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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

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

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

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

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

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

Networking Pros: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Marcia Savage News
  • 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.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/03/2018

The Transformation of Detroit's IT: From Win XP to EMail that Works

Jessica Davis News
  • 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.
    By Jessica Davis , 5/03/2018

Follow the Action at Interop, Live on the InformationWeek News Desk

James Connolly News
  • Those who can't get to Interop in person can follow the activity live on the InformationWeek News Desk.
    By James Connolly , 5/02/2018

IT Needs to Break Its 'Logo Addiction'

Marcia Savage News
  • 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.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/02/2018

Martin Casado on SDN, IBN, and the API Economy

Marcia Savage News
  • At Interop ITX, SDN pioneer talks about how software-defined networking has influenced the industry and other trends.
    By Marcia Savage , 5/01/2018

VMware Touts Expanded NSX Strategy

Network Computing Editors News
  • Company unveils its Virtual Cloud Network vision, based on its NSX network virtualization platform.
    By Network Computing Editors , 5/01/2018

Radia Perlman Debunks Network Protocol Myths

Marcia Savage News
  • At Interop ITX, the networking pioneer talks about Ethernet and STP, and recites her algorithm poem.
    By Marcia Savage , 4/30/2018