Network Management

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Loggly aims to reveal what matters in log data  

Log files are a common thread across a company's entire technology stack, but the trick is being able to quickly mind that data for insights

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The network effect on wealth creation

Networks are at the heart of the transition to digital business. Companies that harness their power will transform business models and create exponential value.

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Pradeep’s Principle: Give up on Moore’s Law and embrace automation

Whether or not Moore’s Law holds true, businesses should pay attention to Pradeep’s Principle and embrace automation.

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What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools

IT administrators discuss the most valuable features of eight network monitoring products – from vendors such as CA, Microsoft, NetScout, Opsview and Nagios -- and the features that need improvement.

Named Data Networking team issues call for hacks

The Named Data Networking (NDN) project team has issued a Call for Hacks to take place at its 3rd NDN Hackathon, to be held on Nov. 4-5 at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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New Dyn CEO previously led BTI, Arbor Networks

Dyn, the Manchester, N.H., internet performance management company, has named network industry veteran Colin Doherty as its new CEO.

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AT&T jumps into SD-WAN market; partners with IBM

AT&T today jumped headfirst into the fast-growing software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market with a new offering it hopes to bring to market next year based on technology from SD-WAN startup VeloCloud.


Avaya takes network management to the cloud

Avaya Cloud Networking Platform provides full lifecycle management of wired and wireless networking devices.

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The growing network divide: What it means for your company and your career

Today's digital divide is about whether your network is designed to be a growth engine for your business or whether it’s holding you back.

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Matching IT priorities with IT realities

Business leaders want their IT teams to innovate while saving money, yet IT teams are working on keeping the lights on and fixing problems. How can IT shift the dynamic?

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How to keep terrifying medical device hacks from becoming reality

More medical devices are becoming connected ones, and that’s increasing the security threat surface, said panelists this week at the Security of Things Forum in Cambridge, Mass.

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Law firm CIO: ‘I run more video than CBS’

A major international law firm with 700 attorneys, 1,500 total employees and 20 separate offices around the world makes IT support a challenge.

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When a project fails, don't blame your end users

Change isn’t an end-user problem, but a leadership opportunity, says former Red Robin CIO Chris Laping.

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The scourge of LEDs everywhere: Readers speak out

An overabundance of blinking, beaming LEDs on network and other gear is driving sysadmins and others crazy, and some are doing something about it.

Riverbed upgrades set sights on the SD-WAN edge, cloud integration

At Riverbed’s Disrupt event in New York’s upscale Conrad Hotel today, the company announced new products aimed at making it a bigger part of the average customer’s network.

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How Dyn is rising to the cloud challenge

Trying to capture an end-to-end picture of application performance across an enterprise is challenging enough. Providing that level of visibility for hybrid- and public-cloud-enabled applications presents a whole new level of...

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These mundane jobs bots can take in the enterprise

The good news is that there are several enterprise tasks that are ripe for bot intervention, and fortunately for end-users they are some of the most painful employee responsibilities within large organizations.

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Implementing secure WANs in the cloud age

Over the past few years most organizations have significantly increased their reliance on the Internet, primarily due to the outsourcing of utility applications like email, unified communications, ERP, CRM, etc., to SaaS providers....

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Lights out! Why IT shops are disabling wireless AP LEDs

Having seen all sorts of makeshift fixes – from post-it notes to bandages to condom wrappers – used to block Wi-Fi access point LEDs from beaming and sometimes blinking, some IT shops have begun turning off the lights altogether even...

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