Networking Vendors Issue Heartbleed Fixes
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 14, 2014
The Heartbleed bug that came to light last week affected a huge swath of networking products, prompting vendors to issue alerts and updates. Cisco on April 9 released a security advisory with a list of products affected by the OpenSSL vulnerability that included Nexus switches, Cisco IPS, and Telepr...
Designing The Next-Generation WLAN
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 10, 2014
Designing a WLAN has never been easy, but today it''s exponentially more complex with an explosion of smart phones, tablets and other devices, a wide array of applications, and workers who are accustomed to working anywhere, anytime. "It''s a moving target," Lee Badman, wireless network architect at...
VMware''s Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 07, 2014
To some, the term "network virtualization" might seem like the latest version of "cloud" – a technology that can do it all, evoked by vendors to allow them to sell more products or expand market share. But listening to Martin Casado, CTO of networking at VMware, explain the use cases for netwo...
Interop SDN Panel: Become The IT Generalist
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 04, 2014
All the talk of software-defined networking and automation in the industry has generated some high angst among network engineers, who wonder if SDN will put them out of work. At Interop Las Vegas, a panel addressed this anxiety and the future of networking pros in a session with a tongue-in-cheek ti...
Best of Interop 2014 Product Award Winners
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 02, 2014
Grand Award and SDN Product: OpenDaylight Hydrogen OpenDaylight Hydrogen won judges over because it not only embodies a strong product, but also represents what can occur with industry-wide collaboration. Hydrogen is a modular SDN controller that can support any number of southbound interfaces to co...
SDN: Programming Skills Needed - Or Not?
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 02, 2014
A lot of discussion around software-defined networking has focused on the future of network engineers and how they will need to develop new skills to adapt to the future of automated and programmable networks. Indeed, the topic came up at a panel keynote at Interop Las Vegas on Wednesday. Steve Shah...
Best Of Interop 2014 Winners Unveiled
Network Computing - Top Stories, April 01, 2014
With 129 entries this year, the Best of Interop judging team was once again fortunate to be challenged with examining a wide variety of progressive and innovative products. We chose to mix things up a little from the start, so you may have noticed that for 2014 we decided to give storage its own cat...
World Backup Day Spotlights Often-Neglected Task
Network Computing - Top Stories, March 28, 2014
You probably weren''t aware of it, but Monday is World Backup Day. Yes, a day for remembering to back up all that important data, falling on the eve of April Fools'' Day. Created by a college student in 2011, World Backup Day is geared towards consumers ("friends don''t let friends go without a back...
Greatest Moments In Interop History
Network Computing - Top Stories, March 20, 2014
The Forerunner In August 1986, the Internet Advisory Board (now the Internet Architecture Board) and TCP/IP pioneer Dan Lynch worked with DARPA to develop a TCP/IP Vendors Workshop -- what would evolve into Interop. Held in beautiful Monterey, Calif., the workshop was designed to bring together TCP/...
Network Operators Prefer Open Source SDN: Report
Network Computing - Top Stories, March 19, 2014
Networking professionals favor open source SDN and are looking to software-defined networking to solve security and other network ills, according to a report released Wednesday. The survey of 600 North American network operators -- with representation split evenly between enterprises and service pro...
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