Most of the activity in software-defined networking (SDN) is taking place in the core, says Arthur Cole.
Gaming consoles on the corporate network? Sounds like a recipe for somebody getting fired.
Research and Markets, based in Dublin, says the Software-Defined Data Center market will grow by a 97 percent compound annual rate through 2018.
The WebRTC technology for in-browser communications offers much promise in the enterprise space--for quick-and-easy videoconferencing, video customer service and other applications. However, it's going to take some more work to put the 'easy' in quick-and-easy.
Last week at its Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce.com abandoned its push for the 'social enterprise', mentioning in its place a new catchphrase about the 'Internet of Customers'.
Recently released IBM research on cloud adoption produced a few surprising results, writes Ellis Booker on InformationWeek. IBM divides respondents into three categories based on the results: Chasers, Challengers and Pacesetters.
An exaflop is 1,000 petaflops. Current high performance computing falls well short of that mark--China made the news this summer with a 54.9 petaflop computer--said to be twice as fast as anything running in the U.S.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says mobile computing may remake her company completely.
Analyst Allessandro Perilli says open-source cloud platform OpenStack is a long way from being enterprise-ready.
While the term might be past its heyday, 'shared services' remains a popular model in IT. In a Lean4IT blog post from early this month, Charles Betz dives into the challenges that can make shared services difficult to manage and/or inefficient.
Is your organization making the most of geographic data? This quick slideshow on IT World is short on detail but may open your eyes to new possibilities.
The Open Compute Project aims for more modular computing--such that you can buy exactly the capacity you need and nothing more--whether you're talking computation, power, storage or any other component.
Still have a desk phone? If you don't next year, maybe the problem isn't that mobile phones have become so smart. Maybe the problem is that the desk phone has stayed so dumb.
From the data center through the NOC to the wiring closet, every element of computing infrastructure faces increased demand. But companies would like to meet those demands without growing IT's physical footprint. So how do you squeeze more power, ports and CPUs into the same space?
Hong Kong's government-run Cyberport initiative offers startups and entrepreneurs an easy way to set up and provision cloud computing resources, reports Datamation.
Blue Shield of California CIO Michael Mathias says Business Architecture is real and a valuable tool for driving change.
Quick news roundup for Thursday, 11/14 including: IBM's plans to buy out Fiberlink, Juniper's new CEO with experience in the CIO world and the Executive Director announcement for the opensource collaboration The OpenDaylight Project.
Give people a bigger pipe and they'll hoover up more data. Sounds self-evident, but capacity planners at Verizon were surprised by the amount of data-hogging as the company rolled out its LTE fourth-generation network.
Another sign of software-defined networking's slow but steady progress toward mainstream use: People are talking about the complexity of fault-testing in SDN environments.
Intelligence officers at the British Government Communications Headquarters allegedly created spoofed versions of LinkedIn and Slashdot pages, targeting specific network engineers at telecom companies and planting malware on their systems.