Jeff Vance

Jeff Vance is the founder of Startup50.com, a site that discovers, analyzes, and ranks tech startups. Follow him on Twitter, @JWVance, or connect with him on LinkedIn.

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7 ways to fight network tool sprawl

7 ways to fight network tool sprawl

Managing a raft of overlapping, siloed tools can create inefficiencies for network teams, but there are ways to address the problem

What is a VLAN and how does it work?

What is a VLAN and how does it work?

Virtual LAN (VLAN) technology enables network architects to segment physical devices into logical subgroups for performance and security reasons

What is DRaaS and how it can save your business from disaster

What is DRaaS and how it can save your business from disaster

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) enables enterprises of all sizes to safely backup their data in the cloud and quickly recover from a natural disaster, cyberattack or unplanned outage

What is NAC and why is it important for network security?

What is NAC and why is it important for network security?

NAC plays a key role in Zero Trust network access (ZTNA), and is a powerful tool for securing IoT devices and protecting mobile and remote workers

How 6 top SD-WAN and SASE vendors are evolving

How 6 top SD-WAN and SASE vendors are evolving

Cisco, Versa, Fortinet, VMware, HPE, Palo Alto Networks envision new features related to 5G, AIops, automation

3 types of edge-gateway vendors

3 types of edge-gateway vendors

The vendor battle to own the enterprise edge is taking shape among enterprise incumbents, lower cost alternatives, and startups.

Top SD-WAN vendors and how they got there

Top SD-WAN vendors and how they got there

Big networking players like Cisco, HPE, and VMware, but also more specialized vendors like Versa and Fortinet, offer different flavors of SD-WAN for varying enterprise needs.

9 enterprise-storage startups to watch

9 enterprise-storage startups to watch

Young storage companies are innovating products that range from storage arrays to mainframe storage management to cloud storage and more.

Nimble tech startups find ways to navigate the pandemic

Nimble tech startups find ways to navigate the pandemic

From remote data-center commissioning to strengthened e-commerce, some tech startups and their investors find opportunity in the COVID-19 global economic disruption.

Inside network automation trends

Inside network automation trends

How to cut costs, boost uptime and streamline data center operations through network automation.

5 hot network-automation startups to watch

5 hot network-automation startups to watch

Automating network processes can head off issues and speed resolution of problems while cutting the workload on IT pros.

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