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There was a time – perhaps a decade ago, perhaps more – when the network was simply the network. It was routers and switches and cables and power. It was responsible for carrying data to and fro, and for acting as a hard wall gatekeeper that would prevent data from getting from one place to another. As time went on, the network added more functions. It connected the network to the Internet, it measured traffic, it acted as a firewall, blocking traffic based on any number of criteria. It dabbled in security, as well. All of that pressure has brought us to the place where it’s hard to find the right network device that does it all. That’s why, increasingly, IT is turning to network add-ons to help with concerns such as web traffic and cloud computing technology. Why now? There’s been a dramatic shift in the way that network traffic moves over the past few years. As mor... (more)

Red Hat OpenShift, OpenStack and the Enterprise

Red Hat continues to press into the cloud computing marketplace with each new service offering. OpenShift Online, for example, is Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution. For more than a year and a half, OpenShift has served literally thousands of applications running on a variety of frameworks and languages, and reaches across through private, public as well as hybrid cloud environments. Yet, as is the case with any other PaaS solution, the effectiveness of OpenShift depends greatly on your organizations capabilities with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The ability ... (more)

What CIOs Need to Know About Enterprise Virtualization

As a CIO, it’s your responsibility to chart the technological course for your organization and to do so in a way that meets business needs while fitting inside a budget. Virtualization is one of the most significant advancements to hit the enterprise, and it can be a tremendous boon for the CIO who understands the technology and is willing to implement it across the enterprise. There are four key areas related to virtualization that CIOs need to understand and keep on top of: Managing your enterprise virtualization approach. Implementing virtualization isn’t something that shou... (more)

Cloud Computing Basics

Cloud Expo on Ulitzer One of the hottest trends in small business and enterprise-sized IT is cloud computing. Cloud computing represents a major shift in the way companies view their technology infrastructure. This type of approach to IT relies on the Internet, and usually involves provisioned, scalable, dynamic and virtual solutions. Cloud computing pulls the details of IT infrastructure management away from the business and puts it squarely in the hands of true experts. The Internet is at the core of the concept of cloud computing, and it is the Internet that the term “cloud” re... (more)

Hitachi's Agile Cloud Computing and Storage Management

Download FREE eBook Now! 6 Essential Strategies For Economizing Your Storage Difficult economic times require new strategies. Years of traditional IT procurement have left many organizations with underutilized and oversubscribed storage capacity. With today’s tightening budgets, many organizations are faced with demands to do more with less and tough decisions on where to invest available funds. The good news is, there are technologies and strategies proven to reduce storage infrastructure costs – simply put, they make storage cheaper to own. The technologies and strategies discus... (more)