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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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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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News and Analysis

Greatest Moments In Interop History

It's hard to believe it's been 26 years since the first commercial Interop conference. Over the years, vendors made splashes with new technologies, Interop grew beyond its Silicon Valley roots, and celebrities like Mr. T joined the action. Here's a look at some of the best moments in Interop's rich history.

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Architectures

Outage Blackballs BlackBerry, Guides Arrow to BYOD Strategy

After finding the right management tool, Arrow Container dumps RIM smartphones for BYODs. Find out why.

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Reviews & Workshops

Mobile Biometrics: The Next Phase of Enterprise Authentication?

Smartphones and tablets equipped with fingerprint readers or other biometric hardware have the potential to drive greater adoption of biometric authentication in the enterprise—if we can get the hardware, software and business processes right.

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Blogs

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How Virtualization Can Simplify Your BYOD Strategy

March 17, 2014 12:08 PM
Posted by Bill Kleyman

Virtualization technologies can help enterprise IT teams support the new user-centric model created by IT consumerization.

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Tags: BYOD strategy, virtualization technologies, IT consumerization, network virtualization, private cloud

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

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IPv6: Sweet Spots of Adoption

March 03, 2014 07:32 AM
Posted by Erik Nygren

IPv6 adoption has been surging ahead. Find out how it correlates with network operator adoption, mobile devices, and desktop operating systems.

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Tags: IPv6, IPv6 adoption, network operators, service providers, network providers, mobile device, desktop, laptop, operating system

Channel: Public Cloud, Wireless, Next Gen Network, IPv6, Networking & Mgmt, Cloud Computing, IPv6 Tech Center,

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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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Master of Network Interoperability

February 25, 2014 01:39 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty

If anyone knows about network interoperability, it's Glenn Evans, the lead network engineer for the InteropNet, the infrastructure that supports the Interop conference and more than 300 exhibitors.

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Tags: Interop, InteropNet, interoperability, network, Avaya, wireless

Channel: Networking & Mgmt, , Wireless, Interop

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Building an Information Security Policy Part 1: Network Devices

February 19, 2014 01:11 PM
Posted by Natalie Timms

An effective security policy requires careful planning to ensure the roles and capabilities of routers, switches and firewalls are properly configured.

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Tags: information security policy, network devices, routers, switches, firewalls, secure network design

Channel: , WAN Security, Networking & Mgmt, Wireless

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Reducing Video Surveillance Storage Costs

February 11, 2014 05:28 PM
Posted by David Hill

The growth of video surveillance data heavily impacts network bandwidth and increases storage demands. Here's a look at how one vendor, Bosch, is working to address these challenges.

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Tags: video surveillance, storage costs, network bandwidth, Bosch, Internet of Things

Channel: Data Center, , Networking & Mgmt, , Wireless

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