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Inexpensive Low-End Switches: No Need to Break the Bank

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

We tested seven switches priced below $750 and were pleased with how much our dollar bought. Our top pick gets props for its sweet lifetime warranty, flexible uplink options and an excellent management interface.

Network Device Configuration Management

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

We reviewed three products offering configuration management of network devices and servers. Overall, we were impressed at how far network device configuration management products have come. But we awarded our Editor's Choice to the one that's ideal for s

How to Build a 911-Style Data Center

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Take a lesson from the way emergency response data centers are built out. Well-structured wiring can increase your uptime and it's cheaper to do it right the first time.

On Location: Chicago Tribune: Server Consolidation

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

In this 'On Location' follow-up, we revisit the Chicago newspaper to find its data center upgrade and consolidation project has brought them considerable cost savings.

Implementing BPL Technology: You've Got the Power (Lines)

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

After a series of setbacks with interference problems and failed trials, the broadband-over-power-lines technology is now a viable alternative in areas where DSL and cable aren't available or customer service is lacking.

Workshop: How to Manage Configuration Relationships

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

A configuration management database is a critical system for understanding your assets' relationships. As we show, creating an effective CMDB takes careful planning and a well-designed pilot project.

WAN Services: New WAN Order

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

We sent out an RFI for our fictional company, which is considering a move from frame relay to MPLS. Our Editor's Choice is a mature offering with a wealth of integrated options. But was it the best value?

Service Level Management

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Service level management provides a measuring stick for provider performance. Here's a batch of tips to ensure you get the most out of your service-level agreements.

Dynamic DNS Keeps Names Up to Date

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Dynamic DNS automates the chore of maintaining current IP addresses. We tell you how to implement it.

Survivor's Guide 2006: Network Infrastructure

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

After some years of stagnancy, there are finally sails on the infrastructure horizon. Look to MPLS and Metro Ethernet to make a splash.



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