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Cloud Storage Adoption Soars in the Workplace
News  |  5/21/2018
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Spiceworks study finds more organizations using cloud-based storage services, with Microsoft OneDrive the top vendor. ...

5G Rollout: A Realistic View
Commentary  |  5/18/2018
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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. ...

DNS Server Troubleshooting: 3 Free Tools
Commentary  |  5/17/2018
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In this video, Tony Fortunato demonstrates software utilities to test the performance of your DNS servers. ...

The Internet's Lessons in Resiliency
News  |  5/16/2018
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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. ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Scoops Up Plexxi
News  |  5/15/2018
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HPE says it will integrate SDN startup's technology into its hyperconverged and composable infrastructure product lines. ...

How to Size Routers and Firewalls
Commentary  |  5/15/2018
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Peter Welcher of NetCraftsmen explains how to make sure you choose the right router or firewall to meet your performance and throughput needs. ...

Creating Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
News  |  5/14/2018
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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. ...

5 Campus Network Upgrade Planning Tips
Commentary  |  5/14/2018
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Campus network design has become complex with cloud adoption and increased telecommuting. Here are some top considerations for ensuring a high-performing network. ...

CCNA Routing and Switching Vs. CCNAX
Commentary  |  5/11/2018
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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. ...

Tracking Enterprise Infrastructure Evolution
News  |  5/10/2018
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Experts at Interop ITX discussed how cloud, containers, open source, and other trends are transforming IT infrastructure. ...

QoS for Cloud-Based UC Services
Commentary  |  5/09/2018
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Terry Slattery explains how to ensure satisfactory performance of cloud-based unified communications services. ...

Composable Infrastructure: A Skeptic's View
News  |  5/08/2018
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Interop ITX speaker Rob Hirschfeld provides a reality check on a hot trend that promises to make data center infrastructure more efficient. ...

Data Center Design: Installing a Modern Network
Commentary  |  5/08/2018
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In this excerpt from "Building Modern Networks," learn how to determine equipment requirements for a data center network. ...

Tech Skills Employers Want Now: More Than Development
News  |  5/07/2018
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Employers most often list development skills in job postings, but when they search for resumes, they frequently look for infrastructure management capabilities. ...

The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
News  |  5/04/2018
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There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers. ...

Networking Pros: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
News  |  5/03/2018
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Surviving tumultuous times in enterprise IT means networking pros need to focus on learning new skills and participating in the community, panelists at Interop ITX said. ...

The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works
News  |  5/03/2018
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Beth Niblock moved to Detroit as CIO to transform the crumbling, antiquated IT operation and infrastructure. Here's what her team has accomplished in 4 years with the limited resources available to a city in bankruptcy. ...

Follow the Action at Interop, Live on the InformationWeek News Desk
News  |  5/02/2018
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Those who can't get to Interop in person can follow the activity live on the InformationWeek News Desk. ...

IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'
News  |  5/02/2018
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At Interop ITX, a Whole Food/Amazon IT infrastructure expert says enterprise IT must shift away from buying products to building its own solutions based on open source software. ...

Martin Casado on SDN, IBN, and the API Economy
News  |  5/01/2018
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At Interop ITX, SDN pioneer talks about how software-defined networking has influenced the industry and other trends. ...

VMware Touts Expanded NSX Strategy
News  |  5/01/2018
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Company unveils its Virtual Cloud Network vision, based on its NSX network virtualization platform. ...

Radia Perlman Debunks Network Protocol Myths
News  |  4/30/2018
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At Interop ITX, the networking pioneer talks about Ethernet and STP, and recites her algorithm poem. ...

Showtime for Interop ITX 2018
News  |  4/27/2018
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Stay tuned for our coverage of evolving technology concepts and IT leadership issues and opportunities throughout next week's Interop ITX conference. ...

IPv6 Paves Way to Boundless Mobility
Commentary  |  4/27/2018
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IPv4 falls short when it comes to supporting today's mobile workforce. Here's how IPv6 helps. ...

Tackling Edge Computing Challenges
Commentary  |  4/26/2018
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There's a lot of hype about edge computing, but processing data at the edge presents some tough problems. Some solutions are emerging. ...