Network Management - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21641 en Shhh! Don't tell IT how we send documents around here http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/shhh-dont-tell-it-how-we-send-documents-around-here-237651?source=rss_network_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/16TCdataleak_hp.jpg" alt="Shhh! Don't tell IT how we send documents around here" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Here's a good rule to go by: Don't ever <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/its-always-computing-101-in-tech-support-232023">underestimate users' tech experience</a>. your IT tales Database Administration IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Laptop PCs Network Management Network Storage Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 237651 at http://www.infoworld.com Why 'innovation management' isn't an oxymoron http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/why-innovation-management-isnt-oxymoron-232704?source=rss_network_management <p>When it comes to innovation, IT and business leaders expend a lot of effort prying their organizations out of the box.</p> <p>At The Hershey Co., Deborah Arcoleo, an innovation director, encourages innovation teams to act like anthropologists before brainstorming workshops, observing the outside world and exploring all kinds of retailers.</p> IT Management Network Management IDG Insider Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:05:22 +0000 admin 232704 at http://www.infoworld.com Life's too short for 'fragile' networks http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/lifes-too-short-fragile-networks-232643?source=rss_network_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/cracked_glass.jpg" alt="Life's too short for 'fragile' networks" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> Data Center Networking Network Management Data Center Networking Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 232643 at http://www.infoworld.com Manage app logons and authorizations via the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/manage-app-logons-and-authorizations-the-cloud-232561?source=rss_network_management <p>From an IT perspective, Post Holdings, the company behind cereal brands including Fruity Pebbles and Grape-Nuts, recently became a $1 billion, 100-year-old startup.</p> Cloud Computing Network Management Private Cloud Applications IDG Insider Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 admin 232561 at http://www.infoworld.com SNMP: No one likes it, yet no one cares to replace it http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/snmp-no-one-likes-it-yet-no-one-cares-replace-it-231482?source=rss_network_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Reality-Check-Network_hp.jpg" alt="SNMP: No one likes it, yet no one cares to replace it" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>I wager that an informal poll of IT admins across all disciplines would show that most do not bother with SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), and those who use SNMP do so in conjunction with basic read-only monitoring fra</p> Data Center Networking Network Management Network Monitoring Data Center Networking Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 231482 at http://www.infoworld.com Plumgrid adds advanced networking to OpenStack Havana' http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/plumgrid-adds-advanced-networking-openstack-havana-229480?source=rss_network_management <p>Virtual network infrastructure vendor Plumgrid is bringing its platform to <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/openstack/openstack-havana-rolls-out-networking-orchestration-and-metering-upgrades-228979">OpenStack Havana</a>, adding better resiliency and scalability in large environments.</p> Cloud Computing Networking Virtualization Network Management OpenStack Open Source Software Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:52:03 +0000 admin 229480 at http://www.infoworld.com Meet your new network admin: The Linux admin (and vice versa) http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/meet-your-new-network-admin-the-linux-admin-and-vice-versa-229078?source=rss_network_management <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Linux_Desktop_hp.jpg" alt="Meet your new network admin: The Linux admin (and vice versa)" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Last week in InfoWorld's New Tech Forum, Dinesh Dutt outlined <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/networking/your-next-network-operating-system-linux-228846">the thinking behind Cumulus Networks' Linux-based networking solution</</a></p> Data Center Networking Open Source Software Linux Network Management Network Router Network Switch Data Center Networking Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 229078 at http://www.infoworld.com Alcatel-Lucent challenges Cisco, Brocade unified access http://www.infoworld.com/d/networking/alcatel-lucent-challenges-cisco-brocade-unified-access-228861?source=rss_network_management <p><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/100813-alcatel-lucent-to-cut-15000-jobs-274609.html" target="_blank">Alcatel-Lucent</a> is offering its enterprise switch users a free software upgrade to converge wired Ethernet networks with wireless from Aruba Networks.</p> <p>Aruba and Alcatel-Lucent have had a longtime partnership to jointly market and integrate each other's products. This software upgrade is an extension of that and is designed to bring all campus networking products under one view with consistent BYOD management.</p> Mobile Technology Networking Security Access Control BYOD Network Management Network Switch Mobile Device Management (MDM) Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:57:42 +0000 admin 228861 at http://www.infoworld.com Cisco patches vulnerabilities in some security appliances, switches, and routers http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/cisco-patches-vulnerabilities-in-some-security-appliances-switches-and-routers-228551?source=rss_network_management <p>Cisco Systems has released security patches for authentication bypass, command execution and denial-of-service vulnerabilities affecting products that use its Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) software, as well as the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches and Cisco 7600 series routers.</p> <p>Cisco released new versions of its ASA software to address six denial-of-service vulnerabilities in various components and three authentication bypass vulnerabilities in remote access services.</p> Networking Security Access Control Authentication Network Management Patch Management VPN Vulnerability Assessment Thu, 10 Oct 2013 18:55:04 +0000 admin 228551 at http://www.infoworld.com Facebook networking chief: No more secret ASIC commands http://www.infoworld.com/d/networking/facebook-networking-chief-no-more-secret-asic-commands-228242?source=rss_network_management <p>Facebook's head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant's own infrastructure.