private and hybrid cloud orchestration, and OpenFlow.
There’s a glut of security reports that are essentially interchangeable year over year. Save time with this handy summary instead.
Wall Street has doubts about Twitter’s growth. Is it time to rethink giving the service away for free?
Respondents aren't satisfied with cloud SLAs and say providers hide problems that affect performance.
Dell will resell Big Switch’s Big Tap application and Switch Light OS on a selection of Dell top-of-rack switches.
Network Computing’s redesign creates a platform for IT pros to get insights, share knowledge, and connect with peers.
There’s growing pushback against the idea that network engineers must become programmers in an SDN world.
InteropNet providers TSO Logic and ThousandEyes share power and performance metrics from Interop Las Vegas 2014.
Seattle Bank uses HotLink technology to spin up applications in AWS in case of disaster in the bank’s own data center.
Rebecca Jacoby spoke with editors at Interop about Cisco’s internal IT operations, including ACI adoption and the appeal of OpenStack.
Five startups will pitch their products and services in security, networking, cloud and more in a live presentation at Interop Las Vegas.
Innovation expert and Interop keynoter Rob Cordova will share strategies to help business leaders develop new ideas and enhance their organizations’ creative climate.
From the origins of the Interop name to a guest appearance by Mr. T., here’s a few images of Interop’s history.
Over 75% of enterprises believe IT role is critical for cloud services, according to new data. E2 Radio drills into the results of the 2014 Enterprise Cloud Adoption Survey.
Interop announced 27 finalists for the Best of Interop awards. Judges chose finalists in 9 categories, including SDN, mobility, and security.
There’s a lot to talk about when it comes to mobility. Join E2 Radio and wireless expert Lee Badman to talk 802.11ac, BYOD and more.
From driving a bulldozer to jumping off an 855-foot tower, here’s a few unusual entertainment suggestions for Interop Las Vegas.
Nicira’s billion-dollar purchase price may have been an outlier in the SDN market that won’t be repeated.
If it's hard to get your mind around just how much $19 billion really is, here’s a few other purchases to put it into perspective.
The Internet of Things has great potential, but will our lives be governed by a multitude of tiny sensors?
Spiceworks, an IT community platform that offers free management tools, has closed a Series E funding round from Goldman Sachs.
Do I really have to memorize T7%rr$4mq@z9Jpp# so I can follow password best practices?