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SN blogs: Big data software companies require a lot of hand-holding before projects can become lucrative; what is Cisco doing with storage?
451 Research Chief Analyst Eric Hanselman discusses the trends he sees for data center operations in the next 12 months.
Outgoing TechTarget News Director Shamus McGillicuddy reflects on his time covering the networking industry.
Provisioning and deploying a WAN and VPN is an everyday function for engineers. But can you do that for an office 4,000 miles away without leaving your office?
Successful MPLS migration takes careful consideration. Robert Sturt offers some advice about the steps you should consider before making the move.
Quality of service and service-level agreements are just a few of the considerations enterprises must keep in mind when assessing global MPLS providers.
CompTIA's annual cloud computing survey reveals the cloud is the top catalyst for business transformation among solution providers.
Helping customers decide how, when and if to move workloads to the cloud is a critical value-add for partners, says David Stewart, solutions architect at 2nd Watch.
So far, Helion has been generally well-received by HP partners and customers alike. According to partners, the platform reduces the risks for solution providers looking to make the move to cloud.
Microsoft's preview of Skype Translator promises real-time translation and Skype for Business users are starting to envision its benefits.
A TechTarget survey shows three-quarters of IT buyers mulling over video conferencing technology are most interested in desktop video software.
Is a 'pure IP' VoIP deployment or hybrid VoIP deployment better in the long run? Telephony expert Jon Arnold explains how to determine which deployment model is better.
What's driving IT's phone and tablet selections? Are EMM and 2-in-1 devices catching on? The results of our mobile purchasing survey have the answers.
Multifactor authentication is a login security method that's picking up momentum in the business world, but IT shouldn't overlook its blemishes.
Security breaches often have privacy implications, but IT must take extra steps to specifically protect mobile users' personal information.
Who needs security more than the government? Military man and network security pro, Brad Casey, talks certs and why sometimes, you just need to flip a switch.
You can't measure airflow from raised floor tiles in the same way as any other air duct. Optimize data center airflow with the right tools.
TIA data center standards address cabling systems with performance, budget and future plans in mind. New concepts bear consideration as well.