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Vendors claim that their network management systems can do it all, but in a world of virtualization and cloud, is that still true?
The perceived IT shortage of talent may be exaggerated; natural biases and hiring processes seem to be ruling out appropriate candidates.
How much your network needs to adapt to the jump in 802.11ac speed from Wave 1 -- or even from 802.11n -- to the standard's next phase, Wave 2, depends on where you are in the upgrade cycle.
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.
Channel partners can get involved in Cisco Intercloud in a number of ways. Learn how to take advantage of Cisco Intercloud's unique benefits.
In the cloud world, single-digit profit margins don't have to be the new norm, says Jason Bystrak. Here are two ideas for accelerating cloud computing revenue.
Mark Cavaliero of Carolinas IT explains how he built a successful cloud services business by spinning out hosted private cloud services.
The Cisco vs. Microsoft decision doesn’t always come down to features and cost. Sometimes, organizational politics come into play.
Leverage native integration capabilities, third-party products and user account management in order to bridge cloud-based apps and on-premises services.
In this week's recap, analysts blog about the changing audio conferencing market and BYOD risks, while RingCentral has partnered with inContact on cloud contact center software.
New mobility tools beef up security options for IT around secure VPN, Android devices and IAM.
Poor communication between IT and users can hinder MDM enrollment. Apple is trying to ease employees' apprehension with its remote management UI feature.
With the proliferation of mobile devices, guest access to enterprise networks is more common. IT can maintain security with tools such as identity management and per-session security keys.
What do virtualization, scalability and automation have to do with a perfect cup of coffee or how many candidates ace the LSATs?
Is it a best practice to automate a critical application's startup process after failover from one node to another?
When time-sensitive businesses such as Bloomberg experience an outage, there are lessons IT managers learn that can improve data center resiliency.