EXPERT ANALYSIS


OpenDaylight Tutorial: Connecting OpenFlow Switches

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this excerpt from "OpenDaylight Cookbook," learn how to connect an OpenFlow switch to the open source SDN controller.
    By Packt Publishing , 5/23/2018

Facebook Unveils Network Load Balancer, Provisioning Tool

Network Computing Editors News
  • Social media giant releases details about its Katran load balancing software, which it's open sourcing, and its Zero-Touch network provisioning system.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/22/2018

Martin Casado on the Future of Networking

Network Computing Editors Commentary
  • In this video, software-defined networking pioneer Martin Casado, a general partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, talks about how he expects enterprise networking will adopt SDN. He also explains how he sees...
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/22/2018

Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace

Network Computing Editors News
  • Spiceworks study finds more organizations using cloud-based storage services, with Microsoft OneDrive the top vendor.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/21/2018

Summer Gadget Guide for IT Nerds

CYNTHIA HARVEY Slideshow
  • Get ready for summer with these fun tech toys, practical gadgets, and labor-saving robots. Our list includes everything from waterproof speakers to a robotic lawn mower.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 5/21/2018

5G Rollout: A Realistic View

Giampaolo Tardioli, Keysight Technologies VP of Network Access Commentary
  • There's been a lot of hype about what 5G will bring, but we're years away from highly immersive experiences. Here's what to expect.
    By Giampaolo Tardioli, Keysight Technologies VP of Network Access , 5/18/2018

DNS Server Troubleshooting: 3 Free Tools

Tony Fortunato Commentary
  • In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates software utilities to test the performance of your DNS servers.
    By Tony Fortunato , 5/17/2018

The Internet's Lessons in Resiliency

Marcia Savage News
  • Enterprises can learn from how the internet's diversity of links and collaborative nature has helped it withstand disasters and address tough challenges, expert says.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/16/2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scoops Up Plexxi

Network Computing Editors News
  • HPE says it will integrate SDN startup's technology into its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure product lines.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/15/2018

5 Storage Administrator Survival Tips

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • With cloud and automation upending traditional data storage management, how does a storage admin remain relevant? Here are some ideas.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 5/15/2018

How to Size Routers and Firewalls

Peter Welcher Commentary
  • Peter Welcher of NetCraftsmen explains how to make sure you choose the right router or firewall to meet your performance and throughput needs.
    By Peter Welcher , 5/15/2018

Creating Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online

Jessica Davis News
  • Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
    By Jessica Davis , 5/14/2018

5 Campus Network Upgrade Planning Tips

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • Campus network design has become complex with cloud adoption and increased telecommuting. Here are some top considerations for ensuring a high-performing network.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 5/14/2018

CCNA Routing and Switching Vs. CCNAX

Alex Bennett Commentary
  • The CCNAX is an alternative path to achieving the CCNA, but it's a rigorous one. Here's how to decide which path is right for you.
    By Alex Bennett , 5/11/2018

Tracking Enterprise Infrastructure Evolution

Marcia Savage News
  • Experts at Interop ITX discussed how cloud, containers, open source, and other trends are transforming IT infrastructure.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/10/2018

QoS for Cloud-Based UC Services

Terry Slattery Commentary
  • Terry Slattery explains how to ensure satisfactory performance of cloud-based unified communications services.
    By Terry Slattery , 5/09/2018

Advancing Your Computer Networking Career: 10 Tips

Andrew Froehlich Slideshow
  • Looking to move ahead in your networking job? Here are some ideas to jump-start your IT career in the field of networking.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 5/09/2018

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View

Marcia Savage News
  • Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/08/2018

Data Center Design: Installing a Modern Network

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • In this excerpt from "Building Modern Networks," learn how to determine equipment requirements for a data center network.
    By Packt Publishing , 5/08/2018

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development

CYNTHIA HARVEY News
  • Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities.
    By CYNTHIA HARVEY , 5/07/2018