Networking


Big Switch Offers Starter Kits for Easy Software-Defined Networking

Bundles of hardware, software, support and guidance aim to ease adoption of company's Big Cloud Fabric.

Cisco Partners with Red Hat on Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking

Traditional vendor facing upstart challenges is under pressure from analysts and customers to adapt.

Software-Defined Networking Set To Explode

Latest forecast sees 89 percent compound growth leading to $8 billion market by 2018.

Microsoft To Launch StorSimple Azure Storage in August

Microsoft announced this week a new line of its StorSimple appliances that link on-premises datacenters to the Azure cloud.

Analysts Say Cisco Vulnerable To Growth of Software-Defined Networking

With a smaller piece of the market pie for everyone, consequences for Cisco are "particularly dire."

4 Ways To Improve Performance of Your Existing Storage Systems

Here is what you can do to boost both the performance and amount of storage available in your enterprise.

CloudGenix Targets Enterprise WANs with Software-Defined Networking

Startup announces $9 million in funding and plan to apply SDN technology to networks serving distributed locations.



Changing How We Physically Back Up Data

Backing up data should extend further than just taking a "screenshot" of a drive.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.

NEC Updates Software-Defined Networking Suite

NEC Corp. announced version 5.1 of its ProgrammableFlow Networking Suite, highlighted by a new Unified Network Coordinator (UNC).

Understanding Packet Loss in Network Monitoring and Analysis Appliances

The key to zero packet loss lies in understanding the four key sources of loss.

3 Tips for Improving Application Performance

Make the most of your IT investments with these three tips to help you optimize your networks, applications, and clients.

How Remote Infrastructure Management Can Improve Processes and Increase Efficiency

These 6 action steps will help you get the most from outsourcing your remote infrastructure management.

The Network’s Role in Securing Cyberspace

No single technology can enable a fully secure network. The three-layer model we present can guide your organization in making key improvements to your network security.

Q&A: Improving Network Visibility

Networks are getting faster and more complex. How can IT network administrators keep up?

Building a Data Center without Walls: The Need for Intelligent Networking

A new intelligent cloud network between data center and cloud is needed for efficient workload mobility.

The Elephant in the Clouds

Moving to the clouds doesn’t mean resources must be let go.

Analysis: Revamped NetView a Sleeper Hit

NetView 6.1 is, by almost any standard, an exciting new deliverable -- particularly for users of IBM’s Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex technology.

Why Hardware-based WANs Are Obsolete

Hardware solutions are costly and time-consuming. Is it time you moved to a software solution?

Last Call for IPv4

It's time to start planning your transition to IPv6.