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The Cloud Cures M&A IT Integration Headaches
Stephanie Tayengco, SVP of Operations, LogicworksCommentary
Integrating IT systems and transferring data are tough tasks after a merger or acquisition, but companies can use the public cloud to streamline the process.
By Stephanie Tayengco SVP of Operations, Logicworks,
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Your Secret Weapon In 2016: Data Center Design
Network Computing, Contributor
Data center infrastructure has become a competitive business advantage. The 5 tips listed here will help you design a data center with your company's specific business needs in mind.
By Michael Rane Downey, RA, LEED ID+C; Leader of Mission Critical Practice, Gensler ,
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2016 Cloud Forecast: Aligning With Enterprise Needs
Tim Brophy, Global Cloud Architect, Dimension DataCommentary
The new year will bring new hybrid and private cloud services that aim to meet enterprise demand for increased efficiency while maintaining compliance.
By Tim Brophy Global Cloud Architect, Dimension Data,
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NetApp Snaps Up Flash Startup SolidFire
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Veteran storage supplier acquires hot storage startup to boost its all-flash portfolio.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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The Data Center In 2016: Automation Takes Hold
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Next year will see increased demand for data center automation and orchestration frameworks and tools, including NFV and OpenStack.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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What's Wrong With Object Storage?
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Object storage offers tremendous scalability and flexibility, but performance and other issues have stymied its adoption.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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Managing Performance In SDN And NFV Environments
Vess Bakalov, CTO & Co-Founder, SevOneCommentary
Gauging service quality in an SDN/NFV network requires looking at every layer that makes up your application.
By Vess Bakalov CTO & Co-Founder, SevOne,
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8 Signs You Need A Better Data Center Interconnect
Network Computing, ContributorCommentary
As cloud applications, devices, and traffic grow, the networks between and within your data centers may be showing their age.
By Fady Masoud, Senior Product & Technology Advisor, Ciena ,
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Why Network Engineers Need To Learn Linux
Jon Langemak, Network ArchitectCommentary
With most network operating systems based on Linux and the number of Linux-based projects like OpenStack growing, Linux skills are a requirement for networking pros.
By Jon Langemak Network Architect,
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What Data Centers Can Learn From The Military
Kevin Deierling, Vice President, MellanoxCommentary
Hyperscale innovators are driving technology today in the way that NASA and the military introduced new capabilities decades ago, but some principles remain the same.
By Kevin Deierling Vice President, Mellanox,
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Cisco Adds To ACI
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Docker container support and enhanced security are among the new features in Cisco’s software-defined networking platform.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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Network Engineers Becoming System Administrators
Lee Badman, Network Engineer & Wireless Technical LeadCommentary
The trend towards virtualization is expanding the duties of a network engineer beyond traditional networking into server management.
By Lee Badman Network Engineer & Wireless Technical Lead,
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Hybrid Cloud Making Headway
Gregory Ness,  VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVeloxCommentary
Technology advances such as live migration are making hybrid cloud easier for enterprises to deploy.
By Gregory Ness VP of worldwide marketing at CloudVelox,
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Primary Storage Shifts To The Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, ConsultantCommentary
Hybrid cloud is popular, but slow WAN connections ultimately make it an interim step towards moving all stored data to public cloud.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant,
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OpenDaylight And The Rise Of Open Networking
Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & AssociatesCommentary
The role of open source in networking is growing with the OpenDaylight Project among those leading the charge.
By Dr. Jim Metzler Founder & Vice President, Ashton, Metzler & Associates,
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10 Most Powerful Supercomputers On Earth
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
The biggest, baddest computers in the world have been revealed, ranked by performance.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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6 Tips Toward Painless Service Provider Relationships
Lenny Liebmann, Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong
Thinking of outsourcing your WAN? These tips will help you build and maintain a successful long-term partnership with the right network service provider.
By Lenny Liebmann Founding Partner, Morgan Armstrong,
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Exascale Computing Requires Combined Forces
Gilad Shainer, Vice President of Marketing, MellanoxCommentary
The tech industry must collaborate on product development and design to achieve the flexibility, efficiency, and portability necessary to make exascale computing a reality.
By Gilad Shainer Vice President of Marketing, Mellanox,
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10 Big 2015 Tech Mergers That Will Transform Data Centers
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
The technology industry was buffeted by tremendous M&A activity this year. Here are 10 deals that will impact data center networking, storage, security and systems.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
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25, 50 And 100 Gigabit Ethernet In The Data Center
Nicholas Ilyadis, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom CorporationCommentary
It’s time to make sense of the plethora of performance “Gs” in the world of enterprise and cloud data centers.
By Nicholas Ilyadis Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Infrastructure & Networking Group, Broadcom Corporation,
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