Articles by Arthur Cole 

Tracking the Elusive Definition of 'Network Fabric'

Unlike cloud, the term "network fabric" has entered the IT lexicon with little discussion as to what it means. But is that necessarily a bad thing?

Are You Ready for True Network Virtualization?

The stage is now set for the next evolution of virtualization but are you, your network, and your CFO ready for network virtualization? IBM, Nicira, HP, Cisco among other are banking that you are.

The Beginning of the End for SANs?

The rise of solid state storage solutions and PCIe-based NAND storage appliances are giving SANs a run for their money as new agile companies vie for the high ground.

In Defense of Enterprise Architecture

With cloud and virtualization leading the redesign of data center around the world, it's a question that has been circulating for some time now: Does architecture matter anymore?

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