Top 3 Takeaways from the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas

By Lindsay Notwell, Senior Vice President, 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations at Cradlepoint News
  • 5G, intelligent connectivity, and shifting networking to the edge were some of the top topics of discussion at last week's Mobile World Congress Americas
    By By Lindsay Notwell, Senior Vice President, 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations at Cradlepoint , 9/21/2018

DevOps is an Operational Strategy, Not a Project

Brett Johnson News
  • DevOps projects fall under infrastructure management but need to be treated as internal application development. With adequate planning, workflow code can be updated rapidly as part of an operational role.
    By Brett Johnson , 9/21/2018

AWS Cloud Services Overview: What's New in 2018

Packt Publishing News
  • Amazon offers a multitude of options in its AWS cloud services lineup, and much has changed since they were first introduced. This overview from AWS Administration - The Definitive Guide explains the most popular core...
    By Packt Publishing , 9/20/2018

Better Together: Net Managers are Partnering with the Security Team

Shamus McGillicuddy News
  • Network managers need to be open to an expanded partnership with the security group. A new EMA report finds such collaboration is already underway in many organizations.
    By Shamus McGillicuddy , 9/19/2018

Hyped to Death: AI Must Avoid Becoming a Cliché

Kailem Anderson, Vice President of Software and Services, Ciena News
  • AI use by telcos and providers potentially can improve customer service, speed onboarding, and reduce outages by pro-actively identifying problems. Is this hype or can AI deliver benefits to the enterprise?
    By Kailem Anderson, Vice President of Software and Services, Ciena , 9/18/2018

Neat Cisco Nexus Features You Might Have Missed

Peter Welcher News
  • A brief review of some new Cisco Nexus features you may have missed hearing about.
    By Peter Welcher , 9/17/2018

AWS vs. Azure: Users Share Their Experiences

IT Central Station News
  • Enterprise IT professionals offer their insights into two of the leading cloud platforms, AWS and Azure.
    By IT Central Station , 9/14/2018

P4: Programming the Network's Forwarding Plane

Komal Shah, Senior Engineer at VOLANSYS News
  • P4 was designed for data plane programming of network switches but its scope now covers programmable network elements such as hardware or software switches, network interface cards, and routers.
    By Komal Shah, Senior Engineer at VOLANSYS , 9/14/2018

5 Things You Should Know About Dark Fiber

  • This alternative to commercial Internet service can reduce costs, improve latency, and give organizations the redundancy they need for disaster recovery and business continuity.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 9/13/2018

Is QoS Becoming Irrelevant?

Terry Slattery News
  • Changes in applications and their locations are conspiring to make it increasingly difficult to implement QoS.
    By Terry Slattery , 9/12/2018

Why Networks Are Evolving Toward Leaf-Spine Architectures

Andrew Froehlich News
  • A brief overview of the benefits of leaf-spine designs, where they're commonly deployed today, and why you might choose to pursue one.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 9/11/2018

Life on the Network Edge

Sumeet Singh, Vice President of Engineering, Juniper Networks News
  • Evolving network architectures and the demands of new application areas like IoT are bringing the network’s edge into greater focus.
    By Sumeet Singh, Vice President of Engineering, Juniper Networks , 9/10/2018

When Testing, Get Active

Tony Fortunato News
  • When troubleshooting application performance issues, ping alone may not detect the problem. That’s where active testing can help.
    By Tony Fortunato , 9/07/2018

Using DevOps to Simplify Disaster Recovery

Brett Johnson News
  • Disaster recovery plans are quickly outdated in today’s changing environments. One way to keep DR plans updated and tested is to incorporate DevOps practices.
    By Brett Johnson , 9/06/2018

Hybrid Networking: The Best of Both Worlds

Pathmal Gunawardana, VP of Americas, Tata Communications News
  • With a strong network underpinning a cloud platform, a hybrid model can address reliability, security, and compliance concerns, while simplifying IT infrastructure management.  
    By Pathmal Gunawardana, VP of Americas, Tata Communications , 9/05/2018

Planning Your First IoT Network

John Edwards News
  • Organizations that get an IoT project started on the right foot can avoid major headaches down the road. Here's some advice to help you move forward with ease.
    By John Edwards , 9/04/2018

How an Economist Became a Business Architect

  • A twenty-year networking and IT veteran discusses where the industry is headed and offers advice on how to get started in a technology career.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 8/31/2018

Introduction to Infrastructure as Code

Brett Johnson News
  • Small misconfigured settings plague many IT environments, impacting security and stability. Infrastructure as code lets you apply a consistent configuration to a broad range of endpoints.
    By Brett Johnson , 8/30/2018

The 5 Biggest Mistakes in SD-WAN Security

John Edwards News
  • Simply committing to SD-WAN security isn't enough. It's also necessary to create defenses the right way and avoid some common mistakes.
    By John Edwards , 8/29/2018

Get Developers on Board with Application Security

Lori MacVittie News
  • Application security requires collaboration between developers and security ops. Organizations need to align expectations of the two groups and shift security to the left, into the development pipeline. 
    By Lori MacVittie , 8/28/2018