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Data center managers, it’s time to commit to those New Year's resolutions

A mature data center strategy in 2017 will not only help your data centers to run more efficiently, but it will also add to your business’ bottom line.

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Open letter to Avaya management: Don’t sell the networking business

I believe the odds are 75/25 that Avaya sells the networking division, but I urge management to look at networking as its best catalyst for growth.

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'Best-kept secret in SD-WAN' publicly rolls out managed service

A Maryland-based EchoStar subsidiary best known as a provider of network management services announced today that it will offer a managed SD-WAN product as part of its HughesON lineup.

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Meet me in the parking lot: Walking meetings hit their stride

Prolonged sitting is part of the job for many people in the tech world. Walking meetings can help energize people and spark creativity.

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Big Switch brings agility, scale to network packet brokers

The scalability and agility enabled with Big Switch Network’s next-generation NPB—Big Monitoring Fabric—lets IT departments operate and innovate faster.

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Top 10 questions about Avaya’s networking business

Avaya Networking is strong and can stand on its own, but ongoing financial struggles have hurt the Avaya brand and led to talk of it being sold.

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Infrastructure monitoring: Turn data into knowledge and minimize slowdowns

When you vet various IT infrastructure monitoring solutions, make sure they provide insightful analytics and ways to prioritize what’s important for you.

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Aruba President Dominic Orr retiring—Thanks for the memories

Aruba Networks President Dominic Orr has had a busy 10 years. As he prepares to retire, here’s a look at some of his accomplishments.

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‘Found a nasty bug in my (Cisco) ASA this morning’

The above headline on a post to Reddit piqued my interest this afternoon because it was in that site’s section devoted to system administration and those people know a bug when they encounter one.

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IT service providers increase investment in onshore locations

A number of factors are driving leading global IT and business process outsourcing providers to open more onshore than offshore locations.

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Hottest Enterprise Networking & IT Startups of 2017

So many cool networking and IT startups, so little time to write about them all. One way that we at least acknowledge their presence, however, is by running this interactive timeline of funding announcements. Check back frequently to...

2017: The year of cybersecurity scale

Cloud, IoT, mobile and digital transformation will place new demands on usability, scalability and enterprise-class features of cybersecurity analytics and operations products.

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New GOP H-1B bill appears to fall short of Trump’s goal

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is looking to win support for a controversial H-1B reform bill, but the measure is narrowly tailored.

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Is dynamic resource execution the answer to auto-scaling cloud apps?

To auto-scale cloud apps and deliver the performance expected, we need to enhance resource management. Dynamic resource execution may be the solution.

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3 steps to increase the business value of your network

Raise both the strategic and business value of your infrastructure by making the network work for you with these three steps.

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No excuse for airline system outages

In 2016, several airlines' reputations plummeted when passengers were stalled due to system outages that could have been prevented.

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Outsourcing trends to watch in 2017

Here are 10 predictions for the year ahead in IT outsourcing.

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5 reasons to automate your network

By implementing automation tools and practices, networks can better withstand modern workloads, provide a new level dynamism and speed, and cut costs. Scott Sneddon, Senior Director, SDN and Virtualization at Juniper Networks,...

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