John Edwards

John Edwards is a veteran business technology journalist. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous business and technology publications, including CIO, Computerworld, Network World, CFO Magazine, IBM Data Management Magazine, RFID Journal, and Electronic Design. He has also written columns for The Economist's Business Intelligence Unit and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Communications Direct. John has authored several books on business technology topics. His work began appearing online as early as 1983. Throughout the 1980s and 90s, he wrote daily news and feature articles for both the CompuServe and Prodigy online services. His "Behind the Screens" commentaries made him the world's first known professional blogger.

AI tackles data-center workload management

NVMe over TCP: How it supercharges SSD storage over IP networks

NVMe over TCP: How it supercharges SSD storage over IP networks

For maximum storage performance, NVMe/TCP marks the next step forward in SSD networking.

Hyperconvergence as a service offers hands-off data-center management

Hyperconvergence as a service offers hands-off data-center management

A managed hyperconvergence service can provide data-center operators with cost benefits, reduced staff workloads, and cloud-related scalability benefits.

Hybrid cloud keeps human-capital management firm nimble

Hybrid cloud keeps human-capital management firm nimble

Ceridian isn't shy about embracing technologies including hybrid cloud, microsegmentation and network automation to fuel its IT transformation.

Streaming telemetry challenges SNMP in large, complex networks

Streaming telemetry challenges SNMP in large, complex networks

As big, complicated enterprises seek more efficient ways to monitor and troubleshoot their networks, a growing number are looking to streaming network telemetry

Smart network upgrades to consider before the next pandemic

Smart network upgrades to consider before the next pandemic

COVID-19 is driving enterprises to evaluate technologies that can improve network availability and agility, such as SD-WAN, secure access service edge (SASE), intent-based networking (IBN), and network automation.

7 ways to optimize IT team productivity during difficult times

7 ways to optimize IT team productivity during difficult times

Even in today's challenging environment, inspiring staff members to function effectively isn't as hard as many IT leaders believe. The secret lies in smart, adaptable management.

Microsegmentation product snapshots: Edgewise Networks, VMware and ShieldX Networks

Microsegmentation product snapshots: Edgewise Networks, VMware and ShieldX Networks

Vendors are stepping forward to help enterprises update their infrastructure security to prevent catastrophic intrusions and data thefts. Here's a look at three microsegmentation technology market players, showing what they offer, how...

Why choose microsegmentation? 3 enterprises explain.

Why choose microsegmentation? 3 enterprises explain.

As microsegmentation technology evolves, enterprises are taking different paths toward reaching the same goal: unyielding security.

How microsegmentation can limit the damage that hackers do

How microsegmentation can limit the damage that hackers do

Microsegmentation promises to thwart network attackers by curbing their movements and limiting access to enterprise resources. Architecture types include host-agent segmentation, hypervisor segmentation and network segmentation.

The potential impact of containers on networks

The potential impact of containers on networks

Networking is a crucial component in the container ecosystem, providing connectivity between containers running on the same host as well as on different hosts.

Hybrid-cloud management requires new tools, skills

Hybrid-cloud management requires new tools, skills

Organizations are turning to hybrid cloud technology for greater agility, security, compliance and other benefits. Now they face the challenge of making everything work together seamlessly.

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