The Changing Nature of Data Center Networking

The role of IT is changing. As IT used to be viewed as primarily a services organization, modern enterprises of even moderate size and sophistication are relying on IT as a key strategic contributor. With the shift in responsibility, there is a commensurate shift in IT leadership priorities.

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Data center equipment criteria: Graceful evolution

As industries mature and their solutions become more hardened, evaluation criteria will naturally change. Data center equipment used to be judged on overall performance and a feature support matrix that included nerd knobs galore. With virtually every enterprise-grade switching solution having the same basic features now, how people think about data center equipment is changing.

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Who is in control of enterprise networking transformations?

It’s fairly well established at this point that enterprise networking is going to go through a transformation of sorts in most companies. Whether that transformation is best described as an architectural step-function change, or a couple of nuanced tweaks is an interesting question.

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Shifts in Legislative Compliance and Its Impact to Enterprise IT

The motivational saying “Keep Calm and Carry On” does not apply to enterprise IT professionals. Not anymore, unless they have their data protection and data risk management strategies worked out. Enterprise IT is facing persistent challenges to protect their data and secure their data center against cyberattacks and ransomware.

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Digital Evidence Storage Needs Grow

Police departments today process a tremendous amount of video footage as evidence of crimes, which includes managing and storing data and ensuring it is court admissible. Further, storage requirements for surveillance and body-worn camera data differ widely from state to state, depending on the crime.

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I’ll RACE You To the Hybrid Multi-Cloud

I admit it…running has never been my strength. Eventually, I want to compete in a 5K race and with the right training, mindset, and preparation, I think I can do it. As tough as running gets, I can’t deny the moments of happiness from when I work hard enough for those cloud-nine “runner’s high” endorphins.

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Partner Post: Deep Dive Into HyperFlex With Technical Demos

Hi again! We are continuing to see incredible customer adoption and interest in technical aspects of HyperFlex. I often get asked on usability of the platform, especially around deployment automation and impact on daily operations. So in this blog I will point you to some cool demos that dig into variety of key aspects of […]

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Partner Post: A Different Angle

I’m a backstage, behind-the-scenes kind of person. I find it fascinating to observe things from somewhere other than where the audience normally sits.  Watching from the side of the stage or perhaps seeing a rehearsal often reveals something unexpected or amusing.

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