Articles by Arthur Cole 

Virtual Controllers Help Alleviate Data Chaos

The cloud in particular is certain to drive a range of virtual networking techniques as enterprises struggle to maintain control of increasingly distributed and chaotic data environments. As resources, infrastructure, applications and just about everything else migrate onto the cloud, it's only natural that the tools needed to manage connectivity should as well. 

Converged IT Infrastructure: Just Another Component on the Cloud

Enterprises contemplating building out their IT infrastructure for virtual and cloud operations seem to have three options.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Top Five Server Monitoring Battles — and How You Can Win Them

Learn how to meet the most pressing challenges administrators face in ensuring optimal server performance.

Clawing Our Way to a More Open Cloud

One of the more intriguing yet vexing things about the cloud is its universality. By nature, public clouds in particular need to be as open and accessible as possible, but that will require a fairly robust set of standards to ensure interoperability and data fluidity.

Data Bursting Onto the Cloud

It turns out that the cloud addresses the most pressing problem facing data centers today: finding a low-cost solution to manage relentlessly increasing data loads. Through bursting, enterprises will be able to shift those loads ? even for critical apps ? through on-demand provisioning of cloud resources.

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