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Kingston Curbs Reliance on MPLS with SD-WAN
/ Dec 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Connecting multiple remote offices to applications that are hosted hundreds or even ...
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Metro Ethernet Can Be Part Of A Broadband WAN
/ Jul 14, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The concept of the broadband WAN is becoming a reality to more and more organizations every day. However, when I talk to network managers and IT leaders about the broadband WAN, cable ...
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Lessons Learned From a Cloud Migration
/ Apr 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS
It’s hard to go anywhere today and not be inundated with the cloud. I see billboards on highway 101 between San Jose and San Francisco, there are cloud signs in airports, and it seems ...
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Six Pitfalls To Avoid In The Hybrid Cloud
/ Feb 9, 2015 0 COMMENTS
It’s prediction season for the year ahead, and one of the most popular forecasts this time is that 2015 will be when hybrid clouds become practical. This isn’t one of those ...
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The Global Continuity Network
/ Feb 6, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Business continuity is the new Holy Grail. Where once people used to look to ‘rapid’ backup and restore capabilities to recover from a disaster, this is no longer good enough in many ...
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Extending VMware vSphere 6 Replication over the WAN
/ Feb 3, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Data protection is essential for business continuity and disaster recovery, and that includes the protection of virtual machines (VMs). Today at VMware Partner Exchange 2015, Silver ...
The Growing Need For Intelligent Workload Management
/ Dec 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Life used to be so good. An operating system was loaded onto a server of some sort and an application stack loaded on top of that. Provided the workload remained pretty static, the ...
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The Holiday Internet Weather Map
/ Dec 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Holiday shopping may be behind us, but Internet weather is still very much here. The fluctuations in latency and packet loss that can disrupt the cloud, and for that matter Internet ...
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Cloud Data Protection: The Three Factors That Will Ease Your Transition
/ Nov 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS
More data and applications are being moved into the cloud than ever before. If you believe the marketing hype, the cloud will solve all of your problems, for 1/10th the cost, in half ...
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MEF ‘Third Network’ Vision Challenges Net Neutrality
/ Oct 13, 2014 0 COMMENTS
The MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) is arguably the best-functioning global industry networking forum. So when Bob Metcalf (the inventor of the Ethernet standard) on behalf of MEF launches a ...
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Better Visibility Is Needed When the “Check Cloud” Light Goes On
/ Aug 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Remember the old days? When one could look under the hood of a car when the Check Engine light went on? That feels like eons ago, given that cars today basically have a “start button” ...