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  • 5 tech trends that will impact data centres in the future

    At Gartner’s Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney, research analyst, David Cappuccio, detailed new trends that are likely to impact IT operations and data centres of the future.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner25 May 15 11:34
  • Alcatel-Lucent uses SDN to meld IP, optical services

    Alcatel-Lucent this week extended its carrier SDN product line with an automation and network control system designed to accelerate service provisioning from multivendor IP and optical infrastructure.

    Written by Jim Duffy21 May 15 06:55
  • A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

    John Chambers got a little feisty and a little sentimental in his last earnings call as Cisco's CEO on Wednesday, dismissing a criticism of the company as "garbage" and saying he hopes to be working half time by the fall because "the hunting season's coming up."

    Written by James Niccolai and Stephen Lawson14 May 15 10:51
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  • How to Make Accounting and CRM Systems Play Nice

    Last week, I submitted an expense report to a client. The accounts payable representative made me revise the report four times to put things in the right buckets and correct a $1.04 error. (Really.) Of course, I can't charge anybody for his or her time, and the A/P department is really busy because it's "understaffed." (Uh-huh.)

    Written by David Taber04 Sept. 14 00:14
  • Hacking PingPlotter, Part 2

    In the previous column on hacking PingPlotter I discussed how you can use the tool's Web interface and the curl utility to add targets to be tracked, for example, to add a single host you would enter the following on the command line:

    Written by Mark Gibbs24 July 14 22:45
  • Create Magical Vendor Presentations Using Analytics, TED and Steve Jobs

    The best TED speakers, channeling Steve Jobs, are dynamic, engaging and moving. Meanwhile, analytics technology can provide near-real-time feedback on whatever you want, including audience (dis)engagement. So why are so many tech industry events just more of the same?

    Written by Rob Enderle14 March 14 12:39
  • Understanding How SDN and NFV Can Work Together

    As software-defined networking and network function virtualization begin to take hold in the enterprise, it's worth examining each concept to see how they complement each other. The end result: More generic network hardware and more open software.

    Written by Ed Tittel28 Jan. 14 15:54
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  • Could Facebook be your next phone company?

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

    Written by By Dean Manzoori, Masergy VP for Unified Communications21 March 15 08:23
  • How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

    People today expect their software to work wherever they are, whether they are using a mobile device or a desktop PC. As a result, IT must respond to these demands quickly. DevOps aims to do just that by allowing organizations to produce and release more high-quality code better and faster.

    Written by Rich Hein18 March 15 02:46
  • Why companies opt to insource for IT innovation

    Companies are increasingly taking a multisourcing approach to IT outsourcing, signing shorter, smaller deals with a mix of providers. At the same time, some are pulling certain pieces of the IT portfolio back in-house.

    Written by Stephanie Overby17 March 15 07:21
  • Why workers want self-service IT

    The pendulum is in full swing toward employees empowered to make tech choices at work and away from traditional IT departments. A new survey found that workers are seeking self-service IT, driven in large part by cool consumer tech, "freemium" cloud services and an autocratic IT department whose slow, conservative ways aren't able to keep up with the urgent demand of business technology.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige17 March 15 01:20
  • HTTP/2: The future of the Web demystified

    Out with the old, in with the new, as the saying goes -- but when it comes to an overhaul of one of the Internet's most fundamental protocols, what exactly is coming in with the new?

    Written by Serdar Yegulalp13 March 15 00:56

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