By | Nov 8, 2013
Big data can provide big advantages, but is your network up to the task? Here are some challenges and considerations.
By Julie Knudson | Nov 11, 2013
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?
By Julie Knudson | Oct 22, 2013
SDN looks set to fundamentally change IT, affecting everything from provisioning processes to workflows, asset management, and IT careers. Here's what to expect.
By Joe Stanganelli | Oct 16, 2013
A disconnect exists between IT and other offices within the enterprise. Here are some strategies for CIOs to bridge the gap and strengthen IT's position within organizations.
By Julie Knudson | Sep 16, 2013
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.
By Elizabeth Harrin | Sep 4, 2013
Continued professional development is key to networking career growth. Use our list to make sure your skills are up to date.
By Jude Chao | Aug 19, 2013
As third-party cloud services gain popularity, enterprises must rethink their security strategies. Neohapsis security expert discusses questions to ask when crafting a cloud security policy.
By Jude Chao | Aug 14, 2013
Automation could change the networking job landscape. Get ahead of the curve now to ensure your career prospects later.
By Frank Ohlhorst | Aug 6, 2013
Fluke’s latest network troubleshooting device, the OptiView XG10 tablet, mobilizes network diagnostics, monitoring and troubleshooting.
By Elizabeth Harrin | Jul 31, 2013
The network's down, and it's your job to get it back up. Use our foolproof guide to resolve any network crisis.
By Frank Ohlhorst | Jul 10, 2013
DameWare's unique blend of remote control tools and administrative capabilities unify the many elements of an IT manager’s job.
By Jude Chao | Jul 9, 2013
BMC Software's MyIT app aims enhance enterprise productivity by making IT processes more transparent and accessible to end users.
By Paul Rubens | Feb 21, 2013
Managing network infrastructure from the cloud is becoming increasingly important.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Dec 14, 2012
The key to improving Web Application traffic rests with users
By Sean Michael Kerner | Nov 9, 2012
Network visibility goes beyond simple packet capture and could potentially enable better network optimization for virtualization
By Paul Rubens | Jul 27, 2012
Splunk's data-driven approach helps IT departments troubleshoot applications, security and IT infrastructure.
By Julie Knudson | Jun 4, 2012
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.
By Sean Michael Kerner | May 18, 2012
You don't need your own lab to test and build an software defined networking (SDN) deployment anymore.
By Joseph Moran | May 16, 2012
Powerful but pricey, Windows Intune offers comprehensive and cloud-based PC management and malware protection but lacks Active Direct and Group Policy integration.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Feb 21, 2012
BYOD gives users control by letting them bring whatever device they want, but how do enterprises regain control over their own networks?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Feb 7, 2012
VMware vCloud integration manager expedites cloud deployments by enabling service providers to integrate CRM info into the provisioning of cloud services.
By Elizabeth Harrin | Feb 2, 2012
Some of the technologies accelerating the use of EaaS include hardware-based encryption key storage, cloud storage and virtualization.
By Thor Olavsrud | Jan 17, 2012
Microsoft aims to unite infrastructure management under a single set of tools with System Center 2012.
By Lisa Phifer | Nov 18, 2011
Avenda’s eTIPS strives to fit NAC into any network, small or large.
By Lisa Phifer | Nov 2, 2011
In this network hardware buying guide, we pose questions that every organization should ask when selecting a NAC Appliance.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Sep 15, 2011
Public beta of desktop software for visualizing network traffic analysis debuts
By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Sep 8, 2011
Allows customers to align network investments with actual usage.
By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Aug 18, 2011
Customers can implement private and hybrid cloud solutions and accelerate IT service delivery.
By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Aug 4, 2011
ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer offers ASAM.
By - Enterprise Storage Forum Staff | Jul 12, 2011
PostWorks NY chooses Enterasys over Cisco for network management needs.
By Lisa Phifer | Jun 29, 2011
MAG Series Junos Pulse gateways unify network access control and SSL VPN to deliver safer mobile access.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Jun 8, 2011
New ASR routers provide 92TB of capacity and enables providers to manager 1900 routers as one
By Lisa Phifer | Mar 9, 2011
Leveraging ArubaOS to power its Mobility Controllers and APs, Aruba tries to provide the same seamless service to roaming Wi-Fi users that they'd get from their cell phones.
By Lisa Phifer | Feb 25, 2011
In this installment of our WLAN Controller Buyer's Guide, we consider Controller products offered by Motorola Solutions.
By Lisa Phifer | Feb 18, 2011
Cisco's approach to its wireless controller portfolio reflects a desire to deliver flexibility to its customers, accommodating distributed and centralized WLAN architectures.
By Lisa Phifer | Feb 9, 2011
Treating wireless APs as independently-managed elements is impractical. Enter WLAN Controllers, which often centralize both administration and processor-intensive control tasks.
By Drew Robb | Nov 22, 2010
With vCloud Director, VMware aims to pool virtual infrastructure resources within an existing datacenter and deliver them to users over a private cloud.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Sep 30, 2010
New Linux-powered switches and a network management platform debut as networking vendor ramps up mid-sized enterprise market portfolio.
By Sean Michael Kerner | Apr 26, 2010
Main operating system behind F5 networking gear gets a major refresh with an eye on virtualization and application delivery controller scalability.
By Charlie Schluting | Mar 22, 2010
With a distinguished pedigree and an open source foundation, RiverMuse is looking to bring your legacy NMS into the 21st century with advanced reporting and sophisticated alerts.
By Charlie Schluting | Dec 29, 2009
In the world of wireless network management you need to thread the needle between vendor lock-in and potentially poor coverage from third-party solutions.
By Mark A. Miller | Dec 1, 2009
SolarWinds products are geared to customers who need a scalable, easy-to-use network management solution for 250 to 10,000 managed elements, and at an affordable price point.
By Mark A. Miller | Nov 25, 2009
WildPackets offers portable network analysis products which are designed for use on enterprise networks and in test and measurement labs, plus distributed network analysis solutions for enterprise-wide applications.
By Mark A. Miller | Nov 9, 2009
Netscout brings 25 years of network monitoring and analysis to its product line.
By Mark A. Miller | Oct 5, 2009
Deployed on over 450,000 servers, NetIQ enterprise systems and application management products provide IT managers with rich heterogeneous systems management and monitoring solutions.
By Mark A. Miller | Sep 11, 2009
WhatsUp Gold anchors a diverse line of products supporting both single and multi-site enterprise infrastructures.
By Mark A. Miller | Aug 17, 2009
Codima's products are designed to be easy to use, cost efficient and highly visual, with the direct visualization of IT assets in Microsoft Office Visio as a key objective.
By Mark A. Miller | Jul 27, 2009
Working Smarter, Part 7: Extreme Networks boasts a wide array of switches, appliances and software offerings for converged networks.
By Mark A. Miller | Jun 29, 2009
Working Smarter, Part 5: The NetQoS Performance Center product suite is a complete network performance monitoring and management solution with elements that are Windows-based, and are designed as appliance-based thin clients.
By Mark A. Miller | May 26, 2009
Working Smarter, Part Three: A quick review of the OSI model will prepare you to consider the best tools out there to manage your network.
By Mark A. Miller | May 6, 2009
Working Smarter, Part Two: Understanding where existing network management architectures originated helps you get a handle on the diversity of choices you'll face when you choose your tools.
By Mark A. Miller | Apr 14, 2009
Working Smarter, Part One: You probably can't work any harder to keep your network running smoothly and efficiently, so get ready to learn how to work smarter.