What we call networking has changed radically in the past few years. The amount of intelligence in the network is helping us create new software and platforms to manage everything properly. John Herbert takes a look at Cisco Network Assurance Engine and asks if you’ve changed your ways of thinking about doing networking in this day and age.
Matt Leib takes a look at how Pure Storage has engineered their storage arrays to fully realize the promise of solid state disk. He also looks at the features of the Purity operating system on the arrays, and their robust VMware integrations.
How long does it take to get value from your complex software platforms? How about less than an hour? Gian Paolo Boarina takes a look at the setup process for Cisco’s Network Assurance Engine and shows you how to get value from your installation in less time than it takes to eat lunch!
This is post 5 of 7 in the series “Cisco Network Assurance Engine” Previous posts in this series have discussed the theory behind Cisco’s Network Assurance Engine (NAE) and how it can help detect issues stemming from changes in the network. This post, in contrast, is mostly hands-on with the software. It includes screenshots showing […]
The economics for an All-Flash solution as a backup target might not seem to make sense. But Dan Frith makes the case why FlashBlade doesn’t just work, but excels in the right environment.
Tom Hollingsworth looks at the ways that Circle K Stores have utilized SD-WAN to reduce replacement device downtime and ensure that stores stay up and running for their customers.
Pure Storage recently announced the broad availability of their Evergreen Storage Service. Dan Frith look at how the service offers storage in your data center, while offering convenient consumption-based pricing.
Luigi Danakos looks at how VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network can create policies that have actionable insights, but more importantly are easily configured and rolled out across the organization. This kind of flexibility is vital to achieve data segregation and peace of mind.
VMware announced their Virtual Cloud Network at Dell Technologies World. In this post, Jon Klaus looks at how Virtual Cloud Network can speed up deployments, as well as make public and private clouds communicate securely.
Sonia Cuff outlines how VMware’s NSX SD-WAN can look like networking magic. She looks at how it can simplify an organization’s network security and Cloud migration efforts.