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The Problem With SDN
Lori MacVittie, Commentary
Software-defined networking is associated with both management and orchestration, but doesn't really address management.
By Lori MacVittie ,
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Cisco Leads, But HP Nipping At Its Heels
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network ComputingNews
Cisco maintains its lead in several enterprise infrastructure markets, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is challenging its dominance, according to new research.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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NAT Configuration Primer
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Organizations often rely on Network Address Translation to reduce public IP address requirements. Here's a quick guide to NAT basics.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Using The Network To Diagnose Application Problems
Network Computing, ContributorCommentary
IT pros can help developers by analyzing network traffic to track down application issues.
By Alec Peterson, CTO, SparkPost ,
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The Top 4 SD-WAN Myths
Faisal Khan, Technology BloggerCommentary
Software-defined WAN is hot, but there are misconceptions about the technology. We cut through the hype.
By Faisal Khan Technology Blogger,
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IT Spending In 2016: Slower Growth Expected
Network Computing Editors, News
Forecast for IT budgets this year indicates less growth and priorities on security, business applications, and network infrastructure.
By Network Computing Editors ,
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Micro-segmentation: Split And Smear Security
Network Computing, ContributorCommentary
Centralized, hardware-based security doesn't scale in modern data center networks. Distributed firewalling in software overcomes the limitations.
By Bruno Germain, Systems Engineer, VMware ,
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New Year's Resolutions for SDN Success
Steve Shah, Vice President, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix
Software-defined networking is still in the early stages. If you're considering deployment, follow these five recommendations to ensure your company is one of the success stories.
By Steve Shah Vice President, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix,
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Wireshark 2.0 Welcome Screen: An Introduction
Tony Fortunato, Owner, The Technology FirmEducation
In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates the new welcome screen in the updated version of the network analysis tool.
By Tony Fortunato Owner, The Technology Firm,
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The New Network Management Tactic: Bandwidth On Demand
Kevin Riley, CTO & Vice President of Engineering, SonusCommentary
BoD promises a streamlined method to help enterprises manage rapidly changing network demands.
By Kevin Riley CTO & Vice President of Engineering, Sonus,
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IT Support: Bridging The Generation Gap
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
Millennials will place new demands on IT support teams, according to a study by CompTIA.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing,
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5 Things Your Network Needs In 2016
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
These trends and technologies will have a big impact on enterprise networks in the near future, so ignore them at your peril.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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IT Pros Brace For Holiday Nightmares
Network Computing Editors, News
While other employees are taking time off or partying it up during the holiday season, IT teams are busy fixing problems, according to an Ipswitch poll.
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Smart Cities Need Reliable IoT Connections
Steve Woo, VP Products and Co-Founder, VeloCloudCommentary
Software-defined WAN can help smart cities of the future ensure IoT services function smoothly.
By Steve Woo VP Products and Co-Founder, VeloCloud,
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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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5 Fundamental Requirements For High-Performing Networks
Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds
A new set of network essentials is necessary to meet the challenges of today's network administration and management.
By Leon Adato Head Geek, SolarWinds,
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8 Ways Star Wars Can Make You An IT Jedi
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
Follow in the footsteps of the Jedi Knights, and a technology master you shall become.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief,
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The Case For SDN Table Type Patterns
Terry Slattery, Principal Architect, NetCraftsmenCommentary
OpenFlow-based SDN controllers and switches need to communicate with each other. Terry Slattery explains how TTPs help.
By Terry Slattery Principal Architect, NetCraftsmen,
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MPLS Guide: What Enterprise Architects Need To Know
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
MPLS is the foundation for many enterprise WAN architectures. This guide covers how MPLS works, its benefits and how it compares to other WAN technologies.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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What’s Ahead For SDN In 2016
Dan Pitt, Commentary
Dan Pitt, executive director of the Open Networking Foundation, shares the ONF's predictions for how software-defined networking will evolve next year.
By Dan Pitt ,
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