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Network World's 2014 State of the Network survey

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Network World's 2014 State of the Network survey
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Using Ceiling-Mount Air Conditioners to Cool Server Rooms
Cooling server rooms 24/7 is challenging. A central A/C system is too expensive to keep running. Precision cooling and mini-split systems have costly installation. Ceiling-mount air conditioners offer a cost-effective alternative. They fit easily above a drop ceiling and have low installation costs. Click to continue

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4 Key Survival Tips for Planning Your Next Big Data Project
Big Data projects slam network performance. This paper offer survival tips to prepare your network before the Big Data projects hit, not after. Learn how to monitor and manage network performance for bandwidth, consistent low latency, scalable storage, processing power and security. Learn More

Apple's storage strategy: Clear, not cloudy
It's all about selling more iPhones, more iPads, more Macs, not beating Dropbox Read More

10 Father's Day Gifts to Help Dad Feel Young and Cool
Dad isn't getting any younger. Why not get him a Father's Day gift that makes him feel young and cool again? Here are 10 ideas. Read More

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The Singular Importance of Application Performance
In today's landscape where application performance is everything, it's clear that a new approach is needed — one that assesses network and application performance both in context with each other and in how they impact the business. Learn more!

Cisco Q1 slump drops Ethernet switch market
Solid results by competitors couldn't offset leader's 7% decline, market's 15% fall Read More

Meet the future of computing: 10 killer hardware advancements from Computex 2014
From new chips to super-fast storage and amazing connectivity improvements, the future of computing was unveiled at Computex. Read More

SDN seen slowing spending on routers, switches
Market research and analysis firms note 'hesitation' due to network transformation Read More

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Security in the Next-Generation Data Center
This white paper examines these trends, and it reveals the key capabilities that today's security teams require to effectively ensure that vital corporate assets remain secure, while at the same time optimizing access, cost, and administrative efficiency. View Now

Avaya's simple plan
Company struggling for Ethernet switch relevancy cutting through layers of complexity from recent advancements like SDN, etc., with its Shortest Path Bridging fabric Read More

Rack-mount? ... We don't need no stinkin' rack-mount
This photo tweeted out yesterday by Barracuda Networks co-founder Michael Perone begged a few questions, chief among them being, "Huh?"A company spokesperson replied to my inquiry with this explanation:"It is the former switch for Bigeye, Barracuda's largest conference/training room.  Earlier this year, we began a total renovation (both inside the building and outside). During the renovation, a new wall was built in that area – and the switch ended up getting stuffed in the ceiling (no one will admit to it!) -- just above the new conference room. "Of course, the plan is to recable and replace the switch altogether. Renovations continue. And as you can see, the switch is functional."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More



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5. Critical flaw in encryption has been in OpenSSL code for over 15 years

6. Cisco takes early lead in SDN thought leadership

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