Articles by Arthur Cole 

Software's Hot, but Hardware's Still Cool

Don't discount the importance of hardware in a software defined network. Switches in particular remain crucial to network functionality.

SDN: A Babe in the Enterprise Woods

SDN is still a long way from fulfilling its much-hyped promise, but that's not a bad thing. Art Cole explains why.

Open Season on Proprietary Networks

Cisco, Facebook, Avaya, and others open up to open source. What does this mean for network managers?

Dynamic Networking: It's All in the Fabric

New releases from Brocade, HP, Dell, and 6connect look to fabric architectures to achieve truly dynamic network infrastructure.

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