John D'Ambrosia, Chair of the Ethernet Alliance, provides a high-powered tour of the organization's demonstration at the SC14 conference in New Orleans. On display is a high-performance network combining 10 GbE, 40 GbE, and 100 GbE links and hardware from eight different member companies.
Research: 2014 State of the Data CenterOur latest survey shows growing demand, fixed budgets, and good reason why resellers and vendors must fight to remain relevant. One thing's for sure: The data center is poised for a wild ride, and no one wants to be left behind.
6 UC Trends to WatchInformationWeek’s 2014 Unified Communications Survey shows a revitalized market; 77% of 488 respondents have deployed UC or plan to within 24 months. Among those deploying or with plans, internal IT owns this tech: 40% will keep UC completely on premises vs. 3% going all cloud. For hybrid setups, 24% are primarily on premises vs. 17% mostly cloud.