</p> Networking Facebook Network Management SDN Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:38:34 +0000 admin 228242 at http://www.infoworld.com If you want a job done right, don't send the boss http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/if-you-want-job-done-right-dont-send-the-boss-227450?source=rss_network_management <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/data_center_admin.jpg" alt="If you want a job done right, don't send the boss" width="243" height="182" align="right" /> <br /><em><p align="right">Credit: AKodisinghe</p></em></div> Data Center Networking your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Network Management Data Center Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 227450 at http://www.infoworld.com How do you land an IT job? Show, don't tell http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-management/how-do-you-land-it-job-show-dont-tell-224869?source=rss_network_management <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/IT_jobs_hp.gif" alt="How do you land an IT job? Show, don't tell" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If there's one piece of advice I'd give to those going into IT, it's this: Crow all you want, but <em>prove</em> you can do the work by doing it. Yes, it may seem obvious.</p> your IT tales IT Jobs IT Management IT Training Application Security Network Management Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 224869 at http://www.infoworld.com Facebook designing network 'fabric' to meet massive performance needs http://www.infoworld.com/d/networking/facebook-designing-network-fabric-meet-massive-performance-needs-221111?source=rss_network_management <p>With <a href="http://www.techhive.com/article/2011123/facebook-rules-the-social-networking-world-with-1-billion-users.html" target="_blank">more than a billion</a> monthly active users, it's easy to imagine that most of the data travelling over Facebook's networks is delivering photos, status updates and "likes" to its end users, but that's far from the case.</p> Applications Networking Facebook Network Management Network Router SDN Social Networking Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:53:18 +0000 admin 221111 at http://www.infoworld.com IT on the fly: The art of quickly building, then dismantling http://www.infoworld.com/t/network-management/it-the-fly-the-art-of-quickly-building-then-dismantling-218938?source=rss_network_management <p>Keith Robertory was staring down a project of epic proportions.</p> <p>Last fall, as the East Coast prepared for Hurricane Sandy to strike, Robertory was planning to create and run an entire IT shop. He'd have only hours to organize staff and get systems running.</p> IT Management Network Management Project Management Software IDG Insider Mon, 20 May 2013 15:38:42 +0000 admin 218938 at http://www.infoworld.com Verizon Enterprise chief looks past AT&T, eyes Amazon and Google as rivals http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/verizon-enterprise-chief-looks-past-att-eyes-amazon-and-google-rivals-218459?source=rss_network_management <p>In the battle for the next generation of enterprise IT, John Stratton carries a lot of weapons. Stratton is president of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, the nearly $30 billion unit formed just over a year ago to deliver networking, cloud, mobility, managed security, telematics, and a host of other services in a more coordinated fashion for Verizon's top enterprise buyers. Building on a traditionally strong base of wired and wireless network services, Verizon Enterprise also blends in acquired assets like cloud hosting company Terremark, security company Cybertrust, and Hughes Telematics.</p> Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Networking IDGE CEO Interview Series Network Management SaaS Wireless LAN Security Tue, 14 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 218459 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: 6 management suites to keep your network in tip-top health http://www.infoworld.com/d/networking/review-6-management-suites-keep-your-network-in-tip-top-health-217980?source=rss_network_management <p>If your network has between 1,000 and10,000 devices and computers, you have a midsized network. Your servers, connections and other resources suffer the same problems as larger networks, but your budget for keeping the network healthy is less than what large enterprises enjoy.</p> Data Center Networking Network Management Data Center IDG Insider Tue, 07 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 217980 at http://www.infoworld.com Startup aims SDN technology at Cisco WANs http://www.infoworld.com/d/storage/startup-aims-sdn-technology-cisco-wans-216398?source=rss_network_management <p><a href="http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2012/081312-sdn-261600.html" target="_blank">SDNs</a> aren't just for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html" target="_blank">data center</a> networks, despite the best-use-case-scenario arguments for network <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/092412-network-virtualization-guide-262645.html" target="_blank">virtualization</a> and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/061812-openflow-260157.html" target="_blank">flow management</a> pervading the industry.</p> Storage Network Management Network Storage VPN Fri, 12 Apr 2013 13:50:00 +0000 admin 216398 at http://www.infoworld.com The conflicted rise of software-defined networking http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-explosion/the-conflicted-rise-of-software-defined-networking-215914?source=rss_network_management <p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/infoworlds-top-10-emerging-enterprise-technologies-179458?page=0,5#network">Software-defined networking (SDN)</a> is becoming a huge deal. To many people, the term is opaque, almost to the point of being meaningless. After all, what part of anyone's network <em>isn't</em> software-dependent? Every firewall, router, and switch you run has software (firmware) to control it. But with SDN, the management and control planes aren't the only ones implemented in software -- the bulk of the data plane is as well.</p> Data Center Data Explosion Networking Virtualization Cisco Systems Server Virtualization Network Convergence Network Management Network Router Network Switch SDN IDG Insider Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Prigge 215914 at http://www.infoworld.com Fix your DNS servers or risk aiding DDoS attacks http://www.infoworld.com/t/security/fix-your-dns-servers-or-risk-aiding-ddos-attacks-215510?source=rss_network_management <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/web_dev_tools_hp.jpg" alt="Fix your DNS servers or risk aiding DDoS attacks" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Although this week's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/networking/ddos-attack-against-spamhaus-was-reportedly-the-largest-in-history-215352">large-scale DDoS attack against Spamhaus</a> may <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-security Networking Security Network Management Security Mon, 01 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 215510 at http://www.infoworld.com Silver Peak unveils virtual appliances for offsite replication http://www.infoworld.com/d/storage/silver-peak-unveils-virtual-appliances-offsite-replication-215308?source=rss_network_management <p>Silver Peak Systems announced a new virtual application designed to dramatically speed up data duplication for disaster recovery without the purchase of additional hardware.</p> <p>The company's VRX-2, VRX-4 and VRX-8 products are part of its Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture, a software suite that features a number of virtualized WAN optimization offerings. The VRX line is compatible with most major hypervisors, including KVM, Hyper-V, vSphere and XenServer and functions with asynchronous IP-based replication products made by NetApp, HDS, Dell and EMC.</p> Storage Backup and Recovery Data Deduplication Network Management Wide Area Networking Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:55:30 +0000 admin 215308 at http://www.infoworld.com