In the Cloud, Many Enterprises Overlook the Most Critical Component
In the Cloud, Many Enterprises Overlook the Most Critical Component
/ Feb 15, 2012 2 COMMENTS

It seems that everyone today is talking about “the cloud,” but most of the discussion seems to be about putting a bunch of machines in one place to achieve elastic compute capabilities. What hasn’t received as much attention are the “networking” aspects of cloud deployments. And if there is any attention to networking, it tends…

IPv6 Moving from Vision to Roadmap
IPv6 Moving from Vision to Roadmap
/ Jan 10, 2012 0 COMMENTS

There are some perennial IT trends that crop up each year about this time, and in networking, IPv6 always seems to be in the mix.  Well, after many years, I think IPv6 is moving from a check-box item which “I’ll promise to do one day,” to being something where customers are now saying “you guys…

Virtualization Breaks Networking, Server, and Storage Silos
Virtualization Breaks Networking, Server, and Storage Silos
/ Dec 28, 2011 0 COMMENTS

This year, 2011, has been an incredible year of technology innovation and change, and 2012 promises to be even more exciting as the dynamics of networking, server, and storage technology further evolve and become interconnected. During the next few weeks, I’ll outline some of my expectations of change and disruption for the coming year and…