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January 11, 2018
This week, bloggers focus on the growing relevancy of campus network architecture planning, BGP route selection and the next generation of cloud-vendor partnerships.
October 06, 2017
Data center hardware spending remain soft, but that could empower enterprise buyers who see the benefits of better performance and control of their own gear. The overall server market remains ...
August 29, 2017
Juniper is strengthening Contrail security by adding microsegmentation as an option for networks that span multiple data centers.
August 04, 2017
Since AWS and VMware disclosed their partnership in 2016, customers have awaited details. Mark Lohmeyer of VMware discussed the status of the service.
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Google's Dedicated Interconnect enables an enterprise to privately connect its data center to the public cloud. Here's a breakdown of key features and the requirements to use it. Continue Reading
For cloud networking, do you prefer higher performance or opt for the lowest possible cost? New Google cloud network tiers let enterprises make that call. Continue Reading
IoT devices produce large amounts of data, which can be a burden for a network. A distributed model, such as fog computing and edge IT, lessens the load. Continue Reading
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VMware's effort to embrace SaaS tools might seem counterintuitive, but it's a move that recognizes both the appeal of the cloud and the continued necessity of on-site data centers. Continue Reading
Edge computing, colocation, cloud and IT staffing issues lead the way as industry analysts make their predictions for the future of data centers into 2018 and beyond. Continue Reading
DevOps professionals are highly detached from the big iron that drives their cloud-based data centers. Will this lack of hardware knowledge lead to a DevOps doomsday? Continue Reading
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The popularity of a virtual data center has risen because of the VMware Cloud on AWS announcement at VMworld 2017. But which enterprises should be in line to use it? Continue Reading
Data can get to users faster if it is closer to them. As a result IT must keep that distance in mind when setting up a VDI or DaaS deployment. Continue Reading
Enterprise data center teams can learn important lessons from hyperscale cloud providers. Rethink redundancy strategies and consider technologies like SDN to increase efficiency. Continue Reading
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As the internet of things becomes ubiquitous, we must recognize the effect that increased connectivity is having on the data center. Continue Reading
Fenwick & West LLP's IT services are delivered through a hybrid of on-premises, software-as-a-service and cloud infrastructures. "As we straddle the cloud and on premises, our security problems have just broadened," said CIO Matt Kesner.
The Silicon Valley law firm's experience is typical of the growing number of companies that are running into legacy security obstacles as they move workloads to the cloud. Security technologies designed to protect enterprise applications and data on premises are often ill-suited for cloud infrastructures. We talked to security executives and analysts about what to consider when you're tasked with integrating legacy security systems with cloud services.
Corporate boards must be ready to defend their fiduciary decisions, compliance actions and, perhaps soon, even cybersecurity preparedness. A growing number of companies are seeking cyber-savvy board members, but it's still far from a majority. Should companies add board members with cybersecurity or cyber-risk experience? We look at both sides of the debate.
Western Union rolled out a strategy to help its workforce take advantage of cloud services. The program -- dubbed Western Union Information Security Enablement, or WISE -- involved bringing shadow IT into the light, approving cloud services for official use and adding the necessary controls and policies to secure cloud infrastructures. We catch up with the company's senior manager of information security to find out how it's going.Continue Reading
Channel partners need not flinch at legacy systems and cloud integration. An application audit, attention to latency issues and a solid connectivity model can help ease the task. Continue Reading