DATA CENTERS

EXPERT ANALYSIS


The Myth of Network Speed

Seth Noble, PhD, Founder and President, Data Expedition Commentary
  • Speed in networks is actually difficult to measure.
    By Seth Noble, PhD, Founder and President, Data Expedition , 12/15/2017

Forecasting Death of the CLI

Terry Slattery Commentary
  • Everything in networking is acquiring an API. What happens to the command line interface?
    By Terry Slattery , 12/14/2017

Sizing Up the Dell-EMC Merger, One Year Later

Jim O'Reilly Commentary
  • The combined company faces challenges in a rapidly evolving infrastructure market.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 12/14/2017

Juniper Talks Up Expanded Contrail SDN Vision

Marcia Savage News
  • Networking vendor says it's focused on simplifying multi-cloud management.
    By Marcia Savage , 12/13/2017

6 Cutting-Edge Certifications for Infrastructure Pros

Cynthia Harvey Slideshow
  • These IT certs can help you demonstrate your understanding of the latest technology.
    By Cynthia Harvey , 12/13/2017

APIs and Networking: 3 Use Cases

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • APIs enable network automation and provide visibility in the cloud era.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 12/12/2017

7 Enterprise Storage Trends for 2018

Interop Content Team Slideshow
  • Companies plan to ramp up their storage infrastructure, according to Interop ITX research.
    By Interop Content Team , 12/11/2017

Software-Defined Data Centers: VMware Designs

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • Learn best practices for configuring VMware SDDC components in this excerpt from "Building VMware Software...
    By Packt Publishing , 12/08/2017

Deconstructing the Meaning of Tunneling in Networks

Russ White Commentary
  • In this video, Russ White discusses what tunneling really is.
    By Russ White , 12/07/2017

Top 5 Best-Paying Networking Jobs

Cynthia Harvey News
  • Networking pros with these job titles typically make more than $109,000 per year.
    By Cynthia Harvey , 12/05/2017

5 Hot Enterprise Backup and Recovery Vendors

Jim O'Reilly Slideshow
  • The data backup market is changing fast. Here are five vendors leading the transformation.
    By Jim O'Reilly , 12/04/2017

Networking: When Good Enough Is No Longer Enough

Mike Hall Commentary
  • Here are the signs that it's time for a network upgrade.
    By Mike Hall , 12/01/2017

Blade Servers: IT Pros Review Top Vendors

IT Central Station Commentary
  • Users cite pros and cons of HPE BladeSystem, Cisco UCS B-series, and Lenovo Flex System
    By IT Central Station , 11/30/2017

IT Job Satisfaction on the Upswing

Emily Johnson News
  • New research from CompTIA shows IT pros are happier at work.
    By Emily Johnson , 11/29/2017

Network Monitoring Using Python

Packt Publishing Commentary
  • Learn how to handle SNMP tasks with Python in this excerpt from "Mastering Python Networking."
    By Packt Publishing , 11/29/2017

Comparing Dedicated Cloud Connectivity Options

Andrew Froehlich Commentary
  • An overview of AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, and Google Cloud Dedicated Interconnect.
    By Andrew Froehlich , 11/28/2017

Cisco Keeps Lead in Switching and Routing

Network Computing Editors News

9 Significant Infrastructure Mergers of 2017

Marcia Savage Slideshow
  • Tech M&A this year includes hyperconvergence and software-defined WAN deals.
    By Marcia Savage , 11/27/2017

How IT Pros Can Prepare For Cyber Monday Madness

SolarWinds Slideshow
  • Here are five tips for maintaining network uptime during the holidays.
    By SolarWinds , 11/22/2017

Facing the Hybrid Cloud Reality

Dan Conde Commentary
  • Public cloud has its pros and cons, but enterprises today can't afford to be anti-cloud.
    By Dan Conde , 11/21/2017