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  • Top storage certifications for IT pros

    Storage industry certifications that help demonstrate technical competency and boost qualifications for a better job.

    21 July 17 01:37 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • What SDN is and where it’s going?

    The SDN market has emerged from early adopter to early mainstream, and in doing so its use cases have expanded.

    20 July 17 02:29 Written by Brandon Butler
  • What is hyperconvergence?

    Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

    12 July 17 08:07 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • What’s the difference between SDN and NFV?

    SDN, NFV & VNF are important trends in the networking industry, but they're also among the confusing alphabet soup of terms that have emerged in recent years. So what's the difference between them?

    11 July 17 05:40 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Housing developer builds resiliency with DRaaS

    Milhaus turned to provider Online Tech for its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. Support for cross-hypervisor failover is a priority for Milhaus, which is standardized on Hyper-V.

    06 July 17 03:57 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • We’re undervaluing collaboration

    In our interdependent age, everything depends on a series of collaborations, and yet collaboration remains largely unmeasured and unmanaged.

    29 June 17 03:52 Written by Thornton May
  • Why total bans on remote work don't remotely work

    Companies seem to be moving in different directions when it comes to remote workers. Some have embraced the practice. Others have banned it. But there is a middle ground.

    24 June 17 20:21 Written by Mike Elgan
  • What is intent-based networking?

    Cisco this week jumped head-first into the intent-based networking market, saying the technology that uses machine learning and advanced automation to control networks could be a “paradigm” shift in how networks are managed. But what exactly is intent-based networking?

    24 June 17 02:14 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Why Cisco’s new intent-based networking could be a big deal

    Cisco has announced hardware and software capabilities that use machine learning to provide advanced network automation The system allows users to express policies and includes a software platform that executes the policies and maintains the desired state of the network.

    22 June 17 01:48 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Video storage a gateway to hyperconvergence for law enforcement agency

    The Bergen County Sheriff's Office first chose Pivot3's converged server and SAN solutions to handle video workloads. Today, Pivot3’s HCI appliance clusters allow BCSO to combine VDI, long-term storage, and video storage arrays within a single hyperconverged platform.

    20 June 17 08:10 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • 10 GbE switches set to lose share this year as 40, 100 GbE switches gain traction

    For the first time since their debut on the market in the mid-2000s, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches are set to lose share in the networking industry this year as service providers and hyperscale customers continue to adopt faster bandwidth 40 and 100 GbE switches, according to data from research firm IDC.

    15 June 17 23:38 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Nokia rolls out its first 'petabit-class' router

    With internet traffic set to triple over the next five years or so, according to recent estimates from Nokia and Cisco Systems, Nokia thinks the time is right for a new range of high-end routers that can boost core capacity by a factor of six -- and even help 10-year-old devices to double their capacity.

    15 June 17 04:06 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Most acute storage pain points, letdowns

    Things don’t always go as planned with new technologies. Two new research reports document the struggles, disappointments and false starts that enterprise storage pros wrestle with as they modernize their infrastructure for digital business.

    14 June 17 23:15 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Top storage skills to boost your salary

    Tech pros with storage and networking skills garnered higher-than-average pay increases, according to the 2017 Dice Salary Survey.

    03 June 17 00:38 Written by Ann Bednarz
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