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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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No surprise that OpenDaylight-sponsored study shows strong interest in open source software-defined networking.

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WAN Optimization Part 3: Overcoming Bandwidth Limitations

Bandwidth is one of the key factors that can impact network performance. Learn how WAN optimization uses deduplication to address this issue and how to evaluate different deduplication approaches.

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SDN Management: Risks And Challenges

February 06, 2014 06:23 PM
Posted by Cengiz Alaettinoglu

Traditional network management techniques don't work with software-defined networking. Automation of management best practices is critical for SDN to succeed.

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Tags: SDN management, software-defined networking, network management, WAN, route analytics

Channel: Data Center, Networking & Mgmt, Next Gen Network, WAN & App Acceleration,


Best of Interop Product Awards Open

January 31, 2014 12:34 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty

The Best of Interop 2014 product awards are open for nominations. Be sure to spread the word to vendors of your favorite products.

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Tags: Best of Interop, Interop, Product awards, networking products, Interop 2014, Interop Las Vegas

Channel: Backup & Recovery, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Next Gen Network, Security, UC & VoIP, Virtualization, WAN & App Acceleration, Wireless, Interop, , ,


5 Ways Software-Defined Tech Simplifies Datacenter Management

January 08, 2014 02:29 PM
Posted by Bill Kleyman

New software-defined tools are helping to reduce the complexity associated with distance in datacenter environments.

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Tags: software-defined technologies, software-defined tools, datacenter management, WAN optimization, global server load balancing, software-defined networking

Channel: Data Center, Networking & Mgmt, Servers & Storage, Storage & Mgmt, WAN & App Acceleration,


Cloud Growth Drives Need For Unified Datacenter Monitoring

January 07, 2014 05:09 PM
Posted by Frank J. Ohlhorst

Today's complex, cloud-enabled datacenter requires network monitoring tools that provide a comprehensive view of traffic.

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Tags: datacenter monitoring, cloud growth, network monitoring tools, VoIP, SSL

Channel: Cloud Computing, Data Center, Networking & Mgmt, Next Gen Network, Security, UC & VoIP, WAN & App Acceleration, Private Cloud, Public Cloud,


Pertino Boosts SDN-Based Cloud Network Service

October 29, 2013 12:04 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman

Startup expands its cloud networking platform with Network Service Virtualization, which provides enterprise-level services such as WAN optimization.

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Tags: cloud network, Pertino, Cloud Network Engine, WAN optimization, SDN, software-defined networking, cloud networking

Channel: Cloud Computing, Networking & Mgmt, Next Gen Network, WAN & App Acceleration, Wireless, Public Cloud,


iOS 7 Update: A Lesson In Event-Driven Network Spikes

September 25, 2013 01:25 PM
Posted by Kurt Marko

Did the iOS 7 update crash your network? Instead of whining about it, use it as a call to action.

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Tags: iOS 7 update, network spikes, Apple, North American Operators Group, iOS devices, Akamai, CDN

Channel: Cloud Computing, Content Management, Networking & Mgmt, WAN & App Acceleration, Wireless,

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