How it works: The basic tech behind the Internet

May 28, 2013
We all use the Internet, but few of us have an understanding of the fundamentals that propel it
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How to pick the provider for a solid Ethernet WAN

May 20, 2013
Not all Ethernet-based WAN circuits are created equal; be sure to ask these questions when shopping for a carrier
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What you need to know to build a solid Ethernet WAN

May 13, 2013
Sourcing solid network connectivity, such as for linking a pair of data centers, isn't always as straightforward as it might seem
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Treat a cloud deployment as you would a home remodel

May 06, 2013
Cost, reliability, and security are obvious, but control and responsibility are often overlooked in choosing cloud services
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The software licensing gotchas in the cloud

April 29, 2013
Some software vendors have embraced virtualization and the cloud, but others impose defensive licenses that serve no one
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Here's why you really need SDN

April 15, 2013
Claims that software-defined networking can't scale in performance divert attention from SDN's huge benefit: flexibility
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The conflicted rise of software-defined networking

April 08, 2013
Some vendors crippled their SDN offerings to protect their hardware profits, but smarter providers are switching now
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Beyond backup: 5 other needs for World Backup Day

April 01, 2013
World Backup Day is a great reminder to make and test backups -- but what else might you be overlooking?
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The impossible enterprise data security challenge

March 25, 2013
Securely deleting data in a personal context is hard enough, but it's far more complicated when enterprise storage is involved
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Deleting data is the critical step you're likely doing wrong

March 18, 2013
Whether at home or in the data center, chances are your deleted data is easily available to others
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