Another New Year’s Resolution for Network Managers: I Will Embrace Virtual Network Functions
/ Jan 24, 2017 0 COMMENTS
In my blog near the beginning of the year, I urged network managers to make a ...
Don’t Just Monitor Your Applications – Control Them!
/ Oct 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS
How’s Your Productivity? Businesses spend billions of dollars annually on initiatives to make workers more productive. In fact, ZK Research found that in 2015, organizations spent ...
SD-WAN Can Make Disaster Recovery Planning Easier
/ Sep 22, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Disaster recovery is certainly an interesting topic. Prior to my analyst days, I was in corporate IT and was part of a number of disaster recovery (DR) teams. It’s my sense that most ...
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Replication Acceleration Is Now Business Critical
/ May 12, 2016 0 COMMENTS
EMC World was held last week in Las Vegas, and as EMC has grown in size so has their annual event until it has become the key storage event in the industry. The theme of this ...
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 thousands of miles away is a common scenario for any global enterprise. But when distance between the ...
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Business Continuity Can Help Sell Your SD-WAN Plans
/ May 26, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Prior to being an analyst, I spent many years as a network engineer. During this time I realized how hard it was to get the attention of CIOs and other IT leaders. Most CIOs have ...
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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 ...
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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Security-Focused Shift to SD-WAN Threatens DC Supremacy
/ Jan 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Enterprise adoption of the Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) architecture opens up significant improvements from an operations, cost, and flexibility perspective. But it’s a ...
Here Comes The Petabyte Event Horizon
/ Dec 29, 2014 0 COMMENTS
A step change is on the way for data storage, and in particular for networked storage. Technologies that have served us well for a decade or more are about to run out of steam, and the ...
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 ...