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By Nirmal Sharma Get Started Jul 28, 2015

The power of the SMB protocol in Hyper-V

The SMB protocol allows admins to achieve high availability, reduce operational costs and migrate virtual machines faster. Continue Reading


Evaluate Jul 10, 2015

SDN and Openflow: Is the protocol dead?

SDN and OpenFlow were once practically synonymous, but today the protocol is conspicuously absent. Its evolution offers an important lesson for networking pros. Continue Reading


By Kevin Beaver Evaluate Jun 19, 2015

Can eavesdropping over the SS7 protocol be prevented?

Recently revealed insecurities in SS7 have left many unsure about the well-used protocol needed for phone connections. However, the answer to achieving security is not easily obtained. Continue Reading


By Kevin Beaver Get Started Jul 27, 2015

How can the SSDP protocol be secured to prevent DDoS attacks?

Attackers are targeting the SSDP protocol to amplify the effects of DDoS attacks. Learn what this protocol does and how to secure it. Continue Reading


By Andrew Reichman Evaluate Apr 30, 2015

Evaluating storage protocols for your virtual server environment

The storage networking protocols available for virtual servers differ from those available for physical servers. Here's how to weigh your options. Continue Reading


By Sue Troy Evaluate Mar 19, 2015

Disruptive tech and its impact on wireless protocols and networks

How are disruptive technology trends like BYOD and IoT impacting wireless networks? Networking expert Craig Mathias explains in this Q&A. Continue Reading


Evaluate Jul 31, 2014

What not to believe when choosing a storage protocol

According to expert Howard Marks, a lot of claims about storage protocols are not true. Learn what to consider when choosing one for your virtual environment in this video. Continue Reading


By Tom Fenton Get Started Apr 28, 2015

What are protocol endpoints in vSphere VVOLs and how do they work?

VMware's new VVOLs feature allows storage functionality to be distributed on a per-VM basis. Protocol endpoints are integral to proper allocation. Continue Reading


By Antony Adshead Apr 22, 2015

Load DynamiX adds OpenStack protocols to storage testing product

Storage testing and validation provider adds OpenStack Swift and Cinder support to existing protocols in its Enterprise version 2.6 hardware Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Dec 09, 2014

Fido publishes final spec of password-killing protocol

The Fido Alliance has published the final technical specification of its password-killing authentication standards Continue Reading