This is post 35 of 41 in the series “IT Origins” What’s your IT origin story? How long have you been in the field? I’ve been in the IT industry since 1994. I left university with an arts-based degree and some very exposure to technology in my teens and using a word processor (Word for […]
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Excellent management tools aren’t enough to sell an expensive server, but they certainly differentiate it in the face of similarly-specified competitors. Watch the video and see what you can do using the Dell EMC OpenManage Mobile iPhone app! Features like this set the newest Dell EMC servers, like our test PowerEdge R7415, apart from the competition.
If it’s really going to be a revolution, Intel and Micron have got to start talking about it more seriously and enterprise vendors have to start delivering 3D XPoint-powered products.
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.
I’ve written recently about how the data protection industry has become one of the hot parts of the tech market, with a mix of innovation from established providers like Veeam, Commvault and Veritas, as well as exciting new players like Rubrik and Cohesity. Many of these companies are bringing interesting innovation and an overdue change […]
As networks grow and applications spread to across clouds and sites, enforcing and setting policy often bumps against the harsh realities of scale. Juniper Networks’ Contrail platform gives you the tools to automate policy creation and easily visualize any gaps.
Managing access control lists on firewalls is a time consuming affair that often leads to significant frustration. There needs to be an easy way of making sure that these constructs are successfully maintained. Tom Hollingsworth looks at a new SolarWinds tool from Tech Field Day 16 and how Network Insight for Cisco ASA has features to help you control your access lists.
Application monitoring has become difficult when you’re dealing with SaaS. ThousandEyes uses a unique architecture to monitor the Internet itself as a network, and provide visibility into your SaaS supply chain.
VXLAN is an exciting new networking protocol that can lead to some interesting applications. But how can you get VXLAN in your network without breaking the budget? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Mellanox Spectrum and how it can get you what you need without a second mortgage.
I’m a reformed Linux hippy. Back in my college days, I flirted with the open source life. This was spurred by a combination principal and economics. “Free as in speech” is an evocative message to an impressionable twenty-something. And “free as in beer” is a sentiment that definitely resonated with me, as I was mostly […]