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Where the Cloud Touches Down: Simplifying Data Center Infrastructure Management

Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:00 AM PT/1:00 PM ET

In most data centers, DCIM rests on a shaky foundation of manual record keeping and scattered documentation. OpManager replaces data center documentation with a single repository for data, QRCodes for asset tracking, accurate 3D mapping of asset locations, and a configuration management database (CMDB). In this webcast, sponsored by ManageEngine, you will see how a real-world datacenter mapping stored in racktables gets imported into OpManager, which then provides a 3D visualization of where assets actually are. You'll also see how the QR Code generator helps you make the link between real assets and the monitoring world, and how the layered CMDB provides a single point of view for all your configuration data.

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A Network Computing Webinar:
SDN First Steps

Thursday, August 8, 2013
11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

This webinar will help attendees understand the overall concept of SDN and its benefits, describe the different conceptual approaches to SDN, and examine the various technologies, both proprietary and open source, that are emerging. It will also help users decide whether SDN makes sense in their environment, and outline the first steps IT can take for testing SDN technologies.

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CCDE Training: 3 Bootcamps

March 13, 2014 12:06 PM
Posted by Orhan Ergun

Here's a look at three training programs that prepare networking pros for the Cisco Certified Design Expert practical exam.

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Tags: CCDE training, Cisco Certified Design Expert, CCDE exam, CCDE bootcamp, BGP, MPLS

Channel: Security, Next Gen Network, Data Center,

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IT Maintenance Work: 3 Ways To Get It Done

March 04, 2014 02:03 PM
Posted by Andrew Froehlich

Winning approval for planned maintenance can be difficult. Showering upper management with information -- and striking a little fear -- can help get the job done.

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Tags: IT maintenance work, planned maintenance, IT maintenance windows, IT manager, networks

Channel: Security, , Backup & Recovery

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The New Mobile Enterprise: A Smorgasbord Of Choices

February 26, 2014 11:37 AM
Posted by Lee H. Badman

As wireless technologies take precedence in the enterprise, WLANs have become complex deployments. Here's a look at the evolving array of wireless options.

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Tags: mobile enterprise, WLAN, wireless technologies, 802.11ac, mobile device management, BYDO

Channel: Wireless, Next Gen Network, Networking & Mgmt, Security, , Data Center

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7 Reasons To Head For Vegas: IT's Secret Weapons

February 15, 2014 12:00 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty

We've selected seven Interop presenters that will make it worth a trip to Vegas. You'll be so absorbed in tech, you won't even notice the glitter.

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Tags: Interop, Interop Las Vegas, Interop speakers

Channel: , Data Center, Cloud Computing, Storage & Mgmt, Security,

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Cisco Investment In Embrane Signals Industry Shift

February 11, 2014 11:22 AM
Posted by Tom Hollingsworth

Cisco's reported $6 million investment in startup focused on Layer 4 and higher software reflects networking industry's migration to a lightweight service model.

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Tags: Cisco investment, Embrane networking industry, VMware, NSX, ACI

Channel: Security, Data Center, Networking & Mgmt, , Virtualization

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How To Avoid Network Outages: Go Back To Basics

February 10, 2014 01:37 PM
Posted by Joel Dolisy

Following best practices can go a long way toward preventing unplanned downtime caused by internal errors as well as external attacks.

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Tags: network outages, DDoS, unplanned downtime, unplanned outages, firewalls

Channel: WAN Security, Security

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