EEE-compliant networking gear provides attractive energy consumption savings for network admins. Julie Knudson examines the myths and realities of energy-efficient Ethernet.
Articles by Julie Knudson
Cloud infrastructures and software defined networks offer many benefits, but some risks, too. How should fault testing and QA be done in an SDN environment?
SDN looks set to fundamentally change IT, affecting everything from provisioning processes to workflows, asset management, and IT careers. Here's what to expect.
Inexpensive video conferencing endpoints enable enterprise-class collaboration without breaking the bank.
With proper planning, mixed architectures can become your best disaster recovery asset. Experts offer tips and best practices for getting the most out of hybrid cloud environments.
Learn the pros and cons of virtual network switching, and how to choose the right virtual switches for your enterprise.
How should enterprises prepare for the SDN future? Julie Knudson talks to industry leaders to find out.
If you've tried hiring networking folks recently, then you already know that they're hard to find.
A mixture of understandable metrics, a compelling business case, and old fashioned honesty just might win the day.
ENP profiles Plixer, one company that can help IT managers oversee distant data.
Microsoft Windows 8 provides cloud storage and synchronization with SkyDrive. IT managers, take heed.
Just because your apps and data are residing off-site it's still up to you to make sure that they are working right. Vendors from Plixer to Fluke Networks, Riverbed and CA are happy to help, however.
Microsoft's new Windows Server 8 cloud optimizes IT and simplifies management with enhancements to PowerShell, Secure Boot, VDI and Direct Access.