Networking


Going Cheap on Disaster Recovery

De-duplication may seem like a way to go cheap on DR, but it can yield some expensive consequences.

Storage 2008: Promises Delivered and Postponed, Part 2

Even before green got hot, it was apparent to many IT mavens that storage was actually consuming the most power and generating the most heat in their shops.

Storage 2008: Promises Delivered And Postponed

Promises comes and go. A few have morphed into something different.

Getting Real About Server Virtualization

Some manufacturers are buying so much of the advertising in magazines that articles critical of certain products never see the light of day.

Q&A: Moving to Proactive Network Management

Networks are vital to your organization. We offer suggestions for moving from reactive to proactive network management.

Can Going Green Slow Data Center Expansion?

Proponents say “going green” can help companies save money, but a secondary benefit may be just as important: delaying data center expansion.

Q&A: Securing Your Endpoints

Endpoints pose security risks to an enterprise, but identifying those endpoints can be IT's biggest challenge.



How Leveraging Application Delivery Can Optimize Your Data Center Infrastructure

Using a hosting provider and new ADC technology can help small and mid-size businesses compete with their larger rivals.

The State of Data Archiving

Green alone isn’'t going to sell archive. Recognition of fundamental data differences must make the case.

Virtual Systems of Tomorrow Could Take Cues from Today's Mainframes

The Big, Fast virtual systems of tomorrow might look a lot like today's Biggest, Fastest, and most eminently Virtual system: IBM's System z mainframe.

You Can't Manage What You Can't See

Looking into a SAN is murky business -- and usually unsuccessful.

Why Storage Clouds Are Worth a Closer Look

It's time to take another look at remote storage services.

The Convergence of Network Behavior Analysis and Network Performance Management

It’s essential that IT understand the impact on network resources and application delivery of any and all anomalies in network behavior. Anomaly detection tools can help.

Evolution of the LAN: Migrating to an Intelligent Switch

To minimize connectivity costs and ensure your investment addresses future business needs, consider an intelligent switch.

HP Announces a Data-Center-in-a-Box Offering of Its Own

HP's POD is innovative and visionary, analysts say. In a world chock full of both innovation and vision, that's saying something.

Is Cloud Computing the Next Disruptive Technology?

We could be on the cusp of another revolution: a c-business paradigm shift, driven by cloud computing.

Closing the Loop on SLA Shortcomings

By now, IT and its line-of-business customers should have perfected the art of service level management. The opposite is the case, however.

Network Visibility: The Key to Risk Management

These three steps can help you establish a "reality-based" risk mitigation plan

CA Enhances, Expands Mainframe Management Suite

CA touts a visual spin -- in a 3270 interface -- on ESCON and FICON management.

Automation's the Name of the Game

Automation makes all the difference in a data center, which is why BMC, CA, HP, and IBM are spending heavily to get in on the action.