Storage

With a system that can address both networking and security in NSX, Martin Casado of VMware is borrowing an idea from the world of physics. Read more

What's this? A deals post that isn't brimming with cheap SSDs? Do go on.

XFX's Double D Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition graphics card is on sale at Newegg. The card normally sells for $230, but it's $30 off right now, and a mail-in... Read more

With so many different devices and highly mobile workforces, WLAN architects face a lot of challenges. Experts offered guidance on WLAN design, BYOD, and 802.11ac at Interop Las Vegas. Read more

AWS hits back at "inaccurate data". Read more

In case you missed it, we have a new giveaway in progress. This time, the prize haul comprises roughly $1500 worth of hardware from Cooler Master, MSI, Kingston, and Newegg. To enter for a chance to win, all you have to do is head to the contest entry... Read more

Can the WLAN industry and its highly proprietary systems play nice with a technology that's poised to be a poster child for interoperability? Read more

Tight integration with storage vendor's Snapshot, SnapMirror and SnapVault. Read more

Adds another 1,000 cabinets to Sydney data centre. Read more

Move over SAS and SATA. A new standard ramps up SSD performance with a radical new approach to storage I/O handling. Read more

It's spring cleaning time again. That isn't the sort of thing we'd normally celebrate, but with generous contributions from Cooler Master, MSI, Kingston, and Newegg, we've whipped up a contest to mark the occasion. We'll be giving away over $1500 in PC hardware. Let's see what's up for... Read more

Hewlett-Packard's new Z Turbo Drive solid-state drives will be faster than conventional SSDs that plug into hard-drive slots, the company said. Read more

Move over, Ultrastar He6. There's a new 6TB hard drive in town. Seagate has introduced a lineup of Enterprise Capacity 3.5" drives that scales up to 6TB. The family is designed for servers, of course, and it's available with either 12Gbps SAS or 6Gbps SATA connectivity.
Seagate... Read more

The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according to VMware's Martin Casado. Read more

Software-defined networking will require network engineers to broaden their skills and knowledge, an Interop panel of experts said. Read more

EMC, Apple, Amazon Google, Facebook... who topped the list? Read more

Interop panel debates need for network engineers to have programming skills in order to work in a future of software-defined networks. Read more

Sets up Sydney data centre. Read more

The Best of Interop Awards recognize innovative hardware and software that represent technological advancement in a specific category. The Interop judging team poured through 129 submissions in nine categories, including networking, mobility, and security. This year we chose to mix this up a little by creating a separate storage category and adding a whole new SDN category. Awards were also presented for Grand Award winner, Best Startup, and Audience Choice. See who took home the prize this year! Read more

Cisco's CIO, Rebecca Jacoby, described the company's experience delivering employee IT services and how its latest announcement, OpFlex, fits into her vision. Read more

Capacity now at 5000m2 in Melbourne. Read more

The Best of Interop award recognizes innovation in nine categories, including networking, storage, cloud, and security. Read more

The SDDC is poised to bring revolutionary changes by providing flexibility to data center storage, switching, security and other infrastructure components. Read more

SanDisk is bolstering its CloudSpeed family of server-oriented SATA SSDs with four new models tuned for different workloads. The drives are all based on the same 6Gbps controller and 19-nm MLC NAND. However, they've been carefully segmented with different capacity points, performance ratings, and endurance specifications to suit... Read more

Backup remains a chore that many companies don't do well, leading to data loss. Read more

Another week, another deals post, another batch of cheap SSDs. Let's start with the other stuff, shall we?

Kingston's HyperX Blu 8GB DDR3-1600 memory is on sale at TigerDirect. This is a single DIMM with a low-profile heat spreader and 1.5V voltage rating. The... Read more

In order to handle the growing traffic deluge, data centers need to leverage open infrastructure, software-defined technologies, and automation. Read more

The cloud approach has made backup easier in some ways, but also raises questions. Read more

Attending a conference can be hard work, but Interop is making fun an integral part of the agenda. Read more

In the short time that VAAI has allowed storage administrators to offload tasks from servers to storage arrays in virtualized data centers, the functionality has evolved to produce arrays that eliminate most I/O. Read more

The technology industry -- and especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. Here are three ways to cope. Read more

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