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Jeff Caruso

managing editor, online news

Network World

Jeff Caruso is site editor at Network World. Contact him.

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Recent articles by Jeff Caruso

IaaS vs. PaaS vs. SaaS

November 02, 2011

Several different flavors have sprung up in cloud computing and each has their pros and cons. Add to these the plethora of vendor-created acronyms and it can be confusing to figure out the best option.

Facebook vs. Google+ vs. Twitter vs. LinkedIn

November 02, 2011

Much has changed since we examined the ongoing war between Facebook and Twitter in the spring of 2010. The stakes are higher, the competition has increased, and we see LinkedIn and Google roaring into the social networking arena like never before.

IT job search: An expert guide

September 26, 2011

In this PDF guide, we’ve collected the most insightful IT job search information from across our sister publications. It examines what skills are in demand and looks at where tomorrow’s IT jobs may be.

Android: An expert guide

September 14, 2011

Google’s Android platform in a short time has become a force to be reckoned with in the smartphone world, and its success raises all sorts of questions for IT professionals.

Guide to cloud management software

July 06, 2011

When it comes to cloud computing, management software can no longer be an afterthought – it has to be a part of the implementation, part of the very decision on how best to integrate cloud capabilities into your IT architecture. This guide highlights key points to consider.

Cloud computing presents new challenges for management software

July 06, 2011

The cloud is revolutionizing networking, and this overhaul presents enormous challenges for IT managers who are used to being able to see, monitor and control their networks and systems.

SaaS and IaaS: Expert guide

June 24, 2011

Two types of cloud computing - software as a service (SaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) – promise to bring great changes to the role of IT in the enterprise. IT professionals really need to learn how to talk the talk when it comes to SaaS and IaaS if they want to stay ahead of the trends.

Windows 7 migration: Tips and tricks

June 15, 2011

Guide covers all the bases of migrating to Windows 7, from expert tips to vendor tools to make it easier.

Living legends: Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe

May 09, 2011

It's hard to overestimate the importance of Ethernet to networking over the past 25 years. When Network World started, the technology had been around a while, but in the last 25 years we have seen Ethernet come to dominate the industry. It has outlasted Token Ring, ATM, FDDI and other competing LAN technologies. It has extended from the LAN into the wide area and wireless realms. Through technologies like switching and QoS controls, Ethernet has become the foundation technology for most networking communications today.

Novell steps up to managing enterprise Linux servers

March 03, 2011

Novell Thursday shipped software for managing enterprise Linux servers made by Novell and Red Hat, taking its systems management approach to a higher level